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Your Money Adviser: Day Camps Help Working Parents Enjoy the Summer, Too

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:54
For families with school-age children, day camps provide an entertaining and often tax-deductible way to fill the summer child care gap.

DealBook: Wells Fargo’s Profit Prowess Shows Signs of Slowing

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:27
Wells Fargo said its profit in the second quarter rose 4 percent from the same period a year ago to $5.7 billion, as credit quality improved and the bank tightened expenses.

Off the Charts: For Biggest Cities of 2030, Look Toward the Tropics

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:11
A report by the United Nations predicts that only four of the 30 largest cities — New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan — will be in high-income nations in 16 years.

Wealth Matters: Bespoke Luxury Travel, From $100,000 and Up

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:51
In travel, too, the wealthiest are pulling away not just from average Americans but also from the merely rich, and they are driving demand for exclusive trips.

Retiring: Looking for a Housemate, Not a Mate, in Later Life

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:22
Because of housing costs and a need for companionship, older women, and some men, are increasingly choosing shared living arrangements.

DealBook: Mota-Engil Africa Pulls London I.P.O. Amid European Market Jitters

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:59
It is the second public listing to be postponed since concerns about Portugal’s second-largest bank, Banco Espírito Santo, sent stock markets across Europe lower on Thursday.

DealBook: Tobacco Company Reynolds in Talks to Acquire Rival Lorillard

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:54
The deal, if consummated, would create a company worth an estimated $56 billion and unite some of the best-selling brands in cigarettes, including Camel and Newport.

America's New Chauffeurs: Uber, Lyft and a Road Map for Reinventing the Ride

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:34
Prices have been cut, and the business of how people get around is on the verge of big changes.

The Post-Post-Apocalyptic Detroit

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 05:00
Black and white, young and old, billionaires and shop owners — a growing chorus of optimists in Detroit is saying that the time is right to invest.

China’s Central Bank Investigating Report of Money Laundering

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 04:58
The People’s Bank of China said it was trying to confirm a television report that a major bank helped clients transfer large amounts of renminbi overseas.

Sony Threatens to Bypass Licensers in Royalties Battle

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 22:04
The world’s biggest song publisher, has threatened to end its relationship with the music licensing agencies Ascap and BMI if those groups do not agree to its demands.

Despite Earlier Loss, U.A.W. Creates Union at VW Plant

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:56
The United Automobile Workers seeks to gain some traction at foreign-owned auto plants in the South by forming a voluntary union at the VW plant.

‘Blood Feud’ vs. ‘Hard Choices’ in Hillary Clinton Book Battle

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:46
Edward Klein’s “Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas,” a 320-page unauthorized and barely sourced account, has toppled “Hard Choices” from its spot on the best-seller list

Advertising: Agencies Set Sights on Marketing for a Cause

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:33
Several advertising agencies are trying to capitalize on a boom in cause-related marketing, also known as pro-social marketing and purpose marketing.

Lockheed in Deal to Cut Costs of F-35s

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:26
Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems will invest up to $170 million over three years on measures like changes in factory tooling or production lines.

Natural Gas Pipeline Plan Roils Rural Massachusetts

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:39
Property owners are caught between the need to cooperate with increasing the energy supply and the desire to protect their land.

Amazon Sued Over Billing for App Store Purchases

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:20
The Federal Trade Commission contended that Amazon improperly billed customers for “many millions of dollars” of charges that children made without their parents’ consent.

More Than Half the Global Population Is Urban, Report Finds

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:54
The report, by the United Nations, said India’s pace of urbanization has surpassed that of China, the previous leader.

Barcelona Journal: Marijuana Clubs Rise Out of Decades-Old Spanish Laws

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:46
Barcelona’s cannabis clubs have some experts saying the city will soon challenge Amsterdam as the go-to destination for vacationers who want to get high in peace.

Questcor Reveals Adverse Events Data for Acthar for First Time

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:42
The pharmaceutical company, recipient of a $5.6 billion takeover bid, disclosed that almost 5 percent of prescriptions of the drug generated reports of ill effects.