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You’re the Boss Blog: We’re About to Miss a Deadline. Who’s Responsible for This Mess?

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:00
An owner asks himself some uncomfortable questions, including why his workers allowed so much time to pass without alerting him that there was a problem.

White House Report Presses Economic Case for Carbon Rule

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 06:00
Failing to reduce carbon pollution could cost the United States economy $150 billion a year, the Council of Economic Advisers said.

BP Profit Rises, but It Warns of Risks in Russia

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:31
Profit in the second quarter rose 65 percent to $3.4 billion on improving output in the United States, but the company said economic sanctions against Russia were a source of concern.

Honda's Quarterly Profit Up on Asian Sales Growth

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 03:45
Honda's quarterly profit surged nearly 20 percent on demand for remodeled cars in Japan and elsewhere in Asia. The Japanese automaker also raised its full-year profit and sales forecasts.

Shanghai Court Sets Trial Date for Couple Linked to GlaxoSmithKline

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 02:33
The public trial of a foreign couple linked to GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) is set for Aug. 8, a Shanghai court said on Tuesday.

Everyday Economics: How the Government Exaggerates the Cost of College

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 00:30
The inflation index for college tuition has become notorious. But it reflects sticker prices over the past 20 years, not what families actually pay.

Advertising: A Tourism Campaign Taps Tennessee’s Musical Roots

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:58
The goal of the $8 million effort is to accelerate the recent growth in tourism generated in part by Tennessee’s reputation for outstanding music.

DealBook: New Venture Fund Binary Capital Focuses on Mission, Not Just Metrics

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:53
Jonathan Teo and Justin Caldbeck, the fund’s investors, believe the best entrepreneurs are driven by a vision, and they look for those hoping to make a global impact.

DealBook: Banks Cash In on Mergers Intended to Elude Taxes

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:40
Wall Street banks are estimated to have collected, or will soon collect, nearly $1 billion in fees over the last three years advising and persuading American companies to move the address of their headquarters abroad.

Workout Clothes With High-Tech Twist Sell Briskly

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:39
Though clothing sales have been strained in recent years, activewear has become a $33.4 billion business, as popular on the street as it is in the gym.

Chinese Authorities Investigate Pegasus, a Unit of Edelman

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:17
Political observers said the move could be linked to a wider inquiry into corruption at the state TV network CCTV, and to the investigation of senior security officials.

Donald Sterling Loses Bid to Block Sale of Clippers

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:28
Judge Michael Levanas ruled that Sterling could not stop the sale of the team that his wife, Rochelle, brokered for a record $2 billion against his wishes.

OKCupid Publishes Findings of User Experiments

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:22
The dating website OKCupid publishes result of three experiments it conducted on users in the name of social science.

On the Road: A Boom in Corporate Travel, as Well as Threats to Safety

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 20:25
For corporate travel managers, global combat and disease dominate the agenda at their annual convention.

Frequent Flier: Lost Luggage Leads to Wedding Chapel (but Not Love)

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:41
A director of night life for Caesars Entertainment tries to avoid checking bags but fails, and lost luggage requires a scramble for a tuxedo in Reno, Nev.

Southwest To Be Fined Over Repairs

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:55
The airline has 30 days to respond to the agency’s allegations that Southwest failed to repair some of its Boeing 737 jets correctly.

Peter Mendelsund, Book Designer, Debuts as a Writer

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:15
Peter Mendelsund has designed hundreds of striking book covers, but his imagination seized up when it came time to design one for his own book.

U.S. and Europe Agree to Escalate Sanctions on Russia

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:10
A package targeting Russia’s financial, energy and defense sector was driven by the conclusion that Moscow has taken a more direct role in Ukraine.

The New Health Care: Good News and Gloom for Medicare, Wrapped in a Mystery

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:09
Health care experts can’t explain the encouraging spending slowdown, but the long-term outlook remains bleak.

Itineraries: For Passengers Stuck in the Terminal, an Opportunity to Exercise

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:48
Philadelphia International Airport became the first airport in the United States to provide free stationary bikes for travelers to use.