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Markets Are Buoyed by Economic Data

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00
Facebook’s earnings added to early optimism on Wall Street.

Ford Reports Earnings of $1.3 Billion

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:56
Net income was up 6 percent from a year earlier, and the automaker had a profitable quarter in Europe for the first time in three years.

Corner Office: Lonne Jaffe, chief executive of Syncsort, on the importance of setting priorities

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:46
A software company executive says that figuring out how to spend your time can almost as important as how well you execute.

G.M. Expects to Pay More Than $400 Million to Victims of Faulty Ignition Switch

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:51
The automaker included the estimate in its report of second-quarter earnings, which dropped 84 percent from a year earlier, in part because of recall costs.

Ford Profit Beats Expectations

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:46
Better-than-expected earnings in North America and Europe countered weaker results in Asia-Pacific and South America.

Incomes and Outcomes: Why Voters Aren’t Angrier About Economic Inequality

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:12
Research finds little connection between a nation’s income gaps and government effort to close it by taxing the rich to help the poor.

DealBook: Obama Administration Presses for Retroactive Legislation on Tax Inversions

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:08
Mark J. Mazur, the Treasury Department’s assistant secretary for tax policy, makes the case that any laws targeting inversions should be retroactive to May 2014, potentially affecting a number of multibillion-dollar deals.

E.C.B. Says It Has Been Hacked in Apparent Blackmail Attempt

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:40
The European Central Bank said that no market-sensitive information was compromised and that it had received an email seeking money in return for the data.

Eurozone Growth Rebounds in July

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:00
A private-sector survey showed that business activity rose, but that worries about the Ukraine crisis have begun to cloud the outlook.

Sale of Handset Unit Bolsters Nokia’s Profit

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:41
When adjusted for that sale and other divestments, however, the Finnish company reported a net loss of 26 million euros in the second quarter.

China’s Manufacturing Sector Expands at Swifter Pace

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:34
A closely watched monthly survey suggests that the economy is gaining momentum as government stimulus measures kick in.

States Against E.P.A. Rule on Carbon Pollution Would Gain, Study Finds

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:01
A new study found that Texas and Oklahoma would be among the biggest economic winners under a regulation proposed by President Obama to fight climate change.

DealBook: White House to Begin $10 Billion Farm Investment Fund

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:01
The fund will be managed by Capitol Peak Asset Management and the Agriculture Department will help find projects for it.

Court Ruling on Health Care Subsidies Risks Loss of Coverage

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:58
A federal court ruling barring some subsidies under the health care law raised the possibility that many of the 4.5 million people who were found eligible for them would drop their coverage.

Advertising: Ryder Uses New Campaign to Highlight Array of Services for Businesses

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:48
The company wants executives to know that it is a business-to-business solutions provider that helps companies manage their fleet and supply chain functions better than they can themselves.

Boeing Earnings Take Hit Over Problems in Air Force Tankers

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:43
Boeing stock took a 2.3 percent dip after the company announced $425 million in charges over a problem with Air Force refueling tankers.

American Apparel Names a New Board, Minus Dov Charney

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:37
After a riveting corporate shake-up that began last month after the firing of its controversial founder and chief executive, Dov Charney, American Apparel named four new members to its board.

Food Safety in China Still Faces Big Hurdles

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:32
From factory inspections to product recalls, laboratory testing to prosecutions, China’s emergent food-quality apparatus has turned into reform on the fly, with ever-changing threats and setbacks.

Texas Is Wired for Wind Power, and More Farms Plug In

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:23
Supporters say the wind farm experiment is essential if states want to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and meet new federal rules on carbon emissions.

Political Crisis Jeopardizes Future of Bulgarian Bank

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:12
The resignation of the Bulgarian prime minister and his cabinet extends the wrangling over a rescue plan for the troubled bank, Corporate Commercial Bank.