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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 23,000 for the first time on Wednesday, driven by a jump in IBM after it hinted at a return to revenue growth.
Mr. Chenault will retire next year and will be succeeded by another American Express executive, Stephen Squeri.
The bipartisan proposal buoyed the stocks of insurers and hospital operators, but there’s still no assurance of a permanent fix.
The Rolling Stone founder seemed to enjoy opening up his life to Joe Hagan. Now that the book is about to come out, they are no longer speaking.
Some Republicans see the rules on unwinding failing banks as another bailout. But a global perspective reveals some reasons to keep them in place.
Here’s an opportunity to develop “the world’s first neighborhood built from the internet up,” but will humans be put first?
The move is another shake-up in the pharmacy benefits manager industry, and deals a blow to Express Scripts.
International delegates will gather next month to discuss implementing the Paris agreement, and American negotiators will be there even though the United States has said it will quit the pact.
A conversation with Greg Asbed, co-founder of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, who was recently awarded a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant.”
The music weekly Les Inrockuptibles featured Bertrand Cantat, who was jailed for fatally beating his partner in 2003, on the front of its latest issue.
Marcelle Hopkins, deputy video editor and co-director of virtual reality, traces The Times’s push into V.R. and other visual technologies.
Two months after a scion of the conglomerate’s controlling family was sent to prison, investigators were looking into an alleged misappropriation of company funds.
The country’s peculiar trading entanglements make sanctions possible. Will its longtime enabler finally make them enforceable?
In Silicon Valley, small companies used to unseat big ones. Now the clutches of the five biggest tech companies are hard to escape.
As the zombie apocalypse drama returns for Season 8, the AMC series is looking to rebound from a stretch of storytelling shenanigans that alienated viewers.
A block-through walk-up, which has been the backdrop for several movies including Spike Lee’s “Crooklyn,” was among recent transactions in New York.
Mr. Soros has moved about $18 billion to Open Society, the charity he founded which promotes human rights around the world. He plans to give still more.
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, cited as evidence contracts between the companies and the Iraqi government, leaked diplomatic cables, and the testimony of informants.
Mr. Cinader created a retail success story by catering to affluent consumers eager to signal a certain Ivy League pedigree in what they wear.
Google placed ads linking to blatantly bogus stories on Snopes and PolitiFact, sites created precisely to dispel such falsehoods.
The company’s American unit was asked to turn over documents relating to the sale of substandard metals. Boeing, Ford and General Motors are among its customers.
As investors sized up the latest company earnings news, the Dow Jones industrial average briefly broke above 23,000 points.
Amazon’s original-programming division was already considering a change in strategy before the accusation against its top executive.
Mr. Weinstein submitted his resignation during a meeting with the company’s remaining board members, who had convened to affirm his earlier firing.
Risky bonds issued by poorer countries are all the rage among investors. Some bankers worry the frenzy will end badly.
The secret of the success of the French label, now with a NoLIta shop, owes a little something to street wear brands and their sought-after “drops.”
A French social media campaign inspired by the scandal around the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has put the spotlight on proposed new laws.
Goldman Sachs posted strong results, but its rival on Wall Street has earnings that look more repeatable.
Economists may argue that trade deficits are ultimately irrelevant. But they have wounded American workers.
You can hang out on a beach made of salt or lie naked in a pod. Either way, prepare to moisturize afterward.
John Hoke invited us into his office in Beaverton, Ore., where he talked about his dyslexia, his doodling and some weird shoes that inspire him.
Things have gotten so bad that European Union officials are considering offering positive tidbits, if only to help her fend off cabinet hard-liners.
The airline said it was looking into what happened on the flight carrying the body to Atlanta, after a widely circulated Facebook video.
As the market for reusing abandoned sites expands, developers are becoming inventive, remaking a former prison in New York and an old textile mill in Connecticut.
Google’s new Pixel 2 phone is clearly impressive, according to our reviewer. But whether that makes the device worth buying is another matter.
The online video giant is still drawing new subscribers, but the costs of new original content keep rising — and are starting to stir up concerns.
With women in the entertainment industry leading the discussion, talk of sexual harassment floods social media.
The abrupt defection of Lisa Wilkinson, a co-host of the popular “Today Show,” to a rival network is reigniting a debate about a gender pay gap in media.
Rising oil prices seem like a positive sign for the energy industry, but global political disruptions cloud the future.
Consumers have spent about 190 billion euros on sources like wind and solar, which account for about one-third of the country’s electric power.
The company beat expectations by adding 5.3 million subscribers in the third quarter and said it would ramp up its spending on original content.
Airbus made no financial commitment to the joint venture to make and sell Bombardier’s CSeries airliner, which could be assembled in the United States, avoiding import duties.
The activist investor Nelson Peltz lost his bid for a board seat by a mere 0.2 percent of the shareholder vote, the company said.