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Macron Vowed to Make France a ‘Start-Up Nation.’ Is It Getting There?

Macron Vowed to Make France a ‘Start-Up Nation.’ Is It Getting There?

Emmanuel Macron, the French president, at the opening of the technology incubator Station F in Paris last June. He has vowed to make France a “start-up nation.”

With a Glance Backward, Brooks Brothers Looks to the Future

With a Glance Backward, Brooks Brothers Looks to the Future

After Claudio Del Vecchio bought Brooks Brothers in 2001, one of the first things he did was read stacks of letters from longtime customers who were unhappy with the changes made by the previous owners.

Gretchen Carlson, Miss America 1989, Is Picked to Lead Pageant

Gretchen Carlson, Miss America 1989, Is Picked to Lead Pageant

Gretchen Carlson in 2016. She has been named chairwoman of Miss America’s board of directors.

Suzanne Scott Named First Female Chief Executive of Fox News

Suzanne Scott Named First Female Chief Executive of Fox News

Suzanne Scott, left, who joined Fox News at its inception in 1996, has been named chief executive of Fox News. She is shown, in 2014, with the model Carol Alt and Bill Shine, a former co-president of the network who was forced out in 2017.

A Primer on Private Equity

A Primer on Private Equity

Private equity buys up assets — everything from housing to ambulance companies — often at a bargain.

Can’t Sleep? Let Bob Ross Help You Find Some Happy Little Zzzs

Can’t Sleep? Let Bob Ross Help You Find Some Happy Little Zzzs

Bob Ross, the iconic painter and star of the PBS cult classic “The Joy of Painting,” died in 1995. YouTube videos of his shows have been lauded for helping people who suffer from insomnia.

Netflix Blocks Show in Saudi Arabia Critical of Saudi Prince

Netflix Blocks Show in Saudi Arabia Critical of Saudi Prince

In the episode of his show blocked by Netflix in Saudi Arabia, Hasan Minhaj says, “Now would be a good time to reassess our relationship with Saudi Arabia, and I mean that as a Muslim and an American.”

Coal’s Decline Seems Impervious to Trump’s Promises

Coal’s Decline Seems Impervious to Trump’s Promises

The Longview Power Plant in West Virginia, which the 4 West mine in nearby Greene County, Pa., has supplied with thermal coal. The most successful Appalachian mines these days produce higher-quality coal for steel making.

Trump Defends Administration’s Trade Strategy With China

Trump Defends Administration’s Trade Strategy With China

In his first Twitter post of the day, Mr. Trump questioned why Democrats and the previous administration did not “do something about Trade with China.”

Think the Big Banks Have Abandoned Coal? Think Again

Think the Big Banks Have Abandoned Coal? Think Again

Contractors pouring concrete this month during construction of the Poplar Grove coal mine in Rumsey, Ky. Grant Quasha, chief executive of Paringa Resources, which is developing the mine, said, “For smaller companies such as ourselves, it’s still very difficult to obtain financing.”

Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up

Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up

“I fought two wars for my country. This is another war,” the Wall Street titan Maurice Greenberg said of his effort to curb New York State securities laws.

Prince Harry Is Getting Married. Time for Themed Mugs and Nightclub Tours.

Prince Harry Is Getting Married. Time for Themed Mugs and Nightclub Tours.

Royal memorabilia are popular items. A portion of Margaret Tyler’s collection at her home in London.

Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming

Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming

Inside the DC Universe Experience at Comic-Con International in San Diego. DC Entertainment used the interactive experience to promote its upcoming streaming service.

The Ad That Helped Reagan Sell Good Times to an Uncertain Nation

The Ad That Helped Reagan Sell Good Times to an Uncertain Nation

Ronald Reagan on a whistle-stop tour in Deshler, Ohio, during the 1984 presidential campaign. Mr. Reagan easily won re-election by accentuating his first term’s accomplishments.

Investors Betting Against Tesla Made $1 Billion on Friday

Investors Betting Against Tesla Made $1 Billion on Friday

The slide in Tesla’s shares after Elon Musk’s interview with The New York Times generated more than $1 billion in profits for short-sellers.

E.U. Settles With Russia’s Gazprom Over Antitrust Charges

E.U. Settles With Russia’s Gazprom Over Antitrust Charges

A Gazprom facility in Siberia, Russia. The company accepted measures to assure the free flow of gas among European member states, clearing barriers that allowed Gazprom to charge higher prices.


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