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How big gains in the market can be found in surprising places

What is obvious later was not at all obvious at the time....

French far-left leader rallies Macron critics to the streets

French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon is rallying disaffected voters against President Emmanuel Macron's plan to weaken worker protections....

Solving the inversion crisis: How the U.S. can keep companies at home

Big controversies often arise from big numbers, and on the surface the cost in U.S. tax revenue from the corporate tax avoidance scheme known as "inversion" looks like a big...

SEPTA, other investors force Zuckerberg to abandon plan for nonvoting shares

How SEPTA and 10 other investors forced Mark Zuckerberg to scrap his plan for keeping control of Facebook....

OPEC says winning battle to end oil glut

OPEC and other oil producers are clearing a glut that has weighed on crude prices for three years and may wait until January before deciding whether to extend their output curbs...

Wall Street’s Best-Kept Secret Is a 72-Year-Old Russian Chess Expert

For over two decades, Lev Alburt has been teaching strategy, patience, and prognostication to the finest in finance....

Why London's Uber ban will divide opinion

Opinion will be divided on whether TfL is taking a justified stand or caving in to pressure from the black cab lobby....

Uber banned from London

LONDON’S transport authority says it won’t renew Uber’s license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications...

Atul Gawande, author of 'Being Mortal,' to speak on senior 'villages' as movement turns 15

Philadelphia's elder communities will mark the anniversary with a live telecast Monday, Sept. 25, at the Parkway Central Library, featuring the physician and best-selling author ....

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94

Liliane Bettencourt, the L’Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world’s richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. She was 94....

U.K.'s Theresa May tries to revive Brexit talks in Italy speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May set out her plan for future ties with the European Union in a speech that she hopes will help spur negotiations over the country's divorce from...

Theresa May confirms Britain will pay tens of billions of pounds to the EU after Brexit

Prime Minister uses speech in Florence to set out plans to continue paying into the EU for at least two years after Brexit....

The pound drops as Theresa May delivers her crucial Brexit speech in Florence

May is currently delivering her most comprehensive address on Brexit since the now infamous Lancaster House speech in January....

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: Trump administration stalls critical self-driving car tech — Tesla developing its own AI chips — Matternet's new drone delivery network

In transportation and logistics, the Trump administration stalls self-driving car development, and Tesla ditches Nvidia to build its own AI chips....

Why Merkel Re-Election Bid Matters Beyond Germany

Angela Merkel, Germany’s first woman chancellor and the first from the formerly communist east, is seeking a record-tying fourth term in elections on Sunday. While polls suggest...

France renews half of senators' seats, a test for Macron

On Sunday, France will elect nearly half its Senate, in a vote that is expected to illustrate the slide in President Emmanuel Macron's popularity since his...

After humdrum German campaign, Merkel hopes for fourth term

Chancellor Angela Merkel appears all but certain to win a fourth term when Germans vote Sunday after a humdrum campaign produced few divisive issues but saw...

World’s richest woman dies aged 94

THE world’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt has died, aged 94....

House of the Week is a McLean manor house with Irish influences

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom home is named after the Irish castle Dunluce....

Mercedes-Benz investing $1 billion in electric SUV expansion in Tuscaloosa

The company announced several huge initiatives which are expected to be completed by the beginning of the next decade....

Facebook will provide contents of ads bought by Russian agency

NEW YORK — Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators, bowing to pressure that it be more forthcoming with...

Facebook will provide ads bought by Russian company to congressional committees investigating Trump ties

Facebook previously refused to provide 3,000 Russia-linked ads on the social media site to committees investigating Trump-Russia ties....

The 6 best business books of 2017, according to economists, editors, and professors

McKinsey and the Financial Times have once again put together a panel of judges to determine the year's most insightful and best written business books....

Oil prices steady ahead of OPEC meeting on supply cut extension

SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices held steady in......

Mark Zuckerberg outlines a 9-step plan to prevent future elections from being hacked on Facebook

"I don’t want anyone to use our tools to undermine our democracy," Mark Zuckerberg said in a September 21 broadcast with Facebook Live....

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will release the Russia-linked ads to investigators

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that his company would release the $100,000 worth of ads affiliated with Russia to government officials....

Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For

The company’s operation in Michigan reveals how it’s dominated the industry by going into economically depressed areas with lax water laws....

How Merkel’s Green Energy Policy Has Fueled Demand for Coal

Germany still gets 40 percent of its electricity from coal-fired plants....

Ronaldo Is Hawking One of the World’s Riskiest Derivatives

Last month, Cristiano Ronaldo sent a short message to his 59 million Twitter followers....

Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

Facebook says the company will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators....

May to urge new partnership, transition period for Brexit

A senior European Union official is doubtful that Britain's talks on leaving the EU can advance to a new phase next month, fueling concern that a Brexit deal...

Mercedes-Benz to invest $1 billion in Alabama, add 600 jobs

Germany's Daimler AG says its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant....

Thousands protest arrests by Spain over Catalonia vote

Thousands gathered Thursday at the gates of Catalonia's judicial body in Barcelona to demand the release of a dozen officials arrested in connection with a...

New hotel open for business in downtown Tucson

The hotel is the first one built downtown in four decades....

"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" opens Thursday with classic fashions as film's best characters (photos)

"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" opens on Thursday and the fashions in the film take the lead. Dapper Englishmen show us how they dress for action/adventure and we'll be sure to see...

Concord set to get Aldi grocery store on Loudon Road

A supermarket with a European flair will be coming to Loudon Road.Dundee Investments LLC’s application for plaza that includes a 19,000-square-foot Aldi grocery store, as well as a...

Pa. budget impasse leads to credit downgrade

Standard and Poor's downgrades Pennsylvania's bond rating in wake of budget impasse....

Airbnb competing with campus housing

College communities respond by enacting stricter regulations...

Britain holds up Murdoch’s bid for Sky

British authorities tightly monitor the content and accuracy of news that is broadcast on radio and TV...

The Latest: Twitter to meet with Senate investigators

The social media company, Twitter, says it will meet with a Senate committee investigating Russia's interference in the presidential election....