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A Tiny Gas Meter? The More Mundane the Better for Japan’s Capsule Toys.

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 14:30
Isolated in their plastic spheres, pint-size reproductions of everyday items feel like a metaphor for Covid-era life.

How a Single Family Home from the 1950s is a Vision of California's Future

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 14:30
A single-family home from the 1950s is now a rental complex and a vision of California’s future.

Tesla to Move Headquarters to Texas from California

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 08:34
Elon Musk announced the move at the company’s annual shareholder meeting, hosted at a factory Tesla is building near Austin.

Kristalina Georgieva’s tenure at the I.M.F. is in limbo as its board weighs allegations against her.

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 04:39
This week, the International Monetary Fund’s executive board spent hours questioning Ms. Georgieva about her actions.

Google Stops Serving Ads on Climate Change Misinformation

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 04:28
“We’ve heard directly from a growing number of our advertising and publisher partners who have expressed concerns about ads that run alongside or promote inaccurate claims about climate change,” the company said.

Biden, Awaiting an OSHA Rule, Urges Companies to Require Vaccinations

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 04:11
“Businesses have more power than ever before to change the arc of this pandemic and save lives,” the president said during a trip to the Chicago area.

Companies Are Waiting for OSHA Rules on Biden's Vaccine Mandate

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 03:58
President Biden is urging employers to move ahead with work force requirements as OSHA sorts through companies’ questions about how the rules will work.

A Global Deal Aimed at Ending Tax Havens Gains Momentum

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 03:14
Negotiators are coalescing around a 15 percent minimum tax rate, which could be announced at a Friday meeting.

S.B.A. Overpaid $4.5 Billion on ‘Illogical’ Small Business Grant Claims

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 03:02
A program gave money to 700,000 self-employed people who improperly claimed to have as many as a million employees, according to an inspector general’s report.

The Flea Announces New Resident Company and a Focus on Black and Queer Artists

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 02:07
The Off Off Broadway theater, which ended programs for emerging artists in December, will return next year with a model that centers the work of underrepresented artists.

Wholesale Used Car Prices Rise, Pointing to Higher Inflation

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 01:08
Used car prices, normally a tiny contributor to overall inflation, have become a key influence on the direction of measures like the Consumer Price Index.

As Europe Faces a Cold Winter, Putin Seizes on the Leverage From Russia’s Gas Output

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 01:02
Critics claim Russia is manipulating the flow of gas to push up prices, but for Vladimir Putin it’s schadenfreude over Western European nations that he sees as unprepared.

Marshall Project Founder Neil Barsky Is Stepping Down

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 00:54
A former hedge fund manager, Mr. Barsky led the nonprofit news organization to two Pulitzer Prizes in seven years.

How El Salvador Is Testing Bitcoin’s Promise of Financial Liberty

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 23:08
As cryptocurrency enters global finance, an experiment in El Salvador could offer clues on whether it will bring a more libertarian economy or greater government control.

A $1 Billion Competitor for Music Rights Says ‘Content Is Queen’

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 22:52
Sherrese Clarke Soares, the founder of HarbourView Equity Partners, is a Black woman approaching the high-stakes world of catalog sales from a different perspective.

Tesla investors will vote on whether to oust James Murdoch and Kimbal Musk from the board.

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 20:14
Activist shareholders have submitted five proposals to compel Tesla to disclose more information about its efforts to diversify its work force, how it handles employee disputes and its human rights record.

The Future Farmers of France Are Tech Savvy, and Want Weekends Off

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 20:11
An unconventional school wants to attract a new crowd to French agriculture, and help farms earn a profit.

United Airlines Plans 3,500 Domestic Flights a Day for December, a Pandemic High

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 20:04
The airline is expecting strong holiday travel, especially around Thanksgiving.

Wall Street extends its rally as Senate reaches a deal on debt ceiling.

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 20:03
Stocks were lifted by the prospect of an agreement in the Senate to avoid the U.S. defaulting on its debts.

Fed’s Brainard signals that climate change guidance may be coming for big banks.

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 19:56
Lael Brainard, a Federal Reserve governor, said officials are building climate scenarios for bank stress tests.