Booksellers on the online marketplace are charging thousands for books that normally sell for a few dollars. Authors are perplexed — and annoyed.
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Wall Street investors and banks are beginning to file foreclosure cases in the United States territory as several moratoriums come to an end.
A 6.7 percent expansion rate comes amid signs that Beijing’s efforts to tame debt, the trade dispute with the U.S. and other problems are taking a toll.
Sir Alan Parker, one of Britain’s most famous corporate strategists, resigned from Save the Children U.K. over his handling of a #MeToo scandal. It has cast a long shadow.
With deals collectively worth billions of dollars at stake, the pressure is on advertisers and viral performers on sites like YouTube and Instagram to find the right match.
With the help of a few famous friends, Ben Weprin is developing a chain of boutique hotels in university towns that relies heavily on nostalgia for college life.
In an effort to free people from the phones, if just for a meal, one Manhattan restaurant suggests that diners stash their devices in a box on the table.
As Uber cleans up its corporate culture, employees have filed complaints about the chief operating officer, Barney Harford, for his comments about race and women.
The Fed chairman will testify before panels in the House and Senate, and the Commerce Department will holding hearings on auto tariffs.
Fears of an overheated economy could prompt the Federal Reserve to cut short a recovery in which incomes have already struggled to gain traction.
The Detroit native studied at Penn and Stanford, worked for Goldman and Google, and now runs the gig economy pioneer that Ikea acquired in 2017.
Bringing back people who took early retirement can benefit both employer and employee, whether it’s by training new workers or helping in a crisis.
AT&T did it with Time Warner, so why not me? A reporter asks Mark Cuban to help him get more verticality into his life.
David M. Solomon, president of Goldman Sachs, is expected to be named its future chief as soon as Monday, helping him line up his own new team.
The House speaker said woodchucks chewed the wiring out from his Chevrolet Suburban: “And so my car was eaten by animals, and it’s just dead.”
The upcoming closings of two Blockbuster video stores in Alaska will leave one store in central Oregon as the last one in the United States.
Residents of one of Mexico’s rainiest regions often have no water to drink, so many hydrate with soda. The impact on public health has been devastating.
In Britain, President Trump attacked his usual target CNN and, less predictably, The Sun, calling the London tabloid’s interview with him “fake news.”
Operatives used cryptocurrency to obscure their identities and pay for the infrastructure needed to steal emails from Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Mr. Elden adopted a diversified approach to investing in hedge funds, opening a new area of American finance.
As firms seek approval for specialty E.T.F.s, some advisers warn that cryptocurrencies may be intrinsically worthless. Others say they diversify a portfolio.
The Commerce Department said the Chinese telecommunications firm had met the terms of a settlement deal and was no longer subject to an order that had pushed it to the brink of financial collapse.
Cody Wilson, a gun rights and free speech advocate, will be allowed to post online tutorials for 3-D printing firearms, sparking concerns about so-called ghost guns.
Investment-grade corporate bonds — the supposed middle ground between government and junk — delivered poor returns in the first half of the year.
Concluding that actuarial standards for pensions were flawed, Mr. Gold embarked on a 30-year mission “to save my profession.”
Despite trade tensions and problems abroad, some American investors have prospered by focusing on international investments.
There is expanding evidence that anti-poverty programs can have amplified benefits if they can help people adopt a more optimistic outlook.
Investors seem to be focusing on strong earnings and all but ignoring trade tensions, a Federal Reserve rate increase and trouble abroad.
The sculptor Margit Wittig finds a new outlet for her art: lamps. And now it has turned into a growing business.
Sometimes resolving a workplace annoyance means a blunt, and embarrassing, conversation with someone who means no harm. Here’s how to decide whether it’s worth it — and how you might proceed.
Balanced funds’ straightforward mix of stocks and bonds can discourage investors from behaving in self-defeating ways, leading to strong returns.
An exchange-traded fund focused on companies in the cannabis industry, the first listed in the United States, has attracted about $400 million.
After years in which inflation was barely a concern, it has been creeping back up toward its long-term average.
Is it possible to create a solid, diversified investment portfolio with just three mutual funds? Yes, argues a new book from a 94-year-old author.
In the National Theater’s adaptation of Stefano Massini’s play, three wondrous actors become multitudes.
He works for a big city ambulance service until 3 a.m.: “We get the most stabbings, shootings and drug overdoses on this shift.”
JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and PNC all reported another quarter of healthy profits on Friday. Loan growth isn’t keeping up.
SoftBank is turning itself into what is essentially a gigantic, publicly traded venture capital firm run by its founder, Masayoshi Son.
The Federal Reserve’s semiannual Monetary Policy Report suggests that policymakers will continue with their plan to raise rates a total of four times in 2018.
Working in the summer is less common among teenagers now as more do volunteer work or take classes. But as one educator said, “Summer jobs are a great idea.”
Britain’s mergers regulator has become a potentially big factor in the fight for Sky and for 21st Century Fox, thanks to one of its provisions.
The move would put the company more firmly in the hands of two charitable trusts. U.S. and European officials have asked questions about who controls it.
Here’s a reminder of how technology aspirations and competition are at the heart of the battle between the United States and China.
The president has said that Britain’s plan for a soft Brexit mean he’s unlikely to negotiate a new trade deal with the nation.
The pain of a loss tends to be greater than the enjoyment of a win. That has big implications for trade, and also helps explain the politics of health care and taxes.
Johnson & Johnson must pay damages to women who claimed that asbestos in talcum powder products caused them to develop ovarian cancer.
The decision will make it harder for travelers to complain about mistreatment at airport security. But travelers can still seek criminal charges.