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Can Elon Musk Make the Math Work on Owning Twitter? It’s Dicey.

Mr. Musk faces financial challenges in owning Twitter. The site frequently loses money and took on $13 billion in debt for the blockbuster deal. Read More







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From NDA to LOI: What really happens when your startup is being acquired?

Yair Snir Contributor Yair Snir is vice president and managing director of Dell Technologies Capital, leading venture investment activity in Europe and Israel. What does an an acquisition process look […]




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If the Economy Is Shaky, Why Are Company Profits Still Strong?

In its earnings report, Ally Bank, a big auto loan maker, provided data on past-due auto loans in the second quarter for borrowers at a range of income levels. Past-due […]




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F.T.C. Chair Lina Khan Upends Antitrust Standards by Suing Meta

WASHINGTON — Early in her tenure as chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan declared that she would rein in the power of the largest technology companies in a […]




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Companies’ Climate Promises Face a Wild Card: Farmers

“They know there are bigger rainfall events, maybe more than normal, but the political climate in Nebraska is not conducive to talking about climate change,” said Bob Bettger, 74, a […]




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Payment Data Could Become Evidence of Abortion, Now Illegal in Some States

Digital payments are the default for millions of women of childbearing age. So what will their credit and debit card issuers and financial app providers do when prosecutors seek their […]




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U.S. Tries New Tactic to Protect Workers’ Pay: Antitrust Law

In 2007, the Justice Department sued the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association for fixing the rates that hospitals paid to nursing agencies for their temporary nurses, putting a cap on […]




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When Nokia Pulled Out of Russia, a Vast Surveillance System Remained

Nokia said this month that it would stop its sales in Russia and denounced the invasion of Ukraine. But the Finnish company didn’t mention what it was leaving behind: equipment […]




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For German Firms, Ties to Russia Are Personal, Not Just Financial

BERLIN — When Peter Fenkl heard that Russia had invaded Ukraine, he said his first thoughts were not for the business his German company stood to lose in either country, […]