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Lina Khan, Critic of Large Tech Firms, to Lead Federal Trade Commission

WASHINGTON—The Senate confirmed Lina Khan for a seat on the Federal Trade Commission, and the White House plans to tap her to lead the...

Platinum Equity Strikes Deal to Buy McGraw Hill From Apollo

Private-equity firm Platinum Equity has struck a deal to buy McGraw...

Retail Sales Dropped 1.3% in May as Pandemic Shopping Habits Shifted

Retail sales dropped in May, marking a shift in consumer spending from big-ticket items to goods and services related to going out amid business...

Risks Rise to Both the Fed’s Inflation and Employment Goals

The Federal Reserve is required by law to seek both full employment and stable prices. It heads into a pivotal meeting this week with...

Neiman Marcus Rides a Rebound in Luxury Shoppers

Luxury shoppers are splurging again.Neiman Marcus Group Inc.’s sales have rebounded from last year when Covid-19 closed its stores and briefly pushed the chain...

China Nuclear Plant Under Scrutiny Was Built to Showcase Nation’s Prowess

China’s Taishan nuclear power plant, under scrutiny for safety concerns after reports of a gas buildup, is a project meant to showcase Beijing’s advances...

New Book Publisher Caters to Conservative Voices It Says Are Being Silenced

Two veteran book-publishing executives have teamed up to launch a conservative publishing house called All Seasons Press LLC as ideological debates roil a book...

Slow Recovery in Long-Haul Travel Weighs Heavily on Emirates, Lufthansa

Emirates Group posted a $6 billion annual loss and Deutsche ...

U.S. Producer Prices Rose Strongly in May

The prices that businesses are charging their customers rose again last month, adding to inflation pressures bubbling through the U.S. economy.The Labor Department said...

Covid-19 Rent Breaks for Retailers Are Becoming the New Norm

During the worst of the pandemic, many landlords offered deals where...

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Lina Khan, Critic of Large Tech Firms, to Lead Federal Trade Commission

WASHINGTON—The Senate confirmed Lina Khan for a seat on the Federal Trade Commission, and the White House plans to tap her to lead the...

Platinum Equity Strikes Deal to Buy McGraw Hill From Apollo

Private-equity firm Platinum Equity has struck a deal to buy McGraw...

Platinum Equity Strikes Deal to Buy McGraw Hill From Apollo

Private-equity firm Platinum Equity has struck a deal to buy McGraw...

Lumber Prices Are Falling Fast, Turning Hoarders Into Sellers

Lumber prices are falling back to earth.Futures for July delivery ended Tuesday at $1,009.90 per thousand board feet, down 41% from the record of...