Financial markets convulsed as investors flee stocks in search of safety

Antitrust expert Hal Singer thinks there’s a better way to knock down the internet giants. (Except for Facebook.)

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Flagship Pioneering Inc. said it has raised $824 million from investors that it will use to provide more funding to some of the small biotechnology and health companies it has helped found.

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Optimism among chief executive officers of large U.S. companies cooled for a fourth straight quarter amid greater uncertainty about global economic growth, a Business Roundtable survey showed.

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Democrat Beto O’Rourke plunged into the party’s crowded presidential nomination race, banking on the star power and fundraising prowess he demonstrated during his run for the Senate in Texas last year to prevail in a months-long primary campaign.

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Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren said breaking up giant tech companies would “keep the marketplace competitive,” during an appearance at one of the biggest technology events in the U.S.

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The Trump administration on Tuesday advanced a plan meant to expand the U.S. market for corn-based ethanol and place trading restrictions on credits that refiners use to prove they are using biofuel.

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Optimism among small companies in the U.S. improved in February, snapping a five-month losing streak that was the longest in two decades on brighter views of future conditions.

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The potential for rising prices leads market commentary. Plus, Saudi crude cutbacks, a boost for Brazil and more.

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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing to break up the largest technology companies, including Amazon.com Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc., calling them anti-competitive behemoths that are crowding out competition.

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Michael Cohen sued the Trump Organization, claiming the president’s family company stiffed him on millions of dollars in legal fees and costs.

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Bank of America Corp. pledged an additional $50 million for women-owned businesses backed by fashion designer Tory Burch’s foundation, doubling its commitment from five years ago.

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Small-business owners in the U.S. added the most jobs per firm in 45 years while a measure of hiring plans fell to a 10-month low, suggesting tight labor markets and wage costs are weighing on efforts to add employees even as companies boost payrolls.

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Companies added fewer workers to U.S. payrolls in February after a burst of hiring in the prior month that was stronger than previously reported, signaling that the labor market continues to underpin what may become the longest economic expansion on record this year.

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Chinese retaliation against President Donald Trump’s tariffs is hitting U.S. exporters harder than their Chinese counterparts and costing the U.S. the equivalent of about $40 billion a year in lost exports, according to a new study that highlights the mounting costs to the U.S. economy of the trade war against China.

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s business-to-business trading platform has forged its first U.S. partnership with a large company as it teams up with Office Depot Inc.

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Limits imposed on foreign workers by the Trump administration are preventing the U.S. Western Pacific territories of Saipan and Tinian from rebuilding after a devastating typhoon in 2018, said Governor Ralph Torres.

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What the Trump administration has achieved so far is not so much deregulation as regulatory stasis. Which isn’t all bad.

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Limits imposed by the Trump administration on foreign workers are preventing the U.S. Pacific territories of Saipan and Tinian from rebuilding after a devastating typhoon last year, Governor Ralph Torres said Wednesday.

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The company grabs sales from successful merchants by giving search priority to its private-label goods.

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