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Economic Scene: When Cutting Access to Health Care, There’s a Price to Pay
In measure after measure of well-being in rich nations, Americans are among the worst off, with costs to the economy and to individuals.... More >>

New Cyberattack Spreads in Europe, Russia and U.S.
The hacking bore similarities to a recent attack that crippled tens of thousands of machines.... More >>

Global Cyberattack: What We Know and Don’t Know
Here’s what we know and don’t know so far about the new ransomware attack hitting governments and companies around the world.... More >>

Technology Companies Fall Sharply, Leading US Indexes Lower
Technology stocks led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday after a day of mostly choppy trading.... More >>

Nestlé, Under Pressure, Plans Buyback and Perhaps Acquisitions
The Swiss food giant, which said its plans to buy back up to $21 billion of its shares were not prompted by Third Point’s suggestions, also said it could pursue acquisitions.... More >>

How Nestlé Expanded Beyond the Kitchen
Early overseas expansion and aggressive acquisitions built the company, founded in 1867, into a power that now sells more than 2,000 brands around the world.... More >>

Google Fined Record $2.7 Billion in E.U. Antitrust Ruling
The search giant must change how it provides some of its services to comply with the competition decision in Europe.... More >>

Turmoil Continues at Pandora Media as Its Chief Executive Resigns
Tim Westergren, a co-founder of the internet radio pioneer, is leaving as the struggling company as it accepts a $480 million investment from Sirius XM.... More >>

China’s Premier, Li Keqiang, Praises Free Trade, in Contrast to Trump
The Chinese official warned the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China, against “unilateral rules” but didn’t say how his country might lower its own trade barriers.... More >>

New Perk: A Day Off to Take Care of Your Financial Health
Is financial wellness the employee benefit of the future? SunTrust Banks thinks so, and it wants to expand its personal finance checkup program.... More >>

Products at Center of London Fire Faced Tougher Rules in U.S.
The manufacturers, Arconic and Whirlpool, are widely expected to be central players in litigation over the fire.... More >>

Education Disrupted: How Silicon Valley Pushed Coding Into American Classrooms, a tech-backed nonprofit, is pressing schools to teach computer science. But are tech firms swaying education to serve their own interests?... More >>

What’s at Stake in the Discussions Between Comcast, Charter and Sprint
Companies are looking to merge tech, TV and mobile forces. If a deal takes place, consumers could see more bundles, which could be a good for fans of package deals.... More >>

Advertising on the French Riviera: The Internet Come to Life
The Cannes Lions festival attracts big brands, the top players in technology and boldface names. Our reporter, a first-time attendee, found plenty to observe.... More >>

DealBook: Can Good Corporate Citizenship Be Measured?
Investors have embraced a new three-letter abbreviation — E.S.G., or “environmental, social and governance” — as a yardstick for companies. How meaningful is it?... More >>

Square Feet: Putting Delaware’s Protected Coast Back to Work
Officials are considering changing a 1971 law protecting coastal areas in hopes that reopening 14 sites to industrial development will create jobs.... More >>

Tech Fix: Alexa, What Happens if the Echo Has a Screen? You Get This Review
Amazon’s newest Echo smart speaker has a touch screen. Our reviewer asked whether that made the gadget much different from a smartphone or a tablet.... More >>

Your Credit Score May Soon Look Better
The three major credit bureaus will eliminate tax liens and civil judgments from the information they collect, starting July 1.... More >>

How a Rising Minimum Wage Affects Jobs in Seattle
Two studies offer conflicting conclusions on the increase’s effects on the labor market, and some say the area’s economic boom is a larger factor.... More >>

Steven Cohen, Billionaire Collector, Gives $50 Million to MoMA
The foundation of Mr. Cohen and his wife, Alexandra, donated the money to the museum’s capital campaign, and a gallery will be named for them.... More >>

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.... More >>

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