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Common Sense: C.E.O.s Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus.
Corporate leaders often avoid taking political stands, especially on the president. Equivocation from the White House on right-wing extremism has forced a response.... More >>

Walmart’s C.E.O. Had Plenty to Say About Trump. So Did His Customers.
Doug McMillon, Walmart’s chief executive, rebuked Mr. Trump over his response to the Charlottesville violence. Walmart shoppers were split over whether that was right.... More >>

After Trump Hedges His Condemnation of Hate, C.E.O.s Organize a Mass Defection
The president announced that he would dissolve two councils of business leaders after a decision by the members of his Strategic and Policy Forum to disband.... More >>

A Fox News Host Attacks Trump, and Some Viewers Bristle
Eboni K. Williams, a Fox host, strongly criticized the president’s remarks. She said the network expressed no concern.... More >>

As Alibaba’s Profit Surges, Its Shares Catch Up With U.S. Online Giants’
Investors are beginning to value the e-commerce giant and Tencent, its rival, on par with Facebook and Amazon as their sway in China grows.... More >>

Hackers Briefly Take Over HBO Twitter Accounts
Although the damage appeared limited to a few taunting posts, it came after a string of deeper, but apparently unrelated, breaches.... More >>

China’s Online Giants Back $12 Billion Deal to Shake Up State Firm
Tencent and Alibaba are among private companies that will take stakes in China Unicom, as part of an effort to overhaul bloated state-run companies.... More >>

U.S. Begins Nafta Negotiations With Harsh Words
The Trump administration opened talks with Canada and Mexico on the North American Free Trade Agreement by asserting that the current deal had failed.... More >>

Wall Street Opens Lower on Inflation, Trump Policy Worries
U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed growing concerns over weak inflation, while investors worried about President Donald Trump's ability to pursue his pro-growth policies.... More >>

Morning Agenda: Debating Gary Cohn’s Future in Washington
Mr. Cohn has been the representative of big business at the White House. But as C.E.O.s quit advisory panels, many asked if he would leave, too.... More >>

A Times Editor Testifies in Defamation Suit Filed by Sarah Palin
James Bennet, editor of the editorial page, said he did not intend to connect Ms. Palin’s campaign to a 2011 shooting in Arizona that injured a congresswoman.... More >>

What Executives Rebuking Trump’s Response to Charlottesville Are Saying
A growing chorus of executives on the President Trump’s business advisory councils have distanced themselves from the president. Here’s what they had to say.... More >>

De Blasio Would Sooner Tax the Rich Than Befriend Them
Mayor de Blasio ran on a platform of ending income inequality, and had no natural kinship to Wall Street. Four years later, little has changed.... More >>

Fact Check: Does Amazon Pay Taxes? Contrary to Trump Tweet, Yes
President Trump wrongly suggested, again, that Amazon does not pay taxes. The company paid $412 million last year and collects sales taxes in all states that levy them.... More >>

Breakingviews: $16 Billion Bond Sale Shows Amazon’s Power to Pursue Deals
In nearly tripling its debt to buy Whole Foods, the e-commerce behemoth is starting to look like a traditional retailer.... More >>

The Rebranding of the Bronx
A cadre of homegrown artists, designers and entrepreneurs are giving the South Bronx an image transplant.... More >>

Entrepreneurship: The Blobs in Your Tea? They’re Supposed to Be There
Chewy tapioca balls are the key ingredient to a beverage that entrepreneurs are hoping will become the new coffee (or, perhaps, latte).... More >>

Using YouTube as an Accelerant for Video Games
Getting YouTubers or Twitch streamers to share their thoughts on a new game can have a powerful effect on its success.... More >>

How TV News Reacted to Trump’s Charlottesville Remarks
President Trump’s news conference Tuesday left many TV personalities searching for ways to describe what they had just seen. Watch our roundup.... More >>

Fed Officials Confront New Reality: Low Inflation and Low Unemployment
A growing number of officials see a need to adjust the central bank’s assumptions on the economy, according to an account of the latest policy meeting.... More >>

Switzerland and Germany Unlikely Adversaries in Spy Drama
German authorities arrest a Swiss man accused of spying on government auditors who penetrated Swiss bank secrecy to identify tax dodgers.... More >>

Tech We’re Using: The Technology Our Personal Finance Columnist Trusts His Money With
The Times’s Your Money columnist on his favorite finance apps, the gadgets he would love to dream into existence and his Spotify singalong sessions.... More >>

Russian Ex-Minister Accuses Putin Ally of Framing Him
Aleksei V. Ulyukayev, who is accused of taking $2 million in bribes, says he was set up in retaliation for his opposition to the sale of a company to the state oil giant Rosneft.... More >>

Trump on Taxes
In 1991, when Donald Trump was merely a real estate developer, he gave Congress some advice about tax reform. It’s worth hearing again.... More >>

Street Scene: The Whale That Should Not Have Gotten Away
The failure to prosecute Wall Street bankers and traders for misconduct has never been fully explained.... More >>

Fiat Chrysler Joins BMW in Race to Make Self-Driving Cars
The alliance, which also includes Intel and Mobileye, could help Fiat Chrysler catch up in new technologies and fend off competitors from Silicon Valley.... More >>

A Chinese Video Game Rakes In Cash — and Draws Young Rule Breakers
Amid political pressure, Tencent’s popular Honor of Kings added limits on how long young people can play, but fake accounts and other workarounds have proliferated.... More >>

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