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New Service, Same Old Equifax: Credit Locking App Freezes Up

Equifax introduced a free consumer service Wednesday that allows people to lock access to their credit files from a mobile phone. It didn’t work. Are...

Small-Caps Struggle on Rebound Bounce

MARKET SUMMARY U.S. markets rebounded on Wednesday to snap a two-session slide following a choppy session while booking monthly gains. The major indexes slipped into...

Facebook Aims to Soothe Wall Street Over News Feed Changes

SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, has embarked on an overhaul of what people see and consume on the social network. The...

What’s the Craziest Thing You’ve Ever Found at a Xerox Machine?

The Reader Center is one way we in the newsroom are trying to connect with you, by highlighting your perspectives and experiences and offering...

Autoliv earnings beat and spinoff plans buck yesterday’s market plunge

While the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index was falling 1.04% yesterday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was giving up 362 point, auto...

Fed signals “maybe”on four interest rate hikes in 2018 but stocks stabilize anyway after...

As expected the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at today’s meeting of the Open Market Committee. But in its post-meeting statement, the last...

PayPal beats on earnings and revenue, but falls after hours on profit taking

PayPal Holdings (PYPL) reported fourth quarter earnings of 55 cents a share, 3 cents a share above Wall Street estimates, and revenue of $3.71...

Stephen Wynn to Be Investigated by Massachusetts Casino Regulators

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Gaming Commission, stunned by allegations that the casino mogul Stephen Wynn had engaged in decades of sexual misconduct, vowed Wednesday...

Microsoft Sales Lifted by Cloud Computing

SEATTLE — Microsoft has spent years adjusting its business to reflect a shift from traditional software sales to cloud computing services delivered over the...

BBC Managers Face Barrage of Criticism in Gender Pay Dispute

LONDON — Months of turmoil over gender inequities in pay at the BBC spilled into Parliament on Wednesday, when a former editor blasted managers...

Trump’s State of the Union Ratings Don’t Match Obama’s (but Beat the Grammys)

President Trump’s first State of the Union address drew an audience of 45.6 million, about two million fewer than the number who watched his...

Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have.

BEIJING — Amazon and two other American titans are trying to shake up health care by experimenting with their own employees’ coverage. By Chinese...