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Disney to Acquire Fox Assets in Big Bet on Video Streaming

Walt Disney agreed to buy select assets of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock as it moves to bolster its streaming and television businesses in a changing media landscape.

FCC Set to Roll Back Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday is expected to roll back far-reaching rules governing how internet-service providers treat traffic on their networks, a move that would likely empower cable and wireless providers and transform consumers’ online experience.

Next Up for Westfield's Lowy Family: Blurring Retail Lines

Fresh off the announced sale of its shopping-mall empire in the U.S., the Lowy family is making a new bet on the future of retail: that the distinction between online and bricks-and-mortar shopping will disappear.

A Christmastime Tax Cut for Some, a Lump of Coal for Others

Republicans plan to turn their tax overhaul into law next week, giving many businesses a cut while removing some benefits for others and adding to the nation’s budget deficit.

From German Faucets to Italian Chocolate, Trade Barriers Are Rising Again in Europe

The rise of economic nationalism is clashing with the open-market ideals of the EU’s original founders. Member states, including France and some in the east, are introducing new rules to favor domestic production and labor.

Fed Raises Rates, Sticks to Forecast for 2018 Increases

The Federal Reserve said it would raise short-term interest rates for the third time this year and remained on track to chart a similar path next year, signaling continuity as the central bank enters a leadership reshuffle.

The Fed Isn't the Tax Cut's Enemy

Comments by Federal Reserve officials suggest they aren’t standing in the way of any boost that the Republicans’ $1.4 trillion tax cut delivers.

Final GOP Deal Sets 21% Corporate Tax, Cuts for Top Earners

The highest-earning Americans will get a lower tax rate and corporations will pay slightly more than in previous plans under a deal House and Senate Republicans reached on the party’s competing tax-overhaul bills.

China's Tech Startup Funding: The Wild West in the Far East

David Su’s Matrix Partners China has nurtured 20 unicorns—startups valued at $1 billion or more. But he’s anxious that there’s now too much capital chasing too few worthy ideas.

Business Insider Inc. Drops 'Business' From Its Name

In January, the company will begin doing business as Insider Inc., doubling down on its plan to create new coverage verticals on social media and elsewhere.