|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.