New York Times : Business (54)

O’Reilly Settled New Harassment Claims, Then Fox Renewed His Contract

In January, the Fox News host was said to have agreed to a $32 million settlement with a former network analyst, the largest of his known payouts.

The Finger-Pointing at the Finance Firm TIAA

Ex-employees and whistle-blowers question whether the provider of investment advice to people in public and nonprofit jobs does put its customers first.

Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can

A new crop of mega-philanthropists — from Soros to Gates to Koch — eclipses old guard, changes the rules and courts controversy.

After Harvey Weinstein’s Fall, Spotlight Finds His Brother

Bob Weinstein long operated in the shadow of his sibling, but is now scrambling to hold their company together while facing an uncertain future of his own.

Regulator Blasts Wells Fargo for Deceptive Auto Insurance Program

A federal regulator’s report added to pressure on Wells Fargo and suggested that the bank will have to set aside more money to pay back customers it harmed.

Regulator Blasts Wells Fargo for Deceptive Auto Insurance Program

A federal agency’s report adds to pressure on Wells Fargo and suggests that the bank will have to set aside more money to pay back customers it harmed.

Your Money: The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity

New bipartisan bills are aimed at forcing colleges to clear up a murky, confusing system so that prospective students understand the options.

Japan’s Young Workers Get a Lift, and Its Leaders Profit

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stands to benefit in Sunday’s elections because wage growth and a tight job market have demoted the economy as a campaign issue.

A Boom in Credit Cards: Great News for Banks, Less So Consumers

Card debt has soared to record levels, generating big profits for banks but leaving some people with unmanageable payments.

United Continental Shares Slip as Lower Profit Looms

Wall Street investors said they were skeptical of the airline’s plan to take on lower-cost competitors.

Common Sense: My Smartphone Died, and I Didn’t Miss It. Well, Maybe a Little.

A trip to Italy with a dead smartphone resulted in some predictable withdrawal pains, but also provided welcome respite from the clutter of information.

Book News: Australia’s Amazon Book Battle

The online retailer is moving in. Booksellers are nervous. But disrupting Australians’ reading habits might not be so easy to do.

Economic View: A Stock Market Panic Like 1987 Could Happen Again

On Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market fell more than 20 percent. It would be comforting to believe a crash couldn’t recur. But we are still at risk.

China’s Economy Grew Steadily, Thanks to Loans and Homes

China’s economy expanded by 6.8 percent in the third quarter, but an upswing in credit suggests Beijing is still grappling with an addiction to debt.

American Express C.E.O. Ken Chenault to Step Down

Mr. Chenault, who has led American Express since 2001, is one of corporate America’s few black chief executives.

How the Harvey Weinstein Story Has Unfolded

A look back at the major elements of the continuing story, which has spilled well beyond Hollywood.

How Many People Watch Netflix? Nielsen Tries to Solve a Mystery

The ratings company is using audio-recognition software to crack a closely guarded trade secret.

George Soros Transfers Billions to Open Society Foundations

Mr. Soros has moved about $18 billion to Open Society, the charity he founded which promotes human rights around the world. He plans to give still more.

Harvey Weinstein, Fired on Oct. 8, Resigns From Company’s Board

Mr. Weinstein submitted his resignation during a meeting with the company’s remaining board members, who had convened to affirm his earlier firing.

Roy Price Quits Amazon Studios After Sexual Harassment Claim

Amazon’s original-programming division was already considering a change in strategy before the accusation against its top executive.

The New Health Care: How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans

In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents.

Kobe Steel Scandal Is Now Subject of Justice Department Inquiry

The company’s American unit was asked to turn over documents relating to the sale of substandard metals. Boeing, Ford and General Motors are among its customers.

Reeling From Scandal, Weinstein Company Gets a Financial Lifeline

The embattled studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein secured a financial lifeline — and possible new owner — from Colony Capital, an investor with experience in distressed Hollywood assets.

Netflix Says It Will Spend Up to $8 Billion on Content Next Year

The company beat expectations by adding 5.3 million subscribers in the third quarter and said it would ramp up its spending on original content.

Procter & Gamble’s Count Shows How Close Proxy Vote Was

The activist investor Nelson Peltz lost his bid for a board seat by a mere 0.2 percent of the shareholder vote, the company said.

Harvey Weinstein’s Fall Opens the Floodgates in Hollywood

With women in the entertainment industry leading the discussion, talk of sexual harassment floods social media.

Why Investors Can’t Get Enough of Tajikistan’s Debt

Risky bonds issued by poorer countries are all the rage among investors. Some bankers worry the frenzy will end badly.

Patents for Restasis Are Invalidated, Opening Door to Generics

The ruling, by a federal judge in Texas, is a setback for Allergan, which had transferred the patents to a Mohawk tribe in order to protect them.

Going Places: Is Uber Helping or Hurting Mass Transit?

Ride-hailing services have changed how people get around, and there is some evidence they are making traffic problems worse.

Nordstrom Suspends Effort to Go Private Until After the Holidays

The family behind the high-end retail chain cited 'difficulty of obtaining debt financing' in postponing its privatization plans.

DealBook: How Valuable Is a Unicorn? Maybe Not as Much as It Claims to Be

A new study by a pair of professors concludes that many so-called unicorn companies are worth half of what is commonly reported for their valuation.

Weinstein Company Agrees to a Rescue Investment From Colony Capital

The company, reeling from scandals surrounding Harvey Weinstein, said it would begin negotiations on selling some or all of its assets to Colony Capital.

The Free Meal, Long Gone, Returns on Some Airlines

Complimentary food, along with Wi-Fi and free entertainment, is an indication of the airlines’ emergence from hard economic times.

Newark Says, Hey Amazon, Look Over Here

With universities, an international airport and lots of space, the New Jersey city says it is the perfect location for the online retailer’s second headquarters.

Buy a Sofa Online? Wayfair Is Counting on It

The online company is betting that you won’t need to sit on the cushions before you buy — and that it can get the furniture through your door.

Justices to Decide on Forcing Technology Firms to Provide Data Held Abroad

The Supreme Court will decide whether prosecutors can force Microsoft to turn over emails held on a server in Ireland, and in another case, whether American Express violated antitrust laws.

Fed’s Janet Yellen Says the Economy Remains in Good Health

Janet L. Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, gave an upbeat assessment but said inflation was likely to rise as the domestic economy continued to grow.

Harvey Weinstein Ousted From Motion Picture Academy

In an emergency session brought about by the recent public accusations, the board voted to remove the mogul whose studios won more than 80 Oscars.

An Alternate Universe of Shopping, in Ohio

As retailers face existential threats from the internet, clothing chains and burger joints alike flock to Columbus, Ohio, to test new ideas.

Economic Trends: Why Surge Prices Make Us So Mad: What Springsteen, Home Depot, and a Nobel Winner Know

People typically don’t like it when prices fluctuate with supply and demand, but there are ways companies can make it more palatable and fair.

Harvey Weinstein May Get Kicked Out of the Oscar Club

The academy has long insisted that professional achievement is what counts, but now it stands at a precipice, and Harvey Weinstein could change everything.

Bob Weinstein’s Upbeat Statement Belies Company in Chaos

'Business is continuing as usual,' says the executive, after published accusations against his brother, Harvey, have left the company in turmoil.

Wealth Matters: The Link Uniting Donors and Doers for Social Change

When social issues are complicated, a new report finds, 'field catalysts' are the bridge to bring together wealthy philanthropists and activists to make real progress.

Tesla Fires Hundreds of Workers

The dismissals came as the electric-car maker tries to increase the production of its first mass-market vehicle, the Model 3 sedan.

An Old-School Investment Manager That Builds Wealth Quietly

Dodge & Cox is an old school investment manager that does not advertise or promote its funds, which have some the lowest fees in the industry.

Richard Thaler Talks About Silly Things

The Nobel Prize winner talks about quirks, nudges and 'fun money,' all staples of the field he helped create, behavioral economics.

Fair Game: Equifax’s Grip on Mortgage Data Squeezes Smaller Rivals

Lawmakers might ask why Freddie Mac, the home finance giant, has given Equifax an edge over capable rivals in a system that checks buyers’ credit.

Your Money Adviser: The Benefits of Health Savings Accounts

H.S.A.s offer a triple tax benefit, and if you change jobs, the H.S.A. moves with you. But they’re available only with high-deductible health insurance plans.

HSBC Names John Flint as Chief Executive

Mr. Flint, who is in charge of the lender’s retail banking and wealth management business, has been with the bank since 1989 and will succeed Stuart Gulliver.

Amazon Studios Chief Suspended After Sexual Harassment Claim

Isa Hackett, of 'The Man in the High Castle,' goes public with her story of lewd propositions she says Roy Price made toward her in 2015.