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Volkswagen Set to Oust Matthias Müller as C.E.O. After Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen Set to Oust Matthias Müller as C.E.O. After Diesel Scandal

Matthias Müller, center, has spent his whole career at Volkswagen and became chief executive after the company admitted in September 2015 that it had cheated on diesel emissions tests.

Paris Beckons as a Fare War Turns Europe Into a Bargain

Paris Beckons as a Fare War Turns Europe Into a Bargain

Planes at Los Angeles International Airport. Part of the reason for cheap airfares is new, more fuel-efficient planes.

Net-a-Porter Founder’s Next Act Is a Venture Capital Firm

Net-a-Porter Founder’s Next Act Is a Venture Capital Firm

Nick Brown, left, and Natalie Massenet of Imaginary Ventures, which plans to announce that it has raised $75 million for its first fund.

The WeWork Manifesto: First, Office Space. Next, the World.

The WeWork Manifesto: First, Office Space. Next, the World.

One of the WeWork common spaces in downtown Manhattan. In just eight years, WeWork has built a global network of 212 shared working spaces and has been valued at $20 billion.

Netflix and Kenya Barris, Creator of ‘Black-ish,’ Reach a Deal

Netflix and Kenya Barris, Creator of ‘Black-ish,’ Reach a Deal

Kenya Barris and his wife, Dr. Rainbow Edwards-Barris, at the Emmys last year.

Jeffrey Katzenberg Raises $1 Billion for Short-Form Video Venture

Jeffrey Katzenberg Raises $1 Billion for Short-Form Video Venture

Jeffrey Katzenberg has hired Meg Whitman, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard and eBay, to run his new venture, a short-form video platform called NewTV.

Learning the Right Lessons From the Financial Crisis

Learning the Right Lessons From the Financial Crisis

A central bank can rescue lenders, like the Bailey Building and Loan in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” in times of crisis. The economist Laurence M. Ball argues in a new book that the Federal Reserve’s refusal to aid Lehman Brothers in 2008 was a policy failure.

Complaints About Nursing Home Evictions Rise, and Regulators Take Note

Complaints About Nursing Home Evictions Rise, and Regulators Take Note

Deborah Zwaschka-Blansfield was told by the nursing home where she was staying that she was to be discharged despite still needing services like physical therapy that the home provided after the lower half of her left leg was amputated.

China’s Aviation Market Is Taking Hold

China’s Aviation Market Is Taking Hold

The Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai last month.

487 Original Programs Aired in 2017. Bet You Didn’t Watch Them All.

487 Original Programs Aired in 2017. Bet You Didn’t Watch Them All.

One of the popular new shows this past year was Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

Europe Worries as Facebook Fights Manipulation Worldwide

Europe Worries as Facebook Fights Manipulation Worldwide

Facebook revealed this post to be the work of an Iranian-backed campaign aimed at Britain, the first known influence campaign with a target outside the United States.

Why Are Mutual Fund Fees So High? This Billionaire Knows

Why Are Mutual Fund Fees So High? This Billionaire Knows

Ronald S. Baron, the founder of Baron Funds, at his annual conference in New York last month. “If you want the lowest fee, you should not invest with us,” he said in an interview, arguing that his skills and experience justify his costs.

If Party Conventions Seem More Like Infomercials, Blame Nixon

If Party Conventions Seem More Like Infomercials, Blame Nixon

The entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. introducing President Richard Nixon during the 1972 Republican convention in Miami Beach. The backdrop of young people was intended to remind viewers that Nixon had prodded Congress to stop the military draft and lower the voting age to 18.

When You Dial 911 and Wall Street Answers

When You Dial 911 and Wall Street Answers

A firefighter with Rural/Metro, which operates private fire departments. The company, until recently backed by private equity investors, often bills homeowners thousands of dollars for putting out fires.

Goodbye, Denver Post. Hello, Blockchain.

Goodbye, Denver Post. Hello, Blockchain.

The Denver Post’s former headquarters in downtown Denver. Former Post editors and reporters are creating their own news outlet called The Colorado Sun.


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