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Onefinestay’s Innovative Bet to Stay Ahead of Airbnb

Nearly two years into Accor SA’s $168 million play for a piece of the home-sharing pie, the multinational hotel group is throwing down the luxury …

Hospitality

Is 'Black Panther' the Superhero Lexus Needs?

In Marvel Studios’ upcoming “Black Panther” blockbuster, the superhero king of Wakanda surfs through a city clinging to the roof of his Lexus LC 500 …

Chevrolet Camaro

Minting Crypto Millions Isn't What it Used to Be

In 2017, the elevator pitch for corralling the public into a hot new cryptocurrency involved a celebrity like Floyd Mayweather promising tons of …

Bitcoin

The FDA Should Shine More Light on Drug Rejections

C,R, and L are the three most dreaded letters in biotech -- shorthand for complete response letters, which the FDA sends when it rejects a drug …

Scott Gottlieb

Norwegian Airlines Sets Record for Fastest Transatlantic Flight

To the envy of plane-weary travelers everywhere, passengers aboard a Norwegian Airlines flight from New York to London on Jan. 15 were treated to a …

Airlines

Britain’s Christmas-Spending Shift

Britons are no longer waiting until December to begin their Christmas shopping. Black Friday, the American discount bonanza that arrived in the U.K. …

Christmas

Cheap Guinness is Bad News for Korean Drink Maker

International competition in the beer aisle may spell bad news for the sterling credit rating of Lotte Chilsung Beverage Co., South Korea’s biggest …

South Korea

Eight Retro Gadgets That Got Modern Updates

Even as we flirt with Jetsons-style bathrooms hooked up to digital assistants and breakneck races of flying “cars,” one thing remains clear: Despite …

BlackBerry KEYone

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Even Food Star Hormel Needs More Deals

Shares of Hormel Foods Corp., one of the industry's few bright spots last year, are fading in 2018 as pork and turkey prices eat into margins. But …

Agriculture

Hands-on With the Thinnest Mechanical Watch in the World

<i>Originally published by Jack Forster on Hodinkee.</i><p>The Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept Watch has a name that invites challengers, but challengers may …

Would You Pay $50 for Coffee That Was Shot to the Mesosphere?

Pricey dishes usually announce themselves. The $35 burger at Db Bistro Moderne has foie gras oozing out of the center. The $1,000 Golden Opulence …

Coffee

A Bitcoin Can Still Fill Your Tank for a Decade

Even after its recent crash, one Bitcoin can still buy enough gas to fill your car’s tank for almost a decade. At Thursday’s prices, one $12,000 …

Cryptocurrency

Your Emotional Support Duck Is Not Welcome in Seat 15C

The day of the service duck and emotional support chicken on airlines may be drawing to a close.<p>Delta Air Lines Inc. said Friday it will more …

Airlines

Why Companies Fear Disclosing CEO-to-Workers Pay

U.S. companies must soon begin disclosing what many would rather keep secret: The ratio between the CEO’s compensation and the paycheck of the …

Governance

The Supreme Court Is Finally Tackling Gerrymandering

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. hates gerrymandering cases. When courts overturn legislatures’ redistricting maps, “you’re taking these issues …

Judiciary

Asia Can Relax About the Dollar

Why is the dollar so weak? That question pops up a lot in Asia these days, though not necessarily as an expression of worry. If anything, there's …

Economy

Bond Buyers Won't Play Investment Bankers' Pricing Games

The end of the great bond bull market may not be here yet -- but it pays to look out for early warning signs.<p>Investors are starting to resist tighter …

Economy

Beijing's Flexible Property Rules

Wait, isn't there supposed to be some restriction on Chinese companies buying property offshore?<p>If there is, it doesn't seem to include Guangzhou R&F …

China

More Jobs Mean Sydney Office Space Is Getting Scarce

Australia’s jobs bonanza is adding to Sydney’s office squeeze. Prime office vacancies in the city are at the lowest in almost a decade, lifting rents …

Australia

Star Lawyer David Boies and Chinese Tycoon Guo Wengui Split

Guo Wengui, the controversial businessman sought by China for making various allegations of corruption against the country’s rich and powerful, will …

David Boies

How Smart Luggage Makers Are Reacting to the Impending Ban

Considering that the last major innovation in luggage was a four-wheeled suitcase patented in 1972, it’s understandable that recent shifts have …

Airlines

Earth’s Relentless Warming Sets a Brutal New Record in 2017

By Tom RandallTom Randall and Blacki MigliozziBlacki Migliozzi<p>The burn continues. What follows are 138 years of scientific records tracing the human …

Climate Change

Here’s What Could Make the Next Global Recession Even Worse

Aside from snow, sharing is the most abundant commodity in the Swiss ski village of Davos every January. Coordination, collaboration, and joint …

Economics

A Brexit Deal Is Worth the Price

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May provisionally agreed to pay about 40 billion pounds ($55 billion) as part of the country’s exit from the European …

Brexit

Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Requirement Is an About-Face

Kentucky is about to become the first state to impose a work rule for Medicaid. Ben Abell and Bree Pearsall worry about what it will mean for their …

Health Care

Capitalism Is Cozying Up to Britain’s Most Powerful Socialists

It says a lot about the turbulent state of British politics these days that one of the most sought-after invitations in business circles is tea with …

John McDonnell

The Fall of Travis Kalanick Was a Lot Weirder and Darker Than You Thought

Silicon Valley CEOs are supposed to be sacrosanct. So how did it all go wrong at Uber?<p>A year ago, before the investor lawsuits and the federal …

Uber

The Unlikely Technology Helping Autonomous Cars See

When Henry Ford revolutionized transportation a century ago with the mass-produced Model T, it came in just one color: black. Eager to customize …

Transportation

The Forgotten Film Director Hollywood Still Loves

Over the span of nine years, Hal Ashby released five movies that would comprise the highlights of his brief career: <i>The Landlord</i> (1970), his …

David O. Russell