Paramount Pictures Gets a $1 Billion Infusion From China

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A $1 billion financing deal with two Chinese firms promises Viacom Inc.’s struggling Paramount Pictures some much-needed funds and a foothold in the world’s second-largest box-office market.

Economic Tests Await Trump

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President-elect Donald Trump inherits an economy in much stronger shape than at either of the past two inaugurations, but major questions loom over how he can boost productivity and deliver on his growth promises.

Railroad Maverick Buoys CSX Investors

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Hunter Harrison has spent several years trying to assemble a transcontinental railroad empire. This week the 72-year-old maverick set aside that pursuit but not his desire to run one of America’s biggest railroads.

The Trump Factor in Job Pledges: Analyzing the Numbers

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A dozen major companies have touted the creation of about 130,000 U.S. jobs since Donald Trump was elected president, vowing to keep jobs in America. How many of those come from Mr. Trump’s pressure and how many were already planned is harder to determine.

SIG Sauer Wins Huge Army Handgun Deal

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The Pentagon said Thursday that SIG Sauer had won a $580 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with new handguns, ending a long-running contest that had attracted fierce criticism from a senior military chief.

ECB: Going Nowhere Despite German Inflation Anxiety

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The ECB struck a dovish tone and the euro fell. The bigger picture is steady ECB policy even in the face of German worries about inflation.

U.S. Regulators Close Tesla Autopilot Probe

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U.S. regulators closed a probe of a fatal crash involving a Tesla Motors Inc. car driving itself, concluding the Silicon Valley auto maker’s semi-automated technology didn’t contain a safety defect.

Uber to Pay $20 Million to Settle FTC Charges

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Uber Technologies agreed to pay $20 million to resolve Federal Trade Commission allegations that it misled drivers about potential earnings and vehicle financing.

Mall Closures Ripple Through Small-Town America

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Sears and Macy’s closures at an Ohio mall are a double hit for the mall and a former steel town being swept up in a wave of retail flight across the U.S.

Mnuchin Defends Investments, Qualifications in Senate Hearing

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Donald Trump’s pick for Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, brushed aside criticism from Democrats over his qualifications and investment holdings and sought to reassure lawmakers on a range of issues.

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