Trump's Hard Line on Immigration Collides With U.S. Demographics

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President Trump hopes to deliver growth above 3% in the coming decade, which would be hard in the best of times. He and Republicans seem intent on making it harder by putting the brakes on immigration, Greg Ip writes.

Boston Scientific Recalls Lotus Heart Valve Replacement Device

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Boston Scientific said it voluntarily recalled all of its Lotus Valve heart devices from commercial and clinical sites because of manufacturing defects.

Border-Adjustment Tax Divides Energy Sector

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The proposal could benefit companies that export fuel products or sell domestic crude by making imported oil more expensive, but it also could hurt companies that must import crude from other countries.

Immigrant Crackdown Worries Food and Construction Industries

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U.S. companies are girding for fallout from the Trump administration’s moves to tighten immigration enforcement, with farmers, food companies and builders among those bracing for possible deportations of workers that some fear could leave businesses short-staffed.

GM's European Exit Could Spawn New Rival at Home

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Potential buyer Peugeot could use GM’s Opel and its German engineering pedigree to push into the U.S.

Companies Seek to Sway Trump Administration on FTC Choice

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The top candidates for FTC chairman are Utah attorney general Sean Reyes, who favors greater scrutiny of Google, and current acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen, a veteran official of the consumer-protection agency.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Sees Tax Overhaul by August

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin laid out ambitious goals to secure a tax-code overhaul by August and to deliver economic growth at rates not seen in more than a decade in his first interview in his new job.

Glencore Returns to Profit on Commodities Boom

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Glencore rode a wave of surging commodity prices in 2016 to return to a profit of $1.4 billion, marking a head-snapping turnaround for a miner that faced an investor revolt just 18 months ago.

Barclays Leaves Investors Behind on Road to Recovery

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Barclays returned to profit in 2016 but investors aren’t getting to share in the recovery yet, even as its bankers are doing just fine.

Politics Aside, Nordstrom Faces Tough Reality

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Nordstrom isn’t immune to the increasingly difficult environment hurting most department-store chains.

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