China's Yuan and the Trillion-Dollar Numbers Game

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There may be nothing significant per se about having more than $3 trillion in reserves. But markets have a way of getting antsy about these things.

Cellphone's Birthplace Finds New Life After Nokia

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The Finnish city of Salo, once a center of Nokia’s cellphone production, is finding rebirth in what Nokia left behind: scores of experienced engineers and vast areas of idled factories that are attracting startups.

Pfizer Fined $107 Million for Epilepsy Drug Price Hike

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Pfizer has been fined $106.7 million by the U.K.’s competition regulator for charging the country’s National Health Service excessively high prices for an anti-epilepsy drug.

Shell, Total Eye Iran Deals Despite Uncertainty Over Trump

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Shell and Total are set to sign deals to develop Iranian oil fields, according to the country’s oil ministry, suggesting energy companies won’t let Donald Trump’s pledge to undo the Iran nuclear deal deter them from investing.

The Real Art Behind the Trump-SoftBank $50 Billion Deal

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SoftBank’s big U.S. investment plan likely would have happened even without the input of the president-elect. Mr. Trump took credit anyway.

The Economy's Hidden Problem: We're Out of Big Ideas

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There is a yawning chasm between what innovation promises for the economy and what it is delivering. Outside of personal technology, improvements in everyday life have been incremental, not revolutionary. A Wall Street Journal series explains why that is and looks at ways to reboot.

New York City Council to Consider Laws on Employee Hours, Scheduling

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New York City lawmakers are introducing legislation to require employers to offer their workers more predictable schedules and opportunities to work more hours, in an effort to help low-wage workers.

The Promise and Peril of the Trump Trade

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Long-term interest rates have risen sharply on the view that President-elect Trump will deliver on his pledge to bolster the economy. That needn’t be a problem—unless he can’t follow through.

Banks Tease Bigger Dividends

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Comments by J.P. Morgan Chase chief James Dimon suggest banks could be poised to pay out more dividends.

Wearable Tech Looking Worse for Wear

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Slowing sales of wearable gadgets at Fitbit and Apple cast doubt on market’s ultimate potential.

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