Hasbro to Make Play-Doh American Again

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Play-Doh will soon be squeezed out of a factory in the U.S. again, as Hasbro brings manufacturing of the popular moldable clay back to America, where it hasn’t been made since 2004.

Hollywood Is Left Hanging as China Reins In Investments

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China has been snapping up Hollywood companies in recent years, but as the government increases scrutiny of overseas investment, some pending deals face the threat of an unwelcome twist ending.

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reports Rise in Net Earnings

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said fourth-quarter net earnings rose nearly 15%, boosted in part by the stock market’s end-of-year gains.

Wireless Players Tout 5G as They Await Next Smartphone Wave

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While wireless carriers battle each other by pushing unlimited data plans riding on their 4G networks, an industry gathering in Barcelona will be looking to the future.

Trump to Meet With Health-Insurance Executives

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President Donald Trump is planning to meet with health-insurance executives on Monday as the administration looks to encourage insurers to sign onto Republicans’ health-care overhaul efforts.

Michael Levine Helped End Regulation of Airfares in U.S.

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Michael Levine was a top official at the Civil Aeronautics Board in the late 1970s and helped phase out that regulatory body as airfares were deregulated. He died Feb. 3 at the age of 75.

How Nasty Gal Went From $85 Million in Sales to Kaput

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The spiral into bankruptcy of Sophia Amoruso’s Nasty Gal, an online retailer once popular with millennial shoppers and venture capitalists, shows how its swift growth led to stumbles.

World Trade Flows Grew at Slowest Pace Since Financial Crisis

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International trade flows grew at the slowest pace since the financial crisis in 2016, but there were signs of a modest pickup as the year drew to a close.

Japanese Workers Unleash Their Inner Slacker---for a Day

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Premium Friday’s goal is to improve productivity, reduce employee overwork and increase consumption. But will Japanese people take the bait?

Why Chinese Men Are Dying

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Mortality rates among Chinese men aged 41 to 60, who account for nearly three-quarters of the working-age population, increased by 12% over the past decade.

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