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.

U.S. Regulators Close Tesla Autopilot Probe

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U.S. highway safety regulators closed a probe of Tesla Motors’ Autopilot system without seeking a recall or other action against the Silicon Valley auto maker after a six-month investigation failed to uncover a defect in the semi-automated technology in use during a fatal crash last year.

GE's Stock Rally Needs More Power

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Fourth-quarter earnings will put the industrial giant’s stock rally to the test.

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.

For Trump and China, Tough Talk Hides Big Vulnerabilities

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The prospects for accommodation between Donald Trump and China might seem bleak. But there is one reason for optimism: despite all the bluster, both sides have far more to lose than they are letting on.

CSX Investors Cheered by Former Rail Rival's Sudden Switch

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Railroad veteran Hunter Harrison tried twice to take over rival CSX Corp. and failed. But investors cheered Thursday the idea of letting him run CSX himself.

How to Place Your Chips on Electric Cars

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German chip maker Infineon has a stake in the car of the future, whoever makes it.

Financial Crisis, Regulatory Agenda Shaped Obama's Economic Legacy

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President Barack Obama took office in the middle of a financial crisis with Corporate America hemorrhaging jobs. He leaves with stocks near record highs and 75 straight months of job creation. Yet his economic legacy is marred by a long run of slow wage growth, low worker productivity and the slowest economic expansion in post-World War II history.

May Hints at Trump Rebuke in Vow to Lead on Free Trade

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British Prime Minister Theresa May said the U.K. would become a world leader in promoting the merits of globalization, underscoring her vision of an internationalist Britain outside the EU.

FTC's Qualcomm Suit Exposes Tensions in Smartphone Industry

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The FTC’s lawsuit against Qualcomm is part of an escalating international regulatory battle that has laid bare tensions between the dominant maker of smartphone chips and some of its biggest customers.

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