In the past 13 months, CBS has undergone a companywide reckoning in the wake of the #MeToo movement that has stretched from its morning show to its prime-time lineup, its news division to its executive suite. Three powerful men at the company — Leslie Moonves, its chief executive; Charlie Rose, its morning show anchor; and…
One of the biggest money-printing programs of all time, a geyser of cash that may have prevented the collapse of the eurozone, will officially end in a few weeks in a slow-motion wrap-up that reflects lingering risks to the region. The European Central Bank said on Thursday that as the end of December it would…
Investors were confronted on Friday with more evidence that the trade war between the United States and China is weighing on economic growth, and stocks fell to their deepest decline of the week. The S&P 500-stock index fell 1.9 percent, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index dropped 2.3 percent, and the Dow Jones industrial average was…
Amazon, the world's largest online retailer and its largest cloud-computing company, is pushing into a new line of work: computer chips. Late last month, the Seattle company revealed that it had spent the last few years building a new chip for use inside the millions of servers in its data centers around the world. Amazon…
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning a series of actions this week targeting China’s trade, cyber and economic policies, bringing together the work of a handful of federal agencies as part of a longer-term strategy to keep pressure on Beijing, according to senior administration officials. The moves, which have been contemplated for months and…
Google has also given $1 million to build the High Line and another $1.5 million to a cultural preservation project for the Stonewall Inn, a West Village bar and a symbol of the gay rights movement. In addition, the company has provided free Wi-Fi across broad swathes of Chelsea, including inside the subway station below…
When a trade war broke out between the world’s two largest economies in June, investors barely blinked. After the Federal Reserve raised interest rates — often a reason for investors to sell stocks — the markets kept climbing. As some of the world’s largest economies began to slow down, American markets largely shrugged it off.…
“Marriage still ain’t equal, y’all. It ain’t equal. I tell women that whole ‘you can have it all’ — mmm, nope. Not at the same time. That’s a lie. It’s not always enough to lean in, because that [expletive] doesn’t work.” — Michelle Obama When Mrs. Obama spoke these words this week at a Brooklyn…
Six months after halting a study of moderate drinking that was underwritten by donations from the alcohol industry, the National Institutes of Health outlined a series of steps to prevent similar conflicts of interest and to safeguard the integrity of its research as well as its reputation. In a report issued on Thursday, N.I.H. officials…
Hotel RL’s senior vice president of global brand management and strategy, Yvonne Choi, said the company had teamed up with Aaptiv because its guests were saying they wanted more ways to exercise efficiently. “We tried to find a creative and fun way to give them what they were asking for,” she said. Also in October,…