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Why Taxing Stock Buybacks Is the Wrong Fix for Executive Pay

The supposed link between buybacks and inequality is unproven.

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DealBook D.C. Policy Project

What’s the roadmap for the recovery? Treasury secretary Janet Yellen, Senator Mitt Romney and business leaders discussed their priorities at our special event.

DealBook Debrief

DealBook Debrief is our discussion on the intersection of business, policy and culture, exploring solutions for stimulating economies, supporting workers and rebuilding public trust in a post-pandemic world.

SpaceX's Inspiration4 Civilian Crew Completes 3-Day Mission

The mission hinted at what space travel could look like in a more accessible future, while remaining in reach now to only the richest of the rich.

Tim Cook Faces Surprising Employee Unrest at Apple

Hundreds of current and former Apple workers are complaining about their work environment, a rarity for the once tight-lipped company.

What Facebook Knows

Internal company documents suggest that the company plays down awareness of its flaws.

Retailers Rethink Pandemic-Battered Manhattan

Starbucks has closed more than 40 stores, while adding mobile-order pickup counters in others. Other chains like Sonic are taking advantage of vacancies to establish themselves in New York.

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Get Polite After Inspiration4 Launch

The rivalry between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos over spaceflight is well known, but the two made nice on Twitter over the Inspiration4 launch.

Back on Track

The bidding war to acquire Kansas City Southern appears to end in victory for Canadian Pacific.

The Battle for Digital Privacy Is Reshaping the Internet

As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul.

What the Privacy Battle Upending the Internet Means for You

Get ready for more random ads online, higher prices and subscriptions galore. But your privacy concerns may still not fade.

SpaceX Launches Astronaut Crew Like No Other on Orbital Adventure

The Inspiration4 mission successfully lifted off from Florida, carrying with it an ambition of making spaceflight more accessible to the broader public.

Best Stimulus Ever?

The share of people living in poverty in the U.S. fell to a record low last year, making the emergency pandemic aid look highly effective, if costly.

SpaceX's Latest Mission Will Launch Four People Into Orbit

The Inspiration4 mission shows private spaceflight’s promise, but also how far it has to go before just about anyone can travel to orbit.

What to Expect from Gary Gensler’s Testimony

After five months on the job, the S.E.C. chair will speak before the Senate Banking Committee about crypto, climate, SPACs and more.

Pinterest Accused of Not Paying Female ‘Co-Creator’

In a lawsuit, a woman who said she had helped create Pinterest claimed the founders had agreed to compensate her but never did.

No, Walmart and Litecoin Are Not Partnering

Digital currencies briefly jumped in value after a fake release said the retailer would start accepting the little-used Litecoin.

Why Apple Didn’t Lose in the Epic Games Ruling

A judge’s split decision in the lawsuit mostly went in favor of Big Tech.

Can a Green-Economy Boom Town Be Built to Last?

The race to make electric vehicles is turning some places into winners. Normal, Ill., is one of them. But it has seen good times go sour in the past.