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How Trump Has Remade the Rules for Business

The Trump administration in its first year has pushed for deregulation across industries. The effort has included high-profile actions, such as reversing Obama-era rules on internet traffic and power-plant emissions. But there have been hundreds of narrower steps as well. Here is a sampling of the major changes.

For GE, a Breakup Is No Quick Fix

While GE’s core Aviation, Power and Healthcare divisions would be among the biggest players in their markets, separating them would require unraveling intertwined operations, pensions and debts.

Verizon Teams With NBA on 'League Pass,' Fan Content

Verizon has struck a deal with the NBA that extends its relationship with the league beyond streaming games and into content creation as well as augmented-reality fan experiences.

Why Google's New App Won't Match Your Face to Art in Some States

Millions of people across the U.S. have downloaded an app to see how a Google algorithm matched their selfies to historical artwork. But for many residents of Illinois and Texas, the selfie tool was missing. The reason? State bans on the collection of biometric data.

One Accounting Firm Wants to Hire Retirees

Mandatory retirement might seem like a relic but it remains common at accounting firms. But one firm in the top 100, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP, turns the practice upside down, seeking out and hiring senior accountants who have aged out at other firms.

Fed's Kaplan Sees 3 Rate Rises This Year, but Says More May Be Needed

Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said he expects the U.S. central bank will need to raise interest rates three times this year and perhaps even more to prevent a robust economy from overheating.

Senate Panel Again Votes to Back Powell as Fed Chief

The Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday voted for the second time to advance the nomination of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.