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Novartis CEO Steers Drug Maker Back to R&DNovartis CEO Steers Drug Maker Back to R&D

Vasant Narasimhan, the 41-year-old chief executive at Novartis AG, is vowing data science and digital technologies will revolutionize the company’s drug-development pipeline.

For Tech Giants, Halting Russian Meddling Won't Be EasyFor Tech Giants, Halting Russian Meddling Won't Be Easy

The U.S. indictment handed down against three Russian companies and 13 individuals suggests it won’t be easy to stop any aggressive influence campaign in the run-up to the midterm election in less than nine months.

'Black Panther' Album on Track for Heroic Opening Week'Black Panther' Album on Track for Heroic Opening Week

“Black Panther: The Album” is set to deliver the strongest album debut for a Walt Disney Co. movie in at least five years.

In Cutting Time to Market, Toy Companies Try On Fast FashionIn Cutting Time to Market, Toy Companies Try On Fast Fashion

Toy companies are mimicking the moves of fast-fashion retailers as they scramble to produce toys and games tied to the swift rise and fall of trends driven by social media.

Silicon Valley Has a New Investment Opportunity: Your HomeSilicon Valley Has a New Investment Opportunity: Your Home

Companies including some backed by Silicon Valley venture-capital firms and Mark Zuckerberg’s nonprofit are experimenting with a product that essentially lets them take an ownership position in a house along with the homeowner.

Fed Chairman Powell Taps Two Senior AdvisersFed Chairman Powell Taps Two Senior Advisers

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has tapped two monetary policy specialists to serve as senior advisers, according to people familiar with the matter.

Consumer Sentiment Rebounds in FebruaryConsumer Sentiment Rebounds in February

U.S. households’ confidence in the economic outlook rebounded this month, as a gauge of consumer sentiment hit its second-highest level since 2004.

The Rise of the Jumbo Student LoanThe Rise of the Jumbo Student Loan

Most borrowers who left college or graduate school owing at least $50,000 in student loans in 2010 had failed to pay down any of their debt four years later, according to a study by the Brookings Institution.

U.S. Home Construction Rose 9.7% in JanuaryU.S. Home Construction Rose 9.7% in January

Housing construction got off to a strong start in 2018, which could help boost economic growth and ease home-price increases in the coming months.

U.S. Import Prices Rise in JanuaryU.S. Import Prices Rise in January

Prices for foreign-made goods imported to the U.S. rose in January, driven by a broad range of product price increases and capping a week of solid inflation readings.