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Toshiba Reaches Tentative Deal to Sell Microchip Unit

The board of the Japanese conglomerate is close to an agreement with a group of investors led by Bain Capital, although details must still be finalized.

Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp Agree to Create European Steel Giant

The two companies hope a joint venture would be better equipped to tackle chronic problems in the sector. But the deal faces major obstacles.

Morning Agenda: Masayoshi Son Warns of the Singularity

The SoftBank founder laid out his predictions for how artificial intelligence will change the world — and how his giant Vision Fund fits into that.

Harvard Endowment Reports ‘Disappointing’ 8.1 Percent Return

The endowment’s new chief, N.P. Narvekar, said the university’s $37.1 billion fund had problems that would “require time to overcome.”

Morning Agenda: Retailers (Not Named Amazon) Continue to Struggle

The bankruptcy filing by Toys “R” Us shows just how much pain store operators are feeling — and highlighted that more suffering is in store.

Toys ‘R’ Us, Crippled by Competition and Debt, Files for Bankruptcy

The toy store chain will get $3 billion in financing to continue paying employees and suppliers as it deals with Chapter 11.

DealBook: Fixing the ‘Brain Damage’ Caused by the I.P.O. Process

Entrepreneurs are exploring new ways to list companies on exchanges — and placate stock-holding Silicon Valley employees — while avoiding the pitfalls of initial public offerings.

Push for Nafta Overhaul May Fall Short, U.S. Negotiator Says

A tight timeline and ambitious goals leave the Trump administration with a narrow path to success in talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Student Loan Creditor, Fined for ‘False’ Lawsuits, Must Halt Collections

Under a federal settlement, the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts will refund millions to borrowers and temporarily suspend debt collections.

Northrop Grumman to Buy Orbital ATK for $7.8 Billion

The proposed deal to purchase the maker of components for missiles and satellites adds to consolidation in the aerospace industry at a time of growing military budgets.

Morning Agenda: Tech Giants Feel the Pressure Worldwide

Facebook, Google and other technology titans are encountering more resistance to their empire-building, both abroad and at home.

Another View: What Jamie Dimon Is Missing About Bitcoin

JPMorgan Chase’s chief executive may be pessimistic about the worth of digital currencies. But an investor says, he isn’t seeing the full picture.

Simple Investing for Nonprofits

Like individuals saving for retirement, nonprofits are often better off when their investments are straightforward and low cost.

Funding Talks at Uber and Lyft Complicate Ride-Hailing Allegiances

With Uber reportedly nearing a deal with SoftBank and Lyft having held discussions with Alphabet, alliances are shifting quickly in the industry.

Lurid Lawsuit’s Quiet End Leaves Silicon Valley Start-Up Barely Dented

For all the outcry over how women are treated in the tech industry, the resolution of a sexual harassment case against Upload, a virtual reality start-up, shows that little has changed.

S.&P. 500 Crosses 2,500 in Final Seconds of Trading

The benchmark index rose nearly five points on the day to close at 2,500.23. The Dow Jones industrial average also reached a new high.

White Collar Watch: Whether Corporate Spying or Just a Spoof, Imitation Is a Dangerous Game

Trying to be something you’re not isn’t necessarily illegal, but what you do during your subterfuge might make it a crime.

Morning Agenda: Where’s the Next Big Deal for Fancy Coffee?

Nestlé’s deal for a majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee is in part an effort to reach coffee-loving millennials. Other food giants may be hunting similar targets.

Young Troublemakers Who Rise (and Fall) as Entrepreneurs

Rule-breaking at an early age may point to the success of company founders like Martin Shkreli, researchers say. It may also foretell their undoing.

China Bitcoin Exchange to Stop Trading Virtual Currencies Amid Crackdown

The announcement by BTC China Exchange raises the specter of other exchanges shutting down Bitcoin trading in the coming weeks.

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