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Norway’s Wealth Fund Considers Divesting From Oil Shares

The move signals that the country, Europe’s top producer, does not have full confidence in oil’s future.

DealBook Briefing: Corporate Taxes, Musk vs. Buffett, and Will Fox Strike a Deal?

Will companies invest their cash windfall from the Republican tax plans? Also, the Murdochs are in talks with suitors interested in pieces of their empire. But will they sell?

Stitch Fix Prepares an I.P.O. in the Shadow of Amazon

The online retailer is a rarity: A start-up that has been profitable. But investors will have to decide if it can compete with the e-commerce behemoth.

In Puerto Rico, Law Passed for Fiscal Crisis Hampers Storm Recovery

When the hurricane-ravaged island needs Washington’s help most, 2016 legislation that set up an oversight board is restricting federal authority.

DealBook Briefing: Why Are the Kochs Backing a Bid for Time Inc.?

Koch Industries has tentatively agreed to invest millions into Meredith’s takeover bid for the magazine publisher. Their goal is an open question.

Breakingviews: A German Banking Merger Remains Far Off

Cerberus Capital Management’s investment in both Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank is not enough to spur a merger of the two institutions.

Greece Offers Bond Swap in a Charge Toward Financial Freedom

The proposed bond conversion could help ease a staggering debt burden that at one point threatened to push Greece out of the eurozone.

Under Trump, Banking Watchdog Trades Its Bite for a Tamer Stance

A change in course has made the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which oversees the nation’s biggest banks, part of a campaign to roll back regulations.

Goldman Sachs’s China Deal Prompts Questions About Country’s U.S. Investment

The bank’s $5 billion pact with an arm of the Chinese government to make deals in the United States highlights political divisions over trade and investment.

DealBook Briefing: Waiting for a Fight Over AT&T-Time Warner Deal

AT&T is waiting to see if the Justice Department will sue to block its big takeover. Jeff Sessions didn’t tip his hand either way yesterday.

Howard Schultz, Starbucks and a History of Corporate Responsibility

The notion that corporations can and should do social good is a hot topic of conversation these days, but the concept has a long, if uneven, history.

Venezuelan Debt Now Has the Vultures Circling

With bond prices declining, investors attracted to distressed debt see a potential payday in the troubled country’s lucrative assets.

5 Flaws That Kill Student Loan Collection Lawsuits

Creditors file tens of thousands of lawsuits each year. Here are defenses that have halted collection cases.

Breakingviews: Private Equity Chiefs Are Better Tax Targets Than Start-Up Workers

The Senate’s overhaul would tax stock options when they are vested — a burden on start-up employees. Closing the carried-interest loophole instead makes more sense.

DealBook Briefing: Can Tech Change the Senate Tax Bill?

Silicon Valley is outraged over a proposed change to how stock options are taxed, arguing that it would decimate start-ups and hurt employees.

Excerpts From the DealBook Conference

Business leaders talked with Andrew Ross Sorkin at the New York Times conference.

Mellody Hobson Says the Time for Corporate Diversity Is Now

‘Trying is not the same as doing,’ said the corporate president in a call to action.

It’s Time to Tax Companies for Using Our Personal Data

Companies are making a fortune by using personal data gleaned from the internet. They would barely notice a 1 percent tax, but it could make a better world.

Some Big Retailers Are Still Betting On Brick and Mortar

Despite bankruptcies and closures of some major retail stores, others, especially retailers like Target and the parent of T.J. Maxx, are expanding.

DealBook: Navigating a Breathtaking Level of Global Economic Change

Managing rapid change wrought by politics, technology and social media is testing the business world’s best and brightest.

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