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American Companies Still Make Aluminum. In Iceland.

REYDARFJORDUR, Iceland — Where did the United States’ aluminum smelters go? More than 30 of the giant factories once dotted the American landscape, sucking down huge amounts of electricity to produce the metal for car parts, beer cans and aluminum foil. Now there are just five smelters — all facing ...

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Women in Tech Speak Frankly on Culture of Harassment

Their stories came out slowly, even hesitantly, at first. Then in a rush. One female entrepreneur recounted how she had been propositioned by a Silicon Valley venture capitalist while seeking a job with him, which she did not land after rebuffing him. Another showed the increasingly suggestive messages she had ...

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Fear of an End to Easy Money Prompts Sell-Off

Fears that central banks would unwind years of easy money policies rattled global markets on Thursday, prompting a sharp sell-off in European stocks and technology companies in the United States. Since the financial crisis, central banks in the United States, Europe and Japan have injected trillions of dollars into their ...

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A Costly Retraction for CNN and an Opening for Trump

In CNN’s newsroom, it is called the Triad: a three-pronged internal system designed to ensure that sensitive reporting by the network’s journalists is unimpeachable before it runs. Last week, the Triad fell short — and by Tuesday, the consequences were being felt across the news industry and in the hallways ...

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Shareholders Demand More Drastic Shifts at Nestlé

Nestlé, the Swiss food giant that helps bring the world Stouffer’s frozen dinners, Kit Kat candy bars and even L’Oréal hair coloring, is feeling pressure to change its corporate recipe. Late on Sunday, the activist investor Daniel S. Loeb informed Nestlé that he had amassed about $ 3.5 billion of ...

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Fair Game: Lessons From the Collapse of Banco Popular

Fair Game By GRETCHEN MORGENSON Banco Popular, Spain’s fifth-largest bank, with over $ 100 billion in loans, collapsed earlier this month, forcing it into the arms of its rival, Banco Santander. The latter, Spain’s largest bank, bought the failing institution for the nominal sum of one euro after depositors withdrew ...

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Easiest Path to Riches on the Web? An Initial Coin Offering

A new crop of technology entrepreneurs is forgoing the usual routes to raising money. The entrepreneurs are not pitching venture capitalists, selling stock in an initial public offering or using crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter. Instead, before they even have a working product, they are creating their own digital currencies and ...

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