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Polls Show Government Shutdown Is Eroding Faith in Economy

WASHINGTON — The government shutdown and a late-year slump in the stock market have eroded Americans’ optimism for the economy and support for President Trump’s economic policies, new surveys show. The decline in confidence is widespread — among Democrats and Republicans, high and low earners — and it suggests mounting …

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Why Jeff Bezos’ Divorce Should Worry Amazon Investors

The law doesn’t explicitly require controlling shareholders to disclose prenuptial or other agreements that could affect the disposal of their company stakes in the event of divorce. But some experts said they would support such a requirement. “It’s absolutely material, and as a result it should be disclosed,” said John …

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Jesse Angelo Is Out as Publisher of The New York Post

Rupert Murdoch’s New York tabloid has a new boss. In an announcement on Thursday, News Corporation, the newspaper’s parent company, said that Jesse Angelo was out as publisher and chief executive after two decades at the paper. Taking his place is Sean Giancola, The Post’s chief revenue officer. Mr. Angelo, …

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In Print Since 1897, The Forward Goes Digital Only

The Forward, the 121-year-old Jewish publication that started as a Yiddish-language daily newspaper for those who had fled persecution in Europe, announced on Thursday that it planned to stop publishing print editions this spring. “Whereas our readers once went to the newsstand with a nickel to read the news of …

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