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China’s Economic Growth Rate Is Slowest Since 1990

China’s economic expansion languished to its slowest pace in nearly three decades last year amid a bruising trade fight with the U.S. 132

Companies Try to Skirt Shutdown’s IPO Limbo

The monthlong government shutdown is forcing some companies to seek alternate routes to go public while the main markets regulator is unable to greenlight IPOs.

A Major Market’s Major Headache: Stocks That Crash Without Warning

Hong Kong is home to a developed, $3.8 trillion stock market. A series of stock-price collapses have made it seem, of late, more like an untamed emerging market.

Kamala Harris Says She Is Running for President

Sen. Kamala Harris, (D., Calif.) said she is running for president, aiming to become the nation’s first woman to win the White House and the second black commander in chief. 591

Neither President Trump nor British Prime Minister Theresa May are planning to attend the World Economic Forum.

Neither President Trump nor British Prime Minister Theresa May are planning to attend the World Economic Forum.

Trump, Key European Leaders Skip Davos Amid Turmoil at Home

President Trump’s decision to stay in Washington to deal with the partial government shutdown has changed the script for this week’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. 70

J.C. Penney Struggles to Avoid a Fate Worse Than the Sears Scenario

J.C. Penney sales are falling, senior executive slots remain vacant and the strategy keeps changing—leading analysts to ask, Is it too late for a turnaround?

Cohen Threatened CNBC That Trump Would Sue After 2014 Poll Disappointment

Both Donald Trump and his fixer Michael Cohen called the network to complain about Mr. Trump’s failure to be ranked among the 25 “top business leaders,” people familiar with the matter said. 108


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The Hottest Hair Color of the Moment Is...Gray

Silver tresses, both dyed and natural, are trending among pop stars and CEOs alike. But is this a passing fad or a true revolution in our outdated notions of women’s beauty? Plus: How the dyeing game is different for guys. 177