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Saturday, November 1, 2014

New York Times Business

With Political Rift Still Deep, Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal Is Widely Seen as a Patch

Yesterday
The agreement was reached after both sides accepted the financial realities, in the face of an approaching winter. by By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Crashes in New Setback for Commercial Spaceflight

Yesterday
There was one death and one major injury, a police spokesman said, in the crash of the rocket plane in the Mojave Desert on Friday. by By KENNETH CHANG and JOHN SCHWARTZ

At First Look Media, Personalities Prove Tough to Manage

Yesterday
After the departure of the journalist Matt Taibbi, people inside the company described a power struggle between journalists and management at the digital start-up. by By RAVI SOMAIYA and NOAM COHEN

Trinity Guardrail Installation Now Banned in More Than 30 States

Yesterday
The guardrail system is suspected of having a defect that could worsen the consequences of vehicle accidents. by By DANIELLE IVORY and AARON M. KESSLER

Ferrari Fined $3.5 Million for Not Reporting Fatal Crashes

Yesterday
The transportation secretary said there was “no excuse” for the carmaker not to comply with a law requiring it to submit reports of fatal accidents to the government. by By DANIELLE IVORY

Wealth Matters: A Billion to Spend, and Only Two Years to Do It

Yesterday
Foundations that plan their own demise have bucket lists and regrets too. by By PAUL SULLIVAN

Retiring: The Ethical Will, an Ancient Concept, Is Revamped for the Tech Age

Yesterday
Originally an oral tradition to pass on wisdom from a family patriarch or matriarch, ethical wills today are more likely to be videos or Facebook pages. by By CONSTANCE GUSTKE

DealBook: What Women Need at Work to Give Their All

Yesterday
Company leaders need to find a balance between challenging and caring for employees. That’s especially true for women, who spend more time than men taking care of others. by By TONY SCHWARTZ

F.C.C. Considering Hybrid Regulatory Approach to Net Neutrality

Yesterday
A “split the baby” proposal would regulate “wholesale” Internet transactions similar to utilities, and lightly regulate “retail” transactions. by By EDWARD WYATT

Nissan Recalls 1,800 SUVs Over Another Defect in Takata-Made Airbags

Yesterday
The new problem, which could cause too much pressure in an airbag’s casing, is different from the defect that prompted the recall of about 14 million vehicles in recent years. by By CHRISTOPHER JENSEN and DANIELLE IVORY

Colbert Announces End Date for ‘Report’ and His Blowhard Persona

Yesterday
The last show, on Dec. 18, will be the final appearance for the character Stephen Colbert created and will be leaving behind when he heads to CBS. by By BILL CARTER

DealBook: A Company Caught Between a Hostile Bid and a Side Deal

Yesterday
The battle for the GFI Group, a New York brokerage and clearing firm, features an insider transaction, the secret accumulation of shares and a hostile offer that may be something else entirely. by By STEVEN DAVIDOFF SOLOMON

Your Money: Lost Money Everywhere, Just Waiting to Be Claimed

Yesterday
Tens of billions of dollars sit in the unclaimed property funds that states run, waiting to be taken back by owners.. by By RON LIEBER

Nik Wallenda’s Risk for Discovery Channel Points to TV’s Audience Troubles

Yesterday
His coming high-wire act illustrates the extreme risks some television networks are taking to attract live audiences in an age of fragmented, on-demand viewing. by By EMILY STEEL

Repeal of Health Law, Once Central to G.O.P., Is Side Issue in Campaigns

Yesterday
In a year that was supposed to be dominated by attacks on the Affordable Care Act, few Republican candidates focused on repeal or offered alternatives. by By JONATHAN WEISMAN

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