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Saturday, February 6, 2016

New York Times Business

Joe Earley Named President of New Entertainment Company

The former Fox executive will head the Jackal Group, which is owned by Fox and Gail Berman, a former colleague of Mr. Earley at the network. by BROOKS BARNES

Beijing Backing Lent Credibility to Ezubao, a Firm Now Called a Fraud

The police say Ding Ning’s Internet financing business, Ezubao, was a $7.6 billion Ponzi scheme and have arrested him and 20 others. by NEIL GOUGH

Lawyers Suing G.M. Over Defect Are Now Fighting Each Other

The lawyer who exposed the ignition problem urged a judge to remove the three plaintiffs’ lawyers leading the litigation, accusing them of bungling a trial. by BARRY MEIER

Retiring: Why Your Portfolio Needs Plenty of Stocks, Whatever Your Age

Most investment counselors tell people to reduce holdings of common stock as they get older, but that advice is poor, a former chief economist writes. by DAVID A. LEVINE

Wealth Matters: A Philanthropist Drills Down to Discover Why Programs Work

Susan Crown, a member of a billionaire Chicago family, has focused on groups that foster character traits, working with small groups of young people. by PAUL SULLIVAN

Wall St. Moves Lower After Jobs Report

LinkedIn shares were tumbling, but shares of Tyson Foods were on the upswing. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

3 Big Questions Answered by January’s Jobs Numbers

It’s finally time to wonder about things like the size of the work force and what’s going on with wages. by NEIL IRWIN

Your Money Adviser: Banks Are Warned Against Hindering Customers Seeking Accounts

A federal agency told banks they must act to provide accurate information to companies that track a consumer’s overdrawn and closed checking accounts. by ANN CARRNS

VW, Reeling From Emissions Scandal, Delays Reporting Earnings

The highly unusual move reflects the struggles of the German carmaker in the face of official inquiries and potential lawsuits over the cheating. by JACK EWING

Megyn Kelly of Fox News Signs Book Deal

The Fox News anchor will write a book for HarperCollins that is expected to be released in the fall, the publishing house announced. by ALEXANDRA ALTER

To Build a Ski Resort Under U.N. Sanctions, North Korea Turned to China

China told a United Nations panel that sanctions barring the sale of luxury goods did not apply because skiing is a “normal activity” in North Korea. by JANE PERLEZ and YUFAN HUANG

In Iran, State-Backed Companies Win From Lifted Sanctions

While major conglomerates profit, little or nothing is trickling down to the lower levels of Iran’s beleaguered but still enormous private sector. by THOMAS ERDBRINK

What to Expect From the Latest Jobs Report

At 8:30 a.m. Eastern time, the Labor Department will report its latest figures on hiring and unemployment in the first month of 2016. by NELSON D. SCHWARTZ

The Workologist: On Vacation. How to Keep the Boss at Bay?

A worker who needs occasional time off to recharge seeks help in keeping the boss from intruding on those vacation days with work-related questions and problems. by ROB WALKER

ArcelorMittal Reports $6.7 Billion Loss and Plan to Raise $3 Billion

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The steel maker said its results were hurt by lower prices, depressed by cheap Chinese exports, and by write-offs in the company’s large mining business. by STANLEY REED

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