Pioneer’s $6.4 Billion Deal for Smaller Shale Rival Signals Life in Oil Patch

The purchase of DoublePoint Energy is the largest for a privately held shale driller since 2011, underscoring recent momentum as oil tops $60 a barrel.

Hospital Chain Got Help From Major Landlord as Losses Mounted

Medical Properties Trust helps private-equity firms profit from hospital deals, but...

HUD Aims to Boost Homeownership for Buyers With Higher Student Debt

A relaxed student-loan calculation will likely qualify more Black and Hispanic...

Top Bankruptcy Firm Kirkland Losing Lawyers as Economy Improves

Kirkland & Ellis LLP and several attorneys from the law firm’s...

Lobbyists for Silicon Valley Giants Find Glory Days Are Over

Lobbyists representing large tech companies such as Facebook are facing a...