China Passes One of the World’s Strictest Data-Privacy Laws

China approved a sweeping privacy law that will curb wide-ranging data collection by technology companies, but that policy analysts say is unlikely to limit the state’s widespread use of surveillance in the country.

China Third-Quarter Economic Growth Slows Sharply to 4.9%

China’s economy grew 4.9% in the third quarter from a year...

Saks E-Commerce Unit Begins IPO Preparations

Saks is interviewing potential underwriters this week for an initial public...

Economy Week Ahead: China GDP, U.S. Industry and Housing

The latest snapshot of China’s economic growth, U.S. industrial production and...

Behind the Energy Crisis: Fossil Fuel Investment Drops, and Renewables Aren’t Ready

The transition to cleaner energy sources isn’t far enough along to...