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SoftBank is near a $3 billion investment in WeWork.

In Oscar mixup “La La land” named best picture but it was really “Moonlight” that won.

Once again Blackstone’s Steve Schwarzman took home the most money–$425 million–among private equity titans last year.

Mexican peso surges despite Trump’s threats.

Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna are among insurer groups to meet with Trump on Monday.

Led by Apple, a number of tech companies are filing a brief supporting a transgender youth in an upcoming Supreme Court case.

Google is killing its spaces group-sharing app on April 17.
Photo: Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of The Blackstone Group, looks on during an interview with Maria Bartiromo, on her Fox Business Network show; “Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo” in New York. Reuters/Brendan McDermid