Rachel Renock, the chief executive of Wethos, center, with her business partners, Claire Humphreys, left, and Kristen Ablamsky. Ms. Renock said they received sexist comments while seeking financing.

Silicon Valley Women, in Cultural Shift, Frankly Describe Sexual Harassment

More than two dozen women in the tech start-up industry spoke to The New York Times about being sexually harassed by investors and mentors.

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Walter J. Clayton, wants more companies to go public.

S.E.C. Lets All Firms Keep Parts of I.P.O. Filings Secret

The regulator is expanding a program that has let smaller companies and technology start-ups keep some information secret early in the I.P.O. process.

Mika Brzezinski, co-host of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, at an event in New York in 2015.

Trump’s Attack on Mika Brzezinski Draws Rebukes Across a Fractious Media

The remarks spawned a backlash that spanned the industry’s usual divides, drawing condemnation even from within the bulwarks of the Trump-friendly news media.

Fear of an End to Easy Money Prompts Sell-Off

A cautionary speech by Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank spooked the European bond market, then selling spread to global stocks.

A new law in Germany will require companies including Facebook, Twitter and Google, which owns YouTube, to remove any content that is illegal in Germany — such as Nazi symbols or Holocaust denial — within 24 hours of it being brought to their attention.

Delete Hate Speech or Pay Up, Germany Tells Social Media Companies

A new law will impose fines on companies like Facebook and Twitter if they fail to swiftly remove illegal or hateful content on their platforms.

James Murdoch, center, the chief executive of 21st Century Fox, in April.

Setback for Murdoch in $15 Billion Sky Takeover

The British authorities on Thursday asked regulators to further examine 21st Century Fox’s deal for the European satellite giant.

Martin Shkreli leaving Federal District Court in Brooklyn on Monday.

Shkreli Had No Trouble Courting Investors, Financier Says at Trial

Martin Shkreli’s lawyers have portrayed him as an eccentric out of sync with the corporate world, but an investor painted a far different picture in her testimony.

A container ship sailing from the Port of Los Angeles in 2015. The White House and a group of lawmakers are pushing for new laws intended in part to oversee the flow of Chinese money into the United States.

U.S. Seeks to Keep Closer Tabs on Chinese Money in America

Laws sought by Trump administration officials and some politicians would overhaul how the United States vets deals, especially ones with technological and military ramifications.

A Citibank office in Manhattan. Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and others announced dividend increases on Thursday.

All-Clear for Big Banks Raises Fears of a Return to Risk

The Federal Reserve’s passing grade for all 34 institutions, the first all-clear since tests began, will have major consequences. The first: Surging bank stocks.

The edge of Aetna’s campus in Hartford. The company, which is moving its headquarters to New York City, had disclosed plans for a move earlier in the year.

Insurance Giant Aetna Is Leaving Hartford for New York City

Aetna will move to new headquarters in Manhattan, drawn by New York’s emergence as a digital powerhouse, as well as financial incentives.

Wall Street Journal Said to Reduce Print Operations Outside U.S.

The Journal will greatly curtail publication of its print newspaper in Europe and scale back its operation in Asia, according to two people familiar with its plans.

Blue Apron Shares End Flat in Trading Debut

The disappointing opening reflects a push back by investors against ambitious price and valuation expectations in initial offerings.

A Walgreens store in New York. Under the terms of the deal, Rite Aid will receive a $325 million termination fee.

Walgreens Calls Off Deal to Buy Rite Aid

Rite Aid will instead sell 2,186 stores and three distribution centers to Walgreens for almost $5.2 billion.

“We will follow the money and cut off the money,” Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, said Thursday in announcing the new measures.

U.S. Imposes New Sanctions Over North Korea Ties

The sanctions on a Chinese bank, a company and two citizens follow the death of Otto Warmbier, a U.S. student who was imprisoned by North Korea.

Greta Van Susteren joined MSNBC in January after Fox News let her go last year. Her 6 p.m. slot will be filled by Ari Melber.

Greta Van Susteren Leaving MSNBC After Less Than Six Months

The former Fox News host was let go without warning, her agent and husband said, and her 6 p.m. hosting slot will be filled by Ari Melber.

The Station F start-up incubator in Paris.

Why France Is Taking a Lesson in Culture From Silicon Valley

A new start-up incubator in Paris symbolizes France’s tech ambitions, but can the land of the 35-hour workweek overcome its cultural and regulatory barriers to surpass London and other tech hubs?

Employees of The New York Times held a walkout on Thursday afternoon in Manhattan to protest cuts to the editing staff.

Times Staff Members Protest Cuts and Changes to News Operation

The newspaper’s copy editors and reporters sent separate letters to top managers outlining their concerns over the imminent elimination of a stand-alone copy desk.

YOUR MONEY

Plan on Growing Old? Then the Medicaid Debate Affects You

Here’s how the various Republican health care bills germinating in Congress might affect Medicaid — and how they could reduce your options in old age.

Technicians installing solar panels in Miami last year. A glut of low-cost supplies from overseas has driven down the price of the panels, making it difficult for American manufacturers to compete.

Solar Trade Case, With Trump as Arbiter, Could Upend Market

American panel makers say below-cost sales by Chinese companies are ruining business. If tariffs result, installers and homeowners may suffer instead.

WEALTH MATTERS
The Grand Tasting at the Food & Wine Classic.

How Much for This Jeroboam? For This Famous Chef? Food Festivals Lure the Wealthy

Rubbing elbows with famous foodies is part of the allure of the spring and summer food festival circuit, where access is sometimes auctioned off.

THE UPSHOT

High Drug Prices Are Bad. Cutting Them Could Be Worse.

Reining in soaring drug prices seems to be an easy call. But if the government keeps cutting back on research funding, it could make matters worse.

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington in 2015.

Trump, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough: A Roller-Coaster Relationship

President Trump once enjoyed a friendly relationship with the two hosts, but as his Twitter attack on Ms. Brzezinski shows, that has changed.

CORNER OFFICE
Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West, the Army surgeon general, says that even if you don’t know your employees well, you have to figure out the best way to connect with them.

Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West on the Power of Empathy

The Army surgeon general says that even if you don’t know your employees well, you have to figure out the best way to connect with them.

FAIR GAME
A trained killer whale performing at SeaWorld in San Diego in 2014.

How SeaWorld Disregards Its Shareholders

Facing federal investigations over its response to “Blackfish,” the company retained a chairman who had been voted out and enriched insiders with stock.

YOUR MONEY ADVISER

Should You Take Advantage of a Deferred Compensation Plan?

For high earners who qualify to set aside money for a future payout, there are pluses and minuses. No two situations are the same.

COMMON SENSE
Traders outside the New York Stock Exchange. Investors have seemed oblivious to claims of Russian interference in the election, the firing of the F.B.I. director and other political turmoil.

Tech, Fed, Trump: So Many Reasons to Worry About the Market

President Trump has taken credit for a surging market this year. But tech stocks, the Fed and the president himself could change that picture.

Small-Business Owners and Freelancers: Tell Us About Your Health Care

As part of our coverage of health care overhaul proposals, we’re exploring how those changes would affect small-business owners, solo entrepreneurs and freelancers — and how the current health insurance system is working for them.

WORKSPACE
Ralph Guardiano, principal and co-founder of Overabove in Essex, Conn.

Everything Old Is New Again, and Vice Versa

The co-founder of a marketing and advertising agency blends media memorabilia with contemporary technology, while a steam train whistles outside.

WHEELS
General Motors’ headquarters and other buildings in the Detroit skyline, obscured by early morning fog. Some automakers have quietly omitted front fog lights from many new models, saying that high-tech headlights make them unnecessary.

Why Fog Lamps Are Starting to Disappear

Several luxury automakers have moved away from fog lights, saying that new high-tech headlights render them obsolete.

Bill Cosby, arriving this month at Montgomery County Court for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case.

What Divided the Cosby Jurors? Words, for One Thing

Two jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial say the panel disagreed about many things, especially the meaning of terms like “unconscious.”

The Tembec newsprint and saw mill in Kapuskasing, Ontario. The New York Times and Kimberly-Clark built the mill in the 1920s and co-owned it until 1991.

A New York Times Company Town Deep in the Ontario Wilderness

In the 1920s, The Times and Kimberly-Clark built an enormous paper mill in Kapuskasing, along with the town to serve it. The mill and town survive.

Ferrari GTC4Lusso

DRIVEN

Video Review: A Family-Friendly Ferrari, for the Family of Means

The all-wheel-drive V12 GTC4Lusso seats four comfortably. With its svelte silhouette, it may look like a station wagon. It is anything but.

TECH TIP

Deciding When to Use Your Own Router

A modem-router combination from your internet service provider usually means less setup and simpler technical support but, sometimes, fewer features.

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