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MiMedx, Fast-Growing Developer of Tissue Graft Products, Didn’t Report Payments to Doctors

MiMedx Group Inc., a fast-growing tissue-graft developer, has financial ties to more than 20 doctors, according to a review of doctors’ disclosures by The Wall Street Journal, but the company hasn’t reported these payments to the government under a 2013 law.

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Scroll Signs On Publishers for Service That Will Curb Their Ads

Participating publishers allow Scroll to serve its users an ad-free version of their websites, Mr.In return, publishers get a cut of the company’s subscription revenue.

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U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Index Rises Again in January

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Conference Board says measure of business trends points to robust growth in first half of 2018




















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The Big Loophole That Helped Russia Exploit Facebook: Doctored Photos

A decade ago, at a pro-immigration march on the steps of the Capitol building in Little Rock, Ark., community organizer Randi Romo saw a woman carrying a sign that read “no human being is illegal.

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SpaceX Lifts Two of Its Own Prototype Satellites Into Orbit

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Why Sewing Robots May Replace Humans in Factories

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The automation revolution is coming into fashion.Electric sewing machines have been in use for well over a hundred years.

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Ford Names New North America President in Leadership Shuffle

has named a new chief of North American operations following the abrupt departure of Raj Nair due to misconduct allegations, a move that is part of a wider reshuffling of operations by a new chief executive trying to address investor concern about the company’s ability to keep up with Detroit rivals.The Dearborn, Mich.

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Greek Parliament Investigates Politicians in Novartis Bribery Probe

ATHENS—Greece’s parliament will investigate whether senior political leaders took bribes from Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG to fix drug prices and boost its sales to public hospitals.Early Thursday, lawmakers voted to investigate 10 current and previous politicians on allegations including bribery and money laundering.

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Fed’s Dudley Warns on Dangerous ‘Speculative Mania’ Around Cryptocurrencies

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The New York Fed president appeared to ramp up central bankers’ warnings on the issue





















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Takata Settles Joint Probe by U.S. States Into Faulty Air Bags

Japanese company agrees to a $650 million civil penalty related to deadly safety crisis




















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Pass-Through Businesses Are Rethinking Their Status in Wake of Tax Law

With corporate rates lower, pass-throughs are crunching the numbers on whether it pays to be a C corporation




















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Small Business Thinks Big About Recruiting

The tight labor market is forcing small and midsize companies to work harder to recruit and retain employees.Some firms are partnering with local schools or unions, while others are paying vacation costs, beefing up internship programs or adding new locations where labor isn’t as scarce.

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Priceline Group Rebrands to Booking Holdings

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The parent company of Priceline.com will start trading on Nasdaq on Feb.

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Some Companies Move to Gender-Blind Leave for New Parents

Firms like Deloitte, TIAA and Cisco are now framing the first months of a baby’s life as a time for mothers and fathers alike to bond with their children




















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Quarles Says Fed Should Continue Gradual Pace

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said Thursday the U.central bank should continue to move short-term interest rates up, but stopped short of saying how many times officials should raise rates this year.

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Ford North America President Leaves Following Misconduct Allegations

21, 2018 6:16 p.ET







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Trump Economic Report Blames Obama Policies for Slow Growth

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The nearly-600 page Economic Report of the President, released Wednesday, is the most detailed analysis of the economy and economic policy by Mr.

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YouTube Says It Mistakenly Promoted a Conspiratorial Video on Florida Shooting

It was meant to cast doubt on the student’s story of witnessing the Parkland school shooting.“Because the video contained footage from an authoritative news source, our system misclassified it,” a spokeswoman for YouTube, a unit of Alphabet Inc.

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How Jeffrey Immelt’s ‘Success Theater’ Masked the Rot at GE

Even GE’s board didn’t realize the depth of problems in the biggest division, GE Power, until months after directors had replaced Mr.“I never found him to be overly optimistic,” said Mr.

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Home Sales Post Their Sharpest Drop in Three Years

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WASHINGTON—Sales of previously owned U.