Stocks Slide Amid Ukraine Concerns, Inflation Data

US stocks and bond yields sank Friday, as growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine sent investors flocking to safer assets. All three major US stock indexes finished the day lower, capping another volatile week on Wall Street. Just days ago, it seemed possible that indexes would extend their weekly winning streak to three. But concurrent … Read more

Justice Department Says It Seized $ 3.6 Billion Worth of Bitcoin Stolen in 2016 Hack

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Tuesday it seized over $ 3.6 billion worth of digital currency stolen during a hack of a cryptocurrency exchange and arrested two suspects for allegedly trying to launder the proceeds. The value of the cryptocurrency at the time it was seized last week marks the largest financial seizure ever … Read more

New York Times Confronts Labor Strife as Tech Workers Push to Organize

New York Times Co. NEW 1.45% is resisting a unionization effort by its technology workers and is battling the newsroom’s main union over the creation of new holidays as labor strife at the publisher intensifies. Roughly 600 tech workers at the Times — including employees in engineering, product management, project management, design and data analysis … Read more