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Comcast Drops Out of Bidding War for Fox to Focus on Sky
The decision allows Disney to go ahead with its offer of $71.3 billion for Fox’s entertainment properties.

Opinion

Tyler Cowen

Donald Trump Is (Probably) Not a Pawn of the Russians

Using economic game theory to try and understand the relationship between Trump and Putin.

Liam Denning and Elaine He

60 Reasons the President Worries About Prices at the Pump

Expensive gas hits red-state voters hardest — just in time for the midterms.

Noah Smith

China Invents a Different Way to Run an Economy

The nation has avoided a recession for a quarter-century. No country can make the same claim

Brian Chappatta

Moscow Mystery: Where Did All Its Treasuries Go?

Its American debt holdings have plunged far more than any other nation’s. 

The Editors

Europe Misfires on Google

A big regulatory penalty will solve no problems and create plenty of harm. 

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