1. Total Oil Chief Dies When Jet Hits Plow

    Christophe de Margerie, who became C.E.O. in 2007, and three crew members were killed when a business jet struck a snowplow during takeoff.

  2. Apple’s iPhone Sales Drive Record Profit

    The sales of 39 million iPhones helped the company bring in $8.5 billion in profit in the last quarter.

  3. Mixed Economic Signals From China

    A slowing in the pace of growth, partly by design, has made assessing the Chinese economy and predicting its prospects difficult.

  4. It Looked Like a Stabbing, but Takata Air Bag Was the Killer

    More than 14 million vehicles by 11 automakers that contain defective air bags made by Takata, a Japanese auto supplier, have been recalled.

  5. As Apple Pay Arrives, Witnessing the Next Step in Money. Maybe.

    Commerce experts say they think the involvement of Apple could be the impetus that moves mainstream consumers to digital payments.

  6. DealBook Column: The Truth Hidden by IBM’s Buybacks

    IBM has posted large earnings and sent out large dividends to shareholders, but the company’s success has been tied more to financial engineering than actual performance.

  7. DealBook: Private Equity Titans Open Cloistered World to Smaller Investors

    Seeing individual investors as untapped sources of capital, private equity firms are seeking to attract checks in the tens of thousands of dollars rather than in the hundreds of millions.

  8. Investors Return to Markets, but IBM Disappoints

    The tech giant reported earnings that missed expectations and warned it may not meet its profit goals.

  9. Frequent Flier: A Wayward Tablet Shares a Seat Pocket With a Guardian Angel

    A lost tablet finds its way back to its worried owner thanks to the founder of a pharmaceutical-naming agency and, maybe, some divine intervention.

  10. On the Road: For Travel Pros, Ebola Fears Create Teaching Moments

    The effects in the business travel industry have been negligible so far, but concerns are growing.