1. Bill Ackman and His Hedge Fund, Betting Big

    Whether fighting a corporate takeover war or buying a top-of-the-world apartment, the chief of Pershing Square Capital Management doesn’t hold back.

  2. Strategies: When iPhones Ring, the Economy Listens

    Beyond serving as Apple’s biggest profit center, the iPhone is also a bedrock of consumer spending and the stock market.

  3. E.U. Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations

    The varied energy needs and capacity of member nations led to concessions and compromises that experts say watered down an agreement meant to pressure other countries at climate talks in 2015.

  4. DealBook: Chiquita Will Not Buy Fyffes, Clearing the Way for Its Own Takeover

    Chiquita Brands said it was entering into talks with a group of Brazilian bidders offering about $680 million, a deal that is expected to be agreed on by Monday.

  5. BASF, an Industrial Pillar in Germany, Leans Abroad

    The chemical giant has been investing more of its money and management energy in other countries, signaling a wider malaise in the German economy.

  6. Business Briefing: Italian Court Clears Designers of Tax Evasion

    The court overturned two lower court convictions, bringing to an end a seven-year court battle for Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.

  7. Chinese Mining Group Sets Guidelines for Overseas Interaction

    The standards cover subjects like labor rights, environmental protection and community relations.

  8. DealBook: Investors Are Eager for African Sovereign Debt, Despite Plenty of Risks

    Sub-Saharan countries have raised nearly $7 billion this year, more than in all of 2013, and yields on many bonds have fallen, even with the Ebola outbreak.

  9. Bits Blog: Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Mandarin, Tries to Win Over China for Facebook

    At a forum at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Facebook’s chief executive discussed his thoughts on the company’s future in the country and why he is studying Chinese.

  10. Your Money: Combating a Flood of Early 401(k) Withdrawals

    Millions of people are clearly not using 401(k) and similar plans as retirement accounts at all, and it’s a threat to their financial health.