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Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

WSJ Small Business

China Ride-Hailing Giant Didi in IPO Talks, Likely Beating Uber to Market

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Didi Chuxing Technology is holding discussions about a multibillion-dollar initial public offering that could happen as soon as this year, as it looks to amass a large war chest to fend off rivals in China and other countries....

At Southwest Airlines, the Minutes After Disaster Struck

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

How top management, using updates from the cockpit and passengers’ phones, put the emergency-response plan into action in Philadelphia and Dallas....

Amazon to Start Offering In-Car Deliveries

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

The company said it has teamed with General Motors Co. and Volvo Cars to start offering in-car deliveries, giving its couriers access to potentially millions of vehicles in 37 U.S. markets. ...

Harvested Facebook Data Didn't Prove Useful, App Developer Says

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Aleksandr Kogan, developer of the app that harvested data on millions of Facebook users and was shared with Cambridge Analytica, told U.K. lawmakers that the data wasn’t useful for microtargeting ads. ...

In ZTE Battle, U.S. Suppliers Are Collateral Damage

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

American companies that supply chips, antennas and other gear to ZTE are bracing for a sizable revenue loss after the U.S. said they no longer would be able to sell components to the Chinese telecommunications giant. ...

U.S. New Home Sales Rose in March

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

U.S. new-home sales surged in March, capping off a strong first quarter in a segment of the housing market characterized by solid buyer demand....

U.S. Consumers More Confident in Economy

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Americans’ optimism increased this month, another sign the U.S. economy remains strong....

As ECB Contemplates Rate Move, Storm Clouds Gather

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Trade disputes and a stronger currency are threatening a hard-fought economic recovery in the 19-nation eurozone, potentially delaying a move by the ECB to follow the Federal Reserve in increasing short-term interest rates. ...

Greece's Business Prospects Brighten After Lost Decade

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

As economic growth returns to Greece after a decade of crisis, so are some businesses that once wrote the country off....

Nafta Proposal on Foreign Investments Jolts Energy Firms

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Energy firms are balking at a Trump administration proposal to change a part of Nafta that allows a U.S. business to take legal action if a foreign government harms the company’s investment in that country....