Clive Granger, Economist, Dies at 74

Mr. Granger was an economist and Nobel laureate whose work revolutionized the way stocks and other fluctuating series of data are analyzed and forecast.

G.M. Tallies Bondholder Votes on Equity Plan

If at least half of the bondholders signal that they will support the swap, G.M. can file for bankruptcy protection on Monday with the expectation of an easier restructuring.

Trade Diplomat Taps His Deal-Making Past

Ron Kirk, a former mayor and the unlikely new United States trade representative, says he is in no hurry to ram through new trade pacts, but “I’m here to solve problems.”