Israel plans to sell off 40 percent of its state-owned national postal service by bringing in a private investor and then listing shares on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, the Finance Ministry said on Monday. A ministerial committee approved the sale of 20 percent of the Israel Post Co to a...

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court overturned a long-standing precedent Monday that had barred states from requiring online companies to collect and pay sales taxes, delivering a victory for cash-strapped states and brick-and-mortar retailers. Online retailers have long enjoyed an advantage over brick-and-mortar stores because of a 1992 Supreme Court...