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When businesses decide how to allocate their capital, they essentially have four options: reinvest, return capital to shareholders through dividends or repurchases, take on mergers and acquisitions, or build the balance sheet. Historically, tech companies have favored reinvesting: hiring more engineers, entering new markets, and building new products. But as…

Co-Founders & Co-CEOs of Harry’s Inc. Jeff Raider and Andy Katz-Mayfield. Photo: Rachel Murray/Stringer/Getty Images

For two years, a rising drumbeat in Washington has called for increasingly dramatic action to weaken the power of big companies in pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and especially technology. This week, the Federal Trade Commission acted, but with a surprising target — Big Razor.

In a lawsuit Monday, the FTC sued to…

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