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Corporate Minimum Tax Resurfaces as Democrats Hunt for Money

Democratic senators unveiled a plan for a 15% minimum tax on profitable corporations as they try to lock in details to finance President Biden’s agenda.

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  • October 26 @ 4:38 pm
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  • October 26 @ 4:38 pm

Boeing’s Dreamliner Pain Spreads To Suppliers

The plane maker’s manufacturing problems with its 787 Dreamliner are creating challenges for suppliers who expect production of the wide-body jets to remain low into next year.

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  • October 26 @ 4:12 pm
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  • October 26 @ 4:12 pm

Google Profit Nearly Doubles, Boosted by Red-Hot Ad Market

The search giant posted its highest quarterly revenue increase in 14 years, as smaller businesses pour money into digital ads.

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  • October 26 @ 3:36 pm
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  • October 26 @ 3:36 pm

Google Nearly Doubles Profit Behind Red-Hot Ad Market

The search giant posted its highest quarterly revenue increase in 14 years, as smaller businesses pour money into digital ads.

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  • October 26 @ 3:36 pm
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  • October 26 @ 3:36 pm

Microsoft Earnings, Sales Up Sharply

The company’s Azure cloud-computing business has thrived on the turn to remote work during the pandemic.

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  • October 26 @ 3:29 pm
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  • October 26 @ 3:29 pm

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine for Young Kids Backed by FDA Advisers

Experts advising the Food and Drug Administration recommended that the agency authorize the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech for use in young children.

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  • October 26 @ 3:26 pm
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  • October 26 @ 3:26 pm

Senators Turn Child-Safety Spotlight on TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube

A TikTok executive is questioned over algorithms blamed for steering young users to harmful content.

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  • October 26 @ 2:46 pm
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  • October 26 @ 2:46 pm

Payments Company Stripe Is Kick Starting Market for Carbon Removal

Payments company Stripe is putting up millions to be first in line for carbon-removal technology still being developed.

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  • October 26 @ 1:50 pm
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  • October 26 @ 1:50 pm

TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube Defend Child-Safety Record at Senate Hearing

The social-media companies said they are taking steps to keep youngsters away from potentially harmful content online.

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  • October 26 @ 12:28 pm
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  • October 26 @ 12:28 pm

Tax Proposals Hit Headwinds as Democrats Try to Finalize Deal

A push by Democrats to fund their social-spending and climate bill faltered, with a proposed tax on billionaires’ unrealized capital gains and revised bank-reporting requirements both running into opposition from party lawmakers.

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  • October 26 @ 11:28 am
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  • October 26 @ 11:28 am

GE’s Profit Rises, but Shortages Crimp Sales

Revenue increased in the company’s jet-engine business as travel rebounded from the start of the pandemic, but its healthcare sales declined amid supply-chain disruptions.

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  • October 26 @ 11:16 am
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  • October 26 @ 11:16 am

U.S. Consumer Confidence Rose as Delta Covid-19 Wave Eased

People plan to spend on big-ticket items and go on vacation despite elevated worries about inflation.

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  • October 26 @ 10:51 am
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  • October 26 @ 10:51 am

Eli Lilly Asks FDA to Approve Alzheimer’s Drug

The drugmaker has begun the process seeking approval to sell donanemab as a treatment for early-stage Alzheimer’s based on results from a midstage study.

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  • October 26 @ 10:32 am
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  • October 26 @ 10:32 am

Billionaire Tax Faces Likely Constitutional Challenge

The Democrats’ plan to tax billionaires’ unrealized capital gains has a problem: It will likely be challenged in court as unconstitutional.

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  • October 26 @ 10:06 am
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  • October 26 @ 10:06 am

Seagate Broke Export Curbs by Supplying Huawei, Senate Republicans Say

Seagate supplied a substantial share of the Chinese company’s annual purchases of hard-disk drives after tougher restrictions took effect, according to a report by Senate Republicans.

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  • October 26 @ 8:15 am
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  • October 26 @ 8:15 am

FDA Panel Reviews Pfizer’s Covid Shot in Young Children

Experts advising the Food and Drug Administration are meeting to consider endorsing the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech for use in young children.

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  • October 26 @ 8:09 am
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  • October 26 @ 8:09 am

Home-Price Growth Holds at Record in August

The Case-Shiller index rose 19.8% as demand remains robust despite skyrocketing prices pushing some buyers out of the market.

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  • October 26 @ 8:06 am
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  • October 26 @ 8:06 am

Theranos Dysfunction Apparent at Halfway Point of Elizabeth Holmes Trial

Prosecutors have shown how the startup took shortcuts as technology failed but must convince jurors that Elizabeth Holmes intended to deceive.

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  • October 26 @ 8:00 am
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  • October 26 @ 8:00 am

Facebook’s Long, Costly Path to Metaverse Reality

The social-media company sees a growing market for digital clothes and tools in an online world that people, especially younger adults, will inhabit.

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  • October 26 @ 7:52 am
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  • October 26 @ 7:52 am

Microsoft Earnings Likely to Show Strong Growth From Cloud Usage

The company’s Azure cloud-computing service is but one of its businesses to benefit from the turn to remote work and schooling during the pandemic.

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 26 @ 7:00 am

Big Retailers Becoming Big Property Owners With Warehouse Deals

Companies look to save long-term costs while making a bet on commercial real estate’s hottest sector.

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  • October 26 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 26 @ 7:00 am

GE’s Profit Rises, but Sales Miss Forecasts

Revenue increased in the company’s jet-engine business as travel rebounded from the start of the pandemic, but sales declined in its healthcare business from supply-chain shortages.

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  • October 26 @ 6:58 am
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  • October 26 @ 6:58 am

UPS Revenue Rises as It Ships Fewer Packages

The delivery company’s strategy has focused on moving packages and courting customers that generate stronger sales and profit.

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  • October 26 @ 6:26 am
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  • October 26 @ 6:26 am

GE’s Profits Rise but Sales Miss Forecasts

Revenue increased in the company’s jet engine business as travel rebounded from the start of the pandemic, but sales declined in its healthcare business from supply-chain shortages.

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  • October 26 @ 6:17 am
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  • October 26 @ 6:17 am

Mucinex Owner Sees Surge in Demand as Colds, Flu Return

Reckitt Benckiser said demand for its cold and the flu products was picking up as social distancing eases, helping it report stronger quarterly sales and raise its guidance for the year.

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  • October 26 @ 5:32 am
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  • October 26 @ 5:32 am

‘Bad Bets,’ Episode 3

Hear from the whistleblowers who exposed Enron’s financial engineering.

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  • October 26 @ 5:01 am
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  • October 26 @ 5:01 am

3-D Printed Houses Are Sprouting Near Austin

Lennar Corp. and construction-technology firm Icon are poised to start building next year, for what would be the biggest development of this type of housing in the U.S.

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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am

Google Poised to Ride Hot Ad Market to a Record Quarter

The search giant’s revenue growth is projected to be its highest in 14 years.

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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am

Novartis Weighs Sale or Spinoff of Generic Drug Unit Sandoz

The unit has proven a drag on Novartis’s growth, its separation would be the final step toward the Swiss drug giant focusing solely on innovative drugs.

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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am

Facebook Encounters Challenge in Bid to Hire a Prominent Democratic Lobbyist

The social-media company is trying to hire a big-name Democrat to oversee its U.S. lobbying operations. But the company’s strained relations with the White House and Congress have some Democrats wary of signing on.

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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am

FDA Panel to Review Pfizer’s Covid Shot in Young Children

Experts advising the Food and Drug Administration are scheduled to meet to consider endorsing the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech for use in young children.

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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 26 @ 4:30 am

Casino Operator Crown Resorts Engaged in Illegal Behavior, Report Finds

A report commissioned by the government in Australia’s Victoria state stopped short of recommending that Crown be immediately stripped of its casino license, but said a special manager should be appointed to oversee operations.

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  • October 26 @ 2:14 am
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  • October 26 @ 2:14 am

Chinese Developer Modern Land Fails to Repay $250 Million U.S. Dollar Bond

The Hong Kong-listed real-estate company had previously sought to extend the bond’s due date.

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  • October 25 @ 11:34 pm
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  • October 25 @ 11:34 pm

Are There Enough Strawberries in a Kellogg’s Strawberry Pop-Tart? A Court Might Decide

Lawsuit asks for $5 million in relief, claiming the toaster pastries actually contain more pears and apples; ‘non-strawberry fruit ingredients’

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  • October 25 @ 7:19 pm
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  • October 25 @ 7:19 pm

Are There Enough Strawberries in a Strawberry Pop-Tart? A Court Might Decide

Case against Kellogg asks for $5 million in relief, claiming the toaster pastries actually contain more pears and apples; ‘non-strawberry fruit ingredients’

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  • October 25 @ 7:19 pm
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  • October 25 @ 7:19 pm

U.S. Treasury Creates New Post Focused on Racial Equity

Secretary Janet Yellen says appointment would help department address pre-pandemic economic inequalities.

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  • October 25 @ 5:51 pm
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  • October 25 @ 5:51 pm

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Pursues Private Space Station

The space company said it would help to build a facility, part of a bet that many future orbital facilities will be privately owned and operated.

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  • October 25 @ 3:49 pm
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  • October 25 @ 3:49 pm

Facebook Posts Slower Sales Growth With Apple Privacy Policy

The social-media giant’s primary revenue source saw slower growth in the first full quarter since Apple required apps to ask users whether they want to be tracked.

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  • October 25 @ 3:43 pm
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  • October 25 @ 3:43 pm

Democrats Negotiate Tax, Healthcare Provisions as Biden Seeks Deal This Week

Democrats are working to wrap up negotiations over their social-policy-and-climate bill, facing a weekend deadline to resolve disagreements on tax policy and healthcare, among other issues.

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  • October 25 @ 1:29 pm
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  • October 25 @ 1:29 pm

Tesla Surpasses $1 Trillion in Market Value as Hertz Orders 100,000 Vehicles

Hertz’s major bulk purchase could help Tesla get more of its cars into the hands of mainstream consumers. Tesla shares surged on the news.

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  • October 25 @ 1:18 pm
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  • October 25 @ 1:18 pm

Google Built a Camera to Better Portray People With Darker Skin Tones. Does It?

The new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones, which begin shipping Thursday, are using AI to power what Google calls “the world’s most inclusive camera.” Here’s how the phones stack up against Samsung’s Galaxy S21 and Apple’s iPhone 13 Mini.

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  • October 25 @ 12:06 pm
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  • October 25 @ 12:06 pm

New Apple AirPods Review: Great Sound, if They Stay in Your Ears

The third-generation AirPods feature better sound, battery life and water resistance, but have a different shape that might not fit your ears.

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  • October 25 @ 11:00 am
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  • October 25 @ 11:00 am

PayPal Abandons Pinterest Takeover After Its Shareholders Balk

U.S. payments company PayPal Holdings said it isn’t currently pursuing a deal for social-media platform Pinterest, days after media reports that the companies were in early talks for a multibillion-dollar deal.

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  • October 25 @ 10:01 am
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  • October 25 @ 10:01 am

Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Data Shows Strong Response in Children

Moderna said it would submit the results from an interim study to health regulators in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere in seeking authorization for 6- to 11-year-olds.

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  • October 25 @ 9:58 am
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  • October 25 @ 9:58 am

Hertz Orders 100,000 Teslas

The car-rental company, recently emerged from bankruptcy under new ownership, has ordered the vehicles by the end of 2022 as part of plan to electrify fleet.

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  • October 25 @ 8:14 am
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  • October 25 @ 8:14 am

Volvo IPO Prices Lower Than Expected Despite Ambitious EV Plans

The Swedish auto maker’s pricing highlights investors’ unwillingness to lend traditional car makers the valuations enjoyed by younger electric-vehicle companies.

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  • October 25 @ 7:15 am
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  • October 25 @ 7:15 am

China Evergrande Says Work on Some Residential Projects Has Resumed

The highly indebted developer said construction was progressing at some of its projects in southern China, as it tries to stave off collapse and deliver homes it has promised to more than a million people.

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  • October 25 @ 6:16 am
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  • October 25 @ 6:16 am

Mark Cuban-Owned Company Launches Pharmacy-Benefit Manager

An employer group also is starting a company to manage prescription-drug benefits as frustration mounts with the big PBMs hired to control drug spending

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  • October 25 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 25 @ 6:00 am

Supply-Chain Disruptions Encourage Rio Tinto to Mine U.S. Sludge for Critical Minerals

With some minerals in short supply amid a global supply-chain crisis, the miner is looking at ways it can produce additional minerals essential for modern technologies.

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  • October 25 @ 4:49 am
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  • October 25 @ 4:49 am

CFOs Plump Salaries, Perks to Land Elusive New Employees

Amid the ‘Great Resignation,’ companies have to offer compensation that stands out in order to draw new workers—and hold on to the ones they have.

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  • October 25 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 25 @ 4:30 am

Fed Prepares to Taper Stimulus Amid More Doubts on Inflation

Broadening price pressures could test Chairman Jerome Powell’s “transitory” hypothesis.

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  • October 25 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 25 @ 4:30 am

Shoppers Find Discounts Are in Short Supply This Holiday Season

Consumers should expect to pay closer to full price on products this holiday season, including on Nike sneakers, Coach handbags and Ralph Lauren Polo shirts, industry executives and analysts say.

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  • October 25 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 25 @ 4:30 am

Facebook Expected to Post Slower Sales Growth With Apple Privacy Policy

The social-media company’s ad sales are on track for a record, even as global supply-chain shortages crimp ad spending.

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  • October 25 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 25 @ 4:30 am

PayPal Says Not Pursuing Acquisition of Pinterest

U.S. payments giant PayPal Holdings Inc. said it isn’t currently pursuing a deal for social-media platform Pinterest Inc., days after media reports that the companies were in early talks for a multibillion-dollar deal.

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  • October 25 @ 2:54 am
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  • October 25 @ 2:54 am

SolarWinds Hackers Step Up Attacks on Tech Companies

The Russia-linked hackers behind last year’s compromise of a wide swath of the U.S. government and scores of private companies have redoubled their efforts in recent months, Microsoft cybersecurity experts said

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  • October 25 @ 2:00 am
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  • October 25 @ 2:00 am

SolarWinds Hackers Continue to Hit Tech Companies

The Russia-linked hackers behind last year’s compromise of a wide swath of the U.S. government and scores of private companies have stepped up their attacks in recent months, cybersecurity experts said.

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  • October 25 @ 2:00 am
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  • October 25 @ 2:00 am

Tesla Supplier Shows Off More Powerful Battery

The head of Panasonic’s battery unit said the new cell has five times the capacity of smaller previous models.

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  • October 25 @ 1:48 am
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  • October 25 @ 1:48 am

Australia Backs $1.6 Billion Buy of Pacific Mobile Networks

The Australian government is financing the purchase of mobile networks in six Pacific countries, a move that foreign-policy experts say is designed to block a military rival from buying the strategically important assets.

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  • October 25 @ 1:25 am
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  • October 25 @ 1:25 am

Xi’s ‘Common Prosperity’ in Theory and Practice

President Xi Jinping’s vision for a more equal China has spooked investors. The recent release of a fuller version of his August remarks contains important hints on what “common prosperity” really means.

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  • October 24 @ 10:03 pm
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  • October 24 @ 10:03 pm

Sibanye-Stillwater Nears $1 Billion Deal to Acquire Brazilian Mines

The deal is a bet on continued demand for metals used in the production of electric-car batteries.

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  • October 24 @ 5:01 pm
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  • October 24 @ 5:01 pm

Economy Week Ahead: Central Banks, GDP, Consumer Spending

Gross domestic product data from the U.S. and eurozone this week will show how sharply economic growth slowed in the third quarter.

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  • October 24 @ 2:00 pm
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  • October 24 @ 2:00 pm

Facebook’s Internal Chat Boards Show Politics Often at Center of Decision Making

Employees allege content rules aren’t enforced for Breitbart and other right-wing publishers for fear of public blowback, and management expresses wariness of appearing biased, according to internal documents. In response, Facebook says it enforces its rules equally and doesn’t consider politics in its decisions.

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  • October 24 @ 1:34 pm
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  • October 24 @ 1:34 pm

Democrats Eye Tax on Billionaires’ Unrealized Gains

The proposal, which would likely affect fewer than 1,000 of the wealthiest U.S. taxpayers, would help pay for President Biden’s social policy and climate legislation.

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  • October 24 @ 12:26 pm
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  • October 24 @ 12:26 pm

Covid-19 Vaccines for Younger Children Could Be Available in Early November, Fauci Says

U.S. officials prepare for a rapid rollout for children ages 5 to 11 once the FDA and CDC give their approval.

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  • October 24 @ 11:59 am
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  • October 24 @ 11:59 am

Millions of Workers Stay Home to Watch Young Children as Daycares Stay Dark

A shortage of child-care workers is sending ripples across the U.S. workforce, stymieing employers as they try to hire more workers and sidelining the careers of women who would otherwise opt to remain in the labor force.

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  • October 24 @ 10:00 am
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  • October 24 @ 10:00 am

Gambling Ads Become the New Normal for American Sports

Regulators and industry watchdogs express concern, while sports-betting companies say advertising is done responsibly.

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  • October 24 @ 9:00 am
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  • October 24 @ 9:00 am

Covid-19 Sets Back China’s Plans to Rebalance Its Economy

The pandemic-era boom in demand for Chinese goods boosted exports but made the country even more reliant on trade, leaving its economy vulnerable.

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  • October 24 @ 9:00 am
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  • October 24 @ 9:00 am

Companies Grapple With Disclosing Climate-Change Risks

Businesses are racing to understand and communicate their climate risks as investor pressure grows and regulators consider making such disclosures mandatory.

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  • October 24 @ 8:00 am
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  • October 24 @ 8:00 am

Companies Turn to Carbon Offsets to Hit ‘Net Zero’

Firms like Microsoft and Shell provide funding to remove carbon from the atmosphere in return for credits but have been critical of the process. Efforts are under way to bring standards and oversight to the market.

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  • October 24 @ 7:44 am
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  • October 24 @ 7:44 am

Home Prices Rise, and Single People Are Running Out of Houses to Buy

With mortgage rates remaining low, plenty of singles are seeking homes. But the supply of entry-level housing is near a five-decade low.

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  • October 24 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 24 @ 7:00 am

Shippers Find New Supply-Chain Hurdles at Alternate Ports

Shortages of trucking, rail and warehouse capacity at alternative gateways cause headaches for importers seeking to avoid the logjam at the Southern California ports.

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  • October 24 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 24 @ 7:00 am

The U.K. Ditched Coal and Left Itself a New Set of Challenges

Britain went all in on renewables and natural gas, leaving it vulnerable when winds died down and global gas supply ran low.

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  • October 24 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 24 @ 6:00 am

U.S. Companies Bet Shoppers Will Keep Paying Higher Prices

Price increases so far have paid off for makers of household staples as shoppers have remained loyal to big-name brands.

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  • October 24 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 24 @ 4:30 am

Negotiating Your Salary or a New Role? Ask ‘What Would Machiavelli Do?’

A new book argues that the Italian diplomat’s 500-year-old advice could help women navigate the modern workplace.

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  • October 23 @ 11:00 pm
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  • October 23 @ 11:00 pm

Facebook Apps Are Used to Spread Hate in India, Documents Show

Company researchers identified calls to violence that coincided with the 2020 riots in Delhi that left 53 dead.

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  • October 23 @ 2:12 pm
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  • October 23 @ 2:12 pm

Facebook Apps Used to Spread Religious Hatred in India, Documents Show

Internal Facebook documents show its services are used to spread religious hatred in India. Company researchers identified calls to violence that coincided with the 2020 riots in Delhi that left 53 dead.

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  • October 23 @ 2:12 pm
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  • October 23 @ 2:12 pm

Trump’s Social-Media Platform Joins Crowded Conservative Media Field

The former president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., has been closely involved in the creation of the new company, which could quickly become a serious competitor in a crowded field of right-leaning sites and social networks.

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  • October 23 @ 12:32 pm
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  • October 23 @ 12:32 pm

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Plans to Deliver for the Holidays

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy promises his agency will add facilities and equipment to handle 35% more daily packages than last year, when many deliveries were late.

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  • October 23 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 23 @ 4:30 am

High Inflation Creates Tax Winners and Losers

While take-home pay could climb for many in January, some taxpayers will feel the pinch of tax provisions that don’t change as prices rise.

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  • October 23 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 23 @ 4:30 am

TheUnlikelyOutsiders Who Won the Race for a Covid-19 Vaccine

Uğur Şahin and Stéphane Bancel were long underestimated by investors and scientists. But when Covid-19 threatened the globe, these two unknowns had a solution.

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  • October 22 @ 11:00 pm
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  • October 22 @ 11:00 pm

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine for Young Kids Satisfied FDA Criteria, Agency Says

FDA staff also said the benefits of giving the vaccine to 5- to 11-year-olds generally outweigh the risk of a rare heart condition.

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  • October 22 @ 9:05 pm
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  • October 22 @ 9:05 pm

ABC Says It Fired ‘GMA’ Producer After Investigating Sexual-Assault Allegations

Walt Disney’s ABC said in a legal filing that it fired “Good Morning America” executive producer Michael Corn last April after investigating allegations that he sexually harassed and assaulted two network staffers.

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  • October 22 @ 7:48 pm
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  • October 22 @ 7:48 pm

Democrats Explore Tax on Billionaires to Help Fund $2 Trillion Package

President Biden met with top lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to try to work through the remaining disagreements.

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  • October 22 @ 5:06 pm
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  • October 22 @ 5:06 pm

Democrats Tackle Tax and Healthcare Snags in $2 Trillion Bill

President Biden met with top lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to try to work through the remaining disagreements.

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  • October 22 @ 1:37 pm
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  • October 22 @ 1:37 pm

The Great Champagne Drought of 2021—Potentially

Empty shelves and rationing at wine stores, containers bottlenecked at ports: As the wine industry faces the same supply-chain issues plaguing so many other sectors, experts weigh in on what consumers can expect this holiday season.

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  • October 22 @ 1:06 pm
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  • October 22 @ 1:06 pm

Powell Says Supply-Side Constraints Have Worsened, Creating More Inflation Risk

The Fed chairman indicated he is now somewhat more concerned about higher inflation and said that the central bank would watch carefully for signs that households and businesses were expecting sustained price pressures to continue.

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  • October 22 @ 12:48 pm
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  • October 22 @ 12:48 pm

Goldman Sachs Awards Executives One-Time Bonus

The bank is giving CEO David Solomon and president John Waldron one-time stock bonuses designed to keep the executives at the helm of Wall Street’s biggest bank.

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  • October 22 @ 12:28 pm
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  • October 22 @ 12:28 pm

Justice Department Accuses Ericsson of Breaching Bribery Settlement

U.S. prosecutors have determined that Ericsson has violated the terms of a $1.06 billion settlement agreement reached in 2019 over allegations of bribery in five countries, the Swedish telecom company said Friday.

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  • October 22 @ 11:24 am
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  • October 22 @ 11:24 am

Powell Says Supply-Side Constraints Are Creating More Inflation Risk

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indicated he is somewhat more concerned about higher inflation and said that the central bank would watch carefully for signs that households and businesses were expecting sustained price pressures to continue.

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  • October 22 @ 10:47 am
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  • October 22 @ 10:47 am

Service-Sector Strength Aids Global Growth

Supply-chain bottlenecks persist, but an easing of the Delta variant of Covid-19 has boosted growth in the U.S., Japan and Australia.

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  • October 22 @ 10:11 am
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  • October 22 @ 10:11 am

U.S. Budget Deficit Ends Fiscal Year Below Prior Year’s Record Level

The U.S. budget deficit reached $2.8 trillion in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, below the record set the previous year, as the government tapered some spending tied to the coronavirus pandemic and revenues surged.

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  • October 22 @ 10:10 am
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  • October 22 @ 10:10 am

Google Charges More than Twice Its Rivals in Ad Deals, Unredacted Suit Says

The suit by state attorneys general sheds new light on how the search giant profits from its commanding position in the internet economy.

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  • October 22 @ 9:30 am
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  • October 22 @ 9:30 am

Honeywell’s Formula for Success in China

Shane Tedjarati spent two decades embedding the U.S.-based aerospace giant and defense contractor in Chinese life. “Little by little, we had this Chineseness in our bones.”

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  • October 22 @ 9:00 am
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  • October 22 @ 9:00 am

Music Publishers Propose Higher Streaming Payments

The National Music Publishers Association and five major streamers are duking it out this week in front of the Copyright Royalty Board, which determines royalty rates for songwriters and publishers.

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  • October 22 @ 8:00 am
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  • October 22 @ 8:00 am

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine for Kids Was Safe and 90.7% Effective, Companies Say

U.S. health regulators are expected to weigh in soon on the evidence for giving the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to children 5 to 11 years old.

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  • October 22 @ 7:52 am
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  • October 22 @ 7:52 am

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine for Kids Was 90.7% Effective and Safe, Companies Say

Pfizer and BioNTech say their Covid-19 vaccine was 90.7% effective at preventing symptomatic Covid-19 and safe in testing in 5- to 11-year-olds.

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  • October 22 @ 7:36 am
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  • October 22 @ 7:36 am

At Elizabeth Holmes Trial, Jurist Takes Middle Path

U.S. District Judge Edward Davila, who is presiding in the Theranos founder’s case, has made several decisions that have split the difference between the prosecution and the defense.

  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 7:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 7:30 am

Silicon Valley Giants Built an Open Culture. Now Workers Are Holding Them to It.

More internal debates and critiques of technology companies such as Facebook, Google and Apple are spilling out into public view

  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 7:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 7:00 am

BTS Drops Sony for Universal

South Korean boy band BTS has agreed to a distribution and marketing deal with Universal Music Group for the U.S. and other regions, parting ways with Sony Music’s Columbia Records.

  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 6:55 am
  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 6:55 am

Carvana Faces Consumer Complaints, Government Scrutiny and Fines

Some buyers report months-long delays getting paperwork and other problems; Carvana says it remains committed to improvement

  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 6:37 am
  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 6:37 am

Apple’s Privacy Change Is Hitting Tech and E-Commerce Companies

Apps in which many users have opted out of being tracked are getting less data on consumers’ habits and interests and can’t target ads at users as effectively.

  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 6:15 am
  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 6:15 am

FDA Review of Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine for Kids Expected

U.S. health regulators are expected to weigh in soon on the evidence for giving the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to children 5 to 11 years old.

  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 6:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 6:00 am

Tighter Warehouse Space Adds to the Supply-Chain Squeeze

Warehouse availability in the U.S. fell to record lows in the third quarter, according to figures from real-estate firms that show industrial space is all but disappearing near some of the country’s busiest distribution hubs.

  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 5:00 am

Departure of Intel CFO Follows Pattern: New CEO Taking Charge

The planned departure of Intel Corp. Chief Financial Officer George Davis announced Thursday is the latest example of a CFO leaving after a company names a new chief executive.

  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 4:30 am

Santa Claus Is Coming—But He’ll Skip Some Stores

Americans have big shopping lists but face emptier shelves and less help this shopping season amid supply-chain and hiring woes.

  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 22 @ 4:30 am

To Sell Picassos, Las Vegas Turns to Sotheby’s, Jay Leno and a DJ

A Bellagio ballroom will be transformed to auction 11 works by the Spanish master owned by casino giant MGM Resorts International. The art was displayed in a casino restaurant.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 10:55 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 10:55 pm

Moderna and J&J Covid-19 Booster Shots Backed by CDC

The director’s signoff on extra doses, and on taking a booster different from one’s vaccine, was the final step before shots become available in U.S.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 10:17 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 10:17 pm

U.S. Issued $100 Billion in Export Licenses to Suppliers of Huawei, SMIC

The U.S. Commerce Department issued hundreds of export licenses for semiconductors and other products to suppliers of the blacklisted Chinese tech companies, as the global chip shortage started to bite.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 9:30 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 9:30 pm

Biden Could Use National Guard to Help With Supply Chain Bottlenecks

President says he would consider such a deployment to assist with supply-chain bottlenecks that have led to shortages and higher consumer costs if his administration is unable to ease the problem.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 8:30 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 8:30 pm

Deutsche Bank Whistleblower Gets $200 Million for Aiding Libor Probe

A whistleblower whose information helped U.S. and U.K. regulators investigate manipulation of global interest-rate benchmarks by Deutsche Bank was awarded nearly $200 million for assisting the probe, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 8:29 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 8:29 pm

American, Southwest Say Vaccine Mandate Won’t Disrupt Flights

Some aviation unions have pushed back against the requirement, raising the possibility of service problems during holiday season.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 6:31 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 6:31 pm

Snap Can Win Social Media’s Squid Game

The Snapchat owner’s results may have disappointed investors—shares lost almost a quarter of their value afterward—but its platform could still prove a comparative winner amid a challenging backdrop.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:59 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:59 pm

Chipotle’s Profit Rises as Chain’s Burritos Get Pricier

The company’s quarterly sales established a record after Chipotle increased its menu prices to offset higher meat and freight costs.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:42 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:42 pm

Intel’s Earnings Dented By Component Shortages

The semiconductor company enjoyed strong demand, though some sales have been delayed.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:40 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:40 pm

DWAC, the Trump Social-Media SPAC, Quadruples

Investors piled into shares of the special-purpose acquisition company taking former President Donald Trump’s new social-media platform public, igniting a buying frenzy reminiscent of the SPAC craze from early this year.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:40 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:40 pm

Adam Neumann Resurfaces to Celebrate WeWork’s Public Listing

The shared office space company’s co-founder and former chief executive celebrated with dozens of former employees and his co-founder at The Standard hotel in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:39 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:39 pm

Western Digital-Kioxia Deal Talks Stall

The steady drop in Western Digital’s share price since June was a factor that cooled merger discussions.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:20 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:20 pm

Snap’s Stock Drops as It Blames Apple for Hurting Its Ad Business

The social-media company posted revenue and user growth in the latest quarter but expects growth to slow.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:16 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:16 pm

Snap’s Stock Plummets as It Blames Apple’s Privacy Changes for Hurting Its Ad Business

The social-media company posted revenue and user growth in the latest quarter but expects growth to slow.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:16 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:16 pm

Whirlpool Doesn’t See Appliance Shortage Ending Soon

The appliance maker said shortages of dishwashers and refrigerators are likely to stretch well into next year as supply-chain problems constrain production and consumer demand remains strong.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:12 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:12 pm

Pinterest’s Marketing Allure Drives Suitors’ Interest

PayPal wants to buy the social-media platform, which offers a coveted female user base and a focus on spurring e-commerce sales.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 3:24 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 3:24 pm

Google’s Sundar Pichai: Excerpts From a Conversation at the WSJ’s Tech Live Conference

The Alphabet and Google CEO discusses returning to work, unionization and privacy policies.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 3:22 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 3:22 pm

Facebook Struggles to Determine How Many Users It Has

Internal documents indicate new users with multiple accounts are undercounted, raising questions about how Facebook measures its audience and potentially affecting advertisers’ spending on the platform.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 3:05 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 3:05 pm

Rail-Yard Congestion Holds Down Shipping Volumes

CSX and Union Pacific say higher prices are helping revenue, but shortages of workers and equipment have them turning down business.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 2:04 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 2:04 pm

Fed Imposes New Restrictions on Officials’ Investment Activities

Rules prohibiting trading of individual stocks and bonds, when officials can buy diversified securities, follow revelations of active trading last year as the Fed responded to Covid-19.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 1:12 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 1:12 pm

AT&T Wireless’s Gains Dwarf Shrinking Media Footprint

AT&T cut a slimmer profile in the third quarter with the first of a series of entertainment divestitures out the door, even as its core wireless business continued to grow.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 10:26 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 10:26 am

Plaid Pushes Into Payments Business After Scuttled Visa Deal

The fintech startup is teaming up with Square, Stripe and dozens of others on a digital pay-by-bank offering.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 10:09 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 10:09 am

U.S. Home Sales Jumped 7% in September

The increase in existing-home sales last month followed a late-summer drop in mortgage rates.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 9:09 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 9:09 am

WeWork Shares Rise on First Day of Trading, Two Years After Failed IPO

The shared-office company, which combined with a SPAC, has closed locations, renegotiated leases and cut thousands of jobs to reduce expenses during Covid-19.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 9:03 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 9:03 am

Pfizer-BioNTech Booster 95.6% Effective in Trial, Companies Say

The study was carried out while the highly contagious Delta variant was prevalent, the companies said, suggesting the booster helps protect against the contagious strain.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 8:38 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 8:38 am

What Happened When United Stopped Trying to Predict the Pandemic

CEO Scott Kirby decided the airline couldn’t foresee when travel would rebound, instead forming a “bounceback team” to map out slow, medium and fast rebound scenarios. “We’re not going to pretend we know what demand will be.”

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 8:10 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 8:10 am

Jobless Claims Fall to Pandemic Low Behind Tight Labor Market

Worker filings for initial unemployment benefits decreased to 290,000 last week from a revised 296,000 a week earlier, the Labor Department said Thursday.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:42 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:42 am

Southwest Airlines to Cut Flights Amid Staffing Shortages

Southwest said a cascade of cancellations earlier this month cost it $75 million, and it’s planning to throttle back on flying to prevent similar incidents.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:41 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:41 am

Facebook Is Rebuked by Oversight Board Over Transparency

The board said the company hadn’t been forthcoming about how it exempts high-profile users from its rules and that it is drafting recommendations for how to overhaul the system, following a WSJ investigation.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:34 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:34 am

Ransomware Gang Poses as Real Company to Recruit Tech Talent

A criminal organization believed to have built the software that shut down a U.S. fuel pipeline has set up a fake company to recruit potential employees, according to researchers.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:30 am

Ransomware Gang Masquerades as Real Company to Recruit Tech Talent

A criminal organization believed to have built the software that shut down a U.S. fuel pipeline has set up a fake company to recruit potential employees, according to researchers

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:30 am

Mesa Air Moves Into Drone Food Delivery

The regional airline is planning to test home delivery of food and beverages in Nevada by the end of the year, as it considers the potential for nationwide service.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:08 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:08 am

Telemedicine Startups Face Uncertain Regulatory Terrain

Telemedicine startups are confronting a hodgepodge of state regulations, complicating their efforts to expand their services nationwide.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:00 am

Facebook Is Rebuked by Oversight Board

The board said the company wasn’t forthcoming about exempting high-profile users from its rules and that it is drafting recommendations for how to overhaul the system, following a WSJ investigation.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 7:00 am

New York City Lost Most Wall Street Jobs in 2020, Amid Covid-19, Since 2008 Recession

Wall Street firms shed more New York City jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 than any year since the 2008 recession, even as profits and compensation increased, according to a report released Thursday.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 6:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 6:30 am

AT&T Wireless’s Gains Dwarf Shrinking Media Business

AT&T cut a slimmer profile in the third quarter with the first of a series of entertainment divestitures out the door, even as its core wireless business continued to grow.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 6:20 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 6:20 am

Chip Shortage Expected to Weigh on Intel’s Quarterly Results

Earnings are forecast to come in flat as shortages eat into potential sales and as CEO Pat Gelsinger ramps up investments in plants.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 6:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 6:00 am

Unilever Held Back by Lingering Covid-19 Restrictions in Asia

The Dove soap maker said pandemic-related restrictions in several key markets were still keeping a lid on sales growth even as business begins to return to normal in the U.S. and Europe.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:30 am

Even Hermès Shoppers Can’t Escape the Supply-Chain Crunch

The company’s already scarce Kelly and Birkin handbags are becoming even harder to find. Skyrocketing prices in the resale market show the luxury brand’s true health.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:29 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:29 am

Chinese Regulators Nudge Didi Toward Hong Kong Listing

China’s internet watchdog suggested ride-hailing giant Didi Global and two other U.S.-listed tech firms explore listings in Hong Kong, as Beijing wraps up cybersecurity investigations into the companies.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:22 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 5:22 am

How Working From Home Could Change Where Innovation Happens

For decades, ‘superstar cities’ have been attracting talent and money. But thanks to remote work, their status may change, bringing tech expertise to places that have long tried to attract it.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 4:30 am

Tight Labor Market Keeps Jobless Claims Near Pandemic Lows

Unemployment claims are trending near the lowest levels since the Covid-19 pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, as companies are reluctant to lay off workers amid labor shortages.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 4:30 am

WeWork Set to Begin Trading, Two Years After Failed IPO

The shared-office company is set to trade publicly, capping a journey to a listing that included the implosion of its initial public offering in 2019.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 4:30 am

Amazon Employee Group Seeks Vote on Unionization

A labor-organizing effort that is said to involve more than 2,000 workers across four Amazon facilities in New York’s Staten Island faces obstacles.

  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 4:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 21 @ 4:00 am

IBM’s Sales Hit by Slower Client Spending

Total revenue for the September quarter rose to $17.62 billion, shy of analysts’ expectations as the company said its cloud business and some clients’ pause in spending weighed on its results.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:59 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:59 pm

Sinema’s Opposition Stymies Democrats’ Tax-Increase Plans

Democrats are considering alternatives that would raise money for their social policy and climate package without touching top rates.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:30 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:30 pm

Pinterest Emphasizes Creator Content in Home Feed Redesign

The social network seeks to connect users with the personalities behind the content on its platform.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 4:47 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 4:47 pm

Fed Official Says Lingering Inflation Could Change Interest-Rate Outlook

Randal Quarles, a Fed governor, says he is watching for signs that higher demand will keep prices elevated even after bottlenecks abate.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 4:43 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 4:43 pm

Fed’s Kashkari: Paycheck Protection Program Disadvantaged Black Americans

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari said Wednesday a key program aimed at supporting the U.S. economy during the coronavirus pandemic may have also made wealth inequality between white and Black Americans worse.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 4:42 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 4:42 pm

FDA Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters From Moderna, J&J

U.S. health regulators significantly widened the nation’s Covid-19 booster campaign, clearing use of extra doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and also saying people can get a shot that is different from what they had previously received.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:58 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:58 pm

Tesla Posts Record Quarterly Earnings on Supply-Chain Resilience

Elon Musk’s electric-vehicle maker notches a third consecutive record profit, thanks in part to its ability to navigate persistent global supply-chain disruptions.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:33 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:33 pm

Microsoft Calls for Cooperation in Efforts to Fight Cybercrime

President Brad Smith said governments need to lead the way and tech companies should support them.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:21 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:21 pm

Microsoft Calls on Governments, Companies to Cooperate to Fight Cybercrime

President Brad Smith said governments need to lead the way and tech companies should support them.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:21 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:21 pm

Growth Slowed Amid Elevated Prices, Fed Beige Book Says

The Federal Reserve said companies have been burdened with supply-chain problems, higher costs, a labor shortage and Covid-19 fears

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:06 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:06 pm

Democrats’ Tax Rise Plan Jeopardized on Sinema Opposition

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has told lobbyists that she is opposed to any increase in tax rates on businesses, high-income individuals or capital gains. Her stance is now pushing Democrats to more seriously plan for a bill that doesn’t include those major revenue increases.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:41 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:41 pm

Protesters Gather at Netflix Office Amid Controversy Over Dave Chappelle Special

Protesters gathered outside one of Netflix’s Los Angeles offices to express their anger over the streaming giant’s Dave Chappelle comedy special, as some employees released demands for management and staged a walkout.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:39 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:39 pm

Zuckerberg Named in Suit by Washington, D.C., Attorney General

The district’s attorney general is seeking to hold Mark Zuckerberg personally liable in a lawsuit stemming from the 2018 Cambridge Analytica personal-data scandal.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:38 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:38 pm

PayPal Is in Talks to Buy Pinterest

PayPal is in talks to buy social-media platform Pinterest, which has a market value of more than $35 billion. Such a move would take the payments giant’s business in a new direction.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:30 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:30 pm

Path to Metaverse Expected to Go Through Videogames

Tech companies aiming to build new virtual communities known as metaverses will first have to master all aspects of videogaming and potentially pursue acquisitions, Activate CEO Michael Wolf predicts.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:08 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:08 pm

Democrats’ Planned Tax-Rate Increases in Jeopardy Due to Sinema’s Opposition

The Arizona Democrat has told lobbyists that she is opposed to any increase in those rates, but her stance is now pushing Democrats to more seriously plan for a bill that doesn’t include those major revenue increases.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:06 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:06 pm

U.S. Growth Slowed in Recent Months, Fed Beige Book Says

U.S. economic growth slowed to a modest to moderate rate this fall as companies grappled with supply-chain problems, a labor shortage and continued fears around the Delta variant, the Federal Reserve said.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 1:34 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 1:34 pm

Fed’s Quarles Says More Stimulus Could Let Inflation Continue Too Long

Randal Quarles, a Fed governor, says he is watching for signs that higher demand will keep prices elevated even after bottlenecks abate.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 12:43 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 12:43 pm

Fed’s Quarles Says More Fiscal Stimulus Could Let Transitory Inflation Continue Too Long

Randal Quarles, a Fed governor, says he is watching for signs that higher demand will keep prices elevated even after bottlenecks abate.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 12:43 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 12:43 pm

Elizabeth Warren Floats Expanded Powers for Bankruptcy Creditors Against Private Equity

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has proposed a new measure that would empower creditors in chapter 11 cases to pursue allegations of self-dealing by private-equity owners, rights that currently lie with corporate directors selected by those investment firms.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 12:17 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 12:17 pm

Fed Official Signals Risks from Higher-Than-Expected Inflation

Randal Quarles, a Fed governor, says he is watching for signs that higher demand will keep prices elevated even after bottlenecks abate.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 12:01 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 12:01 pm

Democrats Cut Programs’ Durations to Lower Cost of Social Policy and Climate Plan

Democrats were piecing together a package that looked increasingly likely to fund an array of healthcare, education and other social programs for short periods as President Biden worked to satisfy demands from different corners of his party.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 11:33 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 11:33 am

Exxon Debates Abandoning Some Oil, Gas Projects

Members of the company’s remade board of directors are questioning several major investments as the company reconsiders its investment strategy in a fast-changing energy landscape.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:51 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:51 am

Ex-Product Manager Evades Questions on Efforts to Hide Errors

Daniel Edlin refused to be pinned down by prosecutors on whether a practice of hiding errors on Theranos devices from visitors was deceptive.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:43 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:43 am

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Named in Suit by Washington, D.C., Attorney General

The district’s attorney general is seeking to hold Mark Zuckerberg personally liable in a lawsuit stemming from the 2018 Cambridge Analytica personal-data scandal.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:20 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:20 am

Why Biden’s Plan for Free Community College Likely Will Be Cut From Budget Package

Community-college plan first pitched in the Obama administration as a way to boost U.S. economic competitiveness and decrease income inequality is being sidelined in the effort to bring down the social-policy package’s $3.5 trillion price tag.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:13 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:13 am

Biden’s Plan for Free Community College Likely to Be Cut From Budget Package

Community-college plan first pitched in the Obama administration as a way to boost U.S. economic competitiveness and decrease income inequality is being sidelined in the effort to bring down the social-policy package’s $3.5 trillion price tag.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:13 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 10:13 am

Supply-Chain Crisis Fuels Latest Retreat From Globalization

Nothing embodied the promise of globalization more than the humble supply chain, but that is now under siege, threatening to end an era of low costs and endless variety.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 9:53 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 9:53 am

Micron to Expand Chip Production With $150 Billion in Capital Spending

Chief Executive Sanjay Mehrotra says the Boise, Idaho, memory-chip maker is seeking clarity on U.S. financial incentives for the coming decade.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 9:26 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 9:26 am

Exxon Debates Abandoning Some of Its Biggest Oil and Gas Projects

Members of the company’s remade board of directors are questioning several major investments as the company reconsiders its investment strategy in a fast-changing energy landscape.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 9:23 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 9:23 am

Blackstone Buying Majority Stake in Spanx

The deal values Spanx at $1.2 billion. Spanx founder Sara Blakely will maintain a significant stake in the company and continue to oversee operations.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 9:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 9:00 am

Facebook Fined $70 Million in U.K. Over Giphy Merger Breach

The U.K.’s competition regulator said Facebook had failed to provide required updates outlining its compliance with an interim order the watchdog imposed in 2020, as part of its review of its proposed takeover of Giphy, a provider of animated images for use in social media.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 8:42 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 8:42 am

Biogen’s New Alzheimer’s Drug Meets Slow Rollout

The drugmaker’s revenue from the drug, Aduhelm, was $300,000 in the first full quarter since its approval, a figure well below analyst expectations. Sales could be minimal through the end of the year, the company said.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 7:31 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 7:31 am

GM CFO Plans Long-Term as Car Maker Works to Transform Its Business

By 2030, GM wants to double its revenue as it sharpens its focus on electric vehicles. Finance chief Paul Jacobson is working to build out forecasting and planning capabilities to help the car maker meet its goals.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 7:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 7:00 am

GM CFO Takes Steps to Help Auto Maker Achieve Its 2030 Goals

General Motors’ finance chief is working to build out the company’s forecasting and planning capabilities to help the car maker achieve its long-term goals and better explain its business transformation to investors.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 7:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 7:00 am

New York City to Require Covid-19 Vaccine for All Public Employees

The city is requiring that all of its municipal workforce get vaccinated against Covid-19, eliminating the option for testing and joining a group of state and local governments with similar mandates.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 6:40 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 6:40 am

Cushman & Wakefield to Buy 40% Stake in Greystone Multifamily Business

The commercial real estate services giant has agreed to pay $500 million for a 40% stake in the rental apartment lending and loan servicing business owned by Greystone, the latest sign of the strength of the rental apartment industry.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 6:01 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 6:01 am

SoftBank-Backed Flock Freight Raises $215 Million

The startup uses AI to pool goods from shippers with less-than-truckload carriers and skip freight hubs. The new funding round values the company at $1.3 billion.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:00 am

The Incredible Disappearing Hotel Breakfast—and Other Amenities Travelers Miss

Guests are finding that perks they have long expected, like free breakfast or drinks, are still being advertised even when they aren’t always available anymore.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:00 am

New York City to Require Covid-19 Vaccinations for All Public Employees

The city will require that all of its municipal workforce get vaccinated against Covid-19, eliminating the option for testing and joining a group of state and local governments with similar mandates.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:00 am

Micron Plans $150 Billion in Capital, R&D Spending

Chief Executive Sanjay Mehrotra says the Boise, Idaho-based memory-chip maker is seeking clarity on U.S. financial incentives.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 5:00 am
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  • October 20 @ 5:00 am

Tesla Poised for Record Quarterly Earnings on Supply-Chain Resilience

Elon Musk’s electric-vehicle maker is expected to notch a third consecutive quarterly profit, thanks in part to its ability to navigate persistent global supply-chain disruptions.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 20 @ 4:30 am

Bundesbank President Weidmann to Step Down

Jens Weidmann, a prominent critic of the European Central Bank’s easy-money policies as a member of the ECB’s rate-setting committee, will leave the Bundesbank at the end of the year.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 4:26 am
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  • October 20 @ 4:26 am

Nestlé Sales Buoyed by Coffee, Pet Food

The Swiss company’s upbeat quarter provides an early sign that consumer habits acquired during the pandemic, such as drinking more and better quality coffee at home, could continue to benefit it, despite the ongoing challenges of rising input costs and supply-chain snags.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 3:28 am
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  • October 20 @ 3:28 am

Jack Ma Leaves China for the First Time Since Regulatory Woes Began

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma is traveling outside of China for the first time since his business empire came under regulatory scrutiny about a year ago, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • WSJ
  • October 20 @ 2:14 am
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  • October 20 @ 2:14 am

Covid-19 Fight Heats Up Between Biden and States

The Labor Department is moving to revoke workplace safety oversight from Utah, Arizona and South Carolina, saying they have failed to adopt more-rigorous standards.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 10:08 pm
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  • October 19 @ 10:08 pm

Netflix Co-CEO Says He ‘Screwed Up’ When Defending Chappelle Special

“I should have recognized the fact that a group of our employees was really hurting,” Ted Sarandos said in an interview.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 9:13 pm
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  • October 19 @ 9:13 pm

Netflix Co-CEO Says He Erred on Dave Chappelle Special

”I should have recognized the fact that a group of our employees was really hurting,” Ted Sarandos said in an interview.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 9:13 pm
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  • October 19 @ 9:13 pm

Netflix Co-CEO Says He ‘Screwed Up’ When Defending Dave Chappelle Special

”I should have recognized the fact that a group of our employees was really hurting,” Ted Sarandos said in an interview.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 9:13 pm
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  • October 19 @ 9:13 pm

Biden Identifies Cuts to Social Policy and Climate Bill

Democrats accelerated efforts to strike a deal on the legislation. Two years of tuition-free community college and a clean electricity program could be dropped, while other programs may be slimmed down.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:37 pm
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  • October 19 @ 8:37 pm

Omnicom’s Revenue Improves as Effects of Pandemic Fade

The ad agency holding company says revenue is growing across sectors and regions

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 7:10 pm
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  • October 19 @ 7:10 pm

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Says Regulation Alone Won’t Fix Social Media

Business practices need to support users’ well-being, the chief executive says at WSJ Tech Live conference.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:41 pm
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  • October 19 @ 6:41 pm

Boeing’s First Astronaut Flight on Starliner Faces Further Delay

The aerospace giant said its space vehicle might not carry astronauts until the end of next year, potentially putting it a year behind a previous date to deliver people to orbit.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:34 pm
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  • October 19 @ 6:34 pm

Netflix Adds More Users Than It Predicted, Boosted by ‘Squid Game’

Netflix added 4.4 million memberships in the third quarter amid increased competition and the typical summer slowdown.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:20 pm
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  • October 19 @ 6:20 pm

Former Theranos Product Manager Details Shortcuts as Devices Failed

Testimony from a former Theranos product manager has shed light on the startup’s race to court investors and business partners and shortcuts it took when its blood-testing devices failed.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:10 pm
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  • October 19 @ 6:10 pm

SPAC Shareholders Approve Deal That Will Take WeWork Public

Special purpose acquisition company BowX Acquisition said its shareholders approved the previously announced business combination with the shared-workspace company.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 5:21 pm
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  • October 19 @ 5:21 pm

United Airlines’ Profit Dented by Delta Variant

The carrier, whose profit was boosted by federal aid, said the spread of the highly transmissible strain of Covid-19 slowed flying during the third quarter but hasn’t derailed its recovery.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 5:05 pm
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  • October 19 @ 5:05 pm

Congress Is Losing Patience With Big-Tech Resistance, Klobuchar Says

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar says the push for regulation got a boost from the disclosure of some of Facebook’s internal research.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:37 pm
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  • October 19 @ 4:37 pm

Waller: If Inflation Doesn’t Cool by Year-End, Fed Could Bring Rate Increases Forward

Federal Reserve Gov. Christopher Waller said the central bank could move forward the timeline for raising short-term interest rates to restore price stability if high levels of inflation don’t start cooling soon, adding that he supports the Fed slowing its asset buying stimulus effort starting next month.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 2:23 pm
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  • October 19 @ 2:23 pm

Instacart Expects More Growth in Grocery Delivery

While the boom that pandemic lockdowns drove for food-delivery companies has slowed recently, Instacart CEO Fidji Simo says the public-health crisis ‘has changed consumer habits forever.’

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 1:05 pm
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  • October 19 @ 1:05 pm

GE, Union Pacific Mandate Covid-19 Vaccine for U.S. Workers

More large U.S. companies are imposing requirements to meet a Biden administration deadline of Dec. 8 for federal contractors.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 1:01 pm
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  • October 19 @ 1:01 pm

Facebook Settles With U.S. Government Over Improperly Reserving Jobs for Immigrants

The social-media company faces more than $14 million in penalties in settlement with Justice Department.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 12:14 pm
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  • October 19 @ 12:14 pm

Pixel 6 and 6 Pro: Google Says It’s Serious About Smartphones. For Real This Time.

The latest Pixel smartphones have colorful designs, cool camera tricks and powerful Google-designed processors. But how many will buy one instead of a Samsung Galaxy phone or Apple iPhone?

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 12:00 pm
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  • October 19 @ 12:00 pm

Democrats Try to Salvage IRS Bank-Account Reporting With Scaled-Back Plan

Senate Democrats are detailing a scaled-back version of a Biden plan to require annual reports on bank-account flows as industry opposition has been mounting for months.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 10:50 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 10:50 am

Procter & Gamble Uses Size to Lessen Impact of Supply-Chain Mess

P&G, Ikea and Albertsons are among the large companies tapping alternative sources of inventory to keep shelves stocked.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 10:48 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 10:48 am

Procter & Gamble Uses Its Size to Lessen Impact of Supply-Chain Mess

P&G, Ikea and Albertsons are among the large companies tapping alternative sources of inventory to keep shelves stocked.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 10:48 am
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  • October 19 @ 10:48 am

Comcast Launches Smart TV for U.S. Market in Bid to Take On Roku, Amazon

China’s Hisense will manufacture the XClass TV, which will be sold at Walmart.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 10:43 am
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  • October 19 @ 10:43 am

Is Brexit Hurting the U.K. Economy? Trade Data Flash a Warning

The recovery is sputtering and some exporters say their separation from the European Union is the culprit; “harder, slower, more expensive, more difficult.”

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:48 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:48 am

Is Brexit Hurting the U.K. Economy? Trade Data Flashes a Warning

The recovery is sputtering and some exporters say their separation from the European Union is the culprit; ‘harder, slower, more expensive, more difficult.’

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:48 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:48 am

Xi Faces Pushback on China’s Bid to Tax Property

Chinese President Xi Jinping is facing strong resistance over a nationwide property-tax plan meant to help curb housing speculation, and he is now settling for a more limited rollout, people familiar with the matter said.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:39 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:39 am

Xi Faces Resistance to Property Tax Planned to Combat China’s Real-Estate Bubble

Chinese President Xi Jinping is facing strong resistance over a nationwide property-tax plan meant to help curb housing speculation, and he is now settling for a more limited rollout, people familiar with the matter said.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:39 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:39 am

Xi Faces Resistance to Property Tax Planned to Combat Real-Estate Bubble

The Chinese leader is facing strong resistance over a nationwide property-tax plan meant to help curb housing speculation, and he is now settling for a more limited rollout, people familiar with the matter said.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:39 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:39 am

In Tackling China’s Real-Estate Bubble, Xi Jinping Faces Resistance to Property-Tax Plan

The Chinese leader is facing strong resistance over a nationwide property-tax plan meant to help curb housing speculation, and he is now settling for a more limited rollout, people familiar with the matter said.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:39 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 8:39 am

Kushner Cos. Goes Outside the Family to Replace Jared as CEO

Laurent Morali, president of Kushner Cos., will take over as chief executive effective immediately, the real-estate company said.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 19 @ 7:00 am

Newest Class of Corporate Directors Is the Most Diverse Yet, but Gains Are Uneven

U.S. public companies added more Black nominees and elevated numbers of women and first-time directors over the past year, according to two new studies.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 7:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 7:00 am

Johnson & Johnson’s Sales Climb Across Divisions

The company’s revenue rose 11% year over year in the third quarter to $23.34 billion as the healthcare sector continued to recover from its pandemic disruption.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:42 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:42 am

P&G to Raise Prices on Staples as Supply Problems Hit

Procter & Gamble said the cost of materials and freight jumped more than expected, cutting into profit, though it maintained its outlooks for the year.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:06 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:06 am

Procter & Gamble to Raise Prices on More Staples

The company says the cost of materials and freight jumped more than expected, cutting into profit, though it maintained its outlooks for the year.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:06 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 6:06 am

‘Bad Bets’, Episode 2

The second episode of WSJ’s new podcast explores how Jeffrey Skilling’s rise set the stage for Enron’s fall.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 5:01 am
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  • October 19 @ 5:01 am

Investor-Backed Group Aims to Analyze 10,000 Companies’ Climate Plans

BlackRock is supporting the Transition Pathway Initiative, a research group aiming to help investors make sense of data on companies’ climate performance.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 5:00 am

Satellites Sweep for World’s Biggest Polluters

Governments are turning to the technology to expose hidden sources of greenhouse-gas emissions and monitor compliance with global pacts—as well as to point fingers at each other.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:33 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:33 am

RV Capital Tops WSJ/Realtor.com Housing Index

Elkhart, Ind., topped the housing index this quarter, as high housing costs and remote-work opportunities drive many home buyers to seek out more living and outdoor space.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am

Lawmakers Step Up Efforts to Adopt Tougher Tech Laws

Legislation to curb the influence of big technology companies, including putting new restrictions on online content, is starting to gain traction in Congress as lawmakers narrow their targets and seek to build on public attention.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am

Some Auditors Made Insufficient Assessments of Companies’ Revenue and Loan Losses, PCAOB Says

The U.S. audit watchdog inspected 153 audit firms, down 13% from a year earlier.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 19 @ 4:30 am

Klobuchar, CEOs of Snap, Instacart Headline Second Day

The Wall Street Journal’s hybrid Tech Live conference continues for a second day with top executives and regulators set to discuss privacy, big tech regulation and changes in the entertainment industry.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am

RV Capital of America Tops WSJ/Realtor.com Housing Index

Elkhart, Ind., topped the housing index this quarter, as high housing costs and remote-work opportunities drive many home buyers to seek out more living and outdoor space.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am

App Deal Highlights a Push to Lure Workers Back Into Offices

Real-estate data firm VTS has agreed to buy Toronto-based Lane Technologies, an office-app developer.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am

Lawmakers Step Up Pressure to Adopt Tougher Tech Laws

Legislation to curb the influence of big technology companies, including putting new restrictions on online content, is starting to gain traction in Congress as lawmakers narrow their targets and seek to build on public attention.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:30 am

Martha Stewart Does NFTs—Jack-o’-Lantern Art and a Seductive Selfie

Alongside her wares for dining, drinking and decorating, the lifestyle guru plans to unveil her first line of digital collectibles on her e-commerce site Tuesday.

  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 19 @ 4:00 am

FDA Nears Approval for Mixing Covid-19 Booster Shots

The agency wouldn’t recommend a specific booster but would allow people to get a different shot from their initial vaccination. The FDA is trying to greenlight the move as soon as this week.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 6:41 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 6:41 pm

‘CoComelon’ Owner Moonbug Weighs Sale, IPO

The company behind the hit children’s show “CoComelon” is looking to cash in on its popularity by either selling itself or going public.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 6:14 pm
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  • October 18 @ 6:14 pm

Springer Replaces Bild Editor

The dismissal comes days before the German publisher is due to complete its acquisition of Politico.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:51 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:51 pm

New MacBook Pro With M1 Pro and M1 Max Chips

More ports, a return of MagSafe chargers and no more Touch Bar. Apple’s first MacBook Pro redesign in five years reverses course on some problematic design choices.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:42 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:42 pm

New MacBook Pro With M1 Pro and M1 Max Chips: Apple Giveth, Apple Taketh Away

More ports, a return of MagSafe chargers and no more Touch Bar. Apple’s first MacBook Pro redesign in five years reverses course on some problematic design choices.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:42 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:42 pm

Yellen Says Debt-Limit Deal Will Keep Government Funded Through Dec. 3

The Treasury secretary told Congress that it is imperative to increase or suspend the debt limit.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:25 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:25 pm

Warren Doesn’t Receive Fed Trading Proposal as Requested

Regional Federal Reserve Banks haven’t presented Sen. Elizabeth Warren with a plan to ban stock trading by senior central bankers as the Democrat from Massachusetts requested last month.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 3:52 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 3:52 pm

ViacomCBS CEO Calls Uproar Over Content Inevitable Amid Chappelle Outcry

Bob Bakish appeared at The Wall Street Journal’s Tech Live conference, discussing ViacomCBS’s streaming strategy and its posture on mergers.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 2:17 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 2:17 pm

Apple Unveils Redesigned MacBook Pro, New AirPods

At the October “Unleashed” streamed event, the company revealed its newest high-end laptops and Apple-designed chips, along with a refresh of its standard earbuds.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 1:54 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 1:54 pm

Apple Unveils Redesigned MacBook Pro, Plus New AirPods

At the October “Unleashed” streamed event, the company revealed its newest high-end laptops and Apple-designed chips, along with a refresh of its standard earbuds.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 1:54 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 1:54 pm

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Calls for Government Action on Cybersecurity, Innovation

Sundar Pichai said the U.S. government should take a more active role in policing cyberattacks and encouraging innovation with policies and investments.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 1:10 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 1:10 pm

IT Budgets Rising at Faster Rate as CIOs Look to Support More Adaptable Business Models

Cybersecurity, analytics and cloud platforms top chief information officers’ investment agenda, Gartner survey finds.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 1:00 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 1:00 pm

Toyota, Stellantis to Build EV-Battery Factories in North America

The auto makers are investing billions of dollars in battery factories as part of a push to sell more electric vehicles.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 12:05 pm
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  • October 18 @ 12:05 pm

Albertsons Expects Higher Inflation From Labor, Supply-Chain Costs

The supermarket chain is passing through some price increases to shoppers but said it is also offering cheaper alternatives.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 11:45 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 11:45 am

Auto Supply-Chain Constraints Weighed on September’s Industrial Production

Disruptions from Hurricane Ida also contributed to last month’s 1.3% decline.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 11:26 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 11:26 am

Auto-Supply Constraints Weighed on September’s Industrial Production

Disruptions from Hurricane Ida also contributed to last month’s 1.3% decline.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 11:26 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 11:26 am

Zillow Says It Can’t Buy Any More Homes This Year

The real-estate company said it was experiencing backlogs related to renovating the homes and that it faces constraints for on-the-ground workers.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 11:22 am
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  • October 18 @ 11:22 am

Albertsons Expects Higher Inflation in Coming Months From Labor, Supply-Chain Costs

The supermarket chain is passing through some price increases to shoppers but said it is also offering cheaper alternatives.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 10:49 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 10:49 am

Foreign Investment Rebounds but Strained Factories Miss Out

Overseas investment around the world surged in the first six months of 2021 as rich economies rebounded strongly, but fresh bets on manufacturing fell despite widespread signs that capacity isn’t up to meeting resurgent demand.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 10:19 am
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  • October 18 @ 10:19 am

Returning Workers Confront Creepy Time Capsules of Pre-Pandemic Life

Petrified snacks. Year-old calendars. Plants run amuck. After 18 months away, people say their offices look like Pompeii’s ruins.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 9:48 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 9:48 am

Apple’s October Event: Expect New MacBook Pro, AirPods

A few new gadgets are coming from Apple, a month after the company’s biggest product parade.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 9:19 am
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  • October 18 @ 9:19 am

Apple’s October Event: Expect New MacBook Pro and AirPods

A few new gadgets are coming from Apple, a month after the company’s biggest product parade.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 9:19 am
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  • October 18 @ 9:19 am

U.S. Seeks to Accelerate Cleanup of ‘Forever Chemicals’

Concerns have mounted over the health toll of toxic substances used to make everything from cellphones to medical devices.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 9:00 am
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  • October 18 @ 9:00 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group Says It Was Hit by a Ransomware Attack

One of the largest owners of broadcast stations in the U.S. said some of its servers are encrypted with ransomware.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 8:31 am
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  • October 18 @ 8:31 am

Sinclair Broadcast Says It Was Hit by Cyberattack

One of the largest owners of broadcast stations in the U.S. said some of its servers are encrypted with ransomware.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 8:31 am
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  • October 18 @ 8:31 am

Amazon Seeks to Hire 150,000 Seasonal U.S. Workers

The push to increase workforce comes as U.S. labor market remains tight ahead of holidays.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 8:29 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 8:29 am

Albertsons Posts Higher Sales, Lifts Guidance Despite Supply-Chain Costs

The supermarket company saw higher sales and raised its guidance for the full year on what it sees as a favorable consumer backdrop, despite logging steeper supply-chain costs for the fiscal second quarter.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 8:15 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 8:15 am

Foxconn Unveils First Electric-Vehicle Prototypes

The world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer has been moving deeper into the automotive industry as it seeks to diversify its business beyond the Apple products that it is best known for making.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 7:50 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 7:50 am

Microsoft Executives Told Bill Gates to Stop Emailing a Female Staffer Years Ago

Microsoft executives in 2008 discovered flirtatious emails between Bill Gates and a female employee that they deemed inappropriate, according to people familiar with the matter. They told the co-founder to stop and briefed some board members, who took no further action, the people say.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 7:25 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 7:25 am

Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t Get Fed Trading Ban Proposal by Oct. 15 as Requested

Regional Federal Reserve Banks haven’t presented Sen. Elizabeth Warren with a plan to ban stock trading by senior central bankers as the Democrat from Massachusetts requested last month.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 6:40 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 6:40 am

World Bank Mishandled Sexual- Harassment Claims, Internal Tribunal Says

A labor tribunal found the bank ignored allegations of sexual harassment by a senior official, now a Costa Rican presidential candidate.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 18 @ 6:00 am

Zillow Gets Outplayed at Its Own Game

The company that has prided itself on its technology to outsource a lot of human work is suddenly referring the work right back to humans.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 5:00 am

Toyota, Stellantis to Build EV-Battery Factories in the U.S.

The auto makers are investing billions of dollars in U.S. battery factories as part of a push to sell more electric vehicles.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 5:00 am

Lawmakers Question Whether Amazon Executives Misled Congress

In a letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, five members of Congress asked for “exculpatory evidence” to corroborate the sworn testimony offered by several company leaders, including founder Jeff Bezos.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 5:00 am

Amtrak Hopes Infrastructure Bill Will Help Fund a Tunnel to Ease Delays on Northeast Corridor

Amtrak plans to construct a new 2-mile tunnel to replace the aged Baltimore and Potomac tunnel, and it is counting on funding in the roughly $1 trillion infrastructure bill to cover much of the project’s $4 billion tab.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:30 am

Interviews With Alphabet, ViacomCBS, Reddit CEOs

The Wall Street Journal is hosting its virtual Tech Live conference with top executives, technologists and policy makers to discuss a range of issues including the lasting impact of Covid-19 and other topics.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:30 am

How CFOs Set Their Outlooks Amid Waves of Virus: One Day at a Time

Finance chiefs say they have had to tweak their forecasts with greater frequency and granularity than ever before in response to infection rates globally.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:30 am

Interviews With Alphabet, ViacomCBS and Reddit CEOs

The Wall Street Journal is hosting its virtual Tech Live conference with top executives, technologists and policy makers to discuss a range of issues including the lasting impact of Covid-19 and other topics.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 4:30 am

Facebook to Hire 10,000 Workers in EU to Build Up ‘Metaverse’

Facebook is planning to create 10,000 jobs in the European Union over the next five years to build a virtual realm it sees as a key component of its future and a major driver of new technology investment.

  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 12:46 am
  • WSJ
  • October 18 @ 12:46 am

How to Quit Your Job and Get a Better One, From Those Who Have Been There

Professionals who took a career break and made it to the other side with new, better jobs offer some advice.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 11:01 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 11:01 pm

China’s Economy Slowed Sharply in the Third Quarter

China’s economy grew 4.9% in the third quarter from a year earlier, slowing sharply from the previous period, as power shortages and supply-chain problems added to the impact from Beijing’s efforts to rein in the real estate and technology sectors.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 10:17 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 10:17 pm

China Third-Quarter Economic Growth Slows Sharply to 4.9%

China’s economy grew 4.9% in the third quarter from a year earlier, slowing sharply from the previous period, as power shortages and supply-chain problems added to the impact from Beijing’s efforts to rein in the real estate and technology sectors.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 9:08 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 9:08 pm

Saks E-Commerce Unit Begins IPO Preparations

Saks is interviewing potential underwriters this week for an initial public offering that could take place in the first half of 2022 and targets a valuation of around $6 billion.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 5:12 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 5:12 pm

Unions Push Companies as Workers Stay Scarce

Union leaders say pandemic frustrations spur “new militancy” among workers as critics warn that efforts hit companies already struggling with supply-chain problems.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 3:25 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 3:25 pm

Behind the Energy Crisis: Fossil Fuel Investment Drops, and Renewables Aren’t Ready

The transition to cleaner energy sources isn’t far enough along to meet a surge in demand, forcing countries to rely on fossil fuels.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 2:09 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 2:09 pm

Economy Week Ahead: China GDP, U.S. Industry and Housing

The latest snapshot of China’s economic growth, U.S. industrial production and the housing market highlight this week’s economic data.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 2:00 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 2:00 pm

From Film Sets to Manufacturing Plants, Unions Push Companies as Workers Stay Scarce

Union leaders say pandemic frustrations spur ”new militancy” among workers as critics warn that efforts hit companies already struggling with supply-chain problems.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 11:34 am
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 11:34 am

Supply-Chain Bottlenecks, Elevated Inflation to Last Well Into 2022, Survey Finds

Economists see supply constraints and labor shortages as bigger risks to the U.S. economy than Covid-19, according to a WSJ survey.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 9:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 9:00 am

Supply-Chain Bottlenecks, Elevated Inflation to Last Well Into Next Year, Survey Finds

Economists see supply constraints and labor shortages as bigger risks to economy than Covid-19, WSJ survey finds.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 9:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 9:00 am

Facebook Says AI Will Clean Up the Platform. Its Own Engineers Have Doubts.

AI has only minimal success in removing hate speech, violent images and other problem content, according to internal company reports. It can’t consistently identify first-person shooting videos, racist rants or gruesome car crashes.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 8:17 am
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 8:17 am

Facebook Says AI Can Enforce Its Rules, but the Company’s Own Engineers Are Doubtful

AI has only minimal success in removing hate speech, violent images and other chronic problems from the platform, according to internal company reports. It can’t consistently identify first-person shooting videos, racist rants or gruesome car crashes.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 8:17 am
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 8:17 am

How to Fix Facebook, Instagram and Social Media? Change the Defaults

Default settings on Facebook, Instagram and other social-media apps keep you hooked on your feeds and sharing your personal data. A few changes could mean the difference between an addictive social-media experience and a healthy one.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 8:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 8:00 am

Biden’s Soft Infrastructure Agenda May Not Boost Growth

The president has sold soft infrastructure such as in child care, college and health as good for the economy, just like hard infrastructure such as roads and bridges. Some economists are skeptical.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 4:33 am
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 4:33 am

Alibaba Faces New Threat as Shopping Habits Change

The e-commerce company, already under regulatory scrutiny, is losing market share as Chinese consumers shift from targeted product searches to browsing and interaction.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 4:30 am

With Few Cars to Sell, What Do Car Salespeople Do All Day?

Salespeople who once spent days walking dealership lots offering test drives now scout for online leads and explain the chip shortage to frustrated customers.

  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 17 @ 4:30 am

Hollywood Strike Averted as Workers, Studios Reach a Deal

The film and television industry avoided a shutdown of production after a union reached a last-minute, tentative agreement with studios and streaming services.

  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 9:18 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 9:18 pm

Three Years After First 737 MAX Crash, Fallout Continues for Boeing and Victims

The indictment of a former technical pilot is first time an individual has faced charges related to the accidents. The company previously reached a $2.5 billion settlement with the government.

  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 11:11 am
  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 11:11 am

How the Pandemic Has Changed the Way High-End Art Is Sold

Private sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s took off, as live-auction revenues fell. Here’s how private sales work, and why they’re so popular.

  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 10:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 10:00 am

Teen Girls Are Developing Tics. Doctors Say TikTok Could Be a Factor.

Teenage girls are seeking medical care for the sudden onset of tics, such as jerking motions and verbal outbursts, that specialists in pediatric movement disorders say are linked to watching TikTok videos that purport to show people with Tourette syndrome.

  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 8:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 8:00 am

California Scrambles to Find Electricity to Offset Plant Closures

The state is contending with the coming loss of gas-fired power plants and its last remaining nuclear facility in a planned transition to renewable energy.

  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 4:33 am
  • WSJ
  • October 16 @ 4:33 am

Extraterrestrial Life and Your Smartphone’s Screen

To peer deeper than ever into space, NASA needed optics of unprecedented size; the technology to make them was later repurposed to manufacture the display you might be looking at this very moment.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:00 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:00 pm

Today’s Tech Founders Don’t Just Own the Company. They’re Also Getting Huge Pay Packages.

Startup creators once tended to take little or no remuneration as CEOs. Now, some are getting giant stock awards, making them among America’s best-compensated corporate chiefs.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:00 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:00 pm

Ex-Boeing Pilot Charged in Crash Probe Is Scapegoat, Lawyer Says

Prosecutors face challenges in pinning the blame for deception of air-safety regulators on a lone employee, according to legal observers.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 9:22 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 9:22 pm

J.B. Hunt Expects Strong Freight Demand to Extend Into 2022

Freight bellwether J.B. Hunt Transport Services expects bottlenecks at West Coast ports to intensify heading into the holidays, with congestion continuing to snarl labor-strapped logistics networks.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:38 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:38 pm

Moderna Vaccine for Adolescents Delayed for FDA Review

Moderna asked the Food and Drug Administration in June to expand use of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine to 12-to-17-year-olds, but the agency has held off while it looks into the risk of myocarditis, a rare heart condition.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 3:28 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 3:28 pm

Politico’s New Owner Plans to Grow Staff, Launch Paywall

Axel Springer, whose $1 billion acquisition of Politico is expected to close next week, is also planning foreign-language editions.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 2:14 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 2:14 pm

J&J Covid-19 Booster Shot Endorsed by FDA Advisers

A panel of outside doctors and experts voted 19-0 to recommend that all adults who received a first dose of the J&J vaccine should get the second dose at least two months later.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 1:54 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 1:54 pm

Moderna Vaccine for Adolescents Delayed as FDA Reviews Side Effect

Moderna asked the Food and Drug Administration in June to expand use of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine to 12-to-17-year-olds, but the agency has held off while it looks into the risk of myocarditis, a rare heart condition.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 1:40 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 1:40 pm

LinkedIn Social Network Is Leaving China, but Microsoft Remains

Microsoft Corp. is shutting down LinkedIn in China, but its other businesses there—the Bing search engine, Teams videoconferencing, Azure cloud computing and Office 365—will remain to deal with Chinese authorities’ tighter regulations.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 1:07 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 1:07 pm

America’s Workers Are Leaving Jobs in Record Numbers

U.S. workers handed in nearly 20 million resignations this spring and summer, according to the latest federal data.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:48 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:48 am

What’s Driving America’s Workers to Leave Jobs in Record Numbers

U.S. workers handed in nearly 20 million resignations this spring and summer, according to the latest federal data.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:48 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:48 am

Moderna Vaccine for Adolescents Delayed by FDA to Review Rare Side Effect

Moderna asked the Food and Drug Administration in June to expand use of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine to 12-to-17-year-olds, but the agency has held off while it looks into the risk of myocarditis, a rare heart condition.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:26 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 11:26 am

Inflation Sets Off Alarms Around the World

More than a dozen central banks have raised interest rates but two that haven’t are those that loom largest over the global economy: the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 8:23 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 8:23 am

Why Ford Picked Tennessee for Its New Electric-Vehicle Plant

The state is emerging as a leader for auto makers scrambling to develop electric-vehicle and battery production, with the state and the Tennessee Valley Authority offering millions of dollars in incentives.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 8:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 8:00 am

Retail Sales Rise, Showing Resilient U.S. Consumers

Retail sales rose 0.7% as American consumers stepped up their spending in September, a sign of solid demand and rising inflation.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:46 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:46 am

U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.7% in September

Retail sales rose 0.7% as American consumers stepped up their spending in September, a sign of resilient demand and rising inflation.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:46 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:46 am

China Evergrande Spillover Risks Can Be Controlled, Central Bank Says

People’s Bank of China official sought to ease concern about potential contagion from China Evergrande’s debt crisis.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:42 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:42 am

Walmart, With Eyes on Amazon, Tries to Build a Fintech Startup

Former Goldman executives look to marry their expertise with retailer’s consumers and data to offer financial services.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:40 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:40 am

Largest Cities Had Some of the Lowest U.S. Inflation Rates

New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago were below the national level in September while rural areas grappled with increases in gasoline and vehicle prices.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 7:00 am

How YouTube Makes Sure Its Hitmakers Don’t Stumble

The site has spent more than a decade building an in-house agency for digital superstars, drawing ad sales, sponsorships and other revenue. “There’s been a lot of opportunities that have come my way.”

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am

Facebook Should Clarify Terms of Service, Irish Privacy Regulator Says

A draft ruling from Ireland’s privacy regulator would require Facebook Inc. to change how it informs users about its data processing but disregards complaints that the social-media giant needs to obtain direct consent for its activities.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am

Trading Furor Complicates White House Decisions on Fed Leadership

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s chances for a second term leading the central bank so far have been dented but not derailed by a reputational crisis over stock-trading disclosures by senior officials.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am

Consumer Spending Seems Steady Amid Supply Crunch

Economists estimate that retail sales rose 0.5% last month, as U.S. consumers continue to spend despite supply constraints causing a shortage of vehicles and other goods.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am

How YouTube Copied Hollywood to Win Video Makers’ Loyalty

The site has spent more than a decade building an in-house agency for digital superstars, drawing ad sales, sponsorships and other revenue. ‘There’s been a lot of opportunities that have come my way.’

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am

Chinese Telecom Giant ZTE in Dispute With U.S. Court-Appointed Monitor

A Dallas lawyer appointed to monitor ZTE’s compliance with export laws has been pushing for a longer term in ways the Justice Department sees as inappropriate, people familiar with the matter say.

  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 15 @ 4:30 am

Dermatologist Describes Stint as Theranos Lab Director

Doctor explains to jurors in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes that he had a minimal role in overseeing the blood-testing startup’s clinical operations.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:42 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:42 pm

Former Boeing Pilot Indicted in Probe of 737 MAX Crashes

Former Boeing 737 chief technical pilot Mark Forkner was charged with deceiving the Federal Aviation Administration.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:07 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:07 pm

Virgin Galactic Pushes Back Commercial Space Flights

The company said it believes it will launch private-astronaut flights in the fourth quarter of 2022.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:58 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:58 pm

Former Boeing Pilot Indicted in Case of 737 MAX Crashes

Former Boeing 737 chief technical pilot Mark Forkner was charged with deceiving the Federal Aviation Administration.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:43 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:43 pm

Icahn to Commence Proxy Contest, Tender Offer for Southwest Gas

The billionaire investor escalated his challenge to Southwest Gas Holdings by offering to buy shares of the Nevada utility and announcing plans to try to replace the company’s board.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:19 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:19 pm

Johnson & Johnson Places Talc Injury Claims in Bankruptcy

Johnson & Johnson placed into bankruptcy its liabilities for tens of thousands of claims linking talc-based products to cancer, hoping to drive a settlement of personal-injury claims that are expected to grow for decades to come.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:14 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:14 pm

Push to Operate L.A. Port 24/7 Off to Slow Start

Experts see no ‘silver bullet’ for cargo backups as terminal operators and importers discuss when and how to work all night.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:11 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:11 pm

Alcoa’s Sales Get Boost From Higher Aluminium Prices

The aluminum maker reported a 31% rise in sales for its latest quarter, even as shipments fell partly because of a lack of railcars.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 4:14 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 4:14 pm

IMF Seeks to Allay Doubts Following Data-Rigging Scandal

The International Monetary Fund is working to regain its footing in international financial markets while it works to balance the competing interests of its two main backers, the U.S. and China.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:40 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:40 pm

Motional Previews the Self-Driving Taxi Experience, With Lyft as Its First Partner

Motional AD’s vision for how passengers will ride in its planned self-driving taxis includes a start button to spur the cars into motion, another button to indicate when to pull over and other features aimed at making riders feel at ease in the new experience.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:25 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:25 pm

Financial Firms Get Seal of Approval for Climate Plans

Endorsements of La Banque Postale, KB Financial and EQT are the first under the Science Based Targets initiative’s framework for finance-sector emissions reduction

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:06 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:06 pm

Fed’s Barkin Unsure Economy Can Recover All Jobs Lost in Pandemic

Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin said changes in the economy could mean that some workers who left the job market during the pandemic won’t return.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:34 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:34 pm

Moderna Booster Shot Backed by FDA Advisory Panel

Vaccine experts advising the Food and Drug Administration voted, 19-0, to recommend authorization of an extra dose of Moderna’s Covid-19 shot, a key step in making booster doses available to millions more people.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:24 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:24 pm

What Bank Earnings From JPMorgan, Bank of America Tell Us About the U.S. Economy

On Wall Street, M&A is on fire, but on Main Street, loan growth is muted. Here’s what bank earnings reveal about the bigger picture.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:15 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:15 pm

What Bank Earnings Tell Us About the Economy

On Wall Street, M&A is on fire, but on Main Street, loan growth is muted. Here’s what bank earnings reveal about the bigger picture.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:15 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:15 pm

Jana Partners Takes Stake in Macy’s, Urges E-Commerce Spinoff

The activist investors said that a stand-alone e-commerce business would be worth a multiple of Macy’s current market value, which stood at about $7 billion Thursday after a recent rally.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 1:50 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 1:50 pm

Banksy’s Shredded Artwork Sells for $25.4 Million

A painting that British street artist Banksy purposely shredded during a previous auction sold Thursday to an anonymous Asian collector for $25.4 million at Sotheby’s in London, setting a new record for the artist at auction.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 1:10 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 1:10 pm

Microsoft Folds LinkedIn Social Network in China

LinkedIn’s plans to shut down the version of its professional-networking site used in the country mark the end of the last major American social-media service operating openly there.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 11:55 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 11:55 am

Pizza’s Pandemic Growth Cools as Domino’s Reports Sales Decline

The pizza maker’s same-store sales decline is its first in the U.S. in more than a decade, as the chain reduces hours and hunts for drivers.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 11:49 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 11:49 am

UnitedHealth Boosts Outlook, Sees Less Impact From Covid-19 Costs Next Year

The first big health insurer to post summertime results said the effect of the pandemic was offset by lower demand for elective procedures.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 11:08 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 11:08 am

4.3 Million Workers Are Missing. Where Did They Go?

The U.S. labor shortage has hit low-paying service industries especially hard, pushing companies to adapt. Many economists expect the shortage to last years, and some think it could be permanent.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 10:57 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 10:57 am

The Labor Shortage Is Here to Stay. Businesses Are Adjusting.

The U.S. is still missing around 4.3 million workers since the beginning of the pandemic—a shortage many economists expect to last at least several more years. Companies are reinventing services, investing in automation and making other changes that promise to have a lasting impact.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 10:57 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 10:57 am

Microsoft Folds LinkedIn Social-Media Service in China

LinkedIn said it would replace its Chinese service, which restricts some content to comply with local government demands, with a job-board service lacking social-media features.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 9:38 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 9:38 am

Tight Labor Market, Supply Constraints Point to Persistent Inflation

Companies are holding on tightly to employees at a time when few other workers are available and prices are rising in wholesale markets facing supply constraints, both factors contributing to higher inflation.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 9:15 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 9:15 am

Microsoft Abandons LinkedIn in China, Citing Challenging Operating Environment

LinkedIn said it would replace its Chinese service, which restricts some content to comply with local government demands, with a job-board service lacking social-media features.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 9:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 9:00 am

Walgreens to Invest $5.2 Billion in VillageMD

The pharmacy chain will take a controlling stake in the primary-care network as it seeks to remodel itself as a healthcare provider.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 8:52 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 8:52 am

Toyota Is Accused of Using Stolen Motor Technology in Rare Lawsuit

A longtime Toyota supplier, Nippon Steel, alleges the car maker and a Chinese supplier, Baoshan Iron & Steel, infringed on its patent on material used in steel sheets that make up Toyota engines.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 8:50 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 8:50 am

Domino’s Same-Store Sales Decline Breaks Growth Streak

That break in the pizza maker’s sales trend helped bring the company’s third-quarter revenue below analysts’ expectations.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 8:12 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 8:12 am

Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level Since Start of Covid-19 Pandemic

Unemployment applications, a proxy for layoffs, decreased to 293,000 last week from 329,000 a week earlier, the Labor Department said.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:44 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:44 am

IKEA Struggles to Stock Shelves Amid Supply-Chain Woes

The world’s largest furniture seller said a significant share of its products are missing from store shelves around the world, with many of its flatpacks and houseware items sitting idle at warehouses waiting for trucks.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:25 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:25 am

United Airlines Bets on Return of Trans-Atlantic Travel

Airline wants to take advantage of what it predicts will be a rapid rebound in international travel and plans to launch flights next spring to five new destinations.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 7:00 am

FDA Advisers Consider Moderna Covid-19 Booster

Vaccine experts advising the FDA are meeting to review the data for a booster of the Moderna vaccine, then make a recommendation to the agency on authorizing the extra dose.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:38 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:38 am

FDA Advisors Considering Moderna Covid-19 Booster Shot

Vaccine experts advising the FDA are meeting Thursday to review the data for a booster of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine, then make a recommendation to the agency on authorizing the extra dose.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:38 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:38 am

FDA Advisors to Consider Moderna Covid-19 Booster Shot

Vaccine experts advising the FDA are meeting Thursday to review the data for a booster of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine, then make a recommendation to the agency on authorizing the extra dose.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:38 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:38 am

Bank of America Quarterly Profit Rises 58%

The second-largest U.S. bank earned $7.69 billion in the third quarter, as it benefited from a rebound in net interest income. The quarterly result topped analysts’ expectations.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:33 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:33 am

LeBron James’s Media Company Sells Minority Stake

The group of investors buying into SpringHill includes Nike, “Fortnite” creator Epic Games, RedBird Capital and Fenway Sports Group.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:30 am
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  • October 14 @ 6:30 am

Membership Growth Boosts UnitedHealth’s Earnings

The healthcare giant raises its full-year outlook and says the pandemic’s effects on its results this year have been holding true to its expectations.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:24 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:24 am

Boeing Runs Into Trouble With New Dreamliner Defect

The problem involves certain titanium parts that are weaker than they should be on 787s built over the past three years, the latest in a series of production slip-ups that have delayed aircraft deliveries and drawn increased U.S. government scrutiny.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 6:00 am

TSMC to Build Chip Factory in Japan as It Faces Surging Demand

With a historic semiconductor crunch, chip makers world-wide are rushing to increase production capacity.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:36 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 5:36 am

Mass Evictions Didn’t Result After U.S. Ban Ended, Despite Fears

When the federal moratorium expired in August, many worried hundreds of thousands of tenants would be forced out. More than six weeks later, rental aid and state and local policies have fended off the worst.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 4:30 am

Tight Labor Market Keeping Jobless Claims in Check

Economists estimate unemployment applications fell to near a pandemic low.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 4:30 am

Effort to Bar Tech Companies From ‘Self-Preferencing’ Gains Traction

Legislation to bar internet companies from favoring their own products on their platforms is gaining more support, in what could be a potential threat to the business models of tech giants like Amazon and Apple.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 4:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 4:00 am

Oil Demand to Rise as Plants Switch Amid Gas Crunch

Soaring natural-gas and coal prices are pressuring power-generation companies and manufacturers to switch to using oil, a trend that could add half a million barrels a day to global demand, the IEA said.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:28 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:28 am

Oil Demand to Rise as Plants Switch Amid Gas Crisis

Soaring natural-gas and coal prices are pressuring power-generation companies and manufacturers to switch to using oil, a trend that could add half a million barrels a day to global demand, the IEA said.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:28 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:28 am

Gas Shortage Forces Power Plants to Switch to Oil, Boosting Demand

Soaring natural-gas and coal prices are forcing power-generation companies and manufacturers to switch to using oil, a move that could add half a million barrels a day to global demand, the IEA said.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:28 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 3:28 am

Australian Miner Places $2 Billion Copper Bet on Energy Transition

Australia’s South32 bet on copper being in hot demand in an accelerating global energy transition with an investment of up to $2.05 billion in a Chilean copper mine.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:10 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 2:10 am

China’s Factory-Gate Prices Rise at Record Pace

Surging prices of coal and other commodities pushed up the country’s inflation to the highest level since 1996, dimming hope it would ease globally in the near term.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 12:57 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 12:57 am

Publicis Raises 2021 Revenue Forecast After Quarterly Growth

The advertising company boosted its outlook for 2021 organic revenue growth thanks to strong demand for digital marketing services in the third quarter.

  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 12:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 14 @ 12:30 am

Facebook Tightens Control of Internal Discussion Groups

The social-media giant will restrict who can view group discussions on topics such as platform safety and election integrity.

  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 7:36 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 7:36 pm

Facebook Limits Employee Access to Some Internal Discussion Groups

The social-media giant will restrict who can view group discussions on topics such as platform safety and election integrity.

  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 7:36 pm
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  • October 13 @ 7:36 pm

Fed Official Sees Risks of More Persistent Inflation

Governor Michelle Bowman warns that structural changes could impair a full labor-market recovery and push up prices.

  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 7:00 pm
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  • October 13 @ 7:00 pm

Chappelle Special Sparks Netflix Staff Protest

The streaming giant stood by the stand-up special that some staff said was offensive to the transgender community.

  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 6:53 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 6:53 pm

Chappelle Show Sparks Netflix Staff Protest

The streaming giant stood by the special that some staff said was offensive to the transgender community.

  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 6:53 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 6:53 pm

Netflix Employee Group Calls for Walkout Over Dave Chappelle Show

The streaming giant stood by the special that some staff said was offensive to the transgender community.

  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 6:53 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 6:53 pm

Retailers Vetted Theranos Without Testing Devices

A former Walgreens CFO said the drugstore chain sought out experts who believed that blood-testing startup Theranos’s technology worked as claimed.

  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 5:40 pm
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  • October 13 @ 5:40 pm

Elizabeth Holmes Trial: Retailers Vetted Theranos Without Testing Devices

Walgreens’ former CFO says the drugstore chain sought out experts who believed that the blood-testing startup Theranos’s technology worked as claimed.

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  • October 13 @ 5:40 pm
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  • October 13 @ 5:40 pm

Judge Tosses Votes Backing J&J Talc Supplier’s Bankruptcy Plan

A judge set aside more than 15,700 votes backing the personal-injury compensation plan of defunct supplier Imerys Talc America.

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  • October 13 @ 5:05 pm
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  • October 13 @ 5:05 pm

Fed Worried About Inflation Risk as It Firmed Up Tapering Plan

Some central bankers proposed interest-rate increases later in 2022 amid risks of more persistent inflation at their meeting last month.

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  • October 13 @ 2:39 pm
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  • October 13 @ 2:39 pm

Fed Signals Asset Purchases Could End by Mid-2022

Central bankers debated the timing and mechanics of plans to reduce the $120 billion in monthly bond buying at their September meeting, minutes show.

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  • October 13 @ 1:00 pm
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  • October 13 @ 1:00 pm

Accelerating Inflation Spreads Through the Economy

Price increases are starting to have a broader impact on cost of living, wages and social-benefits programs.

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  • October 13 @ 11:33 am
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  • October 13 @ 11:33 am

Auto-Safety Regulator Questions Tesla Over Driver-Assistance Software

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is scrutinizing the electric-car maker over its recent software update and its use of nondisclosure agreements.

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  • October 13 @ 10:38 am
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  • October 13 @ 10:38 am

Is Fed’s Inflation View Built on Sand? A Staffer Suggests So, Stirring Debate About Economics

The critique from the Federal Reserve’s own professional ranks accuses economists of making assumptions to suit their theories.

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  • October 13 @ 10:29 am
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  • October 13 @ 10:29 am

Global Economy Falters Due to Inflation and Supply-Chain Woes

A stream of new data suggests a third-quarter slowdown as manufacturers struggle to get materials and components.

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  • October 13 @ 10:17 am
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  • October 13 @ 10:17 am

J&J Booster Dose Bolsters Protection Against Covid-19, FDA Says

Federal health regulators cautioned that data was limited and that they had to rely on Johnson & Johnson’s own analysis for some of the study findings, rather than conducting their own.

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  • October 13 @ 10:10 am
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  • October 13 @ 10:10 am

Shatner Reaches Final Frontier on Blue Origin Rocket

The 90-year-old ‘Star Trek’ actor is the oldest person to reach space. Jeff Bezos’ company conducted the flight as aviation regulators assess recent allegations about safety.

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  • October 13 @ 10:01 am
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  • October 13 @ 10:01 am

Alitalia, Once a Carrier of the Jet Set, Nears Its Last Flight

Italy’s national airline has long symbolized its postwar boom and la dolce vita, but Alitalia is slated to shut down after the pandemic dealt the company a final blow.

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  • October 13 @ 9:50 am
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  • October 13 @ 9:50 am

We Mastered Zoom From Home. Just Wait for Hybrid-Office Zoom.

There’s a new set of hiccups for video meetings when only part of the staff is in the office, including trying to all get in view; ‘close enough to rub noses.’

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  • October 13 @ 9:29 am
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  • October 13 @ 9:29 am

Social Security Benefits to Rise by Highest Amount in 40 Years

Seniors and other Americans receiving Social Security will see a 5.9% increase in their payments next year, reflecting surging inflation during the pandemic.

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  • October 13 @ 9:18 am
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  • October 13 @ 9:18 am

Social Security Benefits to Increase 5.9% for 2022

Seniors and other Americans receiving Social Security will see the largest increase in payments in 40 years.

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  • October 13 @ 8:13 am
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  • October 13 @ 8:13 am

Apple Watch Series 7 Review: Bigger Screen, Same Short Battery Life

The new screen makes reading text easier, and faster charging means you can sneak in some sleep tracking, but it would be nice not having to charge daily.

  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 8:00 am
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  • October 13 @ 8:00 am

Inflation Remained High Amid Supply-Chain Woes

The consumer-price index accelerated slightly in September, rising 5.4% from a year before as pandemic-related shortages of labor and materials continued to push up prices.

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  • October 13 @ 7:50 am
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  • October 13 @ 7:50 am

Inflation Stayed Above 5% Amid Supply-Chain Woes

The consumer-price index accelerated slightly in September, rising 5.4% from a year before as supplies and labor continued to drive up prices.

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  • October 13 @ 7:34 am
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  • October 13 @ 7:34 am

Adele Is Back. Everything Has Changed Since She Ruled the Charts.

After six years out of the spotlight, the top-selling artist of the 2010s is stepping back into a music industry that streaming has transformed.

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  • October 13 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 13 @ 7:00 am

Tech Moguls Back GoodLeap’s Green Housing Push With $12 Billion Valuation

Former SolarCity executive Hayes Barnard has raised over $1 billion from Michael Dell and others for his solar finance company, which aims to help homeowners make eco-friendly improvements.

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  • October 13 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 13 @ 7:00 am

LVMH Sends Mixed Signals on Chinese Luxury Spending

Strong third-quarter sales from the luxury-goods company were reassuring, but gave a muddy picture of what is happening in China since Beijing’s crackdown on the superrich.

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  • October 13 @ 6:43 am
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  • October 13 @ 6:43 am

Delta Air Lines Delivers a Profit, but Faces Fuel-Cost Pressure

Delta posted a quarterly profit as travel demand began to recover in recent weeks despite the spread of a more contagious Covid-19 variant, though the company said it faces pressure from rising fuel prices.

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  • October 13 @ 6:26 am
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  • October 13 @ 6:26 am

JPMorgan Profit Jumps on Reserve Release

The bank freed up $2.1 billion it had set aside for bad loans. Revenue was essentially flat at $29.65 billion.

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  • October 13 @ 6:14 am
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  • October 13 @ 6:14 am

France Says Firms Colluded to Not Disclose Chemical in Food Packaging

The French competition authority accused more than 100 companies of agreeing not to disclose information about the presence of materials including bisphenol A, which some scientists say could be harmful.

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  • October 13 @ 6:11 am
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  • October 13 @ 6:11 am

France Says Companies Colluded Not to Communicate About Chemical in Food Packaging

The French competition authority accused more than 100 companies of agreeing not to disclose information about the presence of materials including bisphenol A, which some scientists say could be harmful.

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  • October 13 @ 6:11 am
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  • October 13 @ 6:11 am

Apple Studying Potential of AirPods as Health Device

Earbuds could be offered as hearing aids and include an in-ear thermometer and posture warnings.

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  • October 13 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 13 @ 6:00 am

Travelers, Welcome to the Revolution in Overhead Bin Size

Fliers and airlines have for years complained about the size of bins used for carry-on bags. Boeing and Airbus did something about it.

  • WSJ
  • October 13 @ 5:00 am
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  • October 13 @ 5:00 am

Shatner Set for Final Frontier on Blue Origin Rocket

The latest flight for the fledgling space-tourism industry comes as aviation regulators assess allegations regarding safety at Jeff Bezos’ company.

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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am

Inflation Expected to Stay Above 5% Amid Supply-Chain Woes

Economists estimate inflation rose 5.3% in September from a year earlier as pandemic-related shortages of labor and materials continued to push up prices.

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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am

Shift From Fossil Fuels Leaves Market to Smaller Players

Years of awful returns and pressure from clients to exit from the oil-and-gas business have left fewer and smaller firms able to take advantage of rising prices and help boost production.

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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am

Clarida Defends Himself Amid Federal Reserve Trading Controversy

The Federal Reserve’s second in command defended Tuesday trading he undertook early last year just ahead of a key shift in monetary policy, as the coronavirus pandemic was beginning to take hold in the U.S.

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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am

Inflation Likely Stayed High in September

Worker shortages and strained supply chains kept driving up prices last month, economists say.

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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am

Bezos’ Blue Origin Set to Send Shatner to Final Frontier

The latest flight for the fledgling space-tourism industry comes as aviation regulators assess allegations regarding safety.

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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am

Social Security Payments Could Increase the Most in 40 Years

Cost-of-living increase expected to be near 6% for 2022, reflecting strong inflation.

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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 13 @ 4:30 am

‘Squid Game’ Is Slammed by Kim Jong Un’s Propagandists

“Squid Game,” Netflix’s dystopian drama set in South Korea, is the top-watched show in more than 90 countries. North Korea, however, isn’t giving the show rave reviews.

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  • October 13 @ 4:15 am
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  • October 13 @ 4:15 am

L.A. Port to Operate Around the Clock to Ease Logjams, White House Says

The White House is expected to announce a pledge from one of the country’s busiest ports to operate around the clock, a move aimed at easing cargo bottlenecks that have led to shortages and higher consumer costs.

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  • October 13 @ 4:00 am
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  • October 13 @ 4:00 am

Sard Verbinnen Agrees to Merge With Finsbury Glover Hering

The move will create a major new player in the business of advising companies on deals, crises and other critical situations.

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  • October 12 @ 9:00 pm
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  • October 12 @ 9:00 pm

FDA Staff Takes No Position on Moderna Covid-19 Booster

The staff reviewing the drugmaker’s application for booster authorization didn’t take a stance, a move that appears driven by insufficient data.

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  • October 12 @ 8:49 pm
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  • October 12 @ 8:49 pm

Fed’s Bank Supervision Committee Will Have No Chairman After Quarles Term Ends Wednesday

President Biden hasn’t nominated a successor to oversee financial regulation.

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  • October 12 @ 6:41 pm
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  • October 12 @ 6:41 pm

House Approves Extension of Debt Ceiling Into December

Democrats grapple with how to set a new ceiling for U.S. debt later this year over Republican resistance.

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  • October 12 @ 6:28 pm
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  • October 12 @ 6:28 pm

Former Braskem CEO Sentenced for Bribery Charges in U.S.

The former chief executive officer of Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for his role in a scheme that diverted $250 million from the company to a slush fund to pay Brazilian government officials, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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  • October 12 @ 6:00 pm
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  • October 12 @ 6:00 pm

The Elizabeth Holmes Trial: Defense Shows Safeway Vetted Theranos Partnership

Email in court shows former CEO said grocery chain did hundreds of hours of due diligence before inking Theranos deal.

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  • October 12 @ 5:59 pm
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  • October 12 @ 5:59 pm

FDA Authorizes Tobacco-Flavored Vuse E-Cigarette, Rejects Its Fruity Versions

The ruling on Reynolds American’s products signals the agency’s approach to sweet and fruity e-cigarette flavors that are popular among teens.

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  • October 12 @ 5:01 pm
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  • October 12 @ 5:01 pm

Boeing Mandates Covid-19 Vaccine for U.S. Employees

Aerospace company said it will mandate vaccination for its approximately 125,000 U.S. employees by the Dec. 8 deadline set by a presidential order requiring federal employees and contractors to receive the shots.

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  • October 12 @ 4:51 pm
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  • October 12 @ 4:51 pm

Vaccine-Mandate Fight Between Texas, Biden Has Companies Caught in Middle

Some large Texas employers, including Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, say they won’t follow Republican Gov. Greg Abbot’s order barring mandates by businesses.

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  • October 12 @ 4:24 pm
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  • October 12 @ 4:24 pm

Maersk Suspends Five Officers Over Alleged Rape of Cadet Aboard Ship

A student at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy alleged she was raped in the summer of 2019 while on a Maersk-operated ship.

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  • October 12 @ 3:15 pm
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  • October 12 @ 3:15 pm

California to Ban Sales of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers and Lawn Mowers

California will become the first state to ban the sale of gas-powered leaf blowers and lawn mowers under legislation signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

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  • October 12 @ 2:42 pm
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  • October 12 @ 2:42 pm

Kroger Extends Reach With New Automated Grocery Delivery Sites

The largest U.S. grocery chain is adding fulfillment centers across the country through its partnership with technology company Ocado.

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  • October 12 @ 1:47 pm
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  • October 12 @ 1:47 pm

Fed’s Bostic: Inflation Surge Will Likely Last Longer Than Expected

The Atlanta Fed leader said that while inflation has surged more than he and others had expected and runs the risk of being more persistent than desired, he still believes price pressures will ease over time.

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  • October 12 @ 1:36 pm
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  • October 12 @ 1:36 pm

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast, Warns on Inflation

The International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecast for the world economy for this year, citing supply-chain disruptions in rich economies and global-health concerns caused by the spread of the contagious Covid-19 Delta variant.

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  • October 12 @ 10:28 am
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  • October 12 @ 10:28 am

Facebook Whistleblower’s Claims Test SEC’s Reach

Allegations that the company misrepresented the impact of its services don’t resemble a typical securities-fraud case, but the pressure to investigate is strong.

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  • October 12 @ 10:22 am
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  • October 12 @ 10:22 am

Fed’s Clarida Affirms Fed Plans to End Bond Purchases by Mid-2022

The central bank’s No. 2 official said he expects the recent “unwelcome surge” in inflation to prove “largely transitory.”

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  • October 12 @ 10:15 am
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  • October 12 @ 10:15 am

Home Sales Are Falling Sharply in China

Curbs on property lending and worries about the financial health of China Evergrande and other developers are sidelining house buyers.

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  • October 12 @ 9:47 am
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  • October 12 @ 9:47 am

GM Says It Will Recover $1.9 Billion in Bolt-Recall Costs in Deal With LG

The Korean company will reimburse General Motors because of manufacturing defects in battery modules that LG supplied for the electric vehicle.

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  • October 12 @ 8:34 am
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  • October 12 @ 8:34 am

GM Says LG Will Repay $1.9 Billion of Bolt-Recall Costs

The Korean company will reimburse General Motors because of manufacturing defects in battery modules that LG supplied for the electric vehicle.

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  • October 12 @ 8:34 am
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  • October 12 @ 8:34 am

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast Amid Supply-Chain Disruptions, Pandemic Pressures

The International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecast for the world economy for this year, citing supply-chain disruptions in rich economies and global-health concerns caused by the spread of the contagious Covid-19 Delta variant.

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  • October 12 @ 8:00 am
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  • October 12 @ 8:00 am

Trump Close to a Deal to Sell Marquee Washington Hotel

Miami-based CGI Merchant Group is in talks to pay the ex-president’s family company around $370 million for the property in the former Old Post Office.

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  • October 12 @ 8:00 am
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  • October 12 @ 8:00 am

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast Amid Supply-Chain Disruptions, Warns of Inflation Risks

The International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecast for the world economy for this year, citing supply-chain disruptions in rich economies and global-health concerns caused by the spread of the contagious Covid-19 Delta variant.

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  • October 12 @ 8:00 am
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  • October 12 @ 8:00 am

Shale Drillers May Boost Spending, but Don’t Expect an Oil Bonanza

American frackers are expected to cumulatively lift U.S. oil-field spending 15% to 20% next year, analysts said. Their investments are still well below pre-pandemic levels.

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  • October 12 @ 7:42 am
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  • October 12 @ 7:42 am

GM Says It Will Recover $1.9 Billion of Bolt-Recall Costs From LG

The Korean company will reimburse the Detroit car maker because of manufacturing defects in battery modules that LG supplied.

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  • October 12 @ 7:39 am
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  • October 12 @ 7:39 am

Facebook Claims Test SEC’s Reach

Whistleblower allegations that the company misrepresented the impact of its services don’t resemble a typical securities-fraud case, but pressure to investigate is strong.

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  • October 12 @ 7:03 am
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  • October 12 @ 7:03 am

L.O.L. Dolls Are Stuck in the Supply Chain. John Baker Must Free Them Before Christmas.

Mr. Baker works for the company behind the hit dolls, Little Tikes cars and other popular toys. He’s in a race against time to get items in stores by overcoming a jammed-up global supply chain that is holding them hostage.

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  • October 12 @ 6:56 am
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  • October 12 @ 6:56 am

Can Anyone Save Christmas? John Baker, a Toy Company Executive, Is Trying

Mr. Baker works for the company behind L.O.L. Surprise dolls, Little Tikes cars and other popular toys. He’s in a race against time to get items in stores by overcoming a jammed-up global supply chain that is holding them hostage.

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  • October 12 @ 6:56 am
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  • October 12 @ 6:56 am

Tesla Awaits Green Light for Production in Germany

Elon Musk’s push to turn Tesla into a global car maker and energize its electric-vehicles sales in Europe through a new plant in Germany is nearing what could be its final hurdle.

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  • October 12 @ 6:47 am
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  • October 12 @ 6:47 am

What to Do If Your Flight Is Canceled

A series of issues have forced some airlines to cancel flights. Here’s how to cope if you are affected.

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  • October 12 @ 6:30 am
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  • October 12 @ 6:30 am

Chinese Developers Report Sharp Drops in Monthly Home Sales

Home sales in China are dropping by a third or more in some cases as curbs on property lending and worries about the financial health of China Evergrande and other developers are sidelining house buyers.

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  • October 12 @ 6:17 am
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  • October 12 @ 6:17 am

CureVac Shelves Covid-19 Vaccine, Focuses on Next-Generation Shot

The initial rush of pandemic vaccine development appears to have ended with only a handful of clear winners. The field may be narrowing further still as dozens of countries now clamor for supplies of the Pfizer shot, drawn by its high level of efficacy and a lack of concerns over rare side effects.

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  • October 12 @ 6:01 am
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  • October 12 @ 6:01 am

House Set to Temporarily Raise Debt Limit

The House was set to vote Tuesday for legislation raising the U.S. borrowing limit into December, temporarily staving off a default while lawmakers battle over setting a new ceiling for U.S. debt.

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  • October 12 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 12 @ 6:00 am

Johnson & Johnson’s Top Scientist to Depart

Paul Stoffels is the second top J&J executive in recent weeks to announce plans to leave.

  • WSJ
  • October 12 @ 5:45 am
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  • October 12 @ 5:45 am

DoorDash Introduces Search-Page Ads for Restaurants

DoorDash has started selling restaurant ads that appear atop the search results in its app, as companies in the largely money-losing food-delivery industry dive deeper into advertising to boost revenue.

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  • October 12 @ 5:02 am
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  • October 12 @ 5:02 am

Introducing Episode 1: Enron

Our new podcast unravels big-business dramas that have had a major impact on our world, beginning with Enron.

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  • October 12 @ 5:01 am
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  • October 12 @ 5:01 am

Introducing ‘Bad Bets’

Our new podcast unravels big-business dramas that have had a major impact on our world, beginning with Enron.

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  • October 12 @ 5:01 am
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  • October 12 @ 5:01 am

Big Energy Companies’ New Pitch: ‘Carbon-Neutral’ Oil and Gas

Some energy companies are selling oil and gas bundled with carbon offsets and marketing the products as carbon neutral, but critics say the practice could undermine the case for burning less fossil fuel.

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  • October 12 @ 5:00 am
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  • October 12 @ 5:00 am

China to Let Power Prices Rise in Bid to Fix Electricity Crunch

The shortage has slowed factory output, in turn hitting companies around the world that sell made-in-China products or use Chinese electronic parts in their own factories.

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  • October 12 @ 4:44 am
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  • October 12 @ 4:44 am

Europe Inc. Returns to the Skies

Business travel is making a comeback on the continent, aided by a high vaccination rate and digital Covid-19 certificates.

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  • October 12 @ 4:43 am
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  • October 12 @ 4:43 am

U.S. or China? Who’s Winning the 5G Races

The competition among equipment makers, countries and cellphone companies is heated. Here are the leaders in each of those races.

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  • October 12 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 12 @ 4:30 am

Huawei, Ericsson or Nokia? Apple or Samsung? U.S. or China? Who’s Winning the 5G Races

The competition among equipment makers, countries and cellphone companies is heated. Here are the leaders in each of those races.

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  • October 12 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 12 @ 4:30 am

P&G Investors, Heirs Pressure Bounty Maker Over Deforestation

Environmental groups are lobbying Procter & Gamble shareholders to vote against a longtime director to prod the company to use more recycled materials for its paper products.

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  • October 12 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 12 @ 4:30 am

Return of Office Workers Reaches Pandemic High

As Covid-19 infection rates fall, workers are trickling back to the office at the highest rate since the pandemic began, with more firms indicating that they will be welcoming workers back in the weeks ahead.

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  • October 12 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 12 @ 4:30 am

China Auto Sales Drop as Chip Shortage Endures

China’s car sales declined in the third quarter from a year earlier, the first such drop in more than a year, as the global chip shortage continues to hold back the world’s biggest auto market.

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  • October 12 @ 3:16 am
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  • October 12 @ 3:16 am

Chinese Developer Fantasia Loses Two Board Members

The two nonexecutive directors resigned days after the Chinese developer rattled investors by unexpectedly failing to repay $206 million in maturing dollar bonds.

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  • October 12 @ 1:11 am
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  • October 12 @ 1:11 am

IMF Chief to Stay Following Probe Into Data Rigging

The IMF’s executive board Monday said it has full confidence in Kristalina Georgieva as managing director, after investigating her role in a data-manipulation scandal at the World Bank while she was its chief executive.

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  • October 12 @ 12:07 am
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  • October 12 @ 12:07 am

Southwest Airlines Cancels Hundreds of Flights After Weekend Disruption

More than 360 flights scrapped following 1,900 cancellations over the weekend because of air-traffic control issues and severe weather.

  • WSJ
  • October 11 @ 5:16 pm
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  • October 11 @ 5:16 pm

Booz Allen Plans to Spend Big on Acquisitions

The consulting firm plans to step up its spending on acquisitions over the next few years, targeting companies that would expand its capabilities in areas such as healthcare technology and cybersecurity services.

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  • October 11 @ 3:59 pm
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  • October 11 @ 3:59 pm

The 27-Year-Old Friends Behind Puff Bar—Teens’ Favorite E-Cigarette

The mystery men behind Puff Bar, the new preferred e-cigarette of teens, are Patrick Beltran and Nick Minas, two 27-year-old, Lamborghini-driving friends who say they aren’t to blame for youth vaping.

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  • October 11 @ 3:11 pm
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  • October 11 @ 3:11 pm

Longtime Disney Studio Head to Depart

Alan Horn presided over years of unprecedented success for Disney at the box office, commanding brands from Marvel Studios, Pixar Animation and other divisions that produced blockbuster after blockbuster.

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  • October 11 @ 2:40 pm
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  • October 11 @ 2:40 pm

Hasbro Enters Holiday Season With CEO on Medical Leave

Lieutenants of Brian Goldner, as well as an interim CEO, are in place to manage selling strategies and supply-chain challenges during a make-or-break time of the year for the toy maker.

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  • October 11 @ 2:16 pm
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  • October 11 @ 2:16 pm

Nobel Economics Prize Is Awarded to U.S.-Based Trio

The economics prize was awarded to David Card, Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens for their contributions to labor economics and causal relationships.

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  • October 11 @ 12:19 pm
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  • October 11 @ 12:19 pm

Chevron Sets Out to Cut Carbon Emissions in Operations

The oil producer said it aims to reduce or offset carbon emissions from its operations to zero by 2050, but stopped short of setting similar goals for its energy products.

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  • October 11 @ 12:17 pm
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  • October 11 @ 12:17 pm

Xi Scrutinizes State Banks’ Ties With Private Firms

Inspections of state banks and others are aimed at ensuring full Communist Party control over what is seen as the lifeblood of the economy, say people familiar with the plan.

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  • October 11 @ 12:14 pm
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  • October 11 @ 12:14 pm

Xi Jinping Scrutinizes Chinese Financial Institutions’ Ties With Private Firms

Inspections of state banks and others are aimed at ensuring full Communist Party control over what is seen as the lifeblood of the economy, say people familiar with the plan.

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  • October 11 @ 12:14 pm
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  • October 11 @ 12:14 pm

The Nobel Prize Winner Who Created a Better Auction: A Conversation With Paul Milgrom

The economist helped the FCC raise billions auctioning wireless licenses

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  • October 11 @ 10:00 am
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  • October 11 @ 10:00 am

Southwest Airlines Cancels Hundreds More Flights Following Weekend Disruption

About 350 more flights were canceled following 1,900 cancellations over the weekend due to air-traffic-control issues and severe weather.

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  • October 11 @ 9:07 am
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  • October 11 @ 9:07 am

5G Technology Begins to Expand Beyond Smartphones

Among the first uses: laptops, drones and Wi-Fi for superyachts.

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  • October 11 @ 8:00 am
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  • October 11 @ 8:00 am

Medicare Drug-Pricing Debate Pits Savings Against Innovation

A proposal to allow Medicare to negotiate for lower prescription-drug prices is central to Democrats’ healthcare, child care, education and climate package.

  • WSJ
  • October 11 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 11 @ 7:00 am

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine Is World’s Preferred Shot

Countries from Latin America to the Middle East have lined up for the shot, driven by its effectiveness and ample supply, especially compared with Chinese and Russian rivals.

  • WSJ
  • October 11 @ 6:03 am
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  • October 11 @ 6:03 am

Nobel Economics Prize Awarded to U.S.-Based Trio

The economics prize was awarded to David Card, Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens for their contributions to labor economics and causal relationships.

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  • October 11 @ 5:38 am
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  • October 11 @ 5:38 am

Brazil’s Drought Pressures Power Grid, Boosting Case for Renewables—and Fossil Fuels

Abundant sunshine, strong winds and an investor-friendly power market have long made Brazil a hot spot for renewable energy investment.

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  • October 11 @ 5:00 am
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  • October 11 @ 5:00 am

Merck Asks FDA to Authorize Promising Covid-19 Pill

The filing comes shortly after data from a late-stage study showed that the antiviral drug, molnupiravir, cut the risk of hospitalization or death by about 50% in high-risk people with mild to moderate Covid-19. 

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  • October 11 @ 5:00 am
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  • October 11 @ 5:00 am

Biden’s Tariff-Relief Plan Falls Short, Businesses Say

U.S. businesses are panning the Biden administration’s new China trade policy, saying it fails to provide the tariff relief they expected for importers who lack cost-effective alternatives to Chinese products.

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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am

Elon Musk vs. Charlie Ergen and the Battle Over Spectrum

The two moguls want rules to favor their visions for high-speed broadband service. Is there space enough for the two of them?

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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am

Derby’s Take: Fed Down Two Hawks as Regional Bank Presidents Depart

The number of Federal Reserve policy makers has dropped from 18 to 16, with potential implications for how the central bank communicates future policy changes.

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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am

Elon Musk vs. Charlie Ergen: Battle of the Billionaires Over Spectrum

The two moguls want rules to favor their visions for high-speed broadband service. Is there space enough for the two of them?

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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am

Tariff Relief Plan Falls Short, Businesses Say

U.S. companies lacking cost-effective alternatives to Chinese imports complain that the new trade policy isn’t as helpful as they had expected.

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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 11 @ 4:30 am

Chinese Developer Modern Land Asks to Delay Bond Repayment

Chinese property developer Modern Land asked investors for permission to defer repaying a $250 million bond due later this month, in the latest sign of the financial stress that has gripped China Evergrande and many of its rivals.

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  • October 11 @ 12:15 am
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  • October 11 @ 12:15 am

Netflix to Sell ‘Squid Game’ Goods, Other Products on Walmart Site

The ‘Netflix Hub’ for consumer merchandise is part of the streaming company’s broader effort to diversify revenue and market its content.

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  • October 11 @ 12:01 am
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  • October 11 @ 12:01 am

Emerson Plans to Merge Industrial-Software Businesses With AspenTech

Emerson Electric plans to merge two of its software businesses with Aspen Technology in a roughly $11 billion deal aimed at capturing growing demand for industrial technology.

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  • October 10 @ 11:06 pm
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  • October 10 @ 11:06 pm

Hasbro CEO Takes Medical Leave

Brian Goldner will take a leave of absence from his job running the toymaker to receive medical care.

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  • October 10 @ 10:22 pm
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  • October 10 @ 10:22 pm

Southwest Airlines Cancels Over 1,800 Flights

The weekend snarl is the latest difficulty for the carrier after it struggled over the summer.

  • WSJ
  • October 10 @ 4:33 pm
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  • October 10 @ 4:33 pm

Latest James Bond Film Lags Behind Predecessors

The 25th installment in the Bond franchise, “No Time to Die,” opened to an estimated $56 million in the U.S. and Canada after the movie was delayed for more than a year due to Covid-19.

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  • October 10 @ 12:11 pm
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  • October 10 @ 12:11 pm

Soaring Energy Prices Raise Concerns About U.S. Inflation, Economy

Factories and service providers require energy to boost production, but oil and natural-gas supplies are tight.

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  • October 10 @ 11:20 am
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  • October 10 @ 11:20 am

Beyond Evergrande, China’s Property Market Faces a $5 Trillion Reckoning

Developers have run up huge debts. Now sales are down, Beijing is imposing borrowing curbs, buyers are balking at prices, and even demographics are looking dimmer. The government is trying to address the situation without damaging the economy.

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  • October 10 @ 11:07 am
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  • October 10 @ 11:07 am

Income-Tax Rate on the Rich Depends on Who’s Doing the Math

A White House study says the wealthiest households pay an average tax rate of 8.2%. If that’s right, the Biden administration has a firmer case for raising taxes on the ultrarich.

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  • October 10 @ 9:00 am
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  • October 10 @ 9:00 am

SEC Digs Deeper Into Companies’ EPS Manipulation

The SEC has brought cases against three firms over the past year or so resulting from a review of companies’ earnings per share, and the initiative could come into greater focus under the regulator’s new leadership.

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  • October 10 @ 8:00 am
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  • October 10 @ 8:00 am

The Scariest Part of Halloween This Year Is the Supply Chain

Shoppers searching for Halloween costumes and decorations are finding empty store shelves as retailers struggle with supply problems.

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  • October 10 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 10 @ 7:00 am

Disney Meets Roadblocks to Movie Releases in China

Three films designed for box-office appeal including ‘Shang-Chi’ and ‘Mulan’ have been embroiled in political controversy. Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ is the latest.

  • WSJ
  • October 10 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 10 @ 6:00 am

Soaring Home Prices Are Roiling Appraisals and Upending Sales

An unusually high number of homes across the country are being appraised below their agreed-upon sales prices, causing a number of deals to collapse.

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  • October 10 @ 4:33 am
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  • October 10 @ 4:33 am

Big U.S. Retailers Charter Private Cargo Ships Amid Port Delays

Home Depot, Costco and Walmart have resorted to chartering their own ships in a push to stock shelves for holiday shoppers.

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  • October 10 @ 4:33 am
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  • October 10 @ 4:33 am

Investors Watch for Rising Costs in Earnings This Week

What companies reveal about the impact of any supply-chain problems, labor shortages and the continuing pandemic could determine the tone of trading.

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  • October 10 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 10 @ 4:30 am

Twitch Streamer Earnings Increase for Top Gamers

The top 1% of paid streamers so far this year got over half of all revenue, according to data made public in a high-profile leak.

  • WSJ
  • October 9 @ 12:56 pm
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  • October 9 @ 12:56 pm

Justice Department Makes Quiet Push on Antitrust Enforcement

The spotlight on Biden administration enforcement has focused on the FTC, but DOJ has been more active so far, despite lengthy period of transition.

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  • October 9 @ 12:29 pm
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  • October 9 @ 12:29 pm

How to Move More Goods Through America’s Clogged Infrastructure? Robot Trains

Self-driving trains could be greener, carry more stuff, and help unclog America’s congested supply chains. And making them a reality will likely be far easier than perfecting autonomous vehicles.

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  • October 9 @ 9:49 am
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  • October 9 @ 9:49 am

Many Women Remain on Labor-Market Sideline

Many have yet to return to the labor market, acting as a check against stronger job growth, and some who did return haven’t been able to remain in the job as the Delta variant of Covid-19 disrupted their plans.

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  • October 9 @ 8:20 am
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  • October 9 @ 8:20 am

Indra Nooyi Pushes Employers for the Flexible Work Arrangements She Didn’t Have

The former PepsiCo CEO describes her journey in corporate America in her new memoir and calls for a federal policy for paid parental leave.

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  • October 9 @ 7:27 am
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  • October 9 @ 7:27 am

Apple Veteran’s Next Act Is Taking Home-Delivery Startup Public

The man behind the Genius Bar—and a stumble at J.C. Penney—is betting online buyers will want the extra service that Enjoy Technology has to offer.

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  • October 9 @ 5:08 am
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  • October 9 @ 5:08 am

These Cities (and Small Towns) Want Remote Workers

From Topeka to Bemidji, Minn., localities try to boost populations with offers of cash, free coffee and grandparent stand-ins. ‘They’re giving me $10,000.’

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  • October 8 @ 11:27 pm
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  • October 8 @ 11:27 pm

Apple Filing Notice of Appeal in Epic Antitrust Case

The iPhone maker also wants a stay on a judge’s order to open in-app communications that could allow cheaper payment options.

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  • October 8 @ 6:49 pm
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  • October 8 @ 6:49 pm

Facebook Says Access Is Fixed After Latest Outage

Friday’s disruption for some users of the social-media giant’s products came in the wake of a global outage earlier in the week.

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  • October 8 @ 4:50 pm
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  • October 8 @ 4:50 pm

FacebookIs Down Again for Some Users

The social-media giant’s latest disruption follows an hourslong outage this week. The company said it is “working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.”

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  • October 8 @ 3:40 pm
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  • October 8 @ 3:40 pm

Corporate Taxes Poised to Rise After 136-Country Deal

An agreement among 136 countries seeks to set a global minimum tax to deter tax avoidance by big multinationals. Officials see challenges in implementing the accord, particularly in the U.S.

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  • October 8 @ 1:32 pm
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  • October 8 @ 1:32 pm

India’s Tata Sons to Buy Air India for $2.4 Billion

The deal includes the budget arm Air India Express and a 50% stake in an airport-services joint venture with Singapore’s SATS.

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  • October 8 @ 12:57 pm
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  • October 8 @ 12:57 pm

Global Supply-Chain Woes Escalate, Threatening Economic Recovery

Shortages of components, surging prices of raw materials, transportation backups and pandemic lockdowns are squeezing manufacturers around the world—and the bottlenecks keep compounding.

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  • October 8 @ 12:42 pm
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  • October 8 @ 12:42 pm

Global Supply-Chain Problems Escalate, Threatening Economic Recovery

Shortages of components, surging prices of raw materials, transportation backups and pandemic lockdowns are squeezing manufacturers around the world—and the bottlenecks keep compounding.

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  • October 8 @ 12:42 pm
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  • October 8 @ 12:42 pm

Countries Agree to Global Deal to Curb Tax Avoidance

An agreement among 136 countries seeks to set a global minimum tax to deter tax avoidance by big multinationals. Officials see challenges in implementing the accord, particularly in the U.S.

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  • October 8 @ 11:35 am
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  • October 8 @ 11:35 am

The Real Meaning of Freedom at Work

The rise of remote work during the pandemic is just one part of a generational shift that is redefining how and why we do our jobs.

  • WSJ
  • October 8 @ 9:54 am
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  • October 8 @ 9:54 am

Canada’s Employment Returns to Pre-Pandemic Level

The Canadian economy surprised with a much larger than expected jobs gain in September that returned the employment level back to its pre-pandemic level and brought the unemployment rate below 7% for the first time since the widespread shutdowns in the spring of 2020.

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  • October 8 @ 9:31 am
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  • October 8 @ 9:31 am

‘We’re in a Hurry.’ A New CEO Scrambles to Cope With a Global Chip Crisis.

Cristiano Amon is the new boss of Qualcomm Inc., a U.S. tech giant that designs semiconductors. His first task: Convince companies to make more chips for him—and fast.

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  • October 8 @ 9:00 am
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  • October 8 @ 9:00 am

Jobs Report Keeps Fed Taper on Track for November

By emphasizing accumulated hiring progress rather than month-by-month patterns, officials set a low bar to clear.

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  • October 8 @ 8:49 am
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  • October 8 @ 8:49 am

Ship Crews Abandoned in Record Numbers

Failing companies ditch vessels too expensive to repair or too difficult to sell, leaving behind cargo-ship castaways trapped in ports or offshore.

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  • October 8 @ 8:32 am
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  • October 8 @ 8:32 am

Crews Are Abandoned on Ships in Record Numbers Without Pay, Food or a Way Home

Failing companies ditch vessels too expensive to repair or too difficult to sell, leaving behind cargo-ship castaways trapped in ports or offshore.

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  • October 8 @ 8:32 am
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  • October 8 @ 8:32 am

Delivery Giant Meituan Fined in Beijing’s Tech Crackdown

China’s top antitrust body said Meituan violated antimonopoly laws by effectively forcing merchants to sell exclusively on its platform.

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  • October 8 @ 8:02 am
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  • October 8 @ 8:02 am

U.S. Job Growth Falls to Slowest Pace of Year

The U.S. economy added 194,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate fell to 4.8%. The Delta variant and a tight labor market held back hiring.

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  • October 8 @ 7:52 am
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  • October 8 @ 7:52 am

U.S. Economy Added 194,000 Jobs in September

The U.S. economy added 194,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate fell to 4.8%. The Delta variant and a tight labor market held back hiring.

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  • October 8 @ 7:34 am
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  • October 8 @ 7:34 am

NFL Ratings Are Up 17%, Boosted by Fans in Stands and Close Games

Games have drawn an average of 17.3 million viewers through the first four weeks of this season, its highest level in six years.

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  • October 8 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 8 @ 7:00 am

China Fines Meituan $533.6 Million for Antimonopoly Violation

China’s top commerce regulator fined food-delivery company Meituan and ordered it to return “exclusivity deposits” to merchants such as restaurants and supermarkets that sell food and other goods on its platform.

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  • October 8 @ 6:58 am
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  • October 8 @ 6:58 am

Facebook’s Would-Be Regulators Are Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Lawmakers seem committed to change at Facebook, but far from deciding on the right way to do it.

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  • October 8 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 8 @ 6:00 am

U.K. Businesses Want More European Workers. The Government Says No.

The U.K. left the European Union last year and brought an end this year to the free movement of EU citizens into the country in the midst of a pandemic that has created labor shortages in many major economies.

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  • October 8 @ 5:33 am
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  • October 8 @ 5:33 am

U.K. Businesses Plea for More European Workers. The Government Says No.

The U.K. left the European Union last year and brought an end this year to the free movement of EU citizens into the country in the midst of a pandemic that has created labor shortages in many major economies.

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  • October 8 @ 5:33 am
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  • October 8 @ 5:33 am

Private Prisons Still Make Money From Federal Inmates Despite Biden’s Order

Operators of private prisons are replacing revenues from lapsed federal contracts by clinching deals at the city or county level to house federal inmates.

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  • October 8 @ 4:32 am
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  • October 8 @ 4:32 am

Allstate Wants to Track Your Driving to Set Rates

The car insurer has been talking to state regulators about helping to lead an industrywide effort to transition from sizing up risk in applicants with factors including credit scores to largely using telematics to determine rates.

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  • October 8 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 8 @ 4:30 am

Is Now the Right Time to Sell Your Home? A Seller’s Guide

Home prices hit another record this summer, but those looking to capitalize on the frenzy need to be careful and calculate several variables before making a decision.

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  • October 8 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 8 @ 4:30 am

U.S. Job Growth Likely Picked Up in September

Economists estimate that employers created 500,000 jobs in September, more than double the number added in August, according to a Wall Street Journal survey.

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  • October 8 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 8 @ 4:30 am

How Evergrande Grew and Grew, Despite Years of Red Flags

The Chinese property company’s path to the brink of default was littered with financial red flags. But a combination of financial regulators, local Chinese governments, yield-hungry investors and insiders kept the critics at bay.

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  • October 8 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 8 @ 4:30 am

Senate Clears Plan to Raise Debt Limit, Avoid Default

Democrats struck a short-term agreement with Republican leaders that averted a looming default for now but sets up another showdown within months.

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  • October 7 @ 10:49 pm
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  • October 7 @ 10:49 pm

Former NBA Players Charged in $4 Million Health-Insurance Fraud

Shooting guard Terrence Williams was the alleged ringleader among 18 former players who submitted false invoices for medical expenses to the league’s healthcare fund, prosecutors said.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 8:54 pm
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  • October 7 @ 8:54 pm

Tesla to Move Headquarters From California to Texas, Elon Musk Says

The electric-vehicle maker has long been based in Silicon Valley.

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  • October 7 @ 8:43 pm
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  • October 7 @ 8:43 pm

Debt-Limit Bill Passes Senate, Heads to House

Democrats struck a short-term agreement with Republican leaders that averted a looming default for now but sets up another showdown within months.

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  • October 7 @ 7:37 pm
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  • October 7 @ 7:37 pm

Samsung Expects 28% Rise in Operating Profit

Forecast is the latest reminder of how the world-wide semiconductor shortage has turned out to be a financial boon for chip makers.

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  • October 7 @ 7:36 pm
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  • October 7 @ 7:36 pm

Debt-Limit Bill Clears Key Senate Hurdle, Heads to Final Vote

After Democratic and Republican leaders forged a deal through early December, some GOP lawmakers called the plan a capitulation.

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  • October 7 @ 7:12 pm
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  • October 7 @ 7:12 pm

Twitch Data Leak Shows Some Make Hundreds of Thousands a Month

Twitch broadcasters’ earnings and other company information were made public Wednesday on the chat forum 4chan by a user who claimed to have posted it there to hurt the Amazon.com unit’s business.

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  • October 7 @ 6:18 pm
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  • October 7 @ 6:18 pm

Tesla to Move Headquarters to Austin, Musk Says

The electric vehicle-maker has long been based in Silicon Valley.

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  • October 7 @ 6:11 pm
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  • October 7 @ 6:11 pm

Google to Block Ads Next to Content Denying Climate Change

The move by the world’s largest digital-ad company comes after recent restrictions on ads next to vaccine misinformation.

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  • October 7 @ 5:53 pm
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  • October 7 @ 5:53 pm

Condé Nast Owner to Buy Newsletter Publisher SportTechie Out of Bankruptcy

A subsidiary of the Newhouse family’s Advance Publications has offered to acquire the publisher of newsletters covering the intersection of technology and the sports industry.

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  • October 7 @ 5:05 pm
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  • October 7 @ 5:05 pm

Senate Set to Vote on Short-Term Debt Ceiling Extension

After Democratic and Republican leaders forge deal through early December, some GOP lawmakers call the plan a capitulation.

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  • October 7 @ 4:13 pm
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  • October 7 @ 4:13 pm

Finance Chiefs Spend More on Carbon Offsets to Bolster Green Credentials

Business-software provider ServiceNow and airline-parts company AAR are among the companies planning to buy carbon offsets.

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  • October 7 @ 3:42 pm
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  • October 7 @ 3:42 pm

Natural-Gas Shortage Sets Off Scramble Ahead of Winter

Tankers are being diverted and manufacturers are slowing production as countries and businesses battle to secure supply, and energy prices have hit record levels. The resurgence in demand from economies bouncing back from the pandemic and other factors caught traders, shipowners and energy executives off guard.

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  • October 7 @ 2:45 pm
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  • October 7 @ 2:45 pm

Virgin Voyages Aims to Quell Dreaded Cruise Queues

Virgin Voyages’ first cruise ship set sail this week after months of pandemic-related delays, looking to offer plentiful dining and entertainment options while cutting back on one thing that has irritated cruise passengers for years: long lines.

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  • October 7 @ 2:41 pm
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  • October 7 @ 2:41 pm

Senate Reaches Deal to Extend Debt Ceiling Through Early December

A Senate aide said that the agreement is to raise the borrowing limit by $480 billion, as that is the amount that the Treasury Department says is needed to meet the country’s cash needs until Dec. 3.

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  • October 7 @ 2:08 pm
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  • October 7 @ 2:08 pm

Ireland Signs On to Global Deal Seeking to Curb Tax Avoidance

The country, a low-tax base for many U.S. multinationals, had been one of a small number of holdouts on an agreement that aims to overhaul global taxation

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  • October 7 @ 1:00 pm
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  • October 7 @ 1:00 pm

Conagra, PepsiCo and Other Food Makers Grapple With Higher Costs

Supply-chain problems and labor challenges become ‘a daily grind,’ pressuring profits and pushing up grocery prices.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 12:38 pm
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  • October 7 @ 12:38 pm

U.S. Set Out to Hobble China’s Huawei, and So It Has

The big maker of telecom gear and phones is short of advanced chips, and it faces customers who heed U.S. sanctions or doubt the company’s technical reliability. It is diving into new ventures, aiming “to seek survival.”

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  • October 7 @ 9:37 am
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  • October 7 @ 9:37 am

Schumer Says Deal Reached on Short-Term Debt-Limit Extension

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he reached a deal with Republicans to defer a showdown over the debt ceiling until December, in the face of mounting concerns over a possible government default.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 9:35 am
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  • October 7 @ 9:35 am

Fed Official Outlines Steps to Address Climate-Related Financial Risks

Fed governor Lael Brainard detailed how the central bank is preparing to beef up its assessment of growing threats from climate-related events, which could deliver unexpected shocks to the economy and markets.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 9:00 am
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  • October 7 @ 9:00 am

Comcast Enters Smart-TV Market With Launch of Sky Glass in Europe

Broadband-powered TV, which runs Comcast’s operating system, will let U.K. users access TV without a satellite dish.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 8:26 am
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  • October 7 @ 8:26 am

Pfizer Asks FDA to Authorize Covid-19 Vaccine in Young Children

The FDA may clear the shot for use in the youths before November, which would mean pediatrician offices, schools and other locations could get doses to give as early as Halloween.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 7:57 am
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  • October 7 @ 7:57 am

Jobless Claims Drop for First Time in Four Weeks

Initial unemployment claims fell to a seasonally adjusted 326,000 last week after having ticked up in September and remain near their lowest levels since the coronavirus pandemic’s onset.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 7:47 am
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  • October 7 @ 7:47 am

Conagra Expects Higher Inflation, Posts Lower Quarterly Profit

The packaged-foods company expects gross inflation to be about 11% for fiscal 2022 amid rising costs for freight, fuel and labor.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 7:42 am
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  • October 7 @ 7:42 am

GM Needs to Walk the Tesla Talk

The company painted a wildly ambitious picture of growth at its much-anticipated 2021 investor conference. What investors really need from the company, though, isn’t more talk.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 7:22 am
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  • October 7 @ 7:22 am

Levi’s Won’t Be Unraveled by Cotton Price Surge

Levi’s comments on the issue seem to have quelled some investors’ near-term fears, but they are far from an all-clear signal for the industry.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 6:30 am
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  • October 7 @ 6:30 am

Long-Covid Concerns Help Fuel Biden Administration’s Vaccine Booster Push

Some U.S. health officials are advocating the wider use of Covid-19 vaccine boosters in part because the shots could reduce the risk of developing long-term symptoms associated with infection.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 7 @ 6:00 am

For Longer-Range EVs, Silicon Carbide Makes a Difference

The global auto industry is investing billions of dollars in chips made of silicon carbide, a more robust cousin of Silicon Valley’s namesake element that companies believe can help them build high-performance EVs.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 7 @ 6:00 am

Long-Covid Concerns Help Fuel Biden Administration’s Booster Push

Some U.S. health officials are advocating the wider use of Covid-19 vaccine boosters in part because the shots could reduce the risk of developing long-term symptoms associated with infection.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 7 @ 6:00 am

For Longer-Range EVs, a Cousin of Silicon Makes a Material Difference

The global auto industry is investing billions of dollars in chips made of silicon carbide, a more robust cousin of Silicon Valley’s namesake element that companies believe can help them build high-performance EVs.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 7 @ 6:00 am

Inflation Worries Hit U.K. Markets as Energy Prices Soar

The U.K. is a more severe case of the same trends driving inflation higher in the U.S. and around the world.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 4:55 am
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  • October 7 @ 4:55 am

Restaurants Are SpendingBig for Winter Outdoor Dining

The elaborate plans are a risk given all of the issues in the food-service industry, from supply shortages to the ability to find workers. But owners believe the creative setups will be enough to entice more diners out of their homes.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 7 @ 4:30 am

Justice Department to Fine Contractors for Not Reporting Cyber Incidents

The Justice Department will impose large fines on federal contractors that fail to meet what its second in command said are “required cybersecurity standards,” including the disclosure of cybersecurity breaches.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 7 @ 4:30 am

Jobless Claims Expected to Drop for First Time in Four Weeks

Initial unemployment claims last week are estimated to have fallen for the first time in four weeks, as employers continue to eschew layoffs amid a tight labor market.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 7 @ 4:30 am

How the Tax Bill Could Hit Two U.S. Companies

Proposed tax increases on domestic and foreign profits would drive rates up for Agilent and Advance Auto, but in different ways.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 7 @ 4:30 am

Moderna to Build Vaccine Plant in Africa

Drugmakers face pressure to supply Covid-19 vaccines to low-income countries; the new plant isn’t expected to open for a few years.

  • WSJ
  • October 7 @ 1:00 am
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  • October 7 @ 1:00 am

The Theranos Trial: Former Safeway CEO Testifies Over Failed Partnership

Steven Burd led the grocery chain as it invested more than $350 million in a deal that never fully materialized.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 6:40 pm
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  • October 6 @ 6:40 pm

Magazine Publisher Meredith Agrees to Be Sold to Barry Diller’s IAC

The roughly $2.7 billion deal is a bet on online publishing that will combine brands like People, Better Homes & Gardens and Investopedia.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 6:13 pm
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  • October 6 @ 6:13 pm

Barry Diller’s IAC Reaches Deal to Buy Magazine Publisher Meredith

The roughly $2.7 billion deal is a bet on online publishing that will combine brands like People, Better Homes & Gardens and Investopedia.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 6:13 pm
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  • October 6 @ 6:13 pm

Twitter Sells Mobile Ad Firm MoPub to AppLovin for $1.05 Billion

Twitter is selling mobile ad firm MoPub to AppLovin for $1.05 billion in cash, the company said.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 5:46 pm
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  • October 6 @ 5:46 pm

NASA Says Boeing’s Starliner Won’t Attempt Launch Again This Year

The U.S. space agency has reassigned two astronauts from Boeing missions to a future SpaceX flight.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 4:21 pm
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  • October 6 @ 4:21 pm

Democrats Weigh GOP Offer for Short-Term Debt-Limit Extension

The top Senate Republican proposed allowing Democrats to pass a debt limit extension into December, as both parties looked to break an impasse ahead of a looming mid-October deadline for the U.S. to continue paying its bills.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 3:58 pm
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  • October 6 @ 3:58 pm

GM Aims High on Revenue, Challenges Tesla With Electric SUV

The Detroit auto maker wants to more than double revenue by 2030 aided by new electric models, including an entry-point vehicle priced at $30,000.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 2:42 pm
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  • October 6 @ 2:42 pm

NBCUniversal Names Kelly Campbell as Peacock’s President

The appointment of the former Hulu chief comes as the one-year-old streaming platform seeks to boost subscribers and content.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 1:36 pm
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  • October 6 @ 1:36 pm

McConnell Says GOP Will Allow Democrats to Pass Short-Term Debt Limit Extension

The Senate minority leader said Republicans would allow Democrats to pass a short-term debt limit extension into December, as both parties look to push off a looming mid-October deadline for the U.S. to continue paying its bills.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 1:26 pm
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  • October 6 @ 1:26 pm

GM Sets Ambitious Revenue Target, Challenges Tesla With Electric SUV

The Detroit auto maker aims to more than double revenue by 2030 and plans to debut a new entry-point electric vehicle priced at $30,000.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 11:39 am
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  • October 6 @ 11:39 am

Coal Shortages Push Up Prices, Weigh on Economies

Ahead of next month’s climate-change summit in Glasgow, a growing coal crunch is laying bare the challenges in weaning the planet off its most polluting fossil fuel.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 11:21 am
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  • October 6 @ 11:21 am

Facebook Slows New Products to Examine Possible Impact

Executives at the company also put a hold on some work on existing products while more than a dozen people are involved in conducting “reputational reviews” to examine how Facebook may be criticized and to ensure products don’t adversely affect children.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 10:59 am
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  • October 6 @ 10:59 am

Democrats Seek Path on Debt Ceiling Around Republican Resistance

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is trying for the third time in two weeks to pass a straightforward increase in the borrowing limit.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 10:17 am
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  • October 6 @ 10:17 am

U.S. Trade Policy Adapts to a China That Will Never Change

President Biden’s China strategy, seeing no hope of reform from Beijing, would shift focus from winning market access for U.S. companies to strengthening the economy, protecting supply chains and working with allies. The question is whether he can deliver.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 9:53 am
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  • October 6 @ 9:53 am

Boris Johnson Says Migrants Are No Answer to Labor Shortages

The British prime minister said he would press ahead with his government’s pledge to end the influx of low-paid migrant workers despite the country’s labor shortages, describing it as a radical change for the British economy.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 9:47 am
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  • October 6 @ 9:47 am

Student-Loan Forgiveness to Include More Public-Sector Workers

The Biden administration plans to overhaul the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that could help roughly 550,000 loan borrowers.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 8:15 am
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  • October 6 @ 8:15 am

The Mom Project, a Job Board for Mothers, Gets $80 Million to Grow

The recruitment firm raised $80 million in new capital at what may be a pivotal moment for working women and the companies that want to hire them.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 6 @ 6:00 am

Why Airlines Can’t Stop Rewriting the Rules for Fliers

Travelers usually miss these slight changes to the rules, but over time the tweaks have eroded customer rights.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 5:00 am
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  • October 6 @ 5:00 am

Student-Debt Relief to Include More Public-Sector Workers

The Biden administration plans to overhaul the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that could help roughly 550,000 loan borrowers.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 5:00 am

Lack of Engineers Keeping Some Firms Out of the Cloud

The competition for top talent in cloud computing is heating up as giants of the platform like Amazon. and Microsoft battle with each other and the thousands of other businesses rushing to expand their use of the technology.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 6 @ 4:30 am

How to Keep the Job Search Moving Forward

Recruiters ignoring you? Career coaches say these interviewing and résumé tips can help you stand out and land a new role.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 6 @ 4:30 am

Builders Hunt for Alternatives to Materials in Short Supply

Shortages of key construction materials are forcing some builders and contractors to turn to substitutes as they rush to meet high demand for new housing.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 6 @ 4:30 am

Google Rolls Out Emission-Curbing Tools for Nest Thermostat

The company says changing people’s behavior around energy use will become crucial as more power comes from intermittent renewable energy sources.

  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 2:01 am
  • WSJ
  • October 6 @ 2:01 am

Zuckerberg Breaks Silence on Whistleblower Testimony

The CEO said Facebook’s work and motives have been mischaracterized, and he pledged that he would continue pursuing internal research into potential harms of social media.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:37 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:37 pm

Democrats Float Changes to Filibuster Amid Debt Ceiling Standoff

Top Senate Democrats and Republicans blamed each other for the failure of Congress to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, with some Democrats floating possible changes to the Senate’s filibuster rule to resolve the impasse.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:20 pm
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  • October 5 @ 8:20 pm

Biden Backs Powell After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Intensifies Opposition

The Fed chairman, whose term expires in four months, has tried to quell a controversy over officials’ investment activities.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 7:17 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 7:17 pm

Carl Icahn Holds Significant Stake in Southwest Gas, Opposes Planned Deal

The activist investor is pushing the Nevada utility to abandon a planned acquisition of Dominion Energy’s Questar Pipeline and focus on improving its share price instead.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 4:55 pm
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  • October 5 @ 4:55 pm

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Says Fed Suffers From ‘Culture of Corruption’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren continued her rhetorical attacks on Jerome Powell, saying the Federal Reserve chairman has “failed as a leader.”

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 3:22 pm
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  • October 5 @ 3:22 pm

Facebook Whistleblower’s Testimony Builds Momentum for Tougher Tech Laws

Frances Haugen detailed to a Senate panel the internal documents she gathered showing a range of negative impacts from the company’s products—revelations that senators said would build momentum for tougher regulations on Big Tech.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 12:24 pm
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  • October 5 @ 12:24 pm

Microsoft Released Windows 11. But Should You Upgrade?

The newest Windows operating system got a nice makeover, but we’re still waiting for Android-app compatibility and other game-changing features. Plus, your PC might not even be eligible for the update.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 12:09 pm
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  • October 5 @ 12:09 pm

PepsiCo Juggles Strong Demand, Supply-Chain Challenges

Doritos 3D Crunch and Mtn Dew Flamin’ Hot helped drive higher revenue for the latest quarter, but profit fell as costs increased. The company raised its guidance for the full year.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 10:33 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 10:33 am

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens to Record as Imports Rebound

The Commerce Department said the trade gap expanded to $73.3 billion in August, as U.S. consumers continued to show a strong appetite for imported goods such as pharmaceutical products, toys and clothing.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 10:21 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 10:21 am

Johnson & Johnson Asks FDA to Authorize Covid-19 Booster

The extra dose increased protection to 94% against moderate to severe Covid-19 in a late-stage trial in the U.S., the company said.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 9:08 am
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  • October 5 @ 9:08 am

Hertz Names Former Ford CEO as Interim Chief

The leadership change comes as the car-rental company resets after emerging from bankruptcy under new ownership.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 9:06 am
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  • October 5 @ 9:06 am

Why It’s So Hard to Find a Therapist Who Takes Insurance

People looking for mental-health care quickly find out that many psychologists, social workers and psychiatrists don’t accept insurance. And the ones who do are often booked. Here’s why—and what you can do about it.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 9:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 9:00 am

Carl Icahn Holds Significant Stake in Southwest Gas, Opposes Potential Deal

The activist investor is pushing the Nevada utility to abandon a potential acquisition of Dominion Energy’s Questar Pipeline and focus on improving its share price instead.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:59 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:59 am

Facebook’s Temporary Absence Shows Its Far-Reaching Presence

The hourslong global outage hit users from those waking up in Australia to attendees at a political conference in the U.K., reinforcing how intertwined the company’s services are with people’s lives across the world.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:32 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:32 am

Holmes’s Office Romance Now on Display in Court

The romance between Elizabeth Holmes and her top deputy spanned more than a decade, growing and fading alongside the rise and fall of Theranos. Now, the relationship and the pair’s intimate text messages are an important part of her criminal-fraud trial.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:30 am

Elizabeth Holmes’s Office Romance Now on Display in Court

The romance between Elizabeth Holmes and her top deputy spanned more than a decade, growing and fading alongside the rise and fall of Theranos. Now, the relationship and the pair’s intimate text messages are an important part of her criminal-fraud trial.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 8:30 am

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens to Record in August as Imports Rebound

The Commerce Department said the trade gap in goods and services expanded to $73.3 billion in August from $70.3 billion in July as the increase in imports outpaced the growth in exports.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 7:58 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 7:58 am

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens to Record August as Imports Rebound

The Commerce Department on Tuesday said the trade gap in goods and services expanded to $73.3 billion in August from $70.3 billion in July as the increase in imports outpaced the growth in exports.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 7:58 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 7:58 am

Hotel Brands Bet on All-Inclusive Resorts to Counter Covid-19 Slump

Marriott is among the hotel companies that have latched on to all-inclusive resorts to tap a rebound in leisure travel that outdistances any pickup in business trips.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 6:45 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 6:45 am

PepsiCo Raises Full-Year Expectations

Pepsi said it expects organic revenue—a measurement that adjusts for items like foreign-exchange translation, acquisitions and divestitures—to grow about 8% for fiscal 2021, versus its previous expectation of 6% growth.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 6:26 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 6:26 am

AstraZeneca Submits Preventive Covid-19 Treatment to FDA

The company asked U.S. regulators for emergency-use authorization for an antibody drug that earlier this year showed strong efficacy in preventing symptomatic Covid-19, offering a potential alternative in evading the disease.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 5:13 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 5:13 am

Derby’s Take: Fed Dove Games Out How Rate Increases Can Address Supply Shock Inflation

Federal Reserve officials have said repeatedly that if inflation proves to be persistently high, they have the tools to bring it under control. The problem for the Fed is that the current surge of inflation may be of a type not well suited for the main inflation fighting remedy: interest rate increases.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 5 @ 4:30 am

SEC’s Gensler Aims to Save Investors Money by Squeezing Wall Street

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is working on tougher rules for high-speed trading firms, private-equity managers, mutual funds and online brokerages.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 5 @ 4:30 am

Cotton Prices Surge to Highest Level in a Decade

China is buying up U.S. cotton, despite Trump-era trade tensions between the two countries.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 5 @ 4:30 am

Business-Travel Slump Undercuts Hotels as Vacation Season Ends

U.S. hotel owners are bracing for another quarter of sluggish business travel, hoping that this year’s surge in leisure travel can carry over into the fall and holiday season.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 4:30 am

Facebook Documents Whistleblower to Face Senate Panel

Frances Haugen, who gathered internal documents showing how Instagram led to depression and anxiety in many teenage girls, is set to appear before a Senate panel that is looking to toughen the law protecting children online.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 4:30 am

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Services Restored After Hourslong Global Outage

The problems appeared to be linked to a change the company made to networking instructions for how the world accesses its systems, according to outside experts.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 3:17 am
  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 3:17 am

Chinese Developer Fantasia Fails to Repay $206 Million Dollar Bond

Fantasia Holdings, a developer of luxury apartments in China, said it didn’t make a U.S. dollar bond payment that was due Oct. 4, adding to the malaise surrounding the country’s indebted property companies.

  • WSJ
  • October 5 @ 12:15 am
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  • October 5 @ 12:15 am

Tesla Ordered to Pay More Than $130 Million in Damages to Black Former Worker

The electric-vehicle maker subjected the employee to a racially hostile work environment, a jury found.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 11:40 pm
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  • October 4 @ 11:40 pm

Black Former Tesla Worker Awarded More Than $130 Million in Damages

The company subjected the employee to a racially hostile work environment, jury finds

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 11:40 pm
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  • October 4 @ 11:40 pm

China Leaps Ahead in Effort to Rein In Algorithms

A sweeping new plan to restrain the algorithms that power tech platforms has thrust China to the forefront of a growing movement to curb the influence of giant internet companies.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 11:31 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 11:31 pm

Schumer Sets Up Vote on Debt Ceiling, Says It Must Be Raised by End of Week

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has said the government would be unable to pay all of its bills on time starting Oct. 18 unless Congress acts.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 6:59 pm
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  • October 4 @ 6:59 pm

FanDuel Names Amy Howe as New Chief Executive

Ms. Howe will lead the sports-betting operator during a period of heated industry competition.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 6:41 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 6:41 pm

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Outage: What to Do When Your Online Life Vanishes

The three pillars of Facebook crumbled Monday. Some users screamed, “Hallelujah!” Others realized how much of their social and personal connections rely on a big company’s servers.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 5:35 pm
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  • October 4 @ 5:35 pm

Southwest Airlines to Require Covid-19 Vaccines for Employees

The airline told employees that they would need to be vaccinated by Dec. 8, the deadline the Biden administration has set for federal contractors.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 5:32 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 5:32 pm

Some Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Services Restored After Hourslong Global Outage

The problems appeared to be linked to a change the company made to networking instructions for how the world accesses its systems, according to outside experts.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 5:16 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 5:16 pm

Some Facebook Services Restored After Hourslong Outage for Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp

The problems appeared to be linked to a change the company made to networking instructions for how the world accesses its systems, according to outside experts.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 5:16 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 5:16 pm

Facebook Seeks Dismissal of Government’s Do-Over Antitrust Lawsuit

The Federal Trade Commission filed a new complaint against the social-media company in August after a judge tossed the original case.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 3:59 pm
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  • October 4 @ 3:59 pm

Hollywood Production Workers Authorize Union to Strike

Union members gave their leadership the ultimate authority should negotiations over working conditions and pay with studios and the streaming services break down.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 3:50 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 3:50 pm

U.S. Wants New Trade Talks with China, But Will Keep Tariffs

The new policy, outlined by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, largely builds on the China trade policy initiated by former President Donald Trump.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 3:35 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 3:35 pm

Departing Hulu Chief Kelly Campbell in Talks to Join NBCUniversal

Kelly Campbell had been with Hulu for just over four years and served as president for the past 21 months.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 3:15 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 3:15 pm

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Remain Down in Major Outage

The problems appeared to be linked to a change the company made to networking instructions for how the world accesses its systems, according to outside experts.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 3:00 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 3:00 pm

Empty Buildings in China’s Provincial Cities Testify to Evergrande Debacle

The property giant borrowed heavily to develop in out-of-the-way places like Lu’an. Left behind: buyers of unfinished apartments, Pegasus statues guarding “Fairyland.”

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 2:41 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 2:41 pm

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Go Down in Major Outage

Users received error messages when trying to access the sites, coming a day after the whistleblower who provided documents that formed the foundation of the WSJ’s Facebook Files series went public.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 1:35 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 1:35 pm

Warren Calls on SEC to Investigate Federal Reserve Officials’ Trading

The Massachusetts senator says financial disclosures by Vice Chairman Richard Clarida reflect “atrocious judgement.”

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 1:32 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 1:32 pm

Ozy Media Says It Plans to Relaunch

Company CEO Carlos Watson said on NBC’s “Today” show Monday morning that the company would resume operations, calling it Ozy Media’s “Lazarus moment.”

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 1:06 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 1:06 pm

Qualcomm Snares Veoneer in $4.5 Billion Deal

Chip maker’s successful bid for the Swedish automotive-technology company supplants takeover by Magna International.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 12:24 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 12:24 pm

Warren Calls For SEC to Investigate Federal Reserve Officials’ Trading

The Massachusetts senator says financial disclosures by Vice Chairman Richard Clarida reflect ‘atrocious judgement.’

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 12:00 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 12:00 pm

Elizabeth Warren Calls For SEC to Investigate Federal Reserve Officials’ Trading Activities

The Massachusetts senator says financial disclosures by Vice Chairman Richard Clarida reflect ‘atrocious judgement.’

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 12:00 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 12:00 pm

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Experiencing Outage

Users received error messages when trying to access the sites.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 11:41 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 11:41 am

Treasury to Begin Redistributing Rental-Assistance Money

The department is set to soon begin clawing back federal rental assistance from groups that haven’t distributed enough of the money and reallocating it to communities with greater need.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 11:05 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 11:05 am

Global Trade Boom to Continue After Covid-19 Reopening Bounce

Trade flows will continue their rapid rebound from the pandemic this year and next, with Asia seeing the strongest gains in exports, and Africa losing out, the World Trade Organization said.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 10:19 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 10:19 am

Treasury to Begin Redistributing Rental-Assistance Money to High-Need Communities

The department is set to soon begin clawing back federal rental assistance from groups that haven’t distributed enough of the money and reallocating it to communities with greater need.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 10:01 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 10:01 am

Qualcomm, SSW to Buy Veoneer for $4.5 Billion

Magna International’s deal for the Swedish automotive-technology company has been terminated.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:43 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:43 am

Petrofac Puts Bribery Case to Rest With £77 Million Fine

A U.K. court fined Petrofac 77 million pounds (equivalent to $104.3 million) in relation to bribery offenses. The company said earlier that $240 million had been outlined as the maximum possible penalty.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:30 am

Schumer Urges Action on Debt Ceiling by End of Week

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has said the government would be unable to pay all of its bills on time starting Oct. 18 unless Congress acts.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:18 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:18 am

Amplify Energy Shares Tumble After California Oil Spill

The oil and natural-gas company has shut down all of its production and pipeline operations in the area as a precautionary measure. Shares fell more than 40%.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:15 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:15 am

Activist Investor Engine No. 1 Backs GM’s Electric-Vehicle Push

Following its purchase of a stake in GM, Engine No. 1 said the car company is primed to lead in EVs.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:05 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 9:05 am

U.S. to Press China on Trade Pact, Keep Tariffs in Place

The new initiative is set to be detailed in a policy address by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, in what would be her first detailed remarks on trade between the world’s two largest economies since she took office in March.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 7:40 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 7:40 am

Volvo Cars Unveils IPO That Could Value It at $25 Billion

The Swedish auto maker said it would proceed with an initial public offering in Stockholm, in a deal that people familiar with the matter say could value it at upward of $25 billion.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 6:19 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 6:19 am

At Uber and Lyft, Ride-Price Inflation Is Here to Stay

The higher fares could continue as ride-hailing companies try to keep drivers on the platforms.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 6:03 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 6:03 am

SeatGeek Gives Customers the Option to Return Tickets for a Credit

The pandemic introduced a whole new level of maybe into planning a night out. SeatGeek says it will offer a credit for any ticket returned at least 72 hours before the event.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 5:00 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 5:00 am

Why It’s Easier to Find Expensive Appliances Than Cheaper Ones

Whirlpool, GM and other companies are prioritizing premium products as they try to offset supply-chain snarls.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am

Scientists Seek One Vaccine for Many Coronaviruses

Researchers are pursuing a vaccine to protect against a range of coronaviruses that cause disease in humans—including Covid-19 variants that might elude today’s vaccines.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am

Fed Set to Launch Review of Possible Central Bank Digital Currency

Fed officials are divided on the matter, making it unlikely they will decide soon on whether to create a digital dollar.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am

Broader Inflation Pressures Are Beginning to Show

Some indexes that strip away price changes due to idiosyncratic swings in supply and demand show inflation running ahead of the Fed’s 2% target.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am

Why Budget Appliances, TVs Are in Short Supply

Whirlpool, GM and other companies are prioritizing premium products as they try to offset supply-chain snarls.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 4:30 am

China Evergrande Unit Flags Possible Takeover Bid

The property-services subsidiary halted trading in Hong Kong. A deal could bring in much-needed cash for its parent company.

  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 1:26 am
  • WSJ
  • October 4 @ 1:26 am

The Facebook Whistleblower, Frances Haugen, Says She Wants to Fix the Company, Not Harm It

The former employee who gathered documents that formed the foundation of The Wall Street Journal’s Facebook Files series says that her goal is to help prompt change at the social-media giant, not to stir anger toward it. “I love Facebook. I want to save it.”

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 6:36 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 6:36 pm

California Officials Try to Limit Damage From Oil Spill

CEO of Houston-based company that operates the oil platform says pipeline has been shut off and remaining oil was suctioned off.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 5:15 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 5:15 pm

Economy Week Ahead: Trade, Services, Employment

The Labor Department’s U.S. employment report for September is the highlight of this week’s economic data.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 2:00 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 2:00 pm

Volvo Cars Is Completing Plans for IPO in Stockholm

The Swedish auto maker is finalizing plans for an initial public offering in a deal that could value it at upward of $25 billion.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 1:33 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 1:33 pm

Volvo Cars Is Finalizing Plans for IPO in Stockholm

Volvo Cars, the Swedish auto maker owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding, is finalizing plans for an initial public offering in a deal that could value the car maker at upward of $25 billion.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 12:49 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 12:49 pm

Twenty One Pilots in Concert—As Roblox Avatars

Fan favorites such as Ariana Grande and The Weeknd are reaching audiences through virtual performances, which are becoming more common and sophisticated

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 12:41 pm
  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 12:41 pm

Bernard Tapie, French Businessman and Soccer Club President, Dies at 78

The flamboyant businessman was beloved by sports fans for leading French soccer club Marseille to glory but also dogged by legal battles and corruption investigations.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 10:10 am
  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 10:10 am

Democrats Weigh Cutting Programs or Reducing Scope to Trim $3.5 Trillion Bill

Difficult decisions loom as the Democrats seek to unite after President Biden said the legislation’s spending needs to fall.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 10:01 am
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  • October 3 @ 10:01 am

Falling Unemployment Could Add to Worries About the U.S. Labor Market

A lower rate could signal that many people are staying out of the workforce, which could add to employers’ hiring difficulties.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 9:00 am
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  • October 3 @ 9:00 am

Air Filters: A Guide to Smart—and Not So Smart—Models as Covid-19 and Wildfires Drive Demand

Here are the tech specs and terms you need to know before buying an air-cleaning device.

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  • October 3 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 3 @ 7:00 am

Covid-19 Charges at Hospitals Can Vary by Thousands of Dollars

A Wall Street Journal analysis of previously secret pricing data indicates pandemic care hasn’t escaped the complex economics of the U.S. health system.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 3 @ 7:00 am

Robots Take Over Italy’s Vineyards Amid Worker Shortages

Italian winemakers have increasingly relied on migrant workers for the autumn harvest, but Covid-19 travel restrictions and soaring wage costs are pushing many to turn to machines.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 6:34 am
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  • October 3 @ 6:34 am

Robots Take Over Italy’s Vineyards as Wineries Struggle With Worker Shortages

Italian winemakers have increasingly relied on migrant workers for the autumn harvest, but Covid-19 travel restrictions and soaring wage costs are pushing many to turn to machines.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 6:34 am
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  • October 3 @ 6:34 am

Medical Device Makers Seek Priority in Chip Shortage

Manufacturers of pacemakers, ultrasound machines and other medical devices emphasize their life-saving products to secure supply of computer chips.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 3 @ 6:00 am

Exxon Sees Green Gold in Algae-Based Fuels. Skeptics See Greenwashing.

Exxon says it is closer to its goal of fueling planes and trucks with oil distilled from algae. With government subsidies, it says it is on pace to make algae biofuel commercially viable by the end of the decade.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 3 @ 6:00 am

Mortgage Payments Are Getting More and More Unaffordable

Supercharged home prices in markets across the country are canceling out the impact of modestly higher incomes and historically low interest rates, two factors that typically make owning a home more affordable.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 3 @ 4:30 am

China’s Evergrande Debt Crisis: Sizing Up a Big Mess

China Evergrande Group had big ambitions. And a debt pile to match. The property behemoth’s potential default stands to be one of the largest ever.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 3 @ 4:30 am

Mortgage Payments Haven’t Been This Unaffordable Since 2008

Supercharged home prices in markets across the country are canceling out the impact of  modestly higher incomes and historically low interest rates, two factors that typically make owning a home more affordable.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 3 @ 4:30 am

Democrats’ Tax Plans Worry High-Income Businesses

Most closely held businesses won’t face higher taxes, but bigger, more profitable companies could see their costs swell.

  • WSJ
  • October 3 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 3 @ 4:30 am

Tesla Deliveries Surge, Defying Supply-Chain Woes

The electric-vehicle maker provided a record number of vehicles in third quarter amid flagging global auto sales.

  • WSJ
  • October 2 @ 12:26 pm
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  • October 2 @ 12:26 pm

‘Squid Game’ Is the Dystopian Netflix Hit No One Wanted—Until Everyone Did

The South Korean phenomenon might become Netflix’s biggest hit ever, but for a decade, local studios rejected the show’s pitch as too grotesque and too unrealistic.

  • WSJ
  • October 2 @ 9:00 am
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  • October 2 @ 9:00 am

Holiday-Travel Bookings Are Growing Tight, Driving Up Prices

A rush of people booking holiday travel is driving up prices and lowering inventory. Advisers says Americans who have been holding out should make plans soon.

  • WSJ
  • October 2 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 2 @ 7:00 am

Countdown Starts on Chinese Company Delistings After U.S.-China Audit Fight

U.S. regulators gear up for a three-year countdown that will force many Chinese companies to leave American stock exchanges, after a long impasse between Washington and Beijing over access to the companies’ audit records.

  • WSJ
  • October 2 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 2 @ 6:00 am

Bud Light Maker Tries Again With Hard Seltzer

Anheuser-Busch after several false starts—and with what management says is a new mind-set—hopes it’s not too late to tap what has been a growth market.

  • WSJ
  • October 2 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 2 @ 4:30 am

Apple Doesn’t Make Videogames. But It’s the Hottest Player in Gaming.

CEO Tim Cook quietly turned the iPhone company into a superpower in the videogame business. Now he’s fighting rivals in a multiplayer universe.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 11:01 pm
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  • October 1 @ 11:01 pm

Conan O’Brien Wants You To Listen to Him

The talk-show host has traded in late-night television for a hit podcast—and an audio empire. ‘It’s really nice that I’m back in a fort made of pillows, screwing around.’

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 11:00 pm
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  • October 1 @ 11:00 pm

American Airlines, Alaska, JetBlue Orders Workers to Get Covid-19 Vaccinations

More airlines are telling employees they’ll have to get Covid-19 vaccinations as carriers move to comply with new rules for companies that do business with the federal government.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 8:41 pm
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  • October 1 @ 8:41 pm

Ozy Media to Cease Operations Amid Tumult

The digital-media startup faced high-profile defections and pullback from some major advertisers after a New York Times article raised questions about its business practices.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 5:29 pm
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  • October 1 @ 5:29 pm

Biden Says Democrats Should Delay Infrastructure Vote Until Deal Reached

The party is seeking to forge an agreement between its moderate and progressive wings on the parameters of a social policy and climate package, hoping to break an impasse over a separate $1 trillion infrastructure bill that progressives have threatened to block.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 5:00 pm
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  • October 1 @ 5:00 pm

Pricewaterhouse Says Most U.S. Staffers Can Now Live Anywhere

The accounting and consulting firm says thousands of consultants, auditors and others can opt to do their jobs largely from home, as the Covid-19 pandemic changes the contours of work.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 4:52 pm
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  • October 1 @ 4:52 pm

Insurers Increase Investments in Drones, Robots

Farmers Insurance this year plans to deploy a four-legged robot to inspect properties.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 3:57 pm
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  • October 1 @ 3:57 pm

Biden Meets With House Democrats Amid Impasse

The party is seeking to forge an agreement between its moderate and progressive wings on the parameters of a social policy and climate package, hoping to break an impasse over a separate $1 trillion infrastructure bill that progressives have threatened to block.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 2:59 pm
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  • October 1 @ 2:59 pm

Biden to Meet With House Democrats Amid Impasse

The party is seeking to forge an agreement between its moderate and progressive wings on the parameters of a social policy and climate package, hoping to break an impasse over a separate $1 trillion infrastructure bill that progressives have threatened to block.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 12:42 pm
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  • October 1 @ 12:42 pm

Toyota Outsells GM in U.S. for Second Quarter in a Row

The Japanese auto maker has overtaken rival GM in U.S. sales for the third quarter and first nine months of the year, illustrating the disproportionate impact of the chip shortage.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 12:40 pm
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  • October 1 @ 12:40 pm

U.S. Poised to Unveil China Trade Policy

The Biden administration will begin to share its China strategy with a speech on Monday by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, as business groups press the administration for clarity.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 11:59 am
  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 11:59 am

China’s Power Shortfalls Begin to Ripple Around the World

Widespread power shortfalls have hurt the recovery of the world’s second-largest economy and add to a global energy squeeze that risks upsetting the post-pandemic recovery.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 10:11 am
  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 10:11 am

Democrats Try Again to Pass Infrastructure Bill

The party is seeking to forge an agreement between its moderate and progressive wings on the parameters of a social policy and climate package, hoping to break an impasse over a separate $1 trillion infrastructure bill that progressives have threatened to block.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 9:07 am
  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 9:07 am

U.S. Consumers Ramped Up Spending in August

U.S. consumer spending rose 0.8% in August, a pickup signaling the U.S. economic recovery is gaining steam heading into autumn.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 7:38 am
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  • October 1 @ 7:38 am

Is Sheryl Sandberg’s Power Shrinking? Ten Years of Facebook Data Offers Clues

Worker lists reveal which teams are growing fastest, and shifting power centers and priorities

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 7:05 am
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  • October 1 @ 7:05 am

Ten Years of Facebook Employee Data—Who’s Up, Who’s Down

Worker lists reveal which teams are growing fastest, and shifting power centers and priorities

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 7:05 am
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  • October 1 @ 7:05 am

DHL Raising Rates for U.S. Shippers by 5.9%

The express carrier, which operates mostly international delivery services in the U.S. with limited domestic operations, increased rates by an average of 4.9% for 2021, and by 5.9% on average for 2020.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 7:00 am
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  • October 1 @ 7:00 am

Amazon’s Hardware Is the Ultimate Black Box

The payoff for Amazon from its growing lineup of devices is likely significant, though financial details have never been reported.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 6:03 am
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  • October 1 @ 6:03 am

Pensions Warm to Stock Funds Modeled to Mirror Private-Equity Returns

So-called private equity-replication funds are attracting pension managers such as Denmark’s P+, which recently invested $100 million in one such strategy.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 6:00 am
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  • October 1 @ 6:00 am

Fed’s Kashkari Is Comfortable With Plans to Taper Bond Buying Soon

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari thinks short-term interest rates will stay near zero for a few more years, but he supports a likely imminent pullback on the central bank’s bond-buying stimulus.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 5:32 am
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  • October 1 @ 5:32 am

Merck Pill Intended to Treat Covid-19 Succeeds in Key Study

The drug from Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics cut the risk of hospitalization or death among subjects by 50% in an early look at the study’s progress.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 5:00 am
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  • October 1 @ 5:00 am

Pill Intended to Be Covid-19’s Tamiflu Succeeds in Key Study

The drug from Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics cut the risk of hospitalization or death among subjects by 50% in an early look at the study’s progress.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 5:00 am
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  • October 1 @ 5:00 am

Restaurants Want to Have It Their Way in Congressional Budget Deal

The industry is pushing to remove many of the legislation’s labor provisions while also looking for more pandemic aid.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 1 @ 4:30 am

Winter Is Coming. Should the U.S. Hang On to Its Natural Gas?

Rising natural gas prices could put pressure on politicians to limit exports—but curbs have the potential to backfire.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 1 @ 4:30 am

Deaths Raise Safety Concerns Around Gene Therapy

Safety scares, including deaths of several young study subjects, have set back efforts to bring more gene therapies to market, clouding one of biotech’s most promising technologies and hottest sectors.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 1 @ 4:30 am

Would Ticket Holders Pay $25 if They Got Unlimited Food? One Movie Theater Decided to Find Out

The risks of tinkering with pricing are high for small businesses, which have less room for error. The owner of a suburban Detroit movie theater learned that habits are hard to change.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 1 @ 4:30 am

Capital Gains and Capital Pains in the House Tax Proposal

For those near—but not at—the top of the earnings pile, the rules could trigger big increases

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 1 @ 4:30 am

Low Auto Inventory and Higher Prices Wear Down Frustrated Car Shoppers

The auto industry’s more than yearlong struggle to get more vehicles on dealership lots is starting to wear on car shoppers, some of whom are giving up and dropping out of the market until the situation improves.

  • WSJ
  • October 1 @ 4:30 am
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  • October 1 @ 4:30 am

Democrats Delay Vote on $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

Wary progressives seek assurances on a separate social policy and climate package.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 11:11 pm
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  • September 30 @ 11:11 pm

Democrats Delay Infrastructure Vote as Talks Fail to Reach Deal

Wary progressives seek assurances on a separate social policy and climate package.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 11:11 pm
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  • September 30 @ 11:11 pm

No House Votes Expected Thursday Night on Infrastructure Bill

Talks on the spending packages are to resume on Friday, a Democratic leadership aide says.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 10:06 pm
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  • September 30 @ 10:06 pm

FAA to Review Letter That Criticizes Blue Origin on Safety

U.S. aviation regulators said they are reviewing a letter signed by a former employee at Jeff Bezos’ space company that claims the company prioritized speed over safety on some of its rockets.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 8:58 pm
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  • September 30 @ 8:58 pm

Medical Cost Disputes to Be Settled by Arbitrator

The Biden administration issued the second of two rules under the No Surprise Act aimed at limiting out-of-pocket medical costs.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 8:41 pm
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  • September 30 @ 8:41 pm

Disney, Scarlett Johansson Settle ‘Black Widow’ Suit

Accord brings to an end a two-month fight between the media giant and one of Hollywood’s biggest movie stars.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 8:21 pm
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  • September 30 @ 8:21 pm

Disney, Scarlett Johansson Settle Suit Over ‘Black Widow’ Contract

Accord brings to an end a two-month fight between the media giant and one of Hollywood’s biggest movie stars.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 8:21 pm
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  • September 30 @ 8:21 pm

Zoom’s Acquisition of Five9 Is Scrapped

Zoom’s bid to acquire Five9 was shot down by company’s shareholders, dashing a major expansion plan for the video-conferencing powerhouse that has battled scrutiny over its perceived ties to China.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 7:27 pm
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  • September 30 @ 7:27 pm

Bill Averting Government Shutdown Signed Into Law

President Biden signed a bill Thursday evening extending government funding through Dec. 3, averting a partial shutdown hours before current funding expires at midnight.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 6:51 pm
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  • September 30 @ 6:51 pm

Zoom’s Nearly $15 Billion Acquisition of Five9 Is Scrapped

Five9 said that the deal failed to gain enough votes from its shareholders amid concerns about Zoom’s growth, and that the merger plan had been “terminated by mutual agreement.”

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 6:34 pm
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  • September 30 @ 6:34 pm

Electronic Arts Says CFO, COO Blake Jorgensen Plans to Leave

The videogame maker promoted Laura Miele to lead its operations and will search for a new CFO.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 6:28 pm
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  • September 30 @ 6:28 pm

Major Ozy Media Advertisers Suspend Ad Campaigns Amid Tumult

Ford, Goldman Sachs and Target pause advertising after New York Times raised questions about the digital-media startup’s practices.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 6:26 pm
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  • September 30 @ 6:26 pm

Lordstown Motors to Sell Former GM Factory in Ohio to Foxconn

Foxconn plans to invest $50 million in the Ohio-based startup and assemble future vehicles.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 5:25 pm
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  • September 30 @ 5:25 pm

Senators Accuse Facebook of Disregarding Research Showing Harm to Teens

Facebook came under heavy fire at a Senate hearing over the impact of the Instagram app on teenagers’ mental health.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 3:34 pm
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  • September 30 @ 3:34 pm

Congress Passes Bill Averting Government Shutdown

Congress passed a bill extending government funding through Dec. 3, sending the legislation to President Biden’s desk hours before current funding expires.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 2:52 pm
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  • September 30 @ 2:52 pm

Bank of Mexico Raises Interest Rates on Higher Inflation Outlook

The Bank of Mexico raised interest rates for a third consecutive meeting amid persistently above-target inflation and rising inflation expectations.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 2:41 pm
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  • September 30 @ 2:41 pm

Dollar Tree, Christmas Tree Shops Outgrow Their Names

Many stores have names that don’t match their modern identities; dropping ‘Donuts’ and ‘Coat Factory’

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 1:16 pm
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  • September 30 @ 1:16 pm

Senate Passes Bill to Extend Government Funding

The short-term spending measure was approved in a 65 to 35 vote. The bill goes next to the House ahead of a looming deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 1:02 pm
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  • September 30 @ 1:02 pm

Puff Bar Has Overtaken Juul as the Favorite E-Cigarette for Teens

About 11% of high-school students said they used e-cigarettes, with many of those preferring fruity flavors and disposable devices like Puff Bar.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 12:00 pm
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  • September 30 @ 12:00 pm

California Port’s 24-Hour Operation Is Going Unused

A pilot program offering 24-hour container operations at the Port of Long Beach hasn’t attracted any truckers more than two weeks since the extended hours began, highlighting challenges facing Southern California seaports as dozens of ships back up off the coast.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 11:15 am
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  • September 30 @ 11:15 am

Activists Starboard, Elliott Have Taken Stakes in Willis Towers Watson

The moves come as the insurance broker is aiming to rebound from the collapse of its planned merger with Aon PLC

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 11:11 am
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  • September 30 @ 11:11 am

FCC Moves to Fight Robocalls from Overseas

Proposed rules would place obligations on U.S. phone companies that bring in calls from abroad, but delay regulation aimed at foreign companies.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 11:11 am
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  • September 30 @ 11:11 am

Powell Sees ‘Difficult Trade-Off’ for Fed if Inflation Doesn’t Ease

The Federal Reserve chairman said the central bank still expects a recent spell of high prices to reverse but said it was difficult to pinpoint when that might happen.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 11:01 am
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  • September 30 @ 11:01 am

Bed Bath & Beyond Shares Dive on Sharp Sales Decline

The retailer lowered its sales and adjusted profit expectations for the year as it anticipates greater supply-chain challenges. The company’s shares dropped 24%.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 11:00 am
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  • September 30 @ 11:00 am

Bed Bath & Beyond Shares Fall on Sharp Sales Decline

The retailer lowered its sales and adjusted profit expectations for the year as it anticipates greater supply-chain challenges. The company’s shares dropped nearly 29% in early trading.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 11:00 am
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  • September 30 @ 11:00 am

Pelosi Says House Heading Toward Infrastructure Bill Vote Thursday

A crucial piece of President Biden’s domestic agenda hung in the balance Thursday, as Democratic leaders moved toward a planned House vote on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 10:15 am
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  • September 30 @ 10:15 am

U.S. Jobless Claims Remain Near Pandemic Lows

Initial unemployment claims rose slightly to a seasonally adjusted 362,000 last week as employers continue to limit layoffs.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 10:08 am
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  • September 30 @ 10:08 am

Congress Set to Avert Government Shutdown

Democrats and Republicans reach deal to vote on short-term spending bill on Thursday.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 9:17 am
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  • September 30 @ 9:17 am

Bed Bath & Beyond Shares Drop After Sales Fall

The retailer lowered its sales and adjusted profit expectations for the year as it anticipates greater supply-chain challenges. The company’s shares dropped nearly 29% in early trading.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 8:43 am
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  • September 30 @ 8:43 am

Car Companies Brace for Extended Chip Shortage

Once viewed as a short-term crisis for the auto industry, the global computer-chip shortage could take years to fully overcome amid fresh bottlenecks in Asia and the challenge of boosting output of the sector’s more-basic chips.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 8:43 am
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  • September 30 @ 8:43 am

Bed Bath & Beyond Sales Fall

Bed Bath & Beyond said sales declined 26.2% in the latest quarter. Shares fell nearly 29% in early trading.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 8:43 am
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  • September 30 @ 8:43 am

A Hospital Hit by Hackers, a Baby in Distress: The Case of the First Alleged Ransomware Death

An Alabama medical center was in the midst of a hack when Teiranni Kidd arrived to have her baby. A lawsuit says the computer outages from the attack led staff to miss troubling signs, resulting in the baby’s death, allegations the hospital denies.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 8:36 am
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  • September 30 @ 8:36 am

Gun Maker Smith & Wesson to Move Headquarters to Tennessee

The company will invest more than $125 million to relocate its headquarters and some operations from Springfield, Mass., where it has been located for generations, to Blount County, Tenn.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 8:00 am
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  • September 30 @ 8:00 am

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Slightly

Initial unemployment claims, a proxy for layoffs, rose by 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 362,000 last week as employers continue to limit layoffs.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 7:54 am
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  • September 30 @ 7:54 am

Merck to Buy Acceleron Pharma for $11.5 Billion

The pharmaceutical giant enhances its rare-disease business with a bet on treatments for respiratory and blood diseases.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 7:35 am
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  • September 30 @ 7:35 am

Cost Pressures Aren’t Yet Crimping Corporate Profits

Third-quarter earnings reports are expected to be buoyant, but the good times are probably ending soon for companies that were able to pass along higher costs to consumers.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 6:00 am
  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 6:00 am

End of Covid-19 Jobs Program to Test U.K. Recovery

The closure of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme marks the first big move by a European government to step back from the emergency economic policies in place since the virus swept the continent last year.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 5:30 am
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  • September 30 @ 5:30 am

Infrastructure Bill’s Fate Uncertain Heading Into Planned House Vote

A crucial piece of President Biden’s domestic agenda hung in the balance as Democratic leaders moved toward a planned House vote on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill that many progressive Democrats have threatened to oppose.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 4:30 am
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  • September 30 @ 4:30 am

Tight Labor Market Seen Keeping New Jobless Claims in Check

Thursday’s Labor Department report will offer an initial look at employment rolls after federal pandemic unemployment programs ended.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 4:30 am
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  • September 30 @ 4:30 am

U.S. Frackers Fear Vaccine Mandate Will Worsen Worker Crunch

Oil executives say many workers in shale regions remain unvaccinated, hurting their ability to rebuild workforces as energy prices rise.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 4:30 am
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  • September 30 @ 4:30 am

Facebook’s Efforts to Attract Young Users Come Under Senate Scrutiny

Members of the Senate Commerce Committee are set to press the social-media giant for more details about its internal research into how its products affect children.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 4:30 am
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  • September 30 @ 4:30 am

China’s Manufacturing Weakens, as Power Cuts Threaten More Damage

The contraction ended an 18-month expansion that powered the country’s recovery from the pandemic.

  • WSJ
  • September 30 @ 12:30 am
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  • September 30 @ 12:30 am

Can Jon Stewart Give Apple TV+ the First Major Hit Talk Show of the Streaming Era?

The longtime “Daily Show” host returns to a completely changed landscape with his new show, “The Problem With Jon Stewart.”

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 11:01 pm
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  • September 29 @ 11:01 pm

Read Facebook’s Documents About Instagram and Teens

The Senate holds a hearing Thursday about the social network’s impact on children and young adults. It was prompted by Wall Street Journal coverage that drew from the company’s own research.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 8:53 pm
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  • September 29 @ 8:53 pm

U.S. Trade Body Rules Against Import of IQOS Tobacco Devices

Altria and Philip Morris International must halt imports and sales of their IQOS heated tobacco device, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled in a patent case brought by rival R.J. Reynolds Tobacco.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 8:42 pm
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  • September 29 @ 8:42 pm

Mary Barra to Lead Business Roundtable

The General Motors chief is the first woman to be named chairman of the coalition of chief executives.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 8:00 pm
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  • September 29 @ 8:00 pm

Warby Parker Ends First Trading Day With $6.8 Billion Valuation

The eyewear maker’s direct listing shows investors are still interested in popular, and unprofitable, direct-to-consumer brands.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 6:48 pm
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  • September 29 @ 6:48 pm

FAA Ends Probe of Virgin Galactic Flight

The aviation regulator said the company didn’t properly communicate during a July mission that carried founder Richard Branson to space.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 6:41 pm
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  • September 29 @ 6:41 pm

Infrastructure Bill in Peril as Democrats Strain to Unite Party

Democrats in Washington were working to both avoid a government shutdown and salvage President Biden’s domestic agenda.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 6:40 pm
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  • September 29 @ 6:40 pm

Celebrity-Backed Perfect Day Raises $350 Million

The alternative-milk company, advised by Leonardo DiCaprio, is valued at roughly $1.5 billion ahead of a potential IPO.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 5:00 pm
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  • September 29 @ 5:00 pm

Two Fed Officials Signal Support for Starting Bond Buying Taper

“I am in the camp that believes it will soon be time to begin slowly and methodically—frankly, boringly—tapering our $120 billion in monthly purchases of Treasury bills and mortgage-backed securities,” Mr. Harker said in a text of his speech.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 3:03 pm
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  • September 29 @ 3:03 pm

Warby Parker Starts Trading on NYSE

Shares of eyewear maker Warby Parker began trading Wednesday in a direct listing that will test the market appeal of the direct-to-consumer brand.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 12:45 pm
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  • September 29 @ 12:45 pm

Google Refreshes Its E-Commerce Amid Ad Race With Amazon

The internet giant is giving its product search pages a makeover after two decades of shifting strategies have left it playing catch-up for online retail ad dollars.

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  • September 29 @ 12:30 pm
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  • September 29 @ 12:30 pm

Port Logjams Reach Savannah as Container Ships Idle off Coast

The flotilla of vessels exceeds 20 ships at the fourth-largest gateway for seaborne imports in the U.S.

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  • September 29 @ 12:07 pm
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  • September 29 @ 12:07 pm

Port Logjams Reach Savannah as Container Ships Idle off Georgia Coast

The flotilla of vessels exceeds 20 ships at the fourth-largest gateway for seaborne imports in the U.S.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 12:07 pm
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  • September 29 @ 12:07 pm

Powell Says Supply-Chain Bottlenecks Could Lead to Somewhat Longer Interval of High Inflation

The central bank chairman said he still expects prices to come down on their own, adding it is “very difficult to say how big the effects will be in the meantime.”

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  • September 29 @ 11:59 am
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  • September 29 @ 11:59 am

Democrats Aim to Keep Government Funded as Talks Continue on $3.5 Trillion Bill

Democrats in Washington were working to both avoid a government shutdown and salvage President Biden’s domestic agenda.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 11:55 am
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  • September 29 @ 11:55 am

Walmart Seeks to Hire 150,000 Workers as Holidays Approach

Walmart Inc. said it aims to hire 150,000 workers ahead of the busy holiday shopping season, another sign that retailers are rushing to staff stores and warehouses in a tight U.S. labor market.

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  • September 29 @ 10:31 am
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  • September 29 @ 10:31 am

YouTube to Remove Videos With Vaccine Misinformation

Examples of content that would be taken down include false claims that approved vaccines cause autism, cancer or infertility or that they don’t reduce transmission or contraction of diseases.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 9:57 am
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  • September 29 @ 9:57 am

YouTube to Remove Videos Containing Vaccine Misinformation

Examples of content that would be taken down include false claims that approved vaccines cause autism, cancer or infertility or that they don’t reduce transmission or contraction of diseases.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 9:57 am
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  • September 29 @ 9:57 am

Democrats Want Europe’s Welfare State With American-Style Taxes

The division between who receives benefits and who pays for them has become exceptionally stark under President Biden.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 9:01 am
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  • September 29 @ 9:01 am

Fed’s Harker Is Ready to Taper Fed Bond Buying Stimulus Effort

“I am in the camp that believes it will soon be time to begin slowly and methodically—frankly, boringly—tapering our $120 billion in monthly purchases of Treasury bills and mortgage-backed securities,” Mr. Harker said in a text of his speech.

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  • September 29 @ 8:17 am
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  • September 29 @ 8:17 am

Dollar Tree to Sell More Items Above $1 as Costs Rise

The retailer plans to sell products at $1.25 and $1.50 or other prices slightly above $1 in some of its stores, as supply-chain snarls, a tight labor market and inflation push costs higher.

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  • September 29 @ 8:00 am
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  • September 29 @ 8:00 am

Former Robinhood Employees Launch Parafin, a Finance Startup for Small Business

The startup that offers cash advances to small businesses will power Mindbody Capital, the financing arm of software company Mindbody.

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  • September 29 @ 6:00 am
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  • September 29 @ 6:00 am

Warby Parker to Start Trading on NYSE

Shares of eyewear maker Warby Parker are set to begin trading Wednesday, in a direct listing that will test the market appeal of the direct-to-consumer brand.

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  • September 29 @ 6:00 am
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  • September 29 @ 6:00 am

FTC Weighs New Online Privacy Rules

Under Democratic Chairwoman Lina Khan, the agency is considering ways to strengthen consumer privacy protections, including for children, as legislative logjams persist in Congress.

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  • September 29 @ 6:00 am
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  • September 29 @ 6:00 am

U.S. Economy Is Expected to Pick Up Speed After Delta-Driven Downturn

Economists cut third-quarter growth estimates because of the Covid-19 surge and supply constraints, but they expect the economic recovery to regain momentum.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 4:30 am
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  • September 29 @ 4:30 am

India Aims to ProducemRNACovid-19 Vaccine by Year End

A government-backed push to develop a new shot would expand the nation’s pharmaceutical industry and improve global production and distribution options.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 4:30 am
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  • September 29 @ 4:30 am

Is It Ever OK to Get Stoned With a Client? And Other Questions as Pot Comes to Work

As more young professionals use legal marijuana with work friends, companies grapple with setting boundaries on a new kind of bonding.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 4:30 am
  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 4:30 am

U.S. Economy Set to Pick Up Speed After Delta-Driven Downturn

Economists cut third-quarter growth estimates because of the Covid-19 surge and supply constraints, but they expect the economic recovery to regain momentum.

  • WSJ
  • September 29 @ 4:30 am
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  • September 29 @ 4:30 am

Brian Robbins Goes From ‘Head of the Class’ to Head of Pa