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Fed’s Powell Plays Down Inflation Threat

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told lawmakers that it’s “very, very unlikely” that inflation will rise to levels seen in the 1970s, while acknowledging uncertainty as the economy reopens.

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  • June 22 @ 4:04 pm
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  • June 22 @ 4:04 pm

Warehouse Rents Surge on Bidding Wars for Scarce Space

Competition is driving up industrial rents as retailers and logistics providers race to move goods closer to population centers, with some engaging in bidding wars for the most coveted sites.

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  • June 22 @ 1:20 pm
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  • June 22 @ 1:20 pm

McDonald’s Loyalty Program Goes National

Customers will receive points on qualifying purchases that can be traded for items under the program, which is set to launch nationally on July 8.

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  • June 22 @ 1:16 pm
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  • June 22 @ 1:16 pm

Fed Officials Stress Bond Buying Isn’t Aimed at Boosting Housing Market

The New York and San Francisco Fed chiefs say the central bank’s monetary accommodation is intended to support overall financial conditions.

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  • June 22 @ 1:16 pm
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  • June 22 @ 1:16 pm

Amazon’s Planned Purchase of MGM Faces FTC Scrutiny

The antitrust review of the acquisition comes as Lina Khan, a frequent critic of the online giant, takes the helm at the commission.

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  • June 22 @ 11:33 am
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  • June 22 @ 11:33 am

Amazon’s Planned Purchase of MGM to Be Reviewed by FTC

The antitrust review of the acquisition comes as Lina Khan, a frequent critic of the online giant, takes the helm at the commission.

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  • June 22 @ 11:33 am
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  • June 22 @ 11:33 am

McDonald’s Introduces Customer-Loyalty Program

Customers will receive points on qualifying purchases that can be traded for items under the program, which is set to launch nationally on July 8.

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  • June 22 @ 10:41 am
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  • June 22 @ 10:41 am

U.S. Airports to Get $8 Billion to Help Pay Bills

Passengers are returning, but airports say they still need help to weather the pandemic’s financial hit.

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  • June 22 @ 9:46 am
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  • June 22 @ 9:46 am

U.S. Existing-Home Prices Hit Record High in May

A sharp increase in existing-home prices kept more buyers on the sidelines, contributing to the fourth straight month of declining sales of previously owned homes.

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  • June 22 @ 9:38 am
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  • June 22 @ 9:38 am

LinkedIn Accounts of Scholars Blocked in China

Affected users say the social-networking site owned by Microsoft is obstructing them over “prohibited content” without further explanation.

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  • June 22 @ 9:14 am
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  • June 22 @ 9:14 am

Chinese-Owned Businesses in Australia Squeezed on Both Sides as Tensions Take Toll

Trade tensions have accelerated a decline in Chinese investment into Australia as China-owned businesses in the country grapple with the loss of one of their most profitable markets.

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  • June 22 @ 9:12 am
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  • June 22 @ 9:12 am

Fed’s Powell Set to Testify Before Lawmakers on Pandemic Programs

The House hearing is focused on lessons learned by the Fed.

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  • June 22 @ 9:00 am
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  • June 22 @ 9:00 am

Nonbank Lenders Are Dominating the Mortgage Market

The lenders, which don’t take deposits or offer other banking services, issued more than two-thirds of all mortgages originated in 2020, their highest market share on record.

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  • June 22 @ 8:11 am
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  • June 22 @ 8:11 am

Amazon Could Use Less Prime Time

Prime Day showcases all the strengths that have put Amazon under intense scrutiny.

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  • June 22 @ 5:33 am
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  • June 22 @ 5:33 am

Vivendi Shareholders Approve Spinoff of Universal Music

The vote brings the world’s largest music company a step closer to becoming its own public entity.

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  • June 22 @ 5:27 am
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  • June 22 @ 5:27 am

Renters Could Collect Home Down-Payment Points With Credit Card

A real-estate startup is proposing that cardholders could convert points into cash to purchase a property.

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  • June 22 @ 5:00 am
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  • June 22 @ 5:00 am

Google Faces EU Antitrust Probe of Alleged Ad-Tech Abuses

The European Union opened a formal antitrust investigation into allegations that Google abuses its leading role in the advertising-technology sector, the most wide-ranging case yet to look at that pillar of the tech giant’s business.

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  • June 22 @ 4:52 am
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  • June 22 @ 4:52 am

Chewy CFO Says Broader Product Range Bearing Fruit in Higher Earnings

Mario Marte said pet retailer could post first net profit this year; Chewy recently started offering fresh food, automatic prescription orders.

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  • June 22 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 22 @ 4:30 am

Rising Inflation Looks Less Severe Using Pre-Pandemic Comparisons

Inflation fears loom as U.S. consumers deal with starkly higher prices than a year ago. A comparison with pre-pandemic prices paints a different picture.

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  • June 22 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 22 @ 4:30 am

Resorts World to Open in Las Vegas

The Strip this week welcomes its first new megacasino in a decade.

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  • June 22 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 22 @ 4:30 am

Wage Gains at Factories Fall Behind Growth in Fast-Food

Factory jobs for years paid significantly more than those in many other fields, especially for less-educated workers. That is changing, according to economists, manufacturers and federal data.

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  • June 22 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 22 @ 4:30 am

Court Revives Challenge to California Mandate on Women Board Members

A federal appeals court said a shareholder may sue the state over its 2018 law that requires public companies to have women directors.

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  • June 21 @ 6:10 pm
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  • June 21 @ 6:10 pm

Fed’s Williams Not Ready to Pare Aid, but Other Officials Talk Tapering

New York Fed chief John Williams says the central bank is a ways off from achieving its job and inflation goals.

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  • June 21 @ 5:13 pm
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  • June 21 @ 5:13 pm

Economy Is Showing Sustained Progress, Powell Says

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in prepared congressional testimony that job growth should pick up in coming months and temporary inflation pressures should ease.

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  • June 21 @ 4:17 pm
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  • June 21 @ 4:17 pm

American Airlines Cancellations: What to Do if Your Flight Was Canceled

Consumers planning trips this summer should know how to prepare themselves in case their flight gets canceled.

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  • June 21 @ 3:44 pm
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  • June 21 @ 3:44 pm

Chinese Port Logjam Threatens Christmas Shipping Rush

A backlog of dozens of ships around the Yantian port is expected to further rattle global supply chains.

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  • June 21 @ 3:29 pm
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  • June 21 @ 3:29 pm

Sanderson Farms Explores Sale

The chicken producer has attracted interest from suitors including agricultural investment firm Continental Grain.

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  • June 21 @ 3:20 pm
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  • June 21 @ 3:20 pm

Meatpacking Industry Faces Overhaul Push in Washington

The push by lawmakers and regulators follows complaints about meat companies’ alleged influence over markets and farmers.

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  • June 21 @ 3:13 pm
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  • June 21 @ 3:13 pm

Netflix Strikes Deal With Filmmaker Spielberg

Steven Spielberg’s production company, Amblin Partners, will make new films for Netflix over the course of a multiyear agreement.

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  • June 21 @ 2:55 pm
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  • June 21 @ 2:55 pm

Fed’s Williams Not Ready to Pull Back on Aid, Despite Strong Recovery

Meanwhile, two other Fed officials said the day for the central bank to reduce its bond buying is growing closer.

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  • June 21 @ 2:00 pm
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  • June 21 @ 2:00 pm

Work Flexibility Is Hardly a Holy Grail

Surveys show many Americans aren’t eager to return to the office, but companies have more to consider than just their feelings.

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  • June 21 @ 1:35 pm
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  • June 21 @ 1:35 pm

Solar-Panel Maker In U.S. Takes on China

Battling heavily subsidized manufacturers, First Solar is set to build a new factory in Ohio, a mission that reveals the challenges of trying to “reshore” critical industries that moved offshore.

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  • June 21 @ 12:07 pm
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  • June 21 @ 12:07 pm

Can America’s Solar Power Industry Compete with China’s? One Firm Tries.

Battling heavily subsidized manufacturers, First Solar is set to build a new factory in Ohio, a mission that reveals the challenges of trying to “reshore” critical industries that moved offshore.

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  • June 21 @ 12:07 pm
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  • June 21 @ 12:07 pm

SEC Wants More Climate Disclosures. Businesses Are Preparing for a Fight

The Securities and Exchange Commission is preparing to require public companies to disclose more information about how they respond to threats linked to climate change—and businesses are gearing up for a fight.

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  • June 21 @ 11:26 am
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  • June 21 @ 11:26 am

SEC Wants More Climate Disclosures. Business Are Preparing for a Fight

The Securities and Exchange Commission is preparing to require public companies to disclose more information about how they respond to threats linked to climate change—and businesses are gearing up for a fight.

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  • June 21 @ 10:54 am
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  • June 21 @ 10:54 am

How Bad Is Our Company’s Product? Let Us List the Ways

Tobacco firm Altria tells a judge its e-cigarette offering was lousy. Chalk it up to antitrust defense.

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  • June 21 @ 10:34 am
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  • June 21 @ 10:34 am

Two Fed Officials Say They Are Ready to Weigh Stimulus Pullback

Robert Kaplan and James Bullard said the time for the Fed to rethink its strong support for the economy is getting closer, if it hasn’t already arrived.

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  • June 21 @ 10:31 am
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  • June 21 @ 10:31 am

Chip Shortages Are Starting to Hit Consumers

Semiconductor companies say they face higher costs that they are passing on to customers in some cases.

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 21 @ 7:00 am

As U.S. Economy Rebounds From Covid, Foreign Investors Rush In

The extraordinary recovery of the U.S. economy is set to make the country the world’s top destination for overseas investment this year and next, with foreign businesses drawn by the prospect of a rapid and sustained rebound in consumer spending.

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  • June 21 @ 6:38 am
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  • June 21 @ 6:38 am

Lordstown Motors Executives Sold Stock Ahead of Reporting Results

A board special committee of the electric-truck startup concluded the share sales ‘were made for reasons unrelated to the performance of the company.’

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  • June 21 @ 6:03 am
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  • June 21 @ 6:03 am

Moderna Plans to Expand Production for Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters

A manufacturing expansion shows that Moderna is making a big bet on an enduring Covid-19 vaccine business, as health authorities prepare for life after the pandemic lifts but the coronavirus and its variants remain.

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  • June 21 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 21 @ 6:00 am

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily Considers Closing Unless Government Releases Funds

The possible closure of Jimmy Lai’s pro-democracy newspaper would herald the biggest blow to press freedom in the city since Beijing imposed a national-security law last year.

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  • June 21 @ 5:10 am
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  • June 21 @ 5:10 am

What Investors Can Learn From the History of Inflation

If today’s post Covid-19 pandemic inflation proves sticky, will it be like the years before Paul Volker, or could it be more like the happier growth that followed World War II? These periods hold lessons about how financial markets might perform.

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  • June 21 @ 4:40 am
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  • June 21 @ 4:40 am

Climate Fight Brews as SEC Moves Toward Mandate for Risk Disclosure

The Securities and Exchange Commission is preparing to require public companies to disclose more information about how they respond to threats linked to climate change—and businesses are gearing up for a fight.

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  • June 21 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 21 @ 4:30 am

Companies in Certain Industries Receive More Auditor Warnings About Survival

Real-estate and transportation companies received more going-concern warnings from their auditors in the past year, as the Covid-19 pandemic challenged their efforts to stay afloat.

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  • June 21 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 21 @ 4:30 am

Small Businesses on a Chicago Street Struggle to Meet Demand

Roscoe Street stores face competition for workers, shortage of products even as shoppers come back after Covid-19 restrictions end.

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  • June 21 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 21 @ 4:30 am

Amazon’s Prime Day Is Earlier Than Usual This Year. Here’s When It Is and What to Expect.

The online retailer and rivals such as Walmart and Target hold a summer deal-fest that has opportunities and pitfalls for consumers.

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  • June 21 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 21 @ 4:30 am

Turbocharged U.S. Economy Attracts Foreign Investors

The extraordinary recovery of the U.S. economy is set to make the country the world’s top destination for overseas investment this year and next, with foreign businesses drawn by the prospect of a rapid and sustained rebound in consumer spending.

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  • June 21 @ 3:18 am
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  • June 21 @ 3:18 am

Breaking Up Japan Inc.’s Love Affair With Itself

Japanese companies are divesting themselves from each other at a quickening pace—a development shareholders should cheer.

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  • June 21 @ 2:17 am
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  • June 21 @ 2:17 am

New York State Coffers Swell, Riding Covid-19 Recovery

A better-than-projected economic recovery and a massive influx of federal aid have stuffed New York state’s once-bare coffers, leading some to question the state’s decision to increase income taxes on high earners.

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  • June 20 @ 9:36 pm
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  • June 20 @ 9:36 pm

Don’t Sweat Your Pandemic Résumé Gap

A hot job market after a year-plus of coronavirus means more places are hiring without holding recent time away from work against candidates.

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  • June 20 @ 7:00 pm
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  • June 20 @ 7:00 pm

Live-Stream Shopping App Ntwrk Hires Its First CMO

Marketers and tech platforms are trying to duplicate in the U.S. the live-stream shopping boom seen in China.

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  • June 20 @ 3:02 pm
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  • June 20 @ 3:02 pm

Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Existing-Home Sales, German Business Confidence

U.S. orders for durable goods and U.S. consumer spending will also be in focus this week.

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  • June 20 @ 2:00 pm
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  • June 20 @ 2:00 pm

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Could Lose Gas-Tax Rise, Senator Says

Sen. Rob Portman suggests the removal of an obstacle to a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure plan pushed by a bipartisan group of lawmakers.

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  • June 20 @ 1:54 pm
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  • June 20 @ 1:54 pm

The Hottest New Concert Venue: Your Local Movie Theater

Fans and arenas aren’t quite ready for huge shows yet, so bands are performing concerts shown in movie theaters; ‘nice to not have a bunch of people in my face’

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  • June 20 @ 1:42 pm
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  • June 20 @ 1:42 pm

Tight Labor Market Returns the Upper Hand to American Workers

Employers competing for low-wage workers are offering signing bonuses, bigger raises and perks previously reserved for white-collar employees.

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  • June 20 @ 12:35 pm
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  • June 20 @ 12:35 pm

American Airlines Cuts Some Flights to Avoid Potential Strains

Travel demand returned more sharply than expected, and too many flights can mean more difficulties when things go wrong.

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  • June 20 @ 11:43 am
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  • June 20 @ 11:43 am

North Face Pulled Xinjiang Criticism, Then Reinstated It

The move by VF, which also owns Vans and Timberland, shows the difficulty brands face in catering to Western consumers and China.

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  • June 20 @ 9:46 am
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  • June 20 @ 9:46 am

North Face Owner Pulled Xinjiang Criticism, Then Reinstated It

The move by VF, which also owns Vans and Timberland, shows the difficulty brands face in catering to Western consumers and China.

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  • June 20 @ 9:46 am
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  • June 20 @ 9:46 am

Supply Crunch Risks Extending Into 2022, Stoking Inflation

Economists and business executives now say supply-chain disruptions, key labor shortages and resurgent demand driven by multiple rounds of fiscal stimulus will persist through the end of the year, if not longer.

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  • June 20 @ 9:00 am
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  • June 20 @ 9:00 am

How to Shop Online and Not Get Ripped Off

Prime Day is almost here. Remember these key rules when buying from Amazon or other megaretailers such as Walmart and Target.

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  • June 20 @ 8:02 am
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  • June 20 @ 8:02 am

Hawaii’s Remote Workers Discover Challenges and Rewards

Moving the work-from-home setup to the Aloha state is a dream for many but the reality is a little bumpier.

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  • June 20 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 20 @ 7:00 am

Troubled Companies Take Page From AMC Playbook in Seeking Stock-Market Lifelines

Earlier this month, coal miner Peabody Energy Corp., offshore drilling contractor Transocean Ltd. and retailer Express Inc., all announced plans to sell stock, betting equity markets will support them despite heavy debt loads, recent losses and industry headwinds.

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  • June 20 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 20 @ 7:00 am

U.S. Plans to Spend Big on Critical Minerals; Choosing Where Isn’t Easy

As the U.S. and its allies chase China in procuring critical minerals essential for modern technologies, they face a major hurdle: a lack of companies and projects with an established record.

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  • June 20 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 20 @ 6:00 am

Napa Valley Feud Pits Startup Against Homeowners

Pacaso snaps up luxury homes, then sells ownership shares to second-home searchers looking for weekend getaways. Some of the neighbors aren’t pleased.

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  • June 20 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 20 @ 4:30 am

Amtrak’s Regional Rail Expansion Faces Hurdle From Freight Trains

The seven major freight carriers have long resisted calls to make more room on their tracks for passenger trains.

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  • June 20 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 20 @ 4:30 am

Amtrak’s Commuter Rail Expansion Faces Hurdle From Freight Trains

The seven major freight carriers have long resisted calls to make more room on their tracks for passenger trains.

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  • June 20 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 20 @ 4:30 am

The New Test for Central Bankers’ Cool: Booming House Prices

With consumer prices rising sharply, central bankers are having to work hard to resist the temptation to raise interest rates. A real-estate boom could make the job even tougher.

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  • June 19 @ 9:43 am
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  • June 19 @ 9:43 am

For Maker of Boats, Motorcycles, ATVs, the Supply Chain Is in Charge

Sports-vehicle maker Polaris is changing its manufacturing and sales strategies on the fly to meet strong demand while coping with shortages of materials and parts.

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  • June 19 @ 9:00 am
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  • June 19 @ 9:00 am

The World Relies on One Chip Maker in Taiwan, Leaving Everyone Vulnerable

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. makes almost all of the world’s most sophisticated chips, and many of the simpler ones, too. Its dominance poses risks to the global economy, amid geopolitical tensions and a major chip shortage.

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  • June 18 @ 11:03 pm
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  • June 18 @ 11:03 pm

EV Startups Are in Trouble. Investors Don’t Care.

Shares of new electric-vehicle makers Lordstown Motors, Nikola and Canoo are holding tight despite a challenging series of speed bumps

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  • June 18 @ 11:03 pm
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  • June 18 @ 11:03 pm

Why PCs Are Turning Into Giant Phones

Apple is dragging Microsoft, Google and the entire PC industry into the 21st century, thanks to power-sipping, cellular-connected designs that borrow the best elements of smartphone technology.

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  • June 18 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 18 @ 11:00 pm

Judge Sides With Florida in Suit Over CDC’s Covid-19 Rules for Cruises

The ruling could ease the path for ships to resume sailing after a 15-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • June 18 @ 5:50 pm
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  • June 18 @ 5:50 pm

Companies Struggle to Keep Their Tech Workers From Logging Off

Many information-technology workers in the U.S. are on the hunt for new jobs, seeking a wider array of remote work options, better chances for promotions and bigger paychecks, as Covid-19 restrictions ease and the economy rebounds.

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  • June 18 @ 4:52 pm
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  • June 18 @ 4:52 pm

Juneteenth, Now a Federal Holiday, Puts Companies to Work on a Response

Employers rushed to decide whether and how to give paid time off for Juneteenth, the first new federal holiday in nearly four decades.

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  • June 18 @ 3:54 pm
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  • June 18 @ 3:54 pm

Fed’s Bullard Pencils In Rate Increase in 2022

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the economy is seeing more inflation than he and his colleagues had expected, and that could lead to a rate increase late next year.

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  • June 18 @ 2:08 pm
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  • June 18 @ 2:08 pm

Credit Suisse Cuts Business With SoftBank and Masayoshi Son

The Swiss lender has backed away from lending to SoftBank and founder Masayoshi Son, according to regulatory filings and people familiar with the matter, as it tries to limit risk in the wake of Greensill and Archegos collapses.

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  • June 18 @ 9:00 am
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  • June 18 @ 9:00 am

Credit Suisse Slashes Business With SoftBank and Masayoshi Son

The Swiss lender has backed away from lending to SoftBank and founder Masayoshi Son, according to regulatory filings and people familiar with the matter, as it tries to limit risk in the wake of Greensill and Archegos collapses.

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  • June 18 @ 9:00 am
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  • June 18 @ 9:00 am

HUD Aims to Boost Homeownership for Buyers With High Student Loans

A relaxed student-loan calculation will likely qualify more Black and Hispanic buyers for federal government-backed loans.

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  • June 18 @ 8:59 am
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  • June 18 @ 8:59 am

Air Travel Returned. So Did Long Lines at Security, Restaurants and Shops.

Customers navigating new rules are facing long phone waits for assistance. At airports, short-staffing slows security lines, shops and restaurants.

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  • June 18 @ 8:12 am
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  • June 18 @ 8:12 am

Air Travel Returned. So Did Long Lines at Security, Restaurants, Shops

Customers navigating new rules are facing long phone waits for assistance. At airports, short-staffing slows security lines, shops and restaurants.

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  • June 18 @ 8:12 am
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  • June 18 @ 8:12 am

Air Travel’s Quick Rebound Is Straining Agents, Airlines and Airports

Customers navigating new rules are facing long phone waits for assistance. At airports, short-staffing slows security lines, shops and restaurants.

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  • June 18 @ 8:12 am
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  • June 18 @ 8:12 am

Credit Suisse Turns Away From SoftBank and Masayoshi Son

The Swiss lender has backed away from lending to SoftBank and founder Masayoshi Son, according to regulatory filings and people familiar with the matter, as it tries to limit risk in the wake of Greensill and Archegos collapses.

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  • June 18 @ 7:58 am
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  • June 18 @ 7:58 am

Energy Department Seeks to Keep Grant-Backed Tech Jobs in U.S.

“If the seed was planted here, the tree should grow here,” said Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm.

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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am

Stanley Black & Decker CFO Looking for Partnerships With Battery, Chip Makers

The company, which is best known for its power tools, is seeking electric battery and computer chip makers that would agree to supply components in return for an investment.

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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am

Energy Department Seeks to Keep Grant-Backed Technology Jobs in U.S.

“If the seed was planted here, the tree should grow here,” said Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm.

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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am

Hospital Chain Got Help From Landlord as Losses Mounted

Medical Properties Trust helps private-equity firms profit from hospital deals, but it is heavily exposed to struggling Steward Health Care.

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  • June 18 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 18 @ 6:00 am

Hospital Chain Got Help From Major Landlord as Losses Mounted

Medical Properties Trust helps private-equity firms profit from hospital deals, but it is heavily exposed to struggling Steward Health Care.

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  • June 18 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 18 @ 6:00 am

China Weighs Lifting Birth Restrictions Completely by 2025

Concerned about falling birthrates, policy makers are planning a further shift toward policies that explicitly encourage childbirth, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  • June 18 @ 5:04 am
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  • June 18 @ 5:04 am

CVS and Walgreens Were Reeling From Pandemic, but Fortunes Have Changed

The drugstore chains say business generated by Covid-19 vaccinations is helping them recover from the pandemic’s impact on costs and revenue last year.

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  • June 18 @ 4:33 am
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  • June 18 @ 4:33 am

Funding for Bezos Space Company Fails to Launch in House

Members from both parties made clear the Senate’s $10 billion authorization was a nonstarter.

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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am

Why Crime Could Kill Crypto

Cryptocurrencies helped enable a cybercrime wave, placing them in the crosshairs of regulators.

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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am

Capital Gains: A Century-Old Tax Break Gets a Rush of Attention

The Biden administration wants to raise tax rates on investment profits for the highest earners. Some Americans who aren’t in the top tier would be affected as well.

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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am

Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act Emboldens Democrats

In courts and Congress, Republicans face a difficult path to repeal the law; Democrats hope to expand it further.

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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am

Venture Capital’s New Bet: Black Entrepreneurs

Investors increasingly seek out diversity among company founders, leading to more support for Black-led funds and growing appetite to back startups led by people from groups that venture capital has historically overlooked.

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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am

HUD Aims to Boost Homeownership for Buyers With Higher Student Debt

A relaxed student-loan calculation will likely qualify more Black and Hispanic buyers for federal government-backed loans.

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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 18 @ 4:30 am

BOJ Introduces Lending Facility for Climate Change

The Japanese central bank also extended its special lending program for companies affected by the pandemic by six months to March 2022 and reaffirmed that it would keep its current easy monetary policy.

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  • June 17 @ 11:06 pm
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  • June 17 @ 11:06 pm

Microsoft’s Combination of CEO and Chairman Roles Goes Against Trend

Microsoft’s move to combine the roles of its chief executive and chairman goes against recent governance trends.

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  • June 17 @ 5:57 pm
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  • June 17 @ 5:57 pm

Biden Signs Bill Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

Most federal employees will get this Friday off, the Biden administration says. The last federal holiday created by Congress was in 1983 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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  • June 17 @ 4:31 pm
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  • June 17 @ 4:31 pm

Guidance on Charging Compliance Chiefs Could Bring Clarity, but Some Seek More Protections

Without changes at the corporate level, such as different reporting lines, many compliance professionals could continue to face liability worries.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 3:56 pm
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  • June 17 @ 3:56 pm

Top Bankruptcy Firm Kirkland Losing Lawyers as Economy Improves

Kirkland & Ellis LLP and several attorneys from the law firm’s dominant bankruptcy practice have parted ways amid a dramatic slowdown in corporate defaults and chapter 11 filings, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  • June 17 @ 3:45 pm
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  • June 17 @ 3:45 pm

Lobbyists for Silicon Valley Giants Find Glory Days Are Over

Lobbyists representing large tech companies such as Facebook are facing a tough crowd in Congress and the White House.

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  • June 17 @ 2:26 pm
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  • June 17 @ 2:26 pm

Fed Reverse Repos Surge to Record After Rate Rise

A day after the Federal Reserve boosted the return on a key part of its interest-rate-control tool kit, a record $756 billion flowed into the central bank’s reverse repo facility, which primarily takes in cash from money-market funds.

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  • June 17 @ 1:40 pm
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  • June 17 @ 1:40 pm

Yellen Doesn’t Dispel Vagueness Over State-Tax Deduction Cap

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen wouldn’t say whether the Biden administration favors repealing the $10,000 cap on the deduction for state and local taxes.

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  • June 17 @ 12:04 pm
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  • June 17 @ 12:04 pm

Thieves Find Money That Grows on Trees: ‘Avocados Are the Green Gold’

Global demand has spurred brazen nighttime heists and defensive measures from barbed-wire fences to infrared cameras to security teams and tracking dogs.

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  • June 17 @ 11:11 am
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  • June 17 @ 11:11 am

Small Business Needed Federal Help. The Agency in Charge Fell Short.

The Small Business Administration, overwhelmed by demand from ailing entrepreneurs, has been slow to distribute loans and grants needed to survive the pandemic.

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  • June 17 @ 11:06 am
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  • June 17 @ 11:06 am

U.S. Agency Named to Rescue Small Business Leaves Many Hanging

The Small Business Administration, overwhelmed by demand from ailing entrepreneurs, has been slow to distribute loans and grants needed to survive the pandemic.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 11:06 am
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  • June 17 @ 11:06 am

U.S. to Invest More Than $3 Billion in Covid-19 Antiviral Development

The oral antiviral medicines, which would be designed to be taken at home and treat early symptoms, are expected to arrive by year’s end.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 11:00 am
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  • June 17 @ 11:00 am

China Steps Up Antitrust Pressure on Internet Firms

Government agents have made on-site inspections, during which they questioned company executives, downloaded financial records and collected internal communications.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 10:28 am
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  • June 17 @ 10:28 am

Lordstown Says Vehicle Purchase Agreements Aren’t Binding Orders

The disclosure comes days after the electric-truck startup’s president said the company had “pretty binding” preorders and enough interest from potential buyers to sustain factory output through the end of 2022.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 9:58 am
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  • June 17 @ 9:58 am

Lordstown Clarifies That Vehicle Purchase Agreements Aren’t Binding Orders

The disclosure comes days after the electric-truck startup’s president said the company had ‘pretty binding’ preorders and enough interest from potential buyers to sustain factory output through the end of 2022.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 9:58 am
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  • June 17 @ 9:58 am

Juneteenth Moves Closer to Federal Holiday Status

President Biden is scheduled to sign the bill into law Thursday afternoon.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 9:23 am
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  • June 17 @ 9:23 am

Many Companies Want Remote Workers—Except From Colorado

After a new state law that requires employers to disclose salaries for open positions, some are advertising jobs available anywhere in the U.S. but Colorado.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 8:47 am
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  • June 17 @ 8:47 am

Jobless Claims Rose Last Week, Pausing Downward Trend

The increase was the biggest jump since late March, the Labor Department said, as the latest figures came as Covid-19 restrictions continue to wane.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 7:47 am
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  • June 17 @ 7:47 am

U.S. Stirs Global Inflation Fears

The world’s central banks are hanging on how the Fed will respond to a rise in inflation, wary of being caught in the crosscurrents of an extraordinary U.S. economic expansion.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 7:35 am
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  • June 17 @ 7:35 am

U.S. Economy Drives Global Inflation, Forcing Foreign Banks to Act

The world’s central banks are hanging on how the Fed will respond to a rise in inflation, wary of being caught in the crosscurrents of an extraordinary U.S. economic expansion.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 7:35 am
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  • June 17 @ 7:35 am

CureVac Shares Plunge Premarket on Disappointing Vaccine Trial

Shares in CureVac fell by almost half in premarket trading, pointing to hefty losses for investors when the market reopens, after the company reported disappointing results from a study of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine.

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  • June 17 @ 5:44 am
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  • June 17 @ 5:44 am

Cambridge Mobile Buys Rival as Telematics Helps Set Car-Insurance Payments

The deal with TrueMotion aims to create improvements to existing services sold to auto insurers as well as new products.

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  • June 17 @ 5:30 am
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  • June 17 @ 5:30 am

Jobless Claims Trend Toward Labor Market Normal

Weekly benefits filings are approaching the long-term average, though the number of those receiving jobless aid remains high.

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

Selling Online Can Be Easy. Standing Out Is Tough.

Online brands that face stiff competition and rising costs for digital ads are trying other ways to find customers, such as using free content to foster virtual communities and sending out printed catalogs.

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  • June 17 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 17 @ 4:30 am

Airbnb, Vrbo Battle for More Vacation Cabins as Travel Rebounds

With demand for vacation-home rentals near beaches, lakes and national parks staying high as the economy reopens, short-term rental platforms are finding ways to sign up more hosts and increase listings.

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  • June 17 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 17 @ 4:30 am

Cambridge Mobile Buys Rival as Telematics Helps Set Car-Insurance Paymentsl

The deal with TrueMotion aims to create improvements to existing services sold to auto insurers as well as new products.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 4:00 am
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  • June 17 @ 4:00 am

TikTok Owner ByteDance’s Annual Revenue Jumps to $34.3 Billion

ByteDance’s gross profit rose 93% to $19 billion last year, according to a memo to staff.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 3:03 am
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  • June 17 @ 3:03 am

Juneteenth Moves Closer to National Holiday Status

President Biden is scheduled to sign the bill into law Thursday afternoon.

  • WSJ
  • June 17 @ 12:03 am
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  • June 17 @ 12:03 am

Condé Nast Agrees to Contract With New Yorker Union, Averting Strike

The media company’s first-ever labor deal comes after 2½ years of negotiations and covers employees at Ars Technica and Pitchfork.

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  • June 16 @ 7:27 pm
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  • June 16 @ 7:27 pm

WeWork’s Adam Neumann to Pay $44 Million for Two Miami Beach Properties

The co-working company’s former CEO is buying the adjacent lots, which span a combined 50,000 square feet, from an entity tied to Bal Harbour investor Joseph Imbesi.

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  • June 16 @ 7:24 pm
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  • June 16 @ 7:24 pm

CureVac Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate Disappoints in Key Study

The vaccine was 47% effective in an analysis of a trial, says the company, which attributed the poor performance to variants.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 6:35 pm
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  • June 16 @ 6:35 pm

Microsoft Names CEO Satya Nadella Board Chairman

Mr. Nadella took over as chief executive in 2014 and helped restore the software giant’s fortune in part by betting on the company’s cloud-computing business.

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  • June 16 @ 6:26 pm
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  • June 16 @ 6:26 pm

Behind Confidence on Inflation, Some Anxiety Creeps In

The central bank is warily watching whether the public’s expectations of inflation are starting to head up.

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  • June 16 @ 5:50 pm
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  • June 16 @ 5:50 pm

Recent Retirements Throw Wrench Into Fed’s Economic Recovery Plans

The Federal Reserve’s Jerome Powell says officials don’t know what future labor-force participation will look like.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 4:32 pm
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  • June 16 @ 4:32 pm

Smart Tires Hit the Road

Goodyear Tire and Rubber and Bridgestone are rolling out new intelligent tire features that use sensors and artificial intelligence for vehicles delivering packages from e-commerce sites.

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  • June 16 @ 3:36 pm
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  • June 16 @ 3:36 pm

Justice Department Sues to Block Aon Acquisition of Willis Towers Watson

An antitrust lawsuit filed Wednesday by the U.S. Justice Department challenges insurance broker Aon PLC’s proposed $35 billion acquisition of rival Willis Towers Watson PLC and alleges it would lead to higher prices and reduced innovation.

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  • June 16 @ 3:28 pm
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  • June 16 @ 3:28 pm

Federal Reserve Adjusts Settings on Rate-Control Tool Kit

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the level of a key rate it pays banks to park cash at the central bank from 0.10% to 0.15%, and lifted the interest on excess reserves rate, or IOER, with an increase in the reverse repo rate from 0% to 0.05%.

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  • June 16 @ 1:26 pm
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  • June 16 @ 1:26 pm

Royal Caribbean Postpones July Cruise After Crew Members Test Positive for Covid-19

The delay shows that positive cases onboard could disrupt restart plans.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 1:13 pm
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  • June 16 @ 1:13 pm

Fed Pencils in Earlier Interest-Rate Increase

The Fed expects to raise interest rates by late 2023, sooner than previously projected, following the recent inflation spurt.

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  • June 16 @ 1:03 pm
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  • June 16 @ 1:03 pm

Boeing, Airbus Gear Up for Post-Tariff Fight for Orders

A trans-Atlantic truce over jetliner subsidies sets up Boeing and Airbus for a revitalized battle in their respective home markets, as each maps out strategies to regain ground lost to the pandemic-driven travel slump.

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  • June 16 @ 10:50 am
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  • June 16 @ 10:50 am

GM Raises Electric-Car Bet

General Motors said that it will boost spending on electric and autonomous vehicles to $35 billion through 2025, an increase that reflects plans to add two more battery factories in the U.S.

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  • June 16 @ 10:18 am
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  • June 16 @ 10:18 am

Toshiba Chairman, Under Fire, Says He May Leave After He Fixes Issues

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Osamu Nagayama, up for re-election after a turbulent spring, said he saw it as his mission to fix the conglomerate’s governance problems by bringing in new blood.

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  • June 16 @ 9:46 am
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  • June 16 @ 9:46 am

Toshiba Chairman, Under Fire, Says He May Leave Once He Has Fixed Issues

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Osamu Nagayama, up for re-election after a turbulent spring, said he saw it as his mission to fix the conglomerate’s governance problems by bringing in new blood.

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  • June 16 @ 9:46 am
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  • June 16 @ 9:46 am

Tech Startups Ditch the Office for Far-Flung Bonding Trips

CEOs are planning employee adventures for remote workers, including beach vacations, mountain biking and visiting Graceland; ‘It’s like a senior trip’

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  • June 16 @ 9:41 am
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  • June 16 @ 9:41 am

Waymo Raises $2.5 Billion in Funding Round

Alphabet’s self-driving affiliate said it wants to continue developing its Waymo Driver autonomous-driving system.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 9:40 am
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  • June 16 @ 9:40 am

Biden Policies Would Help Alleviate Inequality, Climate Change, Yellen Says

The Treasury secretary defended the Biden administration’s $6 trillion budget proposal for fiscal 2022 in prepared testimony before the Senate Finance Committee.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 9:02 am
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  • June 16 @ 9:02 am

Why Airlines Let Sick Passengers on Flights

Carriers face a quandary when contagious fliers board planes—an issue with higher stakes during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 7:56 am
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  • June 16 @ 7:56 am

After Trump Ban, Facebook Oversight Panel Pushes for More Say

The social-media company’s Oversight Board, as well as outside observers, say the longer-term effectiveness of the panel lies in how Facebook responds to its guidance.

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  • June 16 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 16 @ 7:00 am

Private-Equity Pay Rose in 2020 Despite Covid-19, Survey Finds

The Covid-19 pandemic revolutionized how private-equity professionals work but left their high pay intact last year, a new survey says.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 6:45 am
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  • June 16 @ 6:45 am

China’s Economic Growth Moderates as Consumers Stay Cautious

Factory output remained resilient in May, but investment and domestic consumption fell short of expectations despite a boost from a long holiday.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 6:05 am
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  • June 16 @ 6:05 am

Global Tax Deal Holdouts Face Squeeze Under Biden Plan

The Shield rule would target companies from countries that reject the minimum corporate levy. There are potential hurdles in Congress.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 16 @ 6:00 am

Big Companies Boost Share of Black and Latino Directors

A third of new independent members added by S&P 500 boards over the past year were Black directors, a new study shows.

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  • June 16 @ 5:02 am
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  • June 16 @ 5:02 am

Influx of Directors Starts Shift in Boardroom Diversity

A third of new independent members added by S&P 500 boards over the past year were Black directors, a new study shows.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 5:02 am
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  • June 16 @ 5:02 am

Not Being Amazon Is a Selling Point for These E-Commerce Players

E-commerce upstarts like ShopIN.nyc are part of a growing group of businesses and organizations positioning themselves as anti-Amazon.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 16 @ 4:30 am

Derby’s Take: Rules-Based Redux Unlikely for Fed Communicating Bond Buying Taper

One of the Federal Reserve’s most consequential challenges over the next few months will be communicating how it will pull back on its torrid pace of bond buying stimulus without unsettling financial markets.

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  • June 16 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 16 @ 4:30 am

Fed Meeting Likely to Signal Possible Policy Shifts

Federal Reserve officials are set to provide updated details on their plans for eventually scaling back easy-money policies, amid signs of accelerating economic growth and inflation.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 16 @ 4:30 am

Housing Market Needs 5.5 Million More Units, Says New Report

Construction of new homes in the last two decades lagged behind historical levels, contributing to the recent surge in house prices, according to a National Association of Realtors report that calls for a “once-in-a-generation” policy response.

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  • June 16 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 16 @ 4:30 am

Not Being Amazon Is a Selling Point for These Companies

E-commerce upstarts like ShopIN.nyc are part of a growing group of businesses and organizations positioning themselves as anti-Amazon.

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  • June 16 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 16 @ 4:30 am

Apple Struggles in Push to Make Health Its Greatest Legacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the company’s greatest contribution to mankind will be in health. So far, some of its initiatives aimed at broadly disrupting the healthcare sector have struggled to gain traction.

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  • June 16 @ 3:30 am
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  • June 16 @ 3:30 am

Regeneron’s Antibody Drug Cuts Risk of Death in Some Covid-19 Patients

Trial results for REGEN-COV buoy hopes that doctors could soon have a new way to tackle severe hospital cases.

  • WSJ
  • June 16 @ 12:00 am
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  • June 16 @ 12:00 am

Alibaba Falls Victim in Large Data Leak

A Chinese software developer trawled the popular Taobao shopping website for eight months, collecting more than 1.1 billion pieces of user information including IDs and phone numbers, a Chinese court verdict said.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 9:46 pm
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  • June 15 @ 9:46 pm

How the Rules of Political Engagement Have Changed for Brands

Marketers are working out the latest best practices when it comes to purpose, politics and so-called cancel culture.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 6:54 pm
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  • June 15 @ 6:54 pm

Federal Judge Stops Biden Administration From Blocking New Oil and Gas Leases

Preliminary injunction issued Tuesday applies to offshore drilling and onshore federal land.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 5:20 pm
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  • June 15 @ 5:20 pm

Russian Tycoon Oleg Deripaska Loses Suit to Lift U.S. Sanctions

Mr. Deripaska sued the Treasury Department in 2019 challenging his inclusion in a Treasury report on Russian oligarchs as well as the sanctions against him. The lawsuit alleged the Treasury Department made false allegations based on rumor and innuendo to support the sanctions.

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  • June 15 @ 5:19 pm
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  • June 15 @ 5:19 pm

Southwest Airlines Flights Thrown Into Disarray by Technical Problems

The second day in a row of disruptions led the airline to cancel 500 flights.

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  • June 15 @ 3:33 pm
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  • June 15 @ 3:33 pm

Lordstown Motors Looks to Reset Its Course a Day After CEO’s Exit

Executives at the troubled startup say there is plenty of interest in its all-electric truck and production is on track to start in September.

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  • June 15 @ 3:20 pm
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  • June 15 @ 3:20 pm

Platinum Equity Strikes Deal to Buy McGraw Hill From Apollo

The deal for the textbook publisher and educational-technology company is valued at about $4.5 billion, including debt.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 3:15 pm
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  • June 15 @ 3:15 pm

Lina Khan, Critic of Large Tech Firms, to Lead Federal Trade Commission

President Biden to designate Columbia law professor as FTC chairman following her Senate confirmation as a commissioner on Tuesday, signaling tougher antitrust enforcement ahead.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 3:11 pm
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  • June 15 @ 3:11 pm

America’s Shopping Spree Will Be Bumpy

Retail sales figures sent a mixed message, but the general direction is likely more spending ahead.

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  • June 15 @ 11:03 am
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  • June 15 @ 11:03 am

Risks Rise to Fed’s Inflation and Employment Goals

The Federal Reserve is betting supply-driven inflation will be transitory—but that approach depends on inflation expectations staying low

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 10:57 am
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  • June 15 @ 10:57 am

Producer Prices Rose Strongly in May, Adding to Inflation Pressures

The prices that suppliers are charging businesses and other customers rose 0.8% from April, with most of the increase coming from a rise in goods prices.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 9:57 am
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  • June 15 @ 9:57 am

Neiman Marcus Rides a Rebound in Luxury Shoppers

After a trip through bankruptcy in 2020, the retailer plans to invest $500 million to refresh stores and improve its digital business.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 9:30 am
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  • June 15 @ 9:30 am

Retail Sales Drop as Spending Habits Shift

U.S. shoppers have reduced purchases of big-ticket items popular during the pandemic and are spending more on dining out as businesses reopen.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 9:26 am
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  • June 15 @ 9:26 am

China Nuclear Plant Under Scrutiny Was Built to Showcase Nation’s Prowess

The Taishan plant, built in partnership with EDF, the French company that has flagged a performance issue, came online in 2018 as a showcase of Beijing’s advances in energy technology and safety standards.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 9:09 am
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  • June 15 @ 9:09 am

Slow Recovery in Long-Haul Travel Weighs Heavily on Global Carriers

Emirates Group posted a $6 billion annual loss and Lufthansa said it was cutting another 10,000 jobs, as two of the world’s biggest international airlines braced for a slow resumption of long-haul travel.

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  • June 15 @ 7:50 am
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  • June 15 @ 7:50 am

U.S. Producer Prices Rose Strongly in May, Adding to Inflation Pressures

The Labor Department said its producer-price index rose 0.8% in May from the prior month, adding to inflation pressures bubbling through the U.S. economy.

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  • June 15 @ 7:38 am
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  • June 15 @ 7:38 am

U.S. Producer Prices Rose Strongly in May

The Labor Department said its producer-price index rose 0.8% in May from the prior month, adding to inflation pressures bubbling through the U.S. economy.

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  • June 15 @ 7:38 am
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  • June 15 @ 7:38 am

U.S. Retail Spending Fell 1.3% in May

Retail spending fell 1.3% in May. Supply-chain disruptions and business reopenings are triggering a consumer spending shift from goods to services.

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  • June 15 @ 7:35 am
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  • June 15 @ 7:35 am

Covid-19 Rent Breaks for Retailers Are Becoming the New Norm

Leases that tie rent to a portion of sales look poised to outlast the pandemic.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 7:03 am
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  • June 15 @ 7:03 am

PwC to Spend $12 Billion on Hiring, Expanding Expertise in AI, Cybersecurity

PricewaterhouseCoopers plans to spend $12 billion and hire 100,000 new people in areas such as artificial intelligence and cybersecurity by 2026, the latest move by a Big Four accounting firm to bet big on technology.

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 15 @ 7:00 am

New Book Publisher Caters to Conservative Voices

All Seasons Press, led by two industry veterans, backs right-wing authors as mainstream houses face growing disputes over editorial decisions.

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

Software Maker Addepar Valued at $2.17 Billion

The wealth-management software provider said it had raised $150 million from New York hedge-fund firm D1 Capital Partners.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 6:30 am
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  • June 15 @ 6:30 am

AstraZeneca Covid-19 Antibody Treatment Suffers Setback

AstraZeneca’s coronavirus antibody treatment failed in late-stage clinical trials to achieve its primary goal of preventing symptomatic Covid-19 in people recently exposed to the virus, the latest disappointment in a broader search for reliable post-infection therapies.

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  • June 15 @ 6:18 am
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  • June 15 @ 6:18 am

U.S. and EU Agree to Suspend Airbus-Boeing Trade Fight

The move to end the longest and most costly spat in the history of the WTO will significantly reduce trade tensions between the two giant and deeply interlinked economies.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 6:15 am
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  • June 15 @ 6:15 am

People Return to Restaurants, Stores and Hotels—but Not the Office

Office towers and nearby businesses in central business districts are missing out on the strong economic recovery, largely because the rise in vaccinations and easing of mask restrictions haven’t propelled most employees back to work.

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

Supply Chain Disruptions, Strong Demand Likely Pushed Up Producer Prices in May

Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect the Labor Department to report Tuesday that its so-called producer-price index rose 0.5% in May from the prior month.

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  • June 15 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 15 @ 4:30 am

People Are Returning to Restaurants, Stores and Hotels. But Not Yet the Office

Office towers and nearby businesses in central business districts are missing out on the strong economic recovery, largely because the rise in vaccinations and easing of mask restrictions haven’t propelled most employees back to work.

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

Hackers Target Videogame Publishers for Ransom, Source Code

Gamers have struggled with hackers who cheat and take over accounts for years. Now, videogame studios are coming under serious attack, prompting them to step up their cyber defenses.

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  • June 15 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 15 @ 4:30 am

Auto-Supply Pinch Likely Held Back Retail Spending in May

Economists estimate that shoppers spent more on other items and at restaurants as pandemic-related restrictions eased last month.

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

Brands Like Express Now Sell Items From All Over Online

Express, Urban Outfitters and J.Crew are among more-specialized chains that have opened up their sites to third-party sellers, a business model long mastered by Amazon.

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

U.S. and EU Near Deal on Boeing-Airbus Trade Fight

The move to end the longest and most costly spat in the history of the WTO would significantly reduce trade tensions between the two giant and deeply interlinked economies.

  • WSJ
  • June 15 @ 4:04 am
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  • June 15 @ 4:04 am

SEC Considers Changes to Trump-Era Rules

The SEC said it would look at amending rules related to its whistleblower award program and an anticorruption provision passed last year over opposition by its Democratic members.

  • WSJ
  • June 14 @ 4:11 pm
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  • June 14 @ 4:11 pm

Philips Recalls Millions of CPAP, Ventilator Machines

The company said that sound-damping foam in the breathing devices could degrade and be inhaled or swallowed.

  • WSJ
  • June 14 @ 2:16 pm
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  • June 14 @ 2:16 pm

Centene Settles With States Over Pharmacy Benefits Practice

The managed-care company agreed to pay about $88 million to Ohio and $55 million to Mississippi and is establishing a $1.1 billion reserve related to talks with other states.

  • WSJ
  • June 14 @ 1:44 pm
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  • June 14 @ 1:44 pm

Tech Talent Migrates to Collaboration Startups as Hybrid Work Comes Into Its Own

Top engineers at big-name Silicon Valley companies are moving to startups that address the work arrangements cobbled together in the pandemic. Demand is taking off.

  • WSJ
  • June 14 @ 12:32 pm
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  • June 14 @ 12:32 pm

SEC Hires Boston College Professor as Top Corporate Regulator

Renee Jones will oversee the unit regulating public company disclosures, including IPO filings.

  • WSJ
  • June 14 @ 11:01 am
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  • June 14 @ 11:01 am

Americans Keep Cars Longer, as Vehicle Age Hits 12 Years

Cars are being kept in service longer as prices rise and quality improves, a trend accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • June 14 @ 10:27 am
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  • June 14 @ 10:27 am

Americans Are Keeping Their Cars Longer, as Vehicle Age Hits 12 Years

Cars are being kept in service longer as prices rise and quality improves, a trend accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • WSJ
  • June 14 @ 10:27 am
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  • June 14 @ 10:27 am

NY Fed May Consumer Survey Finds Public Bracing for Large Inflation Gains

Americans are bracing for a wave of higher inflation over the next year.

  • WSJ
  • June 14 @ 10:00 am
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  • June 14 @ 10:00 am

Pandemic Hangover: $11 Trillion in Corporate Debt

Stressed companies piled on debt as interest rates plummeted, but could face a reckoning in the next economic downturn. Total debt for nonfinancial companies has reached about half the size of the U.S. economy.

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  • June 14 @ 9:40 am
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  • June 14 @ 9:40 am

The Pandemic Supercharged the Corporate Debt Boom

Stressed companies piled on debt as interest rates plummeted, but could face a reckoning in the next economic downturn. Total debt for nonfinancial companies hit $11.2 trillion, about half the size of the U.S. economy.

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  • June 14 @ 9:40 am
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  • June 14 @ 9:40 am

Average U.S. Vehicle Age Hits Record 12 Years

Cars are being kept in service longer as prices rise and quality improves, a trend accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • June 14 @ 9:24 am
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  • June 14 @ 9:24 am

Lordstown Motors Chief Executive, Finance Chief Resign

The electric-truck startup said CEO Steve Burns and CFO Julio Rodriguez have stepped down after a special committee found that some disclosures the company made about truck preorders were inaccurate.

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  • June 14 @ 8:39 am
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  • June 14 @ 8:39 am

Nuclear Firm Flags ‘Performance Issue’ at Chinese Plant

Framatome, a subsidiary of French power giant EDF, said it was working to resolve a performance issue at a nuclear plant in the Chinese province of Guangdong.

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  • June 14 @ 7:29 am
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  • June 14 @ 7:29 am

Companies Push Employees to Prove They Are Vaccinated

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are among the employers requesting staffers to disclose their vaccination status as more offices reopen.

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 14 @ 7:00 am

Companies Spend Big on ESG Investments, Hoping for Long-Term Payoff

Companies are racking up hefty bills as they invest in new facilities and products to reduce emissions or meet other targets, hoping for a payoff down the road.

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  • June 14 @ 6:30 am
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  • June 14 @ 6:30 am

Boeing and Airbus Meet New Competition: Their Own Used Planes

While the price of older used jets has stabilized, modern wide-body models keep getting cheaper. This may force plane makers to discount more aggressively.

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  • June 14 @ 6:08 am
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  • June 14 @ 6:08 am

Global Ad Spending Expected to Rebound Faster Than Previously Forecast

Spending in 2021 is expected to jump 19%, pushed by a 26% jolt in digital ads, according to a GroupM report. And roughly half of all spending will be concentrated at a handful of online behemoths.

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  • June 14 @ 5:30 am
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  • June 14 @ 5:30 am

Bitcoin on the Balance Sheet Is an Accounting Headache for Tesla, Others

Tesla and other companies that hold the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency often must record impairment charges when its value falls.

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  • June 14 @ 5:05 am
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  • June 14 @ 5:05 am

Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine Is 90% Effective in Key Study

An experimental vaccine from Novavax was effective at preventing symptomatic disease in adults in a large clinical trial, results that move the shot a step closer to global use. The two-dose shot also worked well against coronavirus variants, including alpha, now dominant in the U.S.

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  • June 14 @ 5:00 am
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  • June 14 @ 5:00 am

U.S. Fight Against Chinese 5G Shifts From Threats to Incentives

Washington is ratcheting up pressure on Beijing’s 5G ambitions overseas, offering financial incentives and other enticements to countries willing to shun Chinese-made telecom gear.

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  • June 14 @ 4:34 am
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  • June 14 @ 4:34 am

Covid-19 Visa Backlogs, Travel Curbs Strain Businesses

Pandemic-related travel restrictions are disrupting U.S. companies that rely on foreign professionals or seasonal hires who can’t enter the U.S., further pinching an already tight labor market.

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  • June 14 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 14 @ 4:30 am

European Privacy Ruling Could Mean More Scrutiny of Companies

Europe’s top court is set to rule on whether national regulators can reach across borders.

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  • June 14 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 14 @ 4:30 am

Fed Could Pencil In Earlier Rate Increase at Meeting

Federal Reserve officials could signal this week that they anticipate raising interest rates sooner than previously expected, following a spate of high inflation readings.

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  • June 14 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 14 @ 4:30 am

Covid-19 Visa Backlogs, Travel Curbs Strain Businesses in Need of Workers

Pandemic-related travel restrictions are disrupting U.S. companies that rely on foreign professionals or seasonal hires who can’t enter the U.S., further pinching an already tight labor market.

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  • June 14 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 14 @ 4:30 am

Americans Plead Guilty to Role in Carlos Ghosn Escape

Michael Taylor, a 60-year-old former Green Beret, and his son Peter Taylor pleaded guilty in Tokyo to the charge of helping former Nissan Motor chief Carlos Ghosn escape Japan in a box aboard a private jet in late 2019.

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  • June 14 @ 3:25 am
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  • June 14 @ 3:25 am

Ghosn Escape Helpers, American Father-Son Team, Plead Guilty

Americans Michael Taylor and Peter Taylor pleaded guilty in Tokyo to the charge of helping former Nissan Motor chief Carlos Ghosn escape Japan in a box aboard a private jet in late 2019.

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  • June 14 @ 12:38 am
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  • June 14 @ 12:38 am

Done Working From Home? Prepare for More Hot Desks

As employees return to the office, more of them will find that they no longer have an assigned workspace that’s all theirs. Here’s how to navigate the changes.

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 pm
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  • June 13 @ 7:00 pm

Economy Week Ahead: The Fed, Factories and Consumers

The Federal Reserve’s policy meeting highlights this week’s slate of economic news.

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  • June 13 @ 2:00 pm
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  • June 13 @ 2:00 pm

How Japan’s Big Bet on Hydrogen Could Revolutionize the Energy Market

The country sees a shift toward hydrogen fuel as a vital piece of its plan to eliminate carbon emissions. If it succeeds, that could lay the groundwork for a new global supply chain.

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  • June 13 @ 1:08 pm
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  • June 13 @ 1:08 pm

Retiring Workers Alter Fed’s Calculus on Jobs Shortfall

A jump in the number of retirements is leading Fed policy makers to become less confident the economy can recover all the jobs lost amid the pandemic without spurring inflation.

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  • June 13 @ 10:00 am
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  • June 13 @ 10:00 am

Rethinking Pay and Benefits in a Hybrid Workplace

Among the key questions: Should you pay people based on where they live?

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  • June 13 @ 8:00 am
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  • June 13 @ 8:00 am

Some Californians Can Get Coverage Again After Wildfires

Farmers Insurance will sell 30,000 home policies in fire-prone parts of the state using artificial intelligence from Zesty.ai.

  • WSJ
  • June 13 @ 8:00 am
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  • June 13 @ 8:00 am

Chip Shortage Brings Frustration but More Business to Middlemen

Businesses around the world need chips but can’t find them. Making matters worse is that the typical problem solvers—chip brokers and middlemen—find themselves in some cases just as empty-handed.

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  • June 13 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 13 @ 6:00 am

Chip Shortage Brings Frustration but More Business to Industry’s Middlemen

Businesses around the world need chips but can’t find them. Making matters worse is that the typical problem solvers—chip brokers and middlemen—find themselves in some cases just as empty-handed.

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  • June 13 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 13 @ 6:00 am

Debt Burden Swells as Europe Extends Life Support for Companies

A slower recovery is forcing the region’s governments to extend loan-relief measures for already-indebted companies.

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  • June 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 13 @ 4:30 am

Europe Keeps Aiding Firms to Avoid Covid-19 Insolvencies

A slower recovery is forcing the region’s governments to extend loan-relief measures for already-indebted companies.

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  • June 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 13 @ 4:30 am

Why That Sofa You Ordered Isn’t Showing Up Soon

Even companies that have built domestic supply chains are running up against extreme shortages of goods and labor.

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  • June 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 13 @ 4:30 am

Forget Going Back to the Office—People Are Just Quitting Instead

Workers are deciding to take on new jobs and careers as the economy rebounds, spurning a return to business as usual. Some are burned out from extra pandemic workloads and stress, while others prefer the flexibility of remote work.

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  • June 13 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 13 @ 4:30 am

Winning Ticket to Join Jeff Bezos in Space Costs Nearly $30 Million in Blue Origin Auction

The winner of the charity auction will join the Amazon CEO on the space company’s first passenger flight next month.

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  • June 12 @ 1:09 pm
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  • June 12 @ 1:09 pm

Italy’s Illycaffè Sets Its Sights on the U.S. Coffee Market

Americans like their coffees big and sweetened. Can Illycaffè convince them to drink more espresso?

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  • June 12 @ 12:52 pm
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  • June 12 @ 12:52 pm

Entry-Level Lawyers Are Now Making $200,000 a Year

Several top law firms have given their youngest lawyers pay raises after a year of record-breaking profits and competition to retain their workforce.

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  • June 12 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 12 @ 7:00 am

Miners Try to Get Covid-19 Vaccines Into Areas Where Shots Are Scarce

The pandemic is helping to soften the reputation of mining companies, often cast as villains.

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  • June 12 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 12 @ 4:30 am

China’s New Power Play: More Control of Tech Companies’ Troves of Data

Beijing is calling on tech giants to share the huge amounts of personal information they collect—and asserting its authority over data held by U.S. companies operating there as well. The efforts are part of Xi Jinping’s push to rein in the country’s increasingly powerful technology sector and use it to his party’s advantage.

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  • June 11 @ 11:01 pm
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  • June 11 @ 11:01 pm

Small Businesses Scramble to Match Amazon’s Secret Sauce

The e-commerce giant taught us we can get everything tomorrow. Now small businesses have little choice but to comply, putting them in a bind: Raise prices, risking lost sales, or eat the cost of speedy shipping.

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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm

The Man Who Did Battle With Exxon—and Won

Christopher James, who once owned a coal mine, was an improbable activist for change at the oil giant. But he was able to convince Wall Street’s biggest money managers to back his thesis.

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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm

Where Google’s Advertising Chief Searches for Insight

Lorraine Twohill turns to executives from the fields of marketing, film and tech for advice on how to focus her time, hire well and survive as a working mom. “You’ve got to be there for the moments that matter.”

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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm

The Hedge Fund Manager Who Did Battle With Exxon—and Won

Christopher James, who once owned a coal mine, was an improbable activist for change at the oil giant. But he was able to convince Wall Street’s biggest money managers to back his thesis.

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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm

Amazon and the Burden of Great Expectations

The e-commerce giant taught us we can get everything tomorrow. Now small businesses have little choice but to comply, putting them in a bind: Raise prices, risking lost sales, or eat the cost of speedy shipping.

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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 11 @ 11:00 pm

Puerto Rico’s Power Distributor Hit by Cyberattack Hours Before Fire

Luma Energy said a distributed denial-of-service attack targeted its customer portal, as well as its mobile app, shutting out customers trying to access their accounts or report outages.

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  • June 11 @ 6:16 pm
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  • June 11 @ 6:16 pm

German Lawmakers Approve Rule to Boost Women in Boardrooms

The bill requires certain publicly listed companies that have more than 2,000 employees and more than three management board seats to have at least one woman management director.

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  • June 11 @ 4:27 pm
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  • June 11 @ 4:27 pm

Spotify Eyes Top Podcaster Alexandra Cooper, ‘Call Her Daddy’ Show

The deal would bring the podcast exclusively to Spotify and involve a first-look agreement for other projects.

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  • June 11 @ 3:07 pm
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  • June 11 @ 3:07 pm

As Cruises Resume, Positive Covid-19 Case Doesn’t Spell End of a Voyage

Two people aboard a Celebrity ship in the Caribbean tested positive, and unlike last year when outbreaks halted trips, the cruise sailed on.

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  • June 11 @ 3:04 pm
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  • June 11 @ 3:04 pm

House Bills Seek to Break Up Amazon and Other Big Tech Companies

Lawmakers proposed a raft of bipartisan legislation aimed at reining in Big Tech, including a bill that seeks to make the e-commerce giant and others split into two companies or shed some of their products and services.

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  • June 11 @ 1:49 pm
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  • June 11 @ 1:49 pm

Pulitzer Prizes Highlight Coverage Related to Floyd Killing, Covid-19

The New York Times, Boston Globe and Minneapolis’s Star Tribune were among this year’s winners.

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  • June 11 @ 1:27 pm
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  • June 11 @ 1:27 pm

Airbnb Adapts to the Post-Pandemic Traveler—and Host

Business is up, as more people travel domestically and stay longer.

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  • June 11 @ 12:00 pm
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  • June 11 @ 12:00 pm

Biden Administration to Give Hospitals More Time to Spend Covid-19 Relief Money

Healthcare providers and lawmakers had asked for an extension of the June 30 deadline, citing continuing demands of pandemic care.

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  • June 11 @ 11:00 am
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  • June 11 @ 11:00 am

Boeing Offloads Unclaimed MAX Jets as Travel Recovers

The recovery in domestic air travel is helping the plane maker find new homes for jets whose original buyers walked away or collapsed during the pandemic.

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  • June 11 @ 8:05 am
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  • June 11 @ 8:05 am

Fresh Outbreaks in Asia Disrupt Global Supply Chains

As Western economies roar back to life, a fresh wave of Covid-19 clusters in Asia—where vaccination campaigns remain in their early stages—is creating new bottlenecks in the global supply chain.

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  • June 11 @ 7:45 am
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  • June 11 @ 7:45 am

Social Security Weathered Covid-19, but Long-Term Challenges Remain

The near-term finances of the Social Security program appear to have weathered last year’s recession better than many policy analysts had predicted, taking some pressure off the Biden administration and Congress to reach a long-term solution to keep them solvent.

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  • June 11 @ 7:39 am
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  • June 11 @ 7:39 am

McDonald’s Hit by Data Breach

The hack exposed some U.S. business information and customer data in South Korea and Taiwan, the company said.

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  • June 11 @ 7:39 am
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  • June 11 @ 7:39 am

PG&E Warns of More Blackouts During California’s Wildfire Season

The state’s largest utility said a new shut-off criteria and California’s dry weather conditions could lead to more shut-offs than in 2020, especially if seasonal winds are as strong as they have been in recent years.

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  • June 11 @ 7:30 am
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  • June 11 @ 7:30 am

When Americans Took to the Streets Over Inflation

In the 1960s and 1970s, spiraling prices for staples like meat and gasoline wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy, thanks to political and policy mistakes that offer a warning for today.

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  • June 11 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 11 @ 7:00 am

Slow Vaccinations in Developing World Set to Drag on Oil Demand

The world’s appetite for oil will return to its pre-pandemic highs by the end of next year but low vaccination rates in emerging economies are pushing the pandemic’s end date further away, the IEA said.

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  • June 11 @ 5:19 am
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  • June 11 @ 5:19 am

How the FBI Got Colonial Pipeline’s Ransom Money Back

The seizure of more than half of the company’s payment cuts against cryptocurrency’s reputation as an untraceable financial medium for hackers.

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  • June 11 @ 4:33 am
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  • June 11 @ 4:33 am

Global Logistics Logjam Shifts From Suez to Shenzhen

As Western economies roar back to life, a fresh wave of Covid-19 clusters in Asia—where vaccination campaigns remain in their early stages—is creating new bottlenecks in the global supply chain.

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  • June 11 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 11 @ 4:30 am

Ransomware Attack Roiled JBS, Then Farmers, Restaurants

While plants were closed, prices of beef and pork climbed and farmers sought new buyers for their livestock.

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  • June 11 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 11 @ 4:30 am

Google Proposes U.K. Oversight Role in Retirement of Web Cookies

The Alphabet company pledged to collaborate with U.K. regulators on the removal of a user-tracking technology from its Chrome browser, one of several commitments it is offering to apply globally to settle an antitrust investigation.

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  • June 11 @ 3:37 am
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  • June 11 @ 3:37 am

Germany Shuts Door on Patent Trolls

The nation removed a legislative quirk that had made it a prime destination for globally active patent litigators who increasingly target fast-growing tech companies.

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  • June 11 @ 2:43 am
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  • June 11 @ 2:43 am

Tesla Introduces Upgraded Model S

Elon Musk had promised the redesign would be available months ago, a delay that means Tesla missed some of this year’s booming demand for luxury cars.

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  • June 10 @ 11:44 pm
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  • June 10 @ 11:44 pm

Tesla Introduces Upgraded Model S to Jump-Start High-End Model Sales

Elon Musk had promised the redesign would be available months ago, a delay that means Tesla missed some of this year’s booming demand for luxury cars.

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  • June 10 @ 11:44 pm
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  • June 10 @ 11:44 pm

American Airlines Invests in Electric Flying Taxis

Investments in the vehicles are part of broader effort by airlines to spur the development of new, more efficient aviation technology as they seek to reduce their carbon footprint.

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  • June 10 @ 5:36 pm
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  • June 10 @ 5:36 pm

Jeffrey Toobin Returns to Air on CNN

The legal analyst acknowledged that his actions last year were “deeply moronic and indefensible.”

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  • June 10 @ 4:46 pm
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  • June 10 @ 4:46 pm

Hertz’s Complex Shareholder Payout Explained

Hertz shareholders have some decisions to make on how they will get paid as the rental-car company exits bankruptcy, with a Friday deadline for some parts of the payout. WSJ Pro Bankruptcy breaks down the complex choices.

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  • June 10 @ 4:01 pm
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  • June 10 @ 4:01 pm

Behind Biden’s Approach to Foreign-Owned Apps

President Biden revoked a Trump-era attempt to ban Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat and instead ordered a broader review. Here is some background to his decision.

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  • June 10 @ 3:19 pm
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  • June 10 @ 3:19 pm

Which Higher Prices Are Here to Stay?

Prices are surging for many household expenses as the pandemic eases and the economy reopens, but some increases may just be a return to normal.

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  • June 10 @ 3:13 pm
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  • June 10 @ 3:13 pm

U.S. Suspends J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Shipments as States Face a Surplus of Expiring Doses

The U.S. government has stopped making the J&J Covid-19 vaccine available to states, as federal and state officials try to clear a backlog of unused doses before they expire.

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  • June 10 @ 2:24 pm
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  • June 10 @ 2:24 pm

Federal Covid-19 Workplace Rules Issued for Healthcare Facilities

The Biden administration is implementing Covid-19 workplace safety rules for millions of healthcare workers, limiting a plan that could have extended across industries.

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  • June 10 @ 2:00 pm
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  • June 10 @ 2:00 pm

U.S. Budget Deficit Grew to $2.1 Trillion in First Eight Months of Fiscal Year

Federal spending continued to outpace tax receipts that are rising as the economy recovers from the damage inflicted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • June 10 @ 1:31 pm
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  • June 10 @ 1:31 pm

Keystone XL’s Demise Shows Hard Road for New Pipelines

The defeat of Keystone XL has invigorated protesters, making it increasingly difficult to build pipelines in the U.S. and Canada.

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  • June 10 @ 1:16 pm
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  • June 10 @ 1:16 pm

Electronic Arts Discloses Hack of ‘FIFA 21’ Source Code

No player data was accessed, they company says, adding that it doesn’t believe there is any risk to player privacy.

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  • June 10 @ 1:01 pm
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  • June 10 @ 1:01 pm

Peugeot, Citroën Face Charges in French Emissions-Fraud Probe

The French investigation shows that emissions-cheating scandal continues to ripple across the auto industry.

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  • June 10 @ 12:53 pm
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  • June 10 @ 12:53 pm

ECB to Keep Monetary Stimulus in Place

The European Central Bank, which upgraded its economic outlook for the eurozone, signaled a likely divergence with the Federal Reserve, which could move toward phasing out its emergency measures as early as next week.

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  • June 10 @ 12:05 pm
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  • June 10 @ 12:05 pm

Inflation Rate Climb Adds Impetus to Fed Policy Shift

Central bankers are set to begin talking next week about eventually scaling back bond purchases as soaring prices test a policy geared to full employment.

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  • June 10 @ 11:38 am
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  • June 10 @ 11:38 am

The Ruthless Hackers Behind Ransomware Attacks on U.S. Hospitals: ‘They Do Not Care’

An Eastern European group known as Ryuk has hit at least 235 facilities, raking in more than $100 million.

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  • June 10 @ 10:50 am
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  • June 10 @ 10:50 am

Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Submitted for Authorization in Adolescents

Moderna said it has asked U.S. health regulators to authorize the use of its Covid-19 shot for adolescents ages 12 to 17, potentially lining up a second vaccine option for teens by as soon as July.

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  • June 10 @ 10:20 am
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  • June 10 @ 10:20 am

How Videoconferences Make It Harder for Employees to Collaborate

New research suggests that having the camera turned on impedes spoken communication and the ability to work together.

  • WSJ
  • June 10 @ 9:59 am
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  • June 10 @ 9:59 am

Tesla to Introduce Upgraded Model S to Jump-Start High-End Model Sales

Elon Musk is due to release a redesign of Tesla’s Model S luxury sedan in a bid to reinvigorate demand for a car that helped turn the company from a niche startup to an electric-vehicle maker with global reach.

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  • June 10 @ 9:07 am
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  • June 10 @ 9:07 am

Amazon Faces Possible $425 Million EU Privacy Fine

A European Union privacy regulator has proposed a fine of more than $425 million against Amazon.com, part of a process that could yield the biggest-yet penalty under the bloc’s privacy law, people familiar with the matter said.

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  • June 10 @ 8:49 am
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  • June 10 @ 8:49 am

Space Tourists Fly at Their Own Risk

Regulators, lawmakers and industry executives are debating whether to introduce tougher rules for the currently self-regulated space-tourism industry.

  • WSJ
  • June 10 @ 8:27 am
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  • June 10 @ 8:27 am

U.S. Inflation Is Highest in 13 Years as Prices Surge 5%

Consumer prices continued to rise rapidly in May as the economic recovery picked up, reflecting a surge in demand along with shortages of labor and materials.

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  • June 10 @ 7:54 am
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  • June 10 @ 7:54 am

NextNav Reaches SPAC Deal to Go Public

The next-generation GPS company has reached a deal to merge with Spartacus Acquisition, which focuses on deals in technology and media.

  • WSJ
  • June 10 @ 7:46 am
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  • June 10 @ 7:46 am

Jobless Claims Fall to Another Pandemic Low

New filings declined to 376,000 last week, with employers becoming less likely to lay off workers as the U.S. economy rebounds.

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  • June 10 @ 7:39 am
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  • June 10 @ 7:39 am

Toshiba, Japan Officials Teamed Up Against Foreign Shareholders, Report Finds

The company collaborated with Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to throttle investors ahead of a shareholder vote, according to the report.

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  • June 10 @ 7:38 am
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  • June 10 @ 7:38 am

U.S. Consumer Prices Rose Strongly Again in May

The consumer-price index surged 5% from a year ago, the highest annual inflation rate in nearly 13 years.

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  • June 10 @ 7:34 am
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  • June 10 @ 7:34 am

ECB Set to Fall Behind Fed in Phasing Out Stimulus

The European Central Bank said it would keep its aggressive monetary stimulus in place despite mounting evidence of a vigorous economic recovery and rising inflation in the eurozone as the Covid-19 pandemic recedes.

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  • June 10 @ 7:02 am
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  • June 10 @ 7:02 am

Space Tourists Enter Sparse Regulatory Territory

Regulators, lawmakers and industry executives are debating whether to introduce tougher rules for the currently self-regulated space-tourism industry.

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  • June 10 @ 6:44 am
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  • June 10 @ 6:44 am

Old Steel Plants Stay Idle Despite Surging Prices

Two of the nation’s largest steelmakers are keeping older mills closed, passing up a chance to sell more metal at record prices, because of the high cost of restarting and the threats to their survival from rivals’ new plants.

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  • June 10 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 10 @ 6:00 am

Peugeot Is Latest Auto Maker Charged in French Emissions-Fraud Probe

The company has become the latest auto maker to face preliminary charges in France on suspicion of emissions fraud, extending the fallout from a yearslong scandal that engulfed the industry after Volkswagen admitted to cheating in pollution tests.

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  • June 10 @ 5:54 am
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  • June 10 @ 5:54 am

Miners’ Efforts to Attract More Female Workers Fall Flat

A drive by mining companies to hire more women has stalled, leaving the industry as one of the world’s most male-dominated professions and exacerbating a looming recruitment crisis in many key roles.

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  • June 10 @ 4:35 am
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  • June 10 @ 4:35 am

Coinbase Teams Up With 401(k) Provider on Crypto

Workers at participating companies could invest up to 5% of their account balances in cryptocurrency.

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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am

Compliance Officers Play Leading Role in Pursuing Diversity Goals

Corporate compliance officers are getting more involved in diversity and inclusion efforts, using their expertise in helping employees adhere to laws and company policies to push for change.

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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am

Jobless Claims Likely Eased Last Week

Employers are becoming less likely to lay off workers as the economy rebounds.

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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am

Consumer Prices Likely Rose Strongly Again in May

U.S. consumer prices likely continued to rise rapidly in May as the economic recovery picked up, reflecting a surge in demand along with shortages of labor and materials.

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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am

Coinbase Teams Up With 401(k) Provider to Offer Crypto

Workers at participating companies could invest up to 5% of their account balances in cryptocurrency.

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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 10 @ 4:30 am

Next-Generation GPS Firm NextNav Nears SPAC Deal to Go Public

The company is close to a deal that would take the next-generation GPS firm public and value it at about $1.2 billion.

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  • June 9 @ 10:28 pm
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  • June 9 @ 10:28 pm

Starbucks Runs Short on Cups and Syrup as Covid-19 Eases

Coffee company says lack of supplies including oat milk are temporary and vary by store and market.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 8:36 pm
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  • June 9 @ 8:36 pm

JBS Paid $11 Million in Bitcoin to Resolve Ransomware Attack

The Brazilian meat supplier’s U.S. chief executive says the company paid cyberattackers to avoid more disruptions and to limit the potential impact on restaurants, grocery stores and farmers that rely on JBS.

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  • June 9 @ 7:27 pm
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  • June 9 @ 7:27 pm

Keystone XL Oil Project Abandoned by Developer

The decision hands a major victory to environmentalists, who for years fought against the effort to pipe more Canadian crude to the U.S.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 7:08 pm
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  • June 9 @ 7:08 pm

JBS Paid $11 Million to Resolve Ransomware Attack

The Brazilian meat supplier’s U.S. chief executive says the company paid cyberattackers in bitcoin to avoid more disruptions.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 6:36 pm
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  • June 9 @ 6:36 pm

UPS Explores Same-Day Delivery Option

United Parcel Service is exploring a same-day delivery option, a model that has been employed by retailers and delivery services such as Instacart, DoorDash, Uber, Amazon.com and Target.

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  • June 9 @ 5:43 pm
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  • June 9 @ 5:43 pm

Music Publishers Sue Roblox for Letting Game Creators Use Unlicensed Songs

The lawsuit seeks at least $200 million in damages and alleges company hasn’t licensed music featured in games on the popular platform.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 5:18 pm
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  • June 9 @ 5:18 pm

SEC to Review Market Structure as Meme Stocks Stir Frenzy

The regulator is looking at pricing incentives that exchanges and high-speed traders use to attract orders, Chairman Gary Gensler said.

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  • June 9 @ 5:12 pm
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  • June 9 @ 5:12 pm

GameStop Remakes C-Suite, Board in Turnaround Push

The video game retailer names former Amazon executives to top posts as Ryan Cohen, the activist investor and Chewy co-founder, becomes chairman.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 4:43 pm
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  • June 9 @ 4:43 pm

China’s Economic Officials Temper Climate Efforts

The world’s biggest carbon emitter has pledged to start reducing emissions by 2030 and reach net-zero emissions by 2060. But for now, Beijing is prioritizing economic growth.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 4:16 pm
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  • June 9 @ 4:16 pm

New Talks on Infrastructure Face Old Problem: How to Pay for It

The focus of infrastructure talks shifted to a bipartisan group of senators after an initial round of White House discussions broke down.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 3:53 pm
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  • June 9 @ 3:53 pm

New Study Finds Slightly Elevated Risk of Bleeding Disorders After AstraZeneca Vaccine

The blood disorders are different from a very rare but sometimes deadly blood-clotting condition that has already been linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 3:52 pm
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  • June 9 @ 3:52 pm

Lordstown Motors Warning Highlights Cash Needs of EV Startups

The electric-truck maker is seeking more money after getting over $600 million last year, highlighting the difficulties for startups trying to break into a capital-intensive business.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 3:39 pm
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  • June 9 @ 3:39 pm

Facebook Advertising Boss to Depart

Carolyn Everson spent more than a decade at Facebook and helped the social-media company grow into a global ad behemoth.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 3:03 pm
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  • June 9 @ 3:03 pm

Facebook Widens Remote-Work Option

The social-media giant told its roughly 60,000 employees that it will expand remote-work eligibility to all levels of the company.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 2:42 pm
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  • June 9 @ 2:42 pm

U.S. Retail Sales Forecast Rises Sharply as Covid-19 Curbs Ease

The National Retail Federation said it expects retail sales to jump between 10.5% and 13.5% this year, up from the 6.5% to 8.2% growth it predicted in February.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 2:35 pm
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  • June 9 @ 2:35 pm

U.S. Retail Sales Forecast Rises Sharply as Covid-19 Restrictions Ease

The National Retail Federation said it expects retail sales to jump between 10.5% and 13.5% this year, up from the 6.5% to 8.2% growth it predicted in February.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 2:35 pm
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  • June 9 @ 2:35 pm

Facebook Advertising Boss Carolyn Everson Leaving the Social-Media Company

She spent more than a decade at Facebook and helped the social-media company grow into a global ad behemoth.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 1:18 pm
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  • June 9 @ 1:18 pm

Amazon Has Signed Multiple Companies to Its Telehealth Service

Amazon Care, the tech giant’s telehealth service, has signed up multiple companies and will need thousands of employees to scale up, Amazon Vice President Babak Parviz said at the WSJ Tech Health event.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 12:52 pm
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  • June 9 @ 12:52 pm

GameStop’s New Boss Says Company Has a Lot of Work to Do

Ryan Cohen, the activist investor and Chewy co-founder, has taken over the chairman post and said the company doesn’t plan to make lofty promises while it works to turn around the videogame retailer.

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  • June 9 @ 12:03 pm
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  • June 9 @ 12:03 pm

Biden Revokes Trump Actions Targeting TikTok, WeChat

The president issued an executive order requiring security reviews of some foreign-owned apps.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 11:29 am
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  • June 9 @ 11:29 am

VW to Receive Dieselgate Settlement From Former CEO, Executives

The settlement totaling $351 million closes another chapter in the lingering emissions saga.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 11:02 am
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  • June 9 @ 11:02 am

Campbell Plans to Raise Prices as Costs Cut into Profits

The soup maker’s pandemic boost came to an end, as some customers are returning to restaurants and offices, as inflation and tough year-over-year comparisons weighed on results.

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  • June 9 @ 10:03 am
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  • June 9 @ 10:03 am

Technology Fills the Gap as Jobs Lag Behind GDP

The pandemic and labor shortages are driving businesses to boost productivity with digital investments.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 9:54 am
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  • June 9 @ 9:54 am

Ferrari Turns to a Chip Guy as CEO Amid Industry Pivot

The luxury car maker’s appointment of Benedetto Vigna shows the rising role of digital technology.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 8:19 am
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  • June 9 @ 8:19 am

Heavier Passengers Mean New Safety Limits for Airlines

A change in an FAA weight rule could result in more fliers getting bumped from flights and more baggage delays.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 8:00 am
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  • June 9 @ 8:00 am

Shell Vows to Speed Up Emissions Cuts

The oil company also said it still plans to appeal a Dutch court ruling that ordered the oil giant to take more drastic action to accelerate its pivot to lower-carbon energy.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 7:37 am
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  • June 9 @ 7:37 am

The G-7’s Global Tax Deal Faces a China Test

The push to set minimum tax rates for big companies that operate internationally is in line with many of Beijing’s objectives, but its support isn’t a given.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 7:17 am
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  • June 9 @ 7:17 am

Banks to Companies: No More Deposits, Please

Awash in deposits over the course of the pandemic, some banks are now encouraging their corporate clients to spend the cash on their businesses or move it elsewhere.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 6:30 am
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  • June 9 @ 6:30 am

First Solar to Build New Solar-Panel Factory in Ohio

The biggest American-owned solar-panel maker is making one of the largest bets on domestic solar manufacturing since China began dominating the industry a decade ago.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 9 @ 6:00 am

Biden Seeks Allies’ Support in Confronting Putin, China

On his first foreign trip, President Biden will seek to rally European partners and other democratic nations against what he views as a threatening rise in authoritarianism.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 9 @ 4:30 am

Biden Heads to Europe to Restore Alliances and Counter Autocracy’s Rise

On his first foreign trip, President Biden will seek to rally European partners and other democratic nations against what he views as a threatening rise in authoritarianism.

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  • June 9 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 9 @ 4:30 am

Biden Pushes for Expansion of Child-Care Assistance

Bipartisan support has grown in recent years for increasing federal investments in young children, but disagreements remain over the best way to direct new spending.

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  • June 9 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 9 @ 4:30 am

China’s Surging Manufacturing Prices Put Pressure on Beijing

China’s factory-gate prices surged by the most in nearly 13 years in May, escalating global concerns about rising commodity costs and squeezed profit margins for businesses.

  • WSJ
  • June 9 @ 2:10 am
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  • June 9 @ 2:10 am

Apple’s Moves to Tighten Flow of User Data Leave Advertisers Anxious

Brands and ad-tech firms say the tech giant’s growing push to limit how users are tracked will hurt business, with some questioning the privacy rationale.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 5:05 pm
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  • June 8 @ 5:05 pm

Boeing’s Air Force One Jets Could Arrive a Year Late

The plane maker has proposed delivery of the presidential fleet later than planned, a Pentagon official says.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 4:32 pm
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  • June 8 @ 4:32 pm

United Airlines’ Bet on Supersonic Flight Faces Hurdles

United Airlines’ plans to buy 15 supersonic aircraft from startup Boom Supersonic is raising questions about the future of ultrafast plane travel. WSJ speaks with an industry analyst to better understand what’s next for faster-than-sound air travel.

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  • June 8 @ 3:28 pm
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  • June 8 @ 3:28 pm

United Airlines’ Bet on Supersonic Flight Faces Financial, Tech Hurdles

United Airlines’ plans to buy 15 supersonic aircraft from startup Boom Supersonic is raising questions about the future of ultrafast plane travel. WSJ speaks with an industry analyst to better understand what’s next for faster-than-sound air travel.

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  • June 8 @ 3:28 pm
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  • June 8 @ 3:28 pm

Lordstown Motors Says It Doesn’t Have Cash to Start Commercial Production

The electric-truck startup said in a filing that it has doubts about whether it can continue as a going concern through the end of the year.

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  • June 8 @ 3:04 pm
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  • June 8 @ 3:04 pm

Renault Charged in France in Emissions Fraud Probe

Prosecutors brought preliminary charges on suspicion of emissions fraud, adding to the fallout for auto makers following Volkswagen’s emission scandal.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 2:59 pm
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  • June 8 @ 2:59 pm

FDA Approval of New Alzheimer’s Drug May Boost Prospects of Other Treatments

The FDA’s reasoning for greenlighting Biogen’s Aduhelm could bode well for other Alzheimer’s drugs targeting the disease in a similar way.

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  • June 8 @ 2:13 pm
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  • June 8 @ 2:13 pm

IRS Is Investigating Release of Tax Information of Wealthy Americans

The commissioner of the IRS told lawmakers that it is looking into the publication of tax and income details on Jeff Bezos and others by ProPublica.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 2:11 pm
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  • June 8 @ 2:11 pm

Ship Orders Surge as Carriers Rush to Add Capacity

Orders for new container ships in the first five months of this year were nearly double the orders for all of both 2019 and 2020, with the biggest gains going to shipyards in South Korea and China.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 2:04 pm
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  • June 8 @ 2:04 pm

Biden Administration Outlines Measures to Address Supply-Chain Issues

The steps are intended to bring manufacturing back to the U.S. and diversify access to foreign-made materials such as rare-earth minerals used for batteries.

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  • June 8 @ 1:27 pm
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  • June 8 @ 1:27 pm

Google Should Be Treated as Utility, Ohio Argues

The case adds to the legal woes confronting the company, which also faces antitrust lawsuits from the Justice Department and a separate consortium of states led by Colorado and Texas.

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  • June 8 @ 12:38 pm
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  • June 8 @ 12:38 pm

Vogtle Nuclear Plant in Georgia Faces More Construction Delays

The Southern Co. project is the only one of its type in the U.S. and is likely to cost $2 billion more than expected.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 12:12 pm
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  • June 8 @ 12:12 pm

Colonial Pipeline’s Recovery From Hack Not Yet Complete

CEO Joseph Blount told lawmakers that work on the company’s computer systems continues, and he defended his decision to pay ransom to the hackers.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 11:52 am
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  • June 8 @ 11:52 am

One Oil Company’s Rocky Path to Renewable Energy

Ørsted spent years transitioning away from oil and gas. Now, it is the world’s largest developer of offshore wind energy. The pivot holds lessons for major oil producers targeting solar and wind power.

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  • June 8 @ 11:50 am
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  • June 8 @ 11:50 am

Job Openings Reached Record Level This Spring

Government and private-sector data showed strong demand for workers, with leisure and hospitality sectors posting the most growth in openings.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 9:43 am
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  • June 8 @ 9:43 am

Tribeca Festival Drops Film From Name in New Entertainment Era

The Tribeca Festival embraces narrative forms of storytelling beyond filmmaking, such as podcasting, gaming, virtual reality and television.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 9:25 am
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  • June 8 @ 9:25 am

Ford’s Maverick Truck Offers Alternative to Huge Pickups

The auto maker revealed a smaller model, coming this fall, to attract buyers who want a flatbed but don’t have the money or space for a big truck.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 8:32 am
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  • June 8 @ 8:32 am

Wealth Gap Likely to Widen as Major Economies Power Recovery, World Bank Says

Income inequality will likely widen this year as many poor countries struggle to return their economies to pre-pandemic levels while a small number of major economies will see a quick rebound.

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  • June 8 @ 8:30 am
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  • June 8 @ 8:30 am

Biden’s Capital-Gains Tax Proposal Puts Estate Planners to Work

The administration’s tax plan would raise rates on the wealthy and tax gains at death, although Congress may have different ideas.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 8:00 am
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  • June 8 @ 8:00 am

Internet Outage Hits Major Websites

Dozens of websites in the U.S. and Europe flicked back on after being offline for roughly an hour early Tuesday, following an internal glitch at a major cloud-services provider

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  • June 8 @ 7:49 am
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  • June 8 @ 7:49 am

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrowed in April

The deficit in trade of goods and services shrank to $68.9 billion in April as challenges with global supply chains contributed to a slowdown in imports to the U.S.

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  • June 8 @ 7:43 am
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  • June 8 @ 7:43 am

A Modular Hotel Is Going Up in Manhattan, if the Rooms Ever Leave Brooklyn

The world’s tallest modular construction hotel was created to rise 26 stories over Manhattan. Instead, more than 100 premade hotel rooms have spent months marooned on a dock in Brooklyn.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 8 @ 7:00 am

Major Internet Outage Hits Global News Websites

Dozens of websites in the U.S. and Europe were inaccessible early Tuesday, with at least one internet outage tracker reporting widespread disruptions.

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  • June 8 @ 6:51 am
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  • June 8 @ 6:51 am

Millions of J&J Covid-19 Vaccines Are at Risk of Expiring in June

States, hospitals try to reroute such vaccines, while efforts to export them face hurdles.

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  • June 8 @ 6:46 am
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  • June 8 @ 6:46 am

Major Internet Outage Shuts Down News, Government Websites

Dozens of websites in the U.S. and Europe were inaccessible early Tuesday, with at least one internet outage tracker reporting widespread disruptions.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 6:21 am
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  • June 8 @ 6:21 am

Tesla’s China Sales Bounce Back Despite Consumer Backlash

Tesla’s sales in China rebounded in May after a short slump, a boost for the electric-vehicle maker as it looks to overcome its first major stumble in one of its most important markets.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 6:16 am
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  • June 8 @ 6:16 am

News, Government Websites Go Down Amid Widespread Outages

Dozens of websites in the U.S. and Europe were inaccesible early Tuesday, with at least one internet outage tracker reporting widespread disruptions.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 6:06 am
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  • June 8 @ 6:06 am

What We Know About the G-7’s Global Corporate Tax Proposal

Rewriting the rules on how global companies are taxed could have broad repercussions—depending on how the details play out.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 8 @ 6:00 am

U.S. to Launch Trade Talks With Taiwan

Secretary of State Antony Blinken told a House committee of plans for trade and investment talks with Taiwan, an initiative likely to aggravate tensions with Beijing.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 5:04 am
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  • June 8 @ 5:04 am

Ford’s Maverick Truck Reverses Trend Toward Hulking Pickups

The auto maker revealed a smaller model, coming this fall, to attract buyers who want a flatbed but don’t have the money or space for a big truck.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 5:00 am
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  • June 8 @ 5:00 am

Mining Companies Call Themselves Green in Push for Investor Cash

Many are touting their production of materials that go into wind turbines, power lines and batteries, even as some of them continue to operate big businesses producing coal.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 4:33 am
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  • June 8 @ 4:33 am

A Commodities Crunch Caused by Stingy Capital Spending Has No Quick Fix

Producers have slashed capital spending on major resources by nearly half over the last decade, shrinking stocks of industrial metals to two-decade lows. The crunch is now converging with a buying spree in key markets to supercharge prices—and there is no quick fix.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 4:33 am
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  • June 8 @ 4:33 am

European Energy Sector Prepares for New Cybersecurity Rules

The ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline last month ignited concerns about cybersecurity in Europe, where lawmakers are drafting laws that will apply to energy firms and other critical infrastructure.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 8 @ 4:30 am

Colonial Pipeline Chief to Testify in Senate Panel on Ransomware Hack

Joseph Blount is scheduled to appear before the Homeland Security Committee where he is expected to be asked about the company’s cybersecurity practices and its decision to pay the hackers.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 8 @ 4:30 am

Derby’s Take: Fed Is Fine With Reverse Repos Nearing Half a Trillion

A once obscure Federal Reserve rate control facility is now holding nearly half a trillion dollars day after day, and the New York Fed’s leader isn’t concerned.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 8 @ 4:30 am

Job Openings Are Still Rising, but Labor Demand Is Easing in Some Sectors

Restaurants and tourism businesses post more jobs, while construction and manufacturing cool.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 8 @ 4:30 am

Biden Administration to Outline Measures to Address Supply-Chain Issues

The steps are intended to bring manufacturing back to the U.S. and diversify access to foreign-made materials such as rare-earth minerals used for batteries.

  • WSJ
  • June 8 @ 4:00 am
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  • June 8 @ 4:00 am

U.S. Retrieves Millions Paid to Colonial Pipeline Hackers

U.S. officials said they had recovered roughly $2.3 million in digital currency paid to release Colonial Pipeline from a ransomware attack last month that prompted the shutdown of the main conduit for gasoline and diesel fuel to the U.S. East Coast.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 6:34 pm
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  • June 7 @ 6:34 pm

Longtime Tesla Executive Guillen Departs

Jerome Guillen had been overseeing the electric-vehicle maker’s heavy-trucking efforts.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 6:23 pm
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  • June 7 @ 6:23 pm

CFOs Plan to Reopen Offices But May Keep Some Pandemic Changes

Finance chiefs are drawing up plans to reopen their companies’ offices but want to stick to certain changes made during the pandemic to control costs and drive sales.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 6:15 pm
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  • June 7 @ 6:15 pm

The Big Changes Coming to Your iPhone, iPad and Mac This Fall

FaceTime gets Zoom-like talents, and there are more iOS and watch features designed to increase focus and reduce stress.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 5:58 pm
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  • June 7 @ 5:58 pm

Southwest Airlines Automates Some Job Recruiting Tasks as Air Travel Takes Off

“The labor market is probably as tough as I’ve ever seen it, and so we’ve got to be able to move with speed, and that’s where all these tools come into play,” said Greg Muccio, the airline’s director of talent acquisition.

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  • June 7 @ 5:03 pm
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  • June 7 @ 5:03 pm

First Alzheimer’s Drug to Slow Disease Is Approved by FDA

The approval of the Biogen drug, which has the molecular name aducanumab and will be sold as Aduhelm, marked a watershed in Alzheimer’s drug research after billions of dollars in investment.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 3:40 pm
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  • June 7 @ 3:40 pm

Bezos Gets Set to Blast Into Space Next Month

The Amazon founder plans to travel to space as one of the first passengers carried by Blue Origin, his space company. The New Shepard spacecraft is scheduled for launch from West Texas on July 20.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 3:11 pm
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  • June 7 @ 3:11 pm

Apple’s Tim Cook Kicks Off WWDC by Doubling Down on Privacy

The annual Apple conference for software developers began amid thorny relations with some tech companies and app developers.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 2:42 pm
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  • June 7 @ 2:42 pm

Bruce Springsteen Set to Return to Broadway

The star will reprise his acclaimed, largely solo show “Springsteen on Broadway,” starting June 26 at New York’s St. James Theatre.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 1:20 pm
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  • June 7 @ 1:20 pm

Apple’s Cook Kicks Off WWDC, Offering Updates to FaceTime, Wallet

The annual Apple conference for software developers began amid thorny relations with some tech companies and app developers.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 12:53 pm
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  • June 7 @ 12:53 pm

Apple’s Tim Cook Kicks Off WWDC, Offering Updates to FaceTime, Wallet

The annual conference for software developers began amid thorny relations with some tech companies and app developers.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 12:53 pm
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  • June 7 @ 12:53 pm

Apple’s WWDC Meeting Kicks Off With iMessage, FaceTime Updates

The annual conference for software developers kicked off with a virtual event streamed on the company’s website that revealed software changes planned for this year.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 12:40 pm
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  • June 7 @ 12:40 pm

Some Brands Improved Customer Service Despite Pandemic

Or maybe because of it. In the turmoil of the past year, businesses may have discovered customer service was one thing still in their control.And the top scorer in the Forrester study was …

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 12:07 pm
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  • June 7 @ 12:07 pm

SEC Chief Calls for New Restrictions on Executive Stock-Trading Plans

The agency is drafting a proposal that would restrict plans that corporate insiders use to avoid insider-trading claims when buying or selling their own company’s stock.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 11:30 am
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  • June 7 @ 11:30 am

Apple’s WWDC Meeting Caps a Tense Year for Company, Developers

The annual conference for software developers is normally a pep rally for the iPhone maker and its acolytes, but this year it arrives with something unusual for the company: app developers unhappy about the terms of its App Store.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 10:51 am
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  • June 7 @ 10:51 am

Commodity Price Surges Add to Inflation Fears

Higher prices for commodities like corn, copper and iron ore are flowing through to more companies and consumers, making it harder for central bankers to ignore them.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 10:31 am
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  • June 7 @ 10:31 am

SEC Chief Calls for New Restrictions on Executive Trading Plans

The agency is drafting a proposal that would restrict plans that corporate insiders use to avoid insider-trading claims when buying or selling their own company’s stock.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 10:06 am
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  • June 7 @ 10:06 am

SEC Chairman Calls for New Restrictions on Executive Trading Plans

The SEC is drafting a proposal that would restrict plans that corporate insiders use to avoid insider-trading claims when buying or selling their own company’s stock.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 10:06 am
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  • June 7 @ 10:06 am

Built-to-Rent Suburbs Are Poised to Spread Across the U.S.

Economic forces and generational preferences are leading to a new kind of housing: subdivisions designed for renters and managed like apartment buildings. What does it mean for suburbia?

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 9:20 am
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  • June 7 @ 9:20 am

Jobs for the City of Tomorrow

As urban areas expand and evolve, new professions will be needed, from vertical gardeners to charging-station valets.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 9:01 am
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  • June 7 @ 9:01 am

Logjams Are Keeping Much of $47 Billion in Federal Aid From Renters

Local governments are struggling with how to distribute federal rent aid that started flowing to states and cities five months ago.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 8:00 am
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  • June 7 @ 8:00 am

SEC’s Gary Gensler Speaks at WSJ Event

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is to be interviewed at 11:05 a.m. ET at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network event.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 7:48 am
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  • June 7 @ 7:48 am

Bezos to Be on Blue Origin’s First Human Space Flight Next Month

The Amazon founder plans to travel to space as one of the first passengers carried by Blue Origin, his space-travel company. The New Shepard spacecraft is scheduled for launch from West Texas on July 20.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 7:23 am
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  • June 7 @ 7:23 am

Bezos to Be on Blue Origin’s First Human Space Flight in July

The Amazon founder plans to travel to space as one of the first passengers carried by Blue Origin, his space-travel company. The New Shepard spacecraft is scheduled for launch from West Texas on July 20.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 7:23 am
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  • June 7 @ 7:23 am

Bezos to Be on Blue Origin’s First Human Space Flight

The New Shepard spacecraft is scheduled for launch from West Texas on July 20.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 7:23 am
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  • June 7 @ 7:23 am

Federal Student-Loan Loss Forecast Rises by $53 Billion

The new estimate reflects pandemic-relief efforts for borrowers and low repayment rates on the government’s $1.6 trillion portfolio.

  • WSJ
  • June 7 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 7 @ 7:00 am

Jeff Bezos to Be on Blue Origin’s First Human Space Flight

The New Shepard spacecraft is scheduled for launch from West Texas on July 20.

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  • June 7 @ 6:42 am
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  • June 7 @ 6:42 am

Google to Pay Fine, Settle Ad Antitrust Case With France

The firm agreed to pay a fine of nearly $270 million as part of a settlement with French regulators of one of the first antitrust cases globally to allege the tech company abused its leading role in the digital advertising sector.

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  • June 7 @ 5:24 am
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  • June 7 @ 5:24 am

SoftBank-Backed Katerra Files for Chapter 11

The construction company’s bankruptcy filing put liabilities between $1 billion and $10 billion.

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  • June 7 @ 5:07 am
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  • June 7 @ 5:07 am

Theft From Nonprofit Shows Limits in Pursuing Hackers

When criminals stole funds from One Treasure Island, the San Francisco organization turned to the cops. Getting no help, its director decided to launch her own investigation.

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  • June 7 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 7 @ 4:30 am

Some Companies Are Taking Longer to Pay Suppliers Despite Recovery

Macy’s and Mondelez are among the businesses negotiating longer payment terms after getting used to them during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • June 7 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 7 @ 4:30 am

Losses Grow at China’s Next-Generation Tech Firms

Meituan, Pinduoduo, Kuaishou have been spending heavily to spur new market segments.

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  • June 7 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 7 @ 4:30 am

Apple’s Developer Conference Caps a Tense Year

The annual conference for software developers is normally a pep rally for the iPhone maker and its acolytes, but this year it arrives with something unusual for the company: app developers unhappy about the terms of its App Store.

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  • June 7 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 7 @ 4:30 am

Google Settles Antitrust Case Over Online Ad-Practices

The firm agreed to pay a fine of nearly $270 million as part of a settlement with French regulators of one of the first antitrust cases globally to allege the tech company abused its leading role in the digital advertising sector.

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  • June 7 @ 3:32 am
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  • June 7 @ 3:32 am

French Regulator Fines Google $268 Million in Antitrust Settlement

The deal with the competition authority resolves allegations the company abused its leading role in the digital advertising sector.

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  • June 7 @ 3:32 am
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  • June 7 @ 3:32 am

Global Companies Eye Exits From Hong Kong

Buffeted by political upheaval, a crackdown by mainland China and the pandemic, global companies are heading for rival cities such as Singapore and Shanghai.

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  • June 7 @ 2:45 am
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  • June 7 @ 2:45 am

Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul Fight Marred by Streaming Glitch

An outage took down Showtime’s streaming service for more than an hour before YouTube creator’s scheduled match with the boxer.

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  • June 6 @ 10:29 pm
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  • June 6 @ 10:29 pm

Move to a New City for Work? No Thanks

Job seekers are hesitating to relocate, a trend accelerated by the pandemic but also related to family and financial factors.

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  • June 6 @ 7:00 pm
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  • June 6 @ 7:00 pm

Medline Deal Signals Return of Huge Leveraged Buyouts

The acquisition serves as the clearest sign yet that the appetite for megadeals is rising as the pandemic eases and private-equity firms look to deploy mountains of cash.

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  • June 6 @ 5:17 pm
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  • June 6 @ 5:17 pm

Medline Deal Signals Return to Days of Huge Leveraged Buyouts

Private-equity firms, tasked with putting over a trillion dollars to work, had largely shied away from the biggest deals—until now.

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  • June 6 @ 5:17 pm
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  • June 6 @ 5:17 pm

A G-7 Deal on a Global Minimum Tax for Companies Faces Hurdles

Many governments are likely to wait and see what others, especially a divided U.S. Congress, will do to put the deal into effect.

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  • June 6 @ 4:59 pm
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  • June 6 @ 4:59 pm

Veterans Managers Took Covid Bonus

More administrators took hazard pay than the state previously acknowledged, records show.

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  • June 6 @ 3:51 pm
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  • June 6 @ 3:51 pm

Ineligible Nursing Home Managers Received Covid-19 Bonuses

More administrators took hazard pay than the state previously acknowledged, records show.

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  • June 6 @ 3:51 pm
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  • June 6 @ 3:51 pm

Economy Week Ahead: Imports, Jobless Claims, Inflation

Inflation readings from China and the U.S. highlight this week’s round of economic data.

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  • June 6 @ 2:00 pm
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  • June 6 @ 2:00 pm

‘Do We Need to Be in Hong Kong?’ Global Companies Are Eying the Exits

Buffeted by political upheaval, a crackdown by mainland China and the pandemic, global companies are heading for rival cities such as Singapore and Shanghai.

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  • June 6 @ 11:52 am
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  • June 6 @ 11:52 am

Covid-19 Testing Could Be a Viable Long-Term Business Bet

Companies like Abbott Laboratories along with federal and state governments are pouring billions of dollars into Covid-19 testing, betting tests will be a key component of a return to normal life in the U.S.

  • WSJ
  • June 6 @ 10:00 am
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  • June 6 @ 10:00 am

The Fed’s Inflation View Is All About That Base

Economic data have been made hard to read because of distortions from a year ago. Comparing the latest data to two years ago shows that inflation isn’t running as rampant as some reports suggest.

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  • June 6 @ 9:00 am
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  • June 6 @ 9:00 am

Businesses Brace for More Climate Cases

The Dutch court’s order could set a precedent for other suits, including two with implications for oil giants Exxon and Total, legal experts say.

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  • June 6 @ 8:04 am
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  • June 6 @ 8:04 am

Businesses Brace for More Climate Cases After Ruling on Shell Emissions

The Dutch court’s order could set a precedent for other suits, including two with implications for oil giants Exxon and Total, legal experts say.

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  • June 6 @ 8:04 am
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  • June 6 @ 8:04 am

What Working From Home Taught Us About Our Office Setups

As more employees prepare to return to commuting, they can apply more than a year’s worth of wisdom for what did and didn’t work in their Zoom rooms.

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  • June 6 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 6 @ 7:00 am

Renewable-Fuel Push Drives Soyoil Prices to Record High

Soybean oil futures have soared nearly 70% this year and producers of the vegetable oil are racing to keep up with demand.

  • WSJ
  • June 6 @ 7:00 am
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  • June 6 @ 7:00 am

Fake Covid-19 Vaccines Pose New Threat in Africa

The continent is lagging behind in its inoculation effort and is already the world’s largest market for fake medications.

  • WSJ
  • June 6 @ 4:32 am
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  • June 6 @ 4:32 am

Summer Job Market for Teens Is Sweet

Teenagers and young adults entering the hot summer job market are finding accommodating bosses, schedule flexibility, bonuses and even higher wages.

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  • June 6 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 6 @ 4:30 am

China’s Tech Clampdown Is Spreading

The latest salvos in China’s campaign against its tech companies make one thing clear: Jack Ma’s businesses aren’t the only ones under the regulatory microscope.

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  • June 6 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 6 @ 4:30 am

Private-Equity Group Reaches Deal to Acquire Medline for Over $30 Billion

Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman agreed to what would be one of the largest leveraged buyouts since the financial crisis.

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  • June 5 @ 3:33 pm
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  • June 5 @ 3:33 pm

Private-Equity Group Reaches Deal to Buy Medline for Over $30 Billion

Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman agree to what would be one of the largest leveraged buyouts since the financial crisis.

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  • June 5 @ 3:33 pm
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  • June 5 @ 3:33 pm

Private-Equity Group Nears Deal to Buy Medline for More Than $30 Billion

The deal for the medical-supply company would be one of the largest leveraged buyouts since the financial crisis.

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  • June 5 @ 12:43 pm
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  • June 5 @ 12:43 pm

Private-Equity Group Nears Deal to Buy Medline for Over $30 Billion

The deal for the medical-supply company would be one of the largest leveraged buyouts since the financial crisis.

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  • June 5 @ 12:06 pm
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  • June 5 @ 12:06 pm

G-7 Nations Agree on New Rules for Taxing Global Companies

Businesses would pay a minimum tax rate of at least 15%, the Group of Seven rich nations agree, in a significant step toward delivering a global minimum rate sought by the Biden administration.

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  • June 5 @ 9:39 am
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  • June 5 @ 9:39 am

AT&T, Verizon Push Free iPhones for Customers

U.S. cellphone carriers are offering deep discounts on new smartphones to defend their customer base, in deals that come with long-term commitments.

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  • June 5 @ 4:52 am
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  • June 5 @ 4:52 am

A Cisco Executive Gets Help Making a ‘Massive Impact’

Jeetu Patel’s career ascent has been propelled by some “brutally honest” mentors.

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  • June 4 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 4 @ 11:00 pm

Jimmy Choo on How Covid Changed Fashion and Why He Thinks We Will Dress Up Again

The legendary designer talks about his favorite “puppy” shoes, which he created when he was 11, and why he is still working at age 72.

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  • June 4 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 4 @ 11:00 pm

Self-Driving Cars Could Be Decades Away, No Matter What Elon Musk Said

Experts aren’t sure when, if ever, we’ll have truly autonomous vehicles that can drive anywhere without help. First, AI will need to get a lot smarter.

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  • June 4 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 4 @ 11:00 pm

China Reconsiders Its Central Role in Bitcoin Mining

Entrepreneurs who create bitcoin have long flourished in the nation, despite an uneasy relationship with the central government. A recent warning of a crackdown highlights the cryptocurrency’s tenuous status in China, and might send some crypto miners to the West.

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  • June 4 @ 11:00 pm
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  • June 4 @ 11:00 pm

Microsoft’s Bing Temporarily Blocked Searches of Tiananmen Square ‘Tank Man’ Image

Searches for “Tank Man,” a politically sensitive image in China linked to the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, were temporarily blocked on Microsoft’s Bing search engine in what the company called “accidental human error.”

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  • June 4 @ 5:18 pm
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  • June 4 @ 5:18 pm

Biden, Capito Pursue Infrastructure Compromise

The White House said Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito proposed an increase in infrastructure spending but that the president said it fell short of what was necessary to reach an agreement. 

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  • June 4 @ 4:32 pm
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  • June 4 @ 4:32 pm

Ackman SPAC Mystery Solved, but New Questions Abound

William Ackman ended one of the biggest guessing games on Wall Street by unveiling his $40 billion deal with Universal Music, but a new one begins as investors puzzle over the transaction.

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  • June 4 @ 3:44 pm
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  • June 4 @ 3:44 pm

Biden, Capito Discuss Revised Infrastructure Proposal

The president and Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito agreed to continue pursuing an infrastructure compromise, following his revised proposal for a narrower $1 trillion spending package. 

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  • June 4 @ 2:59 pm
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  • June 4 @ 2:59 pm

Two Big U.S. Banks to Resume Campaign Donations

JPMorgan said it wouldn’t give money to Republican lawmakers who challenged the election of President Joe Biden while Citigroup said it wouldn’t ban donations to those Republicans.

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  • June 4 @ 2:55 pm
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  • June 4 @ 2:55 pm

Fed Inching Toward Discussion of Slowing Bond Purchases

May jobs report shows progress toward central bank goals, but a formal ‘tapering’ debate remains a ways off.

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  • June 4 @ 2:41 pm
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  • June 4 @ 2:41 pm

Hiring Picked Up in May but Lagged Behind Broader Recovery

U.S. employers added 559,000 jobs last month, but not enough for the labor market to keep pace with an overall economy that is heating up as the pandemic continues to ease.

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  • June 4 @ 12:13 pm
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  • June 4 @ 12:13 pm

Hiring Picked Up in May but Lagged Broader Recovery

U.S. employers added 559,000 jobs last month, but not enough for the labor market to keep pace with an overall economy that is heating up as the pandemic continues to ease.

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  • June 4 @ 12:13 pm
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  • June 4 @ 12:13 pm

Here’s Why the Fed Isn’t Frightened by the Jobs Report

Jobs are hard to fill and wages are rising, but other factors will persuade the Federal Reserve to hold off on raising interest rates for now.

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  • June 4 @ 12:09 pm
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  • June 4 @ 12:09 pm

Biden, Capito to Discuss Revised Infrastructure Proposal

Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito is set to speak again with the president after he proposed a narrower $1 trillion package and alternative ways to pay for the measure. 

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  • June 4 @ 11:40 am
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  • June 4 @ 11:40 am

Why Doing Good Is No Longer Bad Business

The focus on environmental, social and governance changes at America’s biggest companies is a response to demand from consumers and investors

  • WSJ
  • June 4 @ 10:02 am
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  • June 4 @ 10:02 am

If You Live in Apple’s World, Here’s What You’re Missing

Apple’s closed ecosystem of hardware and software has resulted in some wonderful products. But the company’s walled garden also keeps you trapped in a digital world that may stifle innovation and boost prices.

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  • June 4 @ 9:40 am
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  • June 4 @ 9:40 am

U.S. Added 559,000 Jobs Last Month

May’s jobs gain represents a pickup of the labor market’s recovery from the pandemic amid signs that businesses struggled to fill job openings. The jobless rate fell to 5.8%.

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  • June 4 @ 7:49 am
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  • June 4 @ 7:49 am

U.S. Added 559,000 Jobs in May

Hiring in the U.S. accelerated in May, with employers adding jobs and the unemployment rate falling to 5.8%.

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  • June 4 @ 7:49 am
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  • June 4 @ 7:49 am

U.S. Employers Added 559,000 Jobs in May

Hiring in the U.S. accelerated in May, with employers adding 559,000 jobs and the unemployment rate falling to 5.8%.

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  • June 4 @ 7:35 am
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  • June 4 @ 7:35 am

Breakup Meme From Elon Musk Sends Bitcoin Sliding

Bitcoin, dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies skidded, extending their monthlong rout, following another cryptic tweet from Tesla’s Elon Musk.

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  • June 4 @ 6:26 am
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  • June 4 @ 6:26 am

Smugglers Undercut Green Targets for Air Conditioners, Refrigerators in Europe

Ambitious European Union regulation limiting coolant gas lacks enforcement and the profit from selling illicit, climate-changing gases appeals to international organized crime groups.

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  • June 4 @ 6:04 am
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  • June 4 @ 6:04 am

Black Market Undercuts Green Targets for Air Conditioners, Refrigerators in Europe

Ambitious European Union regulation limiting coolant gas lacks enforcement and the profit from selling illicit, climate-changing gases appeals to international organized crime groups.

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  • June 4 @ 6:04 am
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  • June 4 @ 6:04 am

Apple’s Big Show May Not Be Enough

Apple is looking to rally the base at its Worldwide Developers Conference, but the fate of the company’s lucrative ecosystem has never been more out of its hands.

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  • June 4 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 4 @ 6:00 am

Regeneron’s Covid-19 Drug Is Authorized for Injection

U.S. health regulators have authorized newer, more convenient forms of a Covid-19 antibody drug made by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals that could make it easier for patients to get the treatment, the company said.

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  • June 4 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 4 @ 6:00 am

EU and U.K. Open Antitrust Probes Into Facebook

The European Union and the U.K. opened formal antitrust investigations into Facebook’s classified-ads service Marketplace, ramping up regulatory scrutiny for the company in Europe.

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  • June 4 @ 5:29 am
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  • June 4 @ 5:29 am

You’re Finally Going Back to the Office. What Are You Going to Wear?

The rules about what to wear to the office are gone. Now retailers, workers and employers are trying to figure out what will work in a world in which the traditional dress code might never come back.

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  • June 4 @ 5:27 am
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  • June 4 @ 5:27 am

AMC Boss Basks in Meme-Stock Spotlight

More than any executive swept up in the meme-stock trade, movie-theater chain CEO Adam Aron has come to represent the surrealism and opportunities of modern-day trading.

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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am

AMC Boss Adam Aron Basks in Meme-Stock Spotlight

More than any executive swept up in the meme-stock trade, the movie-theater chain CEO has come to represent the surrealism and opportunities of modern-day trading.

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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am

U.S. Hiring Likely Picked Up in May

Hiring in the U.S. is estimated to have accelerated in May, with signs of employers struggling to fill job openings as the economic recovery gained strength. Economists estimate that employers added 671,000 jobs last month after an unexpectedly small increase in April.

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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am

All-or-Nothing Investment Websites Used Wirecard for Card Payments

The websites, which regulators have accused of stealing from clients, collected money over Wirecard’s credit-card payments network.

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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am

Planes Grounded by Covid-19 Largely Avoid the Junkyard—for Now

Aircraft owners are junking fewer planes than just before the pandemic, as prices for spare parts remain low and airlines look to retain the ability to ramp up again quickly.

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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 4 @ 4:30 am

U.S. Lawmakers Probe Coronavirus Aid to Yellow Corp.

A Democratic-led House oversight panel is investigating whether a $700 million coronavirus-relief loan to financially troubled trucking company Yellow Corp. was improperly issued and used.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 5:56 pm
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  • June 3 @ 5:56 pm

Biden Adds More Chinese Companies Banned From U.S. Investment

The move shows the Biden White House’s willingness to continue some of the hard-line China policies started by former President Trump.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 5:41 pm
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  • June 3 @ 5:41 pm

Theranos Founder’s Emails With Law Firm Allowed at Trial

A federal judge ruled that messages between Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and David Boies’s law firm are admissible at her fraud trial.

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  • June 3 @ 5:36 pm
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  • June 3 @ 5:36 pm

U.S. Looks Into Cryptocurrency’s Role in Ransomware Hacks

The Biden administration is examining cryptocurrency’s role in recent hacks that have disrupted important U.S. industries including healthcare, fuel and food, exploring new ways to track victims’ payouts to foreign ransomware gangs.

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  • June 3 @ 5:34 pm
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  • June 3 @ 5:34 pm

Lawmakers Scrutinize Meatpacking as JBS Rebounds From Cyberattack

Some farm-state senators say consolidation has left meat production vulnerable to calamities.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 5:25 pm
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  • June 3 @ 5:25 pm

Ackman SPAC Nears $40 Billion Universal Music Deal

Hedge-fund billionaire William Ackman is nearing a record SPAC deal that would value Universal Music at roughly $40 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

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  • June 3 @ 4:48 pm
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  • June 3 @ 4:48 pm

Breast-Cancer Pill Reduced Recurrence, Death in Early-Stage Patients, Study Finds

A drug sold by AstraZeneca and Merck reduced the recurrence of breast cancer in women with an early but aggressive form of the disease, a long-running international study found.

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  • June 3 @ 4:00 pm
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  • June 3 @ 4:00 pm

Fed’s Williams Says Economy Far From Levels Needed to Pare Stimulus

Federal Reserve Bank of New York leader John Williams said Thursday the U.S. economy remains some distance from where it needs to be for the Federal Reserve to pull back on its $120 billion a month in bond buying stimulus.

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  • June 3 @ 3:54 pm
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  • June 3 @ 3:54 pm

Apple Prepares Office Staff for Hybrid Workweek

The company’s chief executive, Tim Cook, told office employees that they are expected to return to their workspace three days a week starting in September.

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  • June 3 @ 1:40 pm
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  • June 3 @ 1:40 pm

Google Removes Diversity Executive Over Blog Post About Jews

Kamau Bobb has apologized for a 2007 post saying Jews had an “insatiable appetite for war.”

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 1:13 pm
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  • June 3 @ 1:13 pm

Restaurants, Supermarkets Can’t Find Enough Workers to Open New Locations

The tight labor market is hampering new restaurant and supermarket openings, putting a potential check on growth in a food industry that is being reshaped by the pandemic.

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  • June 3 @ 11:13 am
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  • June 3 @ 11:13 am

Heavy Industry’s Daunting Net-Zero Challenge

More companies are pledging to achieve net-zero carbon emissions as they work to convince investors and consumers they can reduce their environmental footprint. High-emitting industrial companies face an especially tough challenge to get there.

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  • June 3 @ 9:00 am
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  • June 3 @ 9:00 am

GM Sees Brighter Profit Outlook as It Fends Off Computer-Chip Crunch

General Motors Co. expects profits to be better in the first half of the year than it previously projected, citing steps it is taking to blunt the impact of the computer-chip shortage that has hampered global vehicle production.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 8:34 am
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  • June 3 @ 8:34 am

United Plans to Buy 15 Supersonic Planes

The planes haven’t been built yet, but the deal with Boom Supersonic carries the promise of a return for faster-than-sound air travel.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 7:55 am
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  • June 3 @ 7:55 am

Ant to Change How It Makes Loans With Consumer-Finance Company

The Jack Ma-controlled mobile-payments company will hold a 50% stake in the new entity, with the rest held by six other shareholders.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 7:38 am
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  • June 3 @ 7:38 am

Ant to Change How It Makes Loans With New Consumer-Finance Company

The Jack Ma-controlled mobile-payments company will hold a 50% stake in the new entity, with the rest held by six other shareholders.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 7:38 am
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  • June 3 @ 7:38 am

Jobless Claims Drop to Another Pandemic Low

Jobless claims have declined by more than 30% since late April, slipping below 400,000 last week for the first time since the pandemic.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 7:33 am
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  • June 3 @ 7:33 am

Democrats Strain to Unify on Proposal to Reduce Drug Prices

Congressional Democrats are increasing efforts to reach a deal on legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs, but face internal disputes and pushback from the pharmaceutical industry.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 7:08 am
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  • June 3 @ 7:08 am

When Mental-Health Issues Get in the Way of Work

Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open is a public example of a private issue facing many companies.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 6:31 am
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  • June 3 @ 6:31 am

When Mental-Health Issues Get in Way of Work

Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open is a public example of a private issue facing many companies.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 6:31 am
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  • June 3 @ 6:31 am

Ant Wins China’s Approval to Set Up Consumer-Finance Company

The Jack Ma-controlled mobile-payments company will hold a 50% stake in the new entity, with the rest held by six other shareholders.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 6:10 am
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  • June 3 @ 6:10 am

Russian Miner Nordgold Targets $5 Billion IPO

The company said it aims to list in London and Moscow in the coming weeks, seeking to capitalize on a renewed interest in commodity stocks and strengthening gold prices as a hedge against rising inflation.

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  • June 3 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 3 @ 6:00 am

Russian Miner Nordgold Targets $5 Billion London IPO

The company said it aims to list in London and Moscow in the coming weeks, seeking to capitalize on a renewed interest in commodity stocks and strengthening gold prices as a hedge against rising inflation.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 3 @ 6:00 am

Concerns Over Meat Supply Ebb as JBS Plants Reopen After Cyberattack

Production at JBS meat-processing plants in Australia is coming back online faster than authorities had expected after the ransomware attack on the company this week, the country’s agriculture minister said.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 6:00 am
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  • June 3 @ 6:00 am

The Straightforward Economics of Vaccine Lotteries

The payouts made by lotteries for people vaccinated against Covid-19 are minimal when compared with the economic costs associated with current or future outbreaks.

  • WSJ
  • June 3 @ 5:53 am
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  • June 3 @ 5:53 am

Copper Boom Has Big Miners Picking Through Waste

Jetti Resources, an obscure mining business part-owned by members of the Pritzker and Walton families, is getting some new heavyweight investors: BHP and Freeport-McMoRan, two of the world’s biggest miners.

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  • June 3 @ 5:11 am
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  • June 3 @ 5:11 am

Instagram Opens Up to Help Businesses Handle Customer Service

Instagram is now allowing developers and businesses to begin integrating messages they get from consumers on its platform into the outside tools many companies use to manage customer communications. To enable this function, developers and businesses use an API, which enables two applications to communicate with one another.

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  • June 3 @ 5:00 am
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  • June 3 @ 5:00 am

DoorDash, Palantir CEOs Top Highest-Paid List for 2020

The meal deliverer’s Tony Xu and his counterpart at the data-analysis company received compensation far exceeding that of S&P 500 CEOs.

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  • June 3 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 3 @ 4:30 am

Jobless Claims Expected to Drop to Another Pandemic Low

Worker filings for unemployment benefits likely fell again last week, adding to signs of a healing labor market as the U.S. economy ramps up.

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  • June 3 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 3 @ 4:30 am

Labor Shortage Draws Attention of U.S. Lawmakers

Congressional lawmakers from both parties are considering incentives such as providing federal funding to pay for hiring bonuses for workers and expanded tax credits for employers.

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  • June 3 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 3 @ 4:30 am

Palantir, DoorDash CEOs Top Biggest Pay Packages

The meal deliverer’s Tony Xu and his counterpart at the data-analysis company received compensation far exceeding that of S&P 500 CEOs.

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  • June 3 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 3 @ 4:30 am

Why Electric-Vehicle Stocks Are Stuck in Reverse

Established auto brands like Ford and Volkswagen have outperformed electric-vehicle startups in recent months, and not just because investors are embracing cheap stocks.

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  • June 3 @ 3:51 am
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  • June 3 @ 3:51 am

NYC’s Subway Operator, Martha’s Vineyard Ferry Latest to Report Cyberattacks

The trend is part of a global criminal pivot from stealing data to hobbling operations via ransomware, where companies are hit with demands for million-dollar payments to regain control of their operating systems.

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  • June 2 @ 10:00 pm
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  • June 2 @ 10:00 pm

Activist Likely to Gain Third Seat on Exxon Board

Upstart hedge fund Engine No. 1—which challenged the oil giant’s strategy to focus on oil production amid climate-change concerns—may expand its board-fight victory, an updated tally shows.

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  • June 2 @ 5:11 pm
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  • June 2 @ 5:11 pm

SEC Has Limited Options to Regulate Elon Musk

The Securities and Exchange Commission has tried for several years to get Elon Musk to behave more like a typical corporate leader. It hasn’t worked.

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  • June 2 @ 4:54 pm
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  • June 2 @ 4:54 pm

SEC Is Running Out of Options to Rein In Elon Musk

The Securities and Exchange Commission has tried for several years to get Elon Musk to behave more like a typical corporate leader. It hasn’t worked.

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  • June 2 @ 4:54 pm
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  • June 2 @ 4:54 pm

Fed to Sell Corporate Bonds, ETFs Acquired During Covid-19 Crisis

The central bank under Jerome Powell made the purchases to shore up liquidity in debt markets after the pandemic hit in early 2020.

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  • June 2 @ 4:30 pm
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  • June 2 @ 4:30 pm

Real-Estate Sales Are Booming. The Rental Market Is Following Suit.

Potential home-buyers are using rentals to help assess new places to live.

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  • June 2 @ 4:15 pm
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  • June 2 @ 4:15 pm

Endeavor Ad Agency Invests in Shop Founded by Michael B. Jordan and Nike Vet

Obsidianworks was formed to help companies create more inclusive marketing, say its founders, one a Hollywood star and the other a prominent marketing executive.

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  • June 2 @ 3:45 pm
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  • June 2 @ 3:45 pm

Fed to Sell $13.7 Billion of Corporate Bonds, ETFs by Year-End

The central bank purchased corporate bonds and exchange-traded funds after the pandemic hit in early 2020 to shore up liquidity in debt markets

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  • June 2 @ 3:40 pm
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  • June 2 @ 3:40 pm

Developed Countries Lock Up Covid Vaccines Through 2023

The European Union, Canada and other developed countries have signed deals to get hundreds of millions of doses of Covid-19 vaccines and boosters over the next two years, furthering a divide between rich and poor countries.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 3:27 pm
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  • June 2 @ 3:27 pm

Developed Countries Lock Up Covid-19 Vaccines Through 2023

The European Union, Canada and other developed countries have signed deals to get hundreds of millions of doses of Covid-19 vaccines and boosters over the next two years, furthering a divide between rich and poor countries.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 3:27 pm
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  • June 2 @ 3:27 pm

Opera Makes a Strange Comeback: No Touching, N95s for the Chorus

Huge spectacles are gone for now and directors are trying to adapt with feathers, masks and redesigned sets; “a Covid Traviata.”

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  • June 2 @ 2:07 pm
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  • June 2 @ 2:07 pm

Profits May Not Be So Seamless for DoorDash, Uber Eats

DoorDash and Uber seem confident they can profit where Grubhub couldn’t, but the industry’s dynamics are little changed.

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  • June 2 @ 1:53 pm
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  • June 2 @ 1:53 pm

U.S. Economic Activity Picked Up in Spring, Fed Beige Book Says

As consumers returned to restaurants, hotels and retail stores, businesses reported issues with supply constraints, worker shortages and higher prices.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 1:26 pm
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  • June 2 @ 1:26 pm

Race and Entrepreneurship: Share Your Story

The Wall Street Journal is reporting on race and American business, and wants to hear your experiences.

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  • June 2 @ 1:10 pm
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  • June 2 @ 1:10 pm

Fed’s Harker: It May Soon Be Time to Think About Tapering Bond-Buying

Philadelphia Fed president says when the time comes to pare asset-buying, it will be done ‘carefully and methodically’ as the economy strengthens.

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  • June 2 @ 1:03 pm
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  • June 2 @ 1:03 pm

10 Expert Ways to Get More Instagram Followers: A Summer Experiment

The surprising adventures of a social-media climber who grew his following by 20%—and what the pros say he did right and wrong.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 12:38 pm
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  • June 2 @ 12:38 pm

Amazon Prime Day Is Set for June 21-22

The annual sales event, which last year happened in October, will be the final Prime Day with founder Jeff Bezos as chief executive.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 11:59 am
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  • June 2 @ 11:59 am

U.S. to Levy Tariffs Over Digital Tax, but Suspend Implementation

The Biden administration said it will impose tariffs on the U.K. and five other countries in response to their taxes on U.S. technology companies—but will suspend the levies for six months to negotiate an international resolution.

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  • June 2 @ 11:48 am
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  • June 2 @ 11:48 am

Elliott Management Holds Big Dropbox Stake

The activist hedge fund has told Dropbox it is the company’s largest shareholder after CEO Drew Houston, suggesting Elliott owns a stake of more than 10%.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 11:17 am
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  • June 2 @ 11:17 am

Meat Supplies Tighten as Cyberattack on JBS Snarls Food Chain

A ransomware attack against the meatpacker sent shock waves throughout the food industry even as some of its plants restarted.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 11:04 am
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  • June 2 @ 11:04 am

Tencent’s Biggest Investor Snaps Up Coding Community

Prosus said it struck a $1.8 billion deal to acquire Stack Overflow, an online community for software developers, in a bet on growing demand for online tech learning.

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  • June 2 @ 10:52 am
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  • June 2 @ 10:52 am

HeidelbergCement to Build Carbon-Neutral Plant in Sweden

Reducing carbon dioxide emissions is particularly challenging for cement makers.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 10:39 am
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  • June 2 @ 10:39 am

U.S. to Levy Tariffs Over Digital-Service Tax, but Suspend Implementation

The U.S. said it will impose tariffs on the U.K. and five other countries in response to their taxes on U.S. technology companies—but will suspend the levies for six months to negotiate an international resolution.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 10:04 am
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  • June 2 @ 10:04 am

Latin America Leads Revolt Against Free-Market Growth Model

Voters in Peru could elect Pedro Castillo, leader of a Marxist party, as president this weekend as the region deals with economic and Covid-19 crises.

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  • June 2 @ 9:59 am
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  • June 2 @ 9:59 am

The Economic Recovery Is Here. It’s Unlike Anything You’ve Seen.

Amid the pandemic, households saved cash and banks amassed capital, but supply shortages are popping up and some employers can’t find workers to hire. “A collapse and then a boom-like pickup.”

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  • June 2 @ 8:58 am
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  • June 2 @ 8:58 am

Tyson Replaces CEO Dean Banks After Eight Months on the Job

The meat company named Donnie King, a three-decade company veteran, as CEO after Mr. Banks stepped down for personal reasons.

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  • June 2 @ 8:05 am
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  • June 2 @ 8:05 am

Inflation in Rich Countries Hit a 12-Year High in April

The rise in consumer prices comes as central bankers try to figure out whether shortages that have emerged as the global economy reopens will prove transitory or have long-lasting consequences.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 7:38 am
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  • June 2 @ 7:38 am

Altria-Juul Deal Goes to Trial

The FTC says Altria pulled its e-cigarettes off the market at Juul’s insistence ahead of Altria’s 2018 investment in the e-cigarette startup.

  • WSJ
  • June 2 @ 6:15 am
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  • June 2 @ 6:15 am

CEO Pay Increasingly Tied to Diversity Goals

Business leaders promised to recruit and promote Black and other minority employees in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. Now, more companies are putting money behind those pledges by tying executive compensation to specific goals.

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  • June 2 @ 4:33 am
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  • June 2 @ 4:33 am

Derby’s Take: Regional Feds Spar Over Labor Market Tightness

Some Federal Reserve officials are struggling to find common ground on one of the fundamental questions surrounding the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic: Is the job market tight or loose?

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  • June 2 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 2 @ 4:30 am

Biden Budget Aims Squarely at Modernizing Government Tech

A proposed $58.4 billion would go to ‘modernization of antiquated and often unsecured IT,’ migration to the cloud and toughening cybersecurity.

  • WSJ
  • June 1 @ 7:11 pm
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  • June 1 @ 7:11 pm

Tesla Failed to Oversee Elon Musk’s Tweets, SEC Says

Securities regulators told Tesla last year that CEO Elon Musk’s use of Twitter had twice violated a court-ordered policy requiring his tweets to be preapproved by company lawyers.

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  • June 1 @ 7:10 pm
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  • June 1 @ 7:10 pm

Eurozone Inflation Above Target Sooner Than The ECB Expected

The annual rate of inflation hit the European Central Bank’s target for the first time since late 2018, as energy prices surged in response to a strengthening recovery in the global economy.

  • WSJ
  • June 1 @ 6:06 pm
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  • June 1 @ 6:06 pm

Tesla Failed to Oversee Elon Musk’s Tweets, SEC Argued in Letters

Securities regulators told Tesla last year that CEO Elon Musk’s use of Twitter had twice violated a court-ordered policy requiring his tweets to be preapproved by company lawyers.

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  • June 1 @ 5:38 pm
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  • June 1 @ 5:38 pm

Biden Administration Suspends Oil Leases in Arctic Refuge

Trump administration approved leases in the pristine wilderness, but no major oil companies had bid for rights.

  • WSJ
  • June 1 @ 5:13 pm
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  • June 1 @ 5:13 pm

Meat Buyers Scramble After Cyberattack Hobbles JBS

Some of the biggest U.S. meat-processing plants curtailed operations after the attack, potentially delaying business with meat buyers, cattle feedlots and other suppliers.

  • WSJ
  • June 1 @ 5:10 pm
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  • June 1 @ 5:10 pm

Zoom Reports Customer Growth in Latest Quarter, Raises Expectation

The number of customers with more than 10 employees reached about 497,000 in the latest period.

  • WSJ
  • June 1 @ 3:40 pm
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  • June 1 @ 3:40 pm

Biden Administration to Suspend Oil Leases in Arctic Refuge

The oil and gas leases in the pristine 19-million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska had been approved in the final days of the Trump administration.

  • WSJ
  • June 1 @ 3:02 pm
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  • June 1 @ 3:02 pm

Supreme Court Won’t Consider Johnson & Johnson Challenge to Baby Powder Judgment

The court declined to consider the company’s appeal challenging a $2.1 billion civil judgment awarded to 20 women who alleged the company’s talcum baby powder caused ovarian cancer.

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  • June 1 @ 12:06 pm
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  • June 1 @ 12:06 pm

‘Warner Bros. Discovery’ Will Be Name of Company Formed in Merger

Discovery CEO David Zaslav, who will run the company created by the deal to acquire AT&T’s media assets, announces the name during town hall meeting with staffers.

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  • June 1 @ 12:05 pm
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  • June 1 @ 12:05 pm

Meat Producer JBS Hit by Cyberattack

Some of the biggest U.S. meat-processing plants curtailed operations after the attack, potentially delaying business with meat buyers, cattle feedlots and other suppliers.

  • WSJ
  • June 1 @ 11:48 am
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  • June 1 @ 11:48 am

While the U.S. Worries About Inflation, Growth Elsewhere Faces Lasting Damage

Most of the world isn’t expected to catch up with pre-pandemic economic forecasts anytime soon. Demand is a likelier culprit than supply.

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  • June 1 @ 10:34 am
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  • June 1 @ 10:34 am

Southwest Emerges as America’s New Factory Hub

Five states in the region accounted for 30% of U.S. job growth in manufacturing over three years, adding more than 100,000 jobs.

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  • June 1 @ 8:27 am
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  • June 1 @ 8:27 am

The Southwest Is America’s New Factory Hub. ‘Cranes Everywhere.’

Five states in the region accounted for 30% of U.S. job growth in manufacturing over three years, adding more than 100,000 jobs.

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  • June 1 @ 8:27 am
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  • June 1 @ 8:27 am

Elon Musk’s Starlink Could Get Boost From German Subsidies

Germany could become the first large nation to subsidize use of consumer satellite internet services such as that offered by Elon Musk’s Starlink.

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  • June 1 @ 7:52 am
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  • June 1 @ 7:52 am

KKR, CD&R Strike $5.3 Billion Deal to Buy Cloudera

Private-equity firms KKR and Clayton Dubilier & Rice agreed to buy Cloudera for roughly $5.3 billion in a deal that would take the software company private.

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  • June 1 @ 6:48 am
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  • June 1 @ 6:48 am

China Delivers Three-Child Policy, but It’s Too Late for Many

Beijing is letting married couples have three children, but demographers say it would have had a bigger impact before the one-child mind-set took hold.

  • WSJ
  • June 1 @ 6:32 am
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  • June 1 @ 6:32 am

Business Travel Is Coming Back

How much business travel returns is an urgent question for airlines, which rely on it for a big share of their revenue.

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  • June 1 @ 6:30 am
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  • June 1 @ 6:30 am

Amazon Faced 75,000 Arbitration Demands. Now It Says: Fine, Sue Us

The retail giant is no longer steering customers away from the court system, as companies scramble to find ways to avoid lawyers who file mass-arbitration claims.

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  • June 1 @ 6:30 am
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  • June 1 @ 6:30 am

China Factories Delay New Orders as Costs Rise, Risking Supply Shortages

Buffeted by rising costs, some Chinese manufacturers are refusing to accept new orders or are considering shutting down operations temporarily—moves that could put more strain on global supply chains and cause more inflation.

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  • June 1 @ 5:30 am
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  • June 1 @ 5:30 am

From Tesla to GE, See How Much CEOs Made in 2020

The annual WSJ ranking of pay and performance for leaders of S&P 500 companies is here.

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  • June 1 @ 4:30 am
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  • June 1 @ 4:30 am

‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel Reboots Summer Moviegoing

The thriller and Disney’s “Cruella” helped fuel a robust Memorial Day weekend at the box office compared with last year, though revenue remained far below pre-Covid-19 levels.

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  • May 31 @ 12:49 pm
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  • May 31 @ 12:49 pm

Trucker Yellow Seeks to Steady Finances by Streamlining Operations

One of the biggest trucking companies in the U.S., Yellow will combine its regional and national trucking operations into one unified network, a move the company says will modernize operations, eliminate waste and make it simpler for customers such as Walmart to book shipments.

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  • May 31 @ 8:00 am
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  • May 31 @ 8:00 am

Battle Brews Over Banning Natural Gas to Homes

Major cities including San Francisco and New York have proposed measures to ban or discourage the use of the fossil fuel in new homes amid climate concerns, spurring some states to outlaw such prohibitions.

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  • May 31 @ 4:35 am
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  • May 31 @ 4:35 am

For DoorDash and Uber Eats, the Future Is Everything in About an Hour

Food-delivery apps are betting that widening the range of services they offer will help boost their slim margins.

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  • May 31 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 31 @ 4:30 am

China’s Factory Activity Slipped in May, but Consumer Spending Held Up

An official gauge of Chinese factory activity slipped in May on weaker export demand and higher commodity prices, while the country’s nonmanufacturing sector was bolstered by stronger construction and holiday spending.

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  • May 31 @ 12:19 am
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  • May 31 @ 12:19 am

Economy Week Ahead: Factories, Services, Jobs

The U.S. employment report on Friday highlights this week’s economic data.

  • WSJ
  • May 30 @ 2:00 pm
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  • May 30 @ 2:00 pm

Biden Administration Extends Bipartisan Infrastructure Talks

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is calling for “clear direction” in the discussions by next week, as Democrats consider going forward on the $1.7 trillion package without Republican votes.

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  • May 30 @ 12:10 pm
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  • May 30 @ 12:10 pm

Jobs Report Could Be Pivotal for Federal Reserve

Friday’s jobs report could provide pivotal data as the Federal Reserve charts a plan for ending the easy-money policies that have propped up the economy and markets for more than a year.

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  • May 30 @ 9:00 am
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  • May 30 @ 9:00 am

The Pizza Business Is Divided on Delivery

Pizza chains like Domino’s pioneered speedy food delivery, but they’re split on working with apps like DoorDash and Uber Eats.

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  • May 30 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 30 @ 4:30 am

Paycheck Protection Program Closes to New Applications

The Small Business Administration must still manage outstanding PPP issues, while continuing to administer other pandemic programs.

  • WSJ
  • May 29 @ 12:59 pm
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  • May 29 @ 12:59 pm

How Nike Has Handled Scandals

The sneaker company cut ties with Neymar and Lance Armstrong and stood by Kobe Bryant and Tiger Woods.

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  • May 29 @ 11:29 am
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  • May 29 @ 11:29 am

How Nike Handled Scandals Through the Years

The sneaker giant cut ties with Neymar and Lance Armstrong and stood by Kobe Bryant and Tiger Woods.

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  • May 29 @ 11:29 am
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  • May 29 @ 11:29 am

Warby Parker Founders Explain Why They Are Adding 35 Stores

Co-CEOs say pandemic has sped the shift to e-commerce, but many eyewear shoppers still want to visit stores.

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  • May 29 @ 9:00 am
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  • May 29 @ 9:00 am

First Biden Budget Retains Trump-Era Business Tax Break

President Biden’s campaign plan would have limited deduction for partnerships, S corporations but he hasn’t proposed any changes.

  • WSJ
  • May 29 @ 8:00 am
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  • May 29 @ 8:00 am

Why It’s So Hard to Fill Jobs in Certain States

Labor-market recoveries are wrapped up in which states implemented stiff restrictions on businesses during the pandemic and which didn’t, as well as region-specific economic conditions before Covid-19.

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  • May 29 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 29 @ 4:30 am

You’re Going Back to the Office. Here Is What Your Day Might Look Like.

Follow the routine of a fictional American worker as she uses everything from hot-desking apps to QR codes to navigate her way through a typical post-pandemic day in the office.

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  • May 28 @ 11:00 pm
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  • May 28 @ 11:00 pm

Corporate America and Hollywood: A Love Story

Amazon’s plan to buy MGM is the latest illustration of a long-running phenomenon: To understand an era’s business trends, look at who’s buying a studio. From Gulf & Western to Coca-Cola, a guide to the companies drawn in by the movies.

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  • May 28 @ 11:00 pm
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  • May 28 @ 11:00 pm

Match Group, Ex-Employees Spar Over Handling of Sexual-Assault Allegation

The dating-app conglomerate said its investigation found no violation of law or company policy and that the allegation against former CEO Greg Blatt didn’t need to be disclosed.

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  • May 28 @ 4:37 pm
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  • May 28 @ 4:37 pm

Neymar Challenges Nike Over Split

The Brazilian soccer star denied a sexual-assault allegation by a Nike employee and said he has proof explaining why his endorsement deal ended.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 3:07 pm
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  • May 28 @ 3:07 pm

Employers Can Require Covid-19 Vaccine Under Federal Law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued updated guidance stating that federal laws don’t prevent an employer from requiring workers to be inoculated.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 2:32 pm
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  • May 28 @ 2:32 pm

Biden Unveils $6 Trillion Federal Spending Blueprint

President Biden’s budget proposal charts his vision of an expansive federal government role in the economy and the lives of Americans, with big increases in spending on infrastructure, public health and education along with tax increases on corporations and the wealthy.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 12:30 pm
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  • May 28 @ 12:30 pm

Hackers Linked to SolarWinds Return With Phishing Attack

The Russia-linked hackers launched a phishing attack targeting approximately 3,000 email accounts belonging to workers at more than 150 organizations, Microsoft said.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 12:26 pm
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  • May 28 @ 12:26 pm

The Tulsa Massacre | 100 Years Later

In 1921, a massacre destroyed a thriving segregated community. Today, Black Americans still struggle to recreate that same kind of prosperity. In this series, The Wall Street Journal explores the legacy of the Tulsa Race Massacre and its economic reverberations, piecing together a story of both resilience and loss.

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  • May 28 @ 12:02 pm
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  • May 28 @ 12:02 pm

Amgen Wins Approval for Pathbreaking Lung Cancer Drug

A potential blockbuster, the drug is the first to treat a common cancer mutation called KRAS that researchers struggled for years to target.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 11:44 am
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  • May 28 @ 11:44 am

Memorial Day Travel Surge to Test Airports, Airlines

U.S. airline-passenger numbers are forecast to average as many as two million a day through the Memorial Day holiday.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 10:32 am
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  • May 28 @ 10:32 am

U.S. Spending Boost Is Adding Fuel to Economic Growth

Consumer spending rose 0.5% in April as Americans extended a spending binge and continued to catch up on activities they held off on during the pandemic, propelling a broad economic recovery.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 7:53 am
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  • May 28 @ 7:53 am

U.S. Personal Spending Rose 0.5% in April

Americans extended a spending binge in April as they caught up on activities they held off on during the pandemic.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 7:34 am
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  • May 28 @ 7:34 am

Iron-Ore Miners Strive to Avoid Past Mistakes as Prices Boom

The global economic recovery is stoking commodities demand and investment in iron-ore mines from Africa to Australia.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 6:37 am
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  • May 28 @ 6:37 am

Migrants Keep Money Flowing Home as Rich Economies Bounce Back

Remittances, funds that migrant workers send home, are providing a lifeline for poor countries still in the grip of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 5:45 am
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  • May 28 @ 5:45 am

Biden Plans to Unveil $6 Trillion Spending Blueprint

The White House is expected to release President Biden’s first budget proposal Friday, offering new details on how the administration would implement plans over the coming decade to spend $4.5 trillion and increase taxes.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 28 @ 4:30 am

Racing to Prove Delivery Isn’t a ‘Crummy Business’

The pandemic sent business through the roof for DoorDash and Uber Eats, but they’re still trying to cook up secret sauce for profitability. Grubhub calls restaurant delivery a “crummy business.”

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 28 @ 4:30 am

Robust Spending Likely Propelling Economy to Stronger Growth

Americans likely extended a spending binge in April as they caught up on activities they held off on during the pandemic.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 28 @ 4:30 am

Biden Set to Unveil $6 Trillion Spending, Infrastructure Plan

The White House is expected to release President Biden’s first budget proposal Friday, offering new details on how the administration would implement plans over the coming decade to spend $4.5 trillion and increase taxes.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 28 @ 4:30 am

Delivery Apps Have Never Been Hotter. They’re Still Not Making Money.

The pandemic sent business through the roof for DoorDash and Uber Eats, but they’re still trying to cook up secret sauce for profitability. Grubhub calls restaurant delivery a ‘crummy business’

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  • May 28 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 28 @ 4:30 am

Boeing Dreamliner Deliveries Face New Delays

The plane maker paused deliveries as the Federal Aviation Administration requests more information about Boeing’s plans to address previously disclosed production problems.

  • WSJ
  • May 28 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 28 @ 4:30 am

FDA, J&J Near Deal for Vaccine Production at Baltimore Plant

Johnson & Johnson and the FDA expect to announce within days that contamination problems at the plant are resolved, clearing the way for millions more doses to become available.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 7:24 pm
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  • May 27 @ 7:24 pm

Nike Split With Soccer Star Neymar Amid Sex-Assault Probe

Nike ended its endorsement deal with the soccer player last year after the company began investigating an allegation by an employee that he had sexually assaulted her in a New York City hotel room, people familiar with the matter say. He denies the allegation.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 6:53 pm
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  • May 27 @ 6:53 pm

Nike Split With Neymar Amid Sex-Assault Probe

Nike split with soccer star Neymar last year after the company began investigating an allegation by an employee that he had sexually assaulted her, people familiar with the matter say. He denies the allegation.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 6:53 pm
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  • May 27 @ 6:53 pm

FDA, J&J Near Deal for Covid-19 Vaccine Production at Baltimore Plant

Johnson & Johnson and the FDA expect to announce as early as Friday that contamination problems at the plant are resolved, clearing the way for millions more doses to become available.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 5:33 pm
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  • May 27 @ 5:33 pm

Costco Reports Stronger Sales as U.S. Economy Gains Steam

The warehouse-store chain generated $45.28 billion in revenue for its quarter that ended May 9, up almost 22% from the same period last year.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 5:30 pm
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  • May 27 @ 5:30 pm

Biden Expected to Propose $6 Trillion Budget

President’s first fiscal plan would boost spending on infrastructure, education, healthcare and social services.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 5:29 pm
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  • May 27 @ 5:29 pm

HP, Dell Post Strong Profits, Point to Bullish Outlook for PCs

Robust demand for personal computers is projected to stretch into next year despite semiconductor shortages.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 4:38 pm
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  • May 27 @ 4:38 pm

Dallas Fed’s Kaplan Ready to Discuss Pulling Back on Bond Buying Stimulus

The U.S. job market may be tighter than it appears based on common metrics, according to new research that counted Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas leader Robert Kaplan as a co-author.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 4:20 pm
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  • May 27 @ 4:20 pm

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates Explore Changes to Foundation

The billionaire philanthropists are discussing changes including adding a board and bringing in outside directors, people familiar with the matter said.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 3:40 pm
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  • May 27 @ 3:40 pm

Google Nears Settlement of Ad-Tech Antitrust Case in France

The case, which hasn’t been previously disclosed, is one of the most advanced in the world looking at Google’s dominance as a provider of tools for buying and selling ads across the web.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 3:37 pm
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  • May 27 @ 3:37 pm

Eli Lilly Gets DOJ Subpoena Related to N.J. Plant

The company said it is cooperating with the probe of issues at the plant, which has been flagged for deficiencies after FDA inspections and is the subject of employee allegations of document tampering.

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  • May 27 @ 2:45 pm
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  • May 27 @ 2:45 pm

Ryanair CEO Calls Belarus Flight Diversion ‘Premeditated Hijacking’

The airline rejected Belarus’s account of the diversion of one of its planes, angrily condemning the forced landing in a private letter and calling on the government to identify three passengers the company said it suspects are security-services agents.

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  • May 27 @ 2:03 pm
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  • May 27 @ 2:03 pm

Boston Consulting Group Names Christoph Schweizer CEO

Rich Lesser will step down in the fall after nearly nine years as leader of the consulting giant.

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  • May 27 @ 12:56 pm
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  • May 27 @ 12:56 pm

Retailers Race to Keep Kayaks and TVs in Stock

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Best Buy are among the chains facing challenges finding products as American shoppers flood in.

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  • May 27 @ 12:24 pm
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  • May 27 @ 12:24 pm

WarnerMedia CEO Says He Will Stay at Company at Least Through 2021

Jason Kilar said he has no plans to step down this year in the wake of AT&T Inc.’s decision to spin off and merge the media company with Discovery Inc.

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  • May 27 @ 11:48 am
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  • May 27 @ 11:48 am

GM to Restart Several Factories Idled by Computer-Chip Shortage

The auto maker says its Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain crossover vehicles will go back into production within weeks.

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  • May 27 @ 11:46 am
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  • May 27 @ 11:46 am

Climate Ruling Could Force Big Change at Shell

The oil giant may have to overhaul its business and cut its oil output faster than it had planned, analysts and investors said.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 11:08 am
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  • May 27 @ 11:08 am

Biden Budget Said to Assume Capital-Gains Tax Increase Started in April

President Biden’s budget assumes that his proposed capital-gains tax rate increase took effect in late April, meaning it would be too late for high-income investors to realize gains at the lower tax rates if Congress agrees.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 10:51 am
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  • May 27 @ 10:51 am

Biden Budget Said to Assume That Capital-Gains Tax Rate Increase Started in Late April

President Biden’s budget assumes that his proposed capital-gains tax rate increase took effect in late April, meaning it would be too late for high-income investors to realize gains at the lower tax rates if Congress agrees.

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  • May 27 @ 9:57 am
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  • May 27 @ 9:57 am

Senate Republicans Unveil $928 Billion Infrastructure Offer

The proposal closes the gap with the White House’s latest $1.7 trillion offer as the two sides attempt to break an impasse over the scope of an infrastructure package and how to pay for it.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 8:30 am
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  • May 27 @ 8:30 am

U.S. Jobless Claims Extend Decline to New Pandemic Low

Worker filings for jobless benefits fell to 406,000 last week, hitting another pandemic low and extending a steady downward trend to add to signs of a healing labor market as the economy opens more fully.

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  • May 27 @ 7:54 am
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  • May 27 @ 7:54 am

Jobless Claims Fall to Pandemic Low of 406,000

The Labor Department said that initial unemployment claims for regular state programs, a proxy for layoffs, fell last week to 406,000.

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  • May 27 @ 7:37 am
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  • May 27 @ 7:37 am

Blink Charging Taps Cash Pile in Electric Car Bet

The Miami Beach, Fla.-based company, which owns, operates and supplies charging stations, raised about $221.4 million in the January offering, taking advantage of investor enthusiasm for green stocks. The share sale expanded Blink Charging’s cash balance by roughly eightfold.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 27 @ 7:00 am

Biden’s Budget: What to Expect and What It Means

Priorities are likely to include education, scientific research and combating climate change.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 6:46 am
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  • May 27 @ 6:46 am

Former WeWork Chief’s Gargantuan Exit Package Gets New Sweetener

Nearly two years ago, SoftBank sought to part ways with WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann when it bailed out the shared-office company. It hasn’t been an easy divorce.

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  • May 27 @ 6:30 am
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  • May 27 @ 6:30 am

Administration Taps Private Sector to Invest in Central America

Vice President Kamala Harris is set to unveil agreements with Microsoft, Mastercard and others as part of an effort to ease a surge of migrants at the southern border.

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  • May 27 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 27 @ 6:00 am

Boeing to Pay FAA Penalties Tied to 737 Jet Production

A $17 million settlement comes as the agency has increased scrutiny of the aircraft maker’s manufacturing.

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  • May 27 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 27 @ 6:00 am

Prepare for Rapid Air Travel Rebound, Airbus Tells Industry

The plane maker laid out a long-term plan to return aircraft production to pre-pandemic levels, putting its suppliers and customers on notice that it is betting air travel, and jet demand, will bounce back quicker than others expect.

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  • May 27 @ 5:32 am
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  • May 27 @ 5:32 am

Shipping’s Carbon-Cutting Fuel Tanks So Far Remain Empty

The shipping industry faces a 2050 emissions-reduction target with choices yet to be made on what clean fuels to use.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 5:00 am
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  • May 27 @ 5:00 am

Shell, Exxon Decisions Highlight Rethink in Energy Investment

Exxon and Shell’s defeats on climate change echo forces already creating new dynamics in how investors look at fossil fuel companies.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 4:58 am
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  • May 27 @ 4:58 am

Derby’s Take: Reverse Repo Ramps Up Again, Barclays Fingers Stimulus Funds

Money continues to flood onto the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet and one bank says government stimulus money is a key driver.

  • WSJ
  • May 27 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 27 @ 4:30 am

Jobless Claims Seen Falling to Another Pandemic Low

Economists expect the Labor Department to report that initial unemployment claims for regular state programs, a proxy for layoffs, fell last week to 425,000 from 444,000 the prior week.

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  • May 27 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 27 @ 4:30 am

Facebook Ends Ban on Posts Asserting Covid-19 Was Man-Made

Facebook has ended its ban on posts asserting Covid-19 was man-made or manufactured, reflecting a deepening debate over the origins of the pandemic.

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  • May 27 @ 12:54 am
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  • May 27 @ 12:54 am

HSBC to Exit Most U.S. Retail Banking

HSBC is making the move as it shifts its focus to wealth management and international banking, especially in Asia.

  • WSJ
  • May 26 @ 11:01 pm
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  • May 26 @ 11:01 pm

U.S., China Trade Officials Hold First Virtual Meeting

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai had a candid exchange on trade issues with her Chinese counterpart, Vice Premier Liu He.

  • WSJ
  • May 26 @ 10:51 pm
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  • May 26 @ 10:51 pm

Shareholder of MDC Partners Opposes Merger With Stagwell

One of MDC Partners’ largest shareholders is opposing the advertising company’s proposed merger with Stagwell Media, a private-equity fund focused on marketing services, saying the terms unfairly favor Stagwell’s investors.

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  • May 26 @ 9:13 pm
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  • May 26 @ 9:13 pm

Bayer to Rethink Roundup Formula for U.S. Consumers

The company’s said it will evaluate whether to continue using glyphosate, the active ingredient in its popular Roundup weedkiller, in the residential U.S. market, after a court setback Wednesday.

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  • May 26 @ 8:05 pm
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  • May 26 @ 8:05 pm

HSBC to Exit U.S. Retail Banking

HSBC is making the move as it shifts its focus to wealth management and international banking, especially in Asia.

  • WSJ
  • May 26 @ 7:59 pm
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  • May 26 @ 7:59 pm

Amazon to Buy MGM, Bagging a Lion to Help Wage Streaming Battle

The company’s purchase of the movie studio, in a deal valued at $6.5 billion, excluding debt, aims to bulk up its Prime Video platform in a race against Netflix, Disney and others.

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  • May 26 @ 6:01 pm
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  • May 26 @ 6:01 pm

Covid-19 Treatment From Vir, GlaxoSmithKline Is Authorized

The third antibody therapy cleared by the FDA is the latest option for treating patients early in the course of the disease so they can avoid hospitalization.

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  • May 26 @ 5:58 pm
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  • May 26 @ 5:58 pm

Walmart to Sell New Line of Gap-Branded Homegoods

The ‘Gap Home’ products will be sold in Walmart stores later this year.

  • WSJ
  • May 26 @ 5:27 pm
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  • May 26 @ 5:27 pm

Colonial Pipeline Missed Requested Security Review Before Hack

Colonial Pipeline last year didn’t undergo a requested federal security review of its facilities and was in the process of scheduling a separate audit of its computer networks when hackers hit on May 7.

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  • May 26 @ 5:10 pm
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  • May 26 @ 5:10 pm

Nvidia Posts Record Earnings on Videogaming, Cryptocurrency Demand

The chip maker on Wednesday posted net income for its most recent quarter of $1.91 billion, more than double the year-prior figure. Sales in its gaming division also more than doubled.

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  • May 26 @ 4:53 pm
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  • May 26 @ 4:53 pm

Judge Rejects Plan by Roundup Maker Bayer to Resolve Future Claims

The company’s attempt to resolve future cancer claims came in the form of a novel class-action settlement, which sought to bind people who have used Roundup but aren’t yet sick.

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  • May 26 @ 4:51 pm
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  • May 26 @ 4:51 pm

Oil Giants Are Dealt Major Defeats as Climate-Change Pressures Intensify

Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell’s crushing defeats on climate change Wednesday are expected to force the oil-and-gas industry to more fully confront how fast the landscape is shifting under pressure from environmentalists and investors.

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  • May 26 @ 4:49 pm
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  • May 26 @ 4:49 pm

Fed’s Quarles Joins Other Officials in Moving Toward Taper Debate

The Federal Reserve’s point man on financial regulation, Randal Quarles, said that if the U.S. economy turns in the strong performance he now expects, the door will soon open to a debate about slowing the pace of the central bank’s bond-buying stimulus.

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  • May 26 @ 4:20 pm
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  • May 26 @ 4:20 pm

Fed’s Quarles: If Economy Meets Expectations, Time to Talk Taper Approaching

The Federal Reserve’s point man on financial regulation, Randal Quarles, said Wednesday that if the U.S. economy turns in the strong performance he now expects, it soon will be time for Fed officials to think about slowing the central bank’s pace of its bond buying stimulus.

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  • May 26 @ 2:32 pm
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  • May 26 @ 2:32 pm

Activist Wins Exxon Board Seats After Questioning Its Climate Strategy

Upstart investor Engine No. 1’s victory in one of the most expensive proxy fights ever is an unprecedented setback for Exxon and its CEO, Darren Woods.

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  • May 26 @ 1:03 pm
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  • May 26 @ 1:03 pm

Why a Grand Plan to Vaccinate the World Against Covid Unraveled

The multibillion-dollar Covax program was supposed to be a model for vaccinating humanity, starting with those who needed it the most. The idealistic undertaking has hit problem after problem, crippled by a basic me-first instinct and a shortage of manufacturing capacity around the world.

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  • May 26 @ 11:49 am
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  • May 26 @ 11:49 am

EU Eyes Formal Antitrust Investigation Into Facebook

The European Union is close to opening its first formal antitrust probe into the company, according to a person familiar with the matter, ramping up its competition enforcement of big tech companies

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  • May 26 @ 9:44 am
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  • May 26 @ 9:44 am

Shell Ordered by Dutch Court to Cut Carbon Emissions

The court ruled that Shell is partially responsible for climate change and ordered it to reduce its carbon emissions, a first-of-its-kind ruling that adds pressure on oil-and-gas companies already under scrutiny from governments and investors.

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  • May 26 @ 9:40 am
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  • May 26 @ 9:40 am

Amazon to Buy MGM for $6.5 Billion Excluding Debt

The deal that would turn a film operation founded in the silent era into a streaming asset for the e-commerce company signals that Amazon is renewing its emphasis on entertainment.

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  • May 26 @ 8:43 am
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  • May 26 @ 8:43 am

Amazon to Buy MGM for $8.45 Billion With Debt

The deal that would turn a film operation founded in the silent era into a streaming asset for the e-commerce company signals that Amazon is renewing its emphasis on entertainment.

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  • May 26 @ 8:43 am
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  • May 26 @ 8:43 am

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s Fate Is Critical to Biden Presidency

Much is riding on whether the president decides in coming months to reappoint or replace Jerome Powell, whose four-year term expires in February.

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  • May 26 @ 8:10 am
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  • May 26 @ 8:10 am

Facebook, Instagram to Allow Users to Hide ‘Likes’

Facebook and Instagram will begin allowing users to hide “like” counts on their posts, even after pilot tests of the feature didn’t show meaningful impact on how people use the platforms or feel about themselves.

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  • May 26 @ 8:00 am
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  • May 26 @ 8:00 am

How to Avoid the Biggest Summer Travel Headaches

Expect more annoyances, like longer airport security lines and reduced hotel services, as more U.S. travelers ramp up to hit the road.

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  • May 26 @ 7:54 am
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  • May 26 @ 7:54 am

Ford Expects 40% of Global Vehicle Volume to Be Fully Electric By 2030

Ford said it would spend $30 billion by 2025 to expand its electric lineup, up from the $22 billion it forecast earlier in the year.

  • WSJ
  • May 26 @ 7:50 am
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  • May 26 @ 7:50 am

Amazon to Buy MGM Studios for $8.45 Billion With Debt

The deal that would turn a film operation founded in the silent era into a streaming asset for the e-commerce company signals that Amazon is renewing its emphasis on entertainment.

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  • May 26 @ 7:48 am
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  • May 26 @ 7:48 am

Google, Hospital Chain to Make Tools Using Patient Data

Google and national hospital chain HCA struck a deal to develop healthcare algorithms using patient records.

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 26 @ 7:00 am

Google, Hospitals to Develop Tools to Aid Doctors’ Decisions

Google and hospital chain HCA Healthcare, which operates about 2,000 locations in 21 states, struck a deal to develop healthcare algorithms using patient records.

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 26 @ 7:00 am

Canadian National to Shed Asset to Defuse Antitrust Concerns

Canadian National Railway is offering to sell a 70-mile stretch of its Louisiana rail network to defuse antitrust concerns as it seeks regulatory approval for its roughly $30 billion agreement to merge with Kansas City Southern.

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  • May 26 @ 6:26 am
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  • May 26 @ 6:26 am

The Coming U.S.-China Race Over 5G in Cars

Chinese companies have a head start using a cellular standard that the U.S. only recently adopted.

  • WSJ
  • May 26 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 26 @ 6:00 am

Global Companies Retool as Covid-19 Surge Hits India’s Tech Talent

Companies world-wide that rely on IT workers in India are facing project delays, or racing to reroute tasks to other locations, as the country battles a devastating second wave of Covid-19 infections.

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  • May 26 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 26 @ 6:00 am

Hydrogen-Powered Trains Have Arrived

For all the buzz about hydrogen trucks and planes, railways provide the most immediate test case for the rollout of a clean-energy technology that has electrified policy makers and markets alike.

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  • May 26 @ 5:38 am
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  • May 26 @ 5:38 am

Positive Marijuana Tests Are Up Among U.S. Workers

About 2.7% of the approximately seven million drug tests Quest Diagnostics conducted in 2020 on behalf of employers came back positive for marijuana—up from 2.5% in 2019 and 2% in 2016.

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  • May 26 @ 5:00 am
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  • May 26 @ 5:00 am

FedEx Still Struggles With Late Deliveries

The delivery giant’s performance lags behind UPS, data show, as a pandemic-fueled e-commerce surge overwhelms its network.

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  • May 26 @ 4:33 am
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  • May 26 @ 4:33 am

FedEx Still Struggling With Late Deliveries

The delivery giant’s performance lags behind UPS, data show, as a pandemic-fueled e-commerce surge overwhelms its network.

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  • May 26 @ 4:33 am
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  • May 26 @ 4:33 am

Thousands of Homes Are Reserved for Certain Buyers

“Whisper listings,” made directly to select customers, are growing at a time when housing inventory is near record lows.

  • WSJ
  • May 26 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 26 @ 4:30 am

Covid-19 Vaccine Makers Press Countries to Oppose Patent Waiver

The pharmaceutical industry is backing Germany, Japan and other countries that have opposed waiving Covid-19 vaccine patents, after the Biden administration threw its support behind the proposal.

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  • May 26 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 26 @ 4:30 am

WhatsApp Filed Suit in India to Prevent Encrypted Message Tracing

WhatsApp said it filed a lawsuit in India to stop new government rules that would require the company to trace users’ encrypted messages.

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  • May 26 @ 4:03 am
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  • May 26 @ 4:03 am

WHO Seeks More Data on Second Chinese Covid-19 Vaccine up for Approval

The agency has asked Sinovac for more details about CoronaVac’s safety and the manufacturing process before deciding whether to recommend it for global use, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  • May 26 @ 3:58 am
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  • May 26 @ 3:58 am

Tesla to Store China Data Locally in New Data Center

The electric-vehicle maker said all data generated from cars it sold in China will be stored in a new data center there, after facing scrutiny of its handling of potentially sensitive data in the country.

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  • May 26 @ 2:43 am
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  • May 26 @ 2:43 am

WhatsApp Says It Filed Suit in India to Prevent Tracing of Encrypted Messages

WhatsApp said it filed a lawsuit in India to stop new government rules that would require the company to trace users’ encrypted messages.

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  • May 25 @ 10:38 pm
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  • May 25 @ 10:38 pm

Sears Proposal to Raise Adviser Fees Rejected by Bankruptcy Judge

The former retail giant proposed boosting compensation for firms hired to recover money through so-called preference lawsuits.

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  • May 25 @ 7:11 pm
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  • May 25 @ 7:11 pm

FAA Lowers Mexico’s Air-Safety Rating

The move will stop carriers based in the country from adding service to U.S. cities.

  • WSJ
  • May 25 @ 6:29 pm
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  • May 25 @ 6:29 pm

France Suspects Russian Role in Campaign to Discredit Pfizer Vaccine

Several French bloggers said they received emails in recent days from a person offering to pay them to make social-media videos criticizing the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine.

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  • May 25 @ 5:48 pm
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  • May 25 @ 5:48 pm

Amazon Would Add James Bond, Content Depth in Expected MGM Deal

The e-commerce giant’s quest to acquire Hollywood’s storied studio would be its latest big media buy after NFL and “Lord of the Rings” rights.

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  • May 25 @ 5:16 pm
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  • May 25 @ 5:16 pm

Ryanair Pilots Questioned Request to Land, Transcript Released by Belarus Shows

A pilot aboard a Ryanair jetliner forced to land in Belarus over the weekend repeatedly questioned air-traffic controllers about their request to reroute the plane to Minsk amid a purported bomb threat, according to a partial transcript released by Belarus’s government aviation agency.

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  • May 25 @ 3:24 pm
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  • May 25 @ 3:24 pm

U.S. Home-Price Growth Surges as Demand Overwhelms Supply

March marked highest annual rate of price growth—13.2%—since December 2005, according to the Case-Shiller index.

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  • May 25 @ 3:02 pm
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  • May 25 @ 3:02 pm

Amazon Policy Leads to Higher Consumer Prices, D.C. Suit Alleges

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine alleged in an antitrust lawsuit that Amazon blocks sellers on its marketplace from offering lower prices elsewhere to stymie competition.

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  • May 25 @ 2:46 pm
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  • May 25 @ 2:46 pm

U.S., California Look to Develop Wind Farms Off Pacific Coast

Federal and state officials say the two possible wind farm sites could ultimately generate enough electricity to power about 1.6 million homes.

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  • May 25 @ 2:36 pm
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  • May 25 @ 2:36 pm

CNN Chief Says Chris Cuomo ‘Made a Mistake’ in Advising Brother

President Jeff Zucker also said during a town hall that he would consider his future at the cable network given CNN parent company’s merger with Discovery.

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  • May 25 @ 1:43 pm
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  • May 25 @ 1:43 pm

U.S. Initiates Trade Dispute Against Canadian Dairy Industry

The Biden administration initiated a dispute process against the Canadian dairy industry, triggering the formal dispute mechanism of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement for the first time.

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  • May 25 @ 1:10 pm
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  • May 25 @ 1:10 pm

Fed’s Clarida Sees Time Approaching for Discussion on Cutting Asset Purchases

Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the subject of paring the Fed’s $120 billion-a-month bond-buying will likely arise at some point in coming policy meetings.

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  • May 25 @ 12:37 pm
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  • May 25 @ 12:37 pm

After Colonial Pipeline Hack, U.S. to Require Operators to Report Cyberattacks

The springboard for the Transportation Security Administration’s new stance is the ransomware attack earlier this month on Colonial Pipeline, as well as a sharp increase in attacks against critical assets.

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  • May 25 @ 12:06 pm
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  • May 25 @ 12:06 pm

Bill and Barney, Two Old College Pals, Help Save the World From Covid-19

Bill Gruber and Barney Graham, roommates at Rice University 50 years ago, took leading roles in the development of the Pfizer and Moderna shots.

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  • May 25 @ 10:22 am
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  • May 25 @ 10:22 am

Exxon vs. Activists: Battle Over Future of Oil and Gas Reaches Showdown

Shareholders vote Wednesday on a bid for four board seats by investors seeking a company commitment to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

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  • May 25 @ 8:56 am
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  • May 25 @ 8:56 am

Germany Targets Google Market Power in Expansion of Tech Rules

The country’s competition regulator is investigating whether Google is dominant enough to be subject to a new digital-competition law, broadening its efforts to brandish new powers against companies including Amazon and Facebook.

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  • May 25 @ 7:30 am
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  • May 25 @ 7:30 am

Chinese Shoppers, Stuck in China, Revive Local Malls

While shoppers like to browse online, during the pandemic many said they rediscovered the joy of making purchases in stores after being cooped up for weeks.

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  • May 25 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 25 @ 7:00 am

Geico to Use Artificial Intelligence to Speed Up Car Repairs

The insurer is using new technology so body shops can begin work earlier and customers can get back on the road faster.

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  • May 25 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 25 @ 7:00 am

Investors Buying Real Estate to Beat Inflation May Find Tactic Backfires

If landlords can’t raise rents enough, inflation makes them poorer.

  • WSJ
  • May 25 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 25 @ 7:00 am

Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine Works Safely in Adolescents, Company Says

Moderna said its Covid-19 vaccine was effective in children aged 12 to 17 in a new study, a finding that could clear the way for a second shot for use in adolescents.

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  • May 25 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 25 @ 7:00 am

Indian Police Visit Twitter’s Office After Politician’s Tweet Is Labeled as Misleading

The police investigation into the company’s labeling of tweets by a ruling party spokesman as misleading is the government’s latest move against U.S. tech platforms amid criticism over its handling of the pandemic.

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  • May 25 @ 6:33 am
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  • May 25 @ 6:33 am

Racially Diverse CFOs Are in High Demand, but Challenges Persist

More Black, Asian and Latino executives are getting to pick and choose their finance jobs, as companies look to boost diversity in their leadership teams amid heightened public awareness about racial inequality in the U.S.

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  • May 25 @ 6:30 am
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  • May 25 @ 6:30 am

Chinese Surveillance-Gear Maker Hikvision Has Ties to Country’s Military, Report Says

The company is blacklisted by the Pentagon but disputes U.S. claims of links to China’s military and a research company’s findings.

  • WSJ
  • May 25 @ 6:26 am
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  • May 25 @ 6:26 am

In Apple Antitrust Trial, Judge Signals Interest in Railroad, Credit-Card Monopoly Cases

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers will decide if Apple has operated an illegal monopoly, and she’s already made it clear that she is thinking about how previous precedent-setting cases involving AmEx and a St. Louis railroad apply to the new digital economy.

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  • May 25 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 25 @ 6:00 am

Commodity Prices Have Soared, but Miners Aren’t Investing

Limited spending on new projects raises concerns about future supply shortages, particularly for metals used for lower-carbon products.

  • WSJ
  • May 25 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 25 @ 6:00 am

Biden’s Neighborhood Revitalization Plan Looks to Detroit for Inspiration

The Biden administration aims to renovate 500,000 single-family homes in low-income neighborhoods, and the plan’s fate is tied to the president’s infrastructure proposal

  • WSJ
  • May 25 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 25 @ 4:30 am

High-Profile Hacks Leave Ransomware Gangs With Unwanted Publicity

Ransomware groups may be trying to retreat from the spotlight—and preserve their business models—after high-profile attacks in recent weeks disrupted daily life in two countries and sparked widespread condemnation.

  • WSJ
  • May 25 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 25 @ 4:30 am

If You Thought Working From Home Was Messy, Here Comes Hybrid Work

Mandatory Mondays and Fridays. Unused desks and crowded conference rooms. “Thursday’s the new Monday.” That’s what employers and workers are navigating as they return to offices.

  • WSJ
  • May 25 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 25 @ 4:30 am

Belarus Flight Diversion Worries Airline Industry

The forced diversion of a Ryanair flight over Belarus threatens to undermine a set of safety procedures built up over decades between commercial airlines and the governments and militaries of countries they fly over, pilots and air-safety officials say.

  • WSJ
  • May 25 @ 4:26 am
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  • May 25 @ 4:26 am

Subway’s New Tech Chief Eyes Mobile Customer Experience

The restaurant chain tapped Donagh Herlihy as its global chief digital and information officer earlier this month, a role that entails overseeing internal and external-facing information-technology systems.

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  • May 24 @ 6:28 pm
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  • May 24 @ 6:28 pm

Lordstown Motors Needs to Raise Cash, Lowers Production Forecast

The electric-truck startup is facing increasing competition as well as questions about its preorders and production plans.

  • WSJ
  • May 24 @ 5:39 pm
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  • May 24 @ 5:39 pm

Belarus Faces EU Flight Ban for Grounding Ryanair Plane With Dissident

EU leaders agreed to impose new sanctions against Belarus and ban its airlines from entering the bloc’s airspace and airports, a day after the country’s president ordered a jet fighter to force a plane carrying a dissident journalist to land.

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  • May 24 @ 4:39 pm
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  • May 24 @ 4:39 pm

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case About Coal Pensions

The high court declined to take up a case that would have challenged financially troubled coal companies’ use of bankruptcy law to end federally mandated payments to the industry’s multiemployer pension plan.

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  • May 24 @ 4:27 pm
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  • May 24 @ 4:27 pm

Epic Games, Apple Close Out Final Day of Courtroom Battle Over Monopoly Claims

The judge debates remedies and market definition with both sides after more than three weeks of trial.

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  • May 24 @ 4:15 pm
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  • May 24 @ 4:15 pm

Meet the Hedge Fund Boss Who Just Bought Tribune

Heath Freeman, president of Alden Global Capital, is known for pushing big cost reductions, which he says help to save newspapers.

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  • May 24 @ 4:12 pm
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  • May 24 @ 4:12 pm

Meet the Hedge Fund Boss Who Just Bought Tribune’s Newspapers

Heath Freeman, president of Alden Global Capital, is known for pushing big cost reductions, which he says help to save newspapers.

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  • May 24 @ 4:12 pm
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  • May 24 @ 4:12 pm

Carlos Ghosn, Stuck in Beirut, Says He Is Ready for Questioning by French Investigators

In an interview, the fugitive ex-auto executive said he has been preparing for a voluntary meeting with French authorities through hourslong sessions with his lawyers—while hiking with friends in the mountains around Beirut and playing online bridge.

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  • May 24 @ 3:56 pm
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  • May 24 @ 3:56 pm

Carlos Ghosn, Stuck in Beirut, Says He’s Ready for Questioning by French Investigators

In an interview, the fugitive ex-auto executive said he has been preparing for a voluntary meeting with French authorities through hourslong sessions with his lawyers—while hiking with friends in the mountains around Beirut and playing online bridge.

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  • May 24 @ 3:56 pm
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  • May 24 @ 3:56 pm

Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet Could Hit $9 Trillion, Report Says

If the expectations of market participants are correct, the Federal Reserve’s collection of bonds, cash and other holdings could reach $9 trillion by 2023, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said in a report Monday.

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  • May 24 @ 3:01 pm
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  • May 24 @ 3:01 pm

Amazon Nears Deal to Purchase MGM

The nearly $9 billion deal would turn a film operation founded in the silent era into a streaming asset for the e-commerce giant.

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  • May 24 @ 1:40 pm
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  • May 24 @ 1:40 pm

TV Networks Bet on More Franchises and Reboots

With advertising set to rebound, broadcasters shy away from taking risks on unfamiliar material after the pandemic accelerated audience declines.

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  • May 24 @ 1:34 pm
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  • May 24 @ 1:34 pm

Epic Games Faces Apple in Final Day of Court Battle Over Monopoly Claims

Instead of traditional closing arguments held before a jury, the judge had asked the two sides to prepare for a debate-style end to the trial that has lasted over three weeks.

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  • May 24 @ 11:38 am
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  • May 24 @ 11:38 am

The Great American Cleanup: Deodorant, Teeth Whitener Fly Off the Shelves

“Everyone wants to look their best”: As restrictions ease, stores say sales are shifting away from toilet paper and baking flour to cosmetics and swimsuits.

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  • May 24 @ 10:13 am
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  • May 24 @ 10:13 am

Gene Therapy, High-Tech Goggles Restore Some Vision to Blind People

New treatment using an advanced technology known as optogenetics has restored limited vision to people blinded by hereditary retinal disease.

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  • May 24 @ 10:00 am
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  • May 24 @ 10:00 am

Fracking Companies Continue Consolidation as Cabot, Cimarex Form $14 Billion Firm

The all-stock merger brings together shale drillers in different regions, aiming to guard against commodity price swings.

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  • May 24 @ 9:26 am
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  • May 24 @ 9:26 am

Nielsen Invests in New TV Ratings Platform After Selling Unit

Some of that cash will be put to work in Nielsen One, which aims to set a single metric for both traditional and streamed television.

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  • May 24 @ 9:23 am
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  • May 24 @ 9:23 am

Nielsen Invests in New TV Ratings Platform After Selling $2.4 Billion Unit

Some of that cash will be put to work in Nielsen One, which aims to set a single metric for both traditional and streamed television.

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  • May 24 @ 9:23 am
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  • May 24 @ 9:23 am

Ryanair Plane Grounding in Belarus Was State-Sponsored Hijacking, CEO Says

Michael O’Leary said the airline believes members of Belarus’ secret service were aboard one of its airliners when the plane was forced by a Belarus jet fighter to divert to the country’s capital Minsk on Sunday.

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  • May 24 @ 7:20 am
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  • May 24 @ 7:20 am

Japanese Business Leaders Add to Chorus Against Holding Olympics

Japanese opposition to the Tokyo Olympics opening in two months has deepened and spread to some prominent business leaders, including SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son.

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  • May 24 @ 6:31 am
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  • May 24 @ 6:31 am

Oil Majors Look to Fill Businesses’ Growing Appetite for Green Power

BP, Shell and Total say their global reach and vast trading operations give them an edge in supplying wind and solar power as companies seek to go green and take a more international approach to sourcing power.

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  • May 24 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 24 @ 6:00 am

Belarus Jet Forces Ryanair Plane to Land in Minsk

President Alexander Lukashenko scrambled a jet fighter to force a commercial aircraft to land in the nation’s capital, where a Belarusian journalist and opposition activist was detained.

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  • May 24 @ 5:00 am
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  • May 24 @ 5:00 am

Belarus Forced Landing Prompts Airline to Redirect Flight

Wizz Air, a European discount carrier, said it was rerouting a flight from Kyiv to Estonia to avoid Belarusian airspace, amid rising alarm in the global aviation industry over the forced landing of a Ryanair jet.

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  • May 24 @ 4:42 am
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  • May 24 @ 4:42 am

Vaccinated Aren’t Yet Powering a Spending Revival, Data Show

Spending and foot-traffic data suggest higher vaccination rates haven’t been the primary driver behind the early economic recovery, but this dynamic will likely change in coming months as more people are vaccinated.

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  • May 24 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 24 @ 4:30 am

Vaccines Aren’t Main Driver of Spending Revival, Data Show

Spending and foot-traffic data suggest higher vaccination rates haven’t been the primary driver behind the early economic recovery, but this dynamic will likely change in coming months as more people are vaccinated.

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  • May 24 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 24 @ 4:30 am

How a Global Minimum Tax Could Impact Markets

While it’s still unclear whether a global minimum tax will ever come to pass, the worm seems to have turned on corporate tax levels. Companies paying very low corporate taxes—and their investors—should brace for impact.

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  • May 24 @ 3:29 am
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  • May 24 @ 3:29 am

Republican Senator Presses Regional Fed Banks on Race-Related Work

Sen. Pat Toomey sent letters to three regional Fed banks saying some of their recent work on race issues suffered from severe bias.

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  • May 23 @ 5:33 pm
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  • May 23 @ 5:33 pm

Elizabeth Holmes Jury to Hear of Faulty Theranos Tests From Patients

A federal judge also ruled that limited evidence of Holmes’s wealth and lifestyle could be heard at her fraud trial.

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  • May 23 @ 2:03 pm
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  • May 23 @ 2:03 pm

Economy Week Ahead: Housing, Consumer Spending, Inflation

Friday’s Commerce Department report on U.S.consumer spending and inflation highlights a relatively quiet week for economic data.

  • WSJ
  • May 23 @ 2:00 pm
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  • May 23 @ 2:00 pm

No Bridge in Sight for Biden Infrastructure Plan

Democrats and Republicans are still far apart on the size and composition of an infrastructure bill and on the need for an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

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  • May 23 @ 1:30 pm
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  • May 23 @ 1:30 pm

Samsung Family Art Trove Needs a Home, and Towns Are Vying to Adopt

The conglomerate’s late leader amassed Monets, Picassos and other masterpieces. South Korean towns are angling for the right to display a $2.2 billion chunk of his collection by claiming ties to him and his empire. ‘He was born here.’

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  • May 23 @ 12:16 pm
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  • May 23 @ 12:16 pm

Lawmakers Divided on Infrastructure, Jan. 6 Commission

Democrats and Republicans are still far apart on the size and composition of an infrastructure bill and on the need for an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

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  • May 23 @ 10:56 am
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  • May 23 @ 10:56 am

Grand Reopening to Test Consumers’ Appetite to Keep Spending

Western consumers are starting to indulge in services that were off limits during the lockdown. Businesses, economists and policy makers are trying to discern whether that shift will mean a cutback in spending on goods.

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  • May 23 @ 9:03 am
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  • May 23 @ 9:03 am

Why Companies Shouldn’t Give Up on Focus Groups

In an era of big data, marketers may be forgetting that it still pays to listen to customers.

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  • May 23 @ 8:00 am
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  • May 23 @ 8:00 am

Bosses Still Aren’t Sure Remote Workers Have ‘Hustle’

More than a year into America’s great remote-work experiment, many companies say productivity has held up or even risen. So why do some bosses think that remote workers aren’t as committed as office dwellers?

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  • May 23 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 23 @ 7:00 am

Epic Games vs. Apple Trial Prepares for Closing Arguments

The case’s outcome will reverberate far, as Apple faces scrutiny from lawmakers, regulators and software developers who say the company exercises too much control and restricts competition within its App Store.

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  • May 23 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 23 @ 6:00 am

Alibaba’s Winning Cloud Formula Is Coming Under Pressure

Losing international business from TikTok parent ByteDance has cut into revenue growth and market share for Alibaba’s cloud division.

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  • May 23 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 23 @ 6:00 am

U.S. to Downgrade Mexico’s Air-Safety Rating

The Federal Aviation Administration has determined that Mexico’s oversight falls short of international standards.

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  • May 22 @ 1:24 pm
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  • May 22 @ 1:24 pm

U.S.-China Tech Fight Opens New Front in Ethiopia

A U.S.-backed consortium beat out a Chinese-backed one for a multibillion-dollar contract to build Ethiopia’s 5G-capable network—handing Washington a victory in its push to challenge Beijing’s economic influence around the world.

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  • May 22 @ 9:54 am
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  • May 22 @ 9:54 am

Grocers Need Not Fear Amazon—for Now

While the e-commerce company’s multiyear effort has yet to pay off, established players can’t afford to chill.

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  • May 22 @ 9:00 am
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  • May 22 @ 9:00 am

China Disappeared H&M From Its Internet, Splitting Fashion Industry Group

A debate over how much to push back against the Chinese government has set off a conflict inside Better Cotton Initiative, a coalition that guides much of the world’s cotton production.

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  • May 22 @ 7:30 am
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  • May 22 @ 7:30 am

China’s Campaign Against H&M Divides Fashion Industry Group

A debate over how much to push back against the Chinese government has set off a conflict inside Better Cotton Initiative, a coalition that guides much of the world’s cotton production.

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  • May 22 @ 7:30 am
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  • May 22 @ 7:30 am

Hollywood’s Summer Blockbuster Season Comes With a Side of Studio Angst

With upcoming high-profile releases like Paramount’s “A Quiet Place Part II,” which debuts next weekend, Hollywood’s box-office business model faces its biggest test yet.

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  • May 22 @ 5:26 am
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  • May 22 @ 5:26 am

New Face-Mask Rules Put Grocery Workers Back at Center of Debate

Supermarket workers are back in the middle of the conversation about face masks, having to explain store policies, manage anxious shoppers and assess who is allowed to go maskless as mandates ease for the vaccinated.

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  • May 22 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 22 @ 4:30 am

Apple and the End of the Car as We Know It

As cars become computers with wheels, Apple is joining other tech companies in eyeing the $5 trillion auto market. “Software is eating the world, and cars are next on the menu.”

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  • May 21 @ 11:01 pm
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  • May 21 @ 11:01 pm

How to Ask George Clooney for Advice

As one of Hollywood’s most powerful agents, Bryan Lourd is more used to doling out advice than to seeking it. But when he does need guidance, he turns to a group that includes his first boss at a talent agency and George Clooney, a longtime client.

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  • May 21 @ 11:00 pm
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  • May 21 @ 11:00 pm

India’s Covid-19 Crisis Tests the World’s Back Offices

The country’s IT giants are trying to provide vaccines and medical treatment for millions of staff without letting their work slip. “What we’re going through right now has no management or operational playbook.”

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  • May 21 @ 11:00 pm
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  • May 21 @ 11:00 pm

Green Finance Goes Mainstream, Lining Up Trillions Behind Global Energy Transition

After years of intermittent excitement and fizzled expectations, environmental-oriented investing is no longer just a niche interest. “We’ve reached the tipping point and beyond,” said one power-company executive.

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  • May 21 @ 11:00 pm
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  • May 21 @ 11:00 pm

AMC’s Largest Shareholder Wanda Group Pares Down Stake

The Chinese company sold 30.4 million shares between May 13 through May 18 for roughly $426.9 million.

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  • May 21 @ 7:40 pm
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  • May 21 @ 7:40 pm

White House Trims Infrastructure Package to $1.7 Trillion; GOP Wants More Cuts

The Biden administration lowered proposed spending on highways and broadband, and shifted some programs into other legislation.

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  • May 21 @ 5:55 pm
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  • May 21 @ 5:55 pm

Biden Trims Infrastructure Plan to $1.7 Trillion; GOP Wants More Cuts

The White House lowered proposed spending on highways and broadband, and shifted some programs into other legislation.

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  • May 21 @ 5:55 pm
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  • May 21 @ 5:55 pm

GOP Balks as White House Cuts Infrastructure Price Tag to $1.7 Trillion

The new plan lowering the cost of President Biden’s package from the original $2.3 trillion falls flat with Republicans.

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  • May 21 @ 5:19 pm
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  • May 21 @ 5:19 pm

White House Cuts Infrastructure Price Tag to $1.7 Trillion in Counteroffer to GOP

The new plan lowering the cost of President Biden’s package from the original $2.3 trillion falls flat with Republicans.

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  • May 21 @ 5:07 pm
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  • May 21 @ 5:07 pm

Apple’s Tim Cook Faces Pointed Questions From Judge

The chief executive was pressed to defend the App Store’s restrictions on in-app purchases as he testified in an antitrust case triggered by “Fortnite” distributor Epic Games.

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  • May 21 @ 4:39 pm
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  • May 21 @ 4:39 pm

White House Cuts Infrastructure Price Tag to $1.7 Trillion in Counteroffer to Republicans

The White House lowered the overall price tag of President Biden’s package from the original $2.3 trillion cost. Still, the downsized offer remains much larger than the $568 billion plan Senate Republicans are pushing.

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  • May 21 @ 3:09 pm
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  • May 21 @ 3:09 pm

Time Nearer for Reducing Fed’s Aid for Economy, Officials Say

Several Federal Reserve officials said Friday the day is approaching when the central bank will dial back the stimulus it is providing the U.S. economy, but they didn’t say when.

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  • May 21 @ 2:49 pm
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  • May 21 @ 2:49 pm

Tribune Says Alden Sale Approved Amid Confusion Over Key Shareholder’s Vote

The move would hand control of nine large daily newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune and New York Daily News, to a hedge fund with a reputation for aggressive cost cutting.

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  • May 21 @ 1:58 pm
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  • May 21 @ 1:58 pm

Axel Springer in Talks to Buy Axios

German publishing conglomerate Axel Springer is in talks to purchase digital-news outlet Axios, a deal that would add to the company’s U.S. holdings.

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  • May 21 @ 12:42 pm
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  • May 21 @ 12:42 pm

Apple’s Tim Cook Testifies in Antitrust Trial

The chief executive cited the iPhone maker’s value to the app economy and its commitment to security, in countering claims lodged by “Fortnite” distributor Epic Games.

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  • May 21 @ 11:22 am
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  • May 21 @ 11:22 am

Kansas City Southern to Combine With Canadian National in Roughly $30 Billion Deal

Kansas City Southern said it would combine with Canadian National Railway in a roughly $30 billion deal, after deeming the offer as superior to the agreement it had struck with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.

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  • May 21 @ 11:09 am
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  • May 21 @ 11:09 am

Services Businesses in U.S. and Europe See Pickup

An acceleration in Covid-19 vaccinations appears to be having a more beneficial impact on Europe’s services sector than anticipated, while U.S. services businesses saw their sharpest increase in activity in more than a decade.

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  • May 21 @ 11:03 am
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  • May 21 @ 11:03 am

Services Businesses in U.S. and Europe Saw Pickup in Early May

An acceleration in Covid-19 vaccinations appears to be having a more beneficial impact on Europe’s services sector than anticipated, while U.S. services businesses saw their sharpest increase in activity in more than a decade.

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  • May 21 @ 11:03 am
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  • May 21 @ 11:03 am

Apple’s Tim Cook Takes Witness Stand in Antitrust Fight

The chief executive is expected to emphasize the iPhone maker’s value to the app economy, in its defense against competition claims lodged by “Fortnite” distributor Epic Games.

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  • May 21 @ 10:29 am
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  • May 21 @ 10:29 am

Home Prices Push to Record High, Slowing Pace of Purchases

The nationwide house-buying frenzy eased in April, as home prices climbed to new highs and the supply of available properties remained low.

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  • May 21 @ 9:17 am
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  • May 21 @ 9:17 am

U.S. Home Prices Push to Record High, Slowing Pace of Purchases

The nationwide house-buying frenzy eased in April, as home prices climbed to new highs and the supply of available properties remained low.

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  • May 21 @ 9:05 am
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  • May 21 @ 9:05 am

Target, Whole Foods, ShopRite and Other Retailers Look to Upgrade Their Store Brands

They have set out to change the image of their product lines with better ingredients, a more-appealing name and new packaging.

  • WSJ
  • May 21 @ 8:00 am
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  • May 21 @ 8:00 am

Delta Air Lines Taps GE Executive as Finance Chief

Daniel Janki will succeed Paul Jacobson, who left for General Motors.

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  • May 21 @ 7:54 am
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  • May 21 @ 7:54 am

Elon Musk Wants to Make Teslas in Russia

Elon Musk raised the prospect of Russian-made Tesla cars, saying the electric-vehicle maker was considering opening a factory there as it looks to expand its production facilities globally.

  • WSJ
  • May 21 @ 7:32 am
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  • May 21 @ 7:32 am

Breeze Airways Launches as Travel Bounces Back, Competition Grows

JetBlue founder David Neeleman is making another bet on the U.S. airline business as travel bounces back from the pandemic.

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  • May 21 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

Cruise Lines Budget for Extra Costs as They Prepare to Restart Sailings

Cruise lines are budgeting for extra costs as they prepare to resume voyages out of the U.S.—their main market—after a more than yearlong break because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • May 21 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

Hospitals Want More Time to Spend Covid-19 Relief Money

Hospitals must spend the federal money by June 30 or return it, but many say they need more time because they are still feeling the financial sting from the pandemic.

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  • May 21 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

Breeze Airways Takes Flight as Travel Bounces Back, Competition Grows

JetBlue Airways founder David Neeleman is making another bet on the U.S. airline business as travel bounces back from the pandemic.

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  • May 21 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

Concert Hall, Theater Aid Set to Be Distributed Next Week

The performance-venues industry is frustrated as it waits for the Small Business Administration to award financial assistance.

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  • May 21 @ 6:30 am
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  • May 21 @ 6:30 am

Aid to Concert Halls, Theaters Set to Be Distributed Next Week

The performance-venues industry is frustrated as it waits for the Small Business Administration to award financial assistance.

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  • May 21 @ 6:30 am
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  • May 21 @ 6:30 am

Will Covid-19 Winners Now Lose, and Vice Versa?

Businesses that benefited from the pandemic will lose some momentum and those that suffered will make up lost ground, but investors can’t figure out how much.

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  • May 21 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 21 @ 6:00 am

Bitcoin Miners Are Giving New Life to Old Fossil-Fuel Power Plants

The lofty prices of cryptocurrencies have investors sinking money into electricity generation, risking a backlash.

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  • May 21 @ 6:00 am
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  • May 21 @ 6:00 am

DeepMind Tried—and Failed—to Win AI Autonomy From Google

The artificial intelligence unit’s desire for an independent legal structure has been thwarted by its parent company.

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

Food Supply Chains Stretched as Americans Return to Restaurants

Americans are returning to restaurants, bars and other dining places as Covid-19 restrictions come down, adding new strains in food supply chains.

  • WSJ
  • May 21 @ 5:11 am
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  • May 21 @ 5:11 am

Europe’s Economy Springs Back to Life, but Shortages Boost Prices

The European economy looks set for a return to growth in the three months through June, with business surveys pointing to a stronger-than-expected rebound in services activity during May.

  • WSJ
  • May 21 @ 4:50 am
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  • May 21 @ 4:50 am

Apple’s Tim Cook to Take Witness Stand in Antitrust Fight

The chief executive is expected to emphasize the iPhone maker’s value to the app economy, in its defense against competition claims lodged by “Fortnite” distributor Epic Games.

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

Derby’s Take: Fed’s Reverse Repos Having Their Day in the Sun

Demand continues to surge for a Federal Reserve facility offering what the central bank calls reverse repos.

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

Drought Imperils Economy in California’s Farm Country

California is gripped by severe drought just four years after emerging from the last one, forcing farmers to pay four times the normal prices for water and let almond trees die as the federal government cuts water allocations.

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

Suit Accuses McDonald’s of Racially Discriminatory Ad Spending

Two companies owned by Byron Allen allege that the burger giant’s ad spending disproportionately shortchanges Black-owned media outlets.

  • WSJ
  • May 20 @ 7:38 pm
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  • May 20 @ 7:38 pm

Lawsuit Accuses McDonald’s of Racially Discriminatory Ad Spending

Two companies owned by Byron Allen allege that the burger giant’s ad spending disproportionately shortchanges Black-owned media outlets.

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  • May 20 @ 7:38 pm
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  • May 20 @ 7:38 pm

Car Makers Won’t Get Special Treatment in Chip Crunch

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said she is looking for ways to help auto makers amid a global semiconductor shortage but won’t prioritize them over other chip users, as the industry presses the Biden administration for assistance.

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  • May 20 @ 5:40 pm
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  • May 20 @ 5:40 pm

Three Carnival Lines Plan to Resume Alaska Cruises in July

Carnival Corp. said it is planning to resume Alaska sailings in July, in what would be among the first sailings out of the U.S. since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • May 20 @ 4:49 pm
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  • May 20 @ 4:49 pm

U.S. Treasury Offers 15% Minimum Corporate Tax in Global Talks

The offer is below the 21% level it has been seeking for U.S.-based companies’ foreign income.

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  • May 20 @ 3:38 pm
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  • May 20 @ 3:38 pm

CNN Says Chris Cuomo Erred in Advising Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Misconduct Claims

The network declined to discipline the anchor for participating in strategy calls over sexual-harassment allegations against his brother.

  • WSJ
  • May 20 @ 3:20 pm
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  • May 20 @ 3:20 pm

Kansas City Southern Expected to Terminate Canadian Pacific Deal

The rail operator is expected to favor a competing deal from Canadian National Railway, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  • May 20 @ 3:04 pm
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  • May 20 @ 3:04 pm

Kansas City Southern Expected to Terminate Canadian Pacific Deal, Sources Say

The rail operator is expected to favor a competing deal from Canadian National Railway.

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  • May 20 @ 3:04 pm
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  • May 20 @ 3:04 pm

Purdue Pharma Warns Summer Bankruptcy Trial Could Be Delayed

Purdue Pharma said a summer trial over its multibillion-dollar bankruptcy exit plan could be delayed if the OxyContin maker is unable to resolve open challenges to its proposal.

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  • May 20 @ 2:51 pm
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  • May 20 @ 2:51 pm

Fed to Publish Paper on Digital Currency This Summer

Chairman Jerome Powell says the paper represents the beginning of ‘a thoughtful and deliberative process’ as the Fed weights central-bank digital currency.

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  • May 20 @ 1:00 pm
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  • May 20 @ 1:00 pm

Jobless Claims Extend Decline to Pandemic Low

Initial unemployment claims through regular state programs declined to 444,000, another pandemic low, as at least 21 states plan to end an extra $300 a week in federal jobless benefits early.

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  • May 20 @ 11:31 am
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  • May 20 @ 11:31 am

Gen Z Gets Career Advice, One TikTok at a Time

The social-media site popular among teens and young adults is providing entry-level job seekers a place to find advice—and commiseration—from people their own age.

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  • May 20 @ 11:00 am
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  • May 20 @ 11:00 am

Biden IRS Plan Would Double Agency Staffing, Target Cryptocurrency

The Treasury Department projects the Biden administration’s tax enforcement plan would generate $700 billion over the next decade.

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  • May 20 @ 11:00 am
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  • May 20 @ 11:00 am

TikTok Parent’s Founder Is Latest China Tech Boss to Step Down Amid Crackdown

The move by the founder of TikTok’s parent to step down as CEO makes him the latest Chinese internet entrepreneur to leave the spotlight as authorities clamp down on tech giants.

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  • May 20 @ 10:40 am
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  • May 20 @ 10:40 am

As Amazon, McDonald’s Raise Wages, Small Businesses Struggle to Keep Up

Companies are forgoing investment and turning down contracts as they compete with unemployment benefits and wage increases at larger firms.

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  • May 20 @ 10:37 am
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  • May 20 @ 10:37 am

Retailers Couldn’t Stock Hand Sanitizer Fast Enough. Now They Can’t Give It Away.

Once nearly impossible to find, bottles of sanitizer are now taking up shelf space and stores are trying promotions to get rid of them; “It’s worth more to us gone.”

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  • May 20 @ 10:00 am
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  • May 20 @ 10:00 am

Cryptocurrency Has Yet to Make the World a Better Place

An innovation that was supposed to displace the dollar as a medium of exchange has proved largely useless for buying legal things yet frighteningly effective at facilitating extortion.

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  • May 20 @ 9:03 am
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  • May 20 @ 9:03 am

Food Prices Soar, Compounding Woes of World’s Poor

Some 270 million people are suffering from acute malnutrition during the Covid-19 pandemic, double the number in 2019, according to the World Food Program.

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  • May 20 @ 9:00 am
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  • May 20 @ 9:00 am

Canadian Pacific Declines to Increase Offer for Kansas City Southern

The rail operator will instead emphasize hurdles its rival Canadian National Railway faces in gaining approval to buy American railroad Kansas City Southern.

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  • May 20 @ 8:36 am
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  • May 20 @ 8:36 am

Goldman Wants to Charm Startups. It Won’t Be Easy.

The bank has raised more than $3 billion in client money, capital that will be invested in fast-growing private companies in the financial-technology, business-software, consumer and healthcare sectors.

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  • May 20 @ 8:02 am
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  • May 20 @ 8:02 am

JPMorgan Takes Another Crack at Healthcare

The bank is building a new unit focused on employee healthcare following the collapse of Haven, its partnership with Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway.

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  • May 20 @ 8:00 am
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  • May 20 @ 8:00 am

Jobless Claims Extend Decline to New Pandemic Low

Initial unemployment claims through regular state programs declined to 444,000, another pandemic low, as at least 21 states plan to end an extra $300-a-week in federal jobless benefits early.

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  • May 20 @ 7:52 am
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  • May 20 @ 7:52 am

Jobless Claims Slip as More States Cut $300 Benefits

Initial unemployment claims through regular state programs declined to 444,000, another pandemic low, as at least 21 states plan to end an extra $300-a-week in federal jobless benefits early.

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  • May 20 @ 7:52 am
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  • May 20 @ 7:52 am

Jobless Claims Fell to Pandemic Low Last Week

Initial unemployment claims through regular state programs dropped to 444,000, as at least 21 states plan to end an extra $300-a-week in federal jobless benefits early.

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  • May 20 @ 7:52 am
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  • May 20 @ 7:52 am

U.S. Jobless Claims Fell to 444,000 Last Week

Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell by 34,000 to 444,000 the Labor Department said Thursday.

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  • May 20 @ 7:38 am
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  • May 20 @ 7:38 am

Europe’s Chaotic Reopening Forces Airlines to Experiment

With almost no visibility on future demand, low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and EasyJet are launching and dropping routes at a breakneck pace.

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  • May 20 @ 7:29 am
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  • May 20 @ 7:29 am

Tencent Earnings Power Through Tech Crackdown

The boost from the pandemic is surely fading for Tencent but it doesn’t look like the company is suffering much of a hangover.

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  • May 20 @ 7:12 am
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  • May 20 @ 7:12 am

Labor Shortage Hits Small Businesses

Companies are forgoing investment and turning down contracts as they compete with unemployment benefits and wage increases at larger firms.

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 am
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  • May 20 @ 7:00 am

Real-Estate Frenzy Overwhelms Small-Town America: ‘I Came Home Crying’

Buyers far from big cities lose out to investors and deep-pocket rivals in places where properties until a year ago offered affordable entry to the middle-class

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  • May 20 @ 6:59 am
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  • May 20 @ 6:59 am

Popeyes Releases Diversity Scorecard on Marketing Efforts

Fast-food chain says it will give preference to agencies that are committed to improving racial and ethnic diversity within their ranks.

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  • May 20 @ 5:00 am
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  • May 20 @ 5:00 am

Biotechs Seek Microbiome-Based Therapies for Covid-19

Biotechnology companies are probing the vast population of microbes living in the human body in search of new ways to treat and protect against Covid-19.

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  • May 20 @ 5:00 am
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  • May 20 @ 5:00 am

Ransomware Boom Forces More Companies to Cut Deals With Criminals

A ransomware surge has created a cottage industry of negotiators who broker payouts.

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  • May 20 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 20 @ 4:30 am

Elon Musk Says Self-Driving Is the Future. Tesla Owners Are Tricking Their Cars to Do It Now

Tesla drivers have created an online-video genre out of testing what’s possible with their vehicles, in some cases appearing to override safety functions to perform stunts that they post to YouTube or TikTok.

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  • May 20 @ 4:30 am
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  • May 20 @ 4:30 am

Inflation Rate Calculator: Customize Your Own CPI

Consumer prices measured in a monthly inflation report may not show the kind of changes you are seeing at the pump, the supermarket or brunch. Use our tool to calculate the inflation rate for your spending.

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  • May 20 @ 4:30 am
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