Business

China Seeks Stakes in Tech Titans

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-10-12 00:18
China Seeks Stakes in Tech Titans

The Chinese government is pushing some of its biggest tech companies—including Tencent, Weibo and a unit of Alibaba—to offer the state a stake in them and a direct role in corporate decisions.

China Seeks Stakes in Tech Titans

The Chinese government is pushing some of its biggest tech companies—including Tencent, Weibo and a unit of Alibaba—to offer the state a stake in them and a direct role in corporate decisions.

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President To Ease Health Insurance Rules

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-10-12 00:18
President To Ease Health Insurance Rules

President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order Thursday to initiate the unwinding of the Affordable Care Act, paving the way for sweeping changes to health-insurance regulations by instructing agencies to allow the sale of less-comprehensive health plans to expand.

President To Ease Health Insurance Rules

President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order Thursday to initiate the unwinding of the Affordable Care Act, paving the way for sweeping changes to health-insurance regulations by instructing agencies to allow the sale of less-comprehensive health plans to expand.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-10-12 00:18
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump is planning to sign an executive order to initiate the unwinding of the ACA, paving the way for sweeping changes to health-insurance rules by allowing the sale of less-comprehensive health plans to expand.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump is planning to sign an executive order to initiate the unwinding of the ACA, paving the way for sweeping changes to health-insurance rules by allowing the sale of less-comprehensive health plans to expand.

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Stretching Is the Hot Workout And Some Say That's a Reach

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-10-12 00:17
Stretching Is the Hot Workout And Some Say That’s a Reach

Every Friday, Mark Minichiello reclines on a padded table and raises a leg to have his hamstring pulled farther than it has ever gone.

Stretching Is the Hot Workout And Some Say That’s a Reach

Every Friday, Mark Minichiello reclines on a padded table and raises a leg to have his hamstring pulled farther than it has ever gone.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-10-12 00:17
What’s News: Business & Finance

Beijing is pushing some of China’s biggest tech firms to offer the state a stake in them and a direct role in corporate decisions.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Beijing is pushing some of China’s biggest tech firms to offer the state a stake in them and a direct role in corporate decisions.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-11 03:02
What’s News: Business & Finance

P&G said Peltz lost his bid for a board seat, but the investor didn’t admit defeat and the close vote promises to keep P&G on the spot.

What’s News: Business & Finance

P&G said Peltz lost his bid for a board seat, but the investor didn’t admit defeat and the close vote promises to keep P&G on the spot.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-11 03:02
What’s News: World-Wide

Officials said the wildfires ripping through Northern California had left at least 17 people dead, more than 100 missing and 20,000 evacuated.

What’s News: World-Wide

Officials said the wildfires ripping through Northern California had left at least 17 people dead, more than 100 missing and 20,000 evacuated.

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Spinoffs Juice Investor Returns

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-11 03:02
Spinoffs Juice Investor Returns

Among corporate executives, spinoffs of divisions have come in and out of favor over the years, but with one group they have been a steady crowd-pleaser: investors.

Spinoffs Juice Investor Returns

Among corporate executives, spinoffs of divisions have come in and out of favor over the years, but with one group they have been a steady crowd-pleaser: investors.

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P&G Claims Win, but Peltz Presses On

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-11 03:01
P&G Claims Win, but Peltz Presses On

CINCINNATI—Activist investor Nelson Peltz narrowly lost his bid to win a board seat at Procter & Gamble Co., but his campaign isn’t going away, promising to keep pressure on P&G to change.

P&G Claims Win, but Peltz Presses On

CINCINNATI—Activist investor Nelson Peltz narrowly lost his bid to win a board seat at Procter & Gamble Co., but his campaign isn’t going away, promising to keep pressure on P&G to change.

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A Political Scandal Rocks South Africa

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-11 03:01
A Political Scandal Rocks South Africa

JOHANNESBURG—Many South Africans believe the country’s real seat of power is a suburban, 140,000-square-foot compound shielded by concrete walls and sometimes guarded by an armored personnel carrier.

A Political Scandal Rocks South Africa

JOHANNESBURG—Many South Africans believe the country’s real seat of power is a suburban, 140,000-square-foot compound shielded by concrete walls and sometimes guarded by an armored personnel carrier.

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Ballerina's Best (And Also Likely) Excuse: The Dog Ate My Shoes

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-11 03:00
Ballerina’s Best (And Also Likely) Excuse: The Dog Ate My Shoes

Olivia Trevino, 12 years old, woke up on a Tuesday morning in May and screamed. Her new $125 pointe shoes were badly chewed.

Ballerina’s Best (And Also Likely) Excuse: The Dog Ate My Shoes

Olivia Trevino, 12 years old, woke up on a Tuesday morning in May and screamed. Her new $125 pointe shoes were badly chewed.

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Deadly California Wildfires Rip Through Once-Safe Areas

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-11 03:00
Deadly California Wildfires Rip Through Once-Safe Areas

SANTA ROSA, Calif.—Fire officials on Tuesday issued grim tallies as more than a dozen wildfires ripped through Northern California: at least 17 people dead, more than 100 missing, 20,000 evacuated, 115,000 acres charred, and at least 2,000 homes and businesses destroyed.

Deadly California Wildfires Rip Through Once-Safe Areas

SANTA ROSA, Calif.—Fire officials on Tuesday issued grim tallies as more than a dozen wildfires ripped through Northern California: at least 17 people dead, more than 100 missing, 20,000 evacuated, 115,000 acres charred, and at least 2,000 homes and businesses destroyed.

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Battered Dollar Climbs Back

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:20
Battered Dollar Climbs Back

Investors are buying the U.S. dollar again, betting that an increasingly aggressive Federal Reserve and tumult in European politics will help lift the currency as it rebounds following its longest slide in a decade.

Battered Dollar Climbs Back

Investors are buying the U.S. dollar again, betting that an increasingly aggressive Federal Reserve and tumult in European politics will help lift the currency as it rebounds following its longest slide in a decade.

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GE Adds Activist To Board As Stock Slumps

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:20
GE Adds Activist To Board As Stock Slumps

Bowing to mounting pressure, General Electric Co. is giving activist investor Trian Fund Management a seat on its board as the industrial company looks for ways to revamp its operations and reverse its slumping stock price.

GE Adds Activist To Board As Stock Slumps

Bowing to mounting pressure, General Electric Co. is giving activist investor Trian Fund Management a seat on its board as the industrial company looks for ways to revamp its operations and reverse its slumping stock price.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:19
What’s News: World-Wide

The EPA is withdrawing federal limits on carbon emissions at power plants, pushing forward on a Trump pledge to roll back Obama-era environmental rules.

What’s News: World-Wide

The EPA is withdrawing federal limits on carbon emissions at power plants, pushing forward on a Trump pledge to roll back Obama-era environmental rules.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:19
What’s News: Business & Finance

GE is giving activist investor Trian a board seat, bowing to mounting pressure as it looks for ways to revamp operations and reverse its slumping stock price.

What’s News: Business & Finance

GE is giving activist investor Trian a board seat, bowing to mounting pressure as it looks for ways to revamp operations and reverse its slumping stock price.

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The Shopper Retailers Want Is 26 Years Old

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:18
The Shopper Retailers Want Is 26 Years Old

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. has started offering gardening lessons for young homeowners that cover basic tips—really, really basic—like making sure sunlight can reach plants.

The Shopper Retailers Want Is 26 Years Old

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. has started offering gardening lessons for young homeowners that cover basic tips—really, really basic—like making sure sunlight can reach plants.

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Weinstein Co. Eyes New Name Amid Scandal

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:18
Weinstein Co. Eyes New Name Amid Scandal

LOS ANGELES—Weinstein Co. is considering changing its name as it moves to distance itself from former co-chairman Harvey Weinstein, the larger-than-life Hollywood mogul who was once the studio’s biggest asset, but who has become its biggest liability.

Weinstein Co. Eyes New Name Amid Scandal

LOS ANGELES—Weinstein Co. is considering changing its name as it moves to distance itself from former co-chairman Harvey Weinstein, the larger-than-life Hollywood mogul who was once the studio’s biggest asset, but who has become its biggest liability.

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McDonald's McSpicy Problem: An Indian Partner Gone Rogue

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:18
McDonald’s McSpicy Problem: An Indian Partner Gone Rogue

NEW DELHI—McDonald’s Corp. has a baffling problem in India. It can’t get restaurants there to stop selling its food.

McDonald’s McSpicy Problem: An Indian Partner Gone Rogue

NEW DELHI—McDonald’s Corp. has a baffling problem in India. It can’t get restaurants there to stop selling its food.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-09 00:34
What’s News: Business & Finance

Weinstein Co.’s board fired the studio’s co-chairman, following accusations of sexual harassment. Several top Democrats, including potential presidential candidates, distanced themselves from the movie producer.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Weinstein Co.’s board fired the studio’s co-chairman, following accusations of sexual harassment. Several top Democrats, including potential presidential candidates, distanced themselves from the movie producer.

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