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U.S. Set To Boost Pressure On China

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-13 01:11
U.S. Set To Boost Pressure On China

WASHINGTON—The Trump White House, confident that its hard-line trade strategy is succeeding, is planning to ratchet up the pressure on China by focusing on new tariffs and threatening to block Chinese technology investment in the U.S., according to officials familiar with the strategy.

U.S. Set To Boost Pressure On China

WASHINGTON—The Trump White House, confident that its hard-line trade strategy is succeeding, is planning to ratchet up the pressure on China by focusing on new tariffs and threatening to block Chinese technology investment in the U.S., according to officials familiar with the strategy.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-13 01:10
What’s News: World-Wide

The White House plans to boost pressure on China by focusing on new tariffs and threatening to block Chinese technology investment in the U.S. Meanwhile, Trump has told aides to investigate the possibility of rejoining the TPP.

What’s News: World-Wide

The White House plans to boost pressure on China by focusing on new tariffs and threatening to block Chinese technology investment in the U.S. Meanwhile, Trump has told aides to investigate the possibility of rejoining the TPP.

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Asia Funds Challenge Silicon Valley

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-13 01:10
Asia Funds Challenge Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley, long the undisputed king of venture capital, is now sharing its throne with Asia.

Asia Funds Challenge Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley, long the undisputed king of venture capital, is now sharing its throne with Asia.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-13 01:10
What’s News: Business & Finance

Venture-capital investment from Asia is soaring, possibly heralding a shift in power over technological innovation away from the U.S.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Venture-capital investment from Asia is soaring, possibly heralding a shift in power over technological innovation away from the U.S.

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GE Explores Further Spinoffs, Joint Deals

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-13 01:04
GE Explores Further Spinoffs, Joint Deals

As its strategic review stretches into a ninth month, General Electric Co. is exploring a public offering for one of its divisions and discussing hybrid deals with public companies to combine assets, according to people familiar with the matter.

GE Explores Further Spinoffs, Joint Deals

As its strategic review stretches into a ninth month, General Electric Co. is exploring a public offering for one of its divisions and discussing hybrid deals with public companies to combine assets, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Tesla, Investigators Feud Over a Crash

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-13 01:04
Tesla, Investigators Feud Over a Crash

An unusual public feud between Tesla Inc. and federal accident investigators escalated Thursday over the examination of a fatal car crash, sidelining the auto maker from an official probe concerning its semiautonomous driving system.

Tesla, Investigators Feud Over a Crash

An unusual public feud between Tesla Inc. and federal accident investigators escalated Thursday over the examination of a fatal car crash, sidelining the auto maker from an official probe concerning its semiautonomous driving system.

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You Say 'Fiddy,' I Say 'Foedee'

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-13 01:04
You Say ‘Fiddy,’ I Say ‘Foedee’

WASHINGTON—Fiddy isn’t just a rapper’s name anymore. In 2018, it’s a tax break.

You Say ‘Fiddy,’ I Say ‘Foedee’

WASHINGTON—Fiddy isn’t just a rapper’s name anymore. In 2018, it’s a tax break.

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A Hedge-Fund Star's $1 Billion Tax Bill

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-12 00:00
A Hedge-Fund Star’s $1 Billion Tax Bill

John Paulson won fame after he made one of the greatest financial bets of all time. What comes next? One of the largest-ever personal tax bills.

A Hedge-Fund Star’s $1 Billion Tax Bill

John Paulson won fame after he made one of the greatest financial bets of all time. What comes next? One of the largest-ever personal tax bills.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-12 00:00
What’s News: Business & Finance

Facebook’s Zuckerberg completed two days of testimony on Capitol Hill, where he sought to placate lawmakers amid calls for regulations to address privacy concerns.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Facebook’s Zuckerberg completed two days of testimony on Capitol Hill, where he sought to placate lawmakers amid calls for regulations to address privacy concerns.

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Facebook Hearings Put Regulation In Spotlight

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 23:59
Facebook Hearings Put Regulation In Spotlight

WASHINGTON—Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent two days on Capitol Hill seeking to placate angry lawmakers by saying he would be open to some sort of regulation to protect the privacy of users on his global social-media platform.

Facebook Hearings Put Regulation In Spotlight

WASHINGTON—Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent two days on Capitol Hill seeking to placate angry lawmakers by saying he would be open to some sort of regulation to protect the privacy of users on his global social-media platform.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 23:59
What’s News: World-Wide

Ryan said he would retire at the end of his term, sparking an intraparty battle to succeed him as speaker and rattling Republicans concerned about maintaining their House majority. McCarthy and Scalise are considered the top contenders to succeed Ryan as House GOP leader.

What’s News: World-Wide

Ryan said he would retire at the end of his term, sparking an intraparty battle to succeed him as speaker and rattling Republicans concerned about maintaining their House majority. McCarthy and Scalise are considered the top contenders to succeed Ryan as House GOP leader.

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What's Bugging Techies? Naming Computer Viruses

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 23:59
What’s Bugging Techies? Naming Computer Viruses

Paul Kocher unearthed a complex computer-security problem last fall that had eluded even the best engineers working for chip makers. Yet one thing stumped him. What should he name it?

What’s Bugging Techies? Naming Computer Viruses

Paul Kocher unearthed a complex computer-security problem last fall that had eluded even the best engineers working for chip makers. Yet one thing stumped him. What should he name it?

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U.S., Russia Trade Threats Over Syria Strikes

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 23:59
U.S., Russia Trade Threats Over Syria Strikes

A series of exchanges between President Donald Trump and Moscow raised the prospect of a clash between U.S. and Russian military forces in Syria, a confrontation that would pit advanced American missile technology against Russia’s integrated air defense.

U.S., Russia Trade Threats Over Syria Strikes

A series of exchanges between President Donald Trump and Moscow raised the prospect of a clash between U.S. and Russian military forces in Syria, a confrontation that would pit advanced American missile technology against Russia’s integrated air defense.

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Ryan Exit Adds to GOP Challenge

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 23:59
Ryan Exit Adds to GOP Challenge

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday he would retire at the end of the term, sparking an intraparty battle to succeed him and rattling Republicans who expect a fierce struggle to maintain their majority.

Ryan Exit Adds to GOP Challenge

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday he would retire at the end of the term, sparking an intraparty battle to succeed him and rattling Republicans who expect a fierce struggle to maintain their majority.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 00:07
What’s News: Business & Finance

Zuckerberg was grilled by lawmakers over Facebook’s handling of user privacy, as they signaled the prospect of a new era of regulation for big tech firms.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Zuckerberg was grilled by lawmakers over Facebook’s handling of user privacy, as they signaled the prospect of a new era of regulation for big tech firms.

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U.S. Presses Allies to Back A Military Strike on Syria

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 00:07
U.S. Presses Allies to Back A Military Strike on Syria

The Trump administration worked Tuesday to rally international support for a possible military strike against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for an alleged chemical-weapons attack, drawing initial backing from France, the U.K. and Saudi Arabia, all of whom vowed a forceful response.

U.S. Presses Allies to Back A Military Strike on Syria

The Trump administration worked Tuesday to rally international support for a possible military strike against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for an alleged chemical-weapons attack, drawing initial backing from France, the U.K. and Saudi Arabia, all of whom vowed a forceful response.

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Floor Traders' Last Defiance: Littering

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 00:07
Floor Traders’ Last Defiance: Littering

One morning, between messaging clients about corn options, broker’s assistant Jeff Coleman rummaged through his pockets and discarded the contents on the floor of Chicago’s trading pits. Scribble-covered note paper. McDonald’s receipts. He sucked on cough drops to pass the time and let the wrappers float down to his feet like a tiny ticker-tape parade.

Floor Traders’ Last Defiance: Littering

One morning, between messaging clients about corn options, broker’s assistant Jeff Coleman rummaged through his pockets and discarded the contents on the floor of Chicago’s trading pits. Scribble-covered note paper. McDonald’s receipts. He sucked on cough drops to pass the time and let the wrappers float down to his feet like a tiny ticker-tape parade.

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Zuckerberg and Senators Face Off

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 00:06
Zuckerberg and Senators Face Off

WASHINGTON—Lawmakers grilled Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday over the company’s handling of user privacy while also signaling they were prepared to embark on a new era of regulation for big tech companies.

Zuckerberg and Senators Face Off

WASHINGTON—Lawmakers grilled Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday over the company’s handling of user privacy while also signaling they were prepared to embark on a new era of regulation for big tech companies.

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Trump Asserts Power To Fire Mueller

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 00:06
Trump Asserts Power To Fire Mueller

WASHINGTON—The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump believes he has the authority to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, as lawmakers from both parties warned against doing so one day after the FBI raided properties tied to the president’s longtime lawyer.

Trump Asserts Power To Fire Mueller

WASHINGTON—The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump believes he has the authority to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, as lawmakers from both parties warned against doing so one day after the FBI raided properties tied to the president’s longtime lawyer.

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China Firms Accused Of Sneaking in Goods

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-11 00:04
China Firms Accused Of Sneaking in Goods

To get a glimpse of the dynamics behind the escalating trade spat between the U.S. and China, look 1,000 miles south of China’s border to the Vietnamese port of Vung Tau.

China Firms Accused Of Sneaking in Goods

To get a glimpse of the dynamics behind the escalating trade spat between the U.S. and China, look 1,000 miles south of China’s border to the Vietnamese port of Vung Tau.

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