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Traders See Gains in Market Turmoil

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-06 00:00
Traders See Gains in Market Turmoil

Stock-market swings in the past week have many investors scrambling to profit from the return of turbulence after a prolonged period of tranquility.

Traders See Gains in Market Turmoil

Stock-market swings in the past week have many investors scrambling to profit from the return of turbulence after a prolonged period of tranquility.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 23:58
What’s News: Business & Finance

Pershing Square’s Ackman is losing investors at a rapid pace and facing a future that would no longer include managing a private hedge fund.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Pershing Square’s Ackman is losing investors at a rapid pace and facing a future that would no longer include managing a private hedge fund.

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Economy's Future Plays Out in Rust Belt

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 23:57
Economy’s Future Plays Out in Rust Belt

ELKHART, Ind.—The self-proclaimed RV capital of the world gives a glimpse of what the American economy looks like when operating at full tilt.

Economy’s Future Plays Out in Rust Belt

ELKHART, Ind.—The self-proclaimed RV capital of the world gives a glimpse of what the American economy looks like when operating at full tilt.

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Trump Eyes $100 Billion in Added Tariffs

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 23:56
Trump Eyes $100 Billion in Added Tariffs

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump threatened a major escalation in trade tensions with Beijing on Thursday, saying he was considering imposing tariffs on an additional $100 billion in imports from China.

Trump Eyes $100 Billion in Added Tariffs

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump threatened a major escalation in trade tensions with Beijing on Thursday, saying he was considering imposing tariffs on an additional $100 billion in imports from China.

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U.S. Tech Giants Meet Their Nemesis

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 00:50
U.S. Tech Giants Meet Their Nemesis

When European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google €2.4 billion last June for abusing its dominance to clobber rivals, Josh Hawley in Missouri took notice.

U.S. Tech Giants Meet Their Nemesis

When European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google €2.4 billion last June for abusing its dominance to clobber rivals, Josh Hawley in Missouri took notice.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 00:50
What’s News: World-Wide

The U.S. administration’s tit-for-tat with Beijing over potential tariffs has ushered in a high-stakes standoff over trade. The two sides will now follow a timeline stretching over the next half year, during which they will seek to negotiate a new normal.

What’s News: World-Wide

The U.S. administration’s tit-for-tat with Beijing over potential tariffs has ushered in a high-stakes standoff over trade. The two sides will now follow a timeline stretching over the next half year, during which they will seek to negotiate a new normal.

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Showdown Over Tariffs Shifts To High-Stakes Negotiations

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 00:50
Showdown Over Tariffs Shifts To High-Stakes Negotiations

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s tit-for-tat with Beijing over potential tariffs has ushered in a high-stakes standoff over the future of trade between the world’s two largest economies.

Showdown Over Tariffs Shifts To High-Stakes Negotiations

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s tit-for-tat with Beijing over potential tariffs has ushered in a high-stakes standoff over the future of trade between the world’s two largest economies.

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Welcome to the Saudi Royal Court---Please Enjoy a Bagel

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 00:50
Welcome to the Saudi Royal Court—Please Enjoy a Bagel

In Saudi Arabia, subjects wishing to make requests of the Saudi royal family come to a palace court, where they are traditionally hosted in richly carpeted reception halls decked with glittering chandeliers and brocade sofas.

Welcome to the Saudi Royal Court—Please Enjoy a Bagel

In Saudi Arabia, subjects wishing to make requests of the Saudi royal family come to a palace court, where they are traditionally hosted in richly carpeted reception halls decked with glittering chandeliers and brocade sofas.

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Car Makers Step Back From Cars

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 00:49
Car Makers Step Back From Cars

DETROIT—American auto makers are embarking on a historic shift away from passenger cars, as more-profitable sport-utility vehicles and pickup trucks continue to expand their share of the market.

Car Makers Step Back From Cars

DETROIT—American auto makers are embarking on a historic shift away from passenger cars, as more-profitable sport-utility vehicles and pickup trucks continue to expand their share of the market.

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Facebook CEO: Lax Privacy a 'Huge Mistake'

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 00:48
Facebook CEO: Lax Privacy a ‘Huge Mistake’

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday that he made a “huge mistake” in not focusing more on potential abuse of users’ personal information, as the social-media giant he founded revealed that data breaches were far more extensive than previously known.

Facebook CEO: Lax Privacy a ‘Huge Mistake’

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday that he made a “huge mistake” in not focusing more on potential abuse of users’ personal information, as the social-media giant he founded revealed that data breaches were far more extensive than previously known.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-05 00:48
What’s News: Business & Finance

Zuckerberg said he erred in not focusing more on potential abuse of user data, as Facebook revealed data breaches were far more extensive than previously known.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Zuckerberg said he erred in not focusing more on potential abuse of user data, as Facebook revealed data breaches were far more extensive than previously known.

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U.S. Sets Sweeping Tariffs on China

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-04 00:25
U.S. Sets Sweeping Tariffs on China

The Trump administration on Tuesday threatened to slap stiff tariffs on some $50 billion in Chinese imports across 1,300 categories of products, unveiling the most aggressive challenge in decades to Beijing’s trade practices.

U.S. Sets Sweeping Tariffs on China

The Trump administration on Tuesday threatened to slap stiff tariffs on some $50 billion in Chinese imports across 1,300 categories of products, unveiling the most aggressive challenge in decades to Beijing’s trade practices.

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Crack and Pack: Companies Try to Master New Tax Law

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-04 00:25
Crack and Pack: Companies Try to Master New Tax Law

Dallas attorney Garry Davis plans to break up his immigration-law practice. One firm will have all the lawyers. The other will record the profits.

Crack and Pack: Companies Try to Master New Tax Law

Dallas attorney Garry Davis plans to break up his immigration-law practice. One firm will have all the lawyers. The other will record the profits.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-04 00:24
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump said he would send U.S. troops to guard the border with Mexico, escalating his campaign against illegal immigration.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump said he would send U.S. troops to guard the border with Mexico, escalating his campaign against illegal immigration.

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Spotify's Splashy Debut Pressures Banks

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-04 00:24
Spotify’s Splashy Debut Pressures Banks

Spotify Technology SA roared onto the public market Tuesday, cutting a new path to public stock ownership that could alter the way companies think about the listing process and pose a new threat to a core business on Wall Street.

Spotify’s Splashy Debut Pressures Banks

Spotify Technology SA roared onto the public market Tuesday, cutting a new path to public stock ownership that could alter the way companies think about the listing process and pose a new threat to a core business on Wall Street.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-04 00:24
What’s News: Business & Finance

Spotify shares surged on the first day of trading after an unusual direct listing, closing at $149.01 and giving the company a market value of $26.54 billion.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Spotify shares surged on the first day of trading after an unusual direct listing, closing at $149.01 and giving the company a market value of $26.54 billion.

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Where's Your Teen Sleeping? Try Walmart

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-04 00:23
Where’s Your Teen Sleeping? Try Walmart

Have you ever wanted to camp overnight in a big-box store or fast-food restaurant, hiding out among the shelves and perhaps using rolls of paper towels as pillows? Didn’t think so.

Where’s Your Teen Sleeping? Try Walmart

Have you ever wanted to camp overnight in a big-box store or fast-food restaurant, hiding out among the shelves and perhaps using rolls of paper towels as pillows? Didn’t think so.

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Trump Wants Troops at Border

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-04 00:23
Trump Wants Troops at Border

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would send U.S. troops to guard the border with Mexico, escalating his campaign against illegal immigration as he vented frustration again over what he sees as lax U.S. law and a porous southern border.

Trump Wants Troops at Border

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would send U.S. troops to guard the border with Mexico, escalating his campaign against illegal immigration as he vented frustration again over what he sees as lax U.S. law and a porous southern border.

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You're Not 113 Years Old? Why People Lie to Facebook

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2018-04-03 00:29
You’re Not 113 Years Old? Why People Lie to Facebook

WASHINGTON—When news of an enormous Facebook breach broke last month, Chris Wellens couldn’t help feeling a little smug. After all, nearly all the information the technology executive had given the social media giant was false.

You’re Not 113 Years Old? Why People Lie to Facebook

WASHINGTON—When news of an enormous Facebook breach broke last month, Chris Wellens couldn’t help feeling a little smug. After all, nearly all the information the technology executive had given the social media giant was false.

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In Oil Patch, Investors Push for New Frugality

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2018-04-03 00:29
In Oil Patch, Investors Push for New Frugality

Investors grow leery of free-spending firms, preferring the discipline seen at ConocoPhillips

In Oil Patch, Investors Push for New Frugality

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