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Fed Finds Foe in Financial Markets

Sun, 2017-06-11 20:08
Fed Finds Foe in Financial Markets

The Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases aren’t having the desired effect of cooling off Wall Street’s hot streak.

Fed Finds Foe in Financial Markets

The Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases aren’t having the desired effect of cooling off Wall Street’s hot streak.

Categories: Business

Uber Faces Deeper Turmoil At Top

Sun, 2017-06-11 20:08
Uber Faces Deeper Turmoil At Top

Uber Technologies Inc.’s leadership crisis intensified Sunday as the board of directors met to weigh issues including a possible leave of absence for Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and the potential departure of his closest lieutenant.

Uber Faces Deeper Turmoil At Top

Uber Technologies Inc.’s leadership crisis intensified Sunday as the board of directors met to weigh issues including a possible leave of absence for Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and the potential departure of his closest lieutenant.

Categories: Business

For a Baptist Leader, Politics Turn Perilous

Fri, 2017-06-09 19:17
WASHINGTON—When President Donald Trump signed an executive order on religious liberty last month, he was surrounded in the White House Rose Garden by religious figures—Catholics, orthodox Jews, Sikhs and a host of evangelical Christians.
Categories: Business

Take a Night Off, Bette! These Theatergoers Prefer Understudies

Fri, 2017-06-09 19:17
Never heard of Robyn Hurder? Don’t be alarmed.
Categories: Business

Oil Investors' Early Faith In a Rally Begins to Wane

Fri, 2017-06-09 19:17
Crude-oil prices have declined almost 9% in the past three weeks, moving decisively below $50 a barrel and forcing investors to reassess whether supply and demand will reach a more balanced state that can support higher prices.
Categories: Business

After Upset, U.K. Leader Seeks Ally to Retain Power

Fri, 2017-06-09 19:17
LONDON—Prime Minister Theresa May turned to an unlikely partner in a bid to hold onto power, seeking on Friday to push ahead with talks on the U.K.’s exit from the European Union even after British voters rebelled against her Conservative Party.
Categories: Business

What's News: Business & Finance

Fri, 2017-06-09 19:17
Oil has declined almost 9% in the past three weeks, moving below $50 a barrel and forcing investors to reassess whether supply and demand will reach a state that can support higher prices.
Categories: Business

Trump Contests Comey's Account Of Talk

Fri, 2017-06-09 19:17
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Friday disputed his former Federal Bureau of Investigation director’s statements about their conversation regarding the agency’s probe of former national security adviser Mike Flynn, laying the groundwork for a potential legal clash that could have far-reaching consequences.
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What's News: World-Wide

Fri, 2017-06-09 19:16
Trump said he would be willing to testify under oath that he didn’t urge Comey to ease off the FBI’s investigation of Flynn, laying the groundwork for a potential legal clash.
Categories: Business

Tech Giants Bolster Active Stock Pickers

Thu, 2017-06-08 19:53
Tech Giants Bolster Active Stock Pickers

It is one of the least creative trades of the year—and one of the most profitable.

Tech Giants Bolster Active Stock Pickers

It is one of the least creative trades of the year—and one of the most profitable.

Categories: Business

How Low Has the Dollar Sunk? Rappers Prefer Euros

Thu, 2017-06-08 19:53
How Low Has the Dollar Sunk? Rappers Prefer Euros

It’s been a humbling year for the almighty U.S. dollar. Investors, concerned about political instability in Washington and signs of an economic slowdown, have driven its value down to pre-election levels.

How Low Has the Dollar Sunk? Rappers Prefer Euros

It’s been a humbling year for the almighty U.S. dollar. Investors, concerned about political instability in Washington and signs of an economic slowdown, have driven its value down to pre-election levels.

Categories: Business

Nordstrom Family Weighs Taking Retailer Private

Thu, 2017-06-08 19:53
Nordstrom Family Weighs Taking Retailer Private

Members of the family that founded Nordstrom Inc. are exploring the possibility of taking the retailer private, signaling they are ready to double down on the business at a time when many investors see a bleak future for the American department store.

Nordstrom Family Weighs Taking Retailer Private

Members of the family that founded Nordstrom Inc. are exploring the possibility of taking the retailer private, signaling they are ready to double down on the business at a time when many investors see a bleak future for the American department store.

Categories: Business

Downside of Being Outsider President

Thu, 2017-06-08 19:53
Downside of Being Outsider President

Being an outsider has its advantages in today’s political climate, and last year President Donald Trump made the most of them.

Downside of Being Outsider President

Being an outsider has its advantages in today’s political climate, and last year President Donald Trump made the most of them.

Categories: Business

Exit Polls Point to Setback For U.K. Leader

Thu, 2017-06-08 19:53
Exit Polls Point to Setback For U.K. Leader

LONDON—Exit polls in Britain’s general election pointed to a potentially sharp setback for Prime Minister Theresa May, who had called the vote in the expectation that her governing Conservative Party would strengthen its hand ahead of the country’s looming departure from the European Union.

Exit Polls Point to Setback For U.K. Leader

LONDON—Exit polls in Britain’s general election pointed to a potentially sharp setback for Prime Minister Theresa May, who had called the vote in the expectation that her governing Conservative Party would strengthen its hand ahead of the country’s looming departure from the European Union.

Categories: Business

Comey: I Felt Directed to Drop Probe

Thu, 2017-06-08 19:53
Comey: I Felt Directed to Drop Probe

WASHINGTON—Former FBI Director James Comey told senators Wednesday that he felt President Donald Trump had directed him to drop an investigation into a former adviser, and that after his firing he leaked accounts of his conversations with the president in hopes of sparking the appointment of a special counsel.

Comey: I Felt Directed to Drop Probe

WASHINGTON—Former FBI Director James Comey told senators Wednesday that he felt President Donald Trump had directed him to drop an investigation into a former adviser, and that after his firing he leaked accounts of his conversations with the president in hopes of sparking the appointment of a special counsel.

Categories: Business

ISIS Claims Its First Terror Attacks on Iran

Wed, 2017-06-07 19:46
ISIS Claims Its First Terror Attacks on Iran

Suspected Islamic State gunmen struck the Iranian capital Tehran on Wednesday, killing 13 people and targeting two symbolic pillars of the regime: the parliament complex and the shrine of the Iranian revolution’s founding father, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

ISIS Claims Its First Terror Attacks on Iran

Suspected Islamic State gunmen struck the Iranian capital Tehran on Wednesday, killing 13 people and targeting two symbolic pillars of the regime: the parliament complex and the shrine of the Iranian revolution’s founding father, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

Categories: Business

Where Do Cuban Tourists Go to Splurge? Moscow's Flea Markets

Wed, 2017-06-07 19:45
Where Do Cuban Tourists Go to Splurge? Moscow’s Flea Markets

MOSCOW—Sometimes the wheels of history turn slowly. The hottest shopping destination for Cubans is not across the water in Miami. It’s Moscow, 6,000 miles away.

Where Do Cuban Tourists Go to Splurge? Moscow’s Flea Markets

MOSCOW—Sometimes the wheels of history turn slowly. The hottest shopping destination for Cubans is not across the water in Miami. It’s Moscow, 6,000 miles away.

Categories: Business

LeBron's Latest Move: Sports Media Playmaker

Wed, 2017-06-07 19:45
LeBron’s Latest Move: Sports Media Playmaker

BURBANK, Calif.—The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are in the third year of an intense rivalry for NBA supremacy. But behind the scenes, players from both sides are teammates in a business venture that could shake up the future of sports media.

LeBron’s Latest Move: Sports Media Playmaker

BURBANK, Calif.—The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are in the third year of an intense rivalry for NBA supremacy. But behind the scenes, players from both sides are teammates in a business venture that could shake up the future of sports media.

Categories: Business

Comey Details Pressure From Trump

Wed, 2017-06-07 19:45
Comey Details Pressure From Trump

Then-FBI Director James Comey worried President Donald Trump was seeking to secure Mr. Comey’s loyalty and wanted him to help “lift the cloud” the investigation of possible Russian interference with the U.S. election was casting over his administration, according to prepared testimony Mr. Comey is set to deliver Thursday in Congress.

Comey Details Pressure From Trump

Then-FBI Director James Comey worried President Donald Trump was seeking to secure Mr. Comey’s loyalty and wanted him to help “lift the cloud” the investigation of possible Russian interference with the U.S. election was casting over his administration, according to prepared testimony Mr. Comey is set to deliver Thursday in Congress.

Categories: Business

'Checking on That'--- How Siri Fell Behind

Wed, 2017-06-07 19:45
‘Checking on That’— How Siri Fell Behind

In late 2014, members of Apple Inc.’s Siri team arrived at an Amazon.com Inc. event thinking they were ahead of the competition.

‘Checking on That’— How Siri Fell Behind

In late 2014, members of Apple Inc.’s Siri team arrived at an Amazon.com Inc. event thinking they were ahead of the competition.

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