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Once Near Death, Morgan Stanley Gets Its Mojo Back

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:33
Once Near Death, Morgan Stanley Gets Its Mojo Back

Morgan Stanley had slashed bonuses after another bad year. Chief Executive James Gorman, at a Swiss Alps conference, defended the move in a television interview. “If you’re really unhappy,” he told employees, “just leave.”

Once Near Death, Morgan Stanley Gets Its Mojo Back

Morgan Stanley had slashed bonuses after another bad year. Chief Executive James Gorman, at a Swiss Alps conference, defended the move in a television interview. “If you’re really unhappy,” he told employees, “just leave.”

What's News: Business & Finance

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:33
What’s News: Business & Finance

The tax overhaul helped drive earnings at the largest U.S. companies, with over half their combined profit growth stemming from a drop in their rates.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The tax overhaul helped drive earnings at the largest U.S. companies, with over half their combined profit growth stemming from a drop in their rates.

U.S. Says Chinese Laser Hit Pilots

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:33
U.S. Says Chinese Laser Hit Pilots

WASHINGTON—Chinese military personnel are targeting American flight crews in the skies over the East African nation of Djibouti using a high-powered laser in what amounts to a new show of Chinese harassment of the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said.

U.S. Says Chinese Laser Hit Pilots

WASHINGTON—Chinese military personnel are targeting American flight crews in the skies over the East African nation of Djibouti using a high-powered laser in what amounts to a new show of Chinese harassment of the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said.

What's News: World-Wide

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:33
What’s News: World-Wide

Chinese military personnel are targeting U.S. flight crews in the skies over Djibouti with a high-powered laser in a show of harassment, Pentagon officials said.

What’s News: World-Wide

Chinese military personnel are targeting U.S. flight crews in the skies over Djibouti with a high-powered laser in a show of harassment, Pentagon officials said.

Fed Is on Course for Rate Increases

Thu, 2018-05-03 13:25
Fed Is on Course for Rate Increases

WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve held short-term interest rates steady Wednesday and indicated it remains on track to raise them gradually, including at its June meeting, to keep the expanding economy on an even keel.

Fed Is on Course for Rate Increases

WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve held short-term interest rates steady Wednesday and indicated it remains on track to raise them gradually, including at its June meeting, to keep the expanding economy on an even keel.

What's News: Business & Finance

Thu, 2018-05-03 13:25
What’s News: Business & Finance

The Fed held rates steady and indicated it remains on track to raise them gradually, including in June. Stocks and bond yields edged lower after the Fed meeting. The Dow dropped 174.07 points to 23924.98.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The Fed held rates steady and indicated it remains on track to raise them gradually, including in June. Stocks and bond yields edged lower after the Fed meeting. The Dow dropped 174.07 points to 23924.98.

The Bad Marriage of Elmer's and Crock-Pot

Thu, 2018-05-03 13:24
The Bad Marriage of Elmer’s and Crock-Pot

The $15 billion acquisition united household names such as Elmer’s glue, Sharpie markers and Graco strollers with Rawlings baseball gloves, Crock-Pot cookers and Yankee Candles. The resulting consumer-products giant was supposed to have enough clout to squeeze rivals, dominate store shelves and move quickly into online sales.

The Bad Marriage of Elmer’s and Crock-Pot

The $15 billion acquisition united household names such as Elmer’s glue, Sharpie markers and Graco strollers with Rawlings baseball gloves, Crock-Pot cookers and Yankee Candles. The resulting consumer-products giant was supposed to have enough clout to squeeze rivals, dominate store shelves and move quickly into online sales.

Because You're Fine, You Walk the Line

Thu, 2018-05-03 13:24
Because You’re Fine, You Walk the Line

Thanks to technology, no one has to wait in line anymore. Some people do it anyway.

Because You’re Fine, You Walk the Line

Thanks to technology, no one has to wait in line anymore. Some people do it anyway.

Data Firm Shut After Facebook Scandal

Thu, 2018-05-03 13:24
Data Firm Shut After Facebook Scandal

Cambridge Analytica, a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, is shutting down following allegations about its misuse of Facebook data and the campaign tactics it pitched to clients.

Data Firm Shut After Facebook Scandal

Cambridge Analytica, a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, is shutting down following allegations about its misuse of Facebook data and the campaign tactics it pitched to clients.

Trade Tensions Test Xi's Limits

Thu, 2018-05-03 13:24
Trade Tensions Test Xi’s Limits

BEIJING—A U.S. delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrives here on Thursday with a list of asks for President Xi Jinping: reduce China’s trade surplus with the U.S., better protect intellectual property, and end policies Washington says favor large Chinese companies and discriminate against American businesses.

Trade Tensions Test Xi’s Limits

BEIJING—A U.S. delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrives here on Thursday with a list of asks for President Xi Jinping: reduce China’s trade surplus with the U.S., better protect intellectual property, and end policies Washington says favor large Chinese companies and discriminate against American businesses.

What's News: World-Wide

Thu, 2018-05-03 13:24
What’s News: World-Wide

Cambridge Analytica is closing, following allegations about its misuse of Facebook data and campaign tactics that it pitched to clients.

What’s News: World-Wide

Cambridge Analytica is closing, following allegations about its misuse of Facebook data and campaign tactics that it pitched to clients.

Now Emoting in the Corner Office: The Oversharing CEO

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:02
Now Emoting in the Corner Office: The Oversharing CEO

Jessica Mah’s employees and investors know details about her dating life, fights with her mother and that time she threw up at Burning Man, the annual bacchanal held in the Nevada desert.

Now Emoting in the Corner Office: The Oversharing CEO

Jessica Mah’s employees and investors know details about her dating life, fights with her mother and that time she threw up at Burning Man, the annual bacchanal held in the Nevada desert.

Trump Moves Renew Trade Strains

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:02
Trump Moves Renew Trade Strains

The Trump administration has set the stage for weeks of heightened tension between the U.S. and its trading partners as administration officials race to meet self-imposed deadlines to complete a series of high-stakes negotiations with China, Mexico, Canada and Europe.

Trump Moves Renew Trade Strains

The Trump administration has set the stage for weeks of heightened tension between the U.S. and its trading partners as administration officials race to meet self-imposed deadlines to complete a series of high-stakes negotiations with China, Mexico, Canada and Europe.

Apple Allays iPhone Worries

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:02
Apple Allays iPhone Worries

Apple Inc. flexed its financial muscle with a record $100 billion plan to buy back stock from investors, as it reported strong gains in revenue and profit even as growth in the number of iPhones sold remained weak.

Apple Allays iPhone Worries

Apple Inc. flexed its financial muscle with a record $100 billion plan to buy back stock from investors, as it reported strong gains in revenue and profit even as growth in the number of iPhones sold remained weak.

Political Arguments Consume Google

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:02
Political Arguments Consume Google

Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, flew to Silicon Valley earlier this year for a long-planned speech to Google employees. It wasn’t until she sat waiting in a parking lot that a call came through notifying her the event was canceled.

Political Arguments Consume Google

Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, flew to Silicon Valley earlier this year for a long-planned speech to Google employees. It wasn’t until she sat waiting in a parking lot that a call came through notifying her the event was canceled.

What's News: World-Wide

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:02
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump’s administration is racing to meet self-imposed deadlines to complete trade talks with China, Mexico, Canada and Europe.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump’s administration is racing to meet self-imposed deadlines to complete trade talks with China, Mexico, Canada and Europe.

U.S. Report Points to Setbacks in Afghanistan

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:02
U.S. Report Points to Setbacks in Afghanistan

U.S. Report Points to Setbacks in Afghanistan

What's News: Business & Finance

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:02
What’s News: Business & Finance

Apple said it plans a record $100 billion stock buyback as it posted strong gains in sales and profit despite modest growth in iPhone shipments.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Apple said it plans a record $100 billion stock buyback as it posted strong gains in sales and profit despite modest growth in iPhone shipments.

U.S. Broaches Fallback In AT&T Merger Trial

Tue, 2018-05-01 01:08
U.S. Broaches Fallback In AT&T Merger Trial

WASHINGTON—In a twist during closing arguments of a six-week trial, the Justice Department urged the judge in the AT&T Inc. merger case to consider “alternative” remedies if he decides not to block the planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc. outright.

U.S. Broaches Fallback In AT&T Merger Trial

WASHINGTON—In a twist during closing arguments of a six-week trial, the Justice Department urged the judge in the AT&T Inc. merger case to consider “alternative” remedies if he decides not to block the planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc. outright.

The Exclusive Airport Lounge Has Become a Lot More Inclusive

Tue, 2018-05-01 01:08
The Exclusive Airport Lounge Has Become a Lot More Inclusive

Dustin Scott didn’t mind a six-hour layover in Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport. The 30-year-old was looking forward to using an airport lounge, courtesy of his Sapphire Reserve credit card.

The Exclusive Airport Lounge Has Become a Lot More Inclusive

Dustin Scott didn’t mind a six-hour layover in Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport. The 30-year-old was looking forward to using an airport lounge, courtesy of his Sapphire Reserve credit card.

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