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Surprise! Your City Has a Flag And It's Really Terrible

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2018-03-05 00:20
Surprise! Your City Has a Flag And It’s Really Terrible

MILWAUKEE—Defenders of the Milwaukee city flag love its picturesque collage of factories, Lake Michigan, a church, giant barley stalk, clock tower, steamship, sports stadium, Indian chief and genie’s lamp.

Surprise! Your City Has a Flag And It’s Really Terrible

MILWAUKEE—Defenders of the Milwaukee city flag love its picturesque collage of factories, Lake Michigan, a church, giant barley stalk, clock tower, steamship, sports stadium, Indian chief and genie’s lamp.

China's Geely Emerges as Competitive Global Car Maker

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2018-03-05 00:20
China’s Geely Emerges as Competitive Global Car Maker

Two decades ago, technicians at a little-known Chinese motorcycle company called Geely launched their quest to start building cars by stripping down their boss’s beloved Mercedes-Benz, piece by piece.

China’s Geely Emerges as Competitive Global Car Maker

Two decades ago, technicians at a little-known Chinese motorcycle company called Geely launched their quest to start building cars by stripping down their boss’s beloved Mercedes-Benz, piece by piece.

Uber, Rivals Battle Using Softbank Cash

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2018-03-05 00:19
Uber, Rivals Battle Using Softbank Cash

SoftBank Group Corp., the world’s biggest technology investor, has poured some $20 billion into ride-sharing companies around the globe, including Uber Technologies Inc.

Uber, Rivals Battle Using Softbank Cash

SoftBank Group Corp., the world’s biggest technology investor, has poured some $20 billion into ride-sharing companies around the globe, including Uber Technologies Inc.

Officials Beat Back WarningsOn Tariffs

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2018-03-05 00:19
Officials Beat Back WarningsOn Tariffs

Trump administration officials are pushing back against overseas officials opposed to planned steel and aluminum tariffs and U.S. executives who warn the move could undermine a strengthening American economy.

Officials Beat Back WarningsOn Tariffs

Trump administration officials are pushing back against overseas officials opposed to planned steel and aluminum tariffs and U.S. executives who warn the move could undermine a strengthening American economy.

What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2018-03-05 00:19
What’s News: World-Wide

Europe’s year of electoral showdowns has ended with the establishment weakened in Germany, where a new bipartisan governing pact was sealed, and battered in Italy, where EU-skeptic parties won half the vote.

What’s News: World-Wide

Europe’s year of electoral showdowns has ended with the establishment weakened in Germany, where a new bipartisan governing pact was sealed, and battered in Italy, where EU-skeptic parties won half the vote.

Tone-Deaf: Facebook's Russia Bungle

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-03-02 23:40
Weeks after Facebook Inc. disclosed it had been exploited by Russia-backed propagandists, the company was still underestimating its problems, with users and advertisers and, crucially, Washington.

BlackRock Pressures Gun Firms On Safety

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-03-02 23:40
BlackRock Inc. went public with the questions that it is asking gun makers and sellers in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., an unusual step by the world’s largest money manager by assets.

Vietnam, U.S. Link Up With an Eye on China

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-03-02 23:40
ABOARD THE USS CARL VINSON—An American aircraft carrier will visit Vietnam, marking the highest point in the U.S.-Vietnam relationship in decades and a rare win for Washington as China boosts its rival economic and military sway elsewhere in Southeast Asia.

What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-03-02 23:40
A U.S. aircraft carrier will soon visit Vietnam, marking a high point in U.S.-Vietnam relations and a win for Washington as China boosts its sway elsewhere in Southeast Asia. Trump is poised to nominate a new head of the Navy’s Pacific Command.

Nice Tattoo! I Didn't Know You Worked at Walmart

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-03-02 23:36
Anytime Fitness has a tattoo room at its corporate headquarters in Woodbury, Minn., with a chair, a sink and a book illustrating ways that employees can show off the company’s running man logo.

What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-03-02 23:36
Trump plans to apply steel and aluminum tariffs globally and won’t exempt allies, a senior White House official said. The threat of a trade war sparked turmoil in global markets. The Dow fell 70.92 points to 24538.06, putting its weekly drop at over 3%. Nucor, US Steel and Century Aluminum lead a short list of companies that welcomed the plan. The tariffs are likely to keep driving up domestic metal prices that have already been on a tear.

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