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Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-03 01:02

Russell Bleck was in a VIP tent at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night when the shooter squeezed off the first several rounds.

Russell Bleck was in a VIP tent at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night when the shooter squeezed off the first several rounds.

Categories: Business

Goldman Considers Trading Bitcoin, First Big Bank Foray

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-03 01:01
Goldman Considers Trading Bitcoin, First Big Bank Foray

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is weighing a new trading operation dedicated to bitcoin and other digital currencies, the first blue-chip Wall Street firm preparing to deal directly in this burgeoning yet controversial market, according to people familiar with the matter.

Goldman Considers Trading Bitcoin, First Big Bank Foray

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is weighing a new trading operation dedicated to bitcoin and other digital currencies, the first blue-chip Wall Street firm preparing to deal directly in this burgeoning yet controversial market, according to people familiar with the matter.

Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-03 01:01
What’s News: World-Wide

Police in Las Vegas were investigating what led a retiree to open fire on concertgoers, killing at least 59 and injuring 527 in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The gunman appears to have used at least one rifle outfitted with a device that allowed the weapon to fire at a rapid rate, and he had 23 firearms in his hotel room.

What’s News: World-Wide

Police in Las Vegas were investigating what led a retiree to open fire on concertgoers, killing at least 59 and injuring 527 in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The gunman appears to have used at least one rifle outfitted with a device that allowed the weapon to fire at a rapid rate, and he had 23 firearms in his hotel room.

Categories: Business

The Kids Are Not Alright: Bureaucrats Buck Goat Yoga

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-02 00:10
The Kids Are Not Alright: Bureaucrats Buck Goat Yoga

WASHINGTON—Young goats have on occasion grazed in the Historic Congressional Cemetery, deployed to keep down brush. A yoga instructor has been holding weekly classes in the chapel.

The Kids Are Not Alright: Bureaucrats Buck Goat Yoga

WASHINGTON—Young goats have on occasion grazed in the Historic Congressional Cemetery, deployed to keep down brush. A yoga instructor has been holding weekly classes in the chapel.

Categories: Business

the informant behind Basketball Bust

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-02 00:10
the informant behind Basketball Bust

Marty Blazer couldn’t believe what he had gotten himself into. By this summer, the Pittsburgh investment adviser had spent months crisscrossing the U.S., passing cash to coaches at some of the country’s top college basketball programs. None of them seemed to know he was secretly helping federal authorities build one of the biggest alleged bribery and corruption cases in college sports history.

the informant behind Basketball Bust

Marty Blazer couldn’t believe what he had gotten himself into. By this summer, the Pittsburgh investment adviser had spent months crisscrossing the U.S., passing cash to coaches at some of the country’s top college basketball programs. None of them seemed to know he was secretly helping federal authorities build one of the biggest alleged bribery and corruption cases in college sports history.

Categories: Business

Equifax Lawyer in Hot Seat

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-02 00:10
Equifax Lawyer in Hot Seat

The board of Equifax Inc. is reviewing the actions of the credit-reporting company’s top lawyer in connection with share sales by executives there in the aftermath of a massive data breach, according to a person familiar with the matter, as it tries to size up who knew what, and when, about the hack and how it was handled.

Equifax Lawyer in Hot Seat

The board of Equifax Inc. is reviewing the actions of the credit-reporting company’s top lawyer in connection with share sales by executives there in the aftermath of a massive data breach, according to a person familiar with the matter, as it tries to size up who knew what, and when, about the hack and how it was handled.

Categories: Business

Trump Rejects Dialogue With Kim

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-02 00:10
Trump Rejects Dialogue With Kim

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said he didn’t think it was worth pursuing negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a day after his secretary of state revealed the U.S. was in direct contact with Pyongyang.

Trump Rejects Dialogue With Kim

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said he didn’t think it was worth pursuing negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a day after his secretary of state revealed the U.S. was in direct contact with Pyongyang.

Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-02 00:10
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump dismissed the idea of negotiating with North Korea, a day after Tillerson said the U.S. was in direct contact with Pyongyang.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump dismissed the idea of negotiating with North Korea, a day after Tillerson said the U.S. was in direct contact with Pyongyang.

Categories: Business

Hedge Funds Rebound, Drawing in New Cash

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-02 00:08
Hedge Funds Rebound, Drawing in New Cash

Written off less than a year ago as overpriced and underperforming, hedge funds are pulling off an unexpected two-step this year: making money and taking in new cash.

Hedge Funds Rebound, Drawing in New Cash

Written off less than a year ago as overpriced and underperforming, hedge funds are pulling off an unexpected two-step this year: making money and taking in new cash.

Categories: Business

What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-02 00:08
What’s News: Business & Finance

Equifax’s board is reviewing the actions of the firm’s top lawyer in connection with share sales by executives in the wake of a data breach.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Equifax’s board is reviewing the actions of the firm’s top lawyer in connection with share sales by executives in the wake of a data breach.

Categories: Business

Uber Ex-CEO Names Directors in Power Play

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-09-30 00:33
Uber Technologies Inc.’s ousted chief executive, Travis Kalanick, is appointing two new directors to the ride-hailing firm’s board, a surprise move that would bolster his clout as the company faces several critical decisions including a possible multibillion-dollar investment from SoftBank Group Corp.
Categories: Business

Bold Eagles: Angry Birds Are Ripping Drones Out of the Sky

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-09-30 00:33
SYDNEY—Daniel Parfitt thought he’d found the perfect drone for a two-day mapping job in a remote patch of the Australian Outback. The roughly $80,000 machine had a wingspan of 7 feet and resembled a stealth bomber.
Categories: Business

U.S. Drops AIG's Federal Oversight

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-09-30 00:33
WASHINGTON—U.S. officials voted Friday to remove federal oversight of American International Group Inc., an insurance company now about half the size it was when it was on the brink of collapse and became a poster child of the global financial crisis.
Categories: Business

What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-09-30 00:33
The “Trump trade” is making a comeback, reflecting investors’ renewed belief in the strength of the economy and fresh hopes for business-boosting policies. Major stock indexes gained in the third quarter. The Dow rose 23.89 points to 22405.09 on Friday.
Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-09-30 00:33
HHS Secretary Price resigned over his extensive use of private-jet and military flights, ending a rocky tenure.
Categories: Business

'Trump Trade' Rebounds

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-09-30 00:33
The “Trump trade” is making a comeback, reflecting investors’ renewed belief in the strength of the U.S. economy and hopes for business-boosting policy from Washington.
Categories: Business

Price Resigns Amid Jet Uproar

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2017-09-30 00:32
WASHINGTON—Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned Friday over his extensive use of private-jet and military flights, ending a rocky tenure during which the Trump administration failed in its push to get Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Categories: Business

What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-09-29 00:06
Republicans debated scaling back a proposal in their new tax plan to repeal individual deductions for state and local taxes.
Categories: Business

Tina and John Are in Love! Pixey and Razzle---Not So Much

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-09-29 00:06
Amanda Brazeau and Scott McLeish started dating in 2015 and often planned activities they could do with their canine companions, like walks to the park and pet sleepovers at their Ottawa homes.
Categories: Business

What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-09-29 00:06
China will force auto makers to speed production of electric vehicles by 2019, a move that will ripple around the globe.
Categories: Business

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