» Trade Fight With U.S. Complicates China's Campaign to Contain Debt
19/06/18 19:58 from WSJ.com: US Business
A bruising trade fight with the U.S. lands at a difficult time for China as its economy contends with rising headwinds, constraining President Xi Jinping’s options.
» Russian Trolls Weigh In on Roseanne Barr and Donald Trump Jr.
19/06/18 19:28 from WSJ.com: US Business
With U.S. midterm elections approaching, Russian trolls found ways to remain active on Twitter well into 2018 trying to rile up the American electorate, a Wall Street Journal analysis found.
» Tariffs Start to Ripple Their Way Through U.S. Economy
19/06/18 18:32 from WSJ.com: US Business
Examples of how new tariffs might ripple through the U.S. economy have already been provided by earlier, smaller rounds of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
» GameStop in Talks About Potential Deal
19/06/18 18:09 from WSJ.com: US Business
Videogame retailer GameStop said it was in “exploratory discussions” with unnamed third parties regarding a potential deal.
» Jailed Audi CEO Steps Aside While He Tries to Clear His Name
19/06/18 18:01 from WSJ.com: US Business
Volkswagen said the chief executive of its luxury brand Audi, jailed in a probe into the car maker’s diesel-emissions cheating scandal, has stepped aside pending clarification of the issues that led to his arrest.
» American Airlines' Subsidiary Cancels Thousands of Flights
19/06/18 17:52 from WSJ.com: US Business
Cancellations on a regional subsidiary of American Airlines climbed to 2,500 as the carrier worked to recover from a technical glitch in its system for matching crews with flights.
» U.S. Housing Starts Rebound in May
19/06/18 17:11 from WSJ.com: US Business
U.S. housing starts rebounded last month to the highest level since 2007, driven by a construction rebound in parts of the country that have lagged for much of the economic recovery as well as a lingering apartment boom.
» Saudi Arabia's Economic Revamp Means More Jobs for Saudis---If Only They Wanted Them
19/06/18 17:03 from WSJ.com: US Business
Local companies that used to rely on expats are struggling to fill the government’s new quotas with qualified employees, given the large number of jobs Saudis refuse to do. Among the creative solutions: Saudi workers who are paid to stay...
» U.K. Clears Path for Fox to Partake in Bidding War for Sky
19/06/18 17:00 from WSJ.com: US Business
The U.K. government has all but given Rupert Murdoch’s Fox permission to partake in a bidding war for British pay-TV giant Sky, clearing one of the last obstacles for a corporate takeover battle that also includes Disney and Comcast.
» Verizon to Cut Off Data Providers That Gave Up Customer Locations
19/06/18 16:52 from WSJ.com: US Business
Verizon Communications will end a location-sharing program after it found at least one company revealed its subscribers’ whereabouts without their consent.
» Companies Spent a Record $1.5 Trillion on Shipping Costs in 2017
19/06/18 15:47 from WSJ.com: US Business
U.S. businesses are spending more on transportation and warehousing as demand and prices of logistics services increase. In 2017, total spending on logistics rose to a record of nearly $1.5 trillion, the most in over a decade, a new repo...
» McKinsey Investments Weren't Disclosed in Bankruptcy Cases
19/06/18 15:45 from WSJ.com: US Business
Its retirement fund invested in hedge funds with financial interests in six bankrupt companies the consulting firm was advising.
» Oil Industry Tries to Take the Fracking Boom Global
19/06/18 15:36 from WSJ.com: US Business
A BP project in Oman shows how oil companies are taking fracking techniques perfected in Texas to the global stage, where they had long struggled.
» Countries Face the Tricky Task of Undoing Negative Interest Rates
19/06/18 14:35 from WSJ.com: US Business
The longer countries wait to raise rates, the more damage it may do.
» Draghi Says ECB Could Restart Bond Buying-Program If Required
19/06/18 14:29 from WSJ.com: US Business
ECB President Mario Draghi signaled the bank could delay plans announced just last week to end its giant bond-buying program, underlining policy makers’ caution in phasing out easy money as the region’s economy slows.