House Passes Temporary Spending Bill

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 17:06:00

The House passed a two-week spending patch that will avert a government shutdown as lawmakers debate whether to increase funding for border security. The Senate is expected to pass the measure later Thursday, extending the government’s funding through Dec. 21.

Heather Nauert’s Nomination as U.N. Ambassador Expected Soon

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-07 02:30:00

The announcement that President Trump is picking Heather Nauert to be U.S. ambassador to the world body is expected as soon as Friday, a White House official said.

U.S. Takes Aim at Huawei

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-07 01:06:00

The Trump administration’s efforts to extradite the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies Co. over criminal charges mark the start of an even more aggressive phase in the technology rivalry between the U.S. and China and will increase pressure on Washington’s allies to shun the telecommunications company.

Boeing Backs Out of Global IP Satellite Project Financed by China

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-07 00:28:00

Boeing Co. said it was canceling a controversial satellite order that was financed by a Chinese government-owned firm, citing “default for nonpayment.”

Restrained Inflation Reduces Urgency for Quarterly Rate-Increase Pattern

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 20:24:00

Federal Reserve officials are considering whether to signal a new wait-and-see mentality after a likely interest-rate increase at their meeting in December, which could slow down the pace of rate increases next year.

Fiat Chrysler to Open New Assembly Factory In Detroit

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 20:12:00

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to open a new factory in Detroit, according to people briefed on the plan, the first new U.S. assembly plant to be built by a major domestic car maker since before the Great Recession.

HSBC Monitor Flagged Suspicious Huawei Transactions to Prosecutors

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 18:58:00

A federally appointed overseer at HSBC flagged suspicious transactions in the accounts of Huawei to prosecutors seeking the extradition of the Chinese company’s CFO.

Afraid of the Yield Curve? You’re Looking at the Wrong One

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 18:16:00

When bond yields flatten to current levels before a recession, the S&P often posts gains over next year.

Five Marines Missing After Midair Collision Off Japan’s Coast

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 17:51:00

Five U.S. Marines remained missing as a search continued in the waters off Japan after a midair collision Thursday between two military aircraft, U.S. and Japanese officials said.

Congress Passes Temporary Spending Bill

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 17:06:00

Both the House and the Senate passed a two-week spending patch to avert a government shutdown as lawmakers debate whether to increase funding for border security. President Trump said he would sign it.

House Passes Temporary Spending Bill

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 17:06:00

The House passed a two-week spending patch that will avert a government shutdown as lawmakers debate whether to increase funding for border security. The Senate is expected to pass the measure later Thursday, extending the government’s funding through Dec. 21.

The Sticky Wi-Fi Problem: Why Your Phone Hangs Up on You

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 16:30:00

Pushing mobile devices to become ever-more reliant on Wi-Fi seemed like a good solution to the problem of mobile bandwidth, but now it’s causing as many problems as it solves.

The Latest Housing Hotspot: Downtown and by the River

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 16:00:00

Developers are building high-end homes in revitalized urban neighborhoods with waterfront views for residents drawn to quality of life and prime locations.

George H.W. Bush Mourned in Houston Memorial Service

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 15:43:00

Hundreds gathered at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, paying their respects to the 41st president in his adoptive home state.

George H.W. Bush to Be Mourned in Houston Memorial Service

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 15:43:00

Hundreds gathered at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston on Thursday morning, paying their respects to the 41st president in his adoptive home state.

In Latin America, Awash in Crime, Citizens Impose Their Own Brutal Justice

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 15:42:00

Latin America has the world’s highest murder rate. With little faith in the police or courts, mobs routinely kill suspected lawbreakers in spontaneous attacks. Many lynching victims are innocent.

The XFL Goes PG

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 15:35:00

Once again, wrestling kingpin Vince McMahon launches a football league. But this version of the XFL feels kinder and gentler.

Where Huawei Loses, Scandinavia Will Gain

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 15:20:00

Markets think nobody wins in a trade war. But exceptions are emerging: 5G network builders Ericsson and Nokia.

Senior Huawei Executive’s Arrest Steps Up U.S.-China Confrontation

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 15:15:00

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a senior executive of Huawei Technologies, intensifies the confrontation in the already divisive China-U.S. negotiations on trade, striking at Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ambitions to make the country a tech superpower.​

Arrest of Senior Huawei Executive Steps Up U.S.-China Confrontation

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 15:15:00

The arrest of a senior executive of networking-gear maker Huawei Technologies Co. intensifies the confrontation in the already divisive China-U.S. negotiations on trade, striking at Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ambitions to make the country a tech superpower​.

‘Vice,’ ‘Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Lead Golden Globes Nominations

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 14:11:00

“Vice” received six Golden Globe nominations, the most of any movie this year, while “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” led the pack among TV shows with four.

Readers Respond to Robot Phone Interviews

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 14:00:00

Reader reaction to The Wall Street Journal’s article last week on automated job interviews was swift and mostly negative.

Drug Companies Criticized for Not Using Tax Savings to Cut Drug Prices

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 13:00:00

House Democrats say big pharmaceutical companies channeled tax savings to repurchasing shares instead of making some medicines more affordable.

Congress to Drug Makers: Why Stock Buybacks Over Lowered Drug Prices?

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 13:00:00

House Democrats say big pharmaceutical companies channeled tax savings to repurchasing shares instead of making some medicines more affordable.

Lyft Proceeds With IPO Plans

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 12:26:00

Lyft is going public, announcing that it has confidentially filed a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, a key step by the closely held company in selling shares to the public.

Lyft Sets Stage for Early 2019 IPO

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 12:26:00

Lyft is going public, announcing that it has confidentially filed a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, a key step by the closely held company in selling shares to the public.

For Walmart and Target, the Fed Holds the Keys to Faster Payments

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 12:00:00

The retail giants are among the companies urging the Fed for a service to settle interbank transfers in real time, which could ultimately eliminate the lag between when consumers use debit cards and stores receive the funds.

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Draws Congressional Support, Even as Trump Bashes Him

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 10:30:00

President Trump’s attacks on Fed Chairman Powell have failed so far to gain traction with an important constituency: Congress.

Firms Stockpiling Goods Ahead of Brexit Face a Warehouse Squeeze

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 10:30:00

With so many global companies hoarding supplies ahead of Brexit to shield themselves from border disruptions, some face shortages of storage facilities in parts of the U.K. Makers of perishable food items and pharmaceutical companies are particularly vulnerable to the problem.

Aid for Immigrants on Desert Trek Stirs Religion-Freedom Fight

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 10:30:00

A federal judge in Arizona is deciding whether a group of volunteers accused of trespassing in the Arizona desert has a religious right to leave relief supplies for immigrants making dangerous treks into the U.S.

Highly Anticipated Moderna Listing Is Seen As Test of New IPOs

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 10:30:00

The IPO market faces a major year-end test, as Moderna attempts on Thursday to stage one of the biggest stock-market debuts for a biotechnology company at a time of heightened investor jitters.

Oil Slides After OPEC Delays Decision on Level of Output Cuts

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 09:12:00

OPEC members agreed to production curbs but will wait to hear from Russia before making a final decision on the exact amount the cartel would cut to address falling oil prices.

A Weakened OPEC Convenes with Market Dominance in Doubt

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 09:12:00

OPEC, once the undisputed king of the oil market, is facing a convergence of oil-market pressures, geopolitical upheaval and internal strife that is undermining its traditional influence over crude prices.

Oil Falls as OPEC Agrees to Production Cut

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 09:12:00

OPEC members on Thursday agreed to production curbs but will wait to hear from Russia before making a final decision on the exact amount the cartel would cut to address falling oil prices.

North Korea Expands Long-Range Missile Base, Analysts Say

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 07:12:00

North Korea is expanding military facilities thought to house long-range missiles that can hit the U.S., according to a think-tank report that revives doubts about the regime’s sincerity in disarmament negotiations.

Stocks Stage Recovery After Dow Drops Over 700 Points

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 05:52:00

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled as much as 785 points Thursday before sharply paring those losses in the final hour of the session, another example of the volatility that has rocked markets since the start of the fourth quarter.

U.S. Stocks Fall Sharply on Arrest of Huawei CFO

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 05:52:00

U.S. stocks fell sharply as the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive and a fresh decline in oil prices exacerbated the concerns about global growth that have rattled markets in recent weeks.

S&P Futures, Tech Stocks Tumble After Huawei CFO Arrest

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 05:52:00

Stock markets in Asia and U.S. equity futures fell after Canadian authorities arrested a top executive from Huawei, fanning fears of another escalation in tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

Arrested Huawei Executive, the Founder’s Daughter, Is Seen as a Rising Star

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 04:15:00

Huawei’s chief financial officer, who was arrested in Canada at the behest of American authorities, isn’t an ordinary senior executive. She’s the daughter of the Chinese telecommunications giant’s founder.

Meng Wanzhou, Huawei CFO and Founder’s Daughter, Was Face of Secretive Company

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 04:15:00

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei chief financial officer and founder’s daughter who was seen as a potential leader of the company, threatens the U.S.-China trade truce.

Activist Investor to Push Del Frisco’s to Sell Itself

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 01:03:00

Activist Investor Engaged Capital has bought nearly 10% of the restaurant operator’s shares and plans to push it to sell itself, according to people familiar with the matter.

Two American Military Aircraft Collide off Japanese Coast

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-06 00:04:00

Two Marines were rescued, and a joint Japanese-U.S. search-and-rescue operation continued for the other five Marines.

Investor Anxiety Outweighs Good Economic Data in Market Rout

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-05 23:22:00

The volatility sweeping financial markets this week underscores investors’ growing unease about the durability of the nearly decadelong bull market, even as most economists see little risk of near-term recession.

Boeing Omitted Safety-System Details, Minimized Training for Crashed Lion Air 737 Model

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2018-12-05 16:04:00

Boeing limited pilot-training requirements for the antistall system investigators believe played a role in the crash of Lion Air Flight 610, and omitted details about the system from the 737 MAX operations manual.

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