General Motors Co. accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of bribing union negotiators to gain a competitive advantage, triggering an unusual legal dispute between crosstown rivals by filing a federal racketeering
WASHINGTON—Federal Reserve officials worried that weakness in manufacturing, trade and business investment could threaten the economic expansion by triggering cutbacks in hiring and consumer spending they
Lowe’s Cos. reported another quarter of soft sales but raised its adjusted full-year earnings targets and said it would trim its store fleet in Canada as part of the home-improvement chain’s broader turnaround.
Nonprofit organizations have raised concerns that the recent sale of the web domain that many of them use will significantly increase their online costs, a worry the new private-equity owner has dismissed.
WASHINGTON—Federal Reserve officials at their October policy meeting weighed but didn’t settle on strategies that could provide a more enduring fix to the money-market interest-rate volatility that flared
BRUSSELS—A decision in Ireland’s privacy investigation into Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp has been delayed because the company’s lawyers raised concerns about how the regulator will share potentially sensitive
New government data shows which college degrees are instantly paying off and which ones leave graduates loaded with debt but skimpy income. Some of the examples are striking. Bismarck State College can
WASHINGTON—The Trump administration has given permission to some U.S. suppliers to Huawei Technologies Co. to resume shipping to the Chinese telecom giant, easing export restrictions while U.S. negotiators
New York ride-hailing business Juno USA LP filed for bankruptcy protection, blaming its demise on minimum wage regulations and mounting lawsuits from drivers, riders and competitors. The ride-hailing which
Steep taxes on the ultra-wealthy are, for some, not a means to an end but an end itself. They see the very existence of extreme wealth as inimical to economic growth, middle-class prosperity and democracy.
Grubhub Inc. Chief Executive Matt Maloney says his food-delivery rivals need to charge more sales taxes on their delivery fees. They disagree. Delivery fees administered by companies like Uber Technologies
Hospitals are pushing back against the Trump administration’s new health-pricing disclosure rule, with the industry planning a legal challenge to block it. The final rule, released Friday along with a
Canadian National Railway Co. is pushing for the government to appoint an arbitrator to end an impasse in contract negotiations that triggered a strike Tuesday. The railway said in an email to all employees
DUBAI—Emirates Airline is reducing its order for Boeing Co.’s embattled 777X jet and buying the smaller 787 Dreamliner instead, in the latest setback for the U.S. manufacturer’s newest plane. Emirates
Kenneth Chenault, who ran American Express Co. for 17 years, is now a venture capitalist, investing money and management wisdom in a younger generation of leaders as they confront their own distinct challenges.
The Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its Oct. 29-30 meeting on Wednesday at 2 p.m. EST, shedding light on its decision to cut interest rates and signal a wait-and-see policy stance. Officials reduced
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China set up a $21 billion fund to further develop its advanced manufacturing sector, demonstrating that Beijing is pursuing its ambition to lead globally in technology, despite U.S. criticism of subsidies.
The chief executive of the newspaper giant formed by the merger of USA Today publisher Gannett Co. and GateHouse Media said the new company would make deep cost reductions across its organizations, but
Madison Square Garden counts on the New York Knicks and Rangers to keep its 20,000 seats filled on a regular basis. Staples Center, in Los Angeles, relies on the Lakers, Clippers and Kings. But at a new
Sluggish sales at Home Depot Inc. and Kohl’s Corp. show the challenges retailers face ahead of the holiday season, while growth at off-price retailer TJX Cos. showed that shoppers are still snapping up
Lion Little World Beverages has agreed to acquire U.S. craft brewer New Belgium Brewing Co. in an all-cash transaction as the company aims to expand its footprint in one of the world’s largest craft-beer
WASHINGTON—Trade talks between the U.S. and China are in danger of hitting an impasse, threatening to derail the Trump administration’s plan for a limited “phase-one” pact this year, according to former
Investors have lost hundreds of millions of dollars wagering that struggling mall owners won’t be able to pay their debts. Those losses haven’t deterred Carl Icahn from making the same bet. The billionaire