- The Morning Download: Cloud Wars Bode Well for Customers @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 minutes 33 seconds ago
Good morning. IT giants are beginning to encroach on one another's air space, and that's good news for ambitious CIOs. Hot on the heels of Google Inc.'s announcement earlier this week that it is slashing ...
- Jihadists Returning Home to Europe from Syria Pose New Terror Threat @ The Wall Street Journal - 11 minutes ago
Scores of jihadist fighters from Europe who streamed to Syria to join extremist rebels have begun returning home, where some are suspected of plotting attacks.
- Brazil Stocks Open Higher on Global Growth Outlook @ The Wall Street Journal - 15 minutes ago
Brazilian stocks opened higher, led by commodities producers, as investors grow more optimistic about global growth ahead of U.S. jobs data and third-quarter growth figures.
- Kohl's To Extend Holiday Hours From Dec. 20 @ The Wall Street Journal - 19 minutes ago
Kohl's Corp. plans to keep its stores open for 100 straight hours starting Dec. 20 through Christmas Eve. The move is to attract shoppers in the key holiday season.
- Hapag-Lloyd, GSAV in Potential Merger Talks @ The Wall Street Journal - 21 minutes ago
Germany's Hapag-Lloyd said it is in talks to merge or build a business collaboration with Chilean peer Compania Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. amid continuing pressure for consolidation in the sector that ...
- Titan Machinery Profit Falls 59% @ The Wall Street Journal - 34 minutes ago
Titan Machinery Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter profit plummeted 59% on weakness and pricing pressure in the agriculture and construction industries, causing the company to lower its guidance for the year....
- Dollar General Posts 14% Profit Rise @ The Wall Street Journal - 36 minutes ago
Dollar General Corp.'s fiscal third-quarter earnings rose a bigger-than-expected 14% as consumables sales posted strong growth, though resulted in weaker margins.
- GM to Pull Chevy From Europe @ The Wall Street Journal - 49 minutes ago
U.S. auto maker will pull Chevy from Europe to focus on promoting Opel, its German brand, part of a broader move to reverse a steady loss of market share in the region.
- 'Crowdfunding' Gets State-Level Test Run @ The Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
A small but growing number of entrepreneurs are taking part in a sort of test run as officials in nearly a dozen states make it possible for resident entrepreneurs to secure financing from everyday local ...
- The Morning Ledger: Auditor-Naming Proposal Moves Forward @ The Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 48 minutes ago
The PCAOB is moving forward with a proposal to name the partners who sign off on a company's books. The plan to make auditors name their lead engagement partners on annual reports will be open for public ...
- Credit Suisse to Sell German Private-Banking Unit @ The Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 28 minutes ago
Credit Suisse said it will sell its German private-banking business to Dutch firm ABN Amro, marking a strategic withdrawal from private banking in Germany.
- Apple's iPhone Drops in China Mobile's Bucket @ The Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 39 minutes ago
Adding an iPhone option for China Mobile's 750 million users won't invigorate the state-owned giant's stock price.
- Baggage Fees in Asia @ The Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 50 minutes ago
While talking to a gaggle of journalists in Hong Kong this week, executives at U.S. luggage maker Samsonite marveled at the impact celebrities have in Asia.
- Merck KGaA Buys Chemicals Firm @ The Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
Germany's Merck KGaA aims to expand its specialty chemicals division with the $2.48 billion acquisition of U.K.-listed AZ Electronic Materials SA.
- BNP Paribas to Buy Polish Bank @ The Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
The french bank said it would buy Bank Gospodarki Zywnosciowej from Dutch lender Rabobank to boost its presence in Poland.
- South Korea Watchdog to Goldman Sachs: Penalties Imminent @ The Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
South Korea's financial watchdog has told Goldman Sachs it may impose penalties on its Korean branch for possibly breaching capital markets rules.
- Qantas to Cut 1,000 Jobs, May Sell Assets @ The Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
Qantas Airways, engaged in a price war at home in Australia, forecast steep first-half losses while announcing a further 1,000 job cuts and possible asset sales.
- Siemens Expects Profits Increase @ The Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
Siemens expects a significant increase in profits at its Infrastructure & Cities division on restructuring and a clearer focus on high-margin contracts.
- Samsung Blurring the Lines In Its Reach For Cool @ The Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
Singer Robin Thicke stars in Samsung's latest ad for the Galaxy Note 3.
- ZTE Expects 4G Boost in China @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago
ZTE Expects 4G Boost in China Chinese telecom equipment supplier ZTE Corp. is no stranger to 4G technology, having worked with mobile operators to set up networks world-wide. Now it will get a crack at ...
- Microsoft Compares NSA to "Advanced Persistent Threat" @ The Wall Street Journal - 6 hours ago
Microsoft's top lawyer compared the National Security Agency to elite hackers and said the technology giant will encrypt customer information traveling between its data centers in a company blog post published ...
- As Thailand Calms, Protesters Seek King's Intervention @ The Wall Street Journal - 7 hours ago
As political protests subside in Bangkok, attention has turned toward finding a way out of the impasse and many Thais are hoping for intervention by the country's king.
- What's News: Business & Finance @ The Wall Street Journal - 7 hours ago
What's News: Business & Finance
- What's News: World-Wide @ The Wall Street Journal - 7 hours ago
What's News: World-Wide
- Chorus Set to Renegotiate Broadband Contract @ The Wall Street Journal - 7 hours ago
Chorus is set to renegotiate its contract with the New Zealand government to build a nationwide fiber network, after an initial independent report found the company at risk of not meeting its obligations....
- Companies Say Goodbye to the 'Burbs @ The Wall Street Journal - 7 hours ago
After decades of big businesses leaving the city for the suburbs, U.S. firms have begun a new era of corporate urbanism. Companies are under increasing pressure to establish an urban presence that projects ...
- Moving Crude by Railcar Stalls on the Track @ The Wall Street Journal - 7 hours ago
Companies that thought they had found a relatively easy way to move crude from the booming oil fields of North Dakota to the West Coast are encountering obstacles.
- Statoil, Woodside to Explore in New Zealand @ The Wall Street Journal - 7 hours ago
The Norwegian and Australian companies are the latest entrants to an oil and gas exploration region that New Zealand's energy minister describes as "underexplored."
- Financial Briefing Book: Dec. 5 @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Financial Briefing Book: Dec. 5
- Overheard @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
- U.S. Watch @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
- Greater New York Watch @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
A roundup of New York regional news
- Venezuela Curbs Car-Sale 'Speculation' @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Venezuela's government, trying to tame rising inflation, has slapped price controls on vehicles, the latest move in a broad crackdown on the private sector.
- World Watch @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
- Police Documents Show Gang Wanted Money for Ford Video @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Toronto police documents released on Wednesday allege gang members sought as much as $150,000 from embattled Mayor Rob Ford in exchange for a video allegedly showing him smoking crack cocaine.
- Growth Signs Pick Up Ahead of Key Fed Meeting @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
The U.S. economy expanded at a "modest to moderate" pace in recent months, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday in a report that showed mixed economic conditions across the nation just weeks before ...
- Congress Moves Closer to Budget Deal @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Congressional negotiators are nearing a small-scale budget agreement, possibly by the end of this week, but minefields remain as they work to sort through divisions on revenue and spending matters, several ...
- Detroit-Purchased Art Collection Worth Up to $866 Million @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Artwork purchased with city funds at the Detroit Institute of Arts is worth as much as $866 million, according to the Christie's auction house, a valuation expected to play a role in Detroit's historic ...
- Rubio Raises Stakes With Ad Buy for Candidate @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Sen. Marco Rubio showed Wednesday that he intends to play an outsize role in Senate elections next year, announcing plans to sink upwards of $200,000 on a single TV ad for GOP Rep. Tom Cotton's Senate ...
- Medicaid Is Latest Health-Site Victim @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
States are refusing to process Medicaid enrollments from people who signed up through the troubled HealthCare.gov site, citing incomplete information. Thousands who thought they got insurance may not have ...
- Why the Dollar Dominates, and Why That's Not All Good @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Capital: Columnist David Wessel examines the dollar's curious resilience since the financial crisis and sees merit in economist Eswar Prasad's view of that continued strength as a "suboptimal" ...
- Corrections & Amplifications @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Corrections & Amplifications for the edition of Dec. 5, 2013
- Muslim Cleric in Turkey Moonlights as a Rock Musician @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
During the day, Muslim cleric Ahmet Tuzer chants the Islamic call to prayer at a mosque in Turkey. By night, he preaches the gospel of Led Zeppelin, singing about a different stairway to heaven with his ...
- Drug-Cost Surprises Lurk Inside New Health Plans @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Americans with chronic illnesses—who are expected to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the health law—face widely varying out-of-pocket drug costs that could be obscured on the new insurance exchanges....
- Mexican Lawmakers Ready Changes to Election Laws @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Political revamp in Mexico seeks to create a new election agency and end the prohibition on re-election
- EU Proposes Allowing Migrants to Seek Asylum from Abroad @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
The European Commission suggests allowing potential refugees to seek asylum from abroad as well as stepped up patrols of the Mediterranean.
- Greece Struggles to Outlaw Its Golden Dawn Fascist Party @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
The conservative Greek government has mounted a politically risky effort to curb Golden Dawn, a party steeped in street violence and neo-Nazi rhetoric, by asking courts to declare it a criminal organization....
- Economic Pressure Mounts on Ukrainian Leader @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Economic pressure is mounting on Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych amid a street movement to unseat him after officials visiting Moscow and Beijing didn't disclose any progress on securing financial ...
- Japan, South Korea and China Agree on Nuclear Safety Network @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
At a time of heightened regional tensions, Japan, South Korea and China have agreed to form a network to quickly exchange information in a nuclear emergency such as the Fukushima-Daiichi accident in 2011....
- Protests Block a U.S. Pullout Route From Afghanistan @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Anti-drone protests in Pakistan have forced the U.S. military to stop using a primary land route in and out of Afghanistan, complicating the withdrawal of American military equipment.