The Wall Street Journal: U.S. government revenue drops after tax cuts

Corporations taking advantage of new, lower tax rates reduced their payments to the federal government last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Charles Rettig wins confirmation as IRS commissioner

The Senate confirmed Charles Rettig to run the Internal Revenue Service, giving the veteran California tax lawyer one of the toughest, most thankless jobs in the federal government......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Number of babies born in the U.S. drops to 30-year low

The general fertility rate for women age 15 to 44 was 60.2 births per 1,000 women—the lowest rate since the government began tracking it more than a century ago, said Brady Hamilton, a statistician at the center......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Bolton confirms U.S. rules on use of cyber weapons has been relaxed

The White House said Thursday it had rescinded a classified Obama-era memorandum dictating when the U.S. government can deploy cyber weaponry against its adversaries, acknowledging the move for the first time......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch8 hr. 47 min. ago

Red Hat stock drops on revenue miss, weak outlook

Red Hat Inc. shares dropped in the extended session Wednesday after the software company's quarterly revenue and outlook fell short of Wall Street estimates. Red Hat shares fell 4% after hours, following a 0.3% rise to close .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: EU drops McDonald’s probe, rules its tax deal in Luxembourg is legal

European Union regulators ssay McDonald’s tax arrangement in Luxembourg is legal, dropping an investigation against the U.S. fast-food giant while lauding efforts to close tax loopholes in the probe’s wake......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Kudlow claims spending, not tax cuts, is culprit in budget deficit

A top economic.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Alibaba’s Jack Ma says government should stick to governing

Chinese e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma used a government-sponsored forum to suggest regulators take a lighter touch in dealing with technology companies, saying the market should be allowed to decide how new industries like artificial intelligence develop......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Saudi sovereign wealth fund takes on rare $11 billion loan

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund has signed an $11 billion syndicated loan with global banks, as the government institution prepares to invest in new industries and spend overseas to diversify the oil-dependent economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Congress on track to avoid shutdown drama as spending package passes

Congress passed a trio of spending bills totaling almost $147 billion to fund part of the federal government, putting lawmakers on pace to avoid the deadline drama that has regularly threatened shutdowns over the past decade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: House Republicans seek to extend individuals’ tax cuts beyond 2025

House Republicans have introduced legislation to lock in cuts to individual tax rates beyond 2025, a proposal that will have trouble advancing in the Senate but which sends a signal about GOP priorities ahead of competitive midterm elections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: New Yorker cuts surprise participant Steve Bannon from festival program after celebrity outcry

The magazine announced the decision to disinvite Bannon from its New Yorker Festival Monday evening, just hours after the list of guests was published online, revealing for the first time Bannon’s inclusion to other celebrity participants......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Warren Buffett drops price on Laguna Beach house after more than a year on the market

Buffett paid $150,000 for the house in the 1970s......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 31st, 2018

Salesforce Revenue, Backlog Rise as New Leadership Structure Takes Shape - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSalesforce Revenue, Backlog Rise as New Leadership Structure Takes ShapeWall Street Inc. CRM 1.18% reported broad-based s.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 29th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: As Turkey teeters, Germany considers offering a financial lifeline

The German government is considering providing emergency financial assistance to Turkey as concerns grow in Berlin that a full-blown economic crisis could destabilize the region, German and European officials said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 28th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: American Airlines cuts back on international flights, citing rising fuel costs

American Airlines Group Inc. is cutting some unprofitable international flights as U.S. carriers adjust their business plans to reflect higher fuel prices, the latest U.S. carrier to trim capacity after fuel prices rose......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Australia’s Turnbull drops flagship energy policy without support, leadership future is in question

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday said he wouldn’t put a flagship energy policy to a parliamentary vote after facing disquiet from conservative lawmakers within his own party......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump reverses Obama-era cyberattack rules; unclear what replacement policy will be

President Donald Trump has reversed an Obama-era memorandum governing how and when the U.S. government can deploy cyberweapons against its adversaries, in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations, according to people familiar with the action......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2018

U.S. tells China"s HNA to sell stake in NYC building near Trump Tower: WSJ

The U.S. government has ordered Chinese conglomerate HNA Group Co Ltd [HNAIRC.UL] to sell its majority stake in a Manhattan building whose tenants include a police precinct tasked with protecting Trump Tower, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. judge authorizes seizure of Venezuela’s Citgo

A U.S. federal judge authorized the seizure of Citgo Petroleum Corp. to satisfy a Venezuelan government debt, a ruling that could set off a scramble among Venezuela’s many unpaid creditors to wrest control of its only obviously seizable U.S. asset......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: China drops U.S. crude oil from its target list of tariffs

As China made good on its threat to impose 25% tariffs on $16 billion worth of U.S. imports, one big-ticket item originally on its hit list was conspicuously missing: crude oil......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2018