The Wall Street Journal: McConnell backs off warning that companies should stay away from politics

On Wednesday, at another public appearance in Kentucky, McConnell acknowledged: “I didn’t say that very artfully yesterday.” Companies are entitled to be involved in politics, he said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 7th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration backs privatizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

The Trump administration said it would support returning mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to private hands, a development that could keep the companies at the center of the housing market for decades to come......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Google CEO warns staff to stay nonpartisan or face actions

Alphabet’s Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai warns employees in a memo against letting their personal politics affect their work as the internet giant fends off criticism that its widely used products could be biased......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. aiming for global tax agreement to focus on fewer than 100 companies

The Biden administration offered new proposals on taxing multinational companies in a bid to secure an international agreement aimed at reducing tax avoidance, particularly by big pharmaceutical and technology companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 8th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Carl Icahn to name former GE exec as CEO of his company

After forcing companies to make countless CEO changes in his career, Carl Icahn is about to make one of his own......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 4th, 2021

Extended Stay"s stock soars after WSJ report of $6 billion buyout deal with Blackstone, Starwood

Shares of Extended Stay America Inc. soared 15.9% toward a 2-year in premarket trading Monday, after The Wall Street Journal reported that the hotel operator has agreed to be acquired by Blackstone Group and Starwoo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 15th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Russian disinformation has a new target: vaccines made by Pfizer and other Western companies

One Russian claim: that the U.S. rushed the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine through the regulatory process......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Cryptocurrency firms Bitfinex, Tether settle New York AG’s probe for $18.5 million

The New York attorney general’s office settled Tuesday a nearly two-year investigation into the finances and corporate practices of the companies that operates the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange and the stablecoin tether......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 23rd, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Texas storm forces chip makers to close, exacerbating shortage

Severe weather conditions hitting much of the U.S. have caused some semiconductor companies to idle production capacity, threatening to exacerbate a chip shortage that has already prompted car makers to curtail output at some plants......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 17th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Microsoft urges U.S. to make tech giants pay for news content

Microsoft Corp. said the U.S. should copy Australia’s controversial proposal that tech companies pay newspapers for content — putting it at odds with Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: McConnell agrees to Senate power-sharing agreement

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that he is ready to move ahead with a Senate power-sharing agreement after two Democratic senators said they won’t support ending the legislative filibuster, a central sticking point for the GOP in the talks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 26th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Medical-supply companies Steris and Cantel in talks to join forces: sources

The coronavirus pandemic has been a mixed bag for the sterilization-products companies’ businesses......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: High-ranking company executives among employees being fired after participating in riot inside U.S. Capitol

In the wake of the riot at the Capitol, companies moved to cut ties with President Trump and his supporters and fired workers who participated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 9th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Intel, Cisco, Nvidia among victims of SolarWinds hack

The suspected Russian hackers behind breaches at U.S. government agencies also gained access to major U.S. technology and accounting companies, at least one hospital and a university, a Wall Street Journal analysis of internet records found......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: MGM, the studio behind James Bond and Rocky, is exploring a sale

MGM Holdings Inc., the movie studio behind the James Bond franchise, is exploring a sale, according to people familiar with the matter, betting that its library of content will prove attractive to companies pursuing growth in streaming video......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2020

Washington in talks with chipmakers about building U.S. factories: WSJ

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in talks with semiconductor companies about building chip factories in the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 10th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: J.Crew files for bankruptcy protection, reaches debt-swap deal

J.Crew Group Inc., the preppy U.S. retailer that recently fell on hard times, Monday filed for bankruptcy protection, as several high-profile companies in the U.S. battle with the economic and financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Some states reopen for business, but big chains remain hesitant to open their doors

As some states lurch toward restarting their economies after coronavirus closures, many big companies remain hesitant to open their doors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Americans are worried the U.S. will lift coronavirus restrictions too soon, poll shows

Americans are worried about lifting stay-at-home orders too quickly amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has dramatically upended life in a month marked by business shutdowns, job losses and illness, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. suspends tariffs for some imports affected by pandemic — but not goods from China

The Trump administration said it would allow some companies to delay payment of import tariffs due to economic hardship triggered by the new coronavirus, but the relief was much more limited than many officials and business leaders had signaled......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2020

Exxon, other U.S. oil companies to meet with Trump for aid: WSJ

President Donald Trump will meet with top U.S. oil-company executives on Friday to discuss possible aid for the industry amid plummeting oil prices, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal that cited people familiar with th.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 1st, 2020