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WSJ.com: What's News US Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:41:43 EDT
WSJ.com: What's News Technology Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:31:08 EDT
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WSJ.com: US Business Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:52:37 EDT
  • Kroger to Sell Groceries on Alibaba Site in China  - Kroger will sell its products in China on an e-commerce site owned by Alibaba Group, the grocerís first foray into foreign sales amid a broader push into online retail.
  • Elon Musk Tweets Another Surprise, Saying Goldman and Silver Lake Are Tesla Advisers  - The electric-car makerís CEO again caught the financial world by surprise with a tweet about his desire to take the company private, revealing a list of advisers before arrangements with all of them were completed.
  • Insurer Stops Reimbursing for Some MiMedx Products  - Health Care Service will stop reimbursing patients for injectable amniotic-tissue products made by MiMedx Group and promoted for ailments such as hair loss, erectile dysfunction and knee pain.
  • Ford's New CEO Has a Cerebral Style---and to Many, It's Baffling  - Jim Hackett was hired to turn around an auto maker struggling with falling profits and industry transformation. First, he has to explain his vision. So far, investors are confused and executives seek out the bossís 28-year-old chief of staff to explain his comments.
  • New York Magazine Owner Explores Sale  - The publisher of New York magazine, Vulture and The Cut is reviewing strategic options including a possible sale, the latest media outlet to consider consolidation in a tough marketplace.
  • Turkey Shifts Closer to Russia  - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey stepped up his attacks on the U.S. on Tuesday, calling for a boycott of Apple Inc.ís iPhones and other U.S. electronic goods, while his foreign minister joined his Russian counterpart in criticizing Western sanctions.
  • Household Borrowing Reaches Record $13.3 Trillion  - Gradually rising interest rates have yet to dent Americansí appetite for borrowing, with the total stock of new debt climbing to $13.3 trillion in the second quarter.
  • Import Prices Fell Slightly, Helped by Strong Dollar  - As escalating trade disputes threaten to drive up the cost of imported goods for U.S. consumers and businesses, economists say a stronger dollar may be helping to offset some of the pain.
  • Overhaul Boosts Credit Scores of Millions of U.S. Consumers  - The credit scores of millions of Americans have risen following a broad change in how credit-reporting firms handle negative credit information such as collections.
  • Twitter Suspends Alex Jones Over New Tweet  - Twitter suspended far-right talk-show host Alex Jones for violating the social media companyís policies, a†reversal amid intensifying public scrutiny and criticism of Mr. Jonesís posts on the platform.
  • Sears CEO's Hedge Fund Offers $400 Million for Kenmore Brand  - Edward Lampert, the chief executive of Sears Holdings Corp., has offered to buy the companyís Kenmore brand for $400 million in cash.
  • The Key to Big Profits in Clean Energy: Animal Fats  - In the global push for cleaner energy, one Finnish oil company is fueling its growth by making diesel from animal fat and plant oil.
  • 'One Crop in Seven Years': Drought Plagues Australia's Farmers  - A severe drought has gripped an area of Australia more than twice the size of Texas, turning normally fertile crop areas into dust bowls, draining water reserves and leaving wine-producing regions parched.
  • Home Depot Raises the Roof  - The home-improvement retailer bucks the trend of slowing housing sales, benefiting from home improvements by people who are staying put.
  • Tencent Game Plan: Make a Play for Esports Domination  - Tencent, the worldís largest videogame company by revenue, is raising its bet on the fast-growing industry of esports.
  • UPS, Aircraft Mechanics Reach Deal  - United Parcel Service has reached a tentative labor contract covering more than 1,000 aircraft mechanics, the delivery companyís third such deal with the Teamsters union in recent months.
WSJ.com: Markets Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:30:08 EDT
  • Why Turkey's Trials Are Rippling Into Europe  - Emerging-market currencies arenít the only ones affected by Turkeyís crisis, the euro is too.
WSJ.com: Opinion Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:30:03 EDT
  • An Indictment of Political Timing  - The late charges against Rep. Chris Collins violate Justice policy.
  • Confidence Is High  - Business owners donít believe what they read about the economy.
  • Strzok and Consequences  - The FBI fires a Comey ally who tarnished the bureauís reputation.
  • Advice for a Palestinian 'Icon'  - Ahed Tamimi, 17, and her peers shouldnít be content as the next generation of cannon fodder.
  • Companies Shouldn't Be Accountable Only to Shareholders  - My new bill would require corporations to answer to employees and other stakeholders as well.
  • Credit Unions Shouldn't Get a Free Ride  - Why is a $90 billion financial institution exempt from taxes?
  • Getting Around Is About to Get Harder for Minorities  - New Yorkís mayor and City Council protect the taxi cartel at the expense of outer-borough dwellers.
  • Wage Stagnation Is Everyone's Problem  - Low working- and middle-class incomes arenít likely to rise without new subsidies.
  • How to Solve a Problem Like Elon?  - Musk may not be an asset to the abbey, but the SEC knows he makes us laugh.
  • Warner's Plan to Ruin the Internet  - The senator has 20 points. Even Woodrow Wilson didnít need more than 14.
  • Canada Backtracks on a Carbon Tax  - Justin Trudeauís Liberals try to stop a stampede of capital out of the country.
  • An Election Without a Wave?  - Signs point to a tight contest for congressional control.
 
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