|WSJ Live News
- Pfizer to Raise Prices on 41 Drugs
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:30:44 EST - Pfizer plans to resume its practice of raising drug prices early next year after bowing to pressure from President Trump over the summer when the company rolled back some increases.
- Old-School Watchmakers Get Smart to Counter Apple
- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:17:45 EST - Watchmakers, caught off guard by the success of Apple’s smartwatch, are now trying to keep pace with changing customer tastes by introducing messaging alerts and other high-tech features to traditional watches.
- J.Crew CEO Exits After Clash With Mickey Drexler, Company Owners
- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:39:17 EST - J.Crew Group said CEO James Brett is leaving after about 16 months following disagreements with the company’s longtime leader about strategy and board concerns about his spending plans.
- Amazon Kept HQ2 Under Wraps Using These Code Names
- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 22:53:46 EST - Amazon.com maintained secrecy among the 20 cities vying for its HQ2 operations by naming them after important corporate stakeholders—employees’ dogs.
- Food Regulators to Share Oversight of Cell-Based Meat
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:50:13 EST - U.S. food regulators agreed on a framework for regulating meat grown from animal cells, moving the emerging technology closer to consumers’ dinner plates.
- U.S. Household Debt Continues to Climb in 3rd Quarter
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:55:15 EST - Household indebtedness continued to climb in the third quarter, with balances continuing to rise for almost all types of borrowing, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported.
- U.S. Industrial Production Rises
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:24:33 EST - U.S. industrial output ticked up in October, as increased factory production offset declines in mining and utilities output.
- 'I Was Hoping to Be Retired': The Cost of Supporting Parents and Adult Children
- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:45:20 EST - More Americans find themselves housing two generations simultaneously, just when they thought they could kick back and retire. Instead, they face the strain of added expenses, constant caregiving and derailed dreams.
- Trump Forged His Ideas on Trade in the 1980s---and Never Deviated
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:16:56 EST - The president has been consistent on trade for decades, unlike on other issues, both in tone and substance. Longtime acquaintances say his philosophy came out of his experience in the cutthroat world of New York real estate and the rise of Japan as a global economic power.
- Grassley to Lead Senate Finance Panel
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:25:41 EST - Sen. Chuck Grassley is expected to lead the Finance Committee next year, giving the veteran Iowa Republican more sway over tax, trade and health policy.
- Nvidia Grapples With Cryptocurrency Miners' Exit
- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 23:40:24 EST - The previous stockpiling habits of cryptocurrency miners have left Nvidia to battle with excess graphics-card inventory.
- Victoria's Secret: Sex Isn't Selling
- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:03:37 EST - Once a trendsetter with a powerful brand identity, the lingerie retailer has struggled to evolve as customers gravitate toward rivals—including a number of startups—offering comfort and ease, not airbrushed fantasy.
- Michelle Obama's Memoir Sells Well
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:19:57 EST - Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming” got off to a hot start, selling more than 725,000 units on the day it was released, spurring its publisher to quickly order up more copies.
- U.K.'s Window Into a Less Globalized Economy
- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:59:25 EST - The U.K. economy has so far weathered the political storm surrounding Brexit pretty well. But beneath the surface, there are harbingers of economic costs to come.
- Economists Split on Whether Midterms Outcome Will Increase or Decrease Uncertainty
- Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:24:09 EST - Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal were roughly split on whether the outcome of the recent midterm elections would dispel or increase uncertainty for the economy and financial markets in the coming months.
- Brazil Signals Hawkish Approach on Its Big Budget Deficit
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:45:15 EST - Brazil’s president-elect has put together a team of fiscal hawks to lead the economy, winning cautious approval from markets worried about the country’s ballooning debt.
- What's the Next Big Thing in Tech? It's Up to Us
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:42:15 EST - How quickly we’ll see flying cars, robot workers, data-privacy rules, Chinese world domination and the end of car ownership depends less on the tech involved than on us.
- Beauty and the Backlash: Disney's Modern Princess Problem
- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 07:13:51 EST - From Snow White dolls to Cinderella remakes, Disney’s princess franchise brings in billions of dollars—and has drawn critics for promoting outdated notions of femininity. Employees debate: How do you keep the princess franchise relevant without alienating fans of the classic characters?
- Actual Silicon Valley Startup Gets Inspiration From HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Startup
- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:17:26 EST - Richard Hendricks’s Pied Piper, which is realistic but fictional, has inspired a real company, WaveOne, to perfect the technology from the show; ‘a linear combination of their personalities’