Business in China Gets More Perilous

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 1 hour 40 min ago
The troubles for U.S.-based food processor OSI are a lesson in the perils faced by foreign companies in China, when operations are under unprecedented scrutiny and negative publicity can destroy a business almost overnight.

Detroit to Face Creditors at Trial

Wall Street Journal: US News - 1 hour 44 min ago
The nation's largest municipal-bankruptcy case is set for a showdown trial starting Tuesday, pitting Detroit's emergency manager against holdout creditors seeking billions in payouts.

Food Stamps Starting to Fall

Wall Street Journal: US News - 2 hours 19 min ago
After soaring in the years since the recession, use of food stamps, one of the federal government's biggest social-welfare programs, is beginning to decline.

North Korea's U.S. Detainees Ask for Help

Wall Street Journal: US News - 2 hours 37 min ago
North Korea gave foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.

Draghi is Looking to a Turbulent Time Ahead

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - 3 hours 4 min ago
The ECB chief thinks the euro zone's growth challenge is now so serious that it needs to act more like a political union, but that puts him on a collision course with Berlin.

Obama to Reassure Baltic States

Wall Street Journal: US News - 3 hours 12 min ago
President Barack Obama will travel to Estonia this week intending to reassure the region, rattled by Russia's incursion into Ukraine, that NATO remains committed to defending its Baltic members.

How 2016 GOP Wannabes Spent the Summer

Wall Street Journal: US News - 3 hours 32 min ago
The most intriguing presidential jockeying is unfolding on the Republican side, writes Gerald F. Seib. And the GOP cast of characters spent the summer sorting themselves into a matrix of different categories.

Luxottica CEO Steps Down

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 13 min ago
Luxottica Group SpA, the world's largest eyewear maker, said Andrea Guerra had stepped down as chief executive, as expected, after almost 10 years.

Malaysia Set to Implement Consumption Tax

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 53 min ago
Malaysia's government is on track to introduce a long-delayed consumption tax of 6% in April 2015, Dato' Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, minister in charge of economic planning, said Monday.

Iliad Considers New T-Mobile US Bid

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 39 min ago
French telecom company Iliad said it is in talks with several potential partners to file a new bid for control of U.S. operator T-Mobile US.

BOJ May Be Reluctant to Affirm Positive Economic Cycle

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - 8 hours 22 sec ago
When Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at a two-day policy meeting starting Wednesday, economists say he may be wary of stating that a positive economic cycle is firmly in place in Japan.

New Hope for Dubai IPO Market

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 22 min ago
Five years after Dubai teetered on the brink of financial disaster, there are signs emerging that the emirate's IPO market is returning to life as the owner of the world's largest shopping mall prepares to sell shares to the public.

Samsung Makes Restructuring Move

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 26 min ago
In the latest restructuring move among Samsung Group companies, the shipbuilding and engineering businesses of South Korea's largest conglomerate said they will merge.

EU Questionnaire Probes Facebook, WhatsApp Deal

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 31 min ago
European Union antitrust officials have sent a detailed questionnaire to competitors and customers of Facebook and message service WhatsApp as they probe the proposed $19 billion deal.

Euro-Zone Manufacturing Slows

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - 9 hours 50 min ago
Italy has joined France in contraction, while German factories had their most sluggish month since September last year. By contrast, activity in Greece expanded, while Ireland's factories had their strongest month since late 1999.

Rolls-Royce May Lose Exclusive Engine Deal on Osprey

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 28 min ago
British engineering company may lose its role as sole engine provider for the Pentagon's V-22 aircraft, as the U.S. military explores ways to cut costs.

Toyota Affiliate Builds Hydrogen Refueling Station

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 12 hours 21 min ago
A Toyota affiliate started construction on its first commercial hydrogen refueling station, in an effort to support the car maker's planned introduction of a hydrogen-powered fuel-cell car next year.

Euro-Zone Manufacturing Slows

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 14 hours 3 min ago
Italy has joined France in contraction, while German factories had their most sluggish month since September last year. By contrast, activity in Greece expanded, while Ireland's factories had their strongest month since late 1999.

Food Provider Seeks to Repair China Image

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 15 hours 33 sec ago
OSI Group will let an arm of U.S. food-service company Golden State Foods manage one of its China plants in a bid to rebound from accusations that it sold past-due meat there.

China Queries Microsoft

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 15 hours 13 min ago
A Chinese antimonopoly agency said Microsoft Corp. should issue a written explanation covering what it called compatibility and bundling issues with Windows and Office software.

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