ECB Signals Faith in Economy as It Maintains Policy Mix

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 32 min ago
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said he expects economic growth in the eurozone to remain solid, indicating that signs of a slowdown haven’t prompted policy makers to reassess their stimulus policies.

Lawmakers' Efforts to Protect Mueller Run Into Hurdles

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 32 min ago
A Senate panel is expected to vote on a bipartisan bill that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired without cause, but serious political and legal hurdles stand in the way of its becoming law.

U.S. Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest Level Since 1969

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 34 min ago
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level since 1969, the latest sign the labor market is firming after years of steady job growth.

EPA Administrator Heads to Capitol Hill for a Grilling

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 53 min ago
Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt faces an all-day grilling on Capitol Hill Thursday, as the White House weighs his performance amid allegations involving his spending habits and ethics.

Opioid Crackdown Has Patients Struggling to Get Their Meds

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 55 min ago
America’s battle against the opioid crisis has thrown up hurdles for patients with legitimate needs for opioids, prompting patient groups and health providers to lobby against the proliferating restrictions on prescriptions.

Is Big Oil Back? Investors Aren't So Sure

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 58 min ago
Rising crude prices are supercharging earnings at the world’s major oil firms, but investors may need more convincing that Big Oil is back.

Jackson Withdraws as VA Nominee but Denies Misconduct

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 58 min ago
White House physician Ronny Jackson has withdrawn as President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, coming under fire amid reports of misconduct.

Report Slams Military Over October Deaths in Niger

Wall Street Journal: US News - 6 hours 7 min ago
Poor training, complacency and a culture of excessive risk contributed to the deaths of four U.S. soldiers during an operation in Niger in October, according to a classified Pentagon report.

U.S. Durable-Goods Orders Rose 2.6% in March

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 10 min ago
Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods rose in March due to increased aircraft orders, but an underlying proxy for business investment fell.

The Million Dollar Cancer Treatment: Who Will Pay?

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 14 min ago
A new wave of genetic-based therapies for treating cancer are creating sticker shock, as the drugs and related care for a single patient can run up close to a million dollars.

GM's Profit Sinks on Restructuring, Other Costs

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 15 min ago
GM’s first-quarter net income sank 60% amid hefty restructuring costs in South Korea and lost production in the U.S. from planned factory downtime.

Nintendo, Scoring Roaring Business, to Switch It Up With a New CEO

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 16 min ago
Nintendo Chief Executive Tatsumi Kimishima said he would step down in June in favor of a younger executive, calling it the right time after the Switch game machine introduced last year turned into a hit.

Tesla's Autopilot Hit With More Turmoil as Leader Departs for Intel

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 44 min ago
The head of Tesla’s Autopilot semiautonomous-driving system departed for Intel, adding new turmoil to a key program for the auto maker that is already beset by executive departures and safety questions.

Southwest Forecasts Weaker Bookings After Fatal Accident

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 53 min ago
Southwest Airlines warned of weaker revenue ahead as the company continues to deal with the fallout of last week’s fatal accident following an engine blowout on a flight from New York to Dallas.

EU Presses Tech Firms on Search Results, Fake News

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 24 min ago
The European Union tightened its effort to rein in tech giants like Alphabet’s Google and Facebook, advancing several measures that aim to shape the way they operate in Europe.

Beijing Ready to Hit Back if U.S. Curbs Chinese Investments

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 6 min ago
The U.S. threat of investment restrictions is already damping the enthusiasm of Chinese businesses, with some canceling or slowing plans to invest in the American market.

Beijing Ready to Hit Back if U.S. Curbs Chinese Investments

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 6 min ago
The U.S. threat of investment restrictions is already damping the enthusiasm of Chinese businesses, with some canceling or slowing plans to invest in the American market.

New Volkswagen CEO Gets Off to a Strong Start

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 8 min ago
New Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess’s tenure got off to a strong start as the auto giant reported a rise in sales and said its broad revamp was on track.

Samsung's Earnings Hot Streak Continues

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 20:32
Sales of memory chips drove the company’s fourth consecutive quarter of record operating profits, but investors are focused on how long the good times can keep rolling.

Travel Ban Appears Likely to Survive High Court Scrutiny

Wall Street Journal: US News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 18:08
President Trump’s travel ban appeared likely to survive Supreme Court scrutiny, after the government’s lawyer argued that current restrictions on entry from five Muslim-majority nations traced not from the president’s provocative campaign statements but the deliberate assessments of national-security professionals.

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