Some in Europe Suggest 'Plan B' in Greek Crisis

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 22:02
The suggestion by some officials reflects the extent to which many of the eurozone’s decision makers no longer believe a deal on new bailout aid for Athens can be sealed before the old one expires.

Rules Weighed for Battery Cargo on Jets

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 21:27
International air-safety experts this week will consider proposals to restrict lithium batteries carried as cargo by commercial jets, a sign that momentum is building for a ban on some of the most common types of shipments.

Wal-Mart in Showdown With Texas Over Alcohol

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 21:24
Wal-Mart was slow to get into alcohol, but now it is fighting for the right to sell more of it. A prime target is Texas.

Abe Aims to Get U.S. On Board Japanese Trains

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 20:46
When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the U.S., he will act as salesman-in-chief by marketing Japan’s high-speed rail system.

Drug Companies Jack Up Prices

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 19:47
Pharmaceutical companies such as Valeant are buying drugs that they see as undervalued, then raising the prices.

Yahoo, Katie Couric Tweak the Recipe

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 17:53
Katie Couric’s new job at Yahoo is still a work in progress, but the website says it is harnessing social media to give her interviews mileage. As such, Ms. Couric will be one of the stars at Yahoo’s “NewFront” event for advertisers in New York on Monday.

P&G Joins Movement to Cut Ad Costs

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 17:53
The world’s largest advertiser plans deep cuts in the number of ad agencies it works with in hopes of big savings on fees.

China's Growth Is Mystery; Economists Weigh Clues

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 16:51
The official first-quarter GDP growth of 7% is overstated, experts agree, but pinning down the real number is a head-scratcher.

At VW, a Game of Thrones as Patriarch Quits

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 16:27
Ferdinand Piech’s exit as chairman of Volkswagen resolves a battle that had distracted top management. But challenges and uncertainty aren't over for the automotive giant.

Why Coding Is Your Child's Key to Unlocking Future

Wall Street Journal: Career - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 16:21
Keywords: Computer programing is a skill uniquely suited to training children how to solve problems and to express themselves, and many educators think it should be part of the basic curriculum, even for grade schoolers.

Why Coding Is Your Child's Key to Unlocking Future

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 16:21
Keywords: Computer programing is a skill uniquely suited to training children how to solve problems and to express themselves, and many educators think it should be part of the basic curriculum, even for grade schoolers.

BG Deal Is Big Bite for Shell

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 15:51
Shell argued for years that organic growth was a more cost-effective strategy than chasing huge acquisitions. It’s $70 billion deal for BG puts it in uncharted waters and will test its skills at integration.

Strong iPhone Sales Power Apple's Encore

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:37
Apple on Monday reports quarterly results. The numbers won’t surpass the prior quarter, but analysts expect strong sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

United Spirits Feud Intensifies

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 09:29
A continuing battle between India’s United Spirits and its founder and chairman, Vijay Mallya, intensified as board members demanded he resign.

Global Economic Dilemma: Too Much of Almost Everything

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 07:40
The global economy is awash in commodities, but also with capital and labor—a glut that presents several challenges.

Ten Years of Airbus's A380, but Demand Is Soft

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 05:46
Airbus on Monday celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the A380 superjumbo’s first flight. But the European plane maker has struggled to win sales for its flagship plane.

Tesla Motors' Twitter Account Was Hacked

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 14:52
Tesla Motors Inc.’s official Twitter account was hacked on Saturday around 4:50 p.m. New York time by a person or people who identified themselves as the #ripprgang.

Tullow Says Ghana Oil Project Can Move Ahead After Court Ruling

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 13:38
Tullow Oil PLC was handed positive news Saturday when an international tribunal ruled against suspending all petroleum operations in an offshore zone that is under dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast.

Volkswagen Chairman Piech Resigns

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 09:25
The powerful chairman of Volkswagen unexpectedly resigned, opening a new period of uncertainty for the automotive giant just weeks after he threw the company into a management crisis.

Finance Ministers Contemplate 'Plan B' for Greece

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 06:18
Some eurozone finance ministers have acknowledged for the first time that they are considering plans on what to do if no deal on Greece’s future financing can be reached.
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