Energy Shakes as OPEC Stands Pat

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 5 min ago
OPEC’s decision to keep the oil spigots fully open dimmed the outlook for U.S. energy companies, slamming shares of domestic crude producers and upending capital-expenditure budgets for next year.

Black Friday Shopping Becomes a Marathon

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 5 min ago
As tough competition leads retailers to open earlier on Thanksgiving Day, consumers are evolving in kind with the rise of the marathon Black Friday shopper.

U.S. Oil Shares Hit by OPEC Decision

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 7 min ago
Shares of U.S. oil producers tumbled Friday as crude prices droppedi in the wake of a decision by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to keep pumping oil.

Bertelsmann CFO Hartmann to Step Down Jan. 31

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 42 min ago
Bertelsmann SE & Co Friday announced that Chief Financial Officer Judith Hartmann is leaving the company.

Airbus Trims Dassault Aviation Stake

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 15 min ago
Airbus said it sold $990 million worth of shares in French defense and private jet manufacturer Dassault Aviation back to the company and has plans to further decrease its stake by mid-2015.

Mortgage Lenders Set to Relax Standards

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - 7 hours 23 min ago
Some of the largest U.S. mortgage lenders are preparing to ease standards for borrowers after the release of new guidelines this month from mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

U.S. Airlines Recovered from Wednesday's Nor'easter

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 28 min ago
After canceling more than 750 flights on Wednesday, a busy travel day before the Thanksgiving holiday, due to snow, rain and winds across the East Coast, airlines were operating close to normal on Friday.

Twitter Co-Founder Sells Some Shares

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 58 min ago
One of Twitter’s founders has sold some of his stock in the social-media company for the first time, shedding about 1.2% of his nearly 9.5% stake.

BG Group Boss's Share Package Questioned

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 9 min ago
British shareholder-advisory group PIRC has recommended that BG Group PLC investors reject a controversial share award company’s incoming chief executive, in one of the biggest revolts against executive pay in the U.K. in recent years.

French Court Verdict on Uber Ban in Two Weeks

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 10 min ago
Car-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. argued that a new French law governing car-service apps is unconstitutional; an effort to block an emergency lawsuit that could end up banning one of the company’s main services in France.

Malaysian Airline System Loss Widens

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 34 min ago
Malaysian Airline System Bhd., parent of flag carrier Malaysia Airlines, swings to a wider net loss in third quarter as it prepares to be privatized after losing two aircraft this year, leaving 537 people either dead or missing

Eurozone Sees Further Rise in Jobless, Fall in Inflation

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 11 hours 49 min ago
The number of people without jobs in the eurozone rose for the second straight month in October, while the annual rate of inflation fell further below the European Central Bank’s target in November, increasing the likelihood of aggressive stimulus measures.

Petronas to Review Spending

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 13 hours 51 min ago
Malaysia’s national oil-and-gas company Petronas said it is reviewing its spending plans for next year after reporting a 14% decline in third-quarter net profit on falling crude prices, even as it increased output.

Rio Tinto, BHP Chart Divergent Courses

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 14 hours 22 min ago
As BHP Billiton executives work on plans to slim down their business, their counterparts at Rio Tinto are taking a different tack.

EU Approves Medtronic's Merger With Covidien

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 14 hours 49 min ago
Medical-device maker Medtronic secured European Union approval for its $43 billion merger with rival Covidien of Ireland, subject to conditions, two days after U.S. authorities cleared the deal.

Novartis Heart-Failure Treatment to Get Speedy EU Review

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 23:35
Novartis said an important new drug for treating heart failure has been granted an accelerated review by European authorities, improving its chances of approval in Europe next year.

For Retail, a Mix of Hope and Fear

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:50
The U.S. economy has grown strongly since stumbling at the beginning of the year. The holiday shopping season will help determine if 2014 ends with a bang.

For Retail, a Mix of Hope and Fear

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:50
The U.S. economy has grown strongly since stumbling at the beginning of the year. The holiday shopping season will help determine if 2014 ends with a bang.

For Retail, a Mix of Hope and Fear

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:50
The U.S. economy has grown strongly since stumbling at the beginning of the year. The holiday shopping season will help determine if 2014 ends with a bang.

In Thailand, Firms Add Apprentices

Wall Street Journal: Career - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:40
An increasing number of companies in Thailand, including many in the auto industry, are rolling out apprenticeship programs aimed at beefing up the country’s workforce.

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