Ford's Exiting CEO to Get Part of Bonus, Promised Stock Awards

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 21 min ago
Ford will pay outgoing Chief Executive Mark Fields a sizable portion of a promised bonus for 2017, all of the promised stock awards for the year and temporary use of company aircraft as part of an exit package outlined Wednesday.

Former VW Compliance Executive Awaiting Trial to Remain in Prison

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 11 min ago
The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Wednesday affirmed a district judge’s order keeping Oliver Schmidt behind bars in Michigan amid concerns he would flee the country if released on a $1.6 million bond.

Another Insurer Leaves Missouri's Affordable Care Act Exchange

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 18 min ago
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City says it lost more than $100 million through 2016 offering exchange insurance plans

Fed Minutes Show Officials Ready to Raise Rates Again Soon

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 20 min ago
Federal Reserve officials expected at their policy meeting earlier this month that it would “soon be appropriate” to raise short-term interest rates once again, according to minutes of the gathering released Wednesday, a signal the U.S. central bank could lift its benchmark rate at its next gathering in June.

Photos: Meetings of U.S. Presidents and Popes

Wall Street Journal: US News - 10 hours 37 min ago
U.S. presidents from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama have met with the pontiff over the years.

Congress May Need to Raise Debt Limit Sooner, Budget Director Says

Wall Street Journal: US News - 10 hours 37 min ago
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the date by which Congress would need to raise the debt limit may come sooner than the administration had anticipated.

Congress May Need to Raise Debt Limit Sooner, Budget Director Says

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 37 min ago
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the date by which Congress would need to raise the debt limit may come sooner than the administration had anticipated.

J.Crew Boss Mickey Drexler Confesses: I Didn't Get the Web

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 40 min ago
The retail legend says he didn’t understand how speed and price would drive internet shoppers. After 10 quarters of falling sales, the brand wants to create a more accessible image and add digital marketing.

Health-Tech Startups Pivot as Obamacare Uncertainty Mounts

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 49 min ago
Many health-technology startups are revamping their business strategies and others are finding it tougher to attract fresh capital amid the prospect of repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Trump Meets With Pope Francis After Policy Clashes

Wall Street Journal: US News - 10 hours 51 min ago
After a 30-minute meeting with the pope, accompanied only by an interpreter, President Donald Trump tells the pontiff, “I won’t forget what you said.”

GE Chief Adds Some Caution to 2018 Profit Goal

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 11 hours 3 min ago
Jeff Immelt, General Electric Co.’s chief, said the conglomerate would likely need additional cost cuts to reach a closely watched 2018 profit target, given current struggles in global oil and gas markets.

Why Earnings Have Investors Feeling So Happy

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 11 hours 7 min ago
Earnings at U.S. companies grew at the fastest pace in the first quarter in nearly six years, the latest boon to a bull market that has stretched into its ninth year.

Cerberus, American Eagle Work on Abercrombie Bid

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 11 hours 25 min ago
Private-equity firm Cerberus Capital is working on a bid for teen-apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch alongside American Eagle, which could give American Eagle a leg up in the pursuit of its struggling rival.

How American Shale Drillers Flipped OPEC's Script

Wall Street Journal: US News - 11 hours 26 min ago
When OPEC agreed to curtail production to bolster crude prices, it was betting U.S. shale drillers would be too weak to fill the void. But with Wall Street behind them, American producers have put the cartel on its heels.

Investor Loeb to Seek Changes to Dow-DuPont Post-Merger Plan

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 11 hours 46 min ago
Activist investor Dan Loeb plans to publicly push for changes to the complicated combination and breakup of Dow Chemical and DuPont, according to a presentation reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

Trump's Nationalism Veers Right While May's Shifts to Center

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 11 hours 59 min ago
The conservative parties in the U.S. and U.K., buoyed by a nationalist push against immigration and trade, face a once-in-a-generation choice: shift toward small-government conservatism, or reach across traditional divides by appealing to workers? Trump and May appear to have chosen differently.

Get Ready to Unpack for Airport Security

Wall Street Journal: US News - 12 hours 21 min ago
Travelers should expect new procedures at TSA checkpoints later this year, with more carry-on items, like food and tablets, separated into bins, Scott McCartney writes.

Does the U.S. Still Need to Hoard Oil in Reserve?

Wall Street Journal: US News - 12 hours 23 min ago
President Donald Trump’s proposal to help reduce the national debt by selling down more of the U.S. emergency oil stockpile has revived questions about whether the reserves are still crucial to the country’s economic security.

GOP Leads Efforts to Pass State Laws It Says Protect Free Speech

Wall Street Journal: US News - 12 hours 40 min ago
Following high-profile demonstrations against conservative speakers on colleges campuses, several state legislatures, most led by Republicans, are advancing bills they say are intended to support free speech.

Chief of Federal Student-Aid Programs Resigns

Wall Street Journal: US News - 13 hours 23 min ago
The head of the U.S. government’s student-aid programs resigned Tuesday night, two days before a House hearing on potential improper payments in the programs.

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