Janet Yellen Says Fed Could Raise Rates 'in the Coming Months'

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 3 hours 48 min ago
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said a rate increase would be appropriate “probably in the coming months” if the economy and labor market continue to strengthen.

Hulk Hogan Case Stirs Funding-Disclosure Debate

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 7 min ago
Tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel’s financial backing of Hulk Hogan’s suit against Gawker is rekindling a debate about disclosing such arrangements.

U.S. First-Quarter GDP Growth Revised Higher to 0.8%

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 24 sec ago
The U.S. economy’s first-quarter slowdown was less pronounced than initially thought, and recent data have pointed to a pickup for growth this spring.

U.S. Consumer Sentiment at Highest Level in 11 Months

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 48 min ago
Americans are more confident than at any time in almost a year—with the consumer sentiment index rising to 94.7 this month from April’s 89.0—as cheap gasoline, low interest rates, and a rebound in stocks boost the economy’s prospects.

De Beers Gets a New CEO

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 49 min ago
De Beers named a new chief executive as the diamond giant steers through a rough patch of low prices caused by weaker demand for the precious gems.

Obama: Memory of Hiroshima Bombing 'Must Never Fade'

Wall Street Journal: US News - 9 hours 45 min ago
In the first visit to Hiroshima by a sitting U.S. president, Barack Obama mourned the suffering of innocent people in the atomic bombing on Aug. 6, 1945.

Japan Orders Recall of Up to 7 Million More Cars With Takata Air Bags

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 29 min ago
Japan ordered auto makers to recall up to seven million more vehicles equipped with rupture-prone Takata air bags, raising the number of domestic recalls to 19.6 million.

Third-Party Candidates See Opportunity

Wall Street Journal: US News - 14 hours 41 min ago
Libertarian and Green Party presidential candidates are vying to participate in the debates, inject their issues into the political conversation and bring their message to a wider audience.

Goldman Sachs to Stop Rating Employees With Numbers

Wall Street Journal: Career - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 22:09
Goldman Sachs is eliminating numerical rankings in employee reviews starting next month, and this fall will experiment with an online system where employees can give and receive continuous feedback on their performance.

Cellphone-Cancer Link Found in Government Study

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 21:59
A major U.S. government study on rats has found a link between cellphones and cancer, an explosive finding in the long-running debate about whether mobile phones cause health effects.

Activist Ackman Tries Life as an Inside Man

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 20:42
After firing Valeant’s CEO, investor William Ackman has been defending the embattled drug company from outside critics.

FDA Approves New Arm Implant to Treat Opioid Dependence

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 19:24
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a drug-emitting arm implant to treat addiction to heroin and other opioids, providing a new tool against an illness that has proved extraordinarily difficult to manage.

Thiel-Gawker Case Divides Silicon Valley

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 19:11
Billionaire investor Peter Thiel’s newly disclosed funding of a secret legal campaign against Gawker takes the entrepreneur’s zeal for shaking things up in a new and controversial direction.

Investigations Change de Blasio's Approach

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 18:49
Large gaps in New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s schedule are filled with private meetings and calls away from City Hall since multiple investigations into his fundraising and administration began, according to documents and people familiar with the matter.

Viacom Director Presses for Access to Sumner Redstone

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:52
Viacom’s lead independent director wants a face-to-face meeting with Sumner Redstone, but the ailing mogul’s attorney so far hasn’t granted him access.

Four Studios Won't Honor Movie-Booking Practice

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:32
Four major Hollywood studios are telling theater owners they will no longer participate in a movie-booking practice that has attracted lawsuits and attention from the Justice Department.

Behind 'Hamilton's' Moves, a Man Inspired by 'The Matrix'

Wall Street Journal: Career - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:24
Andy Blankenbuehler, nominated for a Tony for “Hamilton,” is now busy with the coming revival of “Cats,” part of a wave of choreographers changing Broadway’s approach to dance.

Twilio Files for IPO

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:19
Communications startup Twilio Inc. has filed to go public, betting on the strength of its cloud-based applications and the integration of communication services in everyday life.

U.S. Companies Dial Back Their Investment

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:55
Slower spending on capital goods comes despite a solid labor market, a strengthening housing sector and continuing low interest rates.

Oil Prices Poised to Hit Sweet Spot

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:55
On Thursday oil prices rose above $50 a barrel, putting crude back within a range between $50 and $60 in which almost everybody benefits, economists and investors say.

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