Best-Paid CEOs Lag in Results, Study Says

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 23:25
The best-paid CEOs tend to run some of the worst-performing companies and vice versa, even when pay and performance are measured over the course of many years, according to a new study.

'Pokémon Go' Surged by Building Community

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 23:06
Columnist Christopher Mims writes that “Pokémon Go” became a monster hit by connecting people playing the game, even though it isn’t explicitly about bringing people together.

Huawei's First-Half Revenue Up 40%

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 19:46
Huawei Technologies didn’t disclose a revenue breakdown by business segment, but analysts said the Chinese technology giant, which is increasing its share of the global smartphone market, has seen revenue growth from its carrier business.

Car-Sharing Industry Is Loaded Down by Taxes

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 19:35
As more Americans go car-free, cities are increasing taxes on the car-sharing industry but not ride-hailing, according to research by DePaul University into the competitive landscape of the fledgling industries.

In China, a Robot's Place Is in the Kitchen

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:17
China is having a bout of robot fever, with “machine people” popping up from banks to badminton courts, but the enthusiasm has some worried about signs of a robot bubble.

Booze Makers Court Consumers With 'Healthier' Drinks

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:16
From nonalcoholic martinis to cocktails frothed with chickpea brine, drink purveyors are hustling to satisfy consumers’ growing desire for what they see as healthier quaffs.

Debate Over U.S. Debt Changes Tone

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:11
A debate over whether America’s borrowing capacity has gone up—and how the nation might take advantage of it—has replaced the fights of yesteryear over the urgency of a “grand bargain” to slash the debt.

Debate Over U.S. Debt Changes Tone

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:11
A debate over whether America’s borrowing capacity has gone up—and how the nation might take advantage of it—has replaced the fights of yesteryear over the urgency of a “grand bargain” to slash the debt.

New York State Ads in North Carolina Face Complaints

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:10
A former North Carolina Supreme Court judge filed complaints alleging New York state ads that ran in North Carolina violated the Hatch Act by interfering with the gubernatorial and legislative races in that state.

Clinton to Take Command of a Changed Democratic Party

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:10
Hillary Clinton’s Democratic Party is more liberal than the one that helped elect her husband in 1992.

Some Democrats Question Kaine's Support of Financial Industry

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:01
Democratic vice presidential pick Tim Kaine’s support for the financial industry isn’t likely to allay some liberals’ concerns that the party’s presidential ticket is too cozy with Wall Street.

Tesla Races to Finish 'Gigafactory' in Time for Model 3 Rollout

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 17:55
Tesla is scrambling to finish building its massive $5 billion battery factory to meet demand for its coming cheaper sedan and provide power for new types of vehicles CEO Elon Musk says are under development.

Tech Giants Boast Edge in Music Streaming

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 17:52
Streaming music is just a sideline for the industry’s power players—Apple, Amazon.com and Google parent Alphabet.

Verizon Finalizes $4.8 Billion Deal to Acquire Yahoo

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 17:50
Verizon has agreed to pay $4.8 billion to acquire Yahoo, ending a drawn-out auction process for the beleaguered internet company. The web pioneer once had a market capitalization of more than $125 billion.

Democrats Seek Unity With Ouster of Party Official

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 17:48
Democrats gathering in Philadelphia the process of unifying the party around Hillary Clinton by forcing the resignation of a top party official viewed with bitter suspicion by primary runner-up Bernie Sanders.

China Drivers Find Advertised Fuel Economy a Fiction

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 17:39
China’s fuel-economy tests ignore some important real-world driving conditions, critics say, which may explain how the same car can end up with a higher fuel-efficiency rating in China than the U.S.

Trump Aims to Rain on Clinton's Parade

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 17:19
Donald Trump will try to steal some of Hillary Clinton’s thunder during the Democratic National Convention this week with a slate of swing-state appearances that will test the appeal of his new running mate.

Apple Is Ripe for a Rally

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 17:19
Down 21% in the past 12 months, Apple shares have been punished more than enough.

G-20 Ministers Vow to Promote Growth After Brexit Shock

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 16:11
Global finance ministers redoubled their commitments to use all available policy tools to boost economic growth, wary that myriad headwinds risk pushing the world economy into a low-growth rut.

Security Focus Moves to Philadelphia's Democratic National Convention

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 16:03
Law enforcement attention turns to the security preparations at the Democratic Party’s Philadelphia convention, after last week’s Republican National Convention defied expectations of chaos with a number of small, orderly and calm protests under the watchful eye of thousands of police officers.

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