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The Force Behind Europe's Populist Tide: Frustrated Youth

2 hours 48 min ago
Struggling to find jobs, and often living at home, younger generations are propelling antiestablishment parties to new heights of power. The revolt helped created Western Europe’s first populist government, in Italy, and threatens to rear its head across the south.

Unilever Demands Influencer Marketing Business Clean Up Its Act

5 hours 4 min ago
Using personalities popular on social media for promotion may be a hot marketing technique, but it also has a downside, according to Unilever, one of the world’s biggest advertisers.

Global Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Housing Starts, Brazil Rate Decision, Eurozone PMI

10 hours 27 min ago
In the week ahead, the U.S. will see data on housing starts and home sales, while Brazil’s central bank makes an interest-rate decision and manufacturing numbers from Europe are released.

Conflicting Forces Pull at Trump on Nafta

11 hours 47 min ago
President Donald Trump’s quarrel with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could signal a U.S. intent to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but there are incentives to keep negotiating.

Misfires Mark Wynn Resorts' Probe of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

13 hours 34 min ago
Employees weren’t initially told how to contact investigators; potential witnesses say they were asked to be interviewed on-site and their names would be revealed to directors; board halted one probe, then started another days later. Company says investigation is thorough and uses best practices

Microsoft Is Fixing Office, But Not Fast Enough

14 hours 26 min ago
The new version of Microsoft Office is playing catch-up to Google Docs, with cleaner design, faster apps and smarter features, but in some ways it is still stuck in the 1990s.

Sizing Up Tesla's $10 Billion Debt Stack

15 hours 20 min ago
Tesla is growing faster than any other auto maker—just not always in ways stockholders would want. The company’s debt has surged just as fast as sales, while profits remain elusive.

As Shipping Costs Soar, Supply Chains Get a Makeover

15 hours 27 min ago
Retailers and manufacturers are taking stock of their transportation costs and exploring alternatives as a capacity crunch in freight is driving up prices and causing shipping delays.

U.S. Auto Makers Are Putting Small Engines Into Big Trucks So They Guzzle Less Gas

16 hours 6 min ago
Big U.S. car makers are standing by many recent tech innovations to increase fuel efficiency, including smaller engines for pickup trucks, even as the Trump administration moves to relax gas-mileage standards

Business Is Booming at the Panama Canal

16 hours 27 min ago
Ships moving natural gas and petroleum product exports from the U.S. are the fastest-growing business for the Panama Canal, with annual revenue from tolls growing more than 20 times over the past two years.

China Delivers on Retaliatory Tariffs as Trade Feud Heats Up

17 hours 57 min ago
Beijing retaliated against planned U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods by targeting high-value American exports, bringing the world’s two biggest economies closer to an all-out trade war.

Oil's Rally, Coupled With Strong Dollar, Causes Global Pain

18 hours 10 min ago
The sharp rise in crude-oil prices has been particularly harsh for many parts of the world, because consumers outside the U.S. face a double whammy when the dollar gets stronger at the same time that oil prices climb.

Executives Fear Trade Conflicts Could Dent Economic Growth

19 hours 57 min ago
Corporate finance leaders are worried that the good times won’t last as an increasingly cloudy long-term economic outlook plays out against the backdrop of trade spats and geopolitical risk.

Beyoncé, Jay-Z Release Surprise Album

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 21:07
Beyoncé announced the album, “Everything Is Love,” on Twitter and Instagram, saying it would be available exclusively on Tidal, the music-streaming service that she and her husband partly own.

Attention, Amazon Prime Members: You're in Luck at Whole Foods

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 07:47
One year after Amazon.com bought Whole Foods, the e-commerce giant is offering Prime members discounts and perks at the grocer, in an effort to capture even more of their spending.

How AT&T Beat the Government

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 07:40
Lawyer Daniel Petrocelli claimed he had little antitrust experience, but his strategy helped sow doubts about the U.S. fight to block the Time Warner deal.

How Computers Could Make Your Customer-Service Calls More Human

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 07:30
The robotic call-center agent reading from a script is getting a makeover as a number of companies develop software to give agents real-time feedback about how their customer conversations are going.

Perry Ellis to Go Private in $437 Million Deal

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 07:06
Perry Ellis International agreed to go private in a deal valued at $437 million, four months after founder George Feldenkreis made a bid for the apparel maker.

Why Media Deal Making Could Free CBS From Viacom

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 07:00
Viacom may have given up on CBS and now that media deals are in the air, CBS could get bought by another company, leaving Viacom all alone.
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