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Huawei's U.K. Relationship Raises U.S. Concerns

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Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese maker of smartphones and telecom gear, is seen in Washington as a potential tool of state-sponsored spying, but Britain and several other U.S. allies are embracing Huawei’s technology.

Companies Bow to Social-Media Pressure, Sever NRA Ties

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 20:05
Chubb, MetLife, Symantec and Enterprise’s rental-car chains have eliminated discounts and special programs from members of the National Rifle Association after consumers took to social media to voice outrage against the gun lobby.

China's 'Heavy Hand' With Anbang Rattles Some Analysts

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 18:52
Chinese regulators’ move to seize Anbang Insurance, which some view as a quasi-nationalization of the company, sheds light on how far these so-called gray-rhino conglomerates have fallen out of favor with President Xi Jinping’s government.

Warren Buffett to Retire From Kraft Heinz Board

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 17:59
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is retiring from the board of directors of Kraft Heinz at the end of his term in April, the food and beverage company said Friday.

General Mills, Maker of Cheerios, Now Wants to Feed Your Dog, Too

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 16:57
General Mills has agreed to buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for about $8 billion, as the food giant looks for a piece of the fast-growing natural pet-food market.

Dropbox Files for Its Initial Public Offering

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 16:54
Web-storage company Dropbox Inc. raised the curtain Friday on its long-awaited initial public offering, which is set to be one of the biggest tech debuts of the past few years.

Gothamist to Relaunch After Sale to WNYC

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 15:34
Gothamist, DCist and LAist will return as part of a sale to three public radio stations, four months after billionaire owner Joe Ricketts abruptly shut them down.

Activist Starboard Seeks Board Seats at

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 15:31
Starboard Value is taking a step further as an activist investor in and has nominated four people it wants to be named to the board of the car-search engine company at its annual meeting next month.

Drug That Promises to Kill Flu in a Day Approved in Japan

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 14:58
Japan has approved a drug that its maker says can kill the flu virus in 24 hours, paving the way for what health experts believe could be a breakthrough in the way the illness is treated.

Chinese Regulator Seizes Anbang

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 14:49
China’s insurance regulatory agency took control of hard-charging, acquisitive Anbang Insurance, saying the action is needed to avoid a collapse of the firm following suspected illegal activity and the downfall of its once-highflying chairman.

White House Unveils 'Largest Ever' Set of Sanctions on North Korea

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 14:46
The Trump administration levied what it called its largest ever North Korea sanctions package, hitting dozens of shipping and trading companies as it seeks to shrivel foreign-currency revenues to the nuclear-armed regime.

Chinese President's Top Economic Adviser to Visit U.S. Next Week

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 14:35
President Xi Jinping’s most trusted economic adviser, Liu He, is heading to Washington on Tuesday as a main envoy for the U.S.-China relationship.

Paper Argues Fed Bond Buying Plan Largely Ineffective

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 14:11
The Federal Reserve’s signature bond buying stimulus program undertaken during and in the wake of the financial crisis was largely a dud for the economy, argues a new paper authored by a group of prominent economists.

When 'Married, Filing Separately' Lowers Your Tax Bill

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 14:10
The rarely used “married, filing separately” tax status is a boon for the few Americans who choose it each year. More will likely join that club in 2018.

Fed Report Signals No Worries About Recent Market Volatility

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 13:18
The Federal Reserve signaled it is unperturbed by volatility in financial markets earlier this month and remains on track to raise rates gradually this year.

Playing With $100 Billion, Warren Buffett Is Giant Trader of U.S. Treasury Bills

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 12:51
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has used its mounting cash pile to become one of the world’s largest owners of U.S. Treasury bills after struggling to find big companies to buy in recent years.

Volkswagen Results Benefit From Strong Sales, Cost Cutting

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 11:13
Volkswagen, the world’s biggest car maker by sales, said net income more than doubled last year on the back of strong sales of its marques and the effect of cost-cutting at its flagship VW brand.

New England Has a Power Problem

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 11:12
New Hampshire’s rejection of a planned 192-mile power line from Canada to Massachusetts is the latest example of just how hard it is to build large energy infrastructure in New England, even as states struggle to meet pressing electricity needs.

Auto Makers Race to Build a Cheaper Electric Car for India, Other Growing Markets

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 09:33
The world’s auto makers are vying to build an affordable electric car to target drivers in emerging economies and potentially create a competitor to Chinese-made vehicles.

Airlines Are Booming, So Why Are Investors Worried?

Vie, 02/23/2018 - 07:24
Sentiment has turned when it comes to investing in airlines, as investors fret that rising fuel prices, excessive expansion plans, and creeping costs threaten future earnings.