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Sinking Turkish Lira, Indian Rupee Fuel Fears of Contagion

Hace 7 horas 1 min
Sharp declines in the Turkish lira, Indian rupee and other currencies have raised the prospect of a self-reinforcing flight from riskier emerging markets.

Turkey to Boycott U.S. Electronics in Retaliation Against Sanctions

Hace 7 horas 1 min
The boycott, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced in a speech Tuesday, is part of a wider campaign that has spread from advertising to beauty parlors.

Another Tech Sector Optical Illusion Is Shattered

Hace 7 horas 19 mins
Shares in Sunny Optical, which makes lenses for smartphones, lost nearly a quarter of their value after earnings missed estimates—the latest sign of investors’ unforgiving approach to companies that disappoint.

Icahn Backs Down on Cigna-Express Scripts Deal

Hace 7 horas 53 mins
Carl Icahn no longer plans to solicit votes from Cigna shareholders against the health-insurer’s $54 billion deal to buy Express Scripts after two proxy-advisory firms recommended shareholders support the deal.

Rupee Drops as Lira Turmoil Sends Investors Rushing for the Exits

Hace 8 horas 55 mins
The Indian rupee fell to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar as foreign investors kept selling emerging-market currencies, spooked by the collapse of the Turkish lira.

India Looks to Curb U.S. Tech Giants

Hace 10 horas 29 mins
Indian policy makers are looking for ways to tamp down American tech behemoths, a shift that could crimp growth potential in one of the biggest remaining open markets for expansion.

France to Ban Cellphones in Schools to Tackle Addiction

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 23:21
A French law is set to bar cellphone use by primary and middle school students, an effort to cut down on distractions in class and encourage play or reading during recess.

Netflix CFO to Step Down

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 17:11
Netflix said Chief Financial Officer David Wells plans to step down as soon as the company picks a successor.

Tech Giants Pledge to Ease Patient, Provider Access to Health Data

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 16:26
Major tech companies committed to removing technological barriers that have hindered patient and provider access to health-care data online.

Do You Use Somebody's First Name or Last Name? The Answer Speaks Volumes.

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 09:27
In a professional setting, referring to someone by last name only conveys more eminence—and it’s more common for discussing men than women.

How Bosses Waste Their Employees' Time

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 08:54
Managers are often oblivious to the impact of their words and actions. Here’s how they can open their eyes.

Eurozone Optimism Ebbs With Tensions Over Trade, Turkey

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 08:50
Europe’s economy has slowed, and seems unlikely to bounce back strongly in what remains of a year that began with high hopes and then hit a series of setbacks.

Elon Musk: Saudi Fund Asked About Taking Tesla Private

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 08:47
Tesla’s Elon Musk said he has been in talks with a Saudi Arabian sovereign-wealth fund about taking the electric-car maker private and believes two-thirds of current shareholders would remain with the company.

Companies Needing Skilled Workers Look to High Schools

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 08:42
CVS, Tesla and others help educators create skills-based programs—and future job candidates.

Bayer Shares Plunge After Monsanto Weed Killer Ruling

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 08:38
Shares in Bayer dropped 12% on after recently acquired Monsanto was ordered to pay $289.2 million in a landmark lawsuit over whether exposure to two of its weed killers caused cancer.

Uber Drivers Take Riders the Long Way---at Uber's Expense

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 08:30
Many Uber drivers are taking unnecessarily long routes to drive up fares. But unlike with traditional taxis, it is the ride-hailing companies that are responsible for covering the bigger bill.

China Pulls Plug on Tencent Videogame Days After Launch

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 07:54
Chinese regulators have blocked sales of a Tencent videogame where players hunted fearsome creatures, the company said, in the latest setback to its PC games business.

Foxconn Posts Unexpected Drop in Profit

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 07:41
Foxconn Technology posted a worse-than-expected drop in second-quarter profit, even after its biggest customer Apple said recent demand for iPhones remained resilient.

Why It's a Tough Time to Be a Songwriter

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 07:27
Jody Gerson, CEO of Universal Music Publishing, is pushing for higher payments from streaming services.

Wrangler Owner VF Plans to Spin Off Jeans Business

Lun, 08/13/2018 - 07:05
VF Corp., owner of Lee and Wrangler jeans, plans to spin off its denim business in a bid to sharpen its focus on faster-growing outerwear and activewear brands.