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WSJ Asia
Feb 20, 2019

China Starts the Year With a Corporate Bond Boom
Companies have rushed to sell new bonds in China this year, as Beijing loosens financial conditions to shore up businesses in a weakening economy.

WSJ Asia
Feb 20, 2019

Massive Fire in Bangladesh's Capital Kills at Least 69 People
A devastating fire tore through at least five buildings in an old section of Dhaka and killed at least 69 people, an official and witnesses said.

WSJ Asia
Feb 20, 2019

New Samsung Phone Folds in Half, And Costs Nearly $2,000
The world's largest smartphone maker unveiled the industry's first mainstream foldable-screen smartphone, in a radical design change that sends the industry's pricing model soaring to new heights.

WSJ Asia
Feb 20, 2019

Michael Cohen to Testify at Open House Hearing Feb. 27
Michael Cohen agreed to go before the House Oversight Committee in what is expected to be an explosive hearing about his decade working for Donald Trump, and why he has implicated the president in federal crimes.

WSJ Asia
Feb 20, 2019

The U.S. and China Fear Their Leaders Will Cave In on Trade Battle
Despite their sharp differences in style, background and policies, Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Trump share a common problem: growing concerns on the home front that they are going to cave in to the other side.

WSJ Asia
Feb 20, 2019

Coast Guard Lieutenant Arrested in Alleged Domestic Terror Plot
A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and white nationalist was arrested after authorities said they found more than a dozen firearms, ammunition and a hit list of Democratic lawmakers, activists and media personalities in his Maryland home.

WSJ Asia
Feb 20, 2019

Deutsche Bank Lost $1.6 Billion on a Bond Bet
One of the banking industry's biggest soured bets since the financial crisis involved a complex municipal-bond investment. Warren Buffett was enmeshed in the deal.

WSJ Asia
Feb 19, 2019

Trump Eases Off Hard Deadline for China Tariffs
President Trump gave his firmest indication yet that the U.S. may not increase tariffs on Chinese goods on March 1, as scheduled, despite statements by his top trade official that the U.S. should stick to a firm deadline.

WSJ Asia
Feb 19, 2019

In Rebuke to U.S., Germany Considers Letting Huawei In
Germany is leaning toward letting the Chinese tech giant participate in building its high-speed internet infrastructure despite U.S. warnings.

WSJ Asia
Feb 19, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's Creative Force, Dies
German designer Karl Lagerfeld, who dominated high fashion for decades and reinvigorated French couture house Chanel as creative director, has died.

WSJ Asia
Feb 19, 2019

Investors Sound Warning About Markets' Complacency on Rates
Stocks and bonds are rising on bets the Fed has ended its interest-rate increases, worrying investors who believe the central bank could upend those expectations later this year.

WSJ Asia
Feb 19, 2019

Kim Jong Un Purges Wealthy Elite and Critics of Outreach to U.S.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has exiled, imprisoned or executed some 50 to 70 people and seized assets as he eliminates critics of his outreach to the U.S. and the South and targets the moneyed elite, says a report.

WSJ Asia
Feb 19, 2019

States File Suit Against Trump Administration Over Wall Emergency
Sixteen states on Monday filed a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump's national-emergency declaration to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, setting up a showdown with the administration that could go to the Supreme Court and last through the 2020 election.

WSJ Asia
Feb 19, 2019

HSBC's 2018 Profit Misses Analysts' Expectations
HSBC's full-year profit fell short of analysts' expectations, despite higher deposit revenue from Asia.

WSJ Asia
Feb 18, 2019

As China Talks Resume, Trump Seeks a Win on Trade
As trade negotiations with China resume, the Trump administration is racing to strike a deal that will result in long-term reforms—and prove that tariffs are an effective battering ram to open markets around the world.

WSJ Asia
Feb 18, 2019

Key Investors Are Unhappy With SoftBank Fund
Two big outside investors in the Vision Fund, the $100 billion tech-investment fund managed by SoftBank, are worried transfers of stakes between SoftBank and the fund at high valuations could set up future losses.

WSJ Asia
Feb 18, 2019

In a Volatile World, Europe Struggles to Find Its Voice
Alarmed by the erosion of the post-Cold War order, Europeans are grasping at ways to influence a world in which Russia, China and the U.S. under President Trump are all fighting for predominance.

WSJ Asia
Feb 18, 2019

Apple's Executive Shake-Up Readies Company for Life After iPhone
Apple is shaking up leadership and reordering priorities across its services, artificial intelligence, hardware and retail divisions as it works to reduce the company's reliance on iPhone sales.

WSJ Asia
Feb 17, 2019

Investors Get Burned After Betting on Electric-Car Metals
Those who bet on metals used in electric cars and smartphones are feeling the pain as cobalt and lithium prices keep dropping.

WSJ Asia
Feb 17, 2019

Democrats Ready to Challenge Trump's Emergency Move
Democrats signaled they are gearing up to challenge President Trump's use of his emergency powers to fund construction of a wall along the southern U.S. border, which would likely tie up implementation of one of his core campaign promises.

WSJ Asia
Feb 17, 2019

'Spreading Like a Poison': Anti-Semitic Incidents Increase in France
A spate of anti-Semitic incidents has accompanied France's yellow-vest protests in recent weeks, raising fears that the movement is stirring up hatred in the nation that is home to Europe's largest Jewish population.

WSJ Asia
Feb 17, 2019

The Tech Whiz Behind Vine and HQ Trivia Made Millions in His 20s. He Was Dead by 34
Self-taught coder Colin Kroll shot to startup fame, allowing him to live life in a fast lane. Friends saw him as a gentle, endearingly awkward soul, but he also fought with colleagues, attracted negative press for his behavior at work and struggled with drugs and alcohol.

WSJ Asia
Feb 16, 2019

Amazon Leaves New York but Not the Spotlight
Amazon's sudden move to abandon plans for a new campus in New York ends the protests in the city but doesn't remove the national scrutiny being placed on the company.

WSJ Asia
Feb 16, 2019

Pope Francis, in a First, Dismisses U.S. Cardinal From the Priesthood
The Vatican found Theodore McCarrick guilty of sexual abuse of minors and sexual misconduct with adults, and dismissed him from the priesthood, completing an astonishing fall from grace.

WSJ Asia
Feb 16, 2019

How Trump's Border Wall Turned Into a National Emergency
The president's declaration comes after divisions and competing priorities in the White House allowed the barrier project to languish.

WSJ Asia
Feb 16, 2019

Russia Formally Arrests American Businessman
The American founder of a private-equity firm detained this week in Moscow on fraud charges was formally arrested and is set to remain in custody for at least about two months.

WSJ Asia
Feb 16, 2019

China's Property Market, Once a Lifeline, Shows Growing Strains
Home prices are slumping in a number of smaller cities across China and officials express deepening concern with financial risks from years of rising property debt, illustrating why property sales aren't expected to help bail out the economy as overall growth slows this year.

WSJ Asia
Feb 16, 2019

Trump Declares Emergency Over Wall, Inviting Likely Court Fight
President Trump declared a national emergency over border security, bypassing Congress to divert money from elsewhere in the government to pay for additional barriers along the southern border, a move likely to ignite immediate court challenges.

WSJ Asia
Feb 16, 2019

Amazon Project Foundered on Labor Organizing, Debate Over Subsidies
Amazon scuttled its New York City project after talks to resolve the matter of labor organizing and to ease political opposition to subsidies failed to allay the company's concerns.

WSJ Asia
Feb 16, 2019

Ex-Goldman Banker in 1MDB Case Yields on U.S. Extradition
A former Goldman Sachs banker in custody in Malaysia has agreed to be extradited to the U.S. to face charges over one of the world's largest financial scandals.

WSJ Asia
Feb 15, 2019

Nasdaq Exits Bear Market as Stocks Rally
The new year rally in technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq Composite to its eighth consecutive weekly rise, and the index exited from the bear market it entered in late 2018.

WSJ Asia
Feb 15, 2019

Trump Promised to 'Build That Wall,' Then Ran Out of Time and Options
The president's declaration of a national emergency to fund a southern border barrier comes after divisions and competing priorities in the White House allowed the project to languish.

WSJ Asia
Feb 15, 2019

Chinese, U.S. Trade Negotiators Inch Toward a Broad Agreement
Negotiators made progress on a memorandum of understanding that could serve as the basis for a deal that President Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping could later finalize.

WSJ Asia
Feb 15, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Pivots to Asia After Criticism From West
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is embarking on a five-country sweep through Asia to improve ties with the East as the murder of a Saudi dissident and the Saudi-led war in Yemen continue to disrupt the kingdom's relations with Western powers.

WSJ Asia
Feb 14, 2019

Trump Will Sign Spending Package, Declare Emergency
President Trump plans to sign a spending bill that keeps the government open and will then declare a national emergency to seek more border-wall funding, ending the suspense over a possible second shutdown but kicking off a new fight.

WSJ Asia
Feb 14, 2019

Amazon Cancels HQ2 Plans in New York City
Amazon is abandoning plans for a headquarters in New York City after facing resistance from some local politicians who objected to giving the company billions of dollars in tax incentives.

WSJ Asia
Feb 14, 2019

Ex-Coke Scientist Accused of Stealing Trade Secrets for China
A Chinese-born scientist was arrested on charges of trying to steal trade secrets from companies doing research with Coca-Cola, with the intent to set up a competing venture in China, authorities said.

WSJ Asia
Feb 14, 2019

China Seeks to Woo U.S. With Promise of Big Chip Purchases
China is counting on promises of big purchases of semiconductors and other U.S. goods to ease trade tensions and persuade President Trump to extend a tariff truce and later resolve the market-rattling dispute directly with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

WSJ Asia
Feb 14, 2019

Sweden Recalls Ambassador to China in Twist in Bookseller's Detention
Sweden has recalled its ambassador to China and opened an internal investigation into her role in arranging a meeting where Chinese businessmen allegedly threatened the daughter of a detained Swedish bookseller, Sweden's Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

WSJ Asia
Feb 14, 2019

U.S. Push Against Huawei Gear Hits Obstacle: Carriers Love It
Washington's campaign to get some of its closest European allies to give up telecommunications gear made by Chinese companies has been a tough sell.

WSJ Asia
Feb 14, 2019

Airbus Will Stop Building Its A380 Superjumbo Jet
Airbus pulled the plug on its A380 superjumbo jet airliner after Emirates airline, the biggest customer for the plane, cut its order in favor of smaller long-range jets.

WSJ Asia
Feb 14, 2019

Border-Security Funding Deal Nears a Vote
President Trump is likely to sign the border-security bill finalized Wednesday that would keep the government from closing this weekend, people familiar with his plans said, but he continues to look for ways to supplement the modest funding it contains for barriers.

WSJ Asia
Feb 14, 2019

China's 9% Surge in Exports Surprises Economists
January's rise reverses a 4.4% decline in December and beat the expectations of many economists, who had forecast another decrease.

WSJ Asia
Feb 13, 2019

Philippine Editor Critical of Duterte Government Is Arrested for Libel
The editor of a news site that has been critical of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was arrested for libel, extending a crackdown on critics that rights groups say is aimed at muzzling his political opponents.

WSJ Asia
Feb 13, 2019

Judge Rules Paul Manafort Lied in Violation of Plea Deal
A federal judge ruled that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to investigators about his contact with an associate linked to Russian intelligence, despite agreeing to a plea deal requiring him to tell the truth.

WSJ Asia
Feb 13, 2019

Japanese Economy Scores Rebound
Japan's economic growth rebounded in the last quarter of 2018 but the slowdown in China is expected to weigh going forward.

WSJ Asia
Feb 12, 2019

Trump Is Lukewarm on Border-Funding Deal
President Trump sent mixed signals on a bipartisan border-security deal reached by lawmakers, but he didn't rule out ultimately signing the resulting legislation, which is needed to avoid another government shutdown.

WSJ Asia
Feb 12, 2019

China, U.S. Seek Broad Outline of a Trade Pact This Week
Chinese and U.S. negotiators are focusing on producing a broad outline of a trade deal for their presidents to clinch at a possible summit.

WSJ Asia
Feb 12, 2019

Old Enemies Meet Again on the Battlefield, This Time to Recover the Dead
Atop a little-known ridge almost seven decades ago, French, South Korean and American troops fought off waves of mainly Chinese Communist forces in a series of trench battles that marked some of the bloodiest days of the Korean War.

WSJ Asia
Feb 12, 2019

China Talks With Venezuela Opposition to Protect Investments
China has been holding talks with Venezuela's opposition to safeguard its investments, hedging its bets as pressure builds on embattled leader Nicolás Maduro.

WSJ Asia
Feb 12, 2019

Publishers Chafe at Apple's Terms for Subscription News Service
Apple's plan to create a subscription service for news is running into resistance from major publishers who are balking at proposed financial terms.

WSJ Asia
Feb 12, 2019

Nissan Rebuffed French Push for Renault Merger
The French government engaged directly in discussions with Nissan early in 2018 about the possibility of a full-blown merger with Renault, and Nissan made clear its opposition to the idea.

WSJ Asia
Feb 11, 2019

Lawmakers Reach Agreement in Principle to Fund Border Security
Senior lawmakers said Monday night they had reached an agreement in principle to fund border security and avoid a partial government shutdown this weekend.

WSJ Asia
Feb 11, 2019

National Enquirer Publisher Reached Out to Justice Department
American Media sought advice last year from the U.S. Justice Department over whether it should register as a foreign agent in connection with work the publisher did for Saudi Arabia.

WSJ Asia
Feb 11, 2019

Chinese Investment in Israel Raises Security Fears
Security officials are raising alarms over Chinese investment in Israeli technology companies, prompting the Israeli government to scrutinize the money flows and businesses to reconsider accepting Chinese funds.

WSJ Asia
Feb 11, 2019

How Bad Is the China Slowdown? U.S. Companies Offer Some Answers
Fourth-quarter results from U.S. companies indicate that slowing growth in China is modest, but broad. Retailers and other companies catering to Chinese consumers face signs of weakness among the country's growing middle class. Analysts fear a brutal quarter ahead.

WSJ Asia
Feb 11, 2019

Morgan Stanley, in Biggest Deal Since Crisis, Courts Future Millionaires
In its largest acquisition since the financial crisis, Morgan Stanley is paying $900 million for Solium, which manages the stock that employees receive as part of their pay.

WSJ Asia
Feb 11, 2019

Rural U.S. Carriers Resist Proposed Telecom Ban Aimed at Huawei
President Trump is mulling an order that could ban Chinese telecom gear from U.S. networks, but the plan is facing resistance from rural carriers who rely on Huawei equipment.

WSJ Asia
Feb 10, 2019

South Korea to Pay More Under New Military Deal With U.S.
The U.S. and South Korea signed a one-year deal outlining the shared costs of their military alliance, removing a potential distraction ahead of the second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for late this month.

WSJ Asia
Feb 10, 2019

U.S. Campaign Against Huawei Faces Challenge in Eastern Europe
Governments in Europe's east, which have been courted by Beijing and promised investments, debate whether or not to ban Chinese tech giant Huawei.

WSJ Asia
Feb 10, 2019

Jeff Bezos's Journey From Private Family Man to Tabloid Sensation
The Amazon CEO cultivated a persona of the billionaire who did dishes, until his company moved into Hollywood. There, he took on the trappings of a very different lifestyle, where people and events are much harder to control.

WSJ Asia
Feb 10, 2019

Turkey Calls on China to End Mass Incarceration of Muslim Uighurs
Concern over the fate of a well-regarded Uighur musician in China prompted Turkey to demand that Beijing end its mass incarceration of Turkic Muslims—a rare public rebuke of the forced assimilation campaign from a government in the Muslim world.

WSJ Asia
Feb 10, 2019

Border-Security Funding Talks Stall as Shutdown Looms
Negotiations over a bipartisan deal for border-security funding have stalled, aides familiar with the talks and other officials said, raising the specter of another government shutdown at the end of this week.

WSJ Asia
Feb 10, 2019

Vale Denied Having 'Upstream' Dams Ahead of Deadly Accident
Vale had denied owning the sort of mine-waste dam that collapsed last month and killed at least 150 people at one of its old mines in Brazil, underscoring the industry's reluctance to disclose information about such structures.

WSJ Asia
Feb 09, 2019

China's Demographic Danger Grows as Births Fall Far Below Forecast
The end of China's draconian one-child policy has failed to bring an expected boom in births, adding yet another headwind to the country's economy and compounding worries about its long-term growth potential.

WSJ Asia
Feb 09, 2019

The Internet, Divided Between the U.S. and China, Has Become a Battleground.
As China and the West race for 5G dominance, two digital powers with very different approaches to technology are staking out their corners. Some Silicon Valley executives worry the divergence risks giving Chinese companies an advantage in new technologies.

WSJ Asia
Feb 09, 2019

Royal Drama Stuns Thais Accustomed to Image of Serenity
The king's oldest sister announced her candidacy to be prime minister in elections next month, only for the monarch himself to dismiss her move as unconstitutional and inappropriate.

WSJ Asia
Feb 09, 2019

Lawmakers Close In on Deal in Talks on Border Funding
Negotiators signaled they were zeroing in on a compromise spending package that boosts funding for border barriers and related security measures, with the goal of reaching a bipartisan deal early next week and avoiding a new government shutdown.

WSJ Asia
Feb 08, 2019

U.S. Envoy Voices Optimism Ahead of North Korea Nuclear Summit
The U.S. special envoy for North Korea concluded three days of nuclear-disarmament talks in Pyongyang ahead of the second summit between Trump and Kim, expressing confidence that progress was possible.

WSJ Asia
Feb 08, 2019

Second Woman Accuses Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of Sexual Assault
A second woman has come forward to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault.

WSJ Asia
Feb 08, 2019

Dow Stages Late Rally to Keep Weekly Win Streak Alive
The Dow Jones Industrial Average pared its losses heading into the closing bell to notch its seventh consecutive weekly gain, a sign of the stock market's resilience even in the face of heightened uncertainty.

WSJ Asia
Feb 08, 2019

Acting AG Whitaker Faces House Grilling Over Russia Probe
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker testified that he hasn't interfered in the special counsel's Russia investigation and hasn't shared information about it with the president or top White House officials.

WSJ Asia
Feb 08, 2019

A Pedophile Doctor Drew Suspicions for 21 Years. No One Stopped Him.
The federal government's Indian Health Service failed to protect Native American boys from Pat Weber's sexual abuse, despite repeated warning signs. The investigation found that the agency tolerated a number of problem doctors because it was desperate for medical staff.

WSJ Asia
Feb 08, 2019

Huawei Says U.K. Software Issues Will Take Years to Fix
In a response to concerns over discrepancies in software flagged by a U.K. lab, the Chinese telecom giant also said that its board of directors has signed off on a companywide overhaul of its software engineering.

WSJ Asia
Feb 08, 2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Accuses Tabloid of Attempted Blackmail
Jeff Bezos, owner of the Washington Post and founder of Amazon.com Inc., accused National Enquirer-parent American Media Inc. of trying to blackmail him.

WSJ Asia
Feb 07, 2019

Cyberattack Rattles Australian Parliament
The seat of Australia's government was hit by a cyberattack that authorities believe came from overseas, but officials said it was intercepted early and did not appear to be an attempt to influence coming national elections.

WSJ Asia
Feb 07, 2019

Acting Attorney General Agrees to Testify Before Congress
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is expected to testify before Congress on Friday, after a dispute between Democrats and the Justice Department over his conversations with the White House on the special counsel's Russia investigation threatened to forestall the appearance.

WSJ Asia
Feb 07, 2019

Ghosn Threw a Big Bash at Versailles, and Renault Wants to Know Who Paid for It
French auto maker Renault said Carlos Ghosn may have misused a company sponsorship to stage a party to celebrate his second marriage, the first time it has disclosed possible inappropriate behavior by its former chief.

WSJ Asia
Feb 07, 2019

'What the Hell Is Going On?' How a Small Group Seized Control of Venezuela's Opposition
The plan to unseat Nicolás Maduro came together quickly and secretly, taking many within the country's notoriously fractious opposition by surprise. It was a big gamble by a small group of leaders who wanted to stop negotiating and take action.

WSJ Asia
Feb 07, 2019

Pressure Grows on U.S., China to Forge Trade Deal
As a deadline approaches for a trade deal between the U.S. and China, American business figures from Stephen Schwarzman to Hank Paulson, fearing the consequences of a failure, are pushing for compromise.

WSJ Asia
Feb 07, 2019

U.S. Military Sets April Target Date for Leaving Syria
The Pentagon is preparing to pull all American forces out of Syria by the end of April, even though the Trump administration has yet to come up with a plan to protect its Kurdish partners from attack when they leave, current and former U.S. officials said.

WSJ Asia
Feb 07, 2019

Spending by SoftBank Vision Fund Raises Need for More Cash
SoftBank has spent at least half of its nearly $100 billion Vision Fund in less than two years, increasing the pressure to raise more money if the world's biggest tech investor wants to maintain that pace.

WSJ Asia
Feb 06, 2019

'This One Here Is Gonna Kick My Butt'---Farm Belt Bankruptcies Are Soaring
Throughout much of the Midwest, U.S. farmers are filing for chapter 12 bankruptcy protection at levels not seen for at least a decade, a Wall Street Journal review of federal data shows. Trade disputes over agriculture are adding pain to low commodity prices that have been grinding down American farmers for years.

WSJ Asia
Feb 06, 2019

Trump's Address Seemed Focused on Re-Election Bid
President Trump's State of the Union address, filled with campaign-style pledges and delivered before a sprinkling of potential general election adversaries, highlighted a presidency increasingly focused on his 2020 re-election bid.

WSJ Asia
Feb 06, 2019

Inspectors of Vale Dam in Brazil Issued Warning Before Collapse
Inspectors of a Brazilian mining-waste dam whose collapse killed at least 150 people last month warned the structure's owner that it would be at high risk of failure if it didn't drain water properly.

WSJ Asia
Feb 06, 2019

Ex-Malaysia Leader Revs Up Image Makeover Before Trial
Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak faces years in prison over one of the world's largest corruption scandals, but that isn't stopping him from trying to get more likes on Facebook before his trial begins.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Leaving Company
Apple said its head of retail, Angela Ahrendts, is leaving the company in April after joining the tech giant in 2014 from Burberry. She will be succeeded by Vice President of People Deirdre O'Brien.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

U.S. Trade Negotiators Heading to Beijing Next Week
The Trump administration is dispatching its top trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to Beijing early next week to continue trade talks as a March 1 deadline for an accord nears, a senior administration official said.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Russia to Build New Missiles After Breakdown of Nuclear Pact
Russia said it was working to develop new missile systems, including a long-range hypersonic rocket, in the first concrete indication of its response to the breakdown of a Cold War-era nuclear treaty.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

OPEC Pursues Formal Pact Between Cartel and Russia
Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies are proposing a formal partnership with a 10-nation group led by Russia to try to manage the global oil market, according to OPEC officials, in an alliance that would transform the cartel.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Pope Says Priests and Bishops Have Sexually Abused Nuns
Pope Francis acknowledged the issue for the first time in response to a reporter's question on a flight back from his visit to the United Arab Emirates.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Goldman Plans Cuts in Commodities Trading as New CEO Digs In
Commodities trading at Goldman Sachs, once a huge moneymaker and a central part of the bank's DNA, is on the chopping block.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Angry Letters, Lawyers: Nissan, Renault Duel After Ghosn Arrest
Tensions stemming from the investigation into auto-industry titan Carlos Ghosn are hampering efforts at Renault and Nissan to shore up their alliance.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Bill Gross, Onetime Bond King, Retiring After Messy Last Act
Bill Gross, co-founder of Pimco and more recently a portfolio manager at Janus, is retiring. The move by the 74-year-old investor closes an abbreviated last act to one of Wall Street's most celebrated careers.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Google Parent Alphabet Posts Strong Revenue Growth
Alphabet posted sustained revenue growth in the fourth quarter, the latest indication of strong financial results in the technology world despite mounting public pressures.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Out-of-State Buyers Flock to Miami
South Florida home purchases have jumped as residents of New York and other high-tax states head south after the 2018 tax law capped deductions.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Mohammed bin Salman Meets Resistance---From His Own Bureaucrats
Saudi Arabian officials are trying to stall the crown prince's economic overhaul, including the planned IPO of Aramco and an Uber investment. Dominant in many ways across the government, he is facing what one Saudi executive calls "passive resistance" from within.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Slack Files Confidentially to Go Public With Direct Listing
Slack Technologies has filed confidential paperwork for its direct listing, setting it up to be the second major company to use the nontraditional method for its IPO.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

Trump to Call for Bipartisanship as He Threatens to Declare Emergency
President Trump in Tuesday's State of the Union is expected to issue a plea for bipartisanship at a moment of deep partisan divisions, including an impasse over spending and a presidential threat to declare an emergency to pay for a border wall.

WSJ Asia
Feb 05, 2019

World Bank Critic Is Nominee to Lead Lender
President Trump will nominate David Malpass, one of the World Bank's sharpest critics within his administration, to be the next leader of the bank.

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