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The market was banking on U.S. drivers using up all the excess oil, but demand may be too low
Posted: April 21, 2017, 11:03 am
Posted: April 21, 2017, 7:13 am
Buying a distressed US retailer is a typical Mike Ashley gamble
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:49 pm
Why there are so few female pilots
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:37 pm
Protectionism has acted as a welcome defence mechanism for formerly suffering mills
Posted: April 21, 2017, 2:36 pm
Food safety innovation looks insufficient to save day at a VC-backed juice start-up
Posted: April 20, 2017, 10:23 pm
Fund managers appreciate agitators, investors should appreciate them too
Posted: April 20, 2017, 4:29 pm
Retailer’s plan involving a move towards services is not an easy sell
Posted: April 20, 2017, 4:04 pm
A flood of capital into sector means too many outlets will remain for profits to appear quickly
Posted: April 20, 2017, 2:42 pm
Chief Maurice Lévy will retire on a high note after net new client wins and profits should rebound
Posted: April 20, 2017, 12:49 pm
If you believe the ex-banker will win, consider French bonds. But a post-election rally may not last
Posted: April 20, 2017, 12:31 pm
The black box of bond trading can produce surprises, but not meaningful ones
Posted: April 19, 2017, 5:37 pm
WSJ: Real Time Economics
A Q&A with Stanford University economist Dave Donaldson, winner of the American Economic Association's John Bates Clark Medal, about his research on international trade.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 12:17 pm
George Mason University author Tyler Cowen in his recent book argues that Americans are seeking calm and finding stagnation.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 11:55 am
Rising prices mean consumers may not feel much richer than they did a year ago despite pay increases.
Posted: April 18, 2017, 5:00 pm
Bacon and ice cream prices rise and fall at different rates, impacting total inflation and explaining why the CPI calculation includes such a wide range of items.
Posted: April 17, 2017, 5:44 pm
The controversy over how badly Chinese imports harmed U.S. workers continues, with economist Robert Feenstra saying earlier, influential research didn't take into account the effect of housing prices.
Posted: April 14, 2017, 3:06 pm
The Labor Department's monthly report tracking job turnover reported little change in February, with key rates mostly unchanged over past six months.
Posted: April 11, 2017, 3:16 pm
A handful of industries are responsible for the big trade imbalance.
Posted: April 7, 2017, 1:59 pm
What economists and analysts said about Friday's jobs report from the Labor Department.
Posted: April 7, 2017, 1:48 pm
Charts from the jobs report on wages, payroll growth, unemployment and labor-force participation.
Posted: April 7, 2017, 1:33 pm
Job growth slowed sharply across the U.S. economy in March.
Posted: April 7, 2017, 12:47 pm
Real estate interests have shown their lobbying prowess, and the president has embraced positions that would benefit developers and complicate changes.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 5:34 pm
Amy Errett encountered skepticism when she quit her job to start a company that makes home hair-coloring kits.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:00 pm
Eager to roll back Dodd-Frank legislation and overhaul the tax code, President Trump directed the Treasury Department to review measures that would curtail corporate tax evasion.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 1:47 am
The company also said it would revise executive compensation based on the airline’s customer performance after a high-profile misstep.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 1:05 am
Fox News employees say they were unaware of a method to report misbehavior. Experts say companies often create hotlines to limit legal liability.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 1:05 am
Imposing $4.3 billion in penalties for cheating on diesel emissions, a federal judge assailed Volkswagen for “corporate greed.”
Posted: April 22, 2017, 12:53 am
The Trump administration appears to have little appetite for another European economic relief project. And calls are growing for Europe to help.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 12:00 am
The decision, which the Treasury Department said was made in consultation with President Trump, reinforces a barrier erected over the Kremlin’s intervention in Ukraine.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 9:35 pm
The examination, to consider whether the Murdoch family would gain too much control over Britain’s media landscape, was delayed until after the June elections.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 8:32 pm
We’re following major developments in the markets throughout the day. Check below for the latest updates.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 8:31 pm