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This is horrifying (& proves the value of strong reporting): Instagram’s algorithms helped a vast pedophile network… year 1 month ago
Another remarkable piece on Epstein by Khadeeja Safdar & Emily Glazer: Bill Gates had an affair with a Russian brid… year 1 month ago
Most S&P 500 CEOs finished the year with less pay than initially awarded; Elon Musk’s $10 billion hole. The WSJ CEO… year 2 months ago
Some entrepreneurs are scrutinizing their banking relationships and moving their funds. smart piece by WSJ’s Ruth S… year 4 months ago
Just a PSA that at The Wall Street Journal we draw a clear line between news and opinion. The separation between th… year 4 months ago
The push for rural high-speed internet in the U.S. has run into a snag: utility poles. Smart piece by Ryan Tracy in… year 4 months ago
Here’s why that recession you keep hearing about is always six months away… Smart analysis by the WSJ’s Nick Timira… year 4 months ago
Here’s a silver lining: The pandemic pushed poorer and less-educated workers into better jobs. Smart piece by year 4 months ago
Crypto exchange Binance tried to dodge U.S. scrutiny w/ a platform it called wholly separate. Messages reviewed by… year 4 months ago
What’s a CEO’s pay package really worth? Meet the SEC’s new “compensation actually paid.” For one CEO, it makes a $… year 4 months ago
RT : Many big job cuts don’t actually leave companies much smaller. By ⁦ year 4 months ago
All those big layoffs you’re hearing about? They may not make companies much smaller. My latest in the WSJ: year 4 months ago
All those big layoffs you’re hearing about? They may not make companies much smaller. My latest on :… year 4 months ago
The game is once again afoot: In wake of Ukraine war, U.S. and allies are hunting down Russian spies. Good read fro… year 5 months ago
Facebook reinvents the … cubicle? Fun piece from Chip Cutter and Meghan Bobrowsky: year 5 months ago
A cautionary tale of yachts and taxes — and a great read — from Richard Rubin & Rachel Louise Ensign in WSJ:… year 5 months ago
The U.S. added 1.1 million jobs over the past three months despite rising interest rates and fears of a recession.… year 5 months ago
The buyback tax, only a month old, is back: President Biden plans to propose quadrupling it. From WSJ’s Richard Rub… year 5 months ago
I love the Old Farmer’s Almanac. But ’s piece on it is genius. year 5 months ago
RT : If you last paid attention to the global minimum tax deal when Joe Manchin and Hungary seemed like insurmountable o… year 5 months ago
Never is great for me, usually — 1 year 5 months ago
Bosses are back (if they do say so themselves). My latest with the indomitable Chip Cutter in the WSJ:… year 5 months ago
If be a rich man if I had a buck tor every time said, hey, this looks like… year 5 months ago
RT : "How about never---is never good for you?" is closer to reality, great job everybody. year 5 months ago
Shall we meet? Nope. Execs target “an absurd amount of meeting time”. Deleting 12,000 events to save 95,000 hours…… year 5 months ago
RT : Listen 🎧: Layoffs are spreading more broadly through corporate America, with manufacturer 3M, Dow Chemical and SAP… year 5 months ago
China’s top nuclear-weapons lab has regularly bought sophisticated U.S. computer chips in defiance of decades-old U… year 5 months ago
Great interview on AI, ChatGPT etc. by The Markup’s Julia Angwin, with Princeton’s Arvind Narayanan: year 5 months ago
Before being forced out, Bed Bath & Beyond’s co-founders turned thrift, savvy merchandising & good timing into a co… year 5 months ago
Oh wow. So glad you're all OK. What a nightmare. — 1 year 5 months ago
Striking story on due-diligence gone wrong, from Ron Liber of the New York Times: How Charlie Javice Got JPMorgan t… year 5 months ago
Unemployed Americans are spending more time out of work as employers slow hiring from a red-hot pace earlier in the… year 5 months ago
Crypto is back — in Davos, at least, along with Anthony Scaramucci — as redemption tour rolls on. Fun piece from Wa… year 6 months ago
What if Tesla is … just a car company? Smart look by WSJ’s Rebecca Elliott: year 6 months ago
Beer isn’t as inflation-proof as it seemed. From year 6 months ago
“It turns out that maybe the way we rec­om­mend po­lit­i­cal con­tent shouldn’t be the same way we rec­om­mend en­t… year 6 months ago
Big GOP donors haven’t swayed House rebels, many of whom rely on small, online contributions instead of deep pocket… year 6 months ago
Executives and directors haven’t been scooping up their own stocks, even as market declines have lowered share pric… year 6 months ago
Bed, Bath & Bankruptcy? Retailer prepares to file for bankruptcy within weeks, per WSJ: year 6 months ago
Here’s the richcession? Wealthy Americans could get hurt more than usual in the next downturn (not that being poor… year 6 months ago
Social Security apparently believes more than 1,000 US jobs for “sack repairers” exist. It denies disability benefi… year 6 months ago
Ports are clear. Freight rates have plunged. Retailers are awash goods. Supply chains are back to normal. Smart pie… year 6 months ago
A deep dive into the new Trump tax data by the people who know his taxes better than anyone (except presumably his… year 6 months ago
CEOs running the biggest companies are pretty down about the economy in the next 6 months — but investors & mid-siz… year 7 months ago
Good piece from the WSJ’s Ruth Simon, whose coverage of small business is always worth reading: Many small business… year 7 months ago
America’s in an opioid crisis. Can lessons from the nation’s jails show a way out? Great piece by WSJ’s Julie Werna… year 7 months ago
More than two years before a supervisor shot and killed six workers at a Chesapeake, Va., Walmart, company executiv… year 7 months ago
Tensions grew between Salesforce co-CEOs Marc Benioff and Bret Taylor months before last week’s announcement that M… year 7 months ago
RT : Logistics firms looking for extra help during the holidays are turning to robots, via year 7 months ago
After forcing rail deal, Biden works to smooth over labor relations year 7 months ago
Layoffs hit white-collar workers, scrambling how slowdowns usually hit the job market: a ‘Patagonia vest recession’… year 7 months ago
Not the Onion: The co-founders of the Elon GOAT token haven’t gotten Elon Musk’s attention. They delivered a 12,000… year 7 months ago
Years before they cut ties with Kanye West, Adidas executives discussed how they needed to mitigate risks for emplo… year 7 months ago
Happy Fibonacci Day! 11/23, at least in the U.S. — 1 year 7 months ago
A major outside shareholder in News Corp and Fox Corp. opposes a plan by Rupert Murdoch to recombine the companies… year 7 months ago
Want to feel like a fly on Disney HQ’s wall? Here you go – fascinating piece: Soon after he took the top Disney job… year 7 months ago
Want to feel like a fly on Disney HQ's wall? Here you go -- fascinating piece: Soon after he took the top Disney jo… year 7 months ago
RT : The US book-income tax and the global minimum tax look like each other, but they don't fit together - and companies… year 7 months ago
At Twitter, Elon Musk faces three challenges: Navigating a decline in revenue, cutting costs and managing the compa… year 7 months ago
Economists estimate that headed into the third quarter, households had about $1.2 trillion to $1.8 trillion in exce… year 8 months ago
You mention incorporating as an LLC but also using an umbrella policy tied to your homeowner's insurance -… year 8 months ago
RT : Is FTX it? How pervasive are issues of integrity, governance and internal controls in the crypto industry? We did… year 8 months ago
Curiouser and curiouser: When FTX raised $420 million in a fundraising blitz last year, $300 million of it went to… year 8 months ago
Strong stuff: New CEO Says FTX Suffered ‘Complete Failure of Corporate Controls’ year 8 months ago
Indeed. I don't have a good sense of how unusual that was -- for me, (WSJ) tim… year 8 months ago
Would you say five in 15 years is a lot, or no? — 1 year 8 months ago
RT : Listen 🎧 Salary ranges are popping up more and more on listings, but some listed pay ranges cover as much as $… year 8 months ago
Whiplash warning ... Elon Musk killed Twitter’s gray “official” label for authenticated accounts just hours after T… year 8 months ago
Companies are providing more intense training for new directors amid an influx of fresh faces and growing responsib… year 8 months ago
Foxconn is deepening its investment in Lordstown Motors, a once-troubled EV startup that recently began building it… year 8 months ago
Covid is still walloping the workforce—and not just long Covid. "Who’s going to pick up the slack ... for a week or… year 8 months ago
Pay Gap gap v. 2.0? Some companies stretch salary ranges to hundreds of thousands of dollars as they comply with Ne… year 8 months ago
RT : Borrowing costs could remain elevated for years if high inflation persists, splitting American corporations into tw… year 8 months ago
RT : Nike suspended its relationship with Kyrie Irving, moving to distance itself from the basketball star after he was… year 8 months ago
Sean “Diddy” Combs plans to buy licensed marijuana operations in three states for up to $185 million, adding to a p… year 8 months ago
RT : Tesla employees reviewed the coding work of Twitter engineers, sources said. That came as plans were being drafted… year 8 months ago
Aha! So it isn't no one noting — you noted it, and we did. (But yeah, it has surprised me that this… year 8 months ago
The ad-world version of that red "Unfollow" button... General Mills, Audi, Mondelez and Pfizer join a growing list… year 8 months ago
Funny you should ask — flashback to February 2021 😉 year 8 months ago
Bad times make a good environment for fraud — and auditors need to keep an eye out, the SEC’s top accountant warns.… year 8 months ago
RT : “The SEC’s new rule will in­ten­sify al­ready pow-er­ful pres­sure on ex­ec­u-tives to avoid both kinds of re­state… year 8 months ago
Executive-pay clawbacks were heating up even before the SEC's new rules, thanks to more aggressive stances from tha… year 8 months ago
The salary range are coming! Or are they? Great overview by Starting Tuesday, companies in New York Ci… year 8 months ago
This is fines... Smart analysis from : The SEC hit U.S. companies accused of wrongdoing with much bi… year 8 months ago
That should be ... and hid ... of course — 1 year 8 months ago
Really smart, thorough analysis of how Russian oligarchs moved, and his, money, from year 8 months ago
To paraphrase Twain, everyone talks about inflation, but what are they doing about it? The spotlight is on the stra… year 8 months ago
The surprising reason behind the FDA’s decision to order Juul sInc.’s e-cigarettes off the U.S. market in June year 8 months ago
It isn’t (just) you: Labor-management relations are getting testy. Smart piece: Why employees are clashing with the… year 8 months ago
It's come to this: I have set my email to flag anything containing crypto terms, for easier roundfiling. It's even… year 9 months ago
Want to Get Ahead? Pick the Right Company - WSJ year 9 months ago
Remember, folks: Down markets make the margin loans go boom... Scoop from & “Not a fun p… year 9 months ago
TikTok parent ByteDance saw its operating losses more than triple last year to above $7 billion as it spent heavily… year 9 months ago
China, China, China — the sequel: Nike isn't the only company fretting about prospects in the world's most populous… year 9 months ago
Why is the labor market still so strong when GDP is shrinking? And what's with the layoffs I keep reading about? Sm… year 9 months ago
Many small employers say despite signs of a cooling job market, they still can’t compete with big companies for wor… year 9 months ago
RT : Today the is publishing the first two installments in a series called "Profits Over Patients." It's abou… year 9 months ago
RT : And the aim of the new minimum tax wasn’t to tax billionaires but in some cases, that may happen - indirectly through the corporate tax. — 1 year 9 months ago
RT : New from ⁦⁩ and me today: The new corporate minimum tax looks like it could be very concentrated on a… year 9 months ago
Among the most intriguing columns I've read in a while, from the always-worth-reading : Periods of strengt… year 10 months ago
RT : A new 1% tax on stock buybacks would have raised about $8.4 billion from the biggest publicly traded U.S. companies… year 10 months ago
Good piece by Kristin Broughton: The second-in-commands in corporate finance departments—treasurers, accounting chi… year 10 months ago
Bed Bath & Beyond officials worried finance chief Gustavo Arnal was overwhelmed but didn’t want to change finance l… year 10 months ago
Well, looks like my Twitter account is off to high school this year year 10 months ago
Wild story: SEC sues insurance executive Greg Lindberg in the first government case accusing him of fraud. Lindberg… year 10 months ago
Kids in my junior high in the '80s planned a lunchtime walkout about a shorts ban, along with… year 10 months ago
RT : My take w/ ⁦⁩: Retailers are entering the holiday shopping season on shaky group, laden with inventory… year 10 months ago
Good piece by : Investor Ryan Cohen might have run afoul of disclosure guidelines in his surprise sa… year 10 months ago
It never ends! The cost to ship cargo is falling, but delays persist as worker shortages at key European ports ratt… year 11 months ago
AmazIng: Of the U.S.’s total $125 billion in exports to China in 2020, officials required a license for less than h… year 11 months ago
Code knows no borders. Smart piece by & : The U.S. sanctioning of the Tornado Cash cryptocurrency… year 11 months ago
The gender wage gap starts early: Men earned more than women soon after graduating—with the same degree—in nearly 7… year 11 months ago
My prediction (generally, not about any specific company): No. executives get paid for g… year 11 months ago
The era of the kinder, gentler CEO is fading. As the economy worsens, corporate chiefs are bringing back blunt talk… year 11 months ago
Amgen's $24 billion question: The company is fighting a $10.7 billion tax bill from the IRS, which says the biotech… year 11 months ago
The return of the company town ... kind of. Fascinating story from , on assignment in Pella, Iowa: A… year 11 months ago
I've never even heard of these, and now I want one... Fun piece by : The Choco Taco is (maybe) dead. Long l… year 11 months ago
RT : Excited for this recognition from the Television Academy! year 11 months ago
Come for the cool domino animations, stay for the smart primer in how recessions work and can be stopped — or not. year 11 months ago
Nice! I never knew that — 1 year 11 months ago
RT : Tesla is scheduled for court-ordered settlement talks in a shareholder lawsuit over CEO Elon Musk’s 2018 tweets sug… year 11 months ago
"At a party ear­lier this year, Mr. Musk dropped to one knee in front of Mr. Brin and apol­o­gized pro­fusely..." E… year 11 months ago
RT : new column! we thought Millennials had killed teen jobs forever with their endless extracurriculars, but then that… year 12 months ago
Taxes on top executives’ pay are costing companies billions—$447 million at Tesla over three years—and make up a bi… year 12 months ago
Fascinating story, clearly explained: A trio of academics say they have figured out a stock-market puzzle from last… year 12 months ago
Probably the most interesting piece I've read about Musk as a wealthy person: Before Elon Musk’s billion-dollar bat… years 5 hours ago
Come for the billionaire (not so?) odd-couple story, stay for the bizarre ping-pong photo! A fun read, and I've bee… years 3 weeks ago
The science behind the Biden administration’s plan to sharply cut nicotine in cigarettes -- very smart & informativ… years 3 weeks ago
They have the pay the guy with the fishing pole, and it isn't easy keeping track of that mayo if you aren't going to cage it. — 2 years 3 weeks ago
RT : Buffett hasn’t revealed publicly how his estate will be divided but officials at the Gates Foundation & Susan T. Bu… years 3 weeks ago
A little-known Buffett family foundation that supports abortion rights is making plans for a possible windfall afte… years 3 weeks ago
Breaking up (with Russia) is hard to do: Hundreds of companies were quick to promise an exit from Russia, but doing… years 3 weeks ago
When does fear of recession become self-fulfilling? More than 60% of CEOs see a recession coming in the next 12 to… years 1 month ago
Goldman Sachs’s ESG mutual-funds business is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, accordi… years 1 month ago
Fascinating detail on $FB's investigation into outgoing COO Sheryl Sandberg’s use of corporate resources for person… years 1 month ago
Libor — the benchmark that wouldn't die! From : Companies are clinging to legacy loans tied to Libor a… years 1 month ago
Electric-vehicle startups Lucid & Rivian each reported $400M+ pay packages for their CEOs in 2021. One has already… years 1 month ago
Could be, though one interesting element from the story: some retailers are choosing to hold on to… years 1 month ago
“Too much supply, not enough demand,” says Macy’s CEO. The retailer, like many others, has too much casual attire a… years 1 month ago
Investors may not be able to avoid the abortion debate for long: Activist investors ask companies to take a stand,… years 1 month ago
Breaking news! — 2 years 1 month ago
Employee pay rose at many S&P 500 companies in 2021, from pre-pandemic 2019 — but not all, judging from their media… years 1 month ago
‼️"Once a man set up a stool on a curb near an en­trance to the em­bassy, where he handed out FBI busi­ness cards a… years 1 month ago
“They send us mes­sages—‘You have to be­tray your moth­er­land!’” said Mr. Antonov, Mos­cow’s am­bas­sador since 20… years 1 month ago
No idea about socially responsible (eye of the beholder and all that), but I've used EageBank (the DMV one… years 1 month ago
AME Church Accuses Former Official of Fraud, Embezzlement: Lawsuit says retirement assets were inflated, millions w… years 1 month ago
Hm. Looks like a scavenger hunt is in order. Who can find 10K, DEF 14A, NPX? And should the boundarie… years 1 month ago
Buybacks are back! (Or did they ever really go away?) For companies with excess cash, there is an upside to the rec… years 1 month ago
Clues to consumer sentiment will come with reports from Dollar General, Costco, Macy's after mixed view so far:… years 1 month ago
For small-business owners, the economic future looks grim: ‘We are just trying to get through the next couple of we… years 1 month ago
RT : The tax directors on this panel are now all talking about how when any corporate tax news story gets published in t… years 1 month ago
The bots are alright? Heard on the Street: Elon Musk’s new Twitter diligence is as questionable as the bots he want… years 2 months ago
Wow: Allianz SE subsidiary (U.S.) agrees to pay more than $6 billion in penalties, restitution. years 2 months ago
Now with a link to the verdict itself: A state judge struck down a 2018 California law requiring companies in the s… years 2 months ago
COVID-19 wastewater efforts confront long-term questions years 2 months ago
CEO pay today: Half made more than $14.7 million in 2021. Nine got pay packages of $50+ million, sometimes much mor… years 2 months ago
RT : Not sure that I have either. Thanks for pointing it out! years 2 months ago
Deadlines are hard: The SEC is investigating Elon Musk for tardy notification after buying 5% of Twitter’s stock, s… years 2 months ago
I keep looking at companies and thinking: Weren't they on this list last year? (Sometimes yes, someti… years 2 months ago
Striking story: Many of Shanghai’s newly homeless are food-delivery workers facing a tough choice: locked in apartm… years 2 months ago
Zero-hour contracts, employee edition? Congratulations, you’ve hired someone to fill that open job. Next challenge… years 2 months ago
Isn't that a little like calling the U.S. Civil War "originally a skirmish off the coast of South Carolina"? — 2 years 2 months ago
If you haven't read this executive-pay piece from and , do so -- it's excellent (as al… years 2 months ago
Congrats! — 2 years 2 months ago
Bra necessities: To understand inflation's reach, consider the lacy Natalia Underwire Bra. Fascinating story from… years 2 months ago
The hat question — you know what it is: Can a normal guy pull off a wide-brimmed hat? After his doctor insisted on… years 3 months ago
The CEO of advertising-technology firm Trade Desk received a pay package last year that the company valued at more… years 3 months ago
New York City employers are hustling to figure out what to do about impending salary-disclosure rules, while hoping… years 3 months ago
One board seat may be enough for Elon Musk to make big changes at $TSLA. But that hasn't always paid off for past i… years 3 months ago
RT : ‘When it gets to 8:00 and 9:00 at night, people start changing into slippers and pajamas. The next thing you know,… years 3 months ago
RT : Russian fish find way onto American tables despite import ban years 3 months ago
Rising tide, or rising boats? — 2 years 3 months ago
The great train hobble-y: Sanctions imposed on Russia are disrupting China’s ambitions to move more exports by rail… years 3 months ago
RT : Annual compensation reaches $14.2 million for the CEOs of big U.S. companies—on pace for a record as companies grap… years 3 months ago
2021 is shaping up as another record year for CEO pay -- and the pay gap is getting wider between CEOs and typical… years 3 months ago
Ari Emanuel, a co-founder of Endeavor Group Holdings, received pay valued at $308 million in 2021 — including an un… years 3 months ago
RT : A report released last week shows nine of the top 10 fastest-growing U.S. counties are in Arizona,… years 3 months ago
RT : Enclosures that keep pregnant pigs from turning around are at the center of a fight between farmers, activists and… years 3 months ago
Eh. Maybe you just have a lot to learn. Don't we all? It's opportunity, not a failing. — 2 years 3 months ago
RT : The Russian aircraft fleet is set on a course to crumble, but it won’t happen overnight (vi… years 3 months ago
RT : An analysis prepared for the WSJ found the child-porn sentences imposed by Judge Jackson were at or above the media… years 3 months ago
The Invasion Will Be Streamed — here’s why that worked — smart piece by : Russian attacks have batte… years 3 months ago
RT : In Russia is selling nail polish and ice cream, is selling chocolate and is sellin… years 3 months ago
U.S. companies are racing to analyze foreign tax credit rules that could hamper their operations abroad, particular… years 4 months ago
Elon Musk’s ties to China are stirring unease in Washington, including among some GOP lawmakers who have been among… years 4 months ago
Isn't that what Twitter is for? (I also figure we included enough context -- size of his prior pay pa… years 4 months ago
Good point about scale, one I've made in other contexts (as have others). Of course, it's… years 4 months ago
Shadow-banking part X: Iran established a clandestine finance system to handle tens of billions of dollars in annua… years 4 months ago
Inside Mariupol's devastation: AP journalists document war's toll | AP News years 4 months ago
🤔 Offering your readers a how-to, or a how-to-avoid? — 2 years 4 months ago
The two-day battle of Voznesensk dealt one of the biggest routs to Vladimir Putin’s forces since they invaded Ukrai… years 4 months ago
Crochet animation to explain inflation -- works for me! Love it. years 4 months ago
Amazing story: Inside Chernobyl, 200 Exhausted Staff Toil Round the Clock at Russian Gunpoint - WSJ years 4 months ago
Plenty of older workers have wished for something between full-bore work and retirement. Now, more companies seem t… years 4 months ago
RT : Check out our oat milk story on the front page today. cc years 4 months ago
Oatly created intense demand for its oat milk, but it’s struggling with the basics: making enough. Competitors have… years 4 months ago
RT : Londoners interested in data journalism: I'll be teaching a 90-minute intro session at 's Media Democ… years 4 months ago
Russian forces are killing civilians and looting stores and homes across occupied parts of southern Ukraine, reside… years 4 months ago
In Russia, the government divests you? Calls and visits by Russia prosecutors to U.S. companies operating in Russia… years 4 months ago
Yes — amazing photos. Thank you! — 2 years 4 months ago
Because of him, they don’t have Pizza Hut… New Cola War: Brands Exit Russia Amid Ukraine Invasion - WSJ years 4 months ago
Ministers are worried about their savings after the AME Church said federal law enforcement is investigating funds… years 4 months ago
“There is a lot of money to be made, and it’s still le­gal, but very dif­fi­cult….” Oil tankers avoid Russia, despi… years 4 months ago
RT : Ministers are worried about their savings after the AME Church suspended retirement payments and said federal law e… years 4 months ago
Lawmakers ask the Justice Department to investigate Amazon for possible criminal obstruction of Congress, seeking t… years 4 months ago
“It was simply a lucky bet,” media mogul Barry Diller said of a $108 million options trade he and two others made d… years 4 months ago
U.S.-based app Premise, which has some U.S. military contracts, hires gig-workers with smartphones in geopolitical… years 4 months ago
“You sort of feel helpless.” How one tech company used daily check-ins, cash advances and travel help to assist emp… years 4 months ago
Hasbro’s new CEO loves D&D and Magic: The Gathering. Now an activist investor has joined the game. years 4 months ago
Russia’s Oligarchs: Lifestyles of the Rich and Sanctioned - WSJ years 4 months ago
RT : Stock is volatile. Cash is not. Amid the Great Reshuffle tech workers are demanding dollars and companies are res… years 4 months ago
RT : Labor market upheaval is hitting Silicon Valley and prompting tech giants to increase cash pay for workers ⁦… years 4 months ago
I don’t read Dutch, so I may not have fully understood your tweet, but I think Khoi ta… years 4 months ago
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has returned war to Europe. Western officials are smarting over how they misread Putin… years 4 months ago
Many large corporations have used their scale to successfully navigate supply-chain disruptions and rising prices.… years 4 months ago
Beijing weighs how far to go in backing Putin on Ukraine years 5 months ago
I wonder how many of the people behind the QuickTake went on to work on th… years 5 months ago
Executives at large U.S. companies said they aren’t overly concerned about tighter monetary policy, given that inte… years 5 months ago
An unusual feud by American and Chinese investors in a plane startup is a risky tactic during a secretive U.S. nati… years 5 months ago
While Biden’s explicit exclusion of any Supreme Court nominee except Black women has drawn complaints from Republic… years 5 months ago
After her divorce from Bill Gates, billionaire Melinda French Gates is still promising to give away most of her wea… years 5 months ago
It’s about to get a lot easier to find out what jobs in New York City pay, and employers aren’t happy. “It’s just t… years 5 months ago
All the Charts! Workers Are Having Their Moment. How Long Can It Last? - WSJ years 5 months ago
“I can’t believe that it’s come to this.” Smart look into the 5G-air safety snafu, by three reporters you want to f… years 5 months ago
‘That raise meant nothing’: Inflation is wiping out pay increases for most Americans — smart piece by years 5 months ago
Activision’s stock was falling. Board members were getting anxious. And Microsoft was waiting in the wings. years 6 months ago
Just curious, what Theo Francis did you think I was? — 2 years 6 months ago
Companies are sweetening 401(k) retirement plan contributions in a tight job market. Smart piece from… years 6 months ago
RT : Please help me gather birthday wishes for my dad, who turns 96 on 1/17. WWII vet, JFK's FCC Chair (his criticism of… years 6 months ago
RT : This is totally wild: , & are among TikTok stars making more money than t… years 6 months ago
RT : TikTok stars are dancing their way to the bank. Some are making more than America's top chief executives.… years 6 months ago
Major oil companies are fleeing Canada’s oil sands region under pressure over the environment. Yet in October, rema… years 6 months ago
Ohhh man… the was epic. — 2 years 6 months ago
Ok, I’ll try it … Wordle 207 5/6 ⬜🟨🟨⬜⬜ 🟨🟩⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟩⬜⬜🟨 🟩🟩⬜⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 — 2 years 6 months ago
Turks Pile Into Bitcoin and Tether to Escape Plunging Lira years 6 months ago
RT : Growing numbers of Covid cases among dockworkers are ham­per­ing ef­forts to clear a back­log of about 100 con­tain… years 6 months ago
New York business owners took advantage of the state’s workaround to a federal tax deduction cap—to the tune of $11… years 6 months ago
Around 100 people on the team developing Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented-reality headsets have left, mostly to Faceb… years 6 months ago
The number of “unicorn” companies has soared, with little oversight over their funding or operations. The SEC wants… years 6 months ago
RT : Extremely cool job alert! is looking for someone to run The Journal, a daily news show about money, bu… years 6 months ago
Fighting for pension rights, Karen Ferguson “got into your conscience without getting on your nerves.” years 6 months ago
AT&T and Verizon rebuffed a request from federal transportation officials to delay the launch of new 5G wireless se… years 6 months ago
RT : Few expected the pandemic to leave U.S. public companies thriving the way they are. Bigger companies are doing bett… years 6 months ago
RT : New w/ : AT&T joins a growing list of companies slashing nest eggs that retirees now in their 70s and 8… years 6 months ago
Federal judges have often fought off attempts by Congress to impose ethics or accountability rules. Lawmakers are m… years 6 months ago
Far from his house in South Texas near the Mexican border, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been living in an Austin mansion. years 6 months ago
Sens. Pat Toomey and Cynthia Lummis, members of the Senate Banking Committee, say their cryptocurrency experience g… years 7 months ago
The ship, with a cracked hull, was floating off the coast of Mogadishu with a load of sulfur. No one came to help.… years 7 months ago
Zuckerberg, Brin, Page, Musk, the Waltons -- they've all helped insider stock sales boom this year. Looming tax hik… years 7 months ago
RT : The great cash out w/ years 7 months ago
The Justice Department has informed Deutsche Bank that the German lender may have violated a criminal settlement wh… years 7 months ago
RT : What a great way to tell that story (and the data viz is 💯)! — 2 years 7 months ago
Agreed. Smart, engaging, fun… — 2 years 7 months ago
Meet the A Kinka, one ship stuck at port for 54 days — holding up guitars, Halloween boots, thousands of backgammon… years 7 months ago
No, not yours — assistant manager. ‘Thankless, overworked and underpaid.’ In restaurants and stores, being an assis… years 7 months ago
“There is no rea­son for con­cern. Tur­key is not go­ing through a cur­rency cri­sis. Economic turmoil is ravaging… years 7 months ago
Some of them discounted below cost, but it was ok because t… years 7 months ago
“I de­liver a small bag of peanuts, and then they pay me $10 to do that.” If a lone bag of crackers shows up long b… years 7 months ago
RT : The peak shipping season isn’t delivering the peak pain that UPS and FedEx feared. Part of the reason is that shopp… years 7 months ago
Looks like it’s gotten some coverage, including a month ago by the Daily News, a couple weeks ago by Y… years 7 months ago
Elon Musk’s wave of exercising stock options comes with a massive tax bill. It could have been bigger. years 7 months ago
Why did JPMorgan sue Tesla over $162 million? The animosity between two giants has been simmering for years. years 7 months ago
Thanks, Nina — and thanks for your help on the piece as well! — 2 years 8 months ago
Thanks, ! We followed up last night — fun working with two of the… years 8 months ago
RT : Updated late last night: Musk stock sales top $5B. Worth noting: The first batch of sales from Monday happened on… years 8 months ago
Good times, good times! — 2 years 8 months ago
General Electric’s CEO Larry Culp didn’t want to break up the century-old conglomerate. Here’s why he did. years 8 months ago
Companies are ditching overseas production after the pandemic gummed up global supply lines. CEOs are choosing reli… years 8 months ago
🤔 The federal government plans to spend $42 billion to expand broadband access to underserved areas. But the wordin… years 8 months ago
Hurry! Buy now! (While supplies last!) … How many shopping days till Christmas? It doesn’t matter, supply-chain bac… years 8 months ago
Big companies like Procter & Gamble and Nestlé see their pricing power enduring, meaning Americans should get used… years 8 months ago
Inflation is about to ripple through the tax code—and the nation’s mishmash of tax provisions means some people wil… years 8 months ago
AT&T cut a slimmer profile in the third quarter with the first of a series of entertainment divestitures out the do… years 9 months ago
RT : Specifics of corporate supply chains means rising distribution costs aren’t being spread evenly. Companies like Wal… years 9 months ago
Facebook’s own assessment of its “AI” handling of hate speech, violence and other forbidden content? Not so good, i… years 9 months ago
P&G faces a showdown over its environmental policies on Tuesday when shareholders get to weigh in on the company’s… years 9 months ago
Clash of the titans! In space! It’s Musk vs. Ergen in a Battle of the Billionaires over wireless spectrum years 9 months ago
Jitters rising, K Street eyes new involvement in debt limit impasse - Roll Call years 9 months ago
Across Russia, the thawing of earth thought to be forever frozen cracks buildings, infrastructure; ‘It’s all on the… years 9 months ago
Having trouble finding a cheap TV or budget BBQ grill? You aren’t alone. Some companies are prioritizing premium pr… years 9 months ago
When is falling unemployment a bad thing? When it is because many potential workers are staying out of the labor ma… years 9 months ago
Fantastic reporting and analysis here: 131 Federal Judges Broke the Law by Hearing Cases Where They Had a Financial… years 9 months ago
Genuine question: Why can't cloud services give me some warning they're about to log me out? As in, I get logged ou… years 9 months ago
Lots of great ideas here. Synthesis: Ignore email unless you can't. Act on email unless you don't have to.… years 9 months ago
Supposedly Napoleon's tactic: years 9 months ago
RT : A bit of job news: I’ll be joining WSJ’s NY corporate bureau as deputy bureau chief next month. There’s so many fan… years 9 months ago
President Biden often talks about profitable companies that pay no U.S. taxes. Democratic tax increases wouldn’t ne… years 9 months ago
Fascinating news analysis: China’s leader aims to curb its profit-seeking entrepreneurs and turn the country back t… years 10 months ago
The World Bank canceled a prominent report rating the business environment of the world’s countries after an invest… years 10 months ago
RT : New from & me: Corporate execs were happy with the 2017 tax law, for sure. But there was always a worr… years 10 months ago
Move is the latest signal the agency is looking to escalate antitrust scrutiny of deal making years 10 months ago
The median pay for board members at the top 100 public U.S. companies held steady at $310,000 last year. That is li… years 10 months ago
Really thorough look at $FB’s double standard on posting rules: Facebook Says Its Rules Apply to All. Company Docum… years 10 months ago
Inflation likely cooled slightly in August, though remaining strong, as a surge in Covid-19 infections slowed econo… years 10 months ago
RT : Today on : 🚨 ECONOMY UPDATE!! 🚨 (Hint: It’s not looking so good anymore) With years 10 months ago
🤯Streetwise: Digital currencies make it much easier to cut interest rates far below zero, and monetary policy becom… years 10 months ago
States saw little difference in job growth from ending enhanced unemployment benefits early, suggesting that benefi… years 10 months ago
“Their security is awful.” A 21-year-old American hacker says he used an unprotected T-Mobile router to access mill… years 10 months ago
Regulator faults aerospace giant after surveyed employees reported interference and transparency issues on safety m… years 10 months ago
The Delta variant changed a number of return-to-office timelines. It’s also making bosses worry that the longer peo… years 10 months ago
‼️T-Mobile said hackers stole Social Security numbers, birthdates and other personal data from more than 40 million… years 11 months ago
Most fun story I've read in a while... years 11 months ago
RT : Great article from and . Unstructured text has become the perfect hiding place for ba… years 11 months ago
With Covid-19 cases rising, some businesses are urging employees to get vaccinated. Others are wielding sticks. Bot… years 11 months ago
It's Christmas toy shortage in July! Snarled supply chains and rising shipping costs threaten to leave parents with… years 11 months ago
President Biden wants to increase workers’ pay through regulations, prompting opposition from business groups and s… years 11 months ago
RT : Congratulations to my colleague and former boss . This is a well-deserved promotion! years 12 months ago
RT : "If companies really believed price increases will persist, they would start expanding operations, to reflect the e… years 12 months ago
Companies are passing along higher costs to consumers—for now. “I don’t think anyone knows what the word transitory… years 12 months ago
Excel is dead! Long live Excel! The ubiquitous spreadsheet application that just won't go away, however much some C… years 12 months ago
Hey. Can we do a quick check-in on this? Meetings are multiplying: the 25-minute touch-base, the life catch-up, the… years 12 months ago
“It’s just calls and typing and typing and typing.” After a remote-work year, kids have opinions about your job. years 6 days ago
The rich are borrowing against their stocks more than ever before, banks say. Taxes are a big reason for the “buy,… years 1 week ago
The pandemic and companies’ varied responses to it fundamentally altered the makeup of their workforces, fueling so… years 1 week ago
Reflections on whistleblowing, from Enron’s. Good piece: “I would have remained anonymous, stayed employed, Enron w… years 1 week ago
RT : See how much the median worker got paid last year at the biggest U.S. companies via by… years 1 week ago
See how much the median worker got paid last year at the biggest U.S. companies years 1 week ago
No new user registration is allowed while a Chinese regulator reviews the cybersecurity of Didi Chuxing Technology,… years 2 weeks ago
The U.S. housing market is booming. So why are small contractors missing out? Smart story from years 2 weeks ago
U.S. households gained $13.5 trillion in wealth in 2020. Most of it went to the top 20%. via 3 years 2 weeks ago
After years of work as an SEC whistleblower, a forensic accountant thought he had millions of dollars in award mone… years 3 weeks ago
Declan Kelly, a go-to adviser for CEOs in crisis, is facing his own crisis years 3 weeks ago
Also, a piece on great reporting from : Top US general rejected Trump suggestions military should 'c… years 3 weeks ago
Remarkable reporting by & : Inside the extraordinary effort to save Trump from covid-19 years 3 weeks ago
RT : "thousands and thousands" that have not yet complied. years 3 weeks ago
“They didn’t give us anything because our missions were secret.” years 3 weeks ago
If you pay them, they will come… For years, factory jobs paid significantly more than those in many other fields, e… years 3 weeks ago
An unusual legal defense: We aren't anticompetitive — we were just awful at making our own products, so we shut it… years 3 weeks ago
Several Lordstown execs sold big stakes (one: 90%+) after quarter-end, before results & news of troubles; a board c… years 3 weeks ago
RT : Same story different headline in "Big Companies Boost Share of Black and Latino Directors" ,… years 1 month ago
“On the disaster side, we did a terrible job.” The Small Business Administration was named to save entrepreneurs wi… years 1 month ago
Brain cancer drug Gleostine is no longer covered by Medicare Part D, leaving some patients struggling to cover full… years 1 month ago
I hit send too soon — also by & 3 years 1 month ago
The business of the U.S. far right: Choked off from the financial system & social media, the Oath Keepers and Proud… years 1 month ago
More on SHIELD! From the always insightful — Biden Offshore Tax Plan Leaves Too Much Undecided, Criti… years 1 month ago
RT : This is what happens when you make something a real priority. ⁩ ⁦ years 1 month ago
Big U.S. companies added many more Black and Latino directors to their boards this spring, a new study from Spencer… years 1 month ago
The U.S. is engaging in careful diplomacy to build a global corporate tax agreement. That diplomacy is backed by a… years 1 month ago
“in­sider trad­ing is part of my in­vest­ment strat­egy” … Six Silicon Valley friends face criminal and civil charg… years 1 month ago
Good explainer if you need to catch up on the subject: Congress and DOJ are launching probes into the Trump DOJ’s s… years 1 month ago
The view from Kingston, NY — unexpectedly, the country’s second hottest housing market: As home prices soar in unli… years 1 month ago
Strange times: "Banks to Companies: No More Deposits, Please" — Wary finance chiefs have flooded banks with corpora… years 1 month ago
RT : From and me this morning: The Biden administration put some more details on its capital gains ta… years 1 month ago
The joy of automatically emailed press releases: I just got one that included two redactions in the subject-line, b… years 1 month ago
RT : New from , and me: An attempt to explain what we know, what we don't and what it means on th… years 1 month ago
The SEC is drafting a proposal that would restrict plans that corporate insiders use to avoid insider-trading claim… years 1 month ago
Two of last year’s biggest pay packages weren’t at huge companies: $1B for Palantir CEO Alexander Karp, $400M for D… years 1 month ago
RT : Sure, understanding ranked choice voting is important. But so is expressing your bagel opinions. Latest from the ra… years 1 month ago
RT : Business leaders said a year ago they would fight racism & work to recruit and promote Black and other minority emp… years 1 month ago
Securities regulators told Tesla last year that CEO Elon Musk’s use of Twitter had twice violated a court-ordered p… years 1 month ago
RT : Median pay reached $13.4 million for CEOs of the biggest U.S. companies in 2020, setting a fifth straight annual re… years 1 month ago
If the capital gains rate goes up and you’re hoping to squeeze in some last minute tax planning ... think again... years 1 month ago
If things were different, you might be calling it the "Dow Jones Bergstresser Industrial Average." ... years 1 month ago
Well that didn’t work. Try this: years 1 month ago
Time to link to a couple oldies but goodies: ?st=wn0j7as0poxkn2x&reflink=article_copyURL_share — 3 years 1 month ago
I can’t wrap my head around people saying they take the Teal Line to work. 🤔 — 3 years 1 month ago
Another smart piece by — If you thought working from home was messy, here comes hybrid work on 3 years 1 month ago
RT : She makes everything look so easy, but just landed a Yurchenko double pike vault -- a move so imposs… years 1 month ago
“And if you gobble a bunch of these buttless insects, can you get high?” — 3 years 1 month ago
That's not a toy, that's a bona fide caltrop. years 1 month ago
RT : The CEO of Discovery, David Zaslav, got stock options worth $190 million when he agreed to a new contract to take o… years 1 month ago
Two from me today, both on Discovery/AT&T/WarnerMedia: Some Discovery investors will get a better deal than others… years 1 month ago
RT : AT&T-Warner Deal Puts Some Discovery Insiders Ahead From the Start: by 3 years 1 month ago
Hah. It would do everyone good. But I would just hope whoever they get their information from is reading… years 1 month ago
RT : Shows the importance of regular contact of in-house Comms, IR and Legal teams. Right hand talking to left hand. Get… years 2 months ago
They weren't, as it happens. But I've seen that in the past as well. Not a good look. — 3 years 2 months ago
Twice in 2 days: I contact a public company about events. I get a statement directly contradicted by company securi… years 2 months ago
Likewise. Anyone know a good lunch spot in Fargo? years 2 months ago
States probe business practices of pharmacy benefit managers years 2 months ago
Melinda Gates had discussions with divorce lawyers in October 2019, around when Bill Gates’s ties to Jeffrey Epstei… years 2 months ago
“Let me talk a little bit about wages.” Executives at McDonald’s, Walgreens, Domino’s and other companies weigh in… years 2 months ago
RT : What's at stake in Bill Gates's divorce? A fortune that goes well beyond Microsoft, including a $131 million mansio… years 2 months ago
Biden administration aims to repeal a tax break tied to foreign sales by U.S. companies years 2 months ago
Another remarkable story from & : As the Texas power grid failed in February, the state… years 2 months ago
Demand, meet supply: “It’s a little shocking we’re at this point already.” Companies are ready to hire—if only they… years 2 months ago
I’ll take a DEF 14A on rye with a side of illiquidity, please... Fun piece. years 2 months ago
RT : U.S. births fell 4% in 2020 to their lowest level since 1979 as the pandemic and lower birth rates among millennial… years 2 months ago
AT&T and GE join an awkward club as more big companies flunk Say on Pay votes. My latest with &… years 2 months ago
RT : I spoke to : "The demand for labor has rebounded faster than the supply. That does not mean that this i… years 2 months ago
Supply-chain snarls, labor shortages & the specter of inflation make it harder for companies to ride the surge in d… years 2 months ago
“People want to be comfortable, but they also want something new and fresh in their wardrobe”: The Covid pandemic k… years 2 months ago
What an amazing story: “It was the biggest mistake of my life.” How a Syrian sailor wound up trapped for four years… years 2 months ago
RT : I write a little more than a year ago about how Musk and Tesla use non-GAAP metrics to… years 2 months ago
In today's $TSLA revelations: It took a couple years to vest in half of his giant options award, now abou… years 2 months ago
Brandon Mitchell is the first juror to speak out about what it was like to convict Derek Chauvin, after watching vi… years 2 months ago
Not bad severance, if you can get it... The rally in GameStop has provided a huge boost in the value of stock award… years 2 months ago
RT : Figure out what you're trying to say before you start writing. — 3 years 2 months ago
RT : Procter & Gamble this fall will start charging more for household staples from diapers to toilet paper, the latest… years 2 months ago
RT : The kicker on this piece! Has to be the first time a WSJ story has ended this way, right? years 3 months ago
What CEOs, CFOs Are Saying About the Prospects of Higher Taxes - WSJ years 3 months ago
When the shooting happened at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, many workers didn’t have quick access to their mobi… years 3 months ago
Once again, CEOs are moving to define the political center that eludes elected leaders: Companies from PayPal to AM… years 3 months ago
Thanks Louise! — 3 years 3 months ago
Really smart piece here on the limits of an expert’s experience, and the distinction between a rare event and one t… years 3 months ago
Covid-19 didn’t upend CEO pay. Median pay for CEOs of more than 300 of the biggest U.S. public companies reached $1… years 3 months ago
For CEOs, taking stands on social issues is now part of the job description, but it’s a treacherous path years 3 months ago
P&G tested an advertising technique under development in China to gather iPhone data for targeted ads, part of an e… years 3 months ago
RT : Paycom? Richison? What are the chances that a company and CEO with these names top an executive compensation list? years 3 months ago
RT : Bidenomics seeks to lower the curtain on neoliberalism. This column explains key differences between the old and ne… years 3 months ago
President Biden’s book-income tax would apply to just 45 companies out of the 180 that meet the income threshold, T… years 3 months ago
RT : The biggest CEO pay packages in the past decade: Tesla, Apple, Alphabet...Paycom? Meet the newly minted highest pa… years 3 months ago
RT : There is a new name breaking into the list of the highest-paid chief executives. It isn't who you think. via… years 3 months ago
You’re right! I may have built the chart (with Howard Silverblatt’s data!), but RR… years 3 months ago
RT : New from and me: Companies that enjoyed the ride as the US corporate tax rate went down will lose out… years 3 months ago
Going to 28% is (relatively) simple. International stuff? That’s hard — and more concerning for big multinational c… years 3 months ago
A 28% tax rate wouldn’t be the same for all big companies. My latest with , on years 3 months ago
RT : America's largest companies actually added more jobs than they cut during the pandemic, says . "And the net g… years 3 months ago
RT : Tesla, Facebook, FedEx Hired Through the Pandemic as GE, Marriott, Others Shed Jobs from… years 3 months ago
About as many big companies added jobs as cut them last year. Overall, S&P 500 employment rose by ~370k — but only… years 3 months ago
The Biden administration’s plan to spend $80 billion rebuilding U.S. railways could enable Amtrak to pursue the amb… years 3 months ago
Highly positive, especially if there are children in the house. — 3 years 3 months ago
In general, as I'm sure the Twitterverse has told you by now, food-safety people frow… years 3 months ago
RT : Ugh it's the worst losing $8 billion in 10 days + team on this great tale years 3 months ago
Anyone else reading this when the should be sleeping? Approximately 40% of the population has had sleep problems du… years 3 months ago
Aka, living at work... The nonstop working-from-home workday has left many employees exhausted and managers wonderi… years 3 months ago
U.S. companies are sharing more details about employee turnover as part of new disclosure requirements. But for som… years 3 months ago
RT : Previous migrant surges were largely made up of families. This time, it’s mostly men in search of jobs. years 3 months ago
Are Electric Cars Really Better for the Environment? (Spoiler: Yes, but it’s a more interesting question, and answe… years 3 months ago
Mr. DeJoy projects the moves would help the cash-strapped agency break even over the next decade, through a combina… years 3 months ago
One thing it isn’t: a Realtor’s market... In January, there were more real-estate agents than homes for sale in the… years 3 months ago
As always, Hello World from is a thought-provoking Saturday morning read: TL;DR on Google’s and Apple… years 4 months ago
Paging — I think that might be the Theo Francis you want. years 4 months ago
Just in Time? Everywhere you look, including a mending Texas and crammed U.S. ports, the global supply chain is a m… years 4 months ago
True. But you could have picked worse, too. There’s no such thing as a good time ... — 3 years 4 months ago
RT : Today's reminder that the antitrust push from Dems isn't just about tech: years 4 months ago
RT : 's covers (ZM) CEO Eric Yuan disclosing in a Friday evening dump of Form 4s that he gifted m… years 4 months ago
RT : Spain’s birth rate plummets by a quarter nine months after lockdown started via 3 years 4 months ago
Zooom! Mr. Yuan transferred roughly 40% of his ownership in the company he runs, a stake valued at about $6 billion… years 4 months ago
Congress is changing the way the tax code works for 2020—after millions of people have already filed their tax retu… years 4 months ago
And honestly, who isn’t?! years 4 months ago
OSHA was created to help guard against garden variety risks such as injury from falls. It has struggled to deal wit… years 4 months ago
RT : Listen 🎧: Investors and the public are pushing companies to make good on promises to prioritize diversity in hiring… years 4 months ago
RT : Elections, holiday mass gatherings, Carnaval. Medical systems are collapsing back home. “And I’m not talking about… years 4 months ago
How diverse are big U.S. companies? More are saying, thanks to market pressure: 26% of GE's leaders are women; 38%… years 4 months ago
RT : $10 billion in private market funds suspended. Stay tuned...This is a developing story. years 4 months ago
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a toll-free national pandemic help line to answer questions about Covid-19 and bo… years 4 months ago
There are *always* too many bales of hay. Pick three: Immediate, next, and nibbling around the edges.… years 4 months ago
Vroom vroom! An all-electric Postal Service fleet would have added billions of dollars in costs to the multibillion… years 4 months ago
America’s federal/decentralized system appears to be alive and well: A judge rejected a telecommunications-industry… years 4 months ago
RT : Also, what we can call the Coke Ten Zeroes case — the $12 billion battle between Coca-Cola and the IRS — is gonna b… years 4 months ago
RT : I wrote about the Coke story and its auditor EY's involvement. I know first-hand that… years 4 months ago
I love the comparison: half the weight of an adult kangaroo. Can someone invert that to capybaras or fancy carp for me? — 3 years 4 months ago
RT : New from ⁦⁩ and me: When companies lose to the IRS but the defeat doesn’t hit the bottom line. years 4 months ago
What a great story about the little vaccine biotech “that couldn’t,” but now maybe is... years 4 months ago
Wonder why it’s taking so long for that new washing machine to arrive? It’s called the “bullwhip effect,” as factor… years 4 months ago
A group of activist investors has nominated nine directors to Kohl’s board years 4 months ago
Wal­mart said it would raise wages for about 425,000 of its em­ploy­ees af­ter a year in which the Covid-19 pan­dem… years 5 months ago
Efforts to meet growing e-commerce consumer demand have trucking’s less-than-truckload sector on a strong growth pa… years 5 months ago
Insurers deny a significant percentage of workers’ comp claims related to Covid-19. Employees who allege they contr… years 5 months ago
Claw backs are back (in the news), often by their absence: Eli Lilly isn’t trying to recover past pay, but former C… years 5 months ago
RT : For the past couple weeks, and I have been digging into Trump's lucrative ties to real-estate giant Vo… years 5 months ago
RT : Holy crap. Talk about a wkd news dump: Idaho Republican Congressman Mike Simpson releases a $34 billion plan that… years 5 months ago
RT : “Already in Britain, researchers have found samples of B.1.1.7 that have gained a new mutation with the potential t… years 5 months ago
RT : Parenting also has a snuggle benefit of $3M-$4M year but also picking-up-socks costs of $2.5M-$2.6M give or take. A… years 5 months ago
Companies are withholding more of their top officers’ pay for longer, hoping to avoid the hassle of recouping money… years 5 months ago
"There's one for you, nineteen for me ..." If you’re one of the 10 million people who opened a retail brokerage acc… years 5 months ago
Koss Insiders Cash More Than $40 Million in Headphone Maker’s Shares — including a "short swing" disgorgement that… years 5 months ago
SolarWinds CEO Sudhakar Ramakrishna says evidence is emerging that hackers were lurking in the company’s Office 365… years 5 months ago
Senate Ethics has not sanctioned a member in 14 years - Roll Call years 5 months ago
Wall Street loves it some volatility: The $3.4 billion Robinhood raised since last Thursday is more than the compan… years 5 months ago
RT : Want to feel old? The baby for whom Zoë Baird hired an undocumented nanny, sinking her chances of becoming Bill Cli… years 5 months ago
Aw, thanks! Very kind. I work with a lot of great reporters and editors who make it pos… years 5 months ago
RT : The storyline this week is reddit day traders routing hedge funds, but does a marvelous job in this pi… years 5 months ago
This is worth reading. Don’t let the soft open fool you — Bhattacharjee meets with a phone scammer in person... years 5 months ago
RT : Short version: Robinhood has to put cash on deposit with its clearinghouse every day. How much depends on how volat… years 5 months ago
The Jan. 6 rally in Washington that preceded the Capitol riot was arranged and funded by a small group including a… years 5 months ago
RT : Great piece by on insiders sitting on gains. Form 4s can be filed up until 10 pm tonight and I'm betting… years 5 months ago
“I support these retail investors, their ability to make a statement.” Keith Gill, the man who led the GameStop man… years 5 months ago
The stock market's wild ride isn't just for retail investors. It's also boosting CEOs, directors, other insiders. A… years 5 months ago
And — not surprisingly — here are & with a good portrait of the shorts who are getting squeezed… years 5 months ago
Here's a great look at the bigger-than-GameStop forces at work in the background, from , Juliet Chung &… years 5 months ago
While I'm at it, here's an excellent explainer from years 5 months ago
The 's coverage of GameStop is fantastic, but to understand the $GME bubble, read : It is tempting to… years 5 months ago
Trump pressed Justice Department to go directly to Supreme Court to overturn election results years 5 months ago
RT : Oil companies are putting more investment into alternative energy. The latest: France's Total to pay $2.5 billion f… years 6 months ago
What will Biden mean for business? After pandemic response: climate-related infrastructure, higher corporate tax, t… years 6 months ago
"What if we invade it?" The Wall Street Journal reviewed thousands of posts across social media to reconstruct how… years 6 months ago
After Jared & Ivanka said their Secret Service details couldn’t use any of their house’s 6 bathrooms, the agents tr… years 6 months ago
One of the biggest charitable gifts ever somehow got a little smaller... Kodak director George Karfunkel cuts the s… years 6 months ago
Reported, anyway: years 6 months ago
A Black officer faced down a mostly White mob at the Capitol. Meet Eugene Goodman. years 6 months ago
RT : ⬇️ This seems big for Trump Org years 6 months ago
“There is no other way I can engage Congress other than walking in unannounced and taking the floor.” One Trump Fan… years 6 months ago
JPMorgan is hating all PAC donations for six months, while Blue Cross and Marriott are pausing funding to Republica… years 6 months ago
Apple has threatened to ban Parler, a free-speech focused social-media network favored by conservatives, for failin… years 6 months ago
RT : "The world needs a wash and a week's rest." ― W.H. Auden — 3 years 6 months ago
Very smart column (as usual): Markets reflect a country's economic, not democratic, health. Investors want… years 6 months ago
I want the meeting he’s having — 3 years 6 months ago
RT : So, uh, obviously there's other more important stuff going on right now, but... New from me: The Democrats' win i… years 6 months ago
Good (short) thread. years 6 months ago
That's pretty remarkable. years 6 months ago
Special programs and extra financial assistance have assisted workers who lost jobs during the pandemic and related… years 6 months ago
RT : Spending sagged in November, as Americans’ income continued a decline that has followed a surge from early governme… years 6 months ago
Corporations say they are using their financial might to fix inequities; tracking those efforts can be tough years 6 months ago
Congress is likely to prevent alcohol taxes from rising Jan. 1 while offering a business-meals deduction that Presi… years 6 months ago
Some Cities Are Paying You $10,000 To Relocate - years 6 months ago
Dear subscription services, apps, magazines, etc.: Bombarding me with endless emails is counterproductive. Eventual… years 7 months ago
Welcome back to the office — stick this up your nose... Goldman Sachs, Netflix ramp up Covid-19 testing for workers years 7 months ago
Unexpected consequences: NYC traffic deaths rise during Covid-19 pandemic years 7 months ago
For many, 2020 was a terrible year. For big business, it was a surprisingly good one. via 3 years 7 months ago
Remarkable story: “We didn’t keep our eye on the North Star.” Coke is revamping initiatives to improve hiring and p… years 7 months ago
RT : Think those companies are moving from CA to TX because of lower taxes? Perhaps, but only if they care about individ… years 7 months ago
Oracle, HPE and other California companies moving to Texas won’t see their tax bills change much. But their employe… years 7 months ago
Shoppers have a new mantra this year during the Covid-19 pandemic: Treat yourself. years 7 months ago
The U.S. economy was buffeted by three major shocks in 2020—but now it’s primed for innovation and new expansion years 7 months ago
Fascinating: 17 other states have joined a lawsuit by Texas asking the Supreme Court to block Georgia, Michigan, Pe… years 7 months ago
The Securities and Exchange Commission says GE failed to disclose problems in its power and insurance units years 7 months ago
RT : years 7 months ago
Web Scraping Is Not a Crime | Revue years 7 months ago
How Jenna Ellis rose from traffic court to Trump’s legal team years 7 months ago
UPS recently imposed shipping restrictions on Gap, Nike and some other large retailers, a sign that online shopping… years 7 months ago
Worth noting: Exchanges are industry self-regulatory bodies... Nasdaq filed a proposal with the SEC that would requ… years 7 months ago
Americans visited malls this weekend saying they wanted to do Christmas shopping before potential lockdown restrict… years 7 months ago
Trump planned to meet Friday with two Michigan lawmakers as his continuing effort to challenge Biden’s election vic… years 7 months ago
Vornado didn’t get the $5 billion it was seeking for the properties because of a weak office market and worries abo… years 7 months ago
A covid-fighting tool is buried in your phone. Turn it on. years 8 months ago
When Jack Ma criticized Chinese regulators in an Oct. 24 speech, he so angered President Xi Jinping that it doomed… years 8 months ago
Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Cases Above 100,000 for Seventh Day in a Row - years 8 months ago
President Trump would need sweeping legal victories for any chance at contesting Joe Biden’s election victory. That… years 8 months ago
This may be the big lesson. But we’ll see if the dynamic lasts once President Trump himself is no longer in office… years 8 months ago
Truly the end of an era — I remember seeing Toles cartoons as a kid... Tom Toles’s final cartoon years 8 months ago
Working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, Americans saved 60 million hours in commute time each workday. T… years 8 months ago
Households boosted spending last month as incomes rose, another sign the U.S. economy continued recovering into the… years 8 months ago
I once made a soup or stew recipe that called for LOT of bay leaves. It was amazing. — 3 years 8 months ago
"Let's just use as much Latin as possible." — 3 years 8 months ago
Which CEOs have given Trump and Biden how much? Here are the top donors so far, from this week’s 2020 Election+Busi… years 8 months ago
Hey, with that kind of volume, you could almost make a business launching ... th… years 8 months ago
Hah. Here in DC, just one ballot measure — something about de-prioritizing the policing of "ethnogenic p… years 8 months ago
Companies raised new debt as the pandemic hit, but little went to expand businesses. Good piece from… years 8 months ago years 8 months ago
And that’s just for the presidential efforts. I know Bloomberg has spent a lot more beyond that, and… years 8 months ago
Can the Gap be fixed? The pandemic has spurred its new leader to retreat from malls and take more fashion risks. years 8 months ago
Business on Biden: Not So Bad, Given the Alternatives years 8 months ago
Americans’ desire to gather at events as well as eased restrictions helps explain the jump in new Covid-19 cases years 8 months ago
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Worth reading: Nationalists in China are attacking anyone seen as criticizing the country. “If America or Europeans… years 8 months ago
Congratulations! Wonderful news. — 3 years 8 months ago
The federal lawsuit against Google follows an investigation stretching over more than a year and accuses the search… years 9 months ago
RT : Important pieces. Plural. years 9 months ago
RT : A true statement every day. years 9 months ago
In California, some hospitals turned down or held up transfers based on Covid-19 patients being uninsured, on Medic… years 9 months ago
Picking the winner for 17 presidential elections is pretty good. With ~3,100 counties and coin-flip odds, I think y… years 9 months ago
To Zoom, Microsoft Teams and anyone else whose conference software is used in schools: PLEASE give hosts some way t… years 9 months ago
So true. Hardest job ever — and I only have a class of one, and don’t have to come up with any of the lessons (or d… years 9 months ago
RT : The halt in US Census count could heavily impact California via 3 years 9 months ago
Some good tips here for managing in the pandemic, including: One step to take: Make sure every Zoom call has a purp… years 9 months ago
Didn’t we go through this in 2008-2010? ... As officials gather for the annual meetings of the International Moneta… years 9 months ago
In a vacuum, aren’t pay cuts are deflationary? (Along with so many other pressures on the economy.) This is one to… years 9 months ago
Two federal agencies are moving forward with conflicting plans to commercialize a chunk of wireless spectrum contro… years 9 months ago
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Worth reading: A Corporate Sleuth Claims Squarepoint Capital Took Her Content. The Hedge Fund Is Threatening Action… years 9 months ago
Pandemic hastens shift to asset-light economy, Greg Ip writes in his Capital Account column years 9 months ago
Some U.S. business groups are pushing back against a White House directive to limit racial-sensitivity training. Th… years 9 months ago
Thanks, ! — 3 years 9 months ago
Small towns pushed to revitalize their downtowns after decades of losing ground to malls, big-box stores and online… years 9 months ago
That's OK. Next time she'll say: "Aw, Mom, just Microsoft Bing® it!" — 3 years 9 months ago
RT : Six months into the pandemic-driven unemployment crisis, we've made a lot of progress, but still have a long way to… years 9 months ago
The recovery is complete for some companies, workers & regions — but it has barely begun for others. Welcome to the… years 9 months ago
CEO John Stankey called deals a first step in a “wash-repeat cycle” that AT&T has used effectively for decades to b… years 9 months ago
CEO John Stankey called deals a first step in a “wash-repeat cycle” that AT&T has used effectively for decades to b… years 9 months ago
Want a break from 👋🏼 all this 👋🏼? Here's Sting talking about jazz great Kenny Kirkland, courtesy of — ch… years 9 months ago
How the Pandemic Is Pressuring the Latino Success Story — smart piece by Neal Templin in Barron's years 9 months ago
Turn. Off. The. Camera. And step away from the video call.... ‘Zoom fatigue is real.’ Companies are giving their st… years 9 months ago
Business may just find that it misses Notorious RBG. explains, in this excerpt from our weekly 202… years 9 months ago
Making bets on the new normal: CEOs shift focus from surviving the pandemic to charting new paths through it years 10 months ago
Treasury has opened an investigation into allegations of racial harassment and discrimination at the U.S. Mint afte… years 10 months ago
Political strife is a reality in boardroom and c-suite too — in the latest 2020 Election+Business newsletter,… years 10 months ago
Another Kodak moment: Watchdog is looking into plans to provide Kodak $765 million for drug production via 3 years 10 months ago
How Biden’s tax plan might affect five American households years 10 months ago
This market rally courtesy of the big wagering on the huge: SoftBank’s Bet on Tech Giants Fueled Powerful Market Ra… years 10 months ago
I do not think that covid rate means what you think it means: The Covid-19 positivity rate is a useful, but flawed,… years 10 months ago
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will prohibit new political advertisements in the week before the U.S. presidential e… years 10 months ago
Interesting: AT&T is taking a fresh look its DirecTV business, according to people familiar with the matter, explor… years 10 months ago
RT : New: This is a story about frustration, about watching the West burn when you fully understand why it’s burning — a… years 10 months ago
September has long been considered the greatest month. Now it’s just another slice of Marchtober, as remi… years 10 months ago
Big box stores, beset by Amazon, turned out to be ready for the pandemic. years 10 months ago
This may be one of the more important long-term developments in American society: The share of Americans holding st… years 11 months ago
Internal Justice Department Disagreement Arises Over Possible Google Antitrust Suit - WSJ years 11 months ago
“All of the historical benchmarks that we’ve used...none of that has a correlation anymore.” How Home Depot tackled… years 11 months ago
U.S. stocks are hovering near a record high, a stunning comeback since March that underscores the new phase the eco… years 11 months ago
If you read one meteorite story, read this one — it’s beautiful science writing: An unusual meteorite, more valuabl… years 11 months ago
Fascinating study from UChicago: Police pulled over Black drivers more often after local 2016 Trump rallies, but no… years 11 months ago
RT : McDonald’s alleges that CEO Easterbrook approved a stock grant to an employee with whom he was having a sexual rela… years 11 months ago
States should soon be able to distribute the federal jobless payments to help workers laid off during the pandemic,… years 11 months ago
RT : Join us for a lively conversation about whether laughter can ever belong in the same sentence as the Holocaust. years 11 months ago
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My latest in the Kodak saga, with & : A $KODK insider’s well-timed gift of $116 million in sto… years 11 months ago
RT : Here's the math corporations are looking at. A $1 million loss in 2020 is worth up to $350,000 in tax savings.… years 11 months ago
My podcast debut! I'm on The Journal with and host , talking about how Kodak's Big Moment Dr… years 11 months ago
Me too. — 3 years 11 months ago
Wait. We did a story together recently? I'm confused😉 — 3 years 11 months ago
Kodak's wild ride brought some investors riches — and others big losses. The sudden rise and plummet of $KODK stock… years 11 months ago
If you haven’t read Hersey’s Hiroshima, do: Writer John Hersey exposed U.S. lies about Hiroshima’s human suffering… years 11 months ago
Saudi Arabia, With China’s Help, Expands Its Nuclear Program - WSJ years 11 months ago
RT : . is investigating how $KODK disclosed a $765mn loan from the U.S. and stock trades ahead of the announcem… years 11 months ago
House Chairmen Issue Subpoenas in Probe of U.S. Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia - WSJ years 11 months ago
Turns out editors make great co-writers. Who knew?! — 3 years 11 months ago
RT : Latest from me and : Kodak Executive Chairman Jim Continenza stands to make more than $95 million from… years 11 months ago
I mean, who are we to get in the way of nature's grand designs? — 3 years 11 months ago
Executive Chairman Jim Continenza stands to make more than $95 million from stock options granted as recently as Mo… years 11 months ago
How Coronavirus Is Hitting Small Businesses Near You via 3 years 11 months ago
Households boosted spending in June but not enough to offset the sharp drop this spring caused by the coronavirus years 11 months ago
The move will affect the vast majority of the roughly 200,000 full-time and contract employees across Google parent… years 11 months ago
Thanks, ! — 3 years 12 months ago
Wow. Fascinating. The deadly secret of China's illegal fishing armada: It's killing impoverished North Korean squid… years 12 months ago
RT : The latest from (who is also for the time being, till Twitter gets its screwup with… years 12 months ago
Citing the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on hiring, LinkedIn said it will lay off about 960 people, or around 6% of… years 12 months ago
Companies are sitting on piles of tax credits they may not be able to use for years. They want Congress to let them… years 12 months ago
With some 25 million Americans set to lose $600 a week in jobless payments July 31, Congress must decide whether th… years 12 months ago
It’s easy to offer a statement. It’s the second step, after the furor has died down, where companies show how serio… years 12 months ago
RT : I wrote something about politics and markets. So it’ll probably just piss everyone off. Sorry. With ⁦ years 12 months ago
Miss the latest 2020 Election+Business newsletter? Here’s the column — and a (free) signup link: Those playing the… years 2 days ago
Retail was already undergoing seismic shifts before the pandemic. Pier 1, GNC and JC Penney are closing hundreds of… years 2 days ago
RT : Wall Street Turns Bullish on Biden From this week’s 2020 Election+Business newsletter by Read now:… years 2 days ago
As always, a smart column from : Why It Seems Like Bullies Are Everywhere—and How to Stop Them - WSJ years 3 days ago
Observation: DCA became “Reagan National” in '98, and many have called it that from around that time. Dulles, since… years 3 days ago
Thanks! As always, we get a lot of help and insight from the ’s politics, economics and corporate reporters (am… years 3 days ago
The largest U.S. bank just set aside more than $10 billion to cover potential losses years 4 days ago
Smart piece from & : Frustrated by talk but little action and a lack of resources, many… years 5 days ago
Guess which is more risk averse? Fed, Treasury Disagreements Slowed Start of Main Street Lending Program - WSJ… years 5 days ago
Covid-19 Cases Jump in Sun Belt Nursing Homes - WSJ years 1 week ago
RT : Dozens of Florida hospitals out of available ICU beds, state data shows years 1 week ago
Wouldn’t that make us Louisiana in summer? 🤔 — 4 years 1 week ago
RT : I still can't wrap my head around how high this number is: 59% of working-age people in America don’t have any mone… years 1 week ago
RT : Small business loans for: Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, the law firm headed by David Boies; Newsmax Media, the media… years 1 week ago
P.F. Chang’s, Girl Scouts, Boies Law Firm Among Recipients of PPP Loans via 4 years 1 week ago
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“Her, hold my mask...” — 4 years 3 weeks ago
And friends, they may think it's a movement... Unilever PLC said it would halt U.S. advertising on Facebook & Twitt… years 3 weeks ago
RT : Under D.C. statehood, a smaller federal enclave would remain. House voting on the bill today:… years 3 weeks ago
A tale of speed and unintended consequences: “I have nothing to show for it now.” Many business owners quickly spen… years 3 weeks ago
I am to please. Happy to flood your inbox with more filings if you like... — 4 years 3 weeks ago
Central planning with American characteristics? The White House has explored ways to counter Huawei’s explosive gro… years 3 weeks ago
Staying open in a pandemic isn’t cheap — smart piece from : From $198,000 at the Red Robin burger chain to… years 3 weeks ago
Former Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure will buy 5 million shares with a loan made by SoftBank as it moves to sell roughly… years 3 weeks ago
“Strategically, nothing will change.” T.J. Maxx’s owner is betting its post-coronavirus future will be people crowd… years 3 weeks ago
RT : You, a Keynesian tearing your hair out after watching the federal response to the prior recession, might think Sena… years 3 weeks ago
Dash for cash! Nicely put. Why didn’t we think of that? — 4 years 3 weeks ago
RT : We wrote the other day about companies bringing back foreign profits as the recession hit. ⁦⁩ and ⁦… years 3 weeks ago
Money money money — my latest, with : “Liquidity is still an asset we want to have in our back pocket.” Ame… years 3 weeks ago
AP PHOTOS: A first-person view inside Beijing's virus tests years 4 weeks ago
RT : Just updated from and me: Corporate America was making a dash for cash in the first quarter -- bringin… years 4 weeks ago
Multiemployer plans are squarely in the storm's path, once again. years 1 month ago
ICYMI — this week's newsletter, on why you should be watching the Senate if you care about the White House: 2020 El… years 1 month ago
T-Mobile cutting jobs faster than initially planned after Sprint merger, while AT&T informs union of more layoffs i… years 1 month ago
“You get the money. You’ll get it the same day.” Promises of forgivable loans to small businesses hurt by lockdowns… years 1 month ago
Worth reading: “If the type of chaos that racked Georgia this week and Wisconsin’s primary last month recurs nation… years 1 month ago
Good read: Goodbye, bulls and bears. Hello, volatility traders. Investors big and small are wagering billions on ma… years 1 month ago
Coronavirus Is Accelerating Colleges' Retreat From SAT, ACT Scores - years 1 month ago
Over 1,300 Chinese Medical Suppliers to U.S.—Including Mask Providers—Use Bogus Registration Data - WSJ… years 1 month ago
California Is Examining Amazon’s Business Practices - WSJ years 1 month ago
The coronavirus has gutted the price of coca. It could reshape the cocaine trade. years 1 month ago
How does use of those terms compare to usage by the general population? Otherwise it’s hard to know ho… years 1 month ago
Duty to intervene: Floyd cops spoke up but didn't step in years 1 month ago
Öopsiedåsies! It should have been Ikea’s moment to shine. Instead, customers complain of delayed orders and no curb… years 1 month ago
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RT : New: for the past several days we've been monitoring flight data. We've found military surveillance aircraft previo… years 1 month ago
Some 600 CEOs have taken salary cuts, but little change to bonuses & equity — the bulk of their pay. “Today, it’s h… years 1 month ago
RT : 2019 was the richest payday for S&P 500 CEOs. That was before coronavirus. Check out this graphic to see pay f… years 1 month ago
RT : .' latest edition of Election+Business looks at the pressure on CEOs to address racism, police violence… years 1 month ago
RT : What an outrage. I am so sorry Tony. As a former reporter and as an Arkansan, I extend deepest sym… years 1 month ago
RT : "Even in rural and suburban areas largely unaffected by the demonstrations, most people expressed support." years 1 month ago
The world has changed, but pay for big-company CEOs reached a new record in 2019, with a median of $13.1 million. E… years 1 month ago
People have taken to the streets in many small and midsize American cities that have seldom, if ever, seen large pr… years 1 month ago
RT : Jaw-dropping statistics show that less than half of black adults now have a job in this economic crisis we're in. years 1 month ago
RT : The flood of messages against racism and in solidarity with protestors reflects how much the world has changed for… years 1 month ago
RT : Seib: " . . . a look back at recent history suggests that it is precisely at moments like this, when shocks pile on… years 1 month ago
Manufacturers face higher prices as they ramp up production to serve businesses seeking added protections for worke… years 1 month ago
Your best-performing asset may surprise you — it’s probably your stake in Social Security. Smart piece from Jeff So… years 1 month ago
One-Thousand-Year-Old Mill Resumes Production to Supply Flour Amid Pandemic | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine years 1 month ago
OK, Boomer — the Millennials really do have something to complain about. They’re the unluckiest generation in U.S.… years 1 month ago
Their Manhattan sales fell 80%+ — see what happened next (you’ll love the moustache!). Good Q&A from… years 1 month ago
File under “unexpected consequences” — smart & fun piece from : Gasoline demand has plunged, causing eth… years 1 month ago
This is pretty hilarious. Her Cellphone Number Used To Be Elon Musk's. You Can Imagine The Calls She Gets : NPR years 1 month ago
This is really striking. Fresh data from Michigan, one of the states hardest hit by the new coronavirus, show that… years 1 month ago
Want the ins and outs of re-opening during a pandemic? will be talk live with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to… years 2 months ago
Some of the public companies planning to disregard the Treasury Department and keep their PPP loans warned investor… years 2 months ago
Three former partners at KPMG have agreed to temporary suspensions from public accounting roles over cheating on tr… years 2 months ago
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At the start of the coronavirus lockdown, the flower-delivery business was bad, says Geoff Levenberg. “Then, overni… years 2 months ago
RT : The Acela will ride again on June 1. That doesn’t mean there has been a flood of ticket sales. Amtrak officials ack… years 2 months ago
Dozens of U.S. companies are recording billions of dollars in benefits from the tax breaks that Congress passed to… years 2 months ago
White House pandemic supply project swathed in secrecy and exaggerations - The Washington Post… years 2 months ago
The bankruptcy industry, whose ranks have been thinned by a decade of economic growth, is preparing for a wave of b… years 2 months ago
All kinds of business models are cracking... In the coronavirus pandemic, ambulance crews are treating more 911 cal… years 2 months ago
Great choice. years 2 months ago
Lodging companies tied to Texas hotelier Monty Bennett to give back $68 million in SBA coronavirus-assistance funds years 2 months ago
Maryland Cancels Big Coronavirus-Mask Order - WSJ years 2 months ago
Yeah, it was a unilateral off-the-record. I take your point about “No comment,” he said... But someti… years 2 months ago
How the pandemic rippled through different industry workforces — smart piece from : The coronavirus pa… years 2 months ago
Small doctors’ practices across the country delay bills and seek funding to retain staff years 2 months ago
Fantastic news — especially for us! years 2 months ago
Do you think they genuinely believe going off the record is something they can do unilaterally, or is… years 2 months ago
But what is the practical difference between declining to comment and declining to comment off the re… years 2 months ago
OMG. This is awesome. I'm repeatedly amazed at what our graphics folks can do (and do!). years 2 months ago
I just saw an experienced PR person reply to an emailed question: "Off the record, we won’t have a comment on this". Sigh. — 4 years 2 months ago
J.C. Penney in Advanced Talks for Bankruptcy Financing - WSJ years 2 months ago
RT : The commandant of the Marine Corps has banned the public display of the Confederate battle flag, saying it has the… years 2 months ago
Consumer demand for meat is surging, and supermarkets are bracing for shortages as the coronavirus forces meatpacki… years 2 months ago
Victoria’s Secret Buyer Seeks to Cancel Takeover After Coronavirus - WSJ years 2 months ago
Inside the conservative network backing the anti-quarantine protests - The Washington Post years 2 months ago
RT : Why this is important: The loans are aimed at helping small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, but without… years 2 months ago
Just like old times! years 2 months ago
RT : What happened today in oil markets? The monthly oil contract expired. So normally, folks who trade contracts like… years 2 months ago
For federal small-business aid, it wasn't how much you need — it's where you bank... Great piece from &… years 2 months ago
RT : I've wondered about this. The weight of gasoline (where prices are falling) in our consumption is dropping a lot wh… years 2 months ago
My latest, with & Susan Pulliam: A ‘built-in potential for appreciation’: Executives get bargain-leve… years 2 months ago
Who Gets a Coronavirus Test? We’re Asking Every State for Its Algorithm – The Markup years 3 months ago
Will Google’s and Apple’s COVID Tracking Plan Protect Privacy? – The Markup years 3 months ago
RT : Nearly 2,000 doctors and medical workers are donating their time and skills to New York City hospitals. “This is th… years 3 months ago
RT : Its with deep sadness that I have to report that they are pulling the plug on our papers. More than 115 years of se… years 3 months ago
China’s Export Restrictions Strand Medical Goods U.S. Needs to Fight Coronavirus, State Department Says - WSJ… years 3 months ago
J.C. Penney says it is exploring strategic options after coronavirus prompted store closures years 3 months ago
News, definitely, but perhaps not a surprise: Business Leaders Urge Trump to Dramatically Increase Coronavirus Test… years 3 months ago
“Great quarter, Bob.” Fun piece by : A study shows that analysts who share a name with a CEO will make… years 3 months ago
Rite Aid’s CEO Heyward Donigan talks about battling toilet-paper hoarding and why “the world is moving to telehealt… years 3 months ago
"We have no software products. Everything is on hold." Layoffs are hitting people who thought their jobs were secur… years 3 months ago
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the coordinator of the government’s coronavirus response, entered the cris… years 3 months ago
This is a fascinating thread on past responses to outbreaks. years 3 months ago
Fascinating visual walk through the wave of layoffs, guidance withdrawal and more, from & : How C… years 3 months ago
“We’ve just put our head down.” Ventilators are usually built at the rate of dozens a week. GM and Ford plan to pro… years 3 months ago
“You’re grounded” has kind of lost its sting. — 4 years 3 months ago
To deduct or not to deduct? That’s the messy tax question lurking in the new small-business loan forgiveness progra… years 3 months ago
But maybe bar fights are down? Stuck at home and unable to visit bars and restaurants amid coronavirus shutdowns, A… years 3 months ago
And in non-coronavirus news, a smart piece by — U.S. companies are booking billions in future tax s… years 3 months ago
How we live now: Life in Quarantine years 3 months ago
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After widespread backlash, Trump administration changes rules on eligibility for stimulus payments years 3 months ago
In West Virginia, hospitals brace for an influx of older and sicker Covid patients, straining already limited rural… years 3 months ago
Fed’s Rosengren said even as the central bank has moved aggressively to support the economy, it is critical that no… years 3 months ago
The program offers a good deal for borrowers but raises questions of whether it will be profitable enough to attrac… years 3 months ago
Amazing story here by and : “I feel like we’re being sent to slaughter”: A Bronx nurse’s t… years 3 months ago
Many companies are looking to suspend, delay or shrink their contributions to employees’ 401(k) accounts to conserv… years 3 months ago
The T-Mobile merger with Sprint marks the end of Sprint as a company and a brand years 3 months ago
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The General Services Administration auctioned off a case of N95 masks in February, masks that are now greatly in de… years 3 months ago
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Bonanza for Rich Real Estate Investors, Tucked Into Stimulus Package years 3 months ago
Workers at warehouses and trucking companies are facing the same concerns as other Americans over the coronavirus,… years 3 months ago
RT : The first of the month is coming up, and it’s a critical date for the U.S, economy. “Rent is due. Util­i­ties are d… years 3 months ago
America’s Make-or-Break Week - WSJ years 3 months ago
Consolidation and scale help explain why the U.S. doesn’t have more ventilators available to fight the coronavirus: years 3 months ago
RT : Writers, Journalists and Editors: If you need a backup of all your previous articles, but aren't in a situation wh… years 3 months ago
So which came first, the chicken shortage or the egg shortage? Stress-baking and hoarding has led to a retail egg s… years 3 months ago
Spend Generously, Take Care of Workers: Coronavirus Stimulus Takes Lessons From TARP - WSJ years 3 months ago
It’s a way of gauging relative resources, not a prediction. (Just like shareholders’ equity gives yo… years 3 months ago
“We learned in the last crisis that when people get laid off, it took a decade for people to recover. It’s much bet… years 3 months ago
The coronavirus aid package approved by the Senate would provide $349 billion to guarantee loans to small businesse… years 3 months ago
RT : : 418 Waffle House restaurants closed. 1,574 open. Call your local Waffle House today for a ca… years 3 months ago
Good data (can) make good stories! Thanks for your help. years 3 months ago
RT : Don't call it a comeback... Because it's called a carryback. My latest on the business-tax provision that will le… years 3 months ago
Pay over $425,000 would be frozen, over $3M would be cut, at companies receiving federal assistance. My latest tidb… years 3 months ago
Stress is stressful. Against Coronavirus, the Fed’s Banking Stress Test Doesn’t Look So Bad, by Dave Benoit via 4 years 3 months ago
Our weekly dive into business and the 2020 election — a look at the campaign through the lens of companies and the… years 3 months ago
Tax loss carrybacks are back! (Or could be.) This year could set records for corporate losses on tax returns—and Co… years 3 months ago
Is that 100th in each country, , or 100th globally? — 4 years 3 months ago
I was thinking that for a while, but concluded that it doesn’t help much — disease doesn’t spr… years 3 months ago
Early numbers suggest 2019 brought another record year of pay for CEOs at big companies, but 2020 is expected to yi… years 3 months ago
This is a fascinating look at the degree of (un)certainty in expert opinion on coronavirus. Short version: Infectio… years 3 months ago
Millions of American workers lack paid sick leave, which analysts say leaves the U.S. economy more vulnerable to pa… years 3 months ago
Scale has its advantages for employees in a crisis... Companies display largess during coronavirus crisis. How long… years 3 months ago
“Investors will probably be surprised by the extent of their losses”: Why high-risk corporate loans represent a tip… years 3 months ago
Cleaners, many lacking paid sick leave, say they are concerned about exposure to the coronavirus as they clean offi… years 3 months ago
RT : News orgs need to send science and health reporters to these briefings, not just political reporters. Too many ques… years 4 months ago
RT : How do you shelter in place when you're going 70mph for 10 hours a day. Truckers have to keep working, even as the… years 4 months ago
Yes, good point — the attached chart is from that piece. years 4 months ago
Low-wage workers face more exposure, layoffs. Virus “is not as much of an existential threat to my life as not havi… years 4 months ago
And the insurance litigation begins! "The only certainty is that insurance policies are going to be put under a mic… years 4 months ago
February retail sales were much weaker than the 0.1% increase economists had expected years 4 months ago
This week’s Election + Business newsletter looks what the government can do about the economic fallout from coronav… years 4 months ago
Open or Closed: Tracking America’s Biggest Stores years 4 months ago
Why the 2020 election-year crisis is unlike the 2008 one, four market slides in one picture and what the government… years 4 months ago
Hotels and airlines are lobbying hard for coronavirus bailouts. Smaller travel-related companies, like bus lines, f… years 4 months ago
Health-care providers and emergency responders wouldn’t be eligible for additional 10 weeks of leave years 4 months ago
Have market-manipulation tactics known as spoofing affected the $17 trillion market for Treasury securities? years 4 months ago
Support grows in Congress to send checks to American households to ease the financial anguish caused by coronavirus… years 4 months ago
Worth reading, even as we're all living it: “Should I be out? Should I be socializing?” Coronavirus is changing the… years 4 months ago
Even cleaning services prepare for double or nothing... Yoga studios, restaurants and other small businesses face w… years 4 months ago
Georgia, Louisiana Postpone Primaries Over Coronavirus Concerns - WSJ years 4 months ago
RT : well, this 2006 story certainly seems prescient now: Just-in-Time Inventories Make U.S. Vulnerable in a Pandem… years 4 months ago
RT : I haven't tweeted for a long time, and haven't written under a byline for even longer. Here's my account of what li… years 4 months ago
The science of soap – here’s how it kills the coronavirus | Pall Thordarson | Opinion | The Guardian years 4 months ago
If I’m reading the Table 1 in this paper right, it’s about 141 per 100,000… years 4 months ago
RT : Italian National Health Institute data from 12/3 show mortality among confirmed cases thus: age 0-29: 0% 30-49: 0.… years 4 months ago
You’re on-fleck tonight. — 4 years 4 months ago
RT : American FactFinder (AFF) will be decommissioned and offline on March 31, 2020. is the new… years 4 months ago
Now I want explanations in the style of Keynes, the Austrian school, supply side... — 4 years 4 months ago
An economist explains! years 4 months ago
This. Bottled water too. Ahead of a hurricane, I get it. But now? years 4 months ago
And, of course, more broadly, working from home means living at work. years 4 months ago
RT : Morgan Stanley sees 9% U.S. car sales dip from coronavirus years 4 months ago
What market turmoil means for the election and what Joe Biden would do for business. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌… years 4 months ago
‘There is no question this is a severe recession for our industry and for us, and it’s a financial crisis.’ via 4 years 4 months ago
RT : Dow is off 1800 points (7%) at the open. We live in interesting times. — 4 years 4 months ago
With global economy in balance, the White House and Fed are at odds over how to help years 4 months ago
Air-safety regulators are poised to order electrical wires relocated inside Boeing 737 MAX jets in the latest compl… years 4 months ago
Here’s looking at you: Microsoft, Amazon and other tech companies are showing support for some limits on use of fac… years 4 months ago
RT : One thing worth noting on the Sanders tax agenda is all the closed doors. For example, he won't: -Support VAT -Sc… years 4 months ago
Biden’s tax increases focus on high earners and corporations, increasing federal revenue by about 8% over a decade. years 4 months ago
No paywall! Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Louisiana Abortion Law -- Live Analysis - years 4 months ago
How the coronavirus epidemic is playing out in politics — and the economic appeal of Bernie Sanders. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌… years 4 months ago
RT : Could the coronavirus cause (or at least precipitate) a recession? Yes. Will it? It's too soon to say. So instead l… years 4 months ago
RT : Get in here. years 4 months ago
I like to think I provide readers with something worth reading *and* colleagues with headcuts. years 4 months ago
Common sense, medically sound advice. Stick with the basics: Wash your hands, cover your coughs and sneezes, and s… years 4 months ago
Known for his brash style, ‘Neutron Jack’ ran GE for two decades and groomed a generation of business leaders. He d… years 4 months ago
Thanks for the feedback. Always good to hear from readers. — 4 years 4 months ago
Why the Success of The New York Times May Be Bad News for Journalism years 4 months ago
“Stop touching your face!” and other medical advice... years 4 months ago
Recession fears grow as Wall Street investors brace for a wild week for stocks years 4 months ago
Nothing in modern memory has shaken both demand and supply so quickly for so many industries as the coronavirus… years 4 months ago
New York billionaires at war: “He considers himself so much smarter than Trump and so much richer than Trump and Tr… years 4 months ago
I love this timeline of the coronavirus slide... How the coronavirus tanked the markets years 4 months ago
RT : Updated story: FCC could fine cellphone carriers hundreds of millions for their handling of customers' personal loc… years 4 months ago
Is this what A.I. cognitive dissonance looks like? The Markup subscribed to a lot of political emails. Gmail treate… years 4 months ago
RT : An actionable lesson of the 1918 flu pandemic I had not been aware of is "don't take 31 grams of aspirin a day, no… years 4 months ago
By contrast, I've thought about 409A waaay too much over the years. Still fun. — 4 years 4 months ago
RT : New from and me: Bernie's coming out with a new tax proposal -- going after executives' deferred-com… years 4 months ago
Thanks! That was our thought, so good to hear it resonated. — 4 years 4 months ago
RT : The latest newsletter with an overview of Bloomberg the company is a good one. All pretty well known t… years 4 months ago
Paging ! Millennials Show Loyalty to Employers - WSJ years 4 months ago
What Bloomberg’s company says about him, this time it isn't (so much) the economy, and the election’s stakes for he… years 4 months ago
Fascinating story and reporting — looking forward to more from The Markup: Suckers List: How Allstate’s Secret Auto… years 4 months ago
This is a remarkably detailed look at what it takes to track a virus: A British pub. An Alpine ski resort. When att… years 4 months ago
Morgan Stanley is buying E*Trade Financial in a $13 billion deal that will reshape the storied investment bank and… years 4 months ago
The IRS issued the first batch of long-awaited guidance on a carbon-capture tax credit, but other important rules a… years 4 months ago
Products positioned to catch your eye at the supermarket may not be big brands anymore, because grocers are taking… years 5 months ago
Michael Bloomberg’s campaign could be paying you to post messages like this one. years 5 months ago
RT : China expelled three Wall Street Journal journalists in Beijing, a rare action against multiple reporters from the… years 5 months ago
Businessmen have a mixed track record as president, Democratic delegates set to snowball and the stakes for antitru… years 5 months ago
Michael Bloomberg Will Sell Bloomberg LP If Elected President - WSJ years 5 months ago
Genuinely curious: How does this square with signs of a robustly healthy consumer economy? Joyce Parks was having t… years 5 months ago
Please wait for assistance... Retailers experimenting with video technology to battle the rise of theft at self-che… years 5 months ago
How unions are flexing their muscle, the state of the deficit and the prescription-drug industry's high stakes. ‌… years 5 months ago
Ka-Ching: T-Mobile’s John Legere set to reap $100 Million from merger years 5 months ago
Great simple visualization here: What Trump proposed in his 2021 budget - Washington Post years 5 months ago
Federal Judge Expected to Bless T-Mobile and Sprint Merger - WSJ years 5 months ago
$9 billion here ... pretty soon you’re talking about freak money. The IRS and Facebook are due to battle in court i… years 5 months ago
RT : For almost 2 weeks, and have been under quarantine in a city near Wuhan. Today on… years 5 months ago
The feds put the kibosh on an internet conduit to HK, citing security, so now sources say Google and other tech gia… years 5 months ago
One role the states can play is to erase doubts about a candidate. Iowa did that in the 2008 caucuses, when Democra… years 5 months ago
Crackdown on “spoofing,” a form of cheating in the futures markets, is yielding new wins for government, but severa… years 5 months ago
Fascinating story: Federal Agencies Use Cellphone Location Data for Immigration Enforcement - WSJ… years 5 months ago
Where Are All the Women CEOs? Smart piece by Vanessa Fuhrmans: 4 years 5 months ago
The Sanders States of America: Here’s what a President Bernie Sanders might mean for business. via 4 years 5 months ago
What a President Sanders might mean for business, just what the caucuses really predict and why free-traders feel s… years 5 months ago
Central planning vs. market forces? U.S. Pushing Effort to Develop 5G Alternative to Huawei - WSJ… years 5 months ago
‘We don’t know what to do. Our employees are panicking,’ Coronavirus forces global companies to recall executives,… years 5 months ago
CEOs were once shielded from in-house criticism. But workers now challenge bosses over their management styles and… years 5 months ago
Few contrasts are as stark in the 2020 election, or the primaries, as business taxes. years 5 months ago
How business taxes could change, the impeachment media market, and Super Bowl political-ad mania. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌… years 5 months ago
RT : The Baltic Dry Index has lost about 1,400 points since early December and is at its lowest point since April 2016,… years 5 months ago
RT : Even though homes aren’t tradable, like soybeans or car parts, home prices across the world have become increasingl… years 5 months ago
How business taxes could change, the impeachment media market, and Super Bowl political-ad mania. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌… years 5 months ago
I guess Goldman was still doing IPOs for companies with all-male boards. — 4 years 5 months ago
Pretty confident that will be a long wait. — 4 years 5 months ago
RT : Dow transportation stocks are a mess, still down 3.7% from a September 2018 record while the rest of the market is… years 5 months ago
Next time an editor tells me a story idea is a heavy lift... — 4 years 5 months ago
Good point. And really, the possibilities are endless... — 4 years 5 months ago
That's a new one. I just got an email asking if a forklift operator could add value to my team.🤔 — 4 years 5 months ago
RT : New this morning: Biden’s tax plan would hit the top 0.1% with a 14% cut in their after-tax income — and that’s one… years 5 months ago
Not your father's secretary: Executive assistants are a vanishing breed, even as duties expand and educational requ… years 5 months ago
Here’s what it looks like when lawmakers are actually expected to listen to one another — fun piece: View from the… years 5 months ago
Why Iowa and New Hampshire may be poor bellwethers, minding manufacturing and what to do with a problem like infras… years 5 months ago
🤔 — 4 years 5 months ago
Great story: “Certainly it’s going to be disruptive.” Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is outspending all other presid… years 6 months ago
Thanks! It's a good crowd to be in. — 4 years 6 months ago
Could someone please update prevailing calendar formats so one event can have different titles for different people… years 6 months ago
RT : WOW h/t ’s awesome newsletter years 6 months ago
Those new digital ad rules? Campaigns are scrambling to adapt and Facebook may be the winner. My latest, with… years 6 months ago
Accounting may not be broken, but it’s got problems — and is in for some changes. takes a deep look o… years 6 months ago
Swiss Back Channel Helped Defuse U.S.-Iran Crisis - WSJ years 6 months ago
Apple and Microsoft Are Dazzling Investors. That Won’t Last. Smart piece — and arresting charts — from… years 6 months ago
RT : When Midori Nishida was preparing to fly from Hong Kong to Saipan, airline staff made an unusual demand: take a pre… years 6 months ago
It’s a woman’s world: “The sectors that are growing, like education and health care, are predominantly women’s empl… years 6 months ago
RT : While some say the tax law hasn’t deliver what it promised, others say it is a big reason why the U.S. is… years 6 months ago
The Uncertain Times would be a great newspaper name. — 4 years 6 months ago
You just missed another edition of the WSJ 2020 Election+Business newsletter. This week: Mr. Market's odds that Bid… years 6 months ago
A great side-benefit of working with the peerless is that you get top-notch Tw… years 6 months ago
RT : Let's highlight a few pieces of the "TCJA at 2" analysis that and I had in the this weekend. 1/ years 6 months ago
RT : Tesla, at $82+ billion, is now the most valuable automaker ever, eclipsing Ford's 1999 high-water mark. In 1999, Fo… years 6 months ago
RT : T-Mobile/Metro ended 2019 with nearly 68M customers. With or without Sprint, it's already nipping at the big guys'… years 6 months ago
RT : .⁩, ⁦⁩ do usual insightful analysis on TCJA. “Bottom line” law boosted growth b… years 6 months ago
RT : So and I did some words and charts on TCJA at age 2: years 6 months ago
You can't make this stuff up: How did Carlos Ghosn Flee Japan? In a Box Used for Audio Gear via 4 years 6 months ago
Wage growth is now fastest for the lowest earners. Is it Trump, or is it minimum-wage increases? Smart piece from… years 6 months ago
I do the same. I do listen to podcasts (and watch some video) — but please tell me if the link goes to som… years 6 months ago
Cute story alert! Plus, you can look at cute baby animal pictures at work *and* be reading The Wall Street Journal… years 6 months ago
AT&T’s issuance of new preferred shares in December shows the highly indebted company getting creative in search of… years 6 months ago
A new law boosts penalties for violators of telephone consumer-protection laws and mandates that government agencie… years 6 months ago
I can't say I'm surprised: When my own photos have gone though facial recognition software, it has done an abysmal… years 7 months ago
How did I not know that my alma mater ha a Dial-A-Carol hotline with students singing requests when you call?! 24/7… years 7 months ago
Trump administration to issue a rule letting states develop plans to import certain prescription drugs from Canada years 7 months ago
I linked to a piece that talked about how few big-company CEOs donated to Trump. This s… years 7 months ago
Agreed. I mean, I like plenty of DC restaurants. But to name just two better contenders, I’ve randomly wa… years 7 months ago
CEOs don’t just lean Republican, they scream Republican — outnumbering Democratic CEOs 3:1, researchers found. They… years 7 months ago
If you aren’t reading The Dig from financial investigator extraordinaire , you’re missing out. Smart… years 7 months ago
The Case for Individual Audit Partner Accountability years 7 months ago
‘Sometimes, I’ll be an extra small, sometimes I’ll be a medium.’—Can technology fix clothing’s big (and small) size… years 7 months ago
By one measure, profits are down 13% in five years, the biggest drop outside a recession since World War II. years 7 months ago
Uncanny! — 4 years 7 months ago
“All of us came back from Iraq and Afghanistan different.” Col. Randy Hoffman made a daring move that transformed h… years 7 months ago
When broadband providers dislike speed-test results, they get the government to ignore some data. The result: Many… years 7 months ago
RT : Why are companies here? Profit ? Social change? To build communities? Enrich employees? Address climate change? Cus… years 7 months ago
RT : From last night: Impeachment? Trade deal? That all matters, but.... Tax nerds, we have a SALT cap repeal bill o… years 7 months ago
A soft-spoken giant of economic policy: Paul Volcker, Who Guided U.S. Monetary Policy and Finance for Nearly Three… years 7 months ago
U.S. furniture factories are humming. The problem: There aren’t enough skilled workers available. years 7 months ago
Fascinating, despite the apparently limited range of likely scenarios: DNA evidence's reliability called into quest… years 7 months ago
Then again, maybe we will... Amazon Leases New Manhattan Office Space, Less Than a Year After HQ2 Pullout - WSJ… years 7 months ago
Jobs have grown an average 205,000 per month in the three months through November years 7 months ago
RT : I have yet to see another song that explained economic principles of supply and demand this well — 4 years 7 months ago
Workplace Immigration Inquiries Quadruple Under Trump —gang & weapons cases decline... years 7 months ago
RT : “We’re seeing lower imports of consumer goods overall, with most of that due to shrinking imports from China,” note… years 7 months ago
RT : When Peloton’s S-1 included company’s warning about material weaknesses in accounting and disclosure controls, ever… years 7 months ago
In the 2020 campaign, the jobs question looks straightforward, what with job-creation and unemployment trends. But… years 7 months ago
RT : Today on , part 2 of ’s wild inside story of the turmoil inside Renaissance, which spilled i… years 7 months ago
Also known as National Live at Work Day. — 4 years 7 months ago
Anyone know what to do with a Nest thermostat when the dial doesn't work? The screen lights up, I can push to get t… years 7 months ago
49 weeks and counting! The latest Election+Business newsletter looks at business issues in the Democratic debate, w… years 7 months ago
Woo-hoo! Congrats to : Jennifer Liberto joins The Post as deputy economics editor years 7 months ago
The Wall Street Journal has identified utilities that were the target of a wave of cyberattacks this year dubbed “L… years 7 months ago
CASH OF THE TITANS: If Amazon and Apple hadn't ramped up spending, capex would have declined in 3Q for the S&P 500… years 7 months ago
RT : Liberals arts majors get criticized for not preparing for the workforce but majoring in biz doesn't guarantee high… years 7 months ago
But man, we didn’t miss its legacy, which was everywhere in LR. — 4 years 7 months ago
A lot of good reporters and editors came out of that newsroom — with plenty still in it! — 4 years 7 months ago
Fear, exhaustion and cheap, ubiquitous robocalls help scammers bilk even educated victims. One oncology nurse lost… years 7 months ago
A stunning story of silence and secrecy, from : As USA Gymnastics wrestled with allegations against… years 8 months ago
Hilarious read. Best part: People being thoroughly aware of what they're doing.... What’s vacation for? Paying for… years 8 months ago
For the second presidential campaign in a row, business is bracing to be the political piñata. Read an excerpt from… years 8 months ago
Which is why there's an entire article attached to the cool charts… years 8 months ago
What I'm trying to say is, the degree to which candidates use filler phrases can tell you a lot. Really nice work b… years 8 months ago
RT : KPMG Owes Nothing For Enabling $4.1M Fraud to Be Committed Against College 4 years 8 months ago
Wrangler vs. Levi’s, GMC vs. Volkswagen, Chick-fil-A vs. Starbucks: The red/blue divisions that define national pol… years 8 months ago
NRA paid Wayne LaPierre $2.2 million in 2018, a 55% increase. years 8 months ago
The algorithm isn’t blind — excellent work here: Blacklisting websites. Favoring big businesses. Editing autofill r… years 8 months ago
America's biggest banks will soon have to add billions to their reserves, and they say they could cut lending in re… years 8 months ago
Anatomy of a revenue crunch: Sportswear brand pushed early shipments and dumped goods at off-price chains to keep a… years 8 months ago
And then there were — dang, I keep losing count. Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has launched a late-stage… years 8 months ago
Google’s effort to store millions of patients’ health records includes an interface much like its flagship search e… years 8 months ago
RT : The entire Wall Street Journal website is free all weekend, Nov. 9-11. That includes newly published articles and e… years 8 months ago
"Small contribution" is an understatement. His picture's in the inaugural issue, folks — it's a great way to get an… years 8 months ago
RT : Attention linguists! We are recruiting native speakers of British English who are also linguists or postgraduate st… years 8 months ago
Can someone in PR please explain to me the concept of a "press release" or "news release" that contains zero contac… years 8 months ago
Two Giuliani associates in February urged Ukraine’s then-president to announce probes in return for U.S. state visi… years 8 months ago
RT : Brett Whitaker said his team was “dumbfounded” by Mattel’s decision not to restate earnings in response to accounti… years 8 months ago
RT : After Barbie doll-maker Mattel uncovered an accounting error, its auditor PwC was involved in the decision not to d… years 8 months ago
RT : New from me: A wealth tax would encourage billionaires to give money to charity — fast. And it would also put pre… years 8 months ago
RT : More detail here on Columbus, Indiana--VP Pence's hometown--which just elected its first majority Democrat city cou… years 8 months ago
Pete Buttigieg has recently distanced himself from ex-employer McKinsey, but he is the biggest beneficiary in the p… years 8 months ago
A great episode. years 8 months ago
Oh, and ask them about *their* ideas for stories. They're usually pretty good. — 4 years 8 months ago
I'm late to this, but for writers: Share & talk about the data early on. Don't be afraid to make some cr… years 8 months ago
RT : Election 2020 promises to be one of the most consequential for business in a generation. Everything is up for deb… years 8 months ago
Hey, I just launched the WSJ's newsletter on business & the 2020 election. See the first issue here:… years 8 months ago
Humbler than you are, and proud of it: Do analysts underestimate the earnings potential of companies run by modest… years 8 months ago
RT : RT : From Boeing to WeWork, a record number of big U.S. companies are dividing their leadership roles—often… years 8 months ago
Institutional Shareholder Services says guidelines that require firms to explain advice to shareholders are an abus… years 8 months ago
RT : reminds me of this one from and years 8 months ago
Greg Mankiw's Blog: I am no longer a Republican years 8 months ago
Murray Energy, owned by Trump ally Robert Murray, became the latest coal company to file for chapter 11 years 8 months ago
AT&T Reaches Truce With Activist as TV Defections Worsen - WSJ years 8 months ago
Has anyone's phone menu *not* recently changed? Just curious. — 4 years 8 months ago
Bludgeoned with a metal banjo? Metaphor, most definitely. — 4 years 8 months ago
WeWork employee options are underwater as Adam Neumann stands to receive up to $1.7 billion under a deal with SoftB… years 8 months ago
After a 2013 building collapse killed more than 1,100 people, most clothing retailers pledged to avoid dangerous fa… years 8 months ago
New Mexico federal district judges overwhelmed; “When you combine the heavy caseloads with the vacancies, it’s crus… years 9 months ago
RT : This is a great chart. years 9 months ago
Deferred maintenance: PG&E said it could take 10 years to improve its electric system enough to significantly dimin… years 9 months ago
Countries are getting closer to new global rules to coordinate corporate taxes in a digital age years 9 months ago
“In sports, business and the military, the only thing that counts is, at the end of the day, what the score is on t… years 9 months ago
AT&T could reach agreement with activist investor this month years 9 months ago
Audit Watchdog Plagued by Internal Strife, Whistleblower Claims - WSJ years 9 months ago
It’s a tax-policy question with a seemingly simple answer: Who pays what? In reality, how taxes are distributed acr… years 9 months ago
News: The White House gave a political appointee authority to keep aid to Ukraine on hold after career budget staff… years 9 months ago
Charleston mass murderer Dylann Roof got his gun because of background check gaps, internal report shows — Roll Cal… years 9 months ago
Yes please. (And the kicker turns out to be the kicker.) years 9 months ago
Sorry not sorry: What China wants in its standoff with the NBA is the one concession the league has been unwilling… years 9 months ago
RT : Keep an eye on bank stocks to see how investors are feeling about the economy after expected updates on the Fed and… years 9 months ago
RT : In city after city, across the nation, Trump has failed to pay local officials who provide thousands of dollars’ wo… years 9 months ago
RT : LAPD searches blacks and Latinos more. But they’re less likely to have contraband than whites years 9 months ago
RT : Episode 50!!!! of . The tweet that created a storm in China for the NBA. explain why there is n… years 9 months ago
A majority approves of the impeachment inquiry. Of that majority, more say there isn't currently enough evidence to… years 9 months ago
Raising the bar (just a little): Most corporate directors still run unopposed and win their seats in landslides. Bu… years 9 months ago
Retirement is getting chillier for a lot of GE employees... GE says changes would cut its pension deficit by up to… years 9 months ago
Oh, hey, securities filings matter: Details that were wrong or omitted from its financial disclosures may have sour… years 9 months ago
Tim Apple and The Donald: the unlikely power odd couple. Great piece: Apple CEO Tim Cook has mastered the art of di… years 9 months ago
Trade-offs: The U.S. trade gap widened in August to $54.9 billion, showing the economy’s resilience in the face of… years 9 months ago
U.S. officials are increasingly concerned that Turkey soon will mount a major incursion into northern Syria and tri… years 9 months ago
Notes from the bench: Who’s passing notes when they should be listening? Supreme Court Justices. (‘Griffey flied ou… years 9 months ago
No nation is an island: The U.S. economy, in the past, was often strong enough to lead the rest of the world into g… years 9 months ago
Boeing omitted safeguards in MAX’s flight-control system that were in an earlier version used on a tanker jet, say… years 9 months ago
A 2015 trip to Moscow by NRA leaders gave Russians an opening to the organization as the election was ramping up, a… years 9 months ago
RT : Episode 42 of : The Whistleblower Complaint -- point by point. years 9 months ago
Rudy Giuliani, the Trump administration’s international man of mystery: Giuliani Sits at the Center of the Ukraine… years 9 months ago
I don't think I can get a Cadillac for that, but it's still a lot of money... The average cost of employer health c… years 9 months ago
Sorry, did I say anything about causality? Maybe your conclusions are jumping? — 4 years 9 months ago
An illuminating look behind the scenes as the White House delayed aid to Ukraine ... from How Cong… years 9 months ago
Governance case studies for years to come: Lawyers inside Nissan Motor have raised concerns that the company’s inte… years 9 months ago
China argues a silent majority opposes the Hong Kong protests. A closer look suggests a big chunk of the city is qu… years 10 months ago
RT : Good news: The U.S. finalized a deal with Mexican tomato growers. Bad News: American importers warn it could lead t… years 10 months ago
As usual, hits the bullseye. The lesson from WeWork: The supposed brilliance of the private market m… years 10 months ago
RT : Desperate for anything with a positive yield, investors are pushing into "cov-lite" loans with less lender protecti… years 10 months ago
Looks like we're on a journey. — 4 years 10 months ago
Pretty sure Dow Jones would consider a customer bill that's 64 days late to be delinquent. years 10 months ago
This is a chilling story. years 10 months ago
RT : This is one of the strangest things I've ever heard of. If you can't hire a CFO, just make one up??… years 10 months ago
RT : 💰Small-dollar political donations have exploded this campaign cycle, thanks in large part to technology that makes… years 10 months ago
Battle of the 800 lb gorillas: Amazon has a lot of critics. One is the Free and Fair Markets Initiative, which does… years 10 months ago
Too many guns on the consumer market, gun-maker says: Colt Defense says it will stop producing AR-15 rifles for civ… years 10 months ago
This is among the best & most important political analyses I've seen in a long time. You should read it — Democrats… years 10 months ago
Wow. No details posted yet — stay tuned! AT&T Explores Parting Ways With DirecTV via 4 years 10 months ago
Always Low Prices: Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions bec… years 10 months ago
First among equals? Amazon changed its powerful search system in a way that boosts the company’s own products, a mo… years 10 months ago
Fascinating! Succession battle, in real life: Who next leads AT&T raises potential investor revolt. years 10 months ago
This is a remarkable and vivid tour through the flooding that has hit the Midwest hard this year. It's broad and de… years 10 months ago
Content isn't king? Smart piece from : Elliott says Verizon rightly focused on its wireless business… years 10 months ago
Seven states asked a court to invalidate a rule requiring stockbrokers to disclose more about conflicts of interest… years 10 months ago
Another reason the economy is creaky —debt. Smart piece from : Global debt owed by governments, business… years 10 months ago
Forget giant squid vs. whale. Bank vs. credit union is one of the epic beltway battles of our time... smart piece b… years 10 months ago
RT : Trump won in 2016 in part by peeling off rank-and-file union members. Now Democrats hope to lure them back. years 10 months ago
More people now have the option of checking a box labeled “X” as their gender designation years 10 months ago
It was a smart approach to some fascinating data. Thanks! years 10 months ago
RT : What has Elmer’s glue, “chocolate sauce” and nearly $3 billion? This corporate tax story from ⁦⁩ and… years 10 months ago
U.S. Consumer Spending Rose Sharply in July years 10 months ago
Marty Weitzman's Noah's Ark Problem - Marginal REVOLUTION years 10 months ago
An undersea cliffhanger from , & "If the U.S. rejects Pacific Light’s applicat… years 10 months ago
One of my favorite charts of late. years 10 months ago
RT : Good morning. The U.S. sees isolation at . Plus, talks what the last week of August means for ma… years 10 months ago
Just in time for campaign season! FEC Set to Lose Ability to Conduct Business Amid Rising Vacancies years 10 months ago
RT : Johnson & Johnson up more than 4% in after-hours trading, which tells you traders don't seem to be too worried that… years 10 months ago
AT&T telecom chief John Donovan to retire years 10 months ago
RT : Big business CEOs make even more money than their gargantuan pay packages suggest. ⁦ years 10 months ago
CEOs don’t get what their companies pay them — they often get quite a bit more. My latest: Intricate pay structures… years 10 months ago
RT : Please share with your favorite mom, dad or parent group. I say this not for page views or retweets or whatever sat… years 10 months ago
Caveat browser: As Amazon struggles to police third-party sellers on its site, a proliferation of unsafe or banned… years 11 months ago
Would that even help? Wouldn't imported cans presumably still be cheaper, if they're idling these plants? — 4 years 11 months ago
Data, investigative journalism, agriculture and Champaign-Urbana -- what's not to like? Surely someone I know will… years 11 months ago
Have you heard the Knewz? News Corp is readying a news app to address publishers’ concerns about Google and Faceboo… years 11 months ago
What’s old is new again... Banks are using the thaw between the financial industry and Washington to boost spending… years 11 months ago
Really eye-opening piece from : Disney whistleblower told SEC the company inflated revenue for years… years 11 months ago
- A selects all (text usually) These work in most browsers, with Cmd (Mac) or Ctrl (Windows): -… years 11 months ago
As long as you're a good editor, nbd. years 11 months ago
A gift, as it were, from the financial-accounting standard-setters? years 11 months ago
RT : Interesting nugget inside the latest filing by Ways and Means in the Trump tax-return lawsuit. It includes an 8/8… years 11 months ago
RT : America's last big TV factory will get hit with 25% tariffs on imported parts on September 1. CEO: "It's as if we'r… years 11 months ago
Concealed weapons: Gun sellers are sneaking onto Facebook’s booming secondhand Marketplace using a simple tactic: l… years 11 months ago
You're paying too much for broadband: A smart analysis by & Think you n… years 11 months ago
RT : I love you, em dash-- never change: years 11 months ago
No news is troubling news? Four Russian monitoring stations stopped reporting after blast, official says… years 11 months ago
An economic indicator with captains’ chairs and a rolling toilet: Elkhart, Ind., RV industry hints at a coming rece… years 11 months ago
RT : Nordstrom did so much right, but it’s still suffering the same fate as department stores that innovated less… years 11 months ago
Congrats! Smart choice by USAT. years 11 months ago
Overlords calling... eye-opening piece by & : Illegal robocalls are often coming from sma… years 11 months ago
RT : “It’s al­most like we’re start­ing to see a text­book ver­sion of a pre-re­ces­sion­ary pe­riod.” years 11 months ago
Oh, wait, that might be the disappointment experienced when encountering the phenomenon, not the phenomenon itself. — 4 years 11 months ago
Behinderteraufzugenttäuschung? — 4 years 11 months ago
No, really: President Trump made his name on the world’s most famous island. Now he wants to buy the world’s bigges… years 11 months ago
Life imitates art imitates life ... "Grape soda grapes" are grapes that taste like soda made to taste like grapes.… years 11 months ago
Who will be the Jarndyce vs. Jarndyce of M&A? Stay tuned .... and tuned .... and tuned ... — 4 years 11 months ago
RT : reporters in nyc for new wsj digital projects aimed at young people 👶🏽👧🏽🐣 years 11 months ago
Good morning! This is your macroeconomic wake-up call from Greg Ip: Investors and business are coping with a new no… years 11 months ago
Frog meat gets a reprieve! Trump's New Tariff List Excludes Bibles, Delays Tariffs On Frog Meat : NPR years 11 months ago
“This is a chaos moment. If I pay the tariffs, I don’t have any money.” An importer of vinyl flooring struggles to… years 11 months ago
Federal Reserve considers new tool for a downturn years 11 months ago
This is bonkers — I had no idea. years 11 months ago
Burn, baby, burn: The wood-pellet business is thriving on the argument they are an alternative to coal, but researc… years 11 months ago
Leslie Wexner, the billionaire behind Victoria’s Secret, says disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein misappropriated a… years 11 months ago
No good deed ... or, What investors know can hurt you... Voluntary Disclosures of SEC Investigations: Returns suffe… years 11 months ago
High earners hit hardest by the 2017 tax overhaul have piled into muni bonds seeking to generate tax-free income years 11 months ago
Stylish! — 4 years 11 months ago
Having trouble copying and pasting text from those snazzy inline-XBRL SEC filings on Edgar? I was. If you choose Te… years 11 months ago
This is at once brilliant and depressing. years 11 months ago
Corporate inversion deals were the hot tax-reducing trend a few years ago. Now, after the 2017 tax law, companies a… years 11 months ago
RT : Why its hard for governments to make a dent in Big Tech. Sharp look at the numbers by for - years 11 months ago
“You have to add a zero.” Are big fines painful for tech giants? Here’s one way to look at it—a recent $5 billion F… years 11 months ago
Spoiler: The key figure in the Sprint-TMobile deal is a poker-playing billionaire who’s been hoarding airwaves for… years 11 months ago
And then there were three: T-Mobile US merger with Sprint gets approval years 11 months ago
A proposed SEC audit exemption would help 11 companies that restated financial results in 2018 and wiped out more t… years 11 months ago
The S&P has finally reached a milestone: There is no longer any company with an all-male board years 11 months ago
Heads up! Big tech companies face new federal antitrust scrutiny... from The new review is designed to go b… years 12 months ago
It also more or less tracks numbers from S&P Dow Jones Indices — 4 years 12 months ago
The rent is too damn high? E-commerce is only part of the problem behind vacant storefronts... years 12 months ago
Down from the top: The 2017 tax overhaul compressed corporate rates — but plenty of companies still pay under 10%.… years 12 months ago
The not-so-safe deposit box... fascinating read. years 8 hours ago
Battle of the Superlawyer Titans! Four-year battle between David Boies and Alan Dershowitz turns uglier following f… years 18 hours ago
Vote of confidence? Adam Neumann, WeWork Cos.’ co-founder and largest shareholder, has cashed out more than $700 mi… years 23 hours ago
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RT : Here's an example of impact journalism you don't see every day. years 1 week ago
Wow. — 5 years 1 week ago
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Oh right. Forgot about all that. I just remember ramen and the college paper. — 5 years 1 week ago
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Whoops! Thanks. — 5 years 2 weeks ago
RT : One group discovered a flaw in child abuse reporting practices. Check out the response from police… years 2 weeks ago
"I hate doing this" -- In political fundraising emails, you can’t ask for too little, or too often. Fun piece from… years 2 weeks ago
We laugh at the snake-oil ads in 19th century newspapers... maybe a little too much: Facebook, YouTube Overrun With… years 2 weeks ago
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Cannot. Wait. years 3 weeks ago
Does that qualify as a desire path? — 5 years 3 weeks ago
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Idling, I should say -- closing down operations temporarily. — 5 years 4 weeks ago
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Big tech and big mergers get the headlines, but the real monopoly problem comes from rising corporate concentration… years 1 month ago
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Executives from T-Mobile and Sprint are working to save their $26 billion merger. Now a familiar agitator is loomin… years 1 month ago
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KPMG to pay as much as $50 million and agree to compliance monitoring to settle ‘Steal the Exam’ case with SEC years 1 month ago
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NRA money flowed to board members amid allegedly lavish spending by top officials and vendors - The Washington Post… years 1 month ago
Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate - WSJ years 1 month ago
Congratulations -- great news for (and those of us who read it, too). — 5 years 1 month ago
RT : Walmart says approx 91% of sharehoders voted yes on CEO pay. But Walton family owns 50%. So by my calculation -- &… years 1 month ago
No thanks. — 5 years 1 month ago
Taking care of business: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce pays for its CEO's personal flights on a Gulfstream jet, maki… years 1 month ago
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A search warrant allowing police to edit the files they found in a newsroom: Australian police raid public broadcas… years 1 month ago
Buy low? years 1 month ago
Inside a Flashy Trump Project in Uruguay: Cash Shortages and Mismanagement years 1 month ago
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Every time I see an overwhelmingly white school, club or weekend activity for kids in the DC area, I am gobsmacked.… years 1 month ago
Computers are blazingly fast, but I spend more time logging to things during any given day than I spend unlocking p… years 1 month ago
Oh, hey, I get those too. What are the odds? — 5 years 1 month ago
When car prices go down, must education costs rise? A compelling argument that uneven productivity growth means som… years 1 month ago
A really wonderful colleague. years 1 month ago
No politician wins points for making sure roads, bridges & rails last another 10 years: The U.S. interstate highway… years 1 month ago
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao still owns Vulcan Materials shares she had vowed to divest years 1 month ago
One of the best storytellers around, , tells the remarkable story of Medal of Honor winners: “It repre… years 1 month ago
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Far from leading a coalition of the willing against China, Trump is leading a coalition of the ambivalent, sullen a… years 1 month ago
“... the Micro-Soft Company’s Multiplan ...” — 5 years 1 month ago
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Four-year water balloon fight ends with $31 million truce years 1 month ago
Thanks for the data! — 5 years 2 months ago
RT : Growth in capital spending slowed sharply for big companies in the 1st quarter, and there are signs the slowdown co… years 2 months ago
Great points. And somewhere in all those bubbles is one showing what a typical b… years 2 months ago
Forget the avocado toast: American millennials are approaching middle age in worse financial shape than every livin… years 2 months ago
Quick -- who's paid more: Howard Stern, Tim Cook or Mike Trout? via 5 years 2 months ago
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NPS, where all the companies are above average! — 5 years 2 months ago
RT : 'The S&P 500 would be ***19%*** LOWER through the end of the first quarter if companies hadn't bought back their ow… years 2 months ago
The WSJ CEO Pay Ranking: from $1 to $129 million — my latest on 5 years 2 months ago
"Out of all the mentions the Journal tracked on earnings calls, no executive has ever said the score declined." — 5 years 2 months ago
What do you make of a score than never seems to fall? Corporate America loves this customer score. Stats experts sa… years 2 months ago
This is how tariffs really work — courtesy of an inflatable boat company on Long Island. Brilliant reporting and ex… years 2 months ago
Art Speculators Bid to Lose - WSJ years 2 months ago
Or as a former colleague once put it, if you sell below your cost, you can't make it up with volume. — 5 years 2 months ago
Don McGahn Rebuffed White House Request to Say Trump Didn’t Obstruct Justice - WSJ years 2 months ago
“The president is exercising powers that do not really belong to him,” says retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul… years 2 months ago
A steak, a hot shower and a down comforter? Those things can be murder... then aga… years 2 months ago
Really eye-opening piece -- and it's happening to a lot of other kids, too. From How the 6-year-old so… years 2 months ago
A good reminder: IPOs Are Disappointing - The Big Picture years 2 months ago
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Wondering about those million-dollar CEO personal-security benefits? Wonder no more: Facebook spent nearly $20 mill… years 2 months ago
Worst best-case scenario planning -- smart piece by : Many big U.S. firms say they are prepared for higher… years 2 months ago
The Last Word On Nothing | My Kid is a Genius. Kind Of. Maybe. years 2 months ago
Not your (grand)father’s GE? GE Chief Executive Larry Culp, who joined just a year ago, will field questions from i… years 2 months ago
My mistake: a decade of tax info, not the returns themselves... but key number… years 2 months ago
Wow. ⁦ and ⁦ do it again: A decade of Donald Trump’s tax returns, and a decade of red ink… years 2 months ago
Warren Buffett last weekend criticized overpaid U.S. board members who lack independence and Wells Fargo practices… years 2 months ago
The Trump administration is moving ahead on the release of 30,000 more H-2B visas for lower-skilled immigrant worke… years 2 months ago
RT : The CEO of Taser got a $246 million stock option award = to pay for CEO of Disney + Apple + JPMorgan + Walmart + Fa… years 2 months ago
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RT : 'I’ve never heard of a story where two guys get on a yacht where it turns out good.' and… years 2 months ago
Meet Axon's quarter-billion-dollar man: The maker of Taser stun guns gave its CEO a “high-risk, high-reward” stock… years 2 months ago
On the outs: How the U.S. Chamber lost its mojo in Trump's Washington. “You guys did everything to stop me.” Good p… years 2 months ago
Here's how investor activists are shifting corporate behavior on climate, sustainability, political transparency an… years 2 months ago
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Betting against the house? Massachusetts fines Wynn Resorts, a company with $736M in operating income last year, $3… years 2 months ago
RT : Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao acknowledged in a private memo that the FAA had seemed to lose its pole positi… years 2 months ago
RT : Across the Midwest, growing numbers of grain farmers are choosing to shed their machinery and find renters for thei… years 2 months ago
Purple collar? Smart piece from & : Women as truckers, plumbers reaches 25-year high. years 2 months ago
What happens to maintenance deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or throw a spark — and then burn? PG… years 2 months ago
T-Mobile’s $66.5-million man... CEO John Legere’s 2018 compensation jumped to $66.5 million years 2 months ago
Real headline that just moved, from the remarkable Mark Maremont. Are we at peak 2019 yet, ? Wayne LaP… years 2 months ago
“So is a podcast a ‘podcast’ if it only works in one app? I’m going to say no.” Daring Fireball: All Podcasts Are… years 2 months ago
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Agents from the FBI and the IRS’s criminal investigation unit executed search warrants on locations tied to the may… years 2 months ago
RT : Wow. Peoples Gas accused of using bogus safety threat to justify $11 billion upgrade via 5 years 2 months ago
Cost of doing business? A $3 billion to $5 billion FTC fine would work out to 14% to 23% of $FB's 2018 net income -… years 2 months ago
House Democrats want Trump’s tax returns. But they also want his IRS audit administrative files—and those could be… years 2 months ago
You’ve earned a logistics badge! Here’s What It Took To Get You Those Do-si-dos years 3 months ago
RT : Blackstone becomes the latest PE firm to abandon its publicly traded partnership status to become a corporation. Sh… years 3 months ago
It will be interesting to see how investors take “accurate but incomplete” as a disclosure standard... — 5 years 3 months ago
RT : The best place to make money in the world of finance and investment may not be at a bank but in real estate years 3 months ago
Wow: Sprint had touted adding new connections, but now says many gains were free lines. The company says it is actu… years 3 months ago
In the (secondhand) bag? The market for secondhand clothing, handbags, jewelry and other accessories is going mains… years 3 months ago
T-Mobile, Sprint Deal Runs Into Resistance From DOJ Antitrust Staff years 3 months ago
[Insert pot joke here ] In Canada, recreational sales of marijuana are off to a slow start... years 3 months ago
Very cool, and nice photo! Let me know when you hit Shepherd Park and/or Takoma DC, if you haven't already... — 5 years 3 months ago
Wow. That “a”.... If you ever think about fonts — heck, if you ever read — this is fascinating. Helvetica® Now… years 3 months ago
Space! Intensive research on Kelly brothers, both veteran NASA astronauts, could lead to a kind of precision medici… years 3 months ago
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Tax gap vs. tax GAAP: Elizabeth Warren is rolling out another sweeping policy proposal, this time a new minimum tax… years 3 months ago
Amen, Brother Todd! years 3 months ago
Automation is destroying more jobs than it creates — and without policy changes, that will continue, new research s… years 3 months ago
RT : Some of the largest U.S. firms saw big swings in median employee pay from 2017 to 2018: —Macy’s: ⬆️60% —Celgene:… years 3 months ago
Coca-Cola’s median worker made 65% less than a year earlier. At Macy’s, they got a 60% raise. Here’s why. My latest… years 3 months ago
Hallelujah: "Responses with excessive use of capital letters, bold or italic type or blank space are not permitted." years 3 months ago
"Don't read the comments": The is trying to change that. Here’s how (and why) The Wall Street Journal is refoc… years 3 months ago
Bankruptcy "loophole" could prevent homeowners from pursuing damages against company accused of mishandling mortgag… years 3 months ago
Here’s some sound personal finance advice from Barry Ritholtz: Buy Yourself a F*^king Latte - The Big Picture years 3 months ago
Can a house divided (by social media) stand? Facebook, Twitter & similar services divide Americans more than bring… years 3 months ago
Social-media services such as Facebook and Twitter do more to divide Americans than bring them together, according… years 3 months ago
Trump bewilders GOP allies on immigration ahead of border visit via 5 years 3 months ago
Hm. I wonder if this helps explain anything... fun piece from , the Boswell of Sears: If you spend $6… years 3 months ago
Wynn Resorts executives tried to hide misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn, regulators say years 3 months ago
Oh, email-address autocomplete, if only I could quit you. — 5 years 3 months ago
Worth your time to read: The Day the Dinosaurs Died | The New Yorker years 3 months ago
Allergenic pets and the owners who love them: "The arrangement worked perfectly. She couldn’t touch the cat, and th… years 3 months ago
RT : Markets don't seem to think much of Theresa May's promise to resign if her Brexit deal passes. Or don't think it's… years 3 months ago
Presstudo, I presume? (I've attended two and taught at one ... do any other j-schools even have mascots?) — 5 years 3 months ago
GILTI of unintended consequences? A rule meant to prevent global tax games may instead encourage U.S. companies to… years 3 months ago
Getting the same error here. I might be going through withdrawal. — 5 years 3 months ago
DC Public Schools proposed naming new middle school for trail-blazing African-American investigative journalist Ida… years 3 months ago
RT : 3. Of course, we have to wait until the rules are released, but this sentence in the release seems problematic: "al… years 3 months ago
Former Murdoch Executive Says He Quit Over Fox News Anti-Muslim Rhetoric : NPR years 3 months ago
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RT : Puerto Rico’s financial prospects could be turning around via 5 years 4 months ago
RT : For the first time in at least 50 years, individual income taxes made up more than half of federal revenue in FY201… years 4 months ago
I can only imagine the comments from Reviewer No. 2. — 5 years 4 months ago
Wanted: A typeface made by combining hand-written characters from many different eight- and nine-year-olds. Prefera… years 4 months ago
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“Ethnic unity”: Two years after China began mass detentions of a Muslim minority group, the sweeping assimilation d… years 4 months ago
Great piece by : A Mar-a-Lago Weekend and an Act of God: Trump’s History With Deutsche Bank - The New… years 4 months ago
Trump’s budget assumes the government will collect up to $1.2 trillion from taxes he opposes or from scheduled tax… years 4 months ago
Tweet tweeeeet! All Aboard! A freight railroad wants to put the brakes on Amtrak’s tweets that blame it for delays years 4 months ago
RT : $1 million a month? That’s the median compensation for CEOs in the S&P 500 so far, via ⁦ years 4 months ago
Small Fish: Think insider trading nets people millions of dollars? Nope, half of recent defendants studied made les… years 4 months ago
Diplomacy of One: “We never know who he’s talking to or what he’s agreed to.” World leaders bypass diplomatic proto… years 4 months ago
If you haven’t read on the Boeing 737 Max, you should: The world pulls the Andon Cord on the 737 Max -… years 4 months ago
Goodwill catch-and-release? After General Electric bought Alstom’s power business in 2015, it made some unusual de… years 4 months ago
Boss Talk: PricewaterhouseCoopers U.S. chief Tim Ryan talks about discussing race and justice with employees after… years 4 months ago
The Navy and its industry partners are “under cyber siege” by Chinese hackers and others who have stolen national s… years 4 months ago
Consumers picked up their spending at the beginning of the year, a sign of solid economic momentum in the first qua… years 4 months ago
There’s a name I didn’t expect to see so soon.... Martin Shkreli is making new friends in prison, including “D-Bloc… years 4 months ago
Source: Leaked Documents Show the U.S. Government Tracking Journalists and Immigration Advocates Through a Secret D… years 4 months ago
Research: When People See More Women at the Top, They’re Less Concerned About Gender Inequality Elsewhere years 4 months ago
The productivity of nonfarm workers increased at a 1.9% seasonally adjusted annual rate in the fourth quarter. years 4 months ago
Yes. Companies generally include foreign, part-time and part-year employees, though not contractors. years 4 months ago
A chilling picture of how Assad set out to destroy Syria to maintain control over it. years 4 months ago
U.S. Posts Record Annual Trade Deficit - WSJ years 4 months ago
Great piece by : $6B or $24B? Kraft Heinz is one company that has tailored its financials to help make… years 4 months ago
Importers passed most costs to American consumers, who shouldered an added $69 billion last year, researchers in on… years 4 months ago
GE Expects Negative Cash Flow in 2019 - WSJ years 4 months ago
RT : Three Companies Learn the Hard Way: Don't Breach a Federal Non-Prosecution Agreement 5 years 4 months ago
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FDII in the house: News from ... Treasury releases the last major international-tax regulation unde… years 4 months ago
Is a flood of bad news better than a drip, drip, drip? Kraft Heinz is the latest case study in the kitchen-sink qua… years 4 months ago
Cell vs. WiFi joins other great battles of the ages (VHS vs BetaMax, cable vs. satellite, Windows vs. Mac...) ...go… years 4 months ago
BOGO? The apparel maker said it would separate its fast-growing Old Navy from the Gap brand that once ruled America… years 4 months ago
The retail giant is launching a new tool for companies to remove suspected counterfeit listings from Amazon, sidest… years 4 months ago
I periodically look to expand my sources. Want to help? Seeking smart suggestions on: executive pay, corporate fina… years 4 months ago
RT : A couple of new tax stories from my colleagues. First, from , a look at a handful of states cutting… years 4 months ago
RT : The FBI wants to send home thousands of artifacts and human bones seized from Indiana man years 4 months ago
RT : Nobody who covers the for WSJ attended this press conference because we weren’t told about the secretar… years 4 months ago
RT : Potential war between two nuclear-armed powers is the third most important story today. . — 5 years 4 months ago
Fidelity faces a Labor Department probe into an obscure “infrastructure” fee imposed on some mutual funds, a person… years 4 months ago
U.S. consumer confidence rose in February years 4 months ago
Walmart Joins Amazon in Chase for Ad Dollars years 4 months ago
Tweet tweet: SEC Asks Manhattan Federal Court to Hold Elon Musk in Contempt years 4 months ago
Meet Under Armour CEO’s Unusual Adviser: An MSNBC Anchor - WSJ years 4 months ago
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Empire Builder? Amtrak Plan to Expand Ridership Could Sidetrack Storied Trains - WSJ years 4 months ago
RT : Other outlets wrote today that Carl Icahn is pushing for a sale of Caesars, and its stock rose 5% on the "news." I… years 4 months ago
Yup. A simple widget shortcut to get and QuickLook an image shows (null) instead. Something broke. years 5 months ago
Just realized that it’s only 9 months or so before we start seeing a bunch of mediocre 20/20 puns in headlines (and maybe a few good ones?). — 5 years 5 months ago
Science! Science? Science ... In Roundup weedkiller case, the science will go on trial first. Really nice piece on… years 5 months ago
“Mr. President, we gave you everything you asked for.” How the border wall languished in the White House and Congre… years 5 months ago
Democratic candidates a proposing to tax the rich. There's some history to consider... Great context and insight (a… years 5 months ago
Now hiring: The tax industry.... Fun piece from The Republican tax overhaul passed in 2017 is creat… years 5 months ago
Don't tax — and spend? Federal tax revenue declined 0.4% in 2018, the first full calendar year under the new tax la… years 5 months ago
Another smart piece from : The Sanders, Schumer buyback test would block almost all company stock rep… years 5 months ago
Always the question now: is the president on board with his party? ... Senior lawmakers said Monday night they had… years 5 months ago
You want cloak and dagger in international tech? Here you go: Huawei Sting Offers Rare Glimpse of U.S. Targeting Ch… years 5 months ago
RT : Shades of gray: Why did DOJ tell American Media it did not need to register as a foreign agent? AMI claimed it only… years 5 months ago
Forklifts, earrings, Cadillacs and faucets: A cooling China ripples through U.S. companies. My latest, with… years 5 months ago
Who will make a calendar service that lets me use a different description on the invitation and my own calendar? I… years 5 months ago
Who still wants to be a billionaire? Not Jason Gay! Too much trouble. via 5 years 5 months ago
I can't begin to express how unreasonably happy this style rule makes me (or how unusual that is). years 5 months ago
RT : Very important story by on how MSCI acceded to Chinese pressure to add Chinese stocks to its emerging ma… years 5 months ago
RT : New from ⁦⁩ and me: Companies are finishing their tax-cut calculations and some are finding it not quit… years 5 months ago
Economic confidence among smaller companies is at its lowest level since Trump’s election; ‘We could be at a turnin… years 5 months ago
Peter Thiel is funding a science publication questioning evolution and climate change years 5 months ago
Thoughtful argument: Apple Pay's opportunity in the US is slipping away as contactless cards loom — Quartz years 5 months ago
Everybody getting ready? years 5 months ago
Woah. Southwest Airlines agreed to pay the FAA so a furloughed safety inspector could return to work during the gov… years 5 months ago
Great piece: Since its peak, 1.4 million satellite customers have quit AT&T’s DirecTV. Those that remain find it ha… years 5 months ago
It’s the first tax-filing season under the new law. Here’s whose refunds are most uncertain. years 5 months ago
Nice use of data and simple charts. (Would be nice if the unlabeled events could be tapped for more detail.) Trump… years 5 months ago
re: The Auditors » Blog Archive » Do Investors Care At All About Audits Anymore? years 5 months ago
“I thought you drilled a well and had good water...Now I’m stuck with a $10,000 dirty hole in the ground.” Rural Am… years 6 months ago
High-stakes gamble? Justice Department’s Reversal on Online Gambling Tracked Memo From Adelson Lobbyists - WSJ… years 6 months ago
This should be interesting ... Leslie Moonves to fight CBS decision to withhold $120 million severance via 5 years 6 months ago
I’d love to be in the boardroom when these deals are discussed. When does it make more sense than having the compan… years 6 months ago
The SEC is investigating Boeing’s relationship to a controversial satellite startup backed by a Chinese government-… years 6 months ago
What’s ailing the craft beer market: The shutdown. “The only thing we can do is drown our sorrows.” The partial gov… years 6 months ago
Dear companies: Please don't have a generic media-contact email address if no one ever answers it. Thanks! — 5 years 6 months ago
The Friday Night Dump got slower last year... I suspect can take some credit for making clear just how m… years 6 months ago
China’s ‘Belt and Road’ infrastructure program became a way to help Malaysia deal with a corruption scandal.… years 6 months ago
RT : Two leading experts on the ‘gig economy’ now say their estimates of its impact were too high via 5 years 6 months ago
Also: journalism. Can’t Find It | The Last Word On Nothing years 6 months ago
A word for our times: “Tender-age shelter” is 2018 American Dialect Society word of the year | American Dialect Soc… years 6 months ago
And the jobs, they just keep coming: U.S. nonfarm payrolls in December had their biggest jump since February years 6 months ago
Apple has slipped to the fifth-biggest phone seller in China, trailing four homegrown producers years 6 months ago
Brand Ex: From Campbell's To Kellogg's, Classic Brands Are Feeling The Crunch years 6 months ago
Public companies disclose repurchases on a monthly basis, in their quarterly repor… years 6 months ago
A really good piece on the ways in which pensioners often end up in the lurch when companies fail, from WaPo's… years 6 months ago
A timber company in Africa. A commodities trader in Singapore. A Russian oil supplier. Inside North Korea’s shadowy… years 6 months ago
Isn’t that always the question? Others would say the market has that sor… years 6 months ago
RT : Half of the sources I quoted this year for were women. That’s 337 in total, or about one a day. Unfortuna… years 6 months ago
RT : All those TCJA-induced corporate stock buybacks don't look so great right now. via and 5 years 6 months ago
Think Different: Apple lost $9 billion on an underperforming investment -- its own stock. With ... ‘If… years 6 months ago
Good piece by Jim Zarroli: For Madoff Victims, Scars Remain 10 Years Later - years 6 months ago
RT : “I woke up at three in the morning,” says an Alaska fisherman dealing with warming seas. “I couldn’t sleep thinking… years 6 months ago
RT : New from and me: The tax law, which was supposed to spur a capital investment boom, is one year old.… years 6 months ago
A year after the tax overhaul, the pace of economic growth looks uncertain as companies paint a mixed picture on ca… years 6 months ago
Eye-opening: As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for Tech Giants years 7 months ago
You might live in a city ... if the “find near me” options are hilarious because they never get closer than “within… years 7 months ago
Former CBS CEO Leslie Moonves will not receive any severance payment from the company years 7 months ago
This is a really remarkable package. If you're as fascinated as I am by the way China went from among world trade's… years 7 months ago
RT : I wasn't necessarily either, but remember that markets had priced in the tax cut before enactment. Bes… years 7 months ago
Made in China: US sportswear traced to factory in China's internment camps years 7 months ago
Thanks. Not terribly intuitive, but it's something! Much appreciated. — 5 years 7 months ago
I saw the local mall Santa this weekend: one kid, no waiting... Funny piece: Mall Santas are very lonely this year.… years 7 months ago
Did you ever find a way to fix this? It was only an intermittent problem for me until today. — 5 years 7 months ago
In a sign of the tight U.S. labor market, wages and salaries grew at a faster rate than benefits for first time in… years 7 months ago
Feel the BEAT... Treasury offers rules to companies on new international tax system via 5 years 7 months ago
Want to know what happened to $GE? This is what happened to GE. From & : General Electric thought… years 7 months ago
Chinese hackers are gaining access to sensitive Navy information about advanced military technology years 7 months ago
Federal probe is looking into whether Trump’s inaugural committee misspent funds and top donors gave money in excha… years 7 months ago
RT : Maybe b/c clawbacks, a shareholder-urged reform. Proxy statement mentions "Clawback" 22 times - including this sent… years 7 months ago
RT : This fine story on the gradual fade of IRS enforcement is worth your time: years 7 months ago
Ugh. I kept seeing Fusion Tables this, Fusion Tables that, and wondered if I should take the time... gla… years 7 months ago
The loneliest generation: Boomers are aging alone in record numbers. (And loneliness shortens your life as much as… years 7 months ago
This is terrifying, and I don’t think I say that often. Prions, Nearly Indestructible and Universally Lethal, Seed… years 7 months ago
RT : The last time the IRS had as few auditors as it does now was 1953. The year Stalin died. The economy was 1/7 its si… years 7 months ago
“The uncertainty is terrible.” Nearly two years into the Trump presidency, business leaders still aren’t sure how t… years 7 months ago
Whoever wrote the news alert headline (image) for this one is a true poet. I’m impressed. Can someone more cultured… years 7 months ago
House Democrats are pairing attacks of drug pricing with criticism of pharmaceutical companies’ use of tax savings… years 7 months ago
A year on, some take-aways from the tax overhaul -- and some things to watch going forward. My latest on : Comp… years 7 months ago
U.S. federal bankruptcy overseer says McKinsey misled a court when it advised coal giant Alpha Natural Resources years 7 months ago
Documents show Matthew Whitaker had numerous email exchanges about complaints toward World Patent Marketing years 7 months ago
Several former GE employees describe lax oversight and buried risks at the company’s insurance business years 7 months ago
Fascinating... Optimized Prime: How AI And Anticipation Power Amazon's 1-Hour Deliveries years 7 months ago
Want a vivid walk through the unraveling of U.S-China trade relations? Here you go, from &… years 7 months ago
RT : Journalists: Got a great idea for a high-impact story on a business or economic topic? Apply for grants up to $15K… years 7 months ago
Retailers are gearing up for a strong holiday season as a tight labor market and increasing wages buoy consumer con… years 7 months ago
Chinese regulators have blessed UTC’s takeover of airplane-parts maker Rockwell Collins, removing the final hurdle… years 7 months ago
Nissan probe finds Carlos Ghosn funneled payments to sister for consulting work she didn’t perform years 7 months ago
The suburbs are not only looking more like the nation’s cities in terms of diversity but also voting like them too—… years 8 months ago
Walgreens, Humana are in preliminary talks to take stakes in each other years 8 months ago
Cord-cutters continue to chip away at cable and satellite providers’ dominance of the living room. A look at pay-TV… years 8 months ago
On trade, he's been unwavering: “I do get tired of seeing the country ripped off” Trump told talk-show hosts, threa… years 8 months ago
RT : UPDATED: Southwest pilots were told that they weren’t trained on MCAS on the 737 Max because “should never see” in… years 8 months ago
Really nicely done: How do Long Island City & suburban Virginia stack up to Amazon's stated goals for its HQ2?… years 8 months ago
RT : New York is going to pay on average $48,000 for each of 25,000 jobs Amazon will create. It’s a $1.5 billion direct… years 8 months ago
RT : It turns out Amazon knew for months one city couldn't satisfy its requirements, and yet kept making demands on the… years 8 months ago
Agreed. — 5 years 8 months ago
Baffled as to why that should be, and I like to think I'm OK with words and numbers. Wouldn't "a tenth the size" be clearer? — 5 years 8 months ago
RT : The Wall Street Journal Statement Regarding CNN Correspondent Jim Acosta years 8 months ago
Radio waves once considered worthless are now valuable to 5G network builders years 8 months ago
What does 10 times smaller even mean?! — 5 years 8 months ago
Is less more at Macy’s? “I wish the store looked nicer.” Macy’s is trying something radical to fix its business. It… years 8 months ago
Remarkable reporting, remarkable story: “Get it done.” Donald Trump took a direct role on numerous occasions in sup… years 8 months ago
Democratic Win Sets Up Clash Over Trump Tax Cuts years 8 months ago
Jeff Sessions’ successor, Matthew Whitaker, had advised an invention-promotion company that was accused of scamming… years 8 months ago
Over the years, executives and employees of Under Armour went with athletes or co-workers to strip clubs after some… years 8 months ago
HQ2 and HQ3? HQ2.5? Amazon plans to split HQ2 evenly between two cities years 8 months ago
RT : Hey! I'm in this article! That makes it 200% more interesting to me. years 8 months ago
U.S. industry goes for price increases and new suppliers to soften the blow of China tariffs, but says 2019 might b… years 8 months ago
Rural Americans Are OK With 'Outside' Help To Beat Opioid Crisis And Boost Economy years 8 months ago
I find it stunning that people concerned about voter fraud are incorporating signature matching to try to prevent i… years 8 months ago
Being a fogey, I say "fodee". — 5 years 8 months ago
Every media training I've ever seen starts with this advice about television: If you get asked a question you can't… years 8 months ago
RT : The deployment of such a large contingent of active-duty troops (not National Guard) to the border has no modern pr… years 8 months ago
RT : 2012 campaign flashback! The Continuing Tale of Mitt Romney and the Enormous IRA... via 5 years 8 months ago
This year's swing vote: educated white guys. One surprising footnote to a fascinating analysis by &… years 8 months ago
And the best man for the job! Fascinating piece: As a White House lawyer, Uttam Dhillon vetted candidates t… years 8 months ago
Steel got half the tariff breaks it wanted, and 1 in 5 of all relief granted — far more than other industries. Reta… years 8 months ago
Meet the judge going places in a hurry — literally. He’s had 28 traffic citations in two decades, including a dozen… years 9 months ago
Treasury’s new rules on ‘opportunity zones’ will offer flexibility to investors years 9 months ago
RT : Depressing years 9 months ago
RT : New fiscal 2018 figures show that as a result of the GOP tax cuts: -Individual withheld income taxes rose 1% -Corpo… years 9 months ago
Uh... the kingdom had a 15-member rogue and potentially lethal interrogation squad roaming the world, with consular… years 9 months ago
Higher government spending + bigger interest payments on debt + lower corporate tax receipts = largest annual budge… years 9 months ago
RT : "The president’s shift has less to do with a sudden embrace of foreign aid than a desire to block Beijing’s plan fo… years 9 months ago
To understand the Sears bankruptcy, read ’s thorough coverage, especially: and… years 9 months ago
Word of the day: “extralegally.” I get why security and political types use it, but is there ever a reason for jour… years 9 months ago
Smurfs? — 5 years 9 months ago
Note to self: Keep this headline around for future use. From Dow Drops 500 Points Because Everyone Is… years 9 months ago
Forget Cold War spy thrillers. Read ’s news reports: Strangled with a dog leash: Another Putin foe die… years 9 months ago
Sears hires advisers to prepare bankruptcy filing ahead of Monday debt payment years 9 months ago
See, the coffee is iced, but the tea is ice. Obvs. — 5 years 9 months ago
Useful context when thinking about public pensions from the trade group for state pension administrators. TL;DR: Th… years 9 months ago
Every time I see or hear an executive say the company will "manage through" some problem (48 times since July 1, ju… years 9 months ago
RT : For those of you who spent Columbus Day doing something other than reading about how the new tax law is playing in… years 9 months ago
Just read a reference to someone trying to duck tariffs, and my brain saw something about duck tariffs. 🦆 — 5 years 9 months ago
Thanks! Back of the envelope says the threshold for his big four-year PSU award is ~… years 9 months ago
Very sad news. years 9 months ago
Great piece. (Also, I think we should call them "the 'Millans.") — 5 years 9 months ago
RT : Who's feeling wage gains the most? These days, lower-income Americans. By : years 9 months ago
+Everyone years 9 months ago
RT : The moment the US imposed tariffs on Chinese plywood, China's exporters began to ship plywood under different custo… years 9 months ago
Good gravy. (Oh, and also, bye-bye Google+...) Google opted not to disclose to users its discovery of a bug in Goog… years 9 months ago
Psst! CEOs! Don't just watch your back -- watch your board... GE’s decision to oust its chief and replace him with… years 9 months ago
RT : “I’m an al­tru­ist, but it’s not my job to save the world” - great story on spreadsheet wizards ⁦⁦⁩… years 9 months ago
RT : GE will pay its new CEO as much as $21M a year, with the potential for hundreds of millions more if he can push the… years 9 months ago
Overheard, from an 8-year-old: "What's a mouse pad?!" — 5 years 9 months ago
GE is making a $300 million bet on its new CEO. My latest, on Mr. Culp’s chance at nine figures: on $GE 5 years 9 months ago
RT : Great story on how China uses supply chain to spy on companies. Better evidence than anything the administration ha… years 9 months ago
I think president is pretty clear. But as I used to tell students, style is (almost by definition) arbit… years 9 months ago
That's been good style at plenty of news outfits over the years, including by us. Not sure if the Times… years 9 months ago
This lede: President Trump participated in dubious tax schemes during the 1990s, including instances of outright fr… years 9 months ago
RT : : "Companies Curb Their Political Spending." report shows more firms either reducin… years 9 months ago
More big companies are limiting the ways in which they spend money on elections, a new report finds. My latest on… years 9 months ago
The corporate tax cut was supposed to put money in the pockets of workers. The evidence suggests, maybe not so much… years 9 months ago
RT : There's a Friday Night Dump for ya - Thomas Kurian is gone from Oracle for good. $ORCL announced it in an 8-K filin… years 9 months ago
We think it's marginally better than the first-person plural. — 5 years 9 months ago
"There is no plan B here." Smart, if brief, look at what happened between yesterday evening and today... years 9 months ago
RT : "Nasdaq rules specify that listed companies such as Tesla must notify Nasdaq at least ten minutes prior to publicly… years 9 months ago
RT : I count 6 SEC press releases today on various enforcement issues, including $WBA, $LC and Credit Suisse. Coincidenc… years 9 months ago
Now *this* is fake news. No, really -- this is fake news. None of it happened. Smart approach by the AP: years 9 months ago
If you read one investment piece this fall, read this one from : "Looking back in time from today, U.… years 9 months ago
RT : New from and me: The IRS is considering making it easier to spin off early and high-risk ventures. Are… years 9 months ago
Deal? No deal! Near a settlement, Musk’s attorneys backed out and the SEC sued him for fraud. Fascinating story.… years 9 months ago
RT : "Tesla’s own head of Investor Relations sent a text to Musk’s chief of staff asking, 'Was this text legit?' " — 5 years 9 months ago
Here's one place to start. years 9 months ago
So, uh, it was a pot reference after all. years 9 months ago
RT : The new IRS commissioner gets sworn in on Monday. And you have to imagine this IG report -- warning of the risk tha… years 9 months ago
Stickle on, , stickle on! — 5 years 9 months ago
Congrats, and good wishes, to and The Markup. Fantastic idea, and much needed. (Not just big tech eith… years 9 months ago
I am a stickler. I stickle. Do you have an opinion on stickling? — 5 years 9 months ago
RT : Everything’s coming up Murdoch years 9 months ago
RT : Highly recommend this story: Great inside detail on how China pries technology secrets out of US companies. years 9 months ago
The Fed Just Raised Its Rate Again. When Will It Start To Hurt Consumers? years 9 months ago
RT : Stock buybacks make profits appear better by boosting per-share earnings via years 9 months ago
Big companies routinely overlay their taxes — now the IRS isn’t refunding the extra, instead applying it to future… years 9 months ago
It is the pinnacle of cheese, as any Astoria resident pst or present will know. How Halloumi Cheese Replaced Stilt… years 9 months ago
Sears CEO pushes a rescue plan to avoid bankruptcy years 9 months ago
The tax cut is fueling corporate profits in more ways than one. All those buybacks are helping companies make their… years 9 months ago
A horrifying story by , but a must-read nonetheless: Nearly one in every four murders around the world… years 10 months ago
Cocaine, meth, opioids all fuel rise in drug-overdose deaths years 10 months ago
Could just be a very short story? — 5 years 10 months ago
RT : Median tenure with employer same in Jan 2018 as in Jan 2016. No change for 25-34 year-olds, either, despite all th… years 10 months ago
Point taken. I was probably trying too hard to avoid reusing "repatriate" or phrases li… years 10 months ago
RT : Do you like the news show ? Tune in your radio on Monday to here me talk with about th… years 10 months ago
RT : "Excluding more highly paid managers and supervisors, who make up just 20% of the workforce, workers actually saw h… years 10 months ago
“This page intentionally left blank.” — 5 years 10 months ago
RT : President Trump said trillions in foreign cash is coming soon. Companies say not so fast. years 10 months ago
For The First Time In 10 Years, Companies Have Spent More On Buybacks Than CapEx | Zero Hedge years 10 months ago
RT : Remember those trillions in corporate profits stashed abroad? Some are coming back, but not all at once. And some a… years 10 months ago
Rushin’ money? President Trump said trillions in foreign cash is coming soon. Companies say not so fast. My latest… years 10 months ago
Not Skynet but the man behind the curtain — a thoughtful piece worth a read. Why Technology Favors Tyranny - The At… years 10 months ago
Same hung happened to me. — 5 years 10 months ago
Bilbo Baggins & Luke Skywalker petitioned the NFL to keep its "blackout rule". So did Sonny Hedgehog and Current Re… years 10 months ago
Wholesale fraud? Justice Department probing Wells Fargo’s wholesale banking unit via 5 years 10 months ago
Humphrey’s Executor’s executioner? The case that shaped Brett Kavanaugh’s thinking on presidential power years 10 months ago
"Critics warn of multimedia hell" years 10 months ago
If I were a pundit, I could tell you whether doing this ahead of the midterms is brilliant or not... Donald Trump s… years 10 months ago
RT : "The Commerce Department said its broadest measure of profits across the U.S. economy rose 16.1% from the second qu… years 10 months ago
Boom times are here again? U.S. Corporate Profits Soared in Second Quarter of 2018 via 5 years 10 months ago
It's not just who you know, it's who he knows -- and who he listens to... After Trump criticized Qatar, the Gulf st… years 10 months ago
Treasury moves to block New Yorkers’ path around cap on state tax deductions years 10 months ago
RT : I have created the same graph for indian public listed companies as part of my r… years 11 months ago
Thinking idly about who could be said to have knowledge of my thinking, as one does. — 5 years 11 months ago
Alack, a crack’n’pack setback! IRS rules would limit use of new 20% tax deduction by “reality performers” and many… years 11 months ago
‘Too Little Too Late’: Bankruptcy Booms Among Older Americans - The New York Times years 11 months ago
AT&T Overpaid Some Pensioners. Now It Wants the Money Back. - WSJ years 11 months ago
RT : “We haven’t seen that before." AT&T hires collection agency to demand retirees repay tens of thousands in pension d… years 11 months ago
This is the Bullshit Web — Pixel Envy years 11 months ago
RT : Tesla’s earnings story is a religious war years 11 months ago
RT : Japan population declines at fastest pace yet, with only Tokyo seeing significant growth | The Japan Times… years 11 months ago years 11 months ago
RT : Companies in 2018 had to disclose their "median" pay, which was an amazing $580k/ year at one insurer. Cool new gra… years 11 months ago
This may be the best chart story I've seen in 2018 (my own included). The U.S. will soon spend close to 20% of its… years 11 months ago
Size does matter -- but it isn't everything, at least when it comes to how companies pay their workers. Some take-a… years 11 months ago
Hang on -- lemme check under the sofa cushion. — 5 years 11 months ago
We’ve known it in broad brushstrokes, but not by company — and now we also have a glimpse of… years 11 months ago
Pretty sure we’ve been introduced digitally, but we haven’t run across each other professionally yet. — 5 years 11 months ago
This is a brilliant graphic. years 11 months ago
Tweet tweet... Nice piece here: 4,925 Tweets: Elon Musk's Twitter Habit, Dissected via… years 11 months ago
Or... or... an industry! Say, want to set up a disruptive startup? 🤔 — 5 years 11 months ago
RT : It's almost as if delivering parcels to the right location, intact and in a timely, dependable manner could be a wh… years 11 months ago
RT : Why and How Companies Should Now Review Their Director Compensation Plans years 11 months ago
Facebook's "Chief Buzzkill" -- aka CFO Dave Wehner -- strikes again. Shocker, a forecast with concrete numbers! Goo… years 11 months ago
Do I know any baseball writers? Someday please find an excuse to refer to the swings and errors of outrageous fortu… years 11 months ago
X factor: How investors make money when companies take longer to pay their bills. Smart piece from :… years 11 months ago
Sorry, Silicon Valley—there really is no productivity miracle years 11 months ago
RT : Stores are reopening in downtown Athens, where Tesla just opened an R&D center. Aegean Airlines has placed an order… years 12 months ago
Begging your way to profitability... how would one account for that exactly? Tesla Asks Suppliers for Cash Back to… years 12 months ago
China wants to tax imported U.S. merry-go-rounds. The U.S. wants to tax Alaskan pollock from China. The problem: Ne… years 12 months ago
Wha — ?! Paging Kim... years 12 months ago
Inserting himself into monetary policy has virtually no upside for President Trump and plenty of downside via 5 years 12 months ago
😮 Gymboree has ditched its head-to-toe collections in favor of mix-and-match styles, sparking an outcry on Facebook years 8 hours ago
Investor Proposals Get Sharper, Garner More Support via 6 years 1 day ago
Well, that’s that then, right? AT&T’s Randall Stephenson says the Justice Department’s appeal doesn’t change anythi… years 6 days ago
A new hotel or affordable housing? Early projects likely to shape direction of ‘opportunity zones,’ a tax-break pro… years 6 days ago
Oh, hi, AT&T! Remember us? ... Justice Department appeal ruling allowing AT&T-Time Warner merger via 6 years 6 days ago
Paul Manafort in jail: private bathroom, personal phone, no prison uniform years 1 week ago
Rough times for roughnecks. Technology has undermined one of the last high-paying blue-collar jobs: “You can’t just… years 1 week ago
Four words missing in the new tax law give restaurants heartburn years 1 week ago
Hey, Chevron overtook Exxon last year -- in the oil-patch CEO pay contest, anyway... Recently retired John Watson o… years 1 week ago
Headline: "Bankers Exerting Their Power" ... What a difference 129 years makes. (Also, can we please… years 1 week ago
RT : Happy 129th birthday to us (actually, July 8). The Wall Street Journal's first issue, four pages for 2 cents (equiv… years 1 week ago
RT : Boeing’s quest for NMA steers it away from its history (via ) years 1 week ago
Visionary — 6 years 1 week ago
Or: Doing things the same old way makes it difficult to change... Good reporting from : As colleges str… years 1 week ago
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