“Greek voters were set to resoundingly reject the terms of an international bailout on Sunday, an outcome that would set the country on a collision course with the rest of the eurozone,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The projected outcome [...]
``Saturday's pledge by China's top brokerages to collectively buy at least 120 billion yuan ($19.3 billion) of shares would form part of Beijing's new market stabilization fund, according to the Wall Street Journal.''
The World Bank urged the Chinese government to reduce its sway in the financial system in a bi-annual report released Wednesday. By Friday, that section was gone from its website. According to the Wall Street Journal's Mark Magnier, a World Bank spokesperson said staff in the Washington headquarters instructed that the references be deleted. Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal op-ed: What Life Was Like in 1776, by Thomas Fleming (Former President, Society of American Historians; Author, What America Was Really Like in 1776 (2012)): Americans [in 1776] had the highest per capita income in the civilized world, paid the lowest taxes—and were determined to keep it...
Wall Street Journal, Lois Lerner for President: [G]et a load of this report from CNSNews.com: Catherine Duval, the attorney in charge of the Internal Revenue Service’s email production to Congress, has changed jobs: She now manages the State Department’s email production to Congress, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) told a hearing...
How to Take Charge of Your Medical Records (Note: this complements Naveen’s post earlier in the week on this subject) Melinda Beck in The Wall Street Journal “This piece, on the issues surrounding patient access to their own records, might … Read more ›
The year-old digital wine magazine aimed at millennials has enjoyed a vintage first half of 2015. As robustly detailed by Wall Street Journal wine critic Lettie Teague: By January of this year, VinePair had attracted enough attention...Show More Summary
Heads up on a great story by Lindsay Gellman in the Wall Street Journal this week. Looks like virtual reality (VR) has the potential to invade even the spaces once reserved for face-to-face interaction: classrooms. “Schools with far-flung students are turning to avatar-based technology to provide an immersive level of connectivity that goes beyond that […]
The claws are out in the telecom world: T-Mobile CEO John Legere—who the Wall Street Journal reports is not one to shy away from a dispute—took to Twitter this week to blast rival Sprint's new "All-In" service plan and ended up getting a rather feisty reply from Sprint...
The Wall Street Journal highlights emails from Hillary Clinton’s top aides lavishing praise on her.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak had close to $700 million in deposits from troubled state fund 1MDB wired into his personal account, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing documents from a government probe.
A flurry of merger activity among the nation's largest health insurers appears to be reaching another turning point. Aetna is reportedly on the verge of a deal to buy Humana, the Wall Street Journal reports. The deal could be announced...Show More Summary
It’s sure been a while since we’ve heard anything regarding Apple’s alleged car plans. Earlier this year, if you recall, The Wall Street Journal reported that Tim Cook had authorized the creation of a 1,000 person team tasked with exploring the development of an electric vehicle capable of competing with Tesla. Show More Summary
In an internal note obtained by the Wall Street Journal, Kleiner Perkins' general partner John Doerr apologized to people he calls "friends and partners" for the recent gender discrimination trial his firm went through. "The litigation limited our communications with you, our friends and partners. Show More Summary
When Josh Kopelman's letter to First Round LPs leaked this week, a lot of focus was given to his chatter about bubbles and unicorns. Referencing The Wall Street Journal’s tracking of unicorns at the start of 2014, Kopelman wrote, “At the time, there were 42 unicorns. Show More Summary
What else is there to do with the insane people spewing Wall Street conventional wisdom on CNBC and the pages of the Wall Street Journal but to ridicule them as the fools and shills they are?
Further proof that corporations are pure evil: they're killing Bubble Wrap. According to the Wall Street Journal, Bubble Wrap sales are falling amongst new competition in the marketSealed Air Corp., inventors of Bubble Wrap (the gift that keeps on giving), are revamping their packing product to appeal to space-conscious manufacturers. Show More Summary
L. Gordon Crovitz, Wall Street Journal: Technology moves so quickly we can barely keep up, and our legal system moves so slowly it can't keep up with itself. By design, the law is built up over time by court decisions, statutes and regulations. Show More Summary
PayPal appears to be preparing for its upcoming separation from parent company eBay later this month by buying an online money-transfer company to increase its international and online presence. The Wall Street Journal reports that PayPal will buy Xoom Corp. Show More Summary