Sorry, Bitcoin fans: You’re never, ever, ever getting all your precious pieces of cryptocurrency back from Mt. Gox. The Wall Street Journal reports that Mt. Gox, the one-time Magic Card trading website that transformed itself into the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange before it collapsed earlier this year, has filed for liquidation. Show More Summary
The winners of the University of Oregon’s 2014 Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism are: Michael Phillips of the Wall Street Journal for “The Lobotomy Files,” a report on the 2,000 or World War II veterans lobotomized by the Veterans Administration. University of Alabama Crimson White editors for “The Final Barrier,” which … Read More
American Family Association spokeshater Bryan Fischer, responding to a recent Wall Street Journal article reporting that the top 1% of Americans account for nearly 30% of all federal tax revenue, had this to say on his radio program: So rather...
If Jeff Immelt indeed steps down sometime before the expected 20-year mark as CEO of General Electric, his tenure will be unusual. Not for being shorter than average — but actually, for being far longer. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that there have been talks for him to do so. Immelt, who started the job four days before […]
“This October, The Wall Street Journal’s senior editors will host the inaugural WSJDLive, a vibrant, international technology conference that brings together select global CEOs, leading thinkers and sought-after entrepreneurs – bothShow More Summary
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, What would we do without the Wall Street Journal? Do people actually pay for this lame-brained noise? Retail Sales Surge as Consumers Rev Up Growth Indicator Posts Best Monthly Growth...Show More Summary
“Radioactive Waste Is North Dakota’s New Shale Problem” That’s what the Wall Street Journal is reporting in a front-page story, referring to instances of illegal dumping of filter socks in western North Dakota. That dumping includes a high-profile and very troubling instance where an abandoned gas station was found stuffed full of radioactive filter socks, and...
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Wednesday, April 16 Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup. When Janet Yellen takes the podium at the Economic Club of New York Wednesday, a...Show More Summary
"Billions of Hours Wasted", as the Wall Street Journal puts it. The insanely addictive mobile game Candy Crush will now be released through China's most popular messaging app, and the country's productivity is expected to hit an all-time low. [ more › ]
Two weeks ago, Charles Koch returned to the pages of the Wall Street Journal to defend himself. One has to wonder if the Journal was the best choice. After all, readers of the Wall Street Journal are probably not the one's attacking him. Show More Summary
MtGox has asked to liquidate its holdings after a Japanese court dismissed its plan for reorganization, the Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki and Katy Stech report. In February, the exchange, once the world's largest, claimed that 850,000 Bitcoins had gone missing. Show More Summary
Last month the WSJ ran a column by Ed Lazear, a Standford economics professor and former chief economist to President Bush, which noted the decline in the length of the average workweek between the fall and the most recent data from February. Show More Summary
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Coalition of the Disappointed: Obama fires up racial and gender resentments to get out the vote. Telling, isn’t it, that at this point in his Presidency he doesn’t have any actual, you know, achievements to stress? If I were the GOP, I’d be targeting Obama’s base with ads and messaging stressing how [...]
Rick Bowmer/AP By Supriya Kurane and William Mallard Defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated, the Wall Street Journal reported,...Show More Summary
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The failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up on its plan to rise from the ashes under bankruptcy protection. Instead, according to the Wall Street Journal, it's asked a Tokyo court for permission to be liquidated Read more...
Mt. Gox, the fallen Bitcoin exchange that was once the toast of the virtual currency world, is reportedly ditching plans to rebuild itself under bankruptcy protection, in favor of company liquidation, the Wall Street Journal reports....Show More Summary
Mt.Gox has filed for liquidation in a Tokyo court instead of going forward with its plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper's sources said that Mt.Gox decided to abandon...Show More Summary
Neoconservative pundit Bret Stephens wants Rand Paul to be the GOP nominee in 2016...sort of
What really is wrong with Illinois? The Wall Street Journal took a look at the Land of Lincoln compared with our neighbors in the Great Lakes region -- specifically Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin -- to see the economic progress, or lack thereof, Illinois has made in the past five years. It's not a pretty picture The Wall Street Journal paints. Show More Summary