The Wall Street Journal has an intriguing story today on its front page: When stocks rose after last year’s presidential election, DryShips Inc. left the market far behind. The little-known Greek dry bulk carrier’s epic one-week rally pushed its shares up by 1,500% for no apparent reason. Show More Summary
Freemium unlocks are dead. Dead dead dead. Nintendo just proved why they do not work, in one stunning example. The Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki reports on a Nintendo earnings call that Super Mario Run [Free] has gotten 150 million downloads, but Fire Emblem Heroes [Free] has brought in more revenue on less than 10%
“The Pirates of the Caribbean” actor Johnny Depp’s former business managers called him a “habitual liar” Wednesday in response to the actor’s comments in an interview on Tuesday with the Wall Street Journal where he said they “clearly let me down.” David Shane, a spokesman for the Management Group,...
According to The Wall Street Journal, when asked if there will be a mini SNES like the NES Classic, Nintendo top brass said there was nothing to talk about now. Read more...
Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin caused quite a stir yesterday in an interview with Mary Kissel of The Wall Street Journal when he stated Federal scientists purposefully misled the public about climate change. He...Show More Summary
According to Takashi Mochizuki of the Wall Street Journal, Nintendo has provided updated mobile sales numbers at a recent financial briefing Q & A. They're not exact, but we now know that in total, Fire Emblem Heroes and Super Mario Run have obtained a 150 (free) download milestone. Show More Summary
One would assume that the decrease in illegal immigration, as a study from the Pew Research Center pointed out, would be due to President Trump’s tough immigration rhetoric and policy proposals. The Wall Street Journal correctly stated, “The census data used in the Pew report were recorded before Mr. Trump’s presidential campaign gained steam and […]
So why is the Wall Street Journal years late in reporting on private equity self-dealng, and underplays its seriousness to boot?
Don't worry, you can still do your minimum wage job with just three fingers. Aetna’s CEO, Mark Bertolini, who famously told the Wall Street Journal in February that Obamacare was in a death spiral, despite reports to the contrary, organized...Show More Summary
Last Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal published a story about Google’s plans to include an ad blocker in a future version of its Chrome browser. The news is likely a shocker to everyone up to and including advertisers, publishers and everyday folks who browse the web. Show More Summary
Stephen Moore, a former Trump campaign adviser and former member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board, met his match on Wednesday when Wall Street reform activist Alexis Goldstein challenged him on President Donald Trump’s tax cut plan. “The 15 percent business tax cut is really...
There's a great piece in the Wall Street Journal about how Wall Street's masters of the universe invest their own personal money through family offices, and how that can sometimes raise eyebrows across the industry. It's not hard to see why family offices can be a problem. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal reports that President Trump will be presenting “a proposal to cut corporate taxes on U.S. companies’ foreign profits and to slash the top tax rate on so-called pass-through businesses, including many owner-operated companies, to 15% from 39.6%, said White House officials familiar with the planning.” Republicans plan on using reconciliation, which […]
The Galaxy S8 is finally out, and it's fantastic. According to multiple user reports, Galaxy S8 owners are now reporting issues with Wi-Fi connectivity as well as wireless charging. Samsung told The Wall Street Journal that it will issue...Show More Summary
Authored by Darius Shahtahmasebi via TheAntiMedia.org, In June 2014, around the time ISIS was making headlines across the world, the Wall Street Journal reported that the terror group had 4,000 fighters in Iraq. In September 2014, the...Show More Summary
A federal judge in San Francisco ruled that President Trump’s executive order threatening to pull funding from sanctuary jurisdictions is unconstitutional, the Wall Street Journal reports. “Sanctuary policies vary, but they all limit in some way cooperation with federal immigration [...]
The Wall Street Journal reports that Donald Trump's tax "reform" plan will involve a proposal to cut the top tax rate on "pass-through" businesses—such as the Trump Organization—from 39.6 percent to 15 percent. Here's how Slate budget...Show More Summary
Billboard has a new news director in Hannah Karp, who joins from the Wall Street Journal, where she has been since 2004, and where she is currently a staff reporter covering the music industry. As news director, Karp will be responsible for Topline, the magazine's news section, as well as breaking news and music industry...
Disney is reshuffling its upcoming film schedule, and announced new release dates for major tentpoles including "Star Wars: Episode IX," "Frozen 2," and "Indiana Jones 5." The Wall Street Journal's Ben Fritz tweeted the new dates. "Episode IX" is slated for release May 24, 2019. Show More Summary
Half of Americans say they have little to no confidence that Republican efforts to repeal and replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act would make things better, according to results from the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Show More Summary