On Monday he will lay out an expansive economic platform in a Washington speech hosted by Google Inc. and the Jack Kemp Foundation. Here are the details, according to a transcript reviewed by The Wall Street Journal:
GOP strategist Ana Navarro and Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan agreed that Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) was not the focal point of last week's CPAC, an annual gathering of conservative and Republican figures, both feeling that other 2016 GOP hopefuls captured the attention of the convention, if not the party.
It’s the Wall Street Journal saying this, not some loony-left publication. The Affordable Care Act, President Barack Barack Obama’s signature health law, is already boosting household income and spending. The Commerce Department reported Monday that consumer spending rose a better-than-expected 0.4% and personal incomes climbed 0.3% in January. Show More Summary
Interesting juxtaposition in the Weekend Wall Street Journal book review section: The Saturday Essay: Don't Call Us Bossy: Confident girls are often called the other B-word, and it can keep them from reaching their full potential, write Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez. Although the two of us come from...
By Dr. Bill Conerly: When will the Federal Reserve tighten? Let's watch the same information that the Fed does. In their parlance, the plan is "data dependent." The recent Wall Street Journal interview with Bill Dudley, President of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, underscores the point. Show More Summary
Buzzy anonymous messaging app Secret is reportedly raising another $10 million, which would value the company at $40 million. Google Ventures is leading the round, according to The Wall Street Journal. The will include previous investor Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, according to the WSJ's sources. Show More Summary
In a wide-ranging interview with Wall Street Journal Chief Economics Correspondent Jon Hilsenrath, New York Fed President William Dudley talked about what the central bank would need to see to change its policy.
SXSW has morphed into spring break for marketers, but Secret and its investors are working real hard to #win it anyways. The same hour that the app launched a feature to see anonymous confessions nearby, the Wall Street Journal reports that Secret is "set to raise" $10 million at a $40 million valuation. It launched five weeks ago. Read more...
The anonymous sharing iOS app Secret has raised close to $10 million from Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in a round valuing it at over $40 million, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing unidentified sources. The company had previously raised $1.2 million […]
The Wall Street Journal reports today that Boeing's long-suffering 787 Dreamliner has hit yet another snag: At least 42 newly-produced jets have hairline fractures along the wings. Luckily, the planes haven't been delivered to buyers yet, but it's still bad news for Boeing. Read more...
This is one mansions that's seriously energy-efficient. A home in Newport Beach, Calif., with a 3,000-square-foot solar panel has hit the market for $22 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. The home belongs to Stephen Rizzone, CEO and chairman of Pleasanton, Calif.-based tech company Energous Corp. Show More Summary
A linkfest of the best reading in fund investing: The story gets messier at Pimco, where Bill Gross denies accusing Mohamed El-Erian of being the source behind a critical Wall Street Journal article. — Michael Aneiro, Barrons.com The cult of Mario Gabelli and the sources of “key man risk.” – Christopher Condon, Bloomberg News Vanguard Group lays [...]
The latest edition of Inside This Week’s Private Properties with Wall Street Journal real estate reporter Candace Taylor is chock-full of good stuff. Starting with the idea that Willian Randolph Hearst once had a need for a high-ceiling...Show More Summary
When The Wall Street Journal recently caught up with Wale in the studio, the DMV emcee was rapping about a television show. This isn’t surprising because Wale loves television. However, this isn’t Even More About Nothing: I’m tellin’...Show More Summary
Not that we needed even more evidence that Wall Street’s primary self-regulator is a challenged organization when it comes to protecting investors but in a lead commentary in today’s Wall Street Journal, we got it. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority “routinely” strips out some possible red flags on brokers from its database in the information […]
In today's Wall Street Journal I review two new plays, Robert Schenkkan's All the Way (in which Bryan Cranston plays...
The Wall Street Journal's Gregory Zuckerman and Kirsten Grind had the story of the month in February with their inside account of trouble at PIMCO, Bill Gross's behemoth bond shop. The story showed how Bill Gross often clashed with Mohamed...Show More Summary
By Louise Radnofsky, The Wall Street Journal The slew of regulations released by the Obama administration Wednesday to implement the federal health law included confirmation that some labor unions and businesses would get a break from the law’s so-called belly button tax.
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Friday, March 7 Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup. Join the WSJ’s Jon Hilsenrath and Sudeep Reddy for a live video Spreecast discussion of the February employment report and its implications for Fed policy today at 11 a.m. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal has an excellent investigative series going into Wall Street self-regulator FINRA and how its system of investor protection allows brokers to hide red flags they're supposed to report. If you're paying someone managing your money or giving you investment advice, you probably want to know whether they can run their own finances. You can do background...