(Steven Hayward) Back in September in “Bush League De-Regulation,” I took note of Jeb Bush’s Wall Street Journal op-ed about his views on regulation. I wondered whether he really understands the problem sufficiently, and concluded: This is another sign that Bush, as good as he is in many ways, is not good enough. Show More Summary
You really have to give credit where credit is due, and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough deserves a lot of credit for the way he handled Wall Street Journal editorial board member Mary Kissel when she started bloviating about the Keystone XL pipeline Monday morning.
(Reuters) - Viacom Inc is said to be extending its deal with Snapchat which will allow it to sell advertising on the mobile app's behalf, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter. Viacom already has a deal with Snapchat that carries content for Viacom-owned networks Comedy Central and MTV. Show More Summary
A dirty energy advocate with Big Oil ties is falsely smearing Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' wind energy plan -- with an assist from The Wall Street Journal. The Journal published a February 7 op-ed attacking Sanders'...Show More Summary
Perry Capital, a $10 billion New York-based multistrategy hedge fund led by Goldman Sachs alum Richard Perry, is making a $1 billion bet against investment-grade corporate bonds, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Journal reports that Perry Capital is shorting debt issued by 10 companies. Show More Summary
Theranos claims to perform blood tests from a droplet of blood but serious concerns were raised by the Wall Street Journal about their technology. They still don’t have a validation study, they are struggling with decision makers, they need to respond to a government agency, and now they are looking for a writer who can […]
The class of 2015 was the most indebted in the history of the United States. According to the Wall Street Journal, over 70% of these graduates held some form of student loan debt, with the average being just over $35,000. Student loan debt has been a growing issue over the last decade. Show More Summary
With four days until voters head to the polls in New Hampshire, Donald Trump's lead over his closest rivals, while still strong in the state, has narrowed, according to new polls from The Wall Street Journal and The Boston Globe. Thirty percent of likely Republican primary voters still prefer Trump, according to the Journal. Show More Summary
Two top executives at the world's largest hedge fund have called for votes on each other's conduct. Seriously. The Wall Street Journal's Rob Copeland and Bradley Hope have published a big story about an internal dispute at $160 billion...Show More Summary
It feels like an understatement to say that News Corp. Chief Executive Officer Robert Thomson is bullish on the future of realtor.com. News Corp. is the parent corporation of such companies as Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal -- and Move, Inc., which operates the real estate portal realtor.com. And the portal is clearly one of the jewels in News Corp.'s fiscal crown...
Credit: Yelp This past week there has been considerable discussion about Amazon potentially opening several hundred book stores in malls around the country. This was sparked by an article in the Wall Street Journal in which the CEO of mall operator General Growth Properties discussed these alleged plans. GGP subsequently was forced to issue a […]
Yesterday's Wall Street Journal reports that the NFL's pension plan is only 72% funded. That's the lowest of the major sports leagues, which average an 85% funding level. rb
Healthcare Startups Hint At Radically Simplified Payment Models Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported on 20 large companies forming an alliance to target healthcare costs. As big companies are wont to do, they are unnecessarily complicating things. They can save themselves a lot of time and money by understanding two simple [...]
Jay’s away this week, so in a break from the ordinary, I welcome a bona fide liberal to Need to Know: the estimable William Galston, Wall Street Journal columnist, Brookings fellow, and scholar of American political life. We talk about...Show More Summary
Activist hedge fund Elliott Management has taken a big stake in Symantec (SYMC), according to The Wall Street Journal, which cites persons familiar with the matter. The revelation is entwined with news that private-equity firm Silver Lake made a $500 million investment in the security software firm. The size of Elliot Management’s stake was not revealed, […]
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll in New Hampshire finds Donald Trump leading the GOP primary with 30%, followed by Marco Rubio at 17%, Ted Cruz at 15%, John Kasich at 10%, Jeb Bush at 9% and Chris Christie [...]
As we usher in the Year of the Monkey, The Wall Street Journal's China bureau looks back at some of the food that fueled our articles over the past year.
The alleged ringleader of the November 13 deadly terrorist attacks in Paris arrived in Europe as part of a group of refugees from Syria, together with dozens of militants, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Two people in Brazil have become the first to get infected with Zika virus through blood transfusions, The Wall Street Journal reports citing provincial health authorities.
The NBC News Wall Street Journal Marist poll shows that among women voters in New Hampshire, it's Bernie Sanders with the lead 50 to 46. MSNBC Political...