The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Friday, March 27, 2015. Michael S. Derby looks at Dennis Lockhart's role as the Fed's "bellweather."
(March 27, 2015 07:08 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) The Wall Street Journal often provides its readers with eye-opening arguments in the "Notable and Quotable" column hosted in its editorial page. On March 13, the WSJ quoted William Baumol, Robert Litan, and Carl Schramm, "Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and... (0 COMMENTS)
NOT LETTING THE TERRORISTS WIN: Why Terrorists Attacked Tunisia’s Museum Extremists are afraid of the country’s democracy (Yassine Brahim, Wall Street Journal ).When violent minorities seek to undermine peaceful majorities, the best response is to not change course. Show More Summary
Here’s a fun stunt from the West Coast: one week ago, a Berkeley man made local headlines by leaving a typed message for an unfriendly neighbor who had been stealing his daily copy of The Wall Street Journal “so many times over so many...Show More Summary
Slack, the popular workplace chatting app, is set to raise up to $160 million in a new funding round that would value the company at $2.76 billion, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal. This round will reportedly include new investors such as Institutional Venture Partners, Horizons Ventures, Index Ventures, and DST Global. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal’s Reid Epstein is up with a report that, if true — and it is well sourced — will prove very troubling for Scott Walker on the campaign trail. Epstein writes that Walker “told a private dinner of New HampshireShow More Summary
According to three sources who spoke to the Wall Street Journal, presidential contender Scott Walker said that he backed a pathway to citizenship at a private dinner with New Hampshire Republicans earlier this month, which would be reversal of the reversal he made last month against so-called "amnesty."
“The race for the Republican presidential nomination is shaping up to be one of the most drawn-out in a generation,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The candidate field looks unusually crowded, with more than a dozen contenders appealing to different [...]
When the Wall Street Journal accidently got their hands on an original staff report from the Federal Trade Commission antitrust investigation of Google, many in the media focused on where the FTC staff report on Google differed withShow More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (IsraelinUSA (CC BY 2.0)) On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vehemently denied a Wall Street Journal report, leaked by the White House, that Israel spied on U.S. negotiations...Show More Summary
Here’s some suggested morning reading: Regulatory guidance that seeks to limit the use of borrowed money in takeovers has hampered the business of debt-laden acquisitions. – Gillian Tan, Wall Street Journal Gold’s relationship with the dollar is “complex,” and is set to “diminish” as the market shifts to Asia. – Myra P. Saefong, MarketWatch.com Is [...]
(Scott Johnson) The Wall Street Journal has a scoop on the endgame in the negotiations with Iran over a deal on its nuclear program. The United States is folding on issues involving the possible military dimensions of Iran’s past work. Show More Summary
The new talking point for the Republican Party -- actually, it's an old talking point in expensive new clothing -- is "America is in retreat." That's the title of a recent book by Bret Stephens, a Wall Street Journal columnist who believes that he's discovered a virus of "neo-isolationism" infecting the White House. Show More Summary
For most professionals, attending meetings is a necessary part of corporate life. In fact, Rachel Silverman of The Wall Street Journal reports that executives spend about one-third of their work time in meetings. Organizing a productive,...Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Thursday, March 26, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath sees recent data releases carrying mixed messages for the Fed.
This interview, with Teresa Ghilarducci, who the Wall Street Journal called "the most dangerous woman in America," discusses how and why pensions are under stress, and what can be done to fix them. While she agrees that the retirement crisis is real, she also argues that it is eminently fixable, particularly since there really is no free lunch. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal had a good front-page article this week about the challenges facing the nation’s utilities. For the longest time, electricity sales and consumption went hand in hand with economic growth. In the last several years, not so much. Show More Summary
“Senior White House officials” say Israel spied on U.S.-Iran negotiations and shared the information obtained with members of Congress, the Wall Street Journal reports: The espionage didn’t upset the White House as much as Israel’s sharing of inside information with U.S. Show More Summary
Recent reporting by the Wall Street Journal that Israel has spied on U.S. negotiators who are crafting a deal with Iran that would limit that nation's ability to enrich uranium in exchange for an easing of economic sanctions has raised alarms within the White House. Show More Summary
Last week, the Wall Street Journal published an article detailing how one part of the FTC, the competition bureau, wanted to go after Google for antitrust violations, claiming it was eventually "overruled" by the FTC's commissioners who sided with the economic bureau that felt there was no real antitrust violations in Google's practices. Show More Summary