One of the highest-ranking women in corporate America, she became a symbol of the choices women face juggling work and family life.
Theranos failed a second major U.S. regulatory inspection of its laboratory facilities, people familiar with the situation said, a setback the Silicon Valley blood-testing firm hasn’t disclosed to investors or patients.
The private prison industry, which has faced tough government scrutiny, a declining inmate population and a drawdown of federal contracts, is seeing a reversal in its fortunes due to the election of Donald Trump.
President-elect Donald Trump is poised to bring in new leadership to the Tennessee Valley Authority, prompting concerns that the nation’s largest public power company could be in for a strategy shift about its coal use.
Netflix should be able to meet subscriber targets, but investors may start demanding profits.
By talking down the value of the U.S. dollar, President-elect Donald Trump is potentially veering away from more than two decades of strong-dollar precedent.
The Federal Trade Commission sued Qualcomm, alleging the chip maker engaged in unlawful tactics to maintain its monopoly on a semiconductor device used in cellphones.
Don’t ignore—or meekly accept—the requests of demanding supervisors. Negotiate a solution.
Many global auto industry executives fear that breaking off Britain’s access to Europe’s common tariff and customs regime, as Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday, will increase uncertainty and new costs for importers and exporters.
Bayer AG will maintain Monsanto Co.’s entire U.S. workforce after the German chemicals giant’s planned acquisition of the U.S. agrochemical group, a spokesman for President-elect Trump said Tuesday.
Business and agricultural groups are lobbying Trump transition officials to rework and even rename a Pacific trade deal that would knit together the U.S. and Asian countries, despite Mr. Trump’s plan to scrap the agreement.
Exxon Mobil is the latest company to expand in Texas’ red-hot Permian basin, announcing a deal Tuesday to buy companies owned by the Bass family for $5.6 billion in stock and up to $1 billion in additional payments.
Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg said after a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump that they discussed simplifying the requirements for the new planes that would serve as Air Force One.
Trump adviser Anthony Scaramucci said the president-elect would renegotiate America’s relationship with NATO and its trade relationship with China, in hopes of benefiting the American middle class.
Despite claims that robots are coming for our jobs, only 5% of all occupations are at risk of being entirely automated, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute.
Mattel Inc. named Google executive Margaret Georgiadis as its next chief executive, bringing an outsider to replace Christopher Sinclair atop the biggest U.S. toy company.
The two leading contenders offering app-based classified listings, Letgo and OfferUp, have raised some $300 million in the past six months, despite generating virtually zero revenue.
Women represent the strongest internal contenders for the corner office at a small but growing number of major U.S. companies. Their ultimate success could produce an unprecedented number of female chief executives.
The South Korean auto maker said it would spend up to $3.1 billion over five years on research and development and was considering a new plant in the U.S.
America’s largest retailer said it plans to create about 10,000 U.S. jobs this year, touting job growth in the country ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration.
British American Tobacco and Reynolds American said they had agreed to a sweetened offer of $49.4 billion from BAT for the 57.8% of Reynolds that it doesn’t already own.
Baby boomers’ mandatory withdrawals from 401(k)s, IRAs and other tax-deferred retirement accounts start in full force this year. The obligatory outflows are expected to ripple through the U.S. economy, the stock market and a money-management industry.
Donald Trump criticized a cornerstone of House Republicans’ corporate-tax plan, which they had pitched as an alternative to his proposed import tariffs, creating another point of contention between the incoming president and congressional allies.
General Motors this week will announce plans to invest at least $1 billion across several U.S. factories, two people familiar with the plan said.
UnitedHealth Grouop Inc. is scheduled to announce its fourth-quarter earnings before the market opens Tuesday.
Will antiestablishment leaders, once in power, reward the people and regions that backed them at the expense of more dynamic regions and industries, hobbling economic growth?
The first box-office bombs of 2017 have landed. Four new releases -- Jamie Foxx’s “Sleepless,” Ben Affleck’s “Live by Night,” Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” and the children’s movie “Monster Trucks” -- all failed to register with moviegoers. “Hidden Figures” held its top spot with an estimated $26 million in the U.S. and Canada over the four-day weekend.
Snapchat messaging app creators Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy are expected to retain more than 70% of voting power in the company; pre-IPO investors get less-powerful voting shares
In a Wall Street Journal interview, Donald Trump explains that his strong-arming of businesses, a departure from traditional conservative beliefs, is designed to set a tone for other companies, Gerald F. Seib writes.
Several of Donald Trump’s top economic policy jobs may go unfilled for days or even weeks after he is sworn in, potentially slowing his pursuit of an ambitious domestic policy agenda.
Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC said Monday it will pay a total of around £671 million ($810 million) to law enforcement authorities in the U.S., U.K. and Brazil to settle bribery and corruption allegations.
Success with a deal for IBM personal computers led China’s Lenovo to underestimate the difficulty of reviving smartphone company Motorola Mobility. “We underestimated the differences of the culture and the business model,” says the CEO.
Leonardo Del Vecchio, the 81-year-old founder of Luxottica, has spent a career making head-turning deals. His company’s merger with Essilor to create a $49 billion eyewear giant fits the bill.
Prosecutors’ decision to seek the arrest of Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong threatens to knock one of the world’s biggest companies off course—and, represents a significant challenge to South Korea’s large, family-run companies.
U.S. shale drillers that proved resilient during the oil downturn face a new test in 2017: Can they make money producing more now that prices have stabilized?
Secondhand retailers like Swap.com say the volume of merchandise they handle is growing rapidly.
The International Monetary Fund on Monday bumped up its economic growth forecasts for the U.S., saying output could grow nearly a half-percentage point faster than previously thought over this year and next, thanks to President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to cut taxes and boost infrastructure spending.
Shares in German auto companies tumbled after the U.S. President-elect singled out BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen, threatening to impose a 35% import tariff on their exports from Mexican plants to the U.S.
Federal Reserve officials increasingly say they don’t see a need for stimulative government tax and spending programs to boost short-term economic growth, reversing their stance during and after the Great Recession.
Companies are increasingly exploring the economics of moving production to the U.S., as an overhaul of the U.S. tax code looms and President-elect Donald Trump calls out their peers for expanding abroad.
Plugging a gap in the Great Firewall, Beijing has begun requiring the country’s hundreds of internet app stores to register with the state.
Nintendo started as a playing-card maker and that is where it found inspiration for a feature of its new Switch console: games where two players look straight at each other, not at a screen.
The National Basketball Association will cease distributing its lowest-priced jerseys to sporting-goods chains beginning next season, the latest shift as sportswear makers aim to sell directly to consumers.
More than 100 Kia Motors dealers in China are seeking $343 million in compensation from the auto maker and a slowdown in shipments as they grapple with high inventories.
A range of forces—including political blowback, whiffs of inflation, stirrings of fiscal stimulus and worries that the policies themselves may backfire—are pressing central-bank chiefs to push short-term interest rates no lower.
South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong on allegations including bribery and embezzlement, ensnaring him in a scandal that has already led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.
The government in Hanoi is looking to sell a significant stake in PetroVietnam Power Corp., the latest effort by the Communist nation to open up its economy.
French optical lens maker Essilor said it would merge with Italian maker of eyewear frames Luxottica, creating a world giant. The combined market value of both companies was $49 billion.
Prepare for a Cambrian explosion of electric vehicles—scooters and other “rideables” that will speed up the adoption of self-driving technology and turn transportation into a service, Christopher Mims says.
Sanford Wadler, the former general counsel of Bio-Rad Laboratories, will be using sensitive material from the life sciences research company to support his case in a wrongful-termination lawsuit.
Billionaire Wang Jianlin’s property-to-entertainment conglomerate reported its first revenue decline in at least six years, citing a softening commercial-property market.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. blasted a rocket with 10 commercial satellites into space Saturday, rebounding from a catastrophic accident more than four months ago that stunned the aerospace industry.
The Rome-based house has regained its buzz with new products such as straps, pompoms and bag charms geared toward shoppers tired of cookie-cutter accessories.
A federal grand jury indicted three Takata executives, charging them with providing auto makers with misleading test reports on rupture-prone air bags.
Macy’s Inc., a company in search of growth, is losing its chief growth officer. Peter Sachse, who has held the post for about a year, will be leaving as part of the broader layoffs announced by the retailer last week.
Internal documents show SpaceX’s bottom line is vulnerable when things go awry and that the aerospace firm sees revenue from its planned satellite-internet business eventually helping finance Mars missions.
Sergio Marchionne’s hopes of leading the car maker back to financial health seem increasingly remote, as the company faces accusations and the potential of billions of dollars in fines.
Sociedad Química y Minera de ChileSA will pay $30.5 million and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement to resolve civil and criminal matters.
Environmental regulators issued a final decision Friday to keep intact tougher fuel-economy standards, rushing to lock in one of President Barack Obama’s signature climate policies.
The sale of the operator of a Long Beach, Calif., container terminal has provoked stiff opposition from Hanjin Shipping Co.’s U.S. creditors, many of whom say the deal is designed to bypass them.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is shuffling its leadership ranks five months after buying Jet.com Inc., giving several top executives responsibility for both online and in-store operations.
The Supreme Court agreed to consider a dispute between Novartis and Amgen that could determine how soon cheaper, copycat versions of biotechnology drugs can be sold to consumers.
A little over a year after emerging from bankruptcy protection, teen retailer Wet Seal LLC is exploring a liquidation or going-concern sale, among other options, according to people familiar with the matter.
Lockheed Martin Corp. Chief Executive Marillyn Hewson said Friday the company was close to reaching a deal on the next batch of F-35 combat jets, remarks that followed another meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.
Americans boosted spending on cars and gasoline in December, causing overall retail sales to climb quickly despite consumer cutbacks in other areas.
U.S. allegations that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles cheated on diesel emissions spilled over to Europe on Friday, with European Union authorities pressing Italy to respond to German accusations of cheating against the Italian-American car maker.
U.S. customs officials have seized $25 million worth of aluminum linked to a Chinese billionaire accused of stockpiling the metal across the world, according to people familiar with the matter.
SpiceJet plans to buy 100 additional jets from Boeing, potentially ordering up to 205 planes as the Indian carrier seeks to ride the world’s fastest-growing major market for commercial aviation.
The launch of Nintendo’s new console begins a make-or-break period for a company that defined videogame hardware for three decades but now faces tougher competition.
The heir to South Korea’s biggest business empire emerged from a marathon grilling by prosecutors after 22 hours of questioning, a $5 lunchbox and a bowl of noodles.
French prosecutors said they have opened an investigation into Renault on suspicion of emissions fraud and assigned three judges to the case.
Ten Iridium Communications satellites, set to go into orbit Saturday, are ushering in a new chapter in air-traffic control—which the U.S. aviation industry plans to sit out for now.
A federal judge on Thursday ruled that Oliver Schmidt, one of the six Volkswagen AG executives charged in the company’s emissions-cheating scandal, will remain in custody without bond ahead of trial in Michigan.
The Wall Street Journal said a libel lawsuit brought by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson against one of its reporters has been settled. The suit stemmed from a 2012 article that described Mr. Adelson as “foul-mouthed.”
Federal Reserve and Treasury Department officials in August 2011 had privately formalized a plan to make on-time payments on Treasury debt and delay paying other government bills if Congress and the White House failed to reach an agreement to raise the federal borrowing limit.
Lowe’s Cos. is cutting thousands of workers and shuffling the jobs of thousands more, according to people familiar with the matter, as the home-improvement retailer tries to adapt to shifting shopping habits.
The U.S. budget deficit widened last month compared with a year earlier, and forecasters anticipate a growing mismatch between government spending and revenues in the coming years.
Takata plans to pay $1 billion to resolve a U.S. criminal probe of its rupture-prone air bags. The company could plead guilty as early as Friday to criminal wrongdoing.
India’s Tata Group chose a new chairman Thursday. Tata Sons Ltd., the holding company that controls the group, said it will appoint Natarajan Chandrasekaran.
American Apparel has lined up a buyer for one of its Southern California manufacturing plants, a deal which could potentially save more than 330 jobs, a lawyer for American Apparel said Thursday.
McDonald’s Corp. is in the business of selling food quickly, but it has been slow to many industry trends, including transferring ownership of its restaurants to independent operators—an easy way to derive stable revenue.
Cigna has dropped coverage of Mylan’s EpiPen and switched to its generic alternative, following public outrage over sharp price increases for the lifesaving drug.
Container cargo imports surged during the final weeks of 2016, as retailers reported strong holiday spending and stocked up on inventory heading into the new year.
Hess Corp. said its capital and exploratory budget will grow by 18% in 2017 compared with last year as it dives deeper into the oil patch, following similar moves from other shale drillers that have made investors wary.
The Environmental Protection Agency has accused Fiat Chrysler of diesel-emissions violations, saying the auto maker allegedly used software on recent diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Ram trucks.
A year after China’s Haier Group bought one of one of GE’s most storied businesses, it remains determined to cut costs at a Louisville appliance-manufacturing complex.
The chairman and chief executive of AT&T visited Trump Tower to meet with a president-elect who has expressed concerns about the company’s proposed purchase of Time Warner.
The Arizona Attorney General is planning to sue blood-testing company Theranos, alleging that it defrauded consumers in the state, according to a state bidding document.
Amazon.com said the online retail giant plans to create more than 100,000 full-time jobs in the U.S. by mid-2018, becoming the latest company to promise job creation during president-elect Donald Trump’s first term.
Steven Mnuchin, nominated to be the next Treasury secretary, stands to benefit personally from a revival of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac—a policy he backs—though he has pledged to quit the positions soon after his confirmation.
Lockheed Martin executives were sitting down again with Pentagon officials to thrash out terms for the next multi-billion dollar batch of 90 F-35 combat jets.
The Federal Reserve on Thursday released the transcripts of its policy meetings in 2011, a year when it held interest rates near zero, let one bond-buying program expire and created a new one in its continuing efforts to boost the modest U.S. economic recovery.
McDonald’s is inviting bids for a significant stake in its Japan unit, days after it reached a deal to sell its China and Hong Kong franchises.
Economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates three times this year but can’t agree on when those increases will come.
The election of Donald Trump has economic forecasters thinking hard about something that hasn’t been a problem for a while: upside risks. In a Journal survey, 64% of respondents said the risk was to the upside, the highest in over two years.
The number of Americans who applied for first-time unemployment benefits rose last week from near a four-decade low, but the figure remains at a level indicating steady job creation.
Delta Air Lines reported sliding profit in the latest quarter amid rising labor costs, but the company said it expects an important industry metric to turn positive in the current quarter.
Apple is planning to build a significant new business in original television shows and movies, a move that could make it a bigger player in Hollywood and offset slowing sales of iPhones and iPads.
Shares in Swiss jewelry and watchmaker Richemont jumped after the company said sales during the last three months of 2016 increased 6% from the previous year, offering hope that the battered luxury goods sector may have turned a corner.
Akio Toyoda met with Mike Pence on Tuesday, following criticism from Donald Trump about the company’s Mexican production facilities.