Chevron is acquiring Anadarko Petroleum, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, in a $33 billion deal.
Uber has talked up its expansion into new businesses beyond ride-hailing. But as it readies for its much-anticipated IPO, competition around the world is taking its toll.
An investor group from Taiwan and China plans to take control of the leading Japanese supplier of smartphone displays to Apple, in a deal worth more than $700 million, symbolizing Japan’s decline in an industry it used to dominate.
A German price-comparison service has become the first major company to sue Google following a 2017 European antitrust decision to fine the U.S. firm for abusing its dominant position in the search-engine market.
A Tokyo court extended the detention of the former chairman of Nissan Motor and Renault. He was arrested April 4 on new suspicions of financial misconduct less than a month after he was released on bail.
Tesla stopped online sales of the lowest-priced Model 3 just weeks after introducing it, the latest shift in sales tactics as the company struggles to deliver long-promised affordability and avoid losing money.
The linchpin of Walt Disney’s streaming strategy, Disney+, will be an ad-free subscription service anchored by programming based on the company’s biggest franchises.
Uber made its IPO papers public, revealing some of the secrets of a company with big, global ambitions that faces slowing growth in its core ride-hailing business.
McKinsey has been authorized to devise conflict-of-interest guidelines for the bankruptcy industry, even though the consulting firm paid $32.5 million to settle allegations that undisclosed conflicts tainted its own bankruptcy work.
J. Crew Group said it is considering splitting off its Madewell brand into a public company, separating the smaller but faster-growing apparel chain from its preppy parent.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, in his first public remarks since the fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX last month, said software changes will make the jet’s flight-control system “even safer.”
Rite Aid Corp. is halting the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping products in its drugstores, including Juul Labs’s popular nicotine-packed vaporizers, because it is concerned about the number of children and teens using them.
Families of those who perished in deadly airplane crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia are seeking payouts from plane maker Boeing in U.S. courts—but first they have to convince judges that the cases even belong there.
Campbell Soup is nearing a deal to sell its fresh-food unit’s Bolthouse Farms for about $500 million to a group led by the former chief executive of the troubled division.
Online television bundles are getting bigger and prices keep rising, edging closer to the cable bundles they were designed to replace and muddling the economic equation that has prompted millions of Americans to cut the cord.
Big3 Basketball—one of the bidders for regional sports networks that Walt Disney is selling—has lodged a complaint with regulators alleging that cable operator Charter Communications is undermining the sale process.
JetBlue Airways is girding for a battle for airport takeoff and landing slots in Europe as the U.S. carrier targets trans-Atlantic flights starting in 2021.
A Chinese coal magnate is set to buy the logistics arm of China’s industrial conglomerate Sinochem International Corp., in the biggest-ever takeover of a state-run fleet by a private company.
White House economic adviser Lawrence Kudlow said President Trump “insists” on moving forward with plans to nominate Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve Board.
The Office of Management and Budget said it is seeking comment on the possibility of eliminating or shortening the one-hour waiting period for administration officials to comment publicly on government economic reports.
Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect that raising the federal minimum wage, even by a relatively small amount, would lead to job losses.
The Federal Reserve will keep interest rates unchanged at least through the end of 2021, according to the majority of economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal.
The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, continued to accelerate in March as energy prices rebounded, a possible sign that inflation is firming after a soft patch around the end of last year.
The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nearly five decades, the latest evidence that the U.S. labor market regained its footing after a string of weak data.
Reckitt Benckiser, the company that owns Lysol disinfectant and Durex condoms, will struggle to wash its hands of its former ward Indivior. This small U.K. drug producer is in hot water in the U.S. over an alleged opioid fraud. It’s one more problem that Reckitt’s incoming chief executive will have to fix.
Carole Ghosn, wife of jailed former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn, testified for nearly three hours at a Tokyo court Thursday, responding to an order to appear as a witness in her husband’s case.
Vanguard Group is taking a tougher stance against companies whose board members it believes are stretched too thin.
As other sprawling corporations break up or divest assets, 3M is doubling down on its future as a conglomerate.
A report finds more American workers are testing positive for marijuana as more states have pushed to legalize the drug. That has generated some concern about employees in safety-sensitive roles, such as pilots and train conductors.
Many of YouTube’s most popular children’s channels generate millions of dollars in ad revenue from such video fare as kids opening presents or reviewing toys—but the content creators are elusive.
The Amazon founder’s Blue Origin has expanded dramatically in the past three years as it looks to be a player in the lucrative market for government and commercial business.
Consumer and producer prices were lifted by costlier pork and oil prices, another sign that growth in the world’s second largest economy may be stabilizing.
Former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen sent an indirect warning to two potential Trump central bank picks, saying if they want to be relevant, they will need to check their politics at the door.
The company that owns the National Enquirer said it is exploring a sale of the tabloid, which has been at the center of hush payments to women who alleged they had affairs with President Trump.
AEG Presents and Frontier Touring, which worked together on world tours of A-listers like the Rolling Stones and Taylor Swift, are forming a joint venture, with AEG buying a 50% stake in Frontier.
Personal-computer shipments in the first quarter declined world-wide, driven by a shortage of Intel computer processors, according to preliminary data from two research firms.
A bankruptcy judge urged PG&E and renewable energy suppliers to try to reach a deal to avert a jurisdictional clash with federal authorities over up to $42 billion in power-purchase agreements.
The home-goods retailer for the first time in its nearly three decades as a public company reported an annual loss and a decline in yearly sales.
Boeing and U.S. aviation regulators will be seeking what amounts to an international stamp of approval when they roll out a safety fix for 737 MAX jets, expected this summer.
Prosecutors plan to file criminal charges against Vale SA and employees of the mining giant over the deadly collapse of a mine-waste dam in January, the lead investigator told The Wall Street Journal.
The U.S. and China have agreed on an enforcement mechanism for their trade deal, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, signaling that the two sides have overcome one of the last hurdles toward reaching an accord.
Snapchat has got a lot of young users. Maybe too many--as an eMarketer forecast sees U.S. monthly average users declining for the first time this year.
Federal Reserve officials signaled greater conviction at their meeting last month that they wouldn’t need to change interest rates this year.
The U.S. budget gap widened in the first half of the fiscal year as spending rose faster than revenue, according to the Treasury Department.
Uber Technologies is aiming for a valuation in its impending initial public offering of as much as $100 billion, below previous expectations, after its competitor Lyft stumbled in its early days of trading as a public company.
State-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro will receive $9.06 billion from the Brazilian government as part of a deal that would allow the government to raise billions more from the sale of oil production rights in the country’s pre-salt offshore fields.
President Trump praised his latest pick for the Federal Reserve Board, Herman Cain, whose expected nomination has prompted doubts from Senate Republicans about the prospect of confirming him.
Japanese authorities said the seriousness of new suspicions against Carlos Ghosn justified seizure of communications between him and his lawyers, but other legal systems would see it as a violation of attorney-client privilege.
Disney rose to the top of Hollywood on the strength of its ability to pack movie theaters and theme parks. Now it is betting that to stay on top, it needs to come to you—by launching a new streaming service built around popular franchises, from “Star Wars” to “High School Musical.”
Ford Motor is shuffling roles for two of its top executives, splitting duties more sharply between its traditional car-making business and the mobility services it hopes will drive growth in the future.
One of China’s state-owned airlines joined the list of carriers seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding of its 737 MAX fleet.
For more than a generation, the Federal Reserve has floated above politics, even as partisan conflict has consumed other public institutions. That’s a norm both parties have taken for granted—until now.
U.S. consumer prices rose in March, driven by a rise in volatile oil prices that masked moderate underlying price pressures.
Delta said it would keep capacity stable into the key summer travel season in a move that will help allay investor fears that carriers are adding too much flying and depressing leisure fares. The carrier also reported a 28% rise in quarterly profit.
As U.S. companies disclose what they pay workers, one thing is clear: A lot can change in a year. The changes reflected dramatic shifts in the company’s workforce and how a middle employee is defined.
JetBlue reported a nearly 8% increase in traffic for March and said it expects revenue-per-available-seat mile to fall by about 3.1% in the company’s first quarter.
Automotive companies are discontinuing or forgoing artificial-intelligence initiatives as they grapple with the complexity of the technology and uncertainty of the business case for it.
The Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its March 19-20 meeting on Wednesday, providing more detail about officials’ discussions where most signaled they didn’t expect to raise interest rates this year.
Federal prosecutors charged a U.K. pharmaceutical company with organizing a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up sales of Suboxone Film, an opioid-addiction treatment.
Norwegian aluminum and energy company Norsk Hydro confirmed that hackers used a relatively new form of ransomware known as LockerGoga in a March 19 cyberattack that crippled the company’s global operations.
The Chicago-based media company that previously owned Jet and Ebony magazines said it had filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy protection and plans to sell its assets.
Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the central bank’s review includes looking at letting inflation drift above 2% during expansions to make up for lower inflation in during downturns.
Levi Strauss swung to a profit in the latest period with broad-based sales growth across regions and a sharply lower income-tax bill.
A former attorney at SeaWorld Entertainment pleaded guilty to insider trading. Prosecutors said he earned profits from trading shares ahead of the public disclosure of the company’s rising attendance numbers.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers Tuesday that U.S. financial institutions were prepared for the prospect of a disorderly Brexit, but said it would likely cause significant market and trade disruptions.
The Trump administration sought to play down its new plan to impose tariffs on $11.2 billion in imports from the EU, saying the move is part of a dispute over aviation subsidies, not an effort to apply pressure toward a possible EU trade deal.
The plane maker delivered 11 of its 737 MAX jets in March, less than half the rate of deliveries in the two previous months as the company contends with a global grounding of its best-selling plane after two fatal crashes.
President Trump’s most recent pick for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Herman Cain, suggested criticism of his potential candidacy was based on his conservative views, calling it ‘absolutely silly, ridiculous.‘
Job openings fell in February to the lowest level in nearly a year, a sign that demand for workers eased modestly in a month when hiring fell sharply.
Hundreds of penalty cases have been lodged against U.S. utilities, including electricity giant PG&E, for violating rules to protect essential infrastructure, but few of the violators have had their identities divulged.