Chinese Cars Are Still Cheap. But They’re No…

SHANGHAI—Long known for being cheap but ugly, Chinese cars are starting to turn heads as domestic manufacturers poach star designers from foreign rivals. Lured by top-dollar salaries—and the chance to put their stamp on an…

Airlines Warn Shutdown Strains are Worsening

Some of the biggest U.S. airlines warned passengers would soon face worse delays and more canceled flights if the partial federal government shutdown drags on further. But each carrier also warned that the impact of…

How Companies Secretly Boost Their Glassdoor Ratings

Last summer, employees of Guaranteed Rate Inc. posted a stream of negative reviews about the mortgage broker on Glassdoor, a company-ratings website. “An American sweatshop,” read a one-star review in June. “Worst company I ever…

Companies Try to Skirt Shutdown’s IPO Limbo

The monthlong government shutdown is forcing some companies to seek alternate routes to go public while the main markets regulator is unable to greenlight IPOs. Biotechnology companies Gossamer Bio Inc. and TCR2 Therapeutics Inc. have…

The Public Face of Huawei’s Global Fight

For more than a decade, working her way through at least seven passports, she crisscrossed the globe, helping to transform China’s Huawei Technologies Co. into the world’s biggest telecom equipment company—while working to reassure investors,…

Bill Gates: The Best Investment I’ve Ever Made

Technology is a boom-or-bust business, but it’s mostly busts. I’ve always assumed that 10% of my technology investments will succeed—and succeed wildly. The other 90% I expect to fail. When I made the transition from…

Where Is Sen. Mitch McConnell?

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Three Reasons the Syria Attack Is So Ominous

3:19   The Best Stuff We Saw at CES 2019 1/9/2019 CES is the world’s biggest show-and-tell. Companies bring their quirkiest and most ambitious projects—good, bad or insane. We may never buy any of it,…

WeWork’s CEO Makes Millions as Landlord to WeWork

For more than two months after employees at International Business Machines Corp. moved into a Manhattan building managed by office space giant WeWork Cos., frequent elevator problems forced workers to climb the stairs of the…

Hostile Bid for Gannett Rattles Some in the…

The hostile takeover bid for USA Today parent Gannett Co. GCI 21.23% by MNG Enterprises Inc., a newspaper group backed by a hedge fund, stoked fears that an industry already reeling from years of cutbacks…

As Demand for Small Cars Weakens, More Auto…

DETROIT—Cheap small sedans and hatchbacks have long been the gateway into the auto market for many generations of American drivers. But demand for these models is shrinking fast in favor of larger, more versatile crossovers…

How to Prepare for a Presidential Run: The…

9:56   Electric Scooters: Israel’s Two-Wheeled Solution to Traffic and Sabbath 12/20/2018 Electric-scooter rental companies are hitting speed bumps in the U.S. over safety and other concerns. But in Tel Aviv, one in 10 residents…

Best of CES 2019: The Craziest and Coolest…

Reuters Video: The Best Stuff We Saw at CES 2019 Emily Prapuolenis/The Wall Street Journal Video: The Best Stuff We Saw at CES 2019 CES is the world’s biggest show-and-tell. Companies bring their quirkiest and…