What Would Kate Spade Do? The Question Drives…

In the days following the designer Kate Spade’s suicide last June, the website of her newest creation, a shoe and handbag company called Frances Valentine, crashed. Products sold out at a furious pace and letters…

A Vale Employee Predicted the Dam Would Fail.…

BRUMADINHO, Brazil—Olavo Coelho was unusually subdued in late January and talked to family members about God and the afterlife. For years, he had worried about the safety of a dam holding waste at the Córrego…

Uber’s First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion

Uber Technologies Inc.’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery competitors. The San Francisco company swung…

For Renault and FCA, Past Auto Deals Hold…

BERLIN—As the leaders of Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV discuss their plans for creating a new car behemoth, they may want to study the industry’s previous deals to discover why big auto mergers…

Why Theres No Retail Apocalypse

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How Drug Prices Work

4:53 A Home Built to Be a Live-In Museum and Expansive Library 2/21/2019 11:00AM 2/21/2019 After their house burned down, David Montague and his wife decided to rebuild a home tailored to their needs, where…

‘No-Deal’ Brexit Returns to Forefront of Debate

LONDON—In the Brexit lexicon, it is called “no deal.” Forget about negotiating a bilateral withdrawal treaty between the U.K. and the European Union. Just leave and start over. With Prime Minister Theresa May’s premiership drawing…

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer

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Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn’t…

TOKYO—President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disagreement with his advisers. “I view it differently,” Mr. Trump said Monday, speaking at…

Trade Tension Deals Tractor Makers a Fresh Blow

Tariffs and trade tensions are pushing U.S. farm-equipment makers into a deeper ditch. Deere & Co., CNH Industrial NV and other makers of the tractors and combines used to plant and harvest American crops are…

In Europe, Haggling Begins Over Who Will Succeed…

FRANKFURT—It’s horse-trading season in Europe. The opaque process is coming under renewed scrutiny given Mr. Draghi’s dominant role in Europe’s economic recovery since he assumed office nearly eight years ago. Mr. Draghi’s 2012 pledge to…

At $2 Million, New Novartis Drug Is Priciest…

The world’s most expensive medicine is about to hit the market. A one-time treatment for a devastating infant muscle-wasting disease won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Friday. Its maker Novartis AG NVS…