Inside Uber and DoorDash’s Push to Win the…

Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc. and DoorDash Inc. are spending tens of millions of dollars and flooding voters with messages in a neck-and-neck battle to preserve their current business model in California. The companies, along…

Countries Try Shorter Covid-19 Quarantines in Bid to…

A growing number of countries are trimming the length of time people potentially exposed to the coronavirus need to self-quarantine to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19. Their reasoning: Shorter spells might help manage the…

How Delayed Is Your Mail-In Ballot?

The U.S. Postal Service has urged voters to mail in their presidential ballots at least a week before their state’s due date in order to be counted. But that might not be enough time—with delays…

Pandemic Fatigue Is Real—And It’s Spreading

From the corridors of Washington to the cobblestones of Paris, the coronavirus is roaring back and authorities are ramping up restrictions again. This time around, however, everyone is tired. Hospital staff world-wide are demoralized after…

Business on Biden: Not So Bad, Given the…

Former Vice President Joe Biden is running for president on the sort of platform that usually makes business sweat: higher taxes on corporations and investors, aggressive action to phase out fossil fuels, stronger unions and…

In Xi Jinping’s China, Nationalism Takes a Dark…

The wave of nationalism sweeping through China, amplified by party propaganda, the political ambitions of Xi Jinping and the country’s success in containing Covid-19, is taking a darker turn, with echoes of the country’s Maoist…

Spread of Electric Cars Sparks Fights for Control…

Electric vehicles are widely seen as the automobile industry’s future, but a battle is unfolding in states across America over who should control the charging stations that could gradually replace fuel pumps. From Exelon Corp.…

One of the Year’s Worst Short Bets Defies…

No stock has been more heavily attacked by activist short sellers this year than GSX Techedu Inc., GSX 0.38% a New York-listed Chinese tutoring company. So far, GSX has come out on top. After quintupling…

How To Avoid Paying the Cruelest Tax: Inflation

With their portfolios gyrating and an election looming, investors are spending more time than usual pondering what their taxes will look like in the future. But they haven’t given much thought lately to “the cruelest…