Trade Uncertainty Clouds Global Growth Prospects

Small steps toward a trade truce between China and the U.S. last week likely aren’t enough to diminish uncertainties that are holding back global economic growth. Negotiators agreed to put off a round of U.S.…

Should Consumers Be Able to Sell Their Own…

People around the world are confused and concerned about what companies do with the data they collect from their interactions with consumers. A global survey conducted last fall by the research firm Ipsos gives a…

America Is Losing the Chinese Shopper

BEIJING—Political controversy isn’t the only problem American companies face in China. They are also up against adversaries like Three Squirrels. In just seven years the maker of nuts, seeds and fruits has become one of…

Executive Privilege: What Are the Limits?

9:56 Electric Scooters: Israel’s Two-Wheeled Solution to Traffic and Sabbath 12/20/2018 5:30AM 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…

The Food Industry Looks to Turn Garbage Into…

Food and beverage companies are combing through their garbage looking for potential profits. Mondelez International Inc., MDLZ 0.71% Starbucks Corp. SBUX 1.11% and Anheuser-Busch InBev SA BUD 0.63% are among the industry giants developing foods…

PG&E Starts to Cut Power for Nearly 800,000…

PG&E Corp. PCG 1.19% has begun to shut off power to hundreds of thousands of people in California as it seeks to prevent its electric lines from sparking more deadly wildfires, in what is believed…

American Airlines Pushes Return of 737 MAX to…

American Airlines Group Inc. said it expects Boeing Co. ’s 737 MAX will remain out of service until January, the latest example of how the grounded plane continues to create additional costs and logistical burdens…

Europe’s Old Universities Spin Out New Tech Companies

OXFORD, England—The world’s oldest universities are learning to promote their newest technologies using American-style entrepreneurialism. Across Europe, academic institutions are intensifying efforts to get promising ideas out of their labs and into commercial use, following…

Tesla Needs Its Battery Maker. A Culture Clash…

“What will our investors think?” one Panasonic executive remembers wondering. Five years after committing to invest billions of dollars in a shared battery factory in the Nevada desert, Panasonic has a strained relationship with the…

Trump’s Call to Leave Syria Draws Fire From…

President Trump’s latest move to end U.S. involvement in Syria drew a burst of condemnation from dedicated supporters, who warned that abandoning a key ally, the Kurds, and walking away from the fight against Islamic…

Want to Make a Big Bet on Oil…

12:26 Danica Patrick Discusses Her Post-Nascar Life as an Entrepreneur 9/27/2019 7:00AM 9/27/2019 Retired Nascar driver Danica Patrick talks to WSJ's Lee Hawkins about her post-racing life as an entrepreneur, which has taken her into…

Some Expected Larry Culp to Break Apart GE.…

When Larry Culp gathered top General Electric Co. officers for a summit north of New York City last month, the chief executive had a message for them. He wasn’t going to dismantle their company. Now…