Business News from the Wall Street Journal
- Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:34:55 +0000: Another Step in the Push to Weaponize Global Finance - WSJ.com: US Business
U.S. tariffs intensify pressure on the Turkish lira, raising the prospect of an open-ended cycle of protectionism and devaluation, Greg Ip writes.
- Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:30:29 +0000: U.S. Worker Productivity Improves at Best Pace in Three Years - WSJ.com: US Business
U.S. worker productivity accelerated this spring at the best pace in more than three years, a possible sign stronger business investment is giving workers the tools they need to boost output.
- Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:40:29 +0000: WhatsApp Founder's 'Rest and Vest' Reward From Facebook: $450 Million - WSJ.com: US Business
After WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum said he was leaving Facebook in April, he has continued showing up at the social-media giant’s headquarters. His incentive for doing so: about $450 million in stock awards.
- Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:28:35 +0000: Turkey's Economic Red Flags Stand Out Among Emerging Markets - WSJ.com: US Business
Few other countries are troubled by as broad a constellation of economic problems as Turkey. And that may reduce the risk of contagion.
- Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:18:23 +0000: Retail Sales and Manufacturing Are Powering U.S. Growth This Summer - WSJ.com: US Business
A jump in retail sales and rising manufacturing output suggest the U.S. economy’s strong growth in the second quarter continued into the third.