Business News from the Wall Street Journal

  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 05:25:55 +0000: Amazon Project Foundered on Labor Organizing, Debate Over Subsidies - US Business
    Amazon scuttled its New York City project after talks to resolve the matter of labor organizing and to ease political opposition to subsidies failed to allay the company’s concerns.
  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 03:33:30 +0000: Payless to Close All U.S. Stores as It Prepares for Another Bankruptcy - US Business
    Retailer Payless ShoeSource plans to close all of its roughly 2,100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, in what is likely to be the largest ever retailer liquidation.
  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 02:05:29 +0000: Investor Steve Jurvetson Talks About the Allegations That Derailed His Career - US Business
    Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson is back on the investment scene with a new fund, more than a year after he was hit with allegations that he mistreated women and left the firm he co-founded.
  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:31:57 +0000: Uber Sales Growth Slows Further as IPO Nears - US Business
    Uber Technologies, as it steers toward a planned IPO later this year, reported its slowest sales growth since the company began disclosing detailed financials two years ago.
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:30:06 +0000: Brazil Police Arrest 8 Vale Employees in Dam Disaster - US Business
    Brazilian police arrested eight employees of mining giant Vale SA on suspicion of murder after a judge found evidence suggesting they had known for months about significant safety problems at one of its dams before it burst last month, killing more than 160 people.