- Qualcomm Names Mollenkopf as CEO @ The Wall Street Journal - 48 minutes ago
Qualcomm named Chief Operating Officer Steve Mollenkopf as its new CEO, amid reports Microsoft was interested in him.
- Western Companies Cut Back in China @ The Wall Street Journal - 50 minutes ago
After years of rapid expansion in China, some Western companies are shedding jobs as the world's second-largest economy grows at its lowest rate in more than 20 years.
- Rothschild to Back Bumi Split @ The Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
Nathaniel Rothschild, a major shareholder of Bumi, said he will support the London-listed coal mining company's proposed split from Indonesia's Bakrie Group in a vote next week.
- North Korea: Kim's Uncle Executed @ The Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
North Korea said the uncle of dictator Kim Jong Un, who was until recently the country's de facto No. 2 official, was executed for trying to overthrow the government.
- Brent Futures Fall on Supply Concerns @ The Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
Brent oil futures skidded to a three-week intraday low as concern mounted that Libya's plans to reopen its eastern oil export terminals would bring an oversupply of crude oil to the global market.
- Dollar Hits Five-Year High Against Yen @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago
The dollar hit its highest level against the yen in more than five years in Tokyo trading, before retreating slightly, as investors bet recently firm U.S. data will prompt the Fed to soon pare its bond ...
- Euro-Zone Jobs Market Stabilizes @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago
The euro-zone jobs market stabilized in the six months to September, according to employment figures, bringing an end to a long decline in the number of people at work in the 17 countries that use the ...
- Las Vegas Sands Pulls Plug on Madrid Resort @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago
Las Vegas Sands said it is shelving plans to build Europe's largest integrated gambling and leisure resort in a suburb of Madrid, in a setback to government efforts to revive the Spanish capital's economy....
- China Seeks to Trim Rare-Earth Exports @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago
China signaled that it is seeking to trim its exports of rare earths for the first time in two years.
- China Economic Conference Balances Reform, Stable … @ The Wall Street Journal - 5 hours ago
China closed a key economic conference on its policies for 2014, with the government suggesting a need to press ahead with reforms while maintaining stable economic growth.
- Abe Raises Security Concerns With Some Asean Leade … @ The Wall Street Journal - 8 hours ago
Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe raised regional-security concerns with Southeast Asian leaders in bilateral talks on the eve of the first meeting of Asian leaders since China's declaration of an air-defense ...
- Spanish Inflation Picks Up Slightly @ The Wall Street Journal - 9 hours ago
Spain's inflation rate was 0.3% in November, pushed up by higher transportation costs, after being flat in October.
- Yen Hits Low; Stocks Little Changed @ The Wall Street Journal - 10 hours ago
Expectations that the Fed could soon scale back its monetary stimulus continued to dominate markets, pulling the yen to a five-year low against the dollar. European stock markets were little changed.
- Oculus Raises More Money but 3D Gaming Is Still a … The Wall Street Journal - 11 hours ago
A leading game manufacturer raised a hefty sum of venture capital in hopes of conquering an elusive goal: trying to interest consumers in buying 3D virtual-reality technology. Bloomberg News A gamer wore an Oculus headset during an expo in London in September. Oculus VR of Irvine, Calif., said it raised $75 million in …
- Weak Yen Lifts Nikkei @ The Wall Street Journal - 11 hours ago
Japanese and Australian shares moved higher on Friday, as the dollar set a five-year high against the yen at the end of a mixed week for regional markets. The Nikkei rose 1%.
- Tata Steel's Rise Isn't Iron Clad @ The Wall Street Journal - 11 hours ago
Investors should temper expectations for the Europe-India steel giant.
- Indonesia Signals Concerns Over Regional Security @ The Wall Street Journal - 11 hours ago
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono expressed concern about South China Sea border disputes and said it was paying close attention to Japan's "recent security-policy thinking."
- Japan's Abe Seeks Allies in China Row @ The Wall Street Journal - 11 hours ago
Winding up a year of diplomacy, Japan's prime minister kicked off a four-day summit with Southeast Asian leaders as the region takes on renewed importance for Japan's economic and security strategies.
- Indian Industry Contracts as Inflation Rises @ The Wall Street Journal - 12 hours ago
Asia's third-largest economy shows further signs of stagflation despite recent lending-rate cuts by the Bank of India.
- Bangladesh Hangs Politician @ The Wall Street Journal - 16 hours ago
Bangladesh executed an opposition politician found guilty of committing war crimes during the country's 1971 independence struggle.
- China Cinda Soars in Debut @ The Wall Street Journal - 17 hours ago
Shares of China Cinda, which was created to clean up the country's bad debt, rose 26% in its first day of trading in Hong Kong. But a close look shows the company might be contributing to China's rising ...
- Coca-Cola Shakes Up Americas Management @ The Wall Street Journal - 17 hours ago
Coca-Cola announced a shakeup of its Americas business, saying president Steve Cahillane was leaving the soda giant.
- Australian Dollar Falls to 3-Month Low @ The Wall Street Journal - 17 hours ago
The Australian dollar sank to a three-month low against the U.S. dollar after a disappointing Australian jobs report compounded concerns about economic growth
- The Wizard of Macau @ The Wall Street Journal - 17 hours ago
A flamboyant Chinese entrepreneur is trying to reshape the richest—but most somber—gambling mecca in the world: Macau.
- Behind November's Retail Sales Numbers @ The Wall Street Journal - 18 hours ago
Early reports of lackluster Black Friday sales and strong overall November retail numbers aren't contradictory, they're just measuring different things.
- China Citic Wants to Write Off Bad Loans @ The Wall Street Journal - 18 hours ago
China Citic, the country's seventh-largest bank, plans seek shareholder approval to write off more than a half-billion dollars in nonperforming loans as China's bad-debt levels start to rise.
- House Approves Budget Pact @ The Wall Street Journal - 18 hours ago
The House passed a budget bill designed to avoid a government shutdown next month and relax spending limits in the next two years.
- Ante Up for Australia Office Empire @ The Wall Street Journal - 18 hours ago
GPT Group will need to chuck in more cash if it wants to win a bidding war for Australia's property prize.
- Everbright Bank's Dimly Lit IPO @ The Wall Street Journal - 18 hours ago
The latest public offering by a Chinese bank presents investors with another unpalatable opportunity.
- KPMG: Turned Over China Documents to U.S. Regulato … @ The Wall Street Journal - 19 hours ago
KPMG International handed over accounting documents on Chinese companies to U.S. regulators this year, allowing the government to investigate potential fraud by U.S.-listed Chinese firms, KPMG's chairman ...
- J.P. Morgan to Settle Madoff Probe for More Than $1 … @ The Wall Street Journal - 20 hours ago
J.P. Morgan Chase is expected to pay more than $1 billion in penalties to the Justice Department to end a criminal probe into whether it provided adequate warnings about convicted fraud figure Bernard ...
- Europe's Banking Watchdog Warns on Bitcoin @ The Wall Street Journal - 20 hours ago
European banking authorities have joined those chorus warning of the perils of the virtual currency bitcoin, stressing the lack of consumer-protection laws and the vulnerability of virtual currencies to ...
- DJIA Falls to Five-Week Low @ The Wall Street Journal - 22 hours ago
Stocks fell Thursday as investors continued to weigh the prospects of reduced economic support from the Federal Reserve and the appeal of taking money off the table after the market's record-breaking rally....
- Samsung Loses Korea Patent Case @ The Wall Street Journal - 23 hours ago
A Seoul court ruled that Apple did not violate some of Samsung Electronics' patents, dealing a rare blow to the South Korean smartphone maker in its home turf.
- SMFG Nears Deal for Railroad-Leasing Firm @ The Wall Street Journal - 23 hours ago
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group agrees to buy a Chicago-based railroad leasing business from Perella Weinberg Partners.
- Japan Lawmakers Press for Speedy Pension Overhaul @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 4:16 AM SGT
Ruling party lawmakers urge senior pension bureaucrats to push ahead with changes amid mounting pressure on the $1.2 trillion government pension fund to change its cautious investment stance.
- Former Thai Premier Indicted for Murder @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 3:56 AM SGT
Thailand's former Premier Abhisit Vejjajiva was formally indicted on murder charges over the military crackdown on street protests in 2010 that left scores dead.
- 'Volcker' Battle Lines Are Drawn @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 3:48 AM SGT
Banks and their law firms are busy figuring out how to comply with the new "Volcker rule" guidelines, while regulators are headed on a collision course over who gets supremacy in enforcement....
- Budget Deal Picks Up Steam @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 2:30 AM SGT
House Republican leaders threw their weight behind a two-year budget deal, planning to bring it to a vote Thursday as opposition in both parties failed to gain enough traction to threaten passage.
- Vatican Cleans Up Finances @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 1:57 AM SGT
A European watchdog lauded the Vatican for significant improvements in cleaning up its opaque financial dealings, boosting Pope Francis' efforts to overhaul the Holy See's finances.
- Indian Court Releases Nokia Factory @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 1:44 AM SGT
An Indian court released Nokia's plant in Chennai, which was seized in a tax dispute, but the Finnish company was ordered to deposit at least 22.5 billion rupees ($365 million) with tax authorities.
- Fed Moves Toward New Tool for Setting Rates @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 1:10 AM SGT
Federal Reserve officials hope to use an experimental bond-trading program known as a 'reverse repo' facility to fundamentally change the way the central bank sets short-term interest rates.
- Exxon Mobil Presses for Exports @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 12:33 AM SGT
Exxon is calling for the U.S. to lift restrictions on exporting domestic oil. Its public support comes as it forecasts decades of abundant supply of petroleum in the U.S. and elsewhere.
- Korea Aerospace Seals $1.1 Billion Jet Deal @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 12:19 AM SGT
Korea Aerospace has sealed a $1.1 billion deal to sell fighter jets to the Iraqi government, a pact that is South Korea's largest arms-export contract.
- Euro-Zone Industrial Output Falls @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Dec 13, 2013 12:02 AM SGT
Industrial output fell in October in the second straight month of decline and the sharpest drop since September 2012, raising questions about the sustainability of the euro zone's return to economic growth....
- Dimon Applauds Certainty With Final Rule @ The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Dec 12, 2013 10:48 PM SGT
J.P.Morgan Chase CEO James Dimon was once a loud critic of the proposed Volcker rule, but on Wednesday he was muted when asked to discuss the impact of the final 953-page edict.
- Greece Posts Budget Surplus @ The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Dec 12, 2013 10:08 PM SGT
Government posts primary budget surplus of $3.68 billion for the first 11 months of 2013 and remains on track to meet annual fiscal targets.
- Multiple Tax Rate Proposal Reveals Japan Coalition … @ The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Dec 12, 2013 9:09 PM SGT
A planned sales tax increase is again causing a headache for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as his coalition partner insists on lower rates for essential items.
- Indonesia Keeps Interest Rate at 7.5% @ The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Dec 12, 2013 8:42 PM SGT
Rate is "consistent" with inflation target and more sustainable current-account deficit, Bank Indonesia says.
- India Court Reinstates Ban on Gay Sex @ The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Dec 12, 2013 8:31 PM SGT
India's Supreme Court overturned a lower court's ruling that had decriminalized gay sex, a disappointing surprise setback for the gay-rights movement in this largely conservative country.