BEIJING—China’s economic downturn helped drive search-engine giant Baidu Inc. to its weakest quarterly revenue growth in more than two years and a 62% profit drop, with the company warning its bread-and-butter
Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. suspended accounts they believe to be part of a Chinese effort to undermine antigovernment protests in Hong Kong, marking the first time the companies have pointed to China
WASHINGTON—President Trump on Monday called for the Federal Reserve to sharply cut interest rates and again criticized the central bank’s chairman for a “horrendous lack of vision,” while reiterating belief
The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders. The Business Roundtable
Elkhart, Ind., is flashing a warning sign about the economy. Capital of the country’s recreational-vehicle industry, the northern Indiana city and the surrounding area are watched by economists and investors
General Electric Co. pushed back further on Monday against claims by an accounting expert that the company hasn’t been forthright about its finances. In a new investor update, the company said it believes
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren remains worried that central bank interest-rate cuts are unwarranted and could destabilize the financial sector—but signaled he’s open to action
Estée Lauder Cos. projected strong growth in 2020 after the company reported sales increases in Asia and higher demand for its premium skin care brands, sending shares of the company to an all-time high.
Two fatal crashes of Boeing Co.’s 737 MAX exposed problems with the aircraft’s flight-control system, spurring aviation regulators to push for additional changes before the grounded plane can again fly
Companies across the U.S. are preparing to give federal regulators the most detailed information ever collected about how they compensate workers of all genders, races and ethnicities. All employers with
Eric Gertler, a lawyer and publishing executive, said he would continue to develop New York’s innovation economy as Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new economic development czar. Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat, announced appointment
This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here . U.S. recreational-vehicle sales are telling a story about the economy, the Fed is in focus and
A 39-year-old executive with a successful record as a senior vice president has been job-hunting since she was laid off a few months ago. She doesn’t care about matching her former title. She just wants
Airbus SE is using artificial intelligence to squeeze cost out of its finance function, an experiment launched in the aircraft maker’s Americas division that could save the corporation millions of dollars
Jerome Powell is entering the most perilous stage yet of his tenure as Federal Reserve chairman, fighting to keep the U.S. from recession while taking the blame from President Trump for skittish markets
SYDNEY—An Australian steelmaker said it will spend roughly US$700 million to expand its U.S. business, joining American rivals that have outlined plans to add capacity domestically in the wake of President
WASHINGTON—President Trump warned Chinese President Xi Jinping against reacting violently to protests in Hong Kong, saying that could threaten a trade deal, speaking hours after administration officials
SoftBank Group is leaning on its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets. The Japanese company plans
Monday: The Eurozone releases its consumer-price index for July, providing the latest insight into inflation on the Continent as policy makers worry the global economy is slowing. Wednesday: The U.S. Association
Electronic Arts Inc. kicked off the videogame industry’s annual sports season with a strong start for Madden NFL, showing the resilience of decades-old franchises as technological strides enable game to
Nordstrom Inc. invested heavily in e-commerce, didn’t open too many cavernous stores and has been quick to experiment with new types of shopping formats, including stores that don’t carry any clothes.
Graphic novels aimed at younger readers are skipping the superheroes and taking on serious subjects like mental health and body image, setting off a boom that is bolstering the children’s publishing industry.
Novartis AG Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has spent part of his 18 months at the helm of the drug giant cleaning up issues that emerged before his watch. Now, he is facing a storm of his own making. Narasimhan