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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Wall Street Journal

The Last Great Republican Rupture

2 days ago
The showdown between Ford and Reagan at the deeply divided 1976 convention was a preview for today’s fractured GOP.

Tax Breaks for Twitter Bring Benefits and Criticism

2 days ago
A Twitter-funded community center in San Francisco is a result of tech-company tax breaks that are helping revitalize the Tenderloin district but also drawing criticism for exacerbating the city’s lack of affordable housing.

A Disgraced Trader's Struggle for Redemption

2 days ago
Alexis Stenfors’s investment-banking career evaporated when he lied about losses. Moving on hasn’t been easy.

U.S. Stock Drop Weighs on Global Markets

2 days ago
Global stocks were mostly lower on the last trading day of the month, as a late-day selloff in U.S. tech shares reverberated overseas.

Dow Industrials Fall Sharply as Tech Shares Slump

3 days ago
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was on track for its biggest percentage drop since February as blue-chip technology shares slumped anew Thursday.

Valeant to Make Sweeping Changes to Board

4 days ago
Valeant Pharmaceuticals is planning sweeping changes to its board of directors as it moves to set a new tone at the top of a company under fire from politicians and investors for its management and drug-pricing practices.

Valeant Was Too Aggressive in Raising Drug Prices, CEO Says

4 days ago
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has made mistakes and been too aggressive in the past in dramatically boosting ​the ​price​ of some of its drugs, the company’s outgoing chief executive is expected to tell a Senate committee Wednesday.

Once Bustling Trade Ports Lose Momentum

4 days ago
From Shanghai to Hamburg, the once bustling global trade ports that handle giant container ships on key shipping routes are falling quiet as business turns down.

Global Stocks Inch Higher Ahead of Central Bank Meetings

5 days ago
Global stocks mostly inched higher as investors looked ahead to key company earnings reports and central bank meetings later in the week.

Mitsubishi Used Improper Fuel-Economy Tests Since 1991

5 days ago
Mitsubishi Motors said it has been using improper fuel-economy testing methods for certain cars in Japan since 1991.

Hershey Gets Sweet on Dried Meat Bars

6 days ago
Hershey CEO J.P. Bilbrey says healthier eating habits, shrinking shelf space and an increase in alternative snacks are prompting the 122-year-old chocolate maker to turn to protein bars to sweeten profits.

President Xi Jinping's Most Dangerous Venture Yet: Remaking China's Military

6 days ago
Chinese leader’s plan to revamp the armed forces, a milestone in the nation’s emergence from isolationism, faces hurdles at home.

Global Stocks Weighed Down by Falling Commodity Prices

6 days ago
Global stocks inched lower, weighed down by falling commodity prices, as investors prepared for another week of first-quarter earnings reports and meetings of the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan.

Brazil's Giant Problem

04/22/2016
Corruption is just a symptom of Brazil’s deeper issue: a vast state apparatus that has tried to be the country’s engine of economic growth.