Orsted, a Giant in Offshore Wind Farms, Makes a Move in the U.S.
The Danish company’s acquisition of the Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind is a sign that the United States is growing in appeal to clean energy...
Disney’s TV Division Makes Room for Fox Executives
Peter Rice, now the president of 21st Century Fox, is set to take on the top TV role, once Disney’s $71.3 billion deal for Fox is formally approved.
Canadian Job Growth Beats Estimates
The Canadian economy added more jobs than expected in September, as a sharp rebound in part-time hiring nudged the unemployment rate down to 5.9%.
U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to Lowest Level Since 1969
The unemployment rate fell in September to the lowest level since the Vietnam War while hiring cooled slightly, the latest signs of an extremely...
U.S. Trade Deficit Widened in August
The U.S. trade deficit widened in August, as a strong domestic economy boosted Americans’ purchases of foreign automobiles, industrial supplies and...
China Expands Cybersecurity Rulebook, Heightening Foreign Concerns
The added regulations, on the heels of last year’s sweeping cybersecurity law, are likely to deepen concerns among foreign corporations about their...
Mattress Firm Files for Chapter 11
Mattress Firm, the largest U.S. specialty-mattress retailer by stores, plans to close up to 700 retail outlets.
Even the Seemingly Disappointing Job Creation Numbers Are Actually Pretty Great
Employers added only 134,000 jobs last month, but that doesn’t reflect the robustness of the economy.
Breakingviews: Cybersecurity Risks Should Weigh on Investors’ Minds More Often
Concerns about trade have dominated recent economic headlines, but hacking may be an even bigger threat to global growth and prosperity.
Bits: The Week in Tech: A Breach That Ripples Far Beyond Facebook
The hack of 50 million Facebook accounts affects logins on hundreds of other sites. Plus, two billionaires lost big, and another shared the wealth.
In London’s Vegan Fish-and-Chip Shop, Banana Blossoms Play Cod
A new “chippie” in Hackney specializes in the proprietor’s own fish substitute, marinated and carefully deep-fried.
Auto Makers Consider Shifting Manufacturing to North America
Foreign car makers are considering moving more manufacturing to North America from their overseas plants following the recent U.S. trade deal.