Valeant CEO Is on Medical Leave
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said Chief Executive J. Michael Pearson, who the company last week confirmed was hospitalized with a severe...
Five Tech Predictions for the Year Ahead
Columnist Christopher Mims on virtual reality, predicting the future, and why whole sectors are ripe for flameout and consolidation.
China Fines Eight Shipping Firms for Price Fixing
China fined eight international shipping companies a total of $63 million for price fixing.
The Best and Worst Ads in 2015
Consumers have long bemoaned the onslaught of advertising, but this year marketers were confronted with anti-advertising sentiment that seemed to...
Supersonic Business-Jet Plan Takes Off
Aerospace firm Aerion recently won orders for a proposed supersonic business jet, hoping to entice customers to plunk down $120 million for a plane...
At Theranos, Many Strategies and Snags
Elizabeth Holmes’s blood-testing ambition has long collided with problems, according to former Theranos employees, company emails and complaints...
Sportswear Stores Struggle in Race to Reach Consumers
The spread of “athleisure” to non-specialty chains and a renewed effort by Nike to boost its direct-to-consumer sales have left smaller athletic...
GM Urged to Make Air Bags Standard in Mexico
GM is facing calls to add air bags as standard equipment on its popular compact cars in Mexico, mirroring broader pressure on auto makers to...
'Star Wars' Boosts Other Movies
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” led weekend sales at the box office. But rather than stealing attention from other releases, the movie got more...
Central Banks' Shock Therapy Has Investors on Edge
Behind the biggest market meltdowns of 2015 were familiar culprits: central banks. The bouts of turmoil highlight investors’ reliance on the words...
Aerospace Deals Come Down to Wire
The aerospace and defense industry consistently has end-of-year surprises as companies look to exceed prior commitments, and 2015 is no exception.
The Holiday Season Isn't Over Yet for Retail
Assessing the success of holiday shopping season for retailers will involve the weekend after Christmas given the calendar this year and changing...