Latest U.S. Tariffs Could Make Auto Parts Pricier
The Trump administration’s latest tariffs will hammer Chinese auto-parts makers, likely raising prices for their U.S. customers, who have few...
Union Pacific's Cure for Congestion: Imitate a Rival
Union Pacific Corp. never hired Hunter Harrison to run its sprawling network. But with congestion clogging its system, the company is now adopting...
Ordering Coffee Through Your Car? New Apps Turn Cars Into Smartphones, Raising Safety Questions
Car makers seeking new revenue streams are offering drivers the ability to preorder coffee or make restaurant reservations on the move, raising...
Apple Leads With Its Pricier iPhones This Year
For the second straight year, Apple is starting to sell its new iPhone models at different times—but this time, the lag reflects a staggered...
AutoNation's Outspoken Chief Executive to Step Down Next Year
AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson, who stood out in the tight-lipped auto industry for his outspoken personality, will step down after leading the U.S.’s...
Amazon Forecast to Be No. 3 Digital Advertising Player in 2018
Th tech giant is expected to surpass Verizon’s Oath and Microsoft, according to new eMarketer estimates, according to research firm eMarketer.
McDonald's Avoids Fines as Europe Rules Its Tax Deal Is Legal
European Union regulators said McDonald’s tax arrangement in Luxembourg is legal, dropping an investigation against the U.S. fast-food giant in...
Bank of Japan Maintains Promise to Keep Extremely Low Rates for 'Extended Period'
The Bank of Japan reiterated that it would keep interest rates extremely low “for an extended period,” holding to forward guidance it first...
WeWork Reaches Settlement on Noncompete Pacts
The shared-office company agreed to sharply curtail its practice of requiring most employees to sign broad noncompete agreements, as part of a...
Holidays Gifts May Escape Tariffs, but Retailers Won't
The newly announced U.S. tariffs on Chinese consumer goods won’t hit most items that will be in stores for the 2018 holidays, but retailers are...
Former SeaWorld CEO Settles Claim He Misled Investors
James Atchison will pay more than $1 million to settle SEC charges he wasn’t upfront with investors about the impact documentary film “Blackfish”...
DOJ Opened Probe of Tesla After Musk's Going-Private Tweet
Tesla said it received a “voluntary request for documents” from the Justice Department, which came after CEO Elon Musk’s tweet to take the company...