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Monday, November 18, 2019

FedEx CEO to New York Times after tax-bill exposé: Debate me, bro!

FedEx Corp. Chief Executive Fred Smith had a combative response to a New York Times report that detailed how the delivery giant cut its tax bill to zero: Debate...

In One Chart: Why Dow 28,000 could mark that ‘blowoff top’ bears have been...

Last month, the Federal Reserve began snatching up short-term Treasury debt to the tune of $60 billion per month in response to the repo mess that sent a chill...

The Wall Street Journal: Yahoo Japan and chat app Line agree to 50-50 merger

TOKYO — Internet portal Yahoo Japan Corp. and chat app Line said Monday they have reached a basic agreement to merge in a deal that includes buying out Line...

The Wall Street Journal: California at heightened risk of wildfires, blackouts this week

The National Weather Service issued high-level fire warnings for Southern California on Sunday, while PG&E Corp. warned of more power outages in Northern California where high winds and dry...

The Wall Street Journal: Sondland kept top Trump administration officials apprised of Ukraine efforts

WASHINGTON — A U.S. ambassador set to testify this week in the House impeachment inquiry kept several Trump administration officials apprised of his effort to get Ukraine to launch...

The Wall Street Journal: FAA may overhaul plane-certification process in wake of 737 Max...

DUBAI — U.S. air-safety regulators are considering ways to alter fundamentally how they certify aircraft in the wake of Boeing Co.’s BA, +1.15%   737 Max crisis, the head...

Key Words: Trump supporters are in a cult, and Mitch McConnell is one of...

President Donald Trump’s followers are part of a “cult” — and that includes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, longtime news anchor Dan Rather said Sunday. Speaking on CNN’s “Reliable Sources...

The Margin: Bill Gates passes Jeff Bezos for title of world’s richest person

For the first time in two years, Jeff Bezos is no longer the richest person in the world. But the new No. 1 is a familiar name. Bill Gates is...

The New York Post: Jeff Bezos said to be eyeing purchase of NFL’s Seattle...

Jeff Bezos may be eyeing the NFL team that’s playing in his own backyard. The Amazon AMZN, -0.86%   founder — and world’s second-richest person with a fortune of $109...

The Wall Street Journal: Aramco IPO seeks valuation up to $1.7 trillion, well short...

Saudi Aramco said it is aiming for a valuation of $1.6 trillion to $1.7 trillion from the planned initial public offering of the state-owned energy giant, falling well short...