American consumers showed no signs of belt-tightening in sales results from Walmart Inc., offering comfort to retailers worried about fallout from the trade war and the health of the global economy as the holiday shopping season nears. Walmart said its U.S.…
Chinas venture-capital boom, which spawned some of the worlds most valuable technology companies and dozens of rags-to-riches entrepreneur tales in recent years, has come to an end. A year after an abrupt turn in investor confidence in the growth and profit …
Maybe friendly really is as good as it gets when it comes to airports. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which bills itself as Americas friendliest airport, scored best among the 20 largest U.S. airports in this years Wall Street Journal airport rank…
Activist investor Carl Icahn is pushing for the proposed union of Xerox Holdings Corp. and HP Inc., arguing that a combination of the printer makers could yield big profits for investors. Mr. Icahn, who owns a 10.6% stake in Norwalk, Conn.-based Xerox, told …
Office-space startup WeWork lost $1.25 billion in the third quarter as expenses far outpaced revenue growth, draining the companys cash ahead of a bailout by SoftBank Group Corp. last month. We Co., as the parent company is officially known, said Wednesday i…
A long-awaited meeting between President Trump and Turkeys leader ended Wednesday without a resolution of key issues on which the two sides have been divided, including Ankaras purchase of a Russian air-defense system and the U.S. partnership with the Kurdish…
VENICE, ItalyDavide Pontini has seen his share of floods here in his native city. But the one this week shocked him as the tide rose to the second-highest level since records began 150 years ago, inundating swaths of the city that normally stay dry and adding…
Trade talks between the U.S. and China have hit a snag over farm purchases, as officials seek to lock down the limited trade deal President Trump outlined last month. Mr. Trump has said that China has agreed to buy up to $50 billion of soybeans, pork and oth…
When the 47-story Waldorf Astoria hotel opened on New Yorks Park Avenue in 1931, it was the tallest hotel in the world. With a radio in every one of its 2,200 suites, in-room dining and manufactured weather (the term then for air-conditioning), it was also th…