The U.S. has made a big bet on subsidizing nuclear power. But is it the right one? Some states have provided billions of dollars in aid packages to keep struggling nuclear plants operating. Meanwhile, the federal government offers a loan-guarantee program fo…
WASHINGTONThe Senate unanimously passed legislation that would re-examine U.S. support for the Hong Kong government as clashes between police and protesters seeking to counter Beijings control over the largely self-governing territory grow more violent. Mass…
WASHINGTONTrade talks between the U.S. and China are in danger of hitting an impasse, threatening to derail the Trump administrations plan for a limited phase-one pact this year, according to former administration officials and others following the talks. Bo…
Record numbers of generic drugs for cancer, heart ailments and other conditions have received U.S. approval in recent years, raising hopes that the new competition would reduce high drug costs. But many of the lower-price medicines havent hit the market, a Wa…
Levi Strauss and Wrangler both got their start as the go-to jeans for cowboys, railroad workers and others who pioneered the American West. Today, they are on opposite sides of a political divide that is affecting not only how people vote but what they buy. …
One of the great financial puzzles of the past decade has been why companies didnt load up with the cheapest money in history to invest more. There are lots of theories, most of them wrong: low investment was because cash was used for share buybacks instead;…
Sluggish sales at Home Depot Inc. and Kohls Corp. underscored challenges facing retailers ahead of the key holiday season, while growth at off-price retailer TJX Cos. showed that shoppers are still snapping up bargains. Despite a strong U.S. economy, traditi…
Technology stocks are racing toward their best year in a decade, underscoring investors interest in companies offering everything from memory chips to social-media platforms. Investors have favored shares of rapidly growing, relatively pricey companies over …
WASHINGTONThree current and former national-security officials testified that they were immediately concerned by a July 25 call in which President Trump urged his Ukrainian counterpart to undertake investigations that could benefit him politically, in the thi…
DUBAIBoeing Co. has secured more deals for its grounded 737 MAX, a timely endorsement as the plane maker seeks regulatory approval for returning the aircraft to service. The MAX deals, happening at the biennial Dubai Air Show, broke a five-month order drough…