List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2018

London Markets: U.K. stocks climb to 10-week high, as metals prices soar

London Markets: U.K. stocks climb to 10-week high, as metals prices soar

U.K. stocks inched higher for a third straight session on Thursday, boosted by a gain for Rentokil Initial after a well-received earnings report. Shares of miners continued to rise on… Read more »

Jeff Bezos: Amazon employees should start meetings by reading memos ‘with the clarity of angels singing’

Jeff Bezos: Amazon employees should start meetings by reading memos ‘with the clarity of angels singing’

Executives at Amazon have an eccentric — and nerve-wracking — way to begin meetings. Amazon AMZN, +1.60% CEO Jeff Bezos wrote in his annual shareholders’ letter that they don’t do… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil hovers at 3 1/2-year high as investors look ahead to OPEC meeting

Futures Movers: Oil hovers at 3 1/2-year high as investors look ahead to OPEC meeting

The U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday said crude supplies fell by 1.1 million barrels for the week ended April 13. Analysts surveyed by S&P Global Platts had forecast a… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Probe into Southwest fatality looks at fan blade, engine cover

The Wall Street Journal: Probe into Southwest fatality looks at fan blade, engine cover

Preliminary data points to an unexpected hazard in the deadly midair engine rupture and emergency landing of Southwest Flight 1380: the engine cover. The Southwest Airlines Co. LUV, +2.86%  … Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: China has reservations about Qualcomm’s $44 billion deal for NXP

The Wall Street Journal: China has reservations about Qualcomm’s $44 billion deal for NXP

BEIJING — China’s Commerce Ministry said a preliminary review of Qualcomm Inc.’s $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors has found “issues that are hard to resolve.” A spokesman for the… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: California, Trump administration reach deal to send National Guard to border

The Wall Street Journal: California, Trump administration reach deal to send National Guard to border

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed an order authorizing 400 state National Guard troops to be deployed as part of President Donald Trump’s order for troops to be sent to… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Investigators looking at fan blade, engine cover in Southwest fatality

The Wall Street Journal: Investigators looking at fan blade, engine cover in Southwest fatality

Preliminary data points to an unexpected hazard in the deadly midair engine rupture and emergency landing of Southwest Flight 1380: the engine cover. The Southwest Airlines Co. LUV, +2.86%  … Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to design its own chips as part of hardware push

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to design its own chips as part of hardware push

Facebook Inc. is planning to design chips that could be used in its consumer devices, artificial-intelligence software and data centers, according to a person familiar with the matter and recent… Read more »

Asia Markets: Asian markets jump higher as oil prices gain

Asia Markets: Asian markets jump higher as oil prices gain

Asia-Pacific stocks were broadly higher Thursday, building on gains a day earlier, with oil prices at 3½-year highs helping to boost sentiment for the region’s equities. The Nikkei NIK, +0.62%… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Trump implies he has no plans to pull plug on Russia investigation

The Wall Street Journal: Trump implies he has no plans to pull plug on Russia investigation

President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested he had no immediate plans to fire the two Justice Department officials overseeing the investigation into whether his associates colluded with Russia’s efforts to interfere… Read more »

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