News Archive for March 29, 2017

  • Trump’s Free Hand on Bank Deregulation

    Heard on the Street Trump’s Free Hand on Bank Deregulation The Trump administration has the power to enact substantial bank deregulation on its own without legislation.

  • EU Blocks LSE, Deutsche Börse Merger

    EU Blocks LSE, Deutsche Börse Merger The European Union’s antitrust watchdog formally blocked the planned $28 billion tie-up between Deutsche Börse AG and London Stock Exchange Group PLC after the parties failed to offer sufficient remedies to assuage antitrust concerns.

  • Investors Face Brexit Quiet Before the Negotiating Storm

    Investors Face Brexit Quiet Before the Negotiating Storm The U.K. has been in a curious position: in the EU but with a much weaker currency that reflects the market’s judgment of its prospects outside the single market. Now the clock is ticking on Brexit.

  • Global Stocks Follow Wall Street Higher

    Global Stocks Follow Wall Street Higher; Pound Steadies Global stocks inched higher Wednesday following a recovery on Wall Street, while the British pound came under modest pressure as the U.K. prepared to make its planned exit from the European Union official.

  • Tencent Hits a Speed Bump With Tesla

    Heard on the Street Tencent Hits a Speed Bump With Tesla The Chinese tech giant’s $1.8 billion stake in the U.S. electric-vehicle company looks wasteful.

  • Toshiba’s Westinghouse Electric Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    Toshiba’s Westinghouse Electric Files for Bankruptcy Protection Westinghouse, a major player in global nuclear construction, filed for bankruptcy protection, raising questions about the fate of four half-finished reactors in the U.S.

  • Westinghouse, an Electricity Pioneer

    Westinghouse, an Electricity Pioneer After 130 years, Westinghouse Electric’s future is at risk because it suffered big cost overruns on U.S. nuclear-reactor projects. A look over the decades:

  • Britain to Set Historic Brexit Process in Motion

    Britain to Set Historic Brexit Process in Motion The U.K. is set to make official its planned exit from the EU, starting on an unprecedented path to reshape its relationship with its closest allies in some of the most complex negotiations the country has ever undertaken.

  • Tesla Gets Backing of Chinese Internet Giant Tencent

    Tesla Gets Backing of Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Tesla gained a potential key ally in China after the country’s most valuable company, Tencent, revealed it had bought a 5% stake in the Silicon Valley electric-vehicle maker.

  • U.S. Holds On for Draw in Panama

    U.S. Holds On for Draw in Panama Struggling on the attack or to establish cohesion in the middle of the field, the U.S. men’s soccer team survived frenetic charges from Panama to escape with a 1-1 draw, thanks largely to Tim Howard’s steady play in goal.

  • CtW Investment Calls for Governance Changes at Universal Health Services

    CtW Investment Calls for Governance Changes at Universal Health Services An adviser to pension funds invested in hospital company Universal Health Services said it will oppose reelection of a UHS director unless the company promises to overhaul its governance.

  • California Files Charges Against Pair Who Secretly Filmed Planned Parenthood

    California Files Charges Against Pair Who Filmed Planned Parenthood David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the Center for Medical Progress were charged with 14 counts of filming people without their permission and with one count of criminal conspiracy to invade privacy.

  • FDA Nominee Plans Recusals From Decisions on Many Drug Firms

    FDA Nominee Plans Recusals From Decisions on Many Drug Firms President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Food and Drug Administration plans to recuse himself for a year from agency decisions on more than 20 companies—including several drug giants.

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  • Photos: A Look at the Waldorf Astoria Restoration

    Photos: A Look at the Waldorf Astoria Restoration A team at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP working on restoring the Waldorf Astoria plans to capture the original design intent, which involves details ranging from brick color to windows to lighting.

  • Here’s What the New Waldorf Will Look Like

    Here’s What the New Waldorf Will Look Like A design team working on the Waldorf Astoria hotel has been diving into architectural archives, researching photos and, in some cases, unearthing pieces stored for decades to plan a restoration of the landmark exteriors as well as the interior public spaces recently designated as historic by New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission.

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