News Archive for May 1, 2016

  • China’s Manufacturing Gauge Expands at Slower Pace as Stimulus Fades

    BEIJING—An official gauge of factory activity in China edged down in April, signaling a modest weakening of momentum for the world's second-largest economy despite easy-credit policies and a stronger real-estate market.

  • Where to Click for Healthy Meals, Fast

    LET'S START WITH the bad news. By now, most of us have given up on our ambitious New Year's resolutions to eat more vegetables. It's too much trouble, not tasty enough—or, often, both. In fact, only 13% of Americans eat the servings of ...

  • Stars Gather for White House Correspondents’ Dinner

    President Barack Obama talks with Carol Lee of The Wall Street Journal at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. A highlight of the annual event is the president's speech, in which he pokes fun ...

  • China’s Factory Activity Loses Some Momentum in April

    BEIJING—Factory activity in China lost a little momentum in April, but still expanded for a second straight month following a stretch of seven months of contraction, official data showed Sunday.

  • 1970s Stories and Celebrities Sans Smiles

    Henry Horenstein | Tales From the '70s ClampArt 531 W. 25th St., Ground Floor 646-230-0020 Through May 21The tales that Henry Horenstein has to tell are primarily about honky-tonk joints and personalities, stock-car racing, and life in an ...

  • China’s Nonmanufacturing PMI Fell in April

    ​BEIJING—China's official nonmanufacturing purchasing managers index, a gauge of activity outside factory floors, fell to 53.5 in April from 53.8 in March, the National Bureau of Statistics said Sunday.

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