The Wall Street Journal – Markets News

  • Tired of Pricey FANGs? Try Shenzhen
    on December 13, 2017 at 11:48 am

    “Old economy” stocks are booming this year in China, which has sucked cash out of the tech- and consumer-focused Shenzhen index. Now looks like a good time to get in before this trade reverses. […]

  • Electronic Arts Needs the Force to Awaken Again
    on December 13, 2017 at 10:17 am

    Walt Disney isn’t the only company with a lot riding on the new Star Wars movie this week. Electronic Arts could really use a boost from the Force. […]

  • Why Westfield's Storied Shopping Mall Family Is Selling Out
    on December 13, 2017 at 3:58 am

    Europe’s largest property company is making a $25 billion bet that America’s megamalls have a bright futur […]

  • Toshiba and Western Digital Should Gain From Burying the Hatchet
    on December 12, 2017 at 2:53 pm

    Settling a dispute over the planned sale of Toshiba’s memory-chip business will give both companies more firepower to invest as industry competition intensifies. […]

  • The Fed Versus Tax Cuts
    on December 12, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    The Republican tax plan has been driving the market. The Federal Reserve could be next behind the wheel. […]

  • Bet on UniCredit for Europe's Banking Recovery
    on December 12, 2017 at 12:27 pm

    The threat of higher capital charges isn’t over for European banks, but UniCredit, Italy’s biggest lender, can take this in its stride. […]

  • Qualcomm Can Dig a Little Deeper for NXP
    on December 11, 2017 at 9:11 pm

    As Qualcomm waits for its NXP deal to get regulatory approval, activist investor Elliott Management has said the chip maker is worth more. […]

  • Stop Talking About Bitcoin's Market Cap
    on December 11, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Enthusiasts say bitcoin is taking over the world. But comparisons to real companies, currencies and countries are flawed measures for the cryptocurrency. […]

  • Despite Mergers, Hospitals Are in Serious Condition
    on December 11, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    American hospitals have a target on their backs. The latest merger talk is an attempt to rally their strength, but industry payers’ battle against high health-care costs shows no sign of letting up. […]