The Wall Street Journal – Markets News

  • Growth Is the Missing Ingredient for Kraft Heinz
    on February 17, 2018 at 6:20 am

    Kraft Heinz should tend to its own brands before snapping up more. […]

  • A Cheap Option on Car Industry Consolidation
    on February 16, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    Is the French government under Emmanuel Macron any closer to letting go of Renault, France’s biggest car maker? The signals are mixed, but a move might be worth betting on anyway. […]

  • Infrastructure Plan Falls Flat for Investors
    on February 16, 2018 at 1:45 pm

    President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan has left investors in infrastructure firms unimpressed. […]

  • CBS Profits Add to Case For Independence
    on February 16, 2018 at 12:47 pm

    In CBS and Viacom’s on-again, off-again merger talks, the burden falls disproportionately on Viacom to make the case that it is worth CBS’s trouble. […]

  • What Markets Tell Us About Jacob Zuma's Demise
    on February 15, 2018 at 11:06 pm

    South Africa’s rand has already performed strongly this year, while President Jacob Zuma’s departure may help keep the country’s bonds in an elite club that investors all but have to own. […]

  • Health-Care Deals: An Offer They Can't Refuse
    on February 15, 2018 at 4:26 pm

    The health-care industry is in the throes of a major shake-up. That creates a situation in which companies face a greater risk by standing pat than possibly overpaying for an acquisition. […]

  • Nestlé's Fortunes Melting Like Ice Cream
    on February 15, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    Nestlé’s Chief Executive Mark Schneider has grasped the challenge facing the world’s largest food company. But making Nestlé more responsive and entrepreneurial is proving to be a very tall order. […]

  • Airbus Soars Into Cash
    on February 15, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    So long as airplane giant Airbus churns out planes with increasing frequency, while picking up efficiency gains along the way, more cash will follow. […]

  • Cisco Switches Back On
    on February 14, 2018 at 11:07 pm

    The network giant’s old businesses help revive growth. […]