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Fox Mindful of Debt as It Eyes Time Warner

WSJ.com What's News US - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:54
Ever since his News Corp survived a bruising liquidity crisis in the early 1990s, Rupert Murdoch has been careful to avoid getting overextended financially. But his pursuit of Time Warner could test that philosophy.

WSJ Takes Some Computer Systems Offline After Cyber Intrusion

WSJ.com What's News US - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:49
Computer systems housing The Wall Street Journal's news graphics were hacked by outside parties, according to Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co.

Connecticut Court to Revisit Protection for Whistleblowers

WSJ.com What's News US - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:14
Connecticut's highest court is set to weigh in on a case against UBS that could limit protections for whistleblowers in the state.

DealBook: Offering Small Fees, Banks Cater to Low-Income Customers

NYT > Business - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:08
The products provide a different kind of payout: good will from regulators and a chance to woo customers who might one day become profitable.






DealBook: The ‘Death Blow’ to Herbalife Promised by William Ackman Falls Short of Its Billing

NYT > Business - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:05
The hedge fund billionaire William A. Ackman spent more than three hours trying to convince everyone who would listen that Herbalife is a fraud. Its stock rose more than 25 percent.

Herbalife Rallies in Face of New Attack by Ackman

WSJ.com What's News US - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:03
William Ackman had promised a "death blow" against Herbalife. Wall Street instead gave new life to the nutritional-supplement company's stock.

State of the Art: Review: Amazon’s Fire Phone

NYT > Business - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:00
Despite its flashy features, such as Dynamic Perspective and Firefly, the Fire Phone can stand alone for those uninterested in such frills.






Microsoft Digests Nokia and Qualcomm Gets a 4G Boost

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:00
Software giant Microsoft and wireless behemoth Qualcomm were prominent today.






DealBook: Fed Is Said to Criticize Deutsche Bank’s Oversight and Reporting Efforts

NYT > Business - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:58
A lawyer for a former employee of the bank said the Federal Reserve Bank of New York told the German bank of its findings in December.

Deal Professor: Changing Old Antitrust Thinking for a New Gilded Age

NYT > Business - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:56
Industry-consolidating acquisitions are all the rage, creating huge corporations similar to the trusts of a century ago, but different enough to require policy that considers effects beyond competition.

Apple, Inc. Just Delivered a Solid Quarter

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:52
... but it still wasn't enough to appease Wall Street's lofty expectations.






Apple Case Over Labor Code Is Granted Class-Action Status

NYT > Business - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:48
A judge in California certified a class of 21,000 current and former Apple employees who claim the company did not give them required meal and rest breaks.

Officials Focus on E-Cigarette Ads Aimed at Youths

NYT > Business - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:29
State attorneys general are being urged to consider legal action against companies that appear to be trying to lure young people with old advertising tactics that drew others to smoke, officials say.

Familiar Ignition Flaw Leads to Recall by Chrysler of Jeep S.U.V.s

NYT > Business - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:27
The defect affects a still-undetermined number of Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees manufactured between 2005 and 2007.






Buffett's Favorite Business Trait

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:15
Buffett's favorite trait found in a surprising company.






Is Wall Street Overreacting to Netflix's Quarter?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:14
Getting into the mindset of short-sighted investors.






Puma Biotechnology Inc's Overnight Triple is Just the Beginning

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:03
Pfizer gives Puma Biotechnology a gift, while Puma might be able to steal sales from Roche.






Is Seagate Technologies or Western Digital a Better Buy? 1 Metric Says It All

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:00
Over a 16-month period, one of these two hard disk drive giants has established itself as a clear leader.






Why Harley-Davidson, Inc., Netflix, Inc., and Allegheny Technologies Inc. Are Today's 3 Worst Stocks

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 19:54
Abandoning its all-American image, expanding internationally, and investing heavily in future growth sent these 3 stocks lower today






1 Struggling Dividend Giant

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 19:45
Why this company can't be happy.






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