Do You Know the Difference Between Being Rich and Being Wealthy?

To one man, money was a plaything. To another, it was a possibility. Guess which one came out ahead in the end? | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 4 hours ago

Lisa Su’s AMD Is Flying High as Rival Chip Maker Intel Stumbles

Long an also-ran in the U.S. semiconductor industry, Advanced Micro Devices is surging during the pandemic under CEO Lisa Su, who took over in 2014 and now sees both challenges and opportunities ahead. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 21 hours ago

More Farmers Declare Bankruptcy Despite Record Levels of Federal Aid

More U.S. farmers are filing for bankruptcy, as federal payments projected to reach record levels this year fall short of compensating for the coronavirus pandemic and a yearslong slump in the agricultural economy. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

People Are Flying Again–But Only for Cheap Vacations

Discount-seeking tourists will revive passenger numbers but not airline profits, particularly for full-service carriers. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

State Department Lifts International Travel Advisory

The State Department lifted a nearly five-month-old advisory warning Americans against international travel, citing overall improvements in the global pandemic. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

NYSE Owner Agrees to Buy Mortgage-Software Firm Ellie Mae

Intercontinental Exchange, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, said it would acquire mortgage-software firm Ellie Mae, a landmark bet by the exchange giant on the digitization of the U.S. mortgage industry. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

New York Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve National Rifle Association

New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association, alleging that insiders violated the state’s nonprofit laws. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

NYC to Set Up Checkpoints to Enforce Quarantine Order

Checkpoints will be set up at bridges and tunnels leading into New York City to enforce a quarantine order for people coming from states with high rates of Covid-19. New U.S. coronavirus cases climbed above 50,000 for the first time in three days. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

Coronavirus Has Upended Everything Airlines Know About Pricing

The pandemic has completely confounded the computers that spit out airfares based on passenger behavior. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 days ago

Visa, MasterCard Debit Fees Are Hurting Retailers, Sen. Richard Durbin Says

Sen. Richard Durbin says anticompetitive practices by large card networks and debit-card issuers are costing merchants potentially billions of dollars amid the pandemic. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 days ago

The Teenager Allegedly Behind the Twitter Hack and How He Did It

A crucial moment in the worst hack in Twitter’s history was when a Florida teenager convinced a company employee that he was a co-worker, prosecutors say. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 days ago

The World’s Best Athletes Are Now Better at Shooting

NBA stars in the bubble and European soccer players in empty stadiums have one thing in common: They have improved at shooting. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

The Pandemic Is a Dress Rehearsal

The world is entering a transformative era. Prepare for more chaos and instability. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

Can You Test Positive for Coronavirus and Be at Work? Sports Leagues Say Yes

While the scientific community is still trying to fully understand who is still infectious, the NFL and MLB say it’s safe for players to return even while they’re still testing positive and enough time has elapsed. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

For Some, a Recovery from Covid Brings a Greater Sense of Safety

Scientists don’t know how long any immunity to future infection might last. But many patients say recovery has given them a greater confidence to resume their lives. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 4 days ago

Covid Supercharges Federal Reserve as Backup Lender to the World

When the coronavirus halted the global economy in March, the U.S. central bank lent massively to counterparts abroad. The action—among its most significant expansions of power yet—cemented the dollar’s dominance. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 4 days ago

‘New Normal’ Emerges for Companies Navigating Covid-19 Pandemic

Business executives say they are getting a better grip on what a world transformed by the coronavirus looks like, giving them more confidence to lay out new strategies. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 4 days ago

Consumers, Flush with Stimulus Money, Shun Credit-Card Debt

Delinquencies were widely expected to surge when unemployment soared at the start of lockdowns. Instead, the opposite happened: credit-card debt in the U.S. and other advanced economies has dropped. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

Retailers, Beware: Shoppers Don’t Like to Be Watched Online

When consumers are given suggestions based on their browsing, they often just leave. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

Facial Recognition’s Next Big Play: The Sports Stadium

Los Angeles Football Club wants to “move everything to face,” while the New York Mets are testing the system on players and staff. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

Tesla Pulls Ahead in the Coronavirus Era After Elon Musk’s Years of Struggle

For all of Elon Musk’s public complaining about the handling of the pandemic, Tesla is shaping up to be one of the biggest business winners of the Covid-19 era. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

Henrietta Lacks and Her Remarkable Cells Will Finally See Some Payback

Cancer cells from Henrietta Lacks have proved invaluable for research, and for decades labs and companies have gained financially from using them, with nothing for her or her family. Now, two entities that benefited say they are giving back. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

WSJ News Exclusive | Microsoft and Bytedance Put TikTok Talks on Hold After Trump Signals Opposition

Microsoft has paused negotiations to buy the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app TikTok after President Trump said late Friday he opposes the deal. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Microsoft and Bytedance Put TikTok Talks on Hold After Trump Signals Opposition

Microsoft has paused negotiations to buy the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app TikTok after President Trump said late Friday he opposes the deal. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Pickup Trucks Are Getting Huge. Got a Problem with That?

America’s hardest-working status symbols, pickups are exploding in size and eating up roadways. Dan Neil questions these behemoths’ styling...and safety. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Chinese Officials Hijacked My Company

A joint venture applied to Beijing for patents on 510 of my designs, without notifying or crediting me. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Eric Schmidt Says Artificial Intelligence Will Be Key to U.S. National Security

Eric Schmidt, the former top executive of Google, described artificial intelligence as a linchpin in global power struggles and warned the U.S. could fall behind rivals like China unless it elevates AI as a cornerstone of national security. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 7 days ago

Lawmakers Urge FTC Probe of Mobile Ad Industry’s Tracking of Consumers

A group of members of Congress is asking the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into the mobile advertising industry’s practice of covertly tracking consumers using digital display ads. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 7 days ago

One-Room Schoolhouses Make a Covid-19 Comeback–In Backyards and Garages

Remote-learning plans by schools have parents crafting ways to get children out of the house. ‘We’re calling it dome school,’ said one enterprising mother who erected a geodesic polyhedron in her backyard. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 7 days ago

BuzzFeed starts selling products directly to consumers

BuzzFeed has long recommended products to its audience, earning a cut of the revenue when readers click the links in its articles and buy from the sites that actually sell the goods. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 7 days ago

BuzzFeed Starts Selling Products Directly to Consumers

BuzzFeed has long recommended products to its audience, earning a cut of the revenue when readers click the links in its articles and buy from the sites that actually sell the goods. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 7 days ago

Russia Seeks to Register First Covid-19 Vaccine in August

Hard hit by the pandemic, Russia has employed the armed forces, shortened trial approval times and sped up clinical evaluations in an attempt to assert itself in a race for a vaccine. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 7 days ago

Affirm Prepares IPO That Could Value Fintech Firm at Up to $10B

Affirm is laying the groundwork for an initial public offering that could value the financial-technology startup at as much as $10 billion. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 7 days ago

Say It Ain’t So, Trader Joe’s

The grocer takes woke orders on its brands from a 17-year-old. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 8 days ago

Why Music’s Biggest Stars Aren’t Focused on Actual Music

Between fashion collabs, music-competition shows and selling rosé, artists are choosing to follow the money—and the money isn’t in albums. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 8 days ago

Mystery Seeds Spread Around the World

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said consumers in at least 22 U.S. states and several other countries had received unsolicited packages of seeds. Canada, the U.K. and Australia all are investigating. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 8 days ago

4 Hours on Social Media = 78% of Young Girls Are Lonely

A new study shows that adolescent girls are more lonely than ever due to the coronavirus and social-distancing restrictions. While technology is meant to help alleviate the loneliness by helping girls connect with friends, it also can exacerbate the sense of isolation. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 8 days ago

Big-cap tech stocks are a sucker bet (2000)

Until Monday's sell-off the Nasdaq Stock Market had enjoyed quite a run. But are the high valuations of the tech stocks that drive the Nasdaq index justified? History suggests not. By Jeremy J. Siegel | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 8 days ago

U.S. Economy Contracts by Record 32.9%

The U.S. economy contracted at a record 32.9% annual rate last quarter and weekly jobless claims rose to 1.43 million, amid signs of a slowing recovery. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 8 days ago

America Isn’t a Racist Country

If we’re going to have a national conversation, we need a bold, spirited defense of our progress. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 9 days ago

AMC, Universal Agree to Trim Theatrical Window Before Movies Go Online

Movies will play in theaters for much less time before moving to home video under a new agreement between theater chain AMC and Universal Pictures, upending the way Hollywood has done business for decades. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 9 days ago

Facebook Offers Money to Popular TikTok Creators for Its New Competing Service

Facebook’s Instagram has offered financial incentives to TikTok users with millions of followers to persuade them to use a new competing service, an escalation in a high-stakes showdown between the two social-media giants. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 9 days ago

A&E Has Lost Half Its Viewers Since Dropping ‘Live PD’

Ratings for A&E Network have plummeted since it canceled the hit police reality show “Live PD” on June 10, a sign of how much the network relies on law-enforcement programming. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 9 days ago

Moped Company Revel Suspends New York City Operations After Second Death

Revel, the moped-sharing company that brought scooters to New York City last year, has shut down operations in the city after a second person was killed early Tuesday while riding one of its scooters. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 10 days ago

Americans Receive Mystery Seeds in the Mail, Mostly from China

State officials and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are investigating reports that hundreds of residents have received seeds in the mail they didn’t order. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 10 days ago

Virtual Hajj

The annual hajj that brings more than 2 million pilgrims to Saudi Arabia’s Mecca has been drastically scaled back this year due to the pandemic, but virtual software developers are hoping to let Muslims experience what it’s like to worship at the city’s holy sites from afar. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 10 days ago

Najib Razak, Former Malaysian Prime Minister, Found Guilty in 1MDB Case

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was found guilty on all charges in his first corruption trial related to the multibillion-dollar 1MDB scandal. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 10 days ago

Remington Arms Declares Bankruptcy

The firearms maker filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time since 2018, weighed down by more debt than it can repay even as fearful Americans buy more guns than ever. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 10 days ago