Wall Street Journal
Thu, 23 May 2013 03:03:55 GMT
It is the headquarters for PokerStars, the largest online poker company in the world by a wide margin. And it is from this unusual perch the company is playing a difficult hand: just two years after being shut down in the U.S., and with its founder . .
Thu, 23 May 2013 01:40:50 GMT
Wary of China, US Steps Into Sprint's Board - While the U.S. government has a long history of imposing restrictions on the operations of telecom companies when foreign investors get involved, it is unusual for officials to exert such broad influence over how a company is run, people who follow .Japan's SoftBank to give US govt Sprint board choice: WSJThe West Australianall 34 news articles .
Thu, 23 May 2013 00:00:33 GMT
. we reasonably could," Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said in an interview with The - on Wednesday. "If economics were the only consideration, we would not have done this." After repaying the U.S., Tesla has about $679 million in . .
Thu, 23 May 2013 12:50:34 GMT
Still up on the U.S. economic front, the Federal Housing Finance Agency's March home price index is to be released at 9 a.m. Economists expect an increase of 0.8% on the month. And new home sales for April, due out at 10 a.m., are expected to rise 2.2 . .
Thu, 23 May 2013 12:15:27 GMT
In the U.S., as in other Western markets, a long-term consumer shift to wine and liquor is hitting mainstream beer sales. In response, brewers have moved toward pricier, upscale lagers, niche craft brews and flavored ciders to try and offset weak volumes.and more .
Wed, 22 May 2013 18:54:12 GMT
US to Fund Glaxo's Research on Antibiotics - U.S. officials are also eager to have new antibiotics in hand to fight any lethal bugs that could be deployed in a bioterrorist attack. But many drug companies have stopped working in the antibiotic field because they consider the potential profits to . .
Wed, 22 May 2013 21:19:35 GMT
The plans highlight the Detroit Three auto maker's recent market share gains against Japanese rivals and the auto industry's prime position in the U.S. economic recovery. Car sales have roared ahead this year even as retail spending on clothing and . .
Thu, 23 May 2013 10:05:42 GMT
Young people in particular have moved to cities for jobs, especially from rural areas, and then switched to suburbs in their 30s when they built families. The U.S. housing boom from 2002 to 2006 accelerated these trends, sending Americans scrambling to . .
Thu, 23 May 2013 06:57:55 GMT
The - Dollar Index, which tracks the U.S. dollar against a basket of currencies, was at around 75.858 from about 75.877 in late New York Wednesday. â€”Kosaku Narioka contributed to this article. Write to Tatsuo Ito at firstname.lastname@example.org more .
Wed, 22 May 2013 23:33:10 GMT
Jack Keane and Danielle Pletka: How to Stop Assad's Slaughter - A version of this article appeared May 23, 2013, on page A17 in the U.S. edition of The - , with the headline: How to Stop Assad's Slaughter. Copyright 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This copy is for your personal, . .