America's Fuel-Making Corridor Prepares for Hurricane Laura
Refineries, petrochemical facilities and ports along the Gulf Coast were closing as Hurricane Laura barreled toward the Texas-Louisiana border.
Vanguard Scales Back in Asia
The indexing giant plans to close its operations in Hong Kong and Japan, as it focuses on individual investors and mainland China.
Dick's Sporting Goods' Profit, E-commerce Sales Surge
With many gyms closed by the coronavirus pandemic, homebound Americans spent the summer buying new bicycles, golf clubs and treadmills-boosting sales at one of the few chains that sells them all, Dick's Sporting Goods.
Mattress Maker Casper Sleep Names New CFO as It Looks to Turn a Profit
The New York-based company, which is known for sending its mattresses to customers in a box, on Wednesday named Mike Monahan as chief financial officer, effective Aug. 31. Mr. Monahan is set to replace Casper's current interim finance chief Stuart Brown, who has been in the role since May.
Ford Gears Up for the Post-Pandemic Office
With its white-collar employees working remotely at least until January because of the coronavirus pandemic, Ford is taking advantage of its empty buildings to reconfigure the workplace.
Ant Group's $200 Billion Hill Could Soon Become Mountainous
Chinese financial-technology company Ant Group may sound small, but it could ride China's technology-investment wave to grow into a market behemoth.
U.S. Firms in China Say Trump's WeChat Ban Will Hit Them Where It Hurts
U.S. businesses in China are pushing back against a looming Trump administration ban on Tencent's WeChat app, with a report shedding light on just how vital the tool is to companies doing business in the world's second-largest economy.
Bain Capital's New Fund Terms Pass Muster in New Mexico
Bain Capital's latest flagship fund provides some fee flexibility to investors as well as recurring opportunities to claw back their capital, while lowering the threshold at which the firm can begin collecting profits.
Nordstrom's Already Bad Year Gets Worse
Nordstrom was all about accentuating the bottom line, after some unflattering top-line results.
Visa Unveils More Powerful AI Tool That Approves or Denies Card Transactions
Visa said it has developed a more advanced artificial intelligence system that can approve or decline credit and debit transactions on behalf of banks whose own networks are down.