Japan's Stock Market Is Booming. It Isn't All About the Weak Yen. 

Although some prominent companies such as Toyota are benefiting from a weaker Japanese currency, the broad impact is mixed.

Venture Capitalists Are Playing Matchmaker in the Age of AI 

Startup investors have long fostered relationships with potential customers for their portfolio companies. AI is making them more important.

The Dow Is a Terrible Index. But It Is Telling Us Something Important. 

Though anchored in the past, the Dow Jones Industrial Average captures something about the way the market changes.

Financial Services Roundup: Market Talk 

Commonwealth Bank, Judo and more in the latest Market Talks covering Financial Services.

BOE Leaves Rates Unchanged, Signals It's Closer to Cutting 

The U.K.'s central bank left its key rate at 5.25% but indicated it could lower it in the coming months-possibly as early as June.

Spain's BBVA Goes Hostile in Pursuit of Smaller Banking Rival Sabadell 

Its $12 billion-plus stock offer faced immediate opposition from the Spanish government.

Making Money Off the Weight-Loss Revolution Has Even Wall Street Befuddled 

Investors ponder how to trade a trend that might take years or decades to play out.

What CFOs Are Saying About Higher-for-Longer Rates 

Interest rates were set to fall. Now, companies are hunting for ways to offset higher debt costs, making sure potential deals are worth the extra financing cost and bracing for more sales pressure.

Chinese Stocks Rebound, but Foundation for Rally Still Weak 

Stocks in Chinese companies have bounced back, but investors have seen false dawns before.

Buybacks Are Back: Corporate America Is on a Spending Spree 

Share repurchases in the first quarter are up sharply, led by Meta and Apple.

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