Target Comes to the Lower East Side

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 20 min ago
Target Corp. has signed a lease to open a 22,500 square-foot store at the 1.9 million-square-foot development stretching across several Manhattan blocks called Essex Crossing.

The Lesson of Al Golin's Career in Public Relations: Make That Phone Call

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 6 min ago
In 1957, when Al Golin was a young public-relations man in Chicago, a friend suggested he should make a pitch to the owner of a fledgling drive--in hamburger chain. His public-relations firm—now known as Golin, part of Interpublic Group—is still working for McDonald’s 60 years later.

White House Press Dinner Proceeds Without Trump

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:23
Amid strained relations between the media and the Trump administration, the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner went forward as a low-key affair on Saturday without the president for the first time in more than 30 years.

Trump Says at Rally He Has Delivered '100 Days of Action'

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:17
The president took swipes at Democrats and the media while defending his record at a campaign-style rally in Pennsylvania marking his 100th day in office.

What Presidency's Start Tells Us About the Path Forward

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 14:53
History suggests that the report card of President Trump’s first 100 days means less than what he has learned and what kinds of adjustments he makes, Gerald F. Seib writes.

National Monuments That Could Soon Be on the Chopping Block

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 14:39
President Trump said Wednesday he wanted to stop the “massive federal land grab” of designating national monuments in an executive order signing ceremony.

Trump Returns to a Keystone of His Win

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 11:10
President Donald Trump returns Saturday to a state that proved crucial to his election victory, appearing at a rally in Pennsylvania to mark his 100th day in office.

25 Years Later: How the Riots Changed Policing in Los Angeles

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 10:58
A quarter century after the riots, observers say the city’s police department has regained trust through community policing and by curbing shootings by officers. Yet the specter of the unrest is still present.

Dealers Decide Cars Are Taking Up Too Much Prime Space

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 10:21
Needing big lots in busy areas, car dealers have scooped up some of the most valuable real estate in America. But shoppers no longer need to see the merchandise up close, so dealers are backing out.

Opioid Epidemic Takes Its Toll on Camden

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 06:41
Police in Camden, N.J., are fielding more calls for overdoses than for homicides this year, as deaths linked to opioid abuse have surged at a pace the police chief calls ‘really alarming.’

India's Cash Crackdown Prompts More to Pay by Phone

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 05:00
Following India’s crackdown on cash, millions of residents who never even used a credit card are leapfrogging into mobile, finding phone apps more accessible than plastic.

Elon Musk, Satya Nadella, Irene Rosenfeld, Mark Zuckerberg: People to Watch

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 04:00
These company CEOs will be providing insights into their businesses and industries in the week ahead.

At NRA Meeting, Trump Warns of Challengers in 2020

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:55
On his 99th day in office, President Donald Trump looked ahead to the next presidential race, warning supporters that a swarm of Democrats would be coming for him in 2020 and taking aim at one potential rival in particular.

New Plan, Same Hurdle in GOP's Quest to Gut Obamacare

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:54
Republicans intent on toppling the Affordable Care Act are up against both party division and rising support for a law that has become ‘part of the daily fabric of people’s lives.’

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Earned $27.4 Million Last Year

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:10
Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer’s compensation totaled $27.4 million last year, a package mostly unaffected by a deal to sell Yahoo’s core business to Verizon Communications Inc. or two large security breaches that nearly scuttled the acquisition.

Exxon Profit Jump a Sign of Strengthening Oil Companies

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:53
Exxon Mobil’s profit more than doubled in the first quarter of the year as the oil and gas giant signaled a strengthening in business amid a reprieve in commodity price depression.

Elon Musk's Latest Dream: Underground Roadways

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:00
The chef executive of Tesla Inc. touted ambitious plans Friday, including an underground roadway accessed by elevators, more giant battery factories and an electric semi truck.

Tillerson Proposes 2,300 Job Cuts From State Department

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:34
U.S. chief diplomat Rex Tillerson is floating a plan to slash 2,300 jobs and 26% of the budget from the State Department, affirming the Trump administration’s intention to favor military over diplomatic spending.

Don't Believe the Hype: Fyre Festival Flops in the Bahamas

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:23
The much-hyped Fyre Festival has gone up in flames—with organizers abruptly canceling the high-end concert in the Bahamas, where stranded attendees were trying desperately to get home.

Appeals Court Affirms Decision Blocking Anthem-Cigna Merger

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:54
A federal appeals court on Friday declined to allow health insurer Anthem Inc. to acquire Cigna Corp., affirming a trial judge’s recent ruling that blocked the deal on antitrust grounds.

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