The Wall Street Journal – Markets News

  • CSX's First-Class Ticket to Chaos
    on December 16, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    Railroad CSX paid a princely sum to snag an infirm new CEO this year, and now it faces service woes and has installed an interim chief. […]

  • Bank Stocks Can Fight the Fed, for Now
    on December 15, 2017 at 10:12 pm

    At some point, higher interest rates may become a negative for banks, but not for a while. Despite the flattening of the yield curve, banks’ net interest margins have been rising, and their stocks have fared well. […]

  • Can the Tax Cut Boost Stocks?
    on December 15, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    Businesses are getting a profit windfall from the Republican tax bill, but after this year’s stock market rally, the gains won’t make their shares look cheap. […]

  • Airbus Has Trouble in the Cockpit
    on December 15, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    The investment case for airplane giant Airbus is simple: It has nine years’ worth of aircraft orders to fulfill; all it has to do is execute. The trouble is, the people meant to execute it are leaving. […]

  • Can Adobe Keep the Clouds Away?
    on December 15, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    Software maker Adobe Systems’ solid performance should help as rising peer valuations will make investors pickier. […]

  • H&M's Ugly Start to Christmas
    on December 15, 2017 at 3:20 pm

    Too late for this holiday shopping season, the owner of mall fashion stalwart H&M is finally getting serious about resizing its store footprint for the digital age. The move is long overdue, and will be painful. […]

  • How to Tell If Disney Is Getting Fox for a Good Price
    on December 15, 2017 at 3:58 am

    Rupert Murdoch is selling out to Disney and getting a fairy-tale ending. Disney shareholders shouldn’t be too worried about overpaying though. […]

  • No Sequel to 'Massacre at the Shopping Mall'
    on December 14, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    Amazon didn’t stop retailers’ Christmas from coming. Somehow or other, it came just the same. […]

  • Fox Gives Disney Muscle for Next Net Fight
    on December 14, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    Getting bigger as Disney is doing gives it improved leverage to negotiate favorable distribution terms with cable and wireless companies, which stand to gain by the rollback of net neutrality. […]