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Box Stacks Up its Cloud Gains

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:17:46 EDT
Young tech companies like to move fast and break things, but humbled upstart Box has discovered the value of taking things slow and steady.

Unilever Cost-Cutting Turns Out to Be Twisty Path to Profits

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:45:31 EDT
The Anglo-Dutch consumer giant has been hit by upstart competitors like ice-cream brand Halo Top, as brand-building is a less predictable business than it used to be.

For a Profitable Tech Stock That's Still Cheap, Look to Taiwan

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:58:24 EDT
TSMC stands to benefit from the hottest tech trends, from new smartphones to cryptocurrencies.

Dr. Copper Needs Lessons in Chinese Medicine

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:18:56 EDT
Copper is testing three-year highs and the Dow has just broken 23000. Is global growth about to go through the roof? Unlikely: take a closer look at China.

IBM: Big Blue Coming Out of the Red

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:30:43 EDT
The company reported another decline in quarterly revenue on a year-over-year basis Tuesday. But revenue fell only 0.4% and ended up exceeding Wall Street’s consensus forecast. That gave its shares a big boost.

China's Xi to World: Party First, Reform Second

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:45:56 EDT
The Chinese leader laid out a vision for a nation well on its way toward achieving “moderate prosperity”—one that is guided by the steady hand of the state.

Investors Need to Watch This Nasty Drug-Price Feud

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:33:14 EDT
Pharmacy-benefit managers are supposed to reduce drug prices but haven’t, and their customers are pushing back.

Reckitt Makeover Clears Way for Pfizer Bid

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:08:51 EDT
The London-listed consumer group is doing what activist Nelson Peltz wants Procter & Gamble to do—but M&A may be an ulterior motive.

Should You Buy Retailers for Christmas?

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:59:17 EDT
Retail stocks are, as the Wall Street cliché puts it, cheap for a reason. But are they too cheap?