Tue, 26 May 2015 21:47:52 EDTInvestors are pouring money into upscale youth hostels, betting the next big market in hospitality will be the scruffy, cost-conscious backpacking crowd.
Tue, 26 May 2015 20:53:17 EDTSociété Générale is picking apart Bache—a commodities house and the last link to a historic Wall Street name—in another sign of how the trading of raw materials has fallen on hard times.
Tue, 26 May 2015 19:22:19 EDTThe Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped the most in nearly a month Tuesday, as the latest batch of uneven economic data jolted the stock market out of its May lull.
Wed, 27 May 2015 00:13:45 EDTAmerican companies looking to do deals abroad are finding a welcome tailwind: a strong U.S. dollar.
Tue, 26 May 2015 22:10:53 EDTThe criminal trial of the alleged mastermind of a vast interest-rate-rigging scandal has begun in London, with prosecutors describing former bank trader Tom Hayes as dishonest and greedy.
Tue, 26 May 2015 23:50:49 EDTWhen crude prices were high, the commercial real-estate market in Canada’s oil capital rivaled that of Houston. Now energy companies are cutting back, vacating a record amount of space even as construction of nine major buildings is under way.
Tue, 26 May 2015 20:51:59 EDTBrookfield Property Partners is plowing ahead with a giant $2 billion glass tower on New York City’s West Side.
Tue, 26 May 2015 17:53:51 EDTCalifornia, a state notorious for strict environmental reviews and aggressive community activist groups, may have just gotten even tougher for developers.
Wed, 27 May 2015 03:24:17 EDTApple Inc. will likely issue the company’s first yen-denominated bonds in June, in the latest of several moves to take advantage of rock-bottom interest rates in some non-U.S. markets.
Tue, 26 May 2015 20:50:29 EDTCotton prices eked out a gain Tuesday after five sessions of losses, with a rainy forecast in the Texas Panhandle leading traders to bet the U.S. could plant less of the crop.
Tue, 26 May 2015 20:51:07 EDTHighland Capital Management is suing Credit Suisse for more than $500 million in an effort to recoup some losses from an ill-fated loan program to developers of U.S. luxury properties during the mid-2000s.
Tue, 26 May 2015 18:11:41 EDTCharter finally got the cable consolidation it was seeking with deals to buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House. But it had to pay up to get them.
Tue, 26 May 2015 20:54:53 EDTOne reason new-home sales are still so low: New-home prices are still out of reach for many Americans.
Tue, 26 May 2015 19:37:40 EDTAhead of the Tape: Tiffany expects an awful first quarter, but analysts may have overcompensated for that.
Tue, 26 May 2015 22:04:46 EDTInvestors following the reorganization of the Samsung empire should keep their eyes on the electronics prize.
Tue, 26 May 2015 11:55:05 EDTFiat Chrysler is calling for consolidation in the auto industry. That may reflect challenges in the company’s stand-alone strategy.
Tue, 26 May 2015 21:10:22 EDTSpain’s growth numbers have impressed markets, but not voters. The country has a lot still to do.
Tue, 26 May 2015 04:38:15 EDTA Chinese play for Fortescue Metals is about more than snapping up iron ore at low prices. China has a strategic interest in keeping marginal producers alive.
Mon, 25 May 2015 22:00:27 EDTAfter surging earlier in the year, bond trading has once again slumped. April saw the lowest level of trading activity in years.
Mon, 25 May 2015 22:03:05 EDTShake Shack has achieved cult status among investors. But its low float has also contributed to irrational movement in the stock.