Activist Investors Often Leak Plans to a Favored Few
For a new breed of “activist” investors, tipping other investors is part of the playbook. Susan Pulliam joins MoneyBeat with details.
Big Oil Shifts Focus to First World Countries
Big oil companies are shifting focus from developing countries to regions like New Zealand, home to an oil exploration boom, in a bid for stability and more predictable cash flow.
Unforgettable Workplace Safety Videos
For decades, companies have used films and videos to promote workplace safety. Now employers are taking them to the next level.
Can America Afford a New Nuclear Bomber?
In an era of belt-tightening, the Pentagon hopes to spend $550 million each for new bombers. Too much? Air Force Major General Garrett Harencak talks with The Wall Street Journal's John Bussey.
Gaza Conflict Takes Heavy Toll on Palestinian Children
More than 200 Palestinians under age 18 have been killed during three weeks of fighting in Gaza. WSJ's Nicholas Casey reports from Gaza City, where Israel's latest military invasion is taking a heavy toll on children.
Musician Channels the Sounds of Afghanistan
The musician Quraishi once dreamed of playing guitar, but decided to focus instead on the rubab, a stringed instrument from his home country of Afghanistan. His new CD is called “Mountain Melodies." Photo: Jennifer Weiss for The Wall Street Journal
Humanitarian Ceasefire in Gaza Breaks Down
Early Sunday morning a humanitarian truce between Israel and Hamas collapsed when Hamas militants fired rockets into Israel. The militant group has since agreed to observe a 24-hour truce into Monday afternoon. WSJ's Bryan Quinn reports. Photo: AP
Can Chinese Pork Producer Crack Second IPO?
For the world’s biggest pork producer, China’s WH, a second try at an IPO looks set to succeed. WSJ’s Ramy Inocencio talks with Hong Kong bureau chief Ken Brown on why WH’s first IPO failed and why U.S. pork prices are cheaper than China’s.
Michelle Wolf: From Bear Stearns to Comedy
Michelle Wolf is a very funny comedian who performed at the 'Just For Laughs' comedy festival in Montreal this weekend. She also used to work for Bear Stearns. This surprising factoid came out in the middle of our interview.
America's Heartland Wants its RFD-TV
RFD-TV's audience is small, but its members are flooding the FCC with letters expressing concerns about the proposed mergers of Comcast/Time Warner Cable and AT&T/DirecTV. Their message echoes loud and clear: they don't want to lose their RFD-TV. Photo: Facebook/Action Shots N More