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In front of a House committee, FBI Director James Comey denied Donald Trump's charge, made in a tweet, that President Obama had wiretapped him. Comey also confirmed the FBI is probing Russian efforts to intervene in the election.
2016 was a great year to be a CEO. A Wall Street Journal analysis finds chief executive pay jumped nearly 7 percent in fiscal 2016, after falling the year before. WSJ special writer Theo Francis with details on the study.
The big tax cut moving through Congress as part of a health bill could potentially save the president millions. The Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin joins us from the Washington newsroom.
President Trump's proposal would convert the nation's air-traffic control system into an independent organization, a controversial step backed by much of the U.S. airline industry. The Wall Street Journal's Susan Carey reports from Chicago.
Trump's Department of Defense is requesting an additional $25 billion for its base budget and $5 billion for the fund that pays for ongoing wars. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Kesling reports from the Pentagon.
Delays in disposing of illiquid investments leave some of President Trump's cabinet members facing possible restrictions on their work. The Wall Street Journal's Jean Eaglesham joins us in the studio with the details.
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, was paid more than $50,000 by Russian companies shortly before he became an adviser to the then-candidate. The Wall Street Journal's Shane Harris joins us from Washington.
Twitter notified McDonald's that its corporate account was compromised after a message critical of President Donald Trump lit up the social media network. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon has the latest details from Los Angeles.
Two federal judges have blocked President Donald Trump's latest travel ban, which temporarily blocked travelers from six majority-Muslim countries. The Wall Journal's Ashby Jones joins us in the studio with a look at what it means.
President Trump met with auto workers and executives in Michigan Wednesday. It came as he ordered a review of vehicle-emissions standards previously set by the Obama administration. We have details from the Wall Street Journal's Mike Spector.
As expected, Fed policymakers raised short-term interest rates a quarter percent, and stuck to their target of three hikes this year. The Wall Street Journal's David Harrison has details.
Republican senators say the House GOP health care plan won't pass unless changes are made to the bill. The Wall Street Journal's Louise Radnofsky said senators were alarmed by the CBO report showing the plan would leave millions without insurance.
Former Exxon Mobil CEO and now Secretary of State Rex Tillerson used an email alias to discuss climate change at the company. That's part of a probe into Exxon by New York's attorney general. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Matthews explains.
The Commerce Department will issue its February retail sales report on Wednesday. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics thinks consumers may have spent at a slower rate than during January.
Financial markets usually are not thrilled at the prospect of higher interest rates. But the Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry says investors welcome the Fed's rate-tightening plans because it indicates a stronger economy.
A study by a consulting firm finds House Republican's proposed health care plan would hit many rural areas particularly hard. The Wall Street Journal's Anna Mathews says in some extreme cases, a consumer's health care costs might exceed annual income.
Millions of consumers could soon see an improvement in their credit scores. The Wall Street Journal's AnnaMaria Andriotis says major credit reporting firms are removing certain negative information from people's credit reports.
A stronger than expected jobs report cleared the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this week. How many hikes might we see this year? When might the next one happen? WSJ's Steven Russolillo joins us with insights.
All eyes are on interest rates ahead of the Fed meeting. We also get new retail sales, inflation and housing data. The Wall Street Journal's Jeffrey Sparshott joins us with what to watch this week with the economy.
Facebook is stepping up efforts to acquire rights to stream professional sporting events, as that content becomes a key element of its strategy to grow its video business. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman reports from San Francisco.
Help wanted: America needs truck drivers. In 2015, American Trucking Associations estimated that for-hire trucking companies had nearly 50,000 fewer drivers than they needed. The Wall Street Journal's Lauren Weber reports.
The U.S. economy added 235,000 jobs last month, with unemployment falling to 4.7%. PNC deputy chief economist Gus Faucher explains how this news could impact next week's Federal Reserve meeting and future interest rate hikes.
President Trump suggests a 90-day deadline for states to start projects. He also expresses interest in high-speed rail and a spectrum auction. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Bender reports from Washington.
President Trump's daughter and her husband, White House adviser Jared Kushner, live in a house owned by a Chilean business titan. His company is suing the U.S. over a Minnesota mine. The Wall Street Journal's James Grimaldi reports from Washington.
Groups representing hospitals, doctors and seniors are urging House Republican leaders to put the brakes on their plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. The Wall Street Journal's Michelle Hackman reports from Washington.
The Trump administration says it's delaying enforcement of new rules that would punish for-profit colleges if they leave students with high debt and weak job prospects. Details from Wall Street Journal reporter Josh Mitchell.
The Wall Street Journal's Aaron Zitner on the House Republicans' new healthcare plan, which includes refundable tax credits.
Existing immunotherapy drugs have made great strides in boosting survival rates in cancer patients. Now companies are battling to develop new drugs that can work even better, says the Wall Street Journal's Peter Loftus.
At a speech in Chicago, Fed chair Janet Yellen said the economy has essentially met the Fed's employment goals and is nearing its inflation target. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry says that signals a rate hike is likely at this month's policy meeting.
The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens says a typo was responsible for Amazon.com's outage at its cloud-services unit Tuesday. An employee mistyped a command, knocking out many of Amazon's cloud services and disrupting U.S. Web traffic.
After losing business over efforts to widen its customer base, McDonald's has decided to stick to basics as an affordable fast-food chain. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon says McDonald's is also also rolling out mobile ordering and payment.
The Trump Administration is developing a trade policy that would favor U.S law over the World Trade Organization. It's a way for the White House to take on countries it blames for unfair trading practices, says the Wall Street Journal's Will Mauldin.
In his speech to Congress Tuesday, President Donald Trump asked Congress to come together and pass his policy priorities. But his wish list faces opposition from both parties, according to Byron Tau of the Wall Street Journal.
President Donald Trump needs people in key administration posts to help him enact his agenda. Hundreds require Senate approval. But only a handful of picks have been confirmed, according to Rebecca Ballhaus of the Wall Street Journal.
A new report finds home prices rose at the fastest pace in two and 1/2 years. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto says the five percent-plus growth has been occurring despite rising interest rates.
A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll on President Donald Trump finds a historically high negative approval rating for a new president. But WSJ reporter Mike Bender says Mr. Trump is getting support from a "critical middle" of voters.
The Wall Street Journal's Ian Talley says President Trump's speech to Congress highlights this week's global economic calendar. Speeches by Fed governor Lael Brainard and Fed chair Janet Yellen will also be closely watched.
Once hot, Nascar is cooling off, running into many troubles. In a two-part series, Wall Street Journal reporter Tripp Mickle describes Nascar's demographic and cultural challenges.
Stocks rallied in late trading Friday; the Dow Jones Industrials rebounded in the final minutes to end up 11 points at its eleventh straight record finish. The Wall Street Journal's Corrie Driebusch runs down trading for Friday and the week.
Sales of new homes rose 3.7 percent in January from December, boosted by strong demand. And February consumer sentiment remained high, though off a 13-year high in January. Both are solid reports, says Joel Naroff of Naroff Economic Advisors.
The Business Roundtable, a corporate trade group, delivered a letter to President Trump outlining regulations they want repealed or changed. Manufacturing executives also met with Mr. Trump on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos has details.
In 2007, billionaire investor Warren Buffett bet that his index fund would outperform an asset manager's hedge fund over a decade. The Wall Street Journal's Nicole Friedman tells us how both investments have fared in this one million dollar bet.
Minutes from the latest Fed policy meeting found that the central bank anticipated raising interest rates "fairly soon." Jim Awad of Plimsoll Mark Capital said the minutes boosted chances a rate hike could come in March, but only "slightly."
The Department of Homeland Security has issued new memos that implement executive orders signed by President Trump on immigration. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler tells us the memos say nearly anybody living in the U.S. is now subject to deportation.
Booming U.S. demand for organic food has prompted a big jump in imported grain. The Wall Street Journal's Jacob Bunge says U.S. organic farmers charge their foreign rivals face less strict requirements when certifying their imports as organic.
Both Wal-Mart and Home Depot reported strong fourth quarter sales. Macy's sales fell, though its profit topped estimates. All three retailers are well-positioned against their chief competitors, says Burt Flickinger of Strategic Resource Group.
If President Trump drops the North American Free Trade Agreement, pickup trucks made in Mexico would be subject to the decades-old "chicken tax." The Wall Street Journal's Robbie Whelan tells us about this hefty import duty.
The White House faces a mushrooming number of investigations and inquiries on Capitol Hill, where some Republicans are demanding more information about contacts with Russian officials. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Bender reports.
Young consumers, many of them teens, are flocking to reselling sites to recycle their clothing. The Wall Street Journal's Khadeeja Safdar says this online apparel sector has become a more-than two billion dollar business.
The decision to withhold information underscores the deep mistrust between the intelligence community and the president over his team's contacts with the Russian government. The Wall Street Journal's Shane Harris reports.
Americans opened up their wallets last month. The Commerce Department said retail sales rose four tenths percent. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Leubsdorf said the gains were across the board except for the auto sector, which had a weak month.
Shopping mall owners are trying to revamp their aging properties. But the Wall Street Journal's Suzanne Kapner says anchor stores often use previously-signed agreements to prevent malls from performing modifications.
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testified on the economy and interest rates in front of a Senate panel Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal's Kate Davidson says Yellen left the door open for a possible rate hike next month.
There's really no argument that America's roads, bridges and tunnels are in need of repair. The Wall Street Journal's David Harrison details the roadblocks that President Trump's one trillion dollar infrastructure plan faces.
Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting President Trump to discuss trade, immigration and energy. The Wall Street Journal's Will Mauldin says the meeting will likely provide a glimpse of how Trump would seek to overhaul the NAFTA trade deal.