The S&P 500 ticked higher but still turned in a weekly loss, with investors remaining focused on stimulus negotiations and earnings.
For investors worried about how the stock market will fare in the event of a divided government or a sweep by either party in next month’s elections, history offers an important lesson.665
The accord ends decades of hostility as one of Africa’s largest countries joins a broader diplomatic realignment in the Middle East.
The burger chain asked a federal judge to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit accusing it of selling Black owners subpar stores and scrimping on support, saying it wasn’t in its interest to have franchisees fail.ELECTION 2020
The Democratic presidential nominee’s call to transition away from the oil industry added new issues into a campaign that for months has been dominated by the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout.
- Oil Industry Bristles at Biden’s Pledge
- Final Debate Draws 63 Million TV Viewers
- Trump Administration Hopes to Make Iran Pressure Campaign Harder to Reverse
The investment chief of the university’s $31.2 billion endowment sent a message this month to the firms that manage Yale’s money: They would be measured on their progress increasing their investment staffs’ diversity.435
Initial hesitation by senior executives about joining the global effort puts the company in an unusual spot: behind.45
- AstraZeneca-Oxford Vaccine Trial Can Resume in U.S.
- Rocky Mountain States Emerge as New Hot Spot
- Second Wave Destabilizes European Recovery
- Slovakia Tries to Test the Entire Population
- Latest on the Virus: New U.S. Cases Rise to Highest Levels Since July
Mr. Zucker, a polarizing figure who has overseen CNN for seven years, felt blindsided by a recent restructuring and has had friction with WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar. His contract is up and he hasn’t committed to stay.
The Trump-Biden contest evokes the bitter 1864 vote. Will it too prove to be a pivotal moment in the nation’s history?167
The Big Ten finally kicks off its 2020 football season on Friday night—35 days after reversing course under heated criticism and presidential concern.34
Our reliance on technology while isolated at home these past months—whether Zooming into weddings or FaceTiming with doctors—has permanently altered our relationship to gadgets.5
Listen to The Journal.
A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson.View more podcasts
Quibi’s Quick CollapseQuibi launched earlier this year with tons of cash and a Hollywood visionary at the helm. Six months later, the company is shutting down. Benjamin Mullin explains.00:00 / 18:061xSUBSCRIBEApple PodcastsSpotifyMORE
Less Speculation, More Information
Get all sides of the story with The Wall Street Journal. From breaking news to political analysis, let our fact-based, trusted journalism help you make up your own mind.VIEW MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS
◆WSJ NEWS EXCLUSIVE
The company is demanding that a New York University research project cease collecting data about its political-ad-targeting practices, setting up a fight with academics seeking to study the platform without the company’s permission.13 minutes ago
The move by the head of the expense-reporting software startup prompted a social-media debate over how political companies should be—and what it means for their business and workers.
The at-home exercise company got a big boost from the coronavirus lockdowns. CFO Jill Woodworth explains how Peloton plans to keep the momentum going.9
The credit-card company said consumer retail spending improved in the third quarter, but spending on travel and entertainment remained substantially lower.
Third-quarter results from Autoliv, Cleveland-Cliffs and Gentex benefited from efforts by auto makers to make up for production lost during pandemic lockdowns and meet rising demand.WORLD
Witnesses recounted how soldiers fired live rounds against peaceful protesters earlier this week, an incident that has deepened distrust between young Nigerians and the government.
The Trump administration appeals for a cessation of violence in a pair of high-stakes meetings with top officials from the two countries which are locked in a conflict over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabak.
The Trump administration said the Russian government research institution was responsible for cyberattacks on the critical infrastructure of U.S. allies in the Middle East.U.S.Colorado Fire: Thousands Evacuated During State’s Worst Wildfire Season0:00 / 1:190:08
Thousands of residents evacuated Northern Colorado under plumes of smoke and orange-and-red skies, fleeing two fires burning around the Rocky Mountain National Park that by Friday had capped one of the state’s worst-ever fire seasons.
Enrique Marquez Jr. purchased two AR-15 style rifles that authorities say were later used by a San Bernardino County, Calif., employee, along with his wife, to kill 14 people at a government building.
Building a border wall was one of President Trump’s signature policies. His administration is constructing new sections of wall as quickly as it can to try to meet his goal of building 450 miles by the end of this year.182
From Homer to Edgar Allan Poe, ghost stories have given us a chilling good time.
The executive producer of “Valorant,” Anna Donlon, had to keep developers, engineers and designers in sync, on track and under budget.FILM REVIEW
In Netflix’s elaborate remake of a Hitchcock classic, dramatic losses far outweigh the glittering gains.4
One writer tests four fall runway looks—including a fringe skirt and giant puff sleeves—to learn which, if any, might actually make sense for our new socially distant lives.VIDEOOn the Mexico Border, Trump Administration Rushes to Build New Wall0:00 / 1:560:12
On the Mexico Border, Trump Administration Rushes to Build New Wall
Trump and Biden Face Off Over Covid, Vaccines in Final Debate
Low-Wage Workers Suffer as Second Stimulus Check Prospects Dim
Independent of The Wall Street Journal newsroom.
USEUROPEASIAFXRATESFUTURESOct 23 ’20, 3:20 PM EDT28318.131D5D3M6M1YDJIA28335.57-28.09-0.10%S&P 5003465.3911.900.34%Nasdaq11548.2842.280.37%Russell 20001640.5010.250.63%DJ Total Mkt35587.90137.220.39%View WatchlistView All Market Data →OPINION
By The Editorial Board | Review & Outlook
By Tunku Varadarajan | The Weekend Interview
By Dave Seminara | Cross Country