|The Other Brother: Bob Weinstein Was an Abusive Boss|
Bob Weinstein hasn’t been accused of the kind of sexual misconduct that led to the ouster of his brother from the production company they jointly ran. Instead, according to multiple former employees and business associates, he was a volatile and bullying executive.
|IBM Revenue Drops Again|
IBM had gains in its hardware and artificial-intelligence divisions in the third quarter but over all profit and sales declined, a sign the company’s drawn-out transformation still has a way to go.
|Airbus Secures Canadian Wingman in Dogfight With Boeing|
Airbus and Boeing typically slug it out at air shows and on factory floors, but the rivalry took a different turn with the European group’s deal to take a majority stake in Bombardier’s CSeries jet project.
|An Old Fracking Hot Spot Makes a Comeback|
A giant natural-gas field in Louisiana that was one of the early centers of American shale drilling is roaring back to life, boosted by a building boom of petrochemical plants, fertilizer factories and gas-export terminals along the Gulf Coast.
|Future of Tech and Media: Waging a War for People's Time|
The battle of the internet giants will expand into newer technologies and take them deeper into each other’s turf, Activate co-founder Michael Wolf said at the WSJ D.Live conference.
|Trump Narrows Fed Leader Search to Five Candidates|
President Donald Trump said he soon will choose a Federal Reserve chairman, having narrowed his search to five finalists.
|U.S. Industrial Production Rose Modestly in September|
U.S. industrial output picked up modestly in September, a sign a key sector of the economy is weathering the hurricane-related disruption that hit the prior month.
|U.K. Inflation Hits Five-Year High|
Consumer prices in the U.K. rose in September at the fastest annual rate for more than five years, a pickup that will reinforce expectations the Bank of England could nudge up interest rates as soon as November.
|Cutting Corporate Taxes Would Boost Workers' Income, White House Says|
Cutting the U.S. corporate tax rate would boost average household income by $4,000 a year, the White House said, contradicting many economists who say shareholders and not workers would see most of the benefit from such a reduction.
|SoftBank Venture Seeks 8,000 Cellular Sites Across U.S.|
Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Group plans to form a joint venture with Australia’s Lendlease Group to build or manage about 8,000 cellular sites across the U.S., challenging tower operators that dominate the industry.