Some Democrats Cool to Biden’s Plan to Boost Corporate Tax Rate

WASHINGTON—President Biden’s proposed tax increases on corporations as part of a $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan has drawn a skeptical reaction from some Democrats, who instead … Read more

Iran Has Started Producing Uranium Metal, in Violation of 2015 Accords, IAEA Says

Iran has carried out a major new breach of the 2015 nuclear accords, producing a material than can be used to form the core of … Read more

Russia’s Putin Faces Rising Discontent Amid Alexei Navalny Protests

MOSCOW—The protests that swept Russia this weekend in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny show the challenge President Vladimir Putin faces in managing social … Read more

Stocks Climb Ahead of Biden’s Stimulus Speech

U.S. stocks climbed Thursday as investors awaited details of the incoming Biden administration’s plans for a fresh coronavirus relief package. The Dow Jones Industrial Average … Read more

Kylie Jenner Cosmetics Deal Has Delivered Promise and Peril for Coty

On the cusp of a deal to acquire one of the hottest new names in makeup, directors of beleaguered beauty giant Coty Inc. had some … Read more

Venezuela Opposition Debilitated as Biden Set to Take Office

When Venezuela’s regime takes over the National Assembly on Tuesday, it will put the U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó in his most precarious position since … Read more

Airbnb IPO Filing Shows Profitable Quarter After Deep Cuts

Airbnb Inc. unveiled paperwork for its initial public offering on Monday, showing the home-sharing giant turned a profit in the third quarter after the coronavirus … Read more

U.S. Stock Futures Rally After Biden Wins Presidency

U.S. stock futures and global indexes jumped Monday as confirmation that Democrat Joe Biden had won the presidency gave investors fresh impetus. The continuation of … Read more

Stocks Rise Sharply After Biden Gains Swing-State Votes

U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday after late-reporting votes in the still-uncertain election boosted the chances of a Joe Biden victory. Investors snapped up shares of technology … Read more