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

Stock Futures Slide on Tax Concerns

U.S. stock futures edged lower Friday as some investors grew concerned that President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan could lead to higher taxes. … 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

U.S. Steel to Buy Remaining Stake in New, Low-Cost Steel Mill

United States Steel Corp. has agreed to acquire the remaining 50.1% stake in Big River Steel LLC for $774 million, giving the steelmaker ownership of … Read more

Target Grabs Sales From Rivals Amid Pandemic

Target Corp. said sales rose steadily in its most recent quarter, as demand for household goods and home office supplies continued to grow during the … 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