Wall Street returns to the trading floor

Workers at major Wall Street banks returned to their desks this week after alternative Omicron pushed people from remote locations in mid-December. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. JEF, + 0.49% and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. GS, -0.27% Workers drove immigration on Monday and Tuesday to dust off their desks. “We’re back to our blended business model … Read more

Europe Brings a Lawsuit to a Trade Fight

by Editorial Board Nearby Editorial Board January. 28, 2022 6:44 PM ET European Union Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis speaks during a press conference in Brussels, on December 7, 2021. Photo: Olivier Matisse/The Associated Press Sometimes we wonder what Europe’s leaders think they live in. On Thursday, the European Union responded to China’s trade offensive against … Read more

Asian markets mixed in slow trading ahead of Fed meeting

TOKYO – Asian stocks were mixed in silent trading on Wednesday as many investors remained on the sidelines ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting that will signal how aggressively it will fight inflation. Japan’s Nikkei 225 NIK Index, -0.35% It fell 0.4% in morning trading, while South Korea’s Kospi Index fell 180,721, -0.38% It … Read more

Youngkin Trades ‘Equity’ for ‘Opportunity’

by Editorial Board Nearby Editorial Board January. 23, 2022 5:14 PM ET Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin speaks to reporters during a brief news conference after visiting the Alleghany/Roanoke community testing site at Valley View Mall in Roanoke, Virginia, Jan. Photo: Scott b. Yeats/Associated Press New Governor Glenn Youngkin got off to a fast start in … Read more

Netflix stands to shed nearly $45 billion in market cap after ‘borderline catastrophic’ forecast

Netflix brought in more than 8 million new subscribers in the quarter, but executives predicted that growth would suffer more than expected at the start of 2022, sending shares tumbling in after-hours trading. Netflix NFLX, -1.48% Thursday announced 8.3 million new paid subscribers in the fourth quarter, beating its forecast of 8.5 million but nearly … Read more