What's News: Business & Finance -- WSJ

Date : 11/02/2019 @ 08:02
Source : Dow Jones News

What's News: Business & Finance -- WSJ

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (February 11, 2019).

Makers of household staples from diapers to toilet paper are set to raise prices again this year, hoping to offset higher commodity costs and boost profits.

Home insurers in California looking to reduce wildfire risk are canceling some policies, refusing to sell new ones in some areas and applying for rate increases.

A number of technical signals analysts use to gauge the health of the stock market have flipped to positive from negative.

Soaring palladium prices are driving rising thefts of automotive catalytic converters, which contain the white precious metal.

Engineering and regulatory hitches are expected to delay safety fixes covering hundreds of Boeing jets.

A new activist hedge fund launched by two industry veterans is altering the largely white, male profile of the sector's upper ranks.

Nine West reached a deal that clears a path out of bankruptcy and ends a contest over grants of legal immunity to owner Sycamore.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

February 11, 2019 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)

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