JPMorgan Shows Why Bank Stocks Are Stuck in Neutral 

The bank's strong foundation was resilient during a turbulent third quarter, but that might not be enough to drive stock-price gains.

Auto-Safety Regulator Questions Tesla Over Driver-Assistance Software 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is scrutinizing the electric-car maker over its recent software update and its use of nondisclosure agreements.

J&J Booster Dose Bolsters Protection Against Covid-19, FDA Says 

Federal health regulators cautioned that data was limited and that they had to rely on Johnson & Johnson's own analysis for some of the study findings, rather than conducting their own.

Alitalia, Once a Carrier of the Jet Set, Nears Its Last Flight 

Italy's national airline has long symbolized its postwar boom and la dolce vita, but Alitalia is slated to shut down after the pandemic dealt the company a final blow.

Delta Air Lines Delivers a Profit, but Faces Fuel-Cost Pressure 

Delta posted a quarterly profit as travel demand began to recover in recent weeks despite the spread of a more contagious Covid-19 variant, though the company said it faces pressure from rising fuel prices.

PC Makers Banking on a New Normal 

Dell and HP see the adoption of hybrid work arrangements widening the market for computers and related hardware and industry analysts agree that long-term sales are unlikely to slip back to pre-pandemic levels.

Lordstown Motors Recruits Adam Kroll as Financial Chief 

Lordstown Motors has hired a new finance chief, a move that comes as the electric-truck startup works to evaluate new financing options and bring its first pickup to market.

Apple Studying Potential of AirPods as Health Device 

Earbuds could be offered as hearing aids and include an in-ear thermometer and posture warnings.

LVMH Sends Mixed Signals on Chinese Luxury Spending 

Strong third-quarter sales from the luxury-goods company were reassuring, but gave a muddy picture of what is happening in China since Beijing's crackdown on the superrich.

France Says Firms Colluded to Not Disclose Chemical in Food Packaging 

The French competition authority accused more than 100 companies of agreeing not to disclose information about the presence of materials including bisphenol A, which some scientists say could be harmful.


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