Opinion: No Woke Duchess Is Bringing Down the Monarchy

More →Editor Picks 2:00 Biden and Sanders’ Surprising Support Amid Diverse Candidate Field 1/14/2020 5:30AM 1/14/2020Heading into the last Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses, Gerald F. Seib looks at why Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have become the unexpected leaders in the polls amid a diverse field of candidates. Photo: Associated Press 3:48 China…

America Drank Less Wine for First Time in 25 Years…

America’s love affair with wine is waning.Americans bought less wine last year, the first such drop in a quarter of a century, as millennials opt for alternatives like hard seltzers, cocktails and nonalcoholic beer. The volume of wine purchased in the U.S. declined 0.9% in 2019, the first time it has fallen since 1994, according…

Iran Warns Protesters as It Grapples With Unrest Over Plane Crash – Wall Street Journal

TEHRAN—Iranian authorities warned protesters not to stage further antigovernment demonstrations, as a video appeared to show security forces using tear gas to contain protests over the weekend.The demonstrations broke out after the Iranian military on Saturday said it unintentionally shot down a Ukrainian passenger airliner last week, killing all 176 people on board, after denying…

Why Big Tech Is Getting Into Finance

More →Editor Picks 4:49 Ghosn: ‘Nissan Owes Me a Lot of Money’ 1/10/2020 5:51PM 1/10/2020In an interview with WSJ’s Nick Kostov, Carlos Ghosn said he regrets not seizing a 2009 opportunity to work in the U.S., where he wouldn’t have been “crucified” for his pay. The former auto executive recently escaped Japan, where he faces…

Boeing Suppliers Woodward and Hexcel to Merge

Aerospace suppliers Woodward Inc. WWD -2.01% and Hexcel Corp. HXL -2.18% set plans for an all-stock merger in what executives said was a response to the rising tide of climate-change pressures facing the industry. The U.S. companies make parts for Airbus SE and Boeing Co. BA 0.65% jets, including the grounded 737 MAX, which Boeing…

Iran Faces Growing Criticism at Home, Abroad Over Downing of Ukrainian Plane – Wall Street Journal

Iran’s leaders grappled with a second day of protests that spread beyond Tehran as they tried to contain international criticism and domestic anger a day after they admitted the armed forces accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger airliner, following prior denials.Protesters gathered in Tehran and other cities on Sunday to denounce what they called lying…

U.S. Warns Iraq It Risks Losing Access to Key Bank Account if Troops Told to Leave – Wall Street Journal

The Trump administration warned Iraq this week that it risks losing access to a critical government bank account if Baghdad kicks out American forces following the U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general, according to Iraqi officials. The State Department warned that the U.S. could shut down Iraq’s access to the country’s central bank…

MAX Chatter at Boeing Undercuts Its Public Stance – Wall Street Journal

Striking internal messages released this week by Boeing Co. BA 0.65% have undercut many of the plane maker’s defenses of its design and marketing decisions for the beleaguered 737 MAX jet.Dating back to 2013, the messages offer stark contradictions between internal views about the development of the MAX and the company’s public stance. They show…

StatsCan eyeing alternate data sources as chief says surveys just don’t cut it anymore

The country’s chief statistician on Tuesday said the traditional ways of collecting information have become less effective in a more digital world, and that Statistics Canada is prepared to start harnessing more “alternate” sources of data.Timely facts and data have never been more important, but conventional surveys are costly, take time and are seeing response…