WPP Chief Executive Martin Sorrell, Contending With Probe, Decided to Resign
Before stepping down, Martin Sorrell faced a choice: endure an investigation into an allegation of personal misconduct, or leave the advertising giant he founded three decades ago, say people familiar with the board and Mr. Sorrell.
Big Banks Post Strong Earnings, but Investors Want More
Lower taxes, a boost in lending income and a flurry of trading activity sparked by market volatility propelled profits higher at three of the U.S.'s biggest banks in the first quarter.
Five Things to Watch in Bank of America's Results
Quarterly earnings will be helped by the new tax rate, and revenue is also likely to rise.
Netflix Is Due for an Intermission
Netflix's earnings report in late January featured a record number of new subscriber additions and trounced some already high expectations. That means its results due Monday and accompanying outlook will need to be a hit-a big one.
Xerox Sought New CEO as Jacobson Negotiated Fujifilm Deal
Xerox's board told Chief Executive Jeff Jacobson in November to stop negotiations with Fujifilm Holdings because it was considering firing him. Instead, the executive raced to strike a complex deal.
What Happens When Beijing Gets Annoyed by Chinese Tech Firms
Problems faced by a leading tech unicorn are a reminder that political risk is at least as big a factor in China as it is in the U.S.
Supreme Court Weighs Widening States' Reach on Online Sales Taxes
Billions of dollars of goods sold each year by independent merchants on Amazon and other online marketplaces would be vulnerable to state sales taxes for the first time if justices decide to reverse a quarter-century-old precedent in a case before the Supreme Court this week.
Goldman Sachs Comes to the App Store
Goldman Sachs bought personal-finance app Clarity Money, acquiring a mobile storefront for its growing consumer bank.
Starbucks Issues Apology Over Philadelphia Store Arrests
Starbucks Corp. issued an apology following the arrest of two black men at a Starbucks store in Philadelphia and said it would launch an investigation into the incident.
SoftBank's Billions Spur Global Race to Pour Money Into Startups
SoftBank Group and other big foreign investors are flooding into the venture market, where many tech startups are scoring hundreds of millions of dollars more than they initially sought.