CBS Contract Deadline With AT&T Approaches

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 8, 2015

By Joe Flint and Thomas Gryta While AT&T; Inc. waits to close its acquisition of satellite-television operator DirecTV, AT&T;'s own pay-TV unit U-Verse has some unfinished business with CBS Corp. The current U-Verse programming agreement for CBS and its cable ...

EBay Projects Post-PayPal Revenue; Shares Fall

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 8, 2015

EBay Inc. shares fell more than 4% on Monday after it projected 2016 sales will grow at a lower rate than expected following a planned split from PayPal. In midday trading on Nasdaq, eBay's stock was down about 4.3% to ...

Deutsche Bank Co-CEOs To Announce Resignations: Sources

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 7, 2015

By David Enrich and Eyk Henning LONDON--Anshu Jain and Juergen Fitschen, the embattled co-chief executives of Deutsche Bank AG, are planning to resign, according to people familiar with the matter. The joint resignations of the co-CEOs are expected to be ...

EU's Juncker Vents Frustration Over Greece's Debt Before G-7 Summit

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 7, 2015

By Anton Troianovski GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany--European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker vented frustration with Athens on Sunday at the outset of an annual summit meeting in the Alpine foothills here in which world leaders are trying to avoid a new trans-Atlantic split ...

Are Americans Ready to Pay for 'Quad Play'?

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 6, 2015

By Ryan Knutson And Thomas Gryta A combination of T-Mobile US Inc. and Dish Network Corp. would merge two companies rooted in different industries. For consumers, it would merge some of the fastest-growing bills in their budgets. American households spent ...

Greece's Tsipras to Meet With Germany's Merkel and France's Hollande

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 6, 2015

By Nektaria Stamouli ATHENS--Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's President François Hollande on the sidelines of a European Union summit next week, a Greek official said. The three leaders held ...

Defense Chief: Subversion, 'Big Lie' Are in Russia's Arsenal

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 6, 2015

By Gordon Lubold During his confirmation hearing earlier this year, Ash Carter left open the idea of arming the Ukrainian military with weapons it needs to defend the nation against Russia. As U.S. secretary of defense, Mr. Carter hasn't made ...

Putin and the Doctrinal Definition of Threat

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 6, 2015

By Julian E. Barnes President Barack Obama and other leaders of the Group of Seven leading nations are meeting beginning Sunday in Germany, a gathering that will be dominated by concern over Russia and its actions in stoking the civil ...

Greece's Tsipras to Meet With Germany's Merkel and France's Hollande

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 6, 2015

By Nektaria Stamouli ATHENS--Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's President François Hollande on the sidelines of a European Union summit next week, a Greek official said. The three leaders held ...

Vodafone in Asset Exchange Talks With Liberty Global -- Update

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 5, 2015

By Ed Ballard LONDON-- Vodafone Group PLC said Friday it is in talks with Liberty Global PLC over an "exchange of selected assets," throwing the two European powerhouses back into the center of a recent frenzy of European television and ...

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy Defends New Budget

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 5, 2015

By Joseph De Avila Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy on Thursday defended the $40.29 billion, two-year budget passed by the state Legislature and called it a "historic investment" in transportation and property-tax changes. Business groups slammed the budget approved Wednesday by ...

Oil Trades Near Week-Low Ahead of OPEC Meeting

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 5, 2015

By Eric Yep Oil traded near its lowest level this week in Asian hours Friday after falling for two consecutive sessions on expectations the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will decide not to cut production at its meeting later ...

Malaysia April Exports -8.8% on Year; Below View

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 5, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR--Malaysia's April exports contracted a steeper-than-expected 8.8% from a year earlier as shipments of electronics, liquefied natural gas and petroleum products plunged, official data showed Friday. A Wall Street Journal survey of nine economists projected exports to fall 5.4% ...

Swiss Central Bank Forex Reserves Decline in May

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 5, 2015

By Neil MacLucas ZURICH--The value of Switzerland's foreign-currency reserves declined in May, data showed Friday, largely because of the weakness of the euro, said analysts. Foreign currency reserves fell to 517.5 billion Swiss francs ($554.7 billion) in May, from CHF522.2 ...

Vodafone in Asset Exchange Talks With Liberty Global

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 5, 2015

LONDON?Vodafone Group PLC confirmed Friday that it is in early-stage discussions with Liberty Global over an exchange of assets. Europe's largest mobile operator confirmed the talks in response to media reports about a deal. "There is no certainty that any ...

U.S. Adds 280,000 Jobs in May; Jobless Rate Ticks Up to 5.5%

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 5, 2015

WASHINGTON?U.S. employers ramped up hiring last month and wage gains accelerated, suggesting the labor market is picking up momentum after slowing in the early months of 2015. Nonfarm payrolls rose a seasonally adjusted 280,000 in May, the Labor Department said ...

BlackRock Seeks up to $3 Billion for Singapore Building

TODAY: Aug. 3, 2015 PUB DATE: June 5, 2015

SINGAPORE?Asset manager BlackRock Inc.'s real estate unit is seeking buyers for an office building it owns in the heart of Singapore's business district, in a deal that could fetch as much as 4 billion Singapore dollars (US$3 billion), people with ...