|Novartis CEO Steers Drug Maker Back to R&D|
Vasant Narasimhan, the 41-year-old chief executive at Novartis AG, is vowing data science and digital technologies will revolutionize the company’s drug-development pipeline.
|For Tech Giants, Halting Russian Meddling Won't Be Easy|
The U.S. indictment handed down against three Russian companies and 13 individuals suggests it won’t be easy to stop any aggressive influence campaign in the run-up to the midterm election in less than nine months.
|'Black Panther' Album on Track for Heroic Opening Week|
“Black Panther: The Album” is set to deliver the strongest album debut for a Walt Disney Co. movie in at least five years.
|In Cutting Time to Market, Toy Companies Try On Fast Fashion|
Toy companies are mimicking the moves of fast-fashion retailers as they scramble to produce toys and games tied to the swift rise and fall of trends driven by social media.
|Silicon Valley Has a New Investment Opportunity: Your Home|
Companies including some backed by Silicon Valley venture-capital firms and Mark Zuckerberg’s nonprofit are experimenting with a product that essentially lets them take an ownership position in a house along with the homeowner.
|Fed Chairman Powell Taps Two Senior Advisers|
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has tapped two monetary policy specialists to serve as senior advisers, according to people familiar with the matter.
|Consumer Sentiment Rebounds in February|
U.S. households’ confidence in the economic outlook rebounded this month, as a gauge of consumer sentiment hit its second-highest level since 2004.
|The Rise of the Jumbo Student Loan|
Most borrowers who left college or graduate school owing at least $50,000 in student loans in 2010 had failed to pay down any of their debt four years later, according to a study by the Brookings Institution.
|U.S. Home Construction Rose 9.7% in January|
Housing construction got off to a strong start in 2018, which could help boost economic growth and ease home-price increases in the coming months.
|U.S. Import Prices Rise in January|
Prices for foreign-made goods imported to the U.S. rose in January, driven by a broad range of product price increases and capping a week of solid inflation readings.