For the past 50 years, our schools, colleges, and workplaces have hammered home a singular message: the goal of life is to be as successful as possible. This is born from the belief that life is a hyper-competitive, zero-sum game with few winners and many losers. Perhaps not surprisingly,...
Baseball legend Pete Rose downplayed allegations that he had sex with an underage woman in the 1970s as, “It was 55 years ago, babe.” That’s what the former pro baseball player and manager told a female Philadelphia Inquirer reporter over the weekend, while he was in Philadelphia making...
Shares of solar, elective vehicle and fuel cell companies all rallied Monday, after the Senate approved what J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Strouse called “the largest policy change in U.S. history” to accelerate the transition away from fossil fuels. The bill, named the Inflation Reduction Act, provides billions of dollars...
It’s not the prettiest, or even most fulfulling, part of upgrading a home. But more energy-efficient heating, cooling, power and water usage can net savings that really adds up for household budgets and for doing right by the planet. Congressional action looks to return more incentives, mostly via...
As the market heads into the new week, the attention is still very much on Friday’s jobs report showing an unexpected 528,000 increase in nonfarm payrolls. “It was quite a surprise to me,” said Dennis Gartman, the retired publisher of the Gartman letter and now the chairman of the...
U.S. stock futures rose on Monday as investors continued to shrug off the prospects for faster Fed tightening amid hopes a strong labor market signals the U.S. economy remains healthy. How are stock-index futures faring S&P 500 futures ES00, +0.31% rose 11 points, or 0.3%, to 4,158 ...
Siemens Energy AG ENR, -2.60% said Monday that its net loss widened in the third quarter of its fiscal year despite benefiting from its gas-and-power segment, as it suffered the impact of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA’s poor performance. The German energy company said it registered a quarterly net...
For Menyuan Jordan, taking care of her three children while juggling a career that she loves has been like walking a tightrope.  Being in the mental-health field, Jordan, a social worker in Austell, Ga., knows the value she provides with her work as a community therapist. But she can’t...
By Raffaele Huang SINGAPORE--Baidu Inc. has received approval from two Chinese cities to charge passengers for its ride-hailing service operated without a driver or safety person in the vehicle, the search-engine giant said Monday. Baidu, the first Chinese company to obtain such permits, will operate from 9 a.m....
United Parcel Service Inc. is nearing a deal to acquire Italy’s Bomi Group, according to people familiar with the matter, as the transportation giant looks to bolster its medical-product-distribution business. The deal, worth several hundred million dollars, could be finalized as soon as Monday assuming the talks don’t break down at...