What's News: Business & Finance -- WSJ

12/07/17 02:47 AM EST

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (December 7, 2017).

GM plans to use carbon fiber to make the beds on premium versions of large pickups, likely increasing their cost but satisfying fuel-economy standards.

Iger's tenure as Disney CEO is likely to be extended if a deal for Fox entertainment assets goes through.

Emails in a court case shed new light on Shari Redstone's battle with Viacom executives and tensions with her father.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is shortening its legal name to Walmart Inc., highlighting its e-commerce shift.

A group of financial firms asked the SEC to rein in prices that stock exchanges charge for market data.

UnitedHealth is buying DaVita's physician group for about $4.9 billion.

Hudson's Bay said a cost-cutting push and staff reorganization disrupted business and hurt sales.

Luxury brands may bar retailers from selling their products on e-commerce sites, an EU court ruled.

Apple's CEO defended pulling apps from the firm's China store to comply with Beijing's demands.

The Treasury told Office of Financial Research employees to expect deep budget and staffing cuts.

The S&P 500 eased in listless trading. The Dow fell 39.73 to 24140.91.

Goldman and Barclays each will lend $20 billion to back the CVS-Aetna deal.

A VW manager was sentenced to seven years in prison over his role in the firm's emissions scandal.

 

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December 07, 2017 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)

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