Gold Loses Luster as Fed Decision Looms

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The precious metal’s mini-rally during a period of significant global market turbulence in August appears to have fizzled out, with investors refocusing on the likelihood of a Fed rate increase in coming months.

In Japan, Foreigners Fill Workforce Gaps

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Non-Japanese are taking a bigger role in powering Japan’s economy, as a labor shortage impels the nation to overcome its longstanding resistance to foreign workers.

Global Markets Head Lower

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Global stock markets headed lower at the end of a turbulent month that was dominated by concerns over China and the timing of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s future interest rate rise.

U.K. Approves Giant North Sea Gas Project

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A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S said it has received approval to develop the $4.5 billion Culzean gas field, the largest new find in the U.K. North Sea for a decade.

Beware China's Beaten-Down Banks

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Chinese bank shares may seem like a bargain, but the long-term outlook remains unappealing.

Apple's Ad Blockers Rile Publishers

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Apple’s move to make it easier to block ads on iPhones and iPads is troubling publishers and heightening tensions with its Silicon Valley neighbors like Google.

Canadian Oil Sands Halts Crude Production at Syncrude

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Canadian Oil Sands Ltd.has halted production at its Syncrude project in northern Alberta after a fire damaged equipment at its synthetic crude oil processing facility.

Suppliers Feel Pain as Coal Miners Struggle

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As big coal miners struggle, their equipment suppliers—thousands of businesses sprinkled throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky—are scrambling to find new customers anywhere they can.

Facebook Adds Tool to Detect Unauthorized Posts of Video

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Facebook, under fire from top Web-video creators who say it fails to prevent their videos from being posted without permission, is trying to make it easier for them to protect their content, particularly when videos go viral.

What to Expect When You're Expecting an Apple Car

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On its face, a car seems like a disastrous thing for Apple to build, writes Christopher Mims. One of his predictions about the Apple car: If Apple does go forward with it, the company is playing a long game, one that could easily span decades.

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