New York City Council to Consider Laws on Employee Hours, Scheduling

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New York City lawmakers are introducing legislation to require employers to offer their workers more predictable schedules and opportunities to work more hours, in an effort to help low-wage workers.

Banks Tease Bigger Dividends

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Comments by J.P. Morgan Chase chief James Dimon suggest banks could be poised to pay out more dividends.

Boeing Becomes Latest Company to Draw Trump's Ire

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President-elect Donald Trump suggested the U.S. government should cancel a planned order with Boeing for a new version of Air Force One, making the aircraft maker the latest company to come under scrutiny by the incoming commander-in-chief.

Lego Restructures With Eye to Expansion

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Lego said it would reorganize its business structure, creating a new division and putting Chief Executive Jørgen Vig Knudstorp in charge of it.

Chinese Group Reports More Apple iPhone Battery Problems

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Pressure on Apple Inc. in China intensified as a Shanghai consumer group loosely affiliated with the government complained of additional problems with batteries in the company’s iPhone 6 devices.

The Economy's Hidden Problem: We're Out of Big Ideas

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There is a yawning chasm between what innovation promises for the economy and what it is delivering. Outside of personal technology, improvements in everyday life have been incremental, not revolutionary. A Wall Street Journal series explains why that is and looks at ways to reboot.

Ad Agencies Probed Over Contracts to Produce Commercials

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The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether advertising agencies manipulated the bidding process for contracts to produce commercials in order to favor their own in-house units.

Wearable Tech Looking Worse for Wear

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Slowing sales of wearable gadgets at Fitbit and Apple cast doubt on market’s ultimate potential.

Fast Fashion: How a Zara Coat Went From Design to Fifth Avenue in 25 Days

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Following one coat’s journey from Zara’s design workshop in Spain to retail display rack in Manhattan offers an inside look at the fast-fashion model that has made parent company Inditex the world’s biggest fashion retailer by sales.

Fed May Struggle to Signal What Comes After December

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When Federal Reserve officials meet next week, agreeing to raise short-term interest rates will be the easy part. The trickier task could be debating the likely path of interest rates in the months and years ahead.

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