Economists, CEOs: Recession Risk Rising

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A growing number of corporate leaders and economists see mounting risk of the U.S. tipping into a recession, a nod to headwinds posed by the global growth slowdown and early-year convulsions in financial markets.

Restaurateurs Embroiled in Trademark Beef

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A rising star of the farm-to-table restaurant world is facing off against an industry titan in a trademark dispute over a simple name: The Kitchen. The spat pits Kimbal Musk, younger brother of entrepreneur Elon Musk, against restaurateur Wolfgang Puck.

Risk Grows of Markets Sparking Recession

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While current U.S. economic data show no recession, market turmoil speaks to deeper problems and could spark a recession, writes WSJ chief economics commentator Greg Ip.

Risk Grows of Markets Sparking Recession

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While current U.S. economic data show no recession, market turmoil speaks to deeper problems and could spark a recession, writes WSJ chief economics commentator Greg Ip.

Rio Tinto Posts Loss, Warns on Dividend

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The mining giant lowered its dividend and slumped to an annual loss, effectively conceding it had misread the strength of Chinese demand.

Boeing Shares Fall on Probe Report

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Boeing shares fell sharply following a report that the Securities and Exchange Commission is probing its accounting methods on two of its jetliner programs.

Facebook Moves to Find, Block Terrorist Content

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Facebook, under pressure from government officials, is more aggressively policing material it views as supporting terrorism.

Activist Investors Make Peace With AIG

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Billionaire investors Carl Icahn and John Paulson dropped their public fight with American International Group Inc. on Thursday, promising a year of peace in exchange for two board seats.

Loan Valuations Draw Scrutiny

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Publicly traded finance companies are coming under scrutiny for how they value obscure assets tied to business loans, at a time when market turbulence is motivating some firms to mark down securities faster than others.

Bank Stocks Sink Further, but Dimon Is Buyer

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J.P. Morgan Chase’s chairman and CEO bought 500,000 of his firm’s shares, trying to deliver a jolt of confidence to investors as a monthlong slide in bank stocks threatened to become an avalanche.

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