Wall Street firms have been competing to offer the best benefits for new parents, adding weeks of paid leave and providing perks such as nannies for business trips. The latest entrant in the race: Credit Suisse.
Tiny Japanese artificial-intelligence startup Preferred Networks has attracted giants such as Toyota and Panasonic with its vision of a “deep-learning” future. Can it help the country restore its technological edge?
Shares in BHP Billiton Ltd. plunged after the Brazilian government said Friday it would sue the Anglo-Australian miner, its Brazilian partner Vale SA and their joint venture over a deadly dam failure earlier this month.
An official gauge of China’s manufacturing activity fell to its lowest level in more than three years, fueling fears that the country’s economy is cooling further despite a raft of government stimulus measures.
U.S. regulators cut annual requirements for how much ethanol must be mixed into the nation’s fuel supply. But the reductions were smaller than originally proposed, softening the blow to ethanol companies.