Symantec Gets Investment From Silver Lake

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Symantec Corp. said Thursday that private-equity firm Silver Lake would make a $500 million investment in the cybersecurity company and add one of its managing partners to Symantec’s board.

Jobs Report: The Big Problem It Faces

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Weak manufacturing activity casts a cloud over Friday’s jobs report.

Viacom and CBS: What Really Changes?

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The divergent performance of Viacom and CBS mean the former’s new chairman has more to prove.

Valeant Needs More Volume Amid the Noise

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International shares held up through a congressional grilling. But worries for the stock aren’t over.

Why the Fed Can't Save Markets Right Now

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The Federal Reserve could clear the air by taking a March rate increase completely off the table. But that is easier said than done.

Martin Shkreli Takes the Fifth Before Congress

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Martin Shkreli, who prompted a public outcry for raising the price of a lifesaving medication, asserted his Fifth Amendment right not to testify before a House committee probing escalating drug costs.

Vodafone: Liberating the Broadband Business

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Patchy third-quarter figures show why Vodafone needs to team up with Liberty Global.

Sharp-Foxconn: Making Shareholders Happy

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Sharp’s decision to move toward a deal with Apple supplier Foxconn is a victory for shareholders, who were otherwise doomed to a less-appealing Japanese government-linked offer.

U.S. Debt Burden: It's Gotten a Bit Less Bad

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As the long-term budget outlook has improved, the U.S. has gained some breathing room on the debt. But, Greg Ip writes, that doesn’t mean the U.S. should continue unrestrained borrowing without attacking the biggest contributors to the debt over the longer term.

Helmsley Estate Spotlights Executor-Pay Issue

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People writing a will or asked to serve as executor should give thought to the fees for this often arduous task. An average $30,000 for a $1 million estate?

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