Companies Rethink Annual Pay Raises

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A handful of companies and pay experts are questioning across-the-board annual pay raises, with some contending that giving larger and more frequent bonuses might spur better performance and be more cost-efficient.

Everyone Wants Emerging-Market Bonds, But There Aren't Enough to Go Around

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With prices high for emerging-market debt, any uptick in supply or deterioration in demand could tip the balance in an unpleasant way.

Why Europe's Steady Growth Does Little to Enthuse Investors

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Investors are favoring further-flung, more exciting destinations than Europe for their cash. But steady growth remains a reassuring factor.

When Is Kate Spade Not Kate Spade? When She's Frances Valentine

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The woman who started a bag and shoe company has launched a new venture, but under a different name. It’s a common conundrum as fashion types seek second acts.

Meitu: Why China's Photo Phenomenon Is Out of Focus

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Meitu is looking to achieve a pricey IPO valuation for an unprofitable internet company selling inexpensive phones.

VW's Emissions Battles Around the World Are Heating Up

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Governments, investors and car owners around the world are gaining ground in efforts to pressure Volkswagen for settlements over its diesel emissions-cheating scandal.

Soda Consumption Falls After Special Tax in California City

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Consumption of soda and other sugary drinks fell by more than a fifth in low-income neighborhoods of Berkeley after the California city became the first in the U.S. to introduce a special tax last year, according to a study published Tuesday.

Disney and Vice, a Storybook Romance

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The family-friendly entertainment conglomerate, worried about reaching young men in an era of cable-cutting, is betting big on the profane gonzo journalism of ex-punk rocker Shane Smith.

Tesla Unveils Electric-Car Battery With a 315-Mile Range

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Tesla Motors announced it will sell a battery capable of taking an electric car 315 miles on a charge, the first time an auto maker is providing that much electric range in a vehicle, the company said.

Spotify in Talks Over Music Rights

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As Spotify gears up for a potential initial public offering next year, the music-streaming service is missing one key component in its pitch to investors: rights to play the music in years to come.

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