More Cuts Loom as Oil Nears $25

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As crude prices slide toward $25 a barrel, many oil companies have little choice but to start making the steep cost cuts they have avoided up until now, jettisoning every well that can’t break even or isn’t needed to keep the lights on.

Japanese Stocks Fall to Lowest Levels in More Than a Year

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Japanese stocks plummeted, hitting their lowest level in more than a year and leading Asian markets down after a selloff in U.S. and Europe overnight.

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.

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.

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.

New Lender Worry: Oil Firms Max Out Credit Lines

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Struggling oil and gas companies are maxing out revolving credit lines typically used to cover short-term funding gaps, raising fresh concerns about banks’ exposure to the decline in energy prices.

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