The fast food chain with a sold out fashion line

BRIGHTON, England—R&B singer Kelis praised her 2003 hit “Milkshake” to cheers at an open-air show about 50 miles south of London. The buzz wasn’t just about the music. Many came for the sausage rolls and especially for the sausage roll themed merchandise. The festivities were sponsored by fast food and bakery chain Greggsserving some 2.8 … Read more

In Los Angeles, Angel City FC is a hit in its first season

Hollywood blockbusters that launch with a bang often sizzle once the hype is over. But when Angel City FC plays its final regular-season home game on Sunday, the National Women’s Soccer League expansion team in Los Angeles will have exceeded its original franchise goals — and started planning a sequel. When Angel City started planning … Read more

Shortsellers have turned a small farm real estate company upside down. This is what it looked like. – The Wall Street Journal

Shortsellers have turned a small farm real estate company upside down. This is what it looked like.The Wall Street Journal

How to be internet famous and anonymous at the same time

Several times a week, hundreds of people log into Amazon’s Twitch service to watch a Betty Boop-esque cartoon character named Pumpkin Potion. She wears a dress with a spider web pattern, plays the piano and talks to the public for up to seven hours about what is happening in her life. She chooses tunes from … Read more

Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway are among the top payers of new minimum tax

Listen to article (2 minutes) WASHINGTON — A handful of large companies, such as: Berkshire Hathaway and Amazon.com could bear most of the burden of a 15% corporate minimum tax that President Biden signed last month. Researchers at the University of North Carolina Tax Center analyzed the filed securities to determine what companies would have … Read more

Buying the stock market dip is counterproductive this year

September 25, 2022 5:30 a.m. ET Listen to article (2 minutes) It’s the worst year for stock market buying since the 1930s. Rather than recover from a tumble, stocks have continued to fall, firing investors who went on sale to buy shares. The S&P 500 is down 1.2% in the week on average this year … Read more

Pension support for private equity losses

Public pension funds are already reporting big losses in 2022. It’s probably going to get even uglier. That’s because the funds, which manage about $5 trillion in retirement savings for the country’s teachers, firefighters and other public workers, haven’t yet factored in second-quarter returns on private equity and other illiquid investments.

Oil falls below $80 a barrel

Listen to article (2 minutes) US oil prices fell below $80 a barrel for the first time since January, swept by mounting fears of a global recession and a rapidly strengthening US dollar. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures fell 5.7% to close at $78.74. The main oil price in the US is down about … Read more