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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 1168 of 1318 -

Regulators Scrutinize Auto Lenders Over Add-Ons

May 3, 2013 |

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued subpoenas to U.S. auto lenders over the sale of extended warranties and other financial products, expanding a civil probe that could slow the booming car-loan industry. US Business

Australia Gets Closer to China

May 3, 2013 |

Australia has sent the clearest signal yet that it wants to deepen military ties with China, its biggest trading partner, risking strained relations with its longstanding ally the U.S. What’s News Asia

Prosecutor in Musharraf Case Killed

May 3, 2013 |

The Pakistani government’s lead prosecutor in a case involving former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was shot to death in Islamabad on his way to court. What’s News Asia

Verizon Talks Tough to Vodafone

May 3, 2013 |

In comments that appear aimed at pressuring Vodafone to sell its stake in the companies’ U.S. joint venture, Verizon’s CEO hinted that Verizon Wireless might not pay a distribution to its two owners this year. US Business

A Depression May Be in Eye of Beholder

May 2, 2013 |

Determining whether Europe—or parts of it—is in an economic depression is difficult because there is no widely accepted definition. What’s News Europe

Draghi Opens Door to More Easing

May 2, 2013 |

ECB President Mario Draghi said that the bank may be able to ease its monetary policy still further even after cutting its benchmark lending rate to a new low of 0.5%. What’s News Europe

Retailers Wage War Against Long Lines

May 2, 2013 |

Supermarket giant Kroger is winning the war against lengthy checkout lines with a powerful weapon: infrared cameras long used by the military and law-enforcement to track people. US Business

North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen to 15 Years

May 2, 2013 |

North Korea said a U.S. citizen detained in the country since late last year had been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for unspecified “hostile acts.” What’s News Asia

Clubby London Trading Scene Fostered Rate-Fixing Scandal

May 2, 2013 |

The Libor-manipulation probes are highlighting how favor-trading between brokers and traders escalated from expense-account meals and nighttime carousing to more legally questionable activities. What’s News Europe

Indonesians Rally on Day of Global Protests

May 2, 2013 |

Protesters took to the streets in Turkey and Greece to mark the traditional labor day. What’s News Europe