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Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

...Atlanta; Charlotte, North Carolina; Dallas; Phoenix; and northwest Arkansas.The move was first reported by The Wall Street Journal on Thursday.Wal-Mart is trying to rev up sluggish sales in the U.S. as it battles competition from online...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/wal-mart-tests-matching-pr
You can call 'em Royals, or Cows

...Kansas City Monarchs, the old Negro League team that once featured a young Hank Aaron.But all these are wrong.The Wall Street Journal reported last week a little-known fact ? that the Kansas City team is actually named for the American Royal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-20/you-can-call-em-royals-or-cow
Report: Hewlett-Packard to split into 2 separate companies focusing on computers and services

...reportedly plans to split itself into two separate companies by spinning off its technology services business.The Wall Street Journal reported the pending split Sunday citing people familiar with the matter, who said an official announcement could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-05/report-hewlett-packard-spl
Bill Kirby: Fall is finally here

...That makes two of us," I assured him.YOU'RE IT: The latest sports craze in India is professional tag. The Wall Street Journal reports that kabaddi, a game that involves team play, wrestling and ... tag is drawing sellout crowds and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-22/bill-kirby-fall-finally-here
Watch for germs in workplace

...their elbow sleeves.Although never one to hype hypochondria's hysterics, I admit we need to be wary.So does The Wall Street Journal. In a topical report earlier this week, the newspaper that usually focuses on finance, reported five common...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-02/watch-germs-workplace
Is Federal Reserve really driving stock prices? The assumption is dubious

...much to increase stock prices.Epitomizing this thinking, for example, is a recent piece by Ruchir Sharma in The Wall Street Journal on July 30. With near-zero interest rates, he notes that "the Fed can print as much money as it wants, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-14/federal-reserve-
Business news

...like the ones that stole nude photos from actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities.CEO Tim Cook told The Wall Street Journal in a story published Friday that Apple will use e-mail and push notifications to alert users when there has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/business-news
Facing the real causes of our slow recovery -- high taxes and red tape

A number of economists, including editorial writers of The Wall Street Journal, have suggested that our oppressive tax-regulatory structure has been an important factor leading to our slow recovery. For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-30/facing-real-caus
Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

...would continue to operate as separate brands but would share corporate services. The talks were first reported by The Wall Street Journal.The new company would have 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries with about $22 billion in sales, which the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/burger-king-talks-buy-tim-
Bank of America nears $16 billion-$7 billion settlement with US over sale of securities

...billion in cash and for the remaining sum to go toward consumer relief.A bank spokesman declined to comment.The Wall Street Journal first reported details of the settlement on Wednesday.The Justice Department last year reached a $13 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/ap-source-bank-america-nea