The Wall Street Journal - Markets Feeding Babies in China Is a Booming Business Again 2017-10-23T05:33:07.000000000-04:00 The world’s largest infant-formula market is surprisingly volatile. Investors shouldn’t expect the good news for Western consumer groups to last. Chinese Banks in Need of a Stiff Quality Check 2017-10-23T01:52:27.000000000-04:00 When Chinese banks start reporting their third quarter earnings this week, investors should pay particular attention to their asset quality. What Will the Next Fed Chief Do About Stocks? 2017-10-22T23:28:29.000000000-04:00 With the Federal Reserve likely to be under new leadership next year, investors are asking how the central bank will approach the economy. They should also be asking how the Fed will deal with asset prices. General Electric's Kitchen Sink May Still Have Holes 2017-10-20T16:18:53.000000000-04:00 General Electric left its investors unhappy once again. At least management seems to be getting the message this time. P&G Does Itself No Favors Post-Peltz 2017-10-20T12:56:30.000000000-04:00 Life isn’t getting easier for Procter & Gamble after its unconfirmed victory in the proxy fight with activist Nelson Peltz. The Downside of Big Profits at Google and Facebook 2017-10-20T11:57:00.000000000-04:00 Google, Facebook and Twitter face serious questions about their outsize influence. Strong earnings reports won’t help that. Catastrophes Everywhere, but Big Insurers May Do Alright 2017-10-20T09:26:30.000000000-04:00 Much uncertainty remains around the costs from recent storms and earthquakes that will fall on investors. But for the big traditional groups like Swiss Re and XL, the storm damage may not be that bad. How the Stalled Aramco IPO Could Hamper Hong Kong's Dreams 2017-10-20T05:02:01.000000000-04:00 An Aramco listing in Hong Kong would stoke the city’s ambitions to become the place where Chinese capital meets international companies. Chenault's Unfinished Business at AmEx 2017-10-19T12:04:26.000000000-04:00 American Express CEO Ken Chenault is going out on a high note, but his successor will have to contend with fundamental questions about the company’s business. Unilever Cost-Cutting Turns Out to Be Twisty Path to Profits 2017-10-19T09:45:31.000000000-04:00 The Anglo-Dutch consumer giant has been hit by upstart competitors like ice-cream brand Halo Top, as brand-building is a less predictable business than it used to be.