Asia Markets: Asian markets fall, led by Nikkei, amid trade worries

Asian stocks maintained their weakness in early trading Monday as the dollar’s pullback and some renewed trade worries hung over the market. Japanese stocks were the weakest performer, with the Nikkei NIK, -1.30%   ending the morning down 1.3%. The yen started rallying on Friday and got a fresh boost Monday morning following weekend reports … Read more

The Wall Street Journal: Papa John’s board OKs ‘poison pill’ to prevent founder from gaining control

Papa John’s International Inc.’s board members voted to adopt a “poison pill” on Sunday to prevent its controversial founder from gaining a controlling interest in the pizza chain, according to people familiar with the matter. The board, which is expected to announce the poison pill Monday morning, has been trying to sever ties with John … Read more

Earnings Outlook: AMD earnings: How much of Intel’s lunch is the chip maker eating?

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. earnings are expected to benefit from a rare surge in PC sales and what are seen as competitive gains against chip giant Intel Corp., but huge gains in the stock recently are subject to pullbacks given AMD’s traditional volatility following earnings. AMD AMD, -1.26%  is scheduled to report quarterly earnings after … Read more

The New York Post: Fighter jet intercepts small plane near Trump’s golf club

A U.S. Air Force fighter jet on Saturday intercepted a small plane entering the “no-fly” space near President Donald Trump’s private golf club in New Jersey, the White House confirmed on Sunday. A statement from spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said the “low wing general aviation aircraft” was detected around 12:30 p.m. Saturday and an F-16 intercepted … Read more

The Wall Street Journal: Tesla asks suppliers for refunds to help it become profitable

Tesla Inc. has asked some suppliers to refund a portion of what the electric-car company has spent previously, an appeal that reflects the auto maker’s urgency to sustain operations during a critical production period. The Silicon Valley electric-car company said it is asking its suppliers for cash back to help it become profitable, according to … Read more

Comic-Con 2018: Here are the buzziest movie and TV trailers

Fans got sneak peeks at a ton of upcoming blockbuster movies and TV series at San Diego’s Comic-Con over the weekend. New trailers were released for highly anticipated titles such as M. Night Shyamalan’s “Unbreakable” sequel, “Glass”; “Aquaman,” the next DC installment from AT&T’s T, -0.54%   Warner Bros.; and Netflix’s NFLX, -0.87%   animated … Read more

‘Equalizer 2’ edges ‘Mamma Mia’ at box office, but musical poised for long-term success

In a face-off between sequels, “The Equalizer 2” edged out “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” to win the weekend box-office crown. Sony’s SNE, +0.61%   R-rated action movie “Equalizer 2” — which was star Denzel Washington’s first sequel — fared surprisingly well, earning an estimated $35.8 million in North America, outpacing its predecessor’s debut … Read more

The New York Post: Uber, Lyft suspend driver for secretly livestreaming passengers

A driver for Uber and Lyft in Missouri used a webcam to secretly record unsuspecting customers — then broadcast the footage on the internet for the world to see. Jason Gargac, 32, of St. Louis posted online nearly 700 rides, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. After the paper outed Gargac, Uber suspended his account, … Read more