Cannabis Watch: Marijuana stocks to watch: Aurora Cannabis investments may be more valuable than its pot

The following article is part of a package of stories that MarketWatch is publishing to mark the start of full legalization of cannabis for adult recreational use in Canada on Wednesday. For more, go here. Aurora Cannabis Inc. is a major pot producer, but if its bets on other cannabis companies continue to pay off, … Read more

MarketWatch First Take: Netflix is ditching freeloaders from subscriber forecasts after volatile stock moves

After two consecutive quarters of missing the mark on its own forecasts for subscriber growth, Netflix Inc. hopes to put an end to the big swings in its stock with some changes in its accounting. In kicking off tech’s earnings season Tuesday, Netflix NFLX, +3.98%  reported better-than-expected subscriber growth in the quarter, leading to a … Read more

Key Words: Trump compares condemnation of Saudis over missing journalist to Kavanaugh hearing

President Donald Trump compared the alleged murder of a Saudi dissident to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing Tuesday. “Here we go again with you know you’re guilty until proven innocent. I don’t like that. We just went through that with Justice Kavanaugh and he was innocent all the way as far as I’m … Read more

The Wall Street Journal: Pat Cipollone to be new White House counsel, Trump says

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Pat Cipollone, a veteran Washington lawyer, would serve as his next White House counsel, succeeding Don McGahn in the post. Trump’s comment, made in an interview with the Associated Press, came after he called Cipollone “very talented and a very good man” on Saturday, but declined … Read more

The Moneyist: My brother-in-law asked my husband to hide a large inheritance before his divorce

Dear Moneyist, A few years ago, my husband lost a family member abroad whose money was divided equally among my husband’s family. At that time, my husband’s brother was going through a difficult patch in his marriage and wanted to hide the money in my husband’s name in the case of divorce. I disagreed on … Read more

The Wall Street Journal: Interim CEO of USA Gymnastics quits amid fallout of anti-Nike tweet

Four days after being named interim president and CEO of the embattled USA Gymnastics federation, Mary Bono resigned after a recent tweet surfaced in which she criticized U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor Nike. Bono’s tweet showed someone blacking out the Nike swoosh on a pair of shoes, and appeared days after the shoe company launched an … Read more

The Wall Street Journal: Google to charge phone makers for pre-installed apps in Europe, to comply with antitrust order

For phone makers selling devices in Europe, Google-owned apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps are about to get a new feature: a price. Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL, +2.78% GOOG, +2.66%  Google said Tuesday that it will start charging device manufacturers license fees to pre-install Google apps on devices running the company’s Android operating system in … Read more

The Ratings Game: Chip stocks bounce back, but Morgan Stanley has concerns about the future

Even with Tuesday’s bounceback, chip-related stocks are caught in a downdraft fueled by concerns of oversupply, and analysts at Morgan Stanley don’t think the sector is quite out of the woods yet. The PHLX Semiconductor Index SOX, +3.31%  rallied to finish up 3.3% Tuesday for its largest one-day percentage gain since March 26, while the … Read more

The Wall Street Journal: Elizabeth Warren seeks answers from investment firms that liquidated Toys ‘R’ Us

The decision by five investment companies to pull the plug on a Toys “R” Us reorganization earlier this year is coming under fire from Sen. Elizabeth Warren. In an Oct. 16 letter to the companies, Warren, D-Mass., asked why the investment firms had pressed to liquidate the retailer amid viable options to reorganize it and … Read more