Asia Markets: Asian stocks dip after Trump’s Apple-production comments

Asia Markets: Asian stocks dip after Trump’s Apple-production comments
Asian stocks were widely lower in early trading Monday, extending last week’s selling. President Donald Trump’s comments Saturday urging Apple Inc. AAPL, -0.81%   to move its manufacturing to the U.S. helped pressure Asian tech stocks. The region is home to many of the tech giant’s key suppliers, especially in China and Taiwan. Indexes in both were down around 1%.... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Alibaba’s Jack Ma to remain chairman for one more year

The Wall Street Journal: Alibaba’s Jack Ma to remain chairman for one more year
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. said Monday that CEO Daniel Zhang will succeed Jack Ma as chairman a year from now, saying the period will ensure a smooth transition. Zhang, 46, joined Alibaba BABA, +1.56%   in 2007 and was responsible for grooming its Tmall business-to-consumer platform, once an obscure e-commerce website, into an online retail behemoth that... Read More

CBS CEO Les Moonves resigns amid new sexual misconduct accusations

CBS CEO Les Moonves resigns amid new sexual misconduct accusations
Les Moonves, the longtime chairman and chief executive of CBS Corp. CBS, +2.98%  , resigned Sunday following new sexual misconduct allegations against him from six additional women. In a New Yorker expose published Sunday morning, reporter Ronan Farrow — who first detailed allegations of sexual assault and misconduct against Moonves six weeks ago — revealed six more women have accused... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Syria planning poison gas attack on rebels, U.S. says

The Wall Street Journal: Syria planning poison gas attack on rebels, U.S. says
WASHINGTON — President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has approved the use of chlorine gas in an offensive against the country’s last major rebel stronghold, U.S. officials said, raising the prospects for another retaliatory U.S. military strike as thousands try to escape what could be a decisive battle in the seven-year-old war. In a recent discussion about Syria, people familiar with... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Sweden swings to the right as anti-immigration party makes strong gains in election

The Wall Street Journal: Sweden swings to the right as anti-immigration party makes strong gains in election
Sweden became the latest European country to shift to the right on Sunday as immigration continues to reshape the continent’s political landscape. A right-wing party with roots in neo-Nazism garnered an estimated 17.6% of ballots cast in Sunday’s election, according to a count of the vast majority of constituencies. It was the best-ever showing for the Sweden Democrats, and it... Read More