Wall Street

Sears to close more stores amid retail industry tumult

Struggling department-store retailer Sears on Friday said it will shutter another 20 stores – including 18 Sears stores and two Kmart locations – by mid-September, as it continues to respond to an industry-wide shift in consumer shopping habits that’s hitting traditional retailers particularly hard.

How strong is the U.S. banking system?

Rafferty Capital Markets equity research analyst Dick Bove, The Wall Street Journal chief economics correspondent Jon Hilsenrath, and Manhattan Institute senior fellow Diana Furchtgott-Roth, weigh in on the current state of the U.S. banking system.

Wall St. ends flat but healthcare stocks rally

Wall Street's major indexes ended little changed on Thursday as gains in healthcare stocks after Senate Republicans unveiled their proposal to replace Obamacare were offset by declines in financial and consumer staples sectors.

White House wants to create new surge of tech startups

While tech’s top business leaders gathered at the White House Monday to work with the administration on streamlining processes and cutting the costs of bureaucracy through a technological overhaul, venture capitalists in attendance could be seeking out the next wave of investment opportunities created by the government’s latest push.