Today’s Logistics Report: Amazon China Powers Down; Balance in Warehousing; Shipbuilding on Idle

The WSJ’s Julie Wernau and Yoko Kubota report Amazon has been in talks to merge its cross-border e-commerce business with a Chinese competitor,

Inc.A new report suggests the warehouse market is coming closer to equilibrium, the WSJ Logistics Report’s Jennifer Smith writes, as a long period in which the push for distribution centers far outpaced construction appears to be running out.

Attorney General Barr Summarizes Findings of the Mueller Report

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Attorney General William Barr summarized the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller's report at a news conference prior to the report's being made public.Barr said the report found "no underlying collusion with Russia.

Saudi Aramco in talks for 25 per cent of Reliance's refining, petrochemical units: Report

A minority stake sale could fetch around $10-15 billion, valuing RIL's refining and petrochemicals businesses at around $55-60 billion.Our company evaluates various opportunities on an ongoing basis," said an RIL spokesperson in response to emailed queries.

Herman Cain says won't quit bid for Fed seat: report


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Herman Cain said Wednesday he had no plans to withdraw from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.While President Donald Trump has not sent Cain's nomination to Capitol Hill, several Senate Republicans have already said they would not support him.

Publishers Prepare Print Editions of Mueller Report

S.WSJ’s Lorie Hirose takes a look at how past presidents have been investigated.

Today’s Logistics Report: Sold on Tankers; Amazon’s Third-Party Gains; Robots Getting Stuck

industrial conglomerate is preparing to sell its logistics arm to a Chinese coal magnate, the WSJ Logistics Report’s Costas Paris writes, in the biggest-ever takeover of a state-run fleet by a private company.Revenue from third-party transactions is much smaller than that of traditional sales since Amazon recognizes only the commission it earns.

Today’s Logistics Report: Shipping Fueling Up; Britain is Hoarding; Tesla Deliveries Stall

The slowdown in deliveries raises new financial questions about a business that has been ramping up production to meet bigger sales goals.But deliveries of Tesla’s higher-margin Model S and Model X cars fell by more than 50% last quarter.

Gun Control Group’s Report Card on U.S. Banks’ Firearms Ties Has Several Fs

Now, one advocacy group is focusing on a different pressure point: the consumer banks that provide loans and other financial support to the gun industry.The group, Guns Down America, which formed in 2016 after a mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.

Elections, rising supply to dampen hotel industry’s performance in 2019: Report

APThe industry registered 11% growth in revenue per available room in the first two months of this calendar.“The second major reason is the impact of new hotel supply that is expected to commence operations in the current year.

Wynn Leaders Helped Hide Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Company’s Founder, Report Says

Business|Wynn Leaders Helped Hide Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Company’s Founder, Report SaysThe Massachusetts gambling regulator found that some Wynn Resorts executives “were part of affirmative efforts to conceal” complaints against Steve Wynn.CreditCreditCharles Krupa/Associated PressExecutives at the casino operator Wynn Resorts helped hide sexual misconduct allegations against the company’s billionaire founder, Steve Wynn, the Massachusetts gambling regulator said Tuesday.

Today’s Logistics Report: Hedging on Futures; Flooding Swamps Midwest; Paying Higher Premiums

S.launched on Friday, the WSJ’s Alexander Osipovich reports, with the debut by Nodal Exchange of 11 futures contracts linked to trucking costs.

Why Mueller’s Full Report May Never Be Public

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President Trump Reacts to Barr’s Summary of Mueller Report

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Today’s Logistics Report: Delivery on Demand; Trucking’s Labor Peace; Automotive Downshift

The new deal comes after agreements last year between the Teamsters and YRC unionized less-than-truckload rivals UPS Freight and ABF Freight.TRANSPORTATION

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Economic policies espoused by Democrats would drive economy into recession, White House report says

The economic policies of Democrats running for the White House will drive the economy into recession, according to the White House’s latest Economic Report of the President, released Wednesday.See: Bernie Sanders proposes big hike in estate taxes after Elizabeth Warren floats wealth levy The White House report included another broadside against socialism that has been a theme of Trump’s campaign rallies since last fall.

Women in Economics Report Rampant Sexual Assault and Bias

Nearly half of women said they had avoided speaking at a conference or a seminar to guard against possible harassment or “disrespectful treatment.” Seven in 10 women said they felt their colleagues’ work was taken more seriously than their own.

Today’s Logistics Report: Toyota’s Tariff Shift; Grocery’s Delivery Toll; Squashing Mexican Tomatoes