Global Supply-Chain Problems Escalate, Threatening Economic Recovery

Shortages of components, surging prices of raw materials, transportation backups and pandemic lockdowns are squeezing manufacturers around the world—and the bottlenecks keep compounding.

Biden’s Soft Infrastructure Agenda May Not Boost Growth

The president has sold soft infrastructure such as in child care,...

How the Pandemic Has Changed the Way High-End Art Is Sold

Private sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s took off, as live-auction revenues...

Facebook to Hire 10,000 Workers in EU to Build Up ‘Metaverse’

Facebook is planning to create 10,000 jobs in the European Union...

China Third-Quarter Economic Growth Slows Sharply to 4.9%

China’s economy grew 4.9% in the third quarter from a year...