Amazon Demands One More Thing From Some Vendors: a Piece of Their Company

Certain suppliers are asked to give Amazon the right to buy shares at potentially lower-than-market rates as part of their contract. Some companies say it’s an offer they can’t refuse; Amazon says the deals are tied to it providing large amounts of business to the vendors.

Consumer Confidence Continues Slide on Covid-19, Inflation Worries

A september survey showed a pullback in consumers’ intentions to make...

Home-Price Growth Hit Record in July

The Case-Shiller index rose 19.7% in the year that ended in...

Evergrande Bondholders Mull Next Steps in Wake of Missed Payment

Foreign investors in the Chinese property giant’s debt face the challenge...

Facebook Asks Oversight Board for Guidance on How It Regulates High-Profile Users

The board—an outside body that Facebook created to ensure the accountability...