Please upgrade your browser to make full use of twiends.   chrome   firefox   ie   safari  
Create your own wall, sign in free!
Wall Street Journal
newswriting 5,086,962 followers
Group of 14 financial firms, led by Goldman, buy instant-messaging company in a bid to change how traders communicate
Prosecutors look into possible leak from #Ferguson grand juror
Germany replaces China as the world's trade-surplus boogeyman
Get the latest on the protests in #HongKong on our new WeChat account. Add us using WeChat ID: TheWallStreetJournal
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
Japanese firms are taking a page from the playbooks of Larry Page and Mark Zuckerberg:
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
Drag queens will now be able to use their stage names on Facebook: $FB
Editorial in Communist Party's flagship paper calls #HongKong protests a 'desecration of democracy and rule of law'
Chinese officials gave 10,000 pigeons' a full-body cavity search before releasing them in a ceremony
Protesters in #HongKong threaten to escalate actions if demands aren't met by midnight
What gear do medical workers treating patients with Ebola wear? @jasonbellini has #TheShortAnswer:
Protests in #HongKong put a brake on China National Day tourists via @WSJ (photo: Reuters)
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
When should a Supreme Court justice sit out a case?
How well do you know India? Take our quiz to find out:
Lotte won long-awaited approval to open Korea's tallest skyscraper, but with strings attached.
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
Drug companies race to create vaccines for deadly virus that has killed 8 million pigs in the U.S. since 2013:
Penn State is the second major U.S. university in a week to cut ties with the Confucius Institute program
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
A timeline of Hong Kong's civil disobedience movement: #OccupyCentral
The disciplined behavior of Hong Kong's protesters sound familiar to many in Taiwan
India and U.S. agree to joint exploration of Mars. (Photo: Reuters)
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
As protests grow in #HongKong, so do questions about whether spontaneity is right approach
Should more aggressive easing measures be used to spur China's slow economic activity? Economists weigh in:
Who is the person the protesters want out of office? @WSJ's profile of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
#HongKong government seeks to wait out protesters, a strategy handed down from Beijing
More than 3,300 people have died from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, WHO says.
#HongKong protests add a new twist to the umbrella's history as a political symbol
How "Transparent," Amazon's new series, takes an uncommon look at transgender life:
It's getting increasingly difficult to figure out who is in charge of the HK protests -- read WSJ analysis here:
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
An in-depth look at #HongKong's CEO Leung Chun-ying and the dilemma he faces as protests grow:
5 important news stories you may have missed today:
Twitter invests $10 million in new MIT research lab that will analyze tweets: $TWTR
Michigan's athletic director is under fire--but still has powerful friends:
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
With lending tight in the Caribbean, several island nations are financing villa projects by selling citizenship
"Dear Mr. Spielberg: We think we've cracked the code. Please come do our Jaws movie," says @ThatKevinSmith.
The top-paying jobs for engineering majors vs. humanities majors:
The glass ceiling is getting thinner, with women making up 16.4% of the top 1% of earners. (fixed figure)
Share of women in the top 1% of earners: 1981-85: 3.2% 2008-12: 16.4% (fixes earlier tweet)
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
"It's a mistake to go to bed too early." Advice from a sleep expert:
Twitter is giving every tweet ever made publicly to MIT, in the name of research. Including this one. by @yoreekoh
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
"Agents often burn out after four or five years." What it's like to be in the Secret Service:
Secret Service Director Pierson was fired so fast she didn't even get a face-to-face meeting with the president.
A 5K dash where runners are chased by zombies and other reasons to try nerd-focused fitness
Facebook commands a greater percentage of digital ad dollars than it does Americans' digital time. $FB
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal
Breaking: Ebola patient in U.S. is thought to have traveled from Brussels to Dallas on United Airlines
Why do Republicans still struggle to talk to women?
5 reasons to ignore negative polling about Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts: by @JohnFeehery (AP photo)
Retweeted by Wall Street Journal