China Prepares for Downfall of Debt-Laden Evergrande 

Beijing, reluctant to bail out the country's most heavily indebted property developer, is asking local officials across the country to prepare for a "possible storm."

New Platform Backed by Fidelity, Goldman Seeks to Bring IPO Market Into Digital World 

Capital Markets Gateway looks to transform a business long accustomed to phone calls and pieces of paper.

Microsoft Keeps Surface in Its Place 

Microsoft's new devices come as a reporting change makes clear that hardware is but a small piece of the software giant's growing pie.

Boeing Projects China Would Need 8,700 New Airplanes by 2040 

Boeing Co. has raised its 20-year forecast for the Chinese airline market, projecting that the country would need 8,700 new airplanes valued at $1.47 trillion by 2040, to meet rising air-travel demand.

Renewable-Energy Companies Rise as China Vows to Cut Coal Investment 

Shares of Chinese energy companies with growing renewable-energy operations rallied Thursday after President Xi Jinping said Beijing would stop building coal-fired power plants overseas as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions.

Mothers Are Postponing the Return to Work. Amazon and Other Companies Are Trying to Bring Them Back. 

Among other things, employers are making re-entry easier and increasing child-care support.

Banks Share Data to Block Cyberattacks 

As the number and sophistication of cyberattacks jumps, financial firms are sharing more threat intelligence with each other, according to the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, a nonprofit group that facilitates the exchange of cybersecurity intelligence.

California Governor Signs Bill Targeting Amazon Warehouse Quotas 

A new California law will require Amazon and other companies to disclose any quotas or workplace-productivity measures it applies to workers in the state.

FDA Clears Covid-19 Booster Shots From Pfizer for High-Risk People 

The third dose of the vaccine was authorized for people who are 65 years or older or at high risk of severe Covid-19, including from their jobs.

Facebook's Chief Technology Officer to Step Down 

Mike Schroepfer, after 13 years at the company and serving as one of its top executives, is leaving the post to transition to a part-time role.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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