Brazil Drought Jolts Commodities’ Prices; Coffee, Sugar and Soybeans See Sharp Increases

Brazil Drought Jolts Commodities’ Prices

Coffee, Sugar and Soybeans See Sharp Increases

ALEXANDRA WEXLER, JEFFREY T. LEWIS and LESLIE JOSEPHS

Updated March 4, 2014 7:27 p.m. ET

SÃO PAULO, Brazil—Brazil’s worst drought in decades is decimating crops but breathing new life into battered commodity markets. Read more of this post

CEOs Scramble to Sell Themselves When Looking for a New Job

CEOs Scramble to Sell Themselves When Looking for a New Job

RACHEL FEINTZEIG

March 4, 2014 7:41 p.m. ET

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Ravi Saligram, formerly CEO of OfficeMax, at the desk in his home office in Naperville, Ill., last month. Rob Hart for The Wall Street Journal Read more of this post

Hyundai Scion Eyes Seoul Mayoral Bid

March 4, 2014, 2:30 PM

Hyundai Scion Eyes Seoul Mayoral Bid

By Kwanwoo Jun

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Chung Mong-joon, Hyundai conglomerate scion and former presidential challenger, announced this weekend that he plans to run for Seoul mayor. Read more of this post

New Cloud-Software Firms Take Off

New Cloud-Software Firms Take Off

SPENCER E. ANTE

Updated March 4, 2014 7:53 p.m. ET

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Salesforce.com Inc. CRM +2.57% pioneered the cloud-software business and is valued at almost $40 billion. Now a second wave of more specialized online software companies is starting to take off and command rich multibillion-dollar valuations that may be hard to sustain. Read more of this post

Wearable Devices Getting More Niche

Mar 4, 2014

Wearable Devices Getting More Niche

EVA DOU

Wearable devices have always been a niche accessory, appealing to the techy and fitness-conscious set. Now as the sector takes off, consumers can expect a wave of even more specific fitness trackers as new competitors try to grab a piece of the market. Read more of this post

Baidu CEO Calls for More Regulation of Online Funds

Baidu CEO Calls for More Regulation of Online Funds

PAUL MOZUR

March 3, 2014 11:56 p.m. ET

BEIJING— Baidu Inc. BIDU +1.57% Chief Executive Robin Li has joined the chorus of Chinese government advisers and banking executives calling for more regulation of the country’s quickly growing Internet finance industry. Read more of this post

Australia Jumps on U.S. IPO Bandwagon via China

Australia Jumps on U.S. IPO Bandwagon via China

Australian Companies Favor U.S. Listings for Their Chinese Businesses

DANIEL STACEY

March 4, 2014 5:39 a.m. ET

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Australian companies are increasingly carving out their Chinese businesses for U.S. initial public offerings, but unlike many IPO aspirants, raising cash isn’t the motivating factor. Read more of this post

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