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Toast IPO: 5 things to know about the restaurant-focused payments player

A previous version of this report incorrectly referred to Toast’s volume numbers instead of its revenue. It has been corrected. Toast Inc. could be rolling...

J&J says booster greatly improves COVID-19 vaccine efficacy as experts await FDA decision

Johnson & Johnson became the latest COVID-19 vaccine maker to offer an update on booster doses Tuesday, when it said data from a Phase 3...

U.S. oil prices finish with a slight gain as OPEC+ keeps plan to boost output in place

U.S. oil futures on Wednesday finished with a slight gain, but global prices posted a modest loss, after major oil producers made no changes to...

Disney is eliminating a beloved free perk at its U.S. theme parks

Cutting the line at your favorite Disney theme park attractions is now going to cost you. Disney DIS, +1.08% is set to roll out a...

Why iron-ore prices are on track to suffer their largest monthly loss on record

Iron-ore prices touched record highs this year, but look to suffer their biggest monthly loss ever as China’s curbs on carbon emissions include limits on...

In the employer struggle to find workers, there may be a $12 billion fintech opportunity

A growing interest among younger workers to access their pay more quickly could create a $12 billion market for payroll providers and earned-wage upstarts that...

U.S. retail sales slump 1.1% due to shortage of cars and Amazon Prime hangover

The numbers: Americans cut spending at retail stores in July for the second time in three months, largely reflecting an Amazon Prime Day hangover and...

Plans for the Boeing Starliner Launch

Boeing Co. said a second attempt to launch its Starliner space taxi has been canceled, with launch officials on Tuesday citing inclement weather. The testing...

Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Streaming Release

Scarlett Johansson, star of the latest Marvel movie “Black Widow,” filed a lawsuit Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Disney, DIS -0.42% alleging her...

As Overdoses Surge, a Canadian Province Is Giving Out Drugs

VANCOUVER—The Canadian province of British Columbia is responding to a surge in overdose deaths with a novel strategy: It is giving out opioids. The province’s...

What will Apple say about the next iPhone at earnings time? Maybe more than usual

The pandemic may add a wrinkle to the guessing game that normally accompanies Apple Inc.’s June-quarter conference call. Typically the most important tidbit coming out...

Question not whether AMD can take market share from Intel, but just how much

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has become more of a threat to larger rival Intel Corp. as it has ever been, and the question now is...

Oil slumps on OPEC compromise expectations, COVID variant concerns

Oil futures fell Thursday, extending a slump that began in the previous session after data showed a rise in U.S. fuel supplies and after reports...

OPEC Reaches Compromise With U.A.E. Over Oil Production

OPEC reached a compromise with the United Arab Emirates, agreeing to lift the amount of oil the cartel member can eventually pump as part of...

Electric-car sales in China are expected to double this year

Sales of electric vehicles in China are likely to double this year, with Chinese EV makers sidestepping chips and parts shortages and getting creative around...

Student-loan giant that manages Public Service Loan Forgiveness will stop servicing federal loans

The controversial organization that for years has been public servants’ main point of contact in accessing student-loan forgiveness will no longer be servicing federal student...

U.A.E. Pushes to Produce More Crude, Creating OPEC Deadlock

Behind the standoff inside OPEC over whether to boost oil production is a key cartel member with a new strategy: sell as much crude as...

Stock futures pause for breath with S&P 500, Nasdaq at records

U.S. stock-index futures were in a holding pattern near record highs on Tuesday as investors returned from a three-day weekend. Investors were also keeping tabs...

5 best products to soothe sunburn, starting at $7, according to dermatologists and skincare pros

MarketWatch has highlighted these products and services because we think readers will find them useful. We may earn a commission if you buy products through...

What’s next for oil prices as OPEC+ deadlocks, with more talks set for Monday

Never underestimate OPEC’s reserves of last-minute drama. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, including Russia, had appeared on track Thursday to...

Micron expects memory demand to remain strong, will sell Utah plant to Texas Instruments

Micron Technology Inc. expects memory-chip demand to remain high even as the supply of other types of computer chips meets customer needs, the company said...

U.S. weekly IPO market braces for 15 deals, and home DNA-test maker 23andMe shares to start trading

An earlier version of this report said 23andMe would start trading Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange. It will start trading on Thursday on...

Tens of thousands of public servants face delays accessing student-loan relief — due to a simple oversight

In 2007, the government promised teachers, social workers and firefighters that if they worked in public service and made payments on their student loans for...

German stocks fall behind European peers after weak industrial data

German stocks got off to a lackluster start on Tuesday, opening in the red and falling behind other major European equity indexes, after data showed...

FDA approved the first major Alzheimer’s treatment in 18 years — what that means for your loved ones fighting the disease

The Food and Drug Administration’s accelerated approval of Biogen’s drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease, is a significant step in the fight against the debilitating illness...