Roger Federer’s Stunning Loss Is Another Look at the Future

When Roger Federer beat Pete Sampras at Wimbledon in 2001, the world saw the tennis star of the future. Like Sampras, Federer served well and knew how to volley. Like Sampras, he could smash forehands and one-handed backhands. And like Sampras, Federer, at 19 years old, eventually went on to dominate tennis. Now Federer, age…

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Why Some GE Investors Welcome Another Dividend Cut

Investors in General Electric Co. are bracing for the troubled company to slash or suspend its dividend when it reports quarterly results this week. For some, such a cut may come as a relief. Dividend cuts don’t usually bring positive reactions, but investors, analysts and former executives hope the limping industrial giant will spend cash…

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Zelle Struggles to Prove It’s Not Just Another Payments App

Zelle, the money-transfer service owned by the largest U.S. banks, says it “changes the way money moves.” But it has struggled to distinguish itself from competitors it’s trying to fend off. Since Zelle’s launch in June 2017, bank executives have touted the speed, security, convenience and breadth of its network, part of their campaign to…

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