PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Aug 4
Aug 4 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* An unhappy and unsettled electorate is giving a lift to anti-establishment candidates and changing the dynamics of the 2016 presidential contest for both parties, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds. (on.wsj.com/1g2TGnq)
* The United States and Turkey have reached an understanding meant to assure the Ankara government that plans to drive Islamic State militants from a safe zone in northern Syria won't clear the way for Kurdish fighters to move in. (on.wsj.com/1eOOfHH)
* Citadel, a hedge-fund firm that nearly collapsed during the financial crisis, is thriving again and expanding as aggressively as ever, unlike some competitors that turned cautious. (on.wsj.com/1MIYOLt)
* Funds managed by Franklin Resources Inc, Blackstone Group LP and Oaktree Capital Group LLC , among others, are facing paper losses on substantial investments this year in exploration-and-production companies. The sector is coming under further pressure as oil prices have turned downward again, dropping below $46 a barrel in New York to a four-month low. (on.wsj.com/1ePgztC) Continuación...