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Saudi investment conference begins after exodus of CEOs

Saudi Arabia's big investment conference starts Tuesday under the shadow of Jamal Khashoggi's death.D...

NYT publisher A.G. Sulzberger says an independent press is an 'American ideal'

A version of this article first appeared in the Reliable Sources newsletter. ...

Twitter bans more InfoWars accounts

Twitter on Monday removed more than a dozen accounts affiliated with the fringe right-wing media organizatio...

Trump seizes on right-wing media reports to suggest migrant caravan has been infiltrated by 'unknown Middle Easterners'

President Donald Trump on Monday morning appeared to seize on reports in right-wing media that erroneously c...

Chick-fil-A is trying to get into your home

Chick-fil-A thinks the future of fast food isn't in the restaurant; it's in your living room.Last wee...

GE gets a badly needed win in Iraq

General Electric's beleaguered power business scored a badly needed win by reaching a preliminary agreement ...

Siemens CEO explains why he won't go to Saudi Arabia

In an unusual behind-the-scenes glimpse at corporate decision-making, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser detailed why he...

Costs are going up for European airlines. The weakest won't survive

Europe's largest airline is expecting to emerge from the holiday travel season with fewer competitors....

Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of repeating 1973 oil embargo

Saudi Arabia has rejected suggestions that it may restrict global oil supply in response to international pr...

Hasbro will lay off hundreds after Toys 'R' Us' closure

Hasbro will lay off up to 10% of its employees, victims of the fallout after Toys "R" Us closed its doors....

Fiat Chrysler is selling its auto parts business for $7 billion

Fiat Chrysler's new CEO has struck a deal to sell the company's auto parts business for more than $7 billion...

Stocks soar in China; Ryanair warning; Fiat Chrysler sells parts business

1. China stocks jump: China's battered stock market had its best day in more than two and a...

China's battered stock market just had its best day in years

China's beaten-down stock market had its best day in more than two and and a half years on Monday.The...

Carl Bernstein says Trump uses 'lying and untruth as a basic method'

A version of this article first appeared in the Reliable Sources newsletter. ...

Bernstein: Trump uses lies to push policies

Carl Bernstein discusses President Trump's "war on truth" with CNN's Brian Stelter, saying the US has never had a President who has used lying as a way to promote his policies and views.

Richard Parsons resigns from CBS Corporation board, citing health reasons

CBS Corporation is going through another big change -- but this one is entirely out of the company's control...

Migrants take 2,500-mile journey to America

Crowds of migrants resumed their long journey north from the Mexican border city of Ciudad Hidalgo, according to Mexican federal police officers. CNN's Bill Weir reports.

Saudi Arabia tries to salvage its investment conference after A-listers pull out

Saudi Arabia's investment conference this week was until recently the hottest ticket in business and finance...

Khashoggi's WashPost editor pushes for answers

Washington Post global opinions editor Karen Attiah says the past two weeks have "been a slow, agonizing drip of horrible information" about contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi. "At the end of the day, this was a man, this was a human being, who just wanted to write," she says. Speaking with Brian Stelter, Attiah emphasizes the importance of staying on the story about Saudi Arabia.

'Halloween' grabs one of the biggest horror openings ever

It's hard to say it any other way: Michael Myers made a killing at the box office this weekend.Univer...

Washington Post publisher calls Saudi announcement on Khashoggi a 'coverup'

The Washington Post says Saudi Arabia's announcement about the death of contributing columnist Jamal Khashog...

Things are bad at Sears. They're worse at Kmart

Sears is going to have a hard time surviving its bankruptcy. Kmart faces even longer odds.Traditional...

How investors should think about the midterm elections

1. Preparing for gridlock. The midterm election could be a pivotal moment in American histo...

How the Khashoggi case and its fallout is affecting global business

The disappearance and death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi sent shockwaves through the business world, ...

Mining CEO threatens a Goldman analyst on a call and tells others to commit suicide

The CEO of an iron ore mining company went off the rails on a conference call with Wall Street analysts Frid...

Comment: Congress more divided than the nation

The Senate's Kavanaugh vote on party lines exposes how elected officials no longer think independently - even though Americans remain more in the center.

CEO tells analysts to kill themselves on call

On a conference call, Lourenco Goncalves, CEO of Cleveland-Cliffs mining company, threatened an analyst and told others to kill themselves.

Walmart's strategy to solve the Amazon puzzle is working

Walmart is in the biggest fight of its 68-year history.To stave off Amazon and remain the world's big...

'Halloween': Why horror films make a killing at the box office

Michael Myers makes his return to movie theaters this weekend and with the fictional serial killer comes one...

US importers stuck with Trump's latest China tariffs

American importers can ask for an exemption from President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum, and...

The media shows a country split in half. This study says that's not the case

Cable news depicts a divided country, with talking heads fighting from the left and right on deeply polarizi...

Patagonia CEO gets political, endorsing two Democratic Senate candidates

Patagonia is taking a political stand.The outdoor goods and apparel store threw its weight behind two...

Tom Barrack, CEO and Trump friend, drops out of Saudi conference

Tom Barrack, CEO of Colony Capital and a close friend of President Donald Trump, has dropped out of next wee...

GE's 119-year-old dividend is on life support

General Electric's 119-year-old dividend is a source of pride inside this once-dependable company.But...

China reports slowest growth since 2009

The world's second biggest economy grew 6.5% in the third quarter of 2018. That's its weakest quarterly growth since the depths of the global financial crisis in early 2009 and below economists' expectations of 6.6%.

China growth slows; Silicon Valley and Saudi Arabia; Euro woes

1. China's growth slows: The world's second biggest economy ...

China's economy is growing at its slowest pace since the financial crisis

China's economic slowdown is deepening as its trade war with the United States gets worse.The world's...

Scoring is up in the NFL, and so are its ratings

The NFL's sluggish ratings...

Dow drops 327 points as market turbulence deepens

The jittery stock market is once again heading south.The Dow dropped 327 points, or 1.3%, on Thursday...

Fox Business, Saudi conference's last media partner, pulls out

Fox Business Network, which had been the lone remaining international media partner participating in this ye...

When should I sell my mutual funds?

When is the best time to get out of a mutual fund?After a recent stock market dip, Ian Bloom...

Jim Chanos: Tesla falling behind GM, Audi in software

Short-seller Jim Chanos tells CNN's Julia Chatterley that Tesla is no longer the technological leader in its field anymore.

Trade war with China could lead to recession sooner rather than later

Take a trade war with China, mix in frosty economic relations with Canada and Europe, add in Federal Reserve...

Reporter prevented from questioning Kushner

CNN's Jake Tapper interviews Errol Barnett, a CBS reporter who was physically prevented by a US Secret Service agent from questioning Jared Kushner. The US Secret Service said it is reviewing the incident.

These business A-listers are skipping Saudi Arabia's big conference

Most of the big names who were due to attend Saudi Arabia's investment conference next week have bailed out ...

Why Tesla skeptics are feeling so good

One of the biggest Tesla short sellers is feeling pretty good about his bet against the automaker.Jim...

Whatever happens next, Brexit is bad for business

Businesses hoping for some clarity about Brexit have once again been left deeply disappointed.The lat...

eBay sues Amazon, accusing it of poaching sellers

As Amazon continues its rise as the world's largest online marketplace, rival eBay charges that it got there...

Why Eddie Lampert stuck with Sears

Eddie Lampert was heralded as a ...

China's currency falls; Novartis deal; Oil prices slip

1. China's currency: The yuan hit its lowest level against the US dollar since January 2017...

Secret Service reviewing incident of agent blocking reporter from questioning Kushner

The US Secret Service said it is reviewing an incident in which an agent blocked a CBS News reporter on Tues...

Treasury again skips labeling China a currency manipulator

The Trump administration on Wednesday decided not to label China a currency manipulator despite the recent d...

Cronos CEO: 'Watershed moment' for marijuana

Michael Gorenstein, CEO of Cronos Group, says legalized recreational marijuana in Canada "gets the ball rolling" globally.

Top strategist: Saudi tensions keeping oil prices elevated

Deutsche Bank Chief U.S. Equity & Global Strategist Binky Chadha tells CNN's Richard Quest that oil prices are too expensive, given other market metrics.

Jake Tapper: Are US leaders getting played?

CNN's Jake Tapper discusses missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and President Trump's defense of Saudi Arabia.

How 'The Conners' dealt with Roseanne's exit

Nearly five months since ABC's much-publicized axing of its "Roseanne" revival from its lineup, the network premiered "The Conners," a half hour spin-off framed around the fictional family of Roseanne Conner.

Welch's wants to be the grape juice for manly men​

Welch's Grape Juice sales were down, then they saw a new marketing opportunity: men in their 40s. These ads are the result.

Meet President Trump, the White House's top spokesperson

The White House's top spokesman, also known as President Trump, says "we're communicating very well" now tha...

New York attorney general is investigating MoviePass parent company

The New York attorney general is investigating the parent company of MoviePass, a source familiar with the p...

Welch's says grape juice is for men now

You're a red-blooded American man. You're tough, you work hard, and you don't have time for Millennial healt...

CEO of Corona maker Constellation Brands steps down

Rob Sands, the CEO of Corona maker Constellation Brands, is stepping down. He will hand over the reins to th...

'Roseanne' may be gone, but audiences still tuned in to watch 'The Conners'

Warning: This story contains spoilers about the series premiere of "The Conners.""...

The market roller coaster is making investors nauseous

Stock market volatility is back with a vengeance.On Wednesday the Dow was down nearly 320 points befo...

Fed appears committed to gradual tightening despite Trump criticism

President Donald Trump's repeated complaints about rising interest rates appear to be having no impact on po...

How high will oil go? Iran is the biggest X factor

President Donald Trump's looming sanctions on Iran are the biggest in a series of mysteries confronting the ...

GE is a confusing maze. Will the new boss cut the complexity?

The sharp decline of General Electric was masked by complexity that concealed the decay at the 126-year-old ...

Be wary of this tech stock

The stock market is volatil...

Trump administration moves to stop subsidizing Chinese mail

The Trump administration is moving to raise postage rates for foreign companies that ship packages to the Un...

Elizabeth Warren wants Toys 'R' Us owners to take care of its 30,000 laid off workers

Senator Elizabeth Warren is urging the companies responsible for the demise of Toys "R" Us to take care of i...

The head of the IMF is skipping Saudi Arabia's investment conference

Saudi Arabia's big investment conference is losing more high-profile guests as the international crisis over...

Business is boycotting Saudi Arabia's big conference. Here's who's still going

Some of the biggest names in global business and finance ...

Strong corporate earnings boost stocks

Market sentiment was lifted by earnings beats from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Johnson & Johnson.

Earnings boost; Netflix is on fire; Saudi Arabia isolated

1. Earnings boost: Corporate America gave markets a shot in the arm on Tuesday but the boun...

Here's where Saudi Arabia has invested around the world

Saudi Arabia has spent the past few years pumping its oil riches into ...

President Trump: 'My biggest threat is the Fed'

President Donald Trump is going after the Fed. Again. In a clip released by Fox Busi...

Why energy stocks could rally

After lagging the market this year, oil and gas stocks could rise on strong earnings growth. Paul R. La Monica explains why higher oil prices could boost the energy sector.

Civil Media's token sale has failed

Civil Media's ambitious plans for journalism suffered a big setback this week.The blockchain company ...

What tension with Saudi Arabia means for investors

Investors are bracing for the possibility of Saudi Arabia using oil as a weapon.The kingdom is facing...

Dow spikes 548 points as investors cheer fat corporate profits

Corporate America is coming to Wall Street's rescue.The Dow soared...

Hedge funds have killed Sears and many other retailers

Sears and other retailers that bit the dust recently have two things in common: They couldn't compete with A...

American wages go up in the third quarter

With the unemployment rate at its lowest level in nearly 50 years, American workers are finally starting to ...

Top European bank CEOs pull out of Saudi investment conference

Saudi Arabia's isolation in the global business world deepened Tuesday as three of Europe's top bankers join...

Volkswagen's diesel scandal costs hit $33 billion with new Audi penalty

Volkswagen is once again counting the cost of cheating on diesel engine emissions tests.The German ca...

Discover, Allstate and Prodigy: Sears' impressive family tree lives on

From auto insurance to credit cards, some of America's most storied brands were once owned by Sears.H...

Sears owes billions of dollars: Who will be left holding the bag?

Sears is on the hook to vendors, lenders and even customers who recently bought Kenmore fridges or Craftsman...

US deficit rises 17% to the highest level since 2012

The federal government is running up its credit bill again.The deficit rose to $779 billion in fiscal...

Walmart trims profit outlook after Flipkart purchase

Walmart warned investors Tuesday that its acquisition of Flipkart will hurt its quarterly profit.Walm...

Decades of bad decisions doomed Sears

Amazon alone didn't kill Sears. The 132-year-old retailer played a big role in its own demise.Decades...

Panera wants you to know exactly what's in your bread

Panera is betting that customers want to know more about what's in their food.The restaurant chain an...

'Crazy Rich Asians' is heading to China. Will it be a hit?

"Crazy Rich Asians" is finally getting a run in China's lucrative movie market.The romantic comedy is...

Tensions over Khashoggi loom over oil market

Saruhan Hatipoglu, CEO, Business Environment Risk Intelligence (BERI) talks about the potential impact of Khashoggi's disappearance on the Saudi economy.

Pressure builds on Saudis for answers

Jon Alterman, Senior Vice President, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), breaks down the impact on Bin Salman's hold over Saudi Arabia.

Media company Endeavor considering cutting ties with Saudi Arabia

The media conglomerate Endeavor is exploring pulling out of a $400 million deal with the Saudi Public Invest...

Sears bankruptcy brings back fond memories for customers, even if they haven't shopped there in a while

For so many people who grew up before the internet, the Sears catalog WAS the internet.The thick, hea...

Saudi Arabia is No. 2 supplier of oil to the United States

The shale oil revolution vaulted the United States to the top of the world's production leaderboard.B...

Saudi Arabia owns (at least) $166.8 billion in US debt

Tensions between the United States and Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi cou...

When Sears sold cars

The Sears Motor Buggy brought drivers into the automobile age for just $395.

These Kmart and Sears stores are closing soon

Sears and Kmart's parent company filed for ...

Saudi Arabia's oil is a powerful weapon. But using it has big risks

Forty-five years ago, Saudi Arabia and its allies cut off oil supplies to the United States over its support...

Sears, the store that changed America, declares bankruptcy

Sears, the once-dominant retail chain that changed how Americans shopped and lived, has filed for bankruptcy...

Landlords across America are cheering Sears' bankruptcy

Landlords are telling Sears: Don't let the door hit you on the way out.Kimco (...

New York Times shuts down $11,995 Saudi Arabia tours

The New York Times is shutting down three planned guided tours to Saudi Arabia as a result of the disappeara...

Sears' slow death is a gift to Walmart and Home Depot

The battle for Sears customers is underway. Walmart, Target, Kohl's, Home Depot, and Best Buy are poised to ...

Sears bankruptcy; Saudi trouble; Big week for earnings

1. Sears declares bankruptcy: Retail chain Sears filed for bankruptcy in the early hours of...

Saudi Arabia's stock market plunges on fear of sanctions over Khashoggi

Shares in Saudi Arabia plunged as the fallout over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi got worse...

How I got the story: CNN's Brooke Baldwin recounts her bird's-eye view of hurricane

CNN's Brooke Baldwin was in Destin, Florida, when Hurricane Michael first hit. As homes toppled, trees fell,...

The huge 'blackout' that may be deepening market turbulence

1. Who turned out the lights? Here's a little-known fact: The biggest buyer of shares durin...

Retailers wake up to opportunity in plus-size clothing

Retailers are waking up to a $21 billion industry they have mostly ignored for years: Plus-size women's clot...

Most media sponsors pull out of Saudi conference after journalist disappears

Most of the news outlets that had agreed to sponsor a high-profile business conference in Saudi Arabia have ...

What 52 years under Rupert Murdoch have taught Les Hinton

If anything drives media mogul Rupert Murdoch, it's that "he loves to be an underdog," said one of the peopl...

Stocks couldn't rise forever. Here's what's going on

Neither the stock market nor President Donald Trump are pleased with the Federal Reserve right now....

Dow soars 287 points but still suffers worst week since March

The stock market is on the comeback trail.After another wobbly session, the Dow soared 287 points, or...

A look back at a wild week on Wall Street

A wild week on Wall Street sent stocks and bonds tumbling across the globe.Friday, October 5...

Sears' bankruptcy appears imminent

Sears has three days to come up with $134 million.Sears Holdings (...

Business backlash over Khashoggi threatens Saudi Arabia's economic dreams

One year ago, with more than 3,500 business leaders and government officials in attendance in Riyadh, Crown ...

Media sponsors drop out of Saudi conference after journalist goes missing

Media companies are pulling out of a high-profile business conference in Saudi Arabia as questions mount abo...

Richard Branson temporarily suspends ties with Saudi government

Richard Branson said Thursday he's pulling back from ...

What trade war? Chinese exports are surging ... for now

China's massive export machine is shrugging off the trade war, but there are doubts how much longer it can k...

State Dept.: No info on Khashoggi whereabouts

State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert updates the press on the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

Another wild sell off: Dow sinks 546 points

The stomach-churning market scare continues.The Dow tumbled 546 points, or 2.1%, on Thursday followin...

Sears falls 30% on report that it stopped paying vendors

Sears stock plunged on Thursday after reports that the retailer isn't paying companies for their products....

How can I protect my investments from inflation?

How can I protect my investments against inflation?Even as your investments increase in valu...

Bloomberg employees protest Bannon interview

A group of Bloomberg employees have expressed outrage over the news organization's invitation to an onstage ...

Delta overcame rising oil prices by hiking fares

Hurricane Florence and higher fuel prices proved no big deal for Delta Air Lines. Profit grew after the comp...

It pays to be bipartisan when picking stocks

The proverbial "they" say that you shouldn't mix politics with business. It looks like "they" may be right....

Global market rout; Blaming the Fed; BMW ups its China stake

1. Markets head for more losses: US stock fu...

Why the US stock slump is hitting global markets hard

A sharp drop in US stocks is causing tremors thousands of miles away in Asia and Europe.Major share i...

Mnuchin says he's watching China's currency moves as the trade war escalates

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is keeping a close eye on China's currency as the trade war between the...

Mnuchin isn't blaming the Fed for the market rout, says it's a 'normal correction'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin isn't buying the argument that the Federal Reserve triggered Wednesday's s...

Newsweek's former parent company indicted in fraud and money laundering case

The co-founder of Newsweek's former parent company has been indicted on fraud and money laundering charges i...

Dow falls 832 points in third-worst day by points ever

The Dow plunged nearly 832 points on Wednesday, the th...

Postal Service seeks record price hikes to bolster falling revenues

The US Postal Service is asking for the biggest price jump on stamps in its history.Facing pressure f...

Travelers teams up with Amazon to sell home security kits

Travelers and Amazon are joining forces as the insurance industry looks for new ways to find customers onlin...

Why stocks are suddenly plunging

Just a week ago the Dow was on the cusp of cruising above 27,000 for the first time. Now, it's in a scary ta...

Should USA Today have published Trump's op-ed?

When the president says it, does that mean it's automatically worth publishing? The question has vexed the n...

Sears may be days away from bankruptcy

The handwriting is on the wall: Sears appears to be nearing bankruptcy.One of Sears' major shareholde...

Investors need to pay closer attention to China

Investors can't afford to ignore China."I think it is a really important factor for small, medium and...

Colin Kaepernick wants to trademark his image

Colin Kaepernick wants to trademark his face.The former NFL player's company, Inked Flash, filed with...

CVS and Aetna's game-changing merger gains crucial approval

A landmark health care merger is inches away from the finish line. CVS has gained the US government's approv...

The citizen journalism website that unmasked the alleged Skripal poisoners

The true identities of the men accused of poisoning a former Russian spy in the United Kingdom have reported...

Earnings season kickoff: Expect fireworks

Wall Street is preparing for Corporate America to report extraordinary earnings over the next few weeks. But...

Corporate America is investing in pot because people want to eat and drink it

If marijuana were legal in the United States, most Americans say they would try it.That's according t...

IMF warning; SoftBank and WeWork; Stocks drop

1. IMF warning: The International Monetary Fund has warned that a further escalation of tra...

Netflix content chief says Obama projects won't necessarily be political

Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos didn't have a lot of details to offer on the projects being prepp...

Starbucks announces new backup childcare benefits

Starbucks is sweetening the pot for employees with a new family care benefit.The company announced on...

Activist investor Bill Ackman's hedge fund invests $900 million in Starbucks

Activist investor Bill Ackman is making a big bet on coffee. His hedge fund just invested about $900 million...

Papa John's stock soars after takeover rumors

Controversy, shmontroversy. Investors love Papa John's stock again -- because it might get taken private....

FAO Schwarz is making a comeback

FAO Schwarz is coming back.The toy store is opening new locations, including a new flagship in New Yo...

Bob Iger is still not running for president

Bob Iger shared the stage with presidential historian Doris Keans Goodwin at Tuesday's Vanity Fair New Estab...

These companies are leading the fight against climate change

The world has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change. Can global companies be part of the solut...

Are profits close to peaking?

Here's the good news: Corporate profits for the third quarter should be really strong. Now for some bad news...

Sears hires a bankruptcy expert

If Sears wants to avoid bankruptcy, it'll practically have to pull a rabbit out of a hat. The company thinks...

China is buying fewer cars. GM and VW are feeling the pain

Sales in the world's biggest auto market are falling, causing big problems for top global brands that have c...

Google gadgets; Microsoft bets on Grab; IMF downgrades

1. Google's big event: Google is holding its gadget event on Tuesday.Hardware is a s...

The trade war will hit US and Chinese growth next year, the IMF warns

The trade war is set to take its toll on the American and Chinese economies in 2019.The International...

Scientists set 2030 deadline to stop climate disaster

A new report from the U.N. warns that the world has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change. CNN's Nick Watt reports.

The Nasdaq is getting crushed. Here's why

The Nasdaq is taking a hit as investors pull away from risky tech stocks.During trading hours Monday,...

Airbus has a new CEO. Can he take the company to new heights?

Airbus has named French engineer Guillaume Faury as its next CEO. Managing the potential fallout from Brexit...

Cash-strapped GE unloads $1 billion of energy investments

General Electric might be under new management, but its quest to get smaller continues.In the first d...

Best Buy is cashing in as Americans grow older

Americans are getting older. That's an opportunity for Best Buy.In August, Best Buy announced it woul...

What's next from The New York Times' Trump tax team?

Last week, reporters at The New York Times ...

Nobel Prize in economics awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer

American economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer have been awarded the Nobel Prize for their work on unde...

Staffing up for the holidays was already tough. Then came Amazon

For companies trying to staff up for the holidays, ...

Trade war looms over summit of global finance chiefs

Threats to the global economy that once felt remote are now becoming all too real.A ...

China is pumping more cash into its economy as the trade war heats up

China is pouring more cash into its flagging economy as it braces for further pain from the trade war with t...

The economy is doing great. But GM, GE and General Mills are getting left behind

1. Bears in a bull market: The American economy is firing on all cylinders — but three of...

Struggling toy industry braces for next round in US-China trade war

Tough times for the toy industry could turn downright miserable next year if the trade war keeps escalating....

'Venom' breaks records, 'A Star Is Born' shines at the box office

Lady Gaga and a popular Spider-Man villain managed to scare up blockbuster ticket sales in October, a month ...

How Casper drove Mattress Firm into bankruptcy

Beds-in-a-box have brought the country's largest mattress retailer to its knees.Mattress Firm ...

Ford will trim jobs in workforce reorganization

Ford is cutting staff as it transforms its business.The second largest US automaker said Friday it wa...

Short seller compares Tesla to Lehman Brothers

David Einhorn, a prominent investor who has a big bet against Tesla's stock, compared Tesla to Lehman Brothe...

Unemployment rate falls to 49-year low

The last time the American job market was this strong, astronauts were still going to the moon.The un...

General Electric's new CEO could rake in $300 million -- if he can turn GE around

Larry Culp will be a hero on Wall Street if he can revitalize General Electric's lifeless share price. The n...

Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy and will close up to 700 stores

Online reviews have replaced going to a store to lie down on a mattress. That's why Mattress Firm, America's...

A supermarket is offering to deliver groceries to your fridge while you're out

Want your groceries delivered while you're away from home? No problem.A leading UK supermarket chain,...

India's currency crashes to another record low

India's currency resumed its headlong plunge on Friday, stoking concerns that the world's fastest-growing ma...

Workplace sexual harassment claims have spiked in the #MeToo era

The number of workplace sexual harassment claims filed with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission h...

US jobs report; Bumper quarter for Samsung; China tech hit

1. Jobs, jobs, jobs: The unemployment rate fell to 3.7% in September, the lowest level sinc...

'Venom' and 'A Star Is Born': Two big films kick off a typically slow October

October is typically a slow month at the box office, a time reserved for schlocky horror movies as the studi...

Unilever kills plan to move HQ out of UK

Unilever has given up on a plan to move its headquarters out of the United Kingdom after some big investors ...

Apple helps Samsung surge to record profits

Samsung is powering toward record profits thanks in part to ...

Amazon eliminates bonuses and stock awards for hourly workers

Amazon giveth and Amazon taketh away.The company announced Tuesday that it will raise its minimum wag...

Elon Musk mocks SEC amid settlement deal

Elon Musk taunted the Securities and Exchange Commission over Twitter on Thursday shortly after he reached a...

Time magazine puts Christine Blasey Ford on the cover

Christine Blasey Ford is on the cover of this week's Time magazine. But it's not a photograph of Ford; it's ...

McDonald's should pay its workers $15 an hour, Bernie Sanders says

Amazon? Check. Disney? Check. McDonald's?The fast food chain is Senator Bernie Sanders' next minimum ...

How much diversification is too much?

Is there such a thing as being over diversified?Diversify, diversify, diversify! It's the ca...

Bond yields rise to 7-year high. Time to worry?

The American economy continues to hum along: Consumers and companies are spending, and the job market is sol...

Costco's secret weapon: Food courts and $1.50 hot dogs

$1.50. That's been the price of Costco's signature hot-dog-and-soda combo for more than three decades....

Toyota joins SoftBank; Facebook investigation; CNN Business

1. The race to driverless cars: SoftBank and Toyota are forming a joint venture that will u...

Reliable Sources: All eyes on Congress as vote on Kavanaugh draws near

A version of this article first appeared in the Reliable Sources newsletter. ...

Why it's time for investors to go on defense

It's time for investors to start making safer bets.That's what Howard Marks, co-chairman of Oaktree C...

Aston Martin falls 5% in London IPO

Aston Martin is joining the ranks of listed automakers with an IPO that values the British company at more t...

Getting health insurance through work now costs nearly $20,000

Employers and workers together are spending close to $20,000 for family health insurance coverage in 2018, a...

Toys 'R' Us brand may be brought back to life

Toys "R" Us may be coming back.The company closed all of its US stores in June as part of a bankruptc...

Aston Martin IPO; Relief in Italy; Tesco slides

1. Aston Martin IPO: Aston Martin is joining the ranks of listed automakers with an IPO tha...

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