Stories about Finance

Jun 25 2017

Walmart won't battle Amazon for Whole Foods for a very simple reason

Morgan analysts said. Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood? Probably the biggest story of late was Amazon's annou...

Jun 24 2017

Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin

Only Obama and three senior aides were permitted to see it. "Our primary interest in August, September and October was to prevent them from doing the max they could do"...

Jun 24 2017

Federal Reserve: US Banks Passed Stress Test

The results of the first part of the central bank's so-called stress tests showed 34 major lenders were on solid capital footing, the Fed said. Dodd-Frank stress tests ...

Jun 23 2017

BC throne speech marks beginning of the end for Liberal minority government

Last month's election saw the Liberals win 43 seats, one seat short of a majority, and the New Democrats and Greens have an agreement to defeat the Liberals in a confiden...

Jun 21 2017

Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax policies

As far as the specifics of any legislation go, a number of proposals are in discussion, Fisher and Rubio said. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Sen. But "we should be prepared to ...

Jun 21 2017

MSCI Gives Green Light To China A-Shares On Fourth Try

Chinese stocks dipped 0.2 percent overnight in Asia, but have risen more than 7 percent over the last month as the MSCI expectations have added to a growing sense tha...

Jun 20 2017

French Police Targeted in Paris Terror, Suspect Dead

Update 17:17pm: The attacker was a 31-year-old man from a Paris suburb who had been flagged for extremism, police officials said. A person is seen on the ground as a ...

Jun 19 2017

Congressman Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition, Showing Improvement: Hospital

Scalise, who remains in critical condition but has improved, was shot in the left hip and suffered damage to internal organs. "He is more responsive, and is speaking wi...

Jun 16 2017

Tech drags Wall St lower; financials buoy Dow

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA- 21,374.56) briefly lost steam after the Fed announcement, but shot higher in the final minutes of trading, touching an all-time ...

Jun 15 2017

Donald Trump being personally investigated for obstruction of justice

Trump hasn't commented on the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. " Let Robert Mueller do his job ", Ryan said . Even as leading Republican legislators...

Jun 14 2017

Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

The need for a new approach was highlighted by former Uber engineer Susan Fowler , who published a blog post in February in which she said that she was sexually ha...

Jun 13 2017

Starbucks teams with Lady Gaga for 'Cups of Kindness'

Four colorful drinks are included in this line: the beloved Pink Drink and Ombré Pink Drink , as well as two new editions, the Matcha Lemonade and the Violet Drin...

Jun 11 2017

Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide

After getting a season-high 16 hits in the opener, Oakland got 16 again during Game 2. Longoria had a walk-off single in the first game and hit his 250th career home ru...

Jun 10 2017

ECB president says risks to economy diminished

According to the latest policy statement , the Governing Council expects "the key European Central Bank interest rates to remain at their present or lower levels for...

Jun 10 2017

Financial CHOICE Act Passes in the House

While no Republican will argue with reasonable regulation on the financial sector, for the sake of accountability, Dodd-Frank did next-to-nothing to regulate the indust...

Jun 09 2017

Verizon to cut 2000 Jobs over Yahoo-AOL

More than 2,000 jobs across AOL and Yahoo jobs will be cut when the corporate merger between Verizon and Yahoo closes , according to a report from TechCrunch ...

Jun 07 2017

USA defense chief: 'Americans will do the right thing' in Pacific

The resolution also condemned North Korea's nuclear and ballistic activities "in the strongest terms" and reaffirmed the Security Council's demand that Pyongyang abandon ...

Jun 07 2017

Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

It is created to work with the Apple Music subscription service and can produce rich sound while tapping into the artificial intelligence power of Siri. Apple emphasiz...

Jun 06 2017

Scrap Trump's state visit, urges London mayor Sadiq Khan

Mr Trump hit back, however, tweeting: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". Trump's latest mi...

Jun 05 2017

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE cut ties to Qatar

The countries say Qatar is supporting terrorist groups including the Muslim Brotherhood. Saudi Arabia said it also would shut its land border with Qatar, effectively cutt...