Stories about Finance

Aug 18 2016

Clinton shrugs off Trump shakeup, attacks his tax plan

Hillary Clinton speaks at a Pennsylvania Democratic Party voter registration event at West Philadelphia High School in Philadelphia, on August 16, 2016. Her lead stands...

Aug 18 2016

Oil falls from five-week high amid sustained United States fuel glut

The U.S. Energy Information Administration ( EIA ) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. Oil prices gained 31 cents to $46.89 a barrel at 4:49 ...

Aug 18 2016

Iran Undecided on Joining Next OPEC Meeting on Oil Freeze

Crude oil prices opened on Monday at new highs as the Organisation of Petroleum Country (OPEC) and Russian Federation continue to speak on a possible production free...

Aug 18 2016

US home construction climbed to a 6-month high in July

The Commerce Department said on Tuesday housing starts came in at an annual rate of 1.211 million in July, topping the estimate for 1.180 million. The 2.1% increase in gr...

Aug 15 2016

U.S. make quick work of China

He leads all US men in 3-pointers made with 39, is No. 3 in games played (23), No. 4 in points scored (239) and No. 4 in rebounds (83). Despite absences from NBA "megas...

Aug 13 2016

Delta says it can't predict when schedule will be back to normal

Delta suspended all departing services due to a nationwide system outage - causing the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights. At the Greater Rochester International ...

Aug 12 2016

Tesla to buy SolarCity for $2.6 billion in stock

The merger will integrate the companies products and provide customers with a simple one-stop solar and storage experience, which they claim is one installation, one serv...

Aug 12 2016

Seahawks reach 5-year licensing deal with Texas A&M

A source also told ESPN that the Seahawks annually will help fund some of A&M's legal bills to protect the mark. Under the new agreement, the Seahawks will continue t...

Aug 11 2016

U.S. Government Approves First Private Moon Landing

Until now it was only under the control of the government. Now this news is a fantastic scenario that shows that one can achieve anything and can see dreams beyond the ...

Aug 10 2016

Japan central bank opts for modest stimulus expansion

The central bank's measures - which it called "enhancement of monetary easing" - is needed to prevent "these uncertainties from leading to a deterioration in business con...

Aug 09 2016

Rio 2016: What are the mysterious red bruises on Michael Phelps' back?

America's highest-profile Olympic athlete helped draw attention to cupping with those big, red, flawless circles on his body as he helped the U.S men's 4x100 relay team...

Aug 09 2016

Hulu will soon end its free streaming options

Hulu will reportedly stop offering free video, but that streaming service's users still be able to find some of Hulu's free shows thanks to a new business partnership wi...

Aug 09 2016

Top U.K. Bosses Get 10% Pay Increase as May Urges Crackdown

The High Pay Centre said that binding votes might nevertheless be "poor tools" for controlling pay increases in advance, if executives are paid according to how well a ...

Aug 09 2016

Vail Resorts makes C$1.4-billion takeover offer for Whistler-Blackcomb

Whistler-Blackcomb shareholders are being offered $676 million of cash and Vail stock worth about $715 million - making the deal worth almost $1.4 billion. The friendly t...

Aug 08 2016

Kittleman: 'Too early' to estimate when Ellicott City will reopen

Arditti said that town was shaken up by broken gas lines that caused leaks and poles with live wires that fell into the rapid river as it developed in the streets. "It ...

Aug 07 2016

Athletes expelled from Rio Olympics after testing positive for banned substances

Efimova, 24, was banned by FINA between October 2013 and February 2015 after testing positive for traces of the anabolic steroid DHEA. The IOC responded to the Russia...

Aug 07 2016

S&P 500 Hits All-Time High in Jobs Report Rally

At 12:27 p.m. ET (1627 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 21.48 points, or 0.12 percent, at 18,335.25. Exxon (XOM.N) and Chevron (CVX.N) were down 3.1% and 3...

Jun 15 2016

Lenovo unveils smartphone able to sense surrounding world

In addition to the typical cameras and sensors that power most smartphones, Tango devices are equipped with motion and depth sensors, along with computer vision software,...

Jun 06 2016

Holiday traveler flow relatively smooth at Honolulu airport

Passengers are moving through in about 15 minutes compared with close to an hour in recent weeks. Hawaiian Airlines says travelers should expect even longer wait times ...

May 30 2016

Automakers recall 12 million cars over Takata airbags

FCA also recalled 4.3 million older-model vehicles in the US, mostly from the 2004 and 2005 model years. More automakers are expected to issue recall notices in coming ...