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The holiday season will be so huge it will overwhelm the stores

Retailers are making big hiring plans in anticipation of the holiday shopping rush.Gap said on Monday...

What they're saying about the trade war at China's 'Davos'

Business leaders and officials in China say that Beijing is ready to dig in for a war of attrition with the ...

Trade war escalates; Markets calm; Google goes driving

1. Trade war escalates: The Trump administration has announced a new round of tariffs on Ch...

Netflix and HBO come to a draw in Emmy fight night

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

Audi unveils an electric SUV and it's taking deposits now

Joining a growing number of luxury auto makers, Audi unveiled a new all-electric SUV. Called the E-Tron, the...

Julie Chen leaving 'The Talk' after husband Les Moonves exits CBS

Julie Chen is stepping down from "The Talk" on CBS, one week after her husband Les Moonves left the CBS Corp...

Saudi Arabia invests $1 billion in potential Tesla rival

Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest more than $1 billion in Lucid, a potential Tesla competitor.Lucid i...

Corporate America is spending more on buybacks than anything else

For the first time in a decade, Corporate America is steering more money into stock buybacks than investing ...

MoviePass wants to prop up its stock price again

MoviePass is toying with yet another dramatic proposal to boost its cratering stock price.Executives ...

Jaguar Land Rover workers on 3-day week because of Brexit and the diesel slump

Jaguar Land Rover has put 1,000 workers at one of its UK plants on a three-day work week because of plummeti...

Trains and planes are booming. That's good news for the economy

Here's some more good news for the US economy: Transportation is booming.The Dow Jones Transportation...

The keto craze is hitting the mainstream

Keto is blowing up.The ketogenic diet is a strict regimen of low-carb, high-fat foods that forces the...

Coke could make a move into cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola is considering a move into the growing market for cannabis-infused drinks.Coke said in a st...

India struggles to find the answer to its slumping currency

India's economy has been surging this year, but its currency is headed in the opposite direction.The ...

Trade threats; Another problem at Tesla; Amazon leaks

1. Big week for trade: President Donald Trump is planning to impose a fresh round of tariff...

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and his wife are buying Time Magazine

Another billionaire tech CEO is buying a prestigious print publication.This time it's Salesforce CEO ...

Marc Benioff is the latest tech billionaire to buy a news outlet

"Why don't you buy a news outlet?"When this question is posed to a tech CEO nowadays, the executive i...

Jamie Dimon says Trump should take some credit for the strong economy

Jamie Dimon says that President Donald Trump should get some credit for the economy."When President T...

Michael Avenatti tells CNN why he went on Tucker Carlson's show

Many Democrats, even presidential hopefuls, avoid appearing on Fox News.Michael Avenatti, the attorne...

These countries are most vulnerable to the emerging market storm

1. Trouble in paradise: For the past decade, a river of easy money rushed ...

BMW unveils its vision for a self-driving electric car

BMW has unveiled its vision for a self-driving electric crossover SUV and, if it actually ends up being a lo...

What happened to Tucker Carlson? This journalist set out to find the answer.

Years ago, Tucker Carlson was a well-regarded conservative writer with award-nominated articles and praise f...

San Francisco Fed picks Mary Daly as new chief

For the first time, an openly gay woman will lead a Federal Reserve bank.Mary Daly, 55, will take the...

Lehman Brothers: When the financial crisis spun out of control

Legendary investment bank Lehman Brothers was on fire — and no one was coming to put it out.Bank of...

After the crash came the longest bull market ever. What now?

Not long after Lehman Brothers imploded a decade ago, stocks began an epic bull run. The question now is whe...

Disney and Comcast could be forced into a quick-fire auction for Sky

The future of Sky has been up in the air for nearly two years. It could soon be decided in a quick-fire auct...

What's killing Sears? Its own retirees, the CEO says

What's to blame for the problems at Sears? Amazon? Bad management?CEO and primary shareholder Eddie L...

Nike's Colin Kaepernick gamble is already paying off

Nike is getting just the response it wanted from its Colin Kaepernick ads.Early indications suggest s...

Julie Chen returns to CBS' 'Big Brother' with reference to husband Les Moonves

Julie Chen made her return to TV on Thursday night, hosting "Big Brother" days after her husband Les Moonves...

Coal is still king in 18 US states. But for how long?

Coal has been knocked down. But it's not out by a long shot.Even though coal ...

Henri Bendel is closing after 123 years in business

Henri Bendel is going out of business.Parent company ...

Russia's RT risks new UK probe over Salisbury suspects interview

Russia's state-sponsored television network RT was already at risk of losing its UK license over coverage of...

Shares in China's Tesla rival Nio soar more than 75% in a day

Electric car company Nio's second day on the stock market was a lot more spectacular than its first.S...

The rise of Nio; Goldman Sachs' future; Lehman Brothers anniversary

1. The rise of Nio: Electric car company Nio appears to be headed for another banner day on...

Reliable Sources: Cable newsers stay live overnight for Florence coverage

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

The last Volkswagen Beetle will roll off the line next year

Prepare to bid auf wiedersehen to the Beetle.Volkswagen said Thursday it will retire the bulbous car,...

Leaked Google video fuels conservative claims of political bias from tech giants

A video showing Google's top executives perturbed by the election of President Donald Trump was leaked on We...

JPMorgan offers 60,000 points to sign up for its new Sapphire bank account

JPMorgan Chase wants to lure wealthy, young customers to its new Sapphire bank account.The plan? Offe...

Why the global slump won't hurt the United States this time

China's economy is slowing, and trade war may make it worse. Currency crises in Turkey and Argentina are spi...

How to invest in real estate without buying a home

How can I get the benefit of real estate investments without becoming a landlord?Real estate...

Sears built the suspense, then reported another bad quarter

The latest news from Sears was hardly worth the wait.Sears Holdings, which owns the Sears and Kmart b...

Goldman Sachs is in a record losing streak

David Solomon, the part-time DJ and future CEO, needs to change the tune at Goldman Sachs.The legenda...

One interest rate hike won't stop emerging market pain

Emerging markets beware: In this climate, even a major interest rate hike can fail to impress worried invest...

The US economy cratered in 2008. Here's how far it's come

Low unemployment. Stock market records. Rising home prices. The US economy is in pretty good shape today....

The Skimm co-founders: Millennials are looking for a trusted news source

The Skimm co-founders and co-CEOs, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, launched the No Excuses campaign aimed at motivating Millennials to get out and vote for the issues they care about most.

Build-A-Bear CEO sorry for botched Pay Your Age event

Conventional wisdom says that people don't shop at the mall anymore. But that gets turned on its head when i...

There's no way to avert the next financial crisis, warn former regulators from 2008 meltdown

Reforms have strengthened the financial system. Banks have bolstered their balance sheets. Regulators now ex...

GE is unloading yet another business

General Electric's crown jewel just got a bit smaller.GE Aviation, the bright spot in the embattled c...

Why Walmart is giving Jet.com a fancy makeover

Two years after Walmart bought Jet.com for $3.3 billion, the online startup is rebooting in a bid for wealth...

Central banks take the stage; Kroger earnings; US-China trade talks

1. Central banks take the stage: Turkey's central bank hiked interest rates to 24% from 17....

Why now is a bad time to dump stocks

Economic growth and corporate earnings will slow down and inflation will heat up next year, many Wall Street...

How The Skimm founders are inspiring Millennials to get out and vote

When Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin first launched their daily email newsletter, The Skimm, they wanted t...

'60 Minutes' producer Jeff Fager fired after sending CBS reporter 'unacceptable' message

Jeff Fager, the veteran executive producer of "60 Minutes," was fired on Wednesday amid accusations of inapp...

10 years after the financial crisis, have we learned anything?

When John Taylor starts remembering the years leading up to the financial crisis, his fury wells up all over...

Young people support Nike's bet on Kaepernick, poll shows

"What was Nike thinking?" President Donald Trump said on Twitter last week about Nike's new ad featuring Col...

The trade war is already hurting US companies in China

US companies in China say they are already feeling the pain from the trade war....

Reliable Sources: A day of changes at Oath, Meredith, Medium, Slate

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

Bob Woodward's 'Fear' is the fastest selling book since 'Go Set a Watchman'

Almost every week, there's a new book about the Trump White House. But Bob Woodward's book is in a category ...

Reliving the financial meltdown, ten years later

CNN's Chief Business Correspondent Christine Romans looks back on what it was like covering the financial crisis that ushered in the worst recession since the Great Depression.

America is now the world's largest oil producer

Move over Russia and Saudi Arabia. America has reclaimed its throne atop the oil world.For the first ...

Amazon will sell and deliver live Christmas trees this year

Amazon wants to sell everything for Christmas -- right down to a giant, live tree.This year the onlin...

Jamie Dimon says he could beat Trump in an election, then retreats

Jamie Dimon said he could beat President Donald Trump in an election. Then he walked it back."I shoul...

Buy Apple on the iPhone news? Or sell on trade fears?

It's a big week for Apple.CEO Tim Cook is ...

This foldable metal straw raised nearly $2 million on Kickstarter

Well before Starbucks got around to banning them, Emma Cohen was on a mission to rid the planet of plastic s...

10 years after Lehman, Mark Carney says another crisis could happen

Have the risks of another financial crisis been eliminated in the 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brot...

Apple's big reveal; Europe focuses on tech; Carney warning

1. Apple's big reveal: Apple is expected to unveil new iPhones and an updated Apple Watch a...

Why Woodward had to rely on confidential sources for 'Fear'

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

Gawker to relaunch in early 2019

It still remains unclear what exactly Gawker will be in its next iteration, but we now know when it will com...

Apple is about so much more than just iPhones now

Apple will create the usual buzz on Wednesday when it holds a splashy media event, presumably to update its ...

Kellyanne Conway: Press tenions 'not healthy'

Christiane Amanpour speaks with the counselor to President Trump about tensions between the White House and the media.

Ryanair bans journalists from shareholder meeting after a tough year

Ryanair is banning journalists from its annual shareholder meeting next week when executives are likely to b...

Mark Carney will lead Bank of England through Brexit

Mark Carney is sticking around for Brexit.The Bank of England said Tuesday that Carney would stay as ...

Bitcoin crash: This man lost his savings when cryptocurrencies plunged

An estimated $400 billion has been wiped off the value of major cryptocurrencies since January.Sean R...

Hong Kong bear market; Japan's chip deal; Alibaba in Russia

1. Bears in Hong Kong: Hong Kong's stock market is crumbling on mounting fears of an escala...

China's troubles push Hong Kong stocks into a bear market

Hong Kong's stock market is caught in a perfect storm.Fears about the trade war, emerging markets, Ch...

Stephen Colbert once again calls out former boss Les Moonves over new allegations

Stephen Colbert wasted no time in addressing the news of ...

Bob Woodward's publisher says it's printing 1 million copies of 'Fear'

Bob Woodward's book "Fear" is already one of the biggest publishing success stories of the year.And i...

Kellyanne Conway: Trump's press attacks are 'not healthy' for the country, but...

President Trump has called the press almost every nasty name in the book. But his advisors say they don't al...

How to plan for wealth that lasts for generations

How do I talk to my grown children about how to handle the money they will inherit? How can I ensure the...

The long-running CBS show is over for its longtime leading man

Bill Carter is a contributor for CNN and a former television reporter for the New York Times. He is also...

Will Les Moonves leave with $0, $120 million, or something in between?

Now that CBS Corporation chief executive ...

'CBS This Morning' host Norah O'Donnell on sexual misconduct: 'This has to end'

Ten months ago, Norah O'Donnell had the difficult job of reporting on the ouster of her "CBS This Morning" c...

Moonves speaks after CBS shakeup, says he's 'deeply saddened'

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

Jack Ma stepping down; Moonves out at CBS; Global economy update

1. Changes at Alibaba : Chinese tech billionaire Jack Ma says he will step down as Alibaba'...

China's exports are slowing. The trade war will make things worse

The Chinese economy's massive export engine is slowing down as the trade war heats up. A new salvo from the ...

Les Moonves is out at CBS after harassment allegations, corporate battle

CBS chief executive Les Moonves is exiting the company, effective immediately, amid a flurry of sexual misco...

Ford tells Trump why it won't make China-built car in US

President Donald Trump offered some business advice to Ford Motor on Sunday: because of the administration's...

A stunning end to a historic run for Les Moonves

Leslie Moonves has sat atop entertainment industry power lists for years, and become a model for corporate s...

Not even New York Times' top news editor knows who wrote anonymous op-ed

Who is the senior Trump administration official who wrote the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times this wee...

CNN's Julia Chatterley on emerging market risk, trade tensions and her new show

From Argentina to Italy to Turkey to the United States, there's plenty of global markets news to report....

Apple's iPhone is the MVP of the stock market

1. Wall Street's $165 billion golden goose: Apple's iPhone just might be the biggest cash c...

Analysis: Elon Musk is hurting Tesla with his bizarre behavior

Investors should be focusing on Tesla's growing sales and ambitious plans to reinvent the American automotiv...

Why big food companies are giving money to startups

Big food companies are entering the startup game.In recent years, Chipotle, Chobani,...

Op-ed fallout: The latest salvo in Trump's love-hate relationship with the Times

The New York Times is the newspaper President Trump both loves and hates the most.He has called The T...

NFL kickoff ratings fall again after weather delay and sluggish game

For the second year in a row, it appears that Mother Nature may have messed with the ...

The two-year Wells Fargo horror story just won't end

Wells Fargo can't wake up from the nightmare that began exactly two years ago.What sounded at first l...

Activist investor wants to replace entire Campbell Soup board

The fight over Campbell Soup's future is heating up.In a scathing letter to the chairman of the compa...

Deutsche Bank's top investor is selling out

One of Deutsche Bank's top investors is selling out at an awkward time for Germany's biggest lender.C...

Charlie Rose says accusers are 'exploiting the #MeToo Movement'

Former CBS anchor Charlie Rose filed a motion Friday to dismiss a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against ...

August labor report: 201,000 more jobs, and pay keeps pace

After years of job growth, workers may finally be getting more money in their paychecks.Job growth in...

'No new walls:' Volkswagen speaks out against right-wing protests

Germany's biggest companies are taking a stand against racism.Volkswagen on Friday joined Siemens in ...

British Airways' latest tech problem is a major credit card hack

Yet another technical meltdown is plaguing British Airways. This time, hackers stole the payment card detail...

US jobs report; British Airways hack; Bitcoin trouble

1. US jobs report: The US Labor Department will release its monthly employment data at 8:30...

A former Buddhist monk is trying to help the world relax with an app

After spending a decade training as a Buddhist monk, Andy Puddicombe decided he wanted to share what he'd le...

The NFL kicks off tonight. Will its ratings take another hit this season?

One of the questions looming over Thursday night's kickoff game between the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia...

CBS reportedly negotiating exit for CEO Les Moonves

Les Moonves' time as the head of CBS appears to be coming to an end.CNBC, citing anonymous sources, ...

The woman who was covering sexual harassment before #MeToo

In the opening pages of her new book, reporter Bernice Yeung quotes feminist writer Audre Lorde.T...

PepsiCo is launching an accelerator program

PepsiCo will fund startups to learn how they do business and stay on top of the hottest food trends.T...

Starbucks is opening its first store in Italy. Frappuccinos aren't on the menu

Thirty-five years after a trip to Milan inspired American entrepreneur Howard Schultz to transform Starbucks...

Hong Kong now has more super-rich people than any other city

New York is no longer the city with the biggest super-rich population.Hong Kong overtook the Big Appl...

The story behind the New York Times' anonymous op-ed blasting Trump

Several days ago a senior official in the Trump administration used an intermediary to contact New York Time...

Curbing carbon emissions could boost the economy way more than doing nothing

Climate activists and environmental groups have long pushed back against those who argue that efforts to cut...

Tech sell-off; Emerging market pain; US tariffs loom

1. Tech trouble: Shares in tech companies tumbled on Wednesday as investors worried about i...

Carlsberg has a new 'snap pack' that dramatically cuts plastic waste

Beer loving environmentalists will be raising a pint to Carlsberg after the brewer revealed plans to replace...

Trump says NYT should hand over its source, but that's preposterous

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

Nike will run a Colin Kaepernick ad during the NFL season opener

Colin Kaepernick will be back on television this football season.The quarterback who inspired the NFL...

Papa John's executive abruptly steps down

A Papa John's executive is leaving the troubled company, effective immediately.Timothy O'Hern told th...

Mercedes-Benz reveals its first all-electric SUV

Mercedes-Benz revealed its first fully electric SUV in Stockholm Tuesday, another in a small rush of all-ele...

Walmart wants to replace Toys 'R' Us

Walmart is taking aggressive steps to fill the void left by Toys 'R' Us.Sensing an opportunity to app...

Here's why Amazon may beat Apple to $2 trillion

Now that Amazon joined Apple in the ...

Why Wall Street shouldn't worry about the trade war

Investors shouldn't waste time worrying about the trade war.So says Darius Dale, managing director at...

Emerging markets look sick. Will they infect Wall Street?

Chinese stocks are is in a bear market. Turkey's currency has collapsed. South Africa has s...

NFL could pocket billions from coming boom in sports gambling

The NFL, long an opponent of legalized betting on sports, could cash in on the coming boom in sports gamblin...

What Ellen DeGeneres means to Walmart

Ellen is helping give Walmart a makeover.The world's largest retailer recently announced a ...

Siemens warns of dangers of xenophobia after violent protests in Germany

Siemens is urging its employees to speak out following a series of violent protests in Germany.The en...

Toyota is recalling 1 million hybrids at risk of catching fire

Toyota is recalling more than 1 million of its hybrid vehicles worldwide over a potential fire risk.T...

Nike investors aren't happy about the Colin Kaepernick ad

Wall Street seems to think Nike just blew it with its new ad campaign featuring controversial quarterback Co...

Big Tech on Capitol Hill; Emerging markets fears; JD.com under pressure

1. Big Tech in Senate: Big Tech executives are coming to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testi...

Carl Bernstein calls Bob Woodward's Trump book 'indisputable'

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

Inside Craig Melvin's promotion on NBC's "Today" show

Craig Melvin's promotion on "Today" -- announced in subtle fashion on Tuesday morning -- is the latest sign ...

The Economist says Steve Bannon is still invited to its festival

Steve Bannon may have been shunned from one high-profile media confab, but he is still set to appear at anot...

Trump: Nike's Colin Kaepernick campaign sends 'terrible message'

President Donald Trump criticized Nike's decision to make Colin Kaepernick one of the faces of its 30th anni...

Stelter: Bob Woodward's book 'Fear' revives concerns about Trump's fitness

Book after book, story after story, news cycle after news cycle all come back to the same uncomfortable ques...

JPMorgan settles with black financial advisers who alleged discrimination

JPMorgan Chase will pay $24 million to settle a potential lawsuit from black financial advisers who say they...

Why Nike is betting its slogan on Colin Kaepernick

Nike is siding with Colin Kaepernick because he sells.By making the quarterback a face of its 30th an...

New Nike ad features Colin Kaepernick

Nike makes a big move by tapping former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as one of the faces of Nike's 30th anniversary commemoration of its iconic "Just Do It" slogan.

Goldman Sachs says there's more trouble ahead for Tesla

Elon Musk famously tried to take Tesla private at $420 a share. Goldman Sachs thinks the pioneering electric...

Largest US nail manufacturer clings to life under steel tariffs

The largest nail manufacturer in the United States, Mid Continent Nail, continues to lay off workers as it f...

How the once-proud Kenmore brand ended up on the scrap heap

The demise of the once-storied Kenmore appliance brand is the perfect embodiment of Sears' collapse.A...

Who's who in the NBC News vs. Ronan Farrow saga

Only a few people really know what happened inside NBC News when ...

Mark Carney willing to lead Bank of England through Brexit aftermath

Mark Carney has indicated that he's willing to extend his tenure as governor of the Bank of England to help ...

A swine fever outbreak is the latest threat to China's economy

The outbreak of a virus at Chinese farms is yet another problem for the country's slowing economy.Sin...

The face of Nike; Argentina meets the IMF; JD.com fallout

1. The face of Nike: Nike is throwing its weight behind one of the most polarizing figures ...

How power changes the CEO brain

Whether you're a CEO or just another middle manager with partial authority, power can change how you think a...

Chuck Todd: The days of not engaging with anti-media manipulators are over

The day after Labor Day is one of my favorite days of the year, because of that "back to school" feel th...

The New Yorker uninvites Steve Bannon from its festival after backlash

The New Yorker rescinded its invitation to Steve Bannon to headline its annual festival after a swift backla...

Ronan Farrow breaks silence on NBC-Weinstein controversy

Ronan Farrow, the journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on Harvey Weinstein, released an ext...

'This is an emergency': Argentina is slashing half of its government ministries

Argentina is getting rid of half of its government ministries and hiking taxes on exports as it grapples wit...

Nike takes sides, tapping Colin Kaepernick for new 'Just Do It' ad

Companies and brands often attempt to avoid taking strong public positions out of fear of alienating custome...

China blocks top Australian broadcaster's website

China has blocked the website of one of Australia's biggest news networks, adding to the list of internation...

The trade war is deepening the gloom at Chinese factories

Chinese factories are losing export orders and laying off workers as the trade war with the United States ex...

Big Tech heads to Washington

1. Big Tech heads to Washington: Top brass from Twitter a...

Sleeping Giants founder talks online ads in first on-camera interview

For more than a year, Matt Rivitz was anonymous.The advertising industry veteran covertly ran the adv...

'Crazy Rich Asians' is the hit of Labor Day weekend

"Crazy Rich Asians" is cruising toward its third-straight weekend on top of the box office.The Warner...

Toronto Star reporter says Bloomberg journalists weren't his source on Trump's NAFTA comments

A reporter is pushing back on President Donald Trump's claim that journalists who interviewed him leaked his...

Pink Cadillacs line up to honor Aretha Franklin

Dozens of Pink Cadillacs line the streets of Detroit to pay special tribute to the "Queen of Soul" as crowds of fans also gather to honor Aretha Franklin.

After more than 60 years, The Village Voice folds

The Village Voice, the country's first alternative newsweekly which offered New Yorkers local news and class...

Why Coke is getting into the restaurant business

Coca-Cola is betting coffee shops will bring it closer to total beverage domination.On Friday, the co...

United is raising the price of checked bags

Checking a suitcase on United Airlines is getting more expensive.Beginning Friday, the first checked ...

Ford cancels SUV that it planned to import from China

Ford is canceling plans to make a new small SUV model in China and ship them back to the United States....

BlackRock and Vanguard fought for gun changes yet rubber stamped Sturm Ruger's board

BlackRock and Vanguard vowed to push for gun safety and changes in the firearm industry. Yet both companies ...

China may soon regret slapping tariffs on US soybeans

One of China's major moves in the trade war with the United States is in danger of backfiring on its own far...

Goldman Sachs is serious about becoming a bank for everyday people

Goldman Sachs' new home improvement calculator shows it's serious about becoming a bank for everyday people....

Global slowdown? India's economy is accelerating

India's economy is racing ahead, shrugging off global trade tensions and a sharp fall in it...

5 big victims of the meltdown in emerging markets

From Argentina's peso to the Turkish lira, the currencies of emerging markets are taking a battering....

Former NBC producer who worked on Ronan Farrow's Harvey Weinstein reporting breaks silence

A veteran NBC News producer who worked with Ronan Farrow on Farrow's explosive story on disgraced Hollywood ...

Coke gets some coffee; Tencent tumbles; NAFTA deal?

1. Coca-Cola's coffee bet: Coke is splashing out $5 billion to buy a global coffee store ch...

Coca-Cola is buying Costa Coffee for $5 billion

Coca-Cola is getting a $5 billion shot of caffeine.The company has agreed to buy coffee chain Costa C...

Reliable Sources: NBC responds to ex-Farrow producer allegations

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

Alex Jones' bid to throw out Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit denied

The right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was denied on Thursday in his bid to have a ...

'You're the enemy of the people,' man allegedly said in threat to Boston Globe

A California man allegedly made a series of threats to Boston Globe employees in which he echoed President T...

Why Dollar General thrives even in a hot economy

Americans living paycheck to paycheck are a boon for dollar stores even as the economy strengthens."W...

Starbucks is quietly testing out healthier Frappuccino recipes

Starbucks is trying to win back Frappuccino customers with a healthier recipe.For more than a year, t...

Steve Bannon blasts Elon Musk: He's an immature man-child

Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, laced into Elon Musk on Wednesday night, characterizi...

Argentina hikes interest rate to 60% as its currency plunges

Argentina's central bank jacked up its key interest rate by 15 points to 60%.Officials promised to le...

Campbell is moving forward by going back

Campbell thinks it can work through its corporate crisis by making a big change to its strategy.The c...

Steve Bannon weighs in on Big Tech: 'These people are evil'

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

Panasonic is moving its Europe HQ out of the UK ahead of Brexit

Panasonic is moving its European headquarters from the United Kingdom to the Netherlands ahead of Brexit....

Amazon on fire; NAFTA progress; Emerging market pain

1. Amazon on fire: Shares in Amazon rose by more than 3% on Wednesday, lea...

Papa John's scorches Papa John in 800-word response

Papa John's has issued a scorching condemnation of its founder.A special committee of the company's b...

Aston Martin is getting ready for an IPO in London

James Bond's favorite carmaker is planning to go public.Aston Martin said Wednesday that it's aiming ...

How it all went wrong at JCPenney

The economy is humming. Americans are eager to spend on clothes, toys and home decor.Just not at JCPe...

It's time for investors to go on the defensive

Investors can't afford to be complacent.Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwa...

Newspapers get a break on Trump tariffs

The US International Trade Commission voted Wednesday to terminate ...

New estimate raises second quarter economic growth to 4.2%

Economic growth for the second quarter was even better than we thought.Real US...

Stocks are at record highs. What to buy and what to avoid

The longest bull market in American history is still hot. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq just closed at record highs...

Tariffs are slamming newspapers with higher costs. Publishers want a reprieve

The newspaper industry has been fighting tariffs on Canadian newsprint for months, claiming that they will d...

Dick's Sporting Goods' rough quarter had nothing to do with guns

Dick's Sporting Goods had a tough quarter because of Under Armour — not guns.The nation's largest s...

The dangers of the burned out CEO

Boards of companies like Tesla that revolve so heavily around entrepreneurs-turned-CEOs might see Elon Musk'...

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