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Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 09:06 AM PDT

These Are America’s Top States for Business in 2019

These Are America’s Top States for Business in 2019

The war between the states for business and jobs has never been more intense, with states paying staggering amounts of taxpayer dollars to woo companies. The prizes are big — including Amazon’s promised $5...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 01:37 PM PDT

S&P 500 Hits 3,000 for First Time

S&P 500 Hits 3,000 for First Time

Stocks reached record highs Wednesday after testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell bolstered the case for easier monetary policy in the U.S. The S&P 500 briefly broke above 3,000 for the first time...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 07:33 AM PDT

McDonald's US Franchises Ask For a Southern-Style Chicken Sandwich to Compete With Chick-fil-a

McDonald's US Franchises Ask For a Southern-Style Chicken Sandwich to Compete With Chick-fil-a

McDonald’s U.S. franchisees want a chicken sandwich to rival Chick-fil-A’s as the Southern chain’s threat to their business continues to grow. “A Chicken Sandwich at McDonald’s should be our top priority,” the...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 10:45 AM PDT

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Goes Public

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Goes Public

British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday. The firm will list its shares as part of a merger deal with Social...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 04:19 AM PDT

From Nazis to Hippies: End of the Road for Volkswagen Beetle

From Nazis to Hippies: End of the Road for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It's the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 11:06 PM PDT

US to Apply Tariffs to Mexican Fabricated Steel Imports

US to Apply Tariffs to Mexican Fabricated Steel Imports

The U.S. Commerce Department announced Monday that it has decided to once again apply tariffs on fabricated steel imports from Mexico. In a statement, the U.S. agency said the decision came after an investigat...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 04:21 AM PDT

BA Faces $229 Million Fine Over Breach of Customers' Data

BA Faces $229 Million Fine Over Breach of Customers' Data

The U.K. data regulator is fining British Airways 183 million pounds ($229 million) over a breach that compromised information on half a million customers. The airline revealed in September that it had been the...

Friday, Jul 5, 2019 at 02:59 PM PDT

FTC Reveals Dirty Industry Behind Robocalls

FTC Reveals Dirty Industry Behind Robocalls

The Federal Trade Commission announced last week a crackdown on robocallers, giving one of the clearest pictures yet of the people and organizations behind the avalanche of nuisance phone calls to consumers. T...

Friday, Jul 5, 2019 at 01:27 PM PDT

US Employers Added 224,000 Jobs in June

US Employers Added 224,000 Jobs in June

U.S. employers sharply stepped up their hiring in June, adding a robust 224,000 jobs, an indication of the economy's durability after more than a decade of expansion. The strength of the jobs report the...

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 07:50 PM PDT

Auto Industry Icon Lee Iacocca Dies at 94

Auto Industry Icon Lee Iacocca Dies at 94

Lee Iacocca, the auto executive and master pitchman who put the Mustang in Ford's lineup in the 1960s and became a corporate folk hero when he resurrected Chrysler 20 years later, has died in Bel Air, Californi...

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