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Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 01:51 PM PDT

Dow Tanks 800 Points in Worst Day of 2019

Dow Tanks 800 Points in Worst Day of 2019

Stocks plunged Wednesday in the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s worst performance of 2019 after the bond market flashed a troubling signal about the U.S. economy. The Dow dropped 800.49 points or 3.05% to...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 11:34 AM PDT

CBS, Viacom Reach Deal to Form $30B Media Company

CBS, Viacom Reach Deal to Form $30B Media Company

After three years of negotiations, CBS and Viacom are coming together to form a new $30 billion company, controlled by Shari Redstone and cementing her status as possibly the most influential woman in media, NBC...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 12:41 PM PDT

Why Many Employees Feel Devalued Even in Booming Job Market

Why Many Employees Feel Devalued Even in Booming Job Market

For more than two decades, Ken White worked at a credit card processor. It was a good job, but it fell victim to the Great Recession. Today, at 56, White does similar work managing technology projects for a...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 10:52 AM PDT

Nike Is Entering the Subscription Business With a Kids’ Sneaker Club

Nike Is Entering the Subscription Business With a Kids’ Sneaker Club

Nike is stepping into the subscription business. The No. 1 sneaker retailer in the U.S. is launching a subscription service for kids called Nike Adventure Club. It will allow parents to order shoes for their...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 08:57 AM PDT

Chick-Fil-A Adds Mac and Cheese to Its Menu, Making a Rare Change

Chick-Fil-A Adds Mac and Cheese to Its Menu, Making a Rare Change

Chick-fil-A is rolling out a new menu item Monday: mac and cheese. The item is Chick-fil-A’s first permanent side addition to its menu since 2016. Unlike other fast-food competitors, the Atlanta-based company...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 09:03 AM PDT

Versace, Coach, Givenchy Apologize to China for Hong Kong, Macau T-Shirts

Versace, Coach, Givenchy Apologize to China for Hong Kong, Macau T-Shirts

American fashion brand Coach, French label Givenchy and Italian luxury brand Versace have been boycotted by some Chinese social media stars for suggesting that places like Hong Kong and Macau are separate...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 02:06 AM PDT

South Korea to Remove Japan From Preferred Trade List

South Korea to Remove Japan From Preferred Trade List

South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a tit-for-tat move following Tokyo's recent decision to downgrade...

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 at 03:42 PM PDT

Airlines Lose Millions of Seats Due to 737 Max: Analysis

Airlines Lose Millions of Seats Due to 737 Max: Analysis

It's been five months since Boeing's 737 Max jets were grounded, and for Dallas-based Southwest Airlines and Fort Worth-based American Airlines, the negative financial impact continues to grow. A new analysis...

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 at 04:46 PM PDT

Amazon’s Quest for Constant Growth Is Not Leaving It With Many Friends — Except for Wall Street

Amazon’s Quest for Constant Growth Is Not Leaving It With Many Friends — Except for Wall Street

From industry stalwarts to high-profile politicians, seemingly everyone’s turning their backs against Amazon these days. Except one: Wall Street. Just this week, old players in two major categories — logistics...

Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 at 02:52 PM PDT

'Swimply' App Is the New Airbnb for Pools

'Swimply' App Is the New Airbnb for Pools

Swimply is a pool sharing platform that connects owners of private pools with people looking for a place to swim and hang out.

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