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Jake Tapper: Are US leaders getting played?

CNN's Jake Tapper discusses missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and President Trump's defense of Saudi Arabia.

President Trump: 'My biggest threat is the Fed'

President Donald Trump is going after the Fed. Again. In a clip released by Fox Busi...

Civil Media's token sale has failed

Civil Media's ambitious plans for journalism suffered a big setback this week.The blockchain company ...

What tension with Saudi Arabia means for investors

Investors are bracing for the possibility of Saudi Arabia using oil as a weapon.The kingdom is facing...

Strong corporate earnings boost stocks

Market sentiment was lifted by earnings beats from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Johnson & Johnson.

Hedge funds have killed Sears and many other retailers

Sears and other retailers that bit the dust recently have two things in common: They couldn't compete with A...

Dow spikes 548 points as investors cheer fat corporate profits

Corporate America is coming to Wall Street's rescue.The Dow soared...

Why energy stocks could rally

After lagging the market this year, oil and gas stocks could rise on strong earnings growth. Paul R. La Monica explains why higher oil prices could boost the energy sector.

American wages go up in the third quarter

With the unemployment rate at its lowest level in nearly 50 years, American workers are finally starting to ...

Discover, Allstate and Prodigy: Sears' impressive family tree lives on

From auto insurance to credit cards, some of America's most storied brands were once owned by Sears.H...

Walmart trims profit outlook after Flipkart purchase

Walmart warned investors Tuesday that its acquisition of Flipkart will hurt its quarterly profit.Walm...

Panera wants you to know exactly what's in your bread

Panera is betting that customers want to know more about what's in their food.The restaurant chain an...

Decades of bad decisions doomed Sears

Amazon alone didn't kill Sears. The 132-year-old retailer played a big role in its own demise.Decades...

Sears owes billions of dollars: Who will be left holding the bag?

Sears is on the hook to vendors, lenders and even customers who recently bought Kenmore fridges or Craftsman...

Volkswagen's diesel scandal costs hit $33 billion with new Audi penalty

Volkswagen is once again counting the cost of cheating on diesel engine emissions tests.The German ca...

Top European bank CEOs pull out of Saudi investment conference

Saudi Arabia's isolation in the global business world deepened Tuesday as three of Europe's top bankers join...

'Crazy Rich Asians' is heading to China. Will it be a hit?

"Crazy Rich Asians" is finally getting a run in China's lucrative movie market.The romantic comedy is...

Business is boycotting Saudi Arabia's big conference. Here's who's still going

Some of the biggest names in global business and finance ...

US deficit rises 17% to the highest level since 2012

The federal government is running up its credit bill again.The deficit rose to $779 billion in fiscal...

Here's where Saudi Arabia has invested around the world

Saudi Arabia has spent the past few years pumping its oil riches into ...

Tensions over Khashoggi loom over oil market

Saruhan Hatipoglu, CEO, Business Environment Risk Intelligence (BERI) talks about the potential impact of Khashoggi's disappearance on the Saudi economy.

Pressure builds on Saudis for answers

Jon Alterman, Senior Vice President, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), breaks down the impact on Bin Salman's hold over Saudi Arabia.

Media company Endeavor considering cutting ties with Saudi Arabia

The media conglomerate Endeavor is exploring pulling out of a $400 million deal with the Saudi Public Invest...

Sears bankruptcy brings back fond memories for customers, even if they haven't shopped there in a while

For so many people who grew up before the internet, the Sears catalog WAS the internet.The thick, hea...

Saudi Arabia is No. 2 supplier of oil to the United States

The shale oil revolution vaulted the United States to the top of the world's production leaderboard.B...

Saudi Arabia owns (at least) $166.8 billion in US debt

Tensions between the United States and Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi cou...

When Sears sold cars

The Sears Motor Buggy brought drivers into the automobile age for just $395.

These Kmart and Sears stores are closing soon

Sears and Kmart's parent company filed for ...

Saudi Arabia's oil is a powerful weapon. But using it has big risks

Forty-five years ago, Saudi Arabia and its allies cut off oil supplies to the United States over its support...

Sears, the store that changed America, declares bankruptcy

Sears, the once-dominant retail chain that changed how Americans shopped and lived, has filed for bankruptcy...

Landlords across America are cheering Sears' bankruptcy

Landlords are telling Sears: Don't let the door hit you on the way out.Kimco (...

New York Times shuts down $11,995 Saudi Arabia tours

The New York Times is shutting down three planned guided tours to Saudi Arabia as a result of the disappeara...

Sears' slow death is a gift to Walmart and Home Depot

The battle for Sears customers is underway. Walmart, Target, Kohl's, Home Depot, and Best Buy are poised to ...

Sears bankruptcy; Saudi trouble; Big week for earnings

1. Sears declares bankruptcy: Retail chain Sears filed for bankruptcy in the early hours of...

Saudi Arabia's stock market plunges on fear of sanctions over Khashoggi

Shares in Saudi Arabia plunged as the fallout over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi got worse...

How I got the story: CNN's Brooke Baldwin recounts her bird's-eye view of hurricane

CNN's Brooke Baldwin was in Destin, Florida, when Hurricane Michael first hit. As homes toppled, trees fell,...

The huge 'blackout' that may be deepening market turbulence

1. Who turned out the lights? Here's a little-known fact: The biggest buyer of shares durin...

Retailers wake up to opportunity in plus-size clothing

Retailers are waking up to a $21 billion industry they have mostly ignored for years: Plus-size women's clot...

Most media sponsors pull out of Saudi conference after journalist disappears

Most of the news outlets that had agreed to sponsor a high-profile business conference in Saudi Arabia have ...

What 52 years under Rupert Murdoch have taught Les Hinton

If anything drives media mogul Rupert Murdoch, it's that "he loves to be an underdog," said one of the peopl...

Stocks couldn't rise forever. Here's what's going on

Neither the stock market nor President Donald Trump are pleased with the Federal Reserve right now....

Dow soars 287 points but still suffers worst week since March

The stock market is on the comeback trail.After another wobbly session, the Dow soared 287 points, or...

A look back at a wild week on Wall Street

A wild week on Wall Street sent stocks and bonds tumbling across the globe.Friday, October 5...

Sears' bankruptcy appears imminent

Sears has three days to come up with $134 million.Sears Holdings (...

Business backlash over Khashoggi threatens Saudi Arabia's economic dreams

One year ago, with more than 3,500 business leaders and government officials in attendance in Riyadh, Crown ...

Media sponsors drop out of Saudi conference after journalist goes missing

Media companies are pulling out of a high-profile business conference in Saudi Arabia as questions mount abo...

Richard Branson temporarily suspends ties with Saudi government

Richard Branson said Thursday he's pulling back from ...

What trade war? Chinese exports are surging ... for now

China's massive export machine is shrugging off the trade war, but there are doubts how much longer it can k...

State Dept.: No info on Khashoggi whereabouts

State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert updates the press on the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

Another wild sell off: Dow sinks 546 points

The stomach-churning market scare continues.The Dow tumbled 546 points, or 2.1%, on Thursday followin...

Sears falls 30% on report that it stopped paying vendors

Sears stock plunged on Thursday after reports that the retailer isn't paying companies for their products....

How can I protect my investments from inflation?

How can I protect my investments against inflation?Even as your investments increase in valu...

Bloomberg employees protest Bannon interview

A group of Bloomberg employees have expressed outrage over the news organization's invitation to an onstage ...

Delta overcame rising oil prices by hiking fares

Hurricane Florence and higher fuel prices proved no big deal for Delta Air Lines. Profit grew after the comp...

It pays to be bipartisan when picking stocks

The proverbial "they" say that you shouldn't mix politics with business. It looks like "they" may be right....

Global market rout; Blaming the Fed; BMW ups its China stake

1. Markets head for more losses: US stock fu...

Why the US stock slump is hitting global markets hard

A sharp drop in US stocks is causing tremors thousands of miles away in Asia and Europe.Major share i...

Mnuchin says he's watching China's currency moves as the trade war escalates

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is keeping a close eye on China's currency as the trade war between the...

Mnuchin isn't blaming the Fed for the market rout, says it's a 'normal correction'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin isn't buying the argument that the Federal Reserve triggered Wednesday's s...

Newsweek's former parent company indicted in fraud and money laundering case

The co-founder of Newsweek's former parent company has been indicted on fraud and money laundering charges i...

Dow falls 832 points in third-worst day by points ever

The Dow plunged nearly 832 points on Wednesday, the th...

Postal Service seeks record price hikes to bolster falling revenues

The US Postal Service is asking for the biggest price jump on stamps in its history.Facing pressure f...

Travelers teams up with Amazon to sell home security kits

Travelers and Amazon are joining forces as the insurance industry looks for new ways to find customers onlin...

Why stocks are suddenly plunging

Just a week ago the Dow was on the cusp of cruising above 27,000 for the first time. Now, it's in a scary ta...

Should USA Today have published Trump's op-ed?

When the president says it, does that mean it's automatically worth publishing? The question has vexed the n...

Sears may be days away from bankruptcy

The handwriting is on the wall: Sears appears to be nearing bankruptcy.One of Sears' major shareholde...

Investors need to pay closer attention to China

Investors can't afford to ignore China."I think it is a really important factor for small, medium and...

Colin Kaepernick wants to trademark his image

Colin Kaepernick wants to trademark his face.The former NFL player's company, Inked Flash, filed with...

CVS and Aetna's game-changing merger gains crucial approval

A landmark health care merger is inches away from the finish line. CVS has gained the US government's approv...

The citizen journalism website that unmasked the alleged Skripal poisoners

The true identities of the men accused of poisoning a former Russian spy in the United Kingdom have reported...

Earnings season kickoff: Expect fireworks

Wall Street is preparing for Corporate America to report extraordinary earnings over the next few weeks. But...

Corporate America is investing in pot because people want to eat and drink it

If marijuana were legal in the United States, most Americans say they would try it.That's according t...

IMF warning; SoftBank and WeWork; Stocks drop

1. IMF warning: The International Monetary Fund has warned that a further escalation of tra...

Netflix content chief says Obama projects won't necessarily be political

Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos didn't have a lot of details to offer on the projects being prepp...

Starbucks announces new backup childcare benefits

Starbucks is sweetening the pot for employees with a new family care benefit.The company announced on...

Activist investor Bill Ackman's hedge fund invests $900 million in Starbucks

Activist investor Bill Ackman is making a big bet on coffee. His hedge fund just invested about $900 million...

Papa John's stock soars after takeover rumors

Controversy, shmontroversy. Investors love Papa John's stock again -- because it might get taken private....

FAO Schwarz is making a comeback

FAO Schwarz is coming back.The toy store is opening new locations, including a new flagship in New Yo...

Bob Iger is still not running for president

Bob Iger shared the stage with presidential historian Doris Keans Goodwin at Tuesday's Vanity Fair New Estab...

These companies are leading the fight against climate change

The world has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change. Can global companies be part of the solut...

Are profits close to peaking?

Here's the good news: Corporate profits for the third quarter should be really strong. Now for some bad news...

Sears hires a bankruptcy expert

If Sears wants to avoid bankruptcy, it'll practically have to pull a rabbit out of a hat. The company thinks...

China is buying fewer cars. GM and VW are feeling the pain

Sales in the world's biggest auto market are falling, causing big problems for top global brands that have c...

Google gadgets; Microsoft bets on Grab; IMF downgrades

1. Google's big event: Google is holding its gadget event on Tuesday.Hardware is a s...

Scientists set 2030 deadline to stop climate disaster

A new report from the U.N. warns that the world has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change. CNN's Nick Watt reports.

The trade war will hit US and Chinese growth next year, the IMF warns

The trade war is set to take its toll on the American and Chinese economies in 2019.The International...

The Nasdaq is getting crushed. Here's why

The Nasdaq is taking a hit as investors pull away from risky tech stocks.During trading hours Monday,...

Airbus has a new CEO. Can he take the company to new heights?

Airbus has named French engineer Guillaume Faury as its next CEO. Managing the potential fallout from Brexit...

Cash-strapped GE unloads $1 billion of energy investments

General Electric might be under new management, but its quest to get smaller continues.In the first d...

Best Buy is cashing in as Americans grow older

Americans are getting older. That's an opportunity for Best Buy.In August, Best Buy announced it woul...

What's next from The New York Times' Trump tax team?

Last week, reporters at The New York Times ...

Nobel Prize in economics awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer

American economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer have been awarded the Nobel Prize for their work on unde...

Staffing up for the holidays was already tough. Then came Amazon

For companies trying to staff up for the holidays, ...

Trade war looms over summit of global finance chiefs

Threats to the global economy that once felt remote are now becoming all too real.A ...

China is pumping more cash into its economy as the trade war heats up

China is pouring more cash into its flagging economy as it braces for further pain from the trade war with t...

The economy is doing great. But GM, GE and General Mills are getting left behind

1. Bears in a bull market: The American economy is firing on all cylinders — but three of...

Struggling toy industry braces for next round in US-China trade war

Tough times for the toy industry could turn downright miserable next year if the trade war keeps escalating....

'Venom' breaks records, 'A Star Is Born' shines at the box office

Lady Gaga and a popular Spider-Man villain managed to scare up blockbuster ticket sales in October, a month ...

How Casper drove Mattress Firm into bankruptcy

Beds-in-a-box have brought the country's largest mattress retailer to its knees.Mattress Firm ...

Ford will trim jobs in workforce reorganization

Ford is cutting staff as it transforms its business.The second largest US automaker said Friday it wa...

Short seller compares Tesla to Lehman Brothers

David Einhorn, a prominent investor who has a big bet against Tesla's stock, compared Tesla to Lehman Brothe...

Unemployment rate falls to 49-year low

The last time the American job market was this strong, astronauts were still going to the moon.The un...

General Electric's new CEO could rake in $300 million -- if he can turn GE around

Larry Culp will be a hero on Wall Street if he can revitalize General Electric's lifeless share price. The n...

Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy and will close up to 700 stores

Online reviews have replaced going to a store to lie down on a mattress. That's why Mattress Firm, America's...

A supermarket is offering to deliver groceries to your fridge while you're out

Want your groceries delivered while you're away from home? No problem.A leading UK supermarket chain,...

India's currency crashes to another record low

India's currency resumed its headlong plunge on Friday, stoking concerns that the world's fastest-growing ma...

Workplace sexual harassment claims have spiked in the #MeToo era

The number of workplace sexual harassment claims filed with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission h...

US jobs report; Bumper quarter for Samsung; China tech hit

1. Jobs, jobs, jobs: The unemployment rate fell to 3.7% in September, the lowest level sinc...

'Venom' and 'A Star Is Born': Two big films kick off a typically slow October

October is typically a slow month at the box office, a time reserved for schlocky horror movies as the studi...

Unilever kills plan to move HQ out of UK

Unilever has given up on a plan to move its headquarters out of the United Kingdom after some big investors ...

Apple helps Samsung surge to record profits

Samsung is powering toward record profits thanks in part to ...

Amazon eliminates bonuses and stock awards for hourly workers

Amazon giveth and Amazon taketh away.The company announced Tuesday that it will raise its minimum wag...

Elon Musk mocks SEC amid settlement deal

Elon Musk taunted the Securities and Exchange Commission over Twitter on Thursday shortly after he reached a...

Time magazine puts Christine Blasey Ford on the cover

Christine Blasey Ford is on the cover of this week's Time magazine. But it's not a photograph of Ford; it's ...

McDonald's should pay its workers $15 an hour, Bernie Sanders says

Amazon? Check. Disney? Check. McDonald's?The fast food chain is Senator Bernie Sanders' next minimum ...

How much diversification is too much?

Is there such a thing as being over diversified?Diversify, diversify, diversify! It's the ca...

Bond yields rise to 7-year high. Time to worry?

The American economy continues to hum along: Consumers and companies are spending, and the job market is sol...

Costco's secret weapon: Food courts and $1.50 hot dogs

$1.50. That's been the price of Costco's signature hot-dog-and-soda combo for more than three decades....

Toyota joins SoftBank; Facebook investigation; CNN Business

1. The race to driverless cars: SoftBank and Toyota are forming a joint venture that will u...

Reliable Sources: All eyes on Congress as vote on Kavanaugh draws near

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

Why it's time for investors to go on defense

It's time for investors to start making safer bets.That's what Howard Marks, co-chairman of Oaktree C...

Aston Martin falls 5% in London IPO

Aston Martin is joining the ranks of listed automakers with an IPO that values the British company at more t...

Getting health insurance through work now costs nearly $20,000

Employers and workers together are spending close to $20,000 for family health insurance coverage in 2018, a...

Toys 'R' Us brand may be brought back to life

Toys "R" Us may be coming back.The company closed all of its US stores in June as part of a bankruptc...

Aston Martin IPO; Relief in Italy; Tesco slides

1. Aston Martin IPO: Aston Martin is joining the ranks of listed automakers with an IPO tha...

Reliable Sources: How the NYT uncovered new info about Trump's wealth

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

JCPenney names Jill Soltau as its new CEO

Jill Soltau, a veteran retail leader most recently in charge of Joann fabric and craft stores, will be taske...

The markets are soaring. How should investors play it?

Things are looking good on Wall Street.The S&P 500 ...

New York Times says it was a mistake to enlist writer who posted anti-Kavanaugh tweet to report on him

The New York Times said on Tuesday that it should not have allowed a staff writer who had tweeted negatively...

Goldman Sachs slants research to help Democrats, top White House adviser says

Kevin Hassett, one of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers, suggested that Goldman Sachs may be sl...

Google reshuffle; Pepsi on tap; Tesla deadline

1. Google is losing its ad boss: A rare leadership reshuffle at Google has...

Reliable Sources: Don't fall numb to this Facebook hack

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

Stocks pop after new US-Canada-Mexico deal

The stock market appears to like the new trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico....

There was only one White House press briefing in the entire month of September

President Trump is talking with the press corps all the time. But his accessibility is increasing at the sam...

Meet GE's new boss: Can Larry Culp right the ship?

General Electric is turning to an outsider to clean up a mess that took decades to create.Larry Culp,...

Goldman Sachs' new CEO has a lot of work to do

It's a new era at Goldman Sachs.David Solomon, the part-time electronic dance DJ who previously serve...

Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford, from the cornfield to the C-suite

Beth Ford's first job paid $2 an hour. Early in the morning, she climbed on the school bus to go detassel co...

The Washington Times settles lawsuit with Seth Rich's brother, issues retraction and apology for its coverage

The Washington Times on Monday issued a lengthy retraction and apology for an editorial it published in Marc...

Jemele Hill is joining The Atlantic

Jemele Hill is heading to The Atlantic.The former ESPN host is joining the magazine as a staff writer...

GE unexpectedly removes its CEO

General Electric, mired in a deep slump, has ousted CEO John Flannery after barely a year on the job....

Ryanair's strikes are hitting its profits and stock price

Ryanair could be headed for a rough landing this year.Europe's leading low cost airline slashed its p...

Tesla reaction; Ryanair warning; Change at Goldman Sachs

1. Tesla reaction: Shares in Tesla shot up as much as 15% premarket after Elon Musk agreed ...

Country music marks one year since Las Vegas massacre with moment of silence

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

Elon Musk stepping down as Tesla chairman

After Elon Musk tweeted about taking Tesla private, the Securities and Exchange Commission sued him for "false and misleading" statements to investors. Now he's stepping down as chairman and paying a $20 million fine.

Katie Couric: The news needs more diversity at the top

In her most pointed comments to date about allegations of harassment at CBS, Katie Couric said the reports a...

Murdoch family made big money off the Disney-Fox deal

The Murdoch family won big for steering the sale of most of 21st Century Fox to Disney.A new governme...

These three startups are here to save local news in their communities

Three new startups are pushing back against the rise of "news deserts" and the pitfalls facing local journal...

The next big test for Elon Musk arrives this week

1. Back to business: The SEC is off Elon Musk's back. Now he and Tesla can return to that o...

SEC charges LendingClub unit with mishandling investors' money

Two former executives of LendingClub mishandled investors' money and fudged the returns of funds that they o...

Ted Turner reveals he has Lewy body dementia

Ted Turner is battling Lewy body dementia, the CNN founder ...

New York DA probing allegations of sexual misconduct at CBS

The allegations of sexual misconduct at CBS have drawn the attention of the Manhattan district attorney's of...

Amal Clooney calls on Myanmar to pardon jailed Reuters journalists

Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney on Friday called on Myanmar officials to release two Reuters jour...

Viewers gathered around the TV in high numbers for Ford-Kavanaugh hearing

Viewership was up across the board on Thursday during a marathon day of testimony by Christine Blasey Ford a...

10 years after the crisis, some investors are still scared of stocks

It was one of the most terrifying moments of the financial crisis: The Dow plunged nearly 780 points on Sept...

Walgreens knew its profit forecast was wrong but didn't tell investors, SEC says

Six years ago, Walgreens announced a merger with Boots and told investors that it would make at least $9 bil...

Sears is now a penny stock

Sears stock has fallen into the bargain bin.In the latest indignity for a once-grand retailer, the sh...

JCPenney is now without a CEO or a CFO

JCPenney's CEO left in May. Now its second in command is out too.Penney said Thursday that Jeffrey Da...

The SEC just went nuclear on Elon Musk. Here's what happens next

Elon Musk is the heart and soul of Tesla. If the SEC gets its way, he could have to step down....

Reliable Sources: Left and right reactions to the Ford-Kavanaugh hearings

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

How late night hosts reacted to the Christine Blasey Ford-Brett Kavanaugh hearing

Late night hosts from Jimmy Kimmel to Seth Meyers all reacted to the biggest story on Thursday: The testimon...

More trouble at Tesla; Ryanair strikes; Italian drama

1. More trouble at Tesla: The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit against Te...

Fox News fires contributor over tweets during Kavanaugh hearing

Fox News has fired contributor Kevin Jackson for his tweets about Brett Kavanaugh's accusers.Jackson ...

How Fox News is covering Ford and Kavanaugh's testimony

The White House says President Trump is watching Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh's testimony....

'Catch and kill': How a tabloid shields Trump from troublesome stories

How many other stories has the National Enquirer covered up to help President Trump?Ronan Farrow's ne...

How do you know you're really ready to retire early?

How do I know if I can retire early?Some people go to great lengths to set up their spending...

So much for September being awful for stocks

September is historically the worst month for stocks. And you've probably read your fair share of stories ab...

Cadillac moving its headquarters back to Michigan

Cadillac is coming home to Michigan.Four years ago, GM announced it would move the headquarters for i...

McDonald's removing artificial additives from its burgers

McDonald's is on a mission to eliminate artificial ingredients from its menu. Even the Big Mac Special Sauce...

Reliable Sources: Where to watch Thursday's SCOTUS hearing

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

Federal Reserve hikes rates for third time this year

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time this year.The decision, which was expect...

Trump 'not happy' with the Fed for raising interest rates

President Donald Trump isn't happy with the latest hike in interest rates.The Federal Reserve on Wedn...

Bitcoin is ready to grow again. Here's why

Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz thinks the cryptocurrency is poised for major growth."You're seeing now i...

Daimler has a new CEO and plenty of challenges

Daimler has chosen a Swedish manager who once studied finance to succeed industry legend Dieter Zetsche and ...

CEOs are cashing in on the market boom

CEOs are using the market boom to quietly cash in their own chips.Insiders at US companies have dumpe...

Is crypto about to turn around?

It might be time to believe in crypto again.Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz thinks cryptocurrencies could...

Comcast takes Sky: Fox and Disney agree to sell stake in European broadcaster

Comcast is getting all of Sky.21st Century Fox announced Wednesday that it would sell its 39% stake i...

General Electric is in a sharp decline

General Electric, once America's most valuable company, is now in sharp decline.In a year full of ...

The Fed has a lot to talk about besides higher interest rates

Presidential influence. A trade war with China. Rising interest rates. Recession-proofing o...

Richard Parsons named 'interim chairman' of CBS board

Richard Parsons, who joined the CBS board earlier this year, is now the board's "interim ch...

Reliable Sources: Calm before the Kavanaugh storm

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

Fed rate decision; Nike results; New era at Daimler

1. Fed rates decision: The US Federal Reserve is expected to raise its benchmark interest r...

Just showing up is no longer enough for global brands to win in China

Western brands are having to work harder to win over customers in China.Where American or European co...

Nike shows that its business isn't just Colin Kaepernick

Nike wants investors to know that the strength of its business extends beyond Colin Kaepernick.Nike d...

Why investors aren't freaking out about inflation

Bond yields in the United States have been rising.But investors aren't freaking out. The Dow and S&P ...

Sonic sold to Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings owner for $2.3 billion

Arby's likes to boast in its TV commercials that it has "the meats."Well, Arby's owner is about to ge...

Michael Kors is buying Versace for $2 billion

It's official: Michael Kors is buying Versace.Michael Kors gained a foothold in the world of elite Eu...

The newest influencer on Instagram is ... Goldman Sachs?

Food photographers and brand ambassadors, move aside: Goldman Sachs is joining Instagram.The investme...

Instagram founders out; Nike earnings; Versace on the block

1. Instagram founders out: Shares in Facebook were lower in premarket trading after Kevin S...

Reliable Sources: Kavanaugh gives unprecedented interview to Fox's Martha MacCallum

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

SiriusXM is buying Pandora in $3.5 billion deal

SiriusXM is buying Pandora in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal.The deal will create the world's largest ...

From Backrub to Google: Companies that changed their names

Many major companies have rebranded — some successfully and some not so much.

Weight Watchers is changing its name to WW

Weight Watchers really wants to let you know that it's not just a diet company -- so much so that it's chang...

Is America too complacent with income inequality?

Peter Georgescu, Chairman Emeritus and former CEO of Young & Rubicam, is "scared" by America's complacency on inequality today and is now calling on corporate America to help narrow the income gap.

Time is running out for Sears, CEO warns

Sears is running out of time to fix its problems, the CEO says.Eddie Lampert, who controls most of th...

Papa John's possible new logo drops the apostrophe

Papa John's is considering a sleek, boxy new logo that turns Papa John's into Papa Johns.The company ...

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