Business News

Global stocks recover their poise as Jackson Hole…

Global stocks have risen after Wall Street gained as investors look ahead to this week's gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Ford to offer incentives to scrap older cars

Ford is offering car buyers in Britain a 2,000-pound ($2,570) incentive to trade in older vehicles for newer, less polluting models.

At $22.6 Million, This Car Has Just Become The…

Move over Jaguar! The Aston Martin DBR1 is now the most expensive British car ever auctioned off!

Mnuchin's wife touts fashion labels, slams critic

Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, blasted as "adorably out of touch" a person who criticized her Instagram post in which Linton depicted her designer-label outfit

Trump rebuffs coal industry; CEO claims promise…

The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to issue a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants

Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric…

Ford Motor Co. and a Chinese partner are looking into forming a possible joint venture to produce electric cars in China

AdChoices Icon

These Are Most Expensive Travel Days of the Year

The CEO of FareCompare tells us which two days of the year are the worst to fly. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.

Netflix loves to pick hits for each subscriber _…

Much of the attention showered on Netflix focuses on its insatiable appetite for original content

Russian flight attendant sues Aeroflot for…

A Moscow court has postponed a hearing in the case of a flight attendant who is suing Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot

Passenger: Train moving 'super-fast' before crash injures 42

A passenger says a transit train that crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal was moving 'super-fast' just before the accident

What are you going to do with that humanities…

At Twin Cities sports complex, MLS sales trainees…

Report: Iran says Twitter ready to talk on unblocking site

Iran's new telecommunications minister says Twitter is ready to talk about unblocking access to the microblogging site

Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder…

A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene

AdChoices Icon

LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top…

The Los Angeles Times' parent company is bringing in a new publisher, editor and other top newsroom managers in a shake-up it says is part of a plan to move one of the nation's flagship newspapers more quickly into the digital age

UK subprime lender suffers 70 percent share price drubbing

Shares in Provident Financial, a British sub-prime lender, have more than halved after the company's chief executive announced he was leaving with immediate effect following another profit warning

Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in…

Federal investigators say crews encountered air brake problems before a freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing residents from their homes

Strike expected to bring long lines to Portuguese airports

A trade union representing inspectors at Portugal's immigration service says a strike planned for Thursday and Friday is going ahead after the government gave no response to its demands for more staff and resources

Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"

An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a name: Oreo

AdChoices Icon

Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save…

In a pro-Trump county gripped by addiction and despair, the president's supporters now have differing degrees of faith that he can help turn things around as promised

Sempra Energy bids $9.45B for Oncor, topping…

Sempra Energy says it's buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45B in cash, wresting it away from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway