Finance

Attorney suggests $190 million damages in Elon…

An attorney has told a Los Angeles jury it would be reasonable to award $190 million in damages to a British cave explorer who is suing Elon Musk for allegedly branding him as a pedophile during a Twitter spat

Consumer borrowing increases with higher credit…

Consumer borrowing rose in October by the largest amount in three months, reflecting a big rebound the category that includes credit cards

Trump asks Supreme Court to shield banking…

President Donald Trump and three of his children are asking the Supreme Court to shield records held by Deutsche Bank and Capital One from House Democrats

Hungary competition authority fines Facebook $4 million

Hungary's competition authority says it has fined Facebook around $4 million for allegedly misleading its users

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Economic adviser: China wants to keep negotiating…

President Donald Trump's economic adviser says he doesn't think China is slow-walking trade talks with the United States to see whether Trump gets reelected

UAW abolishes regional office plagued by embezzlement

A United Auto Workers regional office racked by embezzlement allegations is being abolished and combined into two neighboring regions

Wyoming oil field explosion, fire injure 3 workers

An oil field explosion in Wyoming has injured three workers

2-year old Arthur becomes star in UK Christmas ad…

Big Christmas ads have become a tradition in Britain — an opportunity usually for much larger companies to pull out all the stops to woo holiday shoppers and stamp their brands on the consumer brain

'We're going to be everywhere:' Inside…

Billionaire Democrat Michael Bloomberg is quietly implementing a multi-pronged strategy to convince voters that his record and dedication to progressive priorities is worthy of the Democratic presidential nomination

Cannabis stocks' 2019 skid showing few signs of…

Cannabis stocks have had a harsh comedown this year as investors' enthusiasm about the prospects for strong growth and blockbuster company mergers dimmed

Where's my Amazon package? It may be late

It’s just a week into the holiday shopping season, and Amazon is already having trouble getting packages to shoppers’ doorsteps on time

NATO researchers: Social media failing to stop…

NATO-affiliated researchers say social media companies are failing to stop manipulated activity

Markets Right Now: Hiring gains send stock indexes higher

Stocks are moving solidly higher on Wall Street after the government reported that hiring in the U.S. jumped last month to the highest level since January.

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Ford recalls big pickups; tailgates can open…

Ford is recalling nearly 262,000 heavy-duty pickup trucks in the U

Italy's Salvini drops Nutella due to Turkish ingredients

Italy's right-wing opposition leader, Matteo Salvini, says he is no longer a fan of Nutella after discovering that the chocolate-and-hazelnut spread contains Turkish, rather than Italian, nuts

US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment…

US employers add robust 266,000 jobs in November; unemployment falls to 50-year low of 3.5%

France’s Macron faces decisive test over econom…

Massive strikes in France against a planned overhaul of the pension system are sending a powerful warning to President Emmanuel Macron

Business partner acquitted in $85M Mississippi Ponzi scheme

A federal jury has acquitted the former business partner of a Mississippi man convicted of running a Ponzi scheme in which investors lost more than $85 million

Massive Polish coal mine sparks international…

Poland's massive Turow coal mine is causing trouble including pollution and water shortages for nearby communities

China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork

China's finance ministry says Beijing is waiving tariff hikes on U

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OPEC countries, Russia to cut oil output, pushing…

The OPEC oil-producing countries and ally Russia have agreed to cut crude production by an extra 500,000 barrels a day

Pension strike brings travel chaos for a 2nd day…

Frustrated travelers are getting bogged down in transportation chaos across France for a second day amid a strike against the government's planned retirement reforms

German factory production drops in Oct as economy struggles

Germany's Federal Statistical Office says the country's factory production dropped in October in another sign Europe's largest economy is struggling