Bankrupt German Airline Air Berlin to End Flights This Month

Bankrupt German airline Air Berlin says it’s preparing to end flights at the end of October. The dpa news agency reported Monday that in a...

US Factory Orders Rose 1.4 Percent in September

Orders to U.S. factories rose 1.4 percent in September, the strongest gain in four months. A key category that tracks business investment plans jumped...

Former Volkswagen Manager Oliver Schmidt Gets 7 Years in Diesel Emissions Cheating Scandal

A federal court judge in Detroit sentenced a former Volkswagen manager Wednesday to seven years in prison and ordered him to pay $400,000 in the...

Technology Companies Lead US Stocks Toward More Records

Technology companies are once again leading U.S. stocks higher Wednesday as indexes remain at all-time highs. Chipmakers and well-known companies like Oracle are leading...

Los Angeles Times Sold to Local Billionaire for $500 Million

A biotech billionaire struck a $500 million deal Wednesday to buy the Los Angeles Times, ending the paper’s quarrelsome relationship with its Chicago-based corporate...
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President Trump ‘Obsessed’ With Going After Amazon, Ignores Facebook Scandal

Capitol Hill wants Facebook’s blood, but President Trump isn’t interested. Instead, the tech behemoth Trump wants to go after is Amazon, according to five...

Apple May Become the First Trillion-Dollar Company in the World

Apple is on track to become the first trillion dollar company in the world, with a $920 billion market cap and a cash pile...

Harley-Davidson Searches for New Riders as US Market Weakens

Harley-Davidson, the iconic brand that sells its customers an image of freedom and adventure, found itself in an unwanted role this week: poster child...

Family of Colonel Sanders Attacks Former Papa Johns CEO After He Accuses the KFC...

The family of KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders has a bone to pick with ousted Papa Johns CEO John Schnatter after he accused Sanders...

Amid Probe, United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek Steps Down

United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL.N) said on Tuesday Chief Executive Jeff Smisek had stepped down in connection with a federal probe of the airline,...

Goldman Sachs says Trump’s Presidency Will Benefit Stocks in Almost Every Sector

After years of slowing earnings growth and little in the way of excitement for many Wall Street analysts, many are now hopeful that President-elect...

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick To Take Leave of Absence From Troubled Company

Uber Technologies' embattled Chief Executive Travis Kalanick told employees in an email Tuesday that he will take time away from the company he helped...

Equifax CEO Richard Smith Retires After Massive Data Breach

Equifax CEO Richard Smith announced his retirement Tuesday as the global credit-reporting company scrambles to repair damages caused by a major data breach that...

Airbus Strikes Deal With Canada’s Bombardier

Airbus scored a point in its high-stakes rivalry with Boeing by striking a deal just across the U.S. border. The European plane maker reached an...

Retailers Branching Out in Holiday Shopping Season

Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving and will be finding some surprises: toys and TVs at J.C. Penney, Barbies at Best Buy, kitchen...

Hershey Buying Snack Maker Amplify for $1.2 Billion

Chocolate and candy maker The Hershey Co. is acquiring Amplify Snack Brands for $1.2 billion as it ventures into the healthy snack aisle. The boards...
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Even Jamie Dimon Thinks U.S. Will See 4% GDP Growth Under Trump

‘If we have a couple of years of good growth, that could justify the markets where they are. Four percent economic growth this year...

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart Take Steps to Restrict Gun Sales

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart took steps Wednesday to restrict gun sales, adding two retail heavyweights to the growing rift between corporate America and...

ConocoPhillips Wins $2 Billion Arbitration Against Venezuela

ConocoPhillips said Wednesday that it won a $2 billion arbitration award against Venezuela’s state oil company, compounding the financial woes of the socialist-run nation...

Suzanne Scott Named CEO of Fox News

Veteran programming executive Suzanne Scott was named chief executive of the Fox News unit of 21st Century Fox, part of the continuing reorganization of the company...