Christian Funeral Home Defends Right to Fire Transgender Employee in Appeals Court

A federal appeals court on Wednesday heard an employment discrimination lawsuit filed against a Christian funeral home owner in Michigan after he fired a...

US Stocks Fall, Treasury Yields Rise After Jobs Report

U.S. stocks faded from their record highs on Friday, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was on track to snap out of its...

Renault Wants Half of Its Cars to be Electric or Hybrid by 2022

French carmaker Renault said Friday that half of its models will be electric or hybrid by 2022 and it’s investing heavily in “robo-vehicles” with...

Netflix Raising Price of Most Popular US Plan by 10%

Netflix is raising the price for its most popular U.S. video streaming plan by 10 percent— a move aimed at bringing in more money...

Stock Market Stalls; Indexes at Nearly Record Highs

The stock market’s rally shifted into neutral on Wednesday, and U.S. indexes flipped between very slight gains and losses in early trading. If the...

Survey Says US Services Industry Improved at Best Rate in 12 Years

U.S. services companies in September expanded at the strongest rate in dozen years as a measure for new orders climbed sharply. The Institute for Supply...

Shift by PepsiCo to More Healthy Drinks Cuts Sales in 3rd Quarter

A shift by PepsiCo from sodas to more healthy and low-calorie drinks crimped sales in the third quarter, even with strong snack sales pushing...

Mark Cuban Says he’s “Considering” Running for President in 2020

Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban said he is "considering" running for president of the United States in a new podcast posted on Tuesday. In an interview...

Berkshire Hathaway to Become Majority Owner of Flying J Truck Stops

Warren Buffett’s company is acquiring a major stake in Pilot Flying J truck stops and it will become a majority owner within about five...

Walmart Buys NYC-Based Delivery Company Parcel

Walmart is sharpening its same-day delivery skills through the acquisition of a small, New York City company. Walmart said Tuesday that Parcel, with a warehouse...

American Family Association Says Target is Desperately Trying to Win Back Christian Customers After...

Target has certainly been making headlines lately, as the embattled retailer claws at ways to bring shoppers back to stores after a year of...

2.5 Million More People Affected in Equifax Breach

Approximately 145.5 million Equifax customers may have been affected by the company's data breach—2.5 million more than previously reported, Equifax announced Monday. “I was...

US Factory Activity Surges to Highest in 13 Years

U.S. factory activity rose to the highest level in 13 years last month as hurricanes disrupted supplies but drove up demand for manufactured goods. The...

Stock Markets See Longest Winning Streak in 20 Years

The S&P 500 closed at a record Friday, helped by gains in technology stocks on the last trading day of the quarter. The tech-heavy Nasdaq...

Tech, Healthcare Firms & Small Businesses Lead US Stocks Higher

Large technology and health care companies and smaller U.S.-focused firms rose again Friday as stocks finished the third quarter at record highs. Stocks were mixed...

IBM Now Has More Employees in India Than in US

IBM dominated the early decades of computing with inventions like the mainframe and the floppy disk. Its offices and factories, stretching from upstate New...

The Winners & Losers Under President Trump’s Proposed Tax Plan

Small business owners, large corporations and the super wealthy could fare well under President Donald Trump’s tax plan. The middle-class could come out ahead,...

Target Raises Minimum Pay to $11/hr, Promises to Reach $15/hr by 2020

As employers across the country are struggling to fill jobs, Target just took a bold step to attract and keep more workers. The retail giant...

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...

Nike Issues Statement Supporting Athletes’ Right to “Freedom of Expression”

Nike Inc. waded into the debate over NFL players not standing during the National Anthem, saying it backs their right to do so. “Nike supports...