Stocks Rise on Firm Rate-Cut Expectations Despite Worries Surrounding Trade

A broad index of stocks around the world edged higher on Thursday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an...
File---Picture taken March 20, 2019 shows CEO of the German car manufacturer BMW, Harald Krueger, attending the earnings press conference in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

BMW CEO Harald Krueger to Resign After Automaker Loses Leads in Luxury Car Sales...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW CEO Harald Krueger is stepping down after a four-year tenure in which the automaker lost its lead in luxury...

224,000 U.S. Jobs Added in June; Wages Up by 3%

Payroll growth rebounded sharply in June as the U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs, the best gain since January and running contrary to worries that...

U.S. National Security Panel Approves $2.25 Billion Investment by Japan’s Softbank Into GM-Owned Self-Driving...

A U.S. national security panel on Friday approved a $2.25 billion investment by Japan’s Softbank in Cruise, a self-driving vehicle firm majority owned by...

Record: 157 Million People Employed in U.S.

After the Fourth of July fireworks, the fifth of July brings another reason for Americans to celebrate. A record 157,005,000 people were employed in June,...

Oil Prices Rise After Strong Showing in Equities Market and Fall in Number of...

Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. holiday after a steep fall the previous session when worries about a slowing global...

Asda Chief Exec Roger Burnley Sees Possible Stock Market Listing in Two to Three...

The timescale for a possible stock market listing of British supermarket group Asda, by its U.S. parent Walmart (WMT.N), is two to three years,...
In this Monday, July 1, 2019, photo, software engineer Joe Wilson works in his home in Highlands Ranch, Colo. The tariffs that the Trump administration has placed on thousands of products imported from China and retaliatory duties placed on U.S. goods are affecting many small businesses, even if they’re not importers or exporters. Wilson might have to put off hiring freelancers if he feels the ripple effects of tariffs that his customers must pay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Already Cautious Businesses Grow Even More Wary About Hiring

Corri Smith is planning to hire a full-time project manager for her public relations firm and make her part-time assistant full-time. But she has...

Uber Partners With BBVA & Mastercard to Launch Debit Cards in Mexico

Uber Technologies Inc. is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive...
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Sally Beauty Launches New Haircare Line, “My Black is Beautiful”

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. today announced My Black is Beautiful, a collection of haircare products available exclusively in Sally Beauty stores nationwide and online. “We...
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25th Anniversary ESSENCE Fest Announces Addition of Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey to First Annual...

ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women, announces addition of Square CEO Jack Dorsey to its first Annual Global Black Economic...

Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei Goes to “War” With U.S.: CEO Plans to Recruit ‘Geniuses’...

Chinese telecom giant Huawei may soon start hiring hundreds of geniuses from around the world to help it grow under the sanctions imposed by...
FILE - In this Friday, May 11, 2018 file photo, the newest attraction at Legoland in Windsor, England, shows a depiction of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle outside Windsor Castle. A group of investors that includes the owners of toy maker Lego is buying Merlin Entertainment, a British company that operates theme parks like Legoland. Merlin said Friday June 28, 2019, it accepted the deal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

Lego Owners Strike Deal to Buy Legoland, Madame Tussauds

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The owners of toy maker Lego are teaming up with a group of investors to buy Merlin Entertainment, a British...

‘If We Can Make Meat From Plants, Why Can’t We Make Plants From Meat?’...

Arby's debuted the world's first 'Megetable' - or meat vegetable - a carrot that the brand's executive chef crafted from turkey breast rolled in...

Happy Hour Alert: Starbucks Is Giving Out Free Iced Drinks This Afternoon

There's no shortage of good reasons why it's high time to switch over from your usual hot coffee drink to something cooler for summer,...
FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court is seen as the court nears the end of its term in Washington, U.S., June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Erin Schaff/File Photo

Supreme Court’s Business-friendly Reputation Takes a Hit With Recent Rulings

The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years,...

Wayfair Employees Plan Walkout Over Company Selling Furniture to Government Contractors Running Border Facilities

Employees of home-goods company Wayfair are participating in a Wednesday walkout in Boston to protest the company selling furniture to contractors that run border...
The iconic Waldorf Astoria was bought by Chinese conglomerate Anbang in 2014. (REUTERS/ MIKE SEGAR)

Chinese Buyers Are Pulling Out of New York Real Estate as Beijing Cracks Down...

China’s capital controls are making their mark on New York’s luxury real estate market. In an effort to shore up its currency, the world’s second biggest economy has...
Employees of the Boston-based online housewares giant Wayfair announced Tuesday that they would stage a walkout at the company’s Back Bay offices Wednesday.(SUZANNE KREITER/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2018)

Wayfair Workers to Walkout in Protest of Company’s Bed Sales to Migrant Detention Centers

Employees for the online retailer Wayfair say they plan a walkout from company headquarters Wednesday in protest of the company selling furniture to migrant...

Warner Bros. Picks BBC Studios Americas Chief Ann Sarnoff as Its First Female CEO

Warner Bros. has tapped BBC Studios Americas president Ann Sarnoff as its new CEO, a surprise pick that is sure to shake up the...