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NEWPORT, R.I. – U.S. Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says the government...
NEW YORK, N.Y. – U.S. stocks are continuing to climb Wednesday morning,...

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WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton disregarded various State Department guidelines for avoiding cybersecurity risks, an internal audit found Wednesday, faulting her and past secretaries of state for weak information...
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The premier of Newfoundland and Labrador says the so-called “deficit reduction levy” will be scaled back, thanks to new funding relief from the federal government. Dwight Ball...
WASHINGTON – Federal health regulators will take more time to review a highly-contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental medicine....
"Overwatch" is an insanely fun and insanely gorgeous multiplayer shooter available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It's made by Blizzard Entertainment, the same company behind gaming icons like "Diablo" and...
Wall Street is buzzing about blockchain. Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld has said his company needs to be a "rapid applier" of the technology . JPMorgan earlier this year  launched a trial project  with...
Associated Press Fast-food industry veterans are coming out against raising minimum wage. "It’s cheaper to buy a $35,000 robotic arm than it is to hire an employee who’s inefficient making $15 an hour...
The dollar struggled for direction against other major currencies on Wednesday as a rally fueled by the possibility of a summer interest-rate hike stalled....
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in energy and financial shares. Hewlett Packard...
WASHINGTON – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is under investigation by U.S. regulators in connection with its accounting practices. The company is the world’s biggest e-commerce platform, with more...
Lwp Kommunikáció/Flickr When it comes to climbing massive cliffs without ropes, there's no one like Alex Honnold. He's the undisputed master of the perilous sport known as free solo climbing, which involves scaling...

Business

Light, patterns and shadows from store-front colored windows create a graphic view near the checkout section at 365 by Whole Foods Market in Silver Lake. Light, patterns and shadows from store-front colored windows...
Automakers are looking toward a technology-driven future, one where they increasingly acknowledge that getting around may not require owning a car. On Tuesday, two of the world's largest automakers, Toyota and...
Dauman will look to expose that Sumner Redstone is being controlled by his daughter, who aims to control the powerful trust and then oust Dauman from the company. As Shari Redstone moves to gain control over Viacom, her...

Finance

The European Union has Greece and the United States has Puerto Rico. We are not the first to make the comparison, but we will not be the last. Fiscal irresponsibility, using the public purse for partisan advantage, ever...
I recently interviewed  Arvind Sankaran , Global business leader. We talked about FinTech startups, innovation in the banking industry, big data analytics,  and wealth management. He also shared about his experience...
Coauthored by Manu Jeevan . More than 70% of banking executives worldwide say that  customer centricity  is important to them [Source:  Sap and Bloomberg research ].  Surprisingly, research by Capgemini indicates...
Innovation is fun. Except when these types are around. How many do you know? The Hypemaster The Hypemaster is, well… a master of hype. Everything they’re working on is amazing, and you must...

Marketplace

Stocks opened higher and are rallying strong in early trading for a second straight day. Near 10:11 a.m. ET, the Dow was up 160 points (0.91%), the S&P 500 was up 16 points and just seven points shy of 2,100 (0.8%),...
Ron Unz doesn't mince words when he talks about his issues with Harvard University. First and foremost, the Harvard alumnus and former publisher of The American Conservative finds charging tuition at the Ivy League...
Wall Street is buzzing about blockchain. Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld has said his company needs to be a "rapid applier" of the technology . JPMorgan earlier this year  launched a trial project  with...
If you were underwhelmed by the performance of your portfolio in 2015, you’re probably not alone. The S&P’s 1.37%  return left many investors searching for better alternatives. A small group of...

Stock Markets

As the Verizon workers' strike continues to drag on, shares of the telecom giant have lagged the broader market -- as well as top competitors AT&T and Comcast....
The Saudis claim they can pump way more oil if they want to. But others believe the world's largest oil exporter may already be close to maxing out its production....
Russia just one-upped the Saudis in China. Again. The latest customs data showed that Moscow was Beijing's largest crude oil supplier for the second month in 2016, according to Reuters . Crude imports from Russia rose...
The services sector is sending warning shots suggesting possibly soft economic growth in the second quarter.  Markit Economics' flash purchasing manager's index (PMI) slipped to 51.2 in...

Earnings

By Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it would invest in on-demand ride-hailing company Uber, the latest in a wave of high-profile moves by automakers to embrace their potential...
By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that the rally in U.S. stocks, which began on Monday, feels like a short squeeze and...
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose to a seven month high on Tuesday, led by financial stocks ahead of the release of quarterly earnings by some of the country's major banks this week. The...
Japan's Sony Corp on Tuesday forecast operating profit to rise just 2 percent this business year, after the electronics maker partially halted production of its cash-cow image sensors last month to assess quake...

Companies/Leaders

The clean up includes 1,200 companies whose shares have been suspended from trading on the BSE Ltd. and the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. for the past seven years, U.K. Sinha, chairman of the Securities &...
As the Verizon workers' strike continues to drag on, shares of the telecom giant have lagged the broader market -- as well as top competitors AT&T and Comcast....
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) shares were down 4.3 percent in early trading on Wednesday following the disclosure of an ongoing SEC investigation into the company’s accounting practices....
Medivation Inc (NASDAQ: MDVN ) disclosed that it advised its stockholders to reject Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE: SNY )'s attempt to replace its entire board of...

Economy

By Fergal Smith TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as oil rallied and after the Bank of Canada's press release was less dovish than some investors had...
If you're confused about why American economic growth has been so disappointing, consider this: US government investment in capital, research and development, and education and training is at its lowest point in 45...
Tiffany said its sales fell more than Wall Street had anticipated in the latest quarter and warned that earnings for the current period would be worse than it previously feared....
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. data raised expectations for a strong recovery in the world's largest economy. European stocks were buoyed also by a deal to get...

Personal Finance

Observing how philanthropists like the former New York mayor collaborate with others can help smaller donors make a bigger difference....
Whatever the cause of the plane tragedy, tourism to suffer, experts say....
Actress Christina Applegate began her career before she could even talk....
Eating out at a restaurant | Source: Thinkstock Eating food is practically the national pastime in America, where more than a third of citizens are classified as obese. We don’t just love food, we love to eat food...