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Celebrating its 60th anniversary, Walter Lang’s 1956 film adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I” returns to the big screen next week in its opulent Cinemascope majesty. The lavish and...
carianoff / Flickr It's gotten pretty boring out there. The S&P 500 is barely moving , the bond market hasn't budged in weeks, and the currency markets seem to have stabilized. That has Wall Street strategists...
The Federal Reserve this week fires its first warning shot on higher interest rates by the end of the year, awaking the bears from hibernation. But the damage to equities is likely to be minimal and once Wall Street...
The Chicago White Sox announced this week that their 25-year-old ballpark, U.S. Cellular Field, would be renamed Guaranteed Rate Field. Scott Simon ponders where such a name might lead....
London is hiring a "Night Czar" to bring back its nightlife after a string of music venues closed in the last few years....
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The Southern Poverty Law Center dates the term dates to 2008....
Whether you regularly speak in public and write online, or you mostly express yourself over email, being a good communicator is part of every single job description. But how can you really know if it’s something...
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told...

Business

Michael Dalder/Reuters US Olympian Ryan Lochte has managed to find a brand that still wants to sponsor him after he admitted to making up a story about being robbed at gunpoint at the Rio Olympics earlier this month....
Matt Hazlett/Getty Images It only took one brand to drop Ryan Lochte before the rest of his sponsors followed suit. First Speedo dumped the decorated Olympic swimmer, then Ralph Lauren. The rest cut...
The United States Army has a problem: Its soldiers aren’t playing enough video games. That, at any rate, is one conclusion you might draw from a recent Government Accountability Office report that examines the...

Finance

Source: “ lloyds-bank-building ” by Jason Mountier is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Big Data is more than just a technology trend; it is an important paradigm that is defining how online business will be conducted in the...
Who doesn’t like a good quote? We come across interesting and useful quotes all of the time in literature, news media, entertainment, and so on. A potent, succinct quote that underlines a key point or supports an...
Manu: Tell us a little about yourself, outside of the information that is  publicly available online ? Tim:   I am from California. I got started in business 25 years ago. I studied Bachelor of Science, environmental...
The BDC Reporter is open to all voices. (Less writing for us to do !). As a first, here is an article with a different angle than what we normally drone on about, and well worth reading whether...

Marketplace

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge refused to extend a shield for Caesars Entertainment Corp from bondholder lawsuits seeking some $11 billion in claims, according to a ruling in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Chicago on...
Carl Icahn is sticking with his Herbalife investment. In a statement released on his website , Icahn said that he had not sold any of his shares in the nutrition company and in fact upped his position by 2.3 million...
By Ross Kerber and Jessica Toonkel CANTON, Mass. (Reuters) - The granddaughter of Viacom Inc's controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone has agreed to let a Massachusetts court dismiss claims brought by former company...
PARIS (Reuters) - French transport group Alstom said on Friday it had signed a 1.8 billion euro ($2 billion) deal to design and build 28 new high-speed trains for U.S. rail operator Amtrak. Under the deal, Alstom said...

Stock Markets

Volatility returned to the stock market today as indexes lurched between significant gains and losses. On Friday the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) each closed down...
WATCH ABOVE: The case for a U.S. interest rate hike is strong thanks to improving labor market and expectations for solid growth, says Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Reuters' Bobbi Rebell reports....
TORONTO -- North American stock markets closed relatively flat, despite a highly anticipated speech by the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve today. Toronto's S&P/TSX composite index gained 9.16 points at...
Talk about a range of outcomes. In perhaps the biggest monetary policy speech of the year, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday discussed the outlook for the economy, Fed policy, and the long-term health of...

Earnings

National Bank Financial analysts published a report this week that suggested a significant decline in house prices in Vancouver and Toronto would lead to lower consumption, which would trigger higher unemployment and...
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell slightly on Thursday as lower commodity prices weighed on natural resource stocks, while financials edged higher after two of the country's major banks...
Tiffany's net income rose to $105.7 million, or 84 cents per share, in the quarter ended July 31 from $104.9 million, or 81 cents per share, a year earlier. Analysts on average had expected profit to drop to $89.8...
South African-focused bullion and platinum producer Sibanye Gold posted a six-fold surge in interim earnings on Thursday on a sharply higher rand-gold price and said it was refocusing on safety after a spike in...

Companies/Leaders

Biotech giant Gilead GILD -0.39% and the NAACP joined forces to recruit religious leaders in the African American community to help fight HIV/AIDS, which disproportionately affects blacks in the U.S. Medical tech...
To qualify for what the White House calls “startup visas,” entrepreneurs must own at least 15 percent of a U.S. startup, and demonstrate the company's growth potential, investments from qualified American...
Most people would say that equality is a good thing. It's easy to say that you believe everyone should be treated equally but harder to put into practice. This is especially true for companies talking about the...
Cowen sees 11 percent upside in the shares of Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE: BURL ) as it sees potential for mid-to high-teens EPS growth over the next several years. Latest Ratings for...

Economy

When Venezuelan entrepreneurs Alejandro Blanchard and Elio Angulo decided to create cardboard coffins, they were looking  for an ecological selling point to compete against classic wood and brass caskets. Three years...
U.S. stocks ended Friday on a volatile note, following a week of relatively quiet trade. The catalyst for the move was comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen. The formal topic of her remarks in Jackson Hole,...
Cuba said on Friday it was ready to receive U.S. commercial flights beginning next week and that it viewed their renewal after being suspended in 1961 as another positive step in a growing detente. JetBlue is scheduled...
African heads of state and VIPs from around the world have converged in this Kenyan capital for the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, expected to foster a host of new trade and investment...

Personal Finance

The U.S. wants to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can drive on the nation's highways...
GameStop, Aceto fall sharply in U.S. trading, while Rackspace Hosting gains...
Stocks ended mostly lower on Wall Street, giving up a modest gain following a generally upbeat assessment of the economy from Fed Chair Janet Yellen...
Wheat, corn, oats and soybeans lower on the CBOT; beef lower and pork higher on the CME....