RENAULT LOAN STILL NOT SIGNED, SITE CLOSURES MUST BE LAST RESORT: LE MAIRE

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday said that the government had yet to sign off on a planned 5 billion euro loan for...

ASIAN STOCKS TURN RED AS HONG KONG TENSIONS SOUR MOOD

Asian shares erased gains and the yuan languished on Thursday on growing worries China's planned security law for Hong Kong would spark...

 
 
 

BRITAIN'S EASYJET TO AXE UP TO 30% OF ITS WORKFORCE

British low cost airline easyJet said it planned to cut up to 30% of its staff and shrink its fleet, to fit the smaller market it expects...

STOCKS RALLY AS MERCK JUMPS INTO VACCINE RACE

The S&P 500 brief rallied above the key 3,000 mark for the first time since March amid a broad-based upswing fueled by vaccine and...

 
 
 

RENAULT, NISSAN DEEPEN TIES IN BID TO SURVIVE

Renault and Nissan have set out plans to revive their alliance as they battle a global slump in sales. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDER TARGETS POLITICAL BIAS AT TWITTER AND FACEBOOK: DRAFT

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter , Facebook and Alphabet's Google...

 
 
 

GUM, MINTS AND SNACK BAR SALES SLUMP, AS U.S. CONSUMERS ORDER ONLINE AMID COVID-19 CRISIS

Impulse purchases - gum, mints and snack bars tossed into a shopping basket as one snakes through the supermarket checkout line - are...

NEW WAVE OF U.S. LAYOFFS FEARED AS CORONAVIRUS PAIN DEEPENS

Job cuts by U.S. state and local governments whose budgets have been crushed fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and more second-wave layoffs...

 
 
 

U.S. STOCKS TO END YEAR AROUND CURRENT LEVELS AS VIRUS TAKES TOLL: REUTERS POLL

U.S. stocks will end this year around current levels as the coronavirus pandemic cripples the economy and eats into earnings, according...

OIL DROPS AS SURPRISE U.S. STOCK BUILD DOUSES DEMAND RECOVERY HOPES

Oil prices slid for a second consecutive session on Thursday as U.S. industry data showed a steep and surprising build-up in crude...

 
 
 

AT&T LAUNCHES PRICIER HBO MAX TO TAKE ON NETFLIX

AT&T's WarnerMedia division launched its HBO Max streaming service on Wednesday, kicking off an ambitious plan to take on Netflix,...

ASIAN STOCKS GAIN ON ECONOMIC HOPES, BUT HONG KONG RISK CLOUDS OUTLOOK

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday as growing optimism about a global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic...

 
 
 

BOEING CUTTING MORE THAN 12,000 U.S. JOBS

Boeing announced on Wednesday it would cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs, as the largest American planemaker restructures due to the...

AMERICAN AIRLINES SAYS TO CUT MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT STAFF BY 30%

American Airlines Group Inc must reduce its management and support staff by about 30% as it moves to run a smaller airline due to the...

 
 
 

TENCENT RAISES $6 BILLION IN LARGEST ASIAN CORPORATE DEBT DEAL THIS YEAR

Tencent Holdings Ltd has raised $6 billion in debt, the Chinese technology company said on Thursday, in the largest debt deal by an...

U.S. BUSINESS TO TRUMP: GO SLOWLY ON HONG KONG RESPONSE

Business groups are urging U.S. President Donald Trump to go slowly in responding to Bejing's planned imposition of new national security...

 
 
 

GERMANY'S BOSCH TO BEGIN RESTARTING OPERATIONS IN MEXICO

German automotive supplier Bosch on Monday said it has received government approval in Mexico to restart operations, which had been...

BUY STOCKS ON PULLBACKS: MARKET ECONOMIST

Spartan Capital's Peter Cardillo says the massive amounts of liquidity pumped in by central banks will keep boosting stocks even though...

 
 
 

ASIAN STOCKS GAIN ON ECONOMIC HOPES, HONG KONG REMAINS A RISK

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday as growing optimism about economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic trumped...

OIL DROPS ON WORSE THAN FEARED RISE IN U.S. FUEL STOCKS

Oil prices fell in early trade on Thursday after U.S. crude, gasoline and heating oil inventories all rose more than expected, dousing...

 
 
 



Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter... Read more ...

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health... Read more ...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as experts predict that it will surpass 125,000 deaths by August

Brazil is predicted to surpass 125,000 COVID-19 deaths by August 4, according to new estimates from the University of Washington . By comparison, the US is expected to reach... Read more ...

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crossed 100,000 COVID-19 deaths just 127 days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the coronavirus on January 21 from a... Read more ...

Ridership drop speeds repairs; colleges eye reopening plans

Ridership drop speeds repairs; colleges eye reopening plans

BOSTON - A precipitous drop in public transit ridership due to COVID-19 concerns has given the MBTA a chance to accelerate some previously planned upgrades, Gov. Charlie Baker... Read more ...

Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday...

Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused Twitter of squashing free speech

Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the President plans to issue an executive order "pertaining to social media," several White House reporters aboard Air Force One... Read more ...

Walz signs order allowing outdoor dining amid pandemic

Walz signs order allowing outdoor dining amid pandemic

MINNEAPOLIS - Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Wednesday that formally implements the next phase of his “Stay Safe MN” plan, which will allow restaurants and bars to... Read more ...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off thousands of workers

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 Max , the same day it announced it was laying off nearly 7,000 workers. The plane was grounded worldwide in March 2019, and production... Read more ...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest against the death of George Floyd

Videos shared on social media show people looting a Target store in Minneapolis amid protests against the death of George Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his... Read more ...

Nevada casinos start luring customers after opening date set

Nevada casinos start luring customers after opening date set

LAS VEGAS - Casinos from Lake Tahoe to Laughlin started announcing plans Wednesday to lure back customers beginning June 4, with one downtown Las Vegas hotel owner buying more... Read more ...