SAUDI PRINCE'S AMBITIONS HINGE ON TRIUMPHANT ARAMCO SALE

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia is expected to set a new record for the largest stock flotation in history on Wednesday with the...

TRUMP, DEMS IN TENTATIVE DEAL ON NORTH AMERICAN TRADE PACT

WASHINGTON - House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada...

 
 
 

LIZ WESTON: HOW EMPLOYERS HELP WORKERS SAVE FOR RAINY DAYS

Everyone needs a rainy-day fund - your financial health depends on it. Your employer could help you build one. Many companies offer...

AMAZON SAYS TRUMP'S 'IMPROPER PRESSURE' DOOMED PENTAGON BID

WASHINGTON - Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a...

 
 
 

UNITEDHEALTH PLANS BARGAIN BID FOR DIPLOMAT PHARMACY

UnitedHealth plans to acquire Diplomat Pharmacy at a steep discount about a month after the specialty drug provider said it may not...

SMALL BUSINESS HIRING SLOW, LIKELY TO REMAIN SO, REPORTS SAY

NEW YORK - Two reports last week show that small business hiring still lags behind the strong job growth reported at larger companies,...

 
 
 

MEXICO MAY ACCEPT US STEEL TRADE RULE, REJECTS ALUMINUM

Mexico may accept U.S. requests for greater regional content on steel, as long as there is a five-year phase-in period. Foreign Relations...

BUSINESS ECONOMISTS SEE US SLOWING BUT AVOIDING RECESSION

Washington - The nation's business economists expect U.S. economic growth to decelerate this year and next but for the economy to avoid...

 
 
 

US STOCKS OPEN LOWER AS INVESTORS WEIGH OUTLOOK FOR TRADE

NEW YORK - Stocks are opening mixed on Wall Street as investors weighed the possibility of more U.S. tariffs on China kicking in. New...

FORMER FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN PAUL VOLCKER WHO FOUGHT RUNAWAY INFLATION IN THE 1980S HAS DIED

WASHINGTON - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker who fought runaway inflation in the 1980s has died.

 
 
 

FORMER FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN PAUL VOLCKER HAS DIED

Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman who in the early 1980s raised interest rates to historic highs and triggered a recession...

CELADON, MAJOR INDIANA-BASED TRUCKER, FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY

INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana trucking company with nearly 4,000 employees said Monday it filed for bankruptcy and will shut down all operations,...

 
 
 

LONDON OFFERS WINTER WARMERS WITH A FESTIVE FLAVOR

LONDON - Mulled wine, warm spiced cider and hot toddies have long been British staples during winter. Whiskey expert Ross Dennis at...

AUSTRIA'S BAN ON WEEDKILLER GLYPHOSATE HITS ROADBLOCK

BERLIN - An Austrian ban on the weedkiller glyphosate, a substance that has long been disputed in Europe and beyond, can't take effect...

 
 
 

EU APPROVES STATE AID TO DEVELOP CAR BATTERIES INDUSTRY

BRUSSELS - The European Union has approved 3.2 billion euros in subsidies from seven member countries that want to develop the electric...

OFFICIAL: CHINA HOPES FOR US TRADE PACT AS TARIFF HIKE NEARS

BEIJING - A Chinese official says Beijing wants a prompt settlement of its trade war with Washington. A deputy commerce minister said...

 
 
 

EU WEIGHS RESPONSE TO TURKEY-LIBYA MARITIME BORDER DEAL

Brussels - European Union foreign ministers debated Monday how to respond to a controversial agreement between Turkey and Libya that...

PEACE IN SIGHT? PARIS SUMMIT SEEKS SOLUTION FOR UKRAINE WAR

PARIS - A long-awaited summit in Paris on Monday is aiming to find a way to end the war in Ukraine, after five years and 14,000 lives...

 
 
 

BRITISH LEADERS TOUR COUNTRY IN FINAL PUSH BEFORE ELECTION

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leaders are pushing for the finish line in Britain's election campaign,...

EUROPEAN SHARES FALL, ASIA ADVANCES AFTER WALL STREET RALLY

Tokyo - Shares fell in Europe early Monday after a day of gains in Asia. Investors were encouraged by a wave of buying late last week...

 
 
 



Paul Volcker, the towering former Fed chairman and economist, has died at age 92

Paul Volcker, the towering former Fed chairman and economist, has died at age 92

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died at age 92 . Volcker served as Fed chair from 1979 until 1987, helping to reign in persistently high inflation and reset... Read more ...

US-China trade sinks in November as tariff war drags on

US-China trade sinks in November as tariff war drags on

Chinese exports to the United States in November dropped 23 percent from a year earlier to $35.6 billion, customs data showed. Trade between the two global superpowers has been... Read more ...

A college basketball coach bought $1,000 worth of beer for fans at a local...

A college basketball coach bought $1,000 worth of beer for fans at a local bar to celebrate a rivalry win, and he had his 6-year-old son pay the tab with a wad of cash

Xavier Musketeers head coach Travis Steele bought fans $1,000 worth of beer at a local bar after his team beat the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Crosstown Shootout Saturday... Read more ...

The father of a missing 1-year-old girl was arrested on weapons charges in...

The father of a missing 1-year-old girl was arrested on weapons charges in Connecticut 4 days after the baby's mother was found dead

Jose Morales, 43, was arrested on two weapons charges on Thursday, four days after the mother of his 1-year-old daughter was found dead and the child was reported missing. Two... Read more ...

Beyoncé revealed the first look at her Adidas collaboration in a series of...

Beyoncé revealed the first look at her Adidas collaboration in a series of viral posts, and it shows the massive advantage she will bring to the brand

Beyoncé teased new items from her forthcoming collection with Adidas in a series of viral Instagram posts on Monday morning. The products appear to include a bodysuit, white... Read more ...

Amazon blames Donald Trump's personal vendetta against Jeff Bezos as reason...

Amazon blames Donald Trump's personal vendetta against Jeff Bezos as reason for losing Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI contract

Amazon recently lost out to Microsoft on a $10 billion cloud-computing contract for the Department of Defense . Amazon has challenged the decision on the Joint Enterprise... Read more ...

How to Deal With Stress at Work

How to Deal With Stress at Work

Just imagine: everything is going perfectly. Work is decent - fun, even. Coworkers are nice. Things are going well. Then all of a sudden you've got 5 projects on the go, one of... Read more ...

Bad news for Trump - 60% of Americans say the surging stock market doesn't...

Bad news for Trump - 60% of Americans say the surging stock market doesn't affect them

According to a new poll from Financial Times and the Peter G Peterson Foundation, most Americans don't seem to care that much about the stock market's performance. In the poll... Read more ...

Automotive Minute: Hyundai pushes midsize sedan boundaries of style...

Automotive Minute: Hyundai pushes midsize sedan boundaries of style, technology with 2020 Sonata

What does it mean to be Hyundai? The question that in years past would have garnered answers ranging from “cheap cars” to “not the one with the hamsters.” In the last 18... Read more ...

Netflix dominated the Golden Globe movie nominations as it begins to...

Netflix dominated the Golden Globe movie nominations as it begins to campaign for Oscar glory

Four Netflix movies landed Golden Globe best picture nominations on Monday, including "The Irishman," "Marriage Story," "The Two Popes," and "Dolemite Is My Name." The Golden... Read more ...