Morgan Stanley is buying online broker E-Trade for $13 billion, a move that shows how serious the Wall Street giant is about catering to everyday consumers.
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A woman who accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her alleges that she lost her long-standing magazine column because of Trump's "defamatory comments," according to court documents filed on Tuesday.
Professor Andre Simpson had a problem. The University of Toronto's Scarborough campus was paying through the nose for a crucial material for its 3D printer. Few would have guessed McDonald's would come to the rescue.
Jaguar Land Rover is flying auto parts made in China to its European factories instead of relying on slow-moving cargo ships, as the coronavirus outbreak puts a dent in its supply chain. But its CEO says it's too soon to say whether that will be enough to keep those assembly lines open and b…
The Facebook page "North Carolina Breaking News" contained some posts touting good deeds by police officers in the city of Winston-Salem. But the officers named in the posts didn't exist.
Wall Street is struggling to find a replacement for Libor, the scandal-plagued interest rate that governs debt and contracts worth $200 trillion, including consumer mortgages and loans. Time is now running out.
Most investors only think about electric cars when they think about Tesla. But the company's solar power and storage battery business could be a major factor in the performance of Tesla shares, according to a new analyst note.
The Hill on Wednesday released the findings of its months-long review into the work of John Solomon, the former executive at the outlet whose columns pushing right-wing conspiracy theories about Ukraine played a pivotal role in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry.
Companies in Britain are warning that a new immigration system that prioritizes skilled workers could lead to labor shortages in industries including farming and social care.
Burger King is re-"molding" the image of its signature Whopper in a nauseating new ad campaign that promotes efforts to eliminate artificial preservatives and other additives from the company's menu.
The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it is revoking the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal reporters, the largest expulsion of overseas media from the country in more than three decades.
Apple's surprise warning that it won't meet its first quarter revenue guidance because of the coronavirus sent tremors through global financial markets. Investors awoke Tuesday to the idea that other companies with exposure to China might not meet their first quarter earnings expectations, either.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he was granting clemency to Michael Milken, the legendary bond king from the 1980s who served several years in prison for violating securities laws and has since become a prominent philanthropist.
ATLANTA — Microsoft announced it is no longer providing technical assistance, software updates, or bug fixes for Windows 7. It’s big news for users of the popular operating system. The announcement is giving scammers an opportunity to confuse Windows users into paying to update their “expiring Windows license” – whether they need to or not, according to recent BBB Scam Tracker reports.
Michael Bloomberg might be Wall Street's preferred Democratic presidential candidate, but the billionaire is nonetheless vowing to crack down on the financial industry.
With a presidential dust-up over dinner hour entertainment in the rear view mirror, the White House Correspondents' Association is returning to form and inviting a comedian to roast the president and the press at an annual awards gala this spring.
Dairy Farmers of America, a major farmer-owned cooperative, has put in a bid for a "substantial" part of Dean Foods' business. Dean, the country's largest milk processor, filed for bankruptcy in November.
On a soundstage near the Brooklyn waterfront, dozens of production staff are gathered around four actors as they perform a scene about the hunt for a missing ring. Camera people, sound and lighting techs, and a director hustle around the action. They are here to film a new episode of the CBS…
Much has been written about the circumstances that led to the death of the British television presenter Caroline Flack on Saturday, despite little of substance being known about them.
Giddy investors in stocks have shrugged off worries about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the global financial markets. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq both closed at new all-time highs Friday.
General Motors is killing off the iconic Holden brand and pulling out of Australia and New Zealand, the latest in a series of moves to shrink the US carmaker's global presence as it ramps up investments in electric and autonomous vehicles.
The shrinking presence of local news across the United States may be dividing the country, Miami Herald reporter Julie K. Brown said Sunday on CNN's Reliable Sources.
"Sonic the Hedgehog" eluded mixed reviews, production delays and a set of bad teeth to race to the top of the box office this weekend.
Britain's public service broadcaster has been at the heart of media in the United Kingdom and many parts of the world for the best part of a century. Now it's facing a brutal fight for survival.
OneUnited Bank, one of the largest black-owned banks in the US, released a new Visa debit card to celebrate Black History Month.
Three years ago, the World Bank issued new bonds to raise funds that could be used to help poor countries fight pandemics. The money is still sitting on the sidelines.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a new stake in Kroger after the closing bell Friday. Shares of the nation's largest supermarket surged 6% on the news.
Delta Air Lines plans to become carbon neutral over the next decade. But that doesn't mean it will stop emitting carbon. In fact, it can't.
Investing and romance may not go hand in hand. But finding attractively valued stocks with dependable sales and earnings growth can make some hearts go pitter-patter.
More than 70,000 ceiling fans sold at Lowe's have been recalled because faulty blades can break and fly off, potentially injuring consumers.