wallstreet-121514_31Aug16.jpg After coming under pressure in morning trading on Wednesday, stocks regained some ground in the afternoon but remained stuck in the red. With the lower close on the day, the major averages added to the losses posted in the previous session.

twitter-083116.jpg Shares of social network company Twitter Inc. (TWTR), jumped over 5 percent on Wednesday, after one of its cofounders Ev Williams dropped a hint during a television interview about the company's sale. Ev Williams, a Twitter cofounder and board member, was asked by Bloomberg TV about the company's...

RussFeingold-083116.jpg After his loss to Republican Senator Ron Johnson, R-Wis., by five points in 2010, the results of a new Monmouth University Poll suggest former Senator Russ Feingold, D-Wis., is poised to reclaim the seat this November.

Hillary-083116.jpg Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a small lead over Republican rival Donald Trump among likely Wisconsin voters, according to the results of a new Monmouth University Poll. The poll showed Clinton with a 43 percent to 38 percent advantage over Trump.

americangirls-083116.jpg Mattel Inc. (MAT) Wednesday announced that it would sell American Girl brand in select Toys"R"Us stores. The partnership will make Toys"R"Us the first and only U.S.-based retailer to feature American Girl shop-in-shops in select stores, and the exclusive retail partner to carry American Girl's popular...

mccain-083116.jpg While Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., was seen as one of the most vulnerable Republican Senators this primary season, the longtime lawmaker secured a decisive victory in the Arizona Republican Senate primary on Tuesday.

toyota-recall-083116.jpg Toyota is recalling more than 337,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles to fix a suspension issue. Toyota has announced recalls for certain model year 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4 crossover manufactured between October 31, 2005 to September 7, 2010; and 2010 Lexus HS 250h manufactured between July 6, 2009 to August...

Mazda-083116.jpg Mazda Motor Corp. (MZDAF.PK) is recalling over 190,000 CX-7 sport utility vehicles to fix a issue that could lead to loss of steering control. The recall involves CX-7 models from 2007 through 2012 manufactured between February 14, 2006 to May 9, 2012. The company said there have been no reports of...

dropbox-083116.jpg Over 68 million email address and passwords of Dropbox users were stolen by hackers, according to a report from Motherboard. Although, the account details were stolen during a previously disclosed breach that took place in 2012, the magnitude of the attack has come to light only now. Following...

wallstreet-011215_31Aug16.jpg Stocks have moved mostly lower during trading on Wednesday, adding to the losses posted in the previous session. On the final day of trading for August, the major averages are turning in a mixed performance for the month.

jetblue-cuba-083116.jpg After a long gap of fifty years, the first direct commercial flight from U.S. will land in Cuba on Wednesday. JetBlue Flight 387 will be creating a new history by reconnecting direct travel link between the two countries. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and JetBlue Chief Robin Hayes are there among the first set of travelers to Cuba.

google-uber-083116.jpg Google reportedly plans to expand a car-pooling program to commuters in San Francisco, edging closer to a potential clash with ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., commenced a pilot car-pooling program around its California headquarters in May this year.

wallstreet-111914_31Aug16.jpg After ending the previous session mostly lower, stocks have seen some further downside in early trading on Wednesday. The major averages have all dipped into negative territory, although selling pressure has remained relatively subdued.

mexico-drug-083116.jpg Drugs, especially heroin, being smuggled into the United States by Mexican cartels, has reached record levels, according to a disturbing new report published Tuesday. Once the drugs get smuggled, north Mexican traffickers use street, prison, and outlaw motorcycle gangs to distribute them throughout the country much like a legitimate business enterprise. This has been going on for years and there

pendinghomesales-083116.jpg Reflecting significant strength in the Western region, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Wednesday showing that pending home sales in the U.S. rose by much more than expected in the month of July. The report said the pending home sales index jumped by 1.3 percent to 111.3 in July.

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