A victory by Hillary Clinton in the upcoming presidential election is still far from a sure thing, but the former Secretary of State is reportedly considering picking Vice President Joe Biden to fill her old job if she pulls out a win.
American Apparel Inc. is reportedly preparing to file for its second bankruptcy, just below a year after the clothing maker emerged from bankruptcy.
According to Bloomberg, American Apparel plans to file for bankruptcy as soon as the next few weeks, citing people familiar with the situation, as the...
After seeing some volatility early in the session, stocks are holding on to modest gains in mid-day trading on Friday. Buying interest is somewhat subdued, however, as traders digest the latest economic and earnings news.
Amid repeated claims the presidential election is being rigged against him, Republican nominee Donald Trump suggested that the contest should be canceled and he should be declared the winner. Trump argued that he should be awarded the presidency because Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's policies are so bad.
Mexican fast food chain Taco Bell will offer free Doritos Locos tacos on November 2 as a celebration offer for Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor stole a base in the World Series. As part of the "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco" promotion, the retailer has promised free taco if someone stole a base.
Stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in early trading on Friday as traders digest the latest economic and earnings news. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.
Retailers could see record web traffic this year as more consumers then ever before plan to shop online, according to Deloitte's 31st annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends. The survey found that holiday shoppers this year plan to spend just as much as online as they spend in brick and mortar stores.
Reflecting concerns about the prospects for the national economy, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing that U.S. consumer sentiment deteriorated by more than previously estimated in the month of October.
A court in Pennsylvania has sentenced a man to 18 months in prison for hacking Apple and Google e-mail accounts belonging to more than 100 people, including many celebrities, and stealing their nude photos and videos.
Ryan Collins, 36, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was taken into custody immediately...
Economic activity in the U.S. increased by more than expected in the third quarter, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The Commerce Department said real gross domestic product climbed by 2.9 percent in the third quarter after rising by 1.4 percent in the second quarter. Economists had expected 2.5 percent growth.
Oil giant Chevron Corp. on Friday reported a 37 percent decline in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting lower oil prices and weak refining margins. However, both revenue and earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' estimates. In addition, the company raised its quarterly dividend.
Following the release of third quarter GDP data, stocks may move modestly higher in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a slightly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 23 points.
Mastercard Inc. (MA) reported a profit for the third quarter of 2016 that increased about 21 percent from the year-ago period, while it was up 15% excluding a special item related to the termination of the U.S. employee pension plan taken in last year's third quarter. Both earnings per share and revenue for the quarter beat analysts' expectations.
Oil company Exxon Mobil Corp. on Friday reported a 38 percent decline in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting lower crude oil and natural gas prices as well as weaker refining margins. However, earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' expectations, while revenues missed their estimates.
Eurozone economic confidence rose more-than-expected in October to its highest level thus far this year, as the region weathered the uncertainty from the 'Brexit' vote. The economic sentiment index improved to 106.3 from 104.9 in September, survey data from the European Commission showed Friday. This was the highest level since December 2015, when the reading was 106.6. The expected score was 104