obama-dining-052416.jpg Visiting US President Barack Obama took eaters at a hotel in the heart of Hanoi by surprise Tuesday when he sat on a low blue-colored stool to have a lunch of cheap noodles. Obama sat with US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain at Hanoi's Bun cha Huong Lien restaurant, and the latter shared a photo of the $6 dinner with the President on Instagram. The post has gone viral, attracting more than 120,000

wallstreet-011215_24May16.jpg After ending the previous session modestly lower, stocks may move back to the upside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 101 points.

LyftInc-052416.jpg Ride-sharing company Lyft plans to roll out a new feature that will enable people to book a ride up to a day in advance. According to the company, passengers have told they want the extra peace of mind to schedule a ride in advance. The company said Monday that it will shortly start testing the new...

GermanZEW-052416.jpg German economic sentiment unexpectedly weakened in May as financial experts found it unlikely that the biggest euro area economy would repeat its stellar first quarter performance as the uncertainty linked to the "Brexit" clouded outlook.

BestBuy-052416.jpg Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) reported first-quarter non-GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.44, an increase of 19% from $0.37, a year ago. On average, 21 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.35 for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically...

AutoZone-052416.jpg Automotive parts retailer AutoZone, Inc. on Tuesday reported a 6 percent increase in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting growth in sales and higher inventory on new store openings. However, both revenue and earnings per share for the quarter missed analysts' expectations.

TOL-052416.jpg Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, reported second-quarter net income of $89.1 million, or $0.51 per share, compared to $67.9 million, or $0.37 per share, prior year. Pre-tax income increased to $140.4 million from $86.5 million. On average, 18 analysts polled by...

Pregnancy-052416.jpg Smoking during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of schizophrenia in offspring, according to a new study.

OrganicPastures-052416.jpg Raw milk, raw skim milk and raw cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County are being recalled due to contamination with the deadly Salmonella bacteria. The recalled products have a USE BY date of JUN 01 2016, according to the California department of Food & Agriculture.

Pharma-052416.jpg Novo Nordisk's IDegLira, which is a combination of an ultralong acting basal insulin analogue Insulin degludec and glucagonlike peptide 1 agonist Liraglutide, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, is all set to be reviewed by an FDA advisory panel on May 24, 2016.

metro-052316.jpg The long-awaited first metro line linking Los Angeles to the sea, the Expo Line extension to Santa Monica, opened amid fanfare Friday, with Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), and state and local officials officially dedicating it to the people. Now, for the first time in a generation, passengers can take a train from Downtown L.A. to the coa

Uber-052316.jpg Ride-sharing service Uber monitors its users' smartphone batteries and can detect when a smartphone is almost out of battery. The company has found that users are willing to accept "surge pricing", or pay more to book a ride, when they fear their phones are going to die.

ge-saudi-052316.jpg General Electric Co. has announced several investments worth more than $1.4 billion in Saudi Arabia and will double its workforce in the kingdom to 4,000 people by 2020. GE's investments in Saudi Arabia come as the kingdom seeks to bolster growth through economic diversification even as it reduces its dependence on oil production following the collapse in crude oil prices.

wallstreet3-121214_23May16.jpg Stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Monday following the strength seen in the trading session last Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by just 11 points.

ECBPeterPraet-052316.jpg The risks of a de-anchoring of inflation expectations to below 1 percent or close to zero in the euro area have increased and hence, the central bank acted forcefully, ECB Executive Board member Peter Praet said in an interview to newspaper, published Monday.

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