logo

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Share SHARE

stockmarket-121514_21Aug17.jpg European markets are likely to see subdued start Monday amid weak Asian peers after the ouster of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon by U.S. President Donald Trump and the start of joint military drills by the U.S. and South Korea. The investors will also be worried about Trump's ability to fulfill his economic agenda after the turmoil of recent weeks.

wallstreet2-103112_18Aug17.jpg Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday following the sell-off seen in the previous session. The major averages spent much of the session bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

Trump-Image2-081817.jpg President Donald Trump traveled to Camp David on Friday to meet with top national security officials to discuss his administration's strategy on Afghanistan. Trump will reportedly discuss several options for Afghanistan with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, CIA Director...

Tenet-Healthcare-081817.jpg Two board members of Tenet Healthcare Corp. have resigned citing "irreconcilable differences" over significant matters involving the company. Randy Simpson and Matt Ripperger, who represent Glenview Capital Management, the company that owns about 18% stake in Tenet Healthcare, notified their decision...

SteveBannon2-081817.jpg In another high profile shakeup at the White House, Steve Bannon is out as President Donald Trump's chief strategist. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed reports of Bannon's departure, calling the move a mutual decision between Bannon and new White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.

MittRomney-081817.jpg Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has called on President Donald Trump to apologize for his response to last week's violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, claiming the president is facing a defining moment.

wallstreet-112414_18Aug17.jpg Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages have had difficulty sustaining any significant moves on the day.

youtubetv-081817.jpg Cable-cutters have now one more reason to do so as live television streaming will be available on YouTube TV in 14 more markets in the U.S.

ChairmanCorker-081817.jpg Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., offered pointed criticism of President Donald Trump on Thursday, becoming the latest Republican lawmaker to speak out against the president in reaction to his response to last weekend's violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Trump-TonySchwartz-081817.jpg Tony Schwartz, the co-author on Donald Trump's infamous memoir The Art of the Deal, has predicted that the President will be forced to step down in 2017, and said he would be shocked if his presidency lasts until the end of the year. Schwartz, a known fierce critic of the billionaire property magnate-turned...

wallstreet1-103112_18Aug17.jpg Stocks are turning in a relatively lackluster performance in morning trading on Friday following the sell-off seen in the previous session. While the Dow and the S&P 500 are seeing modest weakness, the Nasdaq is lingering near the unchanged line.

SherylSandberg-FB-081817.jpg Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has donated nearly $100 million in Facebook shares to charity. This is her second charitable donation within a year. A document was filed on Thursday with the Security and Exchange Commission, which shows that Sandberg transferred shares to a special fund she uses for charitable donations.

Consumer-081817.jpg With consumer expectations showing a significant rebound, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a much bigger than expected improvement in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of August. The report said the preliminary reading on the consumer sentiment index for August jumped to 97.6.

Ford-CEO-081817.jpg Ford Motor Co.'s new CEO Jim Hackett has taken a more cautious approach to the automaker's plans for rolling out autonomous vehicles. Ford is currently undertaking a 100-day review of its operations and Hackett indicated at delays to the company's plans to launch a fully-autonomous vehicle by 2021.

SteveBannon-081817.jpg Widespread criticism of President Donald Trump's response to last weekend's violent events in Charlottesville have raised concerns about his ability to implement his agenda, but White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has argued charges of racism will not hurt the president.

Follow RTT