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subway-042417.jpg Subway, the largest restaurant chain in the US by number of locations, closed more stores than it opened in 2016. This for the first time in its history that the company's store count dropped slightly after it closed more stores than it opened in 2016. The chain has always touted that it had more...

Uber-042517.jpg Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies Inc. is partnering with aircraft manufacturers to develop an on-demand network of vertical takeoff and landing vehicles. Uber plans to roll out flying cars with a pilot in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by 2020 and flights in Dubai at Expo2020, Chief Product Officer...

Chobani-042517.jpg Greek yogurt giant Chobani has filed a lawsuit against Alex Jones, alleging that the radio host published false news about the company. Alex Jones is a high-profile conspiracy theorist and the host of a popular right-wing radio show The Alex Jones Show. According to Chobani, Jones and his website...

ATT-042517.jpg AT&T Inc. (T) Tuesday reported a first-quarter profit that dropped from a year ago, reflecting lower-than-expected revenues. However, earnings for the quarter came in line with estimates, while revenues fell short. Dallas, Texas-based telecom giant's first-quarter profit dropped to $3.56 billion or...

wallstreet-112014_25Apr17.jpg Stocks moved mostly higher during trading on Tuesday, adding to the strong gains posted in the previous session. With the continued upward move, the tech-heavy Nasdaq climbed to a new record closing high.

cocacola-042517.jpg Beverage giant Coca-Cola Co. (KO) Tuesday announced that it will be cutting 1,200 corporate jobs later this year as part of its cost-cutting strategy. According to reports, Coca-Cola now employs about 100,300 workers worldwide, which means that the job cuts would represent about 1 percent of its total...

Kindermorgan-IPO-042517.jpg U.S. pipeline company Kinder Morgan Inc., Monday announced that its Canadian subsidiary has filed statements for an initial public offering, as the company seeks funds to finance its $7.4 billion Trans Mountain expansion project. The company has filed a preliminary prospectus with the US Securities...

wallstreet2-103112_25Apr17.jpg After moving notably higher early in the session, stocks continue to see considerable strength in mid-day trading on Tuesday. With the upward move on the day, the tech-heavy Nasdaq has reached a new record intraday high.

Kathleen-Ontario-042517.jpg Ontario in Canada is planning to launch universal basic income program to nearly 4000 households. The three year pilot project will be first launched in Hamilton, Thunder Bay and Lindsay. This is the first effort in North America to provide unconditional income to citizens to encourage work, community engagement and to reduce poverty.

wallstreet-111614_25Apr17.jpg Stocks have moved notably higher in morning trading on Tuesday, adding to the strong gains posted in the previous session. With the upward move on the day, the tech-heavy Nasdaq has climbed to a new record intraday high.

consumerconfidence-042517.jpg After reporting notable increases in U.S. consumer confidence over the two previous months, the Conference Board released a report on Tuesday showing that consumer confidence pulled back by more than expected in the month of April.

twitch-042417.jpg Live-streaming video platform Twitch said it will launch a new affiliate program for non-partnered streamers that will allow them to earn money as they broadcast on the platform. This will be similar to YouTube's Partner program and is part of Twitch's efforts to broaden its appeal.

newhomesales-042517.jpg New home sales in the U.S. saw a substantial increase in the month of March, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday. The Commerce Department said new home sales jumped by 5.8 percent to an annual rate of 621,000 in March from a revised 587,000 in February.

hershey-042417.jpg Chocolate company Hershey Co. said it will increase the visibility of nutrition information and portion options of its snacks as well as reduce the sweets' calorie count. The move is part of the company's ongoing efforts to offer a broad range of snacks and clear information in response to feedback from consumers, who are shifting to healthier foods.

SonnyPerdue-042517.jpg Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was easily confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of Agriculture on Monday. The Senate voted 87 to 11 in favor of Perdue's nomination, with 35 Democrats joining with the Republicans in the chamber. Georgia Senator David Perdue, R-Ga., voted "present,"...

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