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PizzaHut-011917.jpg Pizza Hut is planning to hire about 11,000 employees for the Super Bowl in order to meet high demand for its pizzas. The Super Bowl is the busiest day of the year for Pizza Hut as well as other fast food chains. Pizza Hut expects to deliver over 2 million pizzas during the February 5 game. The...

WellsFargo-pittsburghMills-012017.jpg Wells Fargo Bank has bought a 1.1 million-square foot mall in Pennsylvania for an unbelievable price of $100. The bank was the only bidder for the property at an auction. The Pittsburgh-area mall was foreclosed after its owners failed to repay $143 million to the bank. The transaction was a consensual...

Starbucks-Leave-012017.jpg Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) has decided to expand its parental leave plan for U.S. employees, as the coffee retailing giant looks to lure its employees to stay put. In a note to employees, Starbucks said birth moms will be eligible for six weeks of paid leave at 100 percent of their average pay, effective...

HSBC-012017.jpg HSBC is reportedly laying off about 100 of its senior investment bankers worldwide, as the banking giant strives to curb operating costs. According to reports, the London-headquartered bank will eliminate managing director and director level employees at the Global Banking and Markets division, as...

wallstreet-111914_20Jan17.jpg After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks gave back some ground over the course of the trading day on Friday but managed to remain mostly positive. With the upward move, the Dow snapped a five-session losing streak.

GalaxyNote7--battery-012017.jpg Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) will reportedly blame faulty batteries for last year's Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Samsung's investigation of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones found that some batteries were irregularly sized while others had...

DonaldTrump5-012017.jpg After officially being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump delivered an inaugural address focused on his plan to lead an administration that puts America first. Trump's remarks on the steps of the Capitol in rainy Washington, D.C. hewed closely to the themes of his presidential...

wallstreet-112014_20Jan17.jpg After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Friday. The strength on the day comes on the heels of the moderate weakness that was seen in the previous session.

Uber-Deivers-012017.jpg Ride hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to pay $20 million to resolve Federal Trade Commission accusations that it misled drivers with exaggerated earnings claims and vehicle financing. The agency said it will use $20 million to provide refunds to affected drivers across the country. According...

SenatorChuckSchumer-012017.jpg Republicans control both houses of Congress and the White House for the first time in a decade, but Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has promised that Democratic lawmakers will continue to fight. In an interview of CNN's "New Day" on Friday, Schumer said Democrats are willing to work...

wallstreet-112814_20Jan17.jpg After ending the previous session modestly lower, stocks have moved back to the upside in morning trading on Friday. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, although buying interest has remained somewhat subdued.

TimHortons-BurgerKing-012017.jpg Restaurant Brands International Inc., the parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King, plans to launch a new app in Canada that will enable customers to order and pay in advance on their smartphone, the Canadian Press reported Friday. The new app will be rolled out to the nearly 4,000 Tim Hortons and Burger King locations across Canada this spring.

TappanZee-work-012017.jpg As Donald Trump prepares to be sworn in as the nation's 45th president, the results of a new Gallup poll found that the vast majority of Americans think it is important for him to keep his campaign promise to enact major spending on infrastructure renewal.

Tesla-AutoPilot-011917.jpg Federal investigators have closed their probe of a fatal crash that involved a Tesla Motors Inc. car eight months ago. The regulators said they have found no safety defects in the vehicle's automated driving system and that Tesla's Autopilot-enabled vehicles did not need to be recalled.

DonaldTrum3-012017.jpg Donald Trump won the White House with a campaign predominantly focused on the ineffectiveness of the U.S., but the results of a new Gallup poll found that Americans don't see one dominant, clear-cut problem facing the country as he prepares to be sworn in as the 45th president.

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