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German-IFO-032717.jpg German business sentiment strengthened to a 68-month high in March as economic impetus pushed up companies' assessment of the current assessment and outlook. The business confidence index rose to 112.3 in March from a revised 111.1 in February, survey data from the Munich-based Ifo institute revealed Monday.

stockmarketdown-032717.jpg European markets were trading lower on Monday, although stocks recouped some early losses following a report on German business sentiment that easily topped forecasts. The German business confidence index rose to 112.3 in March from 111.1 in February, the latest survey from Ifo institute showed....

United-Airlines-leggings-032917.jpg A United Airlines gate agent barred two teenage girls from boarding a flight on Sunday for wearing leggings, noting that they failed to meet a dress code for special pass travelers. United spokesman Jonathan Guerin responded that the two girls traveling with a companion would not have been turned away for wearing leggings if they were paying customers.

europemarket-032717.jpg European stocks look set to open lower on Monday, with Brexit worries and the dollar's weakness against the euro and pound likely to keep investors nervous. British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to trigger the two-year Brexit process on Wednesday after saying she would rather walk away with no...

CommScope-032717.jpg Explosive growth of connected devices and data centre traffic, streaming video, growing demand for virtualization in networking environments, and increasing usage of cloud infrastructure have been driving the demand for more bandwidth.

Pharma-031717.jpg Shares of Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (XENE) plunged more than 50% on Friday as its investigational drug XEN801 failed to meet efficacy endpoints in a phase II trial in patients with moderate to severe acne.

PeanutCrunchbar-032517.gif Pro Sports Club of Bellevue, WA announced the recall of 36,957 Yogurt Peanut Crunch bars because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). The company noted that no illnesses related to the consumption of the Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bars have been reported to date. E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools.

wallstreet-111814_24Mar17.jpg With traders keeping a close eye on developments on Capitol Hill, stocks saw some volatility over the course of the trading session on Friday. The major averages eventually ended the day on opposites sides of the unchanged line.

US-Capitol-032417.jpg In a major blow to Republican leaders and President Donald Trump, the GOP has withdrawn a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on Friday. House Republicans decided to pull the bill amid signs that the legislation would be rejected in a planned vote.

DonaldTrump6-032417.jpg A majority of voters support President Donald Trump's proposal to increase the size of the military, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll, although they largely oppose plans to cut spending on a number of domestic programs.

DonaldTrump5-032417.jpg Calling it a great day for American jobs and energy independence, President Donald Trump on Friday announced the official approval of the presidential permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Trump called the approval part of a new era of American energy policy that will lower costs for American families,...

US-travel-ban-032417.jpg The Toronto District School Board, the Canada's largest school board, said it will not approve any new future student trips to the United States, citing "uncertainty" surrounding the country's travel restrictions. However, 24 trips involving about 800 Toronto District School Board students as well...

Wallstreet-013013_24Mar17.jpg After seeing early strength, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Friday ahead of a key vote in Washington. Buying interest has remained relatively subdued, however, limiting the upside for the major averages.

gummybear-032417.jpg Popular gummy bear candies by Haribo Group of Germany will be manufactured from a Wisconsin facility from 2020. Haribo is a market leader in the fruit gum and liquorice segment.

StevenMnuchin-032417.jpg President Donald Trump's efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare have faced significant headwinds in Congress, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has argued enacting tax reform will be much simpler. Mnuchin said at an Axios event in Washington on Friday that the administration's goal remains to...

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