LamarAlexander-101717.jpg Leaders of the Senate Health Committee revealed Tuesday they have reached an agreement on legislation to provide short-term stability to Obamacare. Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and ranking member Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced the bipartisan agreement.

RandPaul-101717.jpg In a potential blow to Republican tax reform efforts, Senator Rand Paul, R-Ken., has signaled he is prepared to vote against the budget resolution Republicans intend to use as a vehicle for the tax cuts. Paul claimed in a post on Twitter that Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.,...

Brewersassociation-campaign-101717.jpg The Brewer's Association (BA), the Colorado-based craft brewers trade association, has launched a crowd-funding to raise $213 billion to takeover beer behemoth Anheuser-Busch InBev. The campaign called "Take Craft Back" aims to dissuade Anheuser-Busch InBev from wrongly promoting craft beers that...

President-Trump5-101717.jpg Aides to former President Barack Obama have launched harsh attacks on President Donald Trump after the president claimed that his predecessor did not call the families of fallen U.S. service members. Trump suggested during a press conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., on...

AmazonHQ-101717.jpg New Jersey is pitching for Newark as online-retailing giant Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters. Amazon will receive $5 billion in tax incentives from New Jersey over the next 10 years and upon the creation of 50,000 jobs, New Jersey Governor Christie said. In addition, Newark is offering a property-tax...

Wallstreet-013013_17Oct17.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks continue to turn in a lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Tuesday. The major averages have spent the trading day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

CreditSuisse-101717.jpg Activist investor Rudolf Bohli is reportedly targeting Switzerland's second largest bank Credit Suisse. Bloomberg reported that Bohli has 0.2 percent stake in Credit Suisse that comes around 100 million francs or around $102 million.

FridayThe13th-101617.jpg Flight 666 for HEL departed just after the 13th hour on Friday, October 13, for one last time. Nevertheless, the FinnAir A320 flight from Copenhagen, Denmark, did land safely at HEL - the International Air Transport Association code for Helsinki in Finland - an hour and a half later in partly sunny weather. Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition.

TomMarino-101717.jpg President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Congressman Tom Marino, R-Penn., has withdrawn from consideration to serve as the nation's next drug czar. "Rep. Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar. Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman!" Trump said in a post on Twitter.

Qantas-101717.jpg Australia's flag carrier Qantas Airways Ltd. on Tuesday took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, noting that the game-changing aircraft will open up new routes and new levels of comfort for travelers. The new aircraft will enable Qantas to operate Australia's first regular non-stop flights to Europe.

ReeseWitherspoon-101717.jpg Oscar-winning American actress Reese Witherspoon has spoken out about sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood. The actor, producer, and entrepreneur revealed that she was a prey to attack by a director at the age of 16, but was told to remain silent by agents and producers. The 41-year old...

wallstreet-112414_17Oct17.jpg After ending the previous session at new record closing highs, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of morning trading on Tuesday. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

NAHB-MarketIndex-101717.jpg Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. has unexpectedly seen an improvement in the month of October, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Tuesday. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index surged up to 68 in October after dropping to 64 in September.

facebook-tbh-101717.jpg Facebook Inc. has acquired anonymous social networking app tbh for an undisclosed sum and plans to operate it as a standalone app. The acquisition is part of Facebook's efforts to appeal to teenagers. Techcrunch reported that Facebook paid less than $100 million for the acquisition and the deal will not require any regulatory approval.

Industrialproduction-US-101717.jpg After reporting a notable decrease in U.S. industrial production in the previous month, the Federal Reserve released a report on Tuesday showing production rebounded by slightly more than expected in the month of September. The report said production rose by 0.3 percent in September after sliding by 0.7 percent in August.

Follow RTT