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April26-042617.jpg Here's why AKBA and FLKS soared today while FLXN and BABY plunged.

wallstreet4-103112_26Apr17.jpg Stocks finished Wednesday's trading modestly lower after seeing strength for much of the trading session. The major averages pulled back going into the close, ending the session just below the unchanged line.

Sands-042617.jpg Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Wednesday reported an increase in profit for the first quarter, gambling business in Macao, China, the world's biggest gambling market, revives. Earnings for the quarter trumped Wall Street expectations, as did revenues. First-quarter profit rose to $480...

espn-042617.jpg ESPN will reportedly layoffs around 100 employees this week, focusing mainly on on-air personalities, as sports broadcasting network continues to lose subscribers. According to reports, ESPN President John Skipper sent a memo to staff, saying, "Today, we are again focused on a strategic vision that...

fitbit-042617.jpg Dina Mitchell, a woman from Wisconsin, claims that her Fitbit Flex 2 tracker exploded on her arm. Dina Mitchell told ABC news that the Fitbit Flex 2 fitness tracker caught fire while she was reading a book. "I was literally just sitting and reading when my Fitbit exploded," Mitchell told ABC News....

Trump2-042617.jpg Officials from President Donald Trump's administration unveiled the president's highly anticipated tax reform plan on Wednesday. White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin outlined Trump's plan in a briefing to reporters at the White House.

French building materials company Saint-Gobain (CODGF.PK) on Wednesday reported first-quarter revenues of 9.94 billion euros, up 8.8 percent from 9.14 billion euros last year. The company said like-for-like sales rose 7.6 percent. The company said volumes rose 6.0 percent, with a significant improvement...

wallstreet-011215_26Apr17.jpg While buying interest has remained somewhat subdued, stocks are seeing modest strength in mid-day trading on Wednesday. The major averages are adding to the gains posted in the two previous sessions.

Foxnews-042617.jpg Fox News is facing new allegations of racial discrimination just less than a week after the ouster of the network's star Bill O'Reilly. Reportedly, 11 current and former employees, including a black anchor and reporter, filed a class action suit against the network alleging "abhorrent, intolerable,...

Instagram-042617.jpg Photo and video sharing app Instagram has touched a new milestone with an impressive 700 million users.

wallstreet1-121214_26Apr17.jpg Stocks are seeing modest strength in morning trading on Wednesday, adding to the gains posted in the previous session. Buying interest has remained somewhat subdued, however, limiting the upside for the major averages.

cashless-042417.jpg People may be moving closer to accepting a cashless society as more than a third in Europe and the US said they were ready to ditch cash for alternative payment options, results of an online survey by the market research group Ipsos for the ING Bank website eZonomics showed Wednesday.

Museuml-042417.jpg The Museum of Failures is set to open in Helsingborg, Sweden in June. The museum will feature a collection of innovation failures that will provide visitors a fascinating learning experience. The museum's collection consists of over sixty epic failed products and services from around the world.

Netflix-iQiyi-042617.jpg Netflix Inc. has finally gained an entry into China's lucrative entertainment market, one of the few markets in the world the online-video streaming service does not have a presence in. Netflix said it has signed a licensing deal with video streaming platform iQiyi, owned by China's biggest search engine Baidu.com.

StevenMnuchin-042617.jpg Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed Wednesday that the tax reform plan due to be unveiled by President Donald Trump's administration later in the day would include the biggest tax cut in U.S. history. Mnuchin said at an event hosted by The Hill that the tax reform plan would lower the corporate...

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