Economy

U.S. oil prices climb after tumble, but oversupply worries drag

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

U.S. oil prices rose on Wednesday to claw back part of their more than 5 percent losses from the previous session, with worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy...
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Will the Fed Raise Interest Rates? 'Trump Slump' Stock Market Could Fall Further

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

President Donald Trump has enjoyed bragging about the economy. With the stock market falling, worries about a possible Fed rate hike are rising. Is it farewell for the Trump Bump?
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FedEx sees global trade slowdown, says U.S. economy still 'solid'

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

FedEx Corp on Tuesday slashed its 2019 forecast after Europe's economy weakened and the U.S. trade row exacerbated a slowdown in China, sending shares in the package delivery...
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The Market Is Worried. The Economy Is Strong. How Will the Fed React?

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Fed had an easy 2018, raising rates amid strong growth, and it's expected to cap the year with one more increase on Wednesday. But 2019 is likely to pose greater challenges.
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Las Vegas rental rates fastest rising for single-family homes

2 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Investors bought cheap houses in Las Vegas in bulk to turn into rentals after the market crashed last decade. As of this summer, big landlords were still holding on to their...
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FedEx cuts 2019 earnings forecast on economic slowdown

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

U.S. package delivery company FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 forecast after Europe's economy weakened and the U.S. trade skirmish exacerbated a slowdown in China, sending...
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FedEx cuts 2019 view on European softness, global trade cool-down

4 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

U.S. package delivery company FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 forecast after Europe's economy weakened and trade skirmishes exacerbated a slowdown in China, sending its...
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Stock Markets Are Wild, but Bond Markets Can Be Dangerous

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

The sell-off in stocks isn't the only ominous economic sign emanating from financial markets. The bond markets, much more closely linked to the actual economy, are also...
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Stocks dip ahead of Fed news; oil prices drop

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Global equity markets dipped on Tuesday as nervous investors awaited indications whether the Federal Reserve will be able to raise interest rates much further amid turbulent...
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Global stocks fall ahead of Fed news; oil prices drop

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Global equity markets turned lower late on Tuesday as nervous investors awaited indications whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will be able to raise interest rates much further...
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Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Porch pirates have been hit with glitter and fart spray, thanks to these fake delivery boxes. Read more ...

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images) Read more ...

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice bipartisan overhaul, giving President Donald Trump a victory as Congress nears its holiday break. Read more ...

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not be sentenced Tuesday. Read more ...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over border wall

The White House proposed Congress approve a $5 billion budget to start the border wall. Read more ...

Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations of misuse

Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations of misuse

President Trump has agreed to dissolve his charity and give away the remaining $1.75 million in its account, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Tuesday. The... Read more ...

It took about 20 minutes for a judge to destroy the right's conspiratorial...

It took about 20 minutes for a judge to destroy the right's conspiratorial defense of Michael Flynn

Early Tuesday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan agreed to delay the sentencing of Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn until March. In some... Read more ...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes, baffling doctors

“We didn't know how long she would be healthy and, look at her, she's just doing awesome,” the girl's dad said. Read more ...

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

The regulation will go into effect 90 days after it is formally published in the Federal Register, which is expected to happen on Friday, a Justice Department official said. Read more ...

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Witnesses reported hearing the toddlers crying inside the car, where temperatures reached into the 80s. Read more ...