Economy

THE WEEK AHEAD: Big Banks' Earnings and China Growth Report to Give Snapshots of Economies

11 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Federal Reserve will release the minutes from its September meeting, when it raised interest rates. And data on retail sales and housing will come out.
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First legal purchase of cannabis made in Newfoundland and Labrador

27 minutes ago   |   National Post

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Canada's first-ever legal purchase of recreational cannabis has been made in Newfoundland and Labrador, just after midnight local time. The historic first...
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Wyndham Hotels plans to expand in Las Vegas over next three years

2 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Wyndham Hotels Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company, plans to expand its presence in Las Vegas as the economy and population in the southern Valley grow.
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Feds' tariff relief plan faces criticism; Morneau says 50 firms now surtax-free

2 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The federal government has so far exempted 50 Canadian companies from surtaxes imposed last summer when Ottawa slapped retaliatory tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum...
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For Japan, N.B.A. 101 Is Now in Session

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The residents of the world's third-largest economy know little about basketball. The league hopes to change that.
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As GOP Campaigns on Tax Cuts, Federal Deficit Jumps 17% to Its Highest Level Since 2012

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

The U.S. federal deficit grew 17% in the 2018 fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, ballooning to $779 billion. Such an increase is effectively unheard of in a strong economy with...
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World Economic Forum study: U.S. ranks closest to ‘ideal state'

4 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The United States leads the annual World Economic Forum's study of global rankings for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis. Under the new framework for...
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US tops revised competiveness ranking for 1st time since '08

4 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Organizers of the annual Davos conference ranked the United States first in their ranking of the world's most competitive economies for the first time in a decade Wednesday...
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The 16 healthiest countries in the world

The 16 healthiest countries in the world

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The United States lags far behind the 10 healthiest countries in the world. Each year, the World Economic Forum releases its Global Competitiveness Report on the state of the...
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U.S. Returns to No. 1 in Global Competitiveness, Report Says

4 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

The United States is the most globally competitive nation in the world for the first time since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis, according to a new report. Singapore...
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Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Read more ...

Tony Kemp's catch becomes debate topic in Astros-Red Sox ALCS Game 3

Tony Kemp's catch becomes debate topic in Astros-Red Sox ALCS Game 3

The Houston outfielder used his entire 5-6 frame to pull down a drive by Boston's Steve Pearce. Did Kemp get help from the scoreboard behind him? Well. . . Read more ...

Nevada brothel owner running for state Legislature found dead

Nevada brothel owner running for state Legislature found dead

Nevada authorities say Dennis Hof, a legal pimp who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for state Legislature, has died. He was 72. Read more ...

Student may have passed out cookies made of grandparent's ashes, police say

Student may have passed out cookies made of grandparent's ashes, police say

Police are investigating reports that two students baked cookies containing one of their grandfather's cremated remains and gave them to fellow students at school. Read more ...

Trump Criticizes Rush To Condemn Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi

Trump Criticizes Rush To Condemn Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi

“Here we go again with you're guilty until proven innocent," Trump said. Read more ...

Pippa Middleton gives birth to a baby boy

Pippa Middleton gives birth to a baby boy

Kate Middleton's sister, Pippa Middleton, has given birth to her first child with James Matthews. Read more ...

Ohio woman charged with using 3-year-old daughter to create child porn

Ohio woman charged with using 3-year-old daughter to create child porn

An Ohio woman has been arrested and returned to Pennsylvania to face charges she created pornographic images of her 3-year-old daughter. Read more ...

Anti-Nike Tweet Causes USA Gymnastics Interim Chief Mary Bono to Step Down...

Anti-Nike Tweet Causes USA Gymnastics Interim Chief Mary Bono to Step Down After 5 Days on the Job

The USA Gymnastics interim chief Mary Bono has stepped down following blowback to a month-old tweet in which she appeared to color in the Nike logo, a response to the sports... Read more ...

Meghan and Harry announced their pregnancy on a sensitive day

Meghan and Harry announced their pregnancy on a sensitive day

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are facing backlash after announcing their pregnancy on International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Read more ...

Bradley's slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

HOUSTON - Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 on Tuesday to... Read more ...