S&P 500 COMPANIES RETURN $1 TRILLION TO SHAREHOLDERS IN TAX-CUT SURGE

SAN FRANCISCO - S&P 500 companies have returned a record $1 trillion to shareholders over the past year, helped by a recent surge in...

FALLING OIL PRICES WEIGH ON S&P 500, DOW

The S&P 500 and Dow eased on Friday after a steep drop in oil prices pressured energy stocks. Fred Katayama reports.

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE: TESLA CALLS IN AIRLIFT FOR BATTERY PLANT

Tesla flew six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for...

FALLING OIL PRICES WEIGH ON S&P 500, DOW

NEW YORK - The S&P 500 index and the Dow eased on Friday after a steep drop in oil prices pressured energy stocks, but losses were...

 
 
 

U.S. WILL ADD 15,000 VISAS FOR SEASONAL NON-FARM WORKERS: DHS

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration will make available an additional 15,000 H-2B visas, meant for temporary non-agricultural workers,...

INVESTORS FIND LITTLE APPETITE FOR CONSUMER STAPLES

The consumer staples index , the S&P 500's biggest laggard for 2018, could have further to fall and may even look less appealing as...

 
 
 

FIAT CHRYSLER RECALLS 5.3 MILLION VEHICLES FOR CRUISE CONTROL DEFECT

WASHINGTON - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is recalling more than 5.3 million vehicles in North America over a defect that could prevent...

U.S. REACHES DEAL TO KEEP CHINESE TELECOM ZTE IN BUSINESS: CONGRESSIONAL AIDE

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company...

 
 
 

TESLA HIRES NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR CHINA

Tesla Inc on Friday announced a number of key executive hires including former GE and General Motors executive James Zhou as its China...

TRIAL FOR EX-TRUMP AIDE MANAFORT PUSHED BACK TO JULY 24

WASHINGTON - A trial date for U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, for alleged financial crimes been...

 
 
 

EU STATES AGREE RULES TO MAKE SEARCH ENGINES PAY FOR NEWS

BRUSSELS - Search engines like Google and Microsoft's Bing could be made to pay for showing snippets of news articles under draft copyright...

TRIAL FOR EX-TRUMP AIDE PUSHED TO JULY 24: COURT FILING

WASHINGTON - The trial date for U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, has been postponed to July 24...

 
 
 

U.S. REACHED DEAL TO KEEP CHINESE TELECOM ZTE IN BUSINESS: NEW YORK TIMES

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE Corp back in business, the Trump administration...

TRUMP LAWYER MET RUSSIAN OLIGARCH SHORTLY BEFORE INAUGURATION: SOURCE

WASHINGTON - A Russian oligarch with links to the Kremlin met Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen at the Trump Tower in New York City...

 
 
 

OIL SLUMPS AS S ARABIA, RUSSIA CONSIDER OUTPUT BOOST

Oil prices fell more than 2 percent towards $77 a barrel on Friday as Saudi Arabia and Russia said they were ready to ease supply curbs...

SOME U.S. MEDIA OUTLETS GO OFFLINE IN EUROPE

The EU's new privacy regulations forced some major U.S. media outlets like the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune to shutter their...

 
 
 

S&P, DOW EDGE LOWER ON OIL PLUNGE; NASDAQ LIFTED BY CHIPMAKERS

The S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped on Friday as a steep drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks, with...

FBI SAYS FOREIGN HACKERS HAVE COMPROMISED HOME ROUTER DEVICES

WASHINGTON - The FBI warned on Friday that foreign cyber criminals had compromised "hundreds of thousands" of home and small office...

 
 
 

BREAKINGVIEWS TV: BAGGAGE CLAIM

An experienced short seller has targeted $6 billion luggage maker Samsonite. Quentin Webb and Jeffrey Goldfarb discuss what it means...

ICAHN SELLS SOME OF HIS HERBALIFE SHARES, REMAINS BIGGEST INVESTOR

BOSTON - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Friday that he sold some of his shares in Herbalife as the nutrition and weight loss...

 
 
 



Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

The 79-year-old will also not have to register as a sex offender. Read more ...

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 5 million vehicles that could get stuck in...

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 5 million vehicles that could get stuck in cruise control

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles over an issue that could prevent drivers from turning off cruise control. Read more ...

Meghan Markle now has her very own coat of arms

Meghan Markle now has her very own coat of arms

There's lots of California imagery honoring her American heritage. Read more ...

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why

Gone are the days of $2-a-gallon gasoline. Read more ...

Multiple injuries reported after shots fired at central Indiana middle...

Multiple injuries reported after shots fired at central Indiana middle school; suspect in custody

The incident happened at Noblesville West Middle School, which is 30 miles north of downtown Indianapolis. Read more ...

Officials: Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill 26...

Officials: Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill 26 million people

Nebraska's governor says it was one of the largest ever drug busts in the United States. Read more ...

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in debt

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in debt

The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin in 2012 says he's $2.5 million in debt and has no income. Read more ...

Oreo announces six new delicious flavors

Oreo announces six new delicious flavors

Chocoalte peanut butter pie, anyone? Read more ...

Red Sox part ways with Hanley Ramirez

Red Sox part ways with Hanley Ramirez

Ramirez designated for assignment Read more ...

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud. Read more ...