MORTGAGE RATES SHOOT HIGHER AFTER FED CHAIRMAN POWELL'S COMMENTS

Mortgage rates moved decidedly higher after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell moved up his timeline for raising rates and tapering...

HOW WE CHOSE AMERICA'S TOP STATES FOR BUSINESS IN 2021

To rank America's Top States for Business, an annual CNBC report in its 14th year, we score all 50 states on 82 metrics across 10 categories...

 
 
 

AMERICA'S TOP STATES FOR BUSINESS ARE POISED TO SUCCEED IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD

The battle between the states for business and jobs is as intense as ever, and it is changing in ways that reflect Covid-19's lasting...

HOUSE VOTES TO REPEAL 2002 IRAQ WAR AUTHORIZATION AS SENATE PREPARES TO TAKE ACTION

Congress is moving to rein in presidential war powers nearly a decade after the Iraq War ended.

 
 
 

NESTLE AND CARGILL WIN CHILD SLAVERY CASE AT SUPREME COURT

The Supreme Court reversed a ruling that allowed people to sue Nestle USA and Cargill over claims they were trafficked as child slaves...

BIDEN TO SIGN JUNETEENTH BILL, CREATING FIRST NEW FEDERAL HOLIDAY IN DECADES

Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are both slated to deliver remarks on Juneteenth in the East Room, according to the White House.

 
 
 

MATTEL REPORTEDLY JUMPS ON NFT HYPE WITH HOT WHEELS DIGITAL COLLECTIBLES

Mattel will soon offer its first digital art pieces for sale in the form of non-fungible tokens, The New York Times reported Thursday.

MICROSOFT UPDATES WHITEBOARD APP NOW THAT THE PANDEMIC HAS MADE COLLABORATIVE REMOTE WORK COMMON

Microsoft on Thursday announced enhancements to its Whiteboard app that will make it easier for multiple people to doodle, leave sticky...

 
 
 

FORD SAYS SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS WILL 'SURPASS EXPECTATIONS'

Ford said its adjusted pretax earnings for the second quarter will "surpass its expectations," while net income will be "substantially...

JOBLESS CLAIMS SHOW SURPRISE INCREASE TO HIGHEST LEVEL IN A MONTH

First-time claims for unemployment insurance were expected to total 360,000, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.

 
 
 

STOCKS MAKING THE BIGGEST MOVES IN THE PREMARKET: CUREVAC, THE HONEST COMPANY, FISKER & MORE

Names on the move ahead of the open.

DON'T EXPECT RUSSIANS TO STOP STATE-SPONSORED CYBERATTACKS, OBAMA DEFENSE OFFICIAL SAYS

The comments follow a meeting between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on Wednesday.

 
 
 

ETHEREUM IS OUTPERFORMING BITCOIN. MORGAN STANLEY THINKS IT KNOWS WHY

Cryptocurrency ethereum has outperformed bitcoin over the year to date, and Morgan Stanley has given a number of reasons why.

HOUSE PASSES BILL TO MAKE JUNETEENTH A FEDERAL HOLIDAY, SENDING IT TO BIDEN

The bill to make Juneteenth the 12th federal holiday sailed through Congress, paving the way for President Joe Biden to sign it into...

 
 
 

10 GOP SENATORS BACK BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, BOOSTING ITS CHANCES OF MOVING FORWARD

Broader Republican support boosts the chances of a bipartisan plan passing, but lawmakers would still need to win over skeptical Democrats.

GM EXPECTS INFLATION, SEMICONDUCTOR SHORTAGE TO ADD $3 BILLION IN EXTRA COSTS IN SECOND HALF

The increased costs include a greater-than-expected impact from the parts shortage as well as rising commodity inflation costs of up...

 
 
 

BIDEN VOWS TO KEEP PRESSING RUSSIA TO RELEASE AMERICAN PRISONERS

President Biden said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the fate of U.S. citizens detained in Russia during the leaders'...

FACEBOOK TO BEGIN TESTING ADS INSIDE OCULUS VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSETS

Facebook on Wednesday announced that it will begin testing advertisements that will appear within the company's Oculus virtual reality...

 
 
 

HEAT WAVE WORSENS ACROSS THE AMERICAN WEST, RAISING CONCERNS OF POWER OUTAGES AND WILDFIRES

The heat wave comes on top of the worst drought in the last two decades and raises concerns about the severity of impending wildfires...

FED HOLDS RATES STEADY, BUT RAISES INFLATION EXPECTATIONS SHARPLY AND MAKES NO MENTION OF TAPER

 
 
 



Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to... Read more ...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

Reynolds signs 'Back the Blue' bill into law

Reynolds signs 'Back the Blue' bill into law

It makes rioting a felony instead of a misdemeanor and increases penalties for blocking streets and highways. Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

Fill ‘er up. Read more ...

Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady get nod for Madden 22 cover; Twitter rips box art

Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady get nod for Madden 22 cover; Twitter rips box art

Both players have recently been on the cover of the game and Twitter wasn't happy about it. Read more ...

Will Rafael Nadal play in the Olympics? Tennis star reveals status for...

Will Rafael Nadal play in the Olympics? Tennis star reveals status for Wimbledon, Olympic games

The tennis star will be away from the court for the coming months as he rests his body after the French Open. Read more ...

Jack Leiter, Kumar Rocker lead top MLB Draft prospects to watch in 2021...

Jack Leiter, Kumar Rocker lead top MLB Draft prospects to watch in 2021 College World Series

Or the first time, the MLB Draft is part of the All-Star festivities in July, moved back from its normal spot in early June. So instead of watching the College World Series... Read more ...

Juneteenth Holiday bill on way to Biden's desk

Juneteenth Holiday bill on way to Biden's desk

The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. President Joe Biden is scheduled to sign into law on Thursday a bill to make... Read more ...

Supreme Court Rules For A Catholic Group In A Case Involving Gay Rights...

Supreme Court Rules For A Catholic Group In A Case Involving Gay Rights, Foster Care

The decision marks a triumph for a new brand of conservatism on the court, which is putting the Constitution's guarantee to the free exercise of religion at the highest level... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders is drafting a $6 trillion infrastructure package, which...

Bernie Sanders is drafting a $6 trillion infrastructure package, which Senate Democrats are considering passing without the GOP

Summary List Placement Sen. Bernie Sanders, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, drafted a $6 trillion infrastructure package that Senate Democrats are considering approving... Read more ...