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PayPal, the payments company, posted first quarter earnings results after the...
(Reuters) - Payment processor PayPal Holdings Inc reported a 5.2 percent rise...
(Reuters) - Amgen Inc on Wednesday reported higher-than-expected first-quarter...
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The Q1 earnings season is in full swing, with almost 800 companies set to report their quarterly results this week, including 191 S&P 500 members. So far, the reporting cycle has seen steady, accelerating growth as...
National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn announces plans to reduce the number of tax brackets from seven to three, a doubling of the standard dedu...
President Donald Trump’s tax reform proposal has not yet determined a rate for repatriation, but promises a one-time break that will bring trillions of dollars back home....
A top federal regulator proposed rolling back Obama-era net neutrality rules, touching off a fierce political debate with far-reaching implications for the internet and its users....
After a recent high-profile death on a United flight, travelers should follow these tips to keep furry friends safe in the skies....
US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher Kirsop South Korea's Yonhap News agency reported on Monday that the USS Michigan, a submarine that sometimes moves special forces like the US Navy...
Bitcoin is closing in on its all-time high as regulators in some of the world’s largest economies have begun warming to the digital currency....
These common email constructions are making you look unprofessional...
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Dmitry Pichugin / Shutterstock There's no feeling quite like laying in soft, white sand and soaking up the sun. But this feeling is even better when you're lazing on one of the world's most beautiful beaches. From...

Business

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. By Chuck Mikolajczak | NEW YORK. NEW YORK Equities retreated from highs on Wednesday after a...
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has been awarded a $99.1 million contract to integrate the Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures systems....
Retail real estate investment trust (REIT), GGP Inc. GGP , is slated to report first-quarter 2017 results on May 1, before the market opens. In the last three months, shares of the company declined...
The dispute stems from Austria's 2 billion-euro (£1.7bn) Eurofighter warplane purchase more than a decade ago....

Advertizing/Marketing

The Bill O’Reilly protégé, who has been criticized for other broadcasts, finds himself under fire again....
Do you know a small agency that is doing groundbreaking work? It's not too late to enter the Ad Age Small Agency Awards contest. We are extending the deadline for our Small Agency Awards, which uncover and honor small,...
The world of online marketing now resembles a tremendous game of advertising truth or dare. For a long time, marketers took the dare, by purchasing ads without knowing where their ad would run or why it would run there....
Jane Perlez, The New York Times’s bureau chief in Beijing, on the apps she uses and how she manages to work in spite of the Great Firewall....

Companies/Leaders

"We march because it's time to hold corporate polluters who wreak havoc on our communities accountable to us. We march because it is time to hold self-interested politicians who rig the rules to put corporate...
The Trump administration's proposal to lower the corporate tax rate to 15% has revived hopes that big U.S. companies will soon be motivated to bring back massive overseas cash piles. While the administration has not...
The Trump administration wants to give companies a break on profits earned overseas and brought back to the United States — a program that's been tried before to little effect. Current estimates put the total...
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD ) shares have been drifting mostly sideways since Goldman Sachs issued a Sell rating and $11 price target for the stock back on April 6. Latest Ratings for AMD Date Firm Action...

Earnings

Following the earlier positive Q1 earnings releases from US lenders, many were wondering whether or not their European counterparts would follow suit. Credit Suisse today reported its Q1 2017 earnings , which did not...
Moving forward, the CNA Finance team will be keeping a close eye on TWTR. In particular, we're interested to see if the company can keep the growth coming. Nonetheless, we'll continue to follow the story closely...
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the plan for "the biggest tax cut" in U.S. history due to be released later on Wednesday by the White House would cut the business tax rate to 15 percent, including for small...
... as evidenced by higher market share in several key trading markets, progressed on our acquisition integrations, and continued our efforts to commercialize key disruptive technologies, as illustrated by early sales...

Economy

Investors will look for further growth in Microsoft’s cloud-computing business when the company reports earnings after the market closes Thursday....
Do you think the government in Washington generally represents your interests, or has the government forgotten about “people like you?” That was the new question we asked in our latest Marketplace-Edison Research...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday opened an office dedicated to helping victims of crimes committed by immigrants — an initiative criticized as misguided because studies have shown immigrants...
United States Steel Corp. shares plunged Wednesday on a surprise quarterly loss and plans to overhaul mills at the expense of profit this year....

Finance

  Tell us a little bit about yourself, and how you got into the banking industry. During my school days, I was a student of commerce & finance stream, while studying for ICWAI course. I heard about computers in the...
Financial technology, or “fintech” for short, is threating to turn traditional financial fields like banking, lending, asset management, and insurance upside down. Fintech firms use various digital channels to...
Make way for the And-I’s. And-I’s are my name for a new phenomenon I’ve noticed in financial services job titles. “And-I” stands for the words “and innovation” tacked on to the end of existing job titles....
As a few fintech companies like  Lending Club ,  Betterment , and others have run into some rough patches lately, it has been interesting to note some of the reactions, especially amongst bankers (that’s just...

Legal/Law

Enlarge Aviation authorities late Monday released police reports about the Kentucky doctor who was violently removed from a United flight earlier this month. The officers involved painted a picture that differs from...
Enlarge / A truck from Idaho arrived at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant at night. (credit: WIPP) The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico,  began accepting shipments of transuranic waste  (PDF)...
Enlarge (credit: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg via Getty Images ) A former Lyft driver sued Uber on Monday in a proposed class-action lawsuit over its recently evealed "Hell" software , which allowed Uber to spoof fake Lyft...
Enlarge / Brad Jones' DJI Inspire 2, before its final flight. (credit: Brad Jones) It was around sunset on Easter Sunday, April 16, when Brad Jones took his DJI Inspire 2 out for a flight in front of his home. Jones...

Marketplace

A poster child for the Trump trade is suffering a  catastrophic 25% drop  on Wednesday, and that should serve as a major warning to investors.  US Steel enjoyed a post-election stock price surge, which...
The conservative House Freedom Caucus on Wednesday reversed course and said it was on board with the latest iteration of a Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. The caucus said the recently added, so-called...
Costco  shareholders are getting a special treat on May 26. In addition to raising the company's quarterly dividend by five cents to $0.50 cents a share, the wholesaler announced a special cash dividend of $7...
The Trump administration is considering an executive order on withdrawing the US from NAFTA,  Politico reported  on Wednesday citing two White House officials. A draft order, written by Peter Navarro, the...

Media

Alex Jones is maybe the nation's most well-known conspiracy theorist thanks to his controversial Infowars program. But the radio host is now locked in a custody dispute forcing his lawyers into an argument that surely...
A staff memo by State Government Editor Tom Verdin describes how, in the chaotic days that followed President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, a data journalist helped AP member news organizations and...
The next time you need to brush up on a big celebrity scandal, you won't be perusing a Wikipedia article stuffed with links to the Daily Mail . The online encyclopedia's volunteer editors have ruled that the widely read...
A staff memo by Vice President for U.S. News Brian Carovillano describes how AP’s presence across the country allowed staffers in all formats to provide a “unique window” into the U.S. political climate ahead of...

Personal Finance

Wheat,corn,oats and soybeans lower on the CBOT; beef higher and pork lower on the CME....
An apparel company says it accepts responsibility for Ivanka Trump clothing that was relabeled as a different designer...
Stock markets around the world made only modest moves on Wednesday, waiting to see what the White House has in store for U.S. tax policy...
Coke has introduced a version of its cola with fiber in Japan...

Real-estate

A three-bedroom apartment one block from Lake Geneva in central Vevey is on the market for $4,950,000....
Go ahead and get a little dirty with this meditative practice....
The tenant is preapproved for a mortgage and doesn’t mind that the place needs work — but that might not be enough to persuade an absentee landlord....
Mike Dirnt, bassist for the band Green Day, is ready to beat it out of two coastal California neighborhoods. He’s put homes in Newport Beach and Montecito on the market for $3.8 million and $4.8 million, respectively....

Stock Markets

Following the earnings report for Chipotle ( CMG ) last night, investors seemed to be putting the troubled company back in their good graces. After all, CMG did manage to beat expectations on both the top and bottom...
There's a great piece in the Wall Street Journal  about how Wall Street's masters of the universe invest their own personal money through family offices, and how that can sometimes raise eyebrows across the...
Market breadth has been positive, but not overwhelming, during the rally over the past seven trading days. On the breakouts in the past two days, breadth was barely 2-to-1 in NYSE terms and 3-to-1 in “ stocks only”...
"There will be no speech," Coulter wrote in an email to Reuters on Wednesday in which she also criticized two conservative groups who had originally sponsored the event, saying they were no longer supporting her....