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United States Steel Corp. shares plunged Wednesday on a surprise quarterly loss and plans to overhaul mills at the expense of profit this year....
Slowed spending cut into results for Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo and Nestlé, and executives blame a range of factors including higher gas prices, bad weather and a growing affinity for beards....
Anthem Inc. said the loss of key federal payments that support Affordable Care Act plans could push premiums up 20% or more and lead it to pull back from the business....
The conservative House Freedom Caucus is prepared to support a reworked U.S. healthcare reform bill even though it would not fully repeal former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, the group said in a...
The last of Donald Trump’s cabinet secretaries could be in place this week after Labor nominee Alexander Acosta passed a key hurdle Wednesday....
The film “The Circle” zeroes in on the evils that ensue when tech companies inadvertently create a surveillance society—and all of us smartphone addicts willingly help, Geoffrey A. Fowler writes....
Steven T. Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, also vowed massive tax cuts in the planned overhaul, reducing to 15 percent the rate paid by businesses....
The proliferation of connected devices and big data is handing new clout to chip makers. The result is an unprecedented semiconductor boom, as a flood of demand pushes up prices and gives an advantage to firms that can...
India’s plans to invest in a strategic port in Sri Lanka as a counterbalance to China’s massive infrastructure investments in the Indian Ocean island country got a push Wednesday as Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil...
PRIPYAT, Ukraine (AP) — A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the...
Jens Nystedt is a senior portfolio manager and head of sovereign research on the Emerging Markets Debt team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.  Nearly 100 days into his term, President Trump faces a daunting...
Since the 2016 presidential election, a majority of investors have grown more confident in the U.S. economy , according to the quarterly UBS Investor Watch report. The survey, released Tuesday, reports that 58% of...
Walt Disney’s ESPN is laying off about 100 employees, including on-air talent, as it further looks to cut costs amid challenging times in the pay-TV business....
President Donald Trump will propose the largest tax cut in the country’s history as a way to spark sustained 3% economic growth, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday....
On Wednesday, April 26,2017, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan holds a press conference after closed-door meetings with House Republicans....
Fox News is facing renewed legal claims that it mistreated non-white employees, including a television anchor who said he was depicted as "the racist caricature of a black entertainer." Eleven current and former Fox...
By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - French intelligence has concluded that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out a sarin nerve gas attack on April 4 in northern Syria and that Assad or members of his...
In a last-ditch effort to survive, bankrupt U.S. solar panel maker Suniva asked the Trump administration to impose trade tariffs on all foreign-made solar cells....
How Google generates advertising revenue that now totals nearly $80 billion a year is no easy feat—especially at the double-digit rates the company has been reliably pulling off for years....