American Business News for 21 Jan 2017
Native American tribal lenders that market small-dollar and installment loans can be investigated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a California appeals court ruled Friday in a victory for... the consumer agency.
Exclusive first look: Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication unveiled at SIHH.
Google plays catchup in cloud services, helped by artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Scott Black, Jeffrey Gundlach, Meryl Witmer, and Mario Gabelli offer investment picks for the new year.
Fifth-grader Layla Carman knows how it feels to land a job. She was one of 12 students picked to work as a bank teller at the new First National Bank …
Chris Kinsella is looking forward to taking advantage of a new benefit offered this year by his employer, First Data: two weeks of paid parental leave. The 32-year-old Omaha father …
Donald Trump cancelled a new discount on federal mortgage insurance that's popular with first-time and working-class homebuyers
Eight REITs and three funds that should appeal to long-term investors looking to diversify as interest rates rise.
Controversial tech investor Peter Thiel has found himself wrapped up in another sticky lawsuit -- only this time he has a lot more than his reputation at stake. The latest lawsuit involves a $7... billion contract to operate 4G wireless networks in Mexico. Thiel invested in the telecom startup that lost a spectrum auction Nov....
DirecTV Now has picked up 200,000 subscribers since its late November launch, it said on Friday -- about half what some Wall Street analysts had predicted. The new service from the AT&T unit carried... an introductory price of $35 per month for 100 TV channels. The price is now $60 per month. Cowan & Company...
Just in time for his inauguration, London-based fintech firm Trading.co.uk is launching an app that will generate trading alerts for shares based on comments made on social media by Donald Trump.... Keeping one eye on the U.S. President-elect’s personal Twitter feed has become a regular pastime for the fund managers and traders who invest billions […]
State lawmaker says Facebook CEO's lawsuits against hundreds of owners of inherited land amounts to modern-day "land-theft"
That's something the stock market hasn't done on Inauguration Day since President Reagan's second in 1985
Herbalife shares opened sharply lower on Friday after the company revealed regulators asked the diet shake maker for information about possible anti-corruption violations in China. After being down... 3.5 percent, the shares rallied as the company also reported it is planning to borrow $1.3 billion to be used for general corporate purposes, pay down $410...
The Stamford, Conn., credit card issuer reported net income of $576 million, up 5.3% from the same period a year earlier.
Ms. DeVos, the education secretary nominee, is a major financial backer of Neurocore, a Michigan company that operates drug-free "brain performance centers."
PRESS RELEASE: Source Photonics, a leading provider of optical components and modules, today announced that Francisco Partners has completed the sale of the company to a private equity consortium led... by Redview Capital and Asia-IO, with participation...
The chip maker's technology is at heart of the smartphone revolution. But as the company's influence grows, it is gaining unwanted antitrust attention.
The Obama policy would have saved home buyers hundreds of dollars a year.
AFP/File Mario Tosti Rome
Flint's man-made water crisis and a football field-sized sinkhole in suburban Detroit have exposed flaws in aging underground pipes that mostly are out of sight, out of mind for a …
AFP PENNE, Italy
REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin MOSCOW
People in Beijing expressed doubts Saturday about President Donald Trump's ability to steer the U.S. economy and manage China-American relations, underscoring concerns over trade, Taiwan and other... issues. While Trump …