• By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    REPUBLICAN SENATOR GRAHAM SAYS SYRIA WITHDRAWAL WOULD BE 'A MISTAKE'

    Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a frequent defender of the president, said a decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw troops...

    Republicans, Donald Trump, politicsNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    STOCKS AND OIL EDGE HIGHER AS INVESTORS EYE FED MEETING

    Global equity markets edged higher on Wednesday after a three-day sell-off which had investors seeking safety in bonds due to mounting...

    World, Market, businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    U.S. EXISTING HOME SALES RISE; TREND WEAK

    U.S. home sales unexpectedly rose in November, but recorded their biggest annual decline in 7-1/2 years, adding to other data that...

    U.S., Market, businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    BUFFETT'S STAKE IN HOME CAPITAL TO DIP TO LESS THAN 10 PERCENT

    Canadian mortgage lender Home Capital Group Inc said on Wednesday that Warren Buffett's stake in the company will drop to less than...

    businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    UBER LOSES LATEST UK LEGAL BID TO BLOCK WORKER RIGHTS FOR DRIVERS

    Uber has lost its latest court bid to stop its British drivers being classified as workers, entitling them to rights such as the minimum...

    businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    VOLKSWAGEN BUYS VOLVO'S CONNECTED CAR UNIT FOR $122 MILLION

    Volkswagen is buying a controlling stake in Volvo's WirelessCar, a digital service developer specializing in connected driving, for...

    businessNews, VW
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    FACEBOOK SAYS USERS KNEW OF TECH FIRMS' DATA ACCESS

    Facebook said it did not give some companies access to people's data without their permission, after the New York Times reported on...

    Technology, Tech
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    CONGRESS TO PUSH STOP-GAP FUNDING BILL WITH NO BORDER WALL MONEY

    The U.S. Congress, aiming to avoid a partial government shutdown at the end of this week, on Wednesday began advancing legislation...

    Donald Trump, U.S., Congress, politicsNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    FACEBOOK SAYS COMPANIES GOT ACCESS TO DATA ONLY AFTER USER PERMISSION

    Facebook Inc said it did not give companies access to personal data of users without their permission, after the New York Times reported...

    Tech, businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    CHINESE BIKE-SHARING STARTUP OFO CONSIDERING BANKRUPTCY: FINANCIAL TIMES

    Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo, backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , has "immense" cash flow problems and has considered applying...

    businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    WALL STREET RISES AHEAD OF FED RATE DECISION

    U.S. stocks climbed on Wednesday, boosted by technology stocks, and financials also gained ahead of a highly awaited Federal Reserve...

    Technology, U.S., businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    MORGAN STANLEY MOVES TO SPEED UP COLLABORATION WITH TECH STARTUPS

    Morgan Stanley is simplifying the way it acquires new technologies from small companies to speed up collaboration and address long...

    Technology, Tech, Running, businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    LAWMAKERS URGE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO BOLSTER U.S. PIPELINE CYBERSECURITY

    Two Democratic lawmakers urged the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday to better protect U.S. oil and gas pipelines from cyberattacks,...

    U.S., Democrats, politicsNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    TRAVEL AGENTS SEEK EU ANTITRUST PROBE INTO LUFTHANSA SURCHARGES

    A travel lobby group, whose members include Amadeus and booking.com, on Wednesday urged EU antitrust regulators to investigate Lufthansa's...

    Travel, businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    SAUDI 2019 BUDGET BOOSTS SPENDING IN BID TO SPUR SLUGGISH ECONOMY

    Saudi Arabia plans to increase state spending by 7 percent next year in an effort to spur economic growth that has been hurt by low...

    Economy
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    100 DAYS TO BREXIT, BUSINESSES WARN UK OF NO-DEAL ABYSS

    With just 100 days until Brexit, the United Kingdom is on the brink of leaving the European Union without a divorce deal, the nightmare...

    World, Economy
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    METLIFE SETTLES MASSACHUSETTS CASE OVER UNPAID PENSIONS

    MetLife Inc will pay a $1 million fine to resolve claims that it made misleading statements to investors in failing to pay pension...

    businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    WALL STREET OPENS FLAT; FED IN FOCUS

    U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday, ahead of a highly awaited Federal Reserve announcement where the central bank is expected to...

    U.S., Market, businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    WALL STREET SET TO OPEN HIGHER, FED MEETING EYED

    Wall Street was set to open higher on Wednesday, with investors hoping the Federal Reserve will give them an early Christmas present...

    Market, businessNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 19, 2018

    CHIP GEAR MAKERS TAKE A BEATING AFTER MICRON'S DOUR FORECAST

    Shares of chip gear makers fell after a tepid forecast by U.S.-based Micron Technology Inc exacerbated fears that a two-year chip boom...

    Technology, U.S., businessNews