Tech companies help pull US stocks lower in early trade

Published Apr. 20 2018

The major U.S. stock indexes fell in early trading Friday, adding to the market's modest losses a day earlier. Technology...

Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1 billion as early as Friday

Published Apr. 20 2018

Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to...

Cell phones, biometrics fuel jump in bank account ownership

Published Apr. 20 2018

Roughly seven out of every 10 adults worldwide now have some form of bank account, the World Bank said Thursday,...


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'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

Published Apr. 20 2018

New York's "Fearless Girl" statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her...

A willingness to fix the euro's flaws is fading fast

Published Apr. 20 2018

When Angela Merkel was re-elected as Germany's leader in March, the way looked open for European nations to finally patch...

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

Published Apr. 19 2018

Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of...

The Latest: Police chief apologizes to men from Starbucks

Published Apr. 19 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on two men arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks (all times local):

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

Published Apr. 19 2018

BANGKOK (AP) - The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to step up investments in Thailand.

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

Published Apr. 19 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won...

Top Porsche official targeted in German police raid tied to diesel scheme

Published Apr. 19 2018

A top executive at Volkswagen's Porsche unit was among those targeted when dozens of police officers raided the sports car...

In-flight explosion creates pressure for engine inspections

Published Apr. 18 2018

The engine explosion aboard a Southwest Airlines jetliner puts new pressure on airlines and regulators to act faster to inspect...

Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

Published Apr. 18 2018

The largest manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday that it...


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Amazon looks over the horizon, cuts a deal with Best Buy

Published Apr. 18 2018

SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon is expanding its dominance globally by giving overseas customers access to more than 45 million items...

'It smells like death:' Alabama endures NYC 'poop train'

Published Apr. 18 2018

A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench...

NTSB: Blown Southwest jet engine showed 'metal fatigue'

Published Apr. 18 2018

A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of...

International Monetary Fund: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

Published Apr. 18 2018

The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that rising trade tensions between the United States and China risk undermining a global...

Retailers step up personalization on their websites

Published Apr. 18 2018

Shoppers will see more personalization based on where they are and what they've bought before on the Walmart website, as...

Amid trade rift, China to allow full foreign ownership of automakers

Published Apr. 18 2018

Facing the risk of a trade fight with the United States, China announced plans Tuesday to allow full foreign ownership...

IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

Published Apr. 17 2018

Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline...

Starbucks to close U.S. stores for afternoon of racial-bias training

Published Apr. 17 2018

Starbucks, trying to tamp down a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its...

One passenger killed by shrapnel after Southwest Airlines jet blows an engine

Published Apr. 17 2018

A Southwest Airlines jet blew an engine at 32,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window, setting...

Supreme Court hearing case about online sales tax collection

Published Apr. 17 2018

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments about whether a rule it announced decades ago in a case involving a catalog...

Optimism among builders slides for fourth consecutive month

Published Apr. 17 2018

Homebuilder confidence slid for the fourth consecutive month with steadily rising mortgage rates and sky-high home prices putting ownership out...