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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:30:00 GMTU.S. equities closed sharply higher on Wednesday as the Dow and S&P hit new record highs.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:18:00 GMTDonald Trump is stocking his White House with fellow billionaires.President-elect Trump's nominee for Education Secretary, Elisabeth DeVos, prepares for a meeting with Republican Senate Majority Leader from Kentucky Mitch McConnell in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 01 December 2016. DeVos, a billionaire from Michigan, is the daughter-in-law of Amway co-founder Richard DeVos.Todd Ricketts, co-owner of the Chicago Cubs.President-elect Trump's nominee for Education Secretary, Elisabeth DeVos, is the daughter-in-law of Amway co-founder Richard DeVos.Wilbur Ross, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Commerce Secretary.Steven Mnuchin, Trump's pick for Secretary of the Treasury.Ben Carson, Trump's pick for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.Former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao.Tom Price, Trump's pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services.U.S. Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions.Linda McMahon, former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, speaks to reporters at Trump Tower, Nov. 30, in New York City.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:26:00 GMTPfizer and Flynn Pharma charged 'excessive and unfair prices' for the drug used by 48,000 people in Britain, regulators said.A sign for Pfizer pharmaceuticals companyA sign for Pfizer pharmaceuticals company
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:29:00 GMTInterest rates are up, and while most homeowners today have fixed-rate mortgages, millions of them also have HELOC, which are suddenly rising.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:48:00 GMTYou may be looking for love in all the wrong places — literally. A new report says it's not you, it's where you live.A couple kisses while riding the subway in New York June. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:17:00 GMTCongress has reaffirmed your right to post truthful negative reviews about a hotel, restaurant, or service — even if you signed an agreement.The Yelp logoYelp users flooded this Catskill Mountains hotel with terrible reviews after its gag clause was revealed.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:44:00 GMTIf you're looking for a less stressful in-store experience this holiday season, you may want to brush up your shopping schedule.Women shop for handbags at Macy's Herald Square store during the early opening of the Black Friday sales in Manhattan. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:23:00 GMTSeveral car makers are betting hydrogen can clean up the nation's heavy-duty truck fleet — but will climate-change-skeptic Trump kill their plans?A close-up of Toyota's fuel cell technology.Nikola Motor Co. is one of several manufacturers betting hydrogen can clean up the nation’s heavy-duty truck fleet — responsible for about 20 percent of the sector's greenhouse gases.Tokyo is hoping to have 100 fuel-cell technology buses on the roads in time for the 2020 Olympics.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:02:00 GMTPrepaid debit cards can work more like checking accounts, for better and for worse.72 percent of unbanked prepaid debit card users said they use them to avoid overdraft fees. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:52:00 GMTThe Corporate Equality Index, released by the Human Rights Campaign, had a record number of companies with a perfect score for LGBTQ-inclusivity.Apple was one company that received a perfect 100 score from the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for LGBT-inclusiveness.Apple was one company that received a perfect 100 score from the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for LGBT-inclusiveness.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:34:00 GMTIkea is offering longer parental leave to employees who are new parents, as it strives to keep good workers in an improving job market.Flags and the company's logo are seen outside of an IKEA Group store in Spreitenbach, Switzerland April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannFlags and the company's logo are seen outside of an IKEA Group store in Spreitenbach, Switzerland April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:55:00 GMTUnited Technologies CEO Greg Hayes exclusively told CNBC''s Jim Cramer that 'about 10 percent of our revenue comes from the U.S. government' — so he'd be a fool to anger the new president.U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump speaks at an event at Carrier HVAC plant in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Chris BerginUnited Technologies CEO Greg Hayes speaks at Carrier Corp Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:39:00 GMTThis season, wearing the brand is more likely to get you a job in a store than experience, as retailers look to numb the impact of Amazon.People walk past the Nordstrom Rack store, in New York's Union Square. REUTERS/Chip East/File Photo
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:40:58 GMTFrustrated by the overload of information on travel sites, more than 9 million people will use a travel professional to help book a trip this year.An army of women is chalking up a day of record travel bookings, circa 1984.A flight attendant serves cocktails in the lounge of a new Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) Boeing 707, circa 1958.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:40:00 GMTRoyal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay almost one billion dollars over allegations it misled shareholders at the height of the financial crisis.A flag flies above the head office of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne/File PhotoA flag flies above the head office of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne/File Photo
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:25:00 GMTCrude oil prices rose above $55 a barrel on Monday, trading at a fresh 16- month high, as optimism spread about the prospect of a tightening market.An offshore oil platform is seen at the Bouri Oil Field off the coast of Libya August 3, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit LupiSaudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih talks to journalists during an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria, November 30, 2016. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:11:00 GMTCuban tobacco has long been a forbidden fruit for many in the U.S., but after newly-improved relations with the U.S. they could be making a comeback.A man lights a cigar in a cigar club shop in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:02:00 GMTIndustry leaders in China see a chance to capitalize on President-elect Trump's threats to clamp down on immigration and poach top tech talent.Then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers an immigration policy speech during a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in Phoenix.Baidu CEO Robin Li.U.S. President-elect Donald Trump tours a Carrier factory with Vice President-elect Mike Pence in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., December 1, 2016.A Baidu sign is seen during the third annual World Internet Conference in Jiaxing, China.Drones on display at the headquarters of DJI in Shenzhen, China, in April.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:30:31 GMTDomino's Japan has stopped its reindeer training program for pizza delivery, saying it's too difficult to control the unwieldy beasts.Domino's Pizza employees attempt to make a reindeer carry a pizza box.Dominos Japan introduces new reindeer-inspired delivery cars to replace reindeer delivery program
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:28:00 GMTWal-Mart said it would pay $7.5M to settle a lawsuit claiming it discriminated against gay employees nationwide by denying health benefits to their spouses.Walmart store in Carson, California, on January 27, 2015.Walmart store in Carson, California, on January 27, 2015.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:10:52 GMTTesla just got a new competitor. Early next year, Lucid Motors will build a $700 million factory set to produce a new line of electric vehicles.Lucid Motors is building a $700 million factory to produce a new line of electric vehicles, betting millions of Americans will soon trade in their conventional, gas-powered cars and trucks for a new generation of battery cars.Lucid Motors prototype
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:23:37 GMTA 3-year-old was found hanging by a drawstring from blinds — a tragic accident that experts say happens more often that many realize.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:20:00 GMTChrysler's assembly line ground to a halt Friday, marking the end of the Chrysler 200 sedan — and the start of a long layoff for 1,700 employees.Fiat Chrysler's suburban Detroit assembly plant marked the end of production of the Chrysler 200 sedan on December 2, 2016.A worker at Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Sterling Heights assembly plant.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:18:00 GMTU.S. health spending always grows but it grew particularly quickly last year as more people got health insurance for the first time.A patient has her pulse checked by a diabetes specialist doctor during a medical check-up at a hospital. Health Spending
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:09:00 GMTThis year it'll cost a little more if you want to put everything from the "12 Days of Christmas" song under your tree.REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch