Video streaming player pioneer Roku is going public, hoping to raise money to expand into more households and fend off competitive threats from bigger technology companies.
Roku listed a $100 million fundraisi...
U.S. job growth slowed in August as employers added 156,000 jobs, still enough to suggest that most businesses remain confident in an economy now in its ninth year of recovery from the Great Recession.
Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 05:01 PM EDT
US Awards Contracts for Concrete Prototypes of Trump's Wall
The Trump administration has taken another step toward building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, even as funding for the project remains in question.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday...
Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 12:12 PM EDT
Trump Policies on Immigrants, Tariff Could Hurt Harvey Help
During President Donald Trump's visit to hurricane ravaged Corpus Christie in Texas he pledged to provide immediate recovery assistance, "We are going to get you back and operating immediately," but economists...
Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 03:26 PM EDT
Wells Fargo Says 3.5 Million Accounts Involved in Scandal
The scope of Wells Fargo's fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers' permission between 2009 and 2016....
More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the numbers remained low and consistent with a healthy job market.
The Labor Department says 236,000 people filed claims for jobless aid, up from...
Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 12:52 AM EDT
Harvey Knocks Out More Refineries, Shifting Global Oil Flows
Hurricane Harvey is sending pump prices higher for U.S. motorists and causing temporary shifts in the flow of oil and gasoline around the world after taking down a huge chunk of U.S. refining capacity.
Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 at 02:05 PM EDT
Man Sues United Airlines Alleging Harassment Over His Name
A half-gallon of milk was 50 cents cheaper at a Whole Foods in New York. Ground beef was down by $2 a pound. And an organic avocado cost a buck less.
Amazon kicked off its first day as the owner of Whole Foods...
Monday, Aug 28, 2017 at 02:54 AM EDT
Uber Selects Expedia CEO to be Its New Chief: Sources
Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber's top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company.