US proposes tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is readying tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports, ranging from burglar alarms to mackerel, escalating a trade war between the world's...

The Gap steps into the men’s athleisure game

The Gap is stepping in to the men's athleisure wear game, which has exploded in recent years. The clothes are intended to be formal enough to wear to the office,...

Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to...

Southwest profit rises more than 16 percent in 3Q

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $615 million. On a per-share basis, the Dallas-based company said it had profit of $1.08. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations....

Moonves ouster could make CBS takeover target

The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won't likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but it could make the company ripe for a takeover. Moonves was ousted...

Google spinoff to test truly driverless cars in California

The robotic car company created by Google is poised to attempt a major technological leap in California, where its vehicles will hit the roads without a human on hand...

Wells Fargo and AT&T slide while Walmart and Terex climb

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Wells Fargo & Co., down 67 cents to $55.36 The bank's profit disappointed investors as a scandal over...

Apple: China did not hack us, as reported

Apple is strongly denying to Congress an explosive report that its products have been compromised by the Chinese government. Apple's top security officer told lawmakers the company has found no...

South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government dramatically cut its outlook on the job market while slightly lowering its growth forecast Wednesday, boding ill for President Moon Jae-in's...

Spain: Uber, Cabify drivers block road to protest new rules

Hundreds of drivers are blocking a central artery in the Spanish capital to protest the government's plan to approve new rules limiting the operations of app-based ride-hailing services The drivers,...

US service firms grew at slower pace in December

U.S. service firms grew at a slower pace in December, a possible indication that various headwinds from turbulent markets to trade tensions could be having an impact on economic...

Form Audible to Whole Foods: A Look at Amazon’s Empire

Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's...