Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Texas' Huntsman Corp. will attempt to join and create a company with a market value of $13.8 billion, the latest proposed deal in a chemicals industry that is seeking to consolidate rapidly.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 10:56am
U.S. stocks are higher Monday as software and chip makers and other technology companies climb. Defense contractors are also rising as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 10:14am
The Trump administration and House Republicans are asking a federal appeals court for a 90-day extension in a case that's casting a shadow of uncertainty over health insurance for millions of consumers.
Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 9:54am
President Donald Trump may have a tough time carrying out plans to kill a popular program that has helped build fire stations, provided meals to needy children and more. Plenty of lawmakers — including some key Republicans — enthusiastically support the Community Development Block Grant program.