Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted Oct 7th - 11:51am
An early rally in stock prices lost steam by Wednesday afternoon following as crude oil prices gave up much of their gains. Yum Brands plunged after cutting its profit forecast for the year, citing weakness in China.
Daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel said Wednesday it will permanently ban all employees from playing any daily fantasy sports for money and begin an internal probe following reports a DraftKings employee may have had access to unfairly valuable data before winning $350,000 in a FanDuel contest.
Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Posted Oct 7th - 11:01am
The Federal Aviation Administration has signed an agreement to test technology that could locate the operators of small drones that are flying illegally near airports, as the government tries to crack down on near-collisions with manned aircraft.
Belgian trade unions on Wednesday mobilized about 100,000 workers for the second time in a year to protest the free-market regulations and austerity measures that the center-right government has been pushing through during its first year in office.
The International Monetary Fund says the biggest risks to the global economy are now in emerging markets, where private companies have racked up considerable debt amid a fifth straight year of slowing growth.
Michael Virtanen, Associated Press | Posted Oct 7th - 10:02am
Urban Outfitters will end on-call scheduling at stores in New York state, becoming the latest retailer to respond to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's inquiry into the practice of requiring workers to report for shifts on short notice.