Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 8:46am
U.S. stocks are up for the fifth straight day Wednesday morning as materials and real estate companies move higher. Technology and industrial companies are making some of the largest gains while retailers of home improvement products, jewelry and car parts are all falling. Stocks continue to recover the steep losses they suffered one week ago.
Frazier Moore, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 8:35am
HBO is scrapping a web-delivered satirical project it was developing with Jon Stewart, a change of plans that keeps the popular political humorist on the sidelines as the Trump administration continues to provide his fellow comedians with comic gold.
Mark Kennedy, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 8:11am
On Broadway, there's great financial news to sing about but a sour note amid the flush times: Box offices are enjoying the highest grossing season in history but attendance has dipped after four consecutive seasons of gains.
In a story May 23 about a visit by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife to a Massachusetts high school, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the couple made a donation to the school during the visit. The couple did not make a donation to the school.
Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 7:21am
A court in the United Arab Emirates sentenced a businessman accused of stealing $1.5 billion while working for one of its sheikhdoms to 15 years in prison over one alleged scam, authorities said Wednesday.
Josh Boak, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 6:47am
Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it's the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth. His indictment glosses over significant differences in the economy now and then.
Joe McDonald, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 6:30am
The Moody's ratings agency on Wednesday cut China's credit rating due to surging debt, prompting a protest by Beijing and highlighting challenges faced by Communist leaders as they overhaul a slowing economy.