Corporate America

US stocks tumble in early trade after global markets slide

U.S. stocks slumped broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 400 points and extending the market’s recent string of losses. The latest wave of selling came as investors grew unsettled by slowing economic growth in China and the costs of President Donald Trump‘s aggressive trade policies. China’s economy grew 6.5 … Continue reading US stocks tumble in early trade after global markets slide

WASHINGTON | Steve Bannon: Time’s Up is most powerful political movement

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump‘s former chief strategist says he’s surprised the #MeToo movement hasn’t had more impact on corporate America. Steve Bannon says he thinks Time’s Up is “the single most powerful potential political movement in the world.” Bannon spoke Saturday in New York during an ideas festival sponsored by The Economist. His comments … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Steve Bannon: Time’s Up is most powerful political movement

US stocks dip in early trading as busy earnings week starts

U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading Monday as losses in technology companies and retailers outweighed gains elsewhere. Banks posted solid gains. Investors had their eye on corporate America as the busiest week of the earnings reporting season got underway. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index fell 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,797 as … Continue reading US stocks dip in early trading as busy earnings week starts

GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Corporate America: New steps to curtail sales of firearms

GAINESVILLE, GA — With Gary Ramey’s fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn’t sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account.  Another credit card processing firm told … Continue reading GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Corporate America: New steps to curtail sales of firearms

WASHINGTON | US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift

WASHINGTON (AP) — Corporate America is seeking relief from President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on at least $50 billion in Chinese goods as negotiators seek to prevent a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Best Buy wants televisions to be spared from the tariffs. Sanden International (USA) of Wylie, Texas, warns it will … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift