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Everything you've always wanted to know about fintech

CNBC explains all the crucial terminology you need to know to understand the fintech industry.... read more

 CNBC18 days ago

     
Japan, Hong Kong shares track Wall Street advance

Japan, Hong Kong shares track Wall Street advance as indexes hit fresh highs... read more

 ABC18 days ago
Toyota plant closure latest step in Australian "Carmageddon"

Toyota shutters factory in Melbourne, as "Carmageddon" hits Australian auto industry... read more

 ABC18 days ago
Interest rates on US Treasury bills mixed at weekly auction

Interest rates on US Treasury bills mixed with 6-month bills highest since late 2008... read more

 ABC18 days ago
After hours buzz: TSLA, GS, GE & more

See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
General Electric's Jeff Immelt retires 3 months early

General Electric's Jeff Immelt has decided to retire three months early because the transition to a new CEO is going well... read more

 ABC18 days ago
Business Highlights

Business Highlights... read more

 ABC18 days ago
Gun stocks jump, following historical pattern after a mass shooting

Gun stocks shares rose after at least 50 people died in what was apparently the deadliest shooting in U.S. history.... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
GM jumps to record after Deutsche Bank says it will launch self-driving car fleet as soon as 2020

General Motors shares rose after Deutsche Bank said the automaker's management "confirmed" expectations GM could launch self-driving vehicles soon.... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
Move over 'FANG' stocks, now there's 'FAAANG'

A strategist added Broadcom and Adobe to the popular Wall Street acronym as some of the most popular stocks in tech.... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
Altice and Synchronoss move higher while Nordstrom sinks

Altice USA and Synchronoss Technologies advance while Nordstrom and Dentsply Sirona stumble... read more

 ABC18 days ago
How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

US stocks set more records Monday as health care companies and banks continued to surge as investors grew more optimistic about the recovery in manufacturers... read more

 ABC18 days ago
Grain mostly lower,livestock mixed

Wheat, corn and soybeans lower, oats higher on the CBOT; beef lower and pork higher on the CME.... read more

 ABC18 days ago
Casino stocks fall, led by Mandalay Bay-owner MGM, after Las Vegas shooting

Shares of casino operators fell on Monday after the Las Vegas massacre, the deadliest shooting in U.S. history.... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
Equifax's then-CEO waited three weeks to inform board of massive data breach, testimony says

Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith will testify Tuesday that he learned of the hack on July 31 and told the board's lead director August 22... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
Fewer consumers want the new iPhones than the iPhone 7 last year, survey shows

A Wall Street survey shows fewer customers want Apple's newest iPhones than the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus last year.... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
Goldman Sachs exploring bitcoin trading operation

Goldman Sachs is considering a new trading operation focused on bitcoin and other digital currencies... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
The Fed is making a mistake by still planning to raise rates, Kashkari says

Neel Kashkari contends that the Fed has driven down inflation expectations by tightening policy sooner than it should.... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
Billionaire tech CEO Siebel predicts higher permanent unemployment from technology

Veteran technology CEO Tom Siebel foresees unemployment ahead as companies continue to evolve with big data.... read more

 CNBC18 days ago
Insider Q&A: Uber human resources chief Liane Hornsey

Insider Q&A: Uber Human Resources Chief Liane Hornsey navigates sex harassment complaints, other crises just weeks after she starts work... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Securities regulator says personal info was leaked in breach

The Securities and Exchange Commission says at least two people had their personal information stolen in the breach that happened last year... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Get Started: Tax plan gets mixed small business reception

Small business groups are split over Republican-backed tax overhaul plan... read more

 ABC19 days ago
US stocks move higher as tech and health care companies rise

Technology and health care stocks are again leading US stock indexes to record highs... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Stressed retail industry plunging deeper into junk territory, S&P says

The percentage of US retailers with high-risk CCC ratings has doubled since the beginning of the year, S&P says.... read more

 CNBC19 days ago
US factory activity surges last month to highest since 2004

US manufacturing index rises to 60.8 last month, highest since September 2004... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Favorite to be next Fed chair believes central bank is a 'slave' to the stock market

Societe Generale's analyst said at a conference last week Kevin Warsh claimed current Fed policy is deeply flawed.... read more

 CNBC19 days ago
US construction spending rebounds after 2 straight monthly declines, manufacturing also higher

U.S. construction spending rebounded in August after two straight months of declines, boosted by increases in both private and public outlays.... read more

 CNBC19 days ago
Fed's rate hikes causing low inflation, Kashkari says

The Fed's own actions are responsible for weak inflation and the U.S. central bank should raise rates when inflation hits its 2% goal, says Neel Kashkari.... read more

 CNBC19 days ago
US construction activity up 0.5 percent in August, rebounding after 2 months of declines

US construction activity up 0.5 percent in August, rebounding after 2 months of declines... read more

 ABC19 days ago
US construction spending rebounded 0.5 percent in August

US construction activity up 0.5 percent in August, rebounding after 2 months of declines... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Grains lower, livestock mixed

Wheat, corn, oats and soybeans lower on the CBOT. Beef mixed, pork higher on the CME... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly higher

Stocks opened the first day of trading in the fourth quarter on a positive note, edging further into record territory.... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Nissan recalls 1.3 million Japan vehicles for re-inspections

Nissan is recalling 1.2 million vehicles in Japan, produced between October 2014 and September this year, to re-inspect them as they had not gone through the proper final checks... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Personal income growth slows to 0.2 percent in August

Personal income was expected to increase by 0.2 percent in August, according to economists polled by Reuters.... read more

 CNBC19 days ago
Kudlow: Trump has an incentive-packed tax plan like JFK and Reagan — so don't blow it, GOP

Trump has an opportunity to do something JFK and Reagan did very successfully, says Larry Kudlow.... read more

 CNBC19 days ago
How the Trump tax plan will make 'most people better off,' Tax Foundation president says

While the GOP tax reform plan is short on key details, the head of a tax policy group called the plan "viable."... read more

 CNBC19 days ago
Asian shares gain on strong factory data for China, Japan

Asia shares advance on stronger-than-expected factory data from Japan, China... read more

 ABC19 days ago
This Week: Auto sales, PepsiCo earnings, nonfarm payrolls

This Week: Auto sales, PepsiCo earns, Nonfarm payrolls... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Asian shares advance on strong factory data for China, Japan

Asia shares advance on stronger than expected factory data from Japan, China... read more

 ABC19 days ago
Surveys show upbeat economic, investment outlook for Japan

Bank of Japan's quarterly survey shows an improved outlook for manufacturing in the world's third largest economy... read more

 ABC19 days ago
David Stockman warns investors to 'get out of the casino,' says stocks set for a 40-70% plunge

David Stockman, President Reagan's OMB director, isn't stepping away from his thesis that the rally is in danger.... read more

 CNBC20 days ago
Uber's Kalanick names 2 new directors to company board

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says he's naming two new directors to the board of the ride-hailing app maker... read more

 ABC20 days ago
Bass Pro completes $4 billion acquisition of Cabela's

Bass Pro Shops' roughly $4 billion acquisition of rival outdoor retailer Cabela's is complete, but the small western Nebraska town that has been home to Cabela's is still wondering about its future... read more

 ABC21 days ago
HBO's Sheila Nevins discuses how she conquered the world of documentary film

Nevins opens up about her career and steps she took to get where she is today.... read more

 ABC21 days ago
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discusses the jobs of the future

Satya Nadella talks artificial intelligence and the future of jobs on "Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis".... read more

 ABC21 days ago
Trump asks judge to dismiss 'emoluments' case against him

President Donald Trump is asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit alleging he is violating the Constitution by taking profits from foreign governments that patronize his hotels and other properties... read more

 ABC21 days ago
Appeals court panel overturns verdict against guardrail firm

Appeals-court panel overturns $663 million verdict against a highway-guardrail maker... read more

 ABC21 days ago
Government regulators remove AIG from tougher oversight

Government regulators remove insurance giant AIG from tougher oversight requirements... read more

 ABC21 days ago
Administration favors change in electricity pricing

Trump administration favors changing electricity pricing in a way that could help coal and nuclear power... read more

 ABC21 days ago
WATCH: How to make extra cash outside of your day job

Chris Guillebeau, author of "Side Hustle" and host of "Side Hustle School" podcast, shares his tips on how to make your side hustle work.... read more

 ABC21 days ago