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12:11 p.m. Today - Associated Press
Senate Democrats block debate on $700 billion Pentagon budget Minority Leader Chuck Schumer arranged the party-line filibuster voteMinority Leader Chuck Schumer arranged the party-line filibuster vote.
11:34 a.m. Today - By Victor Reklaitis
Hearing on online extremism amid ‘gun-violence crisis’ shows Congress’s ‘absurdity,’ says Democratic senator Execs from Facebook, Google and Twitter appear before Senate hearing focused on ‘mass violence, extremism and digital responsibility’The remarks from Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois come during a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee that aims to look at how social media giants are handling violent or threatening content on their platforms.
6:08 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Investors are too complacent about inflation and low interest rates, says Schwab strategist Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day from Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab, worries investors are being a bit too casual about one aspect of the economy right now.
4:47 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
Here are the highest paid, most in-demand jobs in every U.S. state The worst paid profession improves the quality of life of millions of Americans and their elderly family membersThe worst paid profession improves the quality of life of millions of Americans and their elderly family members.
7:24 p.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - By Dustin Volz
Justice Department sues to block Edward Snowden from profiting with his new book Feds say Snowden broke NDA; ACLU says no secrets in bookThe U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit against Edward Snowden, arguing the former intelligence contractor violated government nondisclosure agreements by publishing a new book about his 2013 leaks of classified surveillance programs.
6:11 p.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
The ‘best job in America’ pays over $108,000 a year — and has a high number of openings This analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openingsThis analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openings.
10:12 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Netanyahu legacy on line as he pleads for last-minute votes in ultratight race against retired Israeli military chief GantzPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s career was on the line Tuesday as Israel held its second national election this year, with voters deciding whether to give him another term in office despite a likely indictment on corruption charges.
10:16 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - Associated Press
Still reeling from Dorian, Bahamas faces another tropical storm Tropical Storm Humberto threatens to lash the region already hit by Hurricane Dorian two weeks agoOfficials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed a couple of small airports in the Bahamas on Saturday as Tropical Storm Humberto threatened to lash the archipelago’s northwest region that was already hit by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago.
6:13 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
As Brexit looms closer, approximately 80,000 Irish passports were issued to UK residents so far in 2019 Holders of an Irish passport would have the freedom to work anywhere within the 28-member unionHolders of an Irish passport would have the freedom to work anywhere within the 28-member union.
6:01 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Nigam Arora
How an underperforming AT&T could eventually outperform Apple and Amazon AT&T may be a lumbering giant, but in tough times investors may flock to the stockAT&T may be a lumbering giant, but in tough times investors may flock to the stock.
1:22 p.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Hasan Minhaj tells Congress that student loan debt is ‘a paywall to the middle class’ The Netflix ‘Patriot Act’ host has been vocal about the $1.6 trillion debt crisisThe Netflix “Patriot Act” host has been vocal about the $1.6 trillion debt crisis.
9:06 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Jeff Reeves
5 ways for investors to make money off millennials Jeff Reeves points to the critical group’s preferences and how to invest accordinglyJeff Reeves points to the critical group’s preferences and how to invest accordingly.
7:28 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran tells U.S. to ‘put warmongers aside’ amid rising tensions Hassan Rouhani’s remarks signaled approval of President Trump’s dismissal of John Bolton as national security adviser—Bolton had for years been critical of IranHassan Rouhani’s remarks signaled approval of President Trump’s dismissal of John Bolton as national security adviser—Bolton had for years been critical of Iran.
7:02 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - Associated Press
18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11 A crowd of victims’ relatives assembled at ground zero at 8:46 a.m today where an observance began with a moment of silence and tolling bellsA crowd of victims’ relatives assembled at ground zero at 8:46 a.m today where an observance began with a moment of silence and tolling bells.
5:13 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Caroline Baum
The true cost of social media Twitter affects markets, Facebook affects elections, and it all affects the way we interactSocial media is a poor way to communicate anything of substance. It has created discord, not cohesion.
3:41 p.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Air Force to review policies after crew stayed at Trump resort Critics say taxpayer-funded stays at Trump hotels is conflict of interestThe Air Force is reviewing how crews on international travel choose airports and hotels after one crew recently spent a night at a Trump resort in Scotland.
2:49 p.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Coast Guard rescues all 4 crew members trapped in overturned cargo ship Rescuers had to cut holes in hull of capsized shipCoast Guard rescuers pulled four trapped men alive from a capsized cargo ship Monday, drilling into the hull’s steel plates to extract the crew members more than a day after their vessel overturned while leaving a Georgia port.
11:52 a.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump applauds activist investor’s AT&T plan and attacks Republican rivals President knocks ‘Three Stooges’ as Sanford becomes latest primary challenger President Donald Trump says he welcomed the involvement of an activist investor in AT&T, suggesting it could lead to a stop to what he routinely describes as “fake news” from CNN.
11:27 a.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
U.N. atomic watchdog confirms Iran is breaching nuclear deal again It’s the latest violation of the 2015 agreement as Iran tries to pressure Europe to maintain oil shipments and ease the toll of U.S. sanctions on the Iranian economyIt’s the latest violation of the 2015 agreement as Iran tries to pressure Europe to maintain oil shipments and ease the toll of U.S. sanctions on the Iranian economy.
8:55 a.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Hong Kong warns U.S. to stay out of its internal affairs Protesters on Sunday were seen imploring President Trump to ‘stand with Hong Kong’Protesters on Sunday were seen imploring President Trump to ‘stand with Hong Kong.’
7:57 p.m. Sept. 7, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump reveals via tweet that secret Camp David meeting on Sunday with Taliban is canceled Trump’s tweet was surprising because it would mean that the president was set to host members of the Taliban at the presidential retreat in Maryland just days before the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and PentagonTrump’s tweet was surprising because it would mean that the president was set to host members of the Taliban at the presidential retreat in Maryland just days before the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
6:01 a.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - By Cody Willard
Recession fears are overblown, making stocks attractive Don’t panic. If the trade war ends, equities will be repriced higherDon’t panic. If the trade war ends, equities will be repriced higher.
9:08 a.m. Sept. 4, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Chicago mayor slams ‘Republican cowards’ like Ted Cruz over gun laws Critics regularly argue Chicago is proof that strict gun laws can’t work, but they’re misrepresenting the facts, says Mayor Lori LightfootIf you’ve tuned into talk radio, chances are good you’ve heard the host or the guest (or both) deflect calls for increased gun control by pointing to Chicago as some sort of crime-ridden wasteland where disarming law-abiding citizens has directly led to a spike in shooting deaths. Lori Lightfoot, just three months on the job, has had enough.
5:46 a.m. Sept. 3, 2019 - Associated Press
California tests Andrew Yang’s idea of giving Americans cash each month Yang has a proposal to give Americans $1,000 in cash each month as ‘universal basic income’Yang has a proposal to give Americans $1,000 in cash each month as ‘universal basic income.’
9:52 a.m. Sept. 2, 2019 - By Guy Verhofstadt
Battle for Britain will go on long after Brexit and Boris Johnson Abandoning the E.U. would leave Britain with tough tradeoffs and Trump Abandoning the E.U. would leave Britain with tough tradeoffs and Trump.
4:57 a.m. Sept. 2, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
The No. 1 job in America with the ‘best career opportunities’ pays $112,000 a year — and it’s not in tech Here’s one thing to get you out of bed in the morning: a meaningful job with a high possibility of advancementHere’s one thing to get you out of bed in the morning: a meaningful job with a high possibility of advancement.
3:08 a.m. Aug. 30, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
Here are 2019’s biggest stock market winners and losers in the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq The best performers include Chipotle, AMD, Apple and Visa. The losers comprise Macy’s and Kraft HeinzThe best performers include Chipotle, AMD, Apple and Visa. The losers comprise Macy’s and Kraft Heinz.
11:54 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
Stacey Abrams ‘will not be a candidate’ after Georgia Sen. Isakson resigns Georgia GOP Sen. Isakson said he’s leaving the job he loves because of ‘mounting’ health issuesGeorgia GOP Sen. Isakson said he’s leaving the job he loves because of ‘mounting’ health issues.
11:27 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock complains he has to ‘spend $60 on Facebook right now to get a $1 donor’ Bullock was referring to the 130,000 donor threshold that is a requirement for the next Democratic debateBullock was referring to the 130,000 donor threshold that is a requirement for the next Democratic debate
8:22 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019 - By MarketWatch
‘Alone, America cannot protect our people and our economy,’ warns former Defense Secretary Mattis The military general urges a U.S. return to a ‘strategic stance that includes the interests of as many nations as we can make common cause with ... ’A strong America should not be a solitary America, says the four-decade Marine, Sec. Jim Mattis, in a book to be published early next month.
9:45 a.m. Aug. 27, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Brace yourself: 10 steps to take now to prepare for the next recession Tougher times may be coming. Better be readyTougher times may be coming. Better be ready.
5:30 a.m. Aug. 24, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. created 501,000 fewer jobs since 2018 than previously reported, new figures show Hiring doesn’t appear to have gotten big boost from Trump tax cuts Turns out hiring wasn’t quite as strong in 2018 and early 2019 as the government initially reported — by about a half-million jobs. The U.S. economy had about 501,000 fewer jobs as of March 2019
6:14 a.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Investors are so bearish, it’s almost time to start buying stocks again, says Bank of America Critical information for the U.S. trading dayHappy Jackson Hole-Friday. Our call of the day comes from the Bank of America folks, whose Friday “Flow Show” zeroes in on a contrarian signal telling investors to get ready to love stocks again.
1:02 p.m. Aug. 22, 2019 - Associated Press
South Korea cancels intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute The move could set back U.S. attempts to bolster security cooperation with two of its most important allies in the Asian regionThe move could set back U.S. attempts to bolster security cooperation with two of its most important allies in the Asian region.
9:01 a.m. Aug. 22, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Sarah Sanders becomes latest ex-Trump official to join Fox Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is joining Fox News as a contributor, becoming the latest ex-Trump administration official to join the organization.
10:42 a.m. Aug. 21, 2019 - Associated Press
McCain family talks of legacy and civility a year after longtime Republican senator’s cancer death John McCain died last Aug. 25 in Cornville, Ariz.A year after McCain’s death from brain cancer, a focal-point library is one way his wife, Cindy McCain, and other family members are fighting to shape how the world remembers the Vietnam War hero and senator and to prevent President Donald Trump from doing it for them.
5:37 a.m. Aug. 21, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Investors aren’t paying enough attention to this big risk lying in wait for stocks, says John Hancock strategist Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day from Matthew Miskin, co-chief investment strategist at John Hancock Investment Management, says he has spotted a big blind spot for U.S. investors.
12:53 p.m. Aug. 20, 2019 - Associated Press
Huawei founder is confident in the tech giant despite U.S. sanctions Ren Zhengfei also stated that he doesn’t want relief from U.S. sanctions if it means China has to make concessions in a tariff warRen Zhengfei also stated that he doesn’t want relief from U.S. sanctions if it means China has to make concessions in a tariff war.
10:48 a.m. Aug. 20, 2019 - Associated Press
As Democratic rivals head to California, Joe Biden pivots to New Hampshire Former Vice President Joe Biden is skipping the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting in favor of New HampshireFormer Vice President Joe Biden is skipping the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting in favor of New Hampshire
9:14 a.m. Aug. 20, 2019 - Associated Press
White House claims the ‘fundamentals’ of the U.S. economy are ‘very strong’ There has been a mounting concern that a recession could be coming, thus hurting President Donald Trump’s reelection campaignThere has been a mounting concern that a recession could be coming, thus hurting President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign.
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