Business

Turkish Govt. Seized Over 950 Private Companies Since 2016

Business | Robert Donachie
FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

‘Some $11 billion worth of corporate assets have been put under government control’

Elon Musk Says His New Rocket Probably Won't Work, Expert Agrees

Energy | Andrew Follett
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. Space Exploration Technologies announced April 27, 2016, it will send uncrewed Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, a first step in company founder Elon Musk's goal to fly people to another planet. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo)

‘Musk is right to be ready for failure’

Feds Reportedly Investigating Amazon Because Prices May Be Too Good To Be True

Business | Eric Lieberman
An Amazon package arrives to the customer after delivery. [Shutterstock - Hadrian]

‘Deeply flawed’

Trump's Labor Secretary Targets Occupational Licensing For Reform

Politics | Ted Goodman
Labor Sec. Alexander Acosta speaking at ALEC (Photo courtesy of Tim Lineberger)

‘Excess licensing hinders the American workforce’

Elon Musk's Claim That White House Permitted Hyperloop Might Be A Bluff

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive Officer Musk speaks during an official ceremony in Adelaide to announce that Tesla will install the world's largest grid-scale battery in the South Australian state

‘I’m completely unaware’

Companies Still Using Jared Kushner's White House Ties To Recruit Chinese Investors

Business | Will Racke
US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross (L), US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (2ndL), Senior Advisor Jared Kushner (2ndR) and Chris Adams, US Treasury, take their seats during a US and China comprehensive Economic Dialogue at the US Department of the Treasury July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. After riding a wave of anti-trade feeling to the White House, the Trump administration is taking a more traditional approach to resolving issues with China: a formal structure of talks that makes gradual, sometimes glacial progress. (PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/Brendan Smialowski)

‘Likely to receive support and be expanded’

Ford Employs Professional Smellers Because Some People Hate New Car Scent So Much

World | Eric Lieberman
A car filled with flowers for an extra special smell.[Shutterstock - kostasgr]

What is your opinion of new car smell?

Jobs Coming Back To Oilfields After Years Of Decline

Energy | Andrew Follett
Smiling Female Engineer in an Oilfield (Shutterstock/branislavpudar)

Jobs have risen by 142 percent since May 2016

America Will Start Selling Rice In China, For Some Reason

US | Thomas Phippen
Rice farmers (Shutterstock/Bplanet)

All the rice in China apparently isn’t enough

Low-Income Americans Wage Growth Outpacing High-Income Salaries

Business | Robert Donachie
A chef prepares raw meat at a restaurant (Photo: Shutterstock/DenisFilm)

This hasn’t happened since 2010

Exxon Claims Gov't Fines For Russian Sanctions Violations 'Fundamentally Unfair'

Energy | Chris White

‘Trying to retroactively enforce a new interpretation’

Elon Musk Claims He Received Verbal Gov Approval For DC To NY Hyperloop

US | Jack Crowe
Ellon Musk, founder and CEO of SpaceX speaks before the start of the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in Hawthorne, Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 29, 2017. (REUTERS/Monica Almeida)

Travel at speeds of up to 700 mph

Alabama Leaders Warns Unions To Stay Out Of The State

Business | Ted Goodman
Map of Alabama. (Bennian/Shutterstock.)

‘As a right-to-work state, we are putting all workers on an even playing field’

Walmart Wants To Satisfy Customers By Scanning Their Faces

Business | Eric Lieberman
A photo of a computer screen running "Real Time Face Detector" software shows visitors' expressions analysed and explained in real time at the stand of the Fraunhofer Institute at the CeBIT trade fair in Hanover on March 6, 2008. [JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images]

‘So much competition’

Solar Companies Using '2008 Sub-Prime Lender' Tactics To Sell Panels

Energy | Andrew Follett
Solar Panels - Background (Shutterstock/ Lightboxx)

‘Find seniors or low income vulnerable populations’

Report: Trump Expected To Drop $3 Million Fine Against Harley Davidson

Business | Chris White
Las Vegas - Circa December 2016: Harley-Davidson Local Signage. Harley Davidson's Motorcycles are Known for Their Loyal Following Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com

Will refile the consent decree

Rick Perry Says 'Clean' Coal Will Shape America's Energy Future

Energy | George Congdon
Rick Perry and Mike Pence (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘It’s a highly efficient, low-emission plant’

Smoking Alternatives May Kill Cigarettes Within Five Years

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr

The Daily Vaper

A man uses a Philip Morris iQOS e-cigarette in Tokyo, Japan May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

‘Significantly reduced risk’

Congress Nudges Trump To Intervene On Open Skies Fight

Business | Ted Goodman
U.S. Airline pilots appeal to President Donald Trump outside White House in January 2017. (Ted Goodman/TheDCNF)

‘Its benefits to the economy and its complexity’

The Private Sector In Cuba Isn't Private At All

Business | Robert Donachie
Che Guevara depicted on Cuban government building in Plaza de Revolucion in Havana (Robert Donachie/Daily Caller News Foundation)

‘The resources of these enterprises are owned by the state’

DC Chipotle Shuts Down Store Over Food-Borne Illness Reports

Business | Robert Donachie
The logo of Chipotle Mexican Grill (REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

Chipotle stock fell over 6 percent Tuesday morning

Elon Musk Appoints Rupert Murdoch's Son To Tesla's Board

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive Officer Musk speaks during an official ceremony in Adelaide to announce that Tesla will install the world's largest grid-scale battery in the South Australian state

Meant to alleviate concerns

UnitedHealth's Profits Continue To Soar After Ditching Obamacare

Business | Robert Donachie
Demonstrators protest over the repeal and replacement of Obamacare outside the offices of Republican congressman Darryl Issa in Vista, California, U.S., March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The company continues to make gains after leaving Obamacare.

China's Economy Soars As US Stumbles

World | Christopher Brooks
China's President Xi Jinping makes a toast during a banquet in Hong Kong, China June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Dale de la Rey/Pool - RTS1995H

Projections aren’t great

Big Labor Gets Behind Trump As NAFTA Renegotiations Start Taking Shape

Politics | Ted Goodman
U.S. President Donald Trump waves to supporters as he arrives at the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S., July 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘No deal is better than a bad deal’

California's AG Refuses To Confirm Or Deny Involvement In Exxon Crusade

| Chris White
PROVO, UT/USA - OCTOBER 2, 2016: Farmers Insurance sign and Logo. Farmers Insurance Group is an American insurer group of automobiles, homes and small businesses.

‘We don’t announce our investigations’

California Fines Woman $5,000 For Refusing Housing Services To An Asian Guest

US | Eric Lieberman
"Trump Supporter Cancels Asian Woman's Airbnb Stay" [YouTube/Screenshot/Public - User: Hashtag Re-Hash]

‘I will not allow this country to be told what to do by foreigners’

Big Oil Ramps Up Its Fight Against Nuclear Power

Energy | Andrew Follett
Oil and barrels. poured oil on the money dollar currency. bargaining. Exchange. oil business. Profit growth rates, profit from sales of petroleum products. (Shutterstock/gerasimov_foto_174)

A ‘disingenuous campaign against state zero emission credits for nuclear energy’

$1 Million In Marijuana Found Hidden Inside New Cars From Mexico

US | Steve Birr
Bundles of marijuana

‘Clearly, something went wrong’

NPR Reaches 11th Hour Agreement With Union

Business | Ted Goodman
Photo of the National Public Radio homepage on a monitor screen through a magnifying glass (Shutterstock/Gil C)

Still must be approved by union members

Trump, McConnell, Pence Call For Full, Clean Obamacare Repeal

Politics | Christopher Bedford
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump (L) gives a thumbs up sign as he walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Pull back on repeal, replace

Google Wins Lawsuit Against Labor Department Over Workers' Privacy

Business | Eric Lieberman
Handing over secret files. [Shutterstock - Billion Photos]

‘Risk of identity theft’

Former Suzuki Employee Pleads Guilty To VW-Like Regulation Violation

Business | Chris White

violated provisions in the Clean Air Act

Two Big Companies Reverse Plans To Merge After Federal Agency Threatened To Sue

Business | Eric Lieberman
BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 18: Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles carries the ball against linebacker Matt Judon #91 of the Baltimore Ravens in the first quarter at M&T Bank Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

‘Intense rivalry’

Top 20 Highest Earning CEOs In The United States [SLIDESHOW]

Entertainment | Ian Henderson

They get paid the big bucks

Study: US Will Be Global Leader In Energy Exports By 2022

Energy | Andrew Follett
Landscape image of a oil well pumpjack wiith an early morning golden sunrise and American USA red White and Blue Flag background. (Shutterstock/ James BO Insogna)

LNG attracts many new customers

Warren Buffett Gives More Than $3 Billion To Various Charities

Business | George Congdon

Much of it to the Gates Foundation

Is Amazon Getting Too Big?

Tech | Ian Henderson
The logo of Amazon is seen at a company logistics center. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

‘Very recent and preliminary investigation of Amazon’

Google Is Lawyering Up In Europe After Record Fines

World | Eric Lieberman
Judges Or Auctioneer Gavel On The Dollar Cash Background, Top View, Close-Up. Concept For Corruption, Bankruptcy, Bail, Crime, Bribing, Fraud, Auction Bidding, Fines (Shutterstock/AVN Photo Lab)

‘Best possible defence team’

Google Dodges $1.6 Billion Penalty After Winning Court Case

World | Eric Lieberman
Judge Money Gavel (Shutterstock/AVN Photo Lab)

Silicon Valley vs. Europe yet again

The Federal Gov Is Facing This Serious Fiscal Crisis

Business | Robert Donachie
Deep in debt. (Photo: Yingzaa_ST/Shuttserstock)

‘Congress will need to act in a timely manner’

This Kitchen Item Was A Top Seller On Amazon Prime Day

Business | Eric Lieberman
An Amazon package arrives to the customer after delivery. [Shutterstock - Hadrian]

‘Grew by more than 60 percent’

Trump Hotels Hacked Again, Credit Cards Exposed

US | Eric Lieberman
US President-elect Donald Trump answers questions from the media after a day of meetings on December 28, 2016 at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Notified law enforcement’

REPORT: What Is Driving Premium Increases In 2018?

Business | Robert Donachie
Activists protest against the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare during a rally in Freedom Plaza in Washington March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

4 main reasons driving premium increases next year

Tesla Sold Zero Cars In Hong Kong After The Govt Stopped Subsiding Them

Business | Tim Pearce
Tesla Chief Executive Officer Musk speaks during an official ceremony in Adelaide to announce that Tesla will install the world's largest grid-scale battery in the South Australian state

‘Increased the cost of our cars by nearly 100%’

So Many Solar Panels Come Out Of The Factory Broken, Companies Use Drones To Spot Them

Energy | Andrew Follett
Portrait of blond young woman with tablet computer controlling a drone in large city. Concept of the future is now. 3d rendering. Mock up (Shutterstock/ImageFlow)

‘Number of defective panels there is equal to about 35 homes worth of power’

Dow Tanks Over 100 Points After Don Jr. Releases Russia Emails

Business | Robert Donachie
A screen shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average soon after the market opened on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange . REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

‘The Dow sits at 21,321.65 as of 11:42 a.m. Monday’

Nevada Running Out Of Weed One Week After Legalization

US | Steve Birr
A variety of medicinal marijuana buds in jars are pictured at Los Angeles Patients & Caregivers Group dispensary in West Hollywood, California U.S., October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

‘Losing their jobs’

The Company Set Up To Compete With Tesla Just Lost A Billion Dollars

Energy | Andrew Follett
Woman setting American one dollar bill on fire (Shutterstock/Tiffany Bryant)

‘If you’re an investor, you’re f**ked’

Trade Experts Warn New Sanctions On Russia Could Damage US Competitiveness

World | Chris White
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘it could block U.S. oil and gas firms’