Business

EU's War On Business Continues With A $2.7 Billion Fine On Apple

Business | Robert Donachie
Zurich, Switzerland - 20 April, 2016: Google sign on the wall of the Google office building. Google is a multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. [Denis Linine / Shutterstock, Inc.]

A record fine

BMW Announces $600 Million Investment Into South Carolina Plant

US | Ted Goodman
The BMW logo is seen on the hood of a finished X4 at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. (REUTERS/Chris Keane)

BMW: Success story in the US would not have been possible without South Carolina

Nintendo Announces SNES Classic

Business | Ted Goodman
A studio shot of a Super nintendo video game controller. (CTR photos/shutterstock)

‘Now you’re playing with super power’

Are Corporate Investors Actually Doing Something About Global Warming?

Energy | Andrew Follett
Happy Businesswoman under money rain. (Shutterstock/MilanMarkovic78)

‘Sometimes it takes these symbolic kind of gestures to prompt actual change’

Martin Shkreli Prepares For Trial By Live-Streaming Himself Playing Video Games

Business | Robert Donachie
Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals and KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc, wears a Pepe the Frog lapel pin as he arrives for a hearing at U.S. Federal Court in Brooklyn, New York, October 14, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Accused of looting Retrophin out of nearly $11 million

Football Star Deion Sanders Launches Initiative At Koch Conference

Business | Robert Donachie
Deion Sanders on the sidelines during an NFL game in 2015. Christian Petersen/Getty Images.

‘I’m thankful for being a part of the winning team’

Energy CEOs Want Trump To 'Repeal And Replace' Another Obama-Era Policy

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) listens to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after announcing his decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Pruitt didn’t seem too receptive

America Bans Imports Of Brazilian Beef After Rancid Meat Found

US | Thomas Phippen
spoiled raw beef steaks (Photo: Shutterstock/HamsterMan)

Officials found millions of pounds of unsafe Brazilian beef since March

More Than 1,000 Uber Employees Sign Letter Calling For CEO's Return

Business | Jack Crowe
FILE PHOTO - Uber CEO Travis Kalanick speaks to students during an interaction at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus in Mumbai, India on January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo

‘We would not be here today without him’

Tesla May Build Electric Car Plant In China

World | Tim Pearce
A Tesla supercharger is pictured at the Tesla store in Sydney, Australia, March 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed

‘We need to establish local factories’

CEO Of Whole Foods Calls Investors 'Greedy Bastards'

Business | Robert Donachie
The sign for the Whole Foods grocery store is seen in Lakewood, Colorado in this September 11, 2007, REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files

‘Seeking a return on investment’

Steve Jobs Created The iPhone Because 'He Hated This Guy At Microsoft'

US | Eric Lieberman
Apple chief executive Steve Jobs unveils a new mobile phone that can also be used as a digital music player and a camera, a long-anticipated device dubbed an "iPhone" at the Macworld Conference 09 January 2007 in San Francisco, California. (Photo credit: TONY AVELAR/AFP/Getty Images)

‘They’re idiots’

Walmart, Amazon Feud Heats Up

Business | Eric Lieberman
Left: Amazon app on a smartphone. [Shutterstock - Pe3k] Right: Walmart app on a smartphone. [Shutterstock - Vdovichenko Denis]

‘Bully’

Amazon Wants To Revolutionize Clothing Shopping

Business | Jack Kocsis
YouTube screenshot/Amazon

Their plan is called Prime Wardrobe

Anthem Health Drops Out Of 2 More State Obamacare Exchanges

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

‘Planning and pricing for ACA-compliant health plans has become increasingly difficult’

Executive Spearheading Tesla's Self-Driving Vehicles Abruptly Leaves Company

Energy | Chris White
Tesla CEO Elon Musk (R) sits beside Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon (L) as U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a strategy and policy forum with chief executives of major U.S. companies at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Decided to make a change’

Uber CEO Resigns After Shareholders Revolt

US | Jack Crowe
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of US transportation company Uber Travis Kalanick gestures as he speaks at an event in New Delhi on December 16, 2016. (Photo credit: MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I love Uber more than anything in the world’

Oil Industry And Left-Wing Enviros Find Common Cause In A Carbon Tax

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Demonstrators gather for People's Climate March in Washington

Well, this is interesting…

Lockheed Signs Deal Moving Production Of Iconic American Fighter From Texas To India

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. F-16CM fighter jet takes off from Kallax Airport during the Arctic Challenge Exercise (ACE 2015) outside Lulea, norhtern Sweden

‘Made-in-India’ initiative

Environmentalists Sue Trump Over Alleged Coal Industry Ties

Energy | Andrew Follett
Worker with piece of coal in her hand at an open pit (Shutterstock/Mark Agnor)

Lawsuit time!

Environmentalists Ask Regulators To Kill Two Nuclear Power Plants

Energy | Andrew Follett
Evening colored sunset view of Nuclear power plant Jaslovske Bohunice - Slovakia (Shutterstock/Daniel Prudek)

They’re worried the reactor will beat out wind and solar

REMINDER: Dems Claimed Premiums Would Skyrocket With Obamacare

Business | Robert Donachie
Obama Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla

‘Constitutes a 105 percent increase in only 4 years’

Ford Plans To Sell Cars To The US After Moving Production To China

World | Ryan Pickrell
China's national flag is raised during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium in this August 8, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen/Files

Saving the company $1 billion

Uber Adds Tipping Option In Apparent Attempt To Start Anew

Business | Eric Lieberman
Man placing money in a tip jar. [Shutterstock - Prachaya Roekdeethaweesab]

Will this win hearts and minds?

Iowa Obamacare Insurer Hiking Rates 43.5 Percent

US | Robert Donachie
A Miami sign directing people to where they can sign up for Obamacare, before the Feb. 15 deadline. Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

‘Rate increases of 43 percent are not sustainable long term’

This Map Shows How Many Insurers Are Pulling Out Of Obamacare

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

2017 has been a particularly troublesome year for insurance providers

Boeing CEO Says 2-Hour Flight From NY To Shanghai Will Be Possible In The Next Decade Or Two

US | Jack Crowe
A pilot waves to the crowd during the first flight ceremony of the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner at the Charleston International Airport in North Charleston, South Carolina, United States March 31, 2017. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Roughly 3,800 mph

What 5G Means For The Future Of Tech

Business | Robert Donachie
A man uses a smartphone in New York City, in this picture taken November 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘internet of things’

Google Launches Stricter Measures To Remove Terrorist Content On YouTube

Tech | Hollis Poch
Photo By: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

‘We are committed to playing our part’

From Apple To Amazon, 18 Tech Bigwigs Are Going To Meet With Trump

US | Eric Lieberman
(L-R) Amazon's chief Jeff Bezos, Larry Page of Alphabet, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Vice President elect Mike Pence, President-elect Donald Trump and Peter Thiel, co-founder and former CEO of PayPal at during meetings at Trump Tower in New York December 14, 2016. (Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

‘we are with him’

How Republicans Are Ensuring Companies Put 'America First'

Business | Robert Donachie
House Budget Cmte Holds Hearing On CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook

‘Companies shift profits overseas that could be used to reinvest in American workers’

Lead Apple Supplier In Talks To Set Up First Plant In US

Business | Jake Rennie
REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Could it be coming to your state?

A Simple Solution That Could Get Trump's Tax Cuts Through Congress

Politics | Robert Donachie
Donald Trump Delivers Address To Joint Session Of Congress

‘A longer window allows to accrue some of the growth effects of tax reform’

Amazon Looking To Block Store Customers From Checking Prices On Their Phones

Business | Eric Lieberman
Woman buying clothes on her mobile phone. [Shutterstock - Sisacorn]

Cut out the competition

Mulvaney Releases Plans For Government Reorganization

Business | Robert Donachie
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about of U.S. President Donald Trump's budget in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘Many of the agencies simply have forgotten how to deregulate’

Report: Regulators Are Investigating Uber For Allegedly Spying On Customers

Business | Eric Lieberman
Uber is being hit from all angles. [Shutterstock - AlesiaKan]

‘Track high profile politicians, celebrities’

Nevada Reinstates Solar Panel Policy After Tesla Throws Temper Tantrum

Energy | Chris White
Tesla CEO Elon Musk (R) sits beside Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon (L) as U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a strategy and policy forum with chief executives of major U.S. companies at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Millions of dollars in positive economic benefit’

Border Tax Will Increase Average Car Price By $2,000, Auto Rep Says

Politics | Jack Crowe
FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Economic Director Gary Cohn discusses the Trump administration's tax reform proposal in the White House briefing room in Washington, U.S, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘It is imperative that the BAT not be part of any tax reform proposal’

GM Extends Shutdown At Two Plants As Car Sales Plunge

Politics | Ted Goodman
General Motors world headquarters are seen before GM CEO Mary Barra addresses the media ahead of the start of GM's annual shareholders meeting at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A combined 7,500 workers will be affected

Uber's Next CEO Isn't One Person, But A 14-Person Committee

Business | Eric Lieberman
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick speaks to students during an interaction at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus in Mumbai, India, January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

‘Inevitably, people will pick sides to get their way’

Commercial Construction Contractors Remain Confident Under Trump

US | Ted Goodman
Construction cranes are seen in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

‘We’ve allowed the government to get too big’

Claims For Unemployment Benefits Continue To Drop

US | Ted Goodman
People wait in line to enter the Nassau County Mega Job Fair at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Claims dropped another 8,000 last week

Warren: 'We Should Do Targeted Changes' To Regulations On Community Banks

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘Places where we should do targeted changes’

Boeing Defense CEO Explains Decision To Fire 50 Executives

US | Jack Crowe
President Donald Trump addresses a crowd during the debut event for the Dreamliner 787-10 at Boeing's South Carolina facilities on February 17, 2017 in North Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo: Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

‘Our customers needs are changing’

Eric Trump Blasts Media For Ignoring Thriving Stock Market

Business | Alexa Archambault
Eric Trump Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images

“Zero chance @CNN @MSNBC or the MSM will cover!”

Interest Rates Reach Highest Point Since 2008

Business | Ted Goodman
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen arrives for the G7 Financial ministers meeting in the southern Italian city of Bari, Italy, May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

‘We continue to expect that the economy will expand at a moderate pace’

Uber Board Member Appears To Make Sexist Joke During Meeting On Sexual Harassment

Business | Eric Lieberman
The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

‘I want to apologize’

Uber CEO's Letter To Employees: 'To Work On Uber 2.0, I Also Need To Work On Travis 2.0'

Business | Eric Lieberman
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick speaks to students during an interaction at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus in Mumbai, India, January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

‘The leader that this company needs’

Uber CEO Will Leave Company Indefinitely Amid Major Leadership Shakeup

Business | George Congdon
Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber Technologies Inc. speaks at the Wall Street Journal Digital Live ( WSJDLive ) conference at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California October 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

‘It’s hard to put a timeline on this — it may be shorter or longer than we might expect’

Massive Labor Cuts At Liberal Media Outlets, Hundreds Being Let Go

US | Nick Givas
Michael J Fox Back to the future/Youtube Screenshot/Movieclips

‘Corporate-wide layoffs’