Business

Ryan's Border Adjustment Tax Dead On Arrival?

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) turns to House Speaker Paul Ryan (2ndR) as he gathers with Congressional Republicans in the Rose Garden of the White House after the House of Representatives approved the American Healthcare Act, to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with the Republican healthcare plan, in Washington, U.S., May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘It wouldn’t pass the Senate.’

Coal Mining CEO Urges Trump To Seek Truth On 2010 Mine Disaster

Business | Ted Goodman
President Donald Trump at the Charleston Civic Center on May 5, 2016 in Charleston, West Virginia. (Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images)

‘Help me expose the truth of what happened’

Investors Doubt Trump Will Break Up Big Banks

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

They are hoping for a Dodd-Frank repeal.

Netflix Is Considering A Price Surge For Weekends, Says Report

Business | Eric Lieberman
Netflix, a global provider of streaming movies and TV series. [Shutterstock - Kaspars Grinvalds]

The company gains confidence in competition with cable TV

Elon Musk's Cousin Steps Down As Head Of Bedraggled SolarCity

Business | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: Lyndon Rive, SolarCity co-founder and CEO, attends SolarCity's Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015.

‘I can hand off the baton to somebody else’

Ford To Cut 10 Percent Of Global Workforce

Business | Robert Donachie
Alan Mulally, President and CEO of Ford Motor Company, appears at a launch event for the New 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid car in New York's Times Square, September 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘We are continuing our intense focus on cost’

Lyft, Google Stir Up What Could Be Uber's Worst Nightmare

Business | Eric Lieberman
Li Zengwen, a development engineer at Changan Automobile, lifts his hands off the steering wheel as the car is on self-driving mode during a test drive on a highway in Beijing, China, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Self-driving technology could ‘accelerate our shared vision’

Philadelphia Sues Wells Fargo Over Race-Based Discrimination

Business | Robert Donachie
A Wells Fargo sign is seen outside a banking branch in New York (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)

‘565,000 lines of credit and opened 1.5 million bank accounts’

The Ransomware Outbreak Has Been Great For One Industry In Particular

Business | Robert Donachie
Federal cybersecurity managers say things haven't gotten better since OPM breach. Photo: Shutterstock

‘A 10 percent increase in cybersecurity can save the global economy’

Puerto Rico Caused These Funds To Lose $5.4 Billion

Business | Robert Donachie
Students of the University of Puerto Rico protest as a meeting of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico is taking place at the Convention Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico March 31, 2017. Picture taken March 31, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

Puerto Rican debt was paying nearly 10 percent

Wall Street Analyst Says Electric Car Market Might Crowd Out Tesla

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China in this January 26, 2016, file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files

Cut his rating on Tesla

Airbnb Launches New Political Committee With An Al Gore Slogan

Business | Thomas Phippen
A man walks past a logo of Airbnb after a news conference in Tokyo

‘People versus the Powerful’

GE Might Double Its Purchases Of Mexican Products

Business | Robert Donachie
General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt. (Reuters/Vincent Kessler)

‘Companies are not going to leave the United States anymore’

Fed Hints Another Rate Increase Is Coming

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump (L), flanked by Vice President Mike Pence, delivers remarks to members of the Independent Community Bankers Association in the Kennedy Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘I’d be very surprised at that this year’

Uber's Legal Problems Just Got Worse After Judge Calls For Criminal Investigation

Business | Eric Lieberman
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.]

Tech giant vs. tech giant

EpiPen Maker In Hot Water For Price Gouging AGAIN

Business | Robert Donachie
Mylan NL CEO Heather Bresch is sworn in before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Rising Price of EpiPens, at the Capitol in Washington, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Keep costs high through a complex shell game’

Maine Democrats Join Republicans To Tweak Min Wage Bill

Business | Ted Goodman
The Maine State House in Augusta, Maine. (Felix Lipov/shutterstock)

A rare example of bipartisanship

Top Federal Reserve Official Says Trump's Trade Vision Is A 'Dead End'

Business | Robert Donachie
US President Donald Trump speaks at the presentation ceremony for the Commander-in-Chief trophy to the US Air Force Academy in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘A policy of economic isolationism will fail’

Aetna Ditches Obamacare Entirely

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

“Lost nearly $700 million”

AHCA Medicaid Reforms Increase Funding For Elderly

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

AHCA ‘guts Medicaid’