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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 07:41 AM EDT

Walmart Ups Delivery Game With Next Day Shipping

Walmart Ups Delivery Game With Next Day Shipping

Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The nation's largest retailer said Tuesday it's been building a network of more...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 04:25 PM EDT

Stocks Rise as US Targets More Tariff Hikes on Chinese Goods

Stocks Rise as US Targets More Tariff Hikes on Chinese Goods

U.S. officials listed $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes while Beijing vowed Tuesday to "fight to the finish" in an escalating trade battle that is fueling fears about damage to global...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10:35 PM EDT

It's Not Just China: Trump Trade War Rages on Several Fronts

It's Not Just China: Trump Trade War Rages on Several Fronts

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is not the only conflict with a major trading partner raging ahead of his reelection bid. Trump, who campaigned in 2016 on cracking down on what he calls unfair...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 02:53 AM EDT

Jury: Monsanto to Pay $2 Billion in Weed Killer Cancer Case

Jury: Monsanto to Pay $2 Billion in Weed Killer Cancer Case

A jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.05 billion to a couple who claimed the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The Oakland jury on Monday delivered...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 04:05 PM EDT

Facebook to Pay US Content Reviewers More Amid Criticism

Facebook to Pay US Content Reviewers More Amid Criticism

Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:05 PM EDT

Survey: 62% of Millennials Say They’re Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Survey: 62% of Millennials Say They’re Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Almost two-thirds of millennials say they’re living paycheck to paycheck and only 38% feel financially stable, according to a new survey from Charles Schwab. Millennials, more than any other generation surveyed...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 02:57 PM EDT

Tequila to TV Cameras: US Goods Hit by China's New Tariffs

Tequila to TV Cameras: US Goods Hit by China's New Tariffs

China upped the ante Monday in the ongoing tit-for-tat trade war between the world’s top economies. Beijing said it will raise tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods on June 1 in retaliation for President Donald...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 11:20 AM EDT

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuit Over iPhone Apps

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuit Over iPhone Apps

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 07:37 PM EDT

Dow Drops More Than 600 Points as China Trade War Escalates

Dow Drops More Than 600 Points as China Trade War Escalates

Stocks fell sharply on Monday after China decided to raise tariffs on some U.S. goods as the ongoing trade war between the world’s largest economies intensifies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 617.38...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 07:30 AM EDT

What Are Trump's Tariffs on China and How Do They Work?

What Are Trump's Tariffs on China and How Do They Work?

President Donald Trump has heightened tensions with China by escalating his tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods from 10% to 25%. As a tool of national policy, tariffs had long been fading into history,...

 

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