July 22, 2019

Oil gains as Gulf tanker seizure raises tensions

Oil prices rose on Monday amid high tensions in the Middle East after a British tanker was seized by the Iranian military at the end of last week.
July 22, 2019

Asia stocks dip on likely smaller Fed rate cut, oil gains

Asia stocks eased on Monday as investors reduced expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following an Iranian seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices.
July 20, 2019

Uber and Lyft drivers reveal the biggest differences they’ve noticed between the 2 ride-hailing giants (UBER, LYFT)

Uber and Lyft have made big business out of providing an extremely similar service.  We spoke to 10 drivers about their experiences on the competing ride-hailing apps.  Depending on the market, there are major diffe...
July 20, 2019

How to have a seamless travel experience on an international flight

Long-haul international flights can leave you stressed, drained, and sore, but there are a few easy steps you can take to ensure a seamless experience. From avoiding checked luggage (when possible) to drinking enough water, h...
July 20, 2019

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016.
July 20, 2019

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday.
July 19, 2019

Struggling Nordstrom is banking on exclusivity to compete with Amazon and overcome sales woes

As Nordstrom opens up its Anniversary Sale to the public on July 19, the company is looking to rebound from a recent sales slump. Nordstrom traditionally allows Nordstrom card holders to access the deals first, an exclusivity...
July 19, 2019

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East

US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That took some of the luster away from Microsoft's strong earnings report, which sent the company's shar...
July 18, 2019

Bernard Arnault just surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s 2nd-richest person. Here are the 6 most recognizable brands he owns. (LVMH)

Bernard Arnault, the chairman and chief executive officer of LVMH, recently became the second-richest person in the world ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates.  The company responsible for most of Arnault's wealth, LVMH...
July 18, 2019

Stocks snap a two-day losing streak on further expectations of a July rate cut

All major US indexes climbed on Thursday as the markets reacted to more dovish commentary from the Federal Reserve around rate cuts. New York Fed President John Williams encouraged central banks to be more aggressive in cutti...