November 20, 2019

U.S. Fed approves merger between BB&T, SunTrust Banks

The U.S. Federal Reserve said on Tuesday it approved a merger between BB&T Corp and SunTrust Banks Inc, sealing the biggest tie-up of banks since the 2007-2009 global financial crisis.
November 20, 2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to pay states’ lawyers, urged to help victims

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP got court approval on Tuesday to reimburse millions of dollars in legal fees for states that back its proposed $10 billion settlement of opioid lawsuits, but with a condition meant to help victims of the addiction crisi...
November 19, 2019

The New York state attorney general is investigating WeWork amid layoffs

Reuters reported that the New York State Attorney General is investigating WeWork in the latest crisis facing the embattled workspace giant.  The company confirmed that it had been contacted by Attorney General Letitia J...
November 19, 2019

Amazon now lets you listen to music free on smartphones and TV, as well as online. Spotify investors are already nervous.

Amazon announced on Monday that the company was expanding its Amazon Music offerings so that users can stream free music on their iPhones, iPads, Android devices and Amazon's Fire TV products, as well as online.  The com...
November 18, 2019

Shares grind towards record high as China trims key rate

World shares were close to a record high on Monday, after Beijing surprised markets by trimming a key interest rate for the first time since 2015.
November 18, 2019

Emirates close to finalizing part of wide-body jet order with Airbus: sources

Dubai state-owned airline Emirates [EMIRA.UL] was close to a deal on Monday to finalize at least part of a provisional order for 70 wide-body aircraft from Europe's Airbus , industry sources said.
November 16, 2019

I built my emergency fund $100 at a time, but I didn’t make real progress until I opened a high-yield savings account

I'm crazy about my high-yield savings account. When I was struggling to build up an emergency fund a few years ago, I opened a high-yield savings account at Ally and kept my checking account at a different bank. At the time, ...
November 16, 2019

8 life events millennials are putting off longer than their parents because they can’t afford it

Millennials are more likely than their parents were to delay pretty much every life event because of money, according to a new survey by Insider and Morning Consult. They're putting off big things, like buying a home, having ...
November 16, 2019

U.S. to extend license for its companies to continue business with Huawei: sources

The Trump administration is set to issue a two-week extension of a license allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources familiar with the deliberations said.
November 16, 2019

Boeing says timing of 737 MAX return in hands of regulators

Boeing moved on Saturday to ease tensions with regulators over the return to service of its 737 MAX, saying it was up to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and its global counterparts to approve changes to the jet in the wake of two accidents.