MidAmerican Energy pours $3.6B more into wind

Iowa snagged 31.3 percent of its electricity last year from wind generation, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.(Photo:...

Uber delivers $80m in consumer benefits

Deloitte says the average waiting time for an uberX ride is sharply lower than a taxi. UBER’S ride-sharing service is delivering benefits of more than...

AkzoNobel Confirms Offer To Acquire Of BASF’s Industrial Coatings Business

AkzoNobel announced it has made an offer to acquire BASF’s Industrial Coatings business for €475 million ($528 million USD). The transaction would include technologies, patents...

Trump reveals who is on his economic advisory team

Donald Trump revealed his 13-member economic advisory team on Friday, along with an announcement that he will unveil his policy agenda “for revitalizing the...

20 Things You Should Know About Social Security

Winston Churchill once described Soviet Russia as "a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma." While that was a politically motivated statement, it...

Big oil and gas stock skyrockets 61% in 2 days

Fears of a catastrophic cash crunch at Chesapeake Energy are fading. Fast. Chesapeake's(CHK) stock spiked 34% on Tuesday, the biggest one-day gain since the oil...

Iranian billionaire Babak Zanjani sentenced to death for corruption

Iranian billionaire ... Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption. IRANIAN billionaire businessman Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for fraudulently pocketing...

Miserable? Blame the rich

Feeling miserable these days? You may be able to blame the 1%. As the share of income held by the super rich (those in the...

Record Low Interest Rates lead to rise in refinancing: MBA Data

Interest rates have been hovering around all-time lows for the past many quarters. Recently, the Federal Reserve raised the interest rates slightly. Federal Reserve...

Carvana raises a $160M Series C to expand its online dealership and car vending...

The used car industry is an interesting business. The market is huge – 45 million used cars are bought...

After Orlando Massacre, Gun Sale Background Checks Spike in June

It has become a familiar pattern in the United States: After a mass shooting, Americans try to stock up on guns. Background checks for firearm...

Target Steps Out in Front of Bathroom Choice Debate

Target’s policy allows people to choose the restroom that aligns with their gender identities. A new policy over bathroom choice has thrust the retailer Target...

Stocks rise for 2nd straight day as Dow up 80

If you like roller coaster rides, 2016 has been your type of stock market. When will the volatility end? Adam Shell with...

Wholesale inventories up 0.3% in June

A forklift operator loads a semi-trailer with pallets of seasoning at the Badia Spices factory in Doral, Florida. U.S. wholesale inventories unexpectedly rose in June...

Medicaid across US a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell speaks to reporters in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 5, 2016.(Photo: Jayne O'Donnell, USA TODAY) The 4 million...

Buffett: Straight talk from ‘Woodstock of Capitalism’

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett tours the exhibit floor before presiding over the annual shareholders meeting Saturday, April 30, 2016,...

Market view of next US rate hike shifts into 2016 after jobs data

Thomson ReutersA man walks past the snow-covered grounds of the U.S. Federal Reserve in WashingtonBy Ann Saphir The U.S. Federal Reserve is increasingly likely to...

Max Levchin’s Affirm raises $100 million to expand beyond point-of-sale financing

Affirm has raised $100 million in equity funding that the financial technology company will use to develop what it calls “direct-to-consumer” products. The round...

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Finishes Tough 2015, Heads Into 2016 Ready to Win Back...

Chipotle has made major changes to how it handles ingredients, but it's unclear when that will bring back customers. Source: Chipotle. "The fourth quarter was...

Fact check: Trump University’s D- rating

Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on March 7, 2016, in Madison, Miss. Donald Trump gets an ‘F’ for a video he...
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