Trade Wars and the Markets: 'It's Like a Back Pain That Never Goes Away'

Trade Wars and the Markets: 'It's Like a Back Pain That Never Goes Away'

May 21, 2018 1:17 a.m. ET Asian stocks rose Monday, lifted by what appeared to be an at least temporary thaw in trade tension between the U.S. and China. Equity indexes in China, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea all rose. Investors in the U.S. also reacted positively. S&P 500 futures rose 0.6%.S&P 500 futures […]

CTA installing new HD security cameras

CTA installing new HD security cameras

CHICAGO (WLS) — The first phase of safety and security improvements are coming to the CTA. Technology is going to play a big part in the upgrades as more than 600 new high-definition security cameras are being added to the CTA. The new images are much clearer than before. This is part of the city’s […]

A Location-Sharing Disaster Shows How Exposed You Really Are

A Location-Sharing Disaster Shows How Exposed You Really Are

There are plenty of guides available on how to protect your data, how to secure yourself online, and how to stop digital snoops from tracking you across the web and then profiting from that intrusion. (Sorry, “monetization”.) You should do these things. But if a cascading series of revelations this past week has taught us […]

Campbell Soup CEO resigned suddenly, industry insiders have their eyes on a potential replacement

Campbell Soup CEO resigned suddenly, industry insiders have their eyes on a potential replacement

“We are undertaking a thorough and critical review of all aspects of our strategic and operating plan, including the composition of our entire portfolio,” incoming interim CEO Keith McLoughlin told investors Friday morning. “Everything is on the table. There are no sacred cows.” Should Campbell’s review lead to divestitures, which industry sources expect, several point […]

230 Delta Passengers Flew With Bomb-Loaded Drone Onboard, AeroVironment Sued

230 Delta Passengers Flew With Bomb-Loaded Drone Onboard, AeroVironment Sued

In a lawsuit filed last month and unveiled Thursday, United States defense contractor and drone-maker company AeroVironment was sued by one of the its ex-employees, who claimed he and his colleagues were fired for reporting an incident that violated commercial flight laws. Former programs chief of AeroVironment Mark Anderson claimed in the wrongful termination lawsuit, […]

ISPs and Ajit Pai are really sad about Senate's vote for net neutrality

ISPs and Ajit Pai are really sad about Senate's vote for net neutrality

Enlarge / MAY 16, 2018: Senate Minority Leader Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at a press conference after a Senate vote to maintain net neutrality rules. Getty Images | Congressional Quarterly Broadband lobby groups and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai are upset about yesterday’s US Senate vote to restore net […]

Bumble Bee CEO indicted on charge he fixed canned tuna price

Bumble Bee CEO indicted on charge he fixed canned tuna price

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. prosecutors filed a criminal charge Wednesday against the CEO of Bumble Bee Foods as part of an ongoing investigation into price fixing in the packaged seafood industry. A grand jury in San Francisco indicted Christopher Lischewski on one count of price fixing, alleging that from November 2010 to December 2013 […]

Tencent's Record Profit Soothes Fears It's Throwing Margins Away

Tencent's Record Profit Soothes Fears It's Throwing Margins Away

Tencent Holdings Ltd. delivered record quarterly profit that reassured investors bracing for a big hit to margins from spending on everything from video to old-school retail. While worried investors had sold off more than $90 billion of stock since January, Tencent posted a 61 percent jump in net income to 23.3 billion yuan ($3.7 billion) […]

Thunderstorm Causes Commuter Chaos On Subways, Metro-North

Thunderstorm Causes Commuter Chaos On Subways, Metro-North

Today’s severe thunderstorm happened right during the evening commute. The high winds downed trees, causing delays along the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 lines and prompted the MTA to suspend Metro-North service on the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven lines. In fact, the MTA even temporarily closed down entrances to Grand Central terminal […]

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