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Poisoning claims, divorce spat in Arizona…

The owner of a small Arizona newspaper chain and his wife are locked in a nasty divorce dispute that includes allegations of poisoning

The Jobs and Skills Employers Are Looking For

According to LinkedIn’s U.S. Emerging Jobs Report.

US stocks are mostly lower as banks and retailers…

US stocks are mostly lower as banks, retailers and airlines fall and smaller companies continue to take losses

Congress passing $867B farm bill is ‘a big mome…

Congress has voted to pass an $867 billion farm bill, which will in part lift restrictions on hemp, a market that could become a $20 billion industry. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to SOL Global Investments CEO Brady Cobb.

Apple Plans New $1 Billion Austin, Texas Campus

According to Reuters, Apple announced it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas. The new campus will house up to 15,000 workers as part of a push to create more domestic jobs. The iPhone maker also plans to open additional sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California. More than 1,000 employees are expected to be hired in each location. There are also plans to expand operations in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado, over the next three years.

You got a bad review online? Some tips on how to handle it

Negative online reviews may be hard for small businesses to avoid; even companies with many happy customers get panned

JPMorgan Chase Exec Discusses the Importance of…

Thasunda Brown Duckett thinks the banking industry can do more.

Markets steady after solid run as focus turns to…

Shares around in the world traded in narrow ranges Thursday after a solid couple of days largely related with hopes that the U.S. and China are ironing out their trade issues

GE spinning off 'internet-of-things' software…

General Electric just announced a $1.2 billion dollar plan, to spin off its "internet of things" business. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Emily McCormick break down the details.

Automaker Renault Stands By CEO Ghosn Amid…

According to Business Insider, French automaker Renault announced that Carlos Ghosn will remain CEO for the time being. The announcement comes after Ghosn was indicted and arrested in Japan on accusations of spending company money for personal use and underreporting his income from Nissan, a partner company where he also served as chairman and CEO. The 64-year-old executive is the architect of a triple-alliance between Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi. In a press release, Renault's board of directors said that a full review of Ghosn's compensation from 2015 to 2018 was "in compliance with applicable law," but the board said its lawyers would continue their review "in liaison with Nissan's lawyers" and provide another update "promptly."

Bad review? Owners should address online reviewers' concerns

Negative online reviews are probably inevitable at many businesses, especially those catering to consumers

Christmas tree farmers aim to boost sales via…

Christmas tree farmers worry they are slowly losing ground to the artificial tree, so they're taking to social media this holiday season to convince Americans to go natural

America, We Have a Credit Card Debt Problem

It has has quadrupled over the last 30 years.

Wall Street ends higher with help from tech and…

U.S. stocks gave up much of an early rally but still ended higher, led by gains in technology and health care companies.

ECB ends asset purchases, on watch for future…

The European Central Bank officially ended on Thursday its lavish post-crisis asset purchase scheme but promised to keep feeding stimulus into an economy struggling with an unexpected slowdown and political turmoil. David Pollard reports.

Wall Street Starts To Gain

According to Reuters, U.S. stocks rose for a second day on Thursday, led by technology stocks, as sentiment was boosted by signs of progress between the United States and China over their bitter trade dispute. Dow components - Apple Inc (AAPL.O), Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O), Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) - gained between 0.5 percent and 0.8 percent, with the S&P technology sector .SPLRCT 0.42 percent higher. The S&P 500 .SPX enjoyed its best one-day percentage gain in 10 days on Wednesday following U.S. President Donald Trump's upbeat comments on trade talks and Beijing's first major purchase of U.S. soybeans in months.

UAE-China currency swaps hit Dh25.7 billion

The cost of France's protests running into…

France's wave of protests and violence over the past month or so has already cost the eurozone's second-largest economy a fortune.