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AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:49pm

Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought ...

GE renews break-up talk as it discloses $11 billion fourth-quarter hit

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:20pm

Chief Executive John Flannery has raised the idea of a break-up before as he slashes thousands of jobs and moves to cut $3.5 billion in costs to counter a plunge in profits and cash flow at the largest U.S. industrial conglomerate. GE said the Kansas Insurance Department - the primary regulator for North American Life & Health, GE Capital’s run-off insurance portfolio - had approved a phased statutory contribution of about $3 billion in the current quarter and about $2 billion annually from 2019 through 2024.

Jeep updates Cherokee compact SUV to compete in hot market

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:41am

Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is giving the Cherokee compact SUV a major face-lift so it can better compete in one of the hottest parts of the U.S. automotive market. The 2019 Cherokee, unveiled Tuesday at ...

McDonald's New Archburger Could Be a Big Hit

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:35am

The new, smaller burger made from fresh beef should have wide appeal.

The Senate is one vote away from a symbolic victory on net neutrality

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:08am

Democrats are pushing a vote to restore net neutrality protections the FCC ended in December. The House will also have to pass the bill, and President Trump will have to sign it. Democrats need just one more vote in the Senate to guarantee passage of a bill to restore the net neutrality rules killed by the FCC in December.

Why Cadillac sells more cars in China than in America

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:06am

Cadillac sold 156,00 vehicles in the United States last year. It sold 175,000 in China. That makes 2017 the first year the General Motors luxury division has sold more vehicles in China than in its home market. There’s good news and bad news in those numbers.

NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:56am

The NBA is planning to speak with players from both the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers to determine the specifics of late-game and postgame events involving the teams. NBA spokesman Tim Frank ...

These 3 Things Could Fuel a Big Move in Kinder Morgan's Stock This Week

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:50am

The natural gas pipeline giant expects to report results on Wednesday evening.

Could Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. Be a Millionaire Maker Stock?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:34am

The simple answer is yes, Freeport-McMoRan could be a millionaire maker stock... but there's a lot of risk that goes along with that

Better Buy: Himax Technologies (HIMX) vs. Qualcomm (QCOM)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:16am

Will the Taiwanese underdog outperform the world’s top mobile chipmaker again?

Best Dividend Stock Picks

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:02am

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Why Wal-Mart Is Closing 63 Sam's Club Stores

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 7:27am

Despite criticism, closing the stores makes sense.

The 1 Chart You Need to Decide When to Take Social Security Benefits

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:45am

Don't miss out on thousands of dollars by claiming benefits at the wrong time!

3 Serious Problems With the 4% Retirement Rule

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:36am

The 4% rule has long been the standard as far as retirement plan withdrawals go. But it certainly isn't perfect.

Netflix says it's 'still exploring' the possibility of launching on the Nintendo Switch (NFLX, NTDOY)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:52am

Not all hope is lost for Nintendo fans eager to watch their favorite Netflix show on their new Switch video game console. The website contacted the firm in response to a tweet in which Netflix's official customer-support account answered a fan account's question about Netflix coming to the Switch. Back in November, Nintendo and Hulu reached a deal to launch the platform in the US, and the Japanese firm is also said to be in talks with "a range of other companies" like Amazon and, yes, Netflix, to thicken the popular device's portfolio of streaming platforms.

BP Takes $1.7 Billion Charge on Deepwater Horizon Claims Closure

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:43am

BP Plc expects to book a post-tax non-operating charge of about $1.7 billion in its fourth-quarter results, reflecting the remaining losses and claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

2019 Jeep Cherokee revealed | All-new engine, refreshing new face

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:01am

Far less polarizing than before.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 teased with 700+ HP in video

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:47pm

Look out, Hellcat.

Bill Clinton denies accusation foundation paid for Chelsea’s wedding

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:25pm

Washington Times opinion editor Charlie Hurt on the accusation that the Clinton Foundation paid for Bill and Hillary Clinton’s daughter, Chelsea’s, wedding and the FBI’s investigation into the Uranium One deal.

King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:06pm

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging ...