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T-Mobile's John Legere Comes Out Swinging in 2018

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:33pm

The outspoken CEO came out with a bold prediction to start the new year.

2 Important Things to Know About Taking Social Security at 65

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 5:36pm

Think you want to start collecting benefits at 65? Read this first.

Nintendo just unveiled Labo, a $69 cardboard controller for the Switch you have to build yourself

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 5:32pm

Nintendo announced "Labo" on Wednesday evening with a video. The product is an addition to the Nintendo Switch, the popular game console from Nintendo. Using cardboard constructions, Switch owners will create new ways of controlling their console.

NVIDIA vs. AMD: Who Will Be the GPU Winner in 2018?

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:34pm

NVIDIA seems to have all the answers to AMD's GPU moves.

Why Shares of Ford Motor Company Fell 7% Today

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:34pm

Ford's 2018 guidance didn't sit well with investors.

A person who bought a house from the parents accused of imprisoning their 13 children has revealed chilling details about how they lived

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:21pm

• Perris, California couple David and Louise Turpin were charged with torture and child endangerment after it was revealed they were holding their 13 children captive. David and Louise Turpin left behind filthy carpets, smashed windows, scratched-up doors, and mysterious boarded-up vents when they left their Fort Worth, Texas home due to foreclosure in 1999. Now, The New York Post reported the couple is being held on a $9 million bond, after their 17-year-old daughter escaped their Perris, California home and called 911 to report that her 12 siblings were being held against their will.

Ford Mustang GT vs. Bullitt: specs and features compared

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:00pm

It's more than just style.

5 Big Biotech Stocks To Buy In 2018

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 3:14pm

While most investors tend to think of biotech stocks as pure lotto tickets, the reality is the sector is much more nuanced than that. Sure, there are bootstrapped, clinical-stage biotech stocks with only one potential drug in their arsenal.

Buses for Apple employees attacked with pellet guns, company suspects

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 3:11pm

Multiple incidents have been reported since 12 January, but no one appears to have been injured, Apple says. At least five buses used to transport Apple employees to the company’s headquarters have had their windows smashed by what is suspected to be pellet guns during the last week. The first window was shattered on the evening of Friday 12 January, as the shuttle bus travelled from the company campus back into San Francisco.

People in California are calling for the rural counties to declare independence from the rest of the state

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 2:38pm

The aspiring 51st state would incorporate the central, mostly rural counties and contain roughly 15 million people, according to the group's organizers. A split between California and New California is highly unlikely. "New California" is swiftly taking over social media.

A 21-year-old Canadian woman was found guilty of killing her best friend after a Facebook photo showed the weapon in plain sight

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:42pm

A Canadian woman pleaded guilty to manslaughter this week after killing her best friend in 2015. The police uncovered a Facebook photo in which she was wearing a black belt — the same kind that was found next to the victim's body. A 21-year-old Canadian woman pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to seven years in prison on Monday, three years after she posted a Facebook photo that helped the police crack the case.

This High-Yield Stock Was Just Too Cheap Not to Buy

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:19pm

After shoring up its financial situation last year, this pipeline company should supply investors with a generous income stream for years to come.

How Ford is taking on Jeep

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:45pm

Most all-wheel drive vehicles are made for soft off-roading—gravel roads, snowy passes, the occasional beach—not for the boulder-strewn mountain-goat trails the toughest Jeeps are built to roam. Ford sees that as an opportunity. Its new Ranger pickup, revived after a seven-year hiatus, is aimed at recreational enthusiasts who don’t need a work truck but love the flexibility a pickup offers.

Bank of America Corp Marks Beginning of Secular Growth

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:30pm

In light of recently-reported quarterly results from peers and rivals like Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), the prior quarter’s numbers from Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) weren’t particularly surprising. Owners of BAC stock were also prepared to hear that the recent tax overhaul took a sizeable but one-time toll on the bottom line, even as it set the stage for major long-term growth. For its fourth fiscal quarter ending in December, Bank of America turned $20.4 billion worth of revenue into a profit of $2.4 billion, or 20 cents per share of BAC stock.

White House official: House intel panel broke an agreement on limiting scope of questions for Bannon

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:51am

The White House believed it had a deal with the House Intelligence Committee to limit questions for Steve Bannon, a source told CNBC.

Land Rover Defender returns with a 400-hp V8 for a limited run

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:40am

It's the most powerful Defender ever from Land Rover.

None of these 3 collectible cars get driven, but one's va...

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:29am

Jay Leno and Donald Osborne check out the values of the 1962 Chevrolete Biscayne, 1946 Kurtis-Offy Midget and 1972 Gurney Olsonite Eagle.

Behind the Rising Costs of Long-Term-Care Insurance

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:03am

Long-term-care ​insurance was supposed to help seniors pay for costly nursing homes and personal aides. Now the industry is imploding. What’s ​at stake for ​more than 7 million Americans who own ​the policies? Illustration: Laura Kammermann/The Wall Street Journal

Litecoin has lost over half its value since the creator sold all of his stake

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:41am

Litecoin has plunged to the sixth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap after losing half of its market value in less than a month. The cryptocurrency, created by former Coinbase engineer Charlie Lee in 2011 as a quicker alternative to the flagship bitcoin, was worth an all-time high of $365 as recently as December, according to Markets Insider data. During its astronomical rise, Lee was often accused of manipulating the price of Litecoin through his tweets and public appearances.

Energy Transfer Partners Divests Compression Units for $1.8B

Top Finance News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:29am

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) expects the transaction to close by the first half of 2018.