The central bank is not normally in the business of easing into an economy that is showing few signs of a recession, generally holding fire until more pronounced signs of a...The Fedread more
His case for gold comes as central banks get more aggressive with policies that devalue currencies and are about to cause a "paradigm shift" in investing.Marketsread more
CSX said it expects revenue to fall as much as 2% in 2019, well below a previous forecast of an increase of 1% to 2%.Marketsread more
Challenging conditions in the U.S. housing market, along with tighter currency controls by the Chinese government, cause a stunning drop in foreign demand for American homes.Real Estateread more
The growth in net interest income, a main engine of the industry's profit, looks to slow to a halt in the back half of this year.Banksread more
Here's how Amazon sells ads, and why it has a natural edge over Google and Facebook in some areas.Technologyread more
Netflix reports earnings Wednesday as it loses licensed shows to rivals launching their own streaming services.Technologyread more
Federal Judge William Pauley wrote in a court filing made public Wednesday that materials related to Cohen's campaign-finance probe should be unsealed — and denied a request...Politicsread more
The "'Cadillac tax," set to go into effect in 2022, is unpopular with both Republicans and Democrats, who say it punishes the middle class.Health and Scienceread more
Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency plans.Technologyread more
Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced a lawsuit against the IRS and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, responding to new, final rules from the IRS that would largely block...Personal Financeread more
Planning to trick-or-treat? You may want to check the weather first. Torrential rain, heavy thunderstorms and howling winds are forecast today all the way from Texas to the Midwest and interior sections of the Northeast, Also, don't forget the growing parade of restaurant chains – from Olive Garden to IHop to Krispy Kreme – that will offer free eats tonight in order to lure traffic.
Boston Red Sox win World Series
For the first time since 1918, the Red Sox won the World Series
in front of their fans at Fenway Park, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in front of a sellout crowd of 38,477.
Coast Guard visits mysterious 'Google barge'
The Coast Guard on Wednesday visited the mysterious "Google barge" floating in San Francisco Bay, but the agency would not reveal anything about the hush-hush vessel linked to the tech giant. Google has refused to acknowledge any connection to the barge and three others like it. But it is zealously guarding its privacy around the four-story stack of containers docked at a pier on Treasure Island.
GoDaddy isn't bringing sexy back to Super Bowl
Sex will be seriously sidelined at the upcoming Super Bowl. That, at least, is the decision of the game's traditionally raciest advertiser, GoDaddy, which today will announce plans to air two spots during the Feb. 2, 2014, game, but without so much as a jiggle, wiggle or double-entendre giggle. Even Danica Patrick, who will also return for the eighth consecutive year, will no longer be relegated to the role of sex kitten. Both of GoDaddy's Super Bowl spots will be humor-laden with a new brand message — but drop all sexual suggestiveness.
Liberty Ross responds to Kristen Stewart affair
Liberty Ross is finally opening up about the cheating scandal that ended her marriage and tarnished the reputation of "Twilight" actress Kristen Stewart. In the December issue of Vanity Fair, Ross discusses her director husband Rupert Sanders' affair with his Snow White and the Huntsman star Stewart, which came to light in July 2012. "It was horrible," she tells the mag. "It was really the worst, really the worst."
—By USA Today