Stocks traded higher on hopes the Fed chief will confirm expectations of easier monetary policy at a central banking summit this week.US Marketsread more
A Volkswagen spokesperson called the report that CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla "completely unfounded."Technologyread more
"My sense was we've added accommodation, and it wasn't required in my view," George tells CNBC's Steve Liesman.Investingread more
Apple plans to unveil three new iPhones in September, including two new "Pro" models and a successor to the iPhone XR, Bloomberg reported Thursday.Technologyread more
Corporate profits posted modest growth in the second quarter as companies brace for slowing global growth.Retailread more
Former Prudent Bear Fund manager David Tice is urging investors to brace for a massive downturn.Trading Nationread more
A ruling against J&J could mean more big payouts in similar cases across the country.Health and Scienceread more
Kraft has filed a contempt motion against the CFTC over a press release announcing the $16 million fine to settle claims of manipulating wheat prices.Food & Beverageread more
Michael Burry thinks GameStop still has upside as Sony's and Microsoft's upcoming consoles will likely have physical optic drives.Investingread more
Target shares closed Wednesday up more than 20%, after the retailer reported impressive profit growth and a spike in traffic that surpassed analysts' expectations.Retailread more
Amazon has been hiring thousands of new employees each year, growing headcount by 40 percent a year. According to the Seattle Times, Amazon had 5,000 Seattle employees when it moved to downtown from a different neighborhood in 2010. As of August, it had more than 40,000 employees in the city. It occupies more than 13 million feet of office space, according to permit information pulled by BuildZoom, enough to fill five Empire State Buildings.
As Hacker Noon first discovered, the growth in Seattle since 2015 is visible from a camera atop the Space Needle. This time lapse video shows how extreme the growth has been.