Investors are gearing up for a policy decision from the US Federal Reserve later today, and its likely interest rates will stay the same.
The Chicago Board of Options Exchange Volatility Index — more popularly known as the Vix and indisputably everyone’s favourite measure of near term stock market swings — is at its lowest since 1993.
Back in May, I went off to New York to do a business course at Columbia University and also report for Verdict from across the pond.
Alphabet — the parent company of US search giant Google — has reported strong growth in the second quarter, with revenues up 21 percent compared to the same period in 2016 at $26bn.
The UK’s international trade secretary Liam Fox will spend two days in Washington to discuss the details of a post-Brexit trade deal with his US counterpart Robert Lighthizer.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut the economic growth outlook for the UK and the US despite saying the “pick-up in global growth” that it had anticipated in its previous survey in April remained “on track”.
The US Treasury department announced on Thursday that it will fine global oil company ExxonMobil $2m for violating Ukraine-related sanctions in May 2014.
A security robot named Steve plunged into a fountain by an office building in the Georgetown neighbourhood of Washington DC this week.
British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has sold its food business to McCormick & Co, the US maker of spices, herbs and flavourings, in a $4.2bn deal.
US president Donald Trump has insisted that he lost the popular vote in last year’s election by almost 3m votes, not because people voted for his rival Hillary Clinton, but because of voter fraud.
Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods signals that it intends to be a major player in the grocery sector, but the $13.7bn deal also brings all kinds of other opportunities for Amazon to exploit its technological advancements.
Legal Lean’s new Coco Loko infused raw cacao snuff is likely to go down as one of the most controversial new product launches since Palcohol’s powdered alcohol in 2014.
The global investment bank Goldman Sachs has relaxed its corporate dress code for technology and engineering employees in a bid to attract talent amid growing competition.
Formula 1 (F1) motor racing signed a deal with Snapchat, the photo and video messaging app on Thursday, allowing users to share content at upcoming grands prix races.
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has suggested the central bank will continue to gradually increase interest rates over the next few years.
Thought the Trump/Russia saga couldn’t get any more ridiculous?
The world’s largest airline, American Airlines is planning to move many of its critical applications to the IBM cloud as part of a huge digital transformation push.
American actor Johnny Depp is due to meet his former business manager in a Los Angeles courtroom today.
As the largest carbon emission contributors, urban areas should be capable of tackling climate change without government support.
US president Donald Trump has rolled back on suggestions the US and Russia could work together to form what he called an “impenetrable cyber security shield” to prevent any future tampering by foreign powers in the country’s elections.
Federal Reserve policymakers were split on the pace of future interest rate rises, according to the minutes of the Fed’s last policy meeting on June 13-14.
The US has confirmed that North Korea yesterday tested a long-range missile, raising fears the country could be capable of firing rockets to the US state of Alaska.
Elon Musk, the serial entrepreneur and boss of Tesla Motors, has announced the company will deliver the first batch of mass market Model 3 fully electric sedans on 28 July.
US president Donald Trump has sparked outrage after he tweeted a video of himself punching a man with a CNN logo for a head at an annual professional wrestling event on Sunday morning.
Uber, the San Francisco-based ride-sharing app launched its speedboat service UberBoat in Croatia on Friday.
US president Donald Trump will send federal help in an effort to reduce crime in Chicago, he announced in a tweet on Friday.
A report from the Center for Migration Studies in New York and El Salvador-based human rights NGO Cristosal shows the brutal conditions the US and Mexico are sending Central American refugees back to.
US president Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban has come into effect, meaning people from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face a tougher ride getting into the US.
Sony Music, one of the three biggest record companies in the world, announced on Thursday that it will start producing its own vinyl releases again for the first time in 28 years.
Drugstore giant Walgreen Boots Alliance dropped its $7.37bn takeover bid to buy US-based rival Rite Aid on Thursday.