Category: Business News

Can You Afford a Small Business Loan?

When it comes to growing a business, a loan can mean the difference between mild progress and extreme success. There are so many possibilities, whether you’re looking to add to your team, expand into...

Stocks struggle amid weak economic reports

Stocks struggled Friday as traders parsed weaker-than-expected economic data. While the Dow was down 5 points, and the S&P 500 traded 0.15 percent lower, with consumer staples leading decliners. The Nasdaq underperformed, falling 0.3...

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Amazon said Friday it will buy U.S. organic supermarket chain Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion, including debt, marking the internet retailer’s largest deal and biggest foray into the brick-and-mortar retail sector. The deal...

Stocks drop amid renewed pressure on tech sector

Stocks traded lower Thursday as large-cap technology shares faced renewed pressure. The Dow fell 35 points, with Apple contributing the most losses. The 30-stock index briefly fell more than 100 points earlier in the...

The death of cash

Imagine walking into a store, grabbing your favorite pound of coffee beans from the shelf, tapping through your payment on your mobile device, and strolling right out. No checkout. No lines. No waiting. Now...

How Trump plans to deregulate Wall Street

The Trump administration has released its most detailed report yet on its plans to deregulate Wall Street. The 147-page report, containing recommendations by the Treasury Department, calls for rolling back many provisions of the...