Category: Business News

Britannia No Longer Rules for Investors

In Britain, a round of disappointing data and an inconclusive election have stoked investors’ concerns about the country and its divorce from the European Union. The U.K. is fast becoming one of global investors’...

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...