21, Feb, 2019
Ocasio-Cortez ready to start ‘digging into’ banks as member of powerful committee

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AP Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Freshman U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is almost certain now to be seated on a powerful committee that will oversee Wall Street and the rest of the banking industry. The firebrand New York Democrat needs just a rubber stamp vote to get named to the House Financial Services […]

Aaron P. Bernstein | Reuters Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that it plans to temporarily reopen about half of its Farm Service Agency offices around the country and call back about 2,500 employees furloughed because of the partial government shutdown. The USDA operates […]

Watch three Tesla experts debate the electric car maker’s mixed earnings report   14 Hours Ago | 01:58 It’s been nearly a century since any automaker was in a more enviable position than Tesla. Despite relatively disappointing fourth-quarter earnings that missed analysts’ estimates, Tesla finished 2018 with an astounding 83 percent […]

Information technology professionals in Asia are set for a lucrative future, according to a new report that found tech wages in the region are on the rise. U.S.-based software management firm Puppet surveyed 3,000 IT professionals globally and found that salaries in Asia Pacific outpaced Europe in 2018. IT practitioners […]

Usain Bolt celebrates scoring a goal for the Central Coast Mariners. Former Olympic sprint champion Michael Johnson has urged Usain Bolt to “find a passion” following the latter’s announcement that he has officially retired from sport. Bolt is an eight-time Olympic Champion and still holds world records in the 100 […]

Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Altria’s Marlboro brand cigarettes are displayed for sale at a liquor store in Nashville, Tennessee. Marlboro-maker Altria on Thursday reported fourth-quarter financial results that matched analyst expectations and gave investors more insight on its new e-cigarette and marijuana investments as its core cigarette […]