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Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

Home-sharing site Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

Walmart CEO McMillon named Business Roundtable…

The Business Roundtable selects Walmart CEO Doug McMillon as its new chairman

Iran envoy: 'All-out war' to result if hit for…

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning that any US or Saudi military strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'

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Markets Right Now: Stocks little changed after rally wanes

Stocks are sputtering at the close on Wall Street Thursday after an early rally fizzled.

Dominion planning large wind farm off Virginia…

Dominion Energy wants to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia coast

A FedEx pilot is detained before boarding a…

A FedEx pilot was detained in China before boarding a commercial airline flight

Labor nominee says he won't be influenced by…

President Donald Trump's pick to lead Labor Department is trying to assure senators that legal work for corporate clients won't influence his actions as a Cabinet member

Facebook CEO visits lawmakers amid push for tech…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers in Washington to discuss regulation of the tech industry, including the companies' collection of users' personal data on their platforms.

Huawei debuts phone without Google apps as US…

Huawei is launching a new flagship smartphone that will run on the Chinese tech giant's own version of Google's Android operating system because of U.S. export sanctions

Weak manufacturing threatens consumer-fueled growth

Manufacturers are facing stunted growth amid the damaging trade war between the U.S. and China, and that has some on Wall Street worried that it will crimp the consumer-fueled economy

President Trump says Fed Chair Powell's job is…

Despite all his attacks on the Federal Reserve, President Trump says Fed Chairman Powell's job is safe

UK top court aims to rule next week on Parliament…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused by a former British leader of obstructing Parliament by shutting down the legislature for five weeks, as a landmark legal challenge to the suspension wrapped up at the U.K. Supreme Court

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Average 30-year mortgage rate rose to 3.73%

US long-term mortgage rates shot up this week, yet they stayed close to historic lows

A glance at US mortgage rates: 30-year at 3.73%

A glance at US mortgage rates: average rates climbed this week but still down from a year ago

Mortgage rates boosted US home sales 1.3% in…

US home sales rose 1.3% in August to the highest level in 17 months

The Latest: Labor nominee Eugene Scalia cites…

President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Labor Department, Eugene Scalia, tells a Senate committee that his years of work as an attorney for corporate clients won't influence his actions as a senior government official

Japan court: TEPCO execs not guilty in Fukushima…

A Japanese court found three former Tokyo Electric Power executives were not criminally responsible for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster following a massive earthquake and tsunami

France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus-Boeing dispute

France's finance minister says Europe is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs next year on U.S. goods as part of a long-running dispute over subsidies to plane makers Airbus and Boeing

Tonga in national holiday to bid farewell to…

Tongans in national holiday to bid farewell, mourn leader Pohiva

World shares mixed following Fed's decision to…

Shares are higher in Europe after a mixed session in Asia following the Federal Reserve's decision to cut its benchmark interest rate

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Bank of England holds rates as it awaits Brexit…

The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate unchanged at 0.75% as rate-setters await developments on the Brexit front

4 ways to cover college costs if financial aid…

Before taking out student loans for unexpected college costs, exhaust options that don't have to be repaid - like crowdfunding, work and emergency aid programs

Can green investment help relaunch Germany's economy?

A recession looms for Germany yet the government, despite pleas from economists for more spending, is keeping tight control on its finances.