WASHINGTON -- Major U.S. stock indexes plunged Friday morning following a large-scale global selloff overnight in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
The Dow Jones industrial index plummeted 500 points...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- When David Dinenberg decided to get into the marijuana industry, his business plan was based on fear.
In 2014, he founded Kind Financial with the aim of making loans and providing other services to ...Read more
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Tucked away in a nondescript office park here, the luxury resale business Designer Vault recently opened a chic, chandeliered, appointment-only showroom to market what it claims to be the largest ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A premium luxury sedan born from the ashes of the Fisker Karma -- a Tesla rival that wowed the automotive world before collapsing into bankruptcy three years ago -- will soon begin rolling off a production ...Read more
DETROIT -- At least three of the eight unionized auto plants in the Canadian province of Ontario could close in coming years unless union leaders during contract negotiations this summer persuade Detroit's three big ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Two aquatic tales -- one geared for families, the other for scare-seeking teens and adults -- helped to buoy the weekend box office, with Disney/Pixar's "Finding Dory" retaining the No. 1 spot and the shark-...Read more
Dear Edith: Would you help me settle a disagreement with my husband? Our house is listed for sale, and our real estate agent put a "For Sale" sign out front. Twice now, people have rung the bell and asked if they could ...Read more
LONDON -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday urged her fellow European Union leaders to react cautiously to Britain's vote to leave the EU, breaking with fellow European leaders who seek a swift and decisive divorce ...Read more
An Act of WarMichael K. McMahan
When Lt. Travis Kelly kills a North Vietnamese officer near the Cambodian border in 1969, he tries hard to put the incident--and the rest of the Vietnam War--behind him. But like so many of Travis's experience in the war, this one comes continues to haunt him decades ...
Britain's vote to leave the European Union is evidence we're living in an increasingly uncooperative world, Los Angeles money manager Jeffrey Gundlach said. That's why he's betting on gold, short-term bonds and other ...Read more
BERLIN –– Top European diplomats called on Britain Saturday not to delay its exit from the European Union, saying that negotiations must start as soon as possible and Prime Minister David Cameron should step down ...Read more
LONDON ––Credit-rating agency Moody's Investors Service cut Britain's outlook from "stable" to "negative" on Saturday after the country's vote to leave the European Union.
The vote and the resignation of Prime ...Read more
When my son was circumcised, Sade's "Love Is Stronger Than Pride" was playing on a radio at the hospital. The pediatrician glanced over at me and said, "Some day, he'll hear that song and won't know why it makes him ...Read more
High school grads and college students need only hit the mailbox to find offer after offer for private student loans.
And given the round of rate hikes for college tuition taking hold for the 2016-17 school year, well, ...Read more
Hold onto your hats.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 611 points Friday on a volatile day as investors worried about what the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union will mean to the economy and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- For decades, financial and political leaders have preached the inevitability of globalization, promising nations that by sacrificing some of their sovereignty and dropping national barriers they could reap ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- California winemakers have now enlisted lawmakers and federal regulators in their latest effort to stop the dilution of some vintage names.
Squeezed by the state's large congressional delegation, regulators ...Read more
It is testing time for America's big banks.
In the past week, the Federal Reserve released its annual review of the soundness of the American banking system.
As a group, they passed. In the week ahead, the Fed will say ...Read more
CHICAGO -- United Airlines and a negotiating team for the company's 25,000 flight attendants have agreed on terms of a new contact, the Association of Flight Attendants said in a statement on its website. It would be the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- U.S. corporations would get the largest federal income-tax rate cut in history, and their foreign earnings would no longer face domestic taxes when they return to the U.S. under a plan that House Republicans ...Read more
Alan Mulally, the CEO who flew in from Boeing to rescue Ford, leads 2016's inductees to the Automotive Hall of Fame.
The rest of the class is:
--Ralph Nader, pioneering consumer advocate.
--Bertha Benz, pioneering ...Read more
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