Facebook probe by U.S. states expands to 47 attorneys general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A New York-led probe into allegations that Facebook Inc put consumer data at risk and pushed up advertising rates has expanded to include attorneys general from... Read more »

UPS COO’s retirement overshadows e-commerce fueled profit rise

(Reuters) – United Parcel Service Inc’s (UPS.N) e-commerce fueled quarterly profit beat on Tuesday was overshadowed by news that Jim Barber, widely viewed as the world’s biggest parcel delivery... Read more »

Under Armour CEO to step aside after two decades; insider to replace

(Reuters) – Under Armour Inc (UAA.N) founder Kevin Plank will hand the reins of the sportswear maker to operations head Patrik Frisk, hoping a change in leadership will help... Read more »

Lockheed Martin quarterly profit rises 9.2%

FILE PHOTO: Lockheed Martin’s logo is seen in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) reported a 9.2% rise in quarterly profit... Read more »

Strong demand from smartphone makers boosts AMS third-quarter operating profit

FILE PHOTO: The Logo of Austrian sensor specialist AMS is seen on their factory in Unterpremstaetten, Austria October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger VIENNA (Reuters) – Sensor specialist AMS (AMS.S)... Read more »

Asia hopes for best in trade talks, Brexit vote

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets made guarded gains on Tuesday amid cheery chatter about the chance of a Sino-U.S. trade deal, while investors were sanguine yet another vote... Read more »

Drug firms avert landmark opioid trial as talks on $48-billion settlement set to resume

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Four large drug companies could resume talks on Tuesday to try to reach a $48 billion settlement of all opioid litigation against them, after agreeing with... Read more »

Trade hopes move S&P 500 close to new record high

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The benchmark S&P 500 stock index rose within striking distance of a record high on Monday as further signs of progress toward resolution of the... Read more »

Tech stocks drive gains on Wall Street; Boeing weighs on Dow

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes rose on Monday as technology stocks were bolstered by signs of progress in resolving the prolonged U.S.-China trade dispute, while losses... Read more »

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise on Sino-U.S. trade optimism

October 21 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index futures rose on Monday on hopes of a breakthrough in trade talks between China and the United States following positive comments... Read more »