Business

Power to the people: 2 Italy regions to hold autonomy votes

Oct 20, 2017

It is greater autonomy __ not independence __ that two of Italy's wealthiest regions are seeking in a pair of non-binding referendums next weekend, yet Catalonia's secessionist ambitions loom over the debate

Markets Right Now: Banks, technology lead gains for stocks

Oct 20, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks.

What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm

Oct 20, 2017

A month after Hurricane Maria rolled across the center of Puerto Rico, power is still out for the vast majority of people as the work to restore hundreds of miles of transmission lines and thousands of miles of distribution lines grinds on

Gains by banks, technology firms lead US stocks higher

Oct 20, 2017

Technology companies and banks are leading U.S. stocks modestly higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the market on course to extend its gains for the week

Spacewalking astronaut copes with frayed tether, bad jetpack

Oct 20, 2017

A spacewalking astronaut has successfully replaced a blurry camera outside the International Space Station, despite difficulties.

The Latest: King: Catalonia is "an essential part" of Spain

Oct 20, 2017

Spain's King Felipe VI has spoken out forcefully at a public event against Catalonia's independence drive, saying all Spaniards must respect each other and the law

Letters from regulators go unanswered, Axon slides

Oct 20, 2017

Axon shares fall after the stun gun maker blames "miscommunication" for its failure to respond to SEC inquiries

Budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the year

Oct 20, 2017

The Trump administration says the federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed budget year, an $80 billion spike

Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget

Oct 20, 2017

President Donald Trump is promising tax cuts the 'biggest in the history of our country' following Senate passage of a $4 trillion budget plan

Treasury: US budget deficit rose to $666 billion in just-completed fiscal year, an $80 billion increase

Oct 20, 2017

Treasury: US budget deficit rose to $666 billion in just-completed fiscal year, an $80 billion increase