Dow jumps on much better than expected U.S. jobs (266,000 new jobs), unemployment down to 3.5% (50 year low)

U.S. stocks soared after a much better-than-expected employment report for November from the Labor Department which…

Asian markets inch up ahead of U.S. jobs report, investors hopeful of US-China deal

Asian markets gained in early trading Friday after a senior Chinese official said negotiations for a…

Tiffany shares down after a big earnings miss

Tiffany earnings per share fell far short of analysts’ expectations.

World Bank adopts $1 billion-plus annual China lending plan over US objections

The World Bank said its board on Thursday adopted a new plan to aid China with…

SoftBank and Toyota want driverless cars to change the world – forming a joint venture called Monet

 SoftBank (SFTBF) will own just over half of Monet, while Toyota (TM) will hold the rest.…

19 Women Sue Lyft as Sexual Assault Allegations Mount

Dozens of women have joined lawsuits against the ride-sharing company, saying it has not done enough…

United C.E.O. Munoz to Step Down, 5 Years After Leading Turnaround

Oscar Munoz will leave the role in May and be succeeded by J. Scott Kirby, the…

Hershey, Schwab, Mondelez International and McKesson Sweeten Their Dividends

Hershey (HSY), known for its chocolate bars and other products, declared a quarter dividend of 72.2…

2 Financial Companies (SunTrust & First American Financial) Announce Dividend Hikes

Omni storage & rentals fails, sells engineers to Coinbase

$35 million-funded Omni is packing up and shutting down after struggling to make the economics of…

Hospitals Sue Trump to Keep Negotiated Prices Secret

The administration wants to require hospitals to reveal the rates they privately negotiate with insurers for…

Anti-money laundering software startup TookiTaki raises $11.7 million in additional Series A funding

TookiTaki, a startup that develops machine learning-based financial compliance software, announced today it has raised a…

Kellogg, 2 Railroads (Norfolk Southern & Union Pacific), and a Mall Developer (Simon) Raise Dividends

Kellogg (K), whose products include breakfast cereals and snacks, plans to bump its quarterly disbursement to…

Instagram founders join $30M raise for Loom work video messenger, aims to nail enterprise product and sales process

It’s an enterprise collaboration video messaging service that lets you send quick clips of yourself so…

Leavy.co, the app for millennials who want to rent out their room while travelling, discloses $14M funding

The investment is led by Dutch investor Prime Ventures, with participation from angel investor Dominique Vidal…

Beer-loving commerce startup TapRm raises $1.5M – enables craft breweries to sell to consumers

Jason Sherman, founder and CEO of TapRm (pronounced “taproom”), says it’s time for beer-lovers to do…

Verizon announces another dividend hike by 2.1% to 60.25 cents a share

Verizon Communications (VZ) announced Thursday that it will increase its quarterly dividend by 2.1% to 60.25…

Michael Bloomberg’s Big Hedge – plans to spend between $500 million and $1 billion on the campaign overall, $34 million next week

Bloomberg’s forthcoming $34 million ad purchase, which he plans to unleash on the world next week, is 1.1…