TRUMP DEFENDS EX-AIDE MANAFORT AS JURY WEIGHS VERDICT

Weighing in even as a Virginia jury deliberates for a second day, President Donald Trump on Friday called the bank and tax fraud trial...

NASDAQ DROPS AS CHIPMAKERS LEAD A SLIDE IN TECH STOCKS

The Nasdaq fell on Friday as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials pushed technology stocks lower, while gains...

 
 
 

U.S. VALUE STOCKS CAPITALIZE ON 'FANG' STUMBLES, WITH ROOM TO RUN

The summer roller-coaster in two of the four big-cap 'FANG' names - Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Netflix Inc and Google-parent Alphabet...

TRUMP ASKS SEC TO CONSIDER SWITCH TO HALF-YEAR CORPORATE FILINGS

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said meetings with corporate executives had prompted him to ask the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

 
 
 

TURKISH LIRA DIPS AGAIN ON U.S. SANCTIONS WARNING

The Turkish lira dipped to a low of 6.30 on Friday after warnings of more economic sanctions by the U.S. over Turkey's detention of...

TRUMP: MUELLER IS CONFLICTED, TARGETS JUSTICE OFFICIAL OVER CLEARANCE

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will likely strip Justice Department official Bruce Ohr of his security clearance and...

 
 
 

TRUMP, ON SECURITY CLEARANCES, SAYS SPECIAL COUNSEL MUELLER HAS CONFLICTS

President Donald Trump on Friday said he will likely strip Justice Department official Bruce Ohr of his security clearance and hinted...

TRUMP SAYS MANAFORT TRIAL IS 'SAD,' CALLS EX-AIDE A GOOD PERSON

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called the financial fraud trial of his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, "sad" and said...

 
 
 

TESLA SHARES SINK AFTER ANALYSTS WARN ON MODEL 3 MARGINS, MUSK INTERVIEW

Tesla Inc's shares slumped 8 percent on Friday after Chief Executive Elon Musk told the New York Times his tweet about taking the company...

BRAZIL'S MARFRIG SHARES UP AFTER REPORTS OF $2.5 BILLION DEAL WITH TYSON

Brazilian meatpacker Marfrig Global Foods SA's shares rose as much as 8 percent on Friday on reports that Tyson Foods had finalized...

 
 
 

ELON MUSK SAYS PAST YEAR HAS BEEN 'EXCRUCIATING'

In an interview with the New York Times, Elon Musk says his health is deteriorating because of his pressures at work, and that this...

ITALY WEIGHS COST OF BRIDGE RESPONSE

Italy's government has opened an investigation into the country's biggest toll-road operator, hours after saying it could face a heavy...

 
 
 

BRAZIL MALL EXECUTIVES SHRUG OFF LOOMING AMAZON.COM EXPANSION

Fears of e-commerce taking off in Brazil have sunk shares of the country's big mall operators this year, but industry executives expressed...

M&A LENDING TO U.S. BLUE-CHIP FIRMS ON SUMMER HIATUS

NEW YORK - Bank lending to high-quality US companies to fund acquisitions has slowed due to concern over government policies amid the...

 
 
 

BREAKINGVIEWS TV: TENCENT WOES

Aug 17 - Investors have wiped some $170 bln off the Chinese web titan's market value this year, spooked by lacklustre earnings and...

NASDAQ OPENS LOWER AS CHIPMAKERS WEIGH

The Nasdaq Composite opened lower on Friday as weak forecasts from Applied Materials and Nvidia weighed on chip stocks, while rising...

 
 
 

TRUMP CANCELS MILITARY PARADE, SAYS HE WILL HEAD TO PARIS

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had canceled his planned military parade and would instead visit Paris on Nov. 11 to...

INSTANT VIEW: TRUMP ASKS SEC TO MULL HALF-YEAR CORPORATE FILINGS

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing...

 
 
 

FACTBOX: TRUMP ON TWITTER - SEC, CUOMO, MILITARY PARADE

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, realDonaldTrump and POTUS.

INVESTORS FLEE RISK AS BEAR MARKETS MULTIPLY: BAML

Investors pulled billions from equities this week, shifting into bonds and high dividend-yielding sectors as Turkey's currency crisis...

 
 
 



Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

The parade was scheduled for Nov. 10, the day before the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Read more ...

98-year-old, 95-year-old rescued from 3rd floor of burning building

98-year-old, 95-year-old rescued from 3rd floor of burning building

Several people, including a 98-year-old and a 95-year-old, were rescued from a third-floor porch in Brockton, Massachusetts, on Friday as flames raged just feet away. Read more ...

Trump blames ‘local politicians' for derailing military parade

Trump blames ‘local politicians' for derailing military parade

President Trump on Friday canceled his military parade as he accused DC politicians of price-gouging - a day after his own secretary of defense scoffed at a report about the... Read more ...

Satanic Temple unveils demonic statue at Arkansas State Capitol

Satanic Temple unveils demonic statue at Arkansas State Capitol

The goat-headed, winged creature was placed during a rally to call for the removal of a Ten Commandments monument already mounted on Capitol grounds. Read more ...

Patriots' first-round pick out for season with torn Achilles, Schefter reports

Patriots' first-round pick out for season with torn Achilles, Schefter reports

Isaiah Wynn will reportedly be out for the season. Read more ...

Kevin De Bruyne injury update: Manchester City star to miss three months

Kevin De Bruyne injury update: Manchester City star to miss three months

De Bruyne does not require surgery on a lateral collateral ligament injury but the City star is facing three months out. Read more ...

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

In the face of fierce criticism, Gov. Andrew Cuomo reversed course Friday and said he regretted saying America was “never that great.” “The expression I used the other day was... Read more ...

Man Who Oversaw bin Laden Raid: Take My Clearance, Too

Man Who Oversaw bin Laden Raid: Take My Clearance, Too

President Trump's decision to strip former CIA chief-and frequent Trump critic-John Brennan of his security clearance apparently isn't sitting well in the intelligence... Read more ...

Sixers hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as scout

Sixers hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as scout

Harding becomes the second former WNBA player to be hired for a full-time scouting position with an NBA team. Read more ...

Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health...

Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health. Here's what sleeping less than 7 hours a night can do to you

Elon Musk says he doesn't get much sleep. In an interview with the New York Times, Musk revealed he frequently logs 120-hour work weeks and doesn't leave the Tesla factory for... Read more ...