Avie Schneider

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No U.S.-China Trade Deal Yet; Talks To Resume In September

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The White House called the brief talks in Shanghai this week between top U.S. and Chinese officials "constructive" and said negotiations are expected to pick up again in early September.


U.S. Economy Slows: Trump's 3% Growth Pledge Now In Rearview Mirror

Friday, July 26, 2019

The U.S. growth rate fell to 2.1% in the second quarter amid a slowdown in exports. The Trump administration has targeted a growth rate of 3% or above, citing the Republican tax cuts passed in 2017.


FTC To Hold Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Liable For Any Future Privacy Violations

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, the company will pay $5 billion and its co-founder could be subject to penalties if Facebook doesn't comply with the agreement.


As 737 Max Grounding Drags On, Boeing's Bottom Line Takes A Hit

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Four months after its top-selling 737 Max airliner was grounded worldwide, Boeing announced a 35% drop in revenues and a loss of $2.9 billion in the second quarter.


Equifax To Pay Up To $700 Million In Data Breach Settlement

Monday, July 22, 2019

The credit reporting agency will pay up to $700 million in fines and monetary relief to consumers over a 2017 data breach that affected nearly 150 million people.


'Facebook Is Dangerous:' Firms In Hot Seat As Congress Probes Big Tech

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Lawmakers in the Senate and House are questioning lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues, including whether they're so big they stifle competition.


FedEx Sues U.S. Commerce Department Over Export Controls In Huawei Dispute

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

FedEx has been caught up in the conflict between the Trump administration and Huawei Technologies. Now, the shipper is suing the government to block it from enforcing export regulations against FedEx.


Trump Delays Auto Tariffs For 6 Months

Friday, May 17, 2019

The Trump administration announced Friday that it will delay tariffs on cars and auto parts imports while it negotiates trade deals with Japan and the European Union.


Stock Markets In Turmoil Amid Uncertainty Over U.S.-China Trade Talks

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and other major stock indexes plunged Tuesday after Trump administration officials accused Beijing of reneging on commitments it had already made in the talks.


Trump Says Stephen Moore No Longer Being Considered For Fed Post

Thursday, May 02, 2019

The Trump campaign adviser and conservative pundit who came under criticism from lawmakers and economists has withdrawn his name from consideration to serve on the Federal Reserve Board.


Boeing Hits Pause On Forecasts As 737 Max Groundings Continue

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The aircraft manufacturer said its profits fell 13 percent in the first quarter as it works through "this challenging time." Boeing said the 737 Max crisis has cost it $1 billion so far.


Samsung Delays Launch Of $2,000 Folding Phone After Reviewers Find Broken Screens

Monday, April 22, 2019

The Galaxy Fold was due to go on sale this Friday, but reviewers discovered bulges, flickering and other problems with its 7.3-inch screen. Samsung says it plans to run further tests.


Apple Debuts Streaming Video, Payment Card And News Subscription Services

Monday, March 25, 2019

As iPhone sales slow, Apple is rolling out Apple TV+, a service to compete with Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services. It's also offering a virtual credit card and a subscription news service.


Boeing 737 Max, Involved In 2 Crashes, Is Fastest-Selling Plane In Company's History

Monday, March 11, 2019

The model has been involved in two deadly crashes in less than five months. An analyst says the crashes are unlikely to drastically affect Boeing's sales since the planes are ordered years in advance.


U.S. Economy Loses Steam, Adding Only 20,000 Jobs Last Month

Friday, March 08, 2019

The economy added far fewer jobs than expected in February, a slowdown from much stronger gains in December and January. But the jobless rate fell to 3.8 percent, and earnings growth picked up.


Amazon's Latest Retail Shift Means Closing 87 Pop-Up Kiosks

Thursday, March 07, 2019

The giant online retailer is closing all of its U.S. pop-up kiosks, which let customers try and buy gadgets such as smart speakers and tablets. It's the latest change in Amazon's retail strategy.


Gap To Split Into Two Companies, With Old Navy As Separate Firm

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Gap also said it plans to close about 230 stores over the next two years. The moves are the latest signs of turmoil in the retail industry, as Sears and other chains struggle to stay afloat.


Microsoft Workers Protest Army Contract With Tech 'Designed To Help People Kill'

Friday, February 22, 2019

They say Microsoft's contract "crossed the line" into weapons development for the first time and that the company is failing to inform its engineers "on the intent of the software they are building."


Kraft, Oscar Mayer Brands Take A Massive Hit As Tastes Shift

Friday, February 22, 2019

The giant Kraft Heinz food company's stock dropped sharply Friday after it said its Kraft and Oscar Mayer brands are worth $15.4 billion less than previously stated.


Tribune Publishing Recognizes 'Hartford Courant' Newsroom Union

Friday, February 15, 2019

The parent company of the Hartford, Conn., newspaper has agreed to recognize a new union representing nearly 60 journalists. The move comes just four days after they petitioned to unionize.