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AmEx 2Q profit rises, but there are worry spots on lending

AmEx 2Q profit rises, but there are worry spots on lending

American Express 2Q profits rise by 21 percent from a year ago, as the credit card giant saw more customers spending on its namesake cards and a much lower tax rate.
United Airlines stock soars on more upbeat 2018 forecast

United Airlines stock soars on more upbeat 2018 forecast

United Airlines has its biggest stock market gain in 2 years after raising profit forecast and saying it can handle higher fuel prices
United Continental and Grainger rise; Devon Energy skids

United Continental and Grainger rise; Devon Energy skids

United Continental Holdings and WW Grainger climb while Devon Energy and Lennar fall
Gov't report accuses agency of inadequate recall monitoring

Gov't report accuses agency of inadequate recall monitoring

An investigation has found that the U.S. government's highway safety agency failed to act quickly on a consumer complaint, and that could have delayed recalls of dangerous Takata air bag inflators
How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Big gains for banks and for transportation companies like airlines and railroads took U.S. stock indexes slightly higher Wednesday
Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

Powell says Fed's ability to fight a downturn caused by trade war could get challenging
Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp

Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp

Federal regulators seek removal of strict government oversight imposed on Zions Bancorp, a big regional bank that received a taxpayer-funded bailout during the financial crisis
Next generation: Business owners mentor their heirs apparent

Next generation: Business owners mentor their heirs apparent

Owners looking to pass their companies to their children find themselves doing more intensive training
US launches national security probe into uranium imports

US launches national security probe into uranium imports

US launches national security investigation into uranium imports
The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking

The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking

The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell gets praise for plain speaking and pursuing Fed transparency
Berkshire Hathaway stock jumps after buyback rules eased

Berkshire Hathaway stock jumps after buyback rules eased

Berkshire Hathaway's stock price jumped 4 percent after the conglomerate led by Warren Buffett loosened its restrictions on repurchasing its own shares
Pulling their weight: 8 vehicles for towing small trailers

Pulling their weight: 8 vehicles for towing small trailers

Edmunds recommends 8 vehicles that have the towing power you'd need for small trailers
Pay down debt or save money? How to allocate your cash

Pay down debt or save money? How to allocate your cash

How to manage the competing demands of paying down debt and saving money
US stocks edge higher as airlines, railroads and banks jump

US stocks edge higher as airlines, railroads and banks jump

US stocks finish with modest gains as transportation companies including railroads and airlines rose following strong earnings reports and so do banks
Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly
Markets Right Now: Airlines, banks lead US stocks higher

Markets Right Now: Airlines, banks lead US stocks higher

Stocks are ending modestly higher as big gains for transportation and financial companies were partly offset by losses elsewhere.
US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June

US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June

US housing starts drop 12.3 percent in June as homebuilders sharply curtailed pace of construction
Musk apologizes to British cave diver for derogatory tweet

Musk apologizes to British cave diver for derogatory tweet

Authorities said Unsworth played key role in rescuing 12 Thai soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave last week.
Morgan Stanley 2Q profits jump 39 percent, helped by trading

Morgan Stanley 2Q profits jump 39 percent, helped by trading

Morgan Stanley's 2Q profits rise by 39 percent, helped by strong performing on firm's trading desks

Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates

Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates