- Indian bank authorities say 3.2 million debit cards hacked
Associated Press, Friday - 10/21/2016 - 08:11 AM
Indian banks scrambled Friday to contain the damage after finding that more than 3.2 million debit cards may have been hacked.
- US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Thursday - 10/20/2016 - 07:17 PM
- Walgreens beats 4Q profit forecasts
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 10/20/2016 - 08:17 AM
Walgreens reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $1.03 billion.
- UK pound's post-Brexit plunge echoes past crises
Associated Press, Thursday - 10/20/2016 - 07:05 AM
Throughout the 20th century, Britain endured a series of currency crises that exposed its decline as a major global power.
- Luxury goods market hampered by terror threats, US election
Associated Press, Thursday - 10/20/2016 - 06:50 AM
The terror threat in Europe, a strong dollar and uncertainty over the U. S. presidential elections have eroded the confidence of the globe's big-spenders, holding luxury purchases flat in 2016, according to a study released Thursday.
- Tesla equipping cars to drive completely on their own
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 10/20/2016 - 02:47 AM
Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their own when regulations allow the technology to take over that responsibility.
- Reports: Nissan CEO Ghosn to head troubled Mitsubishi Motors
Associated Press, Thursday - 10/20/2016 - 02:39 AM
Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Japan's Nissan Motor, was due to hold a news conference Thursday amid reports he will become chairman of Mitsubishi Motors, presiding over efforts to turn the troubled automaker around.
- Attorney general leads criminal probe of Wells Fargo bank
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 10/19/2016 - 06:15 PM
California's attorney general is conducting a criminal investigation into whether employees at San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank committed false impersonation and identity theft in the sales practices scandal that rocked the bank and cost its CEO his job, documents released Wednesday show. A search warrant and supporting affidavit released by the state Department of Justice show that agents sought evidence related to allegations that bank employees created up to 2 million bank and credit card accounts without customers' approval in order to meet sales goals. The warrant, first reported by the Los Angeles Times, was served Oct.
- Leaks put Assange at odds with Ecuador's warming up to US
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 10/19/2016 - 05:32 PM
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is finding himself in open conflict with his Ecuadorean protectors as the group's latest dump targeting Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign runs afoul of the South American government's goal of warming up to…
- US economy grows a bit faster in September, Fed says
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 10/19/2016 - 02:05 PM
U. S. economic growth accelerated slightly as summer ended and fall began, supported by modest hiring, an uptick in consumer spending and steady homebuilding, according to the Federal Reserve. The Fed's "Beige Book" survey of economic conditions in its 12 regional bank districts found that growth was modest or moderate in eight districts, slight in three, and flat in the New York district.
- Regulators look to set standards for banks' cyber defenses
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 10/19/2016 - 10:51 AM
Federal regulators are looking to set up new standards for big banks' planning and testing for possible cyberattacks.
- Fiat Chrysler recalls trucks, cars to fix alternator problem
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 10/18/2016 - 08:02 PM
Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 86,000 trucks and police cars mainly in North America to fix a short circuit in the alternators that can cause engine stalling or fires.