Business

End of an era as Hong Kong stock trading floor set to close

Oct 20, 2017

End of an era for Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders as exchange prepares to shut its trading hall, joining other world exchanges in going fully automated

Closing arguments set in deadly meningitis outbreak trial

Oct 20, 2017

Attorneys are preparing to make their closing arguments in the case of a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with second-degree murder in a deadly meningitis outbreak

Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

Oct 20, 2017

The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall are taking shape at a construction site in San Diego

Australian car-making ends with last GM plant closing

Oct 20, 2017

The last mass-produced car designed and built in Australia has rolled off General Motors Co.'s production line in Adelaide as the nation reluctantly bid farewell to its auto manufacturing industry

George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forum

Oct 20, 2017

Author and film producer George R. R. Martin is wading into the politics of film-industry tax breaks while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico.

Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp

Oct 20, 2017

The Senate has passed a $4 trillion budget blueprint that is a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promises for "massive tax cuts and reform."

Toyota, Honda confirm safety of some Kobe Steel products

Oct 20, 2017

Japanese automakers confirm use of Kobe Steel products affected by fake inspection data, but say they have found no safety concerns so far

South Koreans recommend gov't complete 2 nuclear reactors

Oct 20, 2017

South Koreans are recommending the government continue building two nuclear reactors the new president had wanted to shutter

The Latest: Last car built in Australia rolls off GM line

Oct 20, 2017

The last mass-produced car designed and built in Australia has rolled off General Motors Co.'s production line as the nation reluctantly bid farewell to its auto manufacturing industry

Senate passes $4 trillion budget blueprint in crucial step for President Trump's overhaul of the tax code

Oct 20, 2017

Senate passes $4 trillion budget blueprint in crucial step for President Trump's overhaul of the tax code