The government shutdown could ruin Trump and Congress' trip to the elite gathering in Davos

THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN COULD RUIN TRUMP AND CONGRESS' TRIP TO THE ELITE GATHERING IN DAVOS

A bipartisan group of lawmakers were slated to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. But the government shutdown has...

Bartenders share the best ways to get their attention at the bar - and surefire ways you'll get snubbed

BARTENDERS SHARE THE BEST WAYS TO GET THEIR ATTENTION AT THE BAR - AND SUREFIRE WAYS YOU'LL GET SNUBBED

There are right and wrong ways to get a bartenders attention. To figure out just what they are, we asked bartenders from around the...

 
 
 
Long shutdown could hurt economy, a short one just 'a blip'

LONG SHUTDOWN COULD HURT ECONOMY, A SHORT ONE JUST 'A BLIP'

If the shutdown lasts just days or even a couple of weeks, the robust stock market that President Donald Trump has boasted about probably...

The government shutdown will mean big changes for military members and veterans

THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN WILL MEAN BIG CHANGES FOR MILITARY MEMBERS AND VETERANS

The federal government shut down at midnight on Saturday because Congress could not reach a funding deal. The shutdown will have a...

 
 
 
4 Ways to Win at Salary Negotiation

4 WAYS TO WIN AT SALARY NEGOTIATION

Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation. It pays to be savvy at salary negotiation....

GOLDMAN SACHS: The government shutdown will take a toll on the US economy, but the pain won't last long

GOLDMAN SACHS: THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN WILL TAKE A TOLL ON THE US ECONOMY, BUT THE PAIN WON'T LAST LONG

Goldman Sachs says the government shutdown will result in a 0.2% reduction in first-quarter GDP for every week it persists. However,...

 
 
 
Congress is scrambling to find a deal to end the government shutdown as both parties play the blame game

CONGRESS IS SCRAMBLING TO FIND A DEAL TO END THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN AS BOTH PARTIES PLAY THE BLAME GAME

After the Senate failed to pass a funding bill Friday night, the federal government is now in a partial shutdown. The two parties in...

'Democrats wanted to give me a nice present': Trump and Pence attack Democrats over shutdown

'DEMOCRATS WANTED TO GIVE ME A NICE PRESENT': TRUMP AND PENCE ATTACK DEMOCRATS OVER SHUTDOWN

The federal government entered a partial shutdown at midnight after the Senate failed to pass a funding bill. President Donald Trump...

 
 
 
Bond Bear Market Is Augmenting Gold's Bull Run

BOND BEAR MARKET IS AUGMENTING GOLD'S BULL RUN

From Rick Mills : Gold is climbing as bond yields rise and the dollar falls, over speculation that China is pulling back on buying...

Facebook is going to rank news sources based on how 'trustworthy' readers think they are

FACEBOOK IS GOING TO RANK NEWS SOURCES BASED ON HOW 'TRUSTWORTHY' READERS THINK THEY ARE

Facebook is going to start prioritising news from outlets that its users think are "trustworthy." The change comes as the social network...

 
 
 
SCHUMER: I put 'the wall' on the table in my meeting with Trump, but he backed out of the deal

SCHUMER: I PUT 'THE WALL' ON THE TABLE IN MY MEETING WITH TRUMP, BUT HE BACKED OUT OF THE DEAL

The federal government entered a partial shutdown at midnight. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said President Donald Trump agreed...

Amazon raises monthly Prime membership fees by 20 percent

AMAZON RAISES MONTHLY PRIME MEMBERSHIP FEES BY 20 PERCENT

NEW YORK - Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for an annual membership...

 
 
 
TPG Growth and CAA's investment firm Evolution Media buy into Africa's music business

TPG GROWTH AND CAA'S INVESTMENT FIRM EVOLUTION MEDIA BUY INTO AFRICA'S MUSIC BUSINESS

Private equity and media giants from the U.S. yare starting to pay attention to Africa's burgeoning music scene. TPG Growth, the middle...

Nintendo's Switch boosted not only the company, but the entire video game industry

NINTENDO'S SWITCH BOOSTED NOT ONLY THE COMPANY, BUT THE ENTIRE VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY

The Nintendo Switch had a great run in 2017. The Japanese video game giant sold nearly 3 million Switches the month it launched , wiping...

 
 
 
Tom Petty died from an accidental drug overdose involving painkiller Fentanyl

TOM PETTY DIED FROM AN ACCIDENTAL DRUG OVERDOSE INVOLVING PAINKILLER FENTANYL

Singer Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose that included opioid painkiller Fentanyl, the medical examiner-coroner for the...

Twitter found more than 50,000 Russia-linked accounts actively sharing election-related material - and Trump interacted with them hundreds of times

TWITTER FOUND MORE THAN 50,000 RUSSIA-LINKED ACCOUNTS ACTIVELY SHARING ELECTION-RELATED MATERIAL - AND TRUMP INTERACTED WITH THEM HUNDREDS OF TIMES

Twitter says it found more Russia-linked accounts that shared US election-related material during the 2016 race for the White House. The...

 
 
 
Google CEO: We didn't fire the diversity memo writer for political reasons

GOOGLE CEO: WE DIDN'T FIRE THE DIVERSITY MEMO WRITER FOR POLITICAL REASONS

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company did not fire James Damore, the author of the controversial memo on diversity, for political...

Some drivers may be forced to pay up to $25.34 to drive in NYC's busiest areas starting in 2020

SOME DRIVERS MAY BE FORCED TO PAY UP TO $25.34 TO DRIVE IN NYC'S BUSIEST AREAS STARTING IN 2020

A panel created by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed charging a fee to drivers who enter Manhattan's busiest areas on work days. Those...

 
 
 
U.S. Set To Decide In Trade Dispute Threatening Booming Solar Industry

U.S. SET TO DECIDE IN TRADE DISPUTE THREATENING BOOMING SOLAR INDUSTRY

President Trump is facing a Jan. 26 deadline to decide whether to impose tariffs on solar imports. While tariffs could help level the...

Amazon just made a major change - and it forced me to finally cancel my Prime subscription

AMAZON JUST MADE A MAJOR CHANGE - AND IT FORCED ME TO FINALLY CANCEL MY PRIME SUBSCRIPTION

I quit Amazon Prime on Friday. The company had announced that the price of a monthly subscription would increase from $10.99 to $12.99. I...