• HSBC Feb 18

    HSBC to Cut Headcount by 35,000 After Net Profit Fell 53% Last Year

    Europe’s biggest bank has reported that its net profit fell 53% in 2019 to $6 billion.

  • Chicago Aug 14, 2019

    Woods Shows Up in Chicago After Oblique Strain

    The mild oblique strain that Tiger Woods cited when he withdrew after one round of FedEx Cup playoffs was feeling good enough that he flew to the Chicago area Tuesday to give it a try in the BMW Championship.

  • New York Mar 30, 2019

    Cities Around the World Turn Off Lights to Mark Earth Hour

    Cities around the world marked Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30 p.m. local time in a call for global action on climate change. Earth Hour, spearheaded by the World Wildlife Fund, calls for greater awareness and more sparing use of resources, especially fossil fuels that produce carbon gases and lead to global warming. Beginning in Sydney...

  • Donald Trump Nov 7, 2018

    Stock Market Winners and Losers From the Midterm Election Results

    There will be winners and losers in the stock market following Republicans and Democrats splitting Congress in the 2018 midterm elections. The big winner could be the stock market overall as a hamstrung government leaves in place much of what President Donald Trump has accomplished, but also keeps in check on some of his more extreme actions like trade battles....

  • player Aug 12, 2017

    Matsuyama, Kisner Tied for Lead at PGA Championship

    Most meaningful of all the text messages Hideki Matsuyama received last week was the one from Jason Day congratulating the Japanese star for his 61 in the final round at Firestone to win his second World Golf Championship. It read: “Congrats, mate. Unreal playing. See you next week.” Matsuyama looked just as unreal Friday at the PGA Championship, even before...

  • bank Mar 21, 2017

    Report Details $21B Money Laundering Plan Tied to Russia

    A group of anti-corruption reporters who in 2014 exposed a criminal scheme to move large sums of money out of Russia say they’ve uncovered details about how the system worked, including the transfer of $21 billion through major banks. Members of the group say in a report published late Monday that they now know where the funds ended up and...

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