Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Arizona Crash – Fox Business

Uber Technologies Inc suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said. Continue Reading Below The accident, the latest involving a self-driving vehicle operated by one of several companies experimenting with autonomous vehicles, caused […]

OPEC, non-OPEC to look at extending oil-output cut by six months – Reuters

KUWAIT A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers has agreed to review whether a global pact to limit supplies should be extended by six months, it said in a statement on Sunday. An earlier draft of the statement had said the committee “reports high level of conformity and recommends six-month extension”. […]

GameStop to close 150 stores – USA TODAY

GameStop to close 150 stores – USA TODAY

GameStop employee Randi Taber stacks copies of “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” during a launch event for the highly anticipated video game Nov. 7, 2011 in North Las Vegas.(Photo: Ethan Miller, Getty Images) Shares of GameStop slid more than 12% in afternoon trading Friday after the video game retailer reported a drop in fourth-quarter sales and […]

Canada’s Hudson’s Bay makes takeover approach for Macy’s: Sources – CNBC

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Macy’s has around 900 stores in the U.S., which includes its Bloomingdale’s outlets and its flagship store in New York City’s Herald Square. Hudson’s Bay is well known for making money off its real estate assets. After buying Saks for $2.9 billion in 2013, it secured a $1.25 billion 20-year mortgage for its […]

The method to President Trump’s madness – Politico

Donald Trump’s first two weeks have been a frenetic sprint that has unsettled Washington and left a rattled world wondering what’s next. Trump’s White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the provocateur who has engineered the historically disruptive opening gambit of executive orders, diplomatic upheaval, Twitter attacks and continuing attacks on the media. Story Continued […]

Toyota in $3.4 Billion Settlement Over Corrosion in Some Trucks and SUVs – Wall Street Journal

Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to pay up to about $3.4 billion to settle claims that certain of its trucks and sport-utility vehicles lacked proper rust protection, leading to premature corrosion of vehicle frames. The agreement is a substantial financial setback at a time when the Japanese auto giant’s record-breaking profit streak has slowed in recent […]

Here’s Why the Qualcomm-NXP Deal Makes Sense – Fortune

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf sat out last year’s merger mania in the semiconductor market, even as his company’s core smartphone chip business slowed. But with expectations rising for a deal this year, Mollenkopf may have hit on one of the savvier acquisitions in the industry. By adding NXP Semiconductors for a total of $47 billion […]

Orders for U.S. Capital Goods Decline by Most Since February – Bloomberg

Orders for U.S. Capital Goods Decline by Most Since February – Bloomberg

Orders for U.S. business equipment fell in September by the most in seven months, indicating corporate investment is having trouble gaining traction. Bookings for non-military capital goods excluding aircraft dropped 1.2 percent, erasing a 1.2 percent August gain that was stronger than previously reported, Commerce Department data showed Thursday. The median forecast of economists surveyed […]