Financial news on April 01, 2019
Business and Financial news
With as many as 879 million eligible voters set to cast ballots in the coming weeks, Facebook is struggling to cope with the disinformation and hate speech that is circulating online. Read more..
The president says shutting the border will punish Mexico, but economists say the economic damage to the United States would resemble the aftermath of a natural disaster. Read more..
Burger King is introducing a Whopper made with a vegetarian patty from the start-up Impossible Foods. The deal is a big step toward the mainstream for start-ups trying to mimic and replace meat. Read more..
A trade deal could result in China promising to buy hundreds of billions of dollars of American products. It could further cement Beijing’s role in the economy. Read more..
The planes have been grounded worldwide since mid-March, and airlines may be forced to park their Max jets longer than they had expected. Read more..
No one knows how the politics of Brexit will end. But the twisting road has already cooled investment and damaged the nation’s reputation as a haven for commerce. Read more..
The rapid decline raises questions about investors’ appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable tech companies. Read more..
Earnings at Saudi Arabia’s giant oil company, at $111 billion last year, far outstripped the profits of giant tech companies or rival oil producers. Read more..
The Labor Department offered a view far narrower than the Obama administration’s regarding companies’ liability for workplace violations by franchisees. Read more..