Board of Google parent investigating sexual misconduct cases

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The board at Google parent Alphabet is investigating claims of sexual misconduct made against executives and how the company handled them. Multiple reports say t...

Former Google CEO objects to deporting Chinese talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eric Schmidt, Chairman of US National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) and the former CEO of Google and its parent company Alphabet, said at a roundt...

'Goodness and humor' celebrated as 'Sesame Street' turns 50

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, beloved entertainer Carol Burnett appeared on the very first broadcast of a quirky TV program that featured a bunch of furry puppets. "Wow, Wanda the...

Surprisingly good jobs report drives early gains for stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — A government report revealing surprisingly solid job growth in October put investors in a buying mood Friday and drove broad gains for U.S. stocks in early trading. T...

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1B, stepping back into wearables

Fitbit is being acquired by Google's parent company for about $2.1 billion, a deal that enables the internet company to step back into the hotly contested market for smartwatches and health and fitnes...

Markets Right Now: Job gains send stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening with solid gains on Wall Street following a strong j...

Alphabet, Grubhub fall; General Motors, Xerox rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday. General Motors Co., up $1.57 to $38.21 The automaker, which recently settled a strike ...

S&P 500 hangs close to record after mixed profit reports

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slinked around their record heights Tuesday after Google's parent and other big companies turned in a mixed set of profit reports. Companies have largely ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks start lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are off to a slightly lower start on Wall Street as communicatio...

Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 hits all-time high

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia and Chinese benchmarks fell Tuesday after Hong Kong's leader warned that months of political protests are taking a harsh toll on the economy. ...

Google falls short on third-quarter profit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google parent company Alphabet reported mixed third-quarter results Monday that beat analyst expectations for revenue, but fell short on profits. The stock fell almost 3% in after...

Stocks open busy week on track for record high

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Monday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a record high at the beginning a busy week of corporate earnings and economic reports. ...

Asian stocks rise as China-US trade, Brexit fears recede

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Monday as investors looked ahead to a crowded week of corporate earnings, a possible U.S. interest rate cut and other potentially market-...

This Week: Alphabet earns, Fed meeting, nonfarm payrolls

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: MIXED PERFORMANCE Wall Street expects that Google's parent company will report...

Asian stocks rise as China-US trade, Brexit fears recede

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Monday as investors looked ahead to a crowded week of corporate earnings, a possible U.S. interest rate cut and other potentially market-...