As Buffett seeks big acquisition, Berkshire trails S&P

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three-quarters of the way through 2019, Warren Buffett's conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway is trailing the renowned investor's favorite benchmark, the S&P 500 — as it's done over ...

American Express bootlicks Beijing with 'Taiwan, China' page

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Express has joined the growing list of corporations that have kowtowed to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) by changing the listing for Taiwan on its Live the Wor...

Charles Howell III takes family on 'once-in-a-lifetime' trip

SHANGHAI (AP) — Not long after Charles Howell III finished his final round in Las Vegas, he packed up for a trip to Asia he never imagined taking. It wasn't just for golf. And he was...

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___ Facebook defends policy allowing false political ads WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is defending its policy of not fact checking political ads or comments of politi...

Iconic AmEx 'Green Card' turns 50, gets a needed revamp

NEW YORK (AP) — For 50 years, the American Express "Green Card" has been everywhere its card members wanted to be. Launched in 1969, the Green Card gave travelers a sense of importan...

Iconic AmEx 'Green Card' turns 50, gets a needed revamp

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Express "Green Card" is turning 50, topping off half a century of being everywhere its card members wanted to be. Launched in 1969, the Green Card gave t...

Solid earnings, Britain-Europe deal push US stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in early trading on Wall Street Thursday after several large companies delivered surprisingly good results. A breakthrough in negotiations...

Millennial Money: Surprising tricks for your credit cards

Credit cards are daily payment tools for many Americans, but yours probably also has unintended tactical uses you never thought of, such as slicing open birthday card envelopes your grandparents send....

PGA Tour season starts 17 days it ended

Seventeen days after Rory McIlroy cashed in by winning the FedEx Cup, a new season begins at The Greenbrier. That's nothing new. A year ago, there were only 10 open...

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___ Fast-growing web of doorbell cams raises privacy fears America's fast-growing web of doorbell cameras is being fueled in part by the support of cities and polic...

Microsoft and Gannett rise while American Express falls

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Microsoft Corp., up 20 cents to $136.62 The technology company's cloud computing busine...

Weak Netflix results send US stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading on Wall Street Thursday after Netflix reported a slump in new subscribers and dragged down communications companies. The stre...

US stocks move broadly higher as Fed chief signals rate cut

U.S. stocks marched broadly higher in early trading Wednesday, sending the S&P 500 index into record territory, after the head of the Federal Reserve signaled that the central bank is ready to cut...

World’s smallest chef embarks on Marco Polo’s Silk Road adventure

Internet sensation and Regent Taipei pioneered 3D projection will be revamped and upgraded – this time, the World’s Smallest Chef will bring his viewers from his hometown Marseille, along ...

American Express buys restaurant reservation service Resy

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express is buying the online reservation startup Resy, the latest move by AmEx to establish and maintain a foothold for its card members in some of the world's most desired re...