Financial Services

Goldman Sachs' results beat forecasts despite trading drop

Oct 17, 2017

Goldman Sachs' third-quarter profits fell 3 percent from a year earlier, as the trading desks at Wall Street's biggest investment bank were weighed down by a slow summer that also affected most of its competition

Wealth management drives Morgan Stanley's profit higher

Oct 17, 2017

Investment bank Morgan Stanley is reporting a 12 percent rise in third-quarter earnings as the firm's wealth management arm was able to earn more money despite a slow summer

Source: Trump to meet with Yellen to discuss Fed job

Oct 16, 2017

Trump to meet with Janet Yellen on Thursday to discuss top Fed job, source familiar with search says

Ruby Tuesday chain to be taken private in $146 million deal

Oct 16, 2017

Ruby Tuesday is being bought by private-equity firm NRD Capital for about $146 million, in a deal that will take the struggling restaurant chain private

UK leader makes surprise Brussels trip to undo Brexit logjam

Oct 16, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is heading to Brussels for a meeting with senior European Union officials in hopes to reviving stalled negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union

Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

Oct 16, 2017

The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees

Czech Republic's hot property market is becoming a problem

Oct 16, 2017

A 22 percent spike in the price of property in Prague over the past year is freezing out many locals and the risk of a boom and bust in the market has forced the Czech Central Bank to step in to try to cool off demand

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax plan is far from the biggest ever

Oct 16, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump calls it the largest package of tax cuts in history but it isn't

Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

Oct 16, 2017

A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments

Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

Oct 15, 2017

A bipartisan bid to shield consumers from rising premiums is getting new attention after President Donald Trump's decision to halt federal payments to insurers. Congressional Republicans are divided over that effort, however.

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