European stocks ended higher Friday afternoon, after U.K. lawmakers voted on Thursday night to seek delay of a potentially chaotic exit from the European Union for at least three months.The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed provisionally 0.73 percent higher during afternoon deals, with major bourses and most sectors in positive...
PhonlamaiPhoto | Getty ImagesIN THE CAR WHERE Paula Hanson lives, often parked outside a local sheriff's station in Lancaster, California, her phone wouldn't stop ringing.Hanson tried to explain to the employees at Discover Bank all that had happened to her. First, she had been laid off from her...
Lana Pol's small businesses are enjoying big savings under the new tax law — at least for now.The entrepreneur runs four small companies across Iowa, including Mowbility Sales & Service, which sells agricultural equipment, and Geetings Inc., a trucking and warehousing business. Pol said she saw a drop...
When Yelp went public in 2012, the popularity of the review site was quickly growing and its stock soared. But it's been a rocky road since then as advertisers fled the platform and as competition has increased from Google, Facebook and others.Watch the video to hear the story of...
President Donald TrumpCarlos Barria | ReutersA federal judge has struck down a small-business health insurance plan widely touted by President Donald Trump, marking the second setback in a week for the administration's health care initiatives.U.S. District Judge John D. Bates wrote in his opinion late Thursday that so-called...
Small Business Administration head Linda McMahon will step down to become the chair of the pro-Trump America First organizations, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC on Friday.McMahon will leave her Cabinet-level role in President Donald Trump's administration on April 12. "She has been one of our all-time...
At PetersenDean, the solar business is simply booming.The home improvement company offers both roofing and solar installations, and is seeing an increase in demand for solar panels thanks in large part to a mandate in California where it's based. The state requires newly built homes to include solar...
A worker wraps cargo in plastic before it is loaded into a shipping container at the Port of Veracruz in Veracruz, Mexico.Susana Gonzalez | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesMain street groups are sounding off on President Donald Trump's latest round of tariff proposals — this time levied on goods...
Vice President Mike Pence as US President Donald Trump speaks.Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty ImagesVice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that the American dream was "dying until President Donald Trump was inaugurated" in 2017. "Was the American dream in trouble? You bet," Pence said in an...
NatWest has launched biometric payment approval technology for business and commercial customers. In an announcement Tuesday, the bank said the system enabled its customers to make payments, via an app, using Apple's Face ID or Touch ID. Once a customer registers a device, they set up and give...