Country star Jason Aldean resumes tour after Vegas shooting

Country star Jason Aldean resumes tour after Vegas shooting

TULSA, Okla. –  Country star Jason Aldean brought the party back Thursday in his return to the stage following the deadly mass shooting that broke out while he was performing in Las Vegas, but the fun was tempered by the sting of the tragedy. Continue Reading Below Three songs into his show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the singer launched into a five-minute speech that honored the 58 killed and nearly 500 hurt in the deadliest mass…

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Toshiba, Bain executives join to push for memory-chips sale

Toshiba, Bain executives join to push for memory-chips sale

YOKKAICHI, Japan –  The heads of Toshiba’s memory chip business and Bain Capital, the investment fund buying it, said Friday they hope to close the deal by March despite persisting opposition from Toshiba’s U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital. Continue Reading Below Appearing with Toshiba Memory Chief Yasuo Naruke, Bain Japan chief Yuji Sugimoto said his consortium is giving full support to the plan. Toshiba Memory and Bain gave a media tour Friday of a…

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South Korea, China extend currency deal despite missile row

South Korea, China extend currency deal despite missile row

SEOUL, South Korea –  South Korea says that Seoul and Beijing have agreed to extend their currency swap deal, easing concerns the deal would fall through due to tensions over a U.S. missile defense system. Continue Reading Below South Korea’s central bank and its finance ministry said Friday in a joint statement that the two Asian countries renewed the deal worth 64 trillion won ($57 billion) for another three years. The move keeps their already…

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China’s trade growth accelerates in September

China’s trade growth accelerates in September

BEIJING –  China’s trade growth accelerated in September in a sign of resilient global and domestic consumer demand. Continue Reading Below Trade data on Friday showed exports rose 8.1 percent, up from August’s 5.5 percent. Imports rose 18.7 percent, an improvement from the previous month’s 13.3 percent. The figures were a positive sign for Chinese demand despite forecasters’ expectations that economic growth will slow this year as Beijing tightens controls on bank lending to rein…

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Fidelity tests virtual reality for customer service training

Fidelity tests virtual reality for customer service training

Fidelity Investments is testing virtual reality technology to train customer service representatives in its call centers across the United States. Continue Reading Below The company’s innovation unit Fidelity Labs said in a blog post on Friday that it had developed and tested a virtual reality prototype to train employees on how to handle incoming customer calls. By using virtual reality, the company hopes to make it easier for employees to empathize with customers, Adam Schouela,…

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China’s trade growth accelerates in September; exports rise 8.1 percent, imports up 18.7 percent

China’s trade growth accelerates in September; exports rise 8.1 percent, imports up 18.7 percent

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3 Stocks to Buy, Hold for the Next 75 Years

3 Stocks to Buy, Hold for the Next 75 Years

Among all of the investing legends, you will find no day traders and penny stock buyers. A buy-and-hold strategy of picking good businesses has proven time and again to be the surest way to investing success.  Continue Reading Below Three Motley Fool investors have selected Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B), McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD), and Clorox (NYSE: CLX) as three stocks investors can buy today and hold on to for the next 75 years and come…

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3 Stocks for Baby Boomers to Reach Their Goals

3 Stocks for Baby Boomers to Reach Their Goals

While the earliest of the baby boomers have retired or are starting to, beginning within the next 15 years the vast majority will be putting in their retirement papers. Finding stocks now to help build their retirement portfolios that will allow them to attain their financial goals is of critical importance. Continue Reading Below Three Motley Fool investors identified Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG)(NASDAQ: GOOGL), and AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) as stocks that could drive…

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3 Stocks for Future Millionaires

3 Stocks for Future Millionaires

You don’t have to buy into the motto of Gordon Gekko that “greed is good” to want to be a millionaire, but investing on Wall Street is certainly one avenue of achieving that goal. Continue Reading Below Three Motley Fool investors identified NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES), Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), and TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP) as stocks investors could buy to become a millionaire in the future. One of the hottest game publishers in China Leo Sun (NetEase)…

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Amazon Studios chief on leave after report of alleged sexual harassment

Amazon Studios chief on leave after report of alleged sexual harassment

The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Amazon Studios chief Roy Price (all times local): Continue Reading Below 5:30 p.m. Amazon says the head of Amazon Studios is on leave following allegations of sexual harassment. In a statement Thursday, Amazon says Roy Price’s leave of absence is effective immediately. The decision came hours after The Hollywood Reporter published a producer’s detailed claims of harassment by Price. More from FOX Business Producer Isa Hackett alleged that…

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