Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Grab a chocolate chip cookie — or four — and celebrate the day dedicated to a uniquely American treat. (Source: CNN) (CNN) – August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, which means it’s the perfect time to enjoy the combination of cookie and chocolate. The delicious treat was invented by a woman named Ruth […]

CBS Analysts Aren't Clueless—They're Feckless

CBS Analysts Aren't Clueless—They're Feckless

Aug. 3, 2018 11:03 a.m. ET “How can analysts be so clueless?” That was the question being asked by investors after CBS unveiled its quarterly earnings on Thursday afternoon. The main attraction wasn’t the media company’s financial results themselves but how its chief executive, Les Moonves, would address sexual harassment allegations. The conference call to […]

Sonoma County native picked for Boeing Starliner space flight

Sonoma County native picked for Boeing Starliner space flight

By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer Updated 11:48 am PDT, Friday, August 3, 2018 Photo: David J. Phillip, AP Astronauts Nicole Mann, right, and Eric Boe, left, bump fists in front of Christopher Ferguson after being introduced during a NASA event to announce the astronauts assigned to crew the first flight tests and missions of the […]

Yum China Turns in Mixed Numbers on Possibly Its Last Earnings Call

Yum China Turns in Mixed Numbers on Possibly Its Last Earnings Call

It’s been a news-heavy week for Yum China (NYSE:YUMC), the exclusive licensee of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell in the world’s most populous country. Less than two years after splitting from former parent Yum! Brands, Chinese investment firm Hillhouse Capital is apparently interested in acquiring the fast food chain. A few days after that headline […]

Brookstone, Quirky Specialty Gift Retailer, Seeks Bankruptcy

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Services and accessories to fuel Apple's revenue growth more than iPhone sales

Services and accessories to fuel Apple's revenue growth more than iPhone sales

Apple Inc. investors have wondered for years what comes after the iPhone. The answer is a growing collection of services and accessories that increasingly rely on the device, rather than replace it. The latest quarterly results confirmed that Apple isn’t selling many more iPhones these days. Instead, higher prices have driven growth. Revenue from the […]

Is this empty lot — in Beverly Hills — worth $1 billion?

Is this empty lot — in Beverly Hills — worth $1 billion?

A giant Los Angeles parcel could become the priciest piece of real estate ever sold. And it doesn’t even have a house on it. “The Mountain” is a 157-acre property on a summit above Beverly Hills, the highest point in the 90210 zip code. The estate includes 360-degree views of Los Angeles County, including Catalina […]

Lawyer's video of worm crawling in fish dish draws flak from eatery

Lawyer's video of worm crawling in fish dish draws flak from eatery

A New Jersey restaurant is at odds with one of its customers after a video surfaced over the weekend of a worm crawling in a cod dinner that was served at the popular eatery. Jim Guinee, of Middletown, was at the Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant in Asbury Park with seven other family members, according […]

Bank of Japan Sticks to Ultra-Easy Money Policy, Defying Expectations

Bank of Japan Sticks to Ultra-Easy Money Policy, Defying Expectations

July 31, 2018 12:58 a.m. ET TOKYO—The Bank of Japan on Tuesday bucked market expectations and kept its ultra-easy monetary policy in place in a bid to stimulate inflation, which the central bank acknowledged will likely fall short of its 2% goal until at least 2021. The BOJ stuck to its overall policy framework despite […]

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