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Treasury Secretary nominee faces grilling by lawmakers, and other MoneyWatch headlines
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Treasury Secretary nominee faces grilling by lawmakers, and other MoneyWatch headlines

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
Steve Mnuchin faces Senate confirmation hearing; most Americans think U.S. will pay for Mexican border wall; and Mark Zuckerberg sues to protect Hawaii estate. These headlines and more from CBS...
App alerts investors when Trump tweets about businesses
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App alerts investors when Trump tweets about businesses

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
President-elect Donald Trump has no intention of giving up his Twitter account when he takes office, and the so-called “Tweeter-in-chief” said the followers should expect more posts. Mr. Trump’s ability to...
How Trump could change U.S. auto manufacturing
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How Trump could change U.S. auto manufacturing

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
Major auto companies have been crowding forward this week to announce new investments that will create or keep jobs in the U.S. Does this signal a change in direction in response to the tweeted combination of threats and...
Russian businesses are looking forward to Trump
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Russian businesses are looking forward to Trump

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
DAVOS, Switzerland – Few people are more eager for Donald Trump’s arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia. Hacking scandals? They expect that to blow over. Conflict in Ukraine? An artificial...
Beijing launches an anti-smog blitz
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Beijing launches an anti-smog blitz

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
BEIJING – Beijing will spend $2.7 billion to fight air pollution in the capital this year, state media reported Thursday. Part of the money will be used to close or upgrade more than 2,000 polluting factories, replace the...
Mark Zuckerberg suing hundreds, seeking privacy at his Hawaii estate
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Mark Zuckerberg suing hundreds, seeking privacy at his Hawaii estate

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
KILAUEA, KAUAI — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent $100 million on 700 acres of beachfront land on Kauai’s North Shore to create a secluded sanctuary for his family. Now, says CBS Honolulu affiliate KGMB-TV,...