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  • Outdoor Entertainment Made Easy Marketwired - 9 minutes ago
    Outdoor Entertainment Made Easy

    The arrival of milder temperatures means dining al fresco, hosting neighborhood cookouts and enjoying intimate cocktail parties under the stars. When creating a backyard oasis to entertain family and friends ...

  • Staffers past security guards near a company logo at the Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang province on Friday, May 27, 2016. Alibaba's relationship with an anti-counterfeiting lobby coalition known as the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition is a tale of how one of China's corporate giants won _ and ultimately lost_ a friend in Washington, using legal methods long deployed by corporate America: money and friendship. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    SHANGHAI (AP) — In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying that its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted.

  • German carmaker BMW is recalling 120,000 cars in the United States for defective Takata air bags, German paper Bild reported on its website on Friday. Citing a spokesman for BMW, Bild said that the recall included the X5 and X6 models from the years 2006 to 2011. BMW was not immediately available for comment.

  • Financial markets in the U.S. will be closed on Monday for the observance of Memorial Day, in honor of men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

  • Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "New Directions in Financial Analytics: Blockchain and Financial Services " conference to their offering.

  • A.M. Best has revised the issuer credit rating outlook to stable from positive and affirmed the financial strength rating of B and the ICR of “bb” of SPJST .

  • Mild Gains For Stocks; Thermo Fisher Buys FEI For $4.2 … @ Investor's Business Daily - 7 minutes ago

    A busy morning of headlines fueled modest gains for the major averages early Friday. The Nasdaq added 0.5%, while the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial gained 0.2% in the stock market today. Volume was ...

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't buying Donald Trump's apparent concern about his candidacy. On Thursday...

  • Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A' rating for the following City of Shakopee, Minnesota bonds issued on behalf of St. Francis Regional Medical Center :

  • [$$] Hercules Offshore Files for Chapter 11 Again @ The Wall Street Journal - 9 minutes ago

    Hercules Offshore Inc. again filed for chapter 11, this time saying it would sell off assets to benefit its stakeholders as the ocean driller goes out of business amid the long swoon in oil prices.

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