myEarthLink
News

Weather  

 

The Weather Channel
Cloudy
33° F
New York, NY
Cloudy
Hi: 38° / Lo: 34°

Sports   edit

nhl - Scoreboard [hide]

Saturday, January 13, 2018
Philadelphia Flyers (20-15-8) at
Final
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
New Jersey Devils (22-12-8) at
Preview
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Washington Capitals (28-14-3) at
Preview

nba - Scoreboard [hide]

Monday, January 15, 2018
Final
No Games Scheduled
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Preview

nfl - Scoreboard [hide]

No Games Scheduled
No Games Scheduled
No Games Scheduled

mlb - Scoreboard [hide]

Saturday, October 21, 2017
New York Yankees (91-71) at
Final
No Games Scheduled
Friday, February 23, 2018
Preview

Market Update  

- By Jordi Lippe-McGraw How to make, save and keep more of your money The new year is right around the corner, and that means it's resolution time. While you might be planning to drop 10 po...
More

MarketWatch

 
Sign In to get personalized news, weather and more at myEarthLink.
 

Business News  

Citigroup reports $18.3 billion loss, caused by new tax law
(AP Photo - Mark Lennihan)
By KEN SWEET
From Associated Press
January 16, 2018 9:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup reported an $18.3 billion loss in the fourth quarter on Tuesday — effectively wiping out the company's full-year 2017 profit — as the financial conglomerate had to take more than $20 billion in accounting write-downs related to the new tax law.

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump will deliver the closing address at the elite World Economic Forum conference in Davos next week, which focuses on "finding ways to reaffirm international cooperation on crucial shared interests," forum organizers announced Tuesday.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain released radar tracks on Tuesday it said showed Qatari fighter jets passing by Emirati commercial airliners bound for the island nation, encounters which set off a new dispute pitting Qatar against the Gulf nations that have been boycotting it since last summer.

UnitedHealth Group's earnings more than doubled in the final quarter of 2017, and the nation's largest insurer hiked its forecast well beyond expectations largely due to help from the federal tax overhaul.

NEW YORK (AP) — Energizer will spend $2 billion in cash to acquire the battery and lighting assets of Spectrum, adding the Rayovac brand to its battery and lighting division.

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe is preparing to find successors for many of its most powerful economic officials, including the influential head of the European Central Bank.

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investors looked ahead to American corporate earnings.

BOSTON (AP) — General Electric is taking a $6.2 billion after-tax charge in the fourth quarter tied to its review and reserve testing of GE Capital's runoff insurance portfolio.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City created or preserved over 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation's biggest city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday urged Britain to change its mind about leaving the bloc next year, as time to conclude a Brexit agreement runs short and EU leaders await more details on how the country sees their future ties.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea's top financial policymaker said Tuesday that a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was still possible.

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempt to oust President Donald Trump's hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct.

HONG KONG (AP) — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems.

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is giving the Cherokee compact SUV a major facelift so it can better compete in one of the hottest parts of the U.S.

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investorsed look ahead to American corporate earnings.

DETROIT (AP) — Chinese automaker GAC Motor will scrap the brand name it uses in China when it enters the U.S. market next year because it could be confused with President Donald Trump's surname.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates claimed Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations denied by Qatar.

DETROIT (AP) — It's the year of the pickup truck at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit as General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Ford unveil new trucks in a fast-growing and highly competitive U.S.

NEW YORK (AP) — Pharmacy giant CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products. The company said it has a responsibility to think about sending messages of unrealistic body images to girls and young women.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The next phase in data collection is right under your feet. Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? It's a question Milwaukee-based startup Scanalytics is helping businesses explore with floor sensors that track people's movements.

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Chinese automaker GAC Motor says it's on track to enter the U.S.

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says he'll step down next year after leading the combined company since 2009. Marchionne, 65, told media at the Detroit auto show that FCA will release a business plan through 2022 around June.

DETROIT (AP) — The competition for full-size pickup truck customers in the U.S. is as rough-and-tumble as ever, with Ram and Chevrolet rolling out brawny-looking new models that are larger, lighter and more efficient than their predecessors.

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — After power and drinking water return, and cleanup crews haul away the last of the boulders and muck that splintered homes like a battering ram, the wealthy seaside hideaway of Montecito, California, will start rebuilding with the possibility of another catastrophic flood in mind.