Oil and bitcoin are rallying while stocks are mixed as traders weigh the Feds more measured take on rate cuts

Oil and bitcoin are rallying while stocks are…

Reuters Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has poured cold water on traders' hopes for a cut to interest rates next month. The stance appears "fully priced in the asset prices," one analyst says. Rising tensions…

Heres how to prep for Amazon Prime Day now that dates are revealed

Heres how to prep for Amazon Prime Day…

After Prime Day, you'll be seeing these everywhere (at least more than usual). (Photo: Reviewed / Jackson Ruckar) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make…

Oil, gold, and bitcoin are jumping on Iran tensions before Trump reveals major sanctions, while stocks are mixed

Oil, gold, and bitcoin are jumping on Iran…

AP/Richard Drew Oil, gold, and bitcoin jumped on Monday ahead of Trump's reveal of "major" sanctions on Iran. Rising US-Iran tensions and a prolonged US-China trade war have lifted commodity and cryptocurrency prices. Bitcoin broke…

North Carolina lottery jackpot of $7.8M to be split among more than 2,000 winners

North Carolina lottery jackpot of $7.8M to be…

Feeling like a winner? Well, if you live in North Carolina you may have plenty of company. State lottery officials say more than 2,000 lottery players chose Saturday’s winning four-digit number in the Carolina Pick-4 game,…

Is Toys R Us making a comeback? A year after stores closed, theres talk of new locations

Is Toys R Us making a comeback? A…

Take a trip back to your younger days with one of the nation's best-known retail chains. USA TODAY Toys R Us is poised to make a comeback under a new name and with a much…

Alcohol-Free Bars Caught on in the U.S. and U.K. But Can They Go Global?

Alcohol-Free Bars Caught on in the U.S. and…

In the United States, there’s the salad bar. In Italy, you take your espresso at the bar. In Japan, standing sushi bars are popular destinations. Cafés and restaurants—institutions at the core of human interaction—take divergent…

FAA prohibits all US carriers from flying over Iran as tensions rise

FAA prohibits all US carriers from flying over…

The Federal Aviation Administration has prohibited "all U.S. carriers and commercial operators" from flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, near Iran, in the wake of the country shooting down an unmanned drone…

Are you smarter about money than most Americans? Heres how you can find out.

Are you smarter about money than most Americans?…

This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story. Buzz60 A better economy does not make a smarter consumer. As Americans' finances recovered from the Great…

The Fall and Rise of VR: The Struggle to Make Virtual Reality Get Real

The Fall and Rise of VR: The Struggle…

Paul McCartney made his modest contribution to the future of virtual reality with a little help from a bike mechanic. The unlikely union of the Beatles great, a bike-shop employee in Palo Alto, and a…

US likely to impose more tariffs on China if new trade deal isnt reached

US likely to impose more tariffs on China…

U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that the U.S. is ready to place more tariffs on China if it can't agree to a new trade deal. Interested in…

Stock traders are holding tight in case the Fed spoils the party

Stock traders are holding tight in case the…

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Markets were flat on Wednesday as they waited to see if the Federal Reserve would signal its willingness to cut interest rates during its monthly policy update later in the day. Stocks jumped…

U.S. Retail Sales Tick Up in May

U.S. Retail Sales Tick Up in May

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) U.S. retail sales ticked upward slightly in May, assuaging fears that the economy was beginning to cool in the wake of an unexpectedly poor monthly jobs…

The Wine Country Tasting Room Is Dead. But Long Live Wine Country

The Wine Country Tasting Room Is Dead. But…

Forget standing at a tasting bar. A trip to California’s wine country today means comedy shows, art museums, cabanas at pool parties, and interactive dinners—all with a glass in hand. “People are no longer willing…