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April 17, 2018 7:12 PM Former Obama economist Austan Goolsbee joins Quest on 'Markets Now'

Now a professor of economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, Goolsbee was the youngest member of the Obama cabinet. He also serves on the Economic Advisory Panel to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Goolsbee and Quest will discuss timely topics, including tariffs, the possibility of a trade war, President Donald Trump's impact 38

April 17, 2018 4:11 AM China's economy hit the ground running in 2018

China's economy made a strong start to 2018, shrugging off escalating trade tensions with the United States. The world's second largest economy grew 6.8% in the first quarter of the year from the same period a year earlier, according to government data published Tuesday. Fears of a trade war between the United States and China have risen sharply since 13

April 3, 2018 2:57 PM Drew Brees Sues Over $8 Million Ring, Jeweler Fires Back

Drew Brees claims he was scammed out of MILLIONS by a jeweler who sold him an $8 MILLION diamond ring ... but the jeweler is saying Brees has no one to blame but himself. The New Orleans Saints QB has filed a lawsuit against Vahid Moradi -- who runs the CJ Charles jewelry shop in San Diego, the city where Brees began his NFL career. Brees claims he's been buying 27

April 2, 2018 4:01 AM Ruling party candidate easily wins Costa Rica presidency

Costa Rica's governing party won a big presidential election victory Sunday as many voters rejected an evangelical pastor who had jumped into political prominence by campaigning against same-sex marriage. The head of the Supreme Electoral Council, Luis Antonio Sobrado, said that with 95 percent of ballots counted Sunday night, Carlos Alvarado of the ruling 73

March 9, 2018 3:38 PM Stephen Colbert Goes Off the Cuff About the Trump-Kim Jong Un Meeting

The Late Show isn’t known for breaking news, but that didn’t stop Stephen Colbert from going off-the-cuff on Thursday night’s episode. Colbert responded in real time to the news that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was open to talks with President Donald Trump. “Tonight we learned about an official invitation from Kim Jong Un to meet Trump,” Colbert 18

March 2, 2018 3:41 PM Chipotle pulls plug on Tasty Made, its attempt at fast-casual burgers

Despite revamping its menu, Chipotle has closed its one and only Tasty Made location. (Chipotle/Business Wire) Just a few months after ChipotleРђЎs sister restaurant, Tasty Made, revamped its entire menu to РђюenhanceРђЮ its fast-casual burger concept, Chipotle has decided to close the one and only Tasty Made test location in Lancaster, Ohio. РђюWhile 64

February 23, 2018 3:54 AM Asian stocks advance after Wall Street rebounds

Asian stocks advanced Friday after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.3 percent to 3,279.74 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 advanced 0.4 percent to 21,814.31. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.3 percent to 31,364.80 and Seoul's Kospi rose 1.1 percent to 2,441.40. Sydney's 78

February 12, 2018 8:24 AM Winter Olympics: NBC ditches analyst Joshua Cooper Ramo over Korea remark

NBC has removed one of its Olympic analysts after he made a comment about Japan and South Korea which sparked anger among South Koreans. Joshua Cooper Ramo said Japan, which occupied Korea from 1910-45, had served as a key "example" in South Korea's transformation. South Koreans called the comments, during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics 17

January 17, 2018 5:13 PM Senate committee approves nomination of Powell for Fed chair

The Senate Banking Committee has voted for a second time to approve President Donald Trump's nomination of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. The approval Wednesday was by voice vote, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, voting no. The re-vote was needed because the full Senate did not take up Powell's nomination last year. The term of current 30

December 28, 2017 7:30 PM School's newest major: Social justice, with a taste of the 'real world'

Palestinian protesters burn a poster of PresidentTrump and a representation of an American flag earlier in December. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra) Students can now major in social justice and receive “real-world learning in the field” at a college in Massachusetts. Merrimack College’s social justice program provides students “the chance to turn their passion 35