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Eclipse-chasers came out in droves to watch the solar eclipse across the US — take a look

There's nothing like a rare astronomical event to bring Americans together.

BILLIONAIRE TRUMP ADVISER: CEOs were wrong to abandon the president

Thomas Barrack, a real-estate billionaire and close ally of President Trump, has denounced business leaders who have stopped advising the president.

Amazon is about to claim a new victim in the retail apocalypse (FL, FINL)

Retailers across America have been closing stores in droves this year amid years of declines in sales and customer traffic and an increasing threat from Amazon.

Trump's response to Charlottesville just got brutal reviews

More than a week after a white nationalist rally turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, President Donald Trump received a brutal assessment of his response to the violence, and his equivocations over the roles of neo-Nazis and white…

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'NOT TOO BRIGHT': New York Daily News jabs Trump for ignoring solar eclipse warnings

The New York Daily News offered an early look at Tuesday's front-page cover that poked fun at President Trump for apparently ignoring solar eclipse warnings as he took in the phenomenon from a White House balcony.


Incredible photos of the solar eclipse across the United States

On Monday, parts of the United States are getting treated to a total solar eclipse — when the moon crosses between the Earth and the sun and blocks out the sun's light.


Here’s how to tell if the solar eclipse ruined your vision

Did you watch the total solar eclipse of 2017? If so, you may have permanently damaged your eyesight if you didn't take the necessary precautions to protect your eyes from the sun's harmful UV rays.

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein fires out a cryptic tweet about a 'shadow across the country'

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein fired out a cryptic tweet Monday referencing the solar eclipse.


NASA recorded the International Space Station flying in front of the solar eclipse

As the moon sneaked in front of the sun during Monday's total solar eclipse, a NASA photographer captured a once-in-a-lifetime sight.


Spanish police are zeroing in on a prime suspect in deadly Barcelona attack

Police are zeroing in on a suspect they believe is behind the deadly terrorist attacks in Spain last week.

Top Republican senator: 'It's too difficult to say' whether Trump will be 2020 nominee

Sen. Susan Collins, a Maine Republican who did not support President Donald Trump as her party's presidential nominee in 2016, on Monday said it's unclear whether Trump will be the Republican nominee in 2020.


Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's largest hedge fund, is worried that democracy is being threatened

Bridgewater Associates founder and co-CIO Ray Dalio thinks that democracy is being threatened.


Trump and his family have already depleted the Secret Service's funds because of their frequent travel

The Secret Service's funds to pay agents has been depleted in large part by President Donald Trump and his family's frequent travel and an increased number of people under agency protection, USA Today reported Monday.

Solar eclipse 2017: When, where, and how to watch the eclipse

Thousands of people are about to be treated to the show of the century — all they have to do is look up.

The car-traffic apocalypse of the total solar eclipse has begun

Solar-eclipse-related traffic jams began last week, but poor forecasts may worsen the problem as people migrate to nearby towns and cities with clear skies.


'Deep divisions across our country': Here's the memo that just went out to JPMorgan staff (JPM)

JPMorgan is donating $1 million to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in light of the events in Charlottesville, Virginia the weekend before last.


Gundlach fires back at report saying investors are fleeing his biggest fund

Over the weekend, The Wall Street Journal published a story that highlighted declining assets under management for "bond king" Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund.


10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, ADP, TOT, SRE)

The US fires the first shot in a trade war with China. Late Friday, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer announced an investigation into China's theft of US intellectual property using Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been outbid for Oncor

Sempra Energy said it would buy Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash after Energy Future Holdings Corp., which indirectly owns Oncor, abandoned a deal to sell the power transmission company to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Monday, Aug 21

10 missing, 5 injured after Navy destroyer collides with tanker near Singapore

A US Navy destroyer collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Singapore on Sunday, the Navy said.

Sunday, Aug 20

Former GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt reportedly tops the list to replace Travis Kalanick as Uber's CEO

Jeffrey Immelt, the former CEO of GE, is now the top candidate to become the new CEO of Uber, Recode reported on Saturday, citing "numerous" unnamed sources.

The stock market's safety net is working better than ever

There's no denying that corporate share buybacks are the fuel that keep stock prices rising during lean times. But while they help the broader market, they've been a drag on the performance of the companies most active in executing them.

Photos show thousands of counterprotesters descending on Boston to drown out a right-wing 'free speech' rally

Roughly 40,000 people descended on Boston Common on Saturday to protest a controversial right-wing "free speech" rally that had been planned.

Saturday, Aug 19

Stocks are looking unstoppable

The US stock market simply will not be defeated.

Asian woman who quit Google: 'The culture there is really discouraging'

Thanks to a controversial memo decrying Google's diversity programs and women in tech, there's been increasing scrutiny about what it's like to work for Google, especially if you are not white and not male.

Billionaire Carl Icahn has quit advising Trump

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is no longer advising President Donald Trump.

Why Wall Street is so fixated on Gary Cohn's position in the White House

Markets tumbled on Thursday after rumors swirled that Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser and formerly Goldman Sach's number two, was resigning.

Friday, Aug 18

The US fired the first shot in a trade war with China

The US has initiated an investigation into China's theft of US intellectual property (IP) using Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.

Steve Bannon is out of the White House and back at Breitbart

Steve Bannon, the White House chief strategist, has left the Trump administration and returned to Breitbart News, the right-wing website he led before joining President Donald Trump's campaign last year.

Goldman Sachs may have lost $100 million on an energy bet gone wrong (GS)

A sour bet on the direction of natural gas prices contributed to Goldman Sachs' weak performance in commodities trading during the second quarter.

Heather Heyer's mother says she won't talk to Trump 'after what he said about my child'

Susan Bro, the mother of the woman killed amid the Charlottesville, Virginia, violence last weekend, appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Friday and said her feelings about President Donald Trump had changed following his statements…

Thursday, Aug 17

Fired Google engineer says his memo actually empowered women (GOOG, GOOGL)

A lot of the debate about fired Google memo writer James Damore has centered around his views, the science he cited, and whether or not he deserved to get fired.

13 dead in Barcelona van attack, 5 suspects killed in counterterrorism operation hours later

Police have two suspects in custody after a van crashed into a crowd of pedestrians in a tourist-heavy district killing at least 13 on Thursday in Barcelona, Spain, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said.

'You can't change history, but you can learn from it': Trump says he's sad to see Confederate statues being removed

President Donald Trump in a series of tweets Thursday morning came out against the removal of Confederate statues.

Here's how Trump's council of business titans fell apart

President Donald Trump's biggest gatherings of business leaders fell apart, and according to reports Trump's own comments are to blame.