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One of America's most powerful female executives controls a $30 billion media empire — and she still faces surprising harassment in the workplace

As vice chair of CBS Corporation and Viacom and president of National Amusements, Shari Redstone is one of the most prominent female media executives in America.

Trump threatens to slam a massive tariff on European cars, which could cause economic chaos

President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to slam huge tariffs on imported cars from the European Union, a massive threat in the escalating trade conflict between the allies.

GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 15 stocks to profit from the coming wage-growth explosion

As the labor market reaches its tightest level since 2000, Goldman Sachs expects wage growth to be pushed higher.; The firm has identified 15 companies that it expects to outperform the broader market as wage growth accelerates.

'Red tape unlike anything else': Migrant families are trying to navigate a murky, chaotic process to reunite with their children

After the Trump administration halted its practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border, thousands of families who have already been separated are now trying to navigate through a murky series of…

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A Republican congressman explains why he's going to war with top White House adviser Stephen Miller

WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Mike Coffman said the Trump administration is "heading in the wrong direction" over the ongoing immigration reform problems and controversies on the US-Mexico border.


Amazon has so many summer interns, it costs $4.4 million to feed and house them and the city of Seattle has to add extra buses (AMZN)

Amazon interns are invading Seattle once again — and it's affecting the city's public transit.

Tesla's new assembly line in a tent is unprecedented — but it doesn't necessarily spell doom for the company (TSLA)

In an effort to meet production goals for its Model 3 sedan, Tesla has built a new assembly line outside of its factory in Fremont, California.

'This dude has all the tapes': Tom Arnold says he and Michael Cohen are teaming up to take down Trump

The comedian Tom Arnold said he was teaming up with President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, to take down the president in what appeared to be another in a line of signals that Cohen has sent to Trump in recent days.

China is slamming the US with $34 billion in tariffs. Here are the states that will be hurt the most.

The collateral damage from President Donald Trump's trade fight with China could soon have some states feeling the squeeze.


Lionel Messi is living through a waking nightmare and it's impossible to look away

Heading into the 2018 World Cup, no player had more pressure facing them than Argentina's Lionel Messi.; For all the success that Messi has had as one of the greatest players ever to take the pitch, international success has always eluded…


Mueller's office attacked The New York Times and The Washington Post for 'inaccurately' reporting on his investigation

Robert Mueller has attacked the news media, including The New York Times and The Washington Post, for reporting "inaccurately" on the Russia investigation.

The Instagram star with a 100,000-strong following and deals with brands like Sony has suddenly deleted all of his posts after being caught ripping off stock photos

An Instagram star with 104,000 followers has been caught using stock photography and claiming it as his own.


10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, INTC, TSLA)

The Dow's losing streak hits 8. The Dow Jones industrial average, which fell 0.8% Thursday, has lost 3.4% during its eight-day losing streak.


'This is who we are': The US has a history of putting families in cages, and it didn't start with Trump

President Donald Trump's practice of separating families that illegally cross the border as a deterrent to other potential border crossers has direct roots in the Obama administration, which said and did many of the same things Trump has…


While Trump's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy sparks controversy in the US, China is detaining hundreds of thousands of legal citizens for doing nothing wrong

The Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" border policy, which initially led to the separation of about 2,300 children from their parents who were detained for crossing the US border illegally, has sparked widespread controversy and…


The feds are moving ahead with private-land seizures to make room for Trump's border wall

The federal government is moving to seize private land in a section of southern Texas to make room for President Donald Trump's border wall.

Who should be Intel's next CEO? These are the top candidates people are buzzing about

With Brian Krzanich's sudden and surprise departure from Intel's CEO job, it's time to play the "who-will-take-his place" game.


Trump has complete control over the one factor that could lead Michael Cohen to flip

President Donald Trump's apparent refusal to pay his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen's legal fees significantly increases the likelihood that Cohen will flip.; Trump's cold shoulder toward Cohen not only raises the financial burden on…

How employee goals at Google changed after Sundar Pichai took over as CEO after Larry Page

Since the beginning, Google — the brain child of Larry Page and Sergey Brin that's now under the direction of CEO Sundar Pichai — has famously relied on a goal-setting system called objectives and key results (OKRs) to execute on its many…

Former Intel board member who left a month ago was totally surprised by the CEO's resignation (INTC)

Harvard Professor David Yoffie had been an Intel board member for 29 years until he stepped down in May. And he was as shocked as the rest of the business world when Intel announced on Thursday, just one month later, that CEO Brian…

Thursday, Jun 21

Confusion erupts after Trump signals more reversals on his controversial border policies

Confusion broke out Thursday afternoon over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy to criminally prosecute migrant families caught crossing the border illegally.

There's no evidence the Trump administration has reunited any families yet — or even has a real plan to

While the executive order that President Donald Trump signed Wednesday ordered newly detained migrant families to be held together, it did not address the families who have already been separated under the administration's "zero tolerance"…

'Children don't belong in jail': Critics are seizing on Trump's executive order to detain entire families together

President Donald Trump reversed course Wednesday after weeks of defending family separations, signing an executive order intended to end the practice of splitting up migrant parents from their kids and instead detain entire families…

'I think he's panicking': Michael Cohen appears to be sending Trump a ton of signals

Michael Cohen looks to have sent President Donald Trump a lot of signals in recent days.

Wednesday, Jun 20

Trump signs executive order to stop separating families at the border, but keeps the 'zero tolerance' policy

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to keep families apprehended at the border together, weeks after implementing the "zero tolerance" policy that separated thousands of migrant children from their parents.

Amazon, JPMorgan, and Berkshire Hathaway have picked the CEO to run their joint health venture

The healthcare venture that JPMorgan, Amazon, and Berkshire Hathaway announced back in January finally has a CEO.

An investing legend shares the inside story of how he helped build a $730 billion industry from the ashes of the tech bubble

The tech bubble collapse that rocked global markets at the turn of the millennium inspired a great deal of soul-searching.

Trump signals he's willing to back compromise immigration bill in closed-door meeting with Republicans

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met with Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill in an attempt to cobble together enough support for an immigration bill. Trump's visit on Tuesday happened amid ongoing controversy surrounding the…

Tuesday, Jun 19

Here's how many Model 3 cars Tesla has made so far this year (TSLA)

Tesla has made about 30,000 Model 3 vehicles in 2018, according to internal documents viewed by Business Insider and confirmed by two Tesla employees.

The Dow erases its 2018 gains as Trump moves closer to an all-out trade war with China

Global markets shuddered Tuesday after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of goods from China, putting the world's largest economies on the brink of a trade war.

Facebook keeps turning down 'the spigot' on our content: The Onion's editor-in-chief explains why he's leading a public war against Facebook (FB)

The Onion has launched a campaign against Facebook, even announcing its own spoof social network.; In an interview with Business Insider, the satirical news site's editor-in-chief said Facebook is throttling its traffic and should consider…

Trump officials keep contradicting each other trying to explain why they are separating screaming children from their parents at the border

As the Trump administration faces heightened scrutiny for its family-separation tactic, various government officials have contradicted one another in explaining what exactly is going on with migrant families at the border — and why.

Monday, Jun 18

It would be incredibly difficult for California to split into three states. If it did, here's how it would work

This November, Californians will head to the polls to vote on a peculiar ballot measure that asks, "Hey, how do you feel about splitting into three states?"

Money managers are flocking to a $23 trillion investing strategy that Morgan Stanley says is ready to take off

Sustainable investing is here to say, whether money managers like it or not. And if Morgan Stanley's prognostications are correct, it's about to start making its influence felt to an unprecedented degree.

Animated map shows where American accents came from

When you're traveling to another part of the US, it might be surprising to hear how different the locals sound. For instance, a New Yorker will likely speak the same English language in a completely different accent from a native Texan.…

We asked Barclays' new head of prime sales what's driving massive hedge-fund launches and how the bank plans to win back business from Wall Street competitors

Many Wall Street banks experienced stellar equities performance in the first quarter amid volatility spikes and increased client trading. Industrywide, equities revenue rose 28% during the period, according to research from Keefe, Bruyette…

Sunday, Jun 17

Learning to celebrate failure at a young age led to this billionaire's success

CEO of Spanx, Sara Blakely, shares her thoughts on failure and success and how her father helped shape her ideals.

Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech 'head tax' could still happen for Apple and Google

Amazon is the largest property taxpayer and private employer in Seattle. Since 2000, the metro area has added nearly 100,000 new jobs, leading to an influx of high-skilled workers and a thriving tech industry.

Wall Street experts are crying foul on an overlooked yet dangerous signal that a market meltdown is near

It seems like every time Joseph Harvey opens the Wall Street Journal, he's presented with a fresh batch of signals that the current market cycle is nearing its conclusion.

Ford CEO Jim Hackett reveals details about how he's reinventing the 115-year-old car company (F)

Ever since Jim Hackett took over as CEO of Ford last year, the auto industry and Wall Street have been trying to figure out his plan to keep the 115-year-old carmaker relevant in the 21st century, as brash new arrivals such as Waymo and…