Oldest Bridges in the World

Many of the great monuments left from antiquity -- such as the Pyramids and the Sphinx in Egypt, and the Coliseum in Rome -- were raised to glorify monarchy and ...
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20 Places Hit Hardest by this Spring’s Record Flooding

It’s been a wet spring, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts it’s going to get even wetter. According to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook issued last month, nearly two-thirds ...
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Most of America’s Mass Shootings Have Happened Since Columbine: Here are the Deadliest

On April 20, 1999, people across the country and the world were shocked by the news that two gunmen had opened fire in Columbine High School in Colorado, killing ...
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The Worst Jobs in America

An employee’s job satisfaction largely depends on their particular employer. But in some careers, dangerous tasks, high levels of stress, and public scrutiny are all commonplace and can take a ...
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What Do United Rentals Earnings Tell Us About Spending on US Infrastructure?

Share of construction equipment rental firm United Rentals Inc. (NYSE: URI) traded up about 7.6% Thursday morning following the company's first-quarter earnings announcement. Adjusted earnings per share (EPS) came in ...
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Why Zoom Video’s IPO Is Exploding

Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) is another IPO making a splash in the markets to close out the week. In this case, the stock practically doubled its pricing when ...
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Pinterest Enters the Market With a Bang

Pinterest Inc. (NYSE: PINS) entered the market with a bang on Thursday. The stock opened at $23.75, well above the pricing at $19 per share and even the expected price ...
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The Fastest Growing City in Each State

The U.S. population growth rate recently hit a low point not seen since 1937, when the country was in the thick of the Great Depression. The U.S. population grew by ...
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Why PG&E Delayed Its Annual Meeting

In an announcement Thursday morning, PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) said that its annual shareholders' meeting scheduled for May 21 has been postponed until an unspecified date in June. The postponement ...
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Can American Express Q1 Results Lift Shares to New High?

When American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) released its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday, the company posted $2.01 in earnings per share (EPS) and $10.36 billion in ...
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The Biggest Food Fads of the Past 50 Years

Fads and fashions have always been part of the world of food. When a certain athlete in Ancient Greece ate only meat for a year before the Olympic Games, then ...
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How Canopy Growth Aims to Expand in the US

Canopy Growth Corp. (NYSE: CGC) shares jumped on Thursday after the firm announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Acreage Holdings. The deal will take place ...
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Amazon, YouTube Agree to Play Nice

Thursday's announcement that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) YouTube have reached an agreement that will bring YouTube's official app to Amazon's Fire TV devices, Fire-enable smart ...
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Meet Mustang Bio’s Breakthrough ‘Bubble Boy’ Treatment

Mustang Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: MBIO) shares more than tripled on Thursday after the company announced a breakthrough that cured eight infants dealing with the "Bubble Boy" immune disorder. Specifically, the ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims and Retail Sales Bring Stocks Back Up on Thursday

Thursday will mark the start of a three-day weekend for millions of Americans who will be out for Good Friday, but the economic reports and earnings are coming out either ...
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