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Millions of workers may still need to find jobs before we can talk about 'full employment'

MILLIONS OF WORKERS MAY STILL NEED TO FIND JOBS BEFORE WE CAN TALK ABOUT 'FULL EMPLOYMENT'

Robert Galbraith/Reuters US unemployment has fallen to a 17-year low of 4.1%, raising the question of whether the economy has reached...

Trump's latest move could be a sign of looming economic pain

TRUMP'S LATEST MOVE COULD BE A SIGN OF LOOMING ECONOMIC PAIN

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Donald Trump's administration announced tariffs on solar panels and washing machines on Monday. Some...

 
 
 
Microsoft has pledged $1 million to solve a problem most people don't realize exists

MICROSOFT HAS PLEDGED $1 MILLION TO SOLVE A PROBLEM MOST PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE EXISTS

Mike Blake/Reuters This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism . Peggy Johnson, executive vice president...

Melania Trump flaunted her life of expensive vacations and celebrity-packed galas on social media until the election - here's how much her life has changed

MELANIA TRUMP FLAUNTED HER LIFE OF EXPENSIVE VACATIONS AND CELEBRITY-PACKED GALAS ON SOCIAL MEDIA UNTIL THE ELECTION - HERE'S HOW MUCH HER LIFE HAS CHANGED

Carlos Barria/Reuters Melania Trump says she is hard at work as the first lady of the US. Prior to President Donald Trump's election,...

 
 
 
The US is sending the A-10 Warthog back to fight in Afghanistan

THE US IS SENDING THE A-10 WARTHOG BACK TO FIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

Thomson Reuters The US is sending a squadron of 12 A-10 Warthogs back to Afghanistan for the first time since 2012. US Air Force Maj....

Pakistan warns the US that the war in Afghanistan will deteriorate if Trump abandons partnership

PAKISTAN WARNS THE US THAT THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN WILL DETERIORATE IF TRUMP ABANDONS PARTNERSHIP

REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood Pakistan cautioned the United States against abandoning its longstanding partnership with Islamabad. The Pakistani...

 
 
 
Millennials are leading an investment revolution - and we spoke to the head of a $1 trillion provider to find out why

MILLENNIALS ARE LEADING AN INVESTMENT REVOLUTION - AND WE SPOKE TO THE HEAD OF A $1 TRILLION PROVIDER TO FIND OUT WHY

Reuters Millennials represent the fastest-growing segment of the exchange-traded fund market, according to a survey conducted by BlackRock's...

An avalanche in Japan, likely sparked by a volcanic eruption, killed one person and injured 14 more

AN AVALANCHE IN JAPAN, LIKELY SPARKED BY A VOLCANIC ERUPTION, KILLED ONE PERSON AND INJURED 14 MORE

Kyodo/Reuters/Business Insider Twin natural disasters hit a ski resort in Gunma, Japan. Mount Kusatsu-Shirane erupted, followed shortly...

 
 
 
Journalists in Myanmar court over charges from secrets law

JOURNALISTS IN MYANMAR COURT OVER CHARGES FROM SECRETS LAW

YANGON, Myanmar - Two detained Reuters journalists appeared in court Tuesday after being officially charged with violating a Myanmar...

Creepy photos show the abandoned ski resort that's decaying near the border between North and South Korea

CREEPY PHOTOS SHOW THE ABANDONED SKI RESORT THAT'S DECAYING NEAR THE BORDER BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA

Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters As the 2018 Winter Olympics draw closer, South Korea has already spent more than $1 billion building sleek new...

 
 
 
'I'm leaving the Democratic Party today': Democrats are infuriated by their own party's deal with the GOP to reopen the government

'I'M LEAVING THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TODAY': DEMOCRATS ARE INFURIATED BY THEIR OWN PARTY'S DEAL WITH THE GOP TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT

Thomson Reuters Many Democrats are furious with members of their own party for agreeing to a Senate deal with the GOP to reopen the...

Sanofi is buying Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

SANOFI IS BUYING BIOVERATIV FOR $11.6 BILLION

Benoit Tessier/Reuters French drugmaker Sanofi is acquiring biotech company Bioverativ in a $11.6 billion deal. It's the biggest deal...

 
 
 
Trust in US government, media, implodes as China's soars

TRUST IN US GOVERNMENT, MEDIA, IMPLODES AS CHINA'S SOARS

Thomson Reuters A new study finds that the US public's trust in institutions, such as business, government, and tech, has plummeted,...

Bank of America beats earnings expectations

BANK OF AMERICA BEATS EARNINGS EXPECTATIONS

Chris Keane/Reuters Bank of America Merrill Lynch released results from its fourth quarter Wednesday, beating expectations with adjusted...

 
 
 
Citi posts strong earnings, despite taking $22 billion hit from tax reform

CITI POSTS STRONG EARNINGS, DESPITE TAKING $22 BILLION HIT FROM TAX REFORM

REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino Citigroup released fourth-quarter results Tuesday, beating the expectations of Wall Street analysts with adjusted...

Betsy DeVos visited a charter school, praising it as a 'shining example' - now it's shutting down

BETSY DEVOS VISITED A CHARTER SCHOOL, PRAISING IT AS A 'SHINING EXAMPLE' - NOW IT'S SHUTTING DOWN

Yuri Gripas/Reuters Last year, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump praised a public charter school. Now, D.C....

 
 
 
Goldman Sachs beats despite trading woes

GOLDMAN SACHS BEATS DESPITE TRADING WOES

Thomson Reuters Goldman Sachs on Wednesday released results from its fourth quarter, beating analyst expectations with adjusted earnings...

Government shutdown predicted to increase weapons costs for the Pentagon

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN PREDICTED TO INCREASE WEAPONS COSTS FOR THE PENTAGON

US Navy/AP A US government shutdown is predicted to stall defense contracts and ultimately increase weapons costs. The potential shutdown...

 
 
 
CRYPTO INSIDER: North Korea accused of hacks

CRYPTO INSIDER: NORTH KOREA ACCUSED OF HACKS

Reuters/KCNA Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider's roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today....

Porn star who had alleged affair with Trump says he thought if he changed his hair he'd lose his power and wealth

PORN STAR WHO HAD ALLEGED AFFAIR WITH TRUMP SAYS HE THOUGHT IF HE CHANGED HIS HAIR HE'D LOSE HIS POWER AND WEALTH

Carlos Barria/Reuters The adult-film actress known as Stormy Daniels said in a 2011 interview with In Touch Magazine that Donald Trump...