Articles by April Kirstin Chua

US jobs increase in Trump's first full month projecting economic optimism

Employers added 235,000 US jobs in February as per a Labor Department report released on Friday.

Mar 13, 2017 09:26 AM EDT

Wells Fargo reshuffles execs, demotes three managers over fake account scandal

Scandal-ridden bank initiates organizational clean-up due to alleged mistreatment of workers aside from the popular fake account scandal. Wells Fargo vows to be a more streamlined, efficient and consistent consumer bank.

Mar 11, 2017 09:14 AM EST

Staples closes 70 stores amid disappointing stocks and sales

Traditional brick-and-mortar stores have been under pressure for some time due to greater online competition, which led Staples to close 4.5 percent of its store in 1,600 locations.

Mar 11, 2017 09:13 AM EST

Airbnb closes $1 billion round of investment funding making it second most valuable start-up in US

The San Francisco-based firm offered not to comment further on how it would use the investment funding, instead it expressed its intention to expand operations globally.

Mar 10, 2017 09:06 AM EST

Samsung expands manufacturing in the US to produce home appliances

The South Korea-based technology giant will spend at least $300 million on the manufacturing project and is already discussing plans with five states.

Mar 09, 2017 09:05 AM EST

US oil output set to break records in 2018

The EIA has ramped up its US forecasts and predicts daily domestic oil output of 9.2 million barrels for this year and 9.7 million barrels in 2018.

Mar 09, 2017 09:04 AM EST

China gives preliminary approval for dozens of Trump-related trademarks in businesses

Trump's lawyers in China say the business is simply trying to protect Trump trademark from anyone who might try to use the name to its advantage.

Mar 09, 2017 09:04 AM EST

ESPN to implement job cuts that could extend to personalities who appear on TV, radio, online

Details of the job cuts will still be finalized but layoffs would definitely take place through as a consequence to delivering ESPN fans content consumption.

Mar 08, 2017 08:55 AM EST

General Motors lays off 1,100 employees in Lansing plant

The workers keeping their jobs now are still safe from any employment actions as General Motors just invested $583 million in the plant.

Mar 08, 2017 08:55 AM EST

Snapchat parent company's IPO gains just disappeared

Analysts are concerned over Snapchat's sudden growth, valuation and hype for the past weeks and claim its IPO gains as overpriced.

Mar 08, 2017 08:54 AM EST

Michael Hill International Limited appoints new CEO

The board and the employees in Michael Hill are excited by Taylor's appoointment as he sees to unlock new opportunities and new streams of value for the company.

Mar 07, 2017 10:00 AM EST

Vauxhall joins PSA Group in €2.2 billion deal, employees fear job losses

French company that owns Peugeot and Citroen enters into a €2.2 billion deal to buy General Motor's European unit which includes Vauxhall. General Motor CEO Mary Barra affirms Vauxhall's British brand while respecting the agreements on the workforce.

Mar 07, 2017 09:42 AM EST

German tycoon Schlecker faces fraud trial with family

Anton Shlecker is accused of offenses related to the 2012 bankruptcy of his pharmacy chain that employed 50,000 people in Germany and in Europe.

Mar 07, 2017 09:42 AM EST

Mercedes-Benz recalls almost one million cars after 51 fires reported

The incident was due to an issue with an engine part that can cause an electrical fire and conditions would occur during the starting of the car.

Mar 06, 2017 08:52 AM EST

Luxury automakers drive online sales on

China is projected to become the top market for luxury automakers by 2020 and brands rev up sales with to reach the country's affluent and digitally active consumers.

Mar 06, 2017 05:58 AM EST

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