Tag: Street

Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman crossing street

TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking the first fatality involving an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation. The ride services company said it was suspending North American tests of its…

Will Wall Street ever give up on guns?

By Laura ColbyBloombergPolly Mosendz Fri., Feb. 23, 2018 Will Wall Street ever let go of guns? That question has come up before—after the shootings in Newtown, in Orlando, in Las Vegas, and on and on. Now, with the nation’s emotions raw over the killings in Florida last week, evidence is mounting that investors may be…

Wall Street roars back, traders eye volatility ahead

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shaken out of many months of calm, Wall Street braced for a higher level of volatility in the days ahead, after a roughly 2 percent rebound in U.S. stocks on Tuesday followed the biggest one-day selloff in more than six years. The question that vexed traders: were the wild swings of…

Wall Street ticks up, lifted by Verizon, chipmakers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with Verizon boosting the telecoms sector after the stock got an upgrade, while a deal in semiconductors lifted high-performing tech shares. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid With no major earnings…

Inside WeWork’s Wall Street housing community

Microsoft, other large companies get in on WeWork’s co-working spaces WeWork has since opened locations in more than 50 cities around the world, amassed investments valuing the company at about $ 20 billion (U.S.) and last week bought the iconic Lord & Taylor building on Fifth Ave. As part of that deal, the top two floors…