Stocks rocket more than 500, S&P surges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) -- U.S. stocks closed broadly higher on Wednesday after the midterm election results came in about as expected, lifting a cloud of uncertainty that was weighing on more…

Only the loners: Restaurant caters to party of 1

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WNBC) -- Calling all introverts. A Japan-based restaurant, Ichiran, known for its solo dining booths, has just opened its second location in New York City. The popular Midtown more…

China bans 6,000 songs in karaoke bars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) -- The Chinese Communist Party regulatory body that controls the nation’s karaoke venues announced a ban on 6,000 songs this week, claiming the Chinese businesses were not more…

Health care beat economy as top issue for voters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) -- Health care was the top issue for Americans voting in Tuesday's midterm elections — for an understandable reason. Spending on medical care has skyrocketed in the more…

Homeless tax on business OK'd in San Fran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) -- The controversial San Francisco "homelessness tax" that divided the tech industry passed, according to poll tallies Tuesday night. Proposition C will increase gross receipts taxes for more…

Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MARKETWATCH) -- The Girl Scouts are suing the Boy Scouts, saying the organization’s inclusive rebranding effort has caused all sorts of consumer confusion from mistaken enrollment in the more…

Dow rises more than 170 on Election Day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) -- Stocks rose on Tuesday as investors eagerly awaited the results of much-anticipated midterm elections which could have significant implications for investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average more…