It’s day three of the partial government shutdown but hopefully it won’t last much longer. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a vote for noon today to end the deadlock. Senators will vote on a bill that would fund the government through February 8th. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Rick Newman see if the shutdown will end today.
American International Group on Monday said it would buy Validus Holdings for $5.56 billion in cash to strengthen its reinsurance business, the company's first deal under Chief Executive Brian Duperreault.
Charity Oxfam says four out of every five dollars of wealth generated in 2017 ended up in the pockets of the richest one percent, while the poorest half of humanity got nothing Kate King reports