Business and Finance


Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine was hit by a missile could have profound consequences...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 11
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Payment processor Visa is launching a new service called Visa Checkout that eliminates a few steps in online payment. The company...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 26
DETROIT (AP) — BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix an air bag problem that is hitting much of the global auto industry. The...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 26
WASHINGTON (AP) —Don’t blame the millennial generation for lackluster home sales. They are increasingly ethnically diverse, more educated and less...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — Alcoa said Monday that it has signed a $1.1 billion deal to make jet engine parts for a unit of United Technologies Corp. The...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 11
HERSHEY (AP) — Candy maker Hershey Co. says its 2014 profit will be around the low end of its earlier forecast, and it is raising prices as costs...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 18
Reynolds American to buy Lorillard RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —Joe Camel is bulking up to take on the Marlboro Man. Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 22
WASHINGTON (AP) —Citigroup agreed Monday to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting...
Published on July 13, 2014 - Page 24
Dear Mr. Berko: I know that Pfizer has made several big drug company purchases in the past 10 years, and Wyeth (I used to work for that company) was...
Published on July 13, 2014 - Page 24
Dear Mr. Berko: I’m considering putting $100,000 into an Allianz variable annuity. Please explain how the guaranteed minimum income benefit works....
Published on July 12, 2014 - Page 9
LOUDON, N.H. — NASCAR President Mike Helton said Friday there is no animosity from the governing body toward the recently formed, nine-team Race Team...
Published on July 12, 2014 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in...
Published on July 11, 2014 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, driving down the level of applications to nearly the lowest in seven years...
Published on July 11, 2014 - Page 22
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto power to spotlight what he called the...
Published on July 11, 2014 - Page 22
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — Auto parts supplier TRW Automotive said Thursday that it has received a preliminary acquisition offer. Livonia, Michigan-based...
Published on July 10, 2014 - Page 26
WASHINGTON (AP) —Tax credits for families that don’t qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary. Unemployment benefits...
Published on July 10, 2014 - Page 26
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) —Standing in the shadows of a $30 million roller coaster that flips, drops and spins its riders, the head of the nation’s fourth-...
Published on July 9, 2014 - Page 11
DETROIT — Ford is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects. The company announced the six separate recalls Tuesday. No...
Published on July 9, 2014 - Page 17
WASHINGTON (AP) — If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don’t pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out? Sugary drinks have...

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