Business and Finance

Published on July 1, 2016 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez that would bring some of the world’s best known cookies and...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 25
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve has given the green light to many major banks in the U.S. to raise dividends and buy back shares, judging them...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) —Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations it cheated on emissions tests in...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 11
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Monday that Britain’s vote to leave the European Union won’t send the economy into a tailspin,...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 27
Uber will take buyer for ride Dear Mr. Berko: I teach school and earn $44,000 a year. Florida’s retirement program is lousy. Fortunately, my...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 27
Walmart employees get paid their worth Dear Mr. Berko: Since getting out of college in 2013, I’ve been working at Wal-Mart in Florida, making $9.40...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 11
LONDON (AP) — Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. The U.K.’s unprecedented decision to leave the European Union sent...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is pushing for more answers on why doctors and patient advocates with financial ties to the...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 10
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Health system CoxHealth says it plans to hire about 100 nurses from overseas in the next year. The Springfield-based...
Published on June 23, 2016 - Page 25
WASHINGTON (AP) —Americans snapped up houses in May almost as soon as properties were listed, fueling the strongest sales rate in nearly a decade....
Published on June 23, 2016 - Page 25
WASHINGTON (AP) —House Republicans on Wednesday unveiled new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s health care law. The plan,...
Published on June 22, 2016 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the U.S. economy faces a number of uncertainties that require the Fed to proceed cautiously...
Published on June 21, 2016 - Page 11
MOUNT PLEASANT, South Carolina (AP) — It’s a troublesome story playing out across America in the 10 years since the housing bubble burst: homeowners...
Published on June 19, 2016 - Page 27
Dear Mr. Berko: Our neighbor is an engineer. He’s a bright, well-read 76-year-old, and he’s nobody’s fool. He was telling us about a drug called...
Published on June 19, 2016 - Page 27
Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I are both seniors and have a $20,000 certificate of deposit coming due at Wells Fargo. We told the teller that we won’t...
Published on June 18, 2016 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks closed out a difficult week on a modestly lower note Friday, as investors continued to monitor Britain’s frenzied debate...
Published on June 17, 2016 - Page 6
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman may not have much time left at the entertainment conglomerate. National Amusements, the theater...
Published on June 16, 2016 - Page 21
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it foresees an exceedingly slow pace of interest rate hikes — and is in no hurry to...
Published on June 15, 2016 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government’s “net neutrality” rules, preserving regulations that force internet...
Published on June 14, 2016 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — In a surprise move, Microsoft said Monday it is buying LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion, a deal that could bring subtle but...

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