Business and Finance


Published on January 10, 2015 - Page 5
WASHINGTON — The days of the census taker with clipboard in hand may be numbered. The Census Bureau plans to test digital tools in preparation for...
Published on January 10, 2015 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) —The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed a bill Friday authorizing a major oil pipeline, despite a renewed pledge by the White House to...
Published on January 9, 2015 - Page 17
WASHINGTON (AP) —In June, when oil cost $107 a barrel, employers added a healthy number of jobs —267,000. Now, with oil below $50, hopes are rising...
Published on January 9, 2015 - Page 17
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) —National observances are a dime a dozen, fighting to claim a spot on the calendar as their own, with platforms as solid as...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —House Republicans want Congress to address the troubled finances of Social Security’s disability program, setting the stage for a...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 8
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness and the phrase, “I’m going to be...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 20
LAS VEGAS — Driverless cars of the future. Every imaginable (and unimaginable) kind of smartphone case. The latest laundry technology, even. Acres of...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 26
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal health experts have unanimously endorsed a Novartis drug which is expected to become the first lower-cost copy of a biotech...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 26
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — Keurig Green Mountain struck a deal with Dr. Pepper Snapple to make single-serve capsules for use in Keurig’s soon-to-be...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 26
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — McDonald’s is finding itself under attack in Venezuela both for not selling french fries — and for selling them. Hours...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 26
NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI director revealed new details Wednesday about the stunning cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., part of the...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 18
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The dramatic shift toward online and mobile viewing is driving television set makers to design as much for streaming video as for...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 12
DALLAS (AP) — If you’ve been putting off a trip abroad because it’s too expensive, start packing your bags. A stronger dollar has reduced the price...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 18
DETROIT (AP) — Confident in the economy and cheered by cheap gas, Americans are likely to push new car sales to their highest level in a decade this...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 8
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest of five generations who have worked the same ground in northeastern Nebraska, 52-year-old Scott Garwood, isn’t growing...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 8
GAIL, Texas (AP) — The Muleshoe Ranch’s profits were chopped in half when the drought withered pastures, dried up stock tanks and forced the owner to...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 9
ATLANTA (AP) — Fast food worker Caitlin Turowski had this much in common with high-paid CEOs: When she quit her job, she couldn’t work for a...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 9
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s drought declaration has triggered only local limits such as restrictions on washing cars or watering lawns for most...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 4
HELENA, Mont. (AP) —Problems with the 2014 malt barley crop in the western United States have resulted in the worst year for malting production in...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 20
ORLANDO, Fla. — Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days. They need to lure you, the...

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