Business and Finance

Published on July 4, 2015 - Page 11
BOSTON — New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet. Last April, the Department of Defense announced military recruits would start...
Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 5
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Environmentalists Tuesday called on Gov. Jerry Brown to halt plans for months of hydraulic fracturing in the waters off Southern...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 8
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina and Brazil are welcoming news that they will soon be able to export fresh beef into the United States after...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 26
WASHINGTON (AP) —Medicare is proposing to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result in higher...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. home prices increased at a solid clip in April, led by double-digit jumps in Denver and San Francisco. The Standard & Poor...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 18
ATHENS, Greece (AP) —Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 28
Dear Readers: Dozens of readers have asked about the Hostess bankruptcy and what I think the effects of automation (robots) will be on the future...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 28
Dear Mr. Berko: We met when you spoke in Oklahoma City in 2001. You told me to buy 50 shares of Apple at $22. I did! Now, after two splits, I have...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 21
NEW YORK (AP) — After a sizzling rally that more than doubled the value of China’s main stock market over the past year, investors are now heading...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 14
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials say eight cruise ship passengers and a pilot were on a small airplane that has been found against the granite rock...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 26
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released thousands of complaints Thursday from disgruntled customers of banks, credit card...
Published on June 25, 2015 - Page 26
SCRANTON (AP) — An auction for the mall here has concluded with a bid of $5.25 million. The auction for the Mall at Steamtown was supposed to...
Published on June 25, 2015 - Page 26
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was long-sought by President Barack Obama but...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 11
BOSTON (AP) — Don Featherstone was a classically trained painter, a talented sculptor and artist who became famous for creating the pink plastic lawn...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 18
Even as national retailers pull Confederate flags from shelves and websites after the shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some top international doctors and public health experts have issued an urgent prescription for a feverish planet Earth: Get off...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — Martha Stewart single-handedly changed the game for home decorating and cooking in the late 1990s, becoming the “it” designer for all...
Published on June 21, 2015 - Page 28
Dear Mr. Berko: I’m 69, and my wife is 77. We have no debts and no children. When we married 51 years ago, we decided children are a waste of time,...
Published on June 21, 2015 - Page 28
Dear Mr. Berko: I will soon retire with a good company pension, and my wife is a retired master sergeant with a comfortable payout from the Air...

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