Business and Finance


Published on November 28, 2014 - Page 6
NEW YORK — Early bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what’s becoming a new holiday tradition. There were 200 people in line at the...
Published on November 27, 2014 - Page 5
Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low. All signs point to a successful holiday shopping season. Despite the...
Published on November 27, 2014 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. consumers and businesses spent cautiously last month, a sign strong growth during the spring and summer may decelerate in the...
Published on November 27, 2014 - Page 11
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving — an effort that comes...
Published on November 27, 2014 - Page 16
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police say a hospital allowed a nursing assistant to continue working there for three months after a patient...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 14
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. But these spoons (don’t call them...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — A procrastinator’s holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 29
Dear Mr. Berko: What are tax liens? A local businessman offers a course for $2,700 that supposedly would show how I could keep my AutoZone job and...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 29
Dear Mr. Berko: My broker of 11 years moved to another firm in another city, and I don’t know what to do. I need your advice. I have $15,000 but don...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 4
NEW YORK — Monif Clarke didn’t have a social media strategy for her women’s clothing company until this year, when she hired a consultant to help her...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 14
NEW YORK — A former McDonald’s worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer’s Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 22
NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but the bosses at these companies will do...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 4
Employers squeezed by years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul are still making employee health insurance a priority...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 23
NEW YORK (AP) — Brace yourself for the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since...

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