Business and Finance

Published on October 17, 2021 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Goldner, who as CEO and chairman spearheaded Hasbro’s transformation from a toy company to an entertainment force, has died. He...
Published on October 17, 2021 - Page 4
DETROIT (AP) — LG Electronics reached a deal with General Motors to pay $1.9 billion to $2 billion to reimburse the automaker for the cost of...
Published on October 16, 2021 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September even while facing sticker shock as snarled global supply chains slow the...
Published on October 15, 2021 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —Average long-term mortgage rates jumped this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan again breaching 3%. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac...
Published on October 15, 2021 - Page 18
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday. It’s the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery...
Published on October 15, 2021 - Page 18
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A family filed a lawsuit against Disney Cruise Lines, saying their 3-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by an older...
Published on October 14, 2021 - Page 5
Social Security checks to get boost WASHINGTON (AP) —Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The...
Published on October 14, 2021 - Page 10
MIAMI (AP) — Banned from the Florida hospital room where her mother lay dying of COVID-19, Jayden Arbelaez pitched an idea to construction employees...
Published on October 13, 2021 - Page 14
House sends debt limit hike to Biden, staving off default WASHINGTON (AP) —Members of the House on Tuesday pushed through a short-term increase to...
Published on October 13, 2021 - Page 14
NEW YORK — All employers want for Christmas is some holiday help. But they might not get their wish. Companies that typically hire thousands of...
Published on October 12, 2021 - Page 8
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A customs dispute at the U.S.-Canada border is threatening America’s supply of a key fish used for popular products such as...
Published on October 12, 2021 - Page 10
LONDON (AP) — The British government waited too long to impose a lockdown in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, missing a chance to contain the...
Published on October 12, 2021 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all Americans agree the rampant spread of misinformation is a problem. Most also think social media companies, and the...
Published on October 9, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. employers added just 194,000 jobs in September, a second straight tepid gain and evidence that the pandemic has kept its grip...
Published on October 8, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —When the U.S. government issues the September jobs report today, the spotlight will fall not only on how many people were hired last...
Published on October 8, 2021 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — A TV adaptation of the late Sue Grafton’s million-selling Kinsey Millhone mystery novels, a prospect the author once swore she would...
Published on October 7, 2021 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks recovered from an early slide on Wall Street to close with modest gains Wednesday. Investors held out hope Congress may yet be...
Published on October 7, 2021 - Page 7
LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca, the drugmaker that developed one of the first COVID-19 vaccines, asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to authorize...
Published on October 6, 2021 - Page 5
COVID-19 test kit maker Ellume is recalling at-home tests after learning they were reporting a higher-than-expected rate of false positive results....
Published on October 6, 2021 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies and banks led stocks higher on Wall Street Tuesday, erasing most of the market’s losses from a broad sell-off a...
Published on October 6, 2021 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) —While accusing the giant social network of pursuing profits over safety, a former Facebook data scientist told Congress Tuesday she...
Published on October 6, 2021 - Page 11
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Router changes were blamed after Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms suffered an hours-long, massive global...
Published on October 5, 2021 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms suffered an hours-long global outage that lasted into Monday evening. Facebook’s...
Published on October 4, 2021 - Page 4
Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in...
Published on October 4, 2021 - Page 8
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Not a single hurricane has hit Puerto Rico this year, but hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. territory feel...
Published on October 4, 2021 - Page 8
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Police confiscated the computer equipment of a journalist with a leading newspaper in Poland that has carried out...
Published on October 3, 2021 - Page 6
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline went up by a penny over the past two weeks, to $3.25 per gallon. That’s $1...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Drugmaker Merck said Friday its experimental pill for people sick with COVID-19 reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half. If...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 6
Hosting a livestreaming shopping event from your kitchen table sounds like an easy way to make some extra money. And the popularity of these live...
Published on October 1, 2021 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose for the third straight week. Claims rose unexpectedly by 11,000...