Business and Finance

Published on June 26, 2019 - Page 5
CLEVELAND (AP) — State and local governments suing over the toll of a nationwide opioid crisis agree that companies in the drug industry should be...
Published on June 26, 2019 - Page 22
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco became the first major U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after supervisors gave the measure its...
Published on June 25, 2019 - Page 7
NEW YORK — Craving a Slurpee but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will...
Published on June 25, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress bears down on big tech companies, two senators want to force giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon to tell users what...
Published on June 25, 2019 - Page 17
NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after humans first visited, businesses are still trying to make a buck off the moon. Hundreds of millions of people were...
Published on June 23, 2019 - Page 1
WASHINGTON — Roughly one in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to the hospital, the treatment is followed by a “...
Published on June 23, 2019 - Page 7
Interest rates for mortgages are low — really low. As of the first week of June, long-term mortgage rates were down for the sixth consecutive week....
Published on June 22, 2019 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the...
Published on June 21, 2019 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street capped a broad rally for stocks Thursday by driving the S&P 500 index to an all-time high. The gains came as...
Published on June 20, 2019 - Page 12
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged but signaled that it’s prepared to start cutting rates if needed to protect...
Published on June 20, 2019 - Page 16
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Residents of a Norwegian island where the sun doesn’t set for 69 days of the year want to go “time-free” and have more...
Published on June 19, 2019 - Page 5
Facebook plans its own currency SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has unveiled an ambitious plan to create a new digital currency for global use similar...
Published on June 18, 2019 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the “poor little rich girl” of the...
Published on June 18, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. businesses are imploring President Donald Trump not to expand his tariffs to $300 billion in goods from China. These companies...
Published on June 17, 2019 - Page 4
After receding from the national stage, the free college movement is resurfacing as a central rallying point for Democrats as they set their sights...
Published on June 17, 2019 - Page 5
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky muck that set him...
Published on June 17, 2019 - Page 10
PARIS (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets...
Published on June 17, 2019 - Page 18
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted Friday night against forming a factory-wide union, handing a...
Published on June 16, 2019 - Page 7
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s film industry appears to be on the brink of a boom thanks to abortion law controversies in other states and...
Published on June 15, 2019 - Page 21
Chewy soars in debut NEW YORK (AP) — Chewy, the online seller of pet food and squeaky toys, went public Friday and had a strong debut as investors...
Published on June 14, 2019 - Page 7
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. is blaming Iran for an attack on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, including one that...
Published on June 13, 2019 - Page 6
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two backers of a pioneering Nevada law to prevent employers from rejecting job-seekers based on a pre-employment marijuana test cast...
Published on June 13, 2019 - Page 6
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With an eye to making Oregon as big in cannabis as it is in craft brews, Oregon’s Legislature passed a bill on Tuesday that...
Published on June 13, 2019 - Page 12
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump’s aggressive and unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a...
Published on June 12, 2019 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California are seeking to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint. They...
Published on June 11, 2019 - Page 7
CHICAGO — Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past age...
Published on June 11, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump complained Monday that President Xi Jinping enjoys a major advantage in the U.S.-China trade war in that he...
Published on June 10, 2019 - Page 4
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese women are saying, “No,” to high heels in what’s been dubbed the #KuToo movement, a play on the words for “shoes” and “agony”...
Published on June 10, 2019 - Page 12
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) —The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by...
Published on June 10, 2019 - Page 12
TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, a senior government official said...
Published on June 9, 2019 - Page 7
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric implemented a controversial practice of cutting power to selected portions of Northern California on...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 20
YORK (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence dropped in Thursday on the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania. While there he urged Congress to...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 20
MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler’s plan to merge with French carmaker Renault collapsed on fundamental differences over when Renault’s long-time alliance...
Published on June 6, 2019 - Page 17
WASHINGTON (AP) —Mexican and U.S. officials met late into the day Tuesday at the White House trying to stave off President Donald Trump’s threatened...
Published on June 5, 2019 - Page 9
PHOENIX (AP) — The biggest victims of President Donald Trump’s tariffs won’t necessarily be Mexicans or Chinese. Some experts say the people most...
Published on June 4, 2019 - Page 12
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that a law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, setting aside a Justice...
Published on June 4, 2019 - Page 20
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has become the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin. The lawsuit...
Published on June 2, 2019 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: Half our investment club believes the market will crash this year and enter into a recession. We’re thinking of moving to 80% cash....
Published on June 2, 2019 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: Please give our investment club your opinion on buying Western Alliance Bancorp. We may sell 350 shares of GM to buy it. Also, we’d...
Published on June 1, 2019 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed out a turbulent month on Wall Street with another round of sharp losses Friday after President Trump announced plans to...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Enjoy it while it lasts. The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.1% annual rate in the January-March quarter — a pace that will likely...
Published on May 30, 2019 - Page 12
Uber to boot riders from app if they misbehave SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If you misbehave repeatedly while getting a ride from Uber, you could get booted...
Published on May 29, 2019 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Sports Illustrated magazine has a new owner, though the seller will keep running the print edition and website under a licensing deal...
Published on May 27, 2019 - Page 4
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after competing in a football game led Stamford...
Published on May 27, 2019 - Page 17
Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known...
Published on May 26, 2019 - Page 10
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract...
Published on May 26, 2019 - Page 12
Dear Mr. Berko: I’ve invested off and on in about a dozen pot stocks and lost money each time. I’ve been looking at Aphria for three months and can’...
Published on May 26, 2019 - Page 12
Dear Mr. Berko: I had bad luck last year buying various high-yielding issues you and my two top brokers recommended. The brokers lost over 70% and...
Published on May 25, 2019 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the chasm between the top executives and their workers,...
Published on May 25, 2019 - Page 10
DENVER (AP) — Authorities said Friday they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the state’s cannabis law by...