Business and Finance

Published on September 26, 2020 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks shook off another bout of volatile trading and finished solidly higher Friday, led by gains in technology and health care...
Published on September 26, 2020 - Page 8
Rite Aid topped Wall Street expectations for the fiscal second quarter and gave a revised annual forecast, one quarter after withdrawing it due to...
Published on September 25, 2020 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday the government’s top priorities in any...
Published on September 24, 2020 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — The Uncle Ben’s rice brand is changing its name to Ben’s Original. Parent company Mars Inc. is the latest company to drop a logo...
Published on September 23, 2020 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism that the U.S. economy is...
Published on September 22, 2020 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —Americans’ household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the...
Published on September 18, 2020 - Page 4
SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically...
Published on September 18, 2020 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000. It’s a historically high figure that...
Published on September 17, 2020 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the economy still struggling to recover from the pandemic recession, Federal Reserve policymakers signaled Wednesday their...
Published on September 17, 2020 - Page 9
A drug company reports partial results from a study testing an antibody drug hint it may help keep mild to moderately ill COVID-19 patients from...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx’s profit jumped 67% in its latest quarter, as online shopping remained popular among customers avoiding stores and shipments...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 10
The cathedrals lie empty. Wrigley. Fenway. Yankee Stadium. PNC Park. Progressive Field. Sure, their lights are on as Major League Baseball tries to...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 13
Hey West Coast beer lovers, it’s pronounced YING-ling. D.G. Yuengling and Son, America’s oldest operating brewer, is sending some cold ones your...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 13
NEW YORK (AP) — Toilet paper is back on store shelves. But you may not recognize some of the brands. Demand for toilet paper has been so high during...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 13
Kraft Heinz said Tuesday that it is selling its natural cheese business — including its Cracker Barrel and Breakstone’s brands — to French dairy...
Published on September 15, 2020 - Page 5
TikTok owner picks Oracle as partner NEW YORK (AP) — Oracle said Monday that the Chinese owner of TikTok has picked the U.S. company to be its “...
Published on September 13, 2020 - Page 10
of NerdWallet The coronavirus has upended countless jobs, schools and bank accounts. But while undoubtedly more people are struggling than not,...
Published on September 12, 2020 - Page 5
SEATTLE — Emergency responders in the Pacific Northwest are fighting misinformation along with raging wildfires as people spread unsubstantiated...
Published on September 12, 2020 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street closed out its worst week since June with another day of churning trading Friday, as big technology stocks resumed their...
Published on September 12, 2020 - Page 7
NEW YORK — Century 21 Stores — a destination for bargain hunters looking for fat deals on designer dresses and shoes, cosmetics and housewares for...
Published on September 11, 2020 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — A $300-a-week federal jobless benefit from the Trump administration is running out weeks after it began and millions of laid-off...
Published on September 10, 2020 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is on a hiring spree. In the latest sign of how it’s prospering while others are faltering during the pandemic, Amazon said...
Published on September 9, 2020 - Page 6
The top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first vaccines against the new coronavirus signed an unprecedented pledge meant to boost...
Published on September 9, 2020 - Page 6
Tech’s sudden sell-off continues NEW YORK (AP) — Big technology stocks tumbled again on Tuesday, continuing the Icarus-like flight path for...
Published on September 9, 2020 - Page 6
Not all that long ago, managing your home network’s security didn’t involve much more than installing an antivirus program on your PC. If only it...
Published on September 9, 2020 - Page 6
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation’s largest utility said Tuesday it is executing smarter and shorter power shutoffs after receiving widespread...
Published on September 8, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — The prospect of a vaccine to shield Americans from coronavirus infection emerged Monday as a point of contention in the White House...
Published on September 6, 2020 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Angela Wynn had just launched her own project management business, hitting a career stride after years of struggle that began with...
Published on September 6, 2020 - Page 7
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The famed Mustang Ranch brothel is eligible to apply for small business grants as part of money a Nevada county received under a...