Business and Finance

Published on July 11, 2019 - Page 17
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Leaders with Oklahoma’s powerful Native American tribes are voicing frustration with the state’s Republican governor after they...
Published on July 10, 2019 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street capped a day of listless trading Tuesday with modest gains, narrowly avoiding a three-day losing streak for the S&P...
Published on July 10, 2019 - Page 12
NEW YORK — He has rubbed elbows with a prince and flown a former president on his private jet. He amassed a fortune that includes a 100-acre island...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 5
BOSTON (AP) — Civil rights activists complained Monday of the potential for widespread abuse following confirmation that at least three states have...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as...
Published on July 8, 2019 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are trying to set aside their irreconcilable differences over the Obama-era Affordable Care Act and work to reach...
Published on July 7, 2019 - Page 10
Forecasts of slower economic growth during the second half of the year have many small business owners turning more cautious. While economists’...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 2
Iran mulls seizing oil tanker TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an Iranian...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) —The strength of the jobs report the government issued Friday could complicate a decision for the Federal Reserve late this month on...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Friday it will press its search for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a citizenship question on...
Published on July 5, 2019 - Page 6
CLIMAX, N.C. (AP) —North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze...
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 8
CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing says that it will provide an “initial investment” of $100 million over several years to help families and communities affected...
Published on July 3, 2019 - Page 18
Tesla sets quarterly deliveries record PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tesla overcame delivery logistics problems to set a quarterly record for deliveries...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —The solid economy is doing little to bolster support for President Donald Trump. Americans give Trump mixed reviews for his...
Published on July 1, 2019 - Page 10
BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity contracted in June, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up economic growth amid a costly tariff war with...
Published on June 30, 2019 - Page 8
The SEC recently passed new regulations it says will ensure that brokers act in their clients’ “best interest.” But what does that mean for you?...
Published on June 29, 2019 - Page 6
Court hears appeal on Shkreli’s fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York City is considering whether the securities fraud...
Published on June 28, 2019 - Page 7
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Presidents and other world leaders and political figures who use Twitter to threaten or abuse others could find their tweets...
Published on June 27, 2019 - Page 12
BOSTON (AP) — Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair are walking out to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 worth of...
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...