Business and Finance

Published on April 20, 2019 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push, with officials preparing to get rid of...
Published on April 19, 2019 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Enquirer is being sold to the former head of the airport newsstand company Hudson News. Tabloid owner American Media say...
Published on April 18, 2019 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — The furious rally for stocks this year, so quickly on the heels of last year’s scary tumble, is reminding some investors of the...
Published on April 17, 2019 - Page 9
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables...
Published on April 16, 2019 - Page 18
Mnuchin defends Fed independence WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Federal Reserve’s independence is important globally...
Published on April 15, 2019 - Page 6
Tax day is here; but what if you can’t file — or pay — your taxes on time? The IRS said Friday that even with days to go until the deadline, about...
Published on April 15, 2019 - Page 7
A drug that’s used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has now been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease, which causes...
Published on April 14, 2019 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: Should I sell my 400 shares of Coca-Cola at a small loss and buy 100 Amazon? I’m looking to invest for a seven- to eight-year time...
Published on April 14, 2019 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: I’d like to purchase 300 shares of Duke Energy to add some income to my conservative growth account. What is your opinion of this...
Published on April 13, 2019 - Page 4
Huddled at a home in Ecuador’s capital, President Lenin Moreno’s aides anxiously awaited word in the middle of the night on an operation that would...
Published on April 13, 2019 - Page 9
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Chevron is buying Anadarko Petroleum for $33 billion, energizing its oil and gas drilling capabilities in Texas and the Gulf...
Published on April 12, 2019 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —The fewest people in nearly 50 years sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign of a strong job market and unusually low level...
Published on April 11, 2019 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — The heads of seven of the largest banks in the U.S. fielded sometimes contentious questions from a House committee Wednesday, some...
Published on April 11, 2019 - Page 17
NEW YORK (AP) — The supermarket tabloid under fire for paying hush money to a former Playboy model to help Donald Trump in his 2016 presidential...
Published on April 10, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem when a YouTube livestream of the...
Published on April 9, 2019 - Page 17
Huffman, 12 others enter pleas in scheme BOSTON (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman has agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions cheating...
Published on April 8, 2019 - Page 10
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The nation’s clam haul is steadily dwindling, and a push to try to save it in the state with the largest industry is dividing...
Published on April 7, 2019 - Page 10
Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 350 shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for my IRA around Thanksgiving in 2012, and I paid under $3. I have 35 shares of...
Published on April 7, 2019 - Page 10
Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 175 shares of Macquarie Infrastructure in late 2017 at $66. The 11 percent yield was so attractive and my broker was so...
Published on April 6, 2019 - Page 21
WASHINGTON (AP) —Hiring in the United States rebounded in March as employers added a solid 196,000 jobs, up sharply from February’s scant gain and...
Published on April 5, 2019 - Page 21
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has finalized his divorce with wife MacKenzie, giving her a separate stake in the online...
Published on April 4, 2019 - Page 12
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A researcher at MIT helped show big tech companies like Amazon, Microsoft and IBM that their facial recognition technology...
Published on April 3, 2019 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of ads have been running on Facebook for more than a year promising that governors across the country had signed off on big...
Published on April 2, 2019 - Page 17
NEW YORK (AP) — Kellogg is selling Keebler cookies and other brands for $1.3 billion, about $2.6 billion less than it spent on that brand alone 17...
Published on April 1, 2019 - Page 5
If you weren’t happy with your tax bill this year, or you’re worried about next year’s, this is the time to take action. Check withholdings If you...
Published on March 31, 2019 - Page 10
Dear Mr. Berko: Our investment club thinks Amazon didn’t leave Queens because of that $3 billion; Amazon believes Rep. Alexander Ocasio-Cortez would...
Published on March 31, 2019 - Page 10
Dear Mr. Berko: Lyft, a hot issue, will be coming public soon between $65 and $70. I’m not a big customer, but my broker offered to get me as much...
Published on March 31, 2019 - Page 29
To reduce waste and avoid unnecessary plastic bottles and chemicals — and to save money —many people are opting to make cleaning products from...
Published on March 30, 2019 - Page 7
NEW YORK — Lyft’s shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the future of the ride-hailing...
Published on March 28, 2019 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration plans to revamp oversight of airplane development after the two deadly Boeing crashes raised...
Published on March 27, 2019 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) —Stocks finished broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, erasing the market’s modest losses from a day earlier. Financial, technology...
Published on March 27, 2019 - Page 10
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The maker of OxyContin and the company’s controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to...
Published on March 26, 2019 - Page 6
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government put in motion an experiment aimed at proving to the world that...
Published on March 26, 2019 - Page 9
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says its services respect your digital boundaries — and it wants you to know it. The company took several opportunities...
Published on March 25, 2019 - Page 6
BERLIN (AP) — One of Germany’s richest families, whose company owns a controlling interest in Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger and...
Published on March 24, 2019 - Page 10
Dear Mr. Berko: While working for Rollins back in 2003 through late 2008, I bought 2,000 shares at $5. Rollins is now $39 a share, and after...
Published on March 24, 2019 - Page 10
Dear Mr. Berko: I strongly object to “Medicare for everyone.” Can you explain to me how it makes economic sense? — C.L., Jonesboro, Akansas Dear C....
Published on March 23, 2019 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the...
Published on March 22, 2019 - Page 6
CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly...
Published on March 22, 2019 - Page 7
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson declared a state of emergency Thursday following flooding that left several people stranded and...
Published on March 21, 2019 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes this year, reflecting a dimmer view...
Published on March 21, 2019 - Page 12
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge is siding with the makers of Dum Dums lollipops in its lawsuit against a rival candy maker. Ohio-based Spangler...
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 7
Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday it will shift 550 jobs to its Kentucky Truck Plant to boost production of its Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles...
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —Top U.S. trade and economic officials will visit China late next week for another round of negotiations, a White House official says...
Published on March 19, 2019 - Page 7
HARRISBURG — They are talking about nuclear power across rural Pennsylvania. This spring, the question of whether to rescue Pennsylvania’s nuclear...
Published on March 19, 2019 - Page 8
Source: Justice Dept. probing development of Boeing jets WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing’s 737 Max...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 12
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — For states looking to profit off the new world of legal sports betting, there’s an app for that. The question for state...
Published on March 17, 2019 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: I’m a 41-year-old happily married woman with two boys. Before my dad passed away in late 2008, he invested $60,000 and bought 2,300...
Published on March 17, 2019 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: I took your advice on AT&T. I’m holding my nose and reinvesting the dividends on 800 shares. I also bought 500 shares of Edwards...
Published on March 16, 2019 - Page 12
EPA bans consumer use of paint stripper WASHINGTON (AP) —The Environmental Protection Agency is banning consumer use of a popular but deadly paint...