Business and Finance

Published on November 11, 2019 - Page 5
Back in 1973, tens of millions of Americans tuned in to what Variety called “the hottest daytime soap opera” —the Senate Watergate hearings that...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 10
Most shoppers know the routine: It’s time to check out and the cashier (or website) offers a discount if you sign up for the store credit card. The...
Published on November 9, 2019 - Page 21
Trump pushes back on reports U.S. will remove China tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he hasn’t agreed to remove any...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 21
BEIJING — The prospects for a preliminary breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war improved Thursday after the two sides agreed to reduce some...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 21
WASHINGTON (AP) —Consumer borrowing rose in September at a modest pace, driven by more student and auto loans, though a category that mostly includes...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 12
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. prosecutors say the Saudi government recruited two Twitter employees to get personal account information of their critics...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 12
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it has offered to send a delegation to check on facilities at a long-stalled joint tourist resort in North...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 20
NEW YORK (AP) — Workplace couples are often romanticized — think Bill and Melinda Gates or Michelle and Barack Obama. But the relationships can also...
Published on November 5, 2019 - Page 17
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Apple says it’s committing $2.5 billion to combat California’s housing crisis. The pledge announced Monday includes a $1...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 29
Credit cards are daily payment tools for many Americans. But yours probably also has unintended tactical uses you never thought of, such as slicing...
Published on November 2, 2019 - Page 10
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — While most everyone wishes they could turn back time, one of the largest corporations in the country is sick of it....
Published on November 1, 2019 - Page 24
MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler and France’s PSA Peugeot will merge forces to create the world’s fourth-largest automaker. Under the agreement announced...
Published on October 31, 2019 - Page 12
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Juul Labs executive who was fired earlier this year is alleging the vaping company knowingly shipped 1 million tainted nicotine...
Published on October 30, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has faced tough questioning from senators about two crashes of 737 Max jets and whether the company...
Published on October 29, 2019 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 index closed at an all-time high Monday, extending a recent string of gains in what’s mostly been a solid month for...
Published on October 28, 2019 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers are flocking to greet a new arrival to the city — Wegmans grocery store. The popular regional chain officially opened...
Published on October 26, 2019 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Trump administration reported a river of red ink on Friday. The federal deficit for the 2019 budget year surged 26% from 2018 to...
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) —Facebook is defending its policy of not fact checking political ads or comments of politicians after CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 10
PITTSBURGH — President Donald Trump promoted his support for the natural gas industry, making clear Wednesday on his second visit to Pennsylvania in...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 14
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google announced Wednesday it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing, saying it has developed an experimental...
Published on October 23, 2019 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike said Tuesday that its longtime CEO Mark Parker is stepping down early next year. He will be replaced by board member John...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 18
CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation’s three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the...
Published on October 21, 2019 - Page 4
A committee guiding OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy has suggested other drugmakers, distributors and pharmacy chains use Purdue’s...
Published on October 20, 2019 - Page 1
RENO, Nev. — The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a New Mexico desert...
Published on October 20, 2019 - Page 12
At some point early next year, air travelers will need to decide if they’re willing to take a flight on a Boeing 737 Max. If they’re not, they’ll...
Published on October 19, 2019 - Page 6
BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth slowed to a new three-decade low amid a tariff war with Washington, adding to a deepening slump that is...
Published on October 18, 2019 - Page 14
MILAN (AP) — European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine, Italian Parmesan and Spanish olives are facing a U.S....
Published on October 17, 2019 - Page 12
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought...
Published on October 16, 2019 - Page 5
The opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion from 2015 through last year — and it may keep getting more expensive, according to a study...
Published on October 16, 2019 - Page 13
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks notched solid gains on Wall Street Tuesday as investors welcomed surprisingly good quarterly results from some of the nation’s...
Published on October 16, 2019 - Page 15
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has remained at $2.73 a gallon over the past two weeks. Industry analyst...
Published on October 15, 2019 - Page 8
POULTNEY, Vt. — As colleges and universities come alive this fall, some campuses sit closed and empty after succumbing to a recent wave of fewer...
Published on October 15, 2019 - Page 19
DETROIT (AP) — As the strike by 49,000 union workers at General Motors hits Day 29, both sides are apart on wages, pensions and new investments in U....
Published on October 13, 2019 - Page 9
A night out to the movies. A new shirt. Groceries. These are all things for which many people would gladly fork over $35. But overdraft fees? Not so...
Published on October 12, 2019 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China...
Published on October 12, 2019 - Page 6
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish brewer Carlsberg says it is developing a paper beer bottle made from sustainably sourced wood fibers. The...
Published on October 11, 2019 - Page 22
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump says he’ll meet at the White House on Friday with the leader of the Chinese trade negotiating team that’s in...
Published on October 10, 2019 - Page 12
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) —Domino’s Pizza is sticking with its aggressive growth plans —and its own army of U.S. delivery drivers — despite mounting...
Published on October 10, 2019 - Page 18
BEIJING (AP) — China has demanded Washington lift sanctions on Chinese tech companies and warned it will “resolutely safeguard” the country’s...
Published on October 9, 2019 - Page 15
Firm making Costco pajamas flagged for forced labor WASHINGTON (AP) — Products shipped from overseas, such as rubber protective gloves and baby...
Published on October 8, 2019 - Page 17
SEATTLE (AP) — Ethiopian Airlines’ former chief engineer says in a whistleblower complaint filed with regulators that the carrier went into...
Published on October 6, 2019 - Page 12
Small and mid-sized businesses are having a harder time getting credit and that’s having an impact on their plans to hire. Those are findings of a...
Published on October 5, 2019 - Page 11
Attorneys general representing nearly half the states and lawyers for more than 500 local governments on Friday blasted the terms of Purdue Pharma’s...
Published on October 5, 2019 - Page 21
WASHINGTON (AP) —Wall Street ended a choppy week of trading with a broad rally that drove the Dow Jones Industrial Average more than 370 points...
Published on October 4, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Trade Commission is ordering Juul and five other vaping companies to hand over information about how they market e-...
Published on October 3, 2019 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks tumbled again on Wednesday as worries about a weakening global economy boomeranged around the world. For a second straight...
Published on October 2, 2019 - Page 9
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday cleared Harvard University of discriminating against Asian American applicants in a ruling that was seen as a...
Published on October 2, 2019 - Page 9
DETROIT (AP) — Pressure is mounting for the United Auto Workers and General Motors to reach a deal in their contract talks as workers remain off...
Published on October 2, 2019 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford and Mahindra are joining forces to expand the American automaker’s presence in India and develop electric vehicles for emerging...