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Published January 22nd, 2015 - 4:19PM
Wholesale cash prices Thursday:
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:59PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:59PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:39PM
President Barack Obama's proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings accounts is running into opposition from Republicans in Congress who say they have no intention of raising taxes on families trying to save money for their children's education.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:39PM
Portugal Telecom shareholders have approved the sale of the company's Portuguese assets to France's Altice for 7.4 billion euros ($8.4 billion).
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:39PM
Americans hoping to save on European goods thanks to a falling euro shouldn't rush to uncork that bottle of French Bordeaux. There's very little to celebrate.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:34PM
T-Mobile says it will offer deals on new smartphones to customers with bad or no credit, regardless of how they pay, and charge no interest.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:34PM
The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:24PM
Leaders of United and Southwest gave an upbeat forecast for 2015 that combined strong travel demand and cheaper fuel. Airline stocks soared on Thursday.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 4:40PM
Sales volume increases, too, in further sign of housing recovery
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:19PM
JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo have agreed to pay more than $35 million combined to resolve claims that loan officers at the two banks received kickbacks in exchange for steering mortgage borrowers to a Maryland title company.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:19PM
Medicare is adding a visual tool to help kidney patients compare the quality of dialysis centers: Star ratings.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 2:49PM
Mayor Ed Murray says he met with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on a trip to New York this week to reiterate the city's interest in bringing both leagues to Seattle.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 2:44PM
Responding to recent incidents in which airliners vanished, U.S. accident investigators recommended Thursday that all passenger planes making long flights over water carry improved technology that will allow them to be found more readily in the event of a crash.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 1:54PM
The jobless rate in Washington rose slightly in December to 6.3 percent, but the big news Thursday from the state Employment Security Department is that employment growth last year was the highest in 17 years.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 1:41PM
Alaska Airlines posts 2014 earnings nearly 50 percent higher than 2013 despite Delta’s competition
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 1:24PM
Union Pacific finished last year with a strong 22 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit, but volatile energy prices are making it difficult to predict how 2015 will unfold.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 1:19PM
Coal-mining Peabody Energy Corp. soon will have a new chief executive.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 1:14PM
The cost of traveling in New York City is going up.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 12:59PM
Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt on Thursday slammed Utah's push to seize control of federal lands as a radical measure that threatens the outdoor recreation industry, which brings a lucrative gear show to the state twice a year.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 12:59PM
Dressed in an open-collar shirt and blue suede shoes, Alexis Tsipras arrives at his party's headquarters for a live Q-and-A session on Twitter. The session is moderated by a leftwing newspaper that normally sells less than 2,000 copies a day. But Tsipras is reaching a much bigger audience: Foreign camera crews pack the tiny studio, and soon the hashtag #asktsipras is trending worldwide.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 12:24PM
Tribes must insist the federal government honor its commitments to them and create partnerships with them based on deference, not paternalism, the president of the National Congress of American Indians said Thursday.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 12:01PM
Lori Simons took the bright orange pill at 3 a.m. Eight hours later, doctors sliced into her brain, looking for signs that the drug was working.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 12:01PM
Thousands of people in an eastern Montana city were told Thursday they can resume using tap water after tests showed no further signs of contamination from a weekend oil spill into a nearby river.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 11:44AM
Six years of deep recession, galloping unemployment and repeated income cuts have jolted the average Greek out of a relatively comfortable — albeit often credit-fueled — lifestyle.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 11:24AM
Algeria's minister of energy said Thursday the country could boost oil production to compensate for the dramatic drop in oil prices.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 11:19AM
The terror attacks against a French newspaper on Jan. 7 resulted in cancellations by tourists to Tunisia after the past year already saw a drop in arrivals, said the Tunisian tourism minister Thursday.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 11:14AM
U.S. and European stocks are marching higher and the euro is falling after Europe's central bank offered an aggressive plan to revive the region's economy.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 11:06AM
The precipitating factor underlying the new rules is the marked rise that has occurred in recent years in property tax defaults by HECM borrowers.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:59AM
Packaging company MeadWestvaco Corp. is selling its European-based tobacco folding carton business.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:59AM
While Patriots coach Bill Belichick defended himself to reporters on air pressure in footballs, stadium sponsor Gillette had an ad up behind him: #Flexball.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:49AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $46.06 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:19AM
Europe's ailing economy will get a major dose of stimulus from the European Central Bank — a bond buying program designed to make loans and exports cheaper so companies can hire and expand.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:14AM
Ask Joshua Thevenin — who since last month has been a newspaper salesman, fireworks vendor and tele-marketer — what he thinks about assertions the economy is roaring toward recovery and you'll get a sigh and a shake of his head.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 3:19PM
The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and artists.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:04AM
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013. The average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, slipped further below 3 percent.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:04AM
Wrapping up a two-day sales trip to conservative states to sell his State of the Union proposals, President Barack Obama pitched expanded child care Thursday to help families make ends meet, while calling for less of the political division that has rendered Washington virtually dysfunctional.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:04AM
Spain's unemployment rate remained stuck at 23.7 percent in the fourth quarter ending in December compared with the previous three-month period, marking an end to a series of joblessness rate declines throughout 2014, the government's statistics agency said Thursday.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:59AM
In an effort to better compete with BMW and Mercedes, Cadillac wants about 700 smaller U.S. dealers to create "boutique" stores that focus on the General Motors luxury brand.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:59AM
United Airlines' fourth-quarter profit fell 80 percent due to severance costs and contracts that lost value as oil prices tumbled.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:44AM
Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit surged 22 percent as the railroad hauled more freight, raised rates and paid less for fuel.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:44AM
A former Freedom Industries executive charged in a West Virginia chemical spill is facing a new federal fraud charge stemming from the company's bankruptcy.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:39AM
Southwest Airlines Co.'s fourth-quarter net income slipped 10 percent due to the effect of fuel-hedging contracts that lost value as oil prices tumbled, but the company's results beat Wall Street expectations.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:34AM
Some McDonald's workers who say they were fired because of their race are suing the fast-food giant, accusing it of dodging responsibility for the discrimination and harassment they say they endured.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:34AM
Royal Bank of Canada plans to boost its services for wealthy clients by paying about $5.4 billion in cash and stock to buy U.S.-based City National.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:29AM
U.S. stocks are rising Thursday morning after Europe's central bank announced a plan aimed at reviving that region's struggling economy.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:29AM
At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone, call it battery anxiety. Smartphone users are tired of begging to charge devices behind bars or hunting for hidden electrical outlets in airports and train stations. Where, oh where, is a better battery?
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 9:14AM
The battle over dollar stores is nearly over. Family Dollar shareholders voted on Thursday to approve a takeover bid by rival Dollar Tree, despite higher competing offers from Dollar General.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:59AM
Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday stoutly defended her government's money-losing rice subsidy program, seeking to stave off a legislative vote that could ban her from politics for five years.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:44AM
Verizon Communications Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $2.23 billion, hurt by pension and severance costs.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:29AM
Several fired McDonald's employees who say they were subject to rampant racial discrimination and sexual harassment are suing the fast-food chain's corporate parent, which they say controls nearly every aspect of how franchisees operate.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:24AM
The 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, will be able to declare itself an economic community by the end of the year even though some thorny issues mostly about services are unlikely to be resolved, a top Malaysian minister said Thursday.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:24AM
Activist investor Carl Icahn has nominated two people to the board of USA Today publisher Gannett Co.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:24AM
Because of deferred money, pitcher Max Scherzer's $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals has a present-day value of $191.4 million by the calculations of both Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:19AM
A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:09AM
A Ukrainian footballer has been banned for making calls on his cellphone during a match.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:04AM
The IAAF is investigating why a Russian race-walker serving a life ban for doping is listed as a coach at Russia's national training center.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 6:59AM
Former Rabobank cycling team doctor Geert Leinders was banned for life on Thursday for multiple doping violations during his time with the Dutch squad.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 11:24PM
Customers to Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie might be in for a surprise when they read the note attached to their bills: "Tipping is not necessary."
Published January 21st, 2015 - 11:19PM
The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 11:04PM
Hyundai Motor Co. suffered a drop in quarterly earnings and is forecasting weak sales growth this year after falling behind competitors in factory expansions.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 11:04PM
Relatives of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson have filed a lawsuit opposing their ouster from ownership positions on the teams.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 10:39PM
Asian stocks zoomed higher Friday, boosted by the European Central Bank's stimulus announcement, a long awaited move that also set off gains in Europe and on Wall Street.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 10:24PM
Macau, the Chinese territory known for casino gambling, outperformed the rest of the world's major cities economically last year, according to a report out Thursday.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 10:19PM
Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 10:14PM
Venezuela's embattled president pledged Wednesday night to strengthen safety net programs and he rejected devaluing the currency during a long-delayed speech addressing the socialist country's deteriorating economy.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 1:24PM
Mitt Romney launched his last campaign for president at a New Hampshire farm, relied upon a New Hampshire victory to fuel his strategy to win the nomination and even posed the photos of his last family Christmas card on the shores of a New Hampshire lake where he still owns a home.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:44PM
A Republican-led House committee passed legislation over Democratic objections Wednesday aimed at securing the U.S. border with Mexico within five years.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:09PM
Melinda Gates says she and her husband, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, are most likely going to see their hometown team play in the Super Bowl.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:04PM
LG Electronics Inc. said it will start selling a new curved smartphone next week in its latest effort to bring the curve to a mass market.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:00PM
Pierce County homeowners haven’t recovered as much equity in their home mortgages as the national average, new data show, while Thurston County homeowners surpassed that average.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 8:39PM
A Georgia man who posed as an airline employee to make cut-rate reservations, then resold the tickets for thousands of dollars, pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:04PM
Big bang or disappointment? Markets are waiting to see just how much financial firepower the European Central Bank will unleash Thursday, when it is expected to announce large-scale purchases of government bonds with newly printed money to stimulate a sluggish economy.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 6:59PM
Nearly 3 million gallons of briny water generated by crude oil production has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline and reached two creeks, making it the biggest spill of this type of wastewater since the state's Bakken formation oil boom began in 2006.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 6:44PM
President Barack Obama has chosen Brian Deese, a veteran White House aide and a deputy director in his budget office, to replace John Podesta as a senior adviser and presidential whisperer, White House officials said Wednesday.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 6:44PM
Nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater generated by oil drilling have leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, an official said Wednesday, the largest such spill since the state's current oil boom began and nearly three times worse than previous record spills. Two creeks have been affected, but the full environmental effect might not be clear for months.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 6:24PM
Prodding the new Republican Congress from a conservative state, President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged GOP lawmakers to work with him on an agenda that helps the middle class and insisted they offer better alternatives if they disagree with his ideas. "Tell me how we get to yes," he declared.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 6:04PM
Published January 21st, 2015 - 6:04PM
Student lender Sallie Mae said Wednesday its fourth-quarter net income fell 75 percent as gains on the sale of securities dropped and operating costs rose.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:44PM
Top financial regulators said Wednesday they believe changes should be made to the way big financial firms are chosen for stricter oversight.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:39PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:39PM
Two brothers of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs can cite their religion in refusing to answer some questions about suspected child labor violations on a Utah pecan farm, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:24PM
American Express said Wednesday it plans to cut more than 4,000 jobs this year, about 6 percent of its total workforce.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:24PM
Popular ride-hailing app Uber has raised $1.6 billion in a deal with Goldman Sachs wealth management clients.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:24PM
Discover Financial Services says its fourth-quarter net income tumbled 33 percent as the credit card issuer and lender booked hefty one-time charges.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:04PM
Kinder Morgan is acquiring oil and gas processing company Hiland Partners in a deal worth $3 billion, including roughly $1 billion in debt.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:04PM
Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 4:44PM
EBay plans to cut 2,400 jobs, or 7 percent of its staff, in the first quarter to simplify its structure and boost profit ahead of a planned separation of its business.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 4:44PM
American Express reported an 11 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, as consumers spent more with the company's namesake credit cards. However, it also said it plans to cut thousands of jobs this year.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 4:39PM
The Obama administration is pushing Congress to simplify federal business taxes after Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Democrats and Republicans are too far apart to agree on sweeping changes to taxes paid by individuals and families.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 4:04PM
To build or not to build?
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:04PM
Officials in Newtown voted Wednesday night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 3:44PM
The Republican-controlled House has easily passed a bill designed to expedite the approval of natural gas pipelines.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 2:44PM
"The Imitation Game" and "Transparent" are among this year's GLAAD Media Awards nominees.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 2:29PM
ESPN has filed a lawsuit against University of Notre Dame, alleging the school is violating Indiana's public record laws by withholding police incident reports about possible campus crimes involving certain student-athletes.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 2:24PM
Algeria's prime minister announced Wednesday that plans to drill for the country's abundant shale gas reserves have been scrapped.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 2:24PM
A developer has knocked over the iconic Westinghouse atom smasher near Pittsburgh but says he plans to preserve the structure no matter what happens to the property it was on.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 1:59PM
President Nicolas Maduro announced a boost in wages Wednesday night and dismissed talk of currency devaluation as he tries to pull oil-dependent Venezuela out of a recession and quell mounting frustration with his socialist policies.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 1:59PM
A favorite staple of American diets — chicken breasts, legs and wings — could become safer to eat.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 1:56PM
Each company is offering free software to consumers in the wake of changes Intuit made to its software packages that caught many customers off guard.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 1:44PM
President Enrique Pena Nieto faced new questions about his personal assets Wednesday after a report that he purchased a home from a businessman whose company won public works contracts worth millions of dollars.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 1:24PM
The Kansas Highway Patrol says a pilot escaped injury when a freight plane crashed in northwest Kansas.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 12:44PM
A quick look at three former NFL players who went back to school to learn how to be entrepreneurs:
Published January 21st, 2015 - 12:14PM
The founder of the popular, if at times notorious, online message board 4chan is retiring as the site's administrator.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 12:04PM
A former executive at a New York investor firm has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison. The judge rejected his explanation that he turned to crime because he felt bosses cheated him.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 11:44AM
Don't look at NFL expansion of the playoffs as a slam dunk.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 11:44AM
The Obama administration may need the vote of a frequent conservative antagonist on the Supreme Court to preserve a decades-old strategy for fighting housing discrimination.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 11:39AM
Melvin Gordon, who helped turn the enduring popularity of the humble Tootsie Roll into a candy empire, has died. He was 95.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 11:34AM
Northern Trust Corp. shares jumped Wednesday after the wealth management firm reported a much better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 10:59AM
Standard & Poor's agreed on Wednesday to pay the U.S. government and two states more than $77 million to settle charges tied to its ratings of mortgage-backed securities.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 10:39AM
Bacteria have been modified so that they die if they get out of human control, a potential step toward better management of genetically engineered organisms — perhaps including crops, researchers say.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 10:19AM
U.S. stocks are moving higher at midday as investors weigh a rebound in home construction, higher oil prices and a mix of corporate earnings reports.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 10:19AM
As Eddie George neared the end of his nine seasons in the NFL, the running back began pondering his next play.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:59AM
French oil and gas company Total says a search for oil and gas off Cyprus has failed to find any potential fields to warrant any drilling.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:49AM
Egypt's currency fell for the fourth time in a week on Wednesday, hitting its lowest point ever against the dollar, in a development that could help boost foreign investment after four years of unrest.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:44AM
2015 Toyota Yaris 5-Door SE
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:44AM
Big bang or disappointment? Markets are waiting to see just how much financial firepower the European Central Bank will unleash Thursday, when it is expected to announce large-scale purchases of government bonds with newly printed money to stimulate a sluggish economy.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:14AM
A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the Charlotte Business Journal's Business Person of the Year.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 9:14AM
The deferred compensation agreement included in Darryl Strawberry's 1985-90 contract with the New York Mets has been auctioned for $1.3 million by the Internal Revenue Service.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 8:54AM
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Wednesday a $58 million settlement with storied ratings agency Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, which the government accused of fraudulent activity involving commercial mortgage bonds.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 8:54AM
Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 8:24AM
Canada's central bank is cutting its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point because of the recent sharp drop in oil prices.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 8:24AM
A Massachusetts man dubbed a "one-man crime wave" by police has been sentenced to up to nine years in prison for using a dumbbell in three smash-and-grab burglaries at jewelry stores.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 8:19AM
Florida announced plans for a $15 million indoor practice facility for football on Wednesday, becoming one of the last Southeastern Conference teams to build one.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 8:04AM
Rome prosecutors are seeking charges against former Napoli star Diego Maradona for allegedly defaming the former head of Italy's tax collection agency.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:59AM
Environmental researchers and BP attorneys sparred Wednesday over the potential effects of the 2010 Gulf oil spill in a trial aimed at determining whether the oil giant should be made to pay some $13.7 billion in Clean Water Act penalties.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:54AM
A second large oil spill into Montana's Yellowstone River in less than four years is reviving questions about oversight of the nation's aging pipeline network.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:19AM
The family of a comedian killed in a New Jersey Turnpike crash that seriously injured Tracy Morgan last summer has settled a wrongful-death claim with Wal-Mart.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:19AM
Pharrell Williams says he'll have all of humanity singing together at a worldwide concert June 18 to fight global warming.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:04AM
From brain-devouring zombies in "The Walking Dead" to crime-scene bloodshed on "CSI," special-effects wizard Sam Nicholson has delivered gore galore to television viewers. But he says nothing has personally affected him more than the commercial he made for Super Bowl Sunday.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 6:54AM
The World Economic Forum kicks off in the Swiss ski resort of Davos with the goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and artists.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 6:54AM
Construction of new homes rebounded in December, helping to push activity for the entire year to the highest level since the peak of the housing boom nine years ago.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:44AM
Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP said Wednesday that it has become Insperity's biggest shareholder, and says the human resources outsourcing company is deeply undervalued and should consider a possible sale of the company.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:24AM
Online brokerage TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. said Wednesday that its fiscal first-quarter profit rose 10 percent as trading revenue and asset-based fees both grew.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 4:24AM
An anti-graft organization has criticized a vote in Turkey's parliament that rejected motions to send four former ministers implicated in a vast corruption scandal to trial by the country's highest court.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 3:59AM
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $385 million.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 3:29AM
UnitedHealth topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter, and the nation's largest health insurer brought an optimistic vibe for the new year as it detailed final results from 2014.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:34AM
Reeling from the Paris terror attacks, France announced broad new measures to fight homegrown terrorism like giving police better equipment and hiring more intelligence agents, as European officials sought to strike the right balance between rushing through tough counterterrorism laws and protecting treasured democratic rights.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 1:09AM
Another choppy day on Wall Street ended with stocks broadly higher on hopes of new stimulus measures for Europe's weak economy and a sharp rise in oil prices.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 12:09AM
In the world of e-books, you largely have a choice between Amazon's Kindle and everyone else.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 9:39PM
Chinese real estate giant Wanda Group bought a 20 percent stake in Spanish champion Atletico Madrid for 45 million euros ($52 million) on Wednesday.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 11:39AM
Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off a new version of Windows — and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLens.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 9:04PM
Toyota Motor Corp. stayed at the top in global vehicle sales in 2014, taking that auto industry crown for the third year straight, but was less upbeat about this year.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 8:44PM
Japan's central bank said Wednesday it expects the world's third largest economy to rebound in the coming fiscal year after contracting 0.5 percent this fiscal year, in an upbeat assessment that scuttled hopes for fresh stimulus.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 8:04PM
A recent measles outbreak traced to Disney theme parks in California includes five park employees who were infected, officials said Tuesday.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 7:44PM
A Florida bitcoin exchanger who admitted he enabled the digital currency to be funneled to the black market website Silk Road for drug sales was sentenced on Tuesday to four years in prison.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 8:04PM
The new Republican Congress understands Americans' suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama's failed policies, the newly minted senator delivering her party's official response to the State of Union address promised Tuesday.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 7:34PM
The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. Seven years after that severe downturn began, household income hasn't recovered and healthy job growth is complicated by the poor quality, and pay, of many of those jobs.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 7:24PM
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, as prepared for delivery and provided by the White House:
Published January 20th, 2015 - 7:09PM
Poke in the eye? Boehner rebuffs Obama on Iran sanctions, invites Israeli leader to Congress
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