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Published January 25th, 2015 - 11:36PM
Aer Lingus announced Monday that British Airways parent IAG has made an improved takeover offer of 2.55 euros ($2.85) per share, and the board of the Irish airline says it is considering the proposal.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 9:26PM
Southeast Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia is scrapping fuel surcharges on tickets following the decline in global oil prices.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 9:17PM
Rising sales helped boost hiring at U.S. businesses in the last three months of 2014, and companies are optimistic that continued improvement in business conditions will bring increased employment and wages in the current quarter, a new survey shows.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 9:17PM
The average price of a regular gallon of gas dropped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.07, but it could soon rise.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 8:42PM
Japan's trade deficit ballooned to a record 12.8 trillion yen ($109 billion) last year as a weakening yen pushed the cost of imports higher despite a moderate recovery in exports.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 8:32PM
Asian stocks and the euro were weaker Monday after Greece's anti-austerity opposition party won a big victory in national elections, renewing fears the European common currency bloc could unravel.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 5:42PM
Airlines are preparing to shut down operations along the East Coast as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 2:00PM
Britain's Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron predicted that the election victory of Greece's radical left-wing Syriza party would create "economic uncertainty" across Europe, while left-of-center parties welcomed the results as a message that the European Union should change its economic policy.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 5:42PM
President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 10:00AM
"American Sniper" hit the mark with moviegoers again.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 9:25AM
Fisher-Price has long eschewed "professional" models for its packaging, instead using the babies and toddlers parents trundle in to the toy maker's headquarters in the quaint western New York village of East Aurora.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 10:00AM
A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 9:15AM
Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing hours, over bridges or through a tunnel, to travel a mere eight miles from midtown Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport in Queens.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 9:15AM
Hundreds of people have protested in Romania against high repayments for Swiss franc loans, blaming the banks for offering deceptively cheap loans and calling on the government to regulate hard currency loans.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 6:34AM
Here is some stuff I know, the “hanging around with economists” edition:
Published January 25th, 2015 - 4:40AM
Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 4:00AM
Even if David Ginola gains the nominations required by Thursday's deadline to stand against Sepp Blatter, his improbable bookmaker-funded campaign could be scuppered by FIFA's gambling rules.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 2:50AM
The Kontinental Hockey League's president says he wants to slash its salary cap as clubs struggle financially in Russia's economic crisis.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 6:33AM
The key feature of the so-called wealth-building home loan is a sharply reduced interest rate on a 15-year term. Instead of requiring a down payment, banks allow borrowers to use their money to pay interest upfront, often called “buying down” the rate.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 11:35AM
A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 6:34AM
The percentage of workers over 65 in the labor force — most of whom remember the days when running an office was quite labor intensive because of things like typing carbon copies — was higher in 2013 than at any time since 1962.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 9:01PM
Police chief Art Walgren knew how much the oil boom had changed this once-sleepy town when he spotted something that would have been unheard of not long ago: license plates from Sinaloa, Mexico, home to one of the world's most violent drug cartels.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 9:01PM
Police chief Art Walgren knew how much the oil boom had changed this once-sleepy town when he spotted something that would have been unheard of not long ago: license plates from Sinaloa, Mexico, home to one of the world's most violent drug cartels.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 2:45PM
Organic farmers are fertilizing a proposal to broaden their exemption from paying industry fees that largely support conventional agriculture.
Published January 25th, 2015 - 2:45PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture continually reduced penalties for animal-care violations around the country and so poorly used its limited resources that it sometimes inspected facilities that had no animals while it skimped on other reviews, according to a new audit.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 4:30PM
Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation and ended with unparalleled prosperity, he predicted a future filled with more transformation, perhaps with expansion to other countries.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 4:20PM
The recent plunge in fuel prices has been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 3:39PM
Eblouissante, a half-sister to superstar mare Zenyatta, has been retired from racing and will be sent to Europe to begin her breeding career.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 1:25PM
A spacecraft company run by billionaire Elon Musk has dropped a lawsuit alleging the U.S. Air Force improperly awarded a contract to launch military satellites to a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 10:45AM
A decade-long addiction to oil subsidized by Venezuela may be coming to an end for several Caribbean nations, with a nudge from the United States.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 9:20AM
Ocwen Financial Corp. is paying a $2.5 million penalty and submitting to a review by an independent auditor to avoid losing its license to make and service mortgages in California.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 9:15AM
Former Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly has been charged in California with three felonies related to insurance fraud, according to a newspaper report.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 8:40AM
Poles who have taken out mortgages in Swiss francs are protesting in a number of cities, demanding government help after the franc soared in recent weeks, making their monthly payments significantly higher.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 8:40AM
FairPoint Communications and more than 1,700 striking workers reached the 100-day milestone on Saturday with workers marking the occasion with events across the region and expressing hope that the two sides will soon reach an agreement.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 8:05AM
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 24th, 2015 - 8:00AM
From her hometown in India in 2010, Bhanu Challa said she had no reason to doubt that Tri-Valley University was a legitimate American school where she could pursue a master's degree. Its website featured smiling students in caps and gowns and promised a leafy campus in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 7:55AM
Fresh off a victory in Washington state, a leading gun control group backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is hoping to make Oregon its next prize in a campaign to require gun sales to go through universal background checks.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 7:50AM
To those who know and love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 6:55AM
The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week's big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers from around the world said Saturday.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 6:30AM
It's no secret that eating restaurant-prepared meals and eating healthy don't always go hand in hand, but one local business is working to change that by giving customers access to local chefs and nutritious food all with a click of the mouse.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 4:45AM
Ukraine will focus on fixing its huge problem of corruption as it tries to convince its international rescue creditors to give it more loans, a government official said Saturday.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 1:35AM
Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 12:37AM
Everyone warns you Old Havana is a facade, but it's impossible not to be taken by its charms.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 12:37AM
The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 2:35AM
President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation's new monarch, the White House said Saturday.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 9:35PM
China recorded its first drop in coal production since 2000 last year, as the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter pulls back on its use of the fossil fuel and switches to cleaner energy sources.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 9:15PM
Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 2:40PM
Detractors from both major political parties are preparing legislation to rein in the powers of the Federal Reserve, moves that would test and potentially restrain its independence.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 2:40PM
The Canadian dollar tumbled on Wednesday, Jan. 21, and that could mean fewer cross-border shoppers in Washington state.
Published January 24th, 2015 - 2:40PM
The economy is growing, hiring is picking up steadily and falling energy prices mean more cash in the wallet. Yet one key measure of economic well-being remains stubbornly in neutral: the wages of Americans.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 7:20PM
Federal prosecutors in New York filed a petition Friday seeking a rehearing in the case of two men whose insider-trading convictions were overturned by a federal appeals panel that said the men were too far removed from the inside information to be prosecuted.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 5:20PM
Starbucks Corp. CEO Howard Schultz received a 24 percent increase in his compensation package for 2014.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 4:55PM
Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman's pay climbed 19 percent to $44.3 million last year while the TV-and-film company's stock slumped and its earnings remained flat.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 3:40PM
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 3:30PM
A union group is suing American Airlines, claiming supervisors are pressuring mechanics to release planes before they are safe to fly.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 3:30PM
Neighbors' instability, plunging oil prices, demands at home pose challenges for Saudi king
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 3:00PM
Twenty-eight oil companies and retailers have agreed to settle litigation claiming customers were knowingly overcharged when gas station fuel temperatures rose, plaintiffs announced Friday.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 2:55PM
The stock market finished lower Friday, snapping a four-day winning streak, as U.S. companies reported mixed quarterly results.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 2:55PM
Tacoma will welcome its latest recreational marijuana retailer next Friday (Jan. 30).
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 2:35PM
A Montana man has been ordered to pay a $3,000 fine after pleading guilty to federal wildlife violations while leading former Boston Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs on a 2009 sheep hunt in Alaska.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 2:15PM
The stock market is finishing lower, snapping a four-day winning streak, as U.S. companies report mixed quarterly results.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 4:17PM
Intuit, the maker of TurboTax software, apologized after an onslaught of consumer complaints about the unexpected need to buy an upgrade this year for some types of filings.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 1:35PM
A Miami-area man is seeking to profit from the phrase "Je Suis Charlie," which became a rallying cry after a terrorist attack in Paris that killed 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 1:30PM
Delaware or Chicago: Troubled casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should find out early next week where a subsidiary's Chapter 11 bankruptcy case will be decided.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 1:05PM
The NFL has reached the pinnacle of its season with the Super Bowl just around the corner. Although it's the most popular sport in the U.S., for many Americans and millions around the world, the Super Bowl is the only football game they will watch all year.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 12:50PM
Cleaning products that may contain ammonia are being recalled because they are mislabeled and may pose a chemical hazard. Other recalled products include potentially defective fitness equipment and hunter's tree stands.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 4:49PM
Older generations of military retirees and veterans might not know that, starting in 1997, the services began to enter partnerships with private developers to renovate or build, and then manage and maintain, stateside family housing. Today there are 205,000 privatized military housing units, mostly apartments and townhouses but also single family homes.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 12:35PM
The state of Pennsylvania agreed to pay about $40,000 to an anti-gas drilling group that was erroneously characterized in security bulletins as a potential terror threat.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 12:35PM
President Barack Obama arrives in India this weekend anxious to take another step in moving the world's two largest democracies beyond the deep tensions that have beset their relationship in recent years.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 12:10PM
Sports Illustrated is laying off all six of its staff photographers as it restructures its photography department.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 11:55AM
The NFL players union has filed a grievance against the league over changes to its personal conduct policy.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 11:40AM
All youth football games would be required to have a doctor present to monitor possible concussions as part of legislation considered Friday by the New York City Council.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 11:35AM
As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of avalanches.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 11:25AM
Anheuser-Busch is buying Seattle's Elysian Brewing Co., further expanding its collection of craft brewers as it tries to offset sagging sales of its flagship beers.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 11:25AM
Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website to private companies with a commercial interest in the data.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 11:20AM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 43 this week to 1,633.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 11:20AM
Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 10:50AM
At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 10:40AM
The Everett City Council has approved a development agreement that will allow work to proceed on the Port of Everett's $363 million project called Waterfront Place Central.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 11:20AM
More than $300,000 in world-class wine stolen from a famed Napa Valley restaurant has been recovered from a private cellar on the other side of the country.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 9:55AM
Union membership in the United States is down slightly, accounting for just over 11 percent of the workforce last year, the Labor Department reported Friday.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 9:50AM
The stock market is edging lower after four straight days of gains as investors absorb quarterly financial results from U.S. companies.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 9:45AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 9:40AM
Showing how much one Colorado city loves its bikes, cyclists who go to the hospital by ambulance no longer have to leave their rides behind.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 9:20AM
A college student detained at an airport for five hours in 2009 over Arabic language flashcards in his pocket that included the words "bomb" and "to kill" has won a $25,000 settlement from the Justice Department.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 9:15AM
Peggy Charren, the founder of Action for Children's Television who waged a decades-long fight to improve the quality of children's programming, has died. She was 86.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 9:00AM
Federal regulators on Friday ordered a pipeline company to make major upgrades to a line that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana's Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 8:45AM
GoPro has signed a deal with the NHL to bring its wearable cameras closer to the action on the ice and let viewers see games from the perspective of players and referees.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 8:05AM
Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 7:55AM
Goodyear is recalling about 48,500 SUV tires after finding small cracks in the tread during endurance testing.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 7:40AM
Box's shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 7:35AM
An index designed to predict the future health of the U.S. economy posted a fourth straight solid gain in December.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 7:25AM
Expedia has acquired travel booking site Travelocity from the Sabre Corp. for $280 million in cash.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 7:20AM
More Americans purchased homes in December, yet total sales slipped in 2014 as first-time buyers struggled to find houses.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 7:15AM
Climate change and poverty took center stage Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where leaders began campaigning in earnest for twin global accords aimed at cooling the planet and easing the suffering of multitudes.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 7:00AM
The stock market is drifting lower in early trading after weak earnings results and outlooks from some big-name companies.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 6:50AM
Deere will lay off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as the agricultural equipment maker continues its adjustment to demand for its products.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 6:50AM
Germany has not modelled a potential Greek exit — the so-called "Grexit" — from the 19-nation eurozone, Germany's finance minister insisted Friday, two days ahead of a Greek election that may bring an anti-bailout party to power in Athens.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 6:45AM
Ford says it will take an $800 million charge in the fourth quarter because of exchange rate problems between the Venezuelan bolivar and the U.S. dollar.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 6:40AM
A recently announced government decision to allow a casino on Vietnam's biggest island drew mixed reactions Friday from citizens, who weighed its potential economic benefits against its perceived social vices.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 6:30AM
UPS spent heavily to avoid last year's debacle over the holidays, when an unexpected crush of last-minute shipping and terrible weather led millions of late deliveries.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 6:25AM
Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 5:25AM
The winds of political change are coursing through austerity-weary Greece, but a financial whirlwind may lurk round the corner.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 6:45AM
McDonald's isn't lovin' it, and it's going to do something about it.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 5:00AM
General Electric Co. posted higher revenue and net income for the fourth quarter, but was held back from even better results by a sputtering performance from its expanding oil and gas division.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 4:35AM
Bank Of New York Mellon Corp. (BK) on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $831 million.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 4:05AM
General Electric Co. (GE) on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $5.15 billion.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 4:00AM
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, on Friday warned the West against trying to topple President Vladimir Putin and said that Russians are ready to sacrifice their wealth in Putin's support.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 3:55AM
Private equity firm Berkshire Partners and athletic shoe maker New Balance are buying The Rockport Co. from the Adidas Group.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 3:50AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is encouraged by Italy's reform course, after a series of bilateral meetings with Italian Premier Matteo Renzi.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 3:45AM
A group of Paris Saint-Germain supporters is challenging UEFA's financial regulations in a French court.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 3:40AM
Chinese police said Friday they've arrested five people in connection with a phony bank that used bogus offices and tellers to bilk depositors out of $32 million.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 3:00AM
Three second-tier World Cup sponsors opting not to renew for the 2018 tournament in Russia was normal in sports business, FIFA insisted on Friday.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 2:15AM
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 23rd, 2015 - 1:25AM
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's flagship company said Friday it's offering about $15 billion for the British business of European mobile phone operator Telefonica.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 1:15AM
Labor strife at seaports along the West Coast prompted thousands of dockworkers to rally against employers they say are trying to exploit a crisis of cargo congestion at harbors that handle about $1 trillion worth of goods annually.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 1:05AM
When the pope comes to town a big bill awaits the host country, but the mammoth crowds whipped up by the Roman Catholic Church leader also offer plenty of good business.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 1:00AM
Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the adoption of a law that makes it harder to go without the shots, state figures show.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 4:40AM
A batch of mixed earnings reports Friday helped push the stock market to its first day of losses this week.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 12:40AM
China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information, tech companies and specialists said Friday.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 12:35AM
Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples to show how you might use three-dimensional digital images — or holograms — in daily life.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 11:40PM
When President Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi on Sunday he will join the Indian capital's masses in breathing some of the world's filthiest air.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:55PM
Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Friday that democracy in her country was dead, after the military-appointed legislature voted to ban her from politics for five years and the prosecutor announced plans to indict her on criminal charges in connection with a money-losing rice subsidy program.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:35PM
Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its long-delayed IPO at $14 per share, setting up a test of investors' appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn't proven it can make money.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:35PM
U.S. home rental prices continued to climb at a modest pace in December, but rapidly escalating costs in cities such as San Francisco and Denver suggest that apartment dwellers are facing more financial pressure.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:30PM
South Korea's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than a year in the fourth quarter due to reduced government spending.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:20PM
Aging athletes, new skis and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:05PM
China's manufacturing shrank for a second month in January, further evidence that momentum in the world's second-biggest economy remains weak after posting its slowest growth in more than two decades.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 10:00PM
The manager for the troubled Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project told lawmakers Thursday that the state and the contractor are still battling over tens of millions of dollars in repairs dating back to 2012, but even if the contractor declares bankruptcy tomorrow, the project could still be completed.
Published January 23rd, 2015 - 10:21AM
A couple hundred longshoremen in safety vests and hard hats filled Tollefson Plaza in downtown Tacoma Thursday in a show of union solidarity, in the midst of a several month slowdown at West Coast ports.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:25PM
Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its long-delayed IPO at $14 per share, setting up a test of investors' appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn't proven it can make money.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:20PM
Negotiators trying to resolve labor strife at West Coast seaports took Thursday off, as thousands of dockworkers rallied against employers they say are trying to exploit a crisis of cargo congestion at harbors that handle about $1 trillion worth of goods annually.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:20PM
Oil prices rose initially on news of the death of Saudi Arabia's powerful King Abdullah, but the increase was moderate and short-lived.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:05PM
Apple CEO Tim Cook got a hefty cash bonus that brought his total compensation to $9.2 million last year. That's more than double what he received the previous year, as the company enjoyed a surge in sales and profit fueled by the popularity of its new, over-sized iPhone 6 models.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 7:35PM
The Cannabis Patient Protection Act found little support among cannabis patients Thursday as lawmakers considered the proposal for overhauling the state's medical marijuana system.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 7:10PM
Carnival Cruise Lines on Thursday unveiled details about its first new ship launch in four years, Carnival Vista.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 7:04PM
In true San Francisco irony, smartphones were used Thursday to snap pictures of a historic phone that was used to make the first coast-to-coast phone call 100 years ago.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 7:04PM
Legendary women's footwear designer Vince Camuto, who co-founded shoe company Nine West Group, has died in Connecticut at age 78.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 6:44PM
The new Republican chairman of the Senate Budget Committee said Thursday that he'll try to pass a fiscal blueprint this spring that will promise a balanced budget by the end of 10 years.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 6:29PM
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 6:14PM
Islam needs a reboot as Egypt and France battle the same enemy by waging war against Islamic extremism and terrorism, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Thursday.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 6:09PM
Earthen barriers have been set up across a creek and water was being tested Thursday around the site of a nearly 3 million-gallon leak of saltwater generated by oil drilling, the largest spill of its kind during North Dakota's current oil rush.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 6:04PM
DreamWorks Animation said Thursday it is reducing the number of films it produces each year from three to two and cutting 500 jobs as it tries to improve its profitability.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 5:59PM
Bill Gross is backing himself to the tune of more than $700 million.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 5:59PM
A drugstore plans to reopen next week in the small Hawaii town that's being threatened by a slow-moving lava flow, making it the first major retailer to return since molten rock prompted several businesses to evacuate last month.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 8:36PM
Developers of the $1.2 billion Point Ruston development want Ruston portion of site annexed to Tacoma
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 5:24PM
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has one goal this offseason. It's the same one as last year.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 5:04PM
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for the first time in a month, a sign that layoffs remain low and hiring is probably still healthy.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 4:39PM
Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $999 million.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 4:34PM
Starbucks Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter earnings soared 82 percent as the coffee chain attracted more customers around the globe who snapped up an expanded offering of food and drinks over the holidays.
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