Jim Irsay wants to be a better team owner.
This is a sequel that Netflix shareholders never wanted to see: The world's largest Internet video service has once again turned off potential viewers with a price increase that is punishing the company's stock price.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Two national organizations representing many of the nations public school districts declared on Wednesday that theyre taking action to make sure students don't get stuck having to take unnecessary tests.
Stocks are ending a wild day mostly lower as indexes recover much of an early plunge.
Wholesale cash prices Thursday:
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says a tougher sales environment will hurt its revenue this fiscal year.
Homebuilders were one of the few bright spots during a huge stock sell-off Wednesday, with hopes rising that a rush by investors into the bond market would drive mortgage rates lower.
Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
They were known as the prized "black accounts," those held in Swiss banks by wealthy Americans who wanted to make sure their billions of dollars in assets were securely hidden from the IRS, a longtime banker testified Wednesday in the trial of a former senior executive at UBS AG.
The federal deficit fell sharply in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 – but the federal debt continues to rise.
The health care overhaul makes renewing insurance so easy you don't have to do a thing. However, there are many reasons to resist this temptation.
Washington state's unemployment rate rose slightly to 5.7 percent last month, state officials said Wednesday.
Investors flooded into the U.S. Treasury market in a way not seen since the depths of the financial crisis, causing the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note to fall below 2 percent for the first time in more than a year.
In a trans-Atlantic debate over cigarette packaging, North Carolina's governor poses a rhetorical question to the Irish and French governments: Would Guinness be recognizable labeled simply as "beer?" Or would champagne sell as well in a bottle lacking its distinctive curves?
What do you do in the midst of mountains of snow? If you're like some small business owners you try to profit from it.
The U.S. economy was strengthening in most regions of the country in September to early October, helped by gains in consumer spending, manufacturing and commercial construction, according to the Federal Reserve's latest survey of business conditions.
The Nasdaq composite has dipped 10 percent below its most recent closing high of 4,598.19 from Sept. 2. That means the tech-heavy index was trading at a level that would qualify as a "correction" at the end of the day.
The Czech prime minister says the country will introduce screening of passengers at the capital's international airport in efforts to prevent the spread of Ebola.
Time Warner is banking on comic book superheroes, a new line of movies from the creator of Harry Potter and Lego franchise sequels to drive its box office numbers higher.
Indian budget airline IndiGo has signed a preliminary order with Airbus for 250 A320neo Family aircraft.
Toyota is recalling about 423,000 older-model Lexus luxury cars in the U.S. because a gasket can leak fuel and possibly cause a fire. The move is among three global recalls that Toyota announced Wednesday totaling about 1.7 million vehicles.
Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple's iPhone and iPad. It's also releasing a new streaming video and music device, Nexus Player, to compete with Apple TV and Roku, among others.
Stocks are plunging as traders dump risky assets and park their money in investments seen as relatively safe, such as U.S. government bonds.
A top federal health official said Wednesday that a Texas nurse exposed to the Ebola virus never should have taken a flight from Cleveland to the Dallas area. She has now been diagnosed with Ebola and officials are now contacting other passengers on the plane.
The Supreme Court seems divided as it considers a high-stakes patent dispute between rival pharmaceutical companies over the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis treatment.
Want to take a run for the border but wind up in Bangkok?
All kidding aside, New York now has an official state snack, and it is yogurt.
CNN's "Crossfire" and Jane Velez-Mitchell's nightly show on HLN are both being canceled as a result of budget cuts at CNN Worldwide.
News that a nurse diagnosed with Ebola flew on a plane full of passengers raised fear among airline investors that the scare over the virus could cause travelers to avoid flying.
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $81.15 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.
Stocks are falling sharply as traders dump risky assets and park their money in investments seen as relatively safe, such as U.S. government bonds.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its revenue outlook for its current fiscal year as it announced it is scaling back its expansion plans for its supercenters next year and stepping up investments in its online operations.
Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV. Viewers longing to see "Game of Thrones", "True Detective" and "Veep" will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. So, is this the end of pay-TV as we know it?
The deficit for the just completed 2014 budget year was $483 billion, the lowest of President Barack Obama's six years in office, the government reported Wednesday.
CSX railroad's top executive said Wednesday regulators are likely to be reluctant about consolidation among the major industry players because they remain concerned about service.
Two Brazilian companies are raising their bid for banana company Chiquita to approximately $658 million.
Volkswagen barely edged out General Motors for second place in the global auto sales race during the first three quarters of the year, but Toyota was expected to keep its lead to stay in first place.
U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles in August by the smallest amount in more than a year, while sales fell by the largest amount since January. The data suggest that the economy is still having trouble gaining momentum.
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. said Wednesday that its longtime CEO Donald Morel plans to retire in May. The company, which makes syringes, medicine vials and other medical products, also narrowed its earnings outlook for the year.
New York manufacturers are growing at the slowest pace in six months as new orders shrink and shipments barely rise.
Russia's budget for hosting the 2018 World Cup may face a squeeze as the ruble's fall against the U.S. dollar makes imported construction materials more expensive, according to the head of the organizing committee.
Pencils down, papers over.
The European Union's executive Commission has ordered Ryanair to repay more than 300,000 euros ($400,000) provided by a German airport to sustain the Irish airline's business, ruling it amounted to illegal state aid.
After months out of the spotlight, Greece was back at the center of Europe's financial troubles on Wednesday, when concerns over the stability of the government and its bailout program triggered a massive sell-off in stocks and bonds.
Inflation was limited last month because of falling gasoline and food costs that have lowered the prices that U.S. companies received for their goods and services.
Visitors to the world's tallest building in Dubai can now get an even more elevated view of the Middle Eastern city.
PC maker Hewlett-Packard said Wednesday it is resuming buybacks and reaffirmed its guidance for 2014 and 2015.
A group of North Americans led by New York lawyer Joe Tacopina completed the purchase of Italy's cash-strapped Serie B soccer club Bologna on Wednesday.
With Apple's release of larger-screen iPhones last month, Samsung's flagship Galaxy phones no longer have the distinction of being "the next big thing," as Samsung's ads like to tout. But there's still plenty to like in Samsung's phones, including the new Galaxy Note 4 phone out this week.
U.S. retail sales retreated in September as purchases of autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing slowed, a sign that recent job gains have yet to significantly boost consumer spending.
Beauty products company Estee Lauder is buying fragrance company Le Labo to expand its offerings.
A Sears executive was named acting president and CEO of Sears Canada on Wednesday.
A Japanese governor said Wednesday the country should not restart any nuclear plants until the cause of the Fukushima meltdown is fully understood and nearby communities have emergency plans that can effectively respond to another major accident.
Bank of America, the second-largest U.S. bank by assets, said Wednesday that its earnings slumped in the third quarter after it agreed to a settlement with the government over its sale of mortgage-backed securities.
Portugal's government is extending into 2015 the main features of its unpopular austerity program, resisting the temptation to sweeten its policies for an election year as it battles to restore the weakened country's financial health.
The cost to Germans of subsidizing renewable energy is set to decline next year for the first time, though the impact on their electricity bills will be only slight.
Qualcomm is buying British chip maker CSR in a deal worth approximately $2.5 billion as it pushes aggressively into technology that connects devices over the Internet.
AbbVie's board is telling shareholders to vote against its own $55 billion takeover bid for the Irish drugmaker Shire after the U.S. made reincorporating overseas a less lucrative tax maneuver.
A union representing pilots at Lufthansa's short-haul Germanwings unit has called members out on a 12-hour strike Thursday, hard on the heels of a walkout by German train drivers in a separate dispute.
China's half billion online shoppers will soon have an easier way to shop in the U.S.
Helge Lund, the CEO of Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil, has resigned after 10 years in charge of the government-controlled company.
Britain's unemployment rate dropped to 6 percent for the June to August period, down from 6.4 percent in the three months before and the lowest rate since 2008.
Asian stock markets sank Thursday after a torrid session on Wall Street triggered by jitters the recovery in the world's No. 1 economy is weakening.
Higher than a bird, almost as high as some planes. It's Super Tower. And it's coming to Bangkok.
Carnival Corp., the world's No. 1 cruise company, said Wednesday it's exploring the possibility of a ship building joint venture with a state-owned Chinese company and Italy's Fincantieri.
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Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," "better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices.
The Obama administration is announcing $170 million in grants divided among 23 work projects across the country that aim to reduce the number of long-term unemployed Americans.
The Obama administration unveiled Wednesday the expansion of its efforts to aid the long-term unemployed with grants to help get the jobless back into the workplace.
Goodwill expects solid Halloween sales at its flagship Spanaway “boo-teek.”
South Korea's central bank lowered its key interest rate to a record low Wednesday as it tries to bolster a fragile economic recovery. The bank also downgraded its growth forecasts for Asia's fourth-largest economy.
The drugmaker AbbVie said Tuesday it is having second thoughts about its deal to combine with British counterpart Shire after the U.S. government created new limitations on the tax benefits of incorporating overseas.
The Los Angeles Times filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Orange County Register over what the Times says is breach of contract and failure to pay more than $2 million in delivery fees.
A California businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to mail and wire fraud involving more than $5 million that his company collected from consumers with pending loans by impersonating authorities in threatening phone calls, federal prosecutors said.
In a quick about-face, the National School Boards Association is cutting ties with the nation's second-biggest cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Three people found dead in an Oklahoma home are believed to be a newspaper publisher, his wife and daughter, police said Tuesday.
Before you pay a “bill” you received for your newspaper subscription, make sure the money is going to the paper, not a scammer
Burrito giant Chipotle on Tuesday endorsed ballot measures in Colorado and Oregon that would require labeling of genetically modified food, providing a morale boost for campaigns being heavily outspent by agriculture interests.
Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs?
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 6 to Sunday, Oct. 12 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players' union chief DeMaurice Smith agreed to continue discussing changes to the league's personal conduct policy following a four-hour session in New York on Tuesday.
Macy's Inc. is opening its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers.
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 6 to Sunday Oct. 12 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
The U.S. Treasury Department says it has cleared the way for Gulf Coast states and local governments to begin applying for recovery grants through a federal RESTORE Act trust fund containing money from civil penalties in the 2010 BP oil spill.
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Tuesday after a three-day slump. Oil prices plunged the most in two years, dragging down energy stocks. Several airlines stocks and companies that reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings helped lift stocks.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction with rates on six-month bills unchanged while rates on three-month bills fell to the lowest level since late 2011.
CSX Corp. (CSX) on Tuesday said its third-quarter profit grew 12 percent to $509 million as it hauled more freight amid an improving economy.
The employee contract FairPoint is imposing over the objections of two unions representing 2,000 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont became even more real Tuesday with the company freezing the old pension plan. Later this month, open enrollment begins on a health plan that will require workers to pay for the first time.
Nike's Converse brand is suing 31 companies, saying they are selling knockoff versions of its Chuck Taylor shoes.
The Tampa Bay Rays expect to keep rolling without Andrew Friedman.
Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
A desk and chair designed by Frank Lloyd Wright has been returned to home products giant SC Johnson as part of a settlement with a California man who had planned to auction the distinctive and valuable furniture, a company spokesman said Tuesday.
An attempted crackdown on minimum wage and child labor violations at berry farms in the Pacific Northwest has sparked a backlash that threatens one of the U.S. Labor Department’s most potent tools for enforcing protections for farm workers.
The federal government needs to pay more attention to what’s often referred to as “the other carbon dioxide problem” – the acidification of the oceans – to help stave off widespread damage to seafood, tourism and storm protection, according to a new federal report.
Italian and Chinese companies signed deals worth 8 billion euros ($10 billion) Tuesday, including an order for 50 helicopters from Italian defense giant Finmeccanica and a Chinese line of credit to Italian energy company Enel.
The next big Broadway star is coming from the Internet.
Many new Medicare enrollees, for example, think there is little variation in prescription drug coverage plans, but the differences are stark.
One of the newest names on the Las Vegas Strip has laid off staff and cut restaurant hours less than two months after opening
Fresh off another early playoff exit, the Los Angeles Dodgers overhauled their front office Tuesday.
U.S. poultry producers on Tuesday hailed what they called a favorable ruling from the World Trade Organization that they hope will force India to open its large market to American exports.
Just as the U.S. job market has finally strengthened, the Federal Reserve now confronts a new worry: A sputtering global economy that's spooked investors across the world.
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The Nielsen company said Tuesday its report last week that ABC's evening newscast had broken a 263-week winning streak by NBC was incorrect.
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U.S. stocks are rising in midday trading as the market shakes off a three-day slump.
The World Trade Organization ruled in favor of U.S. poultry and egg farmers Tuesday in a dispute with India.
Federal regulators say Pfizer has provided low-quality evidence to support its request to remove a bold-letter warning from its anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior.
Chrysler is recalling 184,215 SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem could disable their air bags and seat belt pretensioners.
Citigroup customers across Central America and parts of Eastern Europe will be looking for a new place to bank next year.
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Tesco, one of the world's largest food retailers, has suspended three more executives as it investigates why its half-year profit was overstated by 250 million pounds ($407 million).
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help address the Ebola epidemic.
JPMorgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon says that more coordination between businesses and government is needed to combat the rising threat of cyberattacks.
Soldiers are marching, battle tanks are rumbling on the streets and fighter jets are flying overhead. No, it's not another war in the Balkans. It's Serbia preparing to stage a hero's welcome for Russian President Vladimir Putin with the country's first military parade in 30 years.
Olive Garden's parent company Darden Restaurants promoted Chief Operating Officer Gene Lee to interim CEO after a board takeover by an activist investor last week.
U.S. stocks are opening higher as the market shakes off a three-day slump.
CME Group said Tuesday that it is eliminating approximately 150 jobs — or about 5 percent of its global workforce — as part of restructuring efforts.
It sounded like a good idea: build massive solar energy plants in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East to supply Europe with 15 percent of its electricity needs by 2050.
NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup Inc. on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $3.44 billion.
Domino's Pizza Inc. has promoted Richard Allison to president of its international division.
Johnson & Johnson lifted its 2014 earnings forecast for a third time on Tuesday, fueled in part by revenue gains from its new blockbuster hepatitis C treatment Olysio.
Wells Fargo & Co. on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $5.73 billion.
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $4.75 billion.
Did someone spot you money for lunch two weeks ago? In France, Twitter users can now publicly repay debts, donate to charity or chip in for a gift with a new payment service backed by the country's second-largest banking service.
A tumultuous series of geopolitical events has slowed global sales in the luxury goods sector, according to a study presented Tuesday, while deeper, longer-term trends in the sector are being shaped by social media.
JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank by assets, on Tuesday reported a third-quarter profit after booking a loss in the same period a year ago, when the company absorbed a big charge for legal expenses.
Major water conservancy projects and other infrastructure investment will help ensure China meets its economic growth target of 7.5 percent for the year, the country's top economic planner said Tuesday.
U.K. authorities say inflation fell to its lowest point in five years, dropping to 1.2 percent in September as shoppers benefited from a supermarket price war and lower petrol prices.
A federal bankruptcy court judge will issue what the owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort consider a life-or-death decision on Friday for the troubled gambling hall.
Europe got more bad news about its dominant economy Tuesday when the German government slashed its growth estimate for this year to 1.2 percent from 1.8 percent.
Fashion luxury brand Burberry says revenues grew 7 percent in the six months through Sept. 30, with strong demand for its iconic trench coat, leather bags and men's tailoring.
India's benchmark inflation rate fell to a five year low of 2.4 percent in September as food and vegetable prices dropped, the Commerce Ministry said Tuesday.
Ireland unveiled its first expansive budget Tuesday since the collapse of the Celtic Tiger economy six years ago, ending an era of austerity earlier than expected thanks to the return of Europe-leading growth.
Scary, most definitely, but not unsafe: That's the assessment of aviation safety experts about an American Airlines flight during which the wall panels cracked loose, prompting an emergency landing at San Francisco International airport.
The City Council on Tuesday gave developer AEG another six months to lure a professional football team to the nation's second-largest city, which has lacked one for two decades.
The Arizona Diamondbacks hired Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale as their next manager on Monday.
Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also has spiked.
The Costa Rican founder of payment processing company Liberty Reserve made his first appearance in a U.S. courtroom Tuesday, pleading not guilty to charges that his online bank laundered billions of dollars for criminals.
The Orange County Register has hired former casino executive Richard Mirman to be its interim publisher and chief executive, the newspaper said Monday night.
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as a slump in energy prices promised benefits for the region's major economies.
Mark Skwarek is surrounded by infiltrating militants in New York's Central Park. He shoots one, then hearing a noise from behind, spins to take down another. All of a sudden, everything flashes red. He realizes he's been hit. The words "Game Over" appear before his eyes.
In a story Oct. 8 about Virgin America, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company lost $9.4 million in the first six months of this year. Instead, the airline had a profit of $14.6 million for that period.
A Dallas-bound American Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport turned around and made an emergency landing Monday at SFO after some of the cabin's wall panels cracked loose, aviation and airlines officials said.
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly says he talked business with Redskins owner Dan Snyder at Sunday's NFL game and not about the ongoing debate over the team's name and logo.
Oil prices continued to collapse Monday and are getting closer to levels that could dampen the U.S. energy boom.
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