Stories tagged: national-business
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Apple is not just a giant of technology, it has also grown into one of the biggest American retailers, with more than 500 stores across five continents. But the shine …
Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 11:33 a.m.
Fisher-Price is voluntarily recalling about 44,000 Children’s Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers because they can keep running after the foot pedal is released.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
The nation’s federal financial watchdog said Wednesday that it plans to roll back most of its consumer protections governing payday lenders.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
U.S. service companies grew in January at the slowest pace in six months, amid concern over the impact of the partial government shutdown on the economy.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
Window and door manufacturer Jeld-Wen will close its Yakima plant in April, a move affecting nearly 180 employees.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 1:51 p.m.
As Asian-Americans across the U.S. mark the Lunar New Year on Tuesday, they can celebrate by eating Mickey Mouse-shaped tofu, sporting a pair of Year of the Pig-inspired Nike shoes …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Energy giant BP plans to release more information about how new energy exploration and production projects would affect its pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the company said Friday in …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
For Starbucks, former CEO Howard Schultz is a hero – and a headache.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
Two years after jumping into a fight with the Trump administration over public lands, the U.S. outdoor industry is turning up the political pressure – though its impact is difficult …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Zillow’s estimate of a home’s value, called the Zestimate, can be powerful: Some homeowners track them like a stock, and when it gets to a certain point, they may decide …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged up after declining in recent weeks.
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 1:28 p.m.
Foxconn Technology Group said Wednesday it is shifting the focus of its planned Wisconsin campus away from blue-collar manufacturing to a research hub, while insisting it remains committed to creating …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
With Boeing’s jet deliveries climbing ever higher, the company released its 2018 financial results Wednesday, delivering record revenue, record profit and record cash flow for the year that well exceeded …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Dropbox, a maker of software for syncing and sharing files in the cloud, agreed to acquire HelloSign for $230 million in cash to add tools for digitally signing contracts and …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Stocks slumped in morning trading on Wall Street after two major U.S. companies warned that slower economic growth in China was hurting their results.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 8:44 a.m.
The Canadian auto workers union is asking people in Canada and the U.S. to boycott General Motors vehicles made in Mexico.
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates held steady this week for the second straight week, sticking at their lowest levels in nine months after six weeks of decline.
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 3:31 p.m.
Apple jettisons jobs in self-driving car division as company reshuffles its priorities.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
U.S. airline bosses stepped up their criticism of the partial government shutdown, warning that the closing threatens to snarl air travel.
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
Southwest Airlines announced Thursday that the ongoing government shutdown has cost the airline an estimated $10-$15 million in revenue.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5:33 p.m.
Digital media company BuzzFeed is cutting 15 percent of its jobs, or about 200 people, to trim costs and become profitable.
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
The number of people seeking jobless benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since November 1969, a sign the job market remains strong despite the partial government shutdown, now …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Amazon.com will use robots to deliver packages in the suburbs north of Seattle, its latest experiment to automate the last-mile of delivery that’s a labor-intensive and costly component of buying …
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 11:34 a.m.
A Chinese investigation into reports of the world’s first gene-edited babies seems to have confirmed their existence. China’s official news agency said Monday that investigators determined that the scientist acted …
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Michael Oakley was among hundreds – mostly from New York, Los Angeles and Miami – who swamped Lincoln dealerships with requests as soon as news broke on Dec. 17 of …
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Google has been fined nearly $57 million by French regulators for violating Europe’s tough new data-privacy rules, marking the first major penalty brought against a U.S. tech giant since the …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 9:11 p.m.
Calls are growing louder for President Donald Trump to end the trade war and government shutdown as fresh evidence pours in that businesses and consumers are losing faith in the …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
There is about $1.15 trillion in outstanding U.S. leveraged loans – a record that is double the level five years ago – and those loans increasingly are being made with …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 1:39 p.m.
Eddie Lampert’s ESL Investments is sweetening its offer to keep Sears Holdings Corp. in business, outlining a $5 billion plan to buy the retailer out of bankruptcy.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
Jaguar Land Rover said Thursday it will cut 4,500 jobs as the carmaker addresses slowing demand in China and growing uncertainty about the U.K.’s departure from the European Union.