Stories tagged: national-business
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Whether you’re looking for a company with earnings, cash on the balance sheet or a wide competitive moat, Apple fits the bill.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 1:55 p.m.
Stocks hardly budged Friday as the U.S. and Canada were unable to complete a trade deal, but the two sides intend to continue negotiating next week.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
The founder of Papa John’s has filed a lawsuit against the company, its board of directors and CEO in the latest twist in the drama surrounding the pizza chain.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Coca-Cola is hoping for a caffeine-fueled boost with the acquisition of British coffee chain Costa.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
The head of the California Democratic Party this week called for a boycott of the popular West Coast fast-food chain In-N-Out after a public filing revealed that the company had …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
A direct flight from Sydney to London was the goal in mind when Qantas Chief Executive Officer Alan Joyce called upon Boeing Co. and Airbus SE to fashion a plane …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Technology users had gotten a surprise when their social and lifestyle apps seemingly labeled the United States’ most populous city with an anti-Semitic header.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
U.S. consumer spending rose a solid 0.4 percent in July, the sixth straight month of healthy gains. At the same time, a key gauge of inflation posted its sharpest annual …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Surveys indicate that large portions of the public harbor deep reservations about the safety of self-driving technology, so Jaguar Land Rover enlisted cognitive psychologists to learn “how vehicle behaviour affects …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 2:12 p.m.
Alaska Airlines will offer daily nonstop flights between Ohio’s capital city and Seattle in March when the airline joins the lineup at a Columbus airport.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 2:22 p.m.
The store isn’t dead for Home Depot, Kohl’s, Best Buy or Target. Many traditional chains have posted strong sales, both online and at stores, as people are in a mood …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
More than a dozen human rights groups are urging Google not to offer censored internet search in China, amid reports it is planning to again provide the service in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
The U.S. economy grew at a strong 4.2 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, the best showing in nearly four years, as growth stayed on track to produce its …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Judging from the jump in General Motors and Ford Motor shares, the market thinks President Donald Trump’s accord with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement will enable …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
President Donald Trump heads into a midterm referendum on his presidency showing no real progress on a core promise: to raise the wages of America’s “forgotten man and woman.”
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 4:34 p.m.
Walmart is expanding its partnership with on-demand home-services company Handy to sell installation and assembly packages right on its website.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Best Buy Co. saw the biggest quarterly sales growth at established stores in 15 years, helping push revenue and profit beyond Wall Street expectations.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
U.S home prices climbed 6.3 percent in June from a year earlier, as affordability is becoming a greater obstacle for would-be buyers.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Toyota will sink a half-billion dollars into Uber and work jointly with the ride-hailing giant to develop self-driving vehicles, a person briefed on the matter said Monday.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 1:52 p.m.
The Kushner family real estate company has been fined $210,000 by New York City regulators following an Associated Press investigation that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Marriott has long supplied its hotel rooms with copies of the Bible and the Book of Mormon. Now it’s reportedly filling at least 300,000 Starwood hotels rooms – which came …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
JetBlue Airways, which for years let passengers check luggage at no charge, became the first major U.S. carrier to bump the fee for a first checked bag to $30.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
A former Fiat Chrysler executive was sentenced to 5
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Shares of Tesla slipped on the first day of trading after the electric vehicle maker said it won’t consider going private after all.
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Saturday’s departure of Horizon Air eliminates about 60 percent of Lewiston’s commercial passenger flights, forcing Lewiston-Clarkston Valley residents to drive to other airports to reach Seattle and Boise.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Chen Dan had doubts about betting millions of dollars to make high-definition maps of Chinese roads. That was until she took charge of the business at NavInfo Co. and saw …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018
Shopify (NYSE: SHOP) helps more than 600,000 businesses sell their products online. It offers more than 100 website templates to help customize the experience, and it can provide services such …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018
After banks received generous tax cuts in December, several of the nation’s largest – including Wells Fargo & Co., PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and Fifth Third Bancorp – said …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 5:13 p.m.
Marking another phase in his education agenda, Bill Gates is now taking a more targeted approach to help struggling U.S. schools.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
The official overseeing Volkswagen’s court settlements in its diesel scandal says he is pushing back against the company’s practice of withholding some information on the grounds of confidentiality protections.