U.S. consumer prices increased a sharp 0.6% in March, the biggest uptick since 2012, while inflation over the past year jumped 2.6%. The big gains had been anticipated and are largely expected to be a temporary blip rather than a reawakening of long dormant inflation.
DETROIT — The U.S. government's highway safety agency is investigating complaints that the air bags may not inflate in a crash on thousands of General Motors vehicles.
More than 300 businesses and investors, including such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola, are calling on the Biden administration to set an ambitious climate change goal that would cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by 2030.
The Utah-based company is breaking ground Tuesday on a 41,500-square-foot facility at 4373 W. Expo Parkway that will include a body shop, expanded parts inventory, new and used truck sales, and 24 service bays. The Post Falls location will also offer truck rental and leasing, according to a company release.
U.S. stock indexes gave up some of their recent gains Monday, pulling the S&P 500 slightly below the record high it hit last week.
WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden used a virtual meeting with corporate leaders about a global shortage of semiconductors to push Monday for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, telling them the U.S. should be the world’s computer chip leader.
Uber is offering sign-up bonuses and other incentives for drivers as it faces record demand for rides and meal delivery.
Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a deal worth about $16 billion.
Typically, December through March is the off-season for roofers – a time to rest, train and prepare for the next roofing season. This year, that was not the case locally.
Northern Quest Resort & Casino has broken ground on two new restaurants and a nightclub on the north side of the property.
The pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. hasn't performed well over the past year, but that poor showing means its stock has remained at relatively attractive levels.
They fled Seattle for Tacoma, San Francisco for Sacramento and New York City for Kingston.
When a massive container ship called the Ever Given got stuck sideways in the Suez Canal for nearly a week this March, it caused a traffic backup in oceangoing commerce, costing the world about $60 billion, by one estimate.
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About 1.3 million taxpayers across the country might want to think about filing their 2017 federal income tax returns by May 17.
For industries nationwide, recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is a "tale of two economies," said Steve Scranton, chief investment officer and economist for Washington Trust Bank.
SILVER SPRING, Md. – Wholesale prices jumped again in March pushed by another big increase in energy prices, the government reported Friday.
Wall Street capped another week of gains with more milestones Friday, as strength in technology and health care stocks helped push the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to all-time highs.
Facebook is showing different job ads to women and men in a way that might run afoul of anti-discrimination laws, according to a new study.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is once again drawing scrutiny for questionable comments he made to Wall Street analysts, this time involving the status of his company’s vehicle production.
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