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Autonomous car finishes 3,400-mile US road trip

April 3, 2015 An autonomous car's recent 3,400-mile U.S. road trip proves there's at least one thing computers do better than humans: Follow the speed limit. Auto supplier Delphi Corp. more »»

McDonald’s: Workers to get pay hikes at company-owned stores

April 2, 2015 NEW YORK — McDonald’s says it’s raising pay for workers at company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving econom. more »»

US car buyers tap the brakes in March

April 2, 2015 DETROIT — U.S. car buyers tapped the brakes in March, a sign of a long-expected slowdown in the blistering pace of sales. more »»

Allegiant Air pilots strike averted by court ruling

April 2, 2015 Pilots at discount carrier Allegiant Air were prevented in their plans to strike Thursday after a Las Vegas court issued a temporary restraining orde. more »»

Bull trots on: Stocks grind higher for 9th straight quarter

April 1, 2015 NEW YORK — The bull market slowed to a trot but didn’t stop this winte. more »»

Obama vetoes measure against swifter union elections

April 1, 2015 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a measure passed by the Republican-run Congress blocking the National Labor Relations Board from streamlining the process for union elections,... more »»

Judge approves RadioShack sale

April 1, 2015 DOVER, Del. — A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of more than 1,740 RadioShack stores to hedge fund Standard General, preserving some 7,500 jobs. more »»

Charter nabs Bright House in pay-TV deal

April 1, 2015 NEW YORK — Charter buying Bright House for $10.4 billion is the latest big deal in the pay-TV industry. more »»

US Steel to idle part of Minntac

April 1, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. Steel Corp. said Tuesday it plans to idle part of its Minntac plant at Minnesota's biggest iron mine, resulting in about 680 layoffs. U.S. more »»

Lincoln Continental returning

March 31, 2015 DEARBORN, Mich. — Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable. It was even the sedan of presidents. Then the name vanished amid an invasion of newer luxury cars from Europe and Asia. more »»

Tesla to unveil new product next month

March 31, 2015 DETROIT — Tesla Motors says it will reveal a new product next month, but it’s not a car. CEO Elon Musk tweeted Monday that “a major new Tesla product line” will be revealed April 30. more »»

SEC files fraud charges against Lynn Tilton, firms

March 31, 2015 WASHINGTON — Federal regulators filed civil fraud charges against prominent Wall Street executive Lynn Tilton and her investment firms, who are accused of concealing the poor performance of fund... more »»

Volvo Cars plans to open its first US plant

March 31, 2015 DETROIT — Volvo Cars is planning to build an assembly plant in the U.S. The $500 million plant will be Volvo’s first car plant in North America. more »»

Australia signs up to negotiations establishing Chinese-led bank

March 30, 2015 CANBERRA, Australia — Australia announced on Sunday that it would join negotiations to establish a new a Chinese-led Asian regional bank that has emerged as a potential challenge to United States... more »»

US university, foundation invested in now frozen Chinese stocks

March 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — The University of Michigan, defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. more »»

Australia signs up to negotiations establishing Chinese-led bank

March 29, 2015 CANBERRA, Australia — Australia announced on Sunday that it would join negotiations to establish a new a Chinese-led Asian regional bank that has emerged as a potential challenge to United States... more »»

Fitch downgrades Greece amid bailout uncertainty

March 28, 2015 ATHENS, Greece — The ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece’s sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government’s pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan... more »»

Yellen: A rate increase may be warranted

March 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that continued improvement in the U.S. economy means an increase in the Fed's key interest rate could come later this year. more »»

Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not retaliate

March 28, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — A jury has affirmed its decision that a Silicon Valley firm did not retaliate by firing a female worker. more »»

Altera stock soars on talks of sale to Intel

March 28, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Altera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday on a report the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel. Altera Corp.'s stock surged $. more »»

 
 
 

 

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