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Workers, Shell reach tentative agreement

March 13, 2015 The United Steelworkers union has reached an agreement with Shell that could soon lead to the end of a six-week strike that has affected 12 U.S. refineries. more »»

Judge approves Trump reorganization plan

March 13, 2015 WILMINGTON, Del. more »»

Fed approves dividend, buyback plans for US banks

March 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve approved plans by major U.S. more »»

Major unions stepping up battle against free-trade pact

March 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — The AFL-CIO union says it and its affiliated unions are freezing political contributions to federal candidates “until further notice” to channel funds into the labor’s intensifying... more »»

FTC sues DirecTV, alleges hidden fees

March 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — The government is taking the nation's biggest satellite TV provider to court, accusing DirecTV of misleading millions of consumers about the cost of its programming. more »»

Endo Intl. tops Valeant's offer for Salix

March 12, 2015 TRENTON, N.J. — Specialty drugmaker Endo International PLC is trying to lure Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. more »»

PetSmart goes private as $8.7B sale closes

March 12, 2015 NEW YORK — PetSmart said Wednesday that it has been taken private, as a group of investors led by the buyout firm BC Partners completed their $8.7 billion acquisition of the pet store retailer. more »»

Good news for some of us: Other people are quitting jobs

March 11, 2015 WASHINGTON — Quitting your job — all but unheard of during and after the Great Recession — is becoming more common again. That could mean pay raises are coming for more Americans. more »»

Target lays off 1,700, won't fill another 1,400

March 11, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. more »»

Specialty drugs drive prescription spending

March 11, 2015 Prescription drugs spending jumped 13 percent last year, the biggest annual increase since 2003, according to the nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager. Express Scripts Holding Co. more »»

Judge considers delaying Maui GMO ban hearings

March 11, 2015 HONOLULU — A federal judge on Tuesday said she would consider delaying proceedings for a lawsuit challenging Maui's ban on the cultivation of genetically modified organisms because of legislation... more »»

Obama’s pro-trade allies fight claims about China’s currency

March 10, 2015 WASHINGTON — Supporters of President Barack Obama’s trade agenda are battling opponents’ demands to bar China from keeping its currency value artificially low, a way to subsidize exports. more »»

GM plans $5B stock buyback

March 10, 2015 DETROIT — General Motors announced a $5 billion stock buyback as part of a plan to return more cash to investors. more »»

Wisconsin is now a right-to-work state

March 10, 2015 BROWN DEER, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. more »»

Sonic plans another candy-drink mix

March 10, 2015 NEW YORK — Sugar is a bad word in some circles but that isn’t stopping Sonic from pouring candy into its drink. more »»

Donald Trump’s name to stay on Taj Mahal

March 10, 2015 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Donald Trump name will stay in Atlantic City. Billionaire Carl Icahn reached an agreement Monday with Trump to allow his name to remain on the Trump Taj Mahal Casin. more »»

Disputing credit report easier under new rules

March 10, 2015 NEW YORK — Disputing a mistake on your credit report could get easier and the effects of medical debt less severe under changes being made by the three largest credit-reporting agencies. more »»

Ukraine industry seeks ties with west, but buckles in crisis

March 9, 2015 KIEV, Ukraine — Volodymyr Kuzovkin’s office is less than 50 miles from the European Union, but for him and his factory, the EU is a world awa. more »»

Leaked letter in Greece earns government wide scorn

March 9, 2015 ATHENS, Greece — Of all seven reform proposals submitted by Greece to eurozone finance ministers, Reform No. 3 has been most talked about since it was leaked. more »»

 
 
 

 

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