Log Out | Member Center



Business > Business - Wire
My Yahoo! RSS

Business - Wire

More Stories

Glazers set to raise $150m by selling Man U shares

Manchester United's American owners are set to raise around $150 million by selling more of their club shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

Spain economic growth at fastest pace since 2007

Spain's economy grew by a better-than-expected 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, the fastest rate since 2007 and more evidence of the country's recovery from recession.

Southern Co. 2Q profit more than doubles

Southern Co. on Wednesday reported earnings that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.

Feds probing for fraud in DC building projects

Federal investigators looking for fraud in the nation's capital are scrutinizing a program meant to give local contractors a share of major construction projects, people familiar with the probe have told The Associated Press.

Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.

Zoeller: Loan scheme hurt 261 Ind. service members

Attorney General Greg Zoeller (ZEHL'-ur) says a new settlement will erase $1.5 million of bad debt for 261 military members from Indiana.

Alums of Ohio black college fight for its survival

Alumni of the country's oldest historically black private university are committing money and other support to help their alma mater's fight for survival amid the risk of accreditation loss and financial deficits and low enrollment.

Bribery case kicks off vs. Utah attorneys general

Two former Utah attorneys general made their first appearance as criminal defendants Wednesday, vowing to beat a slew of bribery charges and other counts.

Chrysler recalls Fiat 500Ls to fix knee air bags

Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with air bags that protect knees in a crash.

Sunoco Logistics' 300-mile pipeline dealt setback

Sunoco Logistics has gotten a setback to its plans to pump propane and ethane in its 300-mile Mariner East pipeline across southern Pennsylvania.

Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.

Revised data: US grew faster in 2nd half of 2013

Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest pace in a decade and more than previously estimated, new government data show.

Argentina officials stage 11th-hour talks in NYC

Argentina's economy minister has resumed efforts to solve the South American nation's financial crisis without a default.

Greenpeace attorneys question P&G's damage claim

Attorneys for nine Greenpeace activists facing felony charges for a stunning protest at Procter & Gamble's headquarters are challenging the consumer product company's damage claims.

Hess 2Q adjusted profit, revenue top Street's view

Hess' second-quarter net income dropped 35 percent in its second quarter as oil and gas production declined.

Boston protesters rally against gas pipeline

Opponents of expanding a natural gas pipeline through northwestern Massachusetts rallied on Boston Common on Wednesday, asking Gov. Deval Patrick to rescind his support for a new tax on New Englanders' electricity bills to help subsidize it.

Comparing US Fed's views on inflation, job market

A comparison of the Federal Reserve's statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting June 17-18:

UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding (VIDEO)

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.

WellPoint 2Q tops Wall Street expectations

WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed.

Lumber Liquidators 2Q profit falls 19 percent

Lumber Liquidators saw a 19 percent drop in second quarter earnings after a rough winter that dampened construction in many regions.

Search for a job


Top jobs