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No Fed rate hike is seen before fall

April 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — For 6 1/2 years, the Federal Reserve has held its key interest rate near zero, and for nearly that long the financial world has speculated about when the Fed will start raising i. more »»

Truckers at huge seaport complex strike; impact minimal

April 28, 2015 LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of truck drivers who haul goods from docks at the nation’s busiest seaport complex walked off the job Monday in a dispute over their earnings and employment status, but the... more »»

Corinthian Colleges close remaining campuses

April 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department... more »»

Chipotle says removal of GMO ingredients from food complete

April 28, 2015 NEW YORK — Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national fast-food chain to do so. more »»

Ex-exec gets prison for insider trading scheme

April 28, 2015 NEW YORK — The former chief information officer at a California-based technology company has been sentenced in New York to 6 1/2 years in prison for an insider trading scheme that authorities say... more »»

How London man may have helped trigger the ‘flash crash’

April 27, 2015 NEW YORK — He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city’s glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy. Yet, if U.S. more »»

Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch

April 26, 2015 SEATTLE — Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before. more »»

Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO

April 26, 2015 FRANKFURT, Germany — Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his... more »»

Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov’t pushback

April 25, 2015 NEW YORK — What killed Comcast’s $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators’ desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV. A combination of the No. 1 and No. 2 U.. more »»

Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

April 25, 2015 NEW YORK — PepsiCo says it’s dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda. more »»

Durable goods orders up as investment

April 25, 2015 WASHINGTON — Purchases of long-lasting manufactured goods in March jumped by the largest amount in eight months, but a closer look at the details reveals that businesses kept pruning their investmen... more »»

No trade breakthrough expected with Japan

April 25, 2015 WASHINGTON — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Washington next week comes amid heightened attention in Congress to an Asia-Pacific trade deal that has created a deep rift between... more »»

Nasdaq sets record high, 15 years after dot-com bubble

April 24, 2015 NEW YORK — Fifteen years after peaking during the dot-com boom, the Nasdaq composite has reached a new all-time high. But this isn’t the Nasdaq of Pets. more »»

Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drilling

April 24, 2015 LOS ANGELES — With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across th... more »»

Amazon's Web Services boosts 1Q revenue

April 24, 2015 NEW YORK — Amazon's profitable cloud-computing services business is growing by leaps and bounds. more »»

Google's 1Q reassures investors despite miss

April 24, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Google is still flexing its moneymaking muscle even as a technological upheaval nibbles at its dominance in Internet search and European antitrust regulators question some of the... more »»

Shipping industry sends SOS to EU over Mediterranean crisis

April 23, 2015 COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Bound by the laws of the sea to help vessels in distress, shipping companies say Europe’s migration crisis has placed unreasonable demands on their crews to act as lifesavers i... more »»

CDC using new technology to track listeria Illnesses

April 23, 2015 WASHINGTON — The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. more »»

Facebook mobile ad revenue sustains surge

April 23, 2015 NEW YORK — Nearly three-quarters of Facebook's advertising revenue now comes from mobile ads, as many more users access the social network on smartphones and other handheld gadgets. more »»

Boeing tops 1Q profit forecasts

April 23, 2015 Boeing Co. delivered more commercial airliners in the first quarter, offsetting sluggish results in the defense side of its business and pushing its earnings up 38 percent. more »»

 
 
 

 

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