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Engine-maker Rolls-Royce to cut 2,600 jobs

November 5, 2014 LONDON — Airplane engine-maker Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC says it will reduce its staff by 2,600 over the next 18 months. more »»

Alibaba profit down, invests in mobile

November 5, 2014 NEW YORK — Alibaba's financial results in its first quarter as a publicly traded company highlight its strategy of plowing its profit back into investments, particularly in mobile commerce and... more »»

Burger King: Chicken Fries lift US sales

November 5, 2014 NEW YORK — Burger King said bringing back its "Chicken Fries" helped sales jump in the U.S. and Canada by the biggest amount in two years. The Miami-based chain said Tuesday that global sales rose 2. more »»

Midterm elections carry high stakes for US economy

November 4, 2014 WASHINGTON — The midterm slugfest for control of the U.S. Senate could have far-reaching effects on the economy. Tuesday’s elections come just as U.S. more »»

Stock market’s recovery is led by drugmakers

November 4, 2014 NEW YORK — For stocks, it’s just what the doctor ordere. more »»

Duck farming fading away on New York’s Long Island

November 2, 2014 FLANDERS, N.Y. — When Brooklyn chef Jason Marcus talks about preparing Long Island duck, he can’t help salivating. more »»

China economic growth falls in October

November 2, 2014 BEIJING — China’s manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand, according to a survey released Saturda. more »»

Nissan recalls Infiniti SUVs to fix air bags

November 2, 2014 DETROIT — Nissan says it’s recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the U.S. for an air bag problem that could send shrapnel into the passenger compartment. more »»

Russia’s top radio station slapped by government

November 2, 2014 MOSCOW — The Russian government’s communications watchdog has issued a warning to a top independent radio station over a program about Ukraine. more »»

Exxon, Chevron shrug off effect of dropping oil prices

November 1, 2014 NEW YORK — Falling oil prices hardly seem to be bothering the two biggest U.S. oil companies, but things could get tougher in the coming months. more »»

Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping

November 1, 2014 NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy. For the first time, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. more »»

Ex-Union Carbide chief Anderson dead at 92

November 1, 2014 MIAMI — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 92. more »»

Bank of Japan increases efforts to revive economy

November 1, 2014 TOKYO — Japan's central bank surprised the financial world and pleased investors Friday by intensifying its purchases of government bonds and other assets to try to revive a chronically anemic... more »»

Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise

October 31, 2014 NEW YORK — That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won’t cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could. more »»

US turns up heat on air bag maker Takata

October 31, 2014 DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers and passengers. more »»

Citi restates earnings due to regulatory probes

October 31, 2014 NEW YORK — Citigroup is slashing its third-quarter earnings by $600 million, saying recent investigations by regulators have altered the results it reported earlier this month. more »»

Museum purchases Rosie's old plant

October 31, 2014 YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. more »»

Fed ends bond buying, cites brighter job market

October 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market — a key condition for an eventual interest... more »»

Apple Pay rival defends service, exclusivity

October 30, 2014 NEW YORK — A mobile payment service backed by Wal-Mart, Best Buy and other leading retailers is defending its practice of prohibiting its members from accepting alternatives such as Apple Pay. more »»

Electric Boat gets deal to expand in Connecticut

October 30, 2014 GROTON, Conn. — General Dynamics has announced plans to expand its Electric Boat submarine manufacturing operation in Connecticut with the help of state loan. more »»



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