Economy

Apple says it will build a second corporate campus, hire 20,000 workers in $350 billion, 5-year commitment to US economy

Jan 17, 2018

Apple says it will build a second corporate campus, hire 20,000 workers in $350 billion, 5-year commitment to US economy

Kucinich frames Ohio governor bid around 'We the People'

Jan 17, 2018

Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich is running for Ohio governor, and he says he would muster state resources to fight poverty and violence, boost arts and education and expand economic opportunity

US homebuilder sentiment slips; outlook remains positive

Jan 17, 2018

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects, even as their overall outlook remains favorable

US industrial production rose 0.9 percent in December

Jan 17, 2018

US industrial production climbed 0.9 percent in December on utility surge

Global stocks slip as investors digest US bank earnings

Jan 17, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly down as investors digest big losses at major U.S. banks, while bitcoin also dropped amid fears of greater regulation

Burberry shares down sharply on disappointing holiday sales

Jan 17, 2018

Burberry shares are down 6.6 percent in early trading after the luxury fashion house reported disappointing retail sales for the holiday season.The company says same-store sales for the three months ended Dec. 31 rose 2 percent from a year earlier

Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

Jan 17, 2018

Asian shares track weakness on Wall Street; China shares higher

Autonomous cars loom, but the Detroit auto show goes on

Jan 17, 2018

Autonomous cars loom, but the North American International Auto Show in Detroit goes on, with the introduction of new small cars, SUVs and the all-mighty pickup truck, which dominated the show

How major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday

Jan 16, 2018

U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, erasing an early gain that briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average past 26,000 points for the first time

Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials recede from 26,000

Jan 16, 2018

Losses by industrial and technology companies pulled U.S. stocks mostly lower, erasing an early gain that sent the Dow Jones industrial average past 26,000 points for the first time.

Weather, 20 December
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