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Stock Market drops sharply

April 26, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market fell sharply Friday, dragged down by disappointing quarterly results from Amazon and Ford. Escalating tensions between the U.S. more »»

GM cuts CEO compensation

April 26, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — Former General Motors CEO Dan Akerson’s compensation fell 18 percent last year to just over $9 million, which the company said was due to the timing of stock awards. more »»

FDA reviews side effects of Chantix

April 26, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it will hold a public meeting in October to review the risks of psychiatric and behavioral side effects with Pfizer’s anti-smoking... more »»

Oil drops following decline in stocks

April 26, 2014 The price of oil dropped below $101 per barrel Friday after disappointing earnings in the U.S. prompted declines in the stock market. Benchmark U.S. crude for June delivery shed $1. more »»

Business Briefcase

April 26, 2014 Retailers get creative with Pinterest NEW YORK (AP) — Target, Nordstrom and other big chains are pinning their hopes of attracting shoppers on social media. more »»

Stocks edge down after six-day rise

April 24, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companie. more »»

Apple increases buyback

April 24, 2014 CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine year. more »»

N.D. OKs power line in historic area

April 24, 2014 BISMARCK, N.D. more »»

Buffett disapproves of Coca-Cola’s plan

April 24, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Buffett says he disapproves of Coca-Cola’s highly contested pay plan for its executives. more »»

Business Briefcase

April 24, 2014 Facebook 1Q results soar NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street’s expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenu. more »»

Earnings and deals drive stocks higher

April 23, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Corporate deals and some solid earnings reports propelled the stock market to its sixth straight gain Tuesda. more »»

Oil slips to $104 as crude supplies seen rising

April 23, 2014 NEW?YORK (AP) —The price of oil slipped closer to $104 a barrel Monday as investors weighed expectations of rising U.S. crude stockpiles against tensions in Ukraine. By early afternoon in Europe, U.S. more »»

Business Briefcase

April 23, 2014 AT&T earnings unchanged NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T says its first quarter earnings were unchanged from the first three months of last year, but revenue grew as the wireless business added more than 1... more »»

Stocks on long winning streak

April 22, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began. more »»

Powdered alcohols don’t have approvals

April 22, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon. more »»

Hasbro posts 1Q proftis

April 22, 2014 PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro returned to profitability in its first quarter, driven by sales of girls’ toys such as My Little Pony and Nerf Rebelle. more »»

Business Briefcase

April 22, 2014 Warmer temperatures lift nation’s economy WASHINGTON (AP) — Spring’s thaw is reviving the economy, too. A recent batch of government and business reports show a U.S. more »»

Hanging on through the turbulence

April 21, 2014 Stocks rise, fall ... and rise again. Volatility certainly came back to Wall Street during the first several weeks of 2014 in the form of a 7. more »»

Couple opens ‘sweet’ business

April 21, 2014 SUGAR GROVE — A couple in Pendleton County have decided to take on a tasty new entrepreneurial endeavor they anticipate will satisfy the sweet tooth of many people in their community. more »»

U.S. delays review of pipeline

April 19, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil... more »»



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