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JetBlue's CEO will step down early next year
Issued: September 18, 2014
JetBlue Airways Corp. CEO Dave Barger will step down in February and be replaced by the company's president, ending months of speculation about...
End of era: Ellison steps asides as Oracle CEO
Issued: September 18, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful...
Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share
Issued: September 18, 2014
NEW YORK — Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasures, is ready...
FDA approves Eli Lilly's injectable diabetes drug
Issued: September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new injectable diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co. for adults with the most common form...
Brighter economy driving up holiday hiring plans
Issued: September 18, 2014
NEW YORK — UPS will hire up to 95,000. Kohl's plans to take on 67,000 and FedEx 50,000. Wal-Mart will add 60,000. ...
Stocks hit record highs after good news on economy
Issued: September 18, 2014
NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market is closing at record highs following another piece of good news on the economy. ...
Stock gains lift US household wealth to a record
Issued: September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Strong stock market gains and higher home prices boosted Americans' net worth in the April-June quarter to a record high, a trend...
PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern
Issued: September 18, 2014
NEW YORK — PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handing domestic violence, calling some...
US to train veterans to install solar panels
Issued: September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday. ...
US home construction drops 14.4% in August
Issued: September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. Single-family house construction fell...
Eyeing 2016, Rubio pushes American strength abroad
Issued: September 17, 2014
MIAMI — Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday for increased U.S. defense spending and greater intervention abroad, positioning himself as the leading...
Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact
Issued: September 17, 2014
NEW YORK — The stock market got the reassurance it wanted from the Federal Reserve Wednesday. ...
House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels
Issued: September 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the U.S. military authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as...
Yellen: Fed balance sheet to take years to shrink
Issued: September 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says "it could take until the end of the decade" to shrink the Fed's record investment...
Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy
Issued: September 17, 2014
CLEARWATER, Fla. — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea...
FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs
Issued: September 17, 2014
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle another record year for holiday-season package deliveries. ...
US current account deficit dips to $98.5 billion
Issued: September 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. current account trade deficit narrowed slightly in the April-June quarter, reflecting gains in exports of oil and civilian...
US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending
Issued: September 16, 2014
WASHINGTON — Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the...
Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close
Issued: September 16, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A fourth Atlantic City casino has gone out of business. ...


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