12:55 am, May 30, 2015

Business News

Los Angeles becomes latest US city to favor $15 minimum wage

Los Angeles becomes latest big city in US to move toward minimum wage of $15 an hour

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 10:02am EDT

Stock markets cautious ahead of release of Fed minutes

Global stock markets mixed with gains in Asia, caution ahead of Fed minutes

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 09:43am EDT

Dubai developer Emaar to float stake in its Egypt division

Dubai property developer Emaar to float stake in Egypt division to fund building there

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 08:47am EDT

Millions of German commuters hit by rail strike

Millions of German commuters affected by 9th rail strike in less than a year

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 08:24am EDT

Loans, taxes, regulations on small business election agenda

Small businesses' agenda for 2016 election includes loans, taxes, regulations, fighting fraud

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 08:08am EDT

Alibaba's Ma expresses 'regret' over counterfeits lawsuit

Alibaba's Ma expresses 'regret' over suit accusing e-commerce giant of helping counterfeiters

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 07:46am EDT

Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million

Takata to declare 33.8M air bags defective; largest auto recall in US history

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 07:34am EDT

Bank of England unanimous in keeping rates steady

Bank of England policymakers unanimous in keeping rates steady amid low inflation

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 06:30am EDT

Small business is key in presidential campaign playbook

Appealing to small business voters is key strategy in presidential campaign playbook

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 05:48am EDT

For many low-income workers, calling in sick is a luxury

Movement grows to require employers to offer paid sick leave for workers

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 05:02am EDT

Japan economy gathers pace in 1Q as recovery takes hold

Japan economy gathers pace in first quarter as recovery takes hold, but uncertainties remain

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:36am EDT

China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

China's huge economy is influencing the US debate on trade, competition, currency, labor

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:32am EDT

Obama, Senate Republicans work together on trade bill

Democrat Obama, Senate Republicans oppose currency manipulation amendment on trade bill

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:30am EDT

Advocacy group: Wind turbine rules needed to protect birds

Advocacy group: Federal agency's voluntary standards fail to protect birds from wind turbines

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:20am EDT

Asia stocks mostly rise as dollar gains after robust US data

Asian stocks mostly rise as dollar strengthens after robust US data, ECB announcement

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 02:10am EDT

6 Chinese nationals charged with stealing US trade secrets

6 Chinese nationals, including US-trained professors, charged with stealing tech trade secrets

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 01:40am EDT

Fiat Chrysler CEO: Company will adapt to strict safety rules

Fiat Chrysler CEO: Company, auto industry must adapt to stricter US auto safety enforcement

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 01:20am EDT

Surge in home construction is lifting hopes for US economy

Surge in home building and Home Depot sales point to re-energized housing sector and economy

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 12:02am EDT

Greece: Dissenters rev up pressure on government

Greece: Dissenters rev up pressure on government, call for debt repayment freeze

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 09:24pm EDT

House passes another temporary fix to keep highway aid going

House passes 12th temporary fix in 6 years to keep highway, transit aid flowing to states

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 08:09pm EDT
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