4:40 pm, May 29, 2015

Business News

Ascena goes shopping, buys Ann Taylor for more than $2B

Ascena Retail expands its wardrobe for women, spends more than $2 billion to land Ann Taylor

Monday - 05/18/2015, 12:45pm EDT

Stocks ease, bringing S&P 500 back below record high

US stocks are edging lower in early trading, bringing the S&P 500 below an all-time high

Monday - 05/18/2015, 11:08am EDT

World stock markets slide as uncertainties cloud outlook

World stock markets mostly fall as weak US, China data, Greek uncertainty cloud outlook

Monday - 05/18/2015, 10:40am EDT

Spain expects stronger economic growth this year

Spain economy minister says economy will likely grow 3.5 percent this year

Monday - 05/18/2015, 10:20am EDT

Portugal gets 3 offers in privatization of national airline

Portugal receives 3 offers in attempted privatization of debt-heavy national airline

Monday - 05/18/2015, 07:40am EDT

Why I skipped the bank and took out a loan from my 'peers'

Peer-to-peer lending soars as sites link borrowers with investors looking for a good return

Monday - 05/18/2015, 03:12am EDT

US gas prices rise 22 cents per gallon

Survey shows US gas prices rise 22 cents a gallon, but increases expected to slow

Sunday - 05/17/2015, 10:50pm EDT

Now seeking White House, Fiorina's CEO tenure was stormy

Fiorina hinges her 2016 Republican bid on tech CEO experience that saw plenty of tumult

Sunday - 05/17/2015, 12:30pm EDT

In land of fakes, Chinese e-commerce giant sells trust

In land of fakes, Chinese e-commerce giant builds business based on promise of genuine goods

Sunday - 05/17/2015, 11:22am EDT

Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

'Paddle in Seattle' protest aims to send anti-Arctic oil drilling message

Sunday - 05/17/2015, 10:12am EDT

Fire breaks out for second time at Abu Dhabi's Masdar site

Fire breaks out for second time in a week at site of green-energy project Masdar in Abu Dhabi

Sunday - 05/17/2015, 06:50am EDT

Danish industrial designer pioneer Jensen dies at age 89

Danish industrial designer Jacob Jensen whose work for B&0 made him famous, dies at age 89

Sunday - 05/17/2015, 12:00am EDT

US stock indexes end mostly higher; S&P hits new high

S&P 500 notches second straight record high after a day of mostly listless trading; oil falls

Saturday - 05/16/2015, 08:36am EDT

Top 3 US airlines step up attack on Middle Eastern carriers

Airline fight: CEOs of top US carriers make rare appearance to blast Middle Eastern rivals

Saturday - 05/16/2015, 07:58am EDT

AP Interview: Pelosi predicts GOP ruin on health care case

AP Interview: Pelosi says GOP will 'rue the day' if high court strikes down health subsidies

Saturday - 05/16/2015, 04:22am EDT

US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling

Sharp cuts in oil, gas drilling lower US industrial production for 5th straight month

Saturday - 05/16/2015, 03:38am EDT

New mystery in train crash: Was it hit by a flying object?

Investigators look into whether Amtrak train was hit by flying object before deadly derailment

Saturday - 05/16/2015, 02:44am EDT

Toys R Us says it will close FAO Schwarz store in July

Toys R Us will close famed FAO Schwarz store in July, but plans to seek another NYC location

Friday - 05/15/2015, 08:10pm EDT

House GOP plans 2-month extension of highway funds

House GOP, facing May 31 deadline, plans 2-month extension of highway funds

Friday - 05/15/2015, 07:40pm EDT

APNewsBreak: US says Gulf oil spill could last 100 years

APNewsBreak: US agencies fear Gulf oil spill could persist 100 years or more if unchecked

Friday - 05/15/2015, 06:47pm EDT
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