1:18 am, April 18, 2015

Business News

AP Exclusive: Airbnb to Cuba in major US business expansion

AP Exclusive: Airbnb comes to Cuba in major expansion of US business on communist island

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 09:37pm EDT

Hot cars at the New York International Auto Show

Mitsubishi Outlander, hybrid Toyota RAV4, Nissan Maxima among vehicles unveiled in NY

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 07:02pm EDT

Film explores Atari's rise, fall, dumping of 'ET' videogame

Documentary explores rise, fall of Atari, dumping of flopped 'ET' game in New Mexico landfill

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 06:33pm EDT

United Technologies replaces president of Sikorsky Aircraft

UTC shakes up leadership at Sikorsky unit as it considers spinning off the helicopter maker

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 05:00pm EDT

Health providers' stand could invite other execution methods

Medical community's united stand against executions could usher in previously shunned methods

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 04:20pm EDT

US factory orders rose in February for first time since July

US factory orders rose 0.2 percent in February after 6 months of declines

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 02:56pm EDT

Applications for US jobless aid plunge

US applications for unemployment benefits fall to 268,000 in sign of strong job market

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 01:46pm EDT

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage barely moves at 3.7 pct.

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage little changed at 3.7 pct.; 15-year rate at 2.98 pct.

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 01:02pm EDT

US trade gap narrows as exports fall but imports drop more

US trade deficit falls 16.9 pct. in February to $35.4 billion as imports and exports decline

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 01:02pm EDT

Vietnam meets demands to end strike in Nike, Adidas factory

Vietnam agrees to workers' demand to end strike in Nike, Adidas factory

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 12:50pm EDT

Old airport carpet finds new fame in Portland, Oregon

Fervor over Portland, Oregon, airport's trademark carpet generates a new life for old design

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 12:42pm EDT

Dubai port firm buys Canadian terminal for $580M Canadian

Dubai port operator DP World buys Canadian terminal Fairview for 580 million Canadian dollars

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 11:30am EDT

Stocks open slightly higher after two days of losses

Stocks open slightly higher after two days of losses; CarMax jumps as profit increases

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 11:30am EDT

US car buyers tap the brakes in March, following torrid run

US auto sales post a slim gain in March; GM, Honda, Ford down but Toyota and Hyundai up

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 10:18am EDT

Bats in president's attic generate flap in Ohio college town

Ohio college town caught up in flap after president abandons bat-infested house for suburbs

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 09:20am EDT

Greece's PM says government will bolster public health care

Greece's PM Tsipras says government will hire 4,500 personnel to bolster public health care

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 09:00am EDT

Target to shutter last of Canadian stores by April 12

Target to shutter last of Canadian stores by April 12, leaving market 2 years after entering

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 08:50am EDT

Markets drift as investors await US payrolls

In run-up to Friday's US payrolls numbers, global markets drift

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 08:22am EDT

Portugal faces 4 days of train misery as strike starts

National train strike in Portugal hits commuters hard as workers push pay claims

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 08:14am EDT

McDonald's joins Wal-Mart, Gap, other cos. in raising wages

McDonald's will raise hourly pay at company-owned stores, joining Wal-Mart, Ikea and others

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 08:10am EDT
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