2:01 pm, April 19, 2015

Business News

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

Boston Marathon opens new 'front door' on Boylston Street

Part shoe store, part clubhouse, part museum and a new front door for the Boston Marathon

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 07:32am EDT

Why businesses are speaking out on religious-objections laws

Why businesses are increasingly speaking out against religious-objections laws

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 06:36am EDT

Ferry operator Stena Line tests running ship on methanol

Ferry operator Stena Line converts ship to allow it to run on methanol in pilot project

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

McDonald's revamps grilled chicken to cut ingredients

McDonald's changing grilled chicken recipe to cut chemical-sounding ingredients

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 02:40am EDT

Tidal streaming service seeks more artists to join as owners

Tidal executive says streaming service seeks more artists to join Jay Z, Rihanna as co-owners

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 02:32am EDT

Asia stocks gain as weak global data raises stimulus hopes

Asian stocks higher as weak global data boosts stimulus, slow US rate hike hopes

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 02:12am EDT

NY lawyer charged with helping con man in Maxim magazine bid

New York lawyer charged with aiding con man who impersonated dad to try to buy Maxim magazine

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

Woman walking inside fence at San Jose airport is 5th breach

Woman found walking inside fence at San Jose airport marks 5th security breach in a year

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 01:40am EDT
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