4:55 pm, April 27, 2015

Business News

Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores

Drugstore chain Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores, expands cost-reduction plan

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 04:52pm EDT

Austrian court closes jurisdiction hearing on Facebook suit

Austrian court closes further hearings on Facebook lawsuit as it weighs jurisdiction

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 03:30pm EDT

Applications for US jobless aid rise but still at low level

Applications for US unemployment benefits rise to 281,000, yet remain at very low level

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 03:12pm EDT

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.66 percent

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.66 percent; 15-year rate down to 2.93 percent

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 02:26pm EDT

France opens criminal probe of HSBC's Swiss banking unit

French authorities put HSBC under criminal investigation over alleged fraud at its Swiss unit

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 01:09pm EDT

Greece repays IMF loan instalment despite cash crunch

Greek state repays IMF loan instalment despite growing cash crunch

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 12:37pm EDT

US stocks edge lower in midday trading; oil recovers

US stocks edge lower in morning trading as investors assess earnings reports; oil price gains

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 12:27pm EDT

Can phone companies do more to block robocalls?

Regulators consider legal question of whether phone companies can block robocalls

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 11:52am EDT

Big oil deposit near London airport, but will be hard to tap

Oil field near London's Gatwick airport is much bigger than thought _ but will be hard to tap

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 11:30am EDT

US wholesale stockpiles edge up in February

US wholesale stockpiles rise modestly in February, but sales fall again

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 11:20am EDT

US stocks open slightly higher as earnings reports roll in

US stock indexes open higher as company earnings reports start to roll in; energy sector gains

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 10:13am EDT

German industry on course for moderate recovery

German industrial output up 0.2 percent in February, continues modest rebound

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 10:00am EDT

YouTube to give viewers ad-free option for monthly fee

YouTube to give viewers option of watching ad-free for a monthly fee

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 09:50am EDT

World stocks keep rising on greater optimism

Deal-making helps global stocks rise, with China driving rally in Hong Kong shares

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

5 Things to know about robocalls

5 Things to know about robocalls and whether a call is a scam

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

China's auto sales pick up in March

China's auto market picks up in March with 9.4 percent growth

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 08:58am EDT

He's back: Mark Pincus returns to Zynga as CEO

He's back: Mark Pincus returns to Zynga as CEO, Don Mattrick out

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 08:52am EDT

Saudi Arabia blocks Iranian plane carrying pilgrims

Saudi Arabia blocks plane with Iranian pilgrims from its airspace as tensions rise over Yemen

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 06:40am EDT

Stronger US economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties

Strong economy, dollar and Cuba breakthrough give US a chance to regain clout in Latin America

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 06:12am EDT

Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers

Shell to buy BG Group in $70B takeover as low oil prices force industry consolidation

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 06:00am EDT
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