8:10 am, April 28, 2015

Business News

French socialists announce measures to boost ailing economy

French government announces measures to boost investment, cut unemployment, reduce income tax

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 09:10am EDT

World stocks rise as Shell makes $70B takeover deal

World stocks higher as BOJ keeps easy policy, Shell unveils $70 billion takeover of BG Group

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 09:04am EDT

US restores India's aviation safety rating after downgrade

US restores India's aviation safety rating after a year, letting Indian carriers add flights

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 09:00am EDT

Summer gas prices expected to be 32 percent lower this year

Drivers can look forward to the lowest summer gas prices in 6 years; time to see the USA?

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 07:22am EDT

Study: Breast cancer overtreatment costs US $4B a year

Study: US spends $4B a year due to false positive mammograms and breast cancer overdiagnosis

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 07:20am EDT

US consumer borrowing climbs to record high in February

Auto, student loans drive US consumer borrowing to record high in February

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 07:02am EDT

US job openings surge, a sign that job gains may rebound

US job openings jumped in February to highest level in 14 years, a sign job gains may rebound

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 05:18am EDT

YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

YouTube Kids app uses deceptive advertising, says consumer groups who urge FTC investigation

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 04:50am EDT

European Central Bank stimulus plan meets 1st month goal

European Central Bank meets stimulus goal to buy 60 billion euros in bonds

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 04:20am EDT

BG Group says in 'advanced' talks to be bought by Shell

British natural gas company says in 'advanced discussions' on possible buyout offer from Shell

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 03:18am EDT

Asian stocks mostly higher, Japan central bank keeps policy

Asian stocks mostly higher as Japan central bank keeps super-easy monetary policy

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 02:48am EDT

SEC files fraud charges against ex-NFL player, partner

SEC files fraud charges against ex-NFL cornerback Allen, partner for running Ponzi scheme

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 09:04pm EDT

Vivendi confirms offer for video sharing site Dailymotion

Vivendi confirms offer for French video sharing site Dailymotion as Hong Kong bidder withdraws

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 08:10pm EDT

Determining New Jersey Exxon cleanup costs could take years

Experts, New Jersey officials say it could take years to put price tag on Exxon cleanup costs

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 05:48pm EDT

An early gain for US stocks fizzles, leaving indexes lower

A late fade leaves US stock market indexes slightly lower at the close; oil price gains

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 04:13pm EDT

FedEx agrees to take over Dutch rival TNT Express

FedEx to buy Dutch package delivery service TNT Express, a deal UPS attempted 2 years ago

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 04:12pm EDT

Deal closes on sale of ex-Revel casino; Straub new owner

Sale of Atlantic City's ex-Revel casino completed; Florida developer Glenn Straub is new owner

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 02:17pm EDT

FDA questions evidence for lower-risk tobacco product

FDA raises concerns about evidence to support Swedish company's lower-risk tobacco pouch

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 01:50pm EDT

Retracted Rolling Stone story is rare demerit for its writer

Retracted Rolling Stone gang rape story blemishes journalist's accomplished career

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 01:46pm EDT

AP Interview: UN envoy says Cyprus peace talks to resume

AP Interview: UN envoy says suspended Cyprus reunification talks to resume next month

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 01:13pm EDT
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