12:09 am, July 23, 2014

Business News

Drug maker Shire rejects offer from AbbVie

Ireland-based drug maker Shire rejects 'unsolicited' $46 billion offer from US-based AbbVie

Friday - 06/20/2014, 05:10pm EDT

France throws support behind GE offer for Alstom

Ending long delay, France supports General Electric's $17 billion offer for power firm Alstom

Friday - 06/20/2014, 05:04pm EDT

$1,000-a-pill Sovaldi jolts US health care system

Doctors and patients clamor for breakthrough hepatitis drug as insurers and states gag on cost

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:48pm EDT

Stocks manage small gains; Dow, S&P 500 at records

Stocks manage small gains; Dow and Standard & Poor's 500 index renew records; CarMax soars

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:16pm EDT

Olive Garden, Red Lobster sales continue to slide

Sales at Olive Garden, Red Lobster slide, and Darden's profit tumbles on charges

Friday - 06/20/2014, 03:54pm EDT

New push to get girls into computer sciences

Google teams with nonprofits to encourage girls to write computer code

Friday - 06/20/2014, 03:42pm EDT

Unemployment rates fell in 20 US states in May

Unemployment rates fell in 20 US states last month, while three-quarters added jobs

Friday - 06/20/2014, 03:32pm EDT

IRS: Inspector general probing hard drive crash

IRS chief: Inspector general probing hard drive crash in connection with congressional probe

Friday - 06/20/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Poland: Prosecutors erred in laptop seizure try

Poland: Prosecutors overzealous in efforts to obtain secret tapes that could topple govt

Friday - 06/20/2014, 12:58pm EDT

Oil near 9-month high as Iraq battles for refinery

Oil prices hover near 9-month highs as Iraq desperately battles militants over refinery

Friday - 06/20/2014, 12:38pm EDT

EU cracks down on corporate tax avoidance scheme

EU finance ministers limit loophole used by multinational firms to avoid paying taxes

Friday - 06/20/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Stocks edge higher in midday trading; CarMax jumps

Stocks edge higher in midday trading, pushing Dow near 17,000 points; CarMax soars

Friday - 06/20/2014, 12:16pm EDT

Lloyds opts to sell bigger stake in TSB unit

Lloyds opts to sell bigger stake of TSB unit amid investor demand

Friday - 06/20/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Spain plans tax cuts to get economy going

Spanish government plans company, income tax cuts to compensate for sacrifices during crisis

Friday - 06/20/2014, 11:38am EDT

Bulgarian bank hit by run, put under supervision

Bulgaria's Corpbank hit by run, put under special supervision to keep it stable

Friday - 06/20/2014, 11:10am EDT

World markets struggle as Fed lift fades

World stock markets struggle as Fed lift fades, caution returns over Iraq, US economy

Friday - 06/20/2014, 10:40am EDT

Stocks edge higher in early trading; Oracle slides

Stocks edge higher in early trading; Oracle slides after results miss forecasts

Friday - 06/20/2014, 10:19am EDT

Supreme Court tosses 'abstract' software patent

Supreme Court tosses out 'abstract' software patent in case closely watched by tech companies

Friday - 06/20/2014, 10:18am EDT

Survey: Number of millionaires up 2M to record

Survey: Number of millionaires rose at second-fastest pace in 13 years to record 13.7M in 2013

Friday - 06/20/2014, 10:10am EDT

Starbucks degree program not as simple as it seems

Starbucks contribution to online degree program more complicated than it may seem

Friday - 06/20/2014, 09:04am EDT

Obama delaying on immigration despite Cantor loss

Despite Cantor's loss, Obama stands by plan to await possible House GOP action on immigration

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 05:30am EDT

Bluegrass legend Stanley to perform in California

Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley to perform at festival in Southern California

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 02:00am EDT
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