2:38 am, October 2, 2014

Business News

Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

Dollar General lifts offer for Family Dollar to about $9.1B, willing to divest more stores

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Norwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase

Norwegian goes black tie, buys high-end cruise line Prestige in deal valued at $3 billion

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Irish tax haul jumps, signals kinder 2015 budget

Ireland's surging tax take eases deficit, signals kinder 2015 budget after 6 years' austerity

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:20pm EDT

New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

New York attorney general accuses lender of refusing to lend to African-Americans in Buffalo

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:20pm EDT

US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years

US manufacturing expanded in August at fastest pace in 3½ years as orders and production rose

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 03:22pm EDT

1-800-FLOWERS buying Harry & David for $142.5M

1-800-FLOWERS buying Harry & David for $142.5 million

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

IMF says Ukraine could need billions in additional aid if fighting persists

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 01:44pm EDT

Swiss urged to toughen anti-corruption law

Advocacy group says Switzerland should toughen laws on financial corruption

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 01:20pm EDT

US stocks are mostly lower at midday

US stocks are mostly lower in midday trading as investors await central bank meetings

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 01:20pm EDT

US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

US construction spending rebounds 1.8 percent in July, biggest gain in more than 2 years

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 01:08pm EDT

Private equity firm to buy Compuware for $2.5B

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo to buy software developer Compuware for $2.5 billion

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 12:08pm EDT

US stock market edges higher at open

US stocks gain slightly in early trading as markets await central bank meetings

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 11:00am EDT

Survey: Foreign companies in China feel 'targeted'

Survey: Foreign companies in China feel 'targeted' by regulators

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 10:30am EDT

Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meeting

Amid speculation European Central Bank will back stimulus, euro falls to one-year dollar low

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 10:24am EDT

Commission rejects London mayor's plan for airport

Airports commission rejects London mayor's plan for super hub in Thames Estuary

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 09:20am EDT

Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

Too much austerity? Europe confronts impact of its policies as economic recovery fades

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 08:04am EDT

Modi promises red carpet for Japan firms in India

Modi woos Japanese business with promises of "red carpet, not red tape"

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:26am EDT

Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:14am EDT

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

Obama vows to stay on the case for minimum wage boost, with economy 'revving'

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 02:54am EDT

Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

$2.4B Revel Casino Hotel begins its shutdown after just over 2 years in Atlantic City

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 01:54am EDT
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