8:14 am, December 20, 2014

Business News

Manufacturing growth slows in Philadelphia region

Manufacturing expands at slower pace in Philadelphia region as hiring, orders fall

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 01:30pm EST

Average US 30-year loan rate falls to 3.80 percent

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.80 percent; 15-year loan at 3.09 percent

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 01:26pm EST

Ford expands drivers air bag recall nationwide

Ford bows to government demand, agrees to expand driver's air bag recall nationwide

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 01:24pm EST

Napster co-founder to invest in allergy research

Napster co-founder Sean Parker to invest $24M in allergy research at Stanford University

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 12:38pm EST

US stocks move higher, building on Fed gains

US indexes move sharply higher as market builds on Fed gains; Oracle leads tech rally

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 12:22pm EST

Saudi says oil decisions not linked to politics

Saudi oil minister says no link between oil decisions and politics in apparent Iran reference

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 11:50am EST

Why the Fed thinks US economy still needs its help

Fed pledges a 'patient' approach in determining when to raise interest rates

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 11:30am EST

Kraft Foods CEO to retire; Cahill named successor

Kraft Foods Group CEO Vernon plans to retire; Chairman Cahill named as successor

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 11:20am EST

France fines 13 firms $1.2 bln for price-fixing

Of Mr. Clean and dirty business: France fines 13 consumer-goods makers over price-fixing scam

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 10:52am EST

BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort

BlackBerry courts fans with new 'Classic' smartphone in last-ditch effort to stay relevant

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 10:48am EST

Circus disputes citation for hair-hanging accident

Circus disputes federal citation for accident that injured 8 hair-hanging acrobats

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 10:46am EST

Portugal gov't issues order to stop airline strike

Portuguese government issues order to stop national airline strike over privatization plan

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 10:20am EST

Protections blocked, but sage grouse work goes on

Sage grouse work to continue despite move by Congress to cut off money for endangered listing

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 10:04am EST

US stocks open higher, building on Fed gains

US market indexes open sharply higher as market builds on gains following Fed meeting

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 09:50am EST

Gulf stocks gain with Dubai closing 13 percent up

Gulf stocks gain after midweek drop with Dubai's main index closing 13 percent higher

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 09:50am EST

Analysis: 53 years on, time right for US, Cuba

Analysis: Cuba and US move to end half-century feud

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 09:38am EST

Greek jobless rate dips further to 25.5 percent

Greek unemployment dips to still high level of 25.5 percent in 3rd quarter

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 09:20am EST

Swiss central bank imposes negative interest rates

Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rates to keep franc from gaining more strength

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 09:10am EST

Alcohol calorie counts to be on menus by next year

Calorie labels for alcoholic drinks will be on the menu _ but not at the bar _ by next year

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 08:46am EST

Shareholders back DP World's London delisting

Shareholders back DP World's London delisting, deal to buy Dubai free-trade zone operator

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 08:40am EST
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