11:32 am, May 23, 2015

Business News

For many low-income workers, calling in sick is a luxury

Movement grows to require employers to offer paid sick leave for workers

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 05:02am EDT

Japan economy gathers pace in 1Q as recovery takes hold

Japan economy gathers pace in first quarter as recovery takes hold, but uncertainties remain

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:36am EDT

China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

China's huge economy is influencing the US debate on trade, competition, currency, labor

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:32am EDT

Obama, Senate Republicans work together on trade bill

Democrat Obama, Senate Republicans oppose currency manipulation amendment on trade bill

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:30am EDT

Advocacy group: Wind turbine rules needed to protect birds

Advocacy group: Federal agency's voluntary standards fail to protect birds from wind turbines

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:20am EDT

Asia stocks mostly rise as dollar gains after robust US data

Asian stocks mostly rise as dollar strengthens after robust US data, ECB announcement

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 02:10am EDT

6 Chinese nationals charged with stealing US trade secrets

6 Chinese nationals, including US-trained professors, charged with stealing tech trade secrets

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 01:40am EDT

Fiat Chrysler CEO: Company will adapt to strict safety rules

Fiat Chrysler CEO: Company, auto industry must adapt to stricter US auto safety enforcement

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 01:20am EDT

Surge in home construction is lifting hopes for US economy

Surge in home building and Home Depot sales point to re-energized housing sector and economy

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 12:02am EDT

Greece: Dissenters rev up pressure on government

Greece: Dissenters rev up pressure on government, call for debt repayment freeze

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 09:24pm EDT

House passes another temporary fix to keep highway aid going

House passes 12th temporary fix in 6 years to keep highway, transit aid flowing to states

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 08:09pm EDT

E-commerce retailer Etsy reports 1st-quarter loss

Etsy takes a loss in 1st quarter on costs related to tax provision, restructuring costs

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 07:30pm EDT

Ex-Madoff controller avoids prison time after cooperating

Bernard Madoff's former controller says she's 'truly sorry,' avoids prison after cooperating

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 07:10pm EDT

Clinton defends financial regs for big banks, dodges trade

Clinton calls GOP 'cynical' for seeking Dodd-Frank changes, sidesteps questions on trade

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 06:16pm EDT

Cuba establishes banking relationship in US, furthering ties

US says Cuba gets account with American bank, clearing hurdle to resuming diplomatic ties

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 06:04pm EDT

Wal-Mart 1Q profit falls on pay raises

Pay raises, investments on line put pressure on Wal-Mart 1Q profit

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 05:19pm EDT

Home Depot nails it in 1Q as housing rebound emerges

DIY-powered 1Q at Home Depot and a housing outlook so bright, it's going to sell shades

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 05:02pm EDT

US stocks drift mostly lower in listless trading

Stocks edge mostly lower in listless trading; Urban Outfitters sinks on poor earnings

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 04:20pm EDT

Fried chicken chain KFC resurrects Colonel Sanders for ads

Fried chicken chain KFC resurrects Colonel Sanders for TV ads and plans to refresh restaurants

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 03:50pm EDT

PayPal facing $25M sanction for illegal credit sign-ups

Agency proposes PayPal pay $25M to resolve allegations of illegal sign-ups of credit customers

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 03:00pm EDT
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