- Japan downgrades growth estimate for July-Sept to 1.3 pct
Kansas City Star, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 09:32 PM
Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than earlier estimated in the July to September quarter, expanding at an annual pace of 1.3 percent. The figure released Thursday downgraded a …
- Feds OK sale of University of Phoenix parent, if terms met
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 07:22 PM
The federal government says it will allow one of the nation's largest for-profit college companies to be sold if the new owners put up $385 million as insurance and agree not to increase enrollment, among other requirements. Apollo Education Group owns the University of Phoenix and agreed in February to be purchased by a consortium of investors for $1.1 billion.
- Trian, hungry for more, takes a bigger bite of Wendy's
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 12:25 PM
Wendy's shares are up almost 4 percent after Trian Fund Management increased its stake in the burger chain. The 3.7 million share purchase gives Trian, led by activist investor and board member Nelson Peltz, more than 23 percent of Wendy's outstanding stock.
- Women Face 20% Higher Health-Care Costs in Retirement, Survey Finds
Wall Street Journal, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 02:47 AM
When it comes to saving for health-care costs in retirement, women need to set aside more—almost 20% more, on average—to cover their medical bills in the final years of their lives, according to a survey released Wednesday.
- New York Expands Transgender Health Care
Wall Street Journal, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 10:47 PM
Medicaid in New York will begin covering gender-transition care for youths under a state regulation that goes into effect Wednesday, health department officials said.
- Trump DC hotel attracting foreign envoys and controversy
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 06:32 PM
Donald Trump's new luxury hotel in Washington D. C. has been attracting foreign envoys, special interest groups — and a bit of controversy.
- Q&A: A look at Trump's call to cancel new Air Force 1
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 03:17 PM
President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era models that currently shuttle the president around the world. Trump cited "out of…
- Alaska Airlines gets US approval to buy Virgin America
Associated Press, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 02:45 PM
Alaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.
- The Latest: NTSB head says sleep apnea had train crash role
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 11:02 AM
The Latest on a hearing into the cause of a 2014 train collision in northern Arkansas that killed two Union Pacific employees (all times local):
- Crossing State Lines Is No Easy Jaunt for Insurers, Local Regulators
Wall Street Journal, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 12:47 AM
As Republicans gear up to overhaul the federal health law, they face pushback from a couple unexpected corners on one of their goals: Giving health insurers greater ability to sell policies to consumers across state lines.
- United Airlines mechanics approve contract
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 12/05/2016 - 07:11 PM
Mechanics at United Airlines have approved a six-year labor deal, the latest in a string of pay-raising contracts in the now profitable industry.
- Former Fed official Edward W. 'Mike' Kelley Jr. dies at 84
Daily Oklahoman, Monday - 12/05/2016 - 05:21 PM
Edward W. "Mike" Kelley Jr., who served 14 years as a member of the Federal Reserve Board and was instrumental in modernizing the banking operations of the Federal Reserve system, has died.