- Exxon, Chevron shrug off effect of low oil prices
Associated Press, Friday - 10/31/2014 - 01:12 PM
Falling oil prices hardly seem to be bothering the two biggest U. S. oil companies, but things could get tougher in the coming months.
- Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping
Associated Press, Friday - 10/31/2014 - 10:15 AM
Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.
- Omega to buy out rival Aviv in $3B all-stock deal
Associated Press, Friday - 10/31/2014 - 07:05 AM
Omega Healthcare will buy rival real estate investment trust Aviv in a $3 billion all-stock deal combining two companies that each run hundreds of nursing homes.
- Hungary suspends Internet tax after huge protests
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 10/31/2014 - 05:32 AM
Hungary's prime minister says the government will suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year.
- Japan's huge pension fund to boost share purchases
Associated Press, Friday - 10/31/2014 - 05:31 AM
Japan's $1.1 trillion public pension fund on Friday approved a plan to double its holdings of shares and cut back sharply on bonds to help improve its investment returns.
- Q&A: Why Japan's Economy Needs More Juice
ABCNews, Friday - 10/31/2014 - 05:02 AM
Q&A: Why Japan is increasing stimulus when Fed feels confident enough to withdraw it
- Gas almost under $3 nationwide: What to know
Associated Press, Friday - 10/31/2014 - 04:18 AM
The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.
- Survey: Asia finds money brings happiness
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 10/30/2014 - 10:02 PM
Emerging Asian nations are finding out what developed ones did years ago: Money — and the stuff it buys — brings happiness, or at least satisfaction. …
- Big gain in Visa drives Dow average higher
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 10/30/2014 - 04:27 PM
U. S. stock indexes are closing higher as big companies turn in encouraging quarterly results. …
- Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Thursday - 10/30/2014 - 08:32 AM
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.
- Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit
Associated Press, Thursday - 10/30/2014 - 07:19 AM
Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.
- Lufthansa lowers profit forecast for 2015
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 10/30/2014 - 06:39 AM
German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG has lowered its profit forecast for 2015 over concerns that the global economy may experience a downturn next year. …
- UPS predicts 11 percent hike in December packages
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 10/29/2014 - 01:48 PM
UPS expects to deliver more than 34 million packages on the busiest day of the holiday season, double the amount on a normal day. The company expects the peak delivery day to be Monday, Dec.