- US stock indexes hold near record high levels
Portland Oregonian, Tuesday - 11/25/2014 - 01:02 PM
Stocks are wavering near record levels as investors weigh an upward revision in U. S. economic growth against a drop in consumer confidence.
- VW policy for Tenn. plant sets off labor scramble
Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday - 11/25/2014 - 12:48 PM
Both supporters and opponents of the United Auto Workers' efforts to unionize their first foreign auto plant in the South say a new labor policy at the Volkswagen factory is going to help them. The policy, known as "Community Organization Engagement," establishes formal rules for labor groups at the plant for the first time.
- As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom
Associated Press, Tuesday - 11/25/2014 - 12:07 PM
These are the moments OPEC exists for: A sharp drop in global oil prices has reduced the amount of money OPEC countries take in by nearly $1 billion a day.
- Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury bill auction
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 11/24/2014 - 05:34 PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills falling to their lowest level in six weeks.
- US stocks inch further into record territory
San Antonio Express-News, Monday - 11/24/2014 - 04:28 PM
U. S. stocks are closing higher, keeping major indexes at record levels. Trading volume was light ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday.
- Unidentified country likely behind spying software
Daily Oklahoman, Monday - 11/24/2014 - 04:06 PM
Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that's been used for several years to spy on banks, telecommunications companies and government agencies around the world. While the source of the "Regin" malware is unconfirmed, experts say it was likely created by the government of some as-yet unidentified country. Researchers at Symantec, a Silicon Valley security firm, say the malware was designed to collect screenshots, steal passwords and monitor mobile phone calls, among other things, while covering its tracks to avoid being detected.
- Budweiser gives Clydesdales holiday pink slip
Daily Oklahoman, Monday - 11/24/2014 - 11:23 AM
Budweiser is putting its Clydesdale out to pasture for the holidays. The country's No.
- NC likely to join legislative push on Uber, Lyft
Miami Herald, Sunday - 11/23/2014 - 08:47 PM
North Carolina has become an attractive market for smartphone-based car services such as Uber and Lyft, which are drawn to the state's mid-sized cities that have college students and young professionals but lack extensive mass transit. It's also one of many states where little regulation exists outside of traditional cab and limo services.
- Taj Mahal offers to restore workers' health care
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 11/22/2014 - 03:22 PM
The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open. Trump Entertainment Resorts says it has offered to restore health insurance to its 3,000 workers for at least two years if the union will drop its appeal of a court order that canceled the health insurance and pension plan for casino workers. Bob McDevitt, president of Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union, declined to comment on the offer, made in a letter to him. Company president Robert Griffin told McDevitt the casino plans to close Dec.
- California Indian casinos embroiled in turmoil
San Diego Union-Tribune, Saturday - 11/22/2014 - 02:47 PM
When it comes to controlling California's lucrative casinos, the stakes are enormous for tribes who own the gambling operations that collectively generate $7 billion annually and outperformed the Las Vegas Strip last year.
- Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 06:36 PM
Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the Internal Revenue Service's treatment of tea party groups, congressional aides said Friday.
- Worker charged in glass-in-Big Mac case wins $437K
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 11:12 AM
New York City has agreed to pay $437,000 to an ex-McDonald's worker who was criminally charged nearly a decade ago with slipping shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac.
- House GOP sues administration over health care law
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 10:36 AM
House Republicans have sued the Obama administration over steps President Barack Obama took to put his health law into place.