- Published on 10/28/2014 - 7:49 am
- Written by ADAM SCHRECK, Associated Press
(AP) — The Middle East is getting the world's first Macy's department store outside the United States, and just for good measure, its second Bloomingdale's too.
- Published on 10/27/2014 - 2:22 pm
- Written by MATTHEW CRAFT, AP Business Writer
(AP) — Lower oil prices and more gloomy economic news from Europe tugged the U.S. stock market to a slight loss on Monday.
- Published on 10/27/2014 - 1:56 pm
- Written by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer
(AP) — Toyota continues its winning streak atop Consumer Reports' annual reliability rankings.
- Published on 10/27/2014 - 1:51 pm
- Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer
(AP) — The global economy has slumped. Turmoil has gripped financial markets. And the U.S. job market, despite steady gains, still isn't fully healthy.
- Published on 10/27/2014 - 1:49 pm
- Written by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press
(AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new technologies, apprenticeship programs and competitions designed to assist small manufacturers.
- Published on 10/27/2014 - 1:46 pm
- Written by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer
(AP) — Dunkin' Donuts plans to roll out a croissant-doughnut hybrid in the U.S. next week, but the company says please don't call it a "Cronut."
- Published on 10/27/2014 - 11:40 am
- Written by Yuri Kageyama, AP Writer
(AP) — Toyota kept its lead over rivals Volkswagen and General Motors as the world's top-selling automaker in the first nine months of the year, Monday reporting record sales of 7.615 million vehicles, up nearly 3 percent from the previous year.
- Published on 10/27/2014 - 11:30 am
- Written by Associated Press
(AP) — Chiquita has sealed a deal to be acquired by two Brazilian companies for about $681 million, with the U.S.-based banana producer expected to go private by the end of this year or early next.
- Published on 10/24/2014 - 1:44 pm
- Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press
(AP) — Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been criticized by lawmakers and safety advocates for not acting aggressively enough regarding millions of vehicles with defective air bags or faulty ignition switches.
- Published on 10/24/2014 - 1:39 pm
- Written by The Associated Press
(AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood.