• Layoffs begin at Carrier plant that drew Trump's criticism

    Updated: 10 min ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers are working their final day at the company's Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year from then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. Thursday is the last day for nearly 340...

  • US stocks waver as earnings and central banks dominate

    Updated: 13 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Thursday. Energy and health care companies are gaining, but basic materials companies are lower. Investors are focused on second-quarter results from large companies like American...

  • Average US mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 3.96 percent

    Updated: 19 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week after two straight weeks of increases. The benchmark 30-year rate slipped back below the significant 4 percent level. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages fell to an...

  • Treasury fines Exxon Mobil $2 million for violating Russia sanctions while Secretary of State Tillerson was CEO

    Updated: 22 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury fines Exxon Mobil $2 million for violating Russia sanctions while Secretary of State Tillerson was CEO.

  • Corporate career to entrepreneur: How to prep for the leap

    Updated: 24 min ago

    After two decades in the workforce, Ohio businesswoman Deborah Wasylko found herself faced with the prospect of having to move to keep her job while dealing with challenges in her family life. Wasylko concluded that she had a choice: continue her corporate career or become an...

  • Alexa, turn up my Kenmore AC; Sears cuts a deal with Amazon

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears will begin selling its appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa. The announcement Thursday sent shares of Sears soaring more than 18 percent at the opening bell. The tie-up with the...

  • US weekly requests for jobless aid fall to 233,000

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits stays near historic lows pointing to a robust job market. THE NUMBERS: Weekly unemployment applications fell by 15,000 to a seasonally-adjusted 233,000, the Labor Department...

  • Coal, industrial shipments boost Union Pacific's 2Q profit

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. reported a boost in second-quarter profit on Thursday as coal and industrial product shipments pushed revenue higher. The railroad operator saw healthy gains in coal shipments despite a steady slide in demand. Competitor CSX also reported more coal...

  • US applications for unemployment benefits fell 15,000, to 233,000 last week

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US applications for unemployment benefits fell 15,000, to 233,000 last week.

  • Man pleads guilty in $3 million Haitian bribery scheme

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — The former general manager of a Florida-based telecommunications company has pleaded guilty for his role in a $3 million Haitian bribery scheme. Court records show 66-year-old Amadeus Richers, who headed Cinergy and Uniplex, pleaded guilty in Miami federal court Wednesday...

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