posted: 12/09/2013 11:08 a.m.
FORT WORTH — American Airlines emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner as the two completed their deal Monday to create the world’s biggest airline.
posted: 12/08/2013 12:44 a.m.
When Erica Barrett started her own food company three years ago after winning a cooking contest, she had no idea she’d someday be selling her gourmet pancake mixes in Canada and the United Arab Emirates.
posted: 12/08/2013 12:43 a.m.
LONDON — Volkswagen turns off some employees’ email 30 minutes after the end of their shift. Goldman Sachs urges junior staff members to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted after hours.
posted: 12/08/2013 12:36 a.m.
ROGERS — There it sat in its display case, the reincarnation of an honest to goodness blue steel beauty, capable of taking ducks on the wing and handy when spectacular hip shots are required.
posted: 12/08/2013 12:33 a.m.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — More than a dozen states are vying for a share of any riches to be made from Boeing’s next-generation 777 jetliner.
posted: 12/08/2013 12:31 a.m.
NEW YORK — French films. Star Wars action figures. Erotic photos.
posted: 12/08/2013 12:29 a.m.
At the Santa Ana, Calif., headquarters of Rokform, a 3-year-old phone accessory maker, there’s a 3-D printer sitting next to the lead designer’s desk so that he can quickly turn out prototypes.
posted: 12/07/2013 2:12 a.m.
Sears Holdings Corp. plans to spin off its Lands’ End Inc. unit, giving investors a piece of a profitable clothing brand after almost nine years of market-lagging returns for the department store chain’s shares.
posted: 12/07/2013 2:11 a.m.
U.S. consumers increased their spending in October even though their wages and salaries barely rose, raising questions about how strong the economy will grow at the end of the year.
posted: 12/07/2013 2:07 a.m.
The Los Angeles city attorney sued Wells Fargo and Citigroup on Thursday, alleging the companies engaged in mortgage discrimination that led to a wave of foreclosures in minority communities during the housing crash.
posted: 12/07/2013 2:06 a.m.
Bernard Madoff used a process his inner circle called “schtupping” to increase the fake trading profit of the con man’s richest clients between Christmas and New Year’s, his former finance chief told a jury.
posted: 12/07/2013 2:06 a.m.
AT&T, under fire for ongoing revelations that it shares and sells customers’ communications records to the National Security Agency and other U.S. intelligence offices, said it isn’t required to disclose to shareholders what it does with customers’ data.
posted: 12/07/2013 2:05 a.m.
Tornadoes and thunderstorms that swept across the U.S. Midwest last month will probably cost more than $1 billion in economic losses, led by damage in Illinois and Indiana, according to insurance broker Aon PLC.
posted: 12/07/2013 2:04 a.m.
Stocks rose sharply Friday after the government reported a fourth straight month of solid U.S. job gains, the latest encouraging sign for the economy.
posted: 12/07/2013 2:02 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “People are feeling better, that’s a positive for the holiday season. This year I don’t see the same strong fiscal headwinds ahead of us to impede our momentum.” Russell Price, Ameriprise Financial Inc. senior economist