National Business News

  • Big banks worry about year ahead

    NEW YORK -- Big banks warned of an "uncertain" year ahead after mixed financial results during the first quarter in an environment of stubbornly high inflation…

  • Stock indexes take a pounding

    NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks tumbled Friday after a mixed start to earnings reporting season. Worries about potentially escalating tensions in the Middle East rattl…

  • Ford recalls under investigation

    DETROIT -- The U.S. government's auto safety agency has opened an investigation into a Ford recall for gasoline leaks from cracked fuel injectors that can caus…

  • Shareholders approve plans for US Steel sale

    PITTSBURGH -- U.S. Steel shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the company's sale to Nippon Steel of Japan for $14.1 billion in cash, voicing unequivocal s…

  • Consumer optimism dips, index shows

    WASHINGTON -- Consumer sentiment about the U.S. economy has ticked down but remains near a recent high, with Americans' outlook largely unchanged this year.

  • Producer prices up 2.1% in March

    WASHINGTON -- U.S. producer prices rose in March from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly a year, but the gain was less than economists expected. And …

  • Railroads seek crew mandate overturn

    Four railroads have asked federal appeals courts to throw out a new rule that would require two-person train crews in most circumstances, saying the mandate is…

  • California startup makes climate-friendly cement

    It's a major contributor to climate change -- the way buildings and roads are made with concrete. It's also a problem that's growing as more of the world devel…

  • Weekly jobless benefits claims decline

    WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the labor market continues to thrive despite the Federal Reserve's efforts to cool…

  • Bank reports a test for high share prices

    The biggest U.S. bank stocks have soared over the past six months, outpacing the S&P 500's gains. But whether they can maintain that momentum is the big questi…

  • Consumer inflation stayed high in March

    WASHINGTON -- Consumer inflation remained persistently high last month, driven by rising prices for gasoline, rent, auto insurance and other items, the governm…

  • Delta reports narrow 1Q profits

    Delta Air Lines eked out a narrow first-quarter profit and said Wednesday that demand for travel is strong heading into the summer.

  • FCC rules detail broadband costs

    NEW YORK -- Much like nutritional labels on food products, "broadband labels" for internet packages will soon tell customers just what is going into the pricin…

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