Corporate News

The Latest: Wisconsin Democrats argue against Foxconn breaks

Aug 17, 2017

Democrats in the Wisconsin state Assembly are arguing that a vote on $3 billion in tax breaks for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group should be delayed until the bill can be improved

Panama Papers expose cash trail amid Red Bull fugitive hunt

Aug 17, 2017

The Associated Press has found the billionaire Thai family that co-owns Red Bull has used offshore companies to cloak purchases of aircraft and luxury properties

US factory output down in July on tumbling auto production

Aug 17, 2017

US factory production slipped 0.1 percent in July; overall industrial production rose 0.2 percent

Turner is latest to plan sports streaming service

Aug 17, 2017

Turner is the latest TV company to plan a sports streaming app as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences

Economy

The Latest: White House reacts to Steve Bannon comments

Aug 17, 2017

A White House spokeswoman says Steve Bannon's comments "stand on their own."

Average US mortgage rates edge lower; 30-year at 3.89 pct.

Aug 17, 2017

Average US mortgage rates edge lower this week; 30-year at 3.89 pct.

US weekly requests for jobless aid down 12,000 to 232,000

Aug 17, 2017

Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits remained close to historic lows. The Labor Department says that weekly unemployment applications fell by 12,000 to a seasonally-adjusted 232,000.

European Central Bank still concerned about low inflation

Aug 17, 2017

An account of the European Central Bank's last meeting shows its policymakers were still concerned that inflation was too low

Marketing

Michigan civil rights agency condemns 'no foreigners' sign

Aug 11, 2017

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has opened a complaint against a man whose front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home indicates he won't sell to foreigners

Procter & Gamble takes calculated risk with 'The Talk' ad

Aug 11, 2017

Procter & Gamble has taken a calculated risk with its ad featuring black mothers speaking to children about racial bias.

Officials: 'No foreigners' sale sign violates civil rights

Aug 8, 2017

Michigan Department of Civil Rights officials say a veteran's front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home violates state and federal laws because it indicates the owner won't sell to foreigners

Baltimore residents propose 3-day cease-fire

Aug 4, 2017

Beset with record-setting violence, Baltimore residents are making grassroots efforts to curb the bloodshed in their communities

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