State & Nation Business

  • Dave Says: Difference between car, home debt

    Dear Dave,My wife and I are on Baby Step 3 of your plan. We’re also saving up to buy a car with cash ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch forced 7,000 closures

    SEATTLE — Starbucks is back in business early Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
    April 25, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame in favor of Splenda on customer concerns

    NEW YORK — PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial s ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Caterpillar trumps Street 1Q expectations, raises forecast

    Caterpillar's earnings soared more than 20 percent in the first quarter, even though revenue slipped, and the construction and mining equipment maker ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Study: Exelon subsidy would cost $1.6 billion over 5 years

    SPRINGFIELD – A plan to financially reward Exelon Corp. for producing no-carbon energy and potentially save three Illinois nuclear plants from closure ...
    April 21, 2015 - 6:16 pm
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