State & Nation Business
WASHINGTON – Sharp drops in fuel and food costs reduced a measure of U.S. wholesale prices in April by the most in three years. Outside those volatile categories, inflation stayed low.
MOLINE – Deere & Co. said on Wednesday that bad weather and weak economies will hinder sales growth this year.
NEW YORK – The stock market is back in record territory after an upturn in small-company stocks.
NEW YORK – U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year – the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago.
HELSINKI – Nokia Corp. on Tuesday unveiled its first Lumia smartphone with a metal cover, low-light camera features and new social network apps. But the new model failed to impress investors, who sent the company's stock down more than 5 percent.
ORLANDO, Fla. – BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. unveiled a lower-cost BlackBerry that is designed to entice consumers in emerging markets as the company stepped up efforts to regain market share lost to the iPhone and Android devices.
DETROIT – U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that the engines can stall without warning in three Chrysler and Dodge brand cars.
When the price of gold plunged $200 last month, many people thought they caught the sound of the gold bubble popping.
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is adding three new Quarter Pounders to its core menu as the fast-food chain looks to offer cheaper premium burgers while capitalizing on one of its most popular brands.
WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses left their stockpiles unchanged in March for a second straight month while their sales fell sharply.
WASHINGTON – Americans increased their spending in April at retail businesses, buying more cars and clothes while paying less for gas. The rebound from a weak March suggests consumers may help boost economic growth again this spring.