• Chrysler-Fiat parent sales up 2 percent on Jeep demand

    Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — The parent of Chrysler and Fiat says its U.S. sales rose 2 percent in March as strong demand for Jeep offset lower Ram pickup truck sales. FCA says it sold 197,261 vehicles last month. It was the company's best March since 2007. Jeep sales jumped 23 percent thanks to...

  • 5 things to know about GM's revamped Chevy Malibu

    Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — General Motors tries again to gain traction in the popular midsize car segment with the introduction of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu at the New York International Auto Show. Based on looks the car should be up to the task, but there are a lot of buyers out there...

  • Survey: US businesses add 189k jobs in March

    Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring in March, a private survey found. The modest gains suggest that harsh winter weather has generated a broader slowdown that caused the survey to report gains of less than 200,000 jobs for the first time in 13 months. Payroll...

  • Falling corn prices stalk Monsanto in 2Q and profits decline

    Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    ST LOUIS (AP) — Monsanto reported lower-than-expected earnings as slumping corn prices push farmers toward other crops, crimping sales of the company's best-selling biotech corn seeds. The St. Louis agricultural business giant reported a second-quarter profit of $1.42 billion, or...

  • By The Numbers: The New York International Auto Show

    Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    The New York International Auto Show is open to the public April 3-12. Here are some facts about the show, by the numbers: 1900: First year that the New York Auto Show was held. It was the first auto show ever held in North America. 1,000: Number of vehicles that will be displayed...

  • Simon calls off $16.8B bid to create mall colossus

    Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Property Group is calling off its hostile $16.8 billion takeover bid for Macerich, which would have tied together two of the nation's largest mall operators. The Indianapolis company upped its bid two weeks ago to $95.50 per share from $91, calling that its...

  • Sears in joint venture with General Growth Properties

    Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears has entered a joint venture with shopping mall owner General Growth Properties Inc. that will help it extract more value from its real estate holdings and increase its financial flexibility. Its shares climbed nearly 4 percent in Wednesday premarket...

  • Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers

    Updated: 11 min ago

    SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Florida (AP) — The wow factor for Miami's skyscraper condos no longer comes from a dazzling Atlantic Ocean view. It takes something more audacious to sell beachfront property these days to the global ultra-wealthy who arrive in Miami with millions to spend on second...

  • GoDaddy hopes to raise up to $460 million in IPO

    Updated: 27 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — GoDaddy hopes to raise up to $460 million in an initial public offering that is priced above an earlier estimate from the web hosting company. The Scottsdale, Arizona company, known for its racy Super Bowl commercials, is offering 23 million shares at $20 apiece. It...

  • Manitou Springs' second recreational marijuana shop opens Wednesday

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 58 min ago

    It's no April Fool's joke: A new recreational pot shop plans to open its doors in Manitou Springs on Wednesday. Emerald Fields, the second store for a company that first opened in Glendale, calls itself a "cannaboutique," and has the interior designers to prove it. The designers...

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