More Business Articles

  • Judge OKs debt plan for Stockton, California, 1 of largest US cities to declare bankruptcy

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Judge OKs debt plan for Stockton, California, 1 of largest US cities to declare bankruptcy.

  • Democratic areas win more transportation grants

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two months before next week's midterm elections, the Obama administration in September awarded the biggest share of almost $600 million in economic stimulus-based transportation grants to projects in districts with a Democratic congressman even though Republicans...

  • Study: Mislabeled shrimp at restaurants, grocers

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ever thought that big, pink Gulf coast shrimp you ordered at the restaurant or bought from the store didn't taste juicy or salty enough? Maybe it wasn't from the Gulf. From New York to New Orleans to Oregon, consumers are being misled about the shrimp they're...

  • MGM Resorts reports 3Q loss from casinos, expenses

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sometimes the house doesn't win as much as it hopes. MGM Resorts International earned $40 million less in revenue from its casinos, largely table games, in the third quarter compared to a year ago. That, plus losses the casino-entertainment company expected from...

  • US average rate on 30-year home loan 3.98 percent

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Average U.S. mortgage rates halted their five-week decline this week but the benchmark 30-year loan remained below 4 percent.

  • The New York Times shares decline on ad outlook

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of The New York Times Co. slid Thursday after the newspaper publisher predicted that advertising revenue would drop in the current quarter. The New York-based company expects that ad sales will drop by a "mid-single" digit percentage in the October-December...

  • Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could. The cost of ingredients in chocolate bars is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have already warned of price hikes next...

  • Alpha Natural Resources 3Q results top Street

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Alpha Natural Resources' third-quarter loss narrowed, helped by reduced costs. The coal producer's performance topped analysts' estimates. Alpha Natural Resources lost $185 million, or 84 cents per share, for the three months ended Sept. 30. That compares with a...

  • For-profit programs face 'gainful employment' rule

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For-profit colleges with graduates unable to pay back their student loans could soon face scrutiny by the federal government. Schools with career-oriented programs that fail to comply with the new rule announced Thursday by the Obama administration stand to lose...

  • Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust fundraiser set for Nov. 13

    Rich Laden
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    The Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust's annual celebration and fundraiser takes place from 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Norris-Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road on Colorado Springs' west side. The event includes silent and live auctions for items such as sporting events,...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement