Strong US jobs report keeps lid on markets
A forecast-busting U.S. jobs report maintained the pressure on stocks Wednesday as it reinforced speculation that the Federal Reserve will start to reduce its monetary stimulus this month.
Stocks sink on Fed, US consumer spending worries
Stocks headed lower Tuesday as investors continued to worry about the Federal Reserve winding down its economic stimulus program and weak consumer spending in the U.S.
Boeing incentives could total $1.7B
Missouri’s bid for a Boeing assembly plant could include more than $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades if the airplane manufacturer adds thousands of jobs, according to new information about the proposal released Tuesday.
Employers step in to prevent worker burnout
Volkswagen turns off some employees’ email 30 minutes after their shifts end.
Detroit to get crucial ruling in bankruptcy case
A judge was expected to announce Tuesday whether Detroit can come up with a plan to get rid of $18 billion in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a case that ultimately could crack a shield protecting public pensions and also put the city’s extraordinary art collection up for grabs.
NYC train derailment airs queries about technology
The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling into a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have prevented the carnage.
AMC Entertainment may raise up to $368M in IPO
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. may raise up to $368 million from an initial public offering of approximately 18.4 million shares of its common stock.
Stocks slip on Fed, US consumer worries
Stocks were slightly lower in early trading Tuesday as investors continued to worry about the Federal Reserve winding down its economic stimulus program and weak consumer spending in the U.S.
Facing protests, Ukraine leader again courts EU
Facing huge anti-government demonstrations after spurning a deal with the European Union, Ukraine’s embattled president sought Monday to quell public anger by moving to renew talks with Brussels.
Missouri to start session focused on Boeing incentives
Hopes of winning production of Boeing’s new 777X airplane have Missouri lawmakers heading to the state Capitol for Monday’s start of a special legislative session.
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