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Ford hiring 450 more, investing $50 million more at Chicago Assembly Plant
Ford is expanding its workforce again at the Chicago Assembly Plant on the banks of the Calumet River, just across the state line in Hegewisch on Chicago's far…
Jul 22, 2019 23:59 UTC Business Read More

Odd Feelings About My New Passport...
I just went through the process of renewing my US passport. Ford's passport was due to expire in August, and mine in December, so we figured we might as well…
Jul 22, 2019 21:08 UTC Business Read More

Morgan Stanley: Why Tanker Wars Aren't Causing An Oil Price Spike
The string of incidents in the world's most important shipping lane for crude, the Strait of Hormuz hasn't led to significant spikes in oil prices for a number of…
Jul 22, 2019 20:59 UTC Business Read More

Rail car maker FreightCar to close Roanoke factory and eliminate 200 jobs
Workers roll out new steel wheels for rail cars at FreightCar America in 2011. Layoffs at the plant are scheduled to begin Sept. 20.
Jul 22, 2019 20:30 UTC Business Read More

Why Is US Demand For Solar Panels Booming?
U.S. solar companies are hoarding panels to take advantage of the full solar subsidy that is set to step down beginning next year.
Jul 22, 2019 19:59 UTC Business Read More

Apple Stock Gets Upbeat Assessment Ahead Of Quarterly Earnings
Investment bank Morgan Stanley on Monday raised its price target on Apple stock ahead of the company's June-quarter earnings report next week.
Jul 22, 2019 18:56 UTC Business Read More

FreightCar America to layoff workers at Roanoke manufacturing location
FreightCar America Corporation, a freight car manufacturer, will officially close its Roanoke manufacturing location in November.
Jul 22, 2019 17:32 UTC Business Read More

Nasdaq, Chips Lead Early Gains; Disney Stock Lifts Dow Jones Industrial Index
The Nasdaq led as stocks opened higher Monday. Three chip stock upgrades sweetened early trade, and Disney led the Dow Jones industrial index.
Jul 22, 2019 13:53 UTC Business Read More

Microsoft Just Showed Why Being Number 2 Is Sometimes the Best Way to Be Number 1
Microsoft is having a good year. Not only has the company claimed the mantle as the most valuable company on earth, it also just posted its most profitable…
Jul 22, 2019 11:57 UTC Business Read More

Oil rises on Middle East Gulf tensions; Libya field resumes output
SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the…
Jul 22, 2019 07:21 UTC Business Read More

Kauai's Power Company Says Largest Generating Unit Inoperable
An islandwide outage on Kauai'i 's has knocked out the power cooperative's largest generating unit and rolling blackouts could be implemented, the utility.
Jul 22, 2019 04:41 UTC Business Read More

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, crude climbs
By Shinichi Saoshiro. TOKYO (Reuters) - Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal…
Jul 22, 2019 03:38 UTC Business Read More

If your A/C uses freon, expect skyrocketing prices. The refrigerant will soon be discontinued
Residential and commercial air conditioning units could be using a refrigerant that will soon stop production.
Jul 21, 2019 17:12 UTC Business Read More

FDA: Alabama company recalls raw beef and pork due to possible blood contamination
US Foods, an establishment in Birmingham, Alabama has recalled 712 pounds of *fresh* and frozen raw beef and pork products that were produced on July 18,…
Jul 21, 2019 14:52 UTC Business Read More

Economic Calendar Top 5 Things to Watch This Week - The European Central Bank's policy meeting will be front and center this week as investors wait to see what action central bank head Mario…
Jul 21, 2019 09:59 UTC Business Read More

The Smart Diaper Is Only Months Away
Ding! Your baby's diaper is wet. That's the idea behind Lumi by Pampers, a new line of smart diapers that text-alerts parents when the baby needs changing,…
Jul 20, 2019 21:59 UTC Business Read More

Packaged food items from Knoxville facility recalled for possible health risk
A voluntary recall of several products is issued by Elevation Foods manufactured from their Knoxville facility due to a possible health risk. Containers of Archer…
Jul 20, 2019 20:44 UTC Business Read More

Covering Louisiana Royal Caribbean to offer year-round cruises from New Orleans 1:34 PM, Jul
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Royal Caribbean will begin year-round cruises from New Orleans beginning in January. The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate…
Jul 20, 2019 18:38 UTC Business Read More

Billings call center lands HelloFresh contract, adding up to 200 new jobs
ROI Solutions, a call center with offices on 24th Street West in Billings, will begin managing customer *service* operations for the national meal-kit delivery *service*…
Jul 20, 2019 11:29 UTC Business Read More

Dollar stores face growing scrutiny WISC
As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and limit poor…
Jul 20, 2019 09:36 UTC Business Read More

The dreaded middle seat may become the coveted seat
It is a truth universally acknowledged that middle seats on airplanes are the worst. Being awkwardly sandwiched in between two people while fighting for elbow…
Jul 19, 2019 21:28 UTC Business Read More

Possible Amazon flub resulted in crazy discounts for Prime Day 2019
Some lucky shoppers obtained thousands-of-dollars in professional camera gear for less than $100 for each item during Amazon Prime Day 2019.
Jul 19, 2019 20:17 UTC Business Read More

Elon Musk is a one stop, pop culture to STEM recruiting shop, and that's a good thing
WARNING. This column will be unabashedly full of pop culture references in honor of its topic. Check out the end of the piece for a Where's Waldo-style treasure…
Jul 19, 2019 17:02 UTC Business Read More

St Louis Fed's Bullard: Cryptocurrencies could lead to price instability, illegal transactions
Bullard identified illegal drug trades or the avoidance of existing financial regulations as some examples of potential illegal activity.
Jul 19, 2019 16:26 UTC Business Read More

Divorce Is Destroying the Finances of Americans Over 50
(Bloomberg) -- In one sense, Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, are nothing special. By finalizing their divorce this month,…
Jul 19, 2019 13:20 UTC Business Read More

Bayer welcomes judge's call for reduced damages in $2 billion glyphosate case
Germany's Bayer AG welcomed on Friday a call by a U.S. judge to cut a $2 billion damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its…
Jul 19, 2019 09:00 UTC Business Read More

Toys R Us Is Back! Smaller Experience Stores Coming Just Before the Holidays
B8ta has partnered with Toys R Us to open two new, smaller retail stores later this year, with plans for more in the future.
Jul 19, 2019 07:39 UTC Business Read More



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