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Stories with subject: Corporate news
  • new storyGoPro gets real ... virtually real 
    Updated: May-28-15 8:05 am

    NEW YORK - Shares of GoPro's are rising before the opening bell after the company's CEO said the company is getting into the drone and virtual reality business.

  • new storyAbercrombie reports 1Q loss 
    Updated: May-28-15 8:00 am

    NEW ALBANY, Ohio - Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) on Thursday reported a loss of $63.2 million in its fiscal first quarter.

  • new storyVisa becomes first FIFA sponsor to warn it could jump ship story has photos
    Updated: May-28-15 7:59 am

    LONDON - Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to FIFA, major sponsors are demanding that soccer's global governing body clean up its act, with Visa even warning it is prepared to jump ship.

  • Etihad Airways profit jumps by over half to $73 million 
    Updated: May-28-15 6:17 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' fast-growing national carrier, said Thursday its profit rose by more than half to $73 million last year as it carried more passengers and used its stakes in other airlines to drive traffic through its Abu Dhabi hub.

  • China's Hanergy under investigation by Hong Kong regulator 
    Updated: May-28-15 6:13 am

    HONG KONG - Hong Kong regulators said Thursday they're investigating a leading Chinese solar panel maker owned by billionaire Li Hejun after its shares took a sudden and unexplained plunge.

  • Businessman pleads guilty to wire fraud, tax charge 
    Updated: May-28-15 4:41 am

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors say a New Orleans businessman has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and failing to pay taxes.

  • Federal commission asked to review proposed uranium mine 
    Updated: May-28-15 4:32 am

    RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A company that wants to mine uranium in western South Dakota and opponents of the plan have asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to review a federal board's mixed decision last month.

  • Auto industry supplier expanding Ky. plant, adding jobs 
    Updated: May-28-15 4:06 am

    HOPKINSVILLE, Kentucky - A company that makes plastic compounds for the automotive industry is expanding its plant and adding workers in southwestern Kentucky.

  • Haley, Volvo CEO discuss company's $500M plant 
    Updated: May-28-15 4:06 am

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Volvo is set to provide more details on its planned $500 million South Carolina assembly plant.

  • Beaver Dam farmer accused of crop insurance fraud 
    Updated: May-28-15 3:08 am

    MILWAUKEE - A farmer in Beaver Dam is being accused of defrauding a crop insurance company.

  • Massive coal breaker, Pennsylvania's last, is coming down story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-28-15 1:11 am

    MAHANOY CITY, Pennsylvania - When coal was king, its castle was the breaker - an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast.

  • US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship story has photos
    Updated: May-27-15 11:58 pm

    NEW YORK - Chinese and American authors gathered Wednesday to protest a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's glaring problems of censorship and intimidation.

  • 12 schemes outlined by prosecutors in soccer indictment 
    Updated: May-27-15 10:42 pm

    The indictment of soccer officials and marketing and TV executives Wednesday alleges 12 schemes:

  • Democrats shelve Rauner plan to privatize business creation 
    Updated: May-27-15 10:26 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - House Democrats have abandoned Gov. Bruce Rauner's idea to privatize the state's business-development agency but are moving ahead with Speaker Michael Madigan's plan to make the state's shrine to Abraham Lincoln a separate agency.

  • Complaint: Oilfield worker subjected to hostile workplace 
    Updated: May-27-15 8:46 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - A federal complaint charges a North Dakota-based oilfield service company subjected an employee to a hostile work environment based on his race and national origin.

  • Insurer to pay $300,000 in Michigan scared-to-death dispute 
    Updated: May-27-15 7:34 pm

    DETROIT - An insurance company has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit over the death of an 85-year-old man, ending an unusual dispute over whether the driver may have been literally scared to death before his car slammed into a tractor-trailer in suburban Detroit, court records show.

  • Police: Pair who rode with Wal-Mart gunman didn't know plan story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-27-15 6:35 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - Two people who were in the car with a U.S. airman when he drove to a North Dakota Wal-Mart and opened fire inside the store in an apparently random shooting had no idea what he was about to do, police said Wednesday.

  • Exxon shareholders to vote on climate change, fracking story has photos
    Updated: May-27-15 5:42 pm

    DALLAS - Shareholders of big oil companies overwhelmingly rejected several environmental resolutions including proposals to put climate-change experts on their boards and set goals for greenhouse-gas emissions.

  • New Mexico regulators delay decision on power plant story has photos
    Updated: May-27-15 5:00 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico regulators on Wednesday gave Public Service Co. of New Mexico more time to ink agreements with a mining company, further delaying a decision that will affect the future of a coal-fired power plant that provides electricity to customers around the Southwest.

  • Motorized chair maker to open Mississippi factory 
    Updated: May-27-15 4:58 pm

    PONTOTOC, Mississippi - Pride Mobility Products Corp., a maker of motorized wheelchairs and scooters, announced Wednesday that it will open a factory in northeast Mississippi.

  • Tiffany and Michael Kors are big market movers 
    Updated: May-27-15 4:39 pm

    NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

  • Authorities say doctor, clinic were running pill mill 
    Updated: May-27-15 4:23 pm

    ORLANDO, Florida - A doctor and eight employees of a South Florida medical clinic are facing manslaughter, racketeering and other charges in what authorities say was a massive pill mill operation.

  • US bank earnings up 6.9 percent in Q1 story has photos
    Updated: May-27-15 3:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - U.S. banks' earnings rose 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as revenues increased, delinquent loans continued to fall and the number of "problem" banks reached a six-year low.

  • Planet Fitness threatens to move headquarters over tax laws 
    Updated: May-27-15 3:38 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Planet Fitness is threatening to move its headquarters out of New Hampshire - taking hundreds of jobs with it - if the Legislature does not change a state tax law ahead of the gym's anticipated initial public offering.

  • Texas groups petition feds over alleged coal exemptions 
    Updated: May-27-15 3:31 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Environmental groups in Texas want to overturn a state action they say exempted large coal-fired power plants from federal limits on particulates and other pollutants during startup, shutdown and maintenance at 19 power plants.