NEW YORK (AP) - PARTNERSHIP: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and American Express Co. are rolling out a prepaid card that they say offers checking and debit services designed to help customers manage and control their everyday finances.
BEHIND THE NEWS: The move comes as American Express is looking for new
By DOUG ESSERAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Alaska Airlines said flights were running close to normal late Monday after a fiber-optic outage shut down its ticketing system for more than four hours, causing the airline and its regional carrier to cancel 78 flights, affecting nearly 7,000
By The Associated Press
Stocks are lower on Wall Street as investors dreaded the start of U.S. corporate earnings reports and as the World Bank said Asia's economies won't grow as much as expected this year.
U.S. companies are expected to report lower profits when the earnings season
By NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek police have increased security and are preparing to close down large sections of the capital Athens to contain protests against Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel, who is visiting the city Tuesday for talks with the country
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
Investors looked warily at forecasts for poor U.S. corporate earnings and weaker growth in Asia and decided there wasn't much reason to buy stocks.
The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 26.50 points to close at 13,583.65 points Monday. The Standard
LONDON (AP) - The deadline for applications to be the next head of the Bank of England, the U.K.'s top monetary authority, closed Monday with one of the leading contenders announcing he had decided not to pursue the position.
Former Cabinet Secretary Gus O'Donnell, touted as a strong
By DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - Greece and its international lenders need to agree quickly on a program of reforms so the next tranche of bailout loans can be released, the head of the group finance ministers from the 17 countries that use the euro said
LISLE, Ill. (AP) - Heading off a proxy war, heavy truck and engine company Navistar is adding a colleague of activist investor Carl Icahn and a former protege of his to its board.
Shares of Navistar added $1.60, or 7.5 percent, to close at $22.81 Monday. Over the past year, the stock has traded in
By The Associated Press
A weaker forecast of economic growth in Asia is sending stocks lower in early trading on Wall Street.
The Dow Jones industrial average is down 47 points at 13,563 shortly after the opening bell Monday morning.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell seven points to
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As criticism of sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips.
The move comes ahead of a regulation that would require restaurant chains and