DETROIT (AP) - General Motors says its U.S. sales rose 1.5 percent last month as a big jump in car sales was offset by falling truck sales.
The company says new models boosted car sales by 29 percent. But sales of the Chevrolet Silverado, GM's top-selling vehicle, fell almost 17 percent from a
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - Vanguard Group is trying to bolster its appeal to cost-conscious investors by reducing a key expense of investing in low-cost index mutual funds: fees paid to firms that license benchmarks covering segments of the stock market that the
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is considering whether American International Group is large enough to threaten the broader financial system, a designation that would subject the bailed-out insurance giant to greater federal oversight.
AIG said Monday
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GROWTH SPURT: The health care overhaul's insurance exchanges may help as many as 12 million people find coverage in 2014, according to health care consultant PwC. That equals $55 billion in premiums for insurers. Those totals may rise to 29 million people and $205
DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. says its U.S. sales were flat in September as increases in sales of cars and SUVs were weighed down by lower truck sales.
Ford's truck sales fell 7.6 percent, largely because of the discontinuation of the Ranger small pickup. The Ranger was a strong seller last
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Mixed signals on the world economy tugged on major stock indexes Tuesday.
The country's largest fertilizer company, Mosaic, said weak demand from China and India have hurt its profits. Mosaic, Dupont and stocks of other companies in the
GENEVA (AP) - Opponents of Switzerland's tax agreements with Germany, Austria and Britain have failed to gather enough signatures needed to hold three popular referendums that could have defeated the deals.
Swiss Federal Chancellor Corina Casanova said Tuesday that opponents fell between 1,500
By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The health care overhaul is poised to pour billions of dollars into an insurance industry thirsty for customers, according to health care consultant PwC.
The massive federal law aims to cover millions of uninsured people and will take a major
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A new study says the health care overhaul is poised to pour billions of dollars into an insurance industry thirsty for customers.
The federal law aims to cover millions of uninsured people. It will take a major step toward that goal in 2014, when the government offers tax
HOUSTON (AP) - The electric power producer Dynegy Inc. has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The Houston company, which generates and sells electricity in wholesale power markets, said late Monday that its reorganization allowed it to eliminate more than $4 billion in debt. Its new