By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Just as Fairway looks to go public, the grocery chain faces an unwanted visitor at one of its New York stores: Mice.
Video footage at a Fairway store on Manhattan's Upper West Side shows a mouse in one of the store's open olive
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A spate of data Thursday painted a mixed picture of the U.S. economy: Demand for long-lasting manufactured goods fell and slightly fewer people signed contracts to buy homes. At the same time, the job market looked a little better.
By COLLEEN BARRYAssociated Press
MILAN (AP) - Italian Premier Mario Monti said Thursday he would consider a role in government after the next elections - but only under the right circumstances.
Monti repeated, as he has in the past, that he will not run for Parliament when his mandate as head
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - The chief executive of Fiat and Chrysler thinks Europe's carmakers can only survive if they reduce their enormous overcapacity together, rather than retreating behind national borders to find piecemeal solutions.
Sergio Marchionne wants the
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are holding on to gains at midday on Wall Street.
The Dow Jones industrial average is up 19 points at 13,432. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up six at 1,439. And the Nasdaq composite index is up 19 points at 3,113.
The S&P has had five straight declines.
By The Associated Press
MATTRESS BEDFELLOWS: Tempur-Pedic International Inc., the 20-year-old leader in foam mattresses, is buying more-than-a century-old rival Sealy Corp. for about $228.6 million in cash.
THE DETAILS: Tempur-Pedic will pay $2.20 per Sealy share, which is a 3 percent premium
BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday renewed her pledge to stabilize the eurozone, and her insistence that it will be a step-by-step process, as she honored one of the currency's founders - long-serving predecessor Helmut Kohl.
Merkel's comments, at an event marking the
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay nearly $12 million to settle civil charges accusing one of its executives of providing campaign services to a Massachusetts official in return for bond business.
The Securities and Exchange Commission also
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines says if pilots don't end actions that are disrupting flights, it will take their union to court.
A senior American Airlines executive told union leaders that some pilots were conducting "an unlawful, concerted effort to
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James Cameron is a very successful director. He was behind the camera for the two highest grossing movies in history (Titanic and Avatar), and at this point it seems like everything the man touches turns to box office gold. However, that doesn't mean that he's