By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. wholesalers increased their stockpiles in July from June, but sales fell for a third straight month. Declining sales could force companies to cut inventories in coming months, a troubling sign that economic growth could weaken.
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A high-tech overhaul to the nation's air traffic control system is mostly on track to completion, but has yet to produce the benefits that airlines and passengers were told to expect, federal investigators said.
Progress in moving from
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) - More than 50 Lukoil gas stations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania jacked up prices to more than $8 a gallon Wednesday to protest what they say are unfair pricing practices by Lukoil North America that leave them at a competitive
DETROIT (AP) - The head of General Motors' operations in China, India and Southeast Asia has decided to retire.
Kevin Wale, 57, who has led the Asian operations since 2005, will step down Oct. 31, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
He'll be replaced by Bob Socia, 58, who is now head
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's restaurants in the U.S. will soon get a new menu addition: The number of calories in the chain's burgers and fries.
The world's biggest hamburger chain said Wednesday that it will post calorie information on
By DAVE CARPENTERAP Business Writer
Fidelity Investments has issued new savings guidelines suggesting that workers save at least eight times their final salary in order to meet basic income needs in retirement.
In the set of age-based targets released Wednesday, Fidelity says employees should
By The Associated Press
SAVINGS ADVICE: Fidelity Investments has issued a new set of guidelines that say workers should save at least eight times their final salary in order to meet basic income needs in retirement.
STAYING ON TRACK: To reach that goal, individuals should save an amount
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - After wrapping up a decent back-to-school shopping season, merchants are expected to see healthy sales gains for the critical winter holidays, though the pace should be slightly below last year, according to one of the first forecasts
By DAVE CARPENTERAP Personal Finance Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Fidelity Investments has issued new savings guidelines suggesting that workers save at least eight times their final salary in order to meet basic income needs in retirement.
The nation's largest 401(k) administrator released the
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market edged higher Wednesday after a court cleared the way for Germany to participate in a European rescue fund. Attention shifted to the Federal Reserve, which began a big two-day meeting.
The highest court in Germany ruled that the