By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A survey of chief executives shows fewer large U.S. companies plan to hire or boost spending in the next six months, reflecting a weaker U.S. economy.
The Business Roundtable says 36 percent of its
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's crude oil supplies rose last week, the government said Wednesday.
Crude supplies grew by 2.9 million barrels, or 0.7 percent, to 387.3 million barrels, which is 6.4 percent above year-ago levels, the Energy Department's Energy
By CATHERINE TSAIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Boston Market Corp. plans a string of summer deals and giveaways to lure customers, especially younger ones, in a competitive market.
The campaign was built to show how the chain can fit into people's
NEW YORK (AP) - The maker of Hebrew National is standing by the kosher status of its hot dogs and other meats.
ConAgra Foods Inc. says a lawsuit that claims its products aren't really kosher is without merit. The suit claims that ConAgra charges premium
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
It's going to take more than low interest rates to fire up investors.
The Federal Reserve's latest plan to help the economy failed to impress Wall Street on Wednesday. Stocks finished slightly lower for the day, and not
By The Associated Press
-1954 - David Edgerton opens Insta Burger King in Miami, selling 18-cent fire-grilled hamburgers and 18-cent milkshakes. Three months later, Jim McLamore matches Edgerton's capital and the co-founders form a corporation called Burger King of Miami Inc
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans overwhelmingly want the president and Congress to get to work on a new bill to change the health care system if the Supreme Court strikes down President Barack Obama's 2010 overhaul as unconstitutional, a new poll
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Stock Exchange is once again the home of the Whopper.
Burger King Worldwide Inc. began trading as a public company Wednesday under the ticker symbol "BKW." Its shares closed up 3.5 percent at $
By GREG KELLERAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to extend Operation Twist, its program intended to lower long-term interest rates in a bid to boost growth and employment.
By MAE ANDERSON and MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Procter & Gamble Co. on Wednesday lowered its fourth-quarter earnings and revenue forecasts, the latest company to sound warning bells about slowing global economic growth.