By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable company and owner of NBCUniversal, on Wednesday said its net income rose 17 percent in the latest quarter, powered by continued strong results from its cable operations.
Price increases on cable TV
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - The first Chinese-owned vehicle manufacturer in the United States unveiled ambitious plans Wednesday to eventually build as many as 1,000 plug-in electric buses a year at a refurbished RV manufacturing plant in a wind-swept, sage-dotted corner
By PAN PYLASAP Business Writer
LONDON (AP) - With a large chunk of Europe on holiday, financial markets were lead-footed Wednesday ahead of a policy statement from the Federal Reserve.
A soft private payrolls report from ADP raised concerns over the state of the U.S. economy but reinforced market
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve is widely expected Wednesday to stick with its aggressive efforts to strengthen a still-subpar economy.
The Fed will likely end a two-day meeting with a statement noting that job growth remains modest and that it's
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets fell Wednesday in holiday-thinned trading after the pace of China's manufacturing growth slowed in April, raising fears of a weaker recovery in the world's second-largest economy.
The China Federation of Logistics and
BEIJING (AP) - An industry group says manufacturing growth in China slipped in April as exports continued to decline, raising questions about the strength of recovery in the world's second-biggest economy.
The China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing said Wednesday that its purchasing
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - Newspaper publishing company Lee Enterprises Inc. said on Tuesday that it has refinanced $94 million worth of debt with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., avoiding an interest rate increase that would have gone into effect next year.
As part of the debt financing
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The death of a Montana animal trainer mauled by a pair of 500-pound captive brown bears could have been prevented if standard safety practices had been followed, federal authorities said Tuesday, as state officials revealed that the private
NEW YORK (AP) - The Wall Street Journal remains the top-selling U.S. daily newspaper, but The New York Times has surpassed USA Today for second, thanks to an expansion into digital subscriptions, according to a report released Tuesday by an industry group.
The Journal's weekday circulation
By JAMES MacPHERSONAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Government data released Tuesday show that 7.4 billion barrels of oil could be recovered from two massive shale formations spanning parts of the Dakotas and Montana, nearly double the amount previously estimated for the region.