By The Associated Press
Some of the nation's biggest banks have extended temporary waivers on a variety of fees and late charges for residents of states hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.
It's an effort to ease pressure on customers to make bill payments when nearly 1.8 million homes and
LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister David Cameron hoped to spur British arms sales Monday with a tour of the Gulf and Middle East - but faces a challenge from France's leader, who has also visited the region to tout his country's defense exports.
In visits to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Cameron will seek
By DEMETRIS NELLASAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's coalition government is facing two crucial votes this week in its effort to secure a portion of a bailout loan by creditors that will stave off threatened bankruptcy.
Along with the inevitable strikes that are expected at
SYDNEY (AP) - Westpac Banking Corp., one of Australia's largest banks, has posted a 15 percent fall in its annual profit to 5.97 billion Australian dollars ($6.17 billion) due to the tax implications of its takeover of smaller rival St. George Bank.
The result for the year through September
By DALE WETZELAssociated Press
MANNING, N.D. (AP) - Shirley Meyer grew up on a ranch north of Dickinson, N.D., and has represented her rural district in the state House for a decade. But when she knocks on doors in her re-election campaign, she sometimes feels like a stranger in her own home.
CHICAGO (AP) - United Airlines' inaugural flight of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner has touched down at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
United is the first U.S. airline to get Boeing's newest plane. United CEO Jeff Smisek was on Sunday's flight from Houston to Chicago and
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
ORWIGSBURG, Pa. (AP) - One of the last U.S. apparel manufacturers of its kind is losing its shirt.
FesslerUSA had survived war and depression, free trade and foreign imports, producing millions of knitted garments from its base in eastern Pennsylvania. Five
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Any stock trader will tell you that if there's one thing investors hate, it's uncertainty.
Unfortunately, with President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney virtually tied in polls before the election Tuesday,
BERLIN (AP) - A German newspaper claims the European Central Bank is lending Spanish banks billions of euros under conditions more generous than its rules allow.
Weekly Welt am Sonntag reported Sunday that the ECB is accepting Spanish government bonds as top-tier collateral in return for €16.6
By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Union workers at Raley's supermarket chain, which operates more than 100 stores in California and Nevada, went on strike Sunday after last-ditch efforts to reach a new contract failed.
The strike, which marked the first against Raley