ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The Greek government says it will partially lift protection for distressed mortgages in the crisis-hit country to protect banks from a rising number of unpaid loans.
The Development Ministry said Wednesday it will extend through 2014 a freeze on repossession but only for
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A prominent business group filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging government rules that require federal contractors to display posters telling workers they have a legal right to form a union.
The National Association of Manufacturers asserts the Labor
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of movie theater operator AMC Entertainment are rising in their first day as a public company.
The stock gained $1.76, or 9.7 percent, to $19.76 in morning trading Wednesday.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. priced the initial public offering of about 18.4 million shares at $
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Talent agency William Morris Endeavor Entertainment is teaming with investment firm Silver Lake Partners to buy sports marketing firm IMG Worldwide, combining a powerful force in entertainment with one of the powerhouses in sports marketing.
Financial terms were not
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are edging higher in early trading as investors focus on whether the Federal Reserve will start dialing back its stimulus.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 35 points, or 0.3 percent, to 15,911 Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was
CHICAGO (AP) - Boeing is promoting Dennis A. Muilenburg to president and chief operating officer.
Muilenburg, who is 49 years old, currently serves as the aircraft company's executive vice president and president and CEO of its defense, space and security division.
Muilenburg was also named as
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Airlines Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Delta Air Lines won't allow passengers to make voice calls from its planes.
Right now, federal rules prohibit voice calls on planes. But the government is indicating that it might loosen those rules. If that happens, it could be up to
LONDON (AP) - The Bank of England says it will start issuing plastic bank notes for the first time in its 300-year history.
The decision comes after a three-year research program found that plastic notes stay cleaner for longer, are more difficult to counterfeit and last more than twice as long as
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Shares of Ford Motor Co. fell more than 7 percent Wednesday after the company warned that profits next year would soften from near-record levels in 2013, and its targets for profit margins in the middle of the decade could be at risk.
Ford said Wednesday
NEW YORK (AP) - Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. plans to take coupon distributor Valassis private for approximately $1.31 billion in a move that will help diversify its business and expand its client base.
Harland, a subsidiary of billionaire Ron Perelman's investment firm MacAndrews & Forbes