By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil rebounded slightly to above $87 a barrel on Wednesday after an explosion injured 10 people on a bus in Tel Aviv, a development that has the potential to seriously complicate diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Islamic
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets rose after a private survey released Thursday showed manufacturing in China at a 13-month high, rare good news for the global economy. Sentiment also benefited from a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza
By MALCOLM FOSTERAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan logged its fourth straight monthly trade deficit in October as the European debt crisis and strained business ties with China over a territorial dispute reduced exports.
The Ministry of Finance said Wednesday that imports exceeded exports by
NEW YORK (AP) - Hostess Brands Inc. lived to die another day.
The maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs said late Tuesday that it failed to reach an agreement with its second-biggest union. As a result, Hostess plans to continue with a hearing on Wednesday in which a bankruptcy court judge in White
By The Associated Press
HP claims fraud prompted $5 billion overpayment for company
NEW YORK (AP) - Hewlett-Packard Co. said Tuesday that it's the victim of a multi-billion dollar fraud at the hands of a British company it bought last year that lied about its finances.
HP CEO Meg
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved the first seasonal flu vaccine made using animal cell technology, rather than the half-century egg method.
The FDA approved Novartis' Flucelvax to prevent influenza in people 18 years and older.
The new method has been
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal labor officials said Tuesday they don't expect to decide before Thursday on whether to seek an injunction on behalf of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from encouraging worker walk-outs that are expected to
WASHINGTON (AP) - Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in this week's auction with rates on six-month bills dropping to the lowest point since mid-September.
The Treasury Department auctioned $32 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.090 percent, down from 0.105
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - The head of the pilots' union is making an emotional pitch to approve a tentative contract with American Airlines, saying rejecting the deal would set pilots on "a path of self-destruction."
Allied Pilots Association president Keith Wilson