AP - ap.online.biz.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.biz.general News Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:09:47 -0400 US factory orders slide 0.5 percent in May, ending 3 straight months of gains Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:02:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/02/US--APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6c18 WASHINGTON (AP) — US factory orders slide 0.5 percent in May, ending 3 straight months of gains. New Ford CEO gets $5.25M pay package, plus options Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:43:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/02/US-Ford-CEO-Pay/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Ford-CEO-Pay c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6bfd DETROIT (AP) — New Ford CEO Mark Fields will get a pay package worth $5.25 million this year as he takes over for the retiring Alan Mulally. Destination Maternity: Mothercare nixes proposals Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:03:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/02/US-Destination-Maternity-Mothercare/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Destination-Maternity-Mothercare c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6b4e PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Destination Maternity says the U.K.'s Mothercare has rejected two proposals to combine the businesses. Survey: US companies added 281,000 jobs in June Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:02:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/02/US-ADP/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-ADP c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6b91 WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows U.S. business hiring surged in June, a sign of stronger economic growth. Kroger to buy vitamin seller Vitacost.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:52:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/02/US-Kroger-Vitacost/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Kroger-Vitacost c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6bae NEW YORK (AP) — Supermarket chain Kroger said Wednesday that it is buying online vitamin seller Vitacost.com Inc. in a deal the company said is valued at $280 million. Tyson moving forward with Hillshire deal Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:43:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/02/US-Hillshire-Tyson-Foods/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Hillshire-Tyson-Foods c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6bad SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. has signed a definitive deal to purchase Hillshire Brands Co. for $7.75 billion, two days after the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs was let out of its agreement to buy Pinnacle Foods. Survey: US companies added 281,000 jobs in June; hiring surges after May slowdown Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:23:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/02/US-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6b92 WASHINGTON (AP) — Survey: US companies added 281,000 jobs in June; hiring surges after May slowdown. ING's insurance arm begins trading as NN Group Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:13:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/02/EU-Netherlands-NN-Group/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_EU-Netherlands-NN-Group c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6b93 AMSTERDAM (AP) — The insurance arm of Dutch financial firm ING has begun trading as the independent company NN Group, effectively completing ING's split into a bank and an insurance company, as required by EU authorities. Brynwood Partners buys Juicy Juice from Nestle USA Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:58:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/finance/articles/2014/07/02/US-Juicy-Juice-Deal/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_finance_US-Juicy-Juice-Deal c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6b74 GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — A private equity fund has purchased the Juicy Juice brand from Nestle USA. JPMorgan CEO to get treatment for throat cancer Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:54:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/US-JP-Morgan-CEO-Cancer/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-JP-Morgan-CEO-Cancer c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:68b3 NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, a feisty leader who steered the banking company through the perils of the Great Recession, is battling throat cancer. Burger King sells 'Proud Whopper' in San Francisco Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:44:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/US-Burger-King-Proud-Whopper/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Burger-King-Proud-Whopper c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:682b NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is celebrating gay pride with a message on its Whopper wrappers. Graco gives in, agrees to recall infant car seats Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:02:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/US--Graco-Infant.Seat.Recall/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Graco-Infant.Seat.Recall c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6534 DETROIT (AP) — Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, in what is now the largest seat recall in American history. Southwest opens new chapter: international flights Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:37:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/US-Southwest-International-Flights/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Southwest-International-Flights c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6424 DALLAS (AP) — After four decades of expanding to all corners of the lower 48 states, Southwest Airlines flew into new territory on Tuesday — Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba. How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Tuesday Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:43:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/US-Wall-Street-Box/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Wall-Street-Box c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:673c Evidence that global manufacturing is expanding pushed the stock market to another all-time high on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed within two points of 17,000 for the first time after separate surveys showed that manufacturing grew in both China and the U.S., the world's two largest economies. Top 10 new vehicles sold in the US in June Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:42:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/US-Auto-Sales-Top-10/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Auto-Sales-Top-10 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:673d Automakers released U.S. vehicle sales for June on Tuesday. Here are the top 10 sellers, the number of vehicles sold and the percent sales rose or fell compared with June 2013. Oil flat despite US, China factory strength Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:35:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/Oil.Prices/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_Oil.Prices c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:673e The price of oil held steady Tuesday despite signs that manufacturing activity grew in the U.S. and China, the world's two biggest oil consumers. US auto sales surprise with strength in June Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:32:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/US--Auto.Sales/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Auto.Sales c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:6354 DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto sales grew at the fastest pace in eight years in June, surprising the industry and setting it up for a strong second half of the year. Recalls raise questions about ignition switches Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:13:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/US--Ignition.Switches-Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Ignition.Switches-Q_A c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:66e0 DETROIT (AP) — General Motors issued a new round of recalls for faulty ignition switches this week, but the company says the problem is different than the ignition switch defect that sparked recalls in February. At the same time, Chrysler is recalling vehicles for a similar ignition switch defect. Georgia lawsuit still causing trouble for GM Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:09:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/07/01/US-General-Motors-Wrongful-Death/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-General-Motors-Wrongful-Death c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:66b5 DETROIT (AP) — For more than a year, a lawsuit filed by Brooke Melton's family has caused major migraines for General Motors. Figures on government spending and debt Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:00:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/06/30/US-Gov-Finances/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Gov-Finances c9d8ec1afb93944a:-27f6a06b:146475ff560:5f0f WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.