AP - ap.online.biz.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.biz.general News Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:14:17 -0400 Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:04:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/20/AS--China-Auto.Show/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_AS--China-Auto.Show c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:3ab2 BEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry. GM boosting China production capacity to 5 million Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:49:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/20/AS--China-Auto.Show-GM/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_AS--China-Auto.Show-GM c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:3ade BEIJING (AP) — The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million. Providence, RI, sues firms over stock trades Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:04:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/US-Fast-Trading-Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Fast-Trading-Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:3467 Providence, R.I., is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading. Judge says American can't end retiree benefits yet Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:23:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/US-American-Airlines-Retirees/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-American-Airlines-Retirees c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:3372 DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees. Figures on government spending and debt Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:11:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/US-Gov-Finances/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Gov-Finances c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:3371 WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:07:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/LT--Mexico-Earthquake/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_LT--Mexico-Earthquake c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:3373 ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. Correction: Restaurant Sales story Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:40:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/17/US--Restaurant.Sales/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Restaurant.Sales c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:2c93 NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 17 about restaurant sales, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the average sales in a Starbucks location in 2013 was $13.1 million. It was $1.31 million, according to an estimate by restaurant industry tracker Technomic. Recalls this week: lanterns, exercise devices Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:37:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/US--Recalls.This.Week/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Recalls.This.Week c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:32c2 Candle lanterns that can melt and pose a fire hazard and gun storage boxes that can unlock when dropped are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include faulty exercise devices and steel-toed boots. Bank of Cyprus sells business in Ukraine, Romania Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:02:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/EU--Cyprus-Financial.Crisis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_EU--Cyprus-Financial.Crisis c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:3179 FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' largest bank says it has sold off its business in Ukraine and a stake in a Romanian bank to help reduce risk and improve cash flow for the troubled lender. Chobani to expand offerings amid competition Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:23:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/US--Chobani-New.Yogurt/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Chobani-New.Yogurt c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:30eb NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani plans to expand beyond its Greek yogurt cups this summer as it faces intensifying competition in the fast growing category. Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:17:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/US--State.Unemployment/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--State.Unemployment c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:3153 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:41:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/US--Mazda-Recall/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Mazda-Recall c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:30d0 DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts. Chinese trade group to mediate shoe factory strike Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:06:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/18/AS--China-Shoe.Factory.Strike/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_AS--China-Shoe.Factory.Strike c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:3088 BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police hauled away dozens of workers Friday to break up a march on a factory complex targeted by tens of thousands of laborers striking against the world's largest maker of athletic shoes, while a government trade union said it would mediate the labor dispute. PepsiCo's profit rises on snack sales, price hikes Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:11:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/17/US--Earns-PepsiCo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Earns-PepsiCo c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:2890 NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit as the company sold more snacks around the world and hiked prices, including on its drinks. Wal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:05:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/17/US-Wal-Mart-Money-Transfers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Wal-Mart-Money-Transfers c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:2a21 NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business. Michaels confirms breach of as many as 2.6M cards Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:20:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/17/US-Michaels-Breach/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Michaels-Breach c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:2cfb NEW YORK (AP) — Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach. How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:44:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/17/US--Wall.Street-Box/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Wall.Street-Box c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:2d33 Stocks closed mostly higher Thursday as upbeat earnings news from several large U.S. companies encouraged investors. Muscle cars out in force at New York auto show Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:26:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/finance/articles/2014/04/17/US-Auto-Show-Muscle-Cars/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_finance_US-Auto-Show-Muscle-Cars c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:2c53 NEW YORK (AP) — Who says America has lost its muscle? Heavy winter storms weigh on DuPont during 1Q Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:13:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/17/US-Earns-DuPont/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US-Earns-DuPont c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:28ae DOVER, Del. (AP) — DuPont's agricultural sales suffered and its operating costs rose during extensive winter storms that dragged on first-quarter earnings, although volumes increased in the company's industrial segments and profit margins improved in almost every one of them. FDA OKs Merck tablet to reduce ragweed allergies Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:11:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/finance/2014/04/17/US--Merck-Ragweed.Allergy.Tablet/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_finance_US--Merck-Ragweed.Allergy.Tablet c9d8ec1afb93944a:16802251:144f994e414:2c04 WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have again approved a Merck & Co. tablet for gradually reducing seasonal allergies, this time for ragweed pollen.