Frank Eltman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 8:50am
Commercial fishing companies, trade groups and three fishing-based municipalities are seeking to delay the lease sale of an Atlantic Ocean site between New York and New Jersey that federal officials envision as the home of a massive offshore wind energy project.
David McHugh, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 8:50am
The European Central Bank will pour another half-trillion euros ($579 billion) in newly printed money into the eurozone economy to support its recovery as the currency union heads into what could be a tumultuous election year.
Turkey's leader has renounced foreign currencies in favor of the ailing lira currency in keeping with his appeal to Turkish citizens to do the same, his spokesman said Thursday, as a new measure was unveiled to help struggling businesses.
An energy company announced plans Thursday to permanently close the Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan in 2018, which could mean hundreds of job cuts for a major employer in the region if regulators approve the closure.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 8:11am
US stocks are edging mostly lower in early trading Thursday as major indexes back away from record high levels. Gains in banks and technology shares were outweighed by losses in other sectors including health care and industrial stocks. Bond yields climbed, which sent high-dividend stocks lower.
Joan Lowy and David Dishneau, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 8:00am
The trucking industry scored a victory this week when Republican lawmakers effectively blocked Obama administration safety rules aimed at keeping tired truckers off the highway. But there's more coming down the road.
Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 7:50am
A surprise decision by Russia to sell a fifth of its state-controlled oil company to, among others, a Swiss company has raised questions about the impact of Western sanctions and who is behind the deal.
The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discourage Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory would save 1,100 American jobs.