Browse by Day Archive



Archive: (11 Stories)

Vegas casinos draw tourists with holiday exhibits

12/23/2013 8:30am
Las Vegas has mostly shelved its attempt to rebrand itself as a family-friendly wonderland. But there's one exception: the dreaded holiday season, when visitor numbers crater and room vacancies soar.

5 ways Fed's influence has expanded over 100 years

12/23/2013 10:16am
The press called it an early Christmas present for President Woodrow Wilson: On Dec. 23, 1913, Congress passed legislation creating the Federal Reserve. Hours later, Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act into law.

Meredith to buy 3 Gannett television stations

12/23/2013 10:23am
Media and marketing company Meredith Corp. says it is buying television stations in Phoenix and St. Louis from Gannett Co. and Sander Media.

Headphones, speakers top gift lists

12/23/2013 10:39am
Listen up, Santa.

Occidental Petroleum settles pay fight with Irani

12/23/2013 3:47pm
Occidental Petroleum says it settled a compensation dispute with Ray Irani, whose pay as CEO had been criticized by the oil company's shareholders.

Hyundai, Kia to pay millions in fuel settlement

12/23/2013 4:02pm
Hyundai and its sister company Kia said Monday that they will pay up to $395 million to consumers as part of a proposed settlement over overstated gas mileage.

Holiday sales down for 3rd week

12/23/2013 4:07pm
After a strong start to the holiday shopping season, sales at stores have fallen for the third consecutive week as Americans continue to hold back on spending during what is traditionally the busiest buying period of the year.

Target: Justice Dept. investigates its data breach

12/23/2013 5:21pm
Target Corp. said on Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retailer that's being called the second largest incident in U.S. history.

Disney CEO's pay package shrunk 7 percent in 2013

12/23/2013 5:54pm
Disney CEO Bob Iger's pay package shrank 7 percent for 2013, despite the entertainment company's strong financial performance during the year.

Helicopter company's new Moab base saving rescuers time, money

12/23/2013 8:19pm
A Utah company that provides air ambulance services says its crews have responded to nearly 50 calls since it set up a permanent base in Moab four months ago.

$40 million fund created for Bangladesh victims

12/23/2013 8:48pm
A compensation fund to benefit the victims of an April factory building collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 people is being created.