Sunday, March 26, 2017

Business News

In this photo taken Jan. 11, 2011, the Verizon logo is displayed in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

BY TALI ARBEL and RICHARD LARDNER NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T ...
In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, photo, Trump Hotels CEO Eric Danziger poses for a portrait in his office at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

BY BERNARD CONDON and DAVID KOENIG NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump family is launching a new hotel chain in a bold expansion of a company that critics say is ...
A worker walks across an asparagus field near Dormagen, Germany, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP)

LONDON (AP) — Businesses across the 19-country eurozone, and particularly in France, are increasingly upbeat and hiring more people despite big uncertainties — including France’s high-stakes presidential election. A closely ...
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the representatives of Balkans' migrant groups in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, March 23, 2017. (Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Service, Pool Photo via AP)

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the United States and Britain on Thursday to drop what he said were “exaggerated” new aviation restrictions imposed on ...
Kwon Oh-hyun, co-vice chairman and co-chief executive officer of Samsung Electronics Co., speaks during the company's annual general meeting at the Seocho office building in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 24, 2017. (SeongJoon Cho/Pool Photo via AP)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shareholders of Samsung Electronics praised the company Friday for big gains in its share price while lamenting its involvement in a massive ...
This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the Wall Street entrance of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY MARLEY JAY NEW YORK (AP) — After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on ...
In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, a customer sets up his new iPhone 7 Plus, right, as he switches from the iPhone 6 at the Apple Store on Michigan Avenue during the release of the Apple iPhone 7 and the latest Apple Watches, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

BY ANICK JESDANUN NEW YORK (AP) — New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple’s iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn’t disable ...
Disney CEO Bob Iger poses for selfies with visitors on the opening day of the Disney Resort in Shanghai, China, Thursday, June 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney CEO Bob Iger is getting a one-year contract extension. The Walt Disney Co. on Thursday ended any speculation that Iger would retire this year, extending ...
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference in Washington, Thursday, March 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Federal Reserve survey has found that children who grew up in poverty were twice as likely to struggle with financial challenges later ...
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman nominee Jay Clayton is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 23, 2017, prior to testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY MARCY GORDON WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, attorney Jay Clayton, sought to assure lawmakers that he’ll show no favoritism and ...
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