Sunday, April 30, 2017

Business News

In this July 8, 2015, file photo, United Airlines planes are parked at their gates as another plane, top, taxis past them at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

BY DAVID KOENIG DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and ...
A man stands in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

LONDON (AP) — Global stocks were subdued Thursday as investors assessed the scant details of President Donald Trump’s U.S. tax overhaul. The Bank of Japan and European Central Bank kept ...
In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, American Airlines airplanes sit on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport in New York. American Airlines Group Inc. on Thursday, April 27, reported first-quarter earnings of $234 million. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines said its first-quarter earnings fell 67 percent as higher costs, including labor and fuel, offset a positive trend in airfares. The company’s shares ...
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin takes a question in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, where he discussed President Donald Trump tax proposals. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY JULIE BYKOWICZ and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump “has no intention” of releasing his tax returns to the public, says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, asserting Americans ...

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods posted only a modest gain in March as a key category that tracks business investment plans remained weak. The ...
In this April 22, 2013 photo, Honoree HSN, Inc. CEO Mindy Grossman attends the 2013 Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of a heavyweight of home shopping on TV is leaving that job to take the top spot at Weight Watchers International ...
In this Sept. 19, 2016, file photo, Trent Dilfer talks during ESPN's "Monday Night Countdown" before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Philadelphia Eagles, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is laying off about 100 employees, including former athletes-turned-broadcasters Trent Dilfer, Len Elmore and Danny Kanell, in a purge designed to focus the sports network ...
In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, a man with a mobile phone walks by the Samsung Electronics logos at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Thursday its first-quarter profit surged to the highest level in more than three years as its semiconductor division posted ...
In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on "Net Neutrality" in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

BY TALI ARBEL NEW YORK (AP) — Internet companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality. Federal ...
President Donald Trump speaks at the Interior Department in Washington, Wednesday, April, 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

BY JOSH BOAK and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in corporate and personal taxes Wednesday in an overhaul his administration asserts will spur national ...
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