Corporate News

Lawsuit claims company trying to pass off whiskey as Scotch

Jul 16, 2019

A trade association is suing a Virginia distillery, claiming it is trying to pass off whiskey as Scotch

JPMorgan Chase posts $9.7 billion profit, beating estimates

Jul 16, 2019

JPMorgan Chase profits grow by 16%, helped by a lower tax rate and the ability to charge businesses and consumers more to borrow money

US industrial production flat in June, as slump in utilities offset by output gains at factories and mines

Jul 16, 2019

US industrial production flat in June, as slump in utilities offset by output gains at factories and mines

Priest donates to miners affected by Blackjewel bankruptcy

Jul 15, 2019

A priest in Kentucky has given more than $20,000 to miners who are struggling to pay bills after the coal company they work for filed for bankruptcy protection

S&P 500 notches another record after a muted, mixed day

Jul 15, 2019

U.S. stock indexes bobbed around their record levels Monday, as the curtain rose on what's expected to be the weakest earnings reporting season in years

Markets Right Now: Stocks end a wobbly day slightly higher

Jul 15, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes ended a wobbly day with meager gains, enough to push them slightly further into record territory.

Fox 2000 chief joins Sony after being jettisoned by Disney

Jul 15, 2019

Elizabeth Gabler, whose Fox 2000 developed acclaimed literary adaptations like "Life of Pi" and "Hidden Figures" before being axed in the aftermath of the Walt Disney Co. acquisition, finds new home at Sony Pictures.

Trump pushes trade deal in formerly blue Wisconsin

Jul 12, 2019

President Donald Trump barnstormed for his new trade deal with Mexico and Canada during a visit to Wisconsin, betting that its economic impact could help him retain a battleground state vital to his re-election effort

EPA reverses ban on pesticide seen as threat to bees

Jul 12, 2019

The Trump administration is allowing a once-prohibited farm pesticide back on the market over objections from beekeepers

Trump applauds far-right social media provocateurs

Jul 12, 2019

President Donald Trump is applauding far-right social media provocateurs even as he concedes that some of them are extreme in their views