Posted: 07/31/2009 - YRC Worldwide posts a huge second-quarter loss as customers defected amid bankruptcy rumors and the recession continued to depress shipping demand overall.
Posted: 07/31/2009 - Employment compensation for U.S. workers has grown over the past 12 months by the lowest amount on record, reflecting the severe recession that has gripped the country.
Posted: 07/31/2009 - Congress wants to be able to throw the penalty flag on corporate bonuses.
Posted: 07/30/2009 - Banks nudged up borrowing from the Federal Reserve's emergency lending facility over the past week, but cut back on other programs designed to ease the financial crisis. The overall picture, though, still suggests some credit stresses are easing.
Posted: 07/30/2009 - Discount carrier Southwest Airlines Co. makes a bid to acquire Frontier Airlines Holdings Inc., which is operating under bankruptcy protection.
Posted: 07/30/2009 - Upbeat corporate earnings are injecting stocks with another burst of energy.
Posted: 07/30/2009 - After a brief pause, investors may be ready to resume the stock market's July rally.
Posted: 07/30/2009 - Nintendo's quarterly profit fell 61% as sales of the once unstoppable Wii console tumbled for the first time since its launch three years ago.
Posted: 07/30/2009 - Waste Management, the nation's largest trash hauler, says its second-quarter profit fell sharply due largely to a continuing drop in recycling prices.
Posted: 07/30/2009 - The government says the number of newly laid-off workers filing first-time claims for jobless benefits rose last week, though the increase was mostly due to seasonal distortions.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - A judge is refusing to toss out a lawsuit by a founder of Tesla Motors that accuses the electric car maker and its chief executive of libel, slander and several other allegations.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - U.S. Sen. Patty Murray wants to put $912 million into a new national center that would invite states to compete for money for innovative job training programs.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - Hartford Financial Services says it lost $15 million in the second quarter, weighed down by losses on investments and a decline in premiums.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - Visa Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter profit jumped 72 percent, as global payment processing volume offset a slight volume decline in the United States.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - Chevron Corp. is raising its quarterly dividend by 4.6 percent to 68 cents a share from 65 cents a share.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - An aerial lift platform company has announced 70 layoffs because of deteriorating business conditions.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - The economy is finally beginning to show signs of stabilizing in some of the country, bolstering hopes of a broader-based recovery this year.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - American Express says it has repurchased warrants issued to the government as part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program for $340 million.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - Massey Energy says it's rehiring miners amid growing demand for coking coal from Asian steelmakers.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - An aluminum-maker has notified workers that it intends to eliminate up to 982 jobs at its southeast Ohio plant this fall.
Updated: 07/29/2009 - Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket durable goods plunged in June by the largest amount in five months, reflecting the continuing troubles in the auto industry and a steep drop in demand for commercial aircraft.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - A federal judge is due for an update on negotiations aimed at settling the government's tax evasion lawsuit against Swiss bank UBS.