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Hostess Brands plans to close the suburban Chicago bakery where the Twinkie was invented in 1930, cutting 400 jobs and shuttering a piece of American baking history.
The Street: Millennial small business owners are feeling optimistic about running and growing their business in today’s economy, said Keri Gohman, Head of Small Business Banking for Capital One.
Despite an adverse advisory opinion that its Mariner East pipeline does not qualify as a public utility, Sunoco Logistics Partners is plowing ahead with plans to develop the Marcellus Shale project.
The Street: Time Warner Cable has blacked out LA Dodgers games to pay-TV providers unwilling to agree to a fee more than double what regional sports networks charge.
Public comments on Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. are officially due midnight Monday, though Los Angeles is seeking a two-week extension to Sept. 8 to prepare its remarks.
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health posted the sharpest advance in four months in July, indicating the economy is gaining traction headed into the last half of the year.
The Street: The good news for some is that straight Starbucks coffee and tea don’t appear anywhere on this list. The bad news is your favorite drink might make an appearance somewhere in the top ten.
The Street: SummerSlam has a rich history and has delivered some all-time classic matches in its quarter-century history. So let’s take a look back at the 15 best matches in the pay-per-view’s history. Instead of ranking these, we’ll take a journey through time chronologically.
Manufacturing continued to grow in the Philadelphia area in August, according to the monthly survey by the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia.
Comcast Corp. launched Xfinity on Campus for students to access on-demand and live TV on WiFi-enabled tablets, laptops and smartphones.
More than 100 slot machines in 11 Atlantic City casinos are now linked with more than 600 machines at casinos in Nevada under a new effort to generate larger jackpots for gamblers, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - American Airlines says it will charge a $150 fee each way for minors between 12 and 14 who fly alone.
CINCINNATI (AP) - A police officer placed on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart store also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting in which he was not indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense, authorities confirmed Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch pad should be complete by this fall, allowing Pyongyang to conduct a launch by year's end if it decides to do so, a U.S. research institute said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot said Thursday that Craig Menear, the president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gap Inc. said its profit rose 10 percent in the second quarter as the clothing retailer cut expenses and managed to lift sales.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
NEW YORK (AP) - Surprise: One of the summer's hottest investments was also one of the most anxiety-inducing a few months earlier.
HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks inched higher on Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors awaited a key meeting of U.S. central bankers that's expected to shed light on the interest rate outlook.
Members of the clergy locked arms as they led a march of about 400 Unite Here Local 54 members in "a prayer vigil for Atlantic City's service economy" on Wednesday night. "This is union territory," the casino workers chanted as they marched along New Jersey Avenue amid car horns honking in support.