Economy & Finance

Stocks open higher for first day in three

Published 09/01/2013

NEW YORK — Stocks rose on Wall Street in early trading Wednesday after U.S. corporate earnings reports got off to a strong start.

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Army will keep tanks rolling out of Ohio plant

Army will keep tanks rolling out of Ohio plant

Published 09/01/2013

TOLEDO, Ohio — A new defense spending plan will keep the nation's only tank manufacturing plant working for at least the next couple of years.

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Chinese concerns over eurozone persist: French Finance Minister

Chinese concerns over eurozone persist: French Finance Minister

Published 08/01/2013

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials remain worried about the state of the euro, the visiting French finance minister said on Tuesday, while repeating assurances the [more…]

White House ramping up gun violence discussions

White House ramping up gun violence discussions

Published 08/01/2013

WASHINGTON — Facing an end-of-the-month deadline, the Obama administration is calling gun owner groups, victims' organizations and representatives from the video-game industry to the White [more…]

AIG may sue U.S. over bailout that saved company

AIG may sue U.S. over bailout that saved company

Published 08/01/2013

WASHINGTON — At the same time American International Group Inc. has been running high-profile ads thanking America for the bailout that saved the company, the [more…]

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari names Matt Eckert president and CEO

Published 08/01/2013

SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — While growing up in Eckerty, near Patoka Lake in Southern Indiana, a highlight of each summer for Matt Eckert was a [more…]

Businesses hopeful in euro zone, but joblessness rises

Published 08/01/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Business morale in the euro zone improved again in December, but unemployment hit a new record and households held back from spending [more…]

Commissioners want to promote use of Old Courthouse, Coliseum, Burdette Park

Commissioners want to promote use of Old Courthouse, Coliseum, Burdette Park

Published 08/01/2013

EVANSVILLE — Vanderburgh County Commissioners plan to ask the County Council today to hire SMG, the company which manages The Centre, to help it promote [more…]

Eastern Kentucky Coca-Cola plant expanding

Published 08/01/2013

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) A Coca-Cola plant and warehouse in southeastern Kentucky is expanding, with a company official saying more room is necessary to accommodate growing [more…]

McDonald’s testing wings

Published 08/01/2013

First there were McNuggets. Then there were Chicken McBites. Now McDonald's could be adding "Mighty Wings" to its chicken menu.

The world's biggest hamburger chain [more…]