- Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems
Sat Apr 30, 2016 @ 11:20am
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash. ...
- Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special
Sat Apr 30, 2016 @ 11:10am
OMAHA, Neb. - Berkshire Hathaway's peculiarities are on display again this weekend with tens of thousands of people filling an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for hours at the conglomerate's annual meeting. ...
- Cost of domestic flights remains at a six-year low: Statistics Canada
Sat Apr 30, 2016 @ 10:50am
The average domestic airfare on major Canadian airlines remained at a six-year low in the third quarter of 2015, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada, although that might come as a surprise to travellers. ...
- The Latest: Buffett jokes about himself in humorous movie
Sat Apr 30, 2016 @ 10:50am
OMAHA, Neb. - The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting. Tens of thousands of people will fill an arena to listen to CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger talk business for more than five hours (all times local): ...
- Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico
Sat Apr 30, 2016 @ 2:50am
WASHINGTON - Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis as lawmakers began a weeklong break. ...
- Argentina's powerful unions unite to protest layoffs
Fri Apr 29, 2016 @ 11:49pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's most powerful unions brought thousands of people into the streets Friday to protest against high inflation and thousands of job cuts in the biggest demonstrations against President Mauricio Macri since he took office in December. ...
- Panama experts to recommend financial system cleanup
Fri Apr 29, 2016 @ 9:40pm
PANAMA CITY - Panama's government established a committee of independent experts Friday to make recommendations on cleaning up the country's financial system, after leaks of documents from a Panamanian law firm caused an international uproar over offshore accounts. ...
- Regulators close small Tennessee bank
Fri Apr 29, 2016 @ 7:51pm
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Regulators are closing a small Tennessee bank, marking the second failure of a federally insured bank this year. ...
- The Globe’s stars and dogs for the week
Fri Apr 29, 2016 @ 7:50pm
A humorous look at the companies that caught our eye, for better or worse, this week ...
- U.S. private equity: Fewer headlines, eye-popping yields
Fri Apr 29, 2016 @ 7:24pm
These four major publicly traded U.S. firms are now trading well below their 52-week highs, which may be an opportunity for investors with a longer-term focus who believe the firms can build their franchises ...