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OneTouch Direct cuts ribbon on western New York location; marketing firm hiring 150 to start

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:02am
Marketing company OneTouch Direct has begun construction of a new call center in western New York and says it will immediately begin hiring 150 people.
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GE Transportation to supply 50 Erie-built freight locomotives to Indonesian railway PTKAI

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 5:52am
GE Transportation has a $94.3 million contract to supply 50 freight locomotives to Indonesian railway PTKAI.
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Asian stocks sag on US growth fears but European markets stabilize after big falls

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 4:02am
Asian stocks sank Thursday after a torrid session on Wall Street triggered by jitters the recovery in the world's No.
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Oil exporting nations feeling pinch of low oil prices, oil importing ones feeling some relief

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:01am
A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world.
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Facebook launches 'Safety Check' tool to notify friends you are OK during disasters

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:32am
Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.
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Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen to tour Boston-area job center on Thursday

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:16am
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is visiting the Boston area to tour a local job center and to speak at a conference on economic opportunity, as the central bank's first female head continues her focus on employment issues in her first year in office.
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New Jersey betting on skill-based games for real-money gambling; huge untapped market seen

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:12am
Those free games people download and play on their phones could be the next big thing in gambling.
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With artisanal hard ciders providing a new revenue stream, orchards plant cider varieties

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:02am
With hard cider making a hardcore comeback across the country, apple growers are tapping a juicy new revenue stream by establishing farmstead cideries and planting varieties too tart or tannic for the lunchbox but perfect for smashing and fermenting into distinctive artisanal brews.
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Nestle reports 3 percent sales drop but steady organic growth amid strong Swiss franc

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:54am
Nestle, the world's biggest food and drink company, has reported a 3 percent drop in group sales for the first nine months of the year, impacted by weakness in currencies against the Swiss franc and other costs.
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Frontier Airlines Crew On Three-week Break After Flight With Ebola Patient

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:47am
Frontier Airlines has placed six crew members on a paid 21-day break after they flew with a second Texas nurse who tested positive for Ebola, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
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Judge in Detroit bankruptcy trial expecting to get settlement between city, major creditor

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:45am
The judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy is expected to get news of a settlement between the city and a major creditor.
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Swiss drug maker Roche posts flat third-quarter sales amid strong franc

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:32am
Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG has reported "stable" or flat sales for the first nine months of 2013 but says the results show strong demand for its cancer drugs and emerging new products.
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Apple likely to unveil new iPads, Mac system, details on Apple Pay at Thursday event

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:02am
Apple Inc. is expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers.
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Amazon hires 80,000 seasonal workers for distribution centers, up from 70,000 last year

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:02am
Amazon is hiring 80,000 seasonal workers for its distribution centers as it looks to improve its shipping efficiency during the crucial holiday season.
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Report: Many with private student loans fall into default for lack of good options for terms

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:02am
Millions of Americans still struggle with high-cost private student loans, with many tumbling into default because the companies servicing the loans aren't offering reasonable options for improved terms, a new report says.
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Hong Kong Stocks Follow Weak Regional Trend

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:18pm
Hong Kong stocks retreated in early hours on Thursday, following the weak regional trend on a U.S. sell-off overnight.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:34pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 2.2% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 1.1% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.8% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 1.1% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.8%; Taipei (Taiex) down 1.1% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Regulators: North Dakota produced record 35 million barrels of oil in August

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:12pm
North Dakota produced a record 35 million barrels of oil in August, according to figures released Wednesday by the state's Industrial Commission.
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Japan Stocks Sell Off After U.S. Rout

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:43pm
Japan stocks sold off Thursday morning, after U.S. markets ended sharply lower in a volatile session overnight.
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California regulator removes himself from matters related to PG&E amid emails probe

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:16pm
A California Public Utilities Commission member who was involved in secret email exchanges with the state's largest utility has recused himself from several matters related to the company.
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