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IRS says unscrupulous tax preparers are targeting immigrants for health law scams

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:55pm
The IRS is warning consumers that unscrupulous tax preparers are using the president's health care law to pocket bogus fines from unsuspecting taxpayers, especially immigrants.
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Power company: SC nuke reactors will cost more, be finished later due to construction delays

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:46pm
The company that owns a majority stake in new nuclear reactors in South Carolina wants approval to spend more on the project and finish construction later than expected.
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Gas and coal producer Consol Energy cuts spending as oil prices fall; shares fall

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:46pm
Consol Energy is trimming the amount of money it spends on buying and developing land for oil production, joining other energy companies that are reducing spending due to falling oil prices.
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US oil and natural gas rig count drops by 67 to 1,125, Texas down 37, with oil price slump

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:40pm
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 67 this week to 1,125 amid depressed oil prices.
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Staffing companies shares down at 1 p.m.

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:24pm
Shares of some top staffing companies are down at 1 p.m.: Kelly Services Inc. class A fell $.10 or .6 percent, to $17.83.
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Railroad companies shares down at 1 p.m.

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:24pm
Shares of some top railroad companies are down at 1 p.m.: CSX fell $.23 or .7 percent, to $33.95.
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Media companies shares down at 1 p.m.

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:24pm
Shares of some top media companies are down at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. fell $.26 or .4 percent, to $59.06.
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Machinery companies shares down at 1 p.m.

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:24pm
Shares of some top machinery companies are down at 1 p.m.: Caterpillar fell $1.26 or 1.6 percent, to $78.94.
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Managed Care companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:24pm
Shares of some top managed care companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Aetna rose $.54 or .5 percent, to $102.66.
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Rihanna to become a new face for Dior, will feature in upcoming Versailles ad campaign

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:14pm
Rihanna has a new gig: representing Christian Dior.
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UBS Paid $135 Million To Settle Currency-trading Lawsuit

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:00pm
UBS AG officials reported in a regulatory filing released Friday that the Swiss bank paid $135 million to settle civil litigation in the U.S. related to its currency-trading business.
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APNewsBreak: Owners of Maine elephant sanctuary where caretaker was killed will not be cited

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:54pm
The owners of a Maine elephant sanctuary where a caretaker died after apparently being stepped on will not be cited by federal workplace safety regulators.
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Salvaged artifacts auction in NYC includes staircase railings from Paris department store

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:48pm
Collectors, designers and developers looking for their next statement piece will get a chance to find one at a large auction of salvaged historical artifacts.
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American Airlines and US Airways frequent-flier programs will be combined within 30 days

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:46pm
American Airlines says it will combine its frequent-flier program with that of US Airways within the next 30 days.
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Partial solar eclipse will test resilience of Germany's renewable-heavy power grid

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:45pm
Will next week's partial solar eclipse turn off the lights in Germany? Experts say the eclipse on the morning of March 20 will be a good test of the country's electricity grid, which relies increasingly on renewable energy.
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16-year-old Pennsylvania boy fatally struck by freight train while walking to school

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:41pm
A 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy has been struck and killed by a freight train while walking to school.
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Tesla Reorganizes Global Sales Team After Missing Targets

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:16pm
Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc is reorganizing its regional sales teams after missing sales targets in 2014 and will reassign its global sales chief once it appoints new executives to run local operations, the company said on Friday.
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France, Germany urge EU action against state support for Gulf airlines

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:03pm
France and Germany are leading a call for the European Union to ensure fair competition between EU airlines and those from the Gulf region that are accused of receiving major state backing.
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Most valuable private collection of US coins up for auction, could sell for $200M

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:53am
A private collection of more than 650 rare American coins is set to be auctioned in a series of seven sales that could bring $200 million.
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