U.S. hiring surge pulls in flood of new workers

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, amid rising business confidence lifted...

Ohio company recalls more than 7 tons of BBQ beef

HARRISON, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say an Ohio-based food company is recalling more than 14,000 pounds (6,000 kilograms) of pulled barbequed beef products...

New York’s $25B Hudson Yards development opens

By VERENA DOBNIK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s $25 billion Hudson Yards development is open to the public, offering both basic...

Tech stocks drop again as huge losses pile up on Wall Street

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — More misery for technology stocks pulled major indexes lower on Wall Street Friday, worsening what’s turning...

Shutdown votes set up political test for Senate

By ALAN FRAM and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal...

Unemployment hits 49-year low

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 263,000 jobs...

Tracking the pace of soybean consumption

By TODD HUBBS University of Illinois Recent developments in trade negotiations with China provided support to...

Job growth booms in some sectors of economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring strengthened across a number of sectors in October, including construction, manufacturing and health care, amid strong demand for workers and...

Fed raises rates for 3rd time this year

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve signaled its confidence Wednesday in the U.S. economy by raising a key interest rate...

I&M inspection flights scheduled

Indiana Michigan Power will conduct aerial inspections of its high-voltage lines starting Aug. 6, but it will be a while before those inspections take...