Fed is likely to stay 'patient' and project fewer rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is expected to end its latest policy meeting Wednesday by refining its new overarching message that it plans to be "patient" about any further interest rate hikes...

Technology companies and banks lead early gains for stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as the market extended a winning streak well into a second week. Technology companies, retailers and ...

Ford shifting 550 jobs to boost SUV production in Kentucky

Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday it will shift 550 jobs to its Kentucky Truck Plant to boost production of its Expedition and Lincoln Navigator to meet growing demand for its large SUVs. ...

White House foresees long economic boom where others don't

Contrary to the views of most economists, the Trump administration expects the U.S. economy to keep booming over the next decade on the strength of further tax cuts, reduced regulation and improvement...

Poll: Losing Amazon second HQ deal was bad for New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Most voters in New York think it was bad for the state when Amazon dropped plans to put a second headquarters in Queens and many think U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bears blam...

Fed set to signal no expectation of rate hikes anytime soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patience. A focus on incoming economic data. And no interest rate hikes likely soon. The message the Federal Reserve is poised to send when its latest policy meetin...

Taiwan's bilingual IR Platform kicks off to better serve global investors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To improve corporate governance and investor relations, Taiwan's financial authorities are demanding that listed companies publish English-language financial reports, annua...

LL Bean pleased with 2018 performance, awards bonuses

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean enjoyed a small increase in sales in the past year, enough so that it's restoring for its 5,400 eligible workers, officials said Friday. The Maine-ba...

US stocks move broadly higher, aiming for weekly gains

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks opened broadly higher on Wall Street Friday, led by technology and retail companies, putting the market on track for a strong finish to the week. The mark...

Asian stocks mixed after Chinese industrial data disappoints

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after China said its industrial output slowed in January and February, leaving traders waiting for assurances from Beijing. Japa...

Alaska poised to let people use marijuana at certain stores

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska is poised to become the first state in the nation with statewide rules allowing people to use marijuana at certain stores where they buy it. Rules govern...

US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores a...

Taiwan electric scooter firm Gogoro releases new Gogoro 2 variant: the Rumbler

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s fastest growing electric scooter start-up Gogoro announced the release of a new model scooter on Wednesday, March 13, the Gogoro 2 Rumbler. The Rumbler&r...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher ahead of Brexit vote

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday as investors awaited Britain's vote on a plan to leave the European Union. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.6 pe...

New Mexico mulls state-run pot shops, subsidized medical use

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bill brokered between Repu...