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A year of Alphabet: Great for Google, less so for moonshots

September 30, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, electronic screens post the price of Alphabet stock at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Google has been thriving since adopting Alphabet Inc. as its corporate parent in 2015, underscoring how much the company still depends on digital advertising despite spending heavily on quirky projects in search [&hellip...

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US Justice Department issues subpoena to Chesapeake Energy

September 30, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a subpoena to Chesapeake Energy Corp. that seeks information on the oil and natural gas producer’s accounting methods for the acquisition and classification of oil and gas properties....

Penney offers refunds on questionable towels, comforter set

September 30, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Starting Wednesday, J.C. Penney says it will be offering refunds to shoppers who purchased certain towels and a comforter set though it still is unable to figure out whether they’re actual knockoffs. Penney’s move marks the...

House lawmakers heap blistering criticism on Wells Fargo CEO

September 29, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo’s CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed. Chief...

Senator: Education Dept. mishandling Corinthian student debt

September 29, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 20,2016 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warren accused the Education Department on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, of moving forward with debt collection against nearly 80,000 former students of...

US Treasury head touts trade, security in Mexico visit

September 29, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew speaks during a press conference at the American Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Lew is making a strong pitch for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact in a visit to Mexico. Lew strongly defended...

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Black Betty BBQ presents The Hi-Q Venue

September 29, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Over the years, Roswell has seen different BBQ restaurants come and go. Black Betty BBQ stands out from the rest and has been warmly welcomed by this community over the last few years. From BBQ competitions, to catering’s around the valley, to the food...

Energy stocks surge on oil deal hopes, sending market higher

September 28, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies powered to big gains Wednesday, leading the broader stock market higher, on reports that OPEC nations were moving closer to an agreement to cut oil production. Stocks switched between gains and losses for most of the day,...

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

September 28, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies powered to big gains Wednesday, leading the broader stock market higher, as the price of crude oil surged on news of a deal among OPEC nations to cut production. On Wednesday: The Dow Jones industrial average gained 110.94...

OPEC reaches preliminary accord to curb oil production

September 28, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh attends the opening session of the 15th International Energy Forum Ministerial meeting in Algiers, Algeria, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. At meetings in Algeria this week, energy ministers from OPEC and other...