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American Express profit falls 13 percent, but tops forecasts

April 19, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

This Jan. 21, 2015, file photo, shows a sign for American Express outside a New York business. American Express Co. reports financial results, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Credit card company American Express said Wednesday that its first quarter profit fell 13 percent from a year earlier, as [&hellip...

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Wage worries sink stocks late; energy sector and IBM skid

April 19, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gave up a promising start and finished mostly lower Wednesday as investors continued to worry about lagging wages and energy companies dropped with the price of oil. Stocks climbed early on as a solid quarter from Morgan Stanley...

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Roswell Federal Credit Union – A Financial Cooperative

April 19, 2017 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

How low can we go? Find out with a Roswell CU Credit Card! These days, having a credit card is almost a necessary evil. Chances are most U.S. consumers have at least one major credit card in their wallet. Whether its primary purpose is for financing large...

Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality

April 18, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company’s annual F8 developer conference, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Facebook wants you to sit in your bedroom wearing a headset and take a...

KFC changing chicken sandwich prep, aiming to improve taste

April 18, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, a KFC sign hangs in Saugus, Mass. KFC says it wants to take a bigger bite out of the chicken sandwich market. The chain says it is switching from “freezer-to-fryer” filets in favor of filets breaded in stores,...

Johnson & Johnson, Goldman sneeze and stocks catch a cold

April 18, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France’s upcoming presidential election, and...

Boeing to issue layoff notices to hundreds of employees

April 17, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Boeing will issue hundreds of layoff notices to engineers in Washington state this week. The Daily Herald reported Monday (https://goo.gl/BWosp) that a memo from the company’s vice president of engineering for Boeing Commercial...

Trump order would target high-skilled worker visa program

April 17, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that seeks to make changes to a visa program that brings in high-skilled workers. Trump is heading Tuesday to Kenosha, Wisconsin, where he plans to sign an order dubbed...

Professor sues Wal-Mart over ‘clean toilets’ description

April 15, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana State University professor is suing Wal-Mart for libel after he says an employee at the Bozeman store listed his occupation on a fishing license as a “toilet cleaner.” Gilbert Kalonde, assistant professor of...

US retail sales fell in March, second straight monthly drop

April 14, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Saturday, March 25, 2017, photo, shoppers enter the Sears department store in Schaumburg, Ill. On Friday, April 14, 2017, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for March. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans pulled...