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NYSE holds ‘successful’ dry run for Twitter IPO

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 18, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen in New York. Twitter Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, that it is putting forth 70 million shares in the initial public offering. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) The New York Stock Exchange says its test [&hellip...

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Police: Tenn. man had loaded rifle in bag at JFK

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department, shows a case containing three guns after it was seized by police at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. Policed have arrested...

Military bases open their doors to home-schoolers

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Oct. 9, 2013, Josh Gillespie, 8, left, talks about a math problem with a parent volunteer Shannon Morgan, right, during a math lesson with teacher Jennifer Whittaker, center, at a homeschooling co-operative at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. A...

As health marketplaces open, Vt. eyes bigger goal

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2013, file photo, Gov. Peter Shumlin addresses a forum for small business owners looking at the launch of the Vermont Health Connect Health Insurance Exchange in Montpelier, Vt. While much of the nation works to implement the...

GOP hopes Obama heath care woes have staying power

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 21, 2013, file photo President Barack Obama, standing with supporters of his health care law, speaks in the White House Rose Garden in Washington about the problem ridden rollout of his health care overhaul. For nearly five years,...

Detroit bets on uncertainty of rail, new arena

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Sept. 19, 2013 photo shows the city of Detroit from midtown. As the debt-ridden city moves through bankruptcy proceedings, local and state leaders are backing plans to build a new hockey arena and streetcar line. The developments would cost $800 million...

Residents of NY casino town: Not much has changed

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel, which opened May 1, 2004 in Salamanca, N.Y., is seen in an Oct. 17, 2013 photo. With New York about to vote on whether to allow more casinos in small communities like theirs, Salamanca residents say that the casino has...

FDNY: No one injured in NYC Macy’s store fire

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Firefighters walk through the Macy’s flagship Herald Square store after responding to a reported second alarm fire inside the building, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in New York. The two-alarm blaze broke out about 8:15 p.m. Friday in the basement of the...

Orr: Bankruptcy filing not condition of job

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Oct. 1, 2013 photo shows the James Scott Fountain on Belle Isle in Detroit. With Detroit facing bankruptcy, all the city’s assets are being assessed; the Scott Fountain is valued at $43,560. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates) DETROIT FREE PRESS...

Both sides agree: No major budget deal foreseen

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2013, photo, House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., laughs as he walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Forget a grand bargain. Reaching even a small budget deal will be a challenge when negotiators...