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Friday, Jun 23, 2017

National Business

Christie's push for opioid cash from insurer hits roadblock

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's months-long effort to tap into reserves of the state's biggest health insurer to finance opioid addiction treatment is being met with resistance in the Democrat-led Assembly as budget talks approach the June 30 deadline
Updated: 3 hours ago

Snyder urges House to OK incentives, defends talks with Dems

Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led state House to pass economic development incentives when it meets in July, saying there's still time to lure Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to Michigan
Updated: 3 hours ago
US indexes inch higher as energy stocks claw from the hole

US indexes inch higher as energy stocks claw from the hole

U.S. indexes inched higher Friday as energy stocks clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

The European Union and Britain tripped Friday over the first item in their Brexit talks _ protecting the rights of each other's citizens _ highlighting the potential for trouble ahead in their newly started marathon negotiations
Updated: 3 hours ago
New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May

New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May

New home sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May, even as prices surge
Updated: 4 hours ago

Sears closes another 20 stores

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing another 20 stores _ 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores _ as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business
Updated: 4 hours ago
GOP's  challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Now that the Senate has written its health care bill, the next challenge for Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is getting his party to vote for it
Updated: 4 hours ago
Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate
Updated: 7 hours ago
Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk

Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk

Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted
Updated: 9 hours ago
The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on

The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on

Few events outside of war can have quite as much impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union
Updated: 9 hours ago