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List of Industrials News
Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week, but the previous week's number was revised upward significantly, with...
Watchdog head: Fines may not stop bad behavior by companies
NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the nation's financial watchdog is having second thoughts about how useful fines are in deterring illegal behavior in...
Cyprus, Greece, look to EU if Turkey renews gas search
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus and Greece plan to consult with other European Union members on how to respond if Turkey tries again to drill for oil...
Biden, Xi holding fifth talk of their presidencies Thursday
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden was speaking Thursday morning with China's Xi Jinping, the fifth conversation of their presidencies, as the...
Union vote to wrap up at Trader Joe's store in Massachusetts
Labor organizers at a Trader Joe's store in Massachusetts will find out Thursday if there is enough support among employees to form the chain's...
Altria's $13B investment in Juul e-cigarettes vaporizes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cigarette maker Altria's $13 billion investment in the troubled vaping company Juul has gone up in smoke — now worth less than 5%...
Nestle reports higher sales even as it raises prices
VEVEY, Switzerland (AP) — Global food giant Nestle, which makes everything from Purina pet food to KitKat candy bars and Gerber baby food, reported...
More homes for sale, but low-priced listings remain scarce
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chronic shortage of homes for sale that's made fierce bidding wars common and sent prices to record highs has long...
JetBlue agrees to buy Spirit for $3.8 billion
JetBlue has agreed to buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion in a deal that would create the nation’s fifth largest airline if approved by U.S....
Stellantis earnings rise as electric vehicle sales expand
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Automaker Stellantis on Thursday reported higher earnings in the first half of 2022 compared with last year, pointing to a nearly...
Nissan's profits plunge on COVID lockdown, chips crunch
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan's profit plunged in the last quarter to less than half of what it was a year earlier as the COVID-19...
Samsung fined $9.8M for misleading Australian phone ads
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian judge on Thursday ordered Samsung to pay 14 million Australian dollars ($9.8 million) in penalties for...
Samsung logs 12% profit increase in 2Q on strong chip demand
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has reported its operating profit rose 12% in the April-June quarter thanks to strong demand for...
US economy likely grew modestly, if at all, last quarter
WASHINGTON (AP) — After , the U.S. economy probably didn't do much better in the spring.
Asian shares, oil prices mostly higher after Fed rate hike
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve ratcheted up its campaign against surging by raising its...
Japan's push for UNESCO to list divisive gold mine delayed
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's push to obtain UNESCO World Heritage recognition for a former gold mine key to the nation's industrialization will be delayed...