National Business News

  • GM’s 1Q income rises more than 25%

    DETROIT -- Despite a small dip in U.S. vehicle sales, General Motors' first-quarter net income rose more than 25% on strong deliveries of pickups and other hig…

  • FTC votes to ban noncompete rules

    WASHINGTON -- U.S. companies would no longer be able to bar employees from taking jobs with competitors under a rule approved by a federal agency Tuesday, thou…

  • Tesla income tumbles after quarter’s troubles

    Tesla's first-quarter net income plummeted 55% as falling global sales and price cuts sliced into the electric vehicle maker's revenue and profit margins.

  • Work begins on high-speed rail line

    LAS VEGAS -- A $12 billion high-speed passenger rail line between Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area has started construction, officials said Monday, amid pred…

  • Delta to raise nonunion workers’ pay

    Delta Air Lines, the most profitable U.S. carrier, is raising pay for nonunion employees as it gets ready for another attempt by a union to represent its fligh…

  • Amazon plan for expansion yet to take off

    Amazon has fallen so far behind schedule in creating new jobs at its Northern Virginia headquarters that its workforce at those offices shrank last year, the c…

  • Stakes are high for East Coast casinos

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Atlantic City casinos are facing threats on multiple fronts from new competitors not just in New York, but also from within their own st…

  • Georgia plant OK’d to raise output

    ATLANTA -- Georgia Power Co. got the go-ahead last week to build and buy more electrical generation from the Georgia Public Service Commission, despite questio…

  • Diesel market declining, worrying traders

    The global diesel market is deteriorating, a concerning economic signal and food for thought for bullish oil traders.

  • States asked to help enforce airline laws

    The Biden administration is enlisting the help of officials in 15 states to enforce consumer-protection laws covering airline travelers, a power that by law is…

  • VW workers vote on joining union

    DETROIT -- The United Auto Workers' drive to expand its reach to nonunion factories across the South and elsewhere faced a key test Friday, when workers at a V…

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