Business

Import Prices Fall For 10th Straight Month

Business | Reuters
The shadow of the logo of Euro is seen on a U.S. one dollar note in this picture illustration taken in Madrid

Import prices are continuing to fall in large percentages

Congress May Force Radio Stations To Pay Royalties

Business | Peter Fricke
Miley Cyrus

Reforms would let market set prices for music royalties, regardless of source

Verizon To Buy AOL For $4.4 billion

Business | Reuters
The AOL logo is seen at the company's office in New York

‘The primary attraction of AOL was the technology it has developed’

Report: Regulations Cost $1.88 TRILLION In 2014

Business | Peter Fricke
cash

Government agencies created 16 new regulations for each law passed by Congress last year

Zuckerberg Group Derides American Workers Replaced By Cheap Labor

Business | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addresses the audience during his keynote address at Facebook's f8 developers conference in San Francisco, California April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith)

‘You know, I’m relatively crude on that’

Chamber Launches Ad Campaign To Throw Support Behind Embattled Gov't Bank

Business | Peter Fricke
Workers unload a cargo plane at the Boeing plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Pro-Ex-Im ad campaign to target undecided members of Congress in at least 10 states

Postal Service Reports $1.5 Billion Loss In Second Quarter

Business | Peter Fricke
United States Postal Service clerks sort mail at the USPS Lincoln Park carriers annex in Chicago

Mounting losses raise fears that taxpayers will have to bail out USPS

Did DISH CEO Buy Special Treatment From Senate Democrats?

Business | Peter Fricke
Dish Network Corp Chairman Charles Ergen exits the US Bankruptcy court in New York March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

DISH CEO donated to Dems that supported special treatment by FCC

Obama's Big Speech At Nike Asks Critics To Take His Word On TPP

Business | Peter Fricke
U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he arrives to deliver remarks on trade at Nike's corporate headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon May 8, 2015.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Obama touts corporate support for controversial trade deal, says criticisms are baseless

Obama Continues To Beg Unions To Like His Trade Deal

Business | Connor D. Wolf
President Obama speaks about the framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program during a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington

‘It would even have to protect workers freedom to form unions’

Sony Hack Reveals Concerns About Title II In Hollywood

Business | Peter Fricke
Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairman Amy Pascal poses during the premiere of "The Interview" in Los Angeles, California December 11, 2014.  Pascal ignited a controversy over racially-tinged jokes she made about President Obama in leaked emails. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Sony exec’s predicted Title II would stifle investment, hurt consumers

Business Group Asks Illinois Gov For MORE Taxes

Business | Peter Fricke
Republican Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs-up after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Saying it is ‘unrealistic’ to balance budget solely with spending cuts, Civic Federation urges Rauner to raise taxes

Frustrated Alabama Workers Just Can't Get Rid Of Their Union

Business | Connor D. Wolf
NTN-Bower employees rally against their union. (Ginger Estes/DCNF)

‘It shouldnt take five votes to get rid of a union that has clearly overstayed its welcome’

Businesses Say Perry Is 'Turning His Back On Texas'

Business | Peter Fricke
Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential race, speaks during an appearance at a business leaders luncheon in Portsmouth, New Hampshire August 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Appeal for pro-business reforms fails to dampen criticism of Perry’s Ex-Im reversal

Here's Why We Need More Oil Pipelines

Business | Michael Bastasch
A CSX Corp train continues burning a day after derailing in Mount Carbon, West Virginia

‘We need new pipelines coming out of the Bakken’

Michigan Voters Overwhelmingly Reject REPUBLICAN Governor's Gas Tax Increase

Business | Peter Fricke
Michigan's Governor Rick Snyder gives his annual State of the State address to the Assembly at the State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

$2 Billion tax hike referendum rejected by 80-20 margin in Michigan, including Dems

Will 'Oil Factories' Burst The Saudi Bubble?

Business | Michael Bastasch
Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

‘We’ll still make money at $50 a barrel’

Maddow Blog Copies And Pastes Demonstrably Erroneous Claims Made By Rabidly Partisan Dem Under MSNBC Byline

Business | Peter Fricke
Rachel Maddow

For someone who brags so frequently about facts, you’d figure she’d have them straight

Rick Perry Waffles On Ex-Im, Citing That Little Corruption Problem

Business | Peter Fricke
Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential race, speaks during an appearance at a business leaders luncheon in Portsmouth, New Hampshire August 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Perry no longer supports Ex-Im, citing need for ‘moral credibility’, but won’t disavow business subsidies

Disney, Time Warner Scoff At Verizon's 'Skinny Bundle'

Business | Peter Fricke
The entrance gate to The Walt Disney Co is pictured in Burbank, California February 5, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Verizon may have taken the first step toward a la carte cable bundles, but competitors are skeptical