President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip.

Obama Wants Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad

Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded "economic patriotism" from U.S. corporations that use legal means to avoid U.S. taxes through overseas mergers...

  • Apple's Fiscal 3Q Earnings Top Analyst Forecasts

    Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen. The latest evidence of Apple's mounting momentum emerged Tuesday with the release of the company's fiscal third-quarter report...

  • A Boeing 787 flies on display during Farnborough International Air Show, Farnborough, England, Tuesday, July 15. Commercial Jets Push Boeing Profits up 52 Percent

    Increased production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations. The Chicago-based company said net income increased to $1.65 billion, or $2.24 per share, from $1.09 billion, or $1.41 per share, in the same quarter a year ago...

  • Photo: KSTP/File Future of the Mississippi River is up for Debate

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is talking about the future of the Mississippi River Tuesday. The 72-mile stretch of the river from Dayton to Hastings is the focus of the debate.  State officials are looking to update development rules for that section, keeping business and nature interests in mind. It would be the first update in 35 years...

  • Target Debuts an Image-Recognition Shopping App

    Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones. It's the latest offering from retailers looking to boost sales with the use of improving image-recognition technology. Starting this month, the app, called "In a Snap," will recognize images for Target's Room Essentials products...

  • Coleman Outlines Plans to Help Marketing of Former Ford Assembly Site

    St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman on Tuesday announced steps the city will take to make sure the former Ford assembly site is marketable. Following nearly 86 years of operations, production at the site ended in December 2011...

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