October 21, 2020

Short-video app Quibi shutting down just months after launch

Short-video app Quibi said it is shutting down just six months after its early April launch, having struggled to find customers. The company said Wednesday […]
October 21, 2020

Fiat Chrysler hires 4,100 Detroit residents for new plant

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler has hired about 4,100 Detroit residents, and most if not all of them will be employed at a new auto plant […]
October 21, 2020

CSX profit falls 14% but railroad announces $5B buyback

OMAHA, Neb. — CSX’s third-quarter profit fell 14% but the railroad said it handled nearly as many shipments as last year, as volume recovered from […]
October 21, 2020

Job seekers drop out in Duluth leaving smallest workforce in decades

DULUTH – Thousands of people have stopped looking for work in the Duluth metro area, part of a state and national trend of declining workforce […]
October 21, 2020

Fed survey finds tepid growth as US economy battles pandemic

WASHINGTON — A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions around the country found that the U.S. economy grew at a “slight to modest” pace in […]
October 21, 2020

Tesla posts net profit for fifth straight quarter

DETROIT — Tesla charged through a summertime auto industry sales slump in the U.S. to post stronger-than-expected net earnings for the third quarter. The electric […]
October 21, 2020

Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer: GOP's chances in U.S. House depend on Trump

Republican hopes of winning a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives depend on President Donald Trump getting votes like he did in 2016, according […]
October 21, 2020

Snap, WD-40 rise; Netflix, Casella fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Netflix, down $36.37 to $489.05 The streaming service’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the […]
October 21, 2020

Meet Amit Mehta, the judge for Google's antitrust case

The Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Obama appointee Amit Mehta, who was assigned the case Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court […]
October 21, 2020

Army: Slain Texas soldier's family entitled to compensation

KILLEEN, Texas — The family of a Texas soldier whose on-base killing sparked calls in Congress for changes in the way the military handles sexual […]