September 17, 2020

Dave & Buster's, Carnival fall; Sorrento, Herman Miller rise

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: Veeva Systems Inc., down $4.87 to $263.20. The cloud-based software provider, which focuses on […]
September 17, 2020

Macmillan CEO forced out over 'direction' of company

NEW YORK — Macmillan’s longtime CEO, John Sargent, will be leaving at the end of the year, forced out by what parent company Holtzbrinck Publishing […]
September 17, 2020

Papa John's announces plan for new headquarters in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Pizza purveyor Papa John’s announced plans Thursday to move its global headquarters from Louisville, Kentucky to a yet-to-be-determined location in metro Atlanta, bringing […]
September 17, 2020

Top Trump trade adviser says Foxconn will 'bear great fruit'

MADISON, Wis. — President Donald Trump’s top trade adviser on Thursday lauded the Foxconn manufacturing project in Wisconsin, despite ongoing questions about the Taiwan-based company’s […]
September 17, 2020

Miami Herald apologizes for 'racist' insert column

MIAMI — The Miami Herald is investigating how it published a paid insert with what it called “racist and anti-Semitic commentary” and distributed to readers […]
September 17, 2020

Isabel Wilkerson's 'Caste' on National Book Awards longlist

NEW YORK — Isabel Wilkerson’s “Caste,” her acclaimed study of racism in the United States, is among 10 nominees on the National Book Award longlist […]
September 17, 2020

Report: Much needs doing to shield nursing homes from virus

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is claiming “resounding vindication” from an independent commission’s report on the coronavirus crisis in nursing homes, but some panel members […]
September 17, 2020

CEO of Bloomington-based Apogee retiring in February

Apogee Enterprises CEO Joseph Puishys will retire at the end of February from the Bloomington-based company he has led since 2011. The announcement came as […]
September 17, 2020

US long-term mortgage rates change little; 30-year at 2.87%

WASHINGTON — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages changed little this week as they hover at historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday […]
September 17, 2020

Survey: Economy sees improvement in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. — The economy in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states is seeing some improvements but remains weak, according to a new […]