National Business

Garmin buys Maine-based GPS products company DeLorme

Swiss-based Garmin Ltd., known for its GPS technologies, is buying Maine-based DeLorme, which produces maps and hand-held satellite communications devices
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bleisure: Zika casts a pall on some company getaways

Bleisure: Zika casts a pall on some company getaways

A business trip to a warm-weather spot this winter seemed like such a great idea when it was planned, but now, with concerns over Zika, some employees are staying home
Updated: 3 hours ago

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

A utility says it has stopped the leak from a ruptured well that gushed massive amounts of natural gas near Los Angeles for 16 weeks
Updated: 3 hours ago
Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters

Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters

Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters
Updated: 3 hours ago
What a recession does to your money

What a recession does to your money

Worries are high that the sudden slowdown in China's growth, falling US corporate profits and other downward pressures will pull the US economy back into a recession
Updated: 4 hours ago
Ireland slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang war

Ireland slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang war

Ireland's largest newspaper group says its reporters covering the Dublin gang war are receiving death threats from criminals because of their work
Updated: 4 hours ago
US stocks fall for fourth straight day

US stocks fall for fourth straight day

US stocks fell again on concerns about global economic weakness, but they recovered somewhat from much sharper losses earlier in the day
Updated: 4 hours ago
Double the chaos: Amped-up funds flourish amid turmoil

Double the chaos: Amped-up funds flourish amid turmoil

Investors are moving more money into mutual funds and ETFs that offer double or even triple the daily return of traditional index funds
Updated: 5 hours ago
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget

Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget

Although Portugal has conditional approval for its budget from the European Commission, the eurozone's top official and Germany are both warning the country not to miss the bloc's deficit targets
Updated: 5 hours ago

New York holds manufacturers liable for fouled water

New York regulators say Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Honeywell International are required to pay for the investigation and cleanup of a toxic chemical in an upstate village's drinking water
Updated: 5 hours ago