National Business

Main Street holds up as Wall Street struggles, for a change

Main Street holds up as Wall Street struggles, for a change

A strengthening job market, low gasoline prices and rising home values are all helping consumers to spend more, even though stock markets on Wall Street and around the world are sputtering
Updated: 6 hours ago
Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns

Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio have failed to release their tax returns despite promises to do
Published: 02/13/16
Things to know about Obama's summit with SE Asian leaders

Things to know about Obama's summit with SE Asian leaders

President Barack Obama hosts Southeast Asian leaders at an unprecedented summit in California starting Monday as he looks to deepen ties with the region's fast-growing economies
Published: 02/13/16

Obama to push trade agenda at summit with Southeast Asia

A summit next week between Southeast Asian leaders and President Barack Obama is unlikely to deliver any big economic prizes, but will allow the American side to press the advantages of joining a Pacific trade pact that doesn't include China
Published: 02/13/16
AC casino revenue down 3.8 percent; online win up 26 percent

AC casino revenue down 3.8 percent; online win up 26 percent

Atlantic City's casino revenue fell by 3.8 percent in January compared with a year ago, even as Internet gambling posted an increase of more than 26 percent
Published: 02/13/16
US, Cuba to sign agreement on restarting commercial flights

US, Cuba to sign agreement on restarting commercial flights

US officials say the United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next fall
Published: 02/13/16

Minnesota agency won't require extra review of potato plans

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has rejected a request for additional environmental review of a large potato grower's expansion plans
Published: 02/13/16

Gaming commissioner resigns after details of probe emerge

A Nevada gaming control commissioner resigned Friday after details of a federal investigation surfaced involving The Nugget in Sparks that was under the ownership of her family
Published: 02/13/16
Regulators vote to phase in solar rate hike more slowly

Regulators vote to phase in solar rate hike more slowly

The Nevada Public Utilities Commission voted to phase in higher rates for solar customers over a longer period of time than previously approved
Published: 02/13/16
US stocks end a down week on an up note

US stocks end a down week on an up note

A rebound in bank shares and energy companies lifts US shares after 5 straight down days
Published: 02/12/16