WASHINGTON'S LEADING BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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US says airlines add jobs for 6th straight month
U.S. airlines have been adding jobs for six straight months, though the gains aren't big ones.
Jul 21, 2014 | 4:21 PM
GM delayed recall in another ignition switch case
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors knew of ignition switch problems with 6.7 million midsize and large cars for 11 years, yet it failed to warn customers with a recall until last month, according to documents posted by federal safety regulators. The...
Jul 21, 2014 | 4:21 PM
US regulators close small bank in Georgia
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender in Georgia, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 13 after 24 closures in all of 2013. The FDIC says Macon, Georgia-based State Bank and Trust Company will also buy $42.6 million of...
Jul 21, 2014 | 4:21 PM
Figures on government spending and debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit July 1717,556,569Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Jul 21, 2014 | 3:21 PM
How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday
U.S. financial markets finished higher Friday, with earnings from Google, Honeywell and other big companies lifting the market. The gains helped wipe out much of the stock market's losses from the day before, when the downing of a passenger jet...
Jul 21, 2014 | 3:21 PM
Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace
The shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane with nearly 300 people on board over war-torn eastern Ukraine is likely to have profound consequences for the world's airlines. Earlier this week, the rebels claimed responsibility for hitting a...
Jul 21, 2014 | 3:21 PM
Houses for sale for the first time in decades
A great thing about houses that haven't been sold in decades is that they are more likely to still have their original character. Here's a virtual tour of four homes that haven't been on the market for at least 59 years.
Jul 21, 2014 | 3:21 PM
Gold and silver prices settle lower after jump
Markets were rattled on Thursday following news that a passenger plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine, a battleground where government troops have been fighting Russian-backed separatists. Dan Walsh, market strategist at RJ O'Brien &...
Jul 21, 2014 | 2:21 PM
Recalls this week: LED light bulbs, bicycles
LED light bulbs that can separate from their sockets and fall onto consumers are among this week's recalled products. Fourteen Halco LED bulb models used in recessed lights, as outdoor security lighting and in retail displays. "ProLED" is printed...
Jul 21, 2014 | 2:21 PM
Airlines raked in $31.5 billion in fees in 2013
Charging extra fees for checked bags, roomier seats, etc., has spread to nearly every airline worldwide
Jul 21, 2014 | 1:21 PM