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Caterpillar CEO's compensation cut to $12 million
The AP analysis of Oberhelman's compensation considered salary, bonus, perks and the estimated value of stock and option grants that the company reported Monday to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The calculation excluded changes in the...
Apr 22, 2014 | 11:22 AM
Gates-funded student data group to shut down
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The student data processing organization inBloom will shut down in the coming months, its chief executive officer said Monday following criticism that led to the recent loss of the startup's last active client — New York state...
Apr 22, 2014 | 11:22 AM
Sources: Ford to name Fields the successor to Mulally
Ford will soon name Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields its next CEO and reveal when its current chief executive, ex-Boeing executive Alan Mulally, will retire from the company he is credited with saving, sources say.
Apr 22, 2014 | 9:22 AM
Netflix poised to raise prices after strong 1Q
Netflix is preparing a sequel unlikely to be a hit with its subscribers. The Internet video service is about to raise its prices for the first time in three years to help pay for more Internet video programming such as its popular political drama "...
Apr 22, 2014 | 9:22 AM
Halliburton posts $622M in 1st-qtr net income
Earnings and revenue topped expectations and Halliburton reversed course after a loss a year ago, when results were hurt by charges related to the huge 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The Houston company provides drilling services to oil and gas...
Apr 22, 2014 | 9:22 AM
Hasbro posts 1Q profit, sales of girls' toys rise
Hasbro posts 1Q profit, sales of girls' toys rise PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro returned to profitability in its first quarter, driven by sales of girls' toys such as My Little Pony and Nerf Rebelle. Toy makers are facing a weak environment...
Apr 22, 2014 | 9:22 AM
Business Highlights
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big U.S. media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial...
Apr 22, 2014 | 9:22 AM
Thawing out: Warmer temperatures lift US economy
A recent batch of government and business reports show a U.S. economy emerging from winter's deep freeze. An index based on several leading economic indicators— including employment, consumer confidence, stocks and interest rates — shot up for the...
Apr 22, 2014 | 9:22 AM
How the Dow Jones industrial average did on Monday
Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a first-quarter profit on rising revenue in the Middle East and Asia. Toymaker Hasbro gained after it said it returned to profitability in its first quarter, driven by sales of...
Apr 22, 2014 | 9:22 AM
Apple offering free recycling of all used products
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
Apr 22, 2014 | 8:22 AM