By By JOE McDONALD | March 30, 2015 1:48 amUS treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs
Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted
Associated Press | March 30, 2015 12:12 amSusan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune.
Late audits halt trading in Morgan Stanley-backed stocks
Associated Press | March 29, 2015 10:06 pmTwo major companies in a prominent $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley unexpectedly told securities regulators they will not file their financial statements on time and froze trading in their stocks, actions generally considered to be cause for concern.
ABN Amro directors renounce pay increase amid public outrage
Associated Press | March 29, 2015 10:48 amABN Amro board members are giving up a 100,000-euro ($110,000) pay increase after the Dutch government delayed a decision on selling the nationalized bank amid public outrage at the raise.
Duke Energy CEO loses $600K in pay over coal ash pollution
Associated Press | March 28, 2015 1:25 pmDuke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good saw her pay docked about $600,000 in the aftermath of last year's massive spill of collected coal ash that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in sludge containing toxic heavy metals.
Best Buy closes Canadian Future Shop brand, 1,500 lose jobs
Associated Press | March 28, 2015 12:48 pmBest Buy is laying off 500 full-time and 1,000 part-time employees in Canada as it consolidates operations.The Richfield, Minnesota-based company also announced Saturday that it will close 66...
Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate
Associated Press | March 27, 2015 6:07 pmA jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.
Audit: Maryland misallocated $28.4M for health exchange
Associated Press | March 27, 2015 5:30 pmMaryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and should pay the money back, according to a federal audit released Friday.
Altera stock soars on report of sales talks with Intel
Associated Press | March 27, 2015 3:20 pmAltera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday on a report the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel.
North Dakota loses lowest jobless rate as oil prices slide
Associated Press | March 27, 2015 3:01 pmFor the first time in more than six years, North Dakota doesn't have the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, due in part to sliding oil drilling activity spurred by low crude prices.
Authorities: Woman posed as lawyer for decade, named partner
Associated Press | March 27, 2015 2:18 pmA woman used forged documents to pose as an estate lawyer for a decade and made partner at her small firm before her fraud was discovered, according to charges announced Friday.
US stock indexes end a rough week with tiny gains
Associated Press | March 27, 2015 1:25 pmU.S. market indexes are ending a tough week with modest gains.
Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune
Associated Press | March 27, 2015 11:56 amApple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers.
Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet
Associated Press | March 27, 2015 11:07 amA better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer.
Business events scheduled for the coming month
Associated Press | March 27, 2015 10:24 amInstitute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for March, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for February, 10 a.m.
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