GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Top News & Analysis Boston

More

  • MGM, which plans to open its own $800 million facility in nearby Springfield, Massachusetts, asked the federal court to declare the law "invalid, null, and void in its entirety" and stop officials from abiding by it. "MGM is ready, willing, and able to compete for the opportunity to develop a commercial casino gaming facility in Connecticut, but is excluded by the act...

  • Cabot reports 3Q loss 14 Hours Ago

    BOSTON _ Cabot Corp. on Tuesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $445 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $784.2 million.

  • Aug 3- Solar and wind energy in the United States is likely to have a secure future thanks to President Barack Obama's plan to cut carbon emissions by forcing utilities to use renewable sources to produce electricity, the industry said on Monday. "The manufacturers will keep investing if we can look forward and say over the next five-plus years we're going to see...

  • And even if Boston could challenge the license award, the commission said, the city lacks standing because the casino project is outside city limits in Everett. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's administration, which didn't immediately comment Monday, has argued that Boston should be considered a host city like Everett because the main entry into the casino...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 3- Macy's Inc said on Monday the department store chain will expand same day delivery services to nine cities and metropolitan areas this month, pushing into an aggressive field dominated by e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.. Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, said it will now offer same day delivery to customers in 17...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Construction of a second track for the expanded rail line from New Haven to Springfield, Massachusetts, began Monday, and commuters will be bused along the route for the next year. The project will boost north-south rail transportation from six daily round-trip trains to 17 a day south of Hartford and 12 north of Hartford. It's also part of a broader...

  • BOSTON— The Boston Symphony Orchestra said Monday it was extending the contract of Andris Nelsons, who last year became the orchestra's youngest conductor in a century. The 36- year-old Latvian-born Nelsons served as music director of the Latvian National Opera and the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in England before taking the post with the Boston...

  • PITTSBURGH— A Chinese citizen who lives in western Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to charges she used phony passports to take English-language fluency tests used for college entrance purposes for two other Chinese women, including one now enrolled at Virginia Tech.. Federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh allege they scammed tests run by Educational Testing...

  • —In 2014, 1.6 percent of the electricity purchased in the U.S. came from Canada, and 60 percent of that went to New England and New York, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Canadian imports made up 12 to 16 percent of retail electricity sales in New England and New York. —In 2014, Hydro- Quebec, the biggest Canadian player in New England, exported...

  • CONCORD, N.H.— Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely. The six New England governors say reining in the costs is a...

  • The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair early Saturday, ending its first American tour after about two weeks. The kid-size robot set out to travel cross-country after successfully hitchhiking across Canada in 26 days last year and parts of...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 1- Vice President Joe Biden, inspired in part by his late son, has been holding meetings at his Washington home to discuss challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Times columnist Maureen Dowd also said Biden, 72, has been "having meetings at his Washington residence to...

  • Joe Biden: Well, maybe I will after all... Saturday, 1 Aug 2015 | 2:52 PM ET
    Vice President Joe Biden (D-DE) (R) with his son Beau Biden in 2008.

    Vice President Joe Biden has begun to actively explore a presidential campaign, say several people who have spoken to Mr. Biden or his advisers.

  • BOSTON, July 31- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday advised hospitals not to use Hospira Inc's Symbiq infusion system, saying a security vulnerability could allow cyber attackers to take remote control of the system. Both the FDA and DHS said they know of no cases where such an attack has been launched, but the FDA said in its advisory that it strongly...

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The cybersecurity issues that led Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to recall 1.4 million vehicles this month could pose a problem for cars and trucks from other automakers, the top U.S. auto safety regulator said on Friday. Mark Rosekind, who heads the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said his watchdog agency is trying to...

  • Boston Beer posts 2Q profit Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:51 PM ET

    BOSTON _ Boston Beer Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $29.9 million. Boston Beer expects full-year earnings in the range of $7.10 to $7.50 per share. Boston Beer shares have dropped 23 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Brightcove reports 2Q loss Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 6:57 PM ET

    BOSTON _ Brightcove Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $3.6 million in its second quarter. For the current quarter ending in September, Brightcove expects its results to range from a loss of 3 cents per share to a loss of 1 cent per share. Brightcove expects full-year results to range from a loss of 9 cents per share to a loss of 6 cents per share, with revenue ranging...

  • BOSTON/ DETROIT, July 30- A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for General Motors Co's OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely. Kamkar released the video a week after Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled some 1.4 million vehicles after hacking...

  • July 30- Cybersecurity company FireEye Inc reported its slowest quarterly revenue growth since going public in 2013, and said Chief Financial Officer Michael Sheridan will step down. Sheridan, CFO since June 2011, will join a private technology company, FireEye said. FireEye, which has yet to post a profit since its IPO, uses cloud-based technologies to help...

  • BOSTON/ DETROIT, July 30- A researcher is advising drivers to halt the use of a mobile app for General Motors Co's OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to remotely unlock cars and start engines. "White-hat" hacker Samy Kamkar posted a video on Thursday saying he had figured out a way to "locate, unlock and...