GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Industrials

More

  • Brazil weighs investigating ex-leader Silva Monday, 4 May 2015 | 4:21 PM ET

    RIO DE JANEIRO— Federal prosecutors in Brazil confirmed Monday that they are weighing whether to open a full investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's alleged overseas lobbying efforts for the scandal-plagued construction firm Odebrecht, the nation's biggest builder. In an emailed statement, the federal prosecutors' office said it...

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— Iowa's executive branch agreed Monday to pay an additional $7 million to a key contractor that worked on the state's new prison, avoiding litigation in one dispute arising from the long-delayed project. The State Appeals Board approved the settlement with Walsh Construction, which was selected in 2010 as general contractor for the new 800-...

  • The Department of Transportation said Monday that airlines collected $3.5 billion in bag fees last year, a 5 percent increase over 2013, and $3 billion in reservation-change fees, a 6 percent hike. Southwest still lets customers check two bags or change a reservation for free; it gets 95 percent of revenue from the ticket price. Charlie Leocha of the Consumer...

  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia— A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport. Alaska Airlines Flight 76 was en route from Juneau, Alaska to Seattle, Washington, when problems arose with one of the plane's two electrical systems. The Boeing 737-400 touched down in Vancouver shortly before 5 p.m. local time on Sunday.

  • California port truckers end strike after four days Friday, 1 May 2015 | 5:36 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, May 1- Southern California port truckers seeking recognition as employees rather than contractors ended a strike of freight-hauling companies on Friday after four days of picketing that drew attention to their cause but did little to disrupt cargo shipments. Several hundred drivers, backed by the Teamsters union, struck four trucking firms...

  • May 1- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said on Thursday it will issue a license soon to DTE Energy Co to build a new reactor at its Fermi nuclear power plant in Michigan. DTE proposed a 1,600- megawatt Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor built by General Electric Co and Hitachi Ltd. The license would be the first for an ESBWR reactor.

  • WASHINGTON, May 1- U.S. construction spending fell in March to a six-month low as outlays on private residential construction spending declined sharply, which could add to concerns about the economy's ability to rebound strongly from the first-quarter's soft patch. Construction spending slipped 0.6 percent to an annual rate of $966.6 billion, the lowest...

  • US construction spending drops 0.6 percent in March Friday, 1 May 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. construction fell in March as an increase in nonresidential construction was offset by declines in home building and government projects. Construction spending dropped 0.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted $966.6 billion in March after a flat reading in February, the Commerce Department reported Friday. Construction activity has fallen...

  • Ahead of the Bell: US construction spending Friday, 1 May 2015 | 6:58 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on U.S. construction spending in March. The report will be issued at 10 a.m. EDT Friday. BUILDING UP: The expectation is that construction spending increased 0.5 percent in March, according to a survey of economists by data firm FactSet.

  • LISBON, Portugal— Pilots at Portugal's state-owned national airline have begun a 10- day strike, forcing flight cancellations as they press their demand to be given up to a 20 percent stake in the company when it is privatized later this year. The Civil Aviation Pilots' Union, which represents a majority of the flag carrier's more than 900 pilots, is also demanding...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, May 1- Malaysia's national carrier Malaysia Airlines is planning to sell off some of its aircraft as part of its restructuring efforts, aviation news website Flightglobal reported. After two air disasters and years of losses, the national carrier was taken private last year by Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd under a...

  • April 30- More than 250 members of Congress have signed a letter urging the U.S. departments of state and transportation to seek consultations with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over subsidies the states have allegedly given Gulf airlines. The letter, sent Thursday, adds to political pressure on the Obama administration since three U.S. airlines first...

  • A V Homes reports 1Q loss Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 5:21 PM ET

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ A V Homes Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $5 million in its first quarter. A V Homes shares have climbed slightly more than 8 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: A V Homes, Earnings Report.

  • April 30- Budget airline Virgin America Inc is moving to finance five aircraft before interest rates rise, Chief Financial Officer Peter Hunt said in an interview Thursday. Virgin America recently announced it has financed about 80 percent of the purchase price of five other A320 aircraft scheduled for delivery this year. It had an initial public offering in...

  • Virgin America's 1Q profit beats Wall Street forecast Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 9:24 AM ET

    DALLAS— Cheaper fuel and steady travel demand lifted Virgin America Inc. to a first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations. Virgin America just went public in November, and it is still trying to convince skeptics that it can thrive by enticing economy passengers with amenities while offering far fewer flights than rivals on highly competitive...

  • US Navy ships to accompany US-flagged ships in Gulf Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 6:35 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. Navy ships will begin accompanying U.S. commercial ships during their transit through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf to ensure they encounter no interference from Iran, U.S. defense officials said Thursday. Iran says it intervened with the Maersk Tigris because the Maersk shipping line owes it money awarded in a lawsuit.

  • North Dakota boardings slump in March but still strong Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 9:09 AM ET

    BISMARCK, N.D.— North Dakota airline boardings have dropped for the first time in years and industry officials say slumping oil activity is a likely reason, though not the only one. Passenger numbers at the eight commercial service airports in North Dakota last month dropped a total of 3 percent from March 2014, according to the state Aeronautics Commission.

  • Chinese builder puts up 57-story skyscraper in 19 days Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 3:29 AM ET

    CHANGSHA, China— A Chinese construction company is claiming to be the world's fastest builder after erecting a 57- story skyscraper in 19 working days in central China. The Broad Sustainable Building Co. put up the rectangular, glass-and-steel Mini Sky City in the Hunan provincial capital of Changsha using a modular method, assembling three floors per day,...

  • MIRAMAR, Fla.— Shares of Spirit Airlines Inc. fell more than 9 percent after the low-cost carrier predicted a weak revenue trend in the second quarter. Other airlines are predicting smaller declines— usually between 2 percent and 6 percent— in the second quarter, and JetBlue has predicted it will rise. Spirit's disappointing outlook came as the Miramar- based...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    Delta Air fell $1.17 or 2.5 percent, to $45.03. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 29 or 1.4 percent, to $20.73. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 94 or 2.2 percent, to $40.95.