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  • OMAHA, Nebraska— BNSF has started taking additional safety measures for crude oil shipments because of four recent high-profile derailments in the U.S. and Canada, the railroad said Monday. The worst of these crude oil derailments happened July 6, 2013, and involved a runaway train that killed 47 people in the town of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, just across the U.S.-...

  • NEW YORK— RadioShack creditor Salus says it won't improve its bid as it fights with another buyer for the electronics chain, hedge fund Standard General. Salus had failed to win an auction for the assets of the Fort Worth, Texas- based electronics retailer, which filed for bankruptcy in February. RadioShack instead chose a $160 million bid from hedge fund Standard...

  • Bankruptcy hearing could decide fate of RadioShack Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 3:07 PM ET

    RadioShack, based in Fort Worth, Texas, says an offer valued at about $160 million from hedge fund Standard General LP was the best bid submitted in an auction that began Monday in New York and was suddenly reconvened in Wilmington, Delaware after midnight Thursday, just hours before the court hearing. RadioShack's bankruptcy plan calls for Sprint, the No. 3 U.S....

  • What traders are focused on ahead of the open Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 8:03 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With apparent settlement for the monthslong tension between Russia and Ukraine, investors will keep an eye on oil and further developments in Greece.

  • Oil, global issues remain in focus on Wall Street Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 6:06 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With apparent settlement for the monthslong tension between Russia and Ukraine, investors will keep an eye on oil and further developments in Greece.

  • Why Fed should slowly raise rates: Dallas Fed prez Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 3:53 PM ET
    Richard Fisher

    The President of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank said Thursday why the Fed should slowly raise rates.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- Undaunted by the popularity and outperformance of index-tracking investments, mutual fund companies last year rolled out 193 new actively managed stock funds, many with some highly colorful concepts. Last year, passive funds brought in $166 billion in new investor dollars, while investors pulled $98 billion out of traditional funds run by...

  • Feb 5- Electronics retailer RadioShack Corp filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Thursday and said it had a deal in place to sell as many as 2,400 stores to an affiliate of hedge fund Standard General, its lender and largest shareholder. Wireless company Sprint Corp would operate as many as 1,750 of those stores under an agreement with Standard General, Sprint...

  • JC Penney's next big bet a bit of a head scratcher Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 3:32 PM ET
    JCPenney Salon

    J.C. Penney is reinventing its 850 salons across the U.S. in a new partnership with InStyle.

  • Jan 28- The private equity firm TPG Capital LP has sued former spokesman Adam Levine, accusing him of taking confidential documents and distributing them to the New York Times and other media after being denied a promotion to a partnership position. In a complaint filed on Wednesday with the U.S. District Court in Fort Worth, Texas, TPG said Levine has held onto his...

  • Jan 27- American Airlines Group Inc on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter profit that topped estimates and announced a new share buyback program and quarterly dividend, as the carrier saved hundreds of millions of dollars from tumbling oil prices. American, the world's largest airline by passenger traffic since its 2013 merger with US Airways, said it earned...

  • Jan 27- American Airlines Group Inc said on Tuesday that its profit was $597 million last quarter, topping analysts' estimates, and announced a new share buyback program and dividend. The Fort Worth- based carrier earned $1.1 billion, or $1.52 per diluted share, excluding $507 million in special costs largely from merger and bankruptcy-related expenses.

  • Jan 15- RadioShack Corp, expected to file for bankruptcy next month, is in talks to sell leases on some of its stores to telecoms operator Sprint Corp, Bloomberg said, citing a person with direct knowledge of the matter. RadioShack was not immediately available for comment. Fort Worth, Texas- based RadioShack, which has done little to transform itself into a...

  • Uber offers chopper rides to college champ game Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    Helicopter

    The College Football Championship game is hours away, and fans going to the game in Arlington, Texas, now have a way to avoid game-night traffic.

  • NCAA champ series: Big ratings, cheaper tickets Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 1:30 PM ET
    The Ohio State Buckeyes play against the Oregon Ducks.

    Despite high anticipation, the new college football playoff means tickets to the championship may be cheaper than years past.

  • US Airways had sought under federal antitrust law to recoup three times the $317 million to $482 million it claimed to lose in overcharges and profit from Sabre's alleged illegal conduct over nearly seven years, from April 21, 2007 to March 31, 2014. District Judge Lorna Schofield in Manhattan said US Airways, now part of American Airlines Group Inc, may pursue...

  • US Airways had sought under federal antitrust law to recoup three times the $317 million to $482 million it claimed to have lost in overcharges and profit from Saber's alleged illegal conduct over nearly seven years, from April 21, 2007 to March 31, 2014. District Judge Lorna Schofield in Manhattan said US Airways, now part of American Airlines Group Inc, may...

  • Investors in beat-up oil bonds lean on banks for rescue Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    BOSTON, Dec 17- Independent oil exploration and production companies are leaning heavily on bank credit lines to survive plunging crude prices, making it a nervous time for U.S. funds holding their junk-rated debt. 'said Francis Bradley III, a Greenberg Traurig attorney in Houston who specializes in energy company financing deals. " U.S. mutual funds hold an...

  • 'Boho Chic or 90s Glam'? The geography of style Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:10 PM ET
    Nike Dunks

    Do stereotypes of regional fashion trends hold up to the test? Polyvore search trends suggest they do.

  • FlightCar launches service at three more airports Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 5:06 PM ET
    FlightCar

    Peer-to-peer car-sharing service FlightCar will grow its service to three more airports in Dallas, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.