Delta said it will become the latest carrier to change its frequent-flier program to a system based on ticket price rather than miles.» Read More
SAVANNAH, Ga.-- Filmmakers have shelved production on a movie about the life of Gregg Allman a week after a freight train killed one crew member and injured seven others, a Savannah city official said Thursday.
ATLANTA, Feb 27- The Federal Reserve will probably keep benchmark interest rates low for "quite a while" even as the U.S. central bank begins to raise them from their current near-zero level, a top Fed official said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- American consumers are wide open to some of the most sophisticated scam artists ever as vast troves of their personal information are collected by data brokers and sometimes sold with no questions asked, according to the Federal Trade Commission's consumer protection chief.
Feb 26- Delta Air Lines Inc said on Wednesday it would make a major change to its frequent-flier program, basing the number of miles earned toward free flights on how much customers spend rather than the distance traveled. Atlanta- based Delta said the new program would favor "frequent business travelers" and leisure fliers who buy tickets at higher fares.
SECRETARY OF STATE KERRY ANNOUNCES AID FOR GEORGIA TO PROMOTE VISA-FREE TRAVEL WITH THE EU AND TO PROMOTE ITS EUROPEAN VISION.
ATLANTA-- Toddler obesity shrank sharply in the past decade, a new study suggests. "There's a glimmer of hope," said Ogden, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report was published online Tuesday in the Journal of thecs American Medical Association.
WOOSTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto gives lecture, "Reflections on 35 Years with the Federal Reserve System" at the James R. Wilson Lecture Series hosted by the College of Wooster- 0030 GMT. SAITAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks to business leaders in Saitama- 0130 GMT.
NEW YORK, Feb 25- Stocks on major world markets were flat on Tuesday, holding near six-year highs as investors discounted mixed U.S. economic data, while the U.S. dollar rose against the yuan on suspicion China's central bank intervened in the currency market.
Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 was flat as it struggled to break a record closing high, while MSCI's all world index, which tracks stocks in 45 countries, was in positive territory for the 13th session in 15 and at its highest level since December 2007.
Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 was near record highs, while MSCI's all world index, which tracks stocks in 45 countries, was in positive territory for the 13th session in 15 and at its highest level since December 2007.
*Home Depot and Macy's rally after results. NEW YORK, Feb 25- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 moving within points of record levels, as a pair of retail stocks rallied following strong results.
*Home Depot and Macy's rally after results. Both Home Depot Inc and Macy's Inc rallied following their results, but the strength in retail stocks was not enough for traders to continue pushing shares higher.
Feb 25- SunTrust Banks Inc said it may attract "substantial penalties" from on an ongoing mortgage-related probe and also disclosed a new investigation by the Department of Justice, according to a regulatory filing late Monday.
*National Labor Relations Board to review union's appeal. *UAW calls Republican Senator Corker's conduct "shameful". Feb 21- The United Auto Workers filed an appeal with the U.S. government on Friday, asking it to set aside the results of an election last week in which workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen plant voted not to join the union.
According to the charges, Hixon, who worked in Evercore's mining and metals group, allegedly arranged trades in shares of Evercore as well as two other companies: Westway Group, which merged last year with EQT Infrastructure II, and Titanium Metals Corp, which was purchased last year by Precision Castparts Corp.
SYDNEY- Institute of Internal Finance/G20 conference in Australia. Speakers: Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Ali Babacan, Financial Stability Board Secretary General, Svein Andresen, U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary, Marisa Lago and South African Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele.
NEW YORK/ ST. LOUIS, Feb 19- Three Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday said they believe the U.S. economy is gaining traction despite a recent slowdown from cold weather, allowing the central bank to stick to its plan to wind down its massive bond-buying stimulus this year.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 19- Google Inc is exploring a major expansion of its super-fast "Fiber" TV and Internet service, which could extend the nascent network to 34 more U.S. cities and pose a competitive threat to home broadband providers.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will travel to Waynesboro, Georgia, on Thursday to mark the completion of an agreement backing the construction of two new reactors at Southern Co's Vogtle nuclear power plant, the Department of Energy announced on Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 19- Google Inc is exploring a major expansion of super-fast cable TV and Internet web to deliver its content and services by extending its nascent Fiber network to 34 more cities across the United States.