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  • Feb 3- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, which makes fuselages for Boeing Co, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the world's largest planemaker bumped up production. Boeing, which contributes about 84 percent of Spirit's annual revenue, delivered 195 commercial aircraft in the fourth quarter, up from 172 last year, and said it would deliver...

  • But the deep snowfall will slow the movement of grain and livestock early this week from Iowa eastward to Ohio as it will take a couple days for the Midwest to dig out, they added. The heaviest snows of 10 to 18 inches fell from central Iowa eastward to southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, northern Indiana, southern Michigan and northern Ohio.

  • Chipotle ups bet on fast casual pizza Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:34 PM ET
    Pizzeria Locale in Boulder, Colo.

    The Mexican grill grows beyond its Denver roots and sets sights on expanding its fresh and fast model, Pizzeria Locale.

  • HOUSTON, Jan 27- Collapsing crude prices are confronting scores of smaller U.S. oil producers with the grim choice of either shutting older high-cost wells or burning through cash in the hope of riding out the downturn. As oil prices fell by more than half over the last six months from more than $100 per barrel, the U.S. oil industry responded by slowing its...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 23- Deere& Co, the world's largest maker of farm equipment, will lay off more than 900 employees at plants in Iowa and Illinois in the latest round of job cuts spurred by a decline in grain prices that is hurting demand for agricultural machinery. Iowa will be hit hardest by the reductions, with about 565 workers in Waterloo and 300 others in Ankeny slated...

  • Congress, President Barack Obama headed to the conservative heartland on Wednesday to promote his plans for bolstering the middle class. Obama left Washington for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that everyone should stand to gain from an economy that has all but recovered from years in the doldrums. Despite losing control of the Senate to...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 21- Most U.S. states expect to hit their revenue targets this fiscal year, but at least six states say they could fall short, the National Conference of State Legislatures said on Wednesday. Alaska, Arizona, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Vermont all expect to miss their revenue forecasts, according to the report. New Mexico and Indiana are...

  • Congress, President Barack Obama headed to the conservative heartland on Wednesday to promote his plans for bolstering the middle class. Obama left Washington for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that everyone should stand to gain from an economy that has all but recovered from years in the doldrums. To a crowd of more than 6,000 in a stadium...

  • Congress, President Barack Obama hit the road on Wednesday to promote his plans for lifting up the middle class. Obama headed out for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that the economy has effectively recovered from years in the doldrums. Republicans called for Obama to be more humble, given that they took control of both chambers of Congress...

  • LONDON, Jan 21- The eight states at the heart of the American shale oil revolution all grew faster than the U.S. national average over the last decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, underscoring the importance of oil production to the U.S. economy. North Dakota's private industry achieved a spectacular CAGR of 7.4 percent while Wyoming, Utah and...

  • But Republicans who control of both houses of Congress are in no mood to raise taxes on anyone and were quick to pan Obama's proposal. "This plan that we'll hear about tonight appears to be more about redistribution, with added complexity, and class warfare, directed at job-creating small businesses, than about tax reform," said Republican Senator Orrin Hatch, the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- President Barack Obama will challenge the Republican-led Congress to back his tax-raising ideas for helping middle-class Americans in a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that will set up a tough debate and may impact the 2016 campaign to replace him. Looking to burnish his legacy with two years left in office, Obama will appear before a...

  • Jan 16- Two online payday lending companies linked to a professional racecar driver have agreed to pay a record $21 million to resolve charges by U.S. regulators that they engaged in deceptive practices, the Federal Trade Commission said on Friday. The settlement with Kansas- based AMG Services Inc, which serviced the loans, and MNE Services Inc, which lent to...

  • TORONTO, Jan 15- Bombardier Inc said Thursday it had suspended the development of its new Learjet 85 business aircraft, trimmed its forecasts for 2014 and cut 1,000 jobs in Mexico and the United States, sending its shares plummeting more than 20 percent. The Canadian plane and train maker said cash flow from aerospace operations would be about $800 million for...

  • INTERVIEW-Digital Ally considers push into action cameras Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    *Action camera could compete with GoPro, Polaroid products. Jan 15- Digital Ally Inc, a maker of wearable video cameras and other security products for police forces, is considering launching action cameras aimed at consumers this year, putting it into direct competition with GoPro Inc.. Chief Executive Stanton Ross said Digital Ally might have such a camera...

  • TORONTO, Jan 15- Bombardier Inc on Thursday cut its forecasts for 2014 and said it would slash 1,000 jobs in Mexico and the United States and suspend the development of its Learjet 85 business aircraft because of weak demand. The Canadian plane and train maker said cash flow from its aerospace operations would be about $800 million for 2014, below its previous...

  • TORONTO, Jan 15- Bombardier Inc said on Thursday that it had suspended its Learjet 85 aircraft program and was laying off about 1,000 employees due to weak demand for the business jet. Bombardier said the pause would result in a pretax charge of about $1.4 billion for the fourth quarter, mainly for the impairment of the Learjet 85 development costs.

  • BEIJING/ SINGAPORE, Jan 6- Chinese wheat buyers are likely to step up imports of higher quality grains to meet a domestic shortfall even though total overseas purchases are forecast to tumble this year due to bumper production at home, analysts and traders said. More demand for high-protein wheat could bolster prices for spring wheat traded on the Minneapolis...

  • TOKYO, Dec 12- Japan's SoftBank Corp will soon downsize its Silicon Valley offices, people with knowledge of the matter said, signalling the company won't revive efforts to buy T-Mobile U.S. Inc.. The Japanese telecommunications company is now transferring "the bulk" of manpower out of its West Coast operations, including dispersing development engineers to...

  • Texas, North Dakota, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Colorado together account for almost 98 percent of the total rise in U.S. oil output since the beginning of 2008.. But Oklahoma, New Mexico and Colorado have collectively contributed almost an extra half million barrels per day compared with January 2008, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.