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"The problem has skyrocketed in the past few years," and enforcement must keep pace, says City Council Housing and Buildings Committee Chairman Jumaane Williams. Airbnb says New York unfairly lumps occasional users in with hotel-scale operators, although officials say enforcement focuses on big players. "It can get overzealous," says Airbnb public policy head...
STONE MOUNTAIN, United States- Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer speaks at dinner before the 2015 Financial Markets Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- 2315 GMT. RICHMOND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, March 2015" before the Greater Richmond Chamber of...
NEW YORK— Real estate investment trust Realty Income Corp. is being be added to the S&P 500 index. S&P Dow Jones Indices said Friday that Realty Income, which owns 4,300 properties in 49 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, will join the broad stock market index the close of trading on April 6. Realty Income, which had been in the S&P MidCap 400, is replacing Windstream...
March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector. The acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the...
NEW YORK— A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. The lawsuit said Osbon, 52, was a flight standards captain who primarily flew Airbus planes and helped...
Caterpillar fell$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $79.67. Deere& Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $87.46. Terex fell$. 38 or 1.4 percent, to $26.05.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 56 or. 9 percent, to $60.59. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $3.90 or. 6 percent, to $662.72. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 79 or 1.2 percent, to $69.05.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 71 or 1.2 percent, to $56.76. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $28.01.
Cigna Corp. rose $2.77 or 2.2 percent, to $128.98. Humana Inc. rose $2.08 or 1.2 percent, to $177.52. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.76 or 1.5 percent, to $118.01.
Barrick Gold Corp. unchanged at $11.29. Gold Fields Ltd ADS fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.37. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $22.23.
Apple Inc s fell$. 99 or. 8 percent, to $123.25. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 52 or 1.6 percent, to $31.49. International Business Machines Corp. fell$. 19 or. 1 percent, to $160.40.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose $1.38 or 1.0 percent, to $144.59. PerkinElmer rose$. 58 or 1.1 percent, to $51.09. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. rose$. 62 or. 5 percent, to $133.69.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $68.75. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 05 or percent, to $106.37. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $82.31.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were mixed at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $32.75. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $48.56.
BP PLC fell$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $39.61. ConocoPhillips fell$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $62.93. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 74 or. 9 percent, to $83.58.
CVS Health Corp. rose$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $102.50. Rite Aid rose$. 37 or 4.5 percent, to $8.57. Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. rose$. 85 or 1.0 percent, to $85.29.
Baxter International Inc. rose$. 53 or. 8 percent, to $68.55. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 39 or 2.2 percent, to $17.83. Johnson& Johnson rose$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $100.34.
Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 31 or 1.8 percent, to $17.32. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 35 or 1.1 percent, to $32.50. ManpowerGroup rose$. 30 or. 4 percent, to $84.80.
Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.09. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 06 or. 7 percent, to $9.13. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 20 or 3.9 percent, to $4.84.
DR Horton rose$. 74 or 2.8 percent, to $27.43. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.56. Lennar Corp. rose $1.01 or 2.0 percent, to $50.43.