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AKRON, Ohio— The newest addition to Goodyear's blimp fleet gave a lift to the woman who came up with its name. The Ohio woman who won a national contest to name Goodyear Tire& Rubber Co.' s newest airship earned a ride this week on the blimp that will help replace the company's aging fleet.
NEW YORK, Sept 27- For Bill Gross, quitting Pimco's $222 billion Total Return Fund to take over a $13 million fund at Janus Capital is like resigning the U.S. presidency to become city manager of Ashtabula, Ohio, population 18,800..
CHICAGO— Airlines were scrambling to accommodate travelers whose flights were canceled after a contract employee allegedly set a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center where he worked, halting flights at two of the nation's busiest airports. By Friday night, more than 2,000 flights in and out of Chicago had been canceled.
Brown, a crusader against the role that Wall Street banks play in commodity markets, warned that Congress would write new laws if the CFTC and foreign regulators were unable to fix what he called "ongoing irregularities" in the market.
CHARLESTON, W.Va.— Facing another tough budget scenario, West Virginia is ready to let companies drill for oil and natural gas deep beneath 14 miles of the Ohio River. On Friday, state commerce officials opened bids to drill under the northern West Virginia section of the river, which serves as a natural border with Ohio.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 26- Janus Capital Group shares surged 38 percent on Friday as investors bet that famed bond manager Bill Gross will bring his old star power to the small mutual fund company, even though his last months at Pimco were tainted by infighting and heavy investor outflows.
HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. was unchanged this week, holding at 1,931.. Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, Wyoming gained three rigs, New Mexico increased by two and Alaska, Colorado and West Virginia each gained one.
The usual autumn decline of the price of gasoline is getting an assist from lower global oil prices. Up to 30 states could see an average price below $3 a gallon by the end of the year. Source: AAA, OPIS and Wright Express.
NEW YORK, Sept 25- U.S. stocks ended with sharp losses on Thursday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline since July, as Apple tumbled and the dollar rose to a four-year high. About 80 percent of stocks traded on both the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq ended lower.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Skechers USA Inc., up $1.65 to $54.05. BP PLC, down $1.45 to $44.06.
*Fed officials wary of derailing recovery with rate hikes. Sept 24- A number of top Federal Reserve officials want more convincing evidence that U.S. inflation is on a healthy upswing before embarking on what they expect will be a very gradual course of interest rate increases.
NEW YORK— Shares of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. jumped more than 10 percent Thursday after the oil and gas producer released positive results at its oil wells and pipelines. The Houston company said late Wednesday that a well in West Virginia was put into production over the weekend, producing as much as 46.5 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.
COLUMBUS, Ohio— A man who jokingly sought $10 from a crowdfunding website to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad and ended up raising $55,000 is making good on his promise to throw a huge party.
Some lenders are preparing to reissue credit or debit cards to customers to head off possible losses following the breach of customer data at Home Depot. Capital One Financial and JPMorgan Chase& Co. said Wednesday they are preparing to assign new cards to accountholders due to the data theft at the home-improvement retailer.
Charles Evans, the president of the Fed's Chicago regional bank, said that despite improvements in the job market, the economy still needs help from the prolonged period of low rates.
The stock for the U.S. banking unit of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group gained $1.58, or 7.4 percent, to $23.08 Wednesday while the broader markets had their best day in more than a month. Citizens Financial Group raised about $3 billion in an initial public offering of 140 million shares.
A report approved Wednesday at a meeting of the National Transportation Safety Board found that differences between regulations of the Federal Railroad Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration can be confusing.
Aramark has also agreed to an eight-hour food service training program for company supervisors, and will also send supervisors to a six-day prisons training academy.
OMAHA, Neb.— NetJets said Tuesday that its new joint venture will soon begin offering private charter flights in China now that regulators there have granted the company an operating certificate.
PARIS, Sept 23- French oil major Total has agreed to sell its 25 percent stake in Cardinal Gas Services, a gas transport company operating in Ohio's Utica shale gas basin, to a group of Korean companies for up to $450 million.