New data on the population of millionaires suggest little connection between tax rates and a state's population of millionaires.» Read More
DETROIT, Nov 12- Tesla Motors Inc got more bad news this week following the third fire in its Model S electric sedan as actor George Clooney complained about being stuck on the side of the road in the Roadster sports car he used to own.
NEW YORK, Nov 7- Prices for U.S. Treasuries rose on Thursday on a surprise rate cut by the European Central Bank as well as underlying worries about U.S. economic growth.
DETROIT, Nov 7- Tesla Motor Inc's Model S electric car has suffered its third fire in six weeks. The accident occurred in Smyrna, Tennessee, where Nissan Motor Co makes the Leaf electric car. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the incident occurred on Interstate 24 in Smyrna around 1:30 pm.
DETROIT, Nov 7- Tesla Motor Inc's Model S electric car has suffered its third fire in six weeks. The Tesla Motors Club website is running pictures and a story about another fire involving a Model S on Wednesday afternoon that a company spokeswoman confirmed.
Nov 5- HCA Holdings Inc, the largest publicly owned U.S. hospital operator, on Tuesday reported higher third-quarter earnings and increased admissions to its facilities. HCA reported net income of $365 million, or 79 cents a share, up from $360 million, or 78 cents a share, a year earlier.
MIAMI, Nov 1- The attorney general of Florida, one of several states challenging the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, said on Friday she hoped for a "timely resolution" after meeting with American Airlines' top executive.
Oct 30- Community Health Systems Inc reported sharply lower quarterly net profit on Wednesday due to a $98 million charge to cover eventual settlement of a U.S. government investigation into its Medicare admissions between 2005 and 2010..
WASHINGTON, Oct 30- The U.S. government's top health official said on Wednesday that private insurance companies, not President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, are to blame for hundreds of thousands of people losing their coverage in the past few weeks.
WASHINGTON, Oct 30- President Barack Obama's top health official apologized on Wednesday for the botched rollout of the government's healthcare website, acknowledging it was a "debacle", while also blaming insurers for cancelling coverage for hundreds of thousands of people.
*U.S. Supreme Court set to settle related battle. Oct 29- A divided U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed a former union lawyer picked by President Barack Obama to be the top prosecutor at the National Labor Relations Board.
*Treasury sells $35 billion in five-year notes, high yield 1.300 percent. NEW YORK, Oct 29- Prices for U.S. A sale of $35 billion in five-year notes saw decent if unspectacular demand, with a high yield of 1.300 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.65.
*U.S. Supreme Court set to settle wider battle. The vote to end debate on the nomination of Richard Griffin was 62-37, two more than the needed 60. It was not immediately clear when the Senate confirmation vote would be held, but it could be later in the day.
*Treasury sells $35 bln in 5- year notes, high yield 1.300 percent U.S. ex-auto retail sales grew modestly in August. NEW YORK, Oct 29- Prices for U.S. A sale of $35 billion in 5- year notes saw decent if unspectacular demand, with a high yield of 1.300 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.65.
WASHINGTON, Oct 24- The Obama administration launched its troubled healthcare insurance website after only a minimum of crucial system-wide testing, despite contractors warning officials repeatedly about performance risks, a congressional panel heard on Thursday.
Oct 24- Time Warner Cable will carry Al Jazeera America, which it had dropped earlier this year, giving the cable news channel a bigger foothold in the United States, where it has struggled to gain distribution.
*U.S. crude slumps below $98 a barrel.
NEW YORK, Oct 22- U.S. U.S. employers added 148,000 workers last month, the Labor Department said on Tuesday, which was fewer than the 180,000 forecast by economists. Back in May, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank might consider tapering its $85 billion monthly purchases of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities late this year.
WOLFSBURG, Germany, Oct 22- Volkswagen AG's top labor leader still wants workers at the company's plant in Tennessee to have German-style representation, an arrangement that would require the involvement of a U.S. trade union such as the United Auto Workers.
NEW YORK, Oct 22- The dollar slid to a two-year low against the euro and global equity markets rose for a fifth session on Tuesday after weak U.S. jobs data reinforced expectations the Federal Reserve will keep its easy-money policy intact into 2014. The S&P 500, a benchmark for U.S. stocks, set an intraday record high, while U.S.
NEW YORK, Oct 22- U.S. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 148,000 last month, the Labor Department said on Tuesday. "This really does push us into a January, February mode and if there is a shutdown possibly even further," said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BNP Paribas in New York.