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  • Volkswagen global labour reps back UAW at Tennessee plant Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    FRANKFURT, Sept 10- Volkswagen AG's global works council is backing renewed efforts by the United Auto Workers in the United States to represent workers at the German carmaker's Tennessee plant.

  • TORONTO, Sept 10- Jeff Lowry and his family left a sedate housing market in Tennessee last year and moved to Canada in the midst of a housing boom, where bidding wars and soaring prices were an unpleasant reminder of his American roots.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Republican leaders in the House of Representatives on Tuesday proposed extending the U.S. Export-Import Bank's charter through June 30 next year, a Republican aide said on Tuesday, granting a temporary reprieve for the export lender.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Republican leaders in the House of Representatives will propose extending the U.S. Export-Import Bank's charter through June 30 next year, a Republican aide said on Tuesday, granting a temporary reprieve for the export lender.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Republican leaders in the House of Representatives edged closer on Tuesday to an agreement for a short-term extension of the U.S.

  • US STOCKS-Dow, S&P 500 fall, but tech lifts Nasdaq Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    "The trend is definitely still up as we continue to benefit from low rates, which has been driving money into the market for years," says Bruce Bittles, chief investment strategist at Robert W. Baird& Co in Nashville. Yahoo Inc is up 3.2 percent at $40.86 as the S&P's biggest percentage gainer.

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street flat, but tech shares stronger Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    Yahoo Inc is up 3 percent at $40.79, the S&P's biggest percentage gainer. The largest percentage gainer on the New York Stock Exchange is Acorn International Inc, up 6.80 percent, while the largest percentage decliner is Callon Petroleum, down 7.46 percent.

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 4- U.S. fast-food workers staged protests in some 150 cities on Thursday in a fight for higher pay, and organizers said more than 450 were arrested from Manhattan's Times Square to Los Angeles. About 400 protesters clogged Times Square during morning rush hour in the latest of ongoing actions aimed at raising their wage to $15 an hour.

  • In an hour-long press conference on the SEC's doorstep, the Corporate Reform Coalition said that more than a million comments in support of a corporate political spending disclosure rule have been sent to the SEC, a number they called "record breaking." Why is the SEC doing nothing?

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 2- The validity of an Indiana state law that bars companies from requiring workers to join a union and pay union dues was affirmed on Tuesday by a U.S. appeals court in a win for "right to work" advocates. The Indiana law does not violate the U.S.

  • WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, Sept 1- Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.

  • WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, Sept 1- Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.

  • Chief Executive Rick Dreiling said Dollar General would not relinquish its pursuit of Family Dollar Stores Inc, even though the No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer's bid was rejected in favor of a smaller offer from Dollar Tree Inc.. Dollar General's shares rose 1.8 percent, Family Dollar's were marginally higher and Dollar Tree's were up 1 percent.

  • DETROIT, Aug 27- General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers on Wednesday trumpeted the news that production of the Cadillac SRX would be shifted from Mexico to Tennessee, but Reuters has learned that GM also plans to move some other assembly work in the opposite direction.

  • DETROIT, Aug 27- General Motors Co is shifting some production of the Cadillac SRX from Mexico to Tennessee, but will partly offset that by moving some Chevrolet Equinox manufacturing from Tennessee to Mexico, an industry source told Reuters.

  • DETROIT, Aug 27- General Motors Co will shift production of its Cadillac SRX crossover vehicle from Mexico to its plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, where the company once built vehicles for its defunct Saturn brand, the company and the United Auto Workers union said on Wednesday.

  • DETROIT, Aug 26- Employees at the Volkswagen AG auto plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are attempting to form a union that will include hourly and salaried workers as a counter to the United Auto Workers Local 42 established last month, a leading anti-UAW worker said on Tuesday.

  • Aug 22- McDonald's Corp is replacing its U.S. president for the second time in two years, a move that suggests increased pressure on Chief Executive Don Thompson to improve sales in the fast food chain's home market.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 20- Business backers of the U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Wednesday they hope the institution's charter will be extended temporarily while Congress hashes out a longer-term reauthorization of the bank, which some lawmakers are bent on closing.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. Looks like we are continuing that move ahead of the Fed minutes today, "said Ellis Phifer, market strategist at Raymond James in Memphis, Tennessee. Some of the Fed's counterparts at the Bank of England voted unexpectedly to raise interest rates this month, according to minutes of the BOE's policy meeting of Aug. 6-7.