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  • Wal-Mart launched the price test across 11 Midwest and Southeastern states such as Iowa, Illinois and Florida, focusing on price competition in the grocery business that accounts for 56 percent of the company's revenue, said vendor sources with direct knowledge of the matter who did not wish to be identified for fear of disrupting business relations with...

  • Steve Beshear to deliver response to President Trump's address to Congress on Tuesday.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ PharMerica Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $7.7 million. PharMerica expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.75 to $1.95 per share, with revenue in the range of $2.3 billion to $2.4 billion. PharMerica shares have risen slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Caterpillar Inc, United Technologies Corp, Dana Inc, 3 M Co and General Electric Co, are offshoring work to Mexico, China, India and other countries, according to a Reuters review of U.S. Labor Department records. Executives from the five companies are among a group of business leaders due to meet with Trump on Thursday to discuss how to help the president deliver on...

  • Caterpillar Inc., United Technologies Corp., Dana Inc., 3 M Co., Timken Co. and General Electric Co., are offshoring work to Mexico, China, India and other countries, according to a Reuters review of U.S. Labor Department records. The six firms are part of the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, a White House advisory council created to help Trump deliver on his promise to...

  • Caterpillar Inc., United Technologies Corp., Dana Inc., 3 M Co., Timken Co. and General Electric Co., are offshoring work to Mexico, China, India and other countries, according to a Reuters review of U.S. Labor Department records. The six firms are part of the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, a White House advisory council created to help Trump deliver on his promise to...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Papa John's International Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $32.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 66 cents per share. Papa John's shares have increased slightly since the beginning of the year.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Texas Roadhouse Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $20.7 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 37 cents per share. Texas Roadhouse shares have dropped almost 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 17- U.S. Senate Leader McConnell said he expects to move on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as his there are enough votes to pass the Republican-controlled chamber.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 17- U.S. Senate Leader McConnell said he expects to move on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as his there are enough votes to pass the Republican-controlled chamber.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 17- U.S. Senate Leader McConnell said he expects to move on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as his there are enough votes to pass the Republican-controlled chamber.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 17- U.S. Senate Leader McConnell said he expects to move on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as his there are enough votes to pass the Republican-controlled chamber.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 17- U.S. Senate Leader McConnell said he expects to move on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as his there are enough votes to pass the Republican-controlled chamber.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 17- U.S. Senate Leader McConnell said he expects to move on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as his there are enough votes to pass the Republican-controlled chamber.

  • DETROIT— The United Auto Workers union is preparing an ad campaign that urges consumers to buy U.S.-made cars and trucks as it tries to tap into President Donald Trump's efforts to rebuild the country's manufacturing sector. Williams told reporters Thursday that the union wants to take advantage of what it sees as a movement in the U.S. to bring back...

  • CONCORD, N.H.— New Hampshire rejected legislation Thursday targeting labor unions despite aggressive lobbying from Republican Gov. New Hampshire was targeted as the next likely state to approve the bill, following Kentucky and Missouri earlier this year. In New Hampshire, 32 of the 223 House Republicans bucked the new governor's wishes over concerns the bill...

  • LEXINGTON, Ky. _ Tempur Sealy International Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $63.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.13 per share. Tempur Sealy shares have fallen 33 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • It was a rough Valentine's Day for the U.S. health insurance industry. Aetna said it was abandoning its planned $34 billion purchase of Medicare Advantage provider Humana early Tuesday. Then, later in the day, Cigna said it is suing Anthem to kill a $48 billion acquisition bid.

  • CONCORD, N.H.— The fate of so-called right-to-work legislation is uncertain this week in the GOP- controlled New Hampshire House, potentially handing new Republican Gov. Now with a Republican governor in charge, New Hampshire has been viewed as a top target for passage from Americans for Prosperity, the advocacy group backed by the billionaire Koch brothers, and...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 15- Republican lawmakers on Wednesday criticized Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's stewardship of the U.S. economy and urged her to halt work on financial regulation until President Donald Trump names new policymakers to the central bank. In a tense hearing before the House of Representatives' Financial Services Committee, Republicans...