Boeing said on Thursday it will end pension plans for 68,000 non-union employees, including its chief executive.» Read More
Feb 26- The chief investment officer of Calpers, the largest pension fund in the United States, has died after a battle with cancer, his office said on Wednesday. Joe Dear, diagnosed with prostate cancer last year, had been on leave from the California Public Employees' Retirement System since last month for treatment.
NEW YORK, Feb 27- What can you do if you deposited bitcoins at Mt. Unlike bank accounts in the United States, bitcoin deposits have no government-backed insurance.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- Oil companies handling volatile fuel out of North Dakota's energy patch must consider the dangers of flammable gas carried in the kind of oil-by-rail shipments involved in a string of fiery derailments, a U.S. regulator said on Wednesday.
Investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank" said he's torn between the upside of legal marijuana sales and possibly running afoul of the federal government.
SEATTLE-- Officials say more than 100,000 Washington residents have signed up for private insurance since Oct. 1 through the state's new health care exchange. And more than 406,000 Washington residents now have free or low-cost insurance through the state's Medicaid program.
ATLANTA-- Toddler obesity shrank sharply in the past decade, a new study suggests. "There's a glimmer of hope," said Ogden, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report was published online Tuesday in the Journal of thecs American Medical Association.
WOOSTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto gives lecture, "Reflections on 35 Years with the Federal Reserve System" at the James R. Wilson Lecture Series hosted by the College of Wooster- 0030 GMT. SAITAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks to business leaders in Saitama- 0130 GMT.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- U.S. lawmakers are expected to question regulators and rail industry officials on Wednesday about several recent fiery derailments, focusing on whether shipments from energy producing regions such as North Dakota's Bakken area are being handled safely.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- U.S. regulators issued an emergency order on Tuesday requiring oil from North Dakota being loaded onto trains to be tested and properly labeled to reflect its volatile nature after a series of explosive train derailments over the past year.
*France's Western allies reluctant to send troops to help. PARIS/ DAKAR, Feb 23- When France sent troops to halt violence between Christians and Muslims in Central African Republic, commanders named the mission Sangaris after a local butterfly to reflect its short life.
NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina, Feb 19- A plan by Japan's Toray Industries Inc to build a $1 billion carbon fiber manufacturing plant in South Carolina is among the "proactive efforts" to support Boeing Co's drive to ramp up its production of 787 Dreamliners, Boeing said on Wednesday.
SYDNEY- Institute of Internal Finance/G20 conference in Australia. Speakers: Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Ali Babacan, Financial Stability Board Secretary General, Svein Andresen, U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary, Marisa Lago and South African Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele.
Feb 19- Powerball ticket buyers lined up at corner groceries and gas stations on Wednesday with visions of hitting the $400 million jackpot in the U.S. lottery that hasn't had a top prize winner since Christmas.
Someone in Florida had filed using his name and Social Security number, the IRS said. Some 1.6 million Americans were victims of ID theft tax refund crimes in the first half of 2013, up from 1.2 million in all of 2012, the IRS watchdog, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, said in a November report.
It marks a departure from the large-scale outsourcing to overseas suppliers that caused significant delay on Boeing's 787 jet. In announcing the move, Boeing reaffirmed that it plans to deliver the first of the new fuel-efficient jetliners in 2020. Last year, the company had indicated that it was aiming for around the end of the decade.
As one of the world's largest makers of consumer food products, the Minneapolis- based company has hefty buying power in the marketplace for corn, soy, sugar, oats, and other commodities needed for its packaged food products.
NEW YORK, Feb 18- Boeing Co said it would locate a new factory for building the wings of its forthcoming 777 X jet in Everett, Washington, where it currently builds 777 jetliners. It marks a departure from the large-scale outsourcing to overseas suppliers that caused significant delay on Boeing's 787 jet.
Feb 18- Robocoin said on Tuesday that later this month it will install the first automated teller machines in the United States that let users buy and sell bitcoin, the latest step into the mainstream for the digital currency.
The Obama administration made it easier on Friday for banks to do business with licensed marijuana companies with less fear of prosecution, further encouraging U.S. states that are experimenting with legalization of the drug.
WASHINGTON, Feb 14- The Obama administration made it easier on Friday for banks to do business with licensed marijuana companies with less fear of prosecution, further encouraging U.S. states that are experimenting with legalization of the drug. Washington state is expected to follow Colorado's lead.