Business News

AP News - 2 hours ago

BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in a mine in northern Nicaragua have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more, officials said.The men walked out of the mine on their ...more

AP News - 4 hours ago

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash was detected by the radar system.The eruption took place the Holu ...more

AP News - 5 hours ago

BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews.Hundreds of relatives and fel ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — After a three-day public tiff, American Airlines fares have returned to Orbitz.Orbitz said Friday that it has reached an agreement with the airline that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets o ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.The food maker said that, while unlikely, the product may spoil prematurely or ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador is planning to create what it calls the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar.T ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's state-owned oil company is estimating its crude production will increase to 2.4 million barrels per day in 2015, compared with the 2.35 million barrels per day it expects to output this year.Petroleos Mexicanos offici ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 18 this week to 1,914.The Houston firm said Friday in its weekly report that 1,575 rigs were exploring ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery fell 8.25 cents to $5.6350 a bushel; Dec corn was 4.50 cents lower at 3.6475 a bushel; Dec oats were 1.25 cents higher at $3.4225 a bushel ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.Startups, such as Moven and Simple, offer banking that's designed specifically for smartphones, enabling users to track their spending on the go. Some things haven ...more