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The Federal Reserve decided to hold its key interest rate locked at zero on Thursday.

Why banks are disappointed in the Fed

Sep 18, 2015
With revenues under pressure, commercial lenders had been hoping for a rate hike.
Posted In: Banks, Federal Reserve, interest rates

The life of a TV critic in the "golden age" of TV

Sep 18, 2015
TV critics struggle to keep up with all the new shows headed their way.
Posted In: television, cable TV, streaming tv

General Mills gets buzz with HefeWheaties beer

Sep 18, 2015
General Mills has partnered with a small brewery to offer a beer called HefeWheaties.
Posted In: General Mills, HefeWheaties, craft beers, millennials
Small oil companies are feeling the squeeze of falling prices, too.

It's not just big oil that's struggling

Sep 17, 2015
Smaller companies are getting by plugging wells for customers.
Posted In: barrel of oil, oil industry, oil well

Altice adds Cablevision to its U.S. cable holdings

Sep 17, 2015
The European cable and telecommunications giant is expanding in the U.S. market.
Posted In: cable, Cablevision, telecommunications, Altice

Why Anheuser-Busch InBev wants SABMiller

Sep 16, 2015
The reasons: scope, scale, and pressure.
Posted In: beer, SABMiller, Anheuser-Busch

On the bright side for FedEx: growing e-commerce

Sep 16, 2015
Aside from China's financial problems affecting shipping, FedEx can be optimistic.
Posted In: fedex, ecommerce, exports

Frustrations mark run for U.S.-made soldiers' sneakers

Sep 16, 2015
New Balance says DOD put up roadblocks as it tried to make shoes for soldiers.
Posted In: military, manufacturing, shoes

Big business between two beer brewers

Sep 16, 2015
A deal between Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller could be worth $250 billion.
Posted In: Bud Light, miller, beer
Per capita use of paper has dropped 46 percent since 2000.

Paper industry wants customers back

Sep 15, 2015
Thanks to e-mail, e-vites and e-readers, paper use has dropped.
Posted In: paper, marketing, consumer