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U.S. Companies Feeling The Pain From European Crisis

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY, CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.13.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The tremors from Europe's financial upheaval have reached U.S. shores, rattling consumers and companies. The consequences have been ...

10 Companies Whose Highest-Ever Stock Prices Are Behind Them

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 09.23.2011 | Business

Some of the best known publicly traded companies in the world have stocks that will never reach their all-time highs again. Many of them are not troub...

Despite Profits, Surveyed Corporations Paid Far Less Than Legally-Imposed Tax Rate

Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Kevin Drawbaugh) - Twelve big U.S. companies paid far less than the statutory corporate tax rate from 2008 to 2010, despite making sub...

U.S. Companies Say Violence In Mexico Is A Dealbreaker

AP | By MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

MCALLEN, Texas -- Dozens of Mattel Inc. employees were on their way to another day of work making Power Wheels in Mexico's industrial heartland when g...

U.S. Exports Most Goods, Services In Nearly Two Decades

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies in March sold the most goods and services overseas in nearly two decades. But a big jump in oil prices pushed the na...

State-Owned Firms, Not Currency, Is Biggest Chinese Threat, Business Group Says

Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Doug Palmer) - The United States should focus less on China's currency practices and more on the threat to U.S. companies posed by Bei...

Dividends Coming Back At Record Pace, S&P Says

AP | RACHEL BECK and DAVID K. RANDALL | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Big companies increased their dividends by a record amount in the first quarter. Since the start of the year, 117 companies in the S...

Is Their 'Pent Up' Demand In The Economy?

Bloomberg News | Alex Kowalski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. companies expect the economy to grow faster than previously estimated as demand from consumers, businesses and other countries picks up, a survey...