EPA Will Allow Year-Round Sale of E15 Fuel in 8 Midwest States

EPA Will Allow Year-Round Sale of E15 Fuel in 8 Midwest States

Drivers in eight Midwest states will be able to fuel up with E15 gasoline-ethanol blends any time of year, starting in 2025, the EPA announced.

United Airlines Raises Checked Bag Fees, Following American

United Airlines Raises Checked Bag Fees, Following American

Starting with tickets booked on Saturday, United Airlines economy-class passengers on domestic flights will be charged $5 more for checked bags.

Reddit Strikes $60M Deal with Google for AI Training Data

Reddit Strikes $60M Deal with Google for AI Training Data

Separately, the San Francisco-based company announced plans for its initial public offering Wednesday.

Applications For Unemployment Benefits Fall Again

Applications For Unemployment Benefits Fall Again

U.S. applications for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level in five weeks, dropping by 12,000 to 201,000 for the week ending Feb. 17.

Japan’s Nikkei Stock Index Surges to All-Time High

Japan’s Nikkei Stock Index Surges to All-Time High

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index surged Thursday past the record it set in 1989 before its financial bubble burst.

IRS Will Assess Private Jet Use in Audits on High-Wealth Taxpayers

IRS Will Assess Private Jet Use in Audits on High-Wealth Taxpayers

Officials at Internal Revenue Service will begin conducting audits on businesses’ private jets and how they are used personally by executives and become a tax deduction.

Company Agrees to Stop Sale of ‘Ghost Guns’ to Maryland Residents

Company Agrees to Stop Sale of ‘Ghost Guns’ to Maryland Residents

A manufacturer of ghost guns has agreed to stop selling its untraceable, unassembled firearms to Maryland residents, under a settlement agreement announced by the city of Baltimore.

American Airlines is Raising Checked-Bag Fees

American Airlines is Raising Checked-Bag Fees

American Airlines is raising the cost of checking bags and pushing customers to buy tickets directly from the airline if they want to earn frequent-flyer points.

Walmart to Buy Smart TV Maker Vizio

Walmart to Buy Smart TV Maker Vizio

Walmart is buying the smart TV maker Vizio for $2.3 billion.

Capital One to Buy Discover for $35 Billion

Capital One to Buy Discover for $35 Billion

Capital One Financial is buying Discover Financial Services for $35 billion.

Federal Money to Support Computer Chip Production in New York, Vermont

Federal Money to Support Computer Chip Production in New York, Vermont

The Biden administration intends to provide $1.5 billion to the company GlobalFoundries in support of computer chip production in New York and Vermont.

Nike to Cut 2%, or 1,600 Jobs, As Athletic Wear Company Invests in Health and Wellness

Nike to Cut 2%, or 1,600 Jobs, As Athletic Wear Company Invests in Health and Wellness

Nike is cutting 2% of its global workforce, or about 1,600 jobs, as the athletic wear giant aims to cut expense and reinvest into sport, health and wellness.

Auto Workers Threaten Another Strike at Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant

Auto Workers Threaten Another Strike at Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant

United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike next week at Ford Motor Co.'s largest and most-profitable factory, in a dispute over local contract language.

US Wholesale Inflation Accelerated in January

US Wholesale Inflation Accelerated in January

The Labor Department reported Friday that its producer price index rose 0.3% from December to January after having fallen -0.1% from November to December.

Hong Kong Makes Arrests in $1.8 Billion Money Laundering Scheme

Hong Kong Makes Arrests in $1.8 Billion Money Laundering Scheme

Hong Kong customs officials have arrested seven people linked to the territory's largest ever money laundering case, involving about 14 billion Hong Kong dollars ($1.8 billion).