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U.S. small business hiring takes step back in April

Monday, April 30th, 2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. small business hiring slowed considerably in the April and employees saw a reduction in their hours, an independent survey showed on Monday, adding to signs of weakening…

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Energy Transfer Partners To Buy Sunoco For $5.3B

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The acquisition would give Energy Transfer the capability to transport crude and other liquid hydrocarbons that are being produced in greater quantities thanks to the boom in shale drilling.

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Small business hiring takes step back in April

Monday, April 30th, 2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Small business hiring slowed considerably in the April and employees saw a reduction in their hours, an independent survey showed on Monday, adding to signs of weakening in…

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Auto Manufacturing Gears Up For Chinese Consumers

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

The Beijing auto show opened to the public this weekend in what is now the world’s largest car market. But it’s the huge potential growth in car ownership in China that has the car manufacturers salivating. Ford plans to expand its manufacturing base there and General Motors recently announced it was adding another 600 dealerships. NPR’s Frank Langfitt joins guest host David Greene from Shanghai.

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FCC Requires Top Market TV Stations To Post Political Ad Data Online

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

The Federal Communications Commission has approved a rule requiring TV stations to post details online about the amount of political advertising they air, and what they charge for the ads. For the first two years, the ruling applies only to major network affiliates in the nation’s biggest markets.

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