Business

Business Mexico City businesses cite losses during Bond filming
The leader of small businesses in Mexico City's historic downtown district says owners have complained of a 60 percent drop in sales during the first week of filming of the new James Bond movie, "Spectre."
Business Democratic, Republican lawmakers unhappy with new fracking rules Democratic, Republican lawmakers unhappy with new fracking rules
Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the House have found something in common. Many have issues with the Obama administration's new regulations requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
Business H.J. Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant H.J. Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant
Some of the most familiar names in pickles, cheese, hot dogs and other packaged foods are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced Wednesday that it plans to buy Kraft Foods in a deal to create one of the world's largest food and beverage companies.
Business Feds investigate safety of Lumber Liquidators flooring Feds investigate safety of Lumber Liquidators flooring
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday it is investigating Lumber Liquidators Chinese-made laminate flooring following a national TV broadcast raised concerns over levels of formaldehyde.
Business Higher gas costs lift U.S. consumer prices after 3 declines Higher gas costs lift U.S. consumer prices after 3 declines
A slight rise in gas costs and broad increases in other categories lifted consumer prices in February, a welcome sign after three straight months of declines that had pointed to excessively low inflation.
Business AmEx troubles: Some cardholders can leave home without it AmEx troubles: Some cardholders can leave home without it
For decades, American Express was the undisputed credit card of choice among corporate road warriors, who lived by the company's slogan, "Don't leave home without it." But changing consumer habits and competition are putting heavy pressure on AmEx.