Business

Amazon building collapse
USA TODAY
January 07, 2019 - 4:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S. as a see-sawing stock market continues to reshuffle corporate America's pecking order. The shift occurred Monday after Amazon's shares rose 3 percent to close at $1,629.51 and lifted the e-...
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Alementary Brewing Company
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
January 07, 2019 - 2:09 pm
A small brewery in Hackensack is starting to suffer as the partial government shutdown stretches into a third week.
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New York City Syline
Dreamstime
January 07, 2019 - 12:59 pm
New York City is on a jobs roll and according to one prediction, it will keep on rolling.
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This undated product image provided by Mastercard shows Mastercard's new logo. The digital payment company says it is dropping its name in some contexts, opting to let its familiar interlocking yellow and red circles represent the company at retail locations and online. The Purchase, New York-based company said Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, that the logo has represented Mastercard so well for more than 50 years and that 80 percent of people recognize the logo without the word "Mastercard" accompanying it. (Mastercard via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — What's in a name? For MasterCard, not enough to keep it in the logo. The company is removing the word Mastercard from the pair of interlocking red and yellow circles where it has resided for more than 50 years. Mastercard Inc. joins a small stable of brands like Nike, Apple and...
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FILE - This Oct. 5, 2010 file photo shows the exterior of a Marriott hotel in Santa Clara, Calif. Marriott says that fewer guest records were involved in a previously announced data breach than it initially disclosed. The lodging company said Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, that it now believes that the number of potentially involved guests is lower than the 500 million originally estimated. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
January 04, 2019 - 11:11 am
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Fewer Marriott guest records than previously feared were compromised in a massive data breach, but the largest hotel chain in the world confirmed Friday that approximately 5.25 million unencrypted passport numbers were accessed. The compromise of those passport numbers has...
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Ford Logo
Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA
January 04, 2019 - 9:22 am
Ford is recalling more than 953,000 vehicles worldwide to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel. The move includes 782,000 vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of recalls in U.S. history. Included are the 2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX, the...
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(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 04, 2019 - 8:44 am
U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb
AP Photo/Mel Evans, File
January 03, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Bristol-Myers Squibb is spending $74 billion on fellow drugmaker Celgene in a deal aimed at stocking the combined company's development pipeline with cancer, immunology and cardiovascular treatments.
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iPhone
Dreamstime
January 03, 2019 - 8:26 am
CEO Tim Cook said in a letter to shareholders released Wednesday that demand for iPhones is waning and revenue for the last quarter of 2018 will fall well below projections, a decrease he traced mainly to China.
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Minimum wage
Photo by Christopher T. Assaf/Baltimore Sun/MCT/Sipa USA
December 31, 2018 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – The New Year is bringing with it some new wage increases in the city and across the tri-state. It marks a victorious end in a long fight for many labor organizations, who have been pushing for a $15 minimum wage for years. As of New Year’s Eve, any employee of a business with...
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