The Associated Press - Big Company News
Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback
WASHINGTON (AP) The sprawling network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with President Donald Trump in the White House and Republicans in control of Congress.
Apr 23 7:21PM AP

Sears' biggest shareholder offers to buy Kenmore brand
NEW YORK (AP) Sears' biggest shareholder has suggested the company sell its well-known Kenmore brand and some real estate holdings, offering itself as a potential buyer.
Apr 23 6:19PM AP

Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case
WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court wrestled Monday with a case brought by a former financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" strategy who is challenging the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him.
Apr 23 5:34PM AP

Summer Movie Preview: Hollywood roars back into action
LOS ANGELES (AP) Summer starts early this year in Hollywood with the potentially record-breaking release of "Avengers: Infinity War" Thursday, and the marquee Marvel superheroes couldn't be coming at a better time.
Apr 23 3:43PM AP

US existing home sales rose 1.1 percent in March
WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. sales of existing homes increased 1.
Apr 23 3:05PM AP

Eddie Lampert's firm offers to buy Kenmore from Sears
NEW YORK (AP) Eddie Lampert's hedge fund, Sears' biggest shareholder, has asked the struggling retailer to sell the Kenmore brand and its home improvement business, the company confirmed Monday.
Apr 23 2:42PM AP

Trump likes coal, but that doesn't mean he's hostile to wind
BOSTON (AP) President Donald Trump has courted coal miners and cast doubt on whether fossils fuel contribute to climate change, but that hasn't translated into hostility for renewable energy particularly offshore wind.
Apr 23 2:23PM AP

EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel
BRUSSELS (AP) The EU's trade chief said Monday that the bloc's two most powerful leaders will tell U.S. President Donald Trump to back off on plans to impose steel and aluminum tariffs when they visit Washington this week.
Apr 23 1:36PM AP

Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads
LONDON (AP) A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook in Britain on Monday, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.
Apr 23 12:02PM AP

With lights from Toys R Us dimmed, sales plunge at Hasbro
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) The repercussions from the demise of Toys R Us have begun to ripple outward beginning with Hasbro, which reported a loss and plunging revenue Monday for its first quarter.
Apr 23 11:34AM AP

US brands suffer collateral damage in Chinese corporate war
SHANGHAI (AP) It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S.
Apr 23 10:56AM AP

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage
TOKYO (AP) Robots that can weld, lift and bolt are being developed to help bridge labor shortages at Japanese construction sites, though their use will be limited to night shifts when no human workers will be nearby due to safety and regulatory concerns.
Apr 23 10:40AM AP

Icelandic fugitive in bitcoin heist arrested in Amsterdam
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) Amsterdam police have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
Apr 23 9:53AM AP

Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St
Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only a muted reaction, if any, to North Korea's announcement that it would stop nuclear and missile testing.
Apr 23 8:52AM AP

Brands say Alibaba punished them for refusing exclusivity
SHANGHAI (AP) It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S.
Apr 23 7:10AM AP

In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper
DENVER (AP) Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post's logo. No reporters work out of the building any more, only executives of Digital First Media, whose cuts at the Post triggered an unusual plea from the paper's own editorial page to be sold to another owner.
Apr 23 5:35AM AP

Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St
Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only a muted reaction, if any, to North Korea's announcement that it would stop nuclear and missile testing.
Apr 23 5:28AM AP

Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) America's business economists are sketching a bright picture for the coming months, with a survey finding that more of their companies foresee rising sales and expect to continue hiring and raising pay.
Apr 23 4:11AM AP

At war with Alibaba: Top brands fight China e-commerce giant
SHANGHAI (AP) It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S.
Apr 23 3:59AM AP

Shanghai gets automated bank with VR, robots, face scanning
SHANGHAI (AP) Missed paying dues on your Communist Party membership? There's a bank for that - and it's fully automated.
Apr 23 3:37AM AP