Ford Pledges to Work With Community Near Future Factory | Business News

By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. Ford Motor Co. (AP) officials on Tuesday pledged to be good neighbors to those in rural west Tennessee who live near the automaker’s planned electric truck factory, a project expected to create thousands of jobs and change the face of the region. More than 200 people attended a … Read more

Pilots Picket as Airline Unions Leverage Summer Travel Woes | Business News

By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer DALLAS (AP) – Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell … Read more

Trial of Elizabeth Holmes’ Partner, Ex-Lover Nears Climax | Business News

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer A jury on Tuesday is scheduled to hear closing arguments in the trial of Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the former Theranos official charged with teaming up with his secret lover, CEO Elizabeth Holmes, to carry out a massive fraud. The three month of testimony and evidence mirrored the case against … Read more

UK Rail Strike Strands Commuters, Pits Workers Against Govt | Business News

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) – Tens of thousands of railway workers walked off the job in Britain on Tuesday, bringing the train network to a crawl in the country’s biggest transit strike for three decades. About 40,000 cleaners, signalers, maintenance workers and station staff were holding a 24-hour strike, with two more … Read more

Asian Stocks Rebound as Wall St Futures Gain After Holiday | Business News

By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) – Asian stocks rebounded Monday as Wall Street futures moved higher while US markets were closed for a holiday. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney gained. Oil prices rebounded to above $ 110 per barrel. The future for Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index was up 1.4% … Read more

Asian Markets Mostly Lower Ahead of US Holiday | Business News

By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) – Asian markets were mostly lower in cautious trading Monday ahead of a federal holiday in the US Worries over inflation and risks of a global recession from central bank efforts to bring it under control appeared to outweigh Wall Street’s positive close on Friday. Shares fell … Read more

Dennis Mammana: Seeing the Solar System Come into Line | Outdoors

This week before sunrise, you should be able to spot all the visible planets — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — in order of their distance from the sun. Quite a rarity indeed! (Creators.com illustration) Many celestial phenomena excite stargazers, but few are as cool as the one you can see during the next … Read more

Starbucks Head of North America Business Leaving Company | Washington News

SEATTLE (AP) – Rossann Williams, Starbucks’ North America president who’s been a prominent figure in the company push against worker unionization, is leaving the company after 17 years. In a letter sent to Starbucks employees, whom the company calls “partners,” chief operating officer John Culver said the decision “was not taken lightly” and added that … Read more

Black business owners under the age of 20 on early success lessons

Hiraman | E + | Getty Images According to certified financial planner and CNBC Contributor, Lazzeta Braxton, now is a great time for African Americans to create their own business. Braxton, co-founder and co-CEO of 2050 Wealth Partners, says aspiring young Black entrepreneurs should get out of their comfort zone, expand their network, participate in … Read more

Buttigieg: US May Act Against Airlines on Consumers’ Behalf | Business News

By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer The day after Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg met with airline leaders to quiz them about widespread flight disruptions, his own flight was canceled and he wound up driving from Washington to New York. “That is happening to a lot of people, and that is exactly why we are paying … Read more