Business and Finance

Published on October 2, 2022 - Page 6
LEWISBURG — Autumn Swartzlander, RN, BSN , was presented with the Daisy Award on Sept. 22. The award is presented to a deserving nurse who...
Published on October 2, 2022 - Page 6
BERWICK — The 2022 Columbia County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting on Sept. 18 at the Berwick Theatre.The bureau conducted its business then...
Published on October 2, 2022 - Page 6
SUNBURY — Weis Markets has announced it has launched a limited-edition flavor of its Weis Quality Ice Cream, Pink Peppermint Patty, to benefit the PA...
Published on October 2, 2022 - Page 6
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A U.S. federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by the Mexican government against U.S. gun manufacturers arguing their...
Published on October 1, 2022 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street closed out a miserable September on Friday with the S&P 500's worst monthly skid since the coronavirus pandemic...
Published on September 30, 2022 - Page 16
Continuing to work past the traditional retirement age gives many the opportunity to add more money to their nest egg -- and delay Social Security,...
Published on September 30, 2022 - Page 19
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street Thursday as worries about a possible recession and rising bond yields put the squeeze back on...
Published on September 29, 2022 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks rallied on Wall Street to their first gain in more than a week, as some calm returned to markets around the world Wednesday...
Published on September 29, 2022 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday warned oil and gas companies against increasing prices for consumers as Hurricane Ian lashed...
Published on September 28, 2022 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) -- A wobbly day of trading on Wall Street ended with a mixed finish for U.S. stock indexes Tuesday.The volatile trading comes a day...
Published on September 27, 2022 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average became the last of the major U.S. stock indexes to fall into what's known as a bear market Monday...
Published on September 27, 2022 - Page 18
Disgruntled Airbnb guests are taking to Twitter and TikTok to vent about everything from cleaning fees to misleading listings. But they aren't the...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 7
ALLENTOWN -- PPL Electric Utilities has announced it has raised a record $129,000 through its 28th annual Operation Help golf tournament. These funds...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 7
LEWISBURG —   Elizabeth Price has been named associate vice president of information services at Evangelical Community Hospital.In this role, Price...
Published on September 24, 2022 - Page 3
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City will lift its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private-sector employers on Nov. 1, Mayor Eric Adams said in another sign...
Published on September 24, 2022 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks fell sharply worldwide Friday on worries an already slowing global economy could fall into recession as central banks raise...
Published on September 23, 2022 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks fell again Thursday, deepening Wall Street's losses for the week, as central banks around the world hiked interest rates to...
Published on September 22, 2022 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) --Intensifying its fight against high inflation, the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate by a substantial three-quarters of...
Published on September 20, 2022 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell bluntly warned in a speech last month that the Fed's drive to curb inflation by aggressively...
Published on September 17, 2022 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell again last week to a four-month low even as the Federal Reserve...
Published on September 16, 2022 - Page 15
WASHINGTON (AP) —Rail companies and their workers reached a tentative agreement Thursday to avert a nationwide strike that could have shut down the...
Published on September 16, 2022 - Page 15
DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling more than 203,000 pickups in the U.S. because they can roll away unexpectedly when shifted into park. The recall...
Published on September 15, 2022 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks on Wall Street finished modestly higher Wednesday, clawing back some of their losses a day after the market’s worst skid in...
Published on September 14, 2022 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks tumbled to their worst day in more than two years Tuesday, knocking the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 1,250...
Published on September 13, 2022 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed again Monday as Wall Street made its final moves ahead of a high-stakes report that will hopefully show inflation...
Published on September 10, 2022 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street added to its recent gains Friday with a broad rally that broke the market’s three-week losing streak. The S&P 500...
Published on September 9, 2022 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks bounced back from a midday stumble and closed higher Thursday. The S&P 500 closed 0.7% higher, after recovering from a 0.9...
Published on September 8, 2022 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes on Wall Street closed solidly higher Wednesday, placing the market on pace to break a three-week losing streak. The S...
Published on September 7, 2022 - Page 14
Airlines counting on business travelers for recovery DALLAS (AP) — The summer vacation season is winding down, and for airlines that means the...
Published on September 3, 2022 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —America’s employers added a healthy number of jobs last month yet slowed their hiring enough to potentially help the Federal Reserve...