FedEx predicts increase in holiday deliveries

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries.

Passenger jets push Boeing's profit up 18 percent

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Robust demand for commercial jets and an increased pace of production helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter, up 18 percent from the same period last year.

Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.

Correction: Earns-McDonald's story

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

In an Oct. 21 story about McDonald's third-quarter earnings results, The Associated Press reported that a TV station in China showed one of the company's suppliers repackaging expired meat. The story should have said the station showed the supplier repackaging meat that was alleged to be expired. The claim has not been publicly confirmed by the government or the supplier.

Six Flags Entertainment sees record revenue growth in 3rd quarter

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Net profits were down, however, as attendance growth slowed and operating expenses rose.

Daimler sells stake in Tesla for $780 million

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Daimler AG says it has sold its 4 percent stake in electric car maker Tesla for $780 million.

Growing F-35 production helps Lockheed profit beat estimates

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Net sales in the company’s Fort Worth-based aeronautics unit fell 2.4 percent to $3.54 billion despite increased production of its F-35.

A second hotel, more office space planned for AllianceTexas

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Hillwood Chairman Ross Perot Jr. says the developer is looking to add several national brand restaurants to the north Fort Worth project.

Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement.

Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including in many where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns. The report is the final data on state unemployment before the Nov. 4 elections.