Union rejects BNSF proposal for one-man train crews

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

BNSF sought union approval to operate most trains with a single engineer on lines protected by a collision avoidance system, but the union group called the practice dangerous.

Stocks decline amid interest rate worries

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

The prospect of rising interest rates sent the stock market to its first weekly loss since early August.

Fitch downgrades RadioShack's credit rating

|Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

RadioShack's credit rating was downgraded by Fitch Ratings Friday, a day after the electronics retailer warned it may need to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

RadioShack reports big loss, says bankruptcy is possible

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

The Fort Worth-based consumer electronics retailer says it is in advanced discussions to recapitalize the company and restructure its debt, but it warns that a deal is needed in the “very near term.”

Retired flight attendants sue American over travel benefits

| |Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

A lawsuit filed in a Chicago court says changes in travel benefits put retirees behind 500,000 others for free flights.

Poor rail service threatens economy, shippers tell lawmakers

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Rail service backups from Chicago to the Pacific Northwest have the potential to slow the entire economy, several train-reliant industries told lawmakers Wednesday.

Job-based health premiums increasing slowly, deductibles faster

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Average premiums for job-based family health coverage are up just 3 percent this year, while the cost of single coverage rose only 2 percent, continuing a sustained trend of moderate growth in insurance costs, according to a nationwide survey of more than 2,000 businesses.

Few critics as Nevada mulls Tesla tax breaks

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Critics say Nevada lawmakers are gambling with taxpayers' money, but they clearly were in the minority as legislators moved forward with an unprecedented package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives they hope to approve in the days ahead to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.

Analyst predicts RadioShack bankruptcy filing is imminent

Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

Wedbush Securities predicts disappointing financial results on Thursday and says “the ship is sinking.”

Student debt: Not just a young person’s problem anymore

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Student loan debt is not just a problem for young people.