Wednesday January 17th, 2018 3:51AM

AP Business - Consumer News

Advisory firm says nix to Elaine Wynn, Wynn Resorts nominees
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An advisory firm has recommended shareholders show their dissatisfaction with the state of affairs at Wynn Resorts in an upcoming election of board members.Elaine Wynn, who co-founded...
9:08PM ( 2 years ago )
Starbucks to expand online college tuition program
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says its workers can now have four years of tuition covered for an online college degree from Arizona State University instead of just two, marking the latest sign that compa...
8:47PM ( 2 years ago )
Volkswagen seeks to increase planned expansion by 25 percent
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen is seeking to add to a planned expansion announced last year to produce a new sport utility vehicle in Tennessee.The Chattanooga Times Free Press (
8:31PM ( 2 years ago )
Rates for US Treasury bills drop at weekly auction
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction.The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.020 percent, down from...
6:15PM ( 2 years ago )
Government investigating Nissan Versa for safety issue
DETROIT (AP) — The government is investigating the Nissan Versa and Versa Note subcompact cars because the driver's foot can allegedly get caught in the trim panel that holds the carpet.The National H...
5:40PM ( 2 years ago )
Government could reopen Ford headlight investigation
DETROIT (AP) — The federal government could reopen an investigation into headlight failures in older-model Ford and Mercury sedans.A North Carolina consumer group asked the National Highway Traffic Sa...
5:18PM ( 2 years ago )
Southwest Airlines CEO gets 24 percent boost in compensation
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. earned a record profit last year and the CEO benefited with a 24 percent increase in compensation, to $5 million.Southwest detailed 2014 compensation for Chairman...
1:56PM ( 2 years ago )
US service firms grew at slightly slower pace last month
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. service firms expanded at a slightly slower yet still healthy pace in March, an encouraging sign after multiple reports last week pointed to a slowing economy.The Institute for...
10:55AM ( 2 years ago )
Euro falls near $1, but European goods remain pricey
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans hunting for a bargain on a new Beemer, bottle of Chateau Margaux or Hermes handbag thanks to the sliding euro should put away their gold cards. European luxury goods sold in...
10:54AM ( 2 years ago )
US service firms grew at slightly slower pace in March on weaker sales; orders, hiring rise
WASHINGTON (AP) — US service firms grew at slightly slower pace in March on weaker sales; orders, hiring rise.
10:04AM ( 2 years ago )