Business

Business Durable goods orders retreat again in May Durable goods orders retreat again in May
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in May, pulled down by a sharp drop in demand for aircraft. But a category that reflects business investment rose last month, a hopeful sign for manufacturing.
Business Airline checked bag, reservation change fees set 1Q record Airline checked bag, reservation change fees set 1Q record
U.S. airlines continue to collect record fees from passengers who check suitcases or make changes to their reservations. In the first three months of this year, airlines took in $1.6 billion in such fees, up 7.4 percent from the same period last year.
Business McDonald's to shrink in U.S., 1st time in decades McDonald's to shrink in U.S., 1st time in decades
The burger chain that put "supersize" into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in more than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald's says the number of U.S. restaurants it has is shrinking.