Business

Business Airlines carve U.S. into markets dominated by 1 or 2 carriers Airlines carve U.S. into markets dominated by 1 or 2 carriers
The wave of consolidation that swept the U.S. airline industry has markedly reduced competition at many of the nation's major airports, and passengers appear to be paying the price in higher fares and fees, an Associated Press analysis has found.
Business Investors hope U.S. earnings lift markets as fears fade Investors hope U.S. earnings lift markets as fears fade
After fretting over a Greek bailout, a collapse in Chinese stocks and the timing of an interest rate increase, investors are hoping U.S. corporate earnings will bring more reassuring news this month.
Business Natural gas surpasses coal as biggest U.S. electricity source Natural gas surpasses coal as biggest U.S. electricity source
Natural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this year, a milestone that has been in the making for years as the price of gas slides and new regulations make coal more risky for power generators.
Business China accuses trading firms of manipulating stocks China accuses trading firms of manipulating stocks
Authorities accused securities firms of manipulating stock prices during China's market plunge and launched a crackdown Monday against unlicensed companies that financed speculative trading.