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MeadWestvaco, Rock-Tenn join to form $16B packaging behemoth
Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco will join forces to create a $16 billion global packaging company, driving down its own costs and possibly gaining the scale to better dictate prices.
January 26, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trib-Review CEO Ralph Martin resigns to lead Civitas Media
The chief executive of the company that publishes the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has resigned to become CEO of Civitas Media.
January 20, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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US job openings jump to 14-year high; sign of strong hiring
The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down.
January 13, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Got help paying for health care? Watch your mailbox
If you're among the millions of consumers who got financial help for health insurance last year under President Barack Obama's law, better keep an eye on your mailbox.
January 12, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia ports seeing growth from West Coast labor problems
Labor problems on the West Coast helped send record-breaking cargo volumes to Georgia seaports in the first half of the 2015 fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.
January 26, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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ECB launches bond-buying program to try to revive economy
The European Central Bank on Thursday launched its most aggressive effort to date to revive the region's ailing economy — a program to buy 1.1 trillion euros in government and private bonds startin...
January 22, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delta posts 4Q loss after writing down fuel-hedging deals
UPDATE: Delta Air Lines Inc. reported a fourth-quarter loss because falling oil prices led it to write down the value of its fuel-hedging contracts, but the airline's results were still better than...
January 20, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change
Cheap oil doesn't only mean cheaper gas in the tank. It means that a car dealer in Illinois is shuffling the inventory of models he'll be selling, that more students in Wisconsin may get school-pro...
January 19, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home Depot names CEO Craig Menear as chairman
Home Depot named CEO and President Craig Menear to succeed the retiring Frank Blake as chairman effective next month.
January 16, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Switzerland stuns markets by giving up on currency peg
UPDATE: The Swiss franc achieved a turbo-charged lift-off Thursday after the country's central bank bowed to the inevitable and ditched an increasingly expensive policy to limit the export-sapping ...
January 15, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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