F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups


Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway.

Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of states

Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.

Future dim for bankrupt Taj Mahal and Revel casinos

The prospects for Atlantic City’s crumbling casino market are worsening.

DILBERT

STOCK WATCH

MORE NATIONAL BUSINESS

Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash.

Casinos push back on Mass. gambling limits

Boston - In a rarely used tactic meant to address gambling addiction, Massachusetts may require casinos to reward their customers for voluntarily setting limits on how much time and money they spend at slot machines under a proposal being...

MGM, WYNN TO TAKE ON $1B DEBT

Two Las Vegas-based casino companies say they each plan to take on at least $1 billion in debt to help pay for casino-hotel developments in Massachusetts among other things. MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts both made separate financial filings...

AP

BUSINESS SNAPSHOT