Venezuelans affected by oil revenue shock


People wait in line to enter a small market to try to buy items like disposable diapers, laundry detergent and razors in downtown Caracas, Venezuela. The falling oil prices that are providing relief to drivers around the world threaten to bring...

Dollar rally hurts earnings, costs Ford $166 million

The dollar's 12-week winning streak leading into October hurt third-quarter earnings and disrupted forecasts for some U.S. companies with big overseas operations.

Amazon faces year of worsts as losses grow

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NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns

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As fuel costs ease, airline profits take off

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Pfizer transfers building to bioscience 'incubator hub'

Pfizer Inc. has officially transferred an unused building on its campus here to Connecticut United for Research Excellence for use as a bioscience incubator hub.

AT&T closes $2 billion sale of state operations

AT&T Inc. said Friday that it has completed its $2 billion sale of its Connecticut wireline business, fiber network, video and satellite business to Frontier Communications Corp.