TwitterFacebookPinterestGoogle+
News Tickers
{"effect":"slide-v","fontstyle":"normal","autoplay":"false","timer":"6000"}

Category Archives: Business

US stocks edge higher on company earnings; Biogen surges

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher in early trading Tuesday following several positive earnings reports from U.S. companies, holding the S&P 500 above 3,000 and within range of its all-time high set on July 26. The latest earnings were surprisingly good, though a few large companies gave investors disappointing results and tempered the market’s…

Read more

High prices drove US home sales down 2.2% in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell 2.2% in September, as rising home prices and lower inventories have stifled homebuyers. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that homes sold last month declined at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.38 million units, ending two months of sales gains. Existing-home sales are up 3.9% from…

Read more

Under Armour founder Kevin Plank relinquishes CEO post

BALTIMORE (AP) — Under Armour founder Kevin Plank will step down as CEO in the new year to become the company’s executive chairman and brand chief. Patrik Frisk, who became president and chief operating officer two years ago, will be the athletic gear company’s second CEO since it was founded in 1996. The 56-year-old Frisk…

Read more

Florida National News Names Four New Associate Editors

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Kareen Kennedy, Randy Ross, Sara-Beth Colon Jeffrey and Kasey Hudson have been named to new associate editor roles at FloridaNationalNews.com.  They will focus on recruitment and content creation for our business, entertainment, politics, education, tech and sports sections. They will report to the FNN News editor. More announcements will be coming soon…

Read more

Mass Shootings Give Rise to Bullet-Resistant Backpacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker are peddling bullet-resistant backpacks for children in time for the back-to-school shopping season. But critics argue they are using tragedy as a marketing opportunity and exploiting parents’ worst fears. Safety is high on the minds of many parents, especially after two back-to-back…

Read more

Orlando Continues to Support Small Businesses

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Small businesses play such an important role in the economies of cities, and without them communities would be very different. Orlando has taken steps to help promote small business growth and keep small businesses running. With the Orlando Main Streets program, small businesses and communities can look towards growing instead…

Read more

BUSINESS NEWS

MORE BUSINESS NEWS

Disney Springs’ Christmas Tree Trail Presents Iconic Characters, Holiday Style

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Disney Springs invites you to come take a walk through…

Florida’s First Snow Park Coming Soon

DADE CITY, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Floridians do not have to brave the cold to…

Military Simulation and STEM on Display at I/ITSEC Conference at Orange County Convention Center

(ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The nation's best military minds…

Toys R Us Returns! Revived Shop Opens in New Jersey Mall

PARAMUS, NJ. (FNN NEWS) - For children and parents alike who were devastated by the…

22nd Don Quijote Awards Finalists Announced

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — Source: Don Quijote Awards // Excitement builds for the 22nd Annual…

Halloween-Themed Orlando Bar Promises Cocktails and Screams Year Round

ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - If you missed taking part of the Halloween festivities this past…