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  1. Renault wants half its cars to be electric or hybrid in 2022

    10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    PARIS (AP) — French carmaker Renault said Friday that half of its models will be electric or hybrid by 2022 and it's investing heavily in "robo-vehicles" with increasing degrees of a…
  2. Global shares mixed as political pressures build in Europe

    10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    TOKYO (AP) — Global shares are mixed, with European markets wavering under political concerns such as the crisis sparked by the Catalan independence vote in Spain. Investors were awaiting U.S. jobs data later F…
  3. Germany sees strong growth in factory orders in August

    10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    BERLIN (AP) — German factory orders rose sharply in August, driven by both foreign and domestic demand, in a strong sign for the country's industrial a…
  4. House budget plan a step toward goal of tax overhaul

    10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House has taken a step toward its top priority of revising the tax c…
  5. US Customs vows to block imports made by North Korea workers

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it is ready to block U.S. imports of seafood processed by North Korean laborers who work in…
  6. University at Buffalo alum gives $4M to engineering school

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A University at Buffalo alumnus who says the university changed his life has given $4 million to its engineering s…
  7. University marks completion of 1st phase of STEM project

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont is marking the completion of the first phase of a new complex dedicated to science, technology, engineering and m…
  8. Ohio State partners with Apple, new students to get iPads

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says all of its new undergraduate students will be getting an iPad beginning next f…
  9. 2 more Ohio natural gas plants approved for construction

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators have OK'd the construction of two new natural gas power plants in O…
  10. Stocks rise in Asia, riding Wall Street winning streak

    10.06 / 03:42 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after the Standard & Poor's 500 index logged an eighth straight day of gains. Encouraging reports on the U.S. economy helped the index match its longest winning streak s…
  11. Stay Away! This Dividend Stock Is a Yield Trap

    10.06 / 03:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    GameStop (NYSE: GME) serves a valuable retail niche, trades at only six times earnings, and offers a tantalizing 7.5% dividend yield. Sounds appealing, doesn't…
  12. You'll Probably Need Long-Term Care. Here Are Your Options

    10.06 / 03:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    If you live long enough, the odds that you'll need long-term care at some point become quite high. Few people base their retirement plans on an early death, which means you'll need to prepare for this eventuality. Here are…
  13. Owning Both Amazon and Kroger Stock Makes Sense as a Way to Profit From Groceries

    10.06 / 03:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    Industry competition is often characterized as a sport, with a clear winner and loser, however, the business world is not always like that. Oftentimes, there can be more than one winner in an industry, and investors can profit from…
  14. 3 High-Yield Tech Stocks

    10.06 / 03:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    High-technology and exciting growth stocks go hand in hand. That's the traditional theory, at least -- those newfangled tech stocks can't be good for traditional investment strategies like deep-discount value and income-generating dividends,…
  15. A Closer Look at iRobot's 2 Latest Acquisitions

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    iRobot (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in consumer robotics, has just acquired its largest European distributor, Robopolis. The acquisition, announced in July, closed on Oct. 2 and comes on the heels of iRobot acquiring its Japanese distributor, Sales on Demand…
  16. US Customs vows to block imports made by North Korea workers

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it is ready to block U.S. imports of seafood — as well as any other goods — produced by North Korean laborers who work in Chi…
  17. Firm behind 'Fearless Girl' statue OKs equal pay settlement

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    BOSTON (AP) — The financial services firm behind Wall Street's "Fearless Girl" statue agreed to pay $5 million to settle federal allegations that it paid female executives less than their male c…
  18. More Banks Join IBM's Blockchain Trade-Finance Project

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    While International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) is not typically viewed as a tech company at the bleeding edge, blockchain is one area where Big Blue is leading the way. A recent survey of company founders, executives, managers, and IT…
  19. Apple Inc. Probably Didn't Tell Us the Truth About This iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Feature

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    When Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) introduced the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, it explicitly said the liquid crystal displays used in the devices were…
  20. Wavering stocks inch a bit further into record heights

    10.04 / 22:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Business
    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks inched a bit further into record territory Wednesday after teeter-tottering through the day. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose by just a sliver, but it was enough for a seventh straight g…