NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's says it's raising pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy.
... * Company raises $460 mln in IPO. * Offering of 23 mln shares priced at $20/share. * Stock jumps as much as 34 pct (Adds analyst comment, updates shares).
WASHINGTON - A global technology and engineering firm has agreed to pay a $130,000 penalty in the first action taken for an alleged violation of a whistleblower protection rule enacted in response to the recent financial crisis, federal regulators said ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil jumped as much as 5 percent on Wednesday, snapping a three-session losing streak, as U.S. crude output fell for the first time in two months and the government announced a smaller-than-feared rise in weekly stockpiles.
Pilots at discount carrier Allegiant Air are planning a strike Thursday which they say could ground 250 flights, affecting 33,000 customers.