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Trump to order investigation into aluminum imports

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:24:38 EST

(image) A gear from an air compressor that provided plant air for the former Ormet plant lies on the ground Sept. 8, 2016, at the site in Hannibal, Ohio. For decades, many workers in the area found work at the aluminum plant — union jobs, with good pay and generous benefits. But because of stiff price competition from China, the plant closed in 2014. " src = "$N7tM9rCWboYyGzXs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtigMYW2AmPNjFipBc9jVMGWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — President Trump will direct his administration Thursday to expedite a new investigation into whether aluminum imports are jeopardizing U.S. national security. Commerce Secretary ...(image)

Reactor in China may be key to Westinghouse’s future

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:06:50 EST

(image) The Westinghouse logo is pictured at the World Nuclear Exhibition, the trade fair event for the global nuclear energy sector, in Le Bourget, near Paris, Oct. 14, 2014." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvM2nEBxxUhXDblkaPdaaQpWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The start-up of a nuclear power plant south of Shanghai later this year has a lot riding on it. It’ll be the first to use ...(image)

Ford first quarter profits fall 35 percent

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:45:51 EST

(image) (FILES) This file photo taken on November 15, 2016 shows Mark Fields, President and CEO of Ford Motor Company at the opening of the Los Angeles auto show in Los Angeles, California. Ford reported lower profits on April 27, 2017, citing higher commodity costs and increased investment in autonomous vehicles and other technologies.Net income fell 35.3 percent to $1.6 billion.Revenues rose 3.8 percent to $39.1 billion. Ford chief executive Mark Fields described the quarter as "an investment in Ford's future," as reflected by new vehicle announcements and a $1 billion initiative in autonomous vehicle technology. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuob7XRyNNmsWwrxRL2E_BJWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
DETROIT — Ford’s first-quarter profits sank to $1.6 billion, a 35 percent drop compared to the same period a year ago, as higher costs for ...(image)

Nudge higher for stocks enough to push Nasdaq to record

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:06:49 EST

(image) FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. On Thursday, April 27, 2017, global stocks were subdued as investors assessed the scant details of President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYscPtYgyv3s3CeNb8AMZChVWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes fluttered up and down Thursday, then ended the day a hair above where they started. The slight gains were ...(image)

Stock indexes wobble as White House unveils tax plan

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:18:55 EST

NEW YORK — Stock indexes wobbled between modest gains and losses Wednesday, as the White House unveiled broad outlines of its plan to slash tax ...(image)

White House: Trump says U.S. will not withdraw from NAFTA

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:09:51 EST

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade ...(image)

Republicans launch effort to roll back Dodd Frank banking regulations

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:09:50 EST

Rep. Jeb Hensarling on Wednesday launched what is expected to be a protracted fight over easing banking regulations by pointing to who hasn’t been supporting ...(image)

FirstEnergy pushes for rate hike to help Ohio nuclear plants

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:18:55 EST

(image) Plumes of steam drift from the cooling tower of FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station on April 4, 2017 in Oak Harbor, Ohio. " src = "$8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYteT_Oa9k9vaOYU38fSoDRcWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
TOLEDO — A proposed electricity rate increase for FirstEnergy Corp. customers in Ohio to keep alive two nuclear plants along Lake Erie shouldn’t be considered ...(image)

Aluminum company promises to hire 550 in heart of Appalachia

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:09:51 EST

(image) Braidy Industries Inc. CEO Craig Bouchard (right) and Republican Gov. Matt Bevin speak with reporters in Wurtland, Ky, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The aluminum company says it will spend $1.3 billion to build an aluminum plant in eastern Kentucky, pledging to hire 550 people." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuIQwqQHkXd81PjBotDSezkWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WURTLAND, Ky. — An aluminum company says it will build a $1.3 billion plant in the heart of Appalachia, promising to hire 550 people and ...(image)

Coke offers its namesake drink with fiber in Japan

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:48:48 EST

(image) Coke has introduced this version of its cola with fiber in Japan. The company says the drink is being marketed to people who are 40 and older in the country, which has the world's largest aging population. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYudm50jnJ5CCn95Pc3EoEQuWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
NEW YORK — Coke’s flagship cola is being sold as a health drink of sorts in Japan, with a version that promises to deliver fiber. ...(image)

Kennametal expects to cut fewer jobs, cites uptick in sales

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:12:48 EST

Kennametal Corp. has lowered the goal of its annualized costs savings program through workforce reduction initiatives to $90 million, from $100 million, by June 30 ...(image)

Poland signs first deal to buy natural gas from U.S. supplier

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:27:52 EST

WARSAW, Poland — Poland signed its first deal to purchase liquefied natural gas from a U.S. supplier, a step that will help the country’s efforts ...(image)