Economy & Business

Economy & Business
8:44 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Metro Area Home Sales Up Again

October home sales throughout the four county metro area rose 3.5 percent in October compared with year earlier figures.

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Business
4:11 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Machinist Contract Vote Could Lock-In Work On Boeing's 777

Originally published on Wed November 13, 2013 6:06 am

Even though it's not a negotiating period, Boeing told the union that members have to vote Wednesday on an eight-year contract extension that includes higher health insurance costs and a pension freeze. Boeing says if they don't pass it, the company may build the next version of its wide-body 777 jet elsewhere.

Business
4:11 am
Wed November 13, 2013

To Merge, American, U.S. Airways Must Give Up Slots

The Justice Department said the new, combined airline will hand over some slots at key airports to low-cost competitors to assuage antitrust concerns.

Business
4:11 am
Wed November 13, 2013

'Banking Deserts' Spread Across Low-Income Neighborhoods

Originally published on Wed November 13, 2013 6:06 am

The closure of bank branches can leave people in low-income areas vulnerable to predatory lenders and pricey check cashers. On the west side of Dayton, Ohio, residents and businesses are trying to entice banks to come back after a recent closure created a banking desert nearly five miles wide.

Business
4:11 am
Wed November 13, 2013

The Last Word In Business: Soaring Price Of Bacon

Originally published on Wed November 13, 2013 6:50 am

The late Irish-born painter Francis Bacon is known for dark and often disturbing imagery. Bacon's work shattered records when his portrait, "Three Studies of Lucian Freud," sold for more than $142 million.

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