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Tariffs, wages make Mexico an auto mecca

...continue at about the same sizeable level going forward."Car buyers should see benefits from lower costs in Mexico. U.S. government fuel-economy requirements call for raising mileage of the new car fleet to average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/tariffs-wages-make-mexico-
Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets

...cubic feet.The dollar fell slightly to 118.86 yen while the euro rose to $1.0794. Bond prices fell after the U.S. government reported a slight increase in inflation last month. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell slightly to 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/greek-day-reckoning-shakes
Airbnb comes to Cuba in major expansion of US business on communist island

HAVANA - The popular online home-rental service Airbnb has begun allowing American travelers to book lodging in Cuba in the most significant U.S. business expansion on the island.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/airbnb-comes-cuba-major-ex
Cops shot in Ferguson

...seriously discuss."The acting head of the Justice Department's civil rights division released a statement saying the U.S. government remains committed to reaching a "court-enforceable agreement" to address Ferguson's "unconstitutional practices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-12/2-cops-shot-ferguson
Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman to miss 2015 season after tearing ACL in left knee

...adviser to general manager Brian Cashman. CUBAN TALKS: Rob Manfred says Major League Baseball is talking with the U.S. government about playing exhibition games in Cuba.President Barack Obama said in December the U.S. was re-establishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-10/blue-jays-marcus-stroman
Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 years

...offering to buy a unit of Johnson & Johnson that makes heart devices for approximately $1.94 billion.In the U.S. government report, the dip in consumer spending in January was the second monthly drop in a row. But adjusted for inflation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/nasdaq-5000-index-passes-d
Obama goals unrealistic

...Socialist voters would not be attracted by reducing the national debt, the trade deficit and the size and cost of the U.S. government. Obama and Axelrod knew these issues could be overcome by White House press releases and manipulation of data in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-25/obama-goals-unrealistic
US to fine Japanese air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day for failing to cooperate in probe

RICHMOND, Va. - The U.S. government will fine Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. $14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate in an investigation of faulty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/us-fine-japanese-air-bag-m
Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyberattacks

...bureaucracy, and tech firms chafe at regulations that could limit their reach. Further, revelations about sweeping U.S. government surveillance programs have angered many. The programs tapped into data from firms including Google and Yahoo."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-13/obama-calls-silicon-valley
Stocks up on earnings reports, Greece news

...Wilson is acting with the backing of a variety of hedge funds.GM rose $1.52, or 4.2 percent, to $37.52.U.S. government bond prices were little changed. The yield on the benchmark Treasury note was flat at 1.98 percent.The dollar strengthened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-10/stocks-earnings-reports-gr