The Herald-Dispatch Business RSS 2014-10-26T05:41:45-04:00 urn:uuid:4b702eaf-b9ae-41f1-ab78-45b2b5bc602f Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Personnel The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1026_personnel 2014-10-26T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Dr. Grace Dixon, a cancer physician specializing in radiation therapies, has joined the radiation oncology team at the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital. </p> Development groups work across borders to bolster jobs growth SHANE ARRINGTON http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1026_econdev 2014-10-26T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- While there is no single entity focused on economic development for the Tri-State as a whole, better infrastructure, technology and a high potential for growth has fueled more cooperation between the region's different organizations. </p> Business news The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1026_bizbriefs 2014-10-26T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Cabell Huntington Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement for the fourth year in a row. </p> Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon after loss MAE ANDERSON http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1025_Amazon 2014-10-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>NEW YORK -- Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' invest-and-expand strategy flooded into the stock as the company revolutionized shopping, upended the book industry and took on the cloud -- even though its vast range of initiatives ate up all the company's profits. </p> Jobless rates drop in all Ky. counties The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1025_kyjobs 2014-10-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky officials say unemployment rates in September fell in all 120 of the state's counties compared to a year ago. </p> US stock market has best week in nearly two years KEN SWEET http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1025_FinancialMarkets 2014-10-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>NEW YORK -- The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies. </p> WVSU gets $40,000 grant for agriculture research The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1025_AgGrant 2014-10-24T23:34:30-04:00 <p>INSTITUTE, W.Va. -- West Virginia State University is getting a grant to help fund agricultural research projects. </p> Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1025_Ford 2014-10-24T23:34:30-04:00 <p>DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits. </p> US stocks jump following strong corporate earnings STEVE ROTHWELL http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1024_FinancialMarkets 2014-10-24T00:24:30-04:00 <p>NEW YORK -- A combination of strong company earnings and encouraging economic reports, both in the U.S. and Europe, gave the stock market another day of solid gains on Thursday. </p> US airline profits take off DAVID KOENIG http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1024_Airlines 2014-10-24T00:24:30-04:00 <p>DALLAS -- Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop -- but don't expect fares to fall too. </p>