The Herald-Dispatch Business RSS 2014-12-18T10:44:23-05:00 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. Sprint accused of billing unordered items The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_sprint 2014-12-18T07:10:03-05:00 <p> Federal regulators are accusing Sprint Corp. of illegally billing its wireless customers hundreds of millions of dollars in charges for text message alerts and other services that they didn&#39;t order.</p> Fed news sends Dow ahead 288 The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_wallstreet 2014-12-18T07:10:39-05:00 <p> The U.S. stock market had its best day in more than a year after the Federal Reserve said it would to remain &quot;patient&quot; in its approach to raising interest rates.</p> WV unemployment drops to 6.3 percent The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_wvjobless 2014-12-18T07:12:50-05:00 <p> West Virginia&#39;s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent in November.</p> Sony cancels 'The Interview' holiday release after threats and cancellations The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_sony 2014-12-18T07:11:20-05:00 <p> Sony Pictures has canceled the Dec. 25 release of &quot;The Interview&quot; after hackers threatened terrorists attacks and the largest multiplex chains in North America pulled the film from its screens.</p> Study: Wealth gap in nation is largest on record The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1218_1218_wealth 2014-12-18T07:11:56-05:00 <p> There&#39;s even more proof that the rich are getting richer while everyone else gets poorer.</p> Early rally fizzles, US indexes lower by nearly half since June as demand wanes and supply surges. http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1217_1217_wallstreeet 2014-12-17T00:01:01-05:00 <p> NEW YORK &#8212; Sudden twists in the price of oil and currency trading turned the stock market into a roller-coaster ride on Tuesday.</p> T-Mobile to let customers roll over unused data up to a year The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1217_1217_tmobile 2014-12-17T00:01:01-05:00 <p> NEW YORK &#8212; T-Mobile will now let customers carry over their unused cellular-data allotments.</p> US home construction drops in November The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1217_1217_homeconstruct 2014-12-17T00:01:01-05:00 <p> WASHINGTON &#8212; Construction of new homes fell slightly in November, reflecting weakness in construction of single-family homes.</p> Fiat's Chrysler Group changes its corporate name The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1217_1217_chrysler 2014-12-17T00:01:01-05:00 <p> AUBURN HILLS, Mich. &#8212; Chrysler Group LLC has changed its name to FCA US LLC.</p> Amazon extends its free shipping deadlines The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2014+1217_1217_amazon 2014-12-17T00:01:01-05:00 <p> NEW YORK &#8212; Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending its free-shipping deadline by one day to Dec. 19.</p>