The Herald-Dispatch Business RSS 2014-10-21T08:16:52-04:00 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. Sears to raise cash via rights offering The Associated Press urn:uuid:75e86ab8-1442-4fea-b9d5-646b89566f72 2014-10-21T06:59:17-04:00 <p> Sears is looking to raise more cash, announcing that it is planning a rights offering that may raise up to $625 million.</p> Canadian Pacific, CSX deal talks end The Associated Press urn:uuid:896a11c4-1d28-49d5-bb2e-6f2d453edcb2 2014-10-21T06:58:00-04:00 <p> Canadian Pacific Railway has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.</p> Broadband plays big role in cable's future The Associated Press urn:uuid:4bb1c1a0-fbed-4164-ac3e-f52502d2f699 2014-10-21T06:57:03-04:00 <p> Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years.</p> Business News The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1019_bizbriefs 2014-10-19T00:00:00-04:00 <p>ASHLAND -- Women's Care Group's Dr. Navita Modi is inviting new and current patients to join her from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at her practice at 613 23rd St. in Ashland. </p> US stands strong despite fear over global slowdown PAUL WISEMAN http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1019_USglobaleconomy 2014-10-19T00:00:00-04:00 <p> WASHINGTON -- Beyond the turmoil shaking financial markets, the U.S. economy remains sturdier than many seem to fear.</p> Personnel The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1019_personnel 2014-10-19T00:00:00-04:00 <p>Three Jenkins Fenstermaker attorneys recognized </p> Falling oil prices shake up global economies The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1019_globaloil 2014-10-19T00:00:00-04:00 <p>NEW YORK -- A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for potentially crippling budget shortfalls and importing nations are benefiting from the lowest prices in four years. </p> CBS set to debut its own streaming service The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1017_CBSStreaming 2014-10-16T23:49:30-04:00 <p>NEW YORK -- CBS is jumping on the cord-cutting bandwagon, launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows. </p> BUSINESS IN BRIEF The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1017_WVUnemployment 2014-10-17T00:44:08-04:00 <p> CHARLESTON -- West Virginia&#39;s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 6.6 percent in September.</p> Stocks mostly up after plunge early in the day The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/2014+1017_FinancialMarkets 2014-10-16T23:44:30-04:00 <p>NEW YORK -- After several days surfing Wall Street's gut-wrenching swells and troughs, investors got a smoother ride on Thursday. </p>