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Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Incentives OK'd for workplace wellness

WASHINGTON - In a victory for business, federal regulators said Thursday that employers can continue to use financial penalties and rewards to nudge staff to participate in fast-growing workplace wellness programs.

 


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Study: Wage gap affects women in W.Va.

HUNTINGTON - If paid equally to men, women in West Virginia could afford more than two more years of food and 22 months of rent, according to recent analysis by the National Partnership for Women and Families.

 


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US stocks close with tiny loss at end of day

NEW YORK - Netflix soared, big corporations turned in quarterly results, and investors welcomed new companies into the market. There was plenty of news, but major indexes finished the day just short of where they started.

 


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Precision Castparts lowers expectations for quarter

HUNTINGTON- Oregon-based Precision Castparts, parent company of Special Metals in Huntington, forecasted on Wednesday a less than enthusiastic future for its short-term financial condition, according a report released by the company.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US home construction gets weak March start

WASHINGTON - U.S. homebuilders opened the spring buying season in March at a slower pace than last year, a warning that recent hiring gains have failed to translate into a stronger real estate market.

 


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US stocks rise as earnings roll in

NEW YORK - Rising corporate profits and a jump in oil prices helped push the stock market to a modest gain on Wednesday. Delta and Intel led the way up after turning in results that beat Wall Street's forecasts. The price of oil soared to its highest price this year, driving up energy stocks.

 


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Brandon Roberts: Full house expected for Chamber dinner

There are fewer than 10 seats still available for the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce's 124th annual dinner on Tuesday in the Don Morris Room at the Marshall University Memorial Student Center. The reception begins at 5 p.m.

 


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

CSX cuts forecast due to weaker coal demand

OMAHA, Neb. - CSX says the railroad won't deliver the double-digit profit growth it promised this year because coal demand remains weak.

 


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Peoples Bank receives financial education award

MARIETTA, Ohio - Peoples Bank was honored on Tuesday, April 14, with the Innovation in Financial Education Award presented by NASDAQ and EverFi.

 


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Award-winning filmmaker Stryker joins Barnes Agency

HUNTINGTON - Barnes Agency reports that Michael Stryker has joined the company as director of videography and post-production