The stalemate over federal government funding that consumes Washington is little more than an afterthought in Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s U.S. merchandising chief will leave the world’s largest retailer after a plan to remove some products from stores contributed to a decline in sales.
Ford Motor Co.’s new contract with the United Auto Workers will increase its labor costs less than 1 percent annually while allowing the company to offset that in efficiency gains, the company said.
Ford Motor Co. plans to hold back on discounting in Europe, even as it cedes market share in the region and the end of cash-for-clunker programs saps demand.
"If the Democrats vote for it, and it appears they're likely to vote for it, it will pass."
- John Fleming on Dec 03, 2014