Business News

  • Advertisers Say Twitter Needs More Users
    For some advertisers, 218 million people isn’t a big enough audience. That’s their message to Twitter, which Thursday detailed plans for an IPO.
  • Samsung Expects Record Operating Profit
    Samsung Electronics predicted record operating profit in the third quarter, but the firm could face pressure from shareholders to unleash its cash pile.
  • Sikorsky Cancels Plan for Furloughs
    The maker of Black Hawk helicopters said it would drop plans to furlough almost 2,000 staff on Monday in the wake of the Pentagon’s decision to call back most of its own idled civilian workforce.
  • Ohio Smelter Faces Shutdown Without Utility Rate Relief
    A massive aluminum smelter on the banks of the Ohio River is in bankruptcy. But its owners say it could be saved from permanent closure if it gets a lifeline—from Ohio residents.

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