Hurricane Florence

DALLAS | High fuel costs cut sharply into American Airlines profit

DALLAS  — Higher fuel costs slashed third-quarter profit at American Airlines by nearly half, and the company said it will respond by growing more slowly and cutting unprofitable flights. American said Thursday that it expects a key measure of revenue per seat to rise in the fourth quarter. The shares, which have been battered this … Continue reading DALLAS | High fuel costs cut sharply into American Airlines profit

American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA Administration Firm, Offers Hurricane Florence Insurance Claim Tips

  ASHEVILLE, N.C./ OCTOBER 18, 2018 (STL.News) It was a hurricane unlike many had seen in some time: Hurricane Florence came in to the North Carolina coast and surrounding region and would not leave until it had caused widespread damage. In response, American IRA—a Self-Directed IRA administration firm based in Asheville, NC—decided to publish a … Continue reading American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA Administration Firm, Offers Hurricane Florence Insurance Claim Tips

SINGAPORE | Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets rose on Wednesday as robust U.S. corporate earnings and encouraging data assuaged worries about softening global growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3 percent to 22,842.12. The Kospi in South Korea advanced 1.1 percent to 2,169.20. The Shanghai Composite rose 0.1 percent to 2,548.88. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 1.2 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

North Carolina News: Governor Roy Cooper Comments on Florence Recovery Package

RALEIGH, NC – North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper made the following statement late yesterday, Monday, October 15th: Governor Roy Cooper shared the following comment on the Hurricane Florence recovery package that passed the legislature tonight: “I appreciate legislators responding quickly and taking this initial step to help North Carolinians recover from this devastating storm, particularly … Continue reading North Carolina News: Governor Roy Cooper Comments on Florence Recovery Package

WASHINGTON | US retail sales gain a weak 0.1 percent in August

WASHINGTON  — U.S. consumer spending edged up a slight 0.1 percent in September, a disappointing performance in which rebounding auto sales were offset by weakness in other areas. The Commerce Department said Monday that the scant gain in September followed an equally meager 0.1 percent increase in August. It was the weakest two-month performance since … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US retail sales gain a weak 0.1 percent in August

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Official: Michael weakening over eastern Georgia

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael (all times local): 5:00 a.m. Tropical Storm Michael continues to weaken as it over eastern Georgia as it makes its way toward the Carolinas. Early Thursday, the eye of Michael was about 90 miles (144 kilometers) northeast of Macon, Georgia and 45 miles (72 kilometers) … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Official: Michael weakening over eastern Georgia

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Official: Michael responsible for Georgia death

PANAMA CITY, Fla.— The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael (all times local): 2:00 a.m. An official with an emergency management agency says Tropical Storm Michael is responsible for a child’s death in Georgia. News outlets report Seminole County Emergency Management Agency Director Travis Brooks says someone called 911 as the storm passed through the area … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Official: Michael responsible for Georgia death