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Business U.S. factory output drops 0.4 percent in August U.S. factory output drops 0.4 percent in August
U.S. manufacturing output declined in August for the first time in seven months, reflecting a sharp fall in production at auto plants that was due mainly to seasonal adjustment problems.
Business GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation
The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher.
Business Trustee objects to parts of proposed Revel deal
The proposed auction date for the Revel Casino Hotel is too soon and a $3 million breakup fee that would go to a Florida developer if he's outbid for the recently shuttered site is inappropriate, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee said.
Business Slow Money invests in small food enterprises
Consumers who want to support local food and farms aren't limited anymore to buying locally produced veggies, meats and cheeses. They can make direct investments big or small into local food businesses through a national movement called Slow Money, which links investors with farmers and small food producers.
Business Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation
Major brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn't fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
Business Olive Garden investor: Back off on the breadsticks Olive Garden investor: Back off on the breadsticks
In a nearly 300-page treatise on what's wrong with Olive Garden and its management, investor Starboard Value suggests the Italian restaurant chain is being reckless with its unlimited breadsticks.
Business Influence Game: Chemical trade tries to shape regs Influence Game: Chemical trade tries to shape regs
The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in products from household goods to cellphones and plastic water bottles - but also make it tougher for states to enact their own regulations.