- China's April manufacturing activity weaker than expected
April 30, 201611:22 PM ET
BEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing activity was weaker than expected in April, according to a survey by an industry group.
- Berkshire Hathaway's 1Q profit up 8 percent on paper gain
April 30, 20162:43 PM ET
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's first-quarter profit grew 8 percent largely because of the way it had to account for its Duracell acquisition on paper, but profits fell at its BNSF railroad and at its insurance units.
- The Latest: Berkshire investors reject climate change report
April 30, 20168:35 PM ET
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting, where tens of thousands of people have listened to CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger talk business for several hours (all times local):
- Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems
April 30, 201611:14 AM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities.
- Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm unique
April 30, 201610:37 PM ET
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several hours Saturday at the conglomerate's annual meeting.
- Leicester soccer team was 5,000-1 longshot, now eyes title
April 30, 201611:22 AM ET
LONDON (AP) — Bettors looking for a wager with a fancifully high payoff last summer could have gone into their local betting shop in England and risked a bit of cash on the proposition that Elvis Presley would be found alive and well.
- Gibraltar pushes for airport to be under EU aviation laws
April 30, 201612:46 PM ET
GIBRALTAR (AP) — Gibraltar's authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain's southwestern tip to be included in the European Union's laws governing European aviation.
- Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor
April 30, 201612:05 AM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn't immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus Rift headset, many — possibly most — of whom are still waiting for their $600 gadgets more than four weeks after they started shipping .
- Wrecked helicopter fuselage raised from the sea in Norway
April 30, 201610:19 AM ET
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Emergency crews pulled the wrecked fuselage of an Airbus EC-225 helicopter out of the sea Saturday off western Norway after a crash that killed all 13 people on board.
- Exxon sees smallest profit in 16 years, Chevron posts loss
April 29, 20165:23 PM ET
DALLAS (AP) — Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude.