The Indianapolis-based maker of equipment for cutting and forming metal beat the weakened economy in Europe, but saw a sales drop in the recessionary Asia Pacific market.
The Carmel-based insurance holding company says it expects to buy back more of its shares and take a special charge tied to a recent tender offer.
The Labor Department’s report Friday offered a mixed picture of the economy. Hiring remained steady during November in the face of looming tax increases. But the jobless rate slipped in part because more people stopped looking for work.
The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted as much as 369 points, or 2.8 percent, in the first two hours of trading. It recovered steadily in the afternoon, but slid into the close and ended down 313, its biggest point drop since this time last year.
The automaker had claimed in a complaint to the state that Duke acted in "draconian" fashion by holding onto the seven-figure deposit for service at its Kokomo plant since 2009.
Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Twinkies and Wonderbread, has received the go-ahead from a U.S. bankruptcy court judge to lower wages for thousands of bakery workers, affecting more than 400 employees in Indiana.
Only 36 percent correctly answered all three assessment questions on a test.
During these difficult times, small-business lenders are looking harder at intangibles—including a borrower’s character.
US Dry Cleaning’s September 2008 purchase of Tuchman Cleaners was supposed to end years of financial strain for the 25-store Indianapolis chain, but it didn’t happen.
A crop of Indianapolis companies is embracing the practice of developing and marketing products for startups in exchange for an ownership stake.
Borders will close its downtown-Indianapolis and Carmel stores as part of its plan to shutter about 30 percent of its stores nationally.
Local governments in Indiana could ask for a state takeover to fix financial troubles instead of declaring bankruptcy under a bill advancing in the Legislature.
Owner Chuck Mack says popular tavern and restaurant Moe & Johnny’s, open in Broad Ripple since 1996, is in no danger of closing despite the Chapter 11 filing.