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CVS Health to close hundreds of drugstores over next 3 years

Nov. 18, 2021 15:47 PM EST

CVS Health will close hundreds of drugstores over the next three years, as the health care giant adjusts to changing customer needs and converts to new store formats. The company said Thursday that it will close about 300 stores a year for the next three years, nearly a...

Liz Weston: How to talk money with your parents this holiday

Nov. 15, 2021 08:37 AM EST

Holiday gatherings may present an opportunity to talk to your parents about important money issues, such as estate planning or long-term care. The need to discuss this stuff may feel particularly acute if you don’t see your folks often or these are the first holidays you’ll be together...

Profit plummets at Buffett's company on investment gains

Nov. 06, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company reported a third-quarter profit that was roughly one-third the amount of last year's because of much smaller paper gains on the value of its investments, but most of its businesses continue to recover from the effects of the pandemic. ...

Apple's strong quarter suffers $6B blow from supply shortage

Oct. 28, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s iPhone sales soared yet again in the past quarter, but didn’t grow as rapidly as analysts anticipated because of supply shortages that have made it more difficult to meet the demand for a wide range of products. Until recently, the...

Norfolk Southern Q3 profit up 32% despite flat rail volume

Oct. 27, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern's third-quarter profit jumped 32% even though the number of shipments the railroad delivered remained relatively flat because it was able to increase prices on most categories of freight. The railroad said it earned $753 million,...

Union Pacific Q3 profit up 23% even with flat volume

Oct. 21, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific hauled in 23% more profit in the third quarter even though the total number of shipments it delivered remained flat overall and the supply chain remained clogged. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Thursday that it made $1.67...

CSX 3Q railroad profit jumps 32% as volume grows 3%

Oct. 20, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — CSX delivered a 32% jump in third-quarter profit as the volume of goods it hauled increased even beyond last fall’s strong level. The Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad said Wednesday that it made $968 million, or 43 cents per share, in the...

Bank profits soar, helped by merger frenzy, fewer bad loans

Oct. 14, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's good to be a bank right now. Four of the largest U.S. banks said their profits grew by double-digits last quarter, as a healthier U.S. economy has helped reduce the number of loans in default or that the bank won't likely recoup. The results for...

Former Nebraska GOP official chosen for county elections job

Oct. 01, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has picked a former Republican Party operative to serve as Sarpy County's election commissioner. Emily Ethington, 25, of Papillion, will administer elections in Nebraska's third-largest county, the governor's office...

Canadian Pacific's acquisition of KCS railroad back on track

Sep. 15, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After initially getting derailed this spring, Canadian Pacific's $31 billion acquisition of Kansas City Southern is back on track after Canadian National dropped out of the bidding war Wednesday. The deal could still face tough scrutiny from...