Travel companies, airlines, and other parts of corporate America are starting to provide training programs to help employees recognize human trafficking. Will heightened awareness help detect more trafficking cases?
The economy may be looking better for some states this year, but budget woes are a challenge from east to west. In its fifth annual ranking of America’s Top States for Business, CNBC for the first time took into account state budget gaps among the 43 metrics that go into its rankings. That made for some interesting changes this year, with last year's Nos. 1, 3, and 5 states falling while other states climbed in rank. Here are the Top 5 states for business:
The Dow fell about 61 points, with a weak performance by banks and energy
Stock market slide led by airlines and banks. Friday's dismal job report and other evidence of a weak economy are weighing on stock market sentiment.
Following a strong show on Friday, the Dow rose 45 points, led by oil and precious metals
Five airline passengers were removed from aircraft over the weekend. Law enforcement officials say that they do not believe terrorism played a role in any of the four incidents.
Two Muslim men wearing traditional clothing were removed from a commercial flight departing Memphis on Friday. Airline apologizes, but gives no explanation for incident.
The Fed will hold its first-ever quarterly briefing, and new data will likely reveal sluggish economic growth for the first quarter
US airline earnings are down as they cope with rising fuel costs and a drop in the number of passengers traveling to Japan
Stocks and commodities fall sharply, after Goldman warns of substantial pullback in oil prices. Dow loses 117 points.