Stories by John Heilprin

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Falling oil prices will mean lower airfare

Airlines are forecasting record profits for 2015 thanks to cheaper fuel and rising demand. As a result, they expect to cut the average ticket price by 5 percent in 2015, excluding surcharges and ...
By John Heilprin

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Diplomats make trade deal to cut red tape, poverty

GENEVA - After years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal that the body said could boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually.
By John Heilprin

Friday, May 23, 2014

US gains trade victory in auto dispute with China

GENEVA - The United States has scored a victory before the World Trade Organization in a case that challenged China's imposition of penalty tariffs on the sale of $5 billion in U.S.-made vehicles ...
By John Heilprin

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Swiss voters reject minimum wage plan

Worried about upsetting Switzerland's strong economy or driving its high costs even higher, more than three-quarters of Swiss voters rejected a plan Sunday to create the world's highest minimum wage.
By John Heilprin

Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Economic Forum founder still sees crisis risks

The world has not yet escaped the risk of a collapse in the global economy despite some renewed confidence heading into 2013, the founder of the World Economic Forum told The Associated Press on ...
By John Heilprin

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

UBS to pay $1.5 billion for rate-rigging

The fine on UBS, which will also see two former traders charged with conspiracy, is triple the amount that British bank Barclays PLC agreed to pay in June to settle similar charges.
By John Heilprin
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