Business News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/bus Business News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:56:06 EDT Tue, 24 Apr 2018 03:06:45 EDT 5 From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate http://enews.earthlink.net/article/bus?guid=20180423/29613a43-e0f2-427a-9231-27519dbc74d8 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theater owners Monday that his studio is dedicated to appealing to a range of audiences — from global franchises such as "Spider-Man" and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series to family films, action pics, comedies and even Quentin Tarantino's Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:56:06 EDT 20180423/29613a43-e0f2-427a-9231-27519dbc74d8 By LINDSEY BAHR Associated Press Study: Bangladesh must do more to protect garment workers http://enews.earthlink.net/article/bus?guid=20180423/421045a2-ced3-4c67-9ed5-dd436db40ffc DHAMRAI, Bangladesh (AP) — The factory building had been expanded illegally, with additional floors stacked one on top of another. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:52:52 EDT 20180423/421045a2-ced3-4c67-9ed5-dd436db40ffc By JULHAS ALAM Associated Press Aimed at China, Trump's tariffs are hitting closer to home http://enews.earthlink.net/article/bus?guid=20180423/ee507963-bbc8-4e38-bb6f-87d0998b5098 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:58:09 EDT 20180423/ee507963-bbc8-4e38-bb6f-87d0998b5098 By RICHARD LARDNER Associated Press Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash http://enews.earthlink.net/article/bus?guid=20180423/66c89a24-69ca-4424-a4b4-3e8a0ede34e2 Bitcoin "miners" who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York's northern border a couple of years ago to tap into some of the nation's cheapest hydroelectric power, offering an air of Silicon Valley sophistication to this often-snowy region. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:10:53 EDT 20180423/66c89a24-69ca-4424-a4b4-3e8a0ede34e2 By MICHAEL HILL Associated Press Chipmaker SK Hynix reports 64 percent jump in 1Q earnings http://enews.earthlink.net/article/bus?guid=20180423/225fd1e8-2bb8-496e-8c34-60f23e2b23c0 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SK Hynix Inc. said Tuesday its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices that offset slowing growth in the mobile sector. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:52:47 EDT 20180423/225fd1e8-2bb8-496e-8c34-60f23e2b23c0 By YOUKYUNG LEE Associated Press