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June 28, 2017

Technology stocks led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday after a day of mostly choppy trading.

Phone and utilities companies were among the big decliners after a sell-off in bonds sent yields sharply higher. Banks bucked the broader market decline amid heightened expectations of rising interest…


Durable goods orders fall by the most in 18 months

June 27, 2017

WASHINGTON — Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell by the most in 18 months, and a key category that tracks business investment also slipped, evidence that manufacturing output is barely growing.

Orders for durable goods — items meant to last at least three years — slid…


Success a family affair at Poppies

June 26, 2017

When Bobby Davis meets with Belgium-based owners of Poppies International NV, he knows what their initial question will be. “It’s the first thing they ask about: ‘the employees – are they happy’,” says Davis, who is controller at Poppies’ 85-worker…


Hodges joins Crown LSP Group

June 26, 2017

Crown LSP Group Inc. recently announced that Chris Hodges has accepted the position of director of business development.

Hodges will focus on managing existing customers as well as the development of new customer accounts within all divisions. Hodges will work closely with warehousing,…