Here are AP Business News' latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST.

Here are AP Business News' latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST.


SUPER BOWL ADS-WINNERS AND LOSERS — Advertisers pulled out all the stops to woo the 114 million-plus viewers during the Big Game. Here are the winners whose gamble paid off, and losers who dropped the ball. By Mae Anderson. SENT: 630 words, photos.

FEDERAL RESERVE-YELLEN — Things looked so clear in mid-December. The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate from record lows and signaled the likelihood of four more hikes in 2016. Yet as Chair Janet Yellen addresses Congress this week, turbulent markets, global weakness and slowdowns in key sectors are expected to lead the Fed to raise rates fewer than four times this year, if at all. By Martin Crutsinger. SENT: 900 words, photos.

STREAMING TV CRUNCH — Some television companies are balking as more people watch shows online, and they may start delaying the release of shows to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. By Anick Jesdanun. SENT: 1,030 words, photos.

CHIPOTLE-LATE OPENING — Chipotle apologized again for the dozens of the people who became ill after visiting restaurants last year, then laid out for an estimated 50,000 employees how food preparation and handling has changed. That includes high resolution testing of ingredients on the farm and in the company's central kitchens. By Candice Choi. SENT: 400 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will updated after meeting ends.


FINANCIAL MARKETS — U.S. stocks fell sharply in trading Monday, weighed down by steep losses in technology, financial and energy stocks. The slide followed sharp drops in Europe and set the market on course for its second big loss in a row. Crude oil prices slumped again. By Alex Veiga. SENT: 450 words, photos. UPCOMING: 700 words by 5 p.m., photos.

OBAMA-BUDGET-THINGS TO KNOW — The first thing to know about President Barack Obama's 2017 budget, his final one, is that it's being released on the day of the New Hampshire primary, so the administration's not looking for headlines. Deficits are worsening, its prescriptions for tax increases are dead on arrival in Washington, and most lawmakers are more interested in continuing to implement last year's budget bargain. By Andrew Taylor. SENT: 800 words, photos.


PAIN PANEL-DRUGMAKER TIES — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing and pharmaceutical companies. The inquiry follows a recent Associated Press story that found at least a third of panelists had financial ties to the drug industry. By Matthew Perrone. SENT: 600 words.

CREDUT SUISSE-CEO BONUS — The new CEO of Credit Suisse has proposed that its board make a "significant" cut in his bonus after the Swiss bank posted disappointing earnings last week and announced 4,000 job cuts SENT: 140 words.

APOLLO EDUCATION-ACQUISITION — Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by private investment firm The Vistria Group. SENT: 250 words.

JEEP-SHIFTER INVESTIGATION — U.S. auto safety investigators have determined that electronic gear shifters in some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles while they are in gear, causing 121 crashes and 30 injuries. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 730 words, photos

VOLKSWAGEN — Volkswagen says its quality control chief is leaving the company. Frank Tuch, 48, is being replaced as the company deals with a scandal over diesel vehicles equipped to cheat on emissions testing. SENT: 140 words.

CHESAPEAKE ENERGY-STOCK — Chesapeake Energy sought to assure investors Monday that it is not planning to file for bankruptcy protection after a news report saying it hired a law firm sent its stock plummeting. SENT: 240 words.

STUDENT LOANS-ENFORCEMENT — The Obama administration is taking new steps to protect students amid increased scrutiny of for-profits colleges and other schools. SENT: 190 words.

MAZDA-RECALL — Mazda is recalling some SUVs because the fuel filler pipe can rupture in a rear crash and cause a gas leak and possible fire. SENT: 100 words.


FIXING THE EURO — The top central bankers from France and Germany are joining in an appeal to fix longstanding flaws in the euro currency by more closely integrating their economies and putting more authority over financial policies at the European level. By David McHugh. SENT: 360 words.

CHEVRON-MOROCCO — The Qatari state oil company, Qatar Petroleum, says it has reached a deal with Chevron to acquire 30 percent of its stake in offshore drilling areas in Morocco. SENT: 120 words.

RUSSIA-BANKS — Russia's Central Bank effectively closed down two of the country's smaller banks Monday after it revoked their operating licenses, its latest effort to consolidate the sprawling banking sector. SENT: 220 words.

INDIA-ECONOMY— India said its economy grew 7.3 percent in the last three months of 2015, a rate of expansion that puts the South Asian nation ahead of China's 6.8 percent growth during the same period. SENT: 140 words.


CENTERPIECE — Chipotle is making its biggest marketing push ever in an effort to recover from food safety scares that led to plunging sales and shares.

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT — Apollo Education, the company behind the University of Phoenix, is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal.


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