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Published July 7th, 2014 - 1:40PM
After pushing stock indexes to record highs last week, investors turned cautious on Monday ahead of a batch of corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average ended almost 50 points lower after closing above 17,000 for the first time last week. Investors moved money into stocks traditionally thought of as safer than the broader market: utilities, telecommunication companies and makers of consumer staple goods such as soft drinks and detergent.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 1:40PM
A new report says homeowners have received about $3.1 billion in cash under a federal settlement with 13 big banks over alleged misconduct in processing mortgages that may have resulted in wrongful foreclosures.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 1:25PM
Wholesale cash prices Monday:
Published July 7th, 2014 - 1:25PM
The U.S. Secret Service announced Monday the arrest of a Russian citizen alleged to have orchestrated the hacking of U.S. retailers to steal the financial information of ordinary Americans.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 1:00PM
The price of oil slipped below $104 a barrel Monday on expectations that Libya will soon boost its exports of crude.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 12:50PM
Drivers in a long-running labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began what they said would be an indefinite strike Monday.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 12:45PM
General Motors' deadly ignition switch flaws emerged from an effort to improve its cars.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 12:45PM
Grain futures were lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 12:45PM
The price of corn fell to its lowest in almost four years on Monday as favorable weather conditions for the crop persist in the Midwest.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 12:05PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi defended Monday his recent decisions to partially lift subsidies on fuel that caused a public outcry, calling them a necessary "bitter pill" to revive his nation's ailing economy.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 12:00PM
The U.S. is looking for concessions from China to kick start international negotiations on liberalizing trade in high-technology products.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 11:55AM
They're a couple rarely seen in public, together only since February.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 11:30AM
The maker of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey on Monday celebrated the opening of a new cooperage in Alabama to supply its distillery with the American white oak barrels that are toasted and charred to give the spirit its distinctive flavor and color.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 11:20AM
Investment firm Pershing Square Capital Management on Monday identified its six nominees for spots on the board of Allergan as it tries to buy the Botox maker.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 11:20AM
The maker of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey is celebrating the opening of a new cooperage in Alabama to supply its distillery with the American white oak barrels that are toasted and charred to give the spirit its distinctive flavor and color.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 10:35AM
Virgin Galactic appears to be getting closer to reaching its long-delayed goal of launching tourists into space.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 10:15AM
A second PetSmart investor is pushing the pet food retailer to sell itself.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 9:40AM
Delta Air Lines drastically reduced service to Venezuela on Monday in a dispute with the government over revenue trapped in the South American country. The move left disgruntled fliers scrambling to rebook seats on one of the dwindling number of carriers with full service to the socialist country.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 9:05AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $102.28 per barrel at 12 p.m. Monday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 8:50AM
An appeals body of the World Trade Organization has decided it lacked enough information to uphold China's objections to a U.S. law meant to help American companies that face unfair foreign competition.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 8:00AM
Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 8:00AM
A senior executive with the official World Cup corporate hospitality provider was arrested in a Rio de Janeiro hotel Monday as part of a Brazilian police investigation into illegal ticket sales.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 7:40AM
Bulgaria and Russia on Monday voiced hope that work on the Russia-led South Stream gas pipeline project, which had been blocked by the European Union, can be resumed.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 6:45AM
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said Monday that its board approved spending up to $2 billion to buy back the home goods retailer's stock.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 6:25AM
After pushing stocks to records last week, investors turned cautious on Monday ahead of a batch of corporate earnings reports.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 3:45AM
A jetliner operated by budget carrier AirAsia skidded off the runway on landing at Brunei's Bandar Seri Begawan International Airport on Monday, but all those onboard disembarked safely.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 3:45AM
Archer Daniels Midland already makes sweeteners, fibers, emulsifiers and an array of other ingredients used in packaged foods and drinks. Now it's getting in the business of natural flavors.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 3:00AM
China's economy improved in the latest quarter but faces "downward pressure," and Beijing will increase the strength of targeted policy measures to shore up growth, the country's premier said Monday.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 2:45AM
German industrial output fell sharply in May, a third consecutive drop that suggests Europe's biggest economy and engine of growth lost steam in the second quarter amid slowing business in China and tensions over Ukraine.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 2:20AM
Global stock markets turned lower on Monday after key U.S. indexes hit record highs in the wake of strong job numbers last week.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 12:35AM
A jurisdictional issue delayed Monday's scheduled start of a trial focusing on whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife had the authority under terms of a family trust to unilaterally negotiate a $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Published July 7th, 2014 - 12:15AM
Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights — a measure intended to enhance aviation security at a time when intelligence officials are concerned about hidden explosives, a counterterrorism official said.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 10:40PM
Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they'll finally be able to open for business.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 10:40PM
Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry:
Published July 6th, 2014 - 9:15PM
Asian stock markets were mostly lower Monday as investors looked ahead to U.S. corporate earnings following last week's strong job numbers.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 6:25PM
Expedia Inc. says it has agreed to pay 703 million Australian dollars ($658 million) for Wotif.com Holdings Ltd., an online travel company that covers the Asia-Pacific region.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 6:00PM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met the Chinese premier Monday and hailed ties between the two sides as she led a large business delegation on a visit to promote trade with the Asian economic giant.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 5:40PM
Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights, the Transportation Security Administration said Sunday.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 5:25PM
The chief of the International Monetary Fund predicts that the global economy will improve over the next 18 months but says that growth might not be as fast as previously expected.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 4:45PM
Jay Bruce had hit the ball hard twice, only to see the worst slump of his career get deeper. He finally ended it with a hit that nobody was going to take away.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 4:45PM
Three airplane fuselages that slid down a steep embankment into the Clark Fork River following a train derailment in western Montana could take until Tuesday to remove, railroad officials said Sunday.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 11:20AM
The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as the Michael Bay sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and the Melisa McCarthy comedy "Tammy" led the weakest summer holiday weekend in at least a decade.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 8:40AM
With the potentially record-breaking $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers hanging in the balance, a trial beginning Monday will focus on whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife had the authority under terms of a family trust to unilaterally negotiate the deal.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 7:00AM
Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson's Tomahawk, Wisconsin, plants. The divorced mother of three hoped it was the beginning of a new career with the motorcycle company.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 6:55AM
Egypt's president decreed an increase in sales tax on cigarettes, beer and wine, the latest in a series of price hikes that aim to ease the country's staggering budget deficit.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 6:05AM
How much distance from an immoral act is enough?
Published July 6th, 2014 - 4:15AM
Seventeen coal miners have died after being trapped by a weekend gas explosion in northwestern China, an official news agency reported Monday.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 1:40AM
The latest "Transformers" movie, which features Chinese locations, actors and products, has so far earned almost as much in China as in the United States, driven by a record number of screenings for a foreign movie.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Back in the dark ages of public education, schools did not send their students home for the summer with assigned reading. If students wanted to rot their brains with their preferred summer reading material — mainly Mad magazine — that was their (and their parents’) problem.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Tech Review NEW YORK — In its first iteration, Google’s Android Wear software for computerized wristwatches isn’t so much about innovation as it is an effort at simplification.
Published July 6th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Q. I started a new job in April that offers a high-deductible health insurance policy with a health savings account. Am I able to contribute the full amount for family coverage to the HSA for 2014, or do I need to prorate the contribution for the months that I’ve had the policy?
Published July 5th, 2014 - 11:30PM
The shopping-loving city that is home to one of the world's largest shopping malls wants to build one even bigger.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 11:25PM
In 2007, Australians were ready to do something to combat climate change, even if it was expensive. More than two-thirds of them said so in a poll, and both major political parties vowed to make industries pay for greenhouse-gas emissions.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 2:25PM
Federal Aviation Administration authorities say air traffic controllers at a Houston airport averted a potential midair collision of two planes.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 10:55AM
Even before millions of people packed into outdoor fan parties, ran out to bars for long lunches and sneaked peeks of games at their offices during the Americans' World Cup run, Major League Soccer began thinking about how to convert some of those fans into supporters for its own teams.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 9:20AM
Policies for children represent a small fraction of the life insurance market, but they made the news this week after a court hearing for a Georgia man accused of killing his young son by leaving him in a hot car.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 6:05AM
When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 6:00AM
An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 12:25AM
How does the U.S. economy do it?
Published July 4th, 2014 - 9:25PM
Jason Hammel earned another victory for the Chicago Cubs, and that part of his Friday afternoon was very satisfying.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 1:15PM
Months after the prairie began to shake, scientists still struggle to explain a surge in Kansas earthquakes that appears connected to increased fracking.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 1:15PM
Job growth surged in June, capping the best first half since 1999, driving blue chip stocks to a record high and leading analysts to say the economy is shifting to higher gear.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 1:15PM
On Monday, Argentina missed a crucial $539 million bond payment to U.S. creditors, putting the country in technical default and starting the clock on a 30-day grace period during which the government in Buenos Aires must make multiple debt payments, renegotiate some of its credit or face its second default since 2001.
Published July 5th, 2014 - 1:15PM
President Barack Obama dined with prominent economists Wednesday, the second such lunch in less than a month as the administration seeks ways to accelerate the economic recovery.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 6:25PM
Egypt's state news agency says the government has raised the prices of fuel by up to 78 percent, following on a promise to cut subsidies that eat up nearly a quarter of the government's budget.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 4:00PM
Former closer Neftali Feliz was recalled by the slumping Texas Rangers from Triple-A Round Rock, replenishing their taxed bullpen Friday for the opener of an interleague series against the New York Mets.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 1:59PM
One of Venezuela's oldest and most prestigious newspapers has been sold amid increasing government pressure on independent news media.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 11:04AM
Germany summoned the U.S. ambassador in Berlin on Friday following the arrest of a man reported to have spied for the United States, heightening friction between the two countries over alleged U.S. eavesdropping in Germany.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 10:04AM
Blue Bird is recalling more than 2,500 All American school buses and some transit buses to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 9:34AM
The son of FIFA senior vice president Julio Grondona has denied claims he illegally sold a World Cup ticket for profit.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 9:34AM
Pagers beeped around 4 a.m. across rural western Maine, rousing firefighters during their July Fourth vacations with reports of a rail disaster in Quebec.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 8:19AM
More than half of privately insured women are getting free birth control under President Barack Obama's health law, a major coverage shift that's likely to advance.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 7:14AM
One of Europe's premier theater festivals is canceling some shows as French workers protest changes to their offseason unemployment benefits.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 6:14AM
Islamic militants seized an eastern Syrian oil field near Iraq and inched closer to the Turkish border on Friday as they try to consolidate their control of an area along the length of the Euphrates river stretching through Syria and Iraq.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 4:54AM
Richard Mellon Scaife, the billionaire heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune and a newspaper publisher who funded libertarian and conservative causes and various projects to discredit President Bill Clinton, has died. He was 82.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 2:44AM
Andy Coulson went from the editor's office at Britain's best-selling newspaper to the corridors of 10 Downing St. as Prime Minister David Cameron's communications chief. On Friday, he went to prison for conspiring to hack phones.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 2:39AM
A key body monitoring Greece's bailout approved the disbursement of the next batch of rescue loans Friday, after the country met outstanding reform targets that had delayed the payment.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 2:24AM
A Philippine senator and dictatorship-era defense chief surrendered Friday to face a charge of large-scale corruption, the most prominent of three top politicians snared in the government's crackdown on graft in recent weeks.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 1:49AM
U.S. diplomats will be barred from the trial in China of an American investigator for GlaxoSmithKline and her British husband who are charged with improperly selling personal information, a spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Beijing said Friday.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 1:04AM
The price of crude oil slipped below $104 a barrel Friday, extending its drop to seven straight days, as expectations of increased supply offset strong U.S. employment growth.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 12:59AM
The top jobs numbers for June would have seemed to be cause for some appreciation. After all, the unemployment rate dipped to 6.1 percent, the lowest in six years, and hiring showed five months of steady growth.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 12:39AM
In an ad for Beats by Dr. Dre stereo headphones, Neymar jams to Jay-Z's remix of the song "Jungle." Fans cheer, toast and pray across Brazilian neighborhoods and cameras flash while reporters shout questions, but the pounding rhythm of the rap drowns out distractions for the Brazilian striker and fellow soccer stars Jozy Altidore and Cesc Fabregas.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 12:29AM
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 11:39PM
German factory orders sagged in May after a strong increase the previous month, driven down by lower demand inside the country and from outside the euro area.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 9:54PM
The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company's 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 9:29PM
Four years after their messy breakup, the Cavaliers and LeBron James are at least talking about a reunion.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 9:19PM
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 1:14PM
The Federal Reserve was slow to understand how the collapse of the housing market would lead to a profound financial crisis, Chair Janet Yellen acknowledged Wednesday, arguing that even if it had acted more aggressively the crisis could not have been prevented.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 1:14PM
Private-sector employers added 281,000 positions in June, according to payroll processor ADP in a report Wednesday that augers well for hiring as measured by the federal government.
Published July 4th, 2014 - 1:14PM
The U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it would start limiting payments to states for road and transit projects next month in an attempt to conserve the federal Highway Trust Fund’s rapidly diminishing cash balance.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 8:04PM
U.S. military officials have grounded all F-35s while continuing to investigate a runway fire involving one of the fighter jets at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 7:44PM
A Danish teenager has claimed the virtual World Cup by beating his English rival in the final of the online Playstation gaming competition, overcoming a field of almost two million entrants.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 5:44PM
Shortly before the start of a trial to determine whether Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the team, his lawyers filed a motion Thursday to move the case to federal court, alleging his medical privacy has been violated.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 3:29PM
Boise State has settled a lawsuit with the American Athletic Conference that was first filed a year ago claiming the university owed $5 million in exit fees.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 3:29PM
The Mormon church is moving forward with its plan to arm missionaries with iPad minis and broaden their proselytizing to social media.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 3:19PM
The scientific journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities examining people's online mood swings regrets how the social experiment was handled.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 3:19PM
Two women, one from University Place, have been charged by the state Insurance Commissioner with crimes related to alleged fraud.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 2:54PM
Stephen King, Nora Roberts and Donna Tartt are among the hundreds of authors who have added their names to an online letter criticizing Amazon.com for restricting access to works published by Hachette Book Group.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 2:39PM
General Motors recalled 3.4 million large cars last month after finding a 9-year-old email from an employee in its files warning of trouble, according to documents released by the government Thursday.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 2:24PM
German media reported Thursday that users and supporters of a popular online anonymity tool are among those automatically singled out for special attention by U.S. security services.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 2:19PM
Officials say a man who was loudly chanting on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Hawaii made the other passengers uncomfortable and prompted the crew to return and drop him off with law enforcement at Sea-Tac Airport.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 1:59PM
Germany's BMW announced Thursday it will spend $1 billion to build a new luxury car factory in northern Mexico that will start production in 2019 as part of an effort to expand the company's presence in the United States.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 1:54PM
Move over Chuck Norris, the Internet crowned a new hero this week — that's U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard. The 35-year-old player became a Twitter sensation after an astounding 16 saves in the U.S. team's match against Belgium, as the knockout stage of the World Cup continued to play out online this week.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 1:44PM
President Barack Obama is facing mounting calls from Republicans to take a firsthand look at the immigration emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, putting him on the spot concerning what he has called the "humanitarian crisis" of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children flooding in from Central America.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 1:39PM
Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as exemplifying the university's integration of athletics and education.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 1:24PM
Does anyone in politics dare talk up the economy? Apparently not.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 1:19PM
Seven retired NFL players are objecting to a proposed settlement of concussion claims, calling it a "lousy deal" for ex-players whose symptoms don't qualify them for compensation.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 1:14PM
Wholesale cash prices Thursday:
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 1:04PM
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Published July 3rd, 2014 - 1:04PM
SunTrust Mortgage Inc. has agreed to pay up to $320 million to resolve allegations that it misled customers seeking loan modifications.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 12:44PM
A line of snow throwers with the potential for leaking fuel are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include computers with batteries that can overheat and fireworks.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 12:44PM
Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 12:44PM
Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 12:39PM
Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $13.09 billion to $2.57 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 12:34PM
Macedonian police say they have arrested nine men suspected of creating fake websites for public utilities in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to steal money from their customers.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 12:24PM
Private contractors for the U.S. Department of Energy have spent at least $3.5 million in legal expenses to battle two critics of a massive construction project at the nation's most polluted nuclear site, according to a letter obtained Thursday by The Associated Press.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 12:48PM
The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber announced its nominees Thursday for the annual New Tacoma Awards.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 12:04PM
Drugstore chain Walgreens has agreed to pay $180,000 to a diabetic employee who was fired after eating a $1.39 bag of chips before paying for it during what she said was an attack of low blood sugar, federal officials said.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 11:59AM
The Oakland Athletics have finalized an agreement on a 10-year extension to play at the Coliseum through the 2024 season.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 11:49AM
BlackBerry is selling its research and development department in Germany to Volkswagen Infotainment, a subsidiary of the automaker that makes interactive technology for vehicle dashboards.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 11:44AM
Gold prices sank Thursday following news that U.S. employers stepped up hiring last month.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 11:04AM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by one this week to 1,874.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 11:00AM
A new study explains how just four wells forcing massive amounts of drilling wastewater into the ground are probably shaking up Oklahoma.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 10:49AM
A new attraction on Alaska's Kodiak Island features exotic dancers who entertain fishermen on a converted Bering Sea crabbing boat dubbed the "Wild Alaskan" — and it's already encountered choppy regulatory seas.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 10:49AM
The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000 for the first time Thursday, the index's first big 1,000-point milestone this year, following news that hiring in the U.S. accelerated last month. The market rose from the opening of trading after the government reported that U.S. employers hired more employees than investors and economists expected. Trading ended early ahead of the Independence Day holiday. U.S. markets will be closed Friday.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 10:49AM
The Dow Jones industrial average punched through 17,000 for the first time on Friday following good news on the U.S. job market. The index has soared past some big, round-number milestones in recent years. Here's when the Dow has crossed 1,000-point milestones.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 10:34AM
The Dow Jones industrial average, an index of 30 U.S. blue-chip stocks, is the oldest barometer of the stock market. On Thursday, it jumped above 17,000 for the first time in its 118-year history.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 10:24AM
The Dow Jones industrial average is closing above 17,000 for the first time after the U.S. government reported a big gain in hiring last month.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 10:04AM
The Sacramento Kings got some much-needed depth at point guard and a possible backup plan if they lose starter Isaiah Thomas in free agency.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 9:54AM
Shares of PetSmart Inc. jumped Thursday after an activist hedge fund reported a stake in the pet food retailer and said it wants PetSmart to consider selling itself.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 9:54AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 9:04AM
Property from the estate of noted horticulturist, philanthropist and heir to the Listerine fortune Rachel "Bunny" Mellon is going on the auction block this fall.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 8:59AM
The Boeing Co. said Thursday that it delivered 181 commercial planes during the second quarter, a 7.1 percent increase from the same period a year ago.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 8:39AM
A jump in pharmacy revenue fueled June sales growth for two of the nation's largest drugstore chains, and they may start adding gains from the health care overhaul later this year.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 8:34AM
A jump in pharmacy revenue is fueling sales growth for two of the nation's largest drugstore chains, and they may start adding gains from the health care overhaul later this year.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 8:34AM
Democrats plan to travel to six cities this summer to evaluate potential sites for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 8:09AM
Grain futures were lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 8:04AM
Average U.S. mortgage rates are near historically low levels.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 7:48AM
A massive cybercrime ring in Brazil may have stolen billions of dollars from a widely used online payment system, a technology security company said.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 7:48AM
U.S. services firms expanded again last month but at a slightly slower pace than they did in May. Orders, exports and hiring grew faster in June.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 7:33AM
A Frontier Airlines plane approaching the terminal at Cleveland's main airport struck the bridge that passengers use to board and exit aircraft. No injuries have been reported.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 6:58AM
The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 6:58AM
A big gain in hiring last month sent the Dow Jones industrial average above 17,000 for the first time.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 6:53AM
Google's removal of search results in Europe is drawing accusations of press censorship, as stories from some of the continent's most prominent news outlets begin vanishing. The U.S. internet giant said Thursday it is getting 1,000 requests a day to scrub results.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 6:28AM
The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000 for the first time Thursday, another in a string of records for the index that has lifted portfolios in a five-year bull market for stocks.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 5:53AM
SunEdison Inc. said Thursday that it bought a 50 percent stake in solar energy plant operator Silver Ridge Power for about $178.6 million in cash.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 5:53AM
The U.S. trade deficit fell in May as U.S. exports hit an all-time high, helped by a jump in exports of petroleum products. Imports dipped slightly.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 5:53AM
Subaru is recalling more than 660,000 cars and SUVs because the brake lines can rust and leak fluid, and that can mean it will take longer to stop the vehicles.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 5:53AM
The European Central Bank is overhauling the way it sets monetary policy, saying it will hold fewer meetings and publish minutes on its deliberations — a bid to be more transparent as it vows to keep supporting the economy by any means available.
Published July 3rd, 2014 - 5:53AM
The 5-year-old U.S. recovery is gaining momentum from a surprisingly robust job market and moving the economy closer to full health.
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