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Published October 17th, 2014 - 4:27PM
Developer of Superfund site opening exhibit recalling the copper smelter that was a major engine of Tacoma’s economy for more than 90 years.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 4:42PM
Chris Stearns and Bud Sizemore have been named to the top positions at the state gambling commission.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 2:47PM
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Published October 17th, 2014 - 2:47PM
Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. said Friday it is seeking seats on Family Dollar's board in an effort to get the retailer to reconsider a rebuffed buyout bid.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 2:17PM
The stock market had another turbulent session Friday, capping off one of the more eventful weeks on Wall Street in years. The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 250 points following strong earnings from Morgan Stanley, General Electric and Textron as well as some encouraging U.S. economic reports.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 2:17PM
Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it's not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 2:07PM
New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state and a racetrack said it will start taking bets next weekend, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:47PM
The Tampa Bay Rays promoted Chaim Bloom and Erik Neander to vice presidents of baseball operations Friday.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:47PM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen expressed deep concerns in a speech Friday about growing inequality in the United States. Citing data compiled by the Fed, she outlined the accelerating divide in incomes and wealth between the top 5 percent of households and everyone else. Her remarks identified four "building blocks of opportunity" that she believes would help ensure that upward mobility is within reach of all Americans.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:42PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:37PM
A judge who was on the verge of allowing a defamation suit by Donald Sterling's mistress to go forward decided Friday to reconsider after hearing from a lawyer for Shelley Sterling.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:32PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his wife reported nearly $700,000 in income last year, a significant jump from 2012.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:07PM
Wholesale cash prices Friday:
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:02PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:02PM
A line of toy toaster sets sold at Toys R Us are being recalled because part of the toy can pose a laceration or choking hazard to children. Other products being recalled this week include faulty folding tables and television wall mounts.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:02PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 12:47PM
Casino operator Caesars Entertainment said Friday that it is prepared to start formal discussions with some of its bank lenders as it works to reduce its debt.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 12:47PM
The state labor department said first-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Oct. 11 increased to 2,473 from the previous week's total of 2,081.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 12:29PM
Hospitality workers gathered at Chambers Bay Golf Course on Wednesday for a briefing on what to expect when the U.S. Open arrives in University Place next year.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 12:27PM
The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" is up for auction this weekend in California.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 11:42AM
Budgets for the agencies responsible for fighting Ebola have lost ground in recent years, sparking a partisan blame game in Washington over who's at fault. The truth is all of the parties share responsibility.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 11:37AM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 12 this week to 1,918.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 11:27AM
A Massachusetts man who was part of an international cybercrime ring that the government says hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service was sentenced Friday to 2½ years in prison.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 11:27AM
The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet?
Published October 17th, 2014 - 11:07AM
Europe's economy sputters, oil prices plunge and stocks start swinging wildly. Wall Street's long dormant "fear index" now predicts more turbulence ahead.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 10:47AM
The Milwaukee Bucks have added seven business leaders to its ownership group as it works to rebuild the team and develops plans to replace an aging arena.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 5:20PM
The simple guarantee, centerpiece of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014, is not so simple to deliver, at least in 90 days.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:47AM
General Motors' chief lawyer Michael Millikin, who withstood withering criticism from lawmakers for his department's handling of an ignition switch recall, is retiring early next year.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:47AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:22AM
Still working to repair damage caused by his gaffe about women seeking pay raises, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again apologized to employees and announced in a company-wide memo that all workers will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:07AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $83.24 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:07AM
Supermarket chain Publix is recalling a snack mix because the label doesn't warn shoppers that it contains peanuts.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:07AM
Jimmy Choo didn't look too sexy to the City.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:07AM
Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 8:22AM
Russian and Ukrainian leaders sounded optimistic after marathon, Europe-brokered talks Friday, signaling progress on both a definitive peace settlement in Ukraine and a gas dispute that threatens to disrupt supplies to Europe this winter.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 8:07AM
A North Carolina drugmaker plans to test its experimental antiviral drug in patients who have Ebola, after getting authorization from regulators at the Food and Drug Administration.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 7:47AM
Shares of Zayo Group Holdings Inc. are rising in its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 7:27AM
Greece's prime minister said his government is in talks with rescue lenders over a possible precautionary credit line to ease the country's exit from its 240 billion euro ($308 billion) bailout program.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 7:17AM
The head of the International Monetary Fund says market turmoil this week may have been an "over-reaction," as leading economic figures met to discuss Friday the global economy and worries about another recession in Europe.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 7:02AM
Europe's economy needs help — fast. Yet the two powers that could take action, the European Central Bank and Germany, don't see eye to eye about what to do.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 6:47AM
Stocks are rising in early trading as investors welcome some good news on corporate earnings.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 6:27AM
Eagle Materials is moving further into the energy sector by buying a company that sells an ingredient crucial to the hydraulic fracturing techniques now widely used to extract oil and natural gas.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 5:47AM
The Milwaukee Bucks have added seven business leaders to its ownership group as it works to rebuild the team and develops plans to replace an aging arena.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 5:47AM
Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 5:47AM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at stake.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 5:47AM
Frustrated over a negotiating stalemate, more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont went on strike Friday, with picket-wielding employees demanding that the telecommunications company return to the bargaining table.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 5:42AM
Morgan Stanley's third-quarter net income nearly doubled, helped by strength in its institutional securities and wealth management divisions.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 4:22AM
General Electric Co. posted strong third quarter results, issued an upbeat forecast for the fourth quarter and said U.S. industrial activity is at its highest level since the financial crisis.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 3:07AM
A Chinese court on Friday jailed two journalists accused of taking bribes and smearing an engineering company with fabricated articles, one of a series of recent scandals surrounding the state-controlled media.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 2:07AM
The Bank of England's chief economist signaled Friday that interest rates could remain at record lows for longer than expected due to weaker wage growth and global economic uncertainties.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:42AM
Norway's Yara International and Deerfield, Illinois-based CF Industries have abandoned merger talks that would have created a massive player in the fertilizer industry.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:37AM
Beth E. Richie is a professor and a college administrator. She has written articles and books about feminism, battered women and the prison system, and provided training for police, judges and other groups.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:12AM
Cyprus' finance minister says the bailed-out country will manage to keep its debt well below projections by its international creditors.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 11:17PM
The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort may survive after all, but it's likely to do so with angry employees.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 10:37PM
The stock market capped a turbulent week with a big gain Friday, a sign of renewed investor confidence after days of gloomy economic news.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 10:07PM
A former top Chinese railway official was convicted of taking nearly $8 million in bribes and given a suspended death sentence, a court said Friday.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 9:12PM
Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay — the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:58PM
A faux fire tower will beckon customers at the Pacific Northwest’s first Bass Pro Shop in Tacoma.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 8:27PM
This Midwestern city best known for its barbecue, bebop jazz and, for most of the past three decades, bad baseball has exploded into a sea of blue as long-suffering Royals fans suddenly find their team at the center of the sports universe.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 6:47PM
A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones plans to eliminate 727 jobs at an Arizona plant.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 5:47PM
More than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont went on strike early Friday after a failed attempt hours earlier by two unions to re-engage the company in negotiations.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:47PM
Coming off the high of a fourth quarter comeback against Tampa Bay and a helpful bye week, linebacker Junior Galette sees a real turnaround coming for New Orleans' struggling defense.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:27PM
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 6-12. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:27PM
The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News will shutter their individual websites and refocus attention on their joint Philly.com portal.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:27PM
The zombies really know how to make an entrance.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:22PM
A bigger buffer against loan losses weighed on Capital One Financial Corp.'s third-quarter earnings.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:22PM
Lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani cited his own experience as a public figure while arguing Thursday that a lawsuit by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against video game maker Activision should be dismissed.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 3:57PM
The memories come back in bits and pieces, and for that he can be forgiven. After all, 29 years have passed since he was standing on the hillside, watching everything unfold.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:47PM
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Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:47PM
Frontier Airlines is expanding the circle of passengers being notified that they flew with a nurse who later tested positive for Ebola, or flew on a later flight using the same plane.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:42PM
A bigger buffer against loan losses weighed on Capital One Financial Corp.'s third-quarter earnings.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:27PM
U.S. stocks ended mostly higher after recovering from an early plunge as investors drew some encouragement from new data on the labor market and the latest batch of corporate earnings. Energy stocks surged as crude oil prices turned higher.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:16PM
Google's third-quarter earnings slipped as the Internet search leader hired nearly 3,000 more employees while pouring more money into its zest for innovation and quest for new markets.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:16PM
AMD says it will cut 7 percent of its global workforce in an effort to improve its profitability.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 1:56PM
Chiquita says it is rejecting a new buyout offer from two Brazilian companies and will go ahead with its plan to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:47PM
Apple showed off thinner iPads and a new iMac with a high-resolution display on Thursday. Sleek and stunning, yes, but not likely to spark the next iRevolution. The tech giant's bigger strategic bet is that mobile pay service Apple Pay, debuting Monday, will be the next thing you didn't know you needed — but now can't live without.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 1:16PM
Beyond the turmoil shaking financial markets, the U.S. economy remains sturdier than many seem to fear.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 1:16PM
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities boosted their holdings in August to a record high. China, the largest foreign owner of Treasury debt, increased its holdings after two months of reductions.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 1:16PM
Starbucks says it will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones by next year.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 1:11PM
Eli Lilly said Thursday that it will close one of its three manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico at the end of 2015.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 12:51PM
A Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses pleaded not guilty Thursday to new charges filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 12:46PM
Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 12:16PM
If you've upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, the new software update for Mac computers will seem familiar.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 11:51AM
A firm accused of fraud will pay a $1 million penalty in what federal regulators say is the first case of market manipulation brought against a high-speed trading firm.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 11:46AM
A small high-frequency trading firm settled fraud charges and paid a $1 million penalty for fraudulently manipulating stock prices in the final minutes of trading, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Thursday.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 11:41AM
Darden Restaurants, the parent company of the Olive Garden, said Thursday that former Wal-Mart executive Bill Simon is returning to its board of directors.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 10:52AM
Advocates for immigrants urged a judge Thursday to shelve two Arizona ID theft laws that are the legal foundation for business raids by metro Phoenix's sheriff, arguing the Legislature's intent in passing the statutes wasn't to confront identity theft but rather to combat illegal immigration.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 10:17AM
India on Thursday appointed US-based economist Arvind Subramanian as the country's chief economic adviser.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 10:17AM
Debt-plagued London Mining PLC has filed for bankruptcy protection in the wake of a slump in iron ore prices and as the Ebola outbreak complicated the sale of a mine in Sierra Leone.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 10:17AM
Quarterback Cole Stoudt is ready for his second chance to lead No. 24 Clemson.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 9:27AM
U.S. stock indexes have mostly recovered from a steep decline and are slightly lower at midday.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 9:12AM
Netflix Inc. shares sank Thursday on slower subscriber growth and fears of increased competition ahead.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 9:12AM
Chemical and oil company BASF SE says it is selling its textile chemicals business to Swiss-based Archroma for an undisclosed amount.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 8:57AM
John Pistole announced Thursday he is stepping down as chief of the Transportation Security Administration after 4 1/2 turbulent years in which the agency sought to balance passenger privacy against safety and stay a step ahead of terrorists looking for cunning new ways to smuggle bombs aboard planes.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 8:57AM
FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects could walk free and justice could be thwarted by a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 8:07AM
Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 7:52AM
Mattel said Thursday that its third-quarter net income fell 21.5 percent as demand for Barbie and American Girl dolls fell.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 7:42AM
If the only thing standing between you and a home cooked meal is the time and energy to shop and prep, a new breed of would-be cyber sous chefs wants to help get you cooking.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 7:42AM
A measure of factory activity in the Philadelphia region slipped last month, but remained at a healthy level, evidence that U.S. manufacturing output is holding up despite signs of a global slowdown.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 7:32AM
Average U.S. mortgage rates tumbled this week. The 30-year loan hit its lowest level since June 2013 as Treasury bond yields marked new lows amid concern over global economic weakness.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 7:17AM
CBS is jumping on the cord-cutting bandwagon, launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 7:12AM
Nearly three-quarters of the New York City listings offered by the short-term rental service Airbnb violate city or state laws, New York state's attorney general charged Thursday.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 7:12AM
U.S. manufacturing output rose in September, led by gains for aerospace products, furniture, clothing and plastics.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 7:12AM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a series of labor reforms on Thursday aimed at transforming Asia's third-largest economy into an international manufacturing hub.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 6:52AM
U.S. stocks are opening lower while European markets suffer even steeper declines.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 5:57AM
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell 74 percent on one-time costs such as retiring older planes. The results excluding those items beat expectations.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 5:37AM
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest sign of a strengthening labor market that could help blunt worries about the impact of weak global growth.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 5:22AM
Russian chess master and political activist Garry Kasparov said a Kazakh dissident banker is in danger if a court rules he should be extradited from France.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 5:12AM
The European Union is promising Greece continued financial support, in the hopes of calming market turmoil triggered by concerns over the government's survival and the future of its bailout program.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 5:12AM
Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 5:02AM
Goldman Sachs said its third-quarter profit jumped 48 percent as revenue from trading bonds and currencies rose. The bank also raised its dividend by a nickel to 60 cents per share.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 5:02AM
The European Union's top energy official says he's cautiously optimistic about chances of a deal to secure gas supplies this winter for Ukraine and Europe as he prepares for new talks with Kiev and Moscow.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:57AM
Philip Morris International's third-quarter profit dropped 8 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:57AM
Spain sold fewer 10-year bonds than it had hoped in an auction Thursday, amid broader jitters in financial markets.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:57AM
UnitedHealth Group's third-quarter earnings inched up 2 percent but that was enough to help the nation's largest health insurer trump Wall Street expectations and raise its 2014 forecast for the first time this year.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:52AM
Southwestern Energy will spend about $5.38 billion to acquire drilling assets in West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania now owned by Chesapeake Energy.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 4:37AM
Greeted by enthusiastic chants of "Putin! Putin!," Russian President Vladimir Putin attended a military parade Thursday in Slavic ally Serbia, where he held talks on economic issues, including on the South Stream gas pipeline opposed by the European Union.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 3:52AM
Mattel's got girl problems and her name is Barbie. Sales of the iconic doll continue to slide and a surprising drop in sales of its American Girl toys could become another headache for the toy company as it heads into the crucial holiday season.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:57AM
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has reduced its stake in British retailer Tesco to under 3 percent, offering a fresh slap to the struggling company.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:52AM
KLM says Pieter Elbers is replacing Camiel Eurlings as president and chief executive officer of the Dutch airline with immediate effect.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 2:52AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted Thursday that there can be no exceptions to European Union rules on national deficit targets, a clear message to France after it backed off promises to bring down its budget overspend.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 1:12AM
Asian stock markets mostly steadied Friday after a fall in U.S. unemployment applications and comments from a Federal Reserve official eased nerves about a stalling economic recovery.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 11:37PM
Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 11:17PM
Sure you love matching little candy pieces with each other, or spelling out words with your pals. But New Jersey gambling regulators want to let you do it for real money.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 11:12PM
With hard cider making a hardcore comeback across the country, apple growers are tapping a juicy new revenue stream by establishing farmstead cideries and planting varieties too tart or tannic for the lunchbox but perfect for smashing and fermenting into distinctive artisanal brews.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 11:12PM
The first made in Japan passenger jet in four decades reaches a development milestone later this week.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 10:57PM
Nestle S.A., the world's biggest food and drink company, on Thursday reported a 3-percent drop in group sales for the first nine months of the year, impacted by weakness in currencies against the Swiss franc and other costs.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 10:57PM
The city of Detroit, with financial help from the state, plans to demolish the home of the Detroit Red Wings and give the land to a creditor for development as part of a major settlement in the city's bankruptcy case, lawyers said Thursday.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 10:47PM
Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG posted flat sales for the first nine months of 2014, but said Thursday the results show strong demand for its cancer drugs and emerging new products.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 9:32PM
Millions of Americans still struggle with high-cost private student loans, with many tumbling into default because the companies servicing the loans aren't offering reasonable options for improved terms, a new report says.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 9:12PM
Amazon is hiring 80,000 seasonal workers for its distribution centers as it looks to improve its shipping efficiency during the crucial holiday season.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 9:12PM
Millions of Americans still struggle with high-cost private student loans, with many tumbling into default because the companies servicing the loans aren't offering reasonable options for improved loan terms.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 9:12PM
Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 4:52PM
A California Public Utilities Commission member who was involved in secret email exchanges with the state's largest utility said Wednesday he is recusing himself from several matters related to the company.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 4:52PM
A move by oil giant BP to have a court fire the administrator of a damage claims settlement arising from the 2010 BP oil spill was opposed Wednesday by the administrator as well as by lawyers for Gulf Coast interests claiming harm from the disaster.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 3:22PM
Financial volatility returned with a vengeance Wednesday as U.S. stock prices plunged precipitously before recouping some of the loss in a late rally. Absent most of the year, jitters returned across the financial spectrum and virtually no class of financial assets was spared.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 8:07PM
Bruce McCain of KeyBank says the current market downturn provides a string of possibilities for investors not afraid of risk.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 2:57PM
Two U.S. senators are questioning why the nation's auto safety regulators let car companies recall vehicles only in limited regions when a safety problem could happen anywhere.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 2:57PM
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Published October 15th, 2014 - 2:57PM
Puget Sound Energy plans to install four shipping containers housing lithium iron phosphate batteries to keep the power on when lines go down in the Cascade mountains, the utility said.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 2:32PM
Stocks ended a wild day mostly lower Wednesday as indexes recovered much of an early plunge. Investors dumped risky assets in heavy trading and parked their money in investments seen as relatively safe, such as U.S. government bonds. The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted as much as 460 points in afternoon trading, then clawed back much of the ground it lost to close down 173.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 4:39PM
Battered by competitors, United Airlines is closing its Seattle flight attendant base early next year.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 2:17PM
American Express Co. said Wednesday that its net income climbed about 9 percent in the third quarter, as spending by cardholders increased.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 2:07PM
EBay Inc. on Wednesday reported better-than-expected earnings for the third quarter as its PayPal payment unit continued to have strong growth.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 1:57PM
International gambling destination Macau continued to pose a challenge for casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. in the third quarter. But as high-roller gamblers eased back there, other gamblers shelled out at the company's Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore where the casino's daily take climbed almost 7 percent to $4.8 million.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 1:57PM
The turbulence that's roiling financial markets is punishing stock investors, raising worries for major U.S. companies and will likely produce even punier returns for savers.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 1:57PM
The Obama administration said Wednesday that China's currency remains "significantly undervalued," but it stopped short of citing China or any other country for unfairly manipulating its currency to gain trade advantages.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 1:57PM
What looks like a mini space shuttle, can fly itself for millions of miles and goes by the name X-37B?
Published October 15th, 2014 - 1:57PM
Greenpeace said Wednesday that one of nine activists charged with felony counts in an eye-catching protest at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters has died.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 1:47PM
The downturn in the U.S. stock market has brought it closer to what professional investors refer to as a "correction." That happens when a benchmark index like the Standard & Poor's 500 closes 10 percent or more below a recent peak.
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