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Published March 2nd, 2015 - 3:33PM
Grain futures were lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 3:18PM
A Senate rule to make it harder for that chamber to take action on new taxes is unconstitutional, according to a ruling issued Monday by Lt. Gov. Brad Owen.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 3:14PM
Interfor plans to increase production at Tacoma lumber mill
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 2:58PM
Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider?
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 2:48PM
Scandinavian Airlines canceled some 50 flights to and from Denmark on Monday after a four-day protest strike by 1,300 cabin crew members in Denmark, but most had returned to work by the evening, the airline said.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 2:38PM
When the Chicago Cubs open their season at Wrigley Field next month, players and fans alike may feel a bit like a homeowner who lives in a house where workers are tearing apart the kitchen.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 2:03PM
With their playoff position in peril, the San Jose Sharks dealt away some of their pending unrestricted free agents in their latest move toward the future.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 1:51PM
Local residents volunteer more than their peers in the U.S., but they eat dinner with family members less often than South Dakotans.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 1:33PM
Apologies didn't sway a Nevada judge who sentenced a man on Monday to four to 10 years in prison for setting fire to a pet shop where 27 puppies and dogs were rescued after sprinklers doused flames.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 12:28PM
Lumber Liquidators is refuting a "60 Minutes" report that raised health concerns about some of its laminate flooring products and pushed its stock price to its lowest level in more than two years.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 12:18PM
Lost that charger again for your cellphone or tablet? Hate sorting heaps of wires to charge various devices?
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 11:43AM
The Columbus Blue Jackets traded away one of their most productive defensemen. But general manager Jarmo Kekalainen says younger replacements are already on the roster.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 11:23AM
Morgan Stanley, which agreed to a $2.6 billion settlement with the federal government last week, says it expects to be sued by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over subprime mortgage bonds.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 11:13AM
Bill Gates, the founder of technology company Microsoft Corp., topped Forbes' 2015 list of the world's top billionaires for the second straight year. In 2013, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu was on top. He ranked second this time.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 2:28PM
The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 10:58AM
The NFL's salary cap is going up $10 million to $143.28 million for the 2015 season.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 10:38AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $50.21 per barrel at 12 p.m. Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 10:28AM
EBay's PayPal payment unit is acquiring mobile wallet operator Paydient ahead of PayPal's spinoff as the mobile payment sector heats up.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 10:18AM
The U.S. stock indexes headed higher as deals and economic news gave the market a lift.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 9:58AM
Michael Jordan and some other NBA owners have reached new heights, landing on Forbes world list of billionaires.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 9:48AM
Spain created hours of confusion over the future of Greece's troubled finances Monday by announcing that eurozone nations were negotiating a third Greek bailout of up to 50 billion euros ($56 billion), then backtracking by saying the prospect of such a bailout is merely hypothetical.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 9:38AM
The Mississippi attorney general's attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 9:38AM
Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Switzerland's Novartis AG have completed a three-part deal that will offer the British company's shareholders a 4 billion pound ($6.17 billion) windfall.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 9:33AM
The large family car Volkswagen Passat has been voted car of the year by European automotive editors at the Geneva International Motor Show.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 9:23AM
Shares of Sonic climbed Monday after the drive-in restaurant chain said a closely watched sales measurement rose by double digits in the second quarter.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 9:23AM
Asian stock markets were lackluster Tuesday despite a record day on Wall Street after Australia left interest rates unchanged and investors looked ahead to the release of China's growth target.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 9:18AM
The head of the University of Delaware has been selected to be the new president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 8:58AM
Grain futures were mostly higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 8:13AM
The Supreme Court will decide whether a bank discriminated against the wives of two Missouri real estate developers by requiring them to guarantee their husbands' business loans.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 8:03AM
U.S. construction spending fell in January, reflecting weakness in spending on office buildings and other nonresidential projects and in government activity.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 7:58AM
The European Union is giving member states the power to ban the cultivation of genetically-modified crops even if they have been approved by the bloc's food safety authority.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 7:43AM
Norfolk Southern named company President James Squires as its next CEO, the railroad company said Monday.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 7:08AM
Hewlett-Packard is buying wireless networking company Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion, in what amounts to HP's first major acquisition since its disastrous purchase of a British software company in 2011.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 7:03AM
U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors focused on earnings and deal news.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 6:58AM
Cardinal Health is offering to buy a unit of Johnson & Johnson that makes heart devices for approximately $1.94 billion.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 6:48AM
Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's hoping for a good future for Greece in the eurozone as Germany pushes Athens to comply fully with the terms of its financial bailout.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 6:33AM
The European Union has approved new rules that clamps down on the use of flimsy plastic bags that are hazardous for the environment.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 6:33AM
U.S. consumers spent less for a second consecutive month in January, but the weakness came from a big decline in gas prices. Excluding price changes, consumer spending was up in January and analysts expect strong income gains will fuel further solid increases in spending in the months ahead.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 6:18AM
Shares of Lumber Liquidators are sliding in Monday premarket trading following a report on "60 Minutes" that the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 6:08AM
The world's richest person got even richer this year. And a basketball superstar-turned-owner made the list for the first time.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 5:58AM
Costco says it struck a deal for Citi to be the exclusive issuer of its co-branded credit cards, with Visa replacing American Express as the card network.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 5:43AM
Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement late Monday to ensure natural gas supplies to war-torn Ukraine for the month of March, averting possible cuts that could have hit supplies to the European Union.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 5:18AM
Dallas-based Kosmos Energy said Monday its exploration well off the coast of the disputed Western Sahara territory has not yielded a commercial find and will be plugged, though the search would continue.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 5:18AM
Billionaire Warren Buffett says the U.S. economy continues to improve steadily, and he doesn't think investors should be disappointed with 2 percent growth each year.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 4:13AM
Investor Warren Buffett is praising both IBM and ExxonMobil even though the computing business has struggled and Berkshire Hathaway sold its 41 million shares in the oil producer.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 3:58AM
A slick new documentary on China's environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water and soil pollution.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 3:48AM
German energy company RWE says it has completed the 5.1 billion euro ($5.7 billion) sale of its oil and gas exploration and production division to a Russian-linked investment company.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 3:38AM
Billionaire Warren Buffett didn't end the speculation about his eventual successor, but he reiterated Monday that Berkshire Hathaway's board has a plan in place.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 3:23AM
It's taken 15 years for the Nasdaq composite index to approach the record high of 5,048 it reached back in March 2000, at the height of the tech-stock boom that would later collapse. On Monday the index closed above 5,000 points for the first time since hitting its peak. Here are some things that have changed since then, in the index and in the U.S.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 2:08AM
The 19-country eurozone got a double dose of mildly positive economic news Monday that will likely be met with relief by the European Central Bank's policymakers as they prepare to hold their next meeting on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 2:03AM
As Florida's housing market tanked seven years ago, construction worker David Rager saw jobs dry up. So he left construction, along with 2.3 million others nationwide during the economic downturn, and got a job installing traffic signals and street lights.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 12:00AM
There’s a difference between trying to do the right thing and actually getting it done. The biggest mistakes mutual-fund investors make fall right in the middle, where an investor trips over the fine line that separates good investing habits from bad.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 11:13PM
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 10:33PM
When Alison Norris couldn't find work in Detroit, she searched past the city limits, ending up with a part-time restaurant job that's 20 miles away but takes at least two hours to get to via separate city and suburban bus systems.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 7:58PM
China's manufacturing activity improved in February for the first time in four months but export demand weakened, a survey released Monday showed.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 7:13PM
World stock markets edged lower in European trading on Monday as investor optimism faded over a weekend interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 5:28PM
Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors N.V. said Sunday it had agreed to buy its smaller rival Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. for $11.8 billion in a deal that will make it the biggest supplier of microchips to the automotive industry.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 10:40AM
Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones — at least the ones it makes.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 8:45AM
Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 8:27AM
Records from the ’60s, ’70s and more can be found at Boomerang Music and Video.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 8:05AM
Germany's finance minister said Sunday that he trusts Greece's current government to fulfill the conditions for the bailout deal, but also made clear the country would not receive any further money if it didn't.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 8:05AM
Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 7:45AM
"These are the best!" squealed Casey Dlott, 29, popping a bite of CharmedBar's Apple-rageous into her mouth. Even if samples hadn't been up for grabs at Glen's Garden Market in Dupont Circle, a few of the snacks would have ended up in her basket. She's already been buying them by the box: "It's the trifecta. All-natural ingredients, filling and delicious."
Published March 1st, 2015 - 2:45AM
Hong Kong police said Monday they arrested more than three dozen people involved in scuffles that broke out at a weekend protest against the growing influx of mainland Chinese shoppers.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 12:00AM
As the home of a statewide law practice exclusively centered on marijuana, Elma just didn’t quite work for attorney Chris Crew.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 9:10PM
Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need discussion with Greece's creditors, the country's finance minister said.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 5:28PM
The Texas Department of Public Safety released information about crude oil trains crossing the state Friday after the attorney general’s office last week dismissed one railroad’s arguments that they be kept confidential.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 6:20PM
Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 11:54AM
The Ruston City Council could vote Tuesday to form an agreement with Tacoma to work together on permitting for the $1.2 billion Point Ruston development.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 11:25AM
The Florida Panthers acquired forward Dany Heatley and a third-round pick in this year from the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday in exchange for forward Tomas Fleischmann.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 11:05AM
Greece won't seek a third bailout deal, the prime minister said Saturday, having succeeded in separating the loan agreement from the "disastrous" austerity conditions imposed with the willing cooperation of previous governments.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 10:50AM
Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need discussion with Greece's creditors, the country's finance minister said Saturday.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 10:45AM
Georgia lawmakers may eliminate a tax break for all airlines buying jet fuel at the world's busiest airport.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 10:00AM
A suspected U.S. drone strike Saturday in central Yemen killed three men believed to be al-Qaida militants, security officials said.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 9:45AM
The leader of Italy's Northern League brought his anti-Europe, anti-immigrant agenda to Rome Saturday, filling a vast square in the capital with thousands of his supporters and positioning his regional movement for a bid to become a national right-wing force.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 9:25AM
Religious leaders in snowbound New England are beginning to ask themselves how on Earth their houses of worship will make ends meet after all these acts of God.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 8:30AM
Georgia lawmakers may eliminate a tax break for airlines buying jet fuel at the world's busiest airport, setting up a face-off with one of the state's largest employers, Atlanta-based Delta Airlines.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 7:05AM
Freezing rain that coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma for the second consecutive day left highways slick and forced the cancellation of another 1,000 flights Saturday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, one of the nation's biggest airline hubs.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 6:45AM
Billionaire Warren Buffett is proud of what he's built as Berkshire Hathaway's CEO over the past 50 years, but he's also willing to admit making a few costly mistakes along the way.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 6:30AM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday that its fourth quarter profit slid 17 percent because of declines in the paper value of its investments and derivative contracts.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 6:25AM
FairPoint Communications said it needed to bring costs and benefits into sync with competitors in the telecommunications industry. By doing just that in a new labor pact, the company has made itself more attractive to potential buyers, an analyst and workers say.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 7:20AM
China's central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months Saturday, adding to signs the country's leaders are worried the economic slowdown is deepening too sharply.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 1:10AM
India's finance minister announced the government's new budget on Saturday, promising a slew of measures that attempt to balance welfare spending with high economic growth and infrastructure development, while vowing to keep a tight control on the fiscal deficit.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 1:05AM
China's Shaolin Temple, historically known for its martial arts traditions but which recently has gained a reputation for aggressive commercialization, is planning to build a $297 million complex in Australia that would include a temple, a hotel, a kung fu academy and a golf course.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 12:50AM
It's not uncommon to feel some trepidation around tax-filing season.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 10:05PM
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas told an influential anti-tax group Friday that he opposes Common Core education standards, a day after potential GOP presidential rival Jeb Bush endorsed the program.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 9:00PM
The Senate started moving some pieces of a state transportation package off the chamber floor Friday, including a measure that would exempt all state highway projects from the state sales tax and would redirect sales tax money from non-highway transportation projects away from the state general fund.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 9:01PM
Approaching the end of his dozen seasons as an NFL quarterback, Charlie Batch felt comfortable about moving on to another career.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 5:25PM
In a victory for online companies and tech activists, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to approve net neutrality rules that allow for the federal regulation of broadband Internet providers.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 5:25PM
Pressure is building for the Federal Communications Commission to investigate last month’s record-setting auction of valuable wireless licenses – and for the agency to change the rules for future auctions.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 5:25PM
After making hundreds of billions of dollars running casinos, American Indian tribes are getting a good whiff of another potential moneymaker: marijuana.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 5:25PM
Home prices entered this year with a modest tailwind, climbing at an annual rate of 1.4 percent over the final three months of 2014, the Federal Housing Finance Agency reported Thursday.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 7:05PM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with a group of conservative activists who are unhappy with the way the central bank is conducting its interest-rate policies.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 7:05PM
Published February 27th, 2015 - 6:45PM
Puerto Rico regulators shut down Doral Bank on Friday, with Banco Popular taking over most of the operations of what once the U.S. territory's fourth largest bank.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 6:20PM
Uber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 6:00PM
Apparently Google bloggers like to post porn. A lot.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 6:00PM
U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday following news that U.S. economic growth slowed more sharply than previously estimated in the final three months of 2014. The major stock indexes still notched gains for the month, recovering after a sluggish start to the year.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 5:45PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published February 27th, 2015 - 5:05PM
Gas prices are soaring in California in a classic example of supply and demand after an explosion stopped gasoline production at an Exxon Mobil refinery while another remains offline due to labor unrest.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 5:05PM
A Toronto-bound jet with 35 people aboard has made an emergency landing in Pennsylvania over smoke from a shorted-out cabin light.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 5:00PM
The U.S. economy grew at a modest annual rate of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, less than half the third quarter's torrid 5 percent rate and weaker than the government first reported.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 4:50PM
Legendary martial arts star Bruce Lee is getting the official biopic treatment, daughter Shannon Lee announced Friday.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 4:20PM
Wholesale cash prices Friday:
Published February 27th, 2015 - 3:50PM
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says he is still hopeful the season will start on time, even as the professional soccer league and its players head into the last week of their offseason without a collective bargaining agreement.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 3:45PM
Billionaire Ira Rennert plundered a now-bankrupt mining company to pay for personal luxuries, jurors found Friday after a trial that spotlighted one of the world's biggest private homes.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 3:25PM
More than 250,000 hand trucks are being recalled this week because of a faulty wheel hub. Other consumer products being recalled this week include faulty ceiling fans and electric cooking ranges.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 3:00PM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 43 this week to 1,267 amid depressed oil prices.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 3:00PM
The stadium bowl at Lambeau Field will be open for fans who cannot make it inside the venue's atrium to attend quarterback Brett Favre's induction ceremony into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 2:45PM
In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" — an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 2:20PM
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says he is still hopeful the season will start on time, even as the professional soccer league and its players head into the last week of their offseason without a collective bargaining agreement.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 2:20PM
The federal government said Friday it won't send any of its reservoir water to the Central Valley for the second straight year, forcing farmers in California's agricultural heartland to again scramble for other sources or leave fields unplanted.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 1:45PM
Former AIG President and CEO Robert Benmosche, who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182 billion government bailout, has died of lung cancer at age 70, the company announced Friday.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 1:45PM
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi has reported to a federal prison in West Virginia to begin serving a three-year sentence for corruption, money laundering and other convictions.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 1:45PM
The Justice Department's announcement in December that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution — if not silence or opposition — from many tribes.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 1:45PM
The PGA Tour is completing plans to bring the Match Play Championship to Austin, Texas, starting in 2016.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 1:25PM
At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 1:05PM
New England's last remaining thoroughbred horse racing track might continue to hold live races after all.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 12:45PM
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Greece will not ask for a third bailout, and that the issue of how his country will repay its oversized debt is still on the table in talks with European creditors.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 12:10PM
Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen has been fined $150,000 by Major League Soccer for comments he made about ongoing labor negotiations and discussions about free agency.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 11:45AM
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 February 27th, 2015 - 11:45AM
The Vatican spokesman on Friday condemned as "unworthy and petty" the leaks of documents detailing power struggles inside the Holy See and the expenditures of Pope Francis' new finance czar.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 11:40AM
The U.S. and Liberian governments have just begun the first formal patient testing of an experimental Ebola virus treatment that's only been used on an emergency basis.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 11:30AM
With Puget Sound ports getting back to normal after a tentative labor agreement, more Washington apples are being shipped to Asia. But growers say the slowdown of cargo this winter amid a West Coast contract dispute cost them an opportunity to find more buyers for a record crop.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 11:25AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $48.91 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 11:05AM
Amid "rapid growth" in the collection of data on Americans, the White House on Friday proposed legislation that calls on businesses to do more to help consumers protect their personal information.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 11:00AM
As Florida lawmakers appear ready to allow key portions of the state's high-stakes gambling deal with the Seminole to expire, other gambling interests are watching keenly for openings in the multi-billion dollar industry if the tribe and Gov. Rick Scott can't negotiate something new.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 10:25AM
At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 10:25AM
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Published February 27th, 2015 - 10:25AM
February proved to be a strong month for U.S. stocks, even though it ended in downbeat fashion.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 10:05AM
Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 9:20AM
Harsh winter weather left U.S. consumers feeling a bit less confident this month, the University of Michigan says. But confidence levels still remain at the highest level in eight years.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 9:05AM
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 8:40AM
German automaker Volkswagen says after-tax profits rose 21 percent last year to 11.1 billion euros ($12.4 billion), but it offered a cautious outlook.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 8:30AM
Champions League contender Monaco faces further UEFA probes for possible overspending on player transfers and wages.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 8:25AM
Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 467,000 Dodge and Jeep SUVs worldwide to fix a faulty fuel pump relay at the root of a potential stalling problem.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 7:10AM
The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than initial estimates, reflecting weaker business stockpiling and a bigger trade deficit.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 7:05AM
The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 5:05AM
A government report says India's economy will grow more than 8 percent in the upcoming financial year and appears to have shaken off its persistent problems of high inflation, rising budget deficits and poor domestic demand.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 4:45AM
Wireless equipment maker Ericsson is suing Apple for alleged patent infringement.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 4:30AM
London-based Lloyds Banking Group passed a milestone Friday in its recovery from the financial crisis, reporting an annual profit and announcing plans to pay a dividend for the first time since it was rescued by British taxpayers.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 4:25AM
Global stocks were lackluster Friday after Japan reported mixed economic data and investors waited for revised U.S. growth figures.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 10:20AM
Cash-strapped Ukraine sought to buy time in its effort to ensure continued gas supplies from Russia, making a $15 million payment Friday to Moscow as it waits for international rescue loans to arrive.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 6:10AM
Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 3:45AM
Airbus says its net profit soared 59 percent last year as a record-high number of jet deliveries helped offset a 551 million euros end-of-year charge against its delayed A400M military transporter program.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 3:25AM
Two industrial engineering students at the University at Buffalo decided to see if they could build a fairer NFL schedule. It added up to a tougher challenge than anticipated.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 1:25AM
Over six decades rolling premium cigars with his small, wrinkled hands, Arnaldo Alfonso has taken pride in seeing his "habanos" sampled by visiting heads of state and other dignitaries.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 12:50AM
The Venezuela newspaper started by a former guerrilla as a forum to criticize the socialist revolution started by the late President Hugo Chavez is ending its daily print edition amid a shortage of newsprint and what it says is a pattern of government harassment.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 12:20AM
A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to pay a worker almost $230,000 in damages for the retaliation he suffered when he helped a co-worker with her workplace health concerns.
Published February 26th, 2015 - 11:20PM
The South Korean nuclear regulator said Friday it renewed the operating license of the country's second-oldest nuclear power plant until 2022, overriding the objections of residents and anti-nuclear groups.
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