U.S. stocks are climbing Friday and are regaining almost all of their losses from the day before. Banks are recovering from a sharp drop as Deutsche Bank tries to reassure investors about its financial health. Strong earnings from Costco are giving consumer stocks a lift and energy companies are also trading higher.
Michael Balsamo and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 10:40am
Federal investigators pulled one of the black box recorders from the wrecked commuter train at the Hoboken station and struggled to extract the second one Friday as they tried to figure out what caused the crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 10:15am
More sophisticated cameras. Security robots. Customers feeling shaken by recent attacks at U.S. malls may not notice huge changes — but mall operators are testing and putting in place new technologies and other measures to offer people more protection without intruding too much on their shopping time.
A former AT&T retail sales worker is accused of obtaining customers' cellphone records and selling them to a private investigator — the second such case in Alabama in recent days, federal prosecutors said.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 8:41am
U.S. consumers scaled back their spending in August to its weakest pace in five months, reflecting a drop in spending on autos. Income growth also decelerated as wages and salary gains slowed following four strong months.
Ohio doctors are supposed check patients' prescription histories against a state website before recommending prescription painkillers, but an audit has found that some 12,000 physicians appear to be violating the policy aimed at stemming the opioid epidemic.