12/16/2013 1:01amThe Associated Press-GfK poll on investing in the stock market was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Dec. 5-9. It is based on online interviews of 1,367 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.
12/16/2013 2:27amIndia's worrisome inflation rose to 7.52 percent in November, driven by soaring food and fuel prices, data showed Monday. The highest level in more than a year increases pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates this week.
12/16/2013 4:13amAmericans aren't expecting another bang-up year for the stock market, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
12/16/2013 5:18amAIG is selling its aircraft leasing business International Lease Finance Corp. to AerCap in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $5.4 billion.
12/16/2013 6:30amThe chipmaker Avago Technologies Ltd. is buying LSI Corp. for $6.6 billion to help strengthen its position in the enterprise storage market and broaden its offerings.
12/16/2013 6:48amU.S. workers boosted their productivity from July through September at the fastest pace since the end of 2009, adding to signs of stronger economic growth.
12/16/2013 7:38amAs you look over your holiday budget and figure out how much you have left to spend, some financial counselors say it may be a good idea to get your kids involved in the discussion.
12/16/2013 9:48amAmericans aren't expecting another bang-up year for the stock market, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
12/16/2013 11:23amThe Energy Department says the nation's energy picture is getting ever rosier. Production is rising, consumption is slowing, and prices are expected to remain in check.
12/16/2013 12:52pmThe Christian Science Monitor, the 105-year-old newspaper owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist, has named Marshall Ingwerson as its new editor.
12/16/2013 1:59pmHerbalife says a re-audit of more than three years of its financial results found no material changes to its prior financial statements.
12/16/2013 2:14pmThe Federal Reserve's super-low interest-rate policies have inflated a slew of dangerous asset bubbles. Or so critics say.
12/16/2013 2:15pmJoined by his two predecessors, Ben Bernanke marked the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve by reflecting on the bold actions past chairmen have had to take in the best interest of the U.S. economy.
12/16/2013 2:16pmRetiring General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says the government bailout of his company was a net gain for taxpayers _ even though they lost $10.5 billion in the deal.
12/16/2013 2:57pmFederal regulators have sued online lender CashCall Inc., its owner and two related companies, accusing them of collecting money that consumers didn't owe.
12/16/2013 3:08pmThe U.S. Justice Department on Monday attached conditions to media company Gannett's $1.5 billion purchase of Belo Corp. and its 20 TV stations, saying it has to sever ties with KMOV-TV, a CBS affiliate in St. Louis.
12/16/2013 3:15pmThe Boeing Co. said Monday that its board of directors approved a $10 billion increase in its stock buyback program. The aircraft maker will also raise its quarterly dividend payment by about 50 percent.
12/16/2013 3:16pmFive General Motors factories in three states will soon share in a $1.3 billion investment so they can make higher-quality pickup trucks and new fuel-efficient engines and transmissions.
12/16/2013 3:25pmSTOP WORRYING: Investors focused more on positive economic news and less on whether the Federal Reserve will begin to slow its stimulus this week. Positive economic news and two mergers boosted stock indexes.
12/16/2013 3:40pmGlobal investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. says it plans to acquire KKR Financial Holdings LLC in an all-stock agreement that values the specialty finance company at $2.6 billion.