News  /  Biz  / 


DJIA 17782.99 -15.50
Nasdaq 5120.24 -7.29
S&P 500 2089.59 -0.52

Most Recent

McCarthy predicts no gov't shutdown over Planned Parenthood

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:41am

A top House leader predicted Monday that Washington will avoid stumbling into a government shutdown next week over a tea party-backed drive to take away Planned Parenthood's funding.


Utah trooper shot 3 times returning to work with promotion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:41am

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper shot three times earlier this year is returning to work with a promotion.

How can people safely take control from a self-driving car?

Justin Pritchard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:31am

New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security — and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providing distractions that are now illegal.

High court's election-year lineup rich in high-profile cases

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:12am

The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year.

Fantasy sports companies weigh leaving US market, for now

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:24am

Yahoo remains active. CBS has quietly withdrawn. And lesser known daily fantasy sports companies are scaling back.

Signs of weak holiday spending send retail stocks lower

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:22am

Stocks were lower in quiet trading Monday as traders returned from the Thanksgiving holiday. Retail stocks led the declines as early signals on the holiday shopping season failed to impress. Investors are focusing on central banks in Europe and the U.S., which are going in different directions on interest rate policy.

'12 Days of Christmas' items top $34K, up 0.6%

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:22am

Lords a-leaping is the U.S. economy slow to recover!

US pending home sales edge up in October

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:10am

Slightly more Americans signed contracts to buy homes in October, a modest rebound after two prior monthly declines. The figures add to evidence that the housing market has lost some of its momentum after rapid sales growth earlier this year.

Russia to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:10am

Russia will restrict imports of Turkish fruit and vegetables as part of a package of new sanctions following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey last week.

Ford to book $600M 4Q expense for new labor contract

Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:10am

Ford Motor Co. will book a $600 million charge in the fourth quarter for signing bonuses paid to union workers under a new four-year contract.

Apple Music adds streaming for wireless Sonos speakers

Brandon Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:41am

Apple is adding a missing element to its streaming music service by making it possible for home listeners to send tunes from Apple Music to WiFi-enabled speakers made by Sonos.

Nevada gambling revenue drops to $887.6M in October

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:20am

Nevada officials say the state's casinos earned less in October than they did a year ago dropping nearly 2.9 percent to $887.6 million for the month.

Ohio seeks flexibility in work rules for those on welfare

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:10am

Ohio officials have asked the federal government for more flexibility in the work requirements that some welfare recipients must meet.

IMF adds China's yuan to basket of top currencies

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:51am

The Chinese yuan will join a basket of the world's leading currencies, the International Monetary Fund announced Monday.

Jurors resume deliberations in ex-coal CEO's federal trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:50am

Jurors in the trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship have deliberated several hours in their first day back since breaking for Thanksgiving.

Fed moves to bar bailouts of failing firms

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:30am

Federal Reserve officials have moved to prevent the central bank from bailing out failing companies, a power it exercised during the 2008 financial crisis.

Amazon gives drone details, still mum on timeline

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:30am

Amazon is giving new details on its Prime Air drone delivery program. But the timeline is still unclear.

Fermi 2 restarts after shutdown for refueling, maintenance

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:30am

DTE Energy Co. says the reactor at the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan has been restarted after being shut down for refueling and maintenance.

Grain mostly higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:50am

Grain futures were mostly higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.