1:18 pm, February 1, 2015

Business News

Shrinking foreign oil bill sends US trade deficit lower

US trade deficit falls to $39 billion in November as foreign oil volumes hit 2-decade low

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 05:26pm EST

US stocks rise, breaking a string of losses, as oil steadies

Oil price stabilizes, and relieved investors send stocks higher after a string of losses

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 04:49pm EST

Eurozone faces dangers of deflation as prices fall

Plunging oil causes eurozone prices to fall for first time since 2009, as ECB eyes stimulus

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 04:30pm EST

Weed 101: Colorado tries 'neighborly' pot education

Weed 101: Colorado tries 'bright, neighborly' approach to marijuana education after complaints

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 03:12pm EST

FTC chief says gadget industry must prioritize privacy

Federal Trade Commission chair says coming bonanza of connected devices poses privacy concerns

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 01:16pm EST

Small businesses have even more credit-card reader options

More than just Square: Small businesses have even more on-the-go credit card reader options

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 01:12pm EST

Monsanto earnings fall 34 percent on lower corn seed sales

Monsanto earnings tumble in first quarter as South American farmers cut back on corn planting

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 12:50pm EST

Wet Seal closing over 300 stores; nearly 3,700 losing jobs

Wet Seal closing 338 of its stores; nearly 3,700 full- and part-time employees losing jobs

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 12:23pm EST

Scorekeeping change may help GOP pass tax reform

'Dynamic' scorekeeping may help House Republicans pass tax reform

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 12:16pm EST

US stocks gain in midday trade as the price of oil steadies

US stock market heads up as crude oil stabilizes; ADP reports solid job gains last month

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 12:10pm EST

Portugal Telecom shares plunge in value amid fraud probe

Portugal Telecom shares plunge in value amid fraud investigation, extending stock price fall

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 12:00pm EST

US stocks rise at open as oil steadies

US stock market rises early as oil price stabilizes; bond prices fall

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 10:50am EST

France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act

France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to keep up pressure for Ukraine solution

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 05:55am EST

German jobless rate edges up to 6.4 percent in December

German unemployment slightly higher in December at 6.4 percent, but labor market still strong

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 05:50am EST

Raise your home's IQ: smart gadgets take center stage at CES

It's not the Jetsons just yet, but CES shows smart-home gadgets starting to work together

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 04:12am EST

NFL players' lawsuit vs. video-game maker allowed to advance

Federal court allows NFL players' lawsuit against video-game maker EA Sports to move forward

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 02:40am EST

Obama taps community banker for Fed board

Obama taps community banker from Hawaii for vacancy on Federal Reserve Board

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 02:30am EST

For some Russians, mortgage costs soaring due to ruble slide

Mortgage payments now larger than salaries for some Russians because of ruble's collapse

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 01:50am EST

Sony Corp. CEO breaks silence on 'The Interview' hack

Sony Corp.'s chief executive condemns 'vicious' cyberattack on US-based film studio

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 01:30am EST

If the shoe fits: Coach buying Stuart Weitzman for $530M

Coach buying luxury footwear brand Stuart Weitzman from Sycamore Partners for about $530M

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 01:26am EST
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