12:44 pm, December 18, 2014

Business News

US stocks close higher as Dow Jones hits record

Stocks close higher after flitting between gains and losses for most of day; DreamWorks soars

Friday - 11/14/2014, 12:22am EST

100 police patrol in town with tiger on prowl

100 police patrolling overnight in town near Disneyland Paris as tiger eludes huge search

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 11:58pm EST

China must change economy to meet climate targets

China must transform its coal-based economy to meet climate change targets

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 11:20pm EST

California accuses BP of inflating gas contract

Lawsuit says oil and gas company BP overcharged California up to $300 million for natural gas

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 08:50pm EST

Cold snap helps wake up wheat and corn prices

Wheat, corn prices rebound on cold-snap, lower US supplies

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 06:58pm EST

Senate committee to hold Takata air bag hearing

Senate Commerce Committee to hold hearings on Takata air bag recalls

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 05:39pm EST

Yellen says Fed must focus on globalization

Yellen: Federal Reserve needs better understanding of global financial markets

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 05:20pm EST

US stocks edge higher on earnings, deal news

Stocks edge higher following more positive earnings surprises; Dow at record; Wal-Mart gains

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 05:04pm EST

Price of oil takes another sharp drop

Oil rout deepens; price drops 4 pct to below $75 on high global supplies, unlikely OPEC cut

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 05:03pm EST

Average US 30-year loan rate slips to 4.01 pct.

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 4.01 pct.; 30-year loan at 3.20 pct.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 04:18pm EST

October budget deficit rises to $121.7 billion

October budget deficit increases to $121.7 billion, reflecting calendar shifts

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 03:38pm EST

US companies hire at fastest pace in 7 years

US companies hire at fastest pace in 7 years; more Americans confident enough to quit

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 03:06pm EST

US-China deal could end fees on $1T in tech sales

US and China trade deal could end tariffs on $1 trillion in global sales of high-tech items

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 02:38pm EST

11 detained in Portugal corruption investigation

11 detained in Portuguese corruption investigation into foreign residence permits

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 02:09pm EST

US stocks edge higher as latest earnings impress

Stocks edge higher in midday trade following more positive earnings surprises; Wal-Mart gains

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 01:22pm EST

Belarus official: Ukraine war may push us to West

Belarus economy minister: We will boost economic ties to West if Ukraine conflict drags on

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 12:40pm EST

VA chief vows renewed focus on customer service

VA Secretary McDonald says "MyVA" initiative intended to refocus agency on customer service

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 12:30pm EST

DreamWorks climbs on report of Hasbro deal talks

DreamWorks rises on report that it is in buyout talks with Hasbro

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 12:15pm EST

What the US-China climate deal means to the world

A look at what the US-China climate deal means for the fight against global warming

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 12:12pm EST

Spending, ECB, reforms: What eurozone needs now

What the 18-nation eurozone needs to escape economic stagnation: Spending, ECB action, reforms

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 11:24am EST
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