All times are Eastern WEDNESDAY, April 1 WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for March, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for February, 10 a.m.
Shares of some top utilities companies are up at 1 p.m.: American Electric Power Co. rose $.80 or 1.4 percent, to $56.13.
A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Apple Inc. fell .6 percent to $123.46 with 20,839,700 shares traded.
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Kroger rose $.22 or .3 percent, to $76.31.
Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: AT&T Inc. fell $.07 or .2 percent, to $32.76.
Shares of some top staffing companies are up at 1 p.m.: Kelly Services Inc. class A rose $.19 or 1.1 percent, to $17.20.
Shares of some top silver companies are down at 1 p.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.04 or 1.3 percent, to $3.07.
Shares of some top specialty retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Autozone Inc. rose $15.98 or 2.4 percent, to $678.02.
Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.57 or .9 percent, to $60.60.
Shares of some top medical devices companies are up at 1 p.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.42 or .6 percent, to $68.44.
Shares of some top leisure companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Carnival rose $2.84 or 6.4 percent, to $47.26.
Shares of some top managed care companies are up at 1 p.m.: Aetna rose $1.71 or 1.6 percent, to $107.62.
Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: CSX fell $.16 or .5 percent, to $33.11.
Online home share startup Airbnb has signed a deal to become the official "alternative accommodations" sponsor of the 2016 Olympics.
Eighteen years, three governors and $567 million after a study was commissioned to come up with a way to improve public transportation in central Connecticut, a bus-only corridor is about to open, promising to overtake motorists sitting on traffic-clogged Interstate 84.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is operating without a permanent leader.
Since 2008, pregnant women in the United States have been required to undergo screening for HIV as part of their routine prenatal care. The screening, implemented by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), should be done as early in the pregnancy as possible, and again when the patient reaches the third trimester. It […]