A free-falling Chinese currency could make China's goods cheaper for foreigners, squeeze Western companies, discourage Chinese tourism, increase China's exports and complicate the Federal Reserve's decision on whether to raise American interest rates.
Oil and gas industry watchers say pump prices have jumped across the Great Lakes region because of the unexpected, partial shutdown of a large Indiana oil refinery.
Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Curt, your host, looks familiar, and so does the view pictured in his Airbnb listing.
The contractor who manages the Savannah River nuclear site in South Carolina must pay more than $235,000 to some female and black employees after the U.S. Department of Labor found the workers were underpaid.
California officials launched two initiatives Wednesday to boost residential water conservation: The nation's toughest water efficiency standards for showerheads and a $30 million rebate program to rip out grass lawns and replace old toilets.
A bipartisan group of U.S. representatives wants the Treasury Department to return about $300,000 the IRS seized from a western Maryland dairy farm under a law aimed at curtailing money laundering.
Atlantic City's eight casinos saw revenues increase by 8.1 percent in July, compared with a year ago.
Over 400 have been injured after multiple explosions rocked the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin, press reports said.