Terrorist threat drowns out President Obama's pitch for more spending, higher taxes and new regulations.
Shares of some top oil companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: BP PLC rose $.13 or .4 percent, to $35.80.
Shares of some top coal companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Arch Coal rose $.01 or .8 percent, to $1.25.
Shares of some top computer companies are down at 10 a.m.: Apple Inc s fell $2.13 or 1.9 percent, to $107.67.
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. shares jumped Thursday after the chicken processing company declared a special cash dividend of $5.77 per share.
The Philadelphia Fed's manufacturing index slowed to a reading of 6.3 in January, below the 24.3 in December and missing the 19 forecast in a MarketWatch-compiled economist poll.
Atlanta-area mom Brittney Powell’s pregnancy started out normal enough, but everything changed about 26 weeks in, MyFoxAtlanta.com reported.
The international Red Cross says a local employee has died of Ebola in Sierra Leone, becoming the first Red Cross worker or volunteer to succumb to the disease there.
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's gauge of manufacturing activity in the mid-Atlantic region dropped in January from December, widely missing forecasts.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.66% in the week that ended Jan. 15, hitting the lowest reading May 2013, from 3.73% in the prior week, according to a Thursday report from federally controlled mortgage-buyer Freddie Mac .
Happy New Year! I have been absent since just prior to the holidays. In December, I had developed pain under my right breast, and I thought I may have broken a rib after helping my parents move.
The move by the Swiss National bank is going to raise the pressure on the ECB to do something dramatic -- as far as quantitative easing to keep up with the Swiss.