Shares of some top drugstore companies are up at 10 a.m.: CVSCaremark rose $.16 or .2 percent, to $79.30.
Shares of some top consumer companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Clorox rose $.44 or .5 percent, to $95.90.
The number of chronic safety violators among mine operators has fallen sharply in recent years, according to government figures being released Thursday.
Wayfair Inc's shares rose as much as 26 percent in their market debut on Thursday, valuing the online home furnishings retailer at about $3 billion.
Money talks -- but in North Carolina’s hard-fought Senate race, it practically shouts.
Amid a lack of confidence in his policies on ISIS and Ebola, President Obama tries to convince Americans they're are better off. They just don't know it.
Constellation Brands Inc on Thursday reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, and the alcoholic beverage maker reduced its full-year free cash flow forecast due to a brewery expansion in Mexico.
About 80 people are now being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in Texas, a Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman said Thursday.
When Iris Grace Halmshaw's parents first supplied their daughter with painting supplies, they hoped it would be a fun way for the autistic girl to express herself.
Orders to U.S. factories fell in August by the largest amount on record, but the big drop was heavily influenced by a plunge in volatile aircraft orders.
Somebody's been watching Armageddon: American nuclear authorities say they have delayed getting rid of old warhead components because they could help protect the world from killer asteroids.
Mortgage rates were flat to lower in the week ending Oct. 2, Freddie Mac reported Thursday.