Shares of some top drugstore companies are up at 10 a.m.: CVSCaremark rose $1.10 or 1.2 percent, to $95.33.
Shares of some top silver companies are down at 10 a.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.04 or 1.3 percent, to $3.06.
Shares of some top staffing companies are up at 10 a.m.: Kelly Services Inc. class A rose $.03 or .2 percent, to $15.82.
Shares of some top department store retail companies are up at 10 a.m.: Kohl's Corp. rose $2.40 or 4.1 percent, to $61.55.
Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Shares of some top restaurant companies are up at 10 a.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $2.42 or 4.2 percent, to $59.85.
Shares of some top homebuilders companies are up at 10 a.m.: DR Horton rose $.87 or 3.6 percent, to $24.98.
Shares of some top insurance companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: ACE L rose $1.20 or 1.1 percent, to $112.78.
Journalists from El Pais have been evacuated Wednesday after a suspicious package was sent to the Spanish newspaper's headquarter offices in Madrid El
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for daily federal screening of airport and airline workers for weapons following last month's arrests of five men accused of smuggling guns through the New York and Atlanta airports.
A brass band strolled through a riverside warehouse holding huge, colorful parade floats as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other city officials Tuesday kicked off the city's official countdown to Mardi Gras.
The Ridley Scott biblical epic "Exodus," that was banned in Morocco for violating Islamic precepts, will be shown once again in this North African country after the studio agreed to remove the offending passages.
Public financial support is needed for a new, multipurpose arena to help stimulate downtown Milwaukee development, the new president of the Bucks said Tuesday.
The Chicago Bears interviewed Tennessee Titans vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson and Houston Texans director of pro personnel Brian Gaine on Tuesday for their general manager job.
A scandal-plagued Bill Cosby returns to the stage Wednesday night for the first time since November, with some ticket-holders vowing not to show up and others saying they will heckle the comedian.
Adrian Hanauer was ready to step away as general manager of the Seattle Sounders after three or four seasons and focus more on the business side of the operation.