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NYSE Reviewing Brief Home Depot Plunge

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:30pm
The New York Stock Exchange said it's reviewing a late day trade of Home Depot that had the stock drop as low as $86.52 before bouncing back, closing at $95.98.
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Markets Jump Positive Sentiment and Housing Data

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:27pm
The U.S. markets were in the green after an unexpected rise in the November NAHB Home Builder Sentiment Index outpaced economist expectations and global financial policy makers signaled their willingness to take further action to buoy their economies.
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La-Z-Boy Shares Up 4% As Profit Tops Estimates, Raises Dividend

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:22pm
La-Z-Boy Inc. shares surged more than 4% in after-hours trade Tuesday, after the furniture maker reported better-than-expected fiscal second-quarter earnings and announced a dividend hike.
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Jack In The Box Reports a Miss; Sees Higher 2015 Sales

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:20pm
Jack in the Box Inc. said late Tuesday it earned $17.4 million, or 44 cents a share, in the fiscal fourth quarter, compared with $24.1 million, or 54 cents a share, in the same period a year ago.
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S&P 500, Dow Rise To Record Levels

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:04pm
U.S. stocks broke a five-day run of fractional moves and staged a micro-rally to close at record levels.
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Outgoing US nuclear regulator: More work needed to implement lessons from Fukushima crisis

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:07pm
The outgoing chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday the industry must finish making the safety changes required after a nuclear disaster in Japan, and it faces unresolved questions over how to store nuclear waste as existing plants close.
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Watchdog: 'Easy' for patent office teleworkers to falsify hours

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:07pm
An internal watchdog says thousands of federal patent workers are allowed to work from home with little supervision and face almost no discipline even if they lie about the hours they put in.
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Pennsylvania regulators give new Philly casino license to stadium district project

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:07pm
The Philadelphia-area gambling market is set to get more competitive now that state regulators voted Tuesday to award a license to Live! Hotel & Casino, a joint venture of two Eastern seaboard casino operators to be built in the city's stadium district.
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Court convicts former Greek finance minister over failure to declare money in Swiss account

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:06pm
A Greek former finance and defense minister has been convicted of failing to declare 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million) that his wife had placed in a Swizz bank account.
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Foreign holdings of US Treasury securities dip 0.1 percent to $6.06 trillion in September

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:01pm
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings slightly in September after hitting a record in the previous month.
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Natural gas, electricity more expensive as November falls into deep freeze, cold winter coming

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:45pm
The cold is back, and with it, rising heating bills.
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Allegiant announces non-stop service to New Orleans from 4 cities

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:31pm
Discount airline Allegiant Air will begin nonstop service to New Orleans from four destinations beginning in early February.
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Keystoned Out of Their Minds?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:26pm
The ridiculous argument against a pipeline that’s really a piece of work.
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Economic challenges, opportunities of northern New England's aging population explored

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:19pm
Accommodating the needs of Northern New England's aging population is both a struggle and a potential source for economic growth, speakers at a three-state summit said Tuesday.
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Zoetis Shares Fall Further After Downbeat 2015 Outlook

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:18pm
Shares of Zoetis extended losses in afternoon trade Tuesday, after the animal health company provided a downbeat profit and sales outlook for next year.
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Things to know about open enrollment for individual health insurance in Arizona

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:32pm
Open enrollment for the second phase of President Barack Obama's health care law opened over the weekend with less fanfare than the original rollout that was plagued by computer glitches.
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Hasbro creates instructional videos and tools to help children with disabilities learn to play

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:32pm
Toymakers at Hasbro don't want Mr. Potato Head to end up at the bottom of toy boxes, simply because children with developmental disabilities don't know how to play with him.
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Huge theater company Shubert Organization buys off-Broadway theater complex New World Stages

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:21pm
The Shubert Organization, Broadway's largest landlord, has extended its off-Broadway reach by buying the five-theater complex New World Stages.
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Oil Extends Losses, Falling Below $75 a Barrel

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:18pm
Crude-oil futures declined further Tuesday, with New York-traded WTI futures under $75 a barrel a week before a much-awaited OPEC meeting.
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From handbags to Harleys, Japan's slide back into recession could hurt US companies

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:17pm
Japan has slipped back into a recession for the second time in two years.
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