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Report: Microsoft in Talks to Buy Minecraft Maker

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:03am
Microsoft is reportedly in serious discussions to buy the Swedish company behind the popular 'Minecraft' video game in a more than $2 billion deal.
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Opinion: China Will Not Overtake the U.S.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:00am
Recent claims that China will become the world’s largest economy in the next decade don't hold water. Here's why. 
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Dollar General Takes Bid for Rival Hostile

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:57am
Dollar General took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar hostile, directly approaching its rival's shareholders after being turned down twice.
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Stock Futures Rise, Rate-Hike Worries in Focus

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:53am
U.S. equity futures were mostly higher, but fears about too-soon rate hikes could keep investors wary during the trading session.
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United spent $8 million paying off Moyes and coaching staff, forecasts 10 percent income slump

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:30am
Manchester United says it spent more than $8 million paying off David Moyes and his staff, and forecasts a 10 percent slump in revenue because of the club's failure to qualify for European competition.
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Naomi Campbell helps Badgley Mischka celebrate 25 years at New York Fashion Week

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:21am
Badgley Mischka celebrated its 25th year with a New York Fashion Week show that featured their signature sumptuous gowns and a queen of glamour — Naomi Campbell.
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US backs $8.2M grant for eastern Conn. freight rail extending through New England to Canada

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:20am
Eastern Connecticut has won an $8.2 million federal grant to upgrade freight rail.
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Zion National Park in Utah reopens after roads were blocked by flooding, rising river

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:18am
Zion National Park has reopened after closing for several hours when heavy rain and a surging river made park routes impassable.
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5-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara tapped for NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:14am
NBC has gone to Broadway to find one of its stars of "Peter Pan Live!" The network said Tuesday that Kelli O'Hara will play Mrs. Darling, the wife of George Darling and mother of the Darling children — Wendy, John and Michael — in the live telecast of the musical airing Dec. 4.
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Broadway League backs down, agrees to honor Joan Rivers by dimming marquee lights

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:08am
In the end, Broadway's leaders saw the light — and decided to turn them off.
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Dollar General Goes Hostile in Bid for Rival

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 6:44am
Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after repeated rejections of previous offers by its rival.
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PATH fares to increase on Oct. 1, single ride to cost 25 cents more

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 6:29am
It's going to cost more to ride PATH trains between New Jersey and New York.
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US stockpiles at wholesale level likely to show gain in July, reflecting stronger sales

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 6:19am
The Commerce Department reports on wholesale stockpiles and sales in July.
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Hedge fund founder donates $25 million to Stony Brook University to boost research

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 5:46am
Stony Brook University has received a $25 million donation from the founder of a hedge fund.
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Nevada governor orders extra session for $1.3B deal to land Tesla electric car battery plant

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:41am
Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered the Nevada Legislature into a special session to consider $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives for electric car-maker Tesla Motors.
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Global stocks lower amid worries about possible US rate hike, weak Chinese growth and Scotland

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:38am
Global stocks sank Wednesday under the weight of worries about the possible timing of a U.S. rate hike, economic weakness in China and an impending referendum on Scottish independence.
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German startup incubator Rocket Internet announces public listing this year

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:29am
Germany's startup factory Rocket Internet AG says it plans a public listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange this year.
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Santander Shares Down Nearly 2% After Chairman Dies

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:04am
Shares of Banco Santander SA fell 2% on Wednesday after the banking giant announced the death of Chairman Emilio Botin.
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Growth stalled, France says it will deficit target for 3 more years

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 3:37am
France's finance minister says the country will miss the European Union's deficit target for three more years and he is lowering growth projections for this year and next.
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Pay with a tap, not a swipe: Apple introduces digital wallet service Apple Pay

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 3:24am
Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card.
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