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A government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.
Michigan's economy will continue to improve over the next two years after five years of steady job growth, University of Michigan economists said Friday in an annual forecast.
Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.
A surprise rate cut from China's central bank coupled with dovish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi sent U.S. stocks soaring in early trade.
The European Central Bank said Friday that it has begun buying asset-backed securities, as seeks to get banks to lend and revive the economy.
Dow Chemical Co. says it will add four new members to its board of directors after pressure from hedge fund activist Daniel Loeb's Third Point.
Dow Chemical said it would add four independent directors to its board as part of an agreement with hedge fund Third Point.
Solar energy advocates urged North Carolina legislators on Thursday to resist pressure from big energy interests and leave in place incentives that have sprouted an industry that employs 3,000 statewide.
Individual insurance sign-ups under California's health care exchange were running ahead of pace from a year ago, when the marketplace opened for the first time, state officials reported Thursday.
Evercore ISI analyst Ken Sena on Friday cut his rating on eBay Inc. to sell from hold over payments concerns facing the online retailer's PayPal business unit.
The European Central Bank has started buying asset-backed securities, it said on Friday, in a move to encourage banks to lend and revive the economy.
Volkswagen AG is to invest 85.6 billion euros ($106 billion) in its automotive operations over the next five years to push foreign expansion, new models and technology to back its quest for global leadership.
Streaming TV service Aereo said Friday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, after losing a U.S. Supreme Court battle over copyright issues earlier this year.
Ivory Coast is finalizing production sharing agreements with oil company Exxon Mobil for two ultra-deepwater blocks in the Gulf of Guinea, a senior official with the country's energy ministry told Reuters on Friday.
The White House says President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions would boost the economy by expanding the U.S. labor force and increasing worker productivity.
Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome.
The television streaming service filed for bankruptcy protection after the Supreme Court ruled in June the company's business model violated copyright laws.
Ann Inc. said it had net income of $29.9 million, or 65 cents a share, in its fiscal third quarter, down from $41.2 million, or 89 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
Oil traded higher on the back of China's interest rate cut and increased speculation OPEC would reduce output to reverse months of sagging crude prices.