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The S&P 500 traded above the 2,000-point mark for the first time on Monday, but closed slightly below that level. Meanwhile, the Dow rallied 79 points and the Nasdaq was up 18.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged in Monday's auction with both the three-month and six-month bills going for the same rates as the previous week.
Grain futures were lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
A federal judge has ruled that a Kauai County law requiring companies to disclose their use of pesticides and genetically modified crops is invalid.
Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio is urging a boycott of Burger King Worldwide Inc. following news the chain may merge with Canada-based Tim Hortons Inc. and move its legal address across the border.
Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking youths than conventional cigarettes, a CDC study released Monday shows.
Police say bomb experts are combing the site of an explosion in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis.
Burger King could lower its tax bill through a merger with Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons, though analysts say there’s more to the deal than the IRS.
Major business and economic events scheduled for Tuesday: All times are Eastern.
A federal accident board has told UPS and its pilots' union they can no longer participate in the agency's investigation of a crash that killed two of the cargo shipper's pilots.
Organized labor and pro-business groups are waging an intense lobbying campaign directed at school teachers who are deciding this month whether to remain in their union, in the first real test of the state's new right-to-work law.
Some independent home-health aides have experienced a delay in getting paid under an Ohio plan to coordinate care for the state's sickest and most expensive residents, though the state says certain providers have had issues or made mistakes in submitting claims.
Shares of gym operator Life Time Fitness Inc. rose more than 10 percent Monday after the gym operator announced it is considering converting its real estate assets into an investment trust.
Chip supplier Fairchild Semiconductor is eliminating about 1,350 jobs in the U.S. and Asia — about 15 percent of its total workforce — to reduce costs.
The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport is being cheered by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.
Stocks are moving higher in midday trading, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index above 2,000 points for the first time.
Years of low coffee prices followed by the worst drought in decades in Brazil have pushed even the smallest family farmers to buy modern machinery rather than rely on increasingly scarce and expensive labor.
The state's top labor official says the improving national economy is finally spurring job growth and pushing the unemployment rate down in Rhode Island.
A co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer has pleaded guilty to a criminal charge.