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NY, NJ Airports To Screen All From W. Africa Countries Hit By Ebola

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:10pm
All travelers from West African countries affected by Ebola arriving at New York City's JFK International Airport and Newark's Liberty International Airport will be screened for the deadly virus and quarantined if necessary, according to a joint release from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Friday.
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Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill that killed marine life in Honolulu Harbor

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:02pm
A shipping company pleaded guilty plea Friday to criminal charges from a 1,400-ton molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor that killed more than 26,000 fish and other marine life, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay.
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Manhunt Underway For Shooter Of 3 Calif. Deputies: Reports

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:45pm
The California Highway Patrol was hunting for a suspect who reportedly shot three sheriff's deputies and a bystander in two Northern California counties on Friday.
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First Niagara slides as $800M charge leads to 3Q loss; dealing with issue in deposit accounts

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:53pm
First Niagara Financial Group Inc.'s shares sank Friday after the bank took an $800 million charge that caused a quarterly loss and said it was dealing with a "process issue" with its deposit accounts.
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Companies that provided subsidized phone service to poor leaked private data to Internet

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:53pm
Federal regulators say that two phone carriers — TerraCom and YourTel America — unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 people to the Internet.
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Massive air bag recalls bring many questions, some that can't be answered yet

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:49pm
U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers.
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Company will stop selling guardrails after $175 million jury verdict, demand by regulators

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:46pm
A Texas company is stopping shipments of a common highway-guardrail system and conducting more crash tests after it lost a $175 million jury verdict.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major averages did Friday

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:46pm
The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies.
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Rules for Trading Leveraged ETFs

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:41pm
If you think the stock market is a volatile place, you ought to get a load of ETFs that use leverage.
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Pickets lines go up at Atlantic City's Taj Mahal Casino Resort in bitter labor fight

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:33pm
The battle over the future of the Trump Taj Mahal entered what could be its final phase on Friday as union picket lines went up outside the struggling casino, which even its would-be savior says is likely to close.
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Refi temptation? Ensure that savings from mortgage refinancing will offset loan costs

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:32pm
The interest rate pendulum has swung in favor of homeowners again.
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Week Ahead: FOMC Meeting and Facebook Earnings

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:26pm
The Federal Reserve’s policy-setting committee meets next week and investors will once again be looking for clues as to the timing and trajectory of interest rate hikes.

 

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Stocks End Higher; S&P 500 Nabs Biggest Weekly Gain Of Year

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:05pm
U.S. stocks closed with solid gains Friday, handing the S&P 500 its largest weekly advance of 2014.
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Google executive sets skydiving records over New Mexico desert with leap from near-space

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:50pm
A Google executive has broken the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert after taking a leap from the edge of space.
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Dow Adds To Gains In Closing Minutes, Up 128 Points

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:50pm
U.S. stocks rose to fresh session highs in Friday's last half hour of trading, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average last up 128 points or 0.8%.
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Stocks' recent swoon provides reality check for investors before market rebound

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:47pm
Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.
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US official: Auto safety agency under review after controversial recalls

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:47pm
A senior Obama administration official says the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls is being reviewed.
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Striking workers head to Colby College to pressure hedge fund that owns FairPoint stock

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:36pm
A group of striking FairPoint workers is picketing a meeting of Colby College's trustees, saying one of them has the power to force the telephone company to return to the bargaining table.
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PennDOT selects partnership's $899 million proposal to replace 558 Pennsylvania bridges

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:36pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Friday announced it will privatize 558 bridges, selecting a partnership's $899 million proposal to replace and maintain the spans.
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Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:31pm
Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.
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