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Wheat, corn, oats, and soybeans all rose, on the CBOT; beef higher, pork mostly higher on the CME.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:29pm
Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Recalls this Week: Bean Bag Chairs, Cribs

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:28pm
About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled following the deaths of two children who suffocated after they crawled inside the chairs.
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Gross operating profit up nearly 35 percent at Atlantic City casinos

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:13pm
Atlantic City's 11 casinos saw their gross operating profit increase by nearly 35 percent in the second quarter of this year.
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Stocks Tilt Lower, But Still Log Weekly Advance

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:08pm
U.S. stocks inched lower after a slew of speeches from economic policymakers and new developments in Ukraine.
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Toyota says it will boost Highlander SUV production at Indiana factory, add 300 to workforce

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:08pm
Toyota announced Friday it will spend $100 million to boost production of the Highlander SUV at its southwestern Indiana factory, with plans to add 300 workers in the next couple of years.
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US rig count down 17 in latest week to 1,896; Texas down 13

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:04pm
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell 17 this week to 1,896.
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RGSE Falls 9%, Bringing Weekly Losses To Nearly 20%

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:58pm
Real Goods Solar Inc. shares tanked 9.2% on Friday, bringing losses so far this week to 19%.
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European Central Bank head: Governments must encourage hiring, reduce jobless rate

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:30pm
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank is ready to do more to boost a shaky recovery in Europe — but warns governments must join in efforts to reduce stubbornly high unemployment.
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Oregon AG Sues Oracle over Health Exchange Site

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:18pm
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed suit against Oracle over its health exchange website, alleging the firm 'repeatedly lied and defrauded the state.'
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With 3M going away as sponsor, Ortho to sponsor Biffle for "roughly half" of 2015

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:17pm
Roush Fenway Racing has landed Ortho as a sponsor for "roughly half" of Greg Biffle's races next season.
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Safety advocacy group asks government to investigate Chrysler stalling complaints

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:08pm
An auto safety advocacy group is asking the U.S. government to investigate power system failures in thousands of Chrysler vehicles that could cause them to stall while being driven.
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Gold Snaps Losing Streak On Yellen, Geopolitics

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:05pm
Gold futures snapped a five-session losing streak to rebound Friday on slightly more hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and Ukraine-Russia tensions.
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U.S. asks Comcast for more data to review Time Warner Cable merger

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:47pm
Regulators want details about Comcast's video and broadband ops, including web traffic management, to review the proposed merger with TWC. 
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Sen. Harry Reid apologizes for 'you're smarter' joke at Asian business luncheon in Las Vegas

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:44pm
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is apologizing for jokes he made about Asians during a luncheon in Las Vegas this week.
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Interest costs for governments fall as markets expect stimulus from European Central Bank

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:37pm
Investors appear to be putting their money on the likelihood of more stimulus measures from the European Central Bank to keep the eurozone's shaky recovery from stalling.
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Ebola outbreak revives interest in Richard Preston's 1994 best-seller, 'The Hot Zone'

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:27pm
The current Ebola outbreak has revived interest in a 1994 book about the deadly virus: Richard Preston's "The Hot Zone." Preston's million-selling book is No.
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Southwest Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Dallas after tire blowout during takeoff

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:25pm
A Southwest Airlines jet has made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff.
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New York Stock Exchange's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:22pm
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Bank of America Corp. rose .2 percent to $16.20 with 77,914,000 shares traded.
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Supermarkets companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:22pm
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Kroger rose $.14 or .3 percent, to $50.60.
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Specialty Retail companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:22pm
Shares of some top specialty retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Autozone Inc. fell $.66 or .1 percent, to $537.12.
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