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Whole Foods on Wednesday plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," ''better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices.
The Obama administration is announcing $170 million in grants divided among 23 work projects across the country that aim to reduce the number of long-term unemployed Americans.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.1% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.8% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.4% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.5% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.1%; Taipei (Taiex) down 1% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Organizers say concern about the spread of the Ebola virus is expected to impact attendance at China's largest international trade fair, which kicks off Wednesday.
South Korea's central bank has lowered its key interest rate to a record low as it tries to bolster a fragile economic recovery.
Hong Kong stocks recovered Wednesday morning after a mild retreat in the previous day, with the Hang Seng Index up 0.6%.
The drugmaker AbbVie said Tuesday it is having second thoughts about its deal to combine with British counterpart Shire after the U.S. government created new limitations on the tax benefits of incorporating overseas.
The Los Angeles Times has filed a lawsuit against the Orange County Register over what the Times says is breach of contract and failure to pay more than $2 million in delivery fees.
Japan stocks rebounded Wednesday morning from previous heavy losses, breaking a five-day losing streak.
The consumer review service Angie's List plans a $40 million expansion of its Indianapolis headquarters, adding 1,000 new jobs to its workforce over the next few years, officials announced Tuesday.
A former senior finance analyst at Merck & Co. is facing an insider trading charge after authorities said Tuesday that he passed secrets to a friend he met at college that earned $722,000 in illegal profits.
In a quick about-face, the National School Boards Association is cutting ties with the nation's second-biggest cigarette maker, R.J.
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Shares of Ann Inc. rose in extended trading Tuesday after the women's clothing chain said it had a deal to provide confidential company information to one its investors, Golden Gate Capital.
Researchers at Google Inc. have discovered a vulnerability in widely used encryption technology, Reuters reported late Tuesday, citing a Google spokesman.
The employee contract FairPoint is imposing over the objections of two unions representing 2,000 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont became even more real Tuesday with the company freezing the old pension plan.
A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Blackrock New York Municipal Bond Trust : Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 98.4 decrease from its 65-day average volume.
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: ARC Document Solutions Inc. : Approximately 1,486,400 shares changed hands, a 459.7 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Charter Financial Corp. : Approximately 1,199,900 shares changed hands, a 1,363.5 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Auburn National Bancorp : Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.5 decrease from its 65-day average volume.