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Whole Foods to roll out 'responsibly grown' rankings for fruits, vegetables

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:02am
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.
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Long-term jobless programs get $170 million in Obama administration grants

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:00am
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.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:29pm
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.
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Ebola fears expected to impact participation at major China international trade fair

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:51pm
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.
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South Korea's central bank cut key interest rate to record low of 2 percent

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:31pm
South Korea's central bank has lowered its key interest rate to a record low as it tries to bolster a fragile economic recovery.
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Hong Kong Stocks Rise After China Data

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:15pm
Hong Kong stocks recovered Wednesday morning after a mild retreat in the previous day, with the Hang Seng Index up 0.6%.
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AbbVie says its board to reconsider $55B Shire deal, citing changes in tax rules

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:03pm
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.
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Los Angeles Times sues Orange County Register for fees of over $2 million in delivery dispute

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:51pm
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.
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Japan Stocks Break Five-day Losing Streak

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:23pm
Japan stocks rebounded Wednesday morning from previous heavy losses, breaking a five-day losing streak.
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Angie's List plans Indianapolis headquarters expansion, adding 1,000 workers in coming years

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:02pm
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.
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Ex-NJ financial analyst arrested on insider trading charge involving pharmaceutical companies

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:18pm
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.
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National School Boards Association severs partnership with R.J. Reynolds' anti-tobacco program

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:00pm
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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Claman on Call: Intel's 3Q Earnings Top Views

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:54pm
Welcome to Claman on Call. The markets might be closed, but FOX Business is always on call.
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Ann shares rise as retailer says it's talking strategy with investor Golden Gate Capital

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:52pm
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.
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Google Researchers Find Bug In Encryption Technology: Report

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:36pm
Researchers at Google Inc. have discovered a vulnerability in widely used encryption technology, Reuters reported late Tuesday, citing a Google spokesman.
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FairPoint freezes pensions for workers; next up, new health care plan

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:26pm
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.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest volume decreases

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:03pm
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.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest volume increases

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:03pm
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.
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Top 10 Nasdaq-traded stocks posting largest volume increases

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:03pm
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.
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Top 10 Nasdaq-traded stocks posting largest volume decreases

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:03pm
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.
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