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Bank Of Japan Holds Steady, Cuts View On Housing

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:23pm
The Bank of Japan kept its policy unchanged as it ended its two-day meeting Thursday, with the decision surprising almost no one.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:42pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.2% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.5% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.2% Taipei (Taiex) down 0.3% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Hong Kong Stocks Retreat On Weak U.S. Lead

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:35pm
Hong Kong stocks fell Thursday morning on a mostly soft cues from the U.S., as the Hang Seng Index dropped 0.3%.
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Australia Stocks Take Mild Losses

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 9:26pm
Australian shares eased lower in early Thursday trade, with the S&P/ASX 200 slouching 0.2% after ending the previous session flat.
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Democratic candidate assails GOP governor for New Mexico failing to get Tesla battery plant

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 9:03pm
Political finger-pointing has started over New Mexico losing out to Nevada as a site for Tesla Motors' a battery factory.
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Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus to open its first store in NYC; to anchor Hudson Yards complex

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:48pm
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is opening its first store in New York City.
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Justice Dept. Plans Ferguson Police Probe: Report

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:46pm
The U.S. Justice Department plans to launch a "broad civil-rights investigation" into the police department of Ferguson, Mo., and law enforcement in other nearby municipalities, the Washington Post reported late Wednesday, citing two unidentified federal law-enforcement officials.
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Japan Stocks Shed Opening Losses

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:29pm
Japanese stocks started lower Thursday but soon managed to crawl their way back to the flatline, with the Nikkei Stock Average and Topix both down just fractionally 15 minutes into the session.
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With business trek to Mexico, Christie tests his diplomatic skills ahead of potential 2016 run

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:06pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stepped out on the international stage Wednesday to talk trade with Mexico, but he stayed mum on one of the most pressing questions confronting the two countries and his party: immigration reform.
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Arena that is home to Phoenix Suns to lose US Airways Center name

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:05pm
The arena that is home to the Phoenix Suns is losing its US Airways Center name.
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US investigating Kansas chemical company for alleged illegal dumping of fluids down well

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 7:09pm
U.S. environmental regulators are investigating a Kansas chemical manufacturing company over allegations it unlawfully disposed of fluids down a well in violation of federal safe drinking water laws, search warrants unsealed Wednesday show.
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Weinstein Co. to release Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' film; production to begin in January

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:44pm
Quentin Tarantino is moving forward with "The Hateful Eight." The Weinstein Co. says it will distribute the filmmaker's latest project — a post-Civil War Western — next year in the largest 70mm release in 20 years.
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Business software maker Tibco is reviewing strategic, financial alternatives; stock jumps

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:15pm
Tibco said Wednesday that its board is studying potential strategic and financial alternatives for the business software maker.
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Defense Secretary Hagel speaks at war college in Newport, attends event on defense innovation

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:59pm
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday he is counting on defense companies in Rhode Island to help ensure the nation's security.
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Home Depot offers free credit monitoring to customers as it investigates possible breach

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:47pm
Home Depot says it's offering free identity protection services, including credit monitoring, to those customers who might be potentially hurt by a possible data breach at the home improvement chain.
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Claman on Call: Will Apple Fend Off Rivals?

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:33pm
Welcome to Claman on Call -- the markets may be closed, but FOX Business is always on call.
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Yum Estimates China Same-Store Sales Fell 13% After Food Safety Scare

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:19pm
Yum Brands estimated same-store sales in China fell about 13 percent in the third quarter as a results of a food safety scare in July when a former supplier was said to have improperly handled meat and used expired food.
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PVH beats 2Q profit expectations, misses revenue forecasts

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:17pm
PVH Corp. on Wednesday reported net income of $126.5 million in its fiscal second quarter.
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H&R Block's Loss Widens Slightly

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:14pm
H&R Block said its fiscal first-quarter loss widened slightly after a smaller tax benefit and losses at discontinued operations, while the tax-services provider's revenue benefited from a five-day extension of Canada's tax season.
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USDA to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to help ease glut hurting Alaska fishermen

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:14pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen.
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