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Natural Gas Turns Lower After Larger Supply Increase

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:47am
U.S. natural gas supplies rose 88 billion cubic feet in the week ended Aug. 15, the Energy Information Administration said Thursday.
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Measure of economy's future health posts 0.9 percent rise in July, biggest gain since March

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:27am
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health posted the sharpest advance in four months in July, indicating the economy is gaining traction headed into the last half of the year.
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Progressive slot system links machines in New Jersey, Nevada for bigger jackpots

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:26am
A long-planned initiative to create bigger jackpots by linking casino slot machines in New Jersey and Nevada is up and running.
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Microsoft to use Opera browser on low, mid-market phones

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:22am
Microsoft has agreed to install Opera Software's Internet browser on low and mid-market mobile phones it inherited from Nokia, potentially putting Opera Mini on another 100 million phones year.
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U.S. judge schedules hearing Thursday in Argentina debt dispute

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:15am
The U.S. judge overseeing the long-running litigation over Argentina bonds has scheduled a hearing for 3 p.m. EDT (1900 GMT) in New York, after Argentine officials announced plans to skirt his court rulings that pushed the country into default.
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United Airlines is improving first class meal offerings in push to win over business travelers

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:15am
To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.
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Mid-Atlantic Factory Sector Grows at Fastest Clip Since '11

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:04am
The Philadelphia Fed's manufacturing gauge unexpectedly jumped to the highest level in more than three years -- good news for the mid-Atlantic factory sector. 
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Bundesliga football club Borussia Dortmund hopes to raise capital with stock issue

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:03am
Borussia Dortmund is hoping to raise fresh capital with a stock issue expected to bring in 114.4 million euros ($151.72 million) in an effort to reduce debt and give the club more financial clout.
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Iowa-based college and university marketing firm RuffaloCODY acquires consultant Noel-Levitz

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:02am
A Cedar Rapids-based company that provides fundraising and enrollment management services to colleges and universities announced Thursday the acquisition of a company that specializes in higher education consulting and research.
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30-year-mortgage Rate Declines To 4.10%

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:59am
The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined to 4.10% in the week that ended Aug. 21 - the lowest rate since late October -- from 4.12% in the prior week, according to a Thursday report from federally controlled mortgage-buyer Freddie Mac .
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Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Level Since September

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:56am
Americans resold their homes in July at the fastest pace in nearly a year, the latest sign the housing market is gaining steam after a year-long slump.
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H-P Leads Tech Gains In Wake Of Earnings Report

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:56am
Hewlett-Packard Co. was a standout advancer among tech stocks Thursday following the tech giant's fiscal third-quarter results.
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U.S. Manufacturing PMI Reaches Highest Level Since April 2010

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:48am
The flash Markit manufacturing purchasing managers index jumped to a reading of 58 in August from 55.8 in July to reach the highest level since April 2010.
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Disney brings the Force with 'Star Wars' game, TV show push

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:27am
Walt Disney Co is ramping up its first major push to promote the "Star Wars" franchise it purchased from George Lucas in 2012, blitzing consumers this year with a mobile game, animated TV show and an expanded line of toys and clothes.
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Pfizer back for AstraZeneca? Year-end move seen most likely

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:22am
Shares in drugmaker AstraZeneca have climbed more than 7 percent this week, fueled by speculation of renewed takeover interest from Pfizer, following an abortive $118 billion (71 billion pounds) takeover attempt in May.
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Fans defiant as US health study hits South Korea where it hurts _ in the noodles

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:05am
Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts — in the noodles.
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BofA Resolves Mortgage-Bond Probes in Record $16.65B Settlement

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:04am
The bank crafted a settlement with the U.S. over allegations it tricked investors into buying risky mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis.
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Ticketfly to buy WillCall for on-premise data on spending by ticket-buyers

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:01am
Ticketfly Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company among several posing a challenge to Ticketmaster, is acquiring WillCall Inc., a crosstown rival that turns your smartphone into a mobile wallet at live events.
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Lilly says psoriasis treatment outperforms placebo, competitor drug in late-stage research

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:55am
Drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. said its potential psoriasis treatment fared better than both a fake drug and a competitor's product during late-stage testing on patients with the most common form of the skin disease.
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The Children's Place posts 2Q loss, results top Wall Street expectations

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:54am
The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc. (PLCE) on Thursday reported a loss of $10.7 million in its fiscal second quarter.
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