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Recalls this week include LED light bulbs, bicycles, patio set chairs, USB chargers

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:56pm
LED light bulbs that can separate from their sockets and fall onto consumers are among this week's recalled products.
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New Toyota minivan lets parents use built-in microphone to scream at unruly kids in back seats

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:42pm
Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids.
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Forbes sells majority stake to Hong Kong-based investment group

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:25pm
Forbes said Friday it will sell a majority stake in the family owned magazine publisher to a Hong Kong-based investor group.
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Gold and silver prices settle lower as traders take stock of situation in Ukraine

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:19pm
Gold prices are settling lower to end the week, a day after concerns about a conflict between Russia and Ukraine shot prices up.
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Gold Closes Lower For a Weekly Loss Of 2%

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:49pm
Gold futures fell on Friday as investors focused more on the possiblity of a U.S. interest rate hike than geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and the Gaza strip.
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Will Congress Scuttle the AbbVie-Shire Merger?

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:23pm
AbbVie's $55B deal to buy Irish drug maker Shire would mark the largest tax inversion ever, as a growing number of U.S. firms eye lower rates overseas.
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FedEx: Drug Shipping Indictment a Matter of Privacy

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:43pm
FedEx says the indictment handed down against it on Thursday for allegedly helping illegal online pharmacies traffic in the sale of prescription drugs boils down to privacy.
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Dell Now Accepts Payments In Bitcoins

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:38pm
Dell Inc. is now accepting payments in bitcoins, the company said Friday.
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Wall Street's Top Cop's Harsh Words for Federal Judge that Ended His Win Streak

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:26pm
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has some harsh words for the federal judge that broke his perfect track record in insider trading convictions.
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Obama Calls For 'credible' Probe Of Malaysian Jet Downing

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:26pm
President Barack Obama on Friday said that there should be a "credible" international investigation into the missile strike that downed a Malaysian plane over the skies of Ukraine.
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Glance: Abbvie's deal to buy Shire is highest-priced so far this year

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:57am
Abbvie Inc.'s deal to combine with Shire PLC would be the largest made so far this year, excluding assumed debt.
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New York regulators propose regulations for bitcoin, other virtual currencies

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:28am
State regulators trying to curb money laundering and safeguard investors on Thursday proposed a special set of rules for firms involved in trading and storing virtual currencies.
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Barclays, Deutsche Bank Executives To Testify At Tax Avoidance Hearing

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:21am
Executives from the Barclays Capital division of Barclays and the Deutsche Bank Securities unit of Deutsche Bank will testify at a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing about tax avoidance next week.
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Unemployment rates fell in 22 US states last month, as nearly two-thirds gained jobs

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:06am
Unemployment rates dropped in 22 U.S. states last month and stayed the same in 14, as the nation at large posted a fifth straight month of solid hiring.
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Sage Therapeutics Soars More Than 50% On Debut

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:02am
Sage Therapeutics Inc. , which started trading on Friday as a public company, soared more than 50% on its market debut.
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SunEdison's TerraForm Up 35% On Nasdaq Debut

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:48am
Shares of TerraForm Power Inc. roared out of the gate Friday, up 35% at $33.70 on the Nasdaq.
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TubeMogul Shares Jump On Market Debut

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:41am
Shares of TubeMogul Inc. surged on their debut in the stock market Friday, jumping above the initial public offering price of $7 a share.
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Google seen best placed for growth as it transitions to mobile

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:26am
Google Inc is the best placed of any company to benefit from the shift to mobile, increased local advertising and wearables, analysts said after the search giant posted its 18th straight quarter of 20 percent-plus revenue growth.
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U.S. Believes Pro-Russia Separatists Fired Missile At Malaysia Jet

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:21am
The U.S. believes that pro-Russia separatists fired the missile that downed a Malaysia Airlines plane, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
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U.S. Leading Economic Index Rises 0.3% In June

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:12am
Signaling that the economy could strengthen in the second half of the year, the leading economic index for the U.S. rose 0.3% in June to 102.2, the Conference Board said Friday.
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