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European Stocks Climb, Euro Sinks After ECB Move

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:54am
European stocks climbed but the euro sank to a more than one-year low Thursday after the European Central Bank opted to cut interest rates as part of the battle against low inflation in the euro zone.
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Vermont Gas cleared to install pipeline near power lines

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:45am
The state Public Service Board has cleared Vermont Gas Systems to install pipeline near power lines over concerns that a chemical used to treat utility poles could be disturbed by the construction.
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Family, contractors settle lawsuit over death of boy killed by falling Alabama airport sign

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:40am
A settlement over the death of a boy who was hit by a falling flight information sign inside Birmingham's airport was approved Wednesday, and the family said they had forgiven the contractors involved.
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General Motors Increases Credit Line To GM Financial

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:40am
General Motors has increased financial support of its auto financing arm, General Motors Financial, by providing a new $1 billion line of credit.
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Trade Deficit Hits Six-Month Low as Exports Rise

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:36am
The U.S. trade gap fell to a six-month low in July as exports jumped to a record high, supporting views of sturdy economic growth in the third quarter.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Rise More than Expected

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:34am
New unemployment benefit claims rose more than expected, but remained at levels consistent with tightening labor market conditions.
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U.S. Jobless Claims Rise By 4,000 To 302,000

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:30am
The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week rose slightly to 302,000, but layoffs remain low and initial claims continue to hover near an eight-year bottom.
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U.S. Second-quarter Productivity Gain Trimmed To 2.3%

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:30am
U.S. productivity in the second quarter grew at a revised 2.3% annual pace instead of 2.5% as originally reported, the government said Thursday.
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U.S. Trade Deficit Falls To $40.5 Billion; Record Gap With China

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:30am
The U.S. trade deficit fell in July and the June gap was revised lower, offering evidence that trade was slightly less of a drag on the nation's growth during the summer than initially reported.
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L Brands sales at stores open at least a year up 5 pct in August, tops analysts' expectations

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:24am
L Brands, which owns Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works and other brands, said Thursday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 5 percent in August, handily topping analysts' expectations.
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Private-Sector Employment Rises in August

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:17am
August private-sector employment data came in below economists expectations for the month, as well as the level set in July.
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Boeing Hikes China Plane Demand Forecast 8% as Overseas Travel Grows

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:07am
Boeing expects Chinese aircraft demand to rise over the next two decades as growing overseas leisure travel drives demand for sing-aisle and wide-body planes.
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Joy Global misses 3Q net income and revenue expectations

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:06am
Joy Global Inc. (JOY) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $71.3 million.
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Online brokerage TD Ameritrade becomes NFL sponsor to reach more fans with its ads

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:02am
Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is becoming an official NFL sponsor this fall to teach fans more about its services and increase the chances of its ads being seen.
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ECB Cuts Key Interest Rates By 0.1% Percentage Point

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:58am
The European Central Bank cut three key interest rates on Thursday by 0.1% percentage point.
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VeriFone Shares Rally After Profit, Sales Top Forecasts

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:46am
Shares of VeriFone Systems rallied 2.5% in premarket trade Thursday, after the electronic-payments company reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter results.
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ECB Cuts Rates, Unveils Plans to Unleash QE Program

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:44am
The European Central Bank cut rates to new record lows, and unveiled an asset-buying program, in its bid to avert what would be painful deflation.
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Equity Futures Rise Ahead of ADP, Jobless Data

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:40am
U.S. equity futures rose as investors were set to sift through labor-market figures and comments from the head of the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank.
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Chevron Phillips Chemical sells business to Solvay Specialty Polymers for $220 million

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:21am
Chevron Phillips Chemical is selling its high-performance engineering polymer business for $220 million.
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Ohio Supreme Court rules against electric company in dispute over customer charges

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:14am
The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with state utility regulators in a dispute with American Electric Power over how much the company can charge customers for coal.
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