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A newsman's life: lucky breaks, gutsy decisions marked Bradlee's career at Post

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:40pm
Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one.
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Ben Bradlee, celebrated editor who guided The Washington Post during Watergate scandal, dies

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:36pm
In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.
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Japan Stocks Rally, Erasing Last Session's Drubbing

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:28pm
Japanese stocks zoomed higher out of the open Wednesday, with the Nikkei Average up 2.1%, erasing a 2% plunge in the previous session, as a move lower for the yen and a strong lead from the U.S. markets propelled the globally exposed blue chips to strong gains.
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Colorado clerk reverses order removing student newspaper copies over campaign photo

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:51pm
A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of its student newspaper from boxes outside its student union Tuesday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall's visit to campus.
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Apple issues a warning for iCloud users amid reports of hacking effort in China

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:49pm
Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.
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South Carolina ports hope to have a 52-foot-deep Charleston Harbor by decade's end

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:49pm
The South Carolina Ports Authority hopes the deepening of the Charleston Harbor shipping channel can be completed by the end of the decade, a top agency executive told those gathered Tuesday at a public meeting on the proposed $500 million project.
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Coca-Cola, Apple, Harley-Davidson, UPS and Chipotle are big market movers

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:46pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE The Coca-Cola Co., down $2.61 to $40.68 The world's biggest beverage maker reported lower profit and revenue in the third quarter as global soda volume remained flat.
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Nelson Bunker Hunt, oil fortune heir whose bid to corner the silver market led to ruin, dies

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:45pm
Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died.
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Third Point says has taken large stake in Amgen, urges biotech company to consider breakup

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:31pm
A hedge fund run by a famed investor says it has taken a large stake in Amgen and now wants the biotech drugmaker to consider splitting up into two.
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Australia Stocks Follow U.S. Peers To Solid Gains

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:29pm
Australian stocks opened sharply higher Wednesday, taking their cue from an overnight rally in the U.S., with mining shares in the lead despite drops in some commodities such as nickel and zinc.
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Unpaid franchise taxes mean corporation co-owned by McAllister loses Texas charter

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:02pm
A business co-owned by U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister has lost its right to do business as a Texas corporation after missing deadlines to pay state franchise taxes.
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Claman on Call: Yahoo Surprises Wall Street with 3Q Beat

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:51pm
Welcome to Claman on Call. The markets might be closed, but FOX Business is always on call.
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Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls off shelves, online

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:46pm
Toys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.
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Mars to invest $31 million to expand Greenville Uncle Ben's plant, add 25 jobs to current 475

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:46pm
Mars Food, which makes Uncle Ben's Rice and other products at its Greenville plant, will invest $31 million to modernize operations and expand research at the plant.
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FTC appoints outspoken privacy advocate Ashkan Soltani as new chief technologist

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:32pm
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday named an outspoken Internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technologist in a move that signals the agency's focus on protecting consumers' online privacy.
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Ace says it may exclude Ebola coverage from some insurance policies

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:31pm
Global property and casualty insurer Ace Ltd. says it may exclude Ebola coverage from some of its general liability policies.
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Correction: Earns-Steel Dynamics

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:13pm
In a story and headlines about third-quarter results, The Associated Press, in a story generated by Automated Insights, reported erroneously that Steel Dynamics Inc. missed third-quarter earnings expectations.
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Leisure companies shares up at the close of trading

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:01pm
Shares of some top leisure companies were up at the close of trading: Carnival rose $2.08 or 5.8 percent, to $38.00.
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Homebuilders companies shares up at the close of trading

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:01pm
Shares of some top homebuilders companies were up at the close of trading: DR Horton rose $.39 or 1.8 percent, to $22.50.
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Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:01pm
Shares of some top computer companies were mixed at the close of trading: Apple Inc s rose $2.71 or 2.7 percent, to $102.47.
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