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Japan Stocks Ride Weaker Yen To Yet More Gains

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:33pm
With the yen softening further overnight, Japanese stocks chalked up fresh gains in early Thursday trading, with the Nikkei Stock Average rising 0.5% to head toward a ninth day of gains, while the Topix tacked on 0.4%.
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Hoosier State passenger rail extended through Jan. 31 as state negotiates with private vendor

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:22pm
The Indiana Department of Transportation and seven local partners will keep funding passenger rail service between Indianapolis and Chicago through Jan. 31 while the state agency negotiates with a private vendor to operate the line, it said Wednesday.
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Cleanup still going at site of northeast Arkansas head-on train crash, highway still not open

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:12pm
An important highway in northeast Arkansas could stay closed into next week as crews clean up the wreckage left from a head-on train collision, a highway official said Wednesday.
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U.S. Tried To Rescue Foley, Other Hostages: Reports

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:54pm
U.S. special forces earlier this summer tried to rescue a number of American hostages in Syria, including the murdered journalist James Foley, reports said Wednesday, citing senior White House officials.
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Narragansett Beer stars in campaign ad for gubernatorial hopeful Raimondo; a 'comeback' story

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:41pm
Narragansett Beer — a Rhode Island icon — is starring in a new political ad.
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Massachusetts governor says negotiations in grocery chain fight at 'critical point'

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:15pm
Gov. Deval Patrick said Wednesday he was hopeful that a family fight over the Market Basket grocery store chain that has sparked an employee walkout and a customer boycott can be resolved soon.
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New Jersey approves Revel closure plan as casino workers gather for prayer service

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:12pm
Soon-to-be unemployed casino workers are gathering on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City for a rally and prayer service.
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Oil Prices Gain on Supply Drop

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:11pm
Oil prices gained Wednesday after U.S. government inventory data showed a decline in crude-oil supplies as refineries processed more oil than expected last week.
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Home equity lines of credit offer financial breathing room along with interest rate risk

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:04pm
Rising home values and low interest rates are a powerful combination for homeowners looking for more financial breathing room.
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Duluth Metals: Study shows Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely is economically feasible

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:04pm
A study shows the proposed Twin Metals Minnesota copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota would be economically competitive, profitable and sustainable for 30 years, the project's majority owner said Wednesday.
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Silver companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top silver companies were mixed at the close of trading: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.02 or .6 percent, to $3.29.
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Restaurant companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top restaurant companies were mixed at the close of trading: Brinker International Inc. unchanged at $48.45.
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Railroad companies shares up at the close of trading

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top railroad companies were up at the close of trading: CSX rose $.29 or .9 percent, to $30.87.
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Leisure companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top leisure companies were mixed at the close of trading: Carnival rose $.19 or .5 percent, to $37.74.
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Education companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top education companies were mixed at the close of trading: Apollo Group fell $.14 or .5 percent, to $27.77.
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Credit Card companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02pm
Shares of some top credit card companies were mixed at the close of trading: American Express Co. rose $.37 or .4 percent, to $88.49.
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Advocates urge LePage administration to halt plan to require jobs for food stamp recipients

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:21pm
Advocates for the poor urged Gov. Paul LePage's administration Wednesday to scrap a plan that would require people to have a job to receive food stamps.
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L Brands tops 2Q net income and revenue expectations

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:01pm
L Brands Inc. (LB) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $188.4 million.
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Hewlett-Packard matches fiscal 3rd-quarter earnings expectations, tops revenue forecasts

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:59pm
Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (HPQ) fiscal third-quarter earnings fell 29 percent as the personal computer and printer maker absorbed the costs of employee layoffs and past acquisitions.
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Icahn discloses 8.5-pct stake in Hertz, plans to have talks with rental car company

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:54pm
Activist investor Carl Icahn has taken an 8.5-percent stake in Hertz, which would make him the rental car company's biggest shareholder.
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