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The Obama administration is putting the energy industry on notice that it intends to curb methane emissions by nearly half through regulations affecting oil and gas production.
Japanese stocks lost more altitude in early Wednesday action, with deflation fears, a weak U.S. lead and especially further gains for the yen all helping to push the Nikkei Stock Average down 0.9% and the broader Topix down 0.8%.
Australian stocks shook modestly lower in early Wednesday trade, with weak resource prices helping drive the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 down 0.2% after losing 0.3% in the previous session.
The Port of Oakland has reached an all-time high in cargo volume thanks to a stronger U.S. demand for Asian goods and because busy ports in Southern California have diverted some of their cargo north to Oakland.
Mohawk Industries Inc. said late Tuesday it agreed to buy vinyl-flooring maker IVC Group for $1.2 billion in cash and stock.
The head of electric car maker Tesla Motors says the company should turn a profit in five years after it brings a lower-cost car to market.
Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that the electric luxury car maker's sales in China were "unexpectedly weak" during the fourth quarter, but sought to assure an audience in Detroit the problems are being fixed.
United Airlines is considering cutting up to 2,000 jobs at 28 airports around the country and hiring a contractor to do the work.
A planned 47-mile expressway between Illinois and Indiana is on hold after new Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner issued an executive order aimed at addressing the state's deep budget problems.
A prominent executive who ran casinos in Atlantic City and Las Vegas and a Brookline woman who wants to build one to benefit Native Americans are among the names eying a Jan. 30 deadline to apply for Massachusetts' final resort casino license.
The Obama administration wants to provide greater access to fast broadband service in towns and cities across the country by encouraging the Federal Communications Commission to remove legal barriers to competition by Internet service providers.
The International Association of Machinists says it has enough support from Delta Air Lines flight attendants to force a union-representation election.
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Shares of some top department store retail companies were mixed at the close of trading: Kohl's Corp. rose $.01 or percent, to $60.64.
Shares of some top computer companies were mixed at the close of trading: Apple Inc s rose $.97 or .9 percent, to $110.22.
Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading: Fluor fell $.55 or 1.0 percent, to $55.63.
Shares of some top beverages companies were mixed at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $.43 or .4 percent, to $113.89.
Shares of some top banks companies were mixed at the close of trading: Bank of America Corp. fell $.23 or 1.4 percent, to $16.45.
Shares of some top tools and appliances companies were down at the close of trading: General Electric Co. fell $.12 or .5 percent, to $23.86.
Shares of some top autos companies were mixed at the close of trading: Ford Motor Co. fell $.01 or .1 percent, to $15.21.