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Wheat, corn, oats and soybeans lower on the CBOT; beef lower and pork higher on the CME.

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:42pm
Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Room with a view: Red Sox turn Fenway Park luxury box into overnight stay as contest prize

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:35pm
Curt, your host, looks familiar, and so does the view pictured in his Airbnb listing.
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US Labor Department: Savannah River nuclear contractor discriminated against blacks, women

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:28pm
The contractor who manages the Savannah River nuclear site in South Carolina must pay more than $235,000 to some female and black employees after the U.S. Department of Labor found the workers were underpaid.
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California drought prompts nation's strictest water-efficiency standards for showerheads

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:20pm
California officials launched two initiatives Wednesday to boost residential water conservation: The nation's toughest water efficiency standards for showerheads and a $30 million rebate program to rip out grass lawns and replace old toilets.
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US lawmakers seek return of funds seized from Maryland dairy farm under disputed IRS authority

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:15pm
A bipartisan group of U.S. representatives wants the Treasury Department to return about $300,000 the IRS seized from a western Maryland dairy farm under a law aimed at curtailing money laundering.
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Surviving Atlantic City casinos saw revenue rise 8.1 percent in July, helped by Internet

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:06pm
Atlantic City's eight casinos saw revenues increase by 8.1 percent in July, compared with a year ago.
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Hundreds Injured After Explosions In Tianjin, Reports Say

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:46pm
Over 400 have been injured after multiple explosions rocked the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin, press reports said.
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Crude-oil Futures Bounce Off 6-year Low To End Modestly Higher

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:39pm
Crude-oil futures managed a modest bounce Wednesday, with Nymex Sept. oil futures rising 22 cents, or 0.5%, to finish at $43.30, a day after posting the lowest settlement in more than six years.
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Citizens Bank returning $14M to customers, fined $20.5M, in deal with US on shorted deposits

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:36pm
Citizens Bank is returning $14 million to individual and business customers in an agreement with federal regulators for failing to credit customers the full amounts of their deposits.
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US budget deficit jumps to $149.2 billion in July because of calendar quirk

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:01pm
The U.S. government ran a much larger budget deficit in July than a year ago.
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Correction: Earns-Dorian story

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:01pm
In a story Aug. 5 story about Dorian LPG Ltd.'s earnings — generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research — The Associated Press erroneously reported the company's revenue.
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U.S. Runs $149 Billion Budget Deficit In July

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:00pm
The federal government ran a budget deficit of $149 billion in July, the Treasury Department said Wednesday.
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Citizens Bank Hit With $37 Million In Fines By U.S. Regulators

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:56pm
Citizens Financial Group Inc. on Wednesday drew fines totaling nearly $37 million from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for failing to credit full deposit amounts to customers.
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Gold Prices Post Largest 5-day Gain In About 3 Months

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:54pm
Gold prices ended sharply higher Wednesday, ringing up the fifth straight gain for the yellow metal as turmoil in China disrupted global markets for a second day, adding to gold's haven appeal.
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Ex-safety manager at Bumble Bee Foods guilty in death of worker cooked with 6 tons of tuna

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:50pm
A former safety manager at a Bumble Bee Foods seafood plant has pleaded guilty in the death of a worker who was cooked with tons of tuna.
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Fidelity National says it plans to buy financial software company SunGard

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:44pm
Fidelity National Information Services is buying rival financial software company SunGard to bolster the services it can offer clients.
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Correction: Earns-PRA Group story

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:40pm
In a story Aug. 10 about PRA Group Inc.'s earnings — generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research — The Associated Press erroneously reported the company's name.
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Expected corn yield 4 percent lower than 2014, but still 3rd highest on record

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:29pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are expected to produce 13.7 billion bushels of corn this year, down 4 percent from last year's record.
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The traveler's Holy Grail: When's the best time to buy airline tickets?

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:50pm
Travelers dream of the perfect trick to find the cheapest airfare every time, every trip.
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American Apparel skids after saying it doesn't have enough funds for the next 12 months

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:41pm
Shares of American Apparel are plunging Wednesday after the company said it doesn't have enough financing to keep operating for the next year, meaning it will need to raise money or find new financing.
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