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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' top weekend box office with $65.6 million debut

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:51pm
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" outmuscled "Guardians of the Galaxy" at the weekend box office.
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US big-city mayors gather in New York, vowing to fight income inequality back home

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:46pm
More than 30 U.S. big-city mayors gathered on Monday to fight the widening income gap between the rich and the poor in urban areas.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Monday

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:42pm
Stocks closed slightly higher Monday as investors turned their focus to corporate news and as tensions eased in Ukraine.
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US settles with Kansas over allegations that state misled investors about pension system

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:26pm
Federal authorities announced Monday that Kansas has agreed settle a securities fraud charge accusing the state of misleading investors about the financial health of its public employee pension system in 2009 and 2010 — at the time the second-worst underfunded system of its kind in the nation.
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Kinder Morgan, Dean Foods, Chiquita, Priceline, and MannKind are big market movers

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:22pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Kinder Morgan Inc., up $3.25 to $39.37 The energy company will combine a group of oil and gas companies that it controls, but which are currently traded separately.
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Figures on government spending and debt

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:15pm
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).
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Austin Beutner is appointed new publisher, CEO of Los Angeles Times Media Group

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:13pm
Austin Beutner (BYOOT'-ner) is the new publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times Media Group.
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Kmart names Tesco exec Alasdair James as president; Will focus on loyalty members

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:10pm
Sears Holdings Corp. says Alasdair James has joined the company as president and chief member officer for its Kmart business, a new position.
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U.S. Oil Edges Up on Expected Draw in Inventory

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:07pm
U.S. crude oil edged up on Monday on an expectation of further draws in U.S. crude inventory, while Brent trended down despite a number of geopolitical risks.
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US stocks edge higher as tensions ease in Ukraine; Investors focus on corporate news

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:06pm
U.S. stocks are closing slightly higher as investors turn their focus to corporate news and as tensions ease in Ukraine.
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Stocks End Higher on Easing Geopolitical Tensions

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:59pm
Developing: U.S. stocks are closing slightly higher as investors turn their focus to corporate news and as tensions ease in Ukraine.
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Judge weighs Utah lawsuit aiming to toss 1 of nation's last bans on snowboarding in ski area

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:52pm
A group of snowboarders suing to get access to a ski area east of Salt Lake City are headed to court Monday.
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Wheat, oats, and soybeans fell corn rose on the CBOT; beef and pork higher on the CME.

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:46pm
Grain futures were mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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A Closer Look: Mobile devices are starting to offer multitasking, but not as extensive as PCs

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:41pm
Smartphones and tablets would be much more useful if they allowed us to multitask the way desktop and laptop computers do.
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US Treasury bill rates mixed in weekly auction with 3-month bills rising to highest since June

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:30pm
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with three-month bills rising to the highest level since late June while rates on six-month bills were unchanged.
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Tony Stewart Incident Renews Focus on Race Safety

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:27pm
The death of a dirt-track racer who was struck by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart has brought safety back to the forefront, potentially spurring changes to the sport and its business.
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Maryland reports gambling revenue from lottery and casinos is up in FY2014

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:54pm
Maryland's lottery and four casinos made $849.2 million for the state in the last fiscal year, a 2.4 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, the agency that oversees gambling in Maryland reported Monday.
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U.S. Regulator Calls Bitcoin 'Wild West'

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:24pm
The CFPB warned consumers over the risks of bitcoin, the controversial cyber currency that has garnered much media attention this year. 
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New Jersey regulators: We can't force owners to keep threatened casinos open 4 more months

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:21pm
State casino regulators say they can't force the owners of two casinos to stay open another four months while new buyers are sought.
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USPS Loss Swells to $2B in Second Quarter

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:17pm
You've Got ... Red Ink? The embattled U.S. Postal Service said its second-quarter loss jumped by nearly three-fold to $2 billion in the second quarter.
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