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Dead vegetation reported but officials say no evidence of contamination in bay after ND spill

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:25am
A company official says the path of saltwater that spilled from a pipeline in western North Dakota extends for nearly 2 miles and has left behind a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation.
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LG Display unveils 18-inch flexible display that can roll like a map

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:21am
LG Display Co. has shown an 18-inch flexible display that can be rolled into the shape of a thin cylinder.
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AP Interview: Dubai airport boss aims to keep pace with rapid growth in flight toward top rung

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:01am
Now that he's had a taste of running the world's busiest air hub for international passengers, Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths is determined to hang on to the honor while setting his sights on an even bigger prize: beating Atlanta for the title of busiest airport on the planet.
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Infosys quarterly profit up 15.3 percent, maintains revenue growth forecast

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:52am
Indian outsourcing company Infosys reported a 15 percent increase in quarterly profit and maintained its revenue growth forecast.
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California man gets 15-year prison sentence for economic-espionage conviction involving China

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:06am
A federal judge has sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28.3 million for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China a secret recipe to a widely used white pigment.
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Idaho inventor pushes solar panels not for roofs, but for driveways, sidewalks, highways

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:00am
The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops.
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What's Up Next Week In Asia...

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:31am
Here's a look at some of next week's important events in Asia: China June foreign direct investment (Tuesday); Bank of Japan policy decision (Tuesday); China Q2 GDP, June industrial production, retail sales, fixed-asset investment (Wednesday); Rio Tinto Q2 production report (Wednesday); China June house-price index (Friday).
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Economists cut US growth forecasts, but remain optimistic economy will recover from grim 1Q

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:02am
U.S. business economists have sharply cut their growth forecasts for the April-June quarter and 2014, though they remain optimistic that the economy will rebound from a dismal first quarter.
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Hong Kong Stocks Shake Off Early Losses

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:13pm
After a brief drop at the open, Hong Kong stocks clawed their way back to the flat line in early trading, shrugging off the overnight sell-off in the U.S. and European markets triggered by Portuguese bank worries.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:56pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.3% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) flat ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.3% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.7% Taipei (Taiex) down 0.1% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Gov. Jerry Brown signs aerospace tax bill that also includes language to benefit Tesla plant

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:57pm
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he signed legislation creating a $420 million tax credit for aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin in a bill that also includes other tax incentives apparently designed to benefit California-based electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc.
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Australia Stocks Sagging Early

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:54pm
Australia shares nudged lower early Friday, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.2% to erase the previous session's 0.2% gain, dragged by losses for European and U.S. equities on the back of a Portuguese financial crisis.
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Japan Stocks Extend Slump, With Fast Down On Results

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:26pm
Japanese stocks have ended with losses in every session this week, and sure enough, the Nikkei Average was down 0.6% in early Friday trade, though off an opening 0.8% defecit, while the Topix carried a 0.7% loss.
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Nike's deal with Manchester United to end after the 2014-15 season

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:55pm
Nike will end its sponsorship deal with Manchester United after the 2014-15 season.
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Boston and Mohegan Sun reach $300 million compensation deal for proposed Suffolk Downs casino

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:48pm
Mayor Martin Walsh and Mohegan Sun announced a deal Thursday that would provide the city with at least $300 million in investments over 15 years if the casino company wins a state gambling license.
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Whoops! Police say towing company with prophetic name tried to haul off undercover vehicle

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:25pm
Oregon State Police say they've arrested the owner of a company called Whoops Towing as he tried to haul off an undercover vehicle.
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U.S. Steel Producers Want Russian Trade Deal Scrapped

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:15pm
U.S. steel producers on Thursday called for the Department of Commerce to scrap a trade deal with Russia that excuses hot-rolled steel shipments from import duties.
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Chevron 2Q Production Expected to Ease

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:11pm
Chevron expects its second-quarter production to decline slightly from the year-earlier period as lower output abroad offsets a modest increase domestically.
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Crude-Oil Prices Snap Losing Streak to End Higher

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:09pm
U.S. oil prices ended higher Thursday, snapping what would have been the longest losing streak in 30 years.
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Business Highlights

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:06pm
___ Portuguese bank fears rekindle euro market tension LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The specter of Europe's financial crisis is back to haunt investors.
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