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Food companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:00pm
Shares of some top food companies were mixed at the close of trading: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.25 or .7 percent, to $37.60.
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Drug Benefits companies shares down at the close of trading

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:00pm
Shares of some top drug benefits companies were down at the close of trading: CVS Health Corp. fell $.40 or .4 percent, to $102.14.
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Consumer companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:00pm
Shares of some top consumer companies were mixed at the close of trading: Clorox rose $.08 or .1 percent, to $110.75.
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Chemicals companies shares down at the close of trading

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:00pm
Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading: Dow Chemical Co. fell $.12 or .2 percent, to $48.27.
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Norfolk Southern says weak coal market hurt 1st-qtr business and will reduce yearly revenue

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 5:56pm
Railroad operator Norfolk Southern is forecasting disappointing first-quarter results, hurt by falling demand for coal.
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Drought takes toll on wheat in western Kansas, but forecast for heavy rains may save crop

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 5:44pm
Rains that swept through parts of arid Kansas during the weekend missed vast stretches of parched winter wheat crops in the western part of the state.
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Avon Products Postpones Analyst Day Until Fall

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 5:28pm
Avon Products, Inc. on Monday said it was postponing its investor day, scheduled for May, until fall.
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Fisheries managers shut down upcoming West Coast sardine fishing season

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 5:13pm
Fisheries managers have decided to call off the West Coast sardine fishing season that starts in July because of rapidly dwindling numbers, hoping to save an iconic industry from the kind of collapse that hit in the 1940s and lasted 50 years.
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Alamos Gold, Builders FirstSource, JetBlue, Arrowhead and Qualcomm are big market movers

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 5:13pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI), up 39 cents to $6.28 The Canadian gold mining company is merging with fellow gold mining company AuRico Gold Inc. in a deal worth about $1.5 billion.
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MGM Resorts calls shareholder proposal to change the company's structure seriously flawed

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 5:09pm
MGM Resorts International is urging shareholders of the casino-resort company to ignore an investment firm's proposal suggesting the company be converted into a real estate investment trust to boost stock value.
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New York lawmakers review proposal to require warning labels on sugar-sweetened beverages

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:52pm
Public health advocates want New York to require labels on sugary drinks to warn consumers about the dangers of obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
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SpaceX Postpones Rocket Launch, 'next Opportunity' Tuesday

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:45pm
Rocket maker SpaceX said Monday on its official Twitter feed that its rocket launch planned for Monday had to be postponed due to the weather.
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Rates rise at US Treasury auction with both 3-month and 6-month bills at highest in 2 weeks

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:43pm
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to the highest levels in two weeks.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Monday

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:33pm
The stock market closed slightly lower in light Monday trading as investors looked ahead to a busy week for company earnings.
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FDA warns of potential liver injury from Tri-Methyl Xtreme supplements

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:33pm
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid dietary supplements sold by a Las Vegas company because they may contain anabolic steroids that can cause liver damage.
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'Imitation Game' code breaker Alan Turing's notebook sold at NYC auction for over $1 million

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:31pm
A handwritten notebook by British World War II code-breaking genius Alan Turing, whose story was portrayed into the 2014 Oscar-winning movie 'The Imitation Game,' has been sold for more than $1 million.
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Casino group seeks partnership with state attorneys general to crack down on illegal gambling

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:30pm
The nation's casino owners and gambling machine makers say they want to team with states to crack down on illegal gambling.
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Best Buy says Tyabji will retire; President and CEO Joly will also take title of chairman

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:28pm
Electronics retailer Best Buy says Chairman Hatim Tyabji will retire June 9, and President and CEO Hubert Joly will become its chairman.
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Figures on government spending and debt

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:04pm
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).
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Man identified by 'find by iPhone' feature on cellphone he stole during carjacking gets prison

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:03pm
A New Jersey man who was identified by the "find my iPhone" feature on a smartphone he stole during an armed carjacking has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison.
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