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Washington's legal marijuana market opened last summer to a dearth of weed.
U.S. stock-index futures late Thursday pointed to a sharply lower open for Wall Street, extending solid losses from the previous session.
Venture capitalists poured a whopping $48.3 billion into U.S. startup companies last year, investing at levels that haven't been seen since the heady days before the dot-com bubble burst in 2001.
Asian stocks were sharply lower Friday after a surprise move by the Swiss National Bank to abandon its efforts to keep its currency artificially cheap shocked the market.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says his friendship with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had no impact on a lucrative contract.
Following a negative lead from the U.S. after Switzerland's surprise move to scrap some currency controls, Hong Kong stocks moved lower Friday morning, with Chinese online major Tencent Holdings Ltd. among the blue-chip decliners.
The U.S. has begun accepting applications from Mexican trucking companies seeking authorization for long-haul, cross-border transportation under the North American Free Trade agreement.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 2.3% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.9% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 1.2% ; Taipei (Taiex) down 0.1% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Sony Corp. is preparing to launch a $1,000 version of its Walkman audio player next month, the most expensive Walkman ever, the Nikkei Asian Review reported Friday.
A three-day FBI raid of a suburban Chicago crematorium and an affiliated company that arranges the donation of human remains was wrapping up Thursday, authorities said, but they refused to disclose what led to the search or what evidence was seized.
All three Atlantic City casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment remain open, despite a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing Thursday by a unit of the global gambling giant.
Dramatic moves on the forex market sent Japanese stocks barreling lower out of the Friday open, with the Nikkei Stock Average down 2.1% (erasing the previous day's 1.9% rally) and the broader Topix weaker by 1.8% in the early minutes.
Federal prosecutors say a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses has plenty of money to pay for a lawyer.
Casino mogul Steve Wynn, in his first public appearance in Massachusetts since winning the lucrative Boston-area gambling license, promised on Thursday that his $1.6 billion resort for the Everett waterfront will echo the "grand hotels" of the past, offering the largest hotel rooms outside of Las Vegas and other luxury amenities.
Australian stocks started lower Friday, as the S&P/ASX 200 eased by 0.2%, with sharp drops for energy majors and significant losses for some of the financials weighing on the market.
Workers at the nation's largest wholesale produce market have agreed to hold off on a strike while a federal mediator gets involved with contract talks.
The McClatchy Company operations vice president, Robert J.
Donald Trump said Thursday that he is abandoning plans to build luxury homes on the driving range of the 18-hole seaside golf course he owns in Los Angeles County.
The U.S. Postal Service is proposing slight increases for mailing letters and postcards — but leaving first-class "Forever" stamps at their present 49 cents.
Agriculture business giant Monsanto Co. said Thursday it received approval from the Department of Agriculture for new cotton and soybean seeds designed to be used with a new herbicide formula.