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$425,000 trip to Academy Awards among lavish gifts featured in Neiman Marcus' Christmas Book

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:06pm
Holiday shoppers with a limitless budget and taste for opulence could spend $425,000 for a trip to the Academy Awards.
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Calbee North America locates snack food operations in Senatobia, investment of $51.1 million

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:06pm
Snack food manufacturer Calbee North America will set up a factory in a former BMW warehouse in Senatobia.
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Kraft Boosts Dividend 5%

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:05pm
Kraft said Tuesday it is upping its quarterly dividend by 5% to 55 cents, from 52 cents, a year after the Oscar-Mayer parent made a similar move.
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At a glance: Winter heating costs expected to fall on warmer weather

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:58pm
A winter that is expected to be warmer than last year will lower heating bills for customers of all fuels, according to the Energy Department's annual outlook.
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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:47pm
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 29-Oct. 5.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared Tuesday

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:45pm
The stock market slumped Tuesday as investors worried about the outlook for global economic growth.
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CBS, NBC, ABC show ratings gains this fall season over last year; Fox is sharply down

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:42pm
For three of the four biggest television networks, the ratings report card is offering encouraging news for the second straight week.
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Yum tops 3Q net income expectations, misses revenue forecasts

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:40pm
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Yum Brands Books Third-Quarter Earnings Miss

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:23pm
The fast-food operator posted a top and bottom line miss in the third quarter as it works to recover China sales. Yum posted a profits-per-share of 87 cents on revenues of $3.35 billion, which came in below analysts’ expectations for an 88-cent EPS on sales of $3.45 billion. Shares fell 0.75% in after-hours action.
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95 percent off? $110 million for Atlantic City's Revel casino hotel is a massive discount

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:05pm
A Toronto-based asset management firm won a bankruptcy auction for the former Revel Casino Hotel by bidding 5 cents on the dollar for Atlantic City's newest casino.
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Dow average slides 272 points as evidence of a global slowdown mounts; SodaStream plunges

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:02pm
The stock market is closing sharply lower as investors worry that global economic growth is slowing.
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Hired! Progressive and Brass Tap

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:56pm
Here are the details you need to “drink wine and get paid for it." Seriously, these jobs are diverse and available throughout the country.
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Pepsi selling 'craft' soda at select locations; wider distribution expected

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:44pm
Pepsi is hoping to keep up with the times with a soda called "Caleb's Kola" that comes in glass bottles reminiscent of a bygone era.
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Wheat, corn, and oats higher, and soybeans lower on the CBOT; beef higher and pork lower on the CME.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:41pm
Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Dudley: Economy Appears to Be on Track for Mid-2015 Rate Hike

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:24pm
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said Tuesday the U.S. central bank can likely hold off on raising short-term interest rates until 2015 given the expected path of the economy.
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Red Ink Returns on Wall Street Amid Global Jitters

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:20pm
Red Ink Returns: U.S. equities saw sharp losses, which accelerated into the last hour of trade on Tuesday, as worries over international growth were reignited by reports from Germany and the IMF.
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Soggy Weather Slows State's Corn, Soybean Harvests

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:19pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that last week's often-heavy rains across Illinois has put the corn harvest at just 23 percent complete — half of the pace of the previous half decade. Efforts to bring in soybeans haven't fared much better, with farmers having been able to cut just 18 percent, down from 32 percent over the previous five years.
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World's 2 largest commercial aircraft makers at odds over deployable black boxes

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:18pm
The world's two largest commercial aircraft manufacturers are at odds over equipping planes with deployable black boxes that would be easier to find in the event of an ocean crash.
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Labor Dept. says 168 million children worldwide are laborers, 85 million in hazardous jobs

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:17pm
The Labor Department reported Tuesday that about 168 million children, aged 5 to 7, worked last year as laborers around the world, about half of them in hazardous jobs.
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Actavis Plans New Merger Approach for Allergan: Report

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:14pm
Actavis Plc plans to make a new approach for Allergan Inc about a potential merger, as the Botox maker warms up to the possibility of a sale, said people familiar with the matter.
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