Stocks are closing sharply lower as traders worried about an escalation of tensions between Russia and the West following the downing of a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine.
July 17, 2014
The state says Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.5 percent in the latest month.
July 16, 2014
Cable and Internet giant Comcast is apologizing after a tech-savvy California customer posted eight minutes of telephone conversation online in which he tried repeatedly to get a customer service representative to disconnect his service.
July 15, 2014
Samsung Electronics Co. says it has suspended business ties with a Chinese supplier that allegedly hired children.
July 14, 2014
The House has passed a bill to create a permanent tax break making it easier for businesses invest in new equipment.
July 11, 2014
Corporate earnings season is off to a positive start and that helped push the stock market higher yesterday. The biggest gainer in the S&P 500 was Alcoa. The aluminum giant's earnings came in well above Wall Street's expectations. The Dow gained 79 points, the S&P added 9 and the Nasdaq composite rose 27 and a half points.
July 10, 2014
Stocks are edging higher in early trading after corporate earnings got off to an encouraging start.
July 9, 2014
Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could follow. Here's a look at five of the states that may be welcoming more permissive marijuana laws in the near future:
July 8, 2014
Residents of a northern New Jersey town where environmentalists have been fighting the expansion of an electronics company say they worry the project will pave the way for an era of big development. The Concerned Residents of Englewood Cliffs say a planned 143-foot building for LG Electronics will set a dangerous precedent.
July 7, 2014