The International Monetary Fund is preparing $127 million in zero-interest loans to the three African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
September 17, 2014
New York's attorney general has settled an investigation into false price advertising for Coca-Cola 12-packs by Wal-Mart at 117 stores statewide.
September 16, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill to clarify that Michigan never intended to give out-of-state companies a lower tax liability in a 2007 business tax overhaul.
September 12, 2014
Not even a month after flatly rejecting a takeover bid by two Brazilian companies, Chiquita softened its stance and will open its books to them.
September 10, 2014
Stocks are lower in early trading on Wall Street, with the Standard & Poor's 500 index back below 2,000 points. Home Depot shares fell after the company confirmed that its payment systems had been hacked, potentially exposing millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its stores. Annie's soared after the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese agreed to be acquired by General Mills.
September 9, 2014
In the not-too-distant future, a football fan might be able to take a seat at the stadium, punch up any game on a seatback monitor, keep tabs on the real-time stats of a fantasy team, order up a hot dog and beer and even have a brand-new jacket brought to the seat if the wind kicks up.
September 8, 2014
Christie issues directive letting casinos and racetracks offer sports betting in New Jersey.
September 8, 2014
U.S. employers added just 142,000 jobs in August, snapping a six-month streak of hiring above 200,000 and posting the smallest gain in eight months.
September 5, 2014
Shares of Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc. soared Wednesday after it said it could receive more than $800 million from a collaboration with fellow drug developer AbbVie on a potential cancer treatment.
September 3, 2014