Asian stock markets were mixed today as pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and concern about China's economy offset good U.S. economic news. European stocks were down in early trading. Futures point to a lower Wall Street opening. Benchmark U.S. crude oil fell below $93 a barrel. The dollar gained against the yen and edged lower against the euro.
September 29, 2014
State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was down nearly 4 percent in August compared with a year earlier, largely due to a drop in winnings on the Las Vegas Strip.
September 26, 2014
The Rhode Island Association of Realtors says the median price of single-family homes in the state fell 3 percent in August compared with the same month a year ago.
September 25, 2014
Key barometers in the Treasury market late Wednesday, compared with late Tuesday. Price changes in the 10-year note and 30-year bond are per $100 invested:
September 24, 2014
The state panel reviewing proposals for casinos in upstate New York is holding a public hearing focusing on the nine proposals for the Catskills and mid-Hudson Valley.
September 23, 2014
Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout.
September 22, 2014
Puerto Rico's government has announced the construction of a $108 million real estate development project as the island tries to emerge from a nearly decade-long economic slump with help from U.S. investors.
September 18, 2014
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