posted: 09/16/2014 2:01 a.m.
DETROIT -- The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher.
posted: 09/16/2014 1:56 a.m.
SEATTLE -- Microsoft Corp. has agreed to acquire Mojang, the software company behind the popular game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion in a bid to expand its Xbox and mobile businesses.
posted: 09/16/2014 1:53 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- When the Federal Reserve issues a policy statement after it meets this week, the financial world will be on high alert for two words:
posted: 09/16/2014 1:51 a.m.
Simmons First Trust to buy Talbot Capital
posted: 09/15/2014 11:06 a.m.
DETROIT — General Motors’ compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company.
posted: 09/15/2014 2:04 a.m.
FOREST, Wis. -- When wind-power developers prospected the rolling hills around this small dairy town, they found plenty of gusty sites for turbines.
posted: 09/14/2014 2:02 a.m.
The riskiest borrowers are leading the busiest September in at least six years for speculative-grade bond sales in the United States as Moody's Investors Service warns that protections in the debt are declining.
posted: 09/14/2014 1:57 a.m.
Sitting at her street vending booth with products arrayed neatly on a sequined purple tablecloth, Jackie Lloyd reflects nostalgically on the days when she had a steady salary and regular hours.
posted: 09/14/2014 1:55 a.m.
Just how scared is the watch industry of Apple's new smartwatch?
posted: 09/14/2014 1:53 a.m.
Cereal, that bedrock of the American breakfast, has lost some of its snap, crackle and pop.
posted: 09/14/2014 1:52 a.m.
Jimmy Russell strolled into a room filled with tourists, and soon the patriarch of Kentucky bourbon was surrounded by fans, posing for pictures and autographing bottles.
posted: 09/13/2014 1:55 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Working to combat an increasingly lucrative crime that crosses national boundaries, Justice Department officials are pressing for a new law to help them prosecute criminals overseas who traffic in stolen credit cards.
posted: 09/13/2014 1:54 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending.
posted: 09/13/2014 1:54 a.m.
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented $1.3 billion package of incentives to seal a deal to land Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory in the Silver State.
posted: 09/13/2014 1:53 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- The chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation to establish standards for chemicals used in products such as household goods, cellphones and plastic water bottles -- but also to make it tougher for states to enact their own regulations.