US markets edge higher; Home Depot slips

US markets edge higher in early trade, Japan's decision to postpone sales tax increase

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 11:00am EST

Solar energy co. SunEdison buying wind power co.

Solar energy company SunEdison, TerraForm buy wind power developer First Wind for up to $2.4B

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 10:20am EST

Arlington No. 1 for young entrepreneurs

Tuesday is National Entrepreneur Day, and financial planning site NerdWallet ranks Arlington the No. 1 place for young adults to start a business.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 10:05am EST

UK inflation rate edges up from 5-year low

UK annual inflation rate edges up to 1.3 percent but expected to remain low in coming months

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 09:40am EST

German investor confidence recovers after drop

Survey shows German investor confidence rising as growth figures suggest economy stabilizing

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 08:46am EST

Hellmann's tweaks site in 'mayonnaise' spat

Hellmann's tweaks website to note dressings not just 'mayonnaise'

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 08:04am EST

Sour news for those with a sweet tooth: A chocolate shortage

It's a precious natural resource that's running out fast, and that could cause panic in the population. It's not gasoline or heating oil; it's chocolate.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:49am EST

Virginia tops most expensive groceries list

When researchers set out to find the average price of groceries for a healthy meal -- chicken breasts, potatoes, apples and milk -- they found startling differences between Virginia and Maryland.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:39am EST

'Red warning lights' flashing for global economy

Recession, debt, deflation: A look at the mounting threats facing the global economy

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:38am EST

Actavis to spend $66 billion on Allergan

Actavis to spend $66 billion on Botox-maker Allergan, remain committed to product development

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:36am EST

Black Friday is losing its grip on the shopping calendar

For the first time since 2005, Black Friday is not expected to be the biggest day of the holiday shopping season in terms of sales and customer traffic.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:08am EST

US pension insurer ran record $62B deficit in 2014

Federal insurer of pensions reports $62B deficit for fiscal 2014; blames multi-employer plans

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:20am EST

Halliburton pounces on Baker Hughes

Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes amid oil price plunge in $34.6 billion deal

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 02:28am EST

Indian leader wants closer links with Australia

Indian prime minister calls for closer strategic as well as trade partnership with Australia

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 02:24am EST

Japan stocks rise on hopes for new stimulus

Japan stocks rise on hopes for new stimulus after economy slips into recession

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 12:20am EST

Heart stents may require longer blood thinner use

Study: Millions of people with heart stents may need anti-clotting drugs longer than one year

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 12:20am EST

Facebook's privacy update: 5 things to know

Facebook's privacy update: 5 things to know about how your data are tracked and used

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 12:20am EST

Venezuela's Maduro says oil price meeting planned

Venezuela's Maduro says global meeting being planned to discuss world oil prices

Monday - 11/17/2014, 10:30pm EST

Ground broken for region's 2nd tallest building

State and local leaders gathered Monday to mark the ceremonial groundbreaking for Capital One's new 470-foot-high tower that will be the first of a dozen high-rises planned in Tysons Corner. The project is expected to help transform the commercial hub of Fairfax County.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 09:45pm EST

Honda quietly will repair air bags nationwide

Honda quietly repairing Takata air bags across US, even as official recall covers limited area

Monday - 11/17/2014, 08:30pm EST
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