Stocks creep higher on encouraging news

US stock market rises after drop in jobless claims and Fed meeting; Scotland votes

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 01:40pm EDT

In La. men make 33 percent more than women

The District of Columbia had both the highest average pay and the smallest gender gap.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 01:06pm EDT

US to train veterans to install solar panels

White House says veterans jobs program will train 50,000 to install solar panels by 2020

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 11:00am EDT

Bayer to split off polymer division with IPO

German pharma and chemicals company Bayer to split off polymer division with IPO

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:48am EDT

Yellen says US families need to boost savings

Yellen says many US families highly vulnerable to financial setbacks because of low savings

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:27am EDT

US stocks buoyed after Fed continues low rates

US stock market rises early after Fed signals low rates will continue for a while

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:13am EDT

Weak uptake for new eurozone stimulus program

European Central Bank hands out first batch of cheap loans to banks in stimulus effort

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:13am EDT

Fed increases estimate for key rate at end of 2015

US Federal Reserve policymakers considering a slightly faster rate rise in 2015

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 09:10am EDT

Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lag

Sony forecasts loss of $2.1 billion, cancels dividend after cutting value of mobile business

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 08:10am EDT

Yellen: Fed balance sheet to take years to shrink

Federal Reserve balance sheet could return to normal at end of decade, Yellen says

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 08:00am EDT

Delaware casino owner owes back taxes

While gambling industry officials are asking Delaware lawmakers for financial help, a company controlled by Delaware Park owner Bill Rickman owes more than $5,000 in delinquent business taxes.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:50am EDT

Companies in Europe pledge 100K new youth jobs

Alliance of 200 companies in Europe pledges to create 100,000 new jobs for young people

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:00am EDT

Plastic beads found in some toothpaste could lead to bigger health problems

Dentists are noticing spotty smiles and speckled gums caused by plastic beads in some types of toothpaste.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 06:02am EDT

Japan logs trade deficit for 26th month in a row

Japan reports trade deficit for 26th month as slack demand from China, US stymied exports

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:44am EDT

FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

FedEx 1Q profit, sales top expectations; company will hire 50,000 seasonal workers

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 01:46am EDT

Beanie Babies creator's sentence debated in court

Did Beanie Babies billionaire get off too easy? Court hears arguments on toy maker's sentence

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 12:18am EDT

Dow ends at record after Fed maintains low rates

Dow Jones industrial average closes at record high after Fed maintains stance on rates

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 10:00pm EDT

US homebuilder confidence soars in September

Confidence among US homebuilders surges to nearly 9-year high on stronger sales outlook

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 09:12pm EDT

US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August

US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August, first drop in 16 months, as energy costs dip

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 09:12pm EDT

Oligarch buys Russia's most popular social media

Kremlin-friendly oligarch pays $1.5 billion for full control of popular social media network

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 05:28pm EDT
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