IMF cuts US and global growth forecasts for 2014

IMF cuts global growth forecast because of slowdowns in US, Russia and emerging markets

Updated 02 minutes, 24 seconds ago

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

US Fukushima report tells nuke industry to think more often about worst case scenarios

Updated 02 minutes, 50 seconds ago

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.13 pct.

Average US long-term mortgage rates stable to slightly higher; 30-year loan stays at 4.13 pct.

Updated 02 minutes, 51 seconds ago

Wal-Mart names new CEO of US discount division

Wal-Mart promotes exec of Asia division Greg Foran as new CEO of Wal-Mart US stores

Updated 03 minutes, 10 seconds ago

United 1st US airline to resume flights to Israel

United to resume flights to Israel following lifting of ban by aviation regulators

Updated 03 minutes, 14 seconds ago

Southwest reports record profit of $465M for 2Q

Higher fares, more full seats help push Southwest Airlines to record 2Q profit of $465 million

Updated 03 minutes, 16 seconds ago

US new-home sales plummet in June

US new-home sales tumble 8.1 percent in June to annual rate of 406,000

Updated 10 minutes, 09 seconds ago

US stocks pause as investors weigh earnings

US stocks inch up after Facebook, Ford, Caterpillar report results; homebuilders hit hard

Updated 10 minutes, 36 seconds ago

American Airlines boosts profit on higher revenue

Flush with more revenue, American Airlines posts profit, declares first dividend since 1980

Updated 10 minutes, 56 seconds ago

GM profit 2Q falls 85 pct. on recall costs

General Motors 2Q profit falls 85 pct., drained by massive recall costs

Updated 11 minutes, 00 seconds ago

United Airlines posts 2Q profit, reversing 1Q loss

With summer travel season in full swing, United Airlines breaks into the black

Updated 11 minutes, 02 seconds ago

US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

Applications for US jobless benefits dip to 284,000; lowest level since February 2006

Updated 11 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Ford 2Q net income rises 6 percent to $1.3 billion

Ford's second quarter net income up 6 percent to $1.3 billion as Europe makes money again

Updated 11 minutes, 22 seconds ago

Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

$300 million later, Social Security trying to salvage computer system that doesn't work

Updated 23 minutes, 48 seconds ago

US stocks open higher as investors gauge earnings

US stock market inches higher at open after Facebook, Ford and others report quarterly results

Updated 29 minutes, 23 seconds ago

Nokia profits rise after sale of handset division

Nokia says Q2 profit up 20 percent, gives upbeat outlook after sale of troubled handset unit

Updated 29 minutes, 34 seconds ago

European Central Bank hit by data theft

European Central Bank says contact data stolen in breach of website database security

Updated 29 minutes, 36 seconds ago

Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

Twitter is latest tech company to acknowledge a shortage of women, black, Latino workers

Updated 29 minutes, 40 seconds ago

Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

Facebook on a roll as 2nd-quarter earnings, revenue surpass expectations

Updated 29 minutes, 42 seconds ago

JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins

Profiles in Coinage: JFK returns to more lifelike look in collectors' coins made at West Point

Updated 33 minutes, 18 seconds ago
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