Stocks edge lower as investors wait on Fed NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors waited for word from the Federal Reserve.
The U.S. central bank will release its latest policy update at 2...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 | 7 |
STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets WriterAssociated Press
Senator: IRS to pay $70M in employee bonuses WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses despite an Obama administration directive to cancel discretionary bonuses because of automatic spendin...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 | 12 |
STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated PressAssociated Press
Investors guess Fed's actions, push stocks higher NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market rose in early trading Monday, driven not by any new economic data but by investors counting on the Federal Reserve to extend programs meant to boost the econom...
Jun 17, 2013 | 0 | 29 |
CHRISTINA REXRODE, AP Business WriterAssociated Press
US homebuilder confidence soars to 7-year high For the first time in seven years, most U.S. homebuilders are optimistic about home sales, a sign that construction could help drive stronger economic growth in coming months.
The National Associat...
Jun 17, 2013 | 0 | 39 |
Alex Vega, AP Real Estate writerAssociated Press
Futures rising ahead of Fed's 2-day policy meeting NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are rising sharply ahead of this week's two-day policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Dow Jones futures are up 124 points to 15,112. S&P futures have added ...
US stocks little changed at end of a volatile week NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are little changed in the early going on Wall Street as trading quieted down at the end of a turbulent week.
The Dow Jones industrial average edged down a point to 15,175 in...
Oil tops $97 amid Syria worries, ahead of US data The price of oil rose past $97 a barrel Friday amid concerns about a possible escalation in Syria's civil war while traders awaited the release of several reports on the U.S. economy.
By early afte...
Jun 14, 2013 | 0 | 55 |
PABLO GORONDI, Associated PressAssociated Press
Lightweight Microsoft Office available on iPhone NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft's Office software package is coming to the iPhone for the first time Friday, offering people the ability to read and edit their text documents, spreadsheets and slide pres...
Jun 14, 2013 | 0 | 62 |
ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology WriterAssociated Press