|Stocks Idle Ahead of Fed|
Yields on Treasury bonds have risen over past weeks as well. The yield on the 10-year note fell to 2.176% in recent trading. But U.S. stock benchmarks have risen in recent days as fears subsided and investors prepared for possible signals from ...
Stocks edge lower as investors wait for the Fed
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 15,298 in the first half hour of trading. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped two points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,649. The Nasdaq composite fell a point, less than 0.1 percent ...
Neighbors: Couple Killed Waited for Order to Leave
Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air. After quickly grabbing a few ...
Immigration Law Changes Seen Cutting Billions From Deficit
A long-awaited analysis by the Congressional Budget Office found that the benefits of an increase in legal residents from immigration legislation currently being debated in the Senate ? which includes a pathway to citizenship ? would ...
Tribune hires Berns as CFO, promotes Bigelow to strategic role
Tribune Co. has hired Steven Berns, the top finance executive for cosmetics company Revlon Inc., as its chief financial officer and promoted its current CFO, Chandler Bigelow, to serve in an expanded role developing strategy for the company.
Especially grim encephalitis toll feared in India
GORAKHPUR, India (AP) ? A mosquito-borne disease that preys on the young and malnourished is sweeping across poverty-riven northern India again this monsoon season in what officials worry could be the deadliest outbreak in nearly a decade.
Battles beyond the Great Firewall: India shuts out Chinese tech companies
Late last week, news broke that India?s Intelligence Bureau had fingered Chinese chat app WeChat as a potential threat and that the app was under investigation; some reports even say that the Intelligence Bureau wants the app banned outright. Chinese telecom equipment companies ZTE and Huawei are similarly under investigation for posing potential national security threats. It makes you wonder ...
Banking on Coupons for E-Shoppers, Flipit Expands From Europe to India
Having launched in six countries across Europe, the first Asian destination for couponing site Flipit is India . The basic idea is that Flipit partners with online retailers to offer substantial e-shopping ...
Chinese Tech Companies Are Getting Shut Out of India
Late last week, news broke that India's Intelligence Bureau had fingered Chinese chat app WeChat as a potential threat and that the app was under investigation; some reports even say that the Intelligence ...