Strong earnings news, US growth lift stocks

Stocks open higher after several companies beat profit forecasts and US reports faster growth

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 10:46am EDT

WellPoint 2Q tops Wall Street expectations

WellPoint 2nd-quarter profit falls on higher expenses, but still tops Wall Street projections

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 10:35am EDT

Senate tires of patching highway programs

Senate tires of patching highway programs, seeks long-term funding fix before year's end

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 10:28am EDT

Britain to test driverless cars next year

Britain to test driverless car technology in up to 3 cities next year

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 08:58am EDT

Barclays chief applauds claw-back idea on bonuses

Barclays chief welcomes new rules to be able to claw back bonuses from executives

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 08:20am EDT

Airbus expects stable revenue despite order loss

Airbus profits rise and expects stable revenue this year despite loss of order for A350 plan

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 08:20am EDT

PG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast

Pacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno explosion

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 08:10am EDT

Va. to hold back-to-school sales tax holiday

Virginians can save on school supplies, clothing during 3-day back-to-school sales-tax holiday

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 06:59am EDT

Spain economic growth at fastest pace since 2007

Spanish economy expanded 0.6 percent during second quarter _ fastest rate since 2007

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 05:40am EDT

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

Senate passes bill to keep highway aid flowing to states, sends the measure back to House

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:56am EDT

Argentina fights with debt holdouts; default nears

Key questions about Argentina's fight with US hedge funds over outstanding debt

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 12:40am EDT

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

Across US, opponents and supporters call power-plant pollution rules too much or too little

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 09:42pm EDT

American Express 2Q profit rises 9 percent

American Express second-quarter profit increases 9 percent, tops estimate

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 09:12pm EDT

US bars Kurdish oil from entering Texas port

US judge orders Kurdish oil seized following Iraqi government complaint alleging oil is stolen

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 06:41pm EDT

Food biz incubator Mess Hall kicks off with entrepreneur competition

D.C.'s newest culinary incubator project is looking to drum up interest with a new business accelerator competition.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 06:21pm EDT

Fed is weighing key issues but may reveal little

Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal little

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Stocks close lower ahead of economic reports

Stock market finishes lower as investors wait for US, China economic reports later this week

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 05:30pm EDT

EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal

EU antitrust authority approves Apple's $3 billion deal to buy headphone, music firm Beats

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again, but effect is limited

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 05:20pm EDT

US consumer confidence jumps to 90.9 in July

US consumer confidence rises to 90.9 in July, strongest reading since October 2007

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 04:52pm EDT
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