Average US rate on 30-year fixed mortgage rises to 3.98 pct.; 15-year at 3.10 pct.
New York considering fines and jail time for customers buying counterfeit goods on the street
Oil rises above $96 with boost from US data on jobs, retail sales; gasoline steady at $3.63
Gannett agrees to buy Belo for $1.5 billion in cash; deal would boost TV operations
Stocks surge, breaking three-day slump; good news on US economy outweighs a slump in Japan
Satellite boost for Greece's public TV holdouts, top rights official slams closure
Energy Secretary Moniz says he will decide on LNG exports by the end of the year
US retail sales increased 0.6 percent in May, led by biggest jump in auto sales in 6 months
Nicaragua approving handing massive canal project to little-known Chinese company
Expectations for Obama launch of trade talks during European visit hitting snag
Council of Europe rights chief says Greece's ERT closure a blow to democracy, urges reopening
Stocks move higher, breaking a three-day slump, as investors shrug off a slide in Japan
Vatican's credit card debacle far longer and costlier than disclosed
Honda recalling 104,500 Acura, Honda cars to fix problem with power brake boosters
EU presents tougher nuclear safety rules amid concerns about aging plants, future of energy
Stocks edge lower on Wall Street as Japanese market slides again; H&R Block falls
Fixed U.S. mortgage rates rose for the sixth straight week, putting the average rate on the 30-year loan just shy of 4 percent.
US stock futures follow overseas markets lower despite improved US jobs and retail data
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 334,000 last week, a hopeful sign that steady job gains will continue.