NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in early trading as retailers report weak results.
Aeropostale fell after reporting a loss in the third quarter as the teen retailer slashed prices in an effort to pull in shoppers. L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath &
NEW YORK (AP) - Twitter has named Marjorie Scardino as a director, adding a woman to the all-white male board for which it's been sharply criticized.
Scardino, 66, was the CEO of Pearson PLC, a publishing and education company, from 1997 to 2012, Twitter Inc. said in a regulatory filing on
MADRID (AP) - A Delta Air Lines passenger jet that experienced a hydraulics problem after taking off from Madrid has returned and made an emergency landing. No one was injured.
Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant says tires on the main landing gear of New York-bound plane deflated as it landed but that
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks edged lower in early trading Thursday as more positive news on the economy led investors to anticipate that the Federal Reserve is getting closer to reducing its economic stimulus program.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - The U.N.'s economic body for Latin America and the Caribbean says the region's poverty is now easing at a slower pace.
U.N. economists based in Santiago said Thursday that 164 million people, or 28 percent of the region's population, are still considered poor.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose sharply this week, making home-buying slightly less affordable.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the 30-year loan jumped to 4.46 percent from 4.29 percent last week. The average on the 15-year fixed loan
By JOSH BOAK
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. factories received fewer orders in October, as aircraft demand fell and businesses cut back on computers. The decline suggests companies were hesitant to invest during the 16-day partial government shutdown.
Factory orders dropped 0.9 percent in October, the
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in early trading as retailers report poor results.
Aeropostale, Francesca's Holdings and The Wet Seal fell early Thursday after reporting lower income or issuing earnings forecasts that disappointed investors. Costco fell after reporting
CINCINNATI (AP) - Kroger's net income fell nearly 6 percent during the third quarter, partly on the costs from the pending acquisition of Harris Teeter.
Kroger and other supermarkets are trying to adapt to a shifting industry as shoppers increasingly buy groceries at big-box retailers,
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Global stocks were lackluster Thursday as another round of strong U.S. economic data reinforced expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will begin to reduce its monetary stimulus this month.
Expectations that the Fed will decide to begin "tapering" its
KHQ.COM - On Wednesday afternoon a Washington State Patrol trooper crashed while driving to stop a wrong-way driver on Hwy. 195 just 3 miles south of Spokane. Fortunately no one was injured.
The northbound lane was partially blocking for a short time, but it was opened shortly after.
BREAKING UPDATE: Lt. Stu Miller of the Kootenai County Sheriff's Dept. believes they have just made an arrest and that the suspect in the Athol manhunt is in custody.
All Athol Elementary School buses will be running 2 hours late. Parents can drop their kids off as soon as the school is open
by UW Athletics Media RelationsSEATTLE – The Huskies will have one of their legendary players leading them in this month’s bowl game.
UW Director of Athletics Scott Woodward has named quarterbacks coach Marques Tuiasosopo as the interim head coach for Washington’s bowl.
The decision came Wednesday