NEW YORK (AP) - Stock futures are rising after a three-day funk in the markets that have begun to waver in anticipation of a drawdown of the Fed's generous monetary policies.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 39 points to 15,721. S&P futures have gained a point to 1,768.60. Nasdaq futures
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese leaders warned Friday that the world's second-largest economy faces "downward pressure" and called for boldness in carrying out promised reforms aimed at reviving slowing growth.
In a report issued after an annual planning meeting, the Communist Party cited an array of
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - World stock markets were tentative Friday as investors prepared for the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision next week on whether to reduce its monetary stimulus.
Asia's heavyweight market benchmark, Tokyo's Nikkei 225, rose 0.4 percent to 15,
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Boeing and Puget Sound-area machinists can't even agree on how their latest contract talks came to an end.
Local machinists spokesman Bryan Corliss said Friday that the company withdrew its latest contract offer after union leaders told Boeing Co.
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil slid to around $97 a barrel Friday on the possibility of new supplies from Libya and expectations the Federal Reserve will cut its stimulus program.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for January delivery was down 49 cents to $97.01
By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli startup is trying to combat a common fear for international travelers: getting socked with hundreds or thousands of dollars in unexpected roaming charges for using cellphones away from home.
Cell Buddy aims to turn any smartphone into a
By ANDREW DALTONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The parent company of the Orange County Register plans to expand with a daily paper in Los Angeles, looking to further stretch its regional reach to nearly all of Southern California.
The new, seven-days-a-week paper will be known as the Los
By ED WHITE and COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Public lighting, clearing blighted structures and other once-faltering services already have improved despite Detroit's dive into bankruptcy, emergency manager Kevyn Orr told The Associated Press.
Orr said during Thursday's
By KATHERINE CORCORAN and E. EDUARDO CASTILLOAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's sweeping away of seven decades of nationalist protections and letting foreign companies back into its oil fields is crucial to bringing the expertise and money needed to rejuvenate its sclerotic energy
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and LUIS MANUEL GALEANOASSOCIATED PRESS
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - Six months after the Sandinista government granted a Chinese businessman a 100-year concession to build a vast canal across Nicaragua, most of the nation is in the thrall of the imagined waterway.
by Idaho Athletics Media RelationsIt didn’t take long for Austin Rehkow to make his name known in the world of college football.
Today, when the 124th Walter Camp Football Team is announced on ESPN during the Home Depot College Football Awards Show, he will be recognized as the best punter in the
The Elf on the shelf has been a Christmas tradition for quite some time, and this year at KHQ, we had our own Elf show up, ready to work. We asked you what we should call our new friend, and pulling from a long tradition of KHQ broadcasting, we decided to call him George.
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