Figures on government spending and debt
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 1:19 pmFigures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
US stocks drop sharply; Airlines sink
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 1:09 pmThe stock market sank Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling 250 points, on disappointing economic news and a slide in airlines stocks over Ebola fears. Investors moved money into traditional havens in times of uncertainty: bonds, gold and stocks that pay large dividends, such as utilities.
App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 1:06 pmThis computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.
US, China air differences over Hong Kong protests
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 12:38 pmThe top U.S. and Chinese diplomats publicly aired differences Wednesday over the protests in Hong Kong, where students want democratic changes to the electoral system.
Supercharged Corvette can go 0-60 in 2.95 seconds
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 12:31 pmGeneral Motors says a new high-performance version of the Chevrolet Corvette can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under three seconds.
Correction: Insider Q&A Module
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 12:30 pmThe Insider Q&A module sent for use as part of Money & Markets Extra for the week ending September 6 erroneously reported the estimates of Toby Shea, Vice President of Moody's Investors Service. Shea...
Ways to prepare for possible long-term care costs
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 11:42 amwhether they're administered in your home or in a nursing home. Medicaid, which is administered by each state somewhat differently, covers a wider scope of long-term care services, but one must meet income and asset requirements.
Deep discount lures buyer for Revel casino
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 11:00 amAs one Atlantic City casino after another shut down and left thousands of workers jobless, Mayor Don Guardian insisted that the meltdown that claimed four of his city's 12 casinos since January was actually the opportunity of a lifetime for savvy investors.
Small businesses scramble to keep top staffers
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 10:30 amPeople are quitting their jobs at a faster clip and that's pushing small business owners to work harder to hold onto top talent.
Coca-Cola revises executive pay after criticism
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 9:48 amCoca-Cola is curtailing its pay plan for executives after shareholders including Warren Buffett called it excessive.
New York Times cutting 100 jobs, NYT Opinion app
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 9:00 amThe New York Times Co. is launching another round of buyouts and layoffs, telling staff on Wednesday that it must cut 100 newsroom jobs to further reduce costs and focus resources on its digital operations. It's also axing its NYT Opinion app after four months and relegating the NYT Now app to a smartphone-only product aimed at new and younger readers, after the lower-priced subscription products failed to take off as hoped.
Ford adding 1,000 new jobs in Canada
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 8:49 amFord Motor Co. said Wednesday it is adding 1,000 jobs at its plant near Toronto to build the 2015 Ford Edge crossover SUV for the global market.
Ford's US sales down 3 percent in September
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 7:25 amFord's U.S. sales dipped 3 percent in September as the company cut back on truck discounts in anticipation of a new F-150 later this year.
US companies added 213,000 jobs in September
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 7:06 amU.S. businesses added 213,000 jobs in September, stepping up hiring for the sixth straight month, according to a private survey.
General Mills plans to cut about 700 to 800 jobs
Associated Press | October 01, 2014 6:01 amGeneral Mills plans to cut approximately 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it's trimmed its work force in a month, as the food company adjusts for a shift by U.S. consumers away from boxed or frozen meals.
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