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Stocks skid as drugmakers fall, then bank woes deepen losses

Published Sep. 29 2016
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U.S. stocks skidded Thursday as drug companies and banks absorbed large losses.

Volvo plans to sell self-driving car in 5 years

Published Sep. 29 2016
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Volvo Car Corp. plans to sell a self-driving vehicle to consumers in five years.

FCC beefs up emergency cellphone alerts

Published Sep. 29 2016
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The federal government is beefing up emergency cellphone alerts like the one used in New York to advertise a search...

Wells Fargo claws back part of CEO, other executive's salary

Published Sep. 29 2016
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Wells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank's retail banking division will forfeit tens...

Why the US economy isn't quite the weakling Trump says it is

Published Sep. 29 2016
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The United States isn't exactly the economic doormat Donald Trump decries in his campaign rhetoric.

Senators ask Justice to probe EpiPen maker

Published Sep. 29 2016
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Senators are asking the Justice Department to investigate whether pharmaceutical company Mylan acted illegally when it classified its life-saving EpiPen...

Energy stocks surge on hopes for oil deal, sending market higher

Published Sep. 29 2016
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Energy companies powered to big gains Wednesday, leading the broader stock market higher, on reports that OPEC nations were moving...

Bank at Wells Fargo? Here are 4 things you should do soon

Published Sep. 28 2016
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Attention, Wells Fargo customers: It's time to sit down and make sure no funny business went on with your accounts.

Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets

Published Sep. 28 2016
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Tyson Foods Inc. said it's voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports "hard, white plastic"...

HP promises fix for printer software that barred outside ink

Published Sep. 28 2016
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HP Inc. has apologized to customers for cutting them off from ink cartridges from other companies and said it will...

Ford recalls Focus hatchbacks for latch release problem

Published Sep. 28 2016
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Ford is recalling approximately 74,000 Focus hatchback cars with manual transmissions in the U.S. and Canada because the hatches can...

SpaceX chief envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying to Mars

Published Sep. 28 2016
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On a personal quest to settle Mars, SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the...

Colleges lavishing more financial aid on wealthy students

Published Sep. 28 2016
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Spencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even without loans or grants. So when the...

Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles

Published Sep. 28 2016
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Longtime customers of Target's pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow.

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

Published Sep. 27 2016
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As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that...

Pfizer decides not to break up business

Published Sep. 26 2016
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Drug giant Pfizer said it won't split into two publicly traded companies, despite pressure from investors frustrated by its lagging...

US stocks slide as banks tumble on Deutsche Bank worries

Published Sep. 26 2016
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U.S. stocks slumped Monday, and banks took the biggest losses. Deutsche Bank plunged as investors worried about the financial health...

Banks focus more on new accounts — and the fees they bring

Published Sep. 25 2016
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When Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testified before a Senate committee hearing last week, it wasn't just his bank under...

Yahoo says hackers stole info from 500 million user accounts

Published Sep. 22 2016
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Yahoo said hackers stole personal information from 500 million of its user accounts, a massive security breakdown it attributed to...

Stocks gain moderately

Published Sep. 22 2016
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Stocks posted solid gains on Thursday as investors, comfortable that the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low, bought...

Fed keeps key rate unchanged but hints of coming hike

Published Sep. 21 2016
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The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged but signaling it will likely raise rates before year's end.

Mylan CEO defends EpiPen cost to angry lawmakers

Published Sep. 21 2016
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Outraged Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday grilled the head of pharmaceutical company Mylan about the significant cost increase of...

Group sues Dow over pesticide used in California

Published Sep. 21 2016
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Chemical manufacturing giant Dow fails to warn people in farming communities throughout California when a potentially dangerous pesticide is...