International

  • US Dollar as ‘Data Dependent’ as the Fed as NFPs Approach DailyFX - 35 minutes ago

    US Dollar as ‘Data Dependent’ as the Fed as NFPs Approach

  • US trade rep: Pacific ministers make headway in Hawaii talks Associated Press - 42 minutes ago
    US trade rep: Pacific ministers make headway in Hawaii talks

    U.S Trade Rep. Michael Froman says trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations made significant progress during their four-day meeting in Hawaii and will continue talks in the future. Froman said ...

  • 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval Associated Press - 44 minutes ago
    1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

    Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed ...

  • Farm owner thought vehicle was fine before hayride crash Associated Press - 58 minutes ago
    Farm owner thought vehicle was fine before hayride crash

    The owner of a farm where a teenager was killed on a Halloween-themed hayride last fall said he never would have allowed a vehicle with mechanical problems to haul people on the attraction. Peter Bolduc, ...

  • Judge gives lender 60 days to buy former presidential yacht Associated Press - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
    Judge gives lender 60 days to buy former presidential yacht

    Frustrated with years of legal wrangling, a Delaware judge has given a lender 60 days to decide whether to buy the former presidential yacht Sequoia, which lies rotting in a Virginia shipyard. The 104-foot ...

  • Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions Associated Press - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
    Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions

    More than 2,500 astronomers from around the world are descending on Hawaii for a conference at a time when telescope construction is a sensitive issue in the state. The International Astronomical Union's ...

  • Mexico pet chain stops selling endangered, invasive species Associated Press - 1 hour 48 minutes ago

    Mexico's largest pet store chain has agreed to stop selling 47 species of birds and other animals native to Mexico, 18 of which are considered at risk or in danger of extinction. The Maskota store chain ...

  • A look at Hillary Clinton's 2007-2014 federal tax returns Associated Press - 2 hours 5 minutes ago

    Federal income tax returns from 2007 through 2014 for Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, show a surge in earnings in recent years and provide new details on aspects ...

  • American Journalism Review to stop publishing after 38 years Associated Press - 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    The American Journalism Review will stop publishing online, bringing to an end 38 years of reporting on the news media. Lucy Dalglish, dean of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University ...

  • Mexico state: Indians approve embattled wind power project Associated Press - 2 hours 51 minutes ago

    Residents of a heavily Indian area have approved the installation of a huge wind power project in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in southern Mexico, the Oaxaca state government said Friday. The proposed construction ...

  • Researchers warn of bogus emails offering Windows 10 Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Some hackers are exploiting Microsoft's offer of free upgrades to its new Windows 10 operating system. Security researchers are warning about a wave of bogus spam emails with malicious attachments, labeled ...

  • Puerto Rico: No money available to make $58M bond payment Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Puerto Rico's government said Friday it would not make a $58 million bond payment due on the weekend and warned that the general fund will run out of liquidity by November if no action is taken. Gubernatorial ...

  • Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14 Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income ...

  • Kansas collects $3.7M less in taxes than expected this month Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Kansas reported Friday that it collected slightly less in taxes this month than expected, and officials attributed the $3.7 million shortfall largely to a national softness in consumer spending affecting ...

  • Huckabee earned nearly $4M from speeches, publishing in 2014 Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 2014 earned nearly $1 million from giving speeches and nearly $3 million from a publishing company that he runs, according to financial records the Republican presidential ...

  • Jason Industries reports 2Q loss Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Jason Industries Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $1.6 million in its second quarter. The Milwaukee-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, ...

  • Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    A federal judge has blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of abortion providers by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader. ...

  • Pipeline companies won't move line from Arkansas watershed Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Two subsidiaries of ExxonMobil said in a court filing Friday that they won't move the Pegasus Pipeline from beneath the watershed where Central Arkansas gets most of its drinking water. Earlier this month, ...

  • Aberdeen funds slapped with 'dog' label Financial Times - 4 hours ago

    Two Asia-Pacific funds run by Aberdeen Asset Management have entered the "Spot the Dog" list of underperforming products for the first time, as the fund manager struggles with underperformance ...

  • Sempra Energy buying joint venture stake from Pemex Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Sempra Energy said Friday it will take full control of a Mexican natural gas pipeline business in a deal valued at $1.33 billion. Sempra Energy's Mexican unit, IEnova, owned 50 percent of the Gasoductos ...

  • Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant Associated Press - 4 hours ago
    Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant

    Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule. ...

  • Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier. A contract covering 39,000 Verizon workers ...

  • Regulators close case questioning California reactor repairs Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    Regulators close case questioning California reactor repairs

    Federal regulators have closed a case that questioned whether Southern California Edison violated government rules when it installed faulty equipment at the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant. The ...

  • Business Highlights Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    ___ Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in ...

  • Salisbury Bancorp posts 2Q profit Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    The bank, based in Lakeville, Connecticut, said it had earnings of 74 cents per share. The bank holding company posted revenue of $9.7 million in the period. Salisbury Bancorp shares have increased almost ...

  • US Firms Hold Cash as Dollar Rises, A Sign of Excess? DailyFX - 5 hours ago

    US Firms Hold Cash as Dollar Rises, A Sign of Excess?

  • With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling

    Hours after a repaired Shell icebreaker eased past protesters in Oregon to join an Arctic drilling operation, the oil giant used other vessels in its flotilla to begin excavating off the coast of Alaska ...

  • Suit: Anti-abortion group recorded abortion providers Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    An association of abortion providers moved Friday to block the release of recordings it claims were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood ...

  • Small-cap Week, August 1 Financial Times - 5 hours ago

    Xchanging hit a three-year low this week after the business outsourcer warned on profits and parted company with its chief executive. The group said that while underlying profits were ahead of expectations, ...

  • Pot industry's bank bid rejected by federal regulators Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    Pot industry's bank bid rejected by federal regulators

    A Colorado credit union is hoping a federal judge will intervene to let the booming marijuana industry move its finances from cash-stuffed suitcases to the regulated banking system. A pair of lawsuits ...

  • Rite Aid to put Cosmo behind blinders Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Cosmopolitan magazine is apparently too racy to appear without a wrap on Rite Aid drugstore shelves. The Hearst women's magazine is famous for cover lines such as "The Sex Move He Will Worship You ...

  • Prudential Bancorp posts 3Q profit Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    The Philadelphia-based company said it had profit of 1 cent per share. The bank holding company posted revenue of $3.6 million in the period. Prudential Bancorp shares have risen 18 percent since the beginning ...

  • Sir Terry should have the decency to share blame Financial Times - 6 hours ago

    Sir, You really should not have allowed Sir Terry Leahy to trash the reputation of his successor at Tesco in your article on B & M, the retail group he now chairs ("Slowdown in sales raises fears ...

  • US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings

    Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 56.12 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,689.86. The Standard & ...

  • Japanese Yen: Up or Down? Next Week Holds the Keys DailyFX - 6 hours ago

    Japanese Yen: Up or Down? Next Week Holds the Keys