US Stocks Soar To Highest Level In 2015
February 12 2015 5:51 PM EST
Cisco helped propel the blue-chip index, while gains from Apple and Expedia boosted the Nasdaq to its loftiest level since 2000.
Apple, Google Deals Show Power Of Renewable Sector
February 12 2015 3:40 PM EST
The California tech giants this week announced separate clean-energy projects, in a sign that wind and solar power are getting cheaper.
China, India, US Among Worst Marine Polluters
February 12 2015 3:03 PM EST
Eight of the 10 worst maritime polluting nations were Asian. Here's how much worse the world's oceans will look in 10 years.
US Coal Sector Faces Tougher 2015
February 12 2015 1:16 PM EST
Alpha Natural Resources Inc., a top U.S. coal producer, told investors it will make significant cost cuts in 2015 in light of tough market conditions.
Guardians Of The Ganja
February 12 2015 12:54 PM EST
The booming legal marijuana industry is drawing military veterans from combat to cannabis — not to smoke it, but to protect it.
What's So Bad About A Grexit?
February 12 2015 11:50 AM EST
Apparently, quite a bit. With time running out on Greece's bailout, there are few advantages if the country leaves the eurozone.
More Unhappiness, Less Striking
February 12 2015 11:47 AM EST
American workers say they're dissatisfied, but in 2014, only a small fraction of them went on strike.
Congress Sends Keystone XL Bill To White House
February 11 2015 5:18 PM EST
Obama is expected to veto the measure, which could hasten his final decision on the Canada-to-Texas pipeline.
Scientists Find New Obesity Markers In Genome
February 11 2015 1:06 PM EST
Researchers' findings have tripled the number of previously known genetic markers for obesity.
Hearing The Good News About Jobs
February 11 2015 10:10 AM EST
A February 2015 Pew Research poll shows a larger share of Americans are hearing good news about the jobs situation.
Finger-Pointing At West Coast Ports
February 11 2015 8:53 AM EST
Maritime shippers and port operators blame the longshore workers union for worsening congestion at 29 West Coast ports.
Taking The Fizz Out Of A Strong Dollar
February 11 2015 8:46 AM EST
The Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. say a stronger U.S. dollar isn't exactly good news when it comes to their bottom lines.
Need Cheap Labor? Hire A Robot
February 11 2015 8:17 AM EST
A new report shows industrial robotics prices are starting to fall below the cost of labor. And it’s happening worldwide.
Can Venezuela's Discount Oil Program Survive?
February 11 2015 8:16 AM EST
The program offers Venezuelan oil to Caribbean countries at bargain prices. But Venezuela's economic woes are putting its future in doubt.
Colorado Marijuana Revenues Disappoint
February 11 2015 1:15 AM EST
But, Colorado's politicians are expected to approve a ballot this spring to ask voters if they can keep the money.
US Stocks Close Higher, Boosted By Apple, Coca-Cola
February 10 2015 6:20 PM EST
Fears over tensions in Greece faded as investors await a possible debt deal when finance ministers meet in Brussels Wednesday.
Midwest States Soaked By Climate Change
February 10 2015 4:00 PM EST
Midwest states suffer more frequent flood events as regional temperatures and rainfalls rise, Iowa researchers say.
South Dakota GOP Wants To Erase State's New Minimum Wage Law
February 10 2015 9:53 AM EST
The state's voters approved a minimum wage hike in November, but State Rep. Jim Bolin already wants to change that.
Asian Stocks Open Mixed Ahead Of China Inflation Data
February 09 2015 8:36 PM EST
Economists are looking ahead to key inflation data that will gauge consumers' purchasing power in China.
Taxes Are As Certain As Death And Puns
February 09 2015 3:59 PM EST
In the end, you will either get a refund or have to send a check for unpaid taxes.