By The Associated Press
Stocks are rising in midday trading on Wall Street, shaking off a sluggish start. A surge in Home Depot's stock is sending the Dow Jones industrial average higher.
The market opened lower Tuesday after European leaders postponed the latest aid package for Greece. The
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
U.S. stocks closed lower after uneven trading Tuesday as fears about the "fiscal cliff" and Greece tipped major indexes between gains and losses. A surge in Home Depot's stock prevented a steeper drop for the Dow Jones industrial average.
The Dow closed
By The Associated Press
Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as a deal to rescue the Greek economy now looks much less certain than it had just one day ago.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 50 points to 12,765 shortly after the opening bell. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock futures are heading lower as a deal to rescue the Greek economy now looks much less iron clad than it had just one day ago, pushing markets down in Asia and Europe.
Dow Jones industrial futures are down 64 points to 13,716. The broader S&P futures have fallen 7.8
By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - France on Tuesday became the first Western country to formally recognize Syria's newly formed opposition coalition as the sole legitimate representative of the Syrian people.
The U.S. also recognized the leadership body announced in Qatar on
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Everyone who pays income tax - and some who don't -will feel it.
So will doctors who accept Medicare, people who get unemployment aid, defense contractors, air traffic controllers, national park rangers and companies that do
By FRANK BAJAKAssociated Press
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - There will be an empty seat at the negotiating table when Colombians plunge into talks next week on ending a conflict that has bled the South American nation for a half century.
It's reserved for a 62-year-old economist, a senator's
By BRIAN MURPHY and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Nearly 20 months into the Syrian uprising, President Bashar Assad's message to the world has been nothing if not consistent: His military is strong, his enemies are mere terrorists and he will prevail in the end.
By DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Greece's international creditors failed to agree Monday on how to get the country's bailout program back on track and put off again the release of the next batch loans that Athens is using to pay its day-to-day bills.
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Satellite imagery indicates North Korea has been testing rocket engines, a sign it continues to develop its long-range ballistic missiles, a U.S. academic institute said Monday.
The analysis provided to The Associated Press is based on