NEW YORK (AP) - Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $31.24 billion to $2.578 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute.
Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds rose $2.97 billion to $888.09 billion, the Washington-based
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Nordstrom Inc. reported a 15 percent increase in third-quarter net income, fueled by strong demand of men's shoes, men's clothing and children's fashions.
But the upscale retailer's profit results missed Wall Street
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Palestinians took the first step toward raising their status at the United Nations from an observer to a nonmember observer state Thursday by circulating a draft resolution to the 193 U.N. member states and asking for their support.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) - An employee planted a working pipe bomb in the lighting department of a suburban Home Depot as part of a plot to extort $2 million from the company, a federal prosecutor said Thursday.
Daniel Sheehan, 50, of Deer Park, was arrested Wednesday and charged with attempted
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is moving manufactured housing into areas in New York and New Jersey that were hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday.
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said the disaster