By By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
The price of copper rose Monday on the latest sign that China's manufacturing industry is getting healthier, even as the U.S. sector slows down.
Copper for March delivery rose 0.85 cent to finish at $3.6585 per ounce. That's the highest price since
By By TIM BOOTHAP Sports Writer
SEATTLE (AP) - Austin Seferian-Jenkins is completely done with what happened in the Apple Cup, from Washington's fourth-quarter meltdown to getting hit by an unruly Washington State fan as spectators rushed the field following the Cougars' overtime
By By MARIA SUDEKUMAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Breaking their silence for the first time, the family of the woman shot and killed by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher said Monday their "hearts are truly broken" and asked for privacy while they grieve the loss of two loved
By By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators have charged the Chinese affiliates of five of the biggest U.S. accounting firms with impeding the government's investigation of Chinese companies by refusing to turn over documents.
The Securities and Exchange
By By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration said Monday it will collaborate with medical device manufacturers on a public-private partnership designed to speed up the development of new medical technology.
The agency said it hopes to offer guidance
By By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks edged lower on Wall Street Monday after a surprisingly weak manufacturing report heightened concern that fiscal deadlock in Washington is already hurting the economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 59.98 points to close at 12,
By By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. manufacturing shrank in November to its weakest level since July 2009, one month after the Great Recession ended. Worries about automatic tax increases in the New Year cut demand for factory orders and manufacturing jobs.
By By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. builders increased their spending on construction projects in October by the largest amount in five months, led by a surge in housing.
The Commerce Department said Monday that construction spending rose 1.4 percent in October. It
BERLIN (AP) - European aerospace and defense company EADS NV says its key shareholders are discussing potential changes to its structure and management.
EADS, parent company of aircraft maker Airbus, is jointly French- and German-owned.
The French government owns 15 percent and French media company
By By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - For Alzheimer's patients and their families, desperate for an effective treatment for the epidemic disease, there's hope from new studies starting up and insights from recent ones that didn't quite pan out.
If the new