By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Tobacco Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a Food and Drug Administration requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of RadioShack Corp. jumped nearly 9 percent Tuesday after a Wall Street analyst boosted her rating for the electronics retailer's stock to "Buy," saying that most of the risks surrounding the shares have already been factored into their price.
THE SPARK: Bank Of America
By The Associated Press
Major business events and economic events scheduled for Wednesday:
WASHINGTON - Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for August, 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON - Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for August, 10 a.m.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fears that the global economy is slowing pushed the dollar higher against other major currencies.
In its latest forecast, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that the global economy is weakening and will grow more slowly in the next year.
The IMF forecasts that the world
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are sliding following another weak forecast of global economic growth and poor expectations for U.S. corporate earnings.
The Dow Jones industrial average was off 101 points at 13,482 at midday Tuesday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 13 points to 1,443 and the
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart is testing a same-day delivery service in select markets for customers who buy popular items online during the holiday shopping season.
The move comes as the world's largest retailer faces increasing competition from online
WASHINGTON (AP) - About 100 medium-sized U.S. banks will have to show how prepared they are to withstand a financial crisis next year, under a rule adopted Tuesday.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. voted to require banks with between $10 billion and $50 billion in assets to conduct yearly stress
By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's economy minister played down the International Monetary Fund's forecast that the Spanish economy will contract by 1.3 percent next year - more than double its previous predictions - saying Tuesday that the forecast is not written in
By SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Travel Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. companies are continuing to cut back on employee travel plans amid uncertainty surrounding the health of the economy.
Americans are expected to take 438.1 million business trips this year, down 2 percent from last year, the
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil rose more than 3 percent Tuesday on concerns about supplies from the Middle East and the North Sea.
Benchmark crude gained $3.06, or 3.4 percent, to finish at $92.39 a barrel in New York. In London, Brent crude, which is used to price international varieties of oil