DETROIT (AP) - THE MODELS: About 24,000 BMW R-Series motorcycles from the 2005 through 2008 model years.
THE PROBLEM: The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating fuel leaks. The housing around the fuel pump can crack and leak gasoline. The agency has received 28
NEW YORK (AP) - The euro was unchanged against the dollar Tuesday as traders waited to see whether Greece will get its next payment of bailout funds.
European Union finance ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday, but no decision was announced.
"The backs of euro-area finance ministers are against the
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Thanksgiving travelers who have yet to rent a car in the Northeast are out of luck: Superstorm Sandy has created a shortage.
The storm has damaged thousands of cars - including those owned by rental companies. The loss of vehicles has been
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil fell sharply Tuesday on signs that Israel and Hamas are close to putting a halt to fighting that has lasted nearly a week.
Benchmark crude finished almost 3 percent lower as a diplomatic push to end Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip gained momentum. Egypt
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A former hedge fund portfolio manager was arrested Tuesday in what prosecutors called perhaps the most lucrative insider trading scheme of all time - an arrangement to obtain secret, advance results of tests on an experimental Alzheimer's
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - An increase in hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 37 U.S. states last month, the latest indication that the job market is slowly healing.
Unemployment rates are now below 7 percent in 23 of the 50 states. The Labor Department
By BARRY HATTONAssociated Press
CABO GIRAO, Madeira Islands (AP) - The president of these Portuguese islands turned out, as he almost always does, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at his government's latest showpiece investment: a panoramic steel-and-glass viewing point perched on what
By The Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Federal safety regulators are investigating older BMW R-Series motorcycles for gasoline leaks that could cause fires.
The probe affects about 24,000 motorcycles from the 2005 through 2008 model years sold in the U.S.
The National Highway Traffic Safety
NEW YORK (AP) - Falling oil prices and a surprise announcement from Hewlett-Packard weighed on technology and energy stocks Tuesday.
HP plunged 12 percent after executives said that a company HP bought for $10 billion last year lied about its finances. CEO Meg Whitman said that there were "serious
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street. Hewlett-Packard is down after saying that a British company it bought for $10 billion last year lied about its finances.
Just after the opening bell, the Dow Jones industrial average is down 44 points at 12,751. The Standard & Poor's