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Funding boom shows power of tech startups, raises concerns
Issued: January 16, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Venture capitalists poured a whopping $48.3 billion into U.S. startup companies last year, investing at levels that haven't been...
US factory output rises 0.3 percent in December
Issued: January 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. factory production rose in December as manufacturers churned out more furniture, computers and steel, offsetting a small decline in...
US consumer prices drop 0.4 percent in December
Issued: January 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices fell in December by the largest amount in six years, reflecting another big monthly decline in gas prices and...
Strong dollar means cheap gas, imports for US, pain abroad
Issued: January 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — As the global economy has weakened, a forcefully stronger U.S. dollar has emerged. ...
US stocks rise in early trading
Issued: January 16, 2015
NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market is rising at the open as energy shares climb along with oil prices. ...
Goldman Sachs 4Q earnings fall 10 percent
Issued: January 16, 2015
NEW YORK — Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs reported a 10 percent drop in fourth-quarter earnings Friday, hurt by a fall in trading activity....
U.S. stocks end lower after bank earnings fall
Issued: January 15, 2015
NEW YORK — The stock market is ending lower following weaker earnings from banks. ...
Despite low gas prices, federal gas tax hike appears unlikely
Issued: January 15, 2015
WASHINGTON — The new Republican-controlled Congress is facing an old problem: where to find the money for highway and transit programs. ...
'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each
Issued: January 15, 2015
Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine...
U.S. wholesale prices drop 0.3% in December
Issued: January 15, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices fell in December by the largest amount in more than three years, reflecting the biggest monthly decline in the cost...
Bank of America earnings fall 11 percent
Issued: January 15, 2015
NEW YORK — Bank of America reported an 11 percent drop in fourth-quarter earnings Thursday, caused partly by the slowdown in trading revenue that has...
Obama criticizes state laws that hurt broadband competition
Issued: January 14, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Wading into a states’ rights dispute over Internet access, President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for the repeal of laws that...
FDA approves appetite-zapping implant for obese patients
Issued: January 14, 2015
Federal regulators have approved an appetite-suppressing implant designed to treat obesity by zapping nerves that connect the stomach and the brain. ...
JPMorgan profit falls, hit by legal costs and lower trading
Issued: January 14, 2015
NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase reported a 7 percent drop in fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday, hit by more legal costs and a drop in trading revenue. ...
House takes broad aim at Obama on immigration
Issued: January 14, 2015

WASHINGTON — In a broad assault on one of President Barack Obama's top domestic priorities, Republicans pushed legislation toward House passage...

Congress moves toward easing bank, Wall Street rules
Issued: January 14, 2015
WASHINGTON — More than six years after the financial crisis struck, the House is moving toward softening a post-crisis law that brought the strictest...
US retail sales fell in December
Issued: January 14, 2015

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales stumbled last month in a sign consumers remained frugal even as gas prices declined and hiring picked up.

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As cheap gas shifts car buyers' habits, automakers power on
Issued: January 14, 2015
DETROIT — Inside the auto show here, automakers are showing off electric and other vehicles designed to cut our dependence on fossil fuels....
Romney sparks new 2016 competition among GOP establishment
Issued: January 13, 2015
A shake-out among fiery conservatives with White House ambitions was always a sure thing. Now it appears the competition among the more...
Caesars Clears Bankruptcy Hurdle
Issued: January 13, 2015
Caesars Entertainment inched closer to a restructuring deal after a bondholder bought $500M of debt from BlackRock Inc., according to Bisnow. ...
‘Multiplier effect’ of U.S. infrastructure spending could add more than 700,000 jobs in 2015, article says
Issued: January 13, 2015

NEW YORK — Boosting infrastructure spending by 1% of GDP—or approximately $160 billion—could result in...

Biden to host Caribbean leaders for energy summit
Issued: January 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden plans to convene heads of state from Caribbean nations in Washington to discuss energy issues.

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Federal deficit in October-December up slightly at $176.7B
Issued: January 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — The federal deficit for the first three months of the budget year is up slightly from the same period a year ago, reflecting the...

Bisnow: Could new U.S. Congress doom EB-5 program?
Issued: January 13, 2015

The Republican-controlled 114th Congress may mean trouble for EB-5 financing, the controversial program that rewards visas to foreign real estate...

US job openings jump to 14-year high; sign of strong hiring
Issued: January 13, 2015
The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down. ...


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