Greek banks have seen their share prices swing sharply, a day after the country's central bank said they need to raise billions of euros to plug holes in their finances.
An optical firm has announced plans to close a northeastern Pennsylvania plant this fall, laying off all 145 workers.
Several years of severe weather is costing Illinois homeowners more for insurance through one major carrier.
German industrial production rose 0.8 percent in January compared with the previous month, boosted by strong growth in the construction sector during the country's unseasonably warm winter.
The euro has hit its highest level against the dollar for nearly two and a half years in the wake of the European Central Bank's decision not to cut interest rates further.
Coupons.com has raised $168 million from an initial public offering of its common stock.
Turkey's prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks, dealing him a major blow ahead of this month's local elections.
Chinese authorities allowed the country's first corporate bond default on Friday, inflicting losses on small investors in a painful step toward making its financial system more market-oriented.
A prominent Davenport real estate developer has started serving a one year prison sentence after being convicted of embezzling money from business partnerships he managed.
Like any successful coach, Jon Gruden understands the importance of statistics. He doesn't like the numbers he's seeing about youth sports participation and funding.
World stock markets were muted Friday as investors turned cautious ahead of the release of a key U.S. employment report and Chinese economic indicators.
Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker.
The price of oil crept up to near $102 a barrel Friday as expectations rose for a solid increase in U.S. employment.
In Egypt's newest reality television show, contestants sold fruit juice from push carts in Cairo's busiest market and later organized a desert safari for tourists, hustling to make sales in the capital's crowded streets.
Frustrated and angry, more than 100 cabbies pulled up outside the Colorado Statehouse early this legislative session to protest tech startups known as ridesharing services.
A federal judge has dismissed the Federal Aviation Administration's only fine against a commercial drone user on the grounds that the small drone was no different than a model aircraft, a decision that appears to undermine the agency's power to keep a burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the skies.
While supporters and opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline have been busy debating the controversial proposal, the oil that it’s intended to move has found another carrier _ one that didn’t require the president’s stamp of approval or several years and billions of dollars to construct.
U.S. productivity grew at an even slower annual rate than previously thought in the final three months of last year.
The Tri-City Development Council has picked the URS Corp. to study the possible benefits of building a small modular nuclear reactor system at the Hanford nuclear reservation.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the lowest level in three months as layoffs remain at pre-recession levels.
The price of oil posted a slight gain Thursday, while natural gas rose 3 percent as supplies fell more than expected.
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be.
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $100.82 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
The losing bidder for the contract to run the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's commuter rail service asked a judge Thursday to block the winning bidder from taking over as scheduled this summer.
Officials say a 10-year, 0.62-mill property tax renewal, one of several items on the April 5 ballot, is necessary to continue funding operations at Lake Charles Regional Airport.