NEW YORK (AP) — Small-company stocks were a bright spot in a slow and choppy start to the week for Wall Street.
The Russell 2000, an index of small-company stocks, climbed above 1,000 points for the first time and ended higher Monday, even as the Dow Jones industrial average, the Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Nasdaq composite index all edged lower.
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil rose Monday, taking its cue from the stock market and the dollar.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of the country's biggest bank, faces a key test this week: His shareholders are voting on whether to let him keep both jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple Inc. employs a group of affiliate companies located outside the United States to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. income taxes, a Senate investigation has found.
FRIDAY, MAY 17
NASHVILLE (AP) - Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles is releasing a solo album. Nettles says Friday in a news release that she is working with Rick Rubin and will release the album in the fall.
NASHVILLE (AP) — When the producers of the Academy of Country Music's annual television special approached Tim McGraw about the 2013 edition, the country music star immediately flashed on the program's format.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Members of special Senate panel are raising questions about University of Tennessee fees being used to pay for speakers at a student-initiated program about sex.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law a reduction in the state's sales tax on groceries.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill that allows school districts to let people with police training be armed in schools.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's ignition interlock law will apply to more drunken drivers under legislation signed by Gov. Bill Haslam.
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Transportation announced this week that state aeronautics grants totaling more than $316,000 have been approved for seven Tennessee airports.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee will receive a portion of a $500 million settlement with generic drug manufacturer Ranbaxy.
DETROIT (AP) — Shares of General Motors reached an important milestone on Friday, topping their initial public offering price of $33 for the first time in more than two years.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Six people have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Nashville after being accused of running a scheme to defraud Nissan North America of more than $570,000.
MILAN (AP) — The European automaker's association says car sales grew in April, ending 18 consecutive months of decline.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
NEW YORK (AP) — Encouraging news about the U.S. economy pushed stocks higher on Wall Street Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Oil followed a familiar pattern Thursday, moving higher despite some less-than-stellar economic reports.
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Dell's first-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent as the shift to smartphones and tablets reduced demand for the company's personal computers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The organic food industry is gaining clout on Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into traditional farm states. But that isn't going over well with everyone in Congress.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A rule intended to loosen the largest U.S. banks' control over the trading of complex investments and help safeguard the financial system was weakened Thursday by regulators.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing a rule that would require companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations. The new "fracking" rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid industry complaints that federal regulation could hinder an ongoing boom in natural gas production.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ticketmaster has agreed to settle claims for up to $23 million over a lawsuit affecting more than a million people who, after buying a ticket online, were enrolled in a rewards program that cost $9 a month but never gave them any benefits.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans said Thursday they would not support five nominees to the National Labor Relations Board, raising the possibility the troubled agency could be rendered mostly inoperable later this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service controversy dogging President Barack Obama is hardly the first time a White House and the tax agency have been accused of political meddling and bias. Nor is it the first time that political and social advocacy groups have searched for and exploited loopholes and fine points in the federal tax code.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Physicist Ernest Moniz won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to be the nation's new energy secretary.