- Regulators close small Illinois bank
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 16 after 24 closures in all of 2013.
- Market jolt is reality check for investors
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.
- US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies.
- What you need to know about massive air bag recall
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers.
- Ford and Amazon are big market movers
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
- Manufacturer halts sales of highway guardrails
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas company is stopping shipments of a common highway-guardrail system and conducting more crash tests after it lost a $175 million jury verdict.
- How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday
The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies.
- Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles
Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.
- Figures on government spending and debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
- Canada loses bid to make Ford engines to Mexico
DETROIT (AP) — Canada has lost to Mexico in a bid to build engines for Ford Motor Co.
- Earnings from Microsoft, others drive stocks up
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood.
- US rig count up 9 to 1,927
HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by nine this week to 1,927.
- UPS expects double-digit surge in Dec shipments
DALLAS (AP) — UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned.
- Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.
- US new-home sales close to flat in September
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.