PC shipment slump bottoms out
9 Jul. 20144:04 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.
Fed sees October end for monthly bond buying
9 Jul. 20145:55 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials are in broad agreement that they will likely announce an end to their monthly bond buying program in October, bringing to a close the third round of massive bond purchases the central bank has relied upon to boost economic growth following the Great Recession.
Harley-Davidson recalling 66,421 motorcycles
9 Jul. 20143:05 PM ET
DETROIT (AP) — Harley-Davidson is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their front wheels can lock up without warning.
Bank BNP Paribas pleads guilty to violating rules
9 Jul. 20147:25 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — BNP Paribas, France's largest bank, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of violating U.S. economic sanctions by processing transactions for clients in blacklisted countries, a development that a Manhattan judge said should show that no financial institution is "immune from the rule of law."
Improper payments by federal government top $100B
9 Jul. 20144:33 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tax credits for families that don't qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary. Unemployment benefits for people who are secretly working. Federal agencies reported making $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them.
Want contracts? Work harder, women's org. CEO says
9 Jul. 201411:00 AM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Pamela Prince-Eason isn't letting women business owners off the hook — if they want more contracts with big corporations or the government, they have to work harder to get them than they do now.