- China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years
October 20, 201410:23 PM ET
BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth waned to 7.3 percent last quarter, the lowest rate since early 2009, resuming a slowdown that had been eased by mini-stimulus measures earlier in the year.
- Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
October 20, 201410:33 PM ET
MOSCOW (AP) — The CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, the company said.
- Record iPhone sales drive Apple's 3Q beat
October 20, 20147:32 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations.
- GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away
October 20, 20148:39 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.
- Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere
October 20, 20146:05 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there — why would anyone sign up now for cable?
- Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know
October 20, 20144:30 PM ET
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card.
- US stocks quietly move higher; IBM disappoints
October 20, 20144:58 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market moved quietly higher Monday as investors decided to step back into a market that was rattled by white-knuckle turbulence last week.
- At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte
October 20, 20146:07 PM ET
Is a la carte streaming a better deal?
- US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed
October 20, 20146:11 PM ET
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.
- IBM 3Q disappoints as it sheds 'empty calories'
October 20, 20144:04 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — IBM disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Shares fell more than 7 percent as investors sold off sharply and the stock dragged the Dow 30 into the red.