By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | August 29, 2014 8:36 amUS consumer sentiment improves a bit in August
Fiat-Chrysler stock should be on market soon
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 8:36 amU.S. investors should soon be able to buy stock in Chrysler for the first time in seven years.
Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 5:12 amFederal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.
Largest UK retailer warns on profits, shares drop
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 4:30 amTesco shares have dropped sharply after Britain's largest retailer by revenue issued another profit warning and slashed its dividend to shareholders by 75 percent.
Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge Alibaba
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 3:18 amChina's biggest property developer, Wanda Group, and Internet giants Baidu and Tencent unveiled a new e-commerce venture Friday in a challenge to industry leader Alibaba Group ahead of its U.S. stock offering.
Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 2:19 amTesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric cars in a new bid to promote popular adoption of the technology in China.
Pregame film study shifts to phones, tablets
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 1:06 ama turnaround time days ahead of what it was like when many coaches began their careers. Maybe it helped: Oklahoma won 45-31.
Clinton says frayed trust led to Ferguson violence
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 12:24 amHillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.
Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing
Associated Press | August 28, 2014 3:36 pmThe Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded.
US bank earnings up 5.2 percent in 2Q
Associated Press | August 28, 2014 3:36 pmU.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007.
JPMorgan investigating possible cyberattack
Associated Press | August 28, 2014 2:30 pmJPMorgan Chase, the nation's biggest bank by assets, is working with law enforcement officials to investigate a possible cyberattack, said a person familiar with the situation who spoke on condition of anonymity, though the bank isn't currently seeing any unusual fraud activity at the time.
Abercrombie, Williams-Sonoma are big market movers
Associated Press | August 28, 2014 2:00 pmStocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday
Associated Press | August 28, 2014 1:48 pmWorsening tensions in Ukraine and some weak showings from retailers on Thursday sent U.S. stocks slightly lower for the first time this week. The developments largely overshadowed encouraging news on...
No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge
Associated Press | August 28, 2014 12:49 pmRaul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?"
New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone
Associated Press | August 28, 2014 11:54 amWith the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.
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