Financial

(New York, NY) -- Stocks closed in negative territory Tuesday with energy shares helping to drag the markets lower. The Dow fell 28 points to close at 17-043 and the Nasdaq lost 12 points to 44-93. The S&P 500 shed five points to end the session at 19-72. U.S. oil prices...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- The world's largest convenience store chain is offering consumers healthier food. 7-Eleven is testing a line of food the chain calls "nutritionally balanced." Beginning today, over 100 stores in the Los Angeles market are trying the new foods using fitness...
(Undated) -- People all over the world are eating more snacks. A new study released by the Nielsen Global Survey of Snacking says North America and Europe still make up a majority of the global sales of snack foods, but there is a growing market in developing countries. James...
(Dearborn, MI) -- Ford Motor Company officials say the cost of their latest recall will be around 500-million dollars. The recall of 850-thousand vehicles, including the Ford C-Max, Escape, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ models was announced Friday. The vehicles produced in 2013 and...
(Sacramento, CA) -- California makes history as the first in the nation to establish a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Governor Jerry Brown today signed a measure which aligns state law with ordinances passed by an increasing number of local governments across...
(Undated) -- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is buying real estate website operator Move for around 950-million dollars. News Corp is making the deal to further its digital marketing business as ad revenue from its print business continues to falter. Move owns property websites like...
(Undated) -- Consumer confidence is falling. The Conference Board says its index of consumer attitudes tumbled in September to the lowest level since May. A less positive outlook on the current job market is being blamed for the downturn, with more people saying it was hard to...
(Undated) -- Online mega-retailer eBay is breaking away from PayPal to form two separately traded companies. Both companies will start trading as their own entities at the start of 2015. Devin Wegin will take the lead as CEO of eBay while American Express executive Dan Schulman...
(Undated) -- Single-family home prices are rising less than expected. The Case-Shiller home-price index of 20 metro areas showed a gain of 6.7 percent in July year over year. Analysts had predicted a 7.5 percent bump in prices.