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Stocks end lower as health care companies decline
NEW YORK — Stocks closed lower on Wednesday, led by sharp declines in health care companies as outrage over the steep price hikes for Mylan’s EpiPens escalates. Trading remains quiet overall with many investors still on vacation. It was another below-average day of trading volume on the New Yo...
By Ken Sweet The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
HP Inc. tops Street third quarter forecasts but outlook clips stock
PALO ALTO — Shares in HP Inc. tumbled in extended trading Wednesday after the personal computer and printer maker beat expectations with its results for its fiscal third quarter but its outlook for the current quarter fell short of Wall Street estimates. The Palo Alto-based company posted fiscal ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Utah jumps back into race to attract Facebook data center
SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake City suburb vying against a New Mexico town to attract a Facebook data center said Wednesday it’s restarting negotiations with the company a day after the deal broke down over a contentious $240 million tax-break package. The company is still interested in coming to...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Coal towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from government
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Communities in nine U.S. states that have been hard-hit by coal layoffs are being promised more than 3,000 jobs in several industries through a multimillion-dollar federal grant. Officials for the Appalachian Regional Commission and other agencies announced the 29 projects to...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Sensors, other devices can help prevent hot car deaths
DETROIT — Hot cars are a danger to children, particularly in a sweltering summer like this one. There are some devices on the market — built into cars as well as child seats — that can help prevent kids from being left behind. So far this year, 27 children in the U.S. have died after they wer...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheets
NEW YORK — America has a debt problem, but it’s not what you think. Yes, the federal government owes trillions of dollars more than it did a few years ago. Yes, Americans are still struggling to pay off mortgages and student loans. But it’s the buildup in debt elsewhere that is most worrying ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
If a self-driving car taxi service started in San Mateo County, would you use it?

Yes, without a doubt
If the price was right
If it took me anywhere I wanted to go
I'd rather drive my own car
I'd use my own self-driving car first
No way

 

 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
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