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Stocks fall after Chinese manufacturing report
NEW YORK — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated. The sell-off adds to what has been a difficult few weeks for U.S. and inte...
By Ken Sweet The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
You think the stock market is crazy? Look at oil prices
NEW YORK — Commodity markets are renowned for their booms and busts but the last four days in the crude oil market have even experienced traders wide-eyed. The price of oil plunged 8 percent on Tuesday, following a three-day ascent of 27 percent, the biggest such jump in 25 years. “It’s wi...
By Jonathan Fahey The Associated Press FULL STORY
Comcast teeing up services targeted at millennials
NEW YORK — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs. The TV giant is investing in online media outlets like BuzzFeed and Vox that attract young viewers. It’s setting up a streaming TV service for...
By Tali Arbel The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Yahoo chief Mayer says she’s pregnant with twins
SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant with identical twins. Mayer, 40, said on her blog that she and her husband are expecting twin girls in December. “I have some exciting news to share — I’m pregnant!” wrote on Tumblr late Monday. She says that she will take some limited...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
7-Eleven expands deliveries, but Slurpees not included
NEW YORK — 7-Eleven expanded its delivery service to three cities Tuesday, but its most well-known item, the Slurpee, isn’t on the menu for now. Customers in Chicago, Los Angeles and parts of New York can order other items from the convenience store chain, including chicken wings, cold medic...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Google refines logo as it prepares to join Alphabet
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet. The revised design unveiled Tuesday features the same mix of blue, red, yellow and green that Google has been using throughout its nearly 17-year history, though the hues a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
  


 
 
 
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Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate..
US markets recover a day after big plunge
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are moving broadly higher as the market bounces back from a plunge the day ..
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