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Asia stocks down for 3rd day, Japan drops 2.4 percent

Asia stocks down for 3rd day, Japan drops 2.4 percent

Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks
Published: 02/10/16
Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

The Supreme Court has agreed to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved
Published: 02/10/16
Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarter

Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarter

The weight of sports is dragging down Disney's profits
Published: 02/10/16

Canadian Pacific wants vote on Norfolk Southern deal

Canadian Pacific wants Norfolk Southern shareholders to vote on whether the two railroads should pursue a merger
Published: 02/10/16
NTSB: New rules needed for air shipments of batteries

NTSB: New rules needed for air shipments of batteries

Accident investigators are recommending the government adopt more stringent rules for shipments of rechargeable batteries in an effort to prevent uncontrollable fires that can destroy planes
Published: 02/10/16
Viacom CEO defends self in testy exchange on 1Q results

Viacom CEO defends self in testy exchange on 1Q results

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy exchange with analysts during a quarterly earnings conference call in which the media company behind MTV and Paramount Pictures missed revenue expectations for the fifth quarter in a row
Published: 02/10/16
Obama seeks cybersecurity boost to replace 'ancient' tech

Obama seeks cybersecurity boost to replace 'ancient' tech

President Barack Obama warns that the federal government is relying on archaic computer systems to protect reams of critical data from cyberattacks, as he announces a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity
Published: 02/09/16

House approves bill to tighten control on VA construction

The House has approved a bill to increase oversight and management of large construction projects at the Department of Veterans Affairs
Published: 02/09/16

Wyndham and Viacom are big market movers

Wyndham, Viacom, Boston Scientific, Bristow and Spirit are big market movers
Published: 02/09/16
Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shades

Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shades

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling "Lock" and "Hyby" ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might fall and injure users after complaints from customers
Published: 02/09/16