US stocks edge higher in early trading
The U.S. stock market is opening slightly higher as a series of reports on the U.S. economy rolls out....
As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Is it time to cash out of stocks?...
Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who Ballmer was. But in short order she convinced him that the team was worth an unprecedented $2 billion....
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed....
Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to 0.3 percent in August, a worrying sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take drastic steps to save a stalling recovery....
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters....
German economic fears growing but Merkel strong
BERLIN (AP) -- Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon. And an economy that has been the envy of Europe is showing cracks, shrinking unexpectedly last quarter amid the conflict in Ukraine....
Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them....
The Allegheny County Labor Council which organizes Pittsburgh's annual Labor Day parade did not extend an invitation to Governor Tom Corbett to participate in the event. Two other locals did invite the governor. Labor Council President Jack Shea disinvited Corbett saying you can't work against organized labor all year then expect to march with them on Labor Day. The council did invite Corbett's challenger Tom Wolf to march in the parade.
Do you agree with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's proposal to substitute county police patrols with park rangers?