U.S. stocks edged up, as investors weighed the odds of a pullback in the Federal Reserve's stimulus program next week. In early afternoon trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 32 points, or 0.2%, to 15771.
SEATTLE (AP) - A machinists union is exploring the possibility of letting its members in the Puget Sound vote on a proposed contract from Boeing Co.
... slideshows. * Dollar surrenders gains vs yen, but bids seen at 103 yen * Fed meeting next week in focus * Tight liquidity helps euro; banks to repay LTRO cash early * Swiss franc hits 30-year high vs yen By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, Dec 13 ...
Charter Communications is preparing to make an offer of less than $135 a share for Time Warner Cable, according to people briefed on the matter.
DUBLIN - Ireland's three-year bailout ordeal ends this weekend, a victory in its battle against bankruptcy. But while the government is ready to finance itself without aid, the Irish can't yet escape what has become Europe's longest-running austerity program.