In this May 8, 2008, file photo, blank U.S. Treasury checks are seen on a roll at the Philadelphia Financial Center, which disburses payments on behalf of federal agencies.
Japan's exports rose in September, helped by a weaker yen, but the nation's trade deficit also edge up from a year earlier.
At work on a 787 Dreamliner. Costs for the 787 rose 3.9 percent over the last three months. Credit Randall Hill/Reuters. Continue reading the main story.
Reynolds American, the maker of Camel cigarettes, is barring smoking in its offices and buildings. Beginning next year, the use of cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted in the company's offices, conference rooms and elevators.
Shares of Yelp, Inc. (YELP: Quote) plunged more than 13 percent in extended trading on Wednesday after the consumer review website provided revenue guidance for the fourth quarter, below Street view.