Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has edge
Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year’s model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.
People with old Social Security debts get reprieve
People with old Social Security debts are getting a reprieve — for now.
US stocks drift lower in morning trading
Stocks drifted lower in morning trading Tuesday, giving up an early gain. Investors pored over corporate earnings from Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola and others, but also were weighing weighing rising tensions in Ukraine and a survey showing that homebuilders’ confidence in the housing market remains low.
Stocks fall on jitters over earnings, tech rout
Investors drove the stock market lower for a second straight day Friday as they grew anxious that earnings growth was faltering.
Once-soaring tech stocks sink in sobering comedown
The stock market’s laws of gravity are ravaging its highest fliers.
2 mine workers killed in Missouri accident
Two workers fell to their death Friday inside a southeast Missouri mine that has been the site of two other fatal accidents since 2000.
US rig count up 13 to 1,831
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 13 this week to 1,831.
Report: Sales of combines down in March
An industry report shows U.S. sales of combines were down in March compared to the same month a year ago, even as farmers purchased more tractors during the same period.
US agency closes probe into Ford pickup trucks
U.S. safety regulators have decided against seeking a recall of Ford F-150 pickup trucks after investigating complaints about reduced power in EcoBoost engines.
Earnings drop at JPMorgan drags bank stocks lower
Weaker earnings at JPMorgan Chase are dragging bank stocks lower in morning trading.
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