| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Feb 20 (Reuters) - Canadian stock index futures pointed to a
lower open on Thursday following data showing a slide in China's
factory activity and in France's service sector.
But shares of BlackBerry Ltd were set to
jump after Facebook Inc's stunning $19...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: November goods and services trade
Earnings: Commercial Metals Co., Container Store Group, IHS Inc., Franklin Covey, Hipcricket, Micron Technology, Team Inc.
Of note: Fed's Williams and Rosengren speak on the economy
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:03 AM
A San Francisco-based engineering-advisory firm, URS Corp., said Thursday it has furloughed 3,000 employees because of the partial government shutdown and more employees could be affected if the stalemate in Washington drags on.
URS said that those...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:45 PM
It might seem like a paid vacation for the 500,000 federal workers on furlough.
They've been out of work since last week and were promised back pay once a budget is passed and the government reopens.
But for many rank-and-file employees who live...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:21 AM
The first government shutdown in nearly 20 years ended late Wednesday after Congress agreed on a deal to fund the government through Jan. 15. and raise the nation's debt limit through Feb. 7. The 16-day ordeal took a toll on the national economy,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:52 PM
DENVER — In an acknowledgment of the breadth of destruction that has visited his state, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Thursday the appointment of a business executive to oversee the state's recovery from catastrophic flooding, which he...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:09 PM
As veterans continued to liberate lightly barricaded national monuments in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, the federal government shutdown stands to hit children and the disadvantaged particularly hard if the days wear on.
Here's a tour of some of the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Business research and analytics giant IHS Inc. said Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire automotive information and marketing firm R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion.
Polk is the 15th acquisition that rapidly expanding IHS, based in Colorado,...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:33 PM
A study shows social gaming on Facebook is losing its appeal, as the number of peoople playing games on Facebook remained flat in 2011 compared to 2010, while the social network added hundreds of millions of new users. The ratio of active Facebook users...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Nine months after launching its subscription-based superhero online title, DC Universe Online, Sony will be throwing open portions of the game for free in October in an attempt to garner more players....
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Online game subscription revenue declines as sales of virtual goods rises...