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  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage decreases

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Liberty Interactive Corp. Liberty Ventures B fell 23.0 percent to $30.66. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. fell 14.5 percent ...

  • Business Highlights

    ___ Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television ...

  • Oregon man said missing after answering Craigslist ad; police probing

    (Reuters) - Oregon authorities are looking into the disappearance of a 19-year-old Portland man, police said on Monday, and an advocacy group said he went missing after he responded to a Craigslist job ad posted by a couple seeking a caregiver. Ian Biggs was dropped off at a downtown Portland train station by a friend on Oct. 11 as he headed to meet the couple in a large park, said Michelle Bart, a spokeswoman for the National Women's Coalition Against Violence and Exploitation, which represents the man's mother. ...

  • Hong Kong students put their case to government, but no breakthrough

    By James Pomfret and Clare Baldwin HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of Hong Kong protesters listened raptly from the streets on Tuesday as student leaders debated their call for full democracy for the Chinese-run city with government leaders to try end a weeks-long occupation of major traffic arteries. But, as had been widely expected, there was no breakthrough. Student leaders had yet to decide whether or not to hold a second round. ...

  • Wall Street reacts to big earnings reports; CVS Health's latest move to smoke out rivals; Staples gets …
    Wall Street reacts to big earnings reports; CVS Health's latest move to smoke out rivals; Staples gets …

    Wall Street reacting to big earnings reports from Apple, McDonald's, Coca-Cola and more; CVS Health offers drug prescription plan that charges more at pharmacies that sell tobacco; Staples could be the latest retailer to be hit by hackers

  • Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria
    Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria

    SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces had arrived by Monday evening, raising questions about whether the mission was really underway.

  • Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
    Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.

  • A Mega-bull's playbook for market selloffs
    A Mega-bull's playbook for market selloffs

    Buy cyclical stocks, sell more defensive names says James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management.

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