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  • Stocks slump as earnings disappoint

    | 07/31/14 10:21 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell in early trading Thursday as investors reacted to some disappointing earnings reports and assessed the implications of the approaching end to economic stimulus...
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  • As US job market strengthens, many don't feel it

    | 07/31/14 09:49 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth...
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  • Exxon profit surges, but production slips

    | 07/31/14 09:39 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. net income rose 28 percent in the second quarter on a sale of Asian assets and higher oil prices, but oil and gas production slipped 6 percent, disappointing...
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