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  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke on Monday with Greece's prime minister and finance minister and said Washington looked forward to Athens and other parties resuming conversations toward resolving the Greek situation, a Treasury spokeswoman said. Lew voiced hope such an outcome "will allow Greece to make difficult but necessary fiscal and structural...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke on Monday with Greece's prime minister and finance minister and said Washington looked forward to Athens and other parties resuming conversations toward resolving the Greek situation, a Treasury spokeswoman said.

  • SurveyMonkey will add two new members to its board of directors, including Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg is the widow of David Goldberg, who was CEO at SurveyMonkey from 2009 until he died in an accident while exercising in May. The Palo Alto, California, company said Monday its other new director is David Ebersman, the CEO of Lyra...

  • July 6- Tallgrass Energy Partners LP on Monday lifted a force majeure on the Wamsutter echo springs compressor station of its Rockies Express natural gas pipeline. The 1,698- mile natural gas pipeline system stretches from Rio Blanco County, Colorado, to Monroe County, Ohio, with a capacity of 1.8 billion cubic feet per day. Rockies Express is owned by Tallgrass...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 6- Reddit Chief Executive Ellen Pao on Monday issued an apology to users of the popular social news platform over the way the company handled the dismissal of a well-liked employee last week, a move that drew widespread outrage from users. The site's former Director of Talent, Victoria Taylor, was dismissed from the company on Thursday,...

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting- 0430 GMT. PARIS- Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer is due to speak about EU capital markets union at a financial sector conference- 0700 GMT. FRANKFURT- German's Bundesbank Board member Joachim Nagel to speak on "Asset Management of Public Pension Funds"- 1400 GMT.

  • NEW YORK— One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah. The Brooklyn- born son of a Bronx jeweler, Weintraub rose from the mailroom of a talent agency to become a top concert promoter before shifting into a decades-long career as a top Hollywood producer. Along the way, Weintraub worked...

  • NEW YORK— A New York state judge on Monday overturned the conviction of a former Goldman Sachs programmer for stealing confidential computer code— three years after a federal appeals court overturned his conviction on similar charges. State Supreme Court Justice Daniel Conviser said in his ruling prosecutors didn't prove as required by state law that...

  • CHICAGO, July 6- CME Group Inc rang the closing bell on open-outcry futures markets on Monday after a few dozen Chicago traders donned their multicolored jackets to buy and sell soybean and Eurodollar futures the old-fashioned way one last time. The world's largest futures exchange operator ended most of its open-outcry futures operations in Chicago and New...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 6- Commodities prices dropped to their lowest in nearly three months on Monday, dragged lower by a fresh rout in oil and copper as Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's stock market woes unleashed a fresh round of selling. Greece's deepening economic crisis is unlikely to hurt global fuel demand on a major scale, but nervous oil...

  • *Platinum falls to lowest since 2009. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 6- Gold eked out small gains on Monday in a rare spurt of safe-haven buying after Greek voters rejected terms of a bailout package, deepening the country's economic woes, and offsetting pressure from a rising U.S. dollar. "It seems likely there were some concerns that the rhetoric from that joint...

  • July 6- U.S. chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc lowered its revenue estimate for the second quarter, below analysts' average expectation, saying the demand for personal computers was weaker-than-expected. AMD's shares fell as much as 15 percent to $2.10 in extended trading, after the company also cut its adjusted gross margin forecast for the quarter ended...

  • CHICAGO, July 6- CME Group Inc ended open-outcry trading in most of its futures markets as planned on Monday as the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission chose not to extend a review of the closures, according to the agency. A small group of Chicago traders and brokers last month asked the CFTC to open a 90- day review of the planned closure of the pits.

  • NEW YORK— Three weeks after opening, Pixar's "Inside Out" has finally slayed the dinosaurs of " Jurassic World." In final box office figures released Monday, "Inside Out" came out slightly ahead of " Jurassic World" after estimates Sunday had " Jurassic World" narrowly edging "Inside Out" for the top spot. The acclaimed Pixar original took in $29.8 million over the July 4...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- The largest Wall Street banks on Monday published detailed manuals of how to shut down their business during a crisis without the help of taxpayer money, a crucial step to prevent being broken up by regulators. "Our would effectively resolve the firm within a reasonable timeframe, without systemic disruption, without extraordinary...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— The mother of a man who tried to launch a firework off the top of his head on the July Fourth holiday and was killed instantly said Monday she's advocating for stricter controls about who can use the explosives. Devon Staples, 22, and his friends had been drinking and setting off fireworks Saturday night in a backyard in Staples' eastern Maine...

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— Missouri's tax collection agency soon will need to notify affected businesses when there are changes in sales tax policy once a bill signed Monday by Democratic Gov. Kraus said business owners have complained that the Department of Revenue or courts sometimes change policy on items for which sales tax should be charged.

  • Aetna falls after Humana deal. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras promised German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Greece would bring a proposal for a cash-for-reforms deal to an emergency summit of euro zone leaders on Tuesday, a Greek official said. Though Greece is causing a lot of uncertainty, a deal should get done to keep them in the Euro Zone, according to...

  • Authorities say the suspect entered the Wal-Mart store in Bristow about 10:30 a.m. Saturday, walked to the cash office, signed for the deposit and walked out of the store. "He came to the Wal-Mart kind of dressed like a Loomis armored car driver," Williams said. Wal-Mart employees called police after the real Loomis employee arrived about 45 minutes later.

  • July 6- Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. The Gates Foundation, which focuses on improving education and health and reducing poverty, received about 15.76 million shares,...