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  • Business events scheduled for Wednesday Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for September, 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. Boeing Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens. AT&T Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

  • 2nd guilty plea in California tainted beef case Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— A second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef. Eugene Corda, an employee of Petaluma- based Rancho Feeding Corp., entered the plea to one count of aiding and abetting in the distribution of adulterated, misbranded and...

  • EU antitrust watchdog eyes DuPont, Honeywell Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    DOVER, Del.— Regulators in Europe say an agreement between DuPont and Honeywell to develop automobile refrigerant may be violating antitrust rules. The U.S. companies entered into a partnership in 2010 to develop the refrigerant after new standards on vehicle air conditioning were put into place in Europe, but the European Commission said Tuesday that a...

  • Oct 21- Coca-Cola Co on Tuesday announced new cost-cutting measures and a timeline for selling its bottling operations after its quarterly profit slumped 14 percent and the world's largest beverage maker struggles to find growth amid a soft market for soda. Coke also said that it was targeting $3 billion in cost savings by 2019, up from its announcement in...

  • Pilot errors, fatigue led to deadly Ga. jet crash Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    ATLANTA— Federal investigators say a pilot failed to follow procedures during landing, and that fatigue from lack of sleep contributed to a fiery jet crash that killed a Georgia vascular surgeon and four colleagues from a vein care practice. In a report released Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board determined the probable cause of the Feb. 20,...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 21- Ocwen Financial Corp, one of the largest U.S. companies that collects mortgage payments, may have harmed hundreds of thousands of borrowers by sending them letters about loan modifications and foreclosures that were dated months earlier, New York's financial regulator said on Tuesday. The company, which has been under scrutiny by New York's...

  • Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet. Starting Tuesday, the $10- a-month All Access service will make music suggestions based on educated guesses about each subscriber's mood and...

  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $16.27. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 26 or 1.0 percent, to $26.58. ManpowerGroup rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $61.84.

  • Early Glance: Beverages companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Coca-Cola Co. fell $2.81 or 6.5 percent, to $40.48. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $64.73. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 47 or. 7 percent, to $70.70.

  • Early Glance: Department Store Retail companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Kohl's Corp. rose$. 57 or 1.0 percent, to $58.09. Macy's Inc. rose $1.28 or 2.2 percent, to $58.35. Nordstrom rose $1.14 or 1.6 percent, to $71.20.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 04 or 1.6 percent, to $2.51. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 16 or 1.5 percent, to $10.96. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 16 or 2.8 percent, to $5.88.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 81 or. 9 percent, to $91.41. Humana Inc. rose $1.59 or 1.2 percent, to $131.69. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 67 or. 8 percent, to $89.21.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose $1.10 or 2.1 percent, to $52.40. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.48 or 1.7 percent, to $87.00. Gannett rose$. 93 or 3.2 percent, to $30.01.

  • Early Glance: Drug Benefits companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies are up at 10 a.m.:. CVSCaremark rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $81.61. Express Scripts Holding Co. rose$. 85 or 1.2 percent, to $72.37.

  • Early Glance: Food companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 16 or. 5 percent, to $34.11. General Mills Inc. rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $50.10. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $51.75.

  • Early Glance: Computer companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Apple Inc s rose $2.09 or 2.1 percent, to $101.85. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 51 or 1.5 percent, to $34.33. International Business Machines Corp. fell $5.17 or 3.1 percent, to $163.93.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 82 or 1.0 percent, to $84.83. Discover Financial Services rose$. 73 or 1.2 percent, to $63.43. Visa Inc. rose$. 73 or. 4 percent, to $208.58.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.19. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $48.38.

  • Early Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 72 or. 6 percent, to $123.38. Covidien plc rose $3.14 or 3.7 percent, to $88.58. PerkinElmer rose$. 74 or 1.8 percent, to $40.81.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $13.69. Gold Fields Ltd ADS fell$. 01 or. 4 percent, to $3.77. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 11 or. 5 percent, to $22.96.