Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would let businesses refuse service to gay and lesbians on the basis of religious freedom.» Read More
Details of the package were being hammered out, but Senator Chris Murphy, chairman of a Senate subcommittee on European Affairs, said the package would be part of "a broader, coordinated program" with the European Union, International Monetary Fund and other international partners.
Ruble recovers losses as Ukraine news turns more positive. The yen and the Swiss franc rose on jitters over the possibility of Russian intervention in Ukraine, adding to concerns about emerging markets and driving capital into the world's traditional safe-haven currencies.
The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations this week alleged new misdeeds by Switzerland's Credit Suisse, citing secret meetings in luxury hotels and hidden elevators one senator said belonged in a spy novel.
By 2018, the median price of single-family homes will be close to the peak reached in 2006 before the national market cratered, according to the study from the Demand Institute, a nonprofit think tank operated by The Conference Board and Nielsen.
Former U.S. Representative Barney Frank discusses the ramifications of Arizona's controversial bill that would end up hurting instead of protecting citizens' rights.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is likely to veto the anti-gay measure of a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service due to religious beliefs. Cathy Ruse, Family Research Council, and Josh Barro, MSNBC contributor, weigh in.
Arizona could risk losing outside business investments unless Gov. Brewer vetoes SB1062, which expands ability of people and companies to use religious freedom to justify their conduct. PetSmart CEO David Lenhardt urges the governor to veto this bill.
Senator John McCain said on Tuesday a proposed agreement to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq should be reconsidered because of a Reuters report that Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million.
Arizona could risk losing outside business investments unless Gov. Brewer vetoes SB1062, which expands ability of people and companies to use religious freedom to justify their conduct. CNBC's Scott Cohn provides insight.
Senator John McCain said on Tuesday a proposed agreement to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq should be reconsidered because of a report that Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million. Members of Congress have until Feb. 26 to hold up the Apache sale.
KPNX-12 News reporter Hailey Frances reports on Arizona SB1062, which allows businesses to refuse to serve people based on owners' religious beliefs, and small businesses that are taking a stand against it.
WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The chief of Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG will square off on Wednesday against U.S. Levin is expected to release a report on Credit Suisse to coincide with the hearing at which bank CEO Brady Dougan and three other senior bank officers are slated to appear.
Feb 24- Canada's Augusta Resource Corp urged its shareholders to reject HudBay Minerals Inc's hostile takeover bid on Monday, and said investors controlling more than one-third of its common shares plan to refuse the offer.
Feb 24- Canadian exploration company Augusta Resource Corp has asked its shareholders to reject base metal miner HudBay Minerals Inc's hostile offer to buy all the shares in Augusta it does not own. Augusta's Rosemont copper project in Arizona is considered to be one of the most promising in the United States.
*Cuts 2015 earnings/share forecast to $3.40- $3.70 vs $3.80- $4.00. *Estimates fourth-quarter adjusted earnings/share $0.75- $0.80 vs est $0.93. Woodlands, Texas- based Conn's operates 79 stores in Texas, Louisiana, Arizona, Oklahoma and New Mexico, catering mainly to lower income shoppers.
*Cuts 2015 earnings/share forecast to $3.40- $3.70 vs $3.80- $4.00. Conn's operates 79 stores in Texas, Louisiana, Arizona, Oklahoma and New Mexico. For the year ending Jan. 31, 2015, Conn's forecast earnings of $3.40- $3.70 per share, down from a range of $3.80- $4.00 issued in December.
The National Association of Home Builders said on Tuesday that builder confidence dropped 10 points between January and February, from 56 to 46, the largest drop since the survey began in 1985. Readings below 50 mean more builders view market conditions as poor than favorable.
WASHINGTON, Feb 12- The U.S. Congress approved an increase in the country's debt limit through March 2015, bowing to President Barack Obama's demands to extend federal borrowing authority without conditions, but only after a dramatic Senate vote on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Feb 12- For Mitch McConnell, the top Senate Republican, a vote to end debate over raising the U.S. debt ceiling on Wednesday was much more than a vote to leave Washington before a snowstorm arrived.
*Panel votes 7-2 against drug's use during a heart procedure. Feb 12- An independent advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said a blood clot preventer developed by The Medicines Co should not be approved due to a lack of data to prove its efficacy. Medicines Co shares fell 12 percent to $29.05 in post-market trading.