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  • Spain rolls out red carpet for entrepreneurs Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 6:46 AM ET
    Madrid skyline at sunset

    A new law is Spain's latest effort to make the country more attractive to people outside the EU who want to start a businesses, invest or work there. The NYT reports.

  • Ohio college building indoor drone pavilion Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Sinclair Community College officials say the 40- foot high pavilion resembling a traditional aircraft hangar will be built adjacent to a building in Dayton that houses some of its education and training programs in unmanned aerial systems and aviation. The indoor pavilion will allow students to fly drones without having to deal with weather issues or...

  • NY's poor gain from health insurance changes Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A year into New York's operation of a medical insurance exchange, more than half of the people with new coverage qualified for Medicaid— the federal program for the poor— and many didn't know they were eligible until the push under the Affordable Care Act. Overall, 370,604 people were enrolled with commercial and nonprofit insurers, 525,283 in Medicaid;...

  • Man pleads guilty in New York cybercrime case Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Prosecutors say a California man has pleaded guilty in New York City for his role marketing malware that federal authorities say infected more than a half-million computers worldwide. Brendan Johnston entered his plea to a charge of conspiracy to commit computer hacking before a Manhattan federal judge Friday. Attorney Preet Bharara says the 24-...

  • The FCC had asked media companies to disclose their contracts with pay-TV providers as it reviewed AT&T Inc's acquisition of DirecTV and Comcast Corp's merger with Time Warner Cable Inc.. Media companies including Time Warner, Walt Disney Co and CBS Corp had approached the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, saying the FCC's order would...

  • Bin Laden son-in-law's lawyer is heading to prison Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    SYRACUSE, N.Y.— An attorney for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has been sentenced to 18 months in prison on tax charges. Stanley Cohen was sentenced Friday in federal court in Syracuse, New York, after pleading guilty to impeding the U.S. tax agency and failing to file tax returns. In September, Cohen's client Sulaiman Abu Ghaith received life in prison for acting as...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 47 or. 3 percent, to $139.72. Target rose$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $71.51. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $84.65.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 51 or 1.7 percent, to $30.81. Career Education Corp. rose$. 13 or 2.3 percent, to $5.78. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $75.69.

  • Final Glance: Computer companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apple Inc s rose$. 16 or. 1 percent, to $116.47. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 33 or. 9 percent, to $37.26. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 28 or. 2 percent, to $160.92.

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $15.43. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 58 or 1.9 percent, to $31.74. Toyota Motor Corp. rose $1.57 or 1.3 percent, to $121.29.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 400 shares changed hands, a 88.5 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 02 or. 2 percent to $7.19.

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $68.34. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 88 or. 8 percent, to $113.61. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $88.60.

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. unchanged at $35.28. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 02 or percent, to $50.21.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $90.39. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $81.21. Mastercard rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $84.72.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. rose 19.6 percent to $23.15. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. rose 13.1 percent to $9.91.

  • Final Glance: Railroad companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 38 or. 5 percent, to $72.10. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose$. 58 or. 3 percent, to $204.53. Kansas City Southern fell$. 03 or percent, to $124.17.

  • Final Glance: Banks companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Citigroup Inc. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $53.66. JPMorgan Chase rose$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $60.45. Morgan Stanley rose$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $35.53.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 65 or 1.6 percent, to $42.42. ConocoPhillips rose$. 43 or. 6 percent, to $73.64. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 99 or 1.0 percent, to $96.81.

  • Final Glance: Aerospace companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Boeing rose $1.08 or. 8 percent, to $132.78. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $2.37 or 1.3 percent, to $187.93. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 68 or. 5 percent, to $139.13.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 18 or 1.1 percent, to $15.91. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 63 or 2.4 percent, to $27.00. ManpowerGroup rose $1.58 or 2.4 percent, to $68.04.