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  • *Fed rate projections show faster rate hikes. NEW YORK, Sept 17- The dollar jumped to a six-year high against the yen on Wednesday while the euro tumbled from five-month peaks after forecasts from the Federal Reserve showed a faster pace of rate hikes over the next few years than initially projected in June.

  • Mexican charged in Ohio in $9.6M investment scheme Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    CLEVELAND— Federal authorities say a Mexican citizen who lived in the Cleveland area defrauded investors in four states in a $9.6 million scheme over six years and used the money for a lavish lifestyle. They say the former Gates Mills resident is believed to be in Mexico.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge up as Fed makes no changes Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

    *Uncertainty persists over Scotland referendum. NEW YORK, Sept 17- Stock markets around the world edged higher on Wednesday after the U.S. "There are no major changes, and the market should be reasonably satisfied with that," said Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at Phoenix Financial Services in New York.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The U.S. "While the much analyzed phrase' considerable time' remained in the FOMC statement, the newly announced scheme for interest rate normalization shows that higher rates are in the cards," said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital LLC in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 17- JPMorgan Chase& Co is replacing some credit and debit cards following the security breach at Home Depot Inc, a company spokesman said. JPMorgan spokesman Paul Hartwick could not immediately say how many cards are likely to be replaced.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 17- JPMorgan Chase& Co is replacing some credit and debit cards following the security breach at Home Depot Inc, according to a company spokesman. JPMorgan spokesman Paul Hartwick could not immediately say how many cards are likely to be replaced.

  • It opened its first flagship store in New York City's chic Soho neighborhood in 2006. With the addition this week of a new location in Wayne, New Jersey, the company- owned by the world's fourth-largest fashion retailer, Fast Retailing Co- now operates 26 U.S. stores.

  • New York nurses press for higher staffing levels Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— About 700 nurses and supporters have rallied outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association to press for higher staffing levels. They're backing a bill in the state legislature that would set minimum staffing levels for hospital nurses. The hospital association does not support the legislation.

  • Midday Glance: Restaurant companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Brinker International Inc. rose$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $51.14. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $9.59 or 1.5 percent, to $644.61. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 24 or. 5 percent, to $49.78.

  • Midday Glance: Staffing companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $16.98. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 38 or 1.3 percent, to $28.80. Robert Half International Inc. rose$. 02 or percent, to $50.50.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 08 or 2.9 percent, to $2.85. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 33 or. 8 percent, to $39.16. Peabody Energy fell$. 13 or. 9 percent, to $14.34.

  • Midday Glance: Utilities companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    American Electric Power Co. fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $53.48. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. fell$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $57.06. Dominion Resources Inc. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $69.28.

  • Midday Glance: Food companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 53 or 1.6 percent, to $31.84. General Mills Inc. fell $2.06 or 3.9 percent, to $51.12. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 34 or. 7 percent, to $50.47.

  • Midday Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $114.50. Covidien plc fell$. 77 or. 8 percent, to $90.89. PerkinElmer rose$. 47 or 1.1 percent, to $44.22.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 57 or 1.4 percent, to $38.95. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 18 or 1.5 percent, to $11.24. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 26 or. 7 percent, to $34.28.

  • Midday Glance: Railroad companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 31 or. 4 percent, to $73.88. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.84 or. 9 percent, to $207.78. Kansas City Southern rose $3.21 or 2.7 percent, to $121.63.

  • Midday Glance: Leisure companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose$. 84 or 1.4 percent, to $62.01. MGM Resorts International fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $22.80. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 42 or. 6 percent, to $71.56.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 58 or 2.7 percent, to $22.18. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 16 or 4.1 percent, to $4.11. Lennar Corp. rose $1.91 or 4.9 percent, to $41.04.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 38 or. 4 percent, to $88.74. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 45 or. 5 percent, to $82.63. Discover Financial Services rose$. 80 or 1.3 percent, to $64.22.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage decreases Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    QLT Inc. fell 11.9 percent to $5.46. Retrophin Inc. fell 8.8 percent to $11.40. PDL BioPharma Inc. fell 8.7 percent to $8.81.