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  • Settlement reached in 2009 New York plane crash Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    BUFFALO, N.Y.— A settlement has been reached in the only case to go to trial following a 2009 plane crash into a home outside Buffalo that killed 50 people. The settlement was announced Thursday in state Supreme Court in Buffalo after more than a month of testimony. The wrongful death case was brought by the family of Douglas Wielinski against Continental Airlines,...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 30- Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Thursday, resuming their downtrend after a two-day climb, as the dollar surged on bets of a sooner-than-expected U.S. interest rate hike and traders appeared resigned that producer group OPEC won't do much to cut output next month. "We're back to the mantra that the U.S. economy will lead the way to higher rates from...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 30- The failed MF Global Holdings Ltd and its broker-dealer unit have agreed to settle class action lawsuits accusing them of manipulating platinum and palladium prices. The proposed settlements, disclosed in court papers filed late Wednesday in Manhattan federal court, call for plaintiffs to receive nearly $21.1 million in allowed claims...

  • Big gain in Visa drives Dow average higher Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    NEW YORK— U.S. stock indexes are mostly higher as a parade of big companies turn in quarterly results. The Standard& Poor's 500 index rose five points to 1,987 as of noon Eastern time. Auto parts maker BorgWarner dropped 5' percent after reporting results that missed analysts' expectations.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 30- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wants to make its $602 million settlement with SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund available to people who say they are victims of illicit trading by a former SAC portfolio manager, according to a lawyer representing them. District Judge Victor Marrero, who is presiding over the SEC's case, must still...

  • Early Glance: Specialty Retail companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Autozone Inc. rose $2.86 or. 5 percent, to $552.90. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 37 or. 6 percent, to $66.23. Best Buy rose$. 64 or 2.0 percent, to $32.99.

  • Early Glance: Computer companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Apple Inc s fell$. 46 or. 4 percent, to $106.88. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $35.41. International Business Machines Corp. fell$. 24 or. 1 percent, to $163.22.

  • Early Glance: Drugstore companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drugstore companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Rite Aid rose$. 18 or 3.3 percent, to $5.43. Walgreen fell$. 36 or. 6 percent, to $62.48.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $132.01. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $76.29.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 55 or 1.0 percent, to $54.35. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 53 or. 6 percent, to $89.00. Gannett fell$. 79 or 2.5 percent, to $31.25.

  • Early Glance: Leisure companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $60.66. MGM Resorts International fell$. 51 or 2.2 percent, to $22.38. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $74.07.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Allergan fell$. 49 or. 3 percent, to $186.28. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 49 or. 7 percent, to $69.92. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 07 or. 5 percent, to $13.07.

  • Early Glance: Autos companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Ford Motor Co. fell$. 20 or 1.4 percent, to $13.71. General Motors Co. fell$. 15 or. 5 percent, to $30.57. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 31 or 1.0 percent, to $30.38.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 09 or 3.8 percent, to $2.24. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 37 or 3.6 percent, to $9.86. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 24 or 4.7 percent, to $4.98.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 46 or 2.0 percent, to $22.46. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 03 or. 8 percent, to $3.76. Lennar Corp. fell$. 62 or 1.4 percent, to $42.80.

  • Early Glance: Aerospace companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Boeing fell$. 58 or. 5 percent, to $122.50. Raytheon fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $101.55. Textron fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $40.55.

  • Early Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Baxter International Inc. fell$. 49 or. 7 percent, to $69.92. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $2.14 or 4.0 percent, to $56.30. Hospira fell$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $51.82.

  • Early Glance: Department Store Retail companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Kohl's Corp. rose$. 29 or. 5 percent, to $54.73. Macy's Inc. rose$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $57.68. Nordstrom rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $71.74.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $47.31. DuPont Co. rose$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $66.98.

  • Early Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 02 or percent, to $126.75. Covidien plc fell$. 61 or. 7 percent, to $91.08. PerkinElmer fell$. 55 or 1.3 percent, to $42.07.