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  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- A U.S. appeals court on Monday revived lawsuits against National Westminster Bank by about 200 victims of attacks in Israel attributed to Hamas who are seeking to hold the bank liable for handling transactions linked to the group.

  • Rates on US Treasury bills drop at weekly auction Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:18 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction, with rates on three-month bills dropping to their lowest point since late 2011.. The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.010 percent, down from 0.015 percent last week.

  • JUDGE SETS HEARING IN ARGENTINA BOND CASE OVER CITIGROUP PAYMENTS FOR FRIDAY AT 3 P.M. EDT-- COURT OFFICIAL.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:15 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty Alibaba shares slip 4 percent in 2nd day of being publicly traded

  • AP Top Financial News At 5:15 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    US stocks drop as China, oil weigh on markets Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips US existing home sales fall in August Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German Merck to buy St.

  • Spirit Airlines is hiking holiday bag fees Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    DALLAS— If you are visiting family over Christmas and you're flying on Spirit Airlines, be ready to fork over a couple more dollars to check a bag. Checking a first bag on Spirit normally costs $21 to $100, depending on whether you pay while booking your ticket or wait until you get to the airport gate.

  • Sept 22- A U.S. court ordered drugmaker Allergan Inc to produce board documents related to its strategy to counter the hostile bid by William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management and Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International.

  • *MSCI emerging market index has worst day since March. NEW YORK, Sept 22- Concern about a potential economic slowdown in China pressured world stock indexes on Monday and helped pushed Brent crude oil below $97 a barrel.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 22- The Canadian government is looking at extending the insurance burden for crude-by-rail disasters beyond just railways and is weighing the idea of special fund similar to one once set up for maritime oil spills, a government official said.

  • Figures on government spending and debt Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.

  • Treasury to unveil steps to curb tax inversions Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:47 PM ET

    He said the U.S. would take steps to address it— with or without Congress. President Barack Obama has denounced inversions as unpatriotic and has urged Congress to stop them. But with quick action in Congress unlikely, the Treasury Department has been reviewing potential actions the administration could take without Congress.

  • Businesses and investors pressing for green policy Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.

  • AP Top Financial News At 4:44 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    US stocks drop as China, oil weigh on markets Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips US existing home sales fall in August Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German Merck to buy St.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:44 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty Alibaba shares slip 4 percent in 2nd day of being publicly traded

  • AP Top Financial News At 4:40 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    US stocks drop as China, oil weigh on markets Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips US existing home sales fall in August Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German Merck to buy St.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:40 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did Monday Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    Worries about growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks. Investors are nervous about China following soft economic data that suggest the world's second-largest economy is slowing down. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 107.06 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,172.68.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- In a first-of-its-kind case, a U.S. jury on Monday said Arab Bank Plc provided material support to Hamas, and must therefore compensate the victims of two dozen attacks the Islamic militant group allegedly carried out in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:36 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

  • AP Top Financial News At 4:36 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    US stocks drop as China, oil weigh on markets Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips US existing home sales fall in August Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German Merck to buy St.