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  • *Euro wilts as tensions between Ukraine& Russia flare up. SYDNEY, Aug 29- The safe-haven yen held firm early on Friday, while the euro was on track to post its second straight month of declines as tensions between Ukraine and Russia flared up again.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 7:23 p.m. EDT Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:23 PM ET

    Fed Chair Yellen's assets rose 8 pct. during 2013 to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million Apple expected to unveil iPhone with bigger screen, possible smartwatch at Sept. 9 event US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, faster than first estimated Survey: Americans more anxious about economy now than immediately after Great Recession ended Worsening tensions in Ukraine send stock indexes lower; Williams-Sonoma, other retailers sink Abercrombie dumps logo on clothes as teen retailer adapts to their customers' changing tastes Workers cheer return of former CEO amid settlement in New England supermarket chain feud Dollar General says it still wants to buy Family Dollar after its offer was rejected US bank earnings up 5.2 pct in 2 Q as banks cut expenses; lending at fastest pace since 2007 JPMorgan working with law enforcement officials on possible cyberattack

  • AP Top Financial News At 7:23 p.m. EDT Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:23 PM ET

    Fed Chair Yellen's assets up 8 percent during 2013 Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2 Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar US bank earnings up 5.2 percent in 2 Q JPMorgan investigating possible cyberattack

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28- For a growing U.S. aging population, tracking heart health via a smartphone can mean the difference between life and death.

  • Google building fleet of package-delivering drones Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

  • *Euro zone annual inflation August due at 0900 GMT. BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT, Aug 29- If euro zone inflation falls deeper into the' danger zone' as expected on Friday, it will at the very least complicate the European Central Bank's plans to wait and see whether its recent policy move to ignite the euro zone economy will work.

  • Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28- Google Inc is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering everything from candy to medicine, the Internet company said on Thursday. The effort, which Google calls Project Wing, will take years of development to create a service with multiple vehicles flying multiple deliveries per day, Google said.

  • The subpoenas are aimed at a US $4.7 bn facility provided by China Development Bank, ICBC and BOC to finance the construction of two hydroelectric dams in Patagonia and a US $2.1 bn loan from China Development Bank and ICBC to finance the Belgrano Cargas railway project.

  • ST. LOUIS, Aug. 28- Major banks are getting increasingly wary of some transactions with smaller banks that have begun to allow marijuana businesses to open accounts. The problem arises because in Colorado and Washington states, marijuana for general use is legal, and in a host of other states it is legal for certain medicinal purposes.

  • Aug 28- Longtime Google Inc executive Megan Smith is a top candidate for the role of United States' chief technology officer, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • HOUSTON, Aug 28- A tanker near Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has disappeared from satellite tracking, the latest development in a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse between Baghdad and the Kurds.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:35 p.m. EDT Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Fed Chair Yellen's assets rose 8 pct. during 2013 to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million Apple expected to unveil iPhone with bigger screen, possible smartwatch at Sept. 9 event US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, faster than first estimated Survey: Americans more anxious about economy now than immediately after Great Recession ended Worsening tensions in Ukraine send stock indexes lower; Williams-Sonoma, other retailers sink Abercrombie dumps logo on clothes as teen retailer adapts to their customers' changing tastes Workers cheer return of former CEO amid settlement in New England supermarket chain feud Dollar General says it still wants to buy Family Dollar after its offer was rejected US bank earnings up 5.2 pct in 2 Q as banks cut expenses; lending at fastest pace since 2007 JPMorgan working with law enforcement officials on possible cyberattack

  • AP Top Financial News At 6:35 p.m. EDT Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Fed Chair Yellen's assets up 8 percent during 2013 Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2 Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar US bank earnings up 5.2 percent in 2 Q JPMorgan investigating possible cyberattack

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    Fed Chair Yellen's assets rose 8 pct. during 2013 to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million Apple expected to unveil iPhone with bigger screen, possible smartwatch at Sept. 9 event US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, faster than first estimated Survey: Americans more anxious about economy now than immediately after Great Recession ended Worsening tensions in Ukraine send stock indexes lower; Williams-Sonoma, other retailers sink Abercrombie dumps logo on clothes as teen retailer adapts to their customers' changing tastes Workers cheer return of former CEO amid settlement in New England supermarket chain feud Dollar General says it still wants to buy Family Dollar after its offer was rejected US bank earnings up 5.2 pct in 2 Q as banks cut expenses; lending at fastest pace since 2007 JPMorgan working with law enforcement officials on possible cyberattack

  • AP Top Financial News At 6:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    Fed Chair Yellen's assets up 8 percent during 2013 Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2 Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar US bank earnings up 5.2 percent in 2 Q JPMorgan investigating possible cyberattack

  • NAB acquired regional lender Great Western in 2008 for just below $1 billion to get more involved in funding agribusiness in the United States, but the operation lacks the scale of larger competitors in the western states where it operates.

  • AP Top Financial News At 6:15 p.m. EDT Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Fed Chair Yellen's assets up 8 percent during 2013 Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2 Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar US bank earnings up 5.2 percent in 2 Q JPMorgan investigating possible cyberattack

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:15 p.m. EDT Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Fed Chair Yellen's assets rose 8 pct. during 2013 to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million Apple expected to unveil iPhone with bigger screen, possible smartwatch at Sept. 9 event US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, faster than first estimated Survey: Americans more anxious about economy now than immediately after Great Recession ended Worsening tensions in Ukraine send stock indexes lower; Williams-Sonoma, other retailers sink Abercrombie dumps logo on clothes as teen retailer adapts to their customers' changing tastes Workers cheer return of former CEO amid settlement in New England supermarket chain feud Dollar General says it still wants to buy Family Dollar after its offer was rejected US bank earnings up 5.2 pct in 2 Q as banks cut expenses; lending at fastest pace since 2007 JPMorgan working with law enforcement officials on possible cyberattack

  • NEW YORK, Aug 28- A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12- year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U.S. courts.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 27 or. 7 percent, to $39.89. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $12.41. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $32.05.