Top Stories
  Severe Weather
  Bird Flu
  Mideast Crisis
 Personal Finance
  Sports Columns
  College Hoops
 Raw News
 Archive Search
 Multimedia Gallery
 AP Video Network
 in History
AP Top Business News At 2:50 p.m. EDT

Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday....

2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits
PARIS (AP) -- European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network....

Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) -- Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano....

Yellen signals uncertainty about a rate increase
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) -- If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:...

At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The central bankers meeting this week at their annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, aren't exactly in sync. Many are taking steps that clash with the policies of others....

Allergan reviews meeting requests in takeover bid
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Botox maker Allergan Inc. is reviewing shareholder requests for a special meeting to consider replacing most of its board, a change fellow drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is seeking as part of the hostile takeover attempt it's been waging since April....

Protesters against brown coal form human chain
BERLIN (AP) -- Several thousand people have formed a human chain across the German-Polish border to protest the expansion of open-cast mining for brown coal in the region....

Jackson Hole demonstrators rally against rate hike
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) -- Shadowing central bankers and economists at the annual Federal Reserve conference here, a group of about 10 demonstrators pressed Fed Chair Janet Yellen not to yield to pressure to raise interest rates....

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) -- President Barack Obama is trying to rally support for a taxpayer-subsidized bank that he says creates jobs....

After Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras'
NEW YORK (AP) -- What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?...

Business Video
Captains of industry: Comparing CEO pay and performance
Unemployment by the numbers
Up to the Minute
Allergan reviews meeting requests in takeover bid

Lufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikes

Yellen signals uncertainty about a rate increase

Recalls this week: bean bag chairs, cribs

Advocacy group asks for Chrysler investigation

At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

Gap and Dynegy are big market movers

Jackson Hole demonstrators rally against rate hike

Figures on government spending and debt