Stocks close narrowly mixed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Thursday as oil failed to hold much of its intraday gains and investors awaited the key employment report due Friday. "I think more…

$571B debt wall points to more defaults in China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Chinese debt investors are turning bearish at just the wrong time for the nation’s corporate borrowers, which face a record 3.7 trillion yuan ($571 billion) of local more…

Mega-morphine drug hits U.S. from Canada

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3265604" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Authorities are warning about a drug entering the United States that's 10,000 times more powerful than morphine.[/caption] A drug being billed as 10,000 times more…

European Central Bank to withdraw €500 note

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) The European Central Bank (ECB) says it will no longer produce the €500 (£400; $575) note because of concerns it could facilitate illegal activities. The decision more…

Cruz's $10 million donor now backs Trump

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) Toby Neugebauer, a wealthy energy investor, likes Ted Cruz so much that he deposited $10 million into a super PAC designed to boost the Texas Republican’s more…

Final Foreplay: NCAA demands sexual 'inclusiveness'

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_720891" align="aligncenter" width="675"] Connecticut Huskies celebrate at 2014 NCAA Basketball Final Four championship game.[/caption] The NCAA Board of Governors on Wednesday said it took steps to "protect more…

Stocks drop 100 points as energy weighs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday after mixed data, with energy leading decliners and utilities leading. "I'm definitely seeing a momentum shift and this market has seemed more…