- Governor Brian Sandoval along with several other elected officials gathered at the Reno Stead Airport Tuesday afternoon to announce a new drone-based company that is headed to Reno.
- Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte, Colorado, are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an ad campaign.
- Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Durable-Goods Orders Surge Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods jumped to a record in July thanks to a surge in aircraft purchases, while underlying gauges of demand indicated strong momentum in broad business spending.
U.S. Manufacturers Lose Ground America's shale boom has raised hopes of a revival in U.S. manufacturing, in part fueled by cheaper energy. But U.S. factories still are losing ground to rivals in Asia and Europe.
Home-Price Growth Slows The yearly growth in home prices across the U.S. continues to slow this year, according to a home-price report released Tuesday.
Profit Growth Slows at China's AgBank Agricultural Bank of China reported the slowest first-half profit growth since it went public in 2010, while its bad-loan level picked up as the country's economic growth slows.
U.S. Farm Incomes Forecast to Fall U.S. farm incomes are expected to fall 13.8% this year to the lowest level in four years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says, as expectations of a second straight bumper harvest push down prices for key crops.
U.S. Consumers More Optimistic U.S. consumers view the economy with more optimism this month, according to the Conference Board, a private research group. An upbeat view on jobs hints at a solid August payrolls report, some economists say.
Bank Fight Points to Bigger Battle Over Trade The Outlook: The political brawl over the fate of the Export-Import Bank is clouded by immense uncertainty over what the business world would look like without some form of government-backed trade finance.
Burger King Deal Draws Tax Criticism Burger King Worldwide defended its acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc. as the hamburger chain came under criticism for its effort, backed by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, to move the quintessential American brand to Canada.
Germany's Gamble on Renewable Energy Many companies worry the cost of Germany's mammoth, trillion-euro plan to wean the country off nuclear and fossil fuels by midcentury will undermine the country's competitiveness.
Snapchat Fetches $10 Billion Valuation Kleiner Perkins agreed to invest in Snapchat at a valuation of close to $10 billion, making it one of the world's most valuable private tech start-ups.
American Pulls Fares From Orbitz American Airlines has withdrawn its flights from consumer websites powered by Orbitz, following a similar dispute between the airline and the travel website about three years ago.
Mix Wrestling, Tag for India's New Sports Craze India's newest professional sport, kabaddi, is an ancient Indian game that in its newest incarnation is a high-octane mix of tag and Greco-Roman wrestling. It has been drawing sellout crowds and big TV audiences.
Connecticut Exchange CEO to Run HealthCare.gov The Obama administration on Tuesday named Kevin Counihan, who led one of the few successfully launched insurance exchanges under the health law, as chief executive officer of HealthCare.gov.
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