The U.S. Treasury says it took in a surplus of $113 billion in April, the largest in five years. That lowered the federal deficit through the first seven months of the budget year and kept it on pace to be the smallest since 2008.
Its been called the most exciting 2 minutes in sports. We are talking about the Kentucky Derby which runs on Saturday after 3:00 in the afternoon. Local sports books have extended that two minutes to roughly 48 hours of action.
A new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has dramatically lowered estimates of how much of a potent greenhouse gas is being leaked by the natural gas industry despite rapid growth in production.
International Game Technology says a strong performance in its earnings for the second quarter has the Nevada-based slot-machine maker confident it will post its fourth consecutive year of double-digit growth.
Wary of China, U.S. Steps Into Sprint's Board SoftBank is readying a plan to allow the U.S. government an unusual level of influence over the operations of Sprint, a concession to ease security concerns raised by the proposed cross-border takeover.
Online Gambling Bets on Return to U.S. PokerStars, the largest online poker company in the world, is playing a difficult hand: Just two years after being shut down in the U.S. it wants to return to the table.
The Incredible Vanishing Subsidiary Some of the biggest U.S. companies, including Google and FedEx, have quietly removed hundreds of offshore subsidiaries from their publicly disclosed financial filings over the past several years.
Finra Upgrades Stock-Market Surveillance Finra agreed to take on oversight of two more U.S. exchanges, a move that will improve its surveillance and expand its coverage to about 90% of daily stock trading.
Discovery to Launch Online Video Network Discovery Communications is launching a video network, dubbed TestTube, with original series available free, hoping to capture younger viewers harder to reach through traditional TV.
Clearwire Doesn't Expect Dish to Top Sprint's Bid Clearwire said it hasn't had 'substantive' talks with Dish Network since last month, and doesn't expect the satellite-TV operator to top Sprint's sweetened offer for the wireless broadband provider, which Clearwire supports.
Saks, Neiman: A Possible Fit? KKR is weighing an investment in Saks, possibly with an eye toward merging the high-end department store with rival Neiman Marcus, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Tesla Repays U.S. Loan Luxury electric-car maker Tesla Motors said it fully repaid a $452 million federal loan and said it would be able to finance development of its next two vehicles without selling new shares.