Updated: 11/29/2013 - The stock market fizzled Friday at the end of a holiday-shortened trading day, but still logged its longest streak of weekly gains in a decade.
Updated: 11/25/2013 - Wal-Mart Stores CEO and President Mike Duke is stepping down from those posts. The world's biggest retailer named Doug McMillon as his successor. The 63-year-old Duke will stay on as chairman.
Posted: 11/24/2013 - Serbia's prime minister says Gazprom's South Stream pipeline, which is meant to transport Russian natural gas to Europe, will help provide jobs and boost the Balkan country's regional position.
Posted: 11/24/2013 - After nine weeks of falling gas prices, the average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline is up 3 cents over the past two weeks.
Posted: 11/24/2013 - Researchers are trying to plant a digital seed for artificial intelligence by letting a massive computer system browse millions of pictures and decide for itself what they all mean.
Updated: 11/23/2013 - J.C. Penney is getting booted from the Standard & Poor's 500 index after losing more than half of its market value this year.
Posted: 11/23/2013 - New York is the only state still fully on board with a technology company's plan to create statewide databases for every public school student's grades, tests scores and attendance records.
Posted: 11/22/2013 - The Sparks Planning Commission has approved the special-use permit Wal-Mart needs to build a new 180,000-square foot supercenter on the edge of the Legends mall at the Sparks Marina.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - The Dow Jones industrial average is closing above 16,000 for the first time as encouraging news on the job market pushes stocks higher.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - A Silicon Valley jury has ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple $290 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - A Costco store in Southern California drew some unwanted attention this week after labeling some of its Bibles as fiction.
Updated: 11/18/2013 - People were camped out late Sunday night waiting for the new Buffalo Wild Wings to open in Carson City. The first 100 people in line get free wings for a year.
Posted: 11/17/2013 - Northern California tech entrepreneurs are reviving the idea of communal living to reduce housing costs and bring together creative young people.
Posted: 11/16/2013 - JPMorgan Chase & Co. says it has reached a $4.5 billion settlement with investors over mortgage-backed securities.
Updated: 11/17/2013 - McDonald's is looking to give people a little more wiggle room to customize their orders, as they can at chains such as Chipotle, Five Guys and Subway.
Posted: 11/16/2013 - A northern New Jersey town is moving forward with plans to use eminent domain to buy mortgages that are in foreclosure.
Posted: 11/15/2013 - Stocks are setting their latest record highs as the market closes out a sixth straight week of gains, the longest winning streak since February.
Posted: 11/15/2013 - Would you prefer to work for a male boss or female boss?
Posted: 11/15/2013 - Jos. A. Bank is pulling its $2.3 billion acquisition offer for rival Men's Wearhouse.
Posted: 11/14/2013 - The stock market is closing at another record high, but the gains were driven mostly by stocks that investors buy when they want to avoid risk.