McGraw-Hill Education files for $100M IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Educational content maker McGraw-Hill Education plans to go public.

Best known as a publisher of textbooks and instructional materials, the company is now investing heavily in developing...

US stocks drop; mixed jobs report clouds rate outlook

NEW YORK (AP) — It's an adage that investors hate uncertainty. Unfortunately for them, they got more of it on Friday.

The stock market has been volatile for weeks on concern that China's economy is slowing...

US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed — a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bottom interest...

Energy company Emera plans to buy Teco Energy for $6.48B

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian energy and services company Emera says it will buy Teco Energy, an electric and gas utility that does business in Florida and New Mexico, for about $6.48 billion.

Emera says it will...

Gap and Vince are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

NYSE

Vince Holding Corp., down $4.03 to $5.24

The high-end...

Miss America Organization gave $6M in cash, tuition in 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America Organization says it handed out nearly $6 million in cash or free tuition to contestants last year in its scholarship awards program.

Figures released Friday...

Report: Massachusetts agency failed to save boy now in coma

BOSTON (AP) — The Department of Children and Families failed to protect a 7-year-old boy who police say was beaten and starved by his father and who is now in a coma, according to a report released...

Home decorating retailer At Home files for IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — At Home Group, a chain of stores that sells furniture, rugs and other home goods, said Friday that it plans to become a publicly-traded company.

The company, founded in 1979, was formerly...