Correction: Financial Markets-Herd Mentality story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 31 about investors selling emerging-market investments, The Associated Press erroneously shortened the name of a fund that tracks commodity producers. The correct full name is the...

Valeant steps in to work on psoriasis drug with AstraZeneca

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian drugmaker Valeant will work with British competitor AstraZeneca on a potential treatment for psoriasis a few months after biotech giant Amgen said it was ending research on the drug because...

Report says ending ban wouldn't hurt consumers at pump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending the four-decades old restrictions on crude oil exports wouldn't hurt consumers at the gasoline pump, and may even help them, a new government report said Tuesday.

The finding is...

Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs.

The TV giant is investing in online media outlets...

Valeant and Dollar Tree are big market movers

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

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., down $6.55 to...

US lowers estimate of Takata air bags needing repairs

DETROIT (AP) — Federal regulators have lowered their estimate of potentially defective Takata Corp. air bags on U.S. roads.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says approximately 23.4 million...

Prosecutor: Ex-Jared Foundation chief to plead guilty

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former director of a foundation created by longtime Subway spokesman Jared Fogle has agreed to plead guilty to 12 counts of child exploitation and one count of child pornography, federal...

Approaching health law tax is not just a levy on luxury

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last major piece of President Barack Obama's health care law could raise costs for thrifty consumers as well as large corporations and union members when it takes effect in 2018.

The...