Eurozone August inflation revised up to 0.4 pct

|Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

The inflation rate in August for the 18 countries using the euro has been revised up slightly.

Event calls on ex-pats to help reshape Detroit

|Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Gov. Rick Snyder is scheduled to give the welcome to start a 3-day conference calling on former Detroiter's to help reshape the city's future.

Miss. oyster season could open in late Oct.

|Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

The Department of Marine Resources says the Mississippi Sound oyster reefs are either depleted or stressed, but there will still be an oyster season this fall that could extend into winter.

Bank of England remains split on rates

|Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Bank of England policymakers remain divided on whether to raise interest rates, voting 7-2 at their last meeting in favor of keeping the main rate at a record low 0.5 percent.

Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

The arrest of a Russian telecoms and oil tycoon has sent shock waves through the country's business community, with some fearing a return to the dark days of a decade ago, when the Kremlin asserted its power by imprisoning the country's then-richest man and expropriating his companies.

Stocks up in early trading ahead of Fed statement

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

U.S. stocks edged higher in morning trading Wednesday as investors waited for a Federal Reserve statement on interest rates following a two-day meeting. Shares of DuPont and FedEx surged.

Strong euro dents 1st-half profits for Zara owner

|Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns Zara stores, says net profit fell by 2.4 percent in the first half of 2014 despite robust sales, mainly due to the impact of a strong euro.

Grant to help reduce worker misclassification

|Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Tennessee is among 19 states receiving more than $10 million to ensure workers are accurately classified in unemployment insurance programs.

Marijuana industry battling stoner stereotypes

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Tired of Cheech & Chong pot jokes and ominous anti-drug campaigns, the marijuana industry and activists are starting an ad blitz in Colorado aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot.

Sides to argue: Did billionaire get off too easy?

|Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Did the billionaire creator of Beanie Babies get off too easy when a federal judge sentenced him earlier this year to community service but no prison time for hiding at least $25 million from U.S. tax authorities in Swiss bank accounts?