KQV AM 1410

Business Newsroom

Stock market closes at record high

The Standard & Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading....
More

As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

NEW YORK (AP) -- Is it time to cash out of stocks?...
More

US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed....
More

US consumer sentiment improves a bit in August

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer sentiment ticked up in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes, and increasing wealth. Yet the increase largely occurred among higher-income groups....
More

BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazil's formerly high-flying economy, once the darling of emerging markets, has fallen into recession, according to government data released Friday, as a legion of newly minted middle class citizens tightened their belts and halted a credit-driven spending spree....
More

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made....
More

Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) -- Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first one, many merchants and elected officials say....
More

Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products....
More

Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the Labor Council invite all politicians to march in the Labor Day parade? <More Info>

Yes:
No;
Yes:
56%
No;
44%
Total Votes: 5,750

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's proposal to substitute county police patrols with park rangers?

Yes:
63%
No:
37%
Total Votes: 5,999