• Slumping oil prices rein in stock indexes

    NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier.

  • April tax revenues boost New Mexico state finances

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico state government is reporting a surge in tax revenues that may help ease lingering budget difficulties.

  • FTC seeks to block merger of FanDuel and DraftKings

    BOSTON (AP) — Federal regulators are challenging the planned merger of FanDuel and DraftKings, saying the combination of the two largest daily fantasy sports sites would create a company controlling more than 90 percent of the market.

  • Home bakers in New Jersey stew over country’s last ban

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — There’s only one thing preventing baker Mandy Coriston from selling the Irish soda bread she makes from her great-grandmother’s recipe inside her old cast-iron skillets: She lives in New Jersey.

  • Microsoft’s 3Q earnings grow 31 pct; stock falls

    Microsoft Corp.’s latest quarterly earnings rose 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged.