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Massachusetts, US

In joint statement, Massachusetts, New Hampshire governors say they are 'optimistic' Arthur T. Demoulas will regain control of the Market Basket grocery chain - @DavidWMTW

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Federal Housing Finance Agency

Goldman agrees to buy back $3.15 billion of mortgage securities to end government probe - @BloombergNews

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Today was the lightest volume day of the year at the NYSE, with just 2.29 billion shares traded - @CNBCnow

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United States

US stocks end mixed; best week in 4 months for Dow, S&P 500 - @CNBC

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Argentina debt default 2014

Argentina slams US judge in debt case as 'imperialist,' peso halts rout - @Reuters

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Maker of Fitbit wearable fitness device says company never sold users' private data, updates online privacy policy to clarify - @AP

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NJ police say more than 100 people's credit card and debit card information may have been stolen at 2 local farmers' markets due to malicious software breach - @njdotcom

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McDonald's names a new president for US division, marking the second change in less than two years - @CrainsChicago

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US economic indicators

More: Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen emphasizes caution in first keynote speech at annual Jackson Hole conference - @nytimesbusiness


Ukraine, Russia political crisis

German government approves sale of the utility RWE's oil and natural gas subsidiary, RWE Dea, to team of Russian investors - @dealbook

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US Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says Fed could raise interest rates earlier than expected if 'progress in the labor market continues more rapid than anticipated' - @pdacosta


Janet Yellen

#BREAKING Yellen: Drop in unemployment overstates health of job market http://t.co/qI1kCT4XuP - @USATODAY



US stocks open flat as investors look ahead to speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen; Dow falls 6.42 points - @ReutersBiz

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Screen concerns disrupt panel production of iPhone 6 ahead of expected launch, supply chain sources say; impact on launch unclear - @ReutersTech

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Scotland's independence referendum

HSBC chair: Scotland faces enormous challenge to provide own currency if it becomes independent from UK - @itvnews

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The Co-operative Bank reports pre-tax loss of £75.8 million for the first half of 2014 - @itvnews

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Britain energy firms anti-trust investigation

EDF Energy ordered to pay £3m to customers after UK watchdog Ofgem investigation found the company breached complaint handling rules - @SkyNews

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auto industry

Hyundai Motor workers to go on limited strike Friday to press demands for wage hikes - @AFP

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Asian martkets at midday: Taiex up 1.3%, Kospi up 0.6%, HK up 0.4%, ASX up 0.3%, Shanghai up 0.2% at break, Nikkei flat - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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Mall food court icon Hot Dog on a Stick sells for $12.2 million in bankruptcy court auction - @latimes

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