WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of new homes rose in April and nearly matched the fastest pace in five years, driving the median price to a record high. The gains suggest the housing recovery is strengthening.
NEW YORK -- After years of struggling, Gap is back in style.
NEW YORK -- Investors recovered their poise after a shaky start to trading on Wall Street that sent stocks sharply lower.
CHARLESTON (AP) -- The National Mining Association says exports helped support nearly 24,000 coal jobs in West Virginia in 2011.
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. narrowed its fiscal first-quarter loss on fewer markdowns and improved revenue at its chain of department stores.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Appalachian coalfield counties are continuing to log the highest unemployment rates in Kentucky.
If you're on the market to buy a new gadget, there's a new offering at Best Buy to let you try out some options.
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A state report shows the number of coal jobs in Kentucky has dwindled to its lowest point since 1950.
NEW YORK -- J.C. Penney says it has secured a $2.25 billion loan, $500 million more than it had expected.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Home Depot Inc.'s first-quarter net income rose 18 percent, thanks to the ongoing housing recovery, despite a chilly and wet spring.
ESPN is cutting its workforce, the latest Disney division to reduce staff.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Reassuring comments from a Federal Reserve official and better earnings from two big retailers helped push the stock market higher Tuesday.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Shareholders of JPMorgan Chase voted Tuesday to let Jamie Dimon keep both the chairman and CEO roles, but they signaled that the bank needed better oversight, giving only narrow approval to three of the bank's board members.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Best Buy Co. on Tuesday reported a loss for its fiscal first quarter as it sold its stake in Best Buy Europe and works on a turnaround plan that includes cutting costs and closing some stores.
HUNTINGTON -- The Midwest Bridge Working Group is hosting a two-day forum to discuss bridge inspection and maintenance, beginning at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, and continuing through the morning of Thursday, May 23, at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.
HUNTINGTON -- A two-day, hands-on workforce training seminar hosted by the West Virginia Film Office will be held on June 22 and 23 at Trifecta Productions, 555 5th Ave. in Huntington.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A longtime coal operator plans to open seven mines in the heart of the eastern Kentucky coalfields in a venture expected to create more than 250 jobs in a hard-pressed region where several thousand mining jobs have disappeared in recent years.
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio -- Ohio Valley Bank has become a member of the Federal Reserve System, according to a news release.
BIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- Clark Kelly plans to spend a lot of time on the links this spring. The Illinois farmer is plowing the Hend-Co-Hills Golf Course near tiny Biggsville into a cornfield.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Small-company stocks were a bright spot in a slow and choppy start to the week for Wall Street.
TRAINING WITHIN INDUSTRY: Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College (KVCTC) is collaborating with the West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WVMEP) to offer a training workshop on in-house training of employees with greater efficiency and profitability.
HUNTINGTON -- Prestera Center has earned the Negley Director's Award for Excellence in Risk Management for 2013.