Napa Business Owner: “It’s A Great Time” To Visit

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Napa, CA) -- Some business owners in California's wine country are saying the most powerful earthquake to hit that state in two and a half decades won't stop them from doing what they do best.   Robert Dahl owns Dahl Vineyards and says while they might be a bit shaken up, they're determined to keep…

Stocks Rise Despite Home Sales Report

Posted On August 25, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The S&P 500 is at a new all-time high at the end of the first trading day of the week. It closed at 19-98 today, a gain of ten points. It had crossed the two-thousand threshold earlier in the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 76 points today to 17-077.…

Apple Recalls Some iPhone Batteries

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Cupertino, CA) -- Apple is offering free replacement batteries for some iPhones. Users who purchased an iPhone 5 between September 2012 and January 2013 may be entitled to a replacement if the battery suddenly experiences a shorter life span or needs to be charged more frequently. Batteries can be replaced at Apple Retail Stores. This…

Judge Approves Detroit Bond Refinance Deal

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- A federal judge is allowing the City of Detroit to refinance billions of dollars in bonds issued by the Detroit Water Department. Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr says the move should expedite Detroit's bankruptcy process and free up much needed cash for the city. The water department agreed to buy back one-and-a-half-billion…

S&P 500 Tops 2,000 For The First Time

Posted On August 25, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The S&P 500 is soaring into record territory. The index rose above two-thousand for the first time today and continued to hover around that mark in morning trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq were all up more than half-a-percent.