Wholesale cash prices Wednesday:
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Cargill plans to close a Milwaukee beef-processing plant which employs about 600 people on Friday due to a shortage of cattle.
Boeing says final assembly of its 787-10 plane, a planned larger version of its "Dreamliner" aircraft, will take place in South Carolina.
Attorneys for nine Greenpeace activists facing felony charges for a stunning protest at Procter & Gamble's headquarters are challenging the consumer product company's damage claims.
Cotton futures No. 2 closed $5.05 to $6.20 a bale lower Wednesday.
Energy company Exelon said it will buy the retail business of competitor Integrys for $60 million.
Nome gold miners are expressing outrage about a city letter citing the "negative social impacts" of their industry.
Three long-time Putin associates are among eight people who have been hit with new European Union sanctions, an official EU document showed Wednesday.
The United States and European leaders say they're prepared to intensify sanctions against Russia unless it moves to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
Lawyers for people who say defective Chinese drywall wrecked their homes are again suing the manufacturers. And the lawsuit adds a new defendant — the Chinese commission that oversees 117 companies including in aerospace, nuclear power and electronics.
A comparison of the Federal Reserve's statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting June 17-18:
Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting:
Spirit Airlines will start direct flights between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and Chicago and Detroit this fall.
The Ohio prisons director says the state has levied a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year.
Lawyers for people who say defective Chinese drywall wrecked their homes have filed a new lawsuit against the manufacturers. It adds a new defendant — the Chinese commission that oversees 117 widespread companies including aerospace, nuclear power and electronics.
Lumber Liquidators saw a 19 percent drop in second quarter earnings after a rough winter that dampened construction in many regions.
A Texas-based company announced Wednesday it is building a $90 million facility in south Arkansas to manufacture wood pellets that can be used as an alternative fuel source. The project is expected to employ 52 people.
Federal regulators say Archer Daniels Midland Co. has agreed to settle allegations that it violated Clean Water Act rules at facilities where it stored fuels and oil in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.
A new report says the Massachusetts economy grew at a solid clip in the second quarter of 2014, rebounding from a weak first quarter.
About 11,000 Kawasaki off-road vehicles are being recalled because debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders' legs.
Valero Energy Corp. (VLO) on Wednesday reported earnings that climbed by 26 percent in its second quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations.
A fire alarm that prompted some passengers to evacuate Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has been blamed on a worker who was welding.