Brands roll with stoner 'holiday' as pot legalization grows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate A...

US stock indexes head mostly lower on mixed company earnings

U.S. stock indexes moved mostly lower in early trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings. Losses in health care, technology and financial stocks outw...

US stock indexes edge lower in morning trading

Major U.S. stock indexes fell in morning trading Wednesday as losses by health care companies outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Anthem, Cigna and UnitedHealth Group were amon...

Technology companies lead early gains for US stocks

Stocks were higher on Wall Street in early trading Tuesday, erasing the market's modest losses from a day earlier. Technology companies led other sectors, with chipmakers among the b...

Apartment rents climbing, and poised to go higher

It's a great time to be a landlord in America, not so much if you're a renter. Apartment rents are continuing to rise this year, fueled by higher demand from millennials looking for ...

US stocks extend gains in early trading; Lyft to debut

Stocks moved broadly higher on Wall Street in early trading Friday, extending gains from a day earlier. The benchmark S&P 500 index was on track to close out the first quarter wi...

US stocks move higher as investors weigh company earnings

Stocks rose on Wall Street in early trading Thursday as gains in banks and technology companies outweighed losses elsewhere in the market. Bond yields rose above their recent lows, g...

Stock indexes waver on Wall Street after a wobbly start

Stock indexes veered between small gains and losses in early trading Wednesday on Wall Street as the market cooled off after posting solid gains a day earlier. Losses in technology, ...

Technology companies, banks power US stocks solidly higher

Stocks rose broadly in early trading Tuesday on Wall Street, erasing the market's modest losses from a day earlier. Technology companies powered the rally, with chipmakers among the ...

US stocks open lower on concerns over global growth

U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading Monday, extending losses from a broad sell-off last week, as new economic data stoked investors' worries over slowing global growth. Technolo...

Cannabis-derived CBD oil finding place in ever more products

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From skin-care lotions to bottled water, cannabis companies are rolling out a growing array of consumer products infused with a chemical found in marijuana called cannabidiol, or CB...

Homebuilder Greg Ugalde prizes measured risk-taking

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After more than quarter century as a homebuilder, Greg Ugalde knows something about taking complex projects from the idea stage to something concrete. Ugalde is pr...

Newly elected NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde talks homebuilding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rising U.S. home prices and a shortage of properties on the market have made homes less affordable for many would-be buyers, even after the fall in mortgage rates over recent weeks....

Homebuilders face affordability hurdles this spring

A pullback in mortgage rates has helped boost homebuilder stocks this year after a dismal 2018, when the U.S. housing market slowed under the weight of higher borrowing costs, rising prices and a thin...

US stocks rise in early trading on mixed company earnings

Technology and energy companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher in early trading Friday, erasing some of the market's losses from a day earlier, as investors weighed a mixed batch of corporate earning...