By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A Powerball ticket sold at a Cedar Rapids grocery store this week is worth $241 million, but whoever bought it has yet to claim the jackpot, Iowa lottery officials said Thursday.
The ticket, the state's b
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A report that major central banks would be ready to pump money into the financial system after the Greek elections this weekend gave the stock market a late push higher.
The Reuters report said major central ban
By NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek stocks rocketed higher on Thursday, reflecting investor hopes that the national elections in three days will yield a government that can avoid a messy confrontation with Athens' bailout creditors and keep the co
By COLLEEN BARRYAP Business Writer
MILAN (AP) - European stock markets mostly sank Thursday amid signs that debt market turmoil roiling Spain is threatening Italy, which is considered too big to bail out.