Stocks down at midday

NEW YORK (AP) — Investor worries about a budget fight in Washington are pushing stocks lower for a third straight day. The U.S. House of Rep…

1 week until govt shutdown deadline

With a week left to hammer out a deal to avoid a government shutdown, some lawmakers seem resigned — if not rushing — to that end.

Futures mixed in very light trading

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are mixed in light trading with little scheduled in the way of corporate earnings or economic indicators. Dow …