Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says naming the vessel after East Millinocket and Millinocket honors the military contributions made by the men and women from those mill towns.
A new law will eventually allow small businesses to raise up to $1 million a year by selling shares.
Social Security judges say they sometimes award benefits because they have a de facto quota.
The downbeat public attitudes in a survey coincide with recent reports showing an economic slowdown.
Microsoft and Google each rise 3 percent as stock market indexes remain mostly unchanged.