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South Korea unveils stimulus after ferry sinking

South Korea unveils stimulus plans as shock of ferry sinking slows growth

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 05:52am EDT

Spanish jobless falls as recovery gains traction

Spain's jobless rate edges down to 24.5 percent in second quarter as economy gains traction

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 05:00am EDT

Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years

Apple's fiscal 3rd-quarter report illuminates iPhone maker's brightening outlook

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:50am EDT

Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:23am EDT

Sanders pleads for VA reform bill as talks stall

Negotiations over a bill to bolster the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs in response to a furor over long patient wait times and falsified records to cover up the delays have bogged down over costs and how much the VA should turn to outside doctors to address the backlog.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:16am EDT

IMF sees US growth at weakest since recession

IMF sees US growth this year at weakest pace since recession after sharp 1Q contraction

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:16am EDT

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

American meat supplier in China scandal has ties to many fast-food chains

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:06am EDT

Japan trade deficit at record $75B in first half

Japan trade deficit at record $74.9 billion in first half as import growth outpaces exports

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 11:40pm EDT

Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops Street

Microsoft CEO outlines 'bold' plan as 4th-quarter earnings beat Street despite Nokia loss

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 08:56pm EDT

Protect yourself from identity theft

Data breaches are increasingly common, here's how to protect your financial information

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:40pm EDT

S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in

Standard & Poor's 500 index ekes out all-time high after Apple and Boeing report earnings

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Fair Trade brings big sales and a clear conscience

Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:06pm EDT

Senate bill targets companies that move overseas

Senate bill would curb tax breaks for firms that move their ventures overseas; hurdles remain

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 06:42pm EDT

GM issues 6 more safety recalls

GM issues 6 more safety recalls; total so far this year hits 60, covering almost 30M vehicles

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 06:30pm EDT

Goodwill, feds investigate possible data breach

Goodwill and federal authorities investigate possible security breach at nonprofit

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:38pm EDT

5 tips for selling your home for the best price

Determining right asking price, enlisting knowledgeable agent among keys to getting home sold

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:18pm EDT

Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure

Senate agrees to vote on highway funding; likely to endorse $11B House bill

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:18pm EDT

US stocks drift higher following mixed earnings

Stocks drift mostly higher as US corporate earnings come in mixed; Boeing falls

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 04:41pm EDT

Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty

Dole, vets groups join senators in pressing ratification of disability treaty

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 04:38pm EDT

Target debuts an image-recognition shopping app

Target debuts shopping app that recognizes images in advertisements

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 04:10pm EDT

US companies look overseas for tax bill relief

US companies look more to overseas combinations for tax relief back home

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 04:50am EDT

Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

Idaho inventor pushes solar panels not for roofs, but for driveways, sidewalks, highways

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 02:40am EDT
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