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Shell sells shale gas rights for $2.1 billion

Shell sells shale assets in La., Wyo. for $2.1B; gains some Pennsylvania, Ohio land in return

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.12 percent

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 4.12 percent; rate on 15-year loan 3.24 percent

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:51pm EDT

US stocks open higher following earnings news

The US stock market rises in early trading following earnings, corporate news

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:47pm EDT

French economy stagnates in 2nd quarter

France abandons growth target after economy stagnates in 2nd quarter

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:44pm EDT

Germany's economy losing momentum

Germany's economy loses momentum, decreases 0.2% in second quarter

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:44pm EDT

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.12 percent

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 4.12 percent; rate on 15-year loan 3.24 percent

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:33am EDT

Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism

People with autism find purpose, income and joy by starting their own small businesses

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:28am EDT

Berlin taxi drivers hail city's Uber ban

Berlin taxi drivers celebrate after city bans ridesharing service Uber over safety fears

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:04am EDT

Macy's 2Q profit falls short; sales outlook cut

Macy's trims sales outlook as it reports 4 pct increase in 2Q profit

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 09:34am EDT

US retail sales flat in July

US retail sales basically flat in July; recent job growth fails to boost consumer spending

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:50am EDT

Burger King nixes lower-calorie 'Satisfries'

Burger King nixes lower-calorie 'Satisfries'

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:28am EDT

Deere takes a hit as farm economy weakens

Deere 3rd-quarter profit slips with equipment sales weakening at home and abroad

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:42am EDT

Australian stocks lead Asia on healthy earnings

Australian stocks lead Asian markets higher on healthy earnings reports

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:30am EDT

Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured

Carbon dioxide emissions from Keystone pipeline would be 4 times what feds figure, study says

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Lighter sentences sought for some business crimes

With drug crime penalties now reduced, attention turns to sentences for white-collar crime

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 12:00am EDT

Apple's tech jobs held mostly by white, Asian men

Apple's diversity numbers show most US tech jobs held by white and Asian men, mirroring peers

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 11:44pm EDT

Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app

In a kerfuffle about the Facebook messaging app? Here are 5 things you should know

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:12pm EDT

Mexico: State firm gets 83 percent of oil reserves

Mexico says state-owned Pemex oil firm to get 83 percent of proven and probable reserves

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal

Hundreds attend hearing on proposal to sharply restrict development of Alaska mining project

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Correction: Postal Service-Losses story

Correction: Postal Service-Losses story

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 06:30pm EDT

Mexican Senate approves opening of oil sector

Mexico's Senate approves opening state-run oil industry to foreign, private firms

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 09:06am EDT

AP source: BofA nears $16-$17B settlement with US

AP source: Bank of America nears $16B-$17B settlement with US over sale of securities

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 08:08am EDT

Walgreen turns down inversion to cut tax bill

Walgreen declines to pursue overseas tax relief but motivation remains for other companies

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 07:44am EDT

'Gluten-free' labeling standards kick in

'Gluten-free' labeling standards kick in; goal is to reduce shopper confusion

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 07:24am EDT

Report: Russia to block US agricultural imports

RIA Novosti quotes Russian official as saying Russia will block all US agricultural imports.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:46am EDT

Venezuela considers selling US oil company Citgo

Venezuela considers selling Citgo, the US arm of its state oil company, amid economic crisis

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 11:00pm EDT

Stocks stabilize; Molson Coors jumps on earnings

Stocks stabilize; Molson Coors jumps on earnings while Sprint drops on merger news

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 10:36pm EDT

Barbara Corcoran on her 2nd life with 'Shark Tank'

Barbara Corcoran of 'Shark Tank' says best biz owners learn how to ask advice _ and ignore it

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 06:05pm EDT

Chrysler profit jumps; Fiat hit by merger worry

Fiat shares plunge over merger worries as Chrysler reports 22 percent 2Q profit rise

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Stocks inch higher; Molson Coors jumps on earnings

Stocks edge higher; Molson Coors jumps on earnings, Sprint drops after abandoning deal

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 04:27pm EDT

21st Century Fox abandons pursuit of Time Warner

21st Century Fox drops attempt to buy Time Warner; Approves $6B for buying back stock

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Gannett splits publishing, broadcasting in two

Gannett splits publishing and broadcast wings, following Time Warner, News Corp. and Tribune

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 02:54pm EDT

Pressure on Renzi as economy contracts

Pressure on Renzi grows after disappointing economic data show Italy slips into recession

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 01:46pm EDT

Barges may sail down Mississippi by weekend

As crews clear sandbars, backed-up barges may sail down Mississippi by weekend

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 01:40pm EDT

At a glance: Recent print media spinoffs

At a glance: As Gannett announces split, a look at other print and broadcast media split-ups

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 01:40pm EDT

US trade gap narrows to lowest level in 5 months

US trade deficit shrinks to 5-month low in June as imports drop sharply, exports tick up

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:36pm EDT

Fears of escalation in Ukraine roils markets

Investors vexed amid fears of tit-for-tat sanctions and Russian build-up on Ukraine border

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Stocks stabilize as energy sector rebounds

US stocks stabilize after Ukraine concerns, energy rebounds; Molson Coors jumps on earnings

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:20pm EDT

A look at Barbara Corcoran, 'Shark Tank' investor

A look at Barbara Corcoran, 'Shark Tank' investor and founder of NYC real estate brokerage

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:09pm EDT

Ukraine looms over European Central Bank meeting

Draghi to stress readiness to act, but ECB unlikely to add new stimulus measures Thursday

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:08pm EDT

Gov't to sell $67B in Treasurys next week

Gov't to sell $67B in Treasury securities next week as part of quarterly refunding

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:08pm EDT

Mondelez says price hikes scared off customers

Mondelez says price hikes scared off customers, lowers sales forecast

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 11:13am EDT

US stocks slip in early trading; Walgreen drops

US stocks slip in early trading; Walgreen drops after abandoning plan to move tax base

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 10:27am EDT

Fiat shares plunge over Chrysler merger worries

Fiat shares plunge as market worries that investor flight will derail Chrysler merger

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 09:38am EDT

'Frozen' helps Disney 3Q profit rise 22 percent

'Frozen' helps Disney 3Q profit increase 22 percent, beating estimates

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 08:42am EDT

German factory orders decrease in June

German factory orders decrease in June due to geopolitical developments, risks

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 07:00am EDT

APNewsBreak: Trump sues to get name off casinos

APNewsBreak: Donald Trump sues to get Atlantic City company to drop his name from 2 casinos

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 06:40am EDT

Seattle artist sues over 'Angry Birds' pet toys

Seattle artist says pet products company used her 'Angry Birds' trademark without permission

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 06:18am EDT

Asia stocks fall on Russia-Ukraine concerns

Asian stock markets fall as Ukraine-Russia tensions increase amid military buildup on border

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 03:52am EDT

Obama announces $33B in commitments for Africa

At US-Africa summit, Obama announces $33 billion in new commitments to Africa

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 03:02am EDT

Russian tourists stranded abroad as crisis deepens

As cracks appear in Russian economy, collapse of tour operators leaves thousands stranded

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 02:14am EDT

Trial begins in train-truck crash that killed 6

6-week trial begins in 2011 Amtrak train-truck crash in rural Nevada that killed 6

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 09:30pm EDT
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