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Business News

Stocks ease below record highs ahead of jobs news

US stocks pull back from record highs after a four-day rally; Barnes & Noble plunges

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Fed board member Stein announces resignation

Stein resigning from Fed board to return to teaching position at Harvard

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Obama signs bill temporarily fixing Medicare fees

Obama signs bill making temporary Medicare fix for doctors, avoiding sharp cuts in fees

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:30pm EDT

ECB dismisses deflation fears, says ready to act

ECB chief dismisses deflation fears, stresses readiness to 'unconventional measures' if needed

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Applications for US jobless aid up 16K to 326,000

More Americans seeking jobless benefits, but weekly claims are still at pre-recession levels

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 02:54pm EDT

US trade deficit hits $42.3 billion in February

US trade deficit widens to $42.3 billion in February, highest in 5 months, as exports fall

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 02:44pm EDT

Trustee: MF Global customers to be fully paid back

Trustee: Former MF Global customers to be paid 100 pct what they are owed by the brokerage

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Barnes & Noble investor cutting stake

Liberty Media slashing stake in Barnes & Noble, sending bookstore chain's shares sharply lower

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Mall staple Brookstone seeks bankruptcy cover

Brookstone, the mall and airport staple, files for Chapter 11 protection ahead of sale

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Moscow calls on Ukraine to pay down its gas debt

Moscow ratchets up pressure on Ukraine by raising gas prices, asking for debt repayment

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 12:43pm EDT

Amazon unveils Fire TV streaming device

Amazon unveils Fire TV streaming video device at New York event

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.41 pct

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 4.41 pct; 15-year loan up to 3.47 percent

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 12:08pm EDT

Report says blacks, Latinos losing economic ground

Report says blacks, Latinos losing ground in employment and income compared with whites

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 10:46am EDT

Stocks edge higher ahead of latest jobs survey

Stocks edge higher in early trading, keeping indexes at record highs; Barnes & Noble drops

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 10:18am EDT

GOP budget slashes spending, aid to poor

House panel adopts GOP budget plan laced with cuts to health care spending, aid to poor

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 10:08am EDT

France to renegotiate deficit target with EU

New French finance minister says pace of deficit reduction should be renegotiated with EU

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 10:03am EDT

Dubai firm buys stake in Kerzner's Atlantis hotels

State-run Investment Corp. of Dubai buys 'significant' stake in Kerzner's Atlantis hotels

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 09:44am EDT

Lufthansa boss hopes for quick deal with pilots

Lufthansa boss hopes for quick resolution to dispute with pilots as strike enters 2nd day

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 09:30am EDT

Oil down despite China stimulus, supply drop

Oil price down despite China mini stimulus, US supply drop

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 08:30am EDT

Microsoft reveals Siri-like Windows Phone feature

Virtual assistant, notification hub part of Microsoft's Windows Phone update

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 08:04am EDT
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