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Business News

Nasdaq closes above 5,000 for first time in 15 years

Nasdaq composite index closes above 5,000 for the first time in 15 years, still shy of record

Monday - 03/02/2015, 05:30pm EST

US construction spending down 1.1 percent in January

US construction spending falls 1.1 percent in January with weakness in government projects

Monday - 03/02/2015, 04:42pm EST

Homeland Security not the only area of Congress' dysfunction

Homeland Security Department not the only sign of dysfunction in Congress

Monday - 03/02/2015, 04:26pm EST

Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires

Gates ranks as the world's richest person; Carlos Slim next, MJ makes debut on the Forbes list

Monday - 03/02/2015, 02:26pm EST

US consumer spending, adjusted for inflation, rose in Jan.

US consumer spending, adjusted for inflation, rose in January along with income

Monday - 03/02/2015, 01:24pm EST

Supreme Court won't hear appeal in foam class action case

Supreme Court rejects appeal from flexible foam manufacturers fighting $9 billion class action

Monday - 03/02/2015, 12:50pm EST

GSK completes transaction with Novartis

GSK completes three-part transaction with Novartis that will see it acquire vaccines business

Monday - 03/02/2015, 12:40pm EST

If Supreme Court says no, they'd lose health insurance help

If Supreme Court says no: Healthy or sick, insured say they'd miss health law subsidies

Monday - 03/02/2015, 12:20pm EST

University president tapped to head Philadelphia Fed

University of Delaware President Harker tapped to succeed Plosser at Philadelphia Fed

Monday - 03/02/2015, 12:08pm EST

Volkswagen Passat wins car of the year award

Volkswagen's large family car Passat wins car of the year award at Geneva Auto Show

Monday - 03/02/2015, 11:50am EST

France wants companies to make appliances that last longer

French government orders companies to tell consumers how long their appliances will last

Monday - 03/02/2015, 11:44am EST

Buffett declines to clarify plan to eventually replace him

Buffett says Berkshire board ready to replace him, if needed, but he won't name successor

Monday - 03/02/2015, 11:41am EST

US stocks open slightly higher; Freescale jumps on deal

US stock indexes open slightly higher; Freescale jumps on news of deal with NXP

Monday - 03/02/2015, 11:40am EST

Monaco latest to ink accord with Italy to end bank secrecy

Monaco is 3rd in a week to ink bank secrecy accord as Italy cracks down on tax evasion

Monday - 03/02/2015, 11:20am EST

Will Smith's 'Focus' tops box office with $19.1 million

Will Smith's 'Focus' tops box office with modest $19.1 million, dethroning 'Fifty Shades'

Monday - 03/02/2015, 11:10am EST

EU moves to reduce use of flimsy plastic bags by 80 percent

The end for flimsy plastic bags? EU moves to reduce their use by 80 percent within 10 years

Monday - 03/02/2015, 10:20am EST

Eurozone gets double dose of mildly positive economic news

As European Central Bank prepares to start stimulus, rate of decline in eurozone prices eases

Monday - 03/02/2015, 09:57am EST

Germany's Merkel: want good future in eurozone for Greece

Merkel says she wants good eurozone future for Greece as Germany presses for full compliance

Monday - 03/02/2015, 09:53am EST

Texas oil company: Sahara offshore test well not commercial

Test oil well offshore from disputed Western Sahara non-commercial says Dallas' Kosmos

Monday - 03/02/2015, 09:50am EST

Buffett says US economy continues growing at moderate rate

Investor Warren Buffett says US economy still growing steadily; results show in his businesses

Monday - 03/02/2015, 09:10am EST
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