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Amazon debuts mobile payment app and card reader

Amazon to offer credit-card reader and mobile app for small businesses

Friday - 08/15/2014, 01:34am EDT

GE in talks to sell historic appliance division

GE confirms talks with Electrolux, others for sale of appliance division

Friday - 08/15/2014, 01:00am EDT

Sentencing panel to weigh economic crime penalties

US Sentencing Commission identifies review of economic crime penalties as a priority

Friday - 08/15/2014, 12:02am EDT

Illinois company is latest to test market for carp

Illinois company is latest to test market for turning Asian carp into food and profits

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 09:56pm EDT

NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine

NewLink Genetics says it is ready to start human testing for Ebola vaccine

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 06:40pm EDT

NY Fed: US auto loans soar to highest in 8 years

New York Fed: US auto loans rise to highest level since 2006, fueled by subprime lending

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 06:20pm EDT

US stocks move higher following earnings news

The US stock market closes higher following better earnings, corporate news

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:30pm EDT

US jobless aid applications rise to 311,000

Applications for US unemployment benefits increase to 311k; averages at pre-recession levels

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:26pm EDT

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

US stocks gain on signs of easing Ukraine tension

US stocks close higher, turn positive for the week, on hopes of easing tensions in Ukraine

Friday - 08/08/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest

Cool summer raises expectations of record corn, soybean harvest; seed, GPS technology factors

Friday - 08/08/2014, 05:42pm EDT

Fox: No more pursuits of content companies

Murdoch's Fox, bruised after Time Warner bid, says it will not pursue content companies

Friday - 08/08/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Etihad buys 49 percent of loss-making Alitalia

Gulf's Etihad boosts European airline holdings with 49 pct stake in loss-making Alitalia

Friday - 08/08/2014, 04:40pm EDT

US productivity recovers after steep 1Q fall

US worker productivity rebounds in 2nd quarter after steep fall at beginning of year

Friday - 08/08/2014, 03:56pm EDT

GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

GM recalls SUVs for third time; power window switches can short-circuit and catch fire

Friday - 08/08/2014, 03:42pm EDT

US wholesale inventories rise 0.3 pct. in June

US wholesale inventories grow at modest pace in June for 2nd month, as sales slow

Friday - 08/08/2014, 03:42pm EDT

US safety agency probes Can-Am motorcycle fires

US safety agency opens probe into Can-Am Spyder motorcycle fires

Friday - 08/08/2014, 03:42pm EDT

Yelp CEO reviews his own business after 10 years

Yelp CEO shares opinions on company's history with Google, technology industry's challenges

Friday - 08/08/2014, 03:16pm EDT

Western farmers take hit from Russia food ban

West to take hit from Russia food ban, but Russian shoppers may feel biggest impact

Friday - 08/08/2014, 03:00pm EDT

US stocks are rising despite geopolitical trouble

US stocks rising as investors shrug off Iraq bombing, other geopolitical risks; US bonds climb

Friday - 08/08/2014, 01:28pm EDT

Portugal flag carrier pilots stage 24-hour strike

Portuguese flag carrier pilots stage 24-hour strike over working conditions

Friday - 08/08/2014, 11:50am EDT

US markets open slightly higher

Markets open slightly higher as investors weigh productivity gain against geopolitical risks

Friday - 08/08/2014, 11:40am EDT

Russia retaliates on West's sanctions over Ukraine

Russia retaliates over Ukraine sanctions, banning imported food products from the West

Friday - 08/08/2014, 10:14am EDT

German exports up 0.9 pct in June, imports surge

German exports up 0.9 percent in June and imports surge, trimming the country's trade surplus

Friday - 08/08/2014, 10:10am EDT

Romanian mogul gets 10 years in prison for fraud

Romanian media mogul, others get prison sentences for fraud, money laundering

Friday - 08/08/2014, 10:06am EDT

APNewsBreak: Tribe wants fee on wasted natural gas

APNewsBreak: North Dakota tribe wants fees from oil companies for wasting natural gas

Friday - 08/08/2014, 06:50am EDT

Fed survey: 25 pct of households 'just getting by'

Quarter of US households say they're 'just getting by,' Fed survey shows

Friday - 08/08/2014, 06:30am EDT

Asian stocks mostly down on Ukraine, Iraq jitters

Asian stock markets mostly down on Ukraine, Iraq jitters; exports boost China index

Friday - 08/08/2014, 01:06am EDT

Fannie, Freddie post profits in 2Q; pay dividends

Mortgage companies Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac post profits in 2Q; pay dividends to US Treasury

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:32pm EDT

Gov't fines Hyundai $17.35M over brake defect

Federal regulators fine Hyundai $17.35M over failure to report brake defect in luxury cars

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 09:40pm EDT

US airlines running behind schedule so far in 2014

Flight delays and cancelations on US airlines running higher than normal this year

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 06:58pm EDT

US consumer credit increases at slower pace June

US consumer borrowing up $18.3B in June; slower pace may signal restrained consumer spending

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 06:36pm EDT

FDA: Georgia plant waited to disclose salmonella

FDA agent: Georgia peanut plant linked to fatalities took 5 days to disclose salmonella tests

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Detroit mayor announces water bill collection plan

Detroit mayor announces redesigned bill collection plan to reduce mass water service shutoffs

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:18pm EDT

Glance: percentage of uninsured in 2013, 2014

At a glance: a look at the percentage of uninsured by state in 2013, midyear 2014

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Stocks slip; Bond yields fall to lowest of year

US stocks end lower, continuing a summer slide; Bond yields fall to lowest point of the year

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:40pm EDT

US jobless aid applications fell to 289,000

Applications for US unemployment benefits decline to 289k; averages at pre-recession levels

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:24pm EDT

Mexico dreams face test after opening to investors

Mexico dreams face test after oil, gas industry opens to private investors

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Argentina asks world court to consider debt case

Argentina says US rulings on debt infringe sovereignty, seeks to sue at world court

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:12pm EDT

China probes automakers, technology firms

China probes automakers, tech firms, adding to chilly climate for foreign companies

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 03:22pm EDT

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.14 percent

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 4.14 percent; 15-year loan at 3.27 percent

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:54pm EDT

Expert wants to help nab Russian password thieves

Cybersleuth offers to help cops nab Russian thieves who stole 1.2 billion passwords

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 01:52pm EDT

Despite recovery, Bank of England maintains rates

Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold despite solid growth in UK economy

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 01:50pm EDT

7 ways to create better, stronger passwords

How to strengthen and secure your passwords in 7 simple steps

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 01:50pm EDT

ECB's Draghi cautions over Ukraine impact

European Central Bank leaves rates unchanged; Draghi says bank monitoring geopolitical risks

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 01:46pm EDT

German firm cuts outlook after Russia deal nixed

German defense company cuts outlook after government nixes Russian military simulator deal

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Nestle profit falls on stronger Swiss franc

Nestle sales, profits fall on stronger Swiss franc

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 12:50pm EDT

US stocks give up an early gain, turn lower

US stocks give up an early gain and turn lower in midday trading; Bond yields fall

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 12:15pm EDT

Poland speeds up arms deal citing Ukraine conflict

Poland speeds up process to buy new combat helicopters due to conflict in Ukraine

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 11:30am EDT

Mortgage giant Freddie Mac earns $1.4B in 2Q

US mortgage giant Freddie Mac earns $1.4B in 2Q; will pay gov't $1.9B

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:18am EDT

Fannie Mae earns $3.7B in 2Q; paying $3.7B to US

Mortgage giant Fannie Mae posts $3.7B profit in 2Q; paying $3.7B dividend to US

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:18am EDT

Markets steady as central banks take center stage

Global markets steady as European central banks keep rates on hold amid Ukraine concerns

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:07am 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
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