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Contracts to buy US homes fell in February

Signed contracts to buy US homes down for 8 straight months; home sales slower than in 2013

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Senate OKs Obama pick for small business agency

Senate confirms Obama nominee Contreras-Sweet to lead Small Business Administration

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Drug recalled after foreign pills found in bottles

GlaxoSmithKline recalls weight loss drug Alli after other pills are found inside bottles

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.40 pct

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 4.40 pct; 15-year loan up to 3.42 pct.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 01:48pm EDT

Applications for US jobless aid dip to 4-month low

Applications for US jobless benefits drop to 4-month low, sign of an improving job market

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 01:32pm EDT

Another slide in tech drags the stock market lower

Tech shares slide again, bringing stock market lower in early trading; GameStop slumps

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 12:25pm EDT

Oil up above $101 as US growth rate revised higher

Crude oil rises above $101 a barrel as US growth revised higher, global supply worries persist

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 11:20am EDT

BofA to spend $9.33 billion in FHFA settlement

Bank of America to spend $9.33B in Fannie and Freddie mortgage security settlement

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 11:20am EDT

Greek unions to hold general strike on April 9

Greek unions to hold general strike on April 9 to protest latest austerity measures

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 10:50am EDT

Russia to set up own payment system

Faced with threat of sanctions against its banks, Russia to create own payment system

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 08:48am EDT

Search for plane suspended due to bad weather

Search for missing Malaysia Airline plane suspended temporarily due to bad weather

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:50am EDT

Young workers change jobs frequently, study shows

Younger workers having hard time finding work and keeping jobs, new Labor Dept. study shows

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:00am EDT

Murdoch companies name son Lachlan co-chairman

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, News Corp. name son Lachlan nonexecutive co-chairman

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:00am EDT

Technology stocks lead a broad market decline

Stocks fall most in 2 weeks; Facebook leads technology sector lower after Oculus acquisition

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 01:36am EDT

Political instability, weather spur wheat prices

Political instability in Ukraine, weather worries on American plains driving up wheat prices

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 12:58am EDT

Envoy: Ukraine getting closer to deal with IMF

Ukraine on a good path for IMF bailout deal, economic reforms, Poland's FM says

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Union alleges Spirit used health info in layoffs

Union discrimination complaint alleges Spirit AeroSystems used medical information in layoffs

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 07:01pm EDT

Using video, GM CEO reaches out to customers

Amid massive recall, GM CEO visits call center, uses video to address customer concerns

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 06:49pm EDT

Officials: Senate once nixed phone company option

Officials: Senate secretly considered and rejected phone company option 3 years ago

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Under fire, Zohydro maker touts drug safety board

Experts question independence of expert board that oversees safety of Zohydro painkiller

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Bill Cunningham's 'Facade' photos at NYC museum

Photographer Bill Cunningham's whimsical fashion images at NYC exhibition

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 11:54am EDT

UK Royal Mint unveils new pound coin

No faking: Royal Mint unveils 12-sided pound coin in a bid to prevent fraud

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 11:32am EDT
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