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Business News

Senate Democrats scuttle a vote on spending bill

Denying Senate GOP a political victory, Democrats scuttle preliminary vote on spending bill

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 04:10am EDT

Social Security closes offices as baby boomers age

Social Security closes record number of offices as millions of baby boomers reach retirement

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 03:34am EDT

Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

Senators propose 12-cent per gallon gas tax increase as Congress struggles to pay for highways

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 03:18am EDT

Amazon ties new 4.7-inch phone to its services

Amazon ties new 4.7-inch Fire phone to its products and services

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 02:37am EDT

Yellen: US economy still needs help from Fed

Fed further slows pace of bond buying, provides no clear signal of timing on first rate hike

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 01:08am EDT

Stocks edge higher after Fed trims bond purchases

US stocks edge higher after Federal Reserve further trims its bond purchases

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 11:08pm EDT

UK says cyber-spies monitor Facebook, Google use

UK spies reveal how they capture data from British social media users

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 10:10pm EDT

Porsche is top brand in new car quality survey

Porsche, Jaguar and Lexus among top brands in annual new car quality survey

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 09:28pm EDT

Report: Chinese phone comes preloaded with spyware

German security firm: Chinese-made smartphone comes preloaded with spy software

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 09:28pm EDT

Fed sharply cuts forecast for US economic growth

Federal Reserve sharply cuts forecast for US economic growth and sees little sign of inflation

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:30pm EDT

Oil slips below $106 on supply data

US crude price slips on strong supply data, global crude rises on Iraq violence

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Fed's Yellen downplays long-term inflation risk

Fed chair downplays data showing rising inflation as 'noisy'

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Stocks edge higher after Fed trims bond purchases

US stocks gain after Federal Reserve further trims bond purchases, citing strong job market

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 05:28pm EDT

FedEx 4Q profit rises on growth in ground shipping

Growth in e-commerce boosts FedEx, as 4Q profit rises at package-delivery giant

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Bosnia's May floods caused $2.7 billion in damages

Experts say May floods in Bosnia caused 2 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in damages

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 04:00pm EDT

North Dakota pumps 1 million barrels of oil a day

North Dakota oil production hits 1 million barrels a day, due largely to rich Bakken formation

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Midday work ban puts focus on Gulf labor rights

Annual midday work ban casts spotlight on Gulf Arab labor rights during hottest summer months

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 03:02pm EDT

US current account deficit jumps from 14-year low

US current account deficit jumps from 14-year low as exports, overseas earnings fall

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 02:42pm EDT

Amazon is about to jump into smartphones

Amazon is about to jump into smartphones; can it compete with the big players?

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 01:20pm EDT

Sustainable energy hub for Asia launched

Asian bank, UN agencies launch sustainable energy hub to bring investment, innovation to Asia

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 01:00pm EDT
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