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Stocks overcome a midday tumble on Ukraine

Stocks end little changed after recovering from a midday swoon on latest Ukraine worries

Friday - 08/15/2014, 04:33pm EDT

Apple bans use of 2 chemicals in iPhone assembly

Apple bans potentially hazardous benzene, n-hexane during final assembly of iPhones, iPads

Friday - 08/15/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Cisco to lay off up to 6,000 workers

Cisco to lay off up to 6,000 workers as part of restructuring; 4Q profit dips

Friday - 08/15/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Lehman unsecured creditors to get distribution

Lehman Brothers unsecured general creditors to get $4.6B in 1st interim distribution in Sept.

Friday - 08/15/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Reports of fighting in Ukraine erase stock gain

Reports of renewed conflict in Ukraine wipe out US stock market gain

Friday - 08/15/2014, 12:03pm EDT

Billionaire Berggruen drops stake in German chain

German-American billionaire Nicolas Berggruen drops stake in Karstadt department store chain

Friday - 08/15/2014, 10:40am EDT

US stocks open higher, head for weekly gain

US stocks open higher and are headed for a weekly gain; Monster Beverage soars on Coke stake

Friday - 08/15/2014, 10:00am EDT

Stores have a solid start to back-to-school season

Stores work hard to get a promising start to back-to-school season

Friday - 08/15/2014, 09:24am EDT

JC Penney posts narrower 2Q loss, sales rise

JC Penney 2Q loss narrows, sales rise; Encouraging signs for troubled department store chain

Friday - 08/15/2014, 08:50am EDT

Lake body may be suspected Liechtenstein shooter

Police: body found in lake may be that of Liechtenstein ex-fund manager sought in banker death

Friday - 08/15/2014, 08:40am EDT

Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear

As France and Germany falter, 18-country eurozone shows zero growth in second quarter

Friday - 08/15/2014, 07:50am EDT

Berkshire Hathaway stock tops $200,000

Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire top $200,000 for 1st time

Friday - 08/15/2014, 05:32am EDT

Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook as sales stay sluggish, costs mount

Friday - 08/15/2014, 04:46am EDT

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

Ag tourism touted as way to boost rural economies

Advocates see ag tourism as a way to boost rural economies, help farmers find new business

Monday - 08/04/2014, 12:13pm EDT

US stocks edge higher in early trading

US stocks edge higher in early trading; Utilities lag other sectors

Monday - 08/04/2014, 11:20am EDT

GM's faulty-ignition fund taking victims' claims

Fund accepting compensation claims from victims of GM vehicles with defective ignitions

Monday - 08/04/2014, 11:00am EDT

Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

Ebola treatments, vaccines still in development; should they be tried now during outbreak?

Monday - 08/04/2014, 08:20am EDT

US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

Solid hiring stretches into 6th month as employers add 209,000 jobs; rate rises to 6.2 pct.

Sunday - 08/03/2014, 11:24pm EDT

S&P 500 has its worst week in 2 years

S&P 500 has its worst week since 2012 as geopolitical, Europe concerns worry US investors

Sunday - 08/03/2014, 11:38am EDT

US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts

Big discounts help US auto sales sizzle, with best July sales since 2006

Sunday - 08/03/2014, 07:56am EDT

China car parts plant blast kills 69, hurts 187

Dust explosion at car parts factory in eastern China kills 69 people, injures nearly 200

Sunday - 08/03/2014, 12:30am EDT

Moody's upgrades Greece's credit rating

Moody's upgrades Greece's credit rating, sees gradual decline in national debt

Saturday - 08/02/2014, 10:20am EDT

Berkshire Hathaway 2Q profit jumps 41 percent

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway 2Q profit up 41 percent; boost from Graham stock-swap deal

Saturday - 08/02/2014, 10:00am EDT

Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

Gas prices post rare July decline, lowest price to start August in 4 years

Saturday - 08/02/2014, 09:30am EDT

US manufacturing expands again in July

Survey: US factories expand 14th straight month; manufacturing index highest since April 2011

Saturday - 08/02/2014, 09:06am EDT

Procter & Gamble to slim down product lineup

Procter & Gamble to focus on top performers, shed up to 100 brands

Saturday - 08/02/2014, 03:50am EDT

Irish bookmaker apologizes for 2010 data breach

Irish betting company Paddy Power apologizes for 2010 data breach involving 649,055 customers

Friday - 08/01/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Scientific Games strikes $3.3B deal to buy Bally

Scientific Games strikes $3.3-billion cash deal to buy slot machine maker Bally Technologies

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:54pm EDT

Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow

Samsung's 2Q profit falls more than expected as smartphone sales slow

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:44pm EDT
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