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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

Australian stocks lead Asia on healthy earnings

Australian stocks lead Asian markets higher on healthy earnings reports

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:30am EDT

Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured

Carbon dioxide emissions from Keystone pipeline would be 4 times what feds figure, study says

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Lighter sentences sought for some business crimes

With drug crime penalties now reduced, attention turns to sentences for white-collar crime

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 12:00am EDT

Apple's tech jobs held mostly by white, Asian men

Apple's diversity numbers show most US tech jobs held by white and Asian men, mirroring peers

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 11:44pm EDT

Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app

In a kerfuffle about the Facebook messaging app? Here are 5 things you should know

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:12pm EDT

Mexico: State firm gets 83 percent of oil reserves

Mexico says state-owned Pemex oil firm to get 83 percent of proven and probable reserves

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal

Hundreds attend hearing on proposal to sharply restrict development of Alaska mining project

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Correction: Postal Service-Losses story

Correction: Postal Service-Losses story

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 06:30pm 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

Obama: Economy stronger, Congress could do more

Obama says economy is getting stronger, but says Congress could do accelerate recovery

Friday - 08/01/2014, 06:20pm EDT

US judge scolds Argentina over debt crisis remarks

New York judge scolds Argentina; says nation still has obligation to pay US bondholders

Friday - 08/01/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Govt meets goal for small business contracts

Federal government meets goal for giving 23 percent of contracting dollars to small businesses

Friday - 08/01/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Corning donates $1.8M in parts for space telescope

Corning donates $1.8M in mirror components for a telescope a group wants to launch into space

Friday - 08/01/2014, 05:00pm EDT

US consumer sentiment edges down to 81.8 in July

US consumer sentiment edges down to 81.8 reading in July reflecting lower future expectations

Friday - 08/01/2014, 04:34pm EDT

US consumer spending up 0.4 percent in June

US consumer spending rose 0.4 percent in June, matching a rise in personal income

Friday - 08/01/2014, 03:06pm EDT

With vote for Chrysler merger, Fiat looks abroad

Fiat shareholders vote in favor of Chrysler merger, shifting center of gravity from Italy

Friday - 08/01/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Hyundai recalls more than 419K vehicles

Hyundai recalls more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems

Friday - 08/01/2014, 02:48pm EDT

USDA overhauls 50 year-old poultry inspections

USDA overhauls 50 year-old poultry inspections to improve food safety, increase efficiency

Friday - 08/01/2014, 02:01pm EDT

$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

Strong demand for hepatitis C drug despite an outcry over its $1,000-per-pill cost

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

Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles to fix vibrations that can cause engines to stall

Friday - 08/01/2014, 12:36pm EDT

Construction spending falls 1.8 percent in June

Construction spending falls 1.8 percent in June, biggest decline in more than 3 years

Friday - 08/01/2014, 11:57am EDT

Chrysler US sales climb 20 percent in July

Chrysler US sales up 20 percent in July, best performance for the month in 9 years

Friday - 08/01/2014, 11:18am EDT

US stocks stabilize, helped by a pickup in hiring

US stocks stabilize a day after sell-off as employers add more jobs to their payrolls

Friday - 08/01/2014, 10:38am EDT

Steelmaker ArcelorMittal sees US, Europe improving

World's largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal posts second quarter profit; US, Europe improving

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

For sale: A nearly nonexistent insurance agency

Some subprime-mortgage servicers may be trying to skirt new rules on insurance commissions

Friday - 08/01/2014, 08:40am EDT

Congress votes final passage on highway bill

Congress passes $10.8 billion bill to keep highway projects going through fall election

Friday - 08/01/2014, 08:40am EDT

Global trade deal goes back to drawing board

World Trade Organization's deal goes back to drawing board for 'new phase' of uncertainty

Friday - 08/01/2014, 08:32am EDT

Appeal keeps French rogue trader Kerviel in jail

Prosecutors file quick appeal after judge says convicted French rogue trader can go free

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:50am EDT

In San Francisco real estate, $1M won't buy much

In San Francisco's souped-up real estate market, $1 million for house or condo is now the norm

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:38am EDT

RBS half-year profits surge to $2.39 billion

RBS makes half-year profit of $2.39 billion, warns of negative effect of Scottish independence

Friday - 08/01/2014, 06:50am EDT

Obama order presses contractors to obey labor laws

In an election-year dare to GOP, Obama signs order on labor violations by federal contractors

Friday - 08/01/2014, 05:46am EDT

Home owned by Trump holdout auctioned for $530,000

Atlantic City home whose owner fought developers sells for fraction of what Trump once offered

Friday - 08/01/2014, 02:16am EDT

Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

Argentine president reassures public as country enters default forced by creditors

Friday - 08/01/2014, 02:12am EDT

Asia stocks dip on Dow drop, China data cuts loss

Asian stocks slide after Dow drop but upbeat China factory data limits losses

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

5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

4 reporters, blogger subpoenaed in $1.2 billion 'pink slime' lawsuit against ABC network

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 10:20pm EDT

Target taps outsider as CEO for needed shakeup

Target taps outsider as CEO for first time in push to redefine itself with shoppers

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 08:04pm EDT

Tesla posts 2Q loss, prepares Nevada factory site

Tesla posts bigger 2Q loss as it invests in Model X and prepares Nevada factory site

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 08:00pm EDT
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