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US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

September 2, 2015 NEW YORK — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing more than... more »»

Court sides with Uber drivers to expand case over pay

September 2, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a case in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers. more »»

Panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size

September 2, 2015 WASHINGTON — Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday. more »»

FDA issues warning to caffeine distributors

September 2, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to five distributors of pure powdered caffeine, saying the products put consumers at risk. more »»

Doubts about China’s economic leadership sap confidence

September 1, 2015 WASHINGTON — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years. more »»

Investors are fleeing once popular emerging markets

September 1, 2015 NEW YORK — If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street’s advice to buy emerging-market stocks. more »»

India’s antitrust probe into Google moves along

September 1, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — An investigation into whether Google has been abusing its dominance of Internet search to stifle competition in India is moving into its next phase. more »»

Google tries to woo iPhone owners

September 1, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple’s iPhone, escalating the rivals’ battle to strap their technology on people’s wrists. more »»

Eurozone inflation stable at low rate

September 1, 2015 BRUSSELS — Inflation in the 19-nation eurozone was stable in August at an annual rate of 0. more »»

NLRB ruling can hurt small business, groups say

September 1, 2015 A National Labor Relations Board ruling that modified the definition of an employer could hurt small businesses including franchises and subcontractors, according to industry groups that advocate fo... more »»

Fed vice chair in spotlight as markets seek rate hike clues

August 29, 2015 WASHINGTON — What once seemed a sure bet — that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in September — suddenly appears less certain following a wild week of stock market turbulence. more »»

Facebook hits 1B users milestone in 1 day

August 29, 2015 NEW YORK — A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world's largest online social network in a 24-hour period. more »»

US oil prices climb again after Thursday's jump

August 29, 2015 NEW YORK — Oil prices surged again Friday, a day after recording their biggest gain in more than six years. U.S. crude rose 6.3 percent to finish at $45.22 per barrel after climbing 10. more »»

Brazilian GDP plunges 1.9 percent in 2Q

August 29, 2015 RIO DE JANEIRO — The bottom seems to have fallen out of Brazil's economy, with the government reporting Friday that the gross domestic product plunged 1. more »»

The US economy’s 2Q went from solid to stellar

August 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — The U.S. more »»

Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains

August 28, 2015 NEW YORK — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labo... more »»

Apple schedules new product event for Sept. 9

August 28, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. more »»

Amgen wins approval for second cholesterol drug

August 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Amgen Inc. more »»

US stocks surge, snap 6-day losing streak

August 27, 2015 The Dow Jones industrial average rocketed more than 600 points Wednesday, its biggest gain in seven years, snapping a six-day losing streak that had Americans nervously checking their investment... more »»

Monsanto abandons takeover bid for Swiss rival Syngenta

August 27, 2015 WASHINGTON — Agricultural business giant Monsanto is abandoning its takeover bid for competitor Syngenta AG after the Swiss chemical producer rejected its latest offer of nearly $47 billion. more »»

 
 
 

 

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