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Sprint names new CEO, drops T-Mobile bid

August 7, 2014 NEW YORK — Sprint's new owner is replacing its longtime CEO with a Bolivian billionaire and entrepreneur after dropping its bid for rival wireless carrier T-Mobile US. more »»

Fox: No more pursuits of content companies

August 7, 2014 NEW YORK — Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. more »»

S&P: Wealth gap is slowing US economic growth

August 6, 2014 WASHINGTON — Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession. more »»

Can Africa keep its economic winning streak alive?

August 6, 2014 WASHINGTON — They export BMWs and birdseed and plenty in between. Their middle class is growing fast enough to draw the likes of Marriott and Wal-Mart. more »»

'Gluten-free' labeling standards kick in

August 6, 2014 WASHINGTON — Starting Tuesday, "gluten free" labels on packaged foods have real meaning. more »»

Trump sues to get name off casinos

August 6, 2014 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Donald Trump is suing an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino company, trying to force it to drop his name from its two gambling halls. more »»

'Frozen' helps Disney 3Q profit rise 22 pct

August 6, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Animated hit "Frozen" continued to help boost The Walt Disney Co., as the company reported third-quarter net income that rose 22 percent. more »»

Not so golden: Wealth gap lasting into retirement

August 4, 2014 William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It’s looming and threatening, but there’s little he can do. more »»

Poor safety record faulted in China factory blast

August 4, 2014 BEIJING — Chinese investigators faulted poor safety measures for an explosion at an auto parts factory that killed 71 people and injured more than 180, with news reports Sunday revealing that worker... more »»

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

August 2, 2014 WASHINGTON — A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced growing evidence that the U.S. economy is accelerating after five years of sluggish expansion. more »»

Concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles

August 2, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Sometimes the struggles of an industry can bring music to your ears. And your screens. more »»

Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

August 2, 2014 NEW YORK — The gasoline price roller coaster is running a strange course this summer. August began with the lowest average gasoline price for this time of year since 2010. more »»

US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts

August 2, 2014 DETROIT — Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July. Toyota, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all saw double-digit sales gains. more »»

Obama order presses contractors to obey labor laws

August 1, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama moved Thursday to require federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes, putting his pen to an executive order the day after the House... more »»

Debit overdraft fees often exceed cost of purchase

August 1, 2014 WASHINGTON — The fees that banks charge debit-card users who overdraw their accounts usually cost more than the items being bough. more »»

Tesla posts 2Q loss, prepares factory site

August 1, 2014 PALO ALTO, Calif. — Electric car maker Tesla Motors widened its losses in the second quarter as it prepared for the launch of a new SUV and the construction of a massive new battery plan. more »»

Target taps outsider as CEO for needed shakeup

August 1, 2014 NEW YORK — Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to shoppers. more »»

Iliad of France makes surprise bid for T-Mobile

August 1, 2014 NEW YORK — T-Mobile US Inc., the most eligible company in the U.S. wireless industry, has another suitor on its hands. more »»

 
 

 

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