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Consumer worry drags stocks lower
NEW YORK — Investors got some bad news about the American shopper on Friday, driving down stocks and sending the Dow Jones industrial average to a loss for the week. Two major U.S. companies — the retail giant Amazon and the credit card processor Visa — both said that the second half of the ...
By Ken Sweet The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Global tensions don’t dent enthusiasm for stocks
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank’s finances look shaky. And the U.S. stock market’s response? After dipping briefly on the bad news, it climbs higher. The market’s resilience this year — which has pushed it to a ser...
By Steve Rothwell The Associated Press FULL STORY
Orders for U.S. durable goods up 0.7 percent in June
WASHINGTON — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans. Orders for durable goods increased 0.7 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis following a 1 percent decli...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
U.S. opens probe of Impala air bag performance
DETROIT — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has opened a formal investigation into air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars made by General Motors. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it began the probe after receiving a petition from Donald ...
By Tom Krisher The Associated Press FULL STORY
Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle
SEATTLE — An Amazon.com employee from out of town was the operator of a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week, police said. Witnesses told police they saw the craft fly back into a fifth-floor room of a nearby hotel. Police contacted the man and he admitted operating the drone equi...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions
NEW YORK — They’re hot, yet many investors have no idea what they do. These mutual funds go by a few names, and it doesn’t help that some are inscrutable like “liquid alts,” but they generally fall under an umbrella known as alternative mutual funds. Managers of alternative funds pitch th...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
IPO Roundup: El Pollo Loco soars in debut
NEW YORK — Wall Street is still hungry for fast-casual restaurant chains. El Pollo Loco, which serves up Mexican-style dishes, is the latest restaurant chain to soar in its stock market debut. Others, including Zoe’s Kitchen Inc., Potbelly Corp. and Noodles & Co., also climbed in their initia...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
  
 
  


 
 
 
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US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes
WASHINGTON — The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplom..
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