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Stocks creep higher again, S&P at record high
NEW YORK — Another day, another lazy drift higher for stocks and another record high. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 9.86 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,175.03 on Friday. It surpassed its prior record set Wednesday by 0.09 percent, the latest nudge higher for a market that has taken a decid...
By Stan Choe The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Volkswagen has emissions-cheating fix ready
DETROIT — Volkswagen’s plan to fix most of its 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests includes a computer software update and a larger catalytic converter to trap harmful nitrogen oxide, and it may not hurt mileage or performance, according to dealers who were briefed by executives...
By Tom Krisher The Associated Press FULL STORY
Too busy for Pokemon? These entrepreneurs will play for you
NEW YORK — Too busy with your real life to play the hit augmented reality game “Pokemon Go”? For a price, some entrepreneurs will play the game for you. New ads are popping up on Craigslist nearly every day from people who say they will log on to your “Pokemon Go” account and effectively ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Amazon’s Bezos moves past Buffett on world’s richest list
NEW YORK — A rough day on Wall Street for Warren Buffett means Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is now the third richest person in the world. Bloomberg’s billionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to a slide in shares of his company, Berkshire Hathaway. Bezos lost $136...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
 
  


 
 
 
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