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Good news on economy pushes stocks to record highs
NEW YORK — More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high. The gains came a day after the Fed made clear that it’s in no hurry to raise a key bank lending rate, easing a major concern...
By Matthew Craft The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share
NEW YORK — Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves’ den full of treasures, is ready to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange. The company priced its initial public offering of stock at $68 per share on Thursday, the top end ...
By Mae Anderson The Associated Press FULL STORY
Apple locks itself out of devices with passwords
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices. The additional safeguard is part of App...
By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards
NEW YORK — Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers. The size of the theft at Home Depot trails only that of the heist of data f...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Average U.S. 30-year mortgage rate at 4.23 percent
WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates surged this week, marking their largest one-week gain this year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday the nationwide average for a 30-year loan jumped to 4.23 percent from 4.12 percent last week. The average for a 15-year mortgage, a popula...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
  
 
  


 
 
 
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Man wanted for lewd acts in San Mateo
San Mateo police are on the lookout for a man who may be connected to two lewd incidents this week n..
Alibaba surges in its stock market debut
NEW YORK — Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse begins its first day tr..
Unemployment rates rise in 24 U.S. states in August
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in..
Arrest made in fatal attack at South City gym
A South San Francisco man was arrested this morning after he allegedly beat another man to death at ..
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