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Earnings and corporate deals lift stocks
NEW YORK — Corporate deals and some solid earnings reports propelled the stock market to its sixth straight gain Tuesday. Allergan surged after Valeant Pharmaceuticals said it had teamed up with activist investor Bill Ackman to make a bid for the Botox maker. Netflix and Harley-Davidson rose sha...
By Steve Rothwell The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as U.S. sales decline
NEW YORK — McDonald’s is fighting to hold onto customers in the U.S. The world’s biggest hamburger chain said sales at established U.S. locations fell 1.7 percent in the first three months of the year as guest counts declined. After a decade of consistent growth, sales also declined last year...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Discover Financial’s profit declines 6 percent in 1Q
LOS ANGELES — Discover Financial Services’ net income fell 6 percent in the first three months of the year as the company set aside more money to cover potential loan losses, offsetting loan growth. The credit card issuer and lender said Tuesday that total loans grew 6 percent in the first quar...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Amgen misses 1Q views as higher costs cut profit
Despite higher sales, biotech drugmaker Amgen’s first-quarter profit fell 25 percent as production and research costs rose sharply, while the year-ago quarter enjoyed a tax benefit. The company badly missed Wall Street’s expectations for both earnings per share and revenue, sending down its shar...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned
WASHINGTON — Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet. The high court heard arguments in a dispute between televis...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Job market for college grads better but still weak
WASHINGTON — With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job market is brightening for new grads — a bit. But finding work — especially a dream job — remains tough for those just graduating. Many are settli...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
GM, lawyers fight over bankruptcy protections
DETROIT — General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for the sins of its corporate past. The company is asking a U.S. bankruptcy court to shield it from legal claims for actions that took place before the company’s 2009 b...
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Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What do you think of the Warriors' proposal to move to Mission Bay?

Smart, a better location
Still like the waterfront arena concept
Wish they would stay in Oakland
Anywhere in San Francisco is good
How about the Burlingame waterfront?

 

 
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First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets
WASHINGTON — Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the govern..
South Korea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher
JINDO, South Korea — As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ag..
Michigan man among first in U.S. to get 'bionic eye'
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. Diagnose..
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