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A turbulent week ends on a placid note
Well, that was exciting. Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. stocks have come surging back and ended the week Friday on a placid note that suggested the worst may be over for now. Even so, investors are buckling their seat belts for more turbulence ahead. The ...
By Alex Veiga The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Fed vice chair in spotlight as markets seek rate hike clues
WASHINGTON — What once seemed a sure bet — that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in September — suddenly appears less certain following a wild week of stock market turbulence. The market’s ride and how the Fed will react provide the backdrop for the annual high-profile economi...
By Martin Crutsinger The Associated Press FULL STORY
Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees. The hiring targets were released Friday along with data showing that Twitter primarily empl...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
What’s in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in one day
NEW YORK — You, your mom, your grandma and elementary school buddy Lawrence might have been some of the billion people who logged in to Facebook on Monday — the first time that has happened in a single day. That’s right, one billion people, or one-seventh of the Earth’s population. It was ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Apple’s music service losing key player as exec resigns
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple’s online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period that has drawn mixed reviews. Ian Rogers, part of a team acquired last year, is leaving Apple to take a job at an unidentified company in Eur...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
  
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Do you think Joe Biden should run for president?

Yes, I like him
Yes, it will give Hillary Clinton some competition
Only if Clinton's campaign starts failing
No, it will distract from Clinton's campaign
No, I don't like him
Doesn't matter, I'm voting Republican

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
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