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Market ends higher as earnings pour in
Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn’t an easy ride up. The stock market appeared set in the morning for its fourth consecutive positive open, but immediately turned negative as investors sold shares in Google and IBM. The market heavyweights reported disap...
By Alex Veiga The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to uncover
WASHINGTON — Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December. But the agency says it could take years to identify the criminals who stole some 40 million debit and credit card numbers o...
By Bree Fowler The Associated Press FULL STORY
Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature
NEW YORK — Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday. Called “Nearby Friends,” the optional tool will only be available to people who choose to turn it on. The feature uses your sm...
By Barbara Ortutay The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Weak Barbie sales weigh on Mattel 1Q
EL SEGUNDO — Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss. Its shares fell almost 5 percent in premarket trading. Toy makers are facing a weak environment globally due to th...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Wal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business. The world’s largest retailer introduced a new money transfer service Thursday that it says will cut fees for its low-income customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Mid-cap stocks are getting some love, finally
NEW YORK — Maybe the middle child really should be the favorite. Just like families sometimes overlook the middle kid, investors all too often pay attention to just the smallest and largest stocks. Managers of mid-cap stock mutual funds say they’ve experienced the middle-child syndrome for year...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
  


 
 
 
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