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Stocks end a down week on an up note
U.S. stocks ended a down week on a high note Friday, snapping a five-day losing streak on the strength of energy and financial companies. A sharp rebound in oil prices and an encouraging report on retail sales helped lift the stock market to its first gain since late last week. Despite the rally, ...
By Alex Veiga The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Pandora shares fall sharply after earnings misses forecasts
NEW YORK — Shares of the Pandora Media plummeted Friday, a day after the Internet radio company reported fourth-quarter earnings that fell short of Wall Street expectations. Users are able to listen to music on Pandora for free and the company makes most of its money by selling advertisements. ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Documents show Volkswagen resisted Takata air bag recall
DETROIT — Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially deadly Takata air bags — telling safety regulators that a recall isn’t necessary. But the German automaker, already in hot water with the government for cheating on U.S. pollution tests, ev...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Visa discloses stake in Dorsey’s company, Square
NEW YORK — Shares in the mobile payment services company Square rose sharply Friday after Visa disclosed the details of its ownership stake in the company. While Visa’s stake amounts to about 1 percent of the company, and the stake was established at least 5 years ago, investors interpreted th...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
U.S. retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop
WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales increased a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent last month, the same as in December. Excluding the effect of fall...
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