WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers ramped up spending in November on cars, appliances and furniture and made more purchases online, signaling growing confidence in the economy during the holiday shopping season. The Commerce Department said […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average is punching through another milestone: its first close above 15,000. The Dow rose 87 points to 15,056 points Tuesday, a gain of 0.6 percent. It was […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Talk of more deal-making is sending stock prices higher, setting the market up to continue a seven-week rally. Reports that Office Depot and OfficeMax are discussing a merger come after several big corporate deals were announced recently.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Rose, a savvy political player who used his seat on the House Agriculture Committee to help tobacco farmers, has died. He was 73. Stacye Hefner, the wife […]