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Sears considering spinning off Lands’ End

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears is considering separating its Lands’ End and Sears Auto Center businesses from the rest of the company as it seeks to focus its attention on bolstering its business at its […]

10/29/2013

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Burger King sees early promise in Satisfries

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King says it’s attracting more customers with its new lower-calorie fries but is being careful not to call them a home run yet. The Miami-based company said Monday that it […]

10/28/2013

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Futures fall as US rally runs out of steam

NEW YORK (AP) — The investor zeal that flourished in the wake of the partial government shutdown and an extended rally for U.S. markets appear to be coming to a close amid a mixed bag […]

10/23/2013

The exterior view of JPMorgan Chase offices in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Govt, JPMorgan reach tentative deal

WASHINGTON (AP) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a person […]

10/20/2013

The lobby of JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

AP source: Govt, JPMorgan reach tentative deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a person familiar […]

10/19/2013

Trader Sean Spain works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

S&P 500 reaches all-time high after US debt deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market hit an all-time high Thursday as investors put the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis behind them and focused on corporate earnings. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index […]

10/17/2013

Trader Gordon Charlop, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Wall Street looks to return to ‘normalcy’

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mostly higher Thursday as investors got back to focusing on corporate earnings and economic data. It’s a change of pace for Wall Street, which had been completely absorbed in […]

10/17/2013

Trader Kevin Lodewick, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks surge after Senate reaches deal on US debt

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are surging on Wall Street after Senate leaders reached a deal that would avoid a U.S. default and reopen the government after 16 days of being partially shut down. The […]

10/16/2013

Trader Gregory Rowe, left, and specialist Anthony Rinaldi work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Stocks surge as Washington closes in on debt deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are surging on Wall Street as Washington closes in on a deal to avoid a default by the U.S. government. The Dow Jones industrial average spiked 200 points, or 1.3 […]

10/16/2013

Trader Robert McQuade works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks rise as debt talks continue in Washington

The closer Washington gets to a deal over the debt ceiling, the higher stocks go. Stock prices rose for a second day in a row on Friday as investors bet against a U.S. debt default. […]

10/11/2013

Specialist Jason Notter, left, and trader Edward Curran work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

US debt ceiling hopes shore up markets again

LONDON (AP) — Indications that a deal to increase the U.S. debt ceiling may be imminent shored up markets once again on Friday. Stocks have rallied over the past day or so amid signs that […]

10/11/2013

Trader Kevin Lodewick, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Wall Street exhales as threat of US default eases

NEW YORK (AP) — You can almost hear Wall Street exhaling. The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 300 points Thursday after Republican leaders and President Barack Obama finally seemed willing to end a […]

10/10/2013

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