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Obama chooses NY prosecutor as attorney general
Issued: November 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — In a second trail-blazing pick for the nation's top law enforcement officer, President Barack Obama intends to nominate the federal...
US consumer borrowing up $15.9B to record
Issued: November 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in September with gains in credit card debt and auto and student loans. ...
Regulators cite still-heavy risk in big loans
Issued: November 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators say they're concerned about a continued heavy risk in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions,...
Judge OKs Detroit bankruptcy exit plan
Issued: November 7, 2014
DETROIT — A judge on Friday approved Detroit’s plan to get out of bankruptcy, ending the largest public filing in U.S. history and launching the city...
Yellen pledges clear signals for rate policies
Issued: November 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Fed is striving to clearly communicate its intentions on interest rates in order...
US employers add 214K jobs, rate falls to 5.8%
Issued: November 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — Three days after voters registered their sourness about the U.S. economy, the government says employers added a solid 214,000 jobs in...
Exit polls: White voters turn away from Democrats
Issued: November 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — Voters who cast ballots in Tuesday's election had a strikingly similar demographic profile to those who voted in 2010 and weren't...
Gleam gone as gold sinks to 4-year low
Issued: November 7, 2014
NEW YORK — Nothing is going gold’s way. ...
Bank of America taking $400M litigation charge
Issued: November 6, 2014
NEW YORK — Bank of America says it is taking a $400 million charge to cover additional litigation costs and cut its results for the third quarter. ...
Home Depot: Hackers also stole 53M email addresses
Issued: November 6, 2014
NEW YORK — The Home Depot Inc. said Thursday that hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to payment card data. ...
Report: Casino revenue up as economy strengthens
Issued: November 6, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. — A new report says revenue at U.S. casinos jumped more than 6 percent in 2012, the first significant increase in three years as...
Feds announce first bitcoin securities fraud case
Issued: November 6, 2014
NEW YORK — A New York prosecutor says the federal government has brought its first bitcoin securities fraud case, accusing a 32-year-old Texas man of...
GOP in charge, eager to move on Keystone XL, taxes
Issued: November 6, 2014
WASHINGTON — Republicans' resounding victory gives them an opportunity to push legislation that's been bottled up in the Democratic Senate,...
Fannie, Freddie post profits in 3Q; pay dividends
Issued: November 6, 2014
WASHINGTON — Government-controlled mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac posted profits for the July-September period as the U.S. housing...
Get ready for crowded airports this Thanksgiving
Issued: November 6, 2014
If you’re flying somewhere for Thanksgiving, expect planes and airports to be even more crowded this year. ...
Fannie Mae posts $3.9B profit in 3Q
Issued: November 6, 2014
WASHINGTON — Mortgage giant Fannie Mae is reporting net income of $3.9 billion for the July through September period. ...


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