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US businesses boosted stockpiles 0.3 percent in February
Issued: April 14, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles by a moderate amount in February although total business sales were weak for a seventh...
IMF cuts forecast for US economy, upgrades Europe and Japan
Issued: April 14, 2015
WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund, citing the consequences of a strong dollar, is downgrading its outlook for the U.S. economy but raising...
Actavis: No apologies for seeking Alzheimer's drug profits
Issued: April 14, 2015
NEW YORK — A lawyer for the Irish manufacturer of an Alzheimer's drug urged a U.S. appeals court on Monday to let it replace a two-pill daily...
Wells Fargo net income falls slightly from a year earlier
Issued: April 14, 2015
NEW YORK — Wells Fargo, the third-biggest U.S. bank by assets, said Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings fell slightly from the same period a year...
Johnson & Johnson beats Street 1Q loss forecasts
Issued: April 14, 2015
Johnson & Johnson's first-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent, hurt by unfavorable exchange rates, a divestiture and a slightly higher tax rate. ...
Bonds seen as most overvalued in BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey history
Issued: April 14, 2015
NEW YORK — Investors see growing overvaluations in both bonds and equities and have signaled concern about a valuation bubble forming, according to...
More expensive gas lifts wholesale prices in March
Issued: April 14, 2015
WASHINGTON— Higher gas costs drove up wholesale prices last month, ending a string of four straight declines. ...
US retail sales heat up in March as auto-buying accelerates
Issued: April 14, 2015
WASHINGTON — Americans increased their spending on autos, furniture, clothing and building materials in March, which caused overall retail sales to...
IMS: US prescription drug spending jumped 13% in 2014
Issued: April 14, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. — U.S. spending on prescription drugs soared last year, driven up primarily by costly breakthrough medicines, manufacturer price hikes...
Senate committee to challenge Obama with vote on Iran bill
Issued: April 14, 2015
WASHINGTON — In a direct challenge to the White House, a Senate committee is to vote on a bill that would give Congress a chance to weigh in on any...
Wallet squeeze: Apartment rents projected to rise again
Issued: April 14, 2015
Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again. ...
5 Things to know about Clinton's decision to run again
Issued: April 14, 2015
WASHINGTON — The launch of Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign marks the end of a long and methodical decision-making process for...
JPMorgan 1Q profit rises 11 percent
Issued: April 14, 2015
NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co. reported an 11 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Tuesday, helped by strong results in the bank's...
US budget deficit expanded slightly in fiscal first half
Issued: April 14, 2015
WASHINGTON — The deficit through the first half of the budget year is running slightly above last year's pace, with the March imbalance up $16...
Rubio tells supporters he is running for White House
Issued: April 13, 2015
MIAMI — Sen. Marco Rubio entered the presidential race Monday by offering the nation a younger generation of leadership that breaks free of ideas...
On tax week, Obama scoffs at GOP plan to repeal estate tax
Issued: April 13, 2015
WASHINGTON — As Americans race to meet this week's tax deadline, President Barack Obama accused Republicans on Monday of trying to boost the...
Space station grocery run stalled by storm clouds
Issued: April 13, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX will have to wait another day to deliver groceries and an espresso maker to the International Space Station. ...
Amendment curbs bolster momentum for Medicare doctors bill
Issued: April 13, 2015
WASHINGTON — Curbs on amendments and a desire to resolve an issue that has long plagued lawmakers is adding momentum to Senate leaders' push...
Sen. Menendez returns to Senate routine after indictment
Issued: April 13, 2015
WASHINGTON — Sen. Bob Menendez is taking a business-as-usual approach as he returns to Congress for the first time since his April 1 indictment on...
Obama threatens to veto 2 bills targeting Wall Street rules
Issued: April 13, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is threatening to veto two bills that the White House says would undermine the Dodd-Frank financial reforms put in...
MGM Resorts calls shareholder proposal seriously flawed
Issued: April 13, 2015
LAS VEGAS — MGM Resorts International is urging shareholders of the casino-resort company to ignore an investment firm's proposal suggesting the...
Casinos seek to work with states to cut illegal gambling
Issued: April 13, 2015
BILOXI, Miss. — The nation's casino owners and gambling machine makers say they want to team with states to crack down on illegal gambling. ...
Manufacturing firm seeks to build world's largest surfboard
Issued: April 13, 2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island engineering technology and manufacturing company has set out to build the world's largest surfboard. ...
US stock market slips in light trading
Issued: April 13, 2015
NEW YORK — Investors sent stocks slightly lower Monday ahead of a busy week for company earnings. ...
Lauren Hill remembered at arena where she made her layup
Issued: April 13, 2015
CINCINNATI — Lauren Hill was remembered on Monday with her own music and words — and more smiles and tears — in the basketball arena where she had one...


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