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US stocks notch record as rising oil boosts energy sector

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:27am
US stocks notch record as rising oil boosts energy sector Associated Press - 21 May 2015 16:27-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Stock prices, Prices, Oil and gas industry, Currency markets, Lumber and timber industry, Economy, Executive changes, Japanese yen, U.S. dollar, Precious metal markets, Stock indices and averages, Financial markets, Stock markets, Leading economic indicators, Energy industry, Industries, Materials industry, Corporate management, Corporate news, Personnel, Metal markets, Commodity markets, Euro People, Places and Companies: United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Hewlett-Packard sells stake in Chinese unit for $2.3B

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:26am
Hewlett-Packard sells stake in Chinese unit for $2.3B Associated Press - 21 May 2015 16:26-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Technology, Asset sales, Computer hardware manufacturing, Information technology, IT conglomerates, Ownership changes, Corporate news, Industries, Government and politics People, Places and Companies: Meg Whitman, China, United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

GOP senators advance bill to ease rules on smaller banks

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:23am
GOP senators advance bill to ease rules on smaller banks Associated Press - 21 May 2015 16:23-04:00 News Topics: Business, Government and politics, Financial crisis, Banking and credit regulation, Banking and credit, Legislation, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Legislature, Political parties, Economy, Financial markets, Financial industry regulation, Industry regulation, Government business and finance, Government regulations, Financial services, Industries, Political organizations People, Places and Companies: Richard Shelby, Elizabeth Warren, Mark Warner, Christopher Dodd, Barney Frank Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

IRS refunds $10M to tax preparers who paid to take test

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:13am
IRS refunds $10M to tax preparers who paid to take test Associated Press - 21 May 2015 16:13-04:00 News Topics: Business, Personal finance, Government and politics, National taxes, Personal taxes, Continuing education, Adult education, Government taxation and revenue, Government finance, Government business and finance, National governments, Education, Social affairs People, Places and Companies: United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:10am
Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog Associated Press - 21 May 2015 16:10-04:00 News Topics: Business, Government and politics, Rail accidents, Accidents, Legislature, Transportation safety, Railway construction, National budgets, Government budgets, Transportation industry regulation, Political parties, Transportation technology, Technology, Transportation accidents, Accidents and disasters, General news, Transportation, Rail transportation industry, Transportation and shipping, Industrial products and services, Industries, Heavy construction industry, Construction and engineering, Transportation infrastructure, Government finance, Government business and finance, National governments, Industry regulation, Government regulations, Political organizations, Industrial technology People, Places and Companies: Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama, Charles Schumer, Robert Casey, District of Columbia, Philadelphia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Gap's 1Q profit down 8 percent on currency fluctuations

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:03am
Gap's 1Q profit down 8 percent on currency fluctuations Associated Press - 21 May 2015 16:03-04:00 News Topics: Business, Earnings reports, Earnings, Financial performance, Corporate news Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

AP PHOTOS: Crews rake, vacuum up oil after California spill

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 7:40am
AP PHOTOS: Crews rake, vacuum up oil after California spill Associated Press - 21 May 2015 15:40-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Science, Small business, Coastlines and beaches, Oil spills, Pollution, Environment and nature, Environmental concerns, Environment, Industrial accidents, Accidents, Accidents and disasters, Painting, Visual arts, Arts and entertainment People, Places and Companies: California Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Obama's trade agenda clears key Senate hurdle

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 5:27am
Obama's trade agenda clears key Senate hurdle Associated Press - 21 May 2015 13:27-04:00 News Topics: Business, Government and politics, International trade, Legislature, Trade policy, Trade regulation, Free trade, Bills, International trade financing, Legislation, Political parties, Trade agreements, Economy, Economic policy, Government business and finance, Government policy, Industry regulation, Government regulations, Political organizations, International agreements, International relations People, Places and Companies: Barack Obama, Maria Cantwell, Ron Wyden, Richard Durbin, Bill Nelson, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Rand Paul, United States, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

McDonald's CEO 'proud' of pay hike as protests continue

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 5:23am
McDonald's CEO 'proud' of pay hike as protests continue Associated Press - 21 May 2015 13:23-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Fast food restaurant operators, Executive compensation, Protests and demonstrations, Restaurant operators, Food services, Consumer services, Consumer products and services, Industries, Corporate management, Corporate news, Personnel, Wages and salaries, Political and civil unrest People, Places and Companies: Steve Easterbrook, Sharon Stone, Jeff Bezos Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 5:15am
Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs Associated Press - 21 May 2015 13:15-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Automobile parts manufacturing, Product recalls, Automobile recalls, Automobile manufacturing, Consumer product manufacturing, Consumer products and services, Industries, Product safety, Products and services, Corporate news, Automobile safety People, Places and Companies: Mark Rosekind, United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

US home sales slide in April amid listing shortage

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 5:04am
US home sales slide in April amid listing shortage Associated Press - 21 May 2015 13:04-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Home sales, Mortgage rates, Prices, Mortgages, Home selling, Home buying, Economy, Real estate services, Real estate, Personal loans, Personal finance, Residential real estate, Lifestyle, Professional services, Industries Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 4:30am
Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog Associated Press - 21 May 2015 12:30-04:00 News Topics: Business, Government and politics, Accidents, Rail accidents, Railway construction, Transportation industry regulation, Legislature, Political parties, Accidents and disasters, General news, Transportation accidents, Transportation, Rail transportation industry, Transportation and shipping, Industrial products and services, Industries, Heavy construction industry, Construction and engineering, Transportation infrastructure, Industry regulation, Government business and finance, Government regulations, Political organizations Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

US stock indexes edge higher as energy stocks gain

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 4:17am
US stock indexes edge higher as energy stocks gain Associated Press - 21 May 2015 12:17-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Stock prices, Prices, Currency markets, Stock indices and averages, Economy, Japanese yen, Euro, Government securities, Oil and gas industry, Financial markets, Stock markets, Leading economic indicators, Government debt, Government finance, Government business and finance, Government and politics, Energy industry, Industries People, Places and Companies: United States, East Asia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

US stock indexes edge higher in midday trading

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:57am
US stock indexes edge higher in midday trading Associated Press - 21 May 2015 11:57-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Stock prices, Stock indices and averages, Financial markets, Leading economic indicators, Economy, Stock markets People, Places and Companies: United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:40am
Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs Associated Press - 21 May 2015 11:40-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news People, Places and Companies: United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Gauge of US economy jumps 0.7 percent in April

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:38am
Gauge of US economy jumps 0.7 percent in April Associated Press - 21 May 2015 11:38-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Leading economic indicators, Economy People, Places and Companies: United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

McDonald's CEO 'incredibly proud' of pay hike

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:34am
McDonald's CEO 'incredibly proud' of pay hike Associated Press - 21 May 2015 11:34-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Executive compensation, Corporate management, Corporate news, Personnel, Wages and salaries People, Places and Companies: Steve Easterbrook Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Obama's trade agenda clears key Senate hurdle

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:31am
Obama's trade agenda clears key Senate hurdle Associated Press - 21 May 2015 11:31-04:00 News Topics: Business, Government and politics, International trade, Legislature, Trade policy, Free trade, International trade financing, Political parties, Legislation, Trade agreements, Economy, Economic policy, Government business and finance, Government policy, Political organizations, International agreements, International relations People, Places and Companies: Barack Obama, Maria Cantwell, Rand Paul, Lindsey Graham, Orrin Hatch, United States, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.84 percent

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:21am
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.84 percent Associated Press - 21 May 2015 11:21-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Home sales, Residential construction, Home selling, Mortgage rates, Economy, Real estate, Building construction, Construction and engineering, Industrial products and services, Industries, Residential real estate, Lifestyle, Mortgages, Personal loans, Personal finance People, Places and Companies: United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Manufacturing in Philly area grew at a slower pace in May

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 2:59am
Manufacturing in Philly area grew at a slower pace in May Associated Press - 21 May 2015 10:59-04:00 News Topics: Business People, Places and Companies: Philadelphia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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