WASHINGTON'S LEADING BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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Figures on government spending and debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit July 2918,112,975Statutory debt limit18,113,000Total public...
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM
Nokia and Whole Foods are big market movers
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Nokia Corp., up 44 cents to $7.03 The networking technology company reported better-than-expected second-...
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM
Nokia profit grows as networks division leads turnaround
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia enjoyed a solid 60 percent rise in net profit in the second quarter, with a good performance in its core networks division suggesting the Finnish company is succeeding in turning its business around since selling its handsets...
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM
P&G's sales dip again on softer volume, exchange rates
CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble's sales fell for the sixth straight quarter as the world's bigger consumer goods company was weighed down by softer sales volume and unfavorable currency exchange rates. The maker of products including Tide,...
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM
Applications for US unemployment benefits rose last week to still-low level of 267,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment benefits rose last week to still-low level of 267,000.
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM
US cuts estimates for economic growth over past 3 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew more slowly over the past three years than the government had previously estimated, held back by more frugal consumers and steeper spending cuts by state and local governments. The economy expanded at just a 2...
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM
Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 267,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the increase was from a very low level and the figures still point to a healthy job market. Applications for jobless aid rose 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000,...
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM
US economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recovery in foreign trade that bode well for the rest of the year. It also ended up squeezing out...
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM
Fiat Chrysler raises outlook as Q2 profit jumps 70 percent
MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles raised its outlook Thursday after strong North American sales and a European recovery drove second-quarter earnings up 70 percent despite hefty U.S. recall costs. The rosy results come after the carmaker...
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM
Hercules recalling 90,000 SUV tires
DETROIT (AP) — An Ohio company is recalling about 90,000 SUV tires because the tread can separate, causing a loss of air and increasing the risk of a crash. The recall covers certain 15- and 16-inch Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. All Trac A/T tires...
Jul 30, 2015 | 4:30 PM

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